About Nikhil Modi
Academic Level Degree Bachelor
Age 33 - 37 Years
2017 - Present
Electricity & Water Authority, Bahrain (825 MW CCPP)
Plant Profile: CCPP-1: 4 X 25 MW ANSALDO make Steam turbine with Boilers, 1 X 25 MW ABB make Gas turbine with Heat Recovery Boiler. 25 MIGD Multi stage flash technology Sea Water Desalination plant. OCPP-2: 5 X 50 MW SIEMENS make Open Cycle V-93.1 Gas Turbine, Two Combustion chambers, Dual Fuel- Natural/Residue Gas or Diesel oil, Air cooled Generator. OCPP-3: 6 X 75 MW Brown Boverie Co. (ABB/ALSTOM) make Open cycle 13DM Gas Turbine, Single Combustion chamber with EV burners, Fuel- Natural Gas, Air & Water-cooled Generator. Job Profile: • I presently work in Operation department as Shift Charge Engineer & responsible for monitoring overall operation of Plant. • Responsible for start-up, shut down and emergencies of plant as per standard practice in optimal way ensuring safety of man-power, environment and equipment during the operation. • Authorized by EWA, Bahrain for High Voltage switching & isolation/normalization of electrical systems as per requirement of plant & System control authorities. • Responsible for safe & efficient operation as well as trouble shooting of units. • Carrying out Risk assessment for all Operational activities and ensuring safe and smooth isolation of equipment by following various safe working practices and procedures like ‘Permit to Work’, ‘Lock Out-Tag Out’ etc. Issue of Permit To Work & follow-up critical activities with concerned department. • Analyzing unit tripping, equipment problems, co-ordination with system control authorities & maintaining generation. • Working together with Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation departments to carry out any routine / non-routine inter disciplinary jobs and coordinating effectively for the in-time completion of the job. • Carried out troubleshooting under emergency conditions and deciding upon course of action for people and plant safety. • Responsible for monitoring & optimization of performance parameters & establish comprehensive efficiency management system & plant heat rate. • Identifying areas of improvement and recommending process modifications and equipment calibrations to enhance plant efficiency. Training & guidance to control room engineers & field engineers for imparting knowledge & develop them for higher responsibilities.
2013 - 2017
CESC limited, India (600 MW CFPP)
Plant Profile: An Independent Thermal Power Plant of 600 MW capacity (2 No’s of 300 MW Units) Steam Boiler - 1014 TPH Shanghai Electric Co. make, Subcritical pressure, Natural circulation, Balance draft, Single reheat type, Pulverized fuel producing steam @ 168 kg/cm2 & 540 C temperature. Steam Turbine – 300 MW Shanghai Electric Co. make, Subcritical pressure, Single reheat condensing turbine with double exhausts & Multi-extraction. Major Balance of Plant- Clarified water & DM water generation plant from River water, AHP & CHP. Job Profile: • Worked as commissioning team leader for Boiler-Turbine-Generator & Balance of Plant commissioning & later promoted as Shift Charge Engineer for overall operation of Plant. • Worked for implementation of safety procedures and process in the fields, supporting various safety audits. Good knowledge of safety, ISO & OHSAS standards. • Prepared & updated the SOPs (Standard Operation Procedures) & Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) sheets for various jobs.
2010 - 2013
JSW Energy limited, India (1200 MW CFPP)
Plant Profile: An Independent Thermal Power Plant of 1200 MW capacity (4 No’s of 300 MW Units) Steam Boiler - 1014 TPH Shanghai Electric Co. make, Subcritical pressure, Natural circulation, Balance draft, Single reheat type, Pulverized fuel producing steam @ 168 kg/cm2 & 540 C temperature. Steam Turbine – 300 MW Shanghai Electric Co. make, Subcritical pressure, Single reheat condensing turbine with double exhausts & Multi-extraction. Major Balance of Plant- Sea water intake, DM water generation plant, Dry bottom ash handling system, Flue Gas Desulphurization. Job Profile: • Worked as commissioning team member for Boiler-Turbine-Generator & Balance of Plant commissioning & later promoted as Assistant Shift Charge Engineer for overall operation of Plant. • Carried out Chemical cleaning, Steam blowing, Steam dumping, Synchronization and completed Commercial operation till stabilization of 300 MW Coal fired steam turbine units as a part of commissioning activities. • Carried out unit CCS & runback testing and individual equipment’s interlocks & protections checking.
2007 - 2010
Gujarat Industries Power Company limited, India (810 MW IPP- CCPP & CFPP)
Plant Profile: An Independent Power Plant of 810 MW capacity. Station I – 310 MW CCPP: GE make 3 x 32 MW Gas Turbine & 1 x 49 MW Steam Turbine with HRSG. GE make 1 x 111 MW Gas Turbine & 1 x 54 MW Steam Turbine with HRSG. Fuel- Natural gas. Station II – 500 MW CFPP: 4 x 125 MW BHEL make, Lignite based Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion (CFBC) Boiler & Steam Turbine. Major Balance of Plant- Clarified water & DM water generation plant from River water, Lignite CHP. Job Profile: • Worked in Operation department as a Control room desk engineer & carried out DCS operation overall operation of plant. • Worked as co-ordination team member with maintenance department during annual overhauling and also carried out re-commissioning activities of equipment’s & plant. • Appreciated for achieving first time full load capacity of Unit#4 KLTPS at Panandhro, Gujarat.