Sign in

Power Plant Project

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
September 10, 2018

Contact this candidate


Ramesh Sundaram

Address: Kuruvi Agaram (Village), Theravazhi (Post), Gummidipoondi, Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, Pin- 601 201.

Contacts: +91-994******* (Mob)


Astute, dynamic and competent design professional, with 10+ years’ insightful experience in the field of design of onshore & offshore structural steel projects in commercial & Industrial areas, seeking a managerial assignment as……

TEKLA Designer

(Oil & Gas)

A Mechanical engineering degree holder with over 10 years of extensive experience as TEKLA/CAD designer; proven expertise as TEKLA & CADD Designer in setting the technical requirement for structural steel & Concrete projects and handling steel detailing in both 2D & 3D for US, DIN, Chinese, British, JIS & Indian clients for their onshore & offshore projects in commercial & Industrial areas; Highly experienced in detailing onshore & offshore steel structures in both British and metric system of measurements and proficient in Tekla Structures (Release 17 to 20), Pro-steel, AutoCAD, MS Office & Open Office. Possess a long track record of ensuring timely completion of a number of design projects with highest quality, within budget by effectively organizing, managing and utilizing all the available resources; able to efficiently lead design teams to undertake major design projects; proven technical, interpersonal communication and training skill; strong work ethic with ability to work under pressure and take on difficult and complex challenges. In pursuit of new endeavors, to utilize the acquired skill and competencies gained over the years

Areas of Expertise

Modeling Using TEKLA Software

Drawing Preparation

Detailing in 2d & 3D

Onshore & Offshore Projects

Steel Structural Projects

Clash Checking

General Arrangement

Preliminary Models

Editing assembly Drawings

Commercial & Industrial Structures

Conceptual Design

Team Leadership & Management


Technical Documentation

Design & Development

Professional Synopsis

Demonstrated expertise as a TEKLA design engineer and experienced in handling structural steel & concrete projects with reputed Establishments.

Exceptional ability to execute the design of both Industrial and Commercial steel structures from estimation to final delivery of the project, in Tekla & AutoCAD

Highly skilled in preparing General Arrangement of Commercial Buildings, Belt Conveyor, Pipe Conveyor & Pipe Supporting Structures.

Extensive experience in developing the design of Structural Components like Towers, Gantries, Trestles, Conveyor Support Floors, Stairs,Handrails, Ladders,Floor Plates,Rafters, Roof Claddings, Main Frame Columns, Girts, etc

Well experienced in the application of AISC, BS, Chinese & Indian Structural steel Standards and detailing of Erection plans, Columns, Beams, Bracings etc.

Comfortable in working with people of all levels and having an excellent customer oriented approach while solving problems; also skilled in analyzing processes, identifying areas of improvement and re-designing processes for improving performance.

Decisive and result-oriented leader and top performing team player with strong liaison & communication skills with the ability to advise the design team & client on Technical issues; effectively managing team performances through coaching, mentoring, problem solving and interpersonal interventions

Experience Summary

Technip India Limited, Chennai, India

Tekla Designer: Feb 2016 – Present

Key Responsibilities:

Leading a team of designers with the responsibility of Developing 3D models/ drawings and clash checking.

Creating preliminary models, connections, safety applications as well secondary steels (handrails, ladders & safety gates) as per Client Requirements in Tekla.

Understanding client requirements and preparing all types of reports as per client requirements.

Creating high quality drawings within allocated time scales and budget.

Checking and Modeling for hot rolled & cold rolled steel structures using Tekla Structures adhering to International Standards

Checking the members (i.e., level and profiles orientation against client drawings and raising technical queries to design office in case of any variation in the model)

Creating the connection by using system components and custom components for steels.

Generating and editing the assembly drawings & erection drawings.

Involved in the study of customer drawings thoroughly and interacting with the Customer if any clarification is required.

Producing drawings in accordance with Drawing Management Standards (DMS) and relevant specifications and codes of practice.

Communicating with Engineers, Designers, and other Project Personnel regarding the design related matters.

Assisting engineers in developing fabrication drawings in Tekla, and in determining drafting expression and arrangement of components.

Providing technical guidance to design and drafting personnel in preparation of drawings.

Assisting in the development of basic layout drawings for structural data or other purposes to be used in working drawings.

Assisting in computer-related activities, such as preparing input data and using computer programs for computerized solution of technical problems including the use of CAD/Tekla Systems for drawing preparation.

Assisting in the development and updating of flow charts for planning and scheduling engineering.

Gathering data for simple engineering problems and developing preliminary analyses and simple calculations for presentation to superiors.

Key Project:

ZAPSIB2 structural steel & concrete projects.

Career Path

Saipem India Projects Limited, Chennai, India

Tekla Designer: Dec 2015 – Feb 2016

Key Project:

KAOMBO-FPSO structural steel projects

Technip India Limited, Chennai, India

Tekla Designer: Dec 2014 – Sep 2015

Key Project:

JSC YAMAL LNG structural steel projects

Tecgates Engineering Malaysia (SDN) BHD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Senior Engineer (Design): Oct 2012 – Dec 2014

Key Responsibilities:

Led a team of design engineers with the responsibility of executing the detailed design work of the thermal power plant including 3D modelling.

Performed simulation (eg thermal & stress etc), design verification testing, analysis, evaluation of systems, products or components etc. which require a high degree of technical expertise.

Prepared and presented mechanical designs at design reviews meetings and generated minutes of design reviews.

Designed non pressure part components such as casing, cooling system, stiffening requirement, hopper, ducting and ducting supports etc.

Prepared engineering drawings and production design development for quotations/proposals following customer specifications, for the power plant equipments.

Calculated production costs and provided engineering analysis of the project.

Ensured that the design files and information are kept up to date and stored in accordance with departmental procedures.

Carried out Load calculations of equipment and generated the assembly drawings and bills of materials.

Coordinated with various departments regarding the material selections, Material Requisitions, BOQ Preparation etc.

Developed and checked Layout / sectional drawing for equipment and supporting structures.

Regularly reviewed the departmental design processes and identified any updates required.

Took responsibility for coaching and supporting design engineers in design techniques and the departmental processes and identified any training needs and helped to locate suitable training courses.

Introduced a system for checking drawing/parts libraries so as to ensure they are kept up to date and correctly.

Reported progress of all assigned tasks to the Engineering Manager and Project Management teams.

Created technical reports and documentation as required for the thermal power plant projects.

Key Project:

Manjung-4 Thermal Power Plant

Significant Contribution:

Made significant contribution for the successful accomplishment of the project, by efficiently handling more than 15 projects sumultaneously, which was appreicted by the Management

Blackstone Group Tech Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

Lead CADD Engineer: Dec 2006 – Oct 2012

Key Responsibilities:

Led a team of CAD engineers & technicians and prepared technically accurate design documents, while adhering to project scopes and budgets.

Developed AutoCAD, Civil 3D designs for a variety of projects.

Converted architectural, engineering and/or plan sketches into working shop or construction drawings using AutoCAD as per customer specifications.

Prepared layouts, drawings and designs, from detailed sketches and/or drawings made by technicians, designers or technical professionals, converting paper documents into computerized files.

Checked prelim drawings to verify completeness, clarity and accuracy of drawings prior to submitting to engineer/project manager for review.

Communicated and coordinated with internal and external clients including surveyors, architects, electrical and mechanical engineers and other consultants.

Balanced a high level of creativity with adherence to established company standards and best practices.

Collaborated with engineers, scientists and other CAD specialists to complete tasks based on project specifications and internal requirements.

Independently prioritized work to meet various project requests and deadlines.

Worked with Site Audit team regarding the gathering and development of site information for construction drawings.

Assisted the CAD Team Lead in the development of other Team Members who may have lesser experience.


Significant Industrial Visits

Performed 1 year site supervision during the execution of the project "MANJUNG POWER PLANT” at Perak, Malaysia.

Had the opportunity to visit various fabrication shops in Malaysia, thereby gaining job experience of fabrication.

Visited “SHRIRAM EPC PVT LTD “plant in Chennai, “DIAMOND ENGINEERING “in Chennai and “DURGAPUR STEEL PLANT “in West Bengal and had the exposure in various manufacturing processes.

Interacted with the Consultant office (MECON LTD) for getting drawing approval in Ranchi and had the opportunity to discuss various design/drawing related matters.

Project Scan

Material Handling:


Kyger Creek Station, TXU Mining


Dearborn Midwest Conveyor (DMW)


Pan Conveyors & Bucket Elevators For Cement, Plants All Around The World


Aumund Engineering


Vizag Steel Plant, Tata Power Supply Company, Penna Cements.


Fl Smidth India Pvt. Ltd.


Benue Cement Company. PLC (Nigeria)


Diamond Engineering Pvt Ltd.


Bokaro Power Supply Company


Bengal Tools Limited


Shapoorji & Pallongi Co. Ltd


Rourkela Steel Plant


Prakash Industries Ltd. Durgapur Steel Plant (SAIL)


Shriram EPC. Ltd

Power Sector Projects:


OGPL (Pollachi, Narasingapur, Sanjog Sugar)


Shriram EPC. Ltd


Koradi Thermal Power Station




Jaypee Nigrie Super Thermal Power Station


Jaypee Power Ventures


L & T MHI Boilers


Rajpura Thermal Power Project.


Vallur Thermal Power Project-NTPC


Techpro India Pvt Ltd.


Manjung-4 Thermal Power Plant, Malaysia


Tenaga Nasional, Berhard

Oil and Gas Sector Projects:


Qatar Petroleum Shell Petroleum- Iraq Majnoon Oil Feed




Platue Maintenance Project.


Technip India Ltd.


Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited


Shapoorji & Pallongi Co. Ltd



B-Tech (Mechanical) – Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) - 2012

Diploma In Mechanical Engineering - CPCL Polytechnic college, Manali, Chennai - 2006

Higher Secondary Course Certificate (HSC) - K.L.K Govt. Higher Sec. School, Gummidipoondi, Thiruvallur District – 2004

Computer Skills

Platforms : MS – Office

Softwares : AutoCAD

Tekla Structures V13.0 – V20.0.

Pro -Steel.


Welding training in BlackStone Group Technologies - Jan 2017.

Personal Particulars

Date of Birth : 10th Feb, 1986.

Languages Known : Tamil, English, Telugu & Kannada.

Nationality : Indian

Passport No. : F3019787 Valid till 03.12.2023

Marital Status : Married

Contact this candidate