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Pune, Maharashtra, 411061, India
Posted:
March 17, 2011

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CURRICULUM VITAE

DILIP .S. DHAMAL

Mobile: +***022922422.

E-mail:c7lpw9@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE:

To grow professionally in the Telecommunications field and to utilize myself as resource for all kind of challenging jobs by upgrading my knowledge & skills from time to time.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

More than 8 Yrs of Experience in Telecom field.

HIGHLIGHTS:

1. RF Survey, Drive Testing and Optimization of GSM Networks, Creation of New Sites, Benchmarking to compare with other networks.

2. Done BTS Installation & Commissioning for cell sites.

3. Handled Civil & Electrical related Infrastructure work for cell sites.

4. Hands On Experience on Nokia & Hauwai Vendor Equipments.

5. Understanding of data networks of CDMA / EVDO/ GSM technology and currently working on same.

CURRENT EMPLOYER:

Organization: Alcatel Lucent Managed Solutions

Duration: Mar’10 to till date.

Project: RCOM

Project Location: Mumbai, Maharastra.

Designation: Manager.

Role: RF Optimization Lead. (Mar’10 to Jun’10-RCOM, Mumbai)

RESPONSIBILITIES HANDLED:

1. Analyzing the periodic BECHMARKING drive test reports and suggests optimization measures for the next QUARTER. Monitoring overall network health & KPIs.

2. Strategizing solutions from network performance & customer complaints perspective. Network Audits.

3. Development of KPI improvement weekly targets Analysis/Validation of various performance reports.

4. Ensuring close coordination of optimization activities with NPI team in NHQ and Reliance teams.

5. Monitoring Network Complaints (coverage/connectivity issues) and their resolutions as per the SLA.

6. Preparation of reports for regulatory bodies for sharing QOS reports from a network performance perspective

7. Monitoring the Team for Worst Cells Analysis and Action for improving the KPIs.

8. Parametric optimization with Nokia BSS Parameters and using Network Cell Doctor Reports to optimize the network.

9. Planning TRX Additions & Deletions to overcome blocking and reduce high utilization in networks.

10. BSC rehoming, LAC dimensioning etc for congestion relief and capacity resolution.

11. Suggestion for Planning of new Search Rings for coverage and capacity based on Quarterly Drive, Customer Complaints etc.

12. Plan for capacity enhancement or reduction base to change in traffic load.

Role: DATA Lead. (Jul’10 to till date-RCOM, Maharashtra)

RESPONSIBILITIES HANDLED:

1. Responsible for the performance improvement of Data network (CDMA1X/EVDO/GPRS/EDGE), Key Performance Indicators Monitoring and improvement for overall Circle.

2. Cluster Optimization, Troubleshooting worst performing sites based on Drive, DATA Reports.

3. Responsible for Data Bench-marking analysis- for getting the CDMA 1X/ EVDO/ GPRS/EDGE network performance through benchmarking by supporting teams and analysis of the drive test for performance improvement.

4. Developing of SINR/DRC/C/I/Throughput/Coding Scheme/Number of Downlink TS’S and related plots and presenting to the customer.

5. The candidate need to participate in investigating the CDMA 1X/ EVDO/GPRS/EDGE network issues of the network and customer meetings for any Data performance related engineering issues.

6. Responsible for DATA Network Parameter audit and necessary parameter changes as per recommended one.

7. Implementation of Special features for KPI Improvement and PRE-POST Analysis.

8. Part of Rev B Implementation for PUNE town.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS:

Employer Details: 1

Organization: Nokia Siemens Networks Pvt Ltd.

Duration: Jul’09 to Mar’10.

Project: MAXIS – AIRCEL, MUMBAI.

Project Location: Mumbai, Maharastra.

Designation: Sr. RF Optimization Engineer.

Role: RF Cluster Lead.

RESPONSIBILITIES HANDLED:

1. Optimization of Maxis-Aircel GSM network, Mumbai for Navi Mumbai Region.

2. Daily Statistics Monitoring for Pre and Post optimization, customer complaints monitoring the performance of the cells in Navi Mumbai Region.

3. Target the Network Busy Hour and analyzing the worst cells for improving the KPIs.

4. Performance Analysis of 6 important KPIs SD Block,SD Drop,TCH Assignment, TCH Block,TCH Drop,HOSR.

5. Parametric optimization with Nokia BSS Parameters and using Network Cell Doctor Reports to optimize the network. Parameter checks/ changes on databases( Nokia Plan Editor V4.5.4)

6. Planning TRX Additions & Deletions to overcome blocking and reduce high utilization in networks.

7. BSC rehoming, LAC dimensioning, NSEI planning etc for congestion relief and capacity resolution.

8. Planning of new Search Rings for coverage and capacity.

9. Resolution of customer complaints through repeater planning and physical optimization.

10. Conducting Drive Test for coverage and Quality analysis and post processing the same to optimize the network. Suggestion to change the Tilt, height, azimuth, power etc. based on drive test analysis, Neighbor List optimization and plan for new site

Employer Details: 2

Organization: ADA Cell works Pvt. Ltd.

Duration: Jun’06 to Jul’09.

