Kinjal Patel

Manager at Essar Steel India Ltd


  • An Electrical Engineer over 10 years of experience in substation operation, maintenance and project execution.
  • Currently working as a Manager at 220 kV substation of Essar Steel India Ltd.
  • Execution of preventive maintenance, analysis of fault, root cause identification, implementation of design modification & department level budget preparation.
  • Expert in diagnostic testing of high voltage equipments which includes power & instrument transformer, EHV & MV switch gear.
  • Exposure in project execution like monitoring, coordination & supervision of material, man power, sub contractor.
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills along with the ability to motivate and lead team members. Also an excellent communicator.

Work experience

Work experience


Essar Steel India Ltd
2008 - Present

Operation & maintenance of 220 kV substation & Static VAr Compensator

Project Engineer

ESSAR Project India Ltd
2005 - 2008

Project engineer Lime plant & material handling, Essar.



Diploma in Engineering

Shri B.S.Patel Polytechnic
2002 - 2004

Discipline : Electrical

Operation & Maintenance Engineer:

Project Engineer:


Planning & co-ordination

SAP MM, material requirement planning, Vendor development, man power planning, Job Off loading

MV & HV Breaker testing

Static & Dynamic contact resistance measurement, Vacuum integrity test (VIDAR), breaker timing test, Pole stroke & wipe measurement for CGL make 245 kV breaker

Transformer mineral Oil testing

General oil test i.e. Acidity & resistivity test, W.PPM & BDV test

DGA & Furan test

Transformer testing

Winding Resistance, Insulation resistance & Polarization index testing, Ratio test,   Bushing & Winding tan delta test, Vector group & magnetic balance test, induced over voltage & separate source voltage withstand test, Lightning impulse test, Heat run & No load On load loss test