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Coal fired power plant - Site Head

Kolkata, West Bengal, India
September 30, 2020

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M: +91-891******* E-mail: Kolkata 700052, WB, India LinkedIn: das-19013932 Skype ID: dipak_das4 SUMMARY: B.E(M), MBA(Operations), BOE certified, experienced power plant professional over 37 years in coal fired power plant (steam turbine, boiler & BOP) - unit capacity: 87.5 to 800MW, HRSG - unit capacity: 30 to 250MW and hydro electric power plant – 35MW. Accomplished on-time completion of projects, erection, commissioning, PG test inspection & witness, spearheaded O&M, enhanced PLF, eliminated excess manpower, optimized fuel consumption, currently looking to leverage IPP & CPP in India as well as overseas TARGET ROLE: VP/ Director/ CEO/ Plant Head/ O&M Head/ Operations Head/ Technical Head/ Project Head/ Contract Head/ Construction Head/ Commissioning Head/ Reliability Head/ Technical Advisor.


Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd: Since July 2008

Maximum team size handled: 50 employees


General Manager, Power Business Unit: April 2013 to till date DGM, Power Business Unit: April 2012 to March 2013 Chief Manager, Power Business Unit: July 2008 to March 2011 Job Description:

Supervised commissioning of 6x225 HRSG & 6x225 steam turbine at Qurayyah IPP, KSA

Conducted commissioning & fuel optimization of 2x600MW at DB Power, Chhattisgarh

Executed Pre-commissioning, commissioning, PG test witness for 2x525MW Maithon TPP

Assisted pre-commissioning and commissioning of 5x800MW power plant at Mundra, India

Managed O&M audit 350 MW CPP HMEL refinery, Bhatinda, Punjab, India

Succeeded project management & engineering Support to CESC Budge Budge 250MW TPP 2

Performed contract & commercial management including claim management for Punj Lloyd

– EPC vendor for 2X300MW TPP of Haldia Energy Limited.

Achieved plant betterment & PG test witness of HM-Coke TPP (2X45MW + 1X30MW)

Composed DPR for 2X68 MW combined cycle power plant, Agartala, Tripura, India

Directed commissioning of Co-gen power plant (4MW) of Cabot India, Thane, Mumbai

Prepared commissioning checklist for BTG & BOP

Imparted training on BTG & BOP

Organized and implemented ISO 9001:2008 audit

Produced project & process audit check list

Reviewed technical documents and developed standard operating procedures (SOP)

Participated walk down, consolidated punch list items and resolved the issues

Administered the function of Quality Management System Coordinator

Initiated Balanced Score Card (BSC) implementation for functional heads

Implemented Tata Business Excellence Model (TBEM)

Analyzed departmental need and developed plan for imparting training to engineers

Interviewed engineering candidates for recruitment through on & off campus Achievements

Honoured for PG test inspection & witness of 2x525 MW Maithon thermal power plant

Awarded for betterment of 120MW Hooghly Met-Coke power plant

Appreciated for exceptional contribution as QMSC

Accelerated innovation contest participation

On-time completion of 2x300 MW coal fired power project of Haldia Energy Limited WBPDCL & WBSEB: July 1983 to June 2008

Maximum Team Size Handled: 500 employees


Sr. Manager: April 2004-June 2008

Manager: August 2002 to April 2004

D.E-April 2001 to August 2002

D.E (A)-July 1999 to April 2001

A.E. -July 1984 to July 1999

GET –July 1983 to July 1984


Job Description:

Spearheaded power generation

Expedited erection, commissioning and O& M of BTG and BOP (water sys., CHP & AHP)

Mastered the assignment of Control Engr., Shift Charge Engineer, Manager & Sr. Manager

Pioneered in trouble shooting of BTG & BOP (water system, CHP & AHP)

Streamlined inspection, pre-commissioning & commissioning

Managed coal fired power plants: Santaldihi TPP: 4X120 + 2X250 MW, Bandel TPS: 4 X 87.5 MW + 210 MW, Kolaghat TPP: 6x210 MW & Jaldhaka Hydel Plant: 3X9 + 2X4 MW

Involved in O&M of DG set

Introduced condition monitoring of rotary equipments

Established import substitution & vendor development

Developed spare parts management

Implemented lubrication schedule

Prepared coal mill/ pulveriser maintenance schedule

Trained up, motivated, guided, led and controlled young O&M engineers

Enhanced energy efficient solutions for plants & equipment

Upheld O&M of coal handling & ash handling systems

Modified & updated O&M manual

Improved departmental administration

Administered store & purchase functions

Involved in procurement, identification, inspection, binning & codification of spare parts

Established standard time for each operational & maintenance activity

Awarded contracts to vendors

Successfully analyzed project/ activity delay


Reduced O&M budget by 20%

Eliminated excess manpower (20% approx)

Optimized specific fuel oil consumption (25% approx) & earned award

Enhanced PLF

Bridge & Roof, India: Jul ‘82 to Jun ’83:

Graduate Engineer Trainee: Executed fabrication, erection & testing of large dia. underground urea piping at RCFC project



1982: BE (M), IIEST, Shibpur, Howrah, India

2013: MBA (Operations) –NIBM, India


1997: BOE- Directorate of Boiler, Kolkata, India

2009: ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor – NABET, India 2010: TBEM –TQMS, India


LinkedIn: das-19013932 Postal Address: 2B Parijat Apartment, Kaikhali Daspara, Airport, Kolkata 700052, WB, India Passport: K5212789 (Expiry: 20/09/2022)

Languages Known: English, Hindi & Bengali

Computer Skills: MS Office, Power Point, Excel & Internet Date of Birth: 1st Nov 1960

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