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Electrical Engineer Maintenance

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
October 06, 2016

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Prabhakaran N

**B Garnet, Olympia Opaline, OMR, Navalur, Chennai-600130

E-mail: Mob 969-***-****

A hard working Team Leader who performs and delegates multiple duties in a respectful and professional manner over 25 years. An innovative and conscientious engineer motivate staff to do better, make sound decisions and work with managers and staff at all levels of responsibility. Strong analytical and problem solving skills and detailed oriented.

Maintenance Operation

Planning and implementing proactive, predictive, preventive, shut down maintenance schedules for electrical equipment to increase up-time and equipment reliability.

Proactively identifying areas of obstruction, breakdowns and taking steps to rectify the equipment through application of trouble shooting techniques

Ensuring adherence of standard procedures and safety instructions.

Effectively directed workflow and supervised and trained a team of more than 60 members in almost all kinds of departments.

Developing and implementing plans & schedules for Maintenance Operations and Annual Turn around with focus on optimum utilization of manpower and material.

Executing cost saving and energy saving techniques, measures and modifications to achieve substantial reduction in O&M expenditures and work within the budget.

Team Management

Leading, mentoring and monitoring the performance of the team to ensure efficiency in process operations, meeting of individual and group targets.

Ensuring that teams adhere to all the quality tools and procedures.

Resolving interpersonal issues and working towards a harmonious work environment.

Notable Accomplishments

Have received an Award from General Manager Southern Railway as recognition for cost saving of Rs 16, 00,000 during 2009-2010.

Superior performance was recognized by being awarded the Chief Electrical

Engineer’s award for outstanding work in 2008.

Honoured with Chief Electrical Engineer's' award in 2004 for creating a 'Test bench'.

Shown remarkable performance which was recognized by being awarded the 'Chief Electrical Engineer/ Southern Railway's award for outstanding work in 1988.

Educational Qualification

City & Guilds London 2394 Initial verification and certification of Electrical Installation(2015)

City & Guilds London 2395 Periodic Inspection and testing of Electrical Installation(2015)

City & Guilds London 2377-22 In-service Inspection and testing of Electrical Equipment(2014)

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (2011)

Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2001)

Diploma in Electrical Engineering(1984)

Work Experience

United Kingdom

MPS Electrical contractors Ltd. Leeds UK

Electrical Engineer: (July 2015-Mar 2016)

Carrying out electrical inspection and certification of both residential and commercial buildings.

Portable appliances testing and certification.

Trouble shooting of electrical faults.

Conducting electrical surveys and modifications.

Emergency electrical work attention to British gas customers, conduct testing and making reports.

Chrysalis rail Leeds UK

Electrical Engineer: (April 2015-June 2015)

Inspecting of electrical equipment’s in DMU


Electrical Engineer: (Nov 2013- Mar 2014)

Inspecting of various electrical equipment in Class 86 electric locos.


Southern Railway

Senior Section Engineer, Electric Loco Shed -Arakkonam (Nov 2006 – Nov 2011)

Supervision of Overhauling, testing, failure investigation and troubleshooting of DC Traction motors and 3 phase Induction motors.

Overhauling and testing of different types of relays, contactors, 25 KV Vacuum Circuit breaker and Air Blast Circuit breaker.

Responsible for the overall day-to- day operations of stores and Tool room.

Inspect and supervise works undertaken by contractors and prepare inspection reports.

Plan and conduct daily co-ordination and monthly review meeting.

Presentation of Failures and remedial actions to senior management in Failure analysis meeting using Power point presentation.

Conduct Training to the Artisan staff after grouping them according to their capability.

Section Engineer, EMU Workshop -Avadi (Feb2002 – Nov 2006)

Assist with the Technical Review of documentation issued in support of maintenance and repair activities, special checks and modifications to ensure that this complies with all aspects of the depot quality system.

Arrange and undertake test runs to assist in fault finding.

Ensure appropriate records are maintained for all failures that have been reported and all preventative maintenance actions taken immediately.

Carry out Technical auditing of maintenance and repair work undertaken at depots.

Section Engineer, Electric Loco Shed -Arakkonam (Jun 1995 – Feb 2002)

Overhauling and Testing of DC Traction motor. Overhauling of Compressors, Pantograph and various valves used for brake system of Locomotive. Overhauling of Locomotive bogie, brake rigging, wheel sets and axle box bearings.

Monitoring the out turn of Ground floor wheel lathe and its maintenance.

Maintaining of Electric Loco Shed Millwright section including overhead crane, various types of lathes, forklift, welding plant and Diesel Generator set.

Junior Engineer I, Electric Loco shed- Tambaram (Nov 1986 – Jun 1995)

Ensuring the work is completed safely with in the required safe system of work standard.

Ensuring all repairs and maintenance are completed in accordance with manufacturer standards.

Procuring of proper materials, suitability checking of materials.

Allocating appropriate work to technicians and ensuring timely completion.


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