BALASUBRAMANIAM CHINNAKANNU VASANTHA
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Phone: (0091) 701*******
PROTECTION RELAY ENGINEER WITH 25 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
SUMMARY OF SKILLS _
Testing, Commissioning & Service - Experience in various types of Protection Relays, LV Switchgears, Air Insulated MV Switchgears, Gas Insulated Switchgears, Fault recorders, Communication equipments, Meters & Control panels for EHV / HV / MV / LV Projects.
Application support for Projects - Protection Relay selection, Technical data sheets preparation, CT/VT setting calculations and Schematics review.
Hands on Experience with Automated Test Kits (e.g. Omicron, ISA, Programma Pulsar & Megger Test kits)
Experience Working with different Nationality.
CORE STRENGTHS _
Work Safety precaution & Supervision
Planning & Development
Quality control / Inspection
Diagnose / Troubleshoot defects
Effective Time Management
Updating Personnel knowledge
EDUCATION AND TRAINING _
First class Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
Diploma in Computer Application
Operating system : MS-DOS, Windows
Languages : C, FoxPro
Packages : MS Office & Office Automation Packages
Hardware : Assembling & Trouble shooting of Desktop Computers / Devices
Solar PV Installation, Commissioning & Troubleshooting Trained by Green Jobs, Skill Council
Trained in Soldering Techniques at Electronic Test & Development Centre, Bangalore, India.
Trained in EMI/EMC compatibility and SSD Components handling at Electronic Test & Development Centre, Bangalore, India.
Trained to Increase Work Productivity by National Productivity Council, Bangalore, India.
Completed Advance level E-Tests for Protection Relays and Omicron Test Equipment Handling conducted by Siemens AG.
Trained by Siemens AG for various Siemens Products.
Trained to do every Job Safely. (OSHA, CPR Trained)
Professional Training by SIEMENS at Nuremberg, Germany.
General Protection System
Distance Protection (7SA)
Line and Transformer Differential Protection (7SD, 7UT)
Power Quality Fault Monitoring System & its Software OSCOP (SIMEAS-R)
Inter-tripping Equipment System & its Software Power Sys (SWT 3000)
Omicron CMC Relay Test Equipment
On Site Training
Distance and Differential Relay Testing conducted by Siemens AG at Ramah Substation, Abu Dhabi.
Differential Relay End-to-End Testing (between two Substations) with GPS Synchronization
Power Quality Monitoring Systems, Fault Recorder Testing conducted by Siemens AG at Dubai Land Substation, DUBAI.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE _
RB Solar Traders, Chennai, India September 2016 – Till Date
Solar Installation Engineer
PV Solar systems installation for Residential & Industrial purpose
Integrated on-Grid and off-Grid systems installation, maintenance and trouble shooting
SIEMENS Industry Inc, Wendell, NC, USA June 2011 – June 2016
Field Service Engineer – IC-Smart Grid – Asset Services
Testing and Commissioning of Switchgears, Multifunction, Numeric & Electromechanical Relays, Protection panels & Automation Cubicles at Site. (Protection relays for Overhead line, transformer, Bus Bar, Breaker fail, cable protection, Freq, Voltage and auxiliary Relays)
Not only Siemens Relays I used to do Reyrolle, SEL, GE, Basler, ABB & Beckwith products
Customer handling during Factory Acceptance Tests & Site Acceptance Test.
Expert in CT / VT component Testing, scheme check and wiring modification works during retrofit jobs. Support in maintenance activities related to application, thorough knowledge of Substation equipment testing, maintenance, Fault investigation and repair activities.
Attending the Technical Queries from the Clients / Customers.
Configuring Relay Setting files & 61850 stations as per Customer requirement, Drawings & Schematics.
Substation Protection Testing / Site Commissioning / Troubleshooting activities performed at major stations, USA:
EW Brown Power Generating Station, Lexington, Kentucky
Farmington Generating Station, New Mexico
Chouteau Power Plant, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Voith Hydro Power project, Ohio River
Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Generating Station, Mississippi
Georgia power, Atlanta, Georgia
Kiewit Energy, New Jersey
AP-Frederickson, Seattle, Washington
Cherokee combined Power project, Denver, Colorado
Ethos energy, California
Iberdrolla Substation, Rochester, New York
NRG Generating station, Texas
Bayonne Energy, New Jersey
Marion Biotech, Missouri
Hemlock Semiconductors, Tennessee
Wacker Semiconductors, Tennessee
Iron bridge power generating station, Orlando, Florida
Boeing painting plant, North Charleston, South Carolina
Caterpillar Peoria, Illinois
Volvo factory Solar Generation, Maryland
Balfour beauty rail traction, North Carolina
Kuehne Energy, New Jersey
And at various Substations for (Railways, Hospitals, Colleges, Schools) in West, East and Central USA.
Relays are my main Task. I also did GIS & AIS Breaker Pre-FAT, FAT, Site Testing and Commissioning.
Aware of safety regulations, Follow (JSA) Job safety Analysis before starting any Job. Trained by OSHA and First Aid practices.
SIEMENS LLC, United Arab Emirates April 2007 – May 2011
Commissioning Engineer – Energy Automation Products
Testing and Commissioning of Siemens Products in United Arab Emirates and Lower Gulf region.
Approved by TRANSCO, DEWA, ADWEA, SEWA, and FEWA for Testing Main Relays & Fault Monitoring Systems. Approximately more than 150 DIFFERENTIAL Relays, 200 Fault Recorders (SIMEAS-R) & 75 Inter-trip Telecommunication units (SWT3000) are Tested and Commissioned (Witnessed by “DEWA” direct client at site) in UAE.
Reviewing Scope of work and Technical specifications for new and reinforcement Projects offered by utilities like Dubai Electricity & water authority (DEWA) and Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity authority (ADWEA).
Analyzing the Power Quality in the Electrical Network of DEWA by SIMEAS R and SIMEAS-PMU type Recorders.
Involved in Commissioning activity at Substations for DEWA, TRANSCO, ADWEA, SEWA & FEWA, For Siemens Products like 7SD, 7SA, 7UT, 7UM, 7VE, Siemens-R, SWT3000. Done End-to-End testing of Differential Relays using Omicron GPS Sync Equipments and Fault Recorder analyses (Trip and Disturbance in Electrical network).
Attending the Technical Queries from the Clients and Subcontractors.
EASUN REYROLLE Ltd, INDIA Sep 1992 – April 2007
Senior Engineer – Relay Business Process
Testing various Protection Relays and Panels for EHV / HV / LV Projects.
Preparing Setting Calculation for Numeric, Static and Electromechanical Relays.
Preparing Site Acceptance Test Procedures for Relays and Panels.
Handling Customers during Inspection.
Designing various Test Jigs suitable for Easy & Fast Testing.
Calibrating the Electrical Equipment with its Standards.
In-charge of Numeric Relay Manufacturing Assembly Department and Leading group of employees.
PERSONAL DETAILS _
First Name : BALASUBRAMANIAM
Last Name : CHINNAKANNU VASANTHA
Address : No 142 Thiruvalluvar Street Extension,
Chennai – 600 059, INDIA.
Driving License : India, UAE and USA License.
I hereby declare the above said information is true. And If I got opportunity to work with you, I assure you I will discharge my sincere duties to the organization.
Phone : (0091) 701*******
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com