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Power Plant Electrical Engineer

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
July 29, 2019

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Shyam Gupta

C-*** Lunkad Zodiac Viman Nagar Pune +91-976******* 976-***-****


Professional Snapshot

Accomplished Senior Technology Executive offering comprehensive Experience of +24 Years cultivated in Bulk Electrical Power Systems, EPC, Operations and Maintenance within fast-paced deadline-driven environment. Led Technology due diligence in world-class Industrial Sectors in Lean Heavy-Chemical Manufacturing and Renewable Power Industries of Wind & Solar. Proactively organizing multidisciplinary Engineering initiatives & prioritize workflow. Acumen to reverse adverse trends for MTBF improvement by set of technical competence.

Core Leadership Competence

• Technical Evaluation • Project & Team Management • Power Evacuation • Plant Engineering

• Resource Mapping • Grid Code Compliance • Preventative Maintenance • Quality Standards • EPC

• MEP • Techno-Commercial • RoHS • RCA--Corrective Actions • SAP • OPEX — CAPEX • Cost Control

• PFMEA -- DFMEA • Asset Management • Utility--Operations • Acceptance Test • Energy- Audit

• Erection & Commissioning • Troubleshooting • CSR • Value Stream Mapping • Safety -- HAZOP

Major Highlights

Steered Major Market-Competitive Acquisition to establish industrial Excellence in the futuristic Technology.

Hands- on experience in the Power Plant, DG Set, control system, Electrical Sub-Station &rotary equipment.

Achieved >95 % uptime of optimal plant & Critical Equipment Availability by a timely resolution of Break-Downs for Power Transformers, Switchgears, Motors, VFDs, Inverters & UPS. Hold Target Matrix of 90%.

Seasoned project leader Strive concept to successful commissioning of Solar- Wind Power with O & M.

Enhanced Inventory Accuracy from 50% to 90% by coordinating Indigenization & Component revamps.

Exceeded Cashable Savings & Demonstrate Verifiable Command in Resource Assessment.

Pivotal role in intensive Negotiation collectively achieved excess 15% savings.

The Distinction to Head Quality Inspections & Acceptance Testing for Major Power Components.

Analyzed, Validated Electrical plans in conformance to standards and to conduct fault current safely.

Led successfully & arbitrator for sanctioning from CEIG, PTCC & Liasioning other Government bodies.

Secured Zero LTIFR in past five Years practicing stringent statutory regulation on Safety & HAZOP.

Affiliations to International Solar Energy Society (ISES).

Professional Experience

Alfa Infra Prop P. Ltd. Sr. Manager O&M since Aug-2015


Spearhead growth of 150 + MW strategic Projects for MW basis grid-tied ground mounted Solar Plant Nationwide with O&M functions. Envisage design, Plant layout with Approval of Installation drawings & scope of work. Charge with the feasibility study, Site Erections & Administration. Ensured COD with global Standards.

Operational Highlights

Managed a 200 Crores budget & geographically dispersed workforce of > 40 technical & Professional Staff.

Oversaw integrated corporate responsibility for EPC, Project Commissioning with BOS Maintenance.

As a Team leads Commissioned SPV Project 2x10 MW in Karnataka, 1x40 MW in Bihar and 60 MW in MP

Conceptualized 60 MW solar projects in AP Complete with design reviews BOQ & RFS documentations.

Accomplished Safe Interconnection & Smooth Charging of Switchyards, Cables and Overhead Lines.

Consolidated Trend Monitoring and Energy- Generation-Data with PR, CUF & loss Calculations.

Awarded Performance- Based on cost-effective Contracts. Preparation of Technical Annexes.

Scrutinized Technical Offers and FAT for Solar Inverters, PV Modules, and Inverter Duty Transformers with Component of 33 KV / 66 KV / 220 KV Sub Station, Transmission Line, Lightening,Cables, and SCADA System.

Selected Accomplishments

Won Appreciations for Development & Encompassing Technical Specifications & Maintenance Modules.

Rooted out technology inefficiencies in the supply chain to impart adequate resources Grew revenue by 2%.

Credited for conducting On-site Training Sessions to groom and Set up high-potential Team.

Birla Surya Ltd. AGM Electrical Sept -2011 to Aug-2015


Devise effective Strategies and Rendered Site Executions for fully Integrated PV Panels manufacturing Mega Project of 300 MWp Capacities for Silicon Ingots, Cells/ Wafers & Modules. Estimated Project cost 2300 crores.

Operational Highlights

Managed CAPEX in excess of 300 Crores with garnering resources to achieve the optimal outcome.

Focused on Technical Integrity. Headed Regulatory Audits of Agencies of industrial standards.

Orchestrated responsibility for the Installation, Commissioning & Testing of Hermetically Sealed Transformers, Motors, PCC-MCC, APFC, UPS Panels, and Bus-Trunking as per IEC 60439-1 & 2.

