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Amit Vairagi

Candidate ID: 648084

Career Summary

Engineering Graduates with 9 years experience in Energy Sector of Power Plant and Substation

Skill Set

* Demonstrated expertise in the execution of Power Plant and Sub-Station Projects and to carry out Electrical Engineering activities with regards to Installation, Testing and Commissioning through to operations and maintenance with direct involvement in all project stages.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 9

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Energy /Nuclear /Solar /Power/ Other Energy

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Amit Vairagi

* : Type D-7/9, TAPP 3 & 4 Colony, Post-TAPP, Dist.-Palghar, Boisar, Maharashtra, Pin-401504
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* : amit.vairagi@yahoo.com, jigyasa001@gmail.com


Highly efficient Electrical Engineer, last holding the position of Site Manager, and having over 9 years insightful experience in the field of Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Power Plant, GIS Sub- Station projects and allied switchgear and protection systems, seeking an assignment as…

Installation, Testing & Commissioning Engineer or Site Manager
(Oil & Gas or Power Sector Including Power Generation, Transmission or Distribution)


* Dynamic, results-oriented Electrical Engineer, holding B.E. (Electrical Engineering) degree with Honours from Govt. Engineering College Bikaner, University of Rajasthan.
* Possess 9+ years of overall experience, including 4+ years’ experience in GCC (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), in the fields of Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment of Power Generation plants and Sub-Stations.
* Possess 2 years of working experience (included in 4+ years of GCC experience) with Aramco (Oil & Gas Field Area) for King Salman Energy Park Project at Abqaiq (Near Dammam) for 115/13.8kV GIS Sub-station Project.
* Recognized for the strong adherence to quality of workmanship and safety while executing electrical projects; ability to work as a team member & leader and exceptional work ethics, proven technical, interpersonal communication and training skills.
* In pursuit of a challenging and rewarding opportunity with an organization of high repute, which recognize and utilize the true potential while nurturing analytical and technical skills.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

* Construction & Project Management
* Electrical Sub-Station Projects
* Power Plant Project
* Safety Regulations
* Trouble shooting of Electrical Panels
* Electrical Switch Gears
* Electrical Protection Systems
* Maintenance of Electrical Equipments
* Team Leadership & Management
* Operation of Testing Equipments
* Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Electrical Equipments

SOFT SKILLS

* Good Communication Skill.
* Self-Motivated.
* Excellent Grasping Power
* Adapt to Different Systems
* Patience
* Keen To Learn New Technology

PROFESSIONAL SYNOPSIS

* Demonstrated expertise in the execution of Power Plant and Sub-Station Projects and to carry out Electrical Engineering activities with regards to Installation, Testing and Commissioning through to operations and maintenance with direct involvement in all project stages.
* Well versed in Testing and Commissioning of Electrical Equipment like Switchgear, CB, CT, VT, Power Cable, Bus-Bar, Transformers, Motors etc belongs to Substations and Power Plants.
* Possess hands on experience in configuration (including creation of CID files) and testing of Motor protection, Generator Protection, Transformer protection, Feeder Protection and Distance protection Numerical Relays.
* Possess good knowledge of Omicron CMC 356 and Ponovo relay testing kits and application.
* Proven experience in Installation of Different Electrical Equipment like, Switchgear, CRP Panels and other Electrical Distribution Panels, EOT, Capacitor Bank, GIS and Cable laying and termination (including 11kV, 33kV, 415V Power Cables and control cables)
* Track record of successful accomplishment of Power Plant and Sub-Station Projects with full responsibility for completing the project on time while maintaining the quality and safety standards.
* Technical knowledge of Installation, Testing and Commissioning and Maintenance of electrical Equipment blended with basic knowledge of civil engineering enables to supervise Site Activities as a Site Manager/ Construction Manager.
* Possess good knowledge of AB PLC and SCADA, Siemens PLC and Scada and VFD

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Larsen & Toubro, Saudi Arabia - Unayzah, Buraidah, Al-Azim, Abqaiq, Qatar Road (Near Al-Hasa)
Site Manager: Mar 2016 - May 2020

LARSEN & TOUBRO SAUDI ARABIA LLC is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and is part of the Highway, Street, & Bridge Construction Contractors Industry. LARSEN & TOUBRO SAUDI ARABIA LLC has 50 total employees across all of its locations and generates $391.62 million in sales (USD). There are 1,402 companies in the LARSEN & TOUBRO SAUDI ARABIA LLC corporate family
( Reporting to Project Manager and leading a team of 10 Direct and 100 Subcontrator employees)