Project: Nokia India Pvt. Ltd of Bharti Cellular Ltd (Airtel).

Project Location: India, Maharastra, Pune & Mumbai.

Designation: Sr. RF Engineer.

Role: RF Optimization Lead.

RESPONSIBILITIES HANDLED:

1. Daily performance monitoring of the sites, using various NET DOCTOR & GOS Reports.

2. Optimization using parameters and implementing various techniques like SFH, HR to achieve the KPI’s.

3. Proposal for new parameter changes for improving the Network Performance.

4. New BSC Planning including rehoming of existing sites.

5. Preparation of New Site Databases in monthly roll-out targets. Preparation of Databases for

Expansion Sites. Interfaced with Implementation, field/Switch Operations and other functional groups

To integrate cell sites.

6. Frequency planning for BCCH Retune of new as well as existing sites. Hopping Plan including

MAL and HSN Planning for enhanced Capacity and Quality.

7. Analysis of Layer 3 Messages for basic troubleshooting related to Handovers, and Other parameters

Verification.

8. Analysis of Drive Test Data and taking necessary corrective measures, like neighbor List

Addition and interference analysis.

9. Benchmarking Drive Test and Site Verification Drive Tests.

10. Field Planning and Site Survey for coverage in New Towns.

11. Recommendation of RF Specifications of the Sites including Type of Antenna and Tower Height

to meet the coverage objectives.

12. Creating the Reports for final submission using TEMS Report Generator and Map Info.

13. Planning of Capacity Sites as per Cell Utilization.

14. Planning Coverage sites using Net Act tool and Customer Inputs.

15. Preparing Prediction Plots for new planed sites by using Net Act 4.2.

16. Conducting new site survey depending on marketing inputs.

Employer Details: 3

Organization: GLOBAL TELESYSTEMS LTD.

Duration: Mar’06 to Jun’06.

Project: NOKIA India Pvt. Ltd. of BHARTI CELLULAR Ltd (Airtel).

MOTOROLA India Pvt. Ltd of RELIANCE INFOCOMM.

Project Location: India, Maharashtra, Pune.

Designation: Canopy / BTS Engineer.

Role: BTS INSTALLATION & COMMISSIONING Engineer.

CANOPY INSTALLATION & COMMISSIONING Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES HANDLED:

1. Installation & Commissioning of Nokia ULTRA EDGE BTS Sites.

2. Microwave Alignments with Nokia & Eclipse Equipment.

3. VSWR & Power measurements.

4. Installation of Battery & Power Plants at cell sites.

Employer Details: 4

Organization: STERLING TELECOM & NET SYSTEMS LTD.

Duration: Jan’03 TO Mar’06.

Project: TATA TELESERVICES LTD.

Project Location: India, Maharashtra & Goa.

Designation: I.C.T. Engineer.

Role: Project Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES HANDLED:

1. To supervise & lead civil and electrical engineer’s team for site’s surveys.

2. To insure good engineering and design practices and techniques are followed on all tasks in the civil engineering area. Effective tracking/monitoring of the contractors for quality assurance, targets and implementation of abrupt amendments through regional civil works’ team.

3. To check the designs, submitted by designer and actual at the time of progress.

4. Closely monitor construction schedule to meet the deadlines.

5. Preparation of daily and weekly site status reports & its communication to higher management.

6. To collaborate with concerned departments to ensure that project is delivered as per their requirements.

7. Coordination with the warehouses & IR preparations for equipment.

8. Installation & Commissioning of DG Sets, Servo’s, AC’s.

9. MATERIAL MANAGEMENT comprising of placing the material requirements & detailed examination of the received material.

10. VENDOR CO-ORDINATION comprising of installation of various communication equipment, erection of tower, shelter, etc.

11. Preparation of detailed documentation consisting of reports of received material, site folders, site commissioning reports, etc.

12. Handling Site Acceptance Tests according to the norms given by the customer.

13. Responsible for cost savings on all civil works projects.

TOOLS USED:

• Drive Testing and Analyzing: TEMS INVESTIGATION 2.0. 4, 6.0, 8.0.3.

• Planning: MapInfo, Net Act 4.2.

• Post Processing: Nemo.

• GPS, Site Master.

• Earth Meter.

TRAININGS ATTENDED:

• GSM Fundamentals: United Technologies Limited, Pune.

• RF Optimization: ADA Cell Works Ltd.

• NGN-Next Generation Networks-NSN.

• BSS PAR1 Training-NSN.

• Huawai GSM RF-ALUMS.

• CDMA 1X Basic-ALUMS.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:

• Bachelor of Engg. (E&TC), Pune university, august 2002, 55.46%.

• H.S.C. (12th) in March 1996 with Distinction Scoring 75.15% from Maharashtra Board.

• S.S.C. (10th) in March 1994 with Distinction Scoring 84.00% from Maharashtra Board.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Date of Birth : 19th September 1978.

Gender : Male

Blood Group : ‘O’ +ve

Marital Status : Married

Nationality : Indian

Languages Spoken : English, Hindi and Marathi.

Passport Details : G9721631.

REFERENCE : As On Demand.

I declare that the above information is true and correct to the best of my Knowledge.

Dilip.S.Dhamal



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