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Santhosh Kumar Sudhasadanam Raghavan Pillai

Candidate ID: 1944997

Career Summary

Diploma In Mechanical Engineering with 26 years experience in Energy /Nuclear /Solar /Power/ Other Energy functional area. Experienced site construction manager for Large size solar power plant in Multiple location with international exposure .

Skill Set

construction management

Professional Information

Total Experience : 26

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Diploma

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

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

Detailed Profile

Core Competencies

Profile Summary

A competent professional with 26 years of experience in Construction Management, Greenfield & Brownfield Projects Site Management, Operations & Maintenance, and Erection & Commissioning of Large Scale ground mounted Solar Power Plant, Heavy Structural Buildings and Bulk material handling Heavy Equipment
Spearheaded entire gamut of tasks right from planning, monitoring, controlling phases of project lifecycle to overall inter-discipline coordination, administration and resource planning

Experience in collaborating with management for organizational governance, setting the vision and assuring that all matters of the company are consistent with the vision & mission of the company

Champion in managing entire construction project lifecycle right from development to delivery; successfully completed capital projects along with estimation & budget preparation of new Greenfield Projects

Wealth of expertise entails: Project Planning & Scheduling, Budgeting, Defining Technical Specifications, Feasibility Studies, Modifications & Upgradation, Maintenance-Shutdown Works, Steel structural building erection, Tender/Bid Analysis, Contractors Management, Project Estimation, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Cross-functional Coordination, and Thought Leadership

Experienced in Scheduled & Shutdown Utilities like Screw, Reciprocating Compressors, E.O.T Cranes of Huge Capacities, Hoists, Electrical Substations, Arc Furnaces up to 4 MVA, Rotary Kiln of 150 TPD for Calcination of Bauxite , Coolers, Dust Extraction and Suppression Systems

Expertise in Multi Fuel Injection System For Kiln , Bucket Elevators, Chain and Belt Conveyors ,Packing Machines, Weighbridges ,Pumps , All Types of Crushing and Screening Equipment like Jaw Crushers, Cone Crushers, Roll Crushers, VSI Crushers Rode Mills, Ball Mills, Pulverizer) Roller Mills, ID, FD Blowers, Roots Blowers, Pneumatic Conveying Systems and All Type of Bulk Material Handling Systems

Capability to identify & network with Project Members, Consultants / Site Engineers / Clients / Vendors / Suppliers / Utility Supervisors so on

Managed end-to-end execution of complex & high valued projects as per SLAs & balanced work distribution to meet preset deliverables

IT Skills

MS Office, AutoCAD 2012, MS Project
Career Timeline

Soft Skills

Work Experience

Mar’18- May-‘21 with Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital Company, Mumbai as Construction Head (Deputy General Manager-Projects) for Solar power division

• Spearheading the functions like supervision, coordination & review of survey, quality control, mobilization of manpower, materials & equipment and cost control of Multiple location solar power projects in India and Abroad
• Anchoring on-site construction activities to ensure completion of project within the time & cost parameters and effective resource utilization to maximize the output
• Managing the entire gamut of construction project work; participating in meetings to interact with contractors and the project team for discussing & resolving potential issues and for exchanging information required for various aspects
• Supervising the scope of construction activities including providing technical inputs for methodologies of construction & coordinating with site management activities
• Liaising with multiple stakeholders, clients, architects, consultants, contractors & external agencies, subcontractors, site engineers, and suppliers for determining technical specifications, approvals and obtaining statutory clearances while negotiating with vendors and ensuring bottleneck free project implementation
• Leading the implementation of Quantity Surveying services, including cost advice and, cost control and financial management of construction projects from inception to completion

Projects Executed
• 600 MW Solar Projects Completed in Span of India
• 100 MW Solar Project Construction Completed in Vietnam
• 50 MW Solar Project Completed in Egypt
• 570 MW in Pipeline Span India

Jul’16-Dec’17 with Adani Green Energy Limited, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana as Construction Head (Deputy General Manager-Projects)

Projects Executed:
• 648 MW Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu-India’s Largest Solar Power Project
• 100 MW Bhatinda Solar Power Project Punjab
• 50 MW Gain –Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Power Project
• 100 MW Telangana Site

Jan’15-Jun’16 with Sohar Ashapura Chemicals LLC (Oman Oilfields Supply Centre LLC), Sohar , Oman as Project Manager