Key Responsibilities:
• Leading a team of employees with the responsibility of Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Unayzah Housing, 115/13.8kV GIS Substation and Al-Azim 132/33kV GIS Substation project.
• Responsible for implementation of construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning of the facilities in conformance with project specifications, scope of work & in accordance with the approved project schedule.
• Preparing Subcontractor contract Documents like Scope of work, Scope Matrix, Contractual conditions and review of quotations as per prepared Scope of work and scope matrix.
• Arranging Permit to work from Saudi Electricity Company as per work flow.
• Preparation of BOQ as per Asbuilt drawing of different equipments like Cable tray, Power and control cables, receptacles, termination kits, sign boards, lugs, glands etc
• Monitoring the progress of the project and supervising the day to day operation of the department to ensure that all the tasks are efficiently performed.
• Monitoring the work in progress with respect to the approved schedules/milestones and preparing weekly/ monthly progress reports.
• Executing on-site activities to ensure completion of project within the time & cost parameters as per the contract and effective resource utilization to maximize the output.
• Carrying out Risk Analysis to identify and manage potential problems that could undermine the progress of the project and initiating measures for the assessment, control and avoidance, minimization or elimination of unacceptable risks.
• Tracking of daily works at site, collecting status updates and monitoring various data collected from site and reporting any deviation to Project Manager.
• Ensuring all changes to specifications, work scope and drawings are properly documented.
• Understanding client priorities and responding appropriately, through proactive communication with client representative on day to day progress, scope and issues.
• Checking and certification of Subcontractor invoice for their timely payment. Clearing punch points at old sites like Buraidah and Qatar Road substation.
• Maintaining quality, safety & security standards and ensuring they are in tune with the guidelines and procedures
• Coordination with Safety Engineer, subcontractor, vendors and client to maintain project safe and ahead of schedule.
• Implementing the company’s EHS policies and monitoring day to day activities of health and safety of personnel and leading initiatives to generate visible and pro-active employee involvement in EHS activities

Significant Accomplishments:
• Played a key role for the successful completion of Al-Azim Project on schedule Time. Recognised by the company by offering Out-of- turn promotion, in appreciation of this achievement.
• Played a leading role to secure 4 Star Safety certification for the company. L & T was adjudged top among other western area SEC projects. Received an appreciation letter from Larsen & Toubro in recognition of the outstanding contribution made.

DB Power, Raigarh, India
Asst. Manager: March 2011 to Jan 2016
(Reported to Sr. DGM Electrical and led a team of 4 employees)
Key Responsibilities:
• Led a team of employees with the responsibility for the efficient execution of Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance of 600MW Power Project Unit-1 & 2 and 2 numbers of 33/11kV Substations.
• Looked after GRP (involving Generator protection, Transformer protection) and GCP Testing and Commissioning.
• Handled all the testing equipments along with numerical RELAY testing kits Omicron CMC 356 & Ponovo and Numerical Relay Configuration including creating ICD file for Alstom, Areva, Schneider and Siemens relay.
• Supervised the maintenance operation of switch gears.
• Acted as a subject matter expert regarding the electrical engineering activities ensuring that project needs and objectives were met.
• Managed the Installation of different Electrical Equipments Like Switchgear, Control Panels, Power Transformer, Laying of Power and Control cables
• Involved in the Testing and Commissioning of different equipment like Motor, Switchgear, CT, VT, CB, Transformers, Power Cables, Busbar etc.
• Performed Configuration and Testing of different numerical relays for Motor protection, Transformer Protection, Generator Protection, Feeder Protection and Line Protection
• Carried out dynamic testing of 600MW generators for 2 Projects and successful completion of COD
• Managed the Testing and Commissioning of different Electrical equipments of Ash Handling system and complete Switchgear panels of main Plant.
• Maintained the records of different Numerical relays of power plant and resetting as per site requirements.
• Maintenance of Electrical Equipment including HT switchgear, HT Motors, LT Motors, HT and LT Cables.

Significant Accomplishments:
• Successfully accomplished the Testing and Commissioning of 2 Projects of 33/11kV Substations in a record time of 1 month. Appreciated by the management by awarding "Star of the Month" honour and Out-of-turn promotion .
• Successfully completed Steam Blowing activity with minimum Oil consumption and set a record among other industries. Being an Electrical establishment, ensured availability of all Electrical Equipments and made the event successful by avoiding any tripping. In recognition, received an appreciation certificate from DB Power.
• Made significant efforts for the Commissioning of 2x600MW Power Project, well ahead of schedule. DB Power was awarded with a Bronze medal by Power Ministry, for this remarkable achievement. Appreciated by the company by offering Out-of- turn promotion.

PROJECT SCAN

• Please refer the Annexure for the details of projects executed

CREDENTIALS

Education
• B.E. (Electrical Engineering) - Govt. Engineering College Bikaner, Rajasthan University: 2009 - 72.11%
• XII - Atomic Energy Junior College, Tarapur, Maharashtra Board: 2005 - 68.80%
• SSC (X) - Atomic Energy Central School No 3, Rawatbhata, C.B.S.E., 2003 - 74.20%

Summer Trainings Attended during Graduation
• Power Plant training at Tarapur Atomic Power Station (T.A.P.S 3 & 4) & studied about Circuit Breakers, Current Transformer, Voltage Transformer etc.
• Training on Rigorous Protection of 400 KV GSS - Hirapura, Jaipur

Projects during Graduation
• Wireless switching of electrical appliances by R F Control.
• Railway tracking project using sensor supported by microcontroller.
• GSS control with the help of mobile phones etc.
• Solar project with solar panel equipped with sun tracking self-designed logic.

