Indirakumar Selvanathan I

Indirakumar Selvanathan

Chennai, Chennai district

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engineering Freelancer

About me:

• Having 18+ years total experience
• 16+ years’ experience in the field of Layout Engineering & Design for various cement plants
• Having one year experience with Mechanical Erection as ‘a site supervisor’
• Ability to work in all positions related to a cement plant project, starting from proposal to commissioning 
• Managing a group of people related to the work as ’a team lead’
• In depth knowledge in AutoCAD, Solidworks, Navisworks, 3D scans, MS Office & Oracle ERP (User end).
•  Working with green field/retrofit projects including EP and EPC projects
• Taking site audits for retrofit/upgrade possibilities
• Quick learner & hard worker with natural capability to grasp new technologies. 
• Good Communication, Interpersonal, Technical, Organizational and Leadership skills.
• Ability to work in both Independent and team Environments



Professional details:

Degree:   Degree in Mechanical Engineering from KCG College of Technology, Karappakam, 
   Chennai-96, with FIRST CLASS, in April 2003.
Diploma:  Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Adhiparasakthi Polytechnic, Melmaruvathur-
  603301, with FIRST CLASS with HONOURS in April 2000. 
Academic details: 
Secondary education: HSC completed at GHSS, E-Variyankaval, with FIRST CLASS, in March 1996.
Primary education:        SSLC completed at GHSS, E-Variyankaval, with FIRST CLASS, in April 1994.



(1) Working with Plant Layout dept in FLSmidth P.Ltd, No.34, Egatoor, Rajivgandhi salai, Kelambakkam , Chennai -603 103 as Internal Project manager-Mechanical/Layout Coordinator/Deputy Manager -Plant Layout  Since May 2006 to till date.

FLSmidth is a leading full scope supplier of equipments and services to the global cement and minerals industry. FLSmidth
supplies everything from single machinery to complete cement plants and Minerals processing facilities including services before, during and after the construction.

• Preparing the General Arrangement drawings for various process departments based on contract & design documents with minimum cost from various arrangement options.
• Preparing  Outline & Load (OL) drawings for different layout equipments like belt conveyors, Airslides, Screw conveyors, Bucket elevators, Monorails, Dedusting pipes, Steel hoppers, Steel Bins, etc..
• Checking new equipment arrangement with existing arrangement using Navisworks/3D scans
• Preparing the Outline & Load drawings for major machinery drives
• Preparing plotplan for a cement plant based on site & individual process departments 
• Preparing the Foundation bolts lists, Revision tracking list, safety signs list, Lubrication list, Plant air & water lists and feasibility pipe routings.
• Selecting the suitable mechanical equipments for the layout
• Preparing process flow sheets from process diagrams
• Documentation of project data
• Providing input to external customers & other internal customers
• Vendor handling
• Etc ..

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES – Internal Project Manager-Mechanical / Layout Coordinator / Deputy manager
• Preparing the layout engineering plans & ensuring the timely completion of the project
• Reviewing & Checking the project documents for  quality as per company norms & standards periodically
• Ensuring optimized final design from various layout options & equipment design aspects
• Giving proper feed backs/comments to Project manager/designers
• Suggesting/guiding the designers to improve the work processes within the team.
• Keeping the project data in a structured base. 
• Issuing the final documents to external/internal customers
• Followup on erection queries from site
• Giving feedback on vendor documents
• Preparing & presenting the Project learning review   
• Managing a group of people incl. drafters, engineers.
• Training the trainees to familiarize with the  layout design/ tools                                   
• Ensuring minimal man power consumption
• Communicating the project processes/progress with relevant persons in the organization
• Etc..

Other involved activities.

• Solidwork implementation/Training
• Navisworks implementation/training
• Oracle-ERP implementation/Training
• ISO Coordination
• Lean Yellow belt implementation    ... Etc...

(2) Worked with Mechanical Installation Services dept in  FLSmidth P.Ltd, No.34, Egatoor, Rajivgandhi salai, Kelambakkam , Chennai 603103 as Senior Lead Engineer- Mechanical Installation Services Since Aug 2011 to Aug2012.

• Checking the inputs including contract documents, layout/machinery/detail/fabrication drawings & project data for proper erection of the equipments
• Material management & tracking
• Communicating & guiding the erection procedures to the customer & contractors
• Documentation including protocols & erection charts 
• Communicating the progress to project management/customer
• Monitoring & regulating the work progress
• Coordinating internal & vendor engineers
• Documenting & Solving the erection discrepancies on stage

• Supervision of the erection process
• Creating & organizing the erection plans
• Documentation related to all erection activities
• Technical assistance for erection activities
• Managing all resources in a structured manor
• Assuring a best working environment
• Cost controlling & material management
• Communicating necessary things to HO, Customer & Vendors

(3) Worked as Assistant CAD Engineer during the period of May 2005 to April 2006 at   VinzaCadd, