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Power Plant Engineer

New Delhi, Delhi, India
August 26, 2018

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SUMEET SALHOTRA; +(91-993*******


Functional Total Experience (21.5Years)

Jan.2016 to till date with IL&FS WtE SPV as Plant Head

Sept 2011 to Jan.2016 with Sterlite Energy in Operation for 4X600 MW(SEEPCOIII)

Sept. 2007 to Sept.2011 with RPSCL Reliance Power Ltd.

Jan. 2002 to August 2007 in Power Plant Operation Deptt. with Vedanta Resources Plc.

Aug 1999 to December 2001 in Power Plant Operations with TCP Limited under the NTPC Consultancy Wing.

Oct 1996 to July 1998 worked in Jindal Steel in Operation deptt. Key Functional Skills

Plant Head for WtE plant of IL&FS unit at Delhi.

Contract Management of Plant Projects based on the Techno-Commercial aspects.

Proven ability to identify/negotiate & source alternates/options based on technical applications.

Plant Operation/Business Excellence enabler through commercial prudence seeking top leadership position in power business organization of high repute with Benchmark performance track records.

Operation, Commissioning interlock checking for 4X600 MW Units of Sterlite.

Operation, Commissioning interlock checking for 4X300 MW Units of BTG of Rosa.

Operation In-charge for Protocol Checks and its interlock checking for the BOP system of the Rosa.

Involved in protocol checks & interlock checking for 220 KV switchyard.

Operations of 540 MW Plant as Shift In charge.

Managing the Supply & Demand of Power to the Aluminium production and Coordinating for Power Supply to with GRID.

Formulated the O&M team for 270MW Balco plant takeover from NTPC.

Operational re-commissioning of AHP system for 4*600 MW.

Implemented SAP PM Module in Reliance Power (4X300MW)

Provide overall direction & guidance for O&M activities.

Coordinating with team, analyzing need for small maintenance projects ensuring timely completion for ensuring efficiency in O&M activities their-by minimizing COP.

Reviewing failure report and analyzing the data to find RCA and suggesting corrective actions for its implementation.

Ensuring compliance with safety,environment and regulatory guidelines. FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

1) Organization: IL&FS WtE Power Ltd

Plant Head – WtE Power

Leading the WtE Green Power Vertical for IL&FS.

Optimizing the performance parameters of unit & benchmarking of Emission norms w.r.t EU standard-2000.

Developing Vendors w.r.t customization needs of the imported spares.

Collaborating with Purchaser’s for the PPA & Power Sale.

Collaborating with OEM for the PG test of the power unit & it’s contract closure.

Mitigating the Electrical Grid Issues, tariff finalization issues with SLDC & DERC.

Handling the Technical & Commercial aspects of Plant.

Strategic Planner on Revenue Generation for the driving the Business.

Strong Drive towards People management in successful Commissioning & takeover. 2) Organization: Sesa-Sterlite Power Ltd.

AGM (O&M) – 4*600 MW

Assigned the special task as Operation In-charge for stream lining the bottle necks of AHP system for 4*600 MW.

Formulated the Operation team and took over the in-house operations of BTG for 4X600MW station capacity.

Previously worked as In-charge for 4*600 MW.

Optimized the Compressor Consumption w.r.t APC and won TQM award at National Level.

Commissioned the Ash un-loader system for ash utilization initiative.

Developed an operational mechanism for Filter Bag Inspection/Replacement online to keep the environment norms to <50mg/Nm3.

Capex/Budget Finalization of systems, driving indigenization and refurbishment concept to reduce spare cost.

In-house modification carried in Compressor system to achieve rated dew point and the improve performance of Hybrid ESP.

Analysing the failure pattern of equipment preparing RCA and based on it making the preparing the Budgets related to it’s consumption.

Taking a lead role in kaizen,5S implementation for IPP and guiding the team for it’s continual improvement.

Maintaining a database of the Equipment history w.r.t it’s condition monitoring, vibration, types of failures in SAP for future reference.

Review the Overhauling schedules L1/L2/L3 based on the composite planning of manpower, spares, and services keeping in view the time frame. 3) Organization: RPSCL Reliance Power Ltd.

DGM (O&M) – Power Plant

Involved in Operational Interlock Commissioning checks of BTG for 4* 300 MW.

Worked as Operation In-charge for 4X300MW units.

Operational/Commissioning Protocol and it’s Interlock checking for the BOP system of the plant (Fuel Oil Handling, Water System, CW, ACW System, FF System.)

Executed Interlock checking with UPPCL for 220 KV transmission line for LILO ckt for back-charging of Station Transformer.

Operation In-charge for protection & interlock test checks for 220 KV switchyard & its associated network.

Ensuring proper permit to work system for maintenance activities and guiding the operation team.

Exhibited a Lead Role in Carrying out re-commissioning checks for AHP wet and dry system to avoid generation loss of the unit.

4) Organization: Vedanta Resources PLC, BALCO, location Associate. Manager - Operations

Handled the Operational Emergencies of Power Plant such as Startup Activities, Black Outs, Troubleshooting of HP Boiler, Turbine and Generator.

Successfully taken over the operations of units from SEEPCO after the Reliability Run was Completed for the 540 MW Power Plant and Stabilized it within a short span.

Exposure to novel supply chain practices and SAP functionality across industries eg. Ispat Group (Mittal group) and Sterlite Industries, Tuticorin

Worked as Shift In-charge for 4X67.5MW and 4X135MW capacity power plant. 5) Organization: Tamil Nadu Chemical Products limited Operation Engineer – Power Sector

Handling the Operational Emergencies of Power Plant such as Startup Activities, Black Outs, Troubleshooting of HP Boiler, Turbine and Generator.

Maintaining the Optimized parameters for the efficient Operation of Boilers taking into account the Statuary Compliance of Pollution Board. 6) Organization: Jindal Steel and Power ltd.

Operation Engineer – Power Plant

Work as Operation Engineer for 25 MW power plant. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

B.Tech-Electrical BIT(Pt.Ravishankar University) 1996

PGDC NPTI Neyveli 1999

Hobbies :Traveling, Table Tennis, Morning walk

Passport No : L5115444

Nationality : Indian

D.O.B :28th March 1973

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