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Pavan Br

Assistant Manager - Automation at Schneider-Electric

Work experience

Aug 2014Present

Engineer-Substation Automation

Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom Engineer-Substation Automation, Job Profile Substation Automation design and test engineer responsible for following activities; _ Design of IEC 61850 based substation automation and protection solutions in adherence to customer specification and relevant international standards, _ Validation of the designed solution to ensure the adherences of the solution with customer requirement, technical functionality and performance. _ Supervise and involve in pre-FAT, FAT, post-FAT activities and also support commissioning engineers at site. Major Projects: _ Great Western Electrification Project: Ongoing Design and development of 2x25kV Autotransformer traction IEC 61850 based substation automation and protection scheme, inclusive of key line diagrams, Rationalized autotransformer system automation solution using exhaustive features of IEC 61850 and communication network application.


Expertise in design of SCADA, RTU system functionalities and configuration of operating systems like Windows server, Windows 7 to meet cyber security requirements and remote desktop applications. _ In depth knowledge in usage of substation automation system engineering and operation softwares like MicroSCADA Pro, IET 600, PCM 600, DIGSI, Micom Studio and Enervista. Customer Relation Management _ Successful in handling of key clients like Electricity Boards of different locations, large EPC companies, Consultants and Large scale industries. _ Follow up regarding maintenance and troubleshooting if necessary after completion of projects. Team Management _ Delegating duties to each member of the project team as per their capabilities and training them on process and new developments. _ Leading the team and coaching, motivating them to increase their productivity and efficiency by assignment of new challenges. _ Consistency in delivering improved results with integrated team effort. Achievements _ Analysis and development of a solution for integration of IEC 61850 compliant ABB IEDs with GE SAS at Powergrid 400/220kV substation resulting in obtaining good amount of retention money from the customer. _
Jul 2013Jul 2014

Assistant Manager-Substation Automation

Schneider-Electric India Ltd
Bangalore Assistant Manager-Substation Automation, Job Profile Automation system design and validation engineer as part of Projects and Engineering Center(PEC) involving customer project process and execution, the key responsibilities are to: _ Design of distribution automation solution, energy management & control solutions in coordination with PEC France. _ Validation of the designed solution to ensure the adherences of the solution with customer requirement. _ FAT and Customer approval. Major Projects: _ Power SCADA Expert 7.3-SCADA solution validation for various architectures to prepare a TVDA for building a solution portfolio. _ Kalibaru Shore connection project-Shoebox and substation operator HMI design using Vijeo Designer.
Apr 2010Jun 2013

Lead Engineer-Substation Automation

Peenya, Bangalore Lead Engineer-Substation Automation System Design, Job Profile Leading a team of six dedicated professionals towards delivering best possible solution for substation automation system by adhering to the specified IEC standards and ABB guidelines for design and implementation. Engineered and delivered more than thirty substation automation systems inclusive of 765kV, 400kV, 220kV and LV substations for customers like Powergrid, NTPC, DVC, APPDCL, Adani power, MSETCL, KPTCL which involved the process of _ Customer kick-off meeting. _ Base system design for system over view and understanding for the customer. _ Customer approval _ Detail system design as per the approved base design involving protection and control IED Engineering, MicroSCADA, IEC 61850 engineering, gateway and energy meters. _ Testing support for system understanding and FAT(Factory acceptance test). _ Commissioning support for system understanding and SAT(Site acceptance test). Major Projects: _ Powergrid-North East Agra 400/132kV Biswanath Chariali substation with ABB Sweden. _ Powergrid Indore and Gwalior 765kV Substations. _ NTPC Nabinagar 400/132 kV Substation. _ Adani Power Tiroda, Kawai and Akola 765/400kV Substations. _ Sikasso, Ferke, Koutiala and Segou 225kV Substations at Mali and Ivory Costa. _ Callide Power, Australia. Areva T&D, Noida
Sep 2009Apr 2010

Engineer-Substation Automation Research and Development

Areva T&D, Noida
Engineer-Substation Automation Research and Development, Job Profile _ Responsible for developing test plans, test scenarios and executing tests for IEC 61850 based substation automation system. _ Integration testing and alpha testing with PACIS system. _ Setting up a new interoperability platform form multivendor IEC 61850 compliant testing. _ Training the development team on substation automation domain, substation control logics and IEC 61850.
Oct 2006Sep 2009

Engineer-Substation Automation

Peenya, Bangalore Engineer-Substation Automation Testing & Commissioning, Job Profile _ Testing and commissioning of IEC 61850 based substation automation systems at various customer sites. Major utilities included Powergrid Corporation of India Ltd, KPTCL, MSETCL, Bhutan Power Corporation, Adani Power, and Lanco. _ Engineering and Integration of Siemens, GE, Areva make numerical IEC 61850 compliant protection relays with ABB SAS(Substation automation system). Integration of ABB make IEDs with GE and Siemens make SAS on IEC 61850 protocol. _ Customer support for smooth operation and maintenance of SAS. _ On site customer training. _ Completion of site acceptance test. Major Projects: _ Powergrid Bhatapara and Raigarh 400/220kV Substations. _ JSW Toranagallu 400/220 kV Substation. _ Lanco Amarkantak, 400kV Substation. _ Bhutan Power Corporation 220/66/11 kV substations.
Oct 2005Oct 2006

Programmer Analyst

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Bangalore Programmer Analyst, Job Profile _ Development of web based modular application using JAVA. _ Configuration and testing of Pega(PRPC) based applications for customer application which involved customer like OTX-MAX and Citi Bank. _ Configuration and testing of Siebel CRM applications. _ Agile testing of banking applications.




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