Review Design of Earth Mat as per the TN-S system. Erection of Siemens GIS RMU 33/0.400KV (Type 8DA).

Exposure to Installation of 220KV LILO, 33KM Transmission line Feeder and Substation.

Demonstrated Proficiency across in Electrical aspects related to HVAC, AHU for Class 10,000 Clean Room.

Supervised ETP, BMS, Facility, PA, Access Control and Fire-fighting Installations.

Explored Harmonic Suppressions to avoid Power Glitches in PV manufacturing with EMI & EMC issues.

Approved Design of 2 MW Roof-Top off Grid Solar Power Plant, Planned for Plant lighting and utilities.

Selected Accomplishments

Developed and implemented unrivaled Value Stream Mapping initiatives.

Devise DGPT-2 Relay for Transformer Protection result in a 15% cost reduction.

Suggested and incorporated design change in Transformer’s tap changer for fail-safe operation.

Awarded first prize in Safety Slogan Competition organized by L&T Constructions at the project site.

Suzlon Energy Ltd. Deputy Manager Nov- 2007 to Sep -2011


Oversaw Nationwide Technical Services for WTG Operations and Maintenance with Trouble-shoot, RCA and repairing. Key Result Area related to Development, Testing, and, Commissioning of Wind Turbines.

Operational Highlights

Responsible for successful commissioning of > 50 No --75 MW + Wind Turbine Generators at Suzlon Sites.

Supported for Fleet availability above 97% with Presenting Expert counsel to clarify field NCR.

Established Grid discipline with Reactive Power, Line Loss, & Current Asymmetry, Generation Analysis.

Acknowledged as Expert to deal with complex technology issues logged in Service Desk with >90% resolved.

Charged as SPOC for the Failure Notification from SBU. Negotiated repairing Quotations and rejections.

Recommended, Executed retro-commissioning and Incremental design improvement for WTG Health.

Conducted Trials for alternative under-budget reliable component. Reviewed functionality in the pilot run.

Exceeded WTG Operational Excellence with PFMEA Tool. Followed discrepancies in Validation of PWI.

Analyzed Break Down in Turbines utilizing Suzlon software. Conceived valid resolution within lead time.

Selected Accomplishments

Won Appreciation from Crompton Greaves in Delivering Modification in PCVCB circuit for reliable tripping.

Envisage alternate capacitor charging contactors to maintain control panel Temperature lower by 3 Deg.

Grew revenue saving by FOC replacement against Warranty Claims. Settled 1200 Nos. DPR CT Claim.

Retrofitted 500 + Scrap Pitch Motor to make reusable. Retro- Commissioned motor T. Box and cooling fans.

Saurashtra Chemicals Ltd. Sr. Plant Superintendent Feb -1995 to Oct -2007


Served independently as Shift Incharge Responsible 24x7 for Complete Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering aspects for the continuous process heavy Chemical Plant. Effectively devise strategies for Operations and Maintenance with Automation for achieving the production target 1200 TPD of Soda-Ash.

Operational Highlights

Managed wide spectrum of Plant machinery and utilities with Proven Tactical Solutions.

Guided Workshop Operation for Motor Repairing, Assembly and Testing & Condition monitoring -NDT.

Proficiencies to troubleshoot complex Interlock Circuit. Logic solving for process Automations & Drives.

Deftly managed Operations and Maintenance of Vertical Lime Kiln Bucket Hoist (25T/Hour), Rotary Lime Kiln and Calciners, Ball-Mill with Material Handling and Discharge Systems.

Scheduled Maintenance of Utility Equipments Chillers, Air Compressors &ETP. Cooling Towers, EOT cranes.

Exposure to Maintenance of Auxiliaries, CHP and AHP in 3X10 MW Coal Based Captive Power Plant.

Selected Accomplishments

Promoted to the role of Senior Plant Superintendent.

Contribution to maintain overall MTBF as 5%.

Enhanced 20% Plant capacity utilization by Facilitating expansion projects.

Standardization of old logic with modernized technology to improve the protection system reliability.

Indo Zinc Limited Electrical Engineer Aug -1993 to Feb -1995


Operational Highlights & Accomplishments

Accountability for Maintenance and troubleshooting. Upgraded the existing system in the phased manner.

Commissioned 3x750KVA DG Sets for Standby Power requirement. Plant Power Factor Improvement.

Universal Transformers Electrical Engineer May -1992 to July-1993


Operational Highlights & Accomplishments

Overall Responsibility for the activities for Control Transformer Production, Testing and Certifications.

Designed 20% more efficient and cost effective Transformers.

Professional Development

• PFMEA implementation in WTG Operations & Maintenance • Excellence in Supervision Organized by Baroda Productivity Council • Workshop on WTG Assembly & Testing • Certified Train the Trainer • Workshop on Switch-Gears Conducted by L&T • Essential of Project Management & Negotiation skill • Training in Operation Management


Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (First Division) from Government Engineering College Bilaspur (M P) Year 1991-92

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