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Mechanical Engineer Power Plant

Vadodara, Gujarat, India
December 26, 2020

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New Sama Road

Baroda 390 008

Gujarat, INDIA

Cell: 91-989*******


Permanent Address: Vistas Tower 10, Flat 0706, Uniworld City, Newtown, Rajarhat, Kolkata 700160

An experienced quality professional willing to share my knowledge and experience for the benefit of industry and society at large


Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Regional Engineering College (now National Institute of Technology), Durgapur – University of Burdwan, West Bengal with First Class (1983) 73.2 TCPA

Higher Secondary (HSCE) from Maharastra State Board of Higher Secondary Examination with 70% marks (1979) – RD National College, Mumbai

Secondary examination from ICSE (Class X) with 67% marks in December 1976 – Don Bosco High & Technical School, Liluah

Professional Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Plant Engineering from the Training Institute for Productivity and Industrial Engineering, Chennai (1989)

Certified (IRCA) QMS (ISO 9001:2015) Lead Auditor from BVQI

Certified International Welding Engineer (IWE) of International Institute of Welding

ASNT Level II in PT, MPT, RT and UT

Diploma in Management from IGNOU

Diploma in Quality Management (DipQM) from BSI


Management of company’s QMS system and its right reflection to clients, vendors and other stakeholders

Internal and vendor audits, vendor assessment

System development and improvement

Management of Quality in large EPC hydrocarbon projects

Inspection of engineering items

Materials, welding and NDE

Conversant with international codes and standards

Positive attitude


Total: 37 years

October 2020 onwards: Consultant at L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd, Vadodara

August 2004 – September 2020: L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd (Wholly owned by Larsen & Toubro Ltd.), Vadodara

Designation: Head of QA & QC – Onshore in the Joint General Manager cadre

Earlier Designations: Dy General Manager – QA QC; Asst General Manager – QA QC


General Management:

Management of QMS of LTHE - Onshore

Management of SOPs of LTHE – Onshore

Management of department’s personnel – their aspirations, growth, skill development, recruitment

Budgeting and expense management

Develop department’s strategy and objectives in line with organisation's business plan

Management of quality issues in all stages of projects

Application of newer techniques and innovation

Maintain a positive attitude and foster continual improvement

Project Quality Management:

Management of QA & QC of EPC projects in refineries, petrochemicals, gas processing, chemical and fertilizer units

Strategy for delivery of project quality to meet client requirements

Preparation of project quality plans

Inspection and test plans

Preparation and approval of welding and NDE procedures

Participating in pre-order, kick-off and pre-inspection meetings

Technical bid evaluation

Vendor evaluation audits and surveillance

Internal audits – systems and technical

Non-conformity management

Inspection at vendor shops - castings, forgings, pipes, valves, flanges & fittings, pressure vessels & heat exchangers, packages and equipment

Resolution of complexities related to materials, welding and fabrication

Deployment of own inspector and third party inspection agency and performance monitoring

Leading a team of about 100 engineers

EPC Project Clients/PMC: Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, ONGC, Cairn India, Petronas Malaysia, PDO, Saudi Aramco, Dolphin Energy Limited, Toyo Engg, Engineers India Ltd, National Fertilizers Ltd., GNFC, OMPL, RIL

Conversant with various ASTM, ASME, API, NACE, Shell DEP standards and specifications

February 1993 – July 2004: Engineer Surveyor with Lloyd’s Register Asia posted at Mumbai and later at Ahmedabad, undertaking inspection of industrial items such as plates, pipes, tubes, forgings, castings, pressure vessels & heat exchangers, fans, etc to ASME/ASTM & other standards and NDE & welding.

October 1987 – January 1993: Assistant Director (Plant Engineering) with National Productivity Council carrying out consultancy assignments in development of Maintenance Systems – Preventive and Predictive. Carried out condition monitoring plan for ONGC’s on-site drilling rigs and power plant. Designed maintenance manpower training system for Coal India Ltd. and manpower study for Dunlop India.

February 1984 – September 1987: Junior Manager with Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL). Posted at its Indian Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., Burnpur unit in the Plates & Structural Shops for fabrication, erection and repair of steel structures (girders, columns, transfer cars, etc), fabrication of various machinery components (e.g., gearbox housings- originally cast) for replacement.

July 1983 – January 1984: Mechanical Engineer Trainee with Bridge & Roof Co. (I) Ltd., posted at its cement plant site at Hetauda, Nepal, in the maintenance of construction machinery.


Trained at Lloyd’s Register, London HQ in NDE and welding

Leadership Development programme by McKinsey

Management Development Programme by IIM, Kolkata

Various people management and development programmes

Professional Memberships

Member of the Institution of Engineers

Member of Indian Institute of Welding

Member of Indian Society for Non-destructive Testing

Other Information

Date of Birth: 25 July 1960

Computer Skills: Conversant with MS-Office suite and other applications

Joining time: 1-2 weeks

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