• Managed Greenfield project for manufacturing of minerals
• Steered land acquisition, design engineering, contract awards, vendor selection, equipment selection, equipment procurement, erection and commissioning
• Completed the project as per scheduled time frame and within cost
• Managed Petroleum drilling chemical manufacturing plant operation and maintenance

Aug’05-Dec’14 with Adani Group Gurgoan, Mundra & Kandla Gujarat

Sr. Engineer-Special Projects -Adani Agri Logistics Limited Aug’05-Feb’08
Senior Manager-Construction Ports and Thermal Power Non-marine Mar’08-Dec’14
( PMC Projects India Pvt. Limited-Project Management Cell of Adani)

Sr. Manager-Construction Ports and Power Non-marine
• Skilled in fabrication erection of steel structure of 30000MT in Adani Port and special economic zone for 3 years
• Led the completion of more than 100 Kms of conveyor system of capacity up to 6000TPH with largest speed (7.5M/s) for managing 100MMT per Annum port
• Supported Design Engineering Team for cost-effective design and Procurement Team for proper equipment selection
• Constructed civil buildings, equipment foundations, switchyard & substation, electrical & material handling systems and equipment

Sr. Engineer-Special Projects
• Essayed a key role in managing Coal Handling Project (6000 MT/Hr.) at Mundra Port (Adani Port) from port to power plant of 20 km and 100000 TPD Coal Handling System of India’s biggest super critical power plant of Adani Power
• Executed 6000TPH coal and other bulk cargo handling conveyor system-expansion of existing port (Adani Port); managed all civil, mechanical and electrical activities of port construction of non-marine (Backup Yard)
• Completed the Silo system for wagon and truck loading of RCC/steel combination silos of 4000 MT capacity with automatic wagon loading and truck loading system in Adani Port Mundra
• Effectively completed mechanical and structural works like Material Handling System Infrastructure (Belt Conveyors of speed 8.1m/s) and Mobile Harbor Cranes, PEB-Warehouse buildings of new port construction of TUNA-Near Kandla Port of handling 14 MMTP dry bulk cargo of Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Limited
• Executed projects such as Grain Storage Silos, 6000TPH coal and dry bulk material handling conveyor systems, high speed belt conveyors, fully automatic fertilizer handling, bagging and loading systems, in-motion wagon loading with silos system, PEB structure-warehouses, fertilizer cargo complex, workshop store buildings

Sep’95-Mar’05 with Carborundum Universal Ltd. (Electro Minerals Div.), Cochin –kerala & Oka –Gujarat, Executive-Operations & Engineering

• Individually managed operations, maintenance of Bauxite Calcinations Plant, Fused Alumina Plants such as BFA, WFA, PFA, Alumina Bubbles, Zirconia & Mullite-Manufacturing Plant
• Acted as an Unit in-charge for 150 TPD bauxite calcination of rotary kiln and cooler plant at Oka Port Gujarat; managed all function of operation, maintenance, store and coordination with statutory bodies for operations plant from 2001- 2005
• Accomplished projects of 4 MVA, 2 MVA Tilt Furnace And Crushing Grading Plant ( Electro Mineral Division-Cochin), Micro Grit Plant and Castable Plant ( EMD- Okha, Gujarat)
• Led engineering, projects, statutory compliances, store handling and maintained records as per ISO-9000-2000
• Experienced in maintenance of all equipment in mineral processing plant of high volume like tilt furnace, high capacity rotary kiln & cooler, jaw crushers, cone crushers, VSI crushers, ball mills, vibratory mils, roll crushers, screens, graders, EOT & HOT crane, belt conveyors, bucket elevators, electromagnetic separators, permanent magnetic separators vibro feeders, dust extraction systems

Academic Details
• Diploma in Mechanical Engineering- from Board of Technical Education, Govt. of Kerala, NSS Polytechnic, Pandalam in 1992 with 81%
• Diploma in Industrial Management -From Institute of industrial Research and development- Chennai in 1999
• HSC (Science ) from Kerala university, NSS College, Pandalam in 1989 with 65%
• SSC from Board of Public Exam Govt. of Kerala in 1987 with 75%

Personal Details
Date of Birth: 15th May 1972
Languages Known: English, Hindi, Malayalam & Tamil
Address: Sudha Sadanam, Kaipuzha, Kulanada (P.O.), Pathanamthitta (Dist.), Kerala-689503
Nationality: Indian
Passport No.: L1759859
Driving License No.: 3/4041/1996
Marital Status: Married
No. of Dependents: 3