Rakesh Kumar Jain: 20 years of diversified experience in Process and Project Management, operation and maintenance of Control and Instrumentation of coal based thermal power stations, having a capacity of 110 MW to 250 MW, project execution, erection, testing, commissioning and Handing over of Projects. Also had hands on experience in Electrical Balance of Plants (ABB) and DDC based Control & Instrumentation (Instrumentation Limited-Kota). Since Dec-2009 he worked as Vice President – head of Projects Marketing and Execution at Gravita India Limited, a 400 Crore INR Jaipur based multinational company operating in five countries across the globe. Gravita deals in the secondary lead in all three verticals. Operations-Production of Secondary Lead, a base Metal for the production of Lead Acid Batteries, Trade of raw materials and finished goods and supplying the plants that produce Secondary Lead from its raw material, on Turnkey basis. He was responsible for all segments of Projects i.e. from marketing to handing over of the furnaces including the production of the plant, automation, integration of MIS system with on line PLC's, conceptualizing and implementation of automation of various loops and final commissioning of the project. While working in ABB as Project Manager from 2007-2009, he also got an opportunity of heading an Electricals-Balance of Plant -EBoP project of 125 MW capacity in Rajasthan based on Lignite. Entire Electricals commissioning was monitored until the handing over to the client for this project from engineering/synchronization of the unit with the grid. He was instrumental during this period in helping ABB in the execution of projects in Chhabra, Kota and Suratgarh. While in Kota Super Thermal Power Station (1350 MW) as Additional Executive Engineer, was involved in process, assessing the power plant/equipment performance and modifying operation practices matching to achieve the optimum and safe operation of plant and its performance with the help of a team of 6 engineers to achieve this task in 5 different units at Kota TPS. Here, he was also responsible for diagnosis of the trippings of the units by the operation staff and participated in meetings to make adequate measures for avoiding these trippings in future. All protections and interlocks were to be witnessed before taking the unit into operation again after trippings. He also had hands-on experience in installation, testing and commissioning of 250 MW DCS system (ABB Germany) at 250 MW Suratgarh Super TPS. He was involved in detailed engineering, Logic modifications, configuration of parameters, Modification of Graphics, Logics, Logs etc. and look after both Measurement and Automation for the entire plant. For two years he also worked as Special Assistant (Technical) to the Chief Engineer at 5X250 MW Suratgarh TPS. During this period he was actively involved in project planning and monitoring, follow-up of progress with the consultant and construction agencies of Main Plant equipment, inspection at manufacturing works and dispatch etc. Subsequently also assisted the Chairman and MD of newly formed Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd with close follow up with CEA, PFC, State and Central Govt. agencies for various tasks like approval, project monitoring, statutory clearance, financing etc. and procurement of main equipment and other packages for balance of plant for new units at Suratgarh, Ramgarh and Kota.
Currently Chief Technologists in 3E Solutions for development of electrical safety and energy conservation products. Developed Chemical Earthing ( Gel Earthing ) in Jaipur which is much superior than the conventional salt charcoal earthing. Supporting industries by suggesting Lightning protection system and helping in implemantation in large buildings. We also help customers to troubleshoot electrical problems and suggest best electrical solutions to resolve the problem.