Professional Development (Training)
• Power Plant Familiarization - Jindal Institute of Power Technology 2012
• Power System Protection & Relaying - Alstom 2013
• Training of Circuit Breaker - Schneider Electric 2013
• National Grid Safety Rules - Saudi Electricity Company 2019
• First Aid, CPR and Fire Fighting - Arabian Safety Training Centre 2019

Software Skills

• Internet Applications
• MS Office and other day to day softwares used in office
• Software of Numerical relays of differet make like Areva, Schneider, Alstom, Siemens and ABB
• Omicron CMC 356 and Ponovo
• Keil Compiler for compiling Embedded C programs and to generate hex file.
• Embedded C for 8051 and Atmega 328 (Arduino) and ESP32

Seminars Attended
• IEEE International Conference - Presented paper titled as "Maglev Train"

PERSONAL PARTICULARS

• Date of Birth : 28 Jul 1988.
• Nationality : Indian.
• Languages Known : English, Hindi, Arabic conversation.
• Marital Status : Married.
• Passport No. : M9477662 Valid up to 26-07-2025.
• Location Preference : Anywhere in Gulf, Europe, Canada, Australia or India.


ANNEXURE
Project Details

DB Power, Raigarh, India
Asst. Manager: March 2011 to Jan 2016

Project 600MW Power Project Unit-1
Client/Location DB Power, Raigarh, India
Duration 4Years
Team Size 150 Including Managers, Engineers and Technicians from client side
Project Value INR 4250crore
Project Description 600MW Power Project included so many sub-projects like commissioning of
33/11kV Substation, and Intake Pump house, 11kV, 6.6kV & LT Switchgears, commissioning of
different Power Plant motors like PA, FD, BFP, CW Pump motor and Mill Motor etc, Ash handling
and Silo system, 400kV Switch yard etc.
Role Installation, Testing and Commissioning Engineer
Responsibility Responsible for Installation, Testing & Commissioning and Maintenance of all the above mentioned projects.

Project 600MW Power Project Unit-2
Client/Location DB Power, Raigarh, India
Duration 4Years
Team Size 150 Including Managers, Engineers and Technicians from client side
Project Value INR 4250crore
Project Description 600MW Power Project included so many sub-projects like commissioning of 11kV, 6.6kV & LT
Switchgears, commissioning of different power plant motors like PA, FD, BFP, CW Pump motor
and Mill Motor etc., Ash handling and Silo system, 400kV Switch yard etc.
Role Installation, Testing and Commissioning Engineer
Responsibility Responsible for Installation, Testing & Commissioning and Maintenance of all the above mentioned projects.

Larsen & Toubro, Saudi Arabia - Unayzah, Buraidah, Al-Azim, Abqaiq, Qatar Road (Near Al-Hasa)
Site Manager: Mar 2016 - May 2020

Project Unayzah Housing, 115/13.8kV GIS Substation, Al-Azim 132/33kV GIS Substation
Client/Location Saudi Electricity Company, Unayzah and Al-Azim
Duration 2Years
Team Size 12 Direct and Rremaining 100 employees of Subcontractor
Project Value SAR 91 and 81 Million respectively
Project Description • Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 115/13.8kV and 132/33kV GIS Substation.
• Installation and T & C activity of different Electrical Equipments like GIS, Switchgear, CRP Panels, Capacitor Banks, Power & Aux transformers, HT & LT Cable laying and termination
Role Site Manager
Responsibility • Responsible for Installation, Testing and Commissioning activities.
• Responsibilities included documentation works like preparation of Subcontractor contract documents, MIRs, RFIs etc.
• Fulfilling safety requirements and arranging Permit to work from SEC.

Project 115/13.8kV GIS Substation-1&2, Abqaiq, Aramco Spark Project
Client/Location Saudi Electricity Company and Aramco, Location:- Abqaiq
Duration 2Years
Team Size 12 Direct and Remaining 100 employees of Subcontrator
Project Value SAR 114Million
Project Description • Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 115/13.8kV GIS Substation.
• Responsibilities included installation and T & C activity of different Electrical Equipments like GIS, Switchgear, CRP Panels, Capacitor Banks, Power & Aux transformers, HT & LT Cable laying and termination
Role Site Manager
Responsibility • Responsible for Installation, Testing and Commissioning activities.
• Responsible for documentation works like preparation of Subcontractor contract documents, MIRs, RFIs etc. Fulfilling safety requirements and arranging Permit to work from SEC.
• Fulfilling safety requirements and arranging Permit to work from SEC.