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Engineer AFC/Telecom

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
October 16, 2019

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Mobile +91-882*******/944-***-****


To pursue a challenging career and work in an environment that appreciates pro-activity and promotes a work culture that encourages stepping beyond role descriptions

Professional Synopsis:

Company: Chennai Metro Rail Limited

Period: September 2013 - Present

Role: Junior Engineer (Telecom & AFC)

More than 5 years of experience in Testing and Commissioning Engineer, System Analyst and Oracle Data Base Administrator

Currently working as Junior Engineer (AFC/Telecom) in Chennai Metro Rail Limited.

Successfully commissioned 32 stations in Chennai Metro Rail Limited Project.

Involved in Project Management, planning and maintenance of all the AFC/Telecom equipments.

Strong relationship management, communication skills with the ability to network with Project Members, Consultants, Contractors.

Extensive experience in System Analyst, Oracle Data Base Administrator, and knowledge of servers.

Junior Engineer - Automated Fare Collection (AFC):

Supervision and execution of various Installation, Testing and Commissioning of AFC equipment’s like Ticket Office Machine, Ticket Vending Machine, AFC Gates, Ticket Reader, Portable Ticket Reader, Automatic Vending Machine, Excess Fare Office.

Monitoring the Complete Set up of Central Computer (CC) & Central Clearing House System (CCHS).

Participated in Partial Acceptance Test (PAT) and System Acceptance Test (SAT) and OCC SAT for 32 stations.

Supervision of CIM (Card Initialization Machine) & entire Card Initialization Process along with Media Management.

Testing of new software such as R/W (Reader/Writer) TOM & TVM in Development Test Center Before releasing in live Operations environment.

Preparing Test cases based on the testing requirements.

Maintenance Supervision of AFC equipment of 32 stations.

Interfacing with Revenue team for day to day activities and reconciliation of revenue reports and passenger flow analysis.

Investigating reports of web topup/auto topup transactions.

Writing queries and generating reports as per the finance and revenue team requirement.

Installation of servers and monitoring the performance of servers and networking equipment in operational control center for AFC.

Troubleshooting of failures in servers and server maintenance.

Scheduled Auto backup of Log and DB for all Station Level Equipment and monitoring the same.

Verifying of Log if there is any equipment failures.

Preparation of Method statements, Plans, Documents for Technical Submittal for approval.

Attending technical & project meetings with other contractors to discuss the project execution plan.

Preparation of documents for internal Audit.

Preparing project activities schedule and updating time to time.

Preparing daily progress report and updating Higher Management

Junior Engineer - Telecom Sep 2013 – April 2016:

Monitoring the Complete Set up of Telecom subsystems such as CCTV, ICMS (SCADA), TETRA Radio, Passenger Information Systems, Access Control System, Passenger Announcement System, Train borne Communication System, Telephone System, Voice Recording System, Clock System, CBN (MLAN/CLAN), and SDH.

Carried out IVR, PAT, and SAT for Telecom subsystems of 32 stations.

Maintenance Supervision (corrective and preventive) of Telecom subsystems of 32 stations at regular intervals.

Alarm monitoring in NMS for various telecom subsystems.

In charge of liaison with Station Controller and in case of emergency, should assist the Station Controller for smooth running of the train.

Completed Siemens training on Telecom Subsystems - CCTV, ICMS, ACID, PIDS, PAVA, CBN, SDH, Office Telephone, Operational Telephone, Voice Recording System, Master Clock, Tetra Radio, SDH, and Train borne Communication.

Key Skills:

Project Planning & Management:

Managing detailed project reports and project execution plans after thorough discussion, selection of sites, project evaluation in terms of outlays and profits attached.

Establishing time span of project execution as per specifics.

Listing down the resource needs for projects, after considering the budgetary parameters set.

Evaluating designs; coordinate with Consultants and Sub Contractors for changes in the same.

Carrying out advance planning for resource mobilization, manpower deployment and rendering technical support; ensuring the execution of projects within time, cost & budgetary parameters.

Quality Assurance:

Ensuring compliance with environmental & safety regulations.

Reviewing the operational practices, identify the areas of obstruction/ quality failures and advise on system and process changes for qualitative improvement & conservations.

Educational Details:

Pursuing AMIE (Electronics and Communication) in Institution of Engineers (Kolkata, India)

Diploma in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering from

Dr. Dharmambal Govt. Polytechnic College for Women - 97%

Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) from Madras University – 52%

HSC from Daniel Thomas Matric Higher Secondary School, Chennai – 87%

SSLC from Daniel Thomas Girls Higher Secondary School, Chennai – 87%

Personal Details:

Name: Sasikala Devi M.

Date of Birth: 22 May 1983

Mobile: +91-882******* / 944-***-****


Marital Status: Married


Place: Chennai (Sasikala Devi M)

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