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Instrumentation I-C Engineer

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
May 12, 2019

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Manager - (Instrumentation)

Present Location – Bharuch, INDIA

ONGC Petro Additions Limited (OPaL)


Bachelor of Engineering B.E (Instrumentation & Control), July, 1998

L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - India

Professional Experience:

19 Years of experience in Refinery & Petrochemical industries. (Engineering Review, Construction, Commissioning, Factory Acceptance Test, Maintenance, Reliability)

Personnel Details:

Date of Birth : 23rd June, 1977

Marital Status : Married

Passport : N 5941009 (Validity – May 2026)

Company : OPaL, ONGC Petro Additions Limited

Location : Bharuch, Gujarat - India

Mobile : +91-982******* / +91-743*******

E-mail :


Polypropylene plant of IPCL is ISO 9002 AND ISO-14000 certified plant licensed by M/s. Technimont (Now Basell), Italy with a capacity of 60,000 TPA.

To prepare the day to day maintenance schedule and shutdown job schedule for instrument department. Supervision and job allocation to sub-ordinates (5 Engineers and 12 Technicians) with proper technical guidance. To keep them updated by means of training, lectures and demonstrations.

Preparing Failure Analysis Report for tripping/shutdown/malfunctions to improve the reliability and reduce the cost of maintenance.

Instrumentation Control Systems for various package items such as EXTRUSION SYSTEM (ZSK 220) by M/s. Werner & Pfliederer, Germany; Solids (powder and pellets) Conveying, Automatic Bagging System by M/s. Grief Werk, Germany & M/s. Mollers, Germany; M/s Binder (M/s Chronos weigher, M/s Boekel Check weigher & Metal Detector ), Additive Metering System by M/s. Funken, Japan.

Involved in detail study for capacity expansion of existing PP plant from 60,000 TPA to 1, 50,000 TPA. This study includes sizing of control valves, field transmitters and HAZOP study of plant.

Worked on a Mumbai High Offshore platform project of converting Pneumatically Operating Well Platforms to DCS & ESD and F&G PLC based.


Study of Purchase specification from EIL

Procurement of Instrumentation deliverables

Creation of Instrument Database, Cable Schedule, MTO, Hook up etc…

Logic implementation, Graphics implementation in FAT of DCS, PLC

RFQ, Purchase Order, Material Requisition etc..

2)F & G Device procurement, designing logic, commissioning at site

a)UV/IR flame detectors

b)Optical Smoke detectors

c)Ionization type smoke detectors

d)Heat Detectors

e)Gas sensors Hydrogen, Methane

3)M/s Honeywell FLC, SM PLC logic implementation.

4)M/s Honeywell C200 EPKS, DCS Graphics implementation, FAT

PP Plant engineering, construction, commissioning – 450 KTA (Each) two plants - JERP

Responsibility included Engineering review, FAT, Field installations, commissioning and Maintenance of Extruders (2 Nos. – ZSK 380 – 60 Tn/Hr Capacity) and Fire & Gas system.

1)Logic modification, troubleshooting in SIEMENS – S7 400 SIMATIC PLC, WinCC


3)FAT, Construction, commissioning experience in EXTRUDER, ZSK-380

4)Construction, commissioning and FAT of F & G System and devices M/s Honeywell

Safety Manager & EPKS.

5)Foundation Field bus Device Installation & Commissioning.

6)FAT participation & Commissioning of Bagging Machines with Auto Truck loading.

7)Worked on SAP PM Module for Day to Day permit and Maintenance activity logging.

8)Root causes Analysis, Fishbone chart preparation for malfunctions and its analysis.

9)Control Valves, tuning, maintenance, trouble shooting.

10)Maintenance planning through SAP, Permit system, spares procurements management.

Worked as Area manager for Sulphur Recovery plants (ARU, SWS, SRU) with following major responsibilities.

1)Co-ordination with Procurement, Engineering and Construction group for timely and successful completion of projects.

2)Doing TBA for Field instruments, verifying the datasheet with respect to vendor submission.

3)Identifying and Procurement operational spares.

4)Participating in FAT and Logic reviews.

5)Erection of Field Instruments along with cabling and tubing.

6)Commissioning of Field instruments like HART transmitters, FF transmitters and Valves.

7)Commissioning of SIEMENS Make Blowers and related instruments.

8)Construction and Commissioning of Sulfur Pelletization unit by M/s SANDVIK.

9)Preventive Maintenance plan preparation, Risk Assessment of Jobs, PM scheduling and implementation in SAP.

Working in Reliability & Engineering Department as Sr. Control Engineer…

1.Commissioning activity witness and check for Critical pumps and Compressors in terms of MCMS, Logic and installation.

2.Participation in FAT, SAT and Function test of CCC (Antisurge), Woodward 150, 505 and Micronet Governing system and Protech 203, Guardian Over speed system.

3.Trouble shooting in MCMS (Bently 3500), CCC and Woodward.

4.Rotary equipment as Turbine driven Centrifugal Pump, Centrifugal Compressor reliability and instrumentation.

Working in Central Maintenance Department as Manager…

1.Newly commissioned units – Malfunction, Trip analysis and Root Cause Analysis for improving reliability.

2.Optimization of Assets and standardization to reduce cost.

3.PM planning optimization and scheduling to achieve reliability.

4.Best Maintenance Practice – Preparation for critical instrumentation like – Compressors, Turbine, DCS, ESD, F&G system, Backup etc…

Instrumentation Skills and Experience:

Troubleshooting of Logic and Field Instrumentation issues.

API – 670, Machine vibrations standards and its verification for reliability and safety.

IEC 61508/IEC 61511 related SIL verification study guidelines implementation for Proof testing.

Rotating Machine Forced Feed Lube oil system instrumentation reliability.

Bently 3500 & System-1, verification, configuration and troubleshooting.

Antisurge system troubleshooting for centrifugal compressors – Motor and Turbine driven.

Steam Turbine startup, running and trip interlock and troubleshooting.

Preventive Maintenance task list preparation for various field and system instrumentation.

Reliability study of chronic failures of device/logic and Root Cause Analysis of the same.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word

Preparation of Power Point Presentation, Graphical overview.

Professional Training:

Fundamental and Engineering Training Program on Centum VP – Yokogawa.

Fundamental and Engineering Training Program on Prosafe – Yokogawa.

Fundamental and Engineering Training Program on PRM – Asset Management – Yokogawa.

Advanced Training program on Allen Bradley’s’ PLC, by M/s. Allen Bradley.

6 Sigma Yellow Belt training.

Programming in Siemens PLC (S7-300) by M/s. CRISP, Bhopal for duration of Two weeks.

Orientation and working on MS-Office conducted by M/s. NIIT for a period of 15 days.

Orientation and comprehensive Training for ISO 9000, ISO-14001 & ISO 45001.

CCC : Compressor Control Corporation – Takreer

Bently 3500: Training of MCMS system and System-1.

IMS – ISO 9000, 14000 & 18000 training and Co-ordination.

Job Experience in chronology:

July 1998 to April 2005: Indian Petrochemical Corporation Limited. (PP plant), India

April 2005 to August 2006: Larsen & Toubro Limited (ONGC Projects), India

August 2006 to August 2010: Reliance Industries Limited (Refinery & Petrochemical), India.

August 2010 to November 2013: ESSAR OIL LIMITED, Jamnagar, India

November 2013 to June 2017: TAKREER – ADNOC, Abudhabi, UAE

June 2017 to Till Date: ONGC Petro Additions Limited (OPAL), Bharuch, India

Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, (IPCL) Nagothane - Maharashtra

Period – July 1998 to April 2005

Designation – Deputy Maintenance Manager (Instrumentation)

Larsen & Toubro Limited, Surat - Gujarat

Period – April 2005 to August 2006

Designation – Executive (Instrumentation)

Reliance Industries Limited, Jamnagar - Gujarat

Period –August 2006 to August 2010

Designation – Maintenance Manager (Instrumentation)

Essar Oil Limited, Jamnagar - Gujarat

Period – August 2010 to November 2013

Designation – Manager (Instrumentation)

Takreer, ADNOC (Abudhabi Oil Refining Company) – Ruwais

Period – November 2013 to June 2017

Designation – Sr. Control Engineer (Reliability)

OPaL, (ONGC Petro Additions Limited) – Bharuch, Gujarat

Period – June 2017 to Till Date

Designation – Manager (Central Maintenance, Reliability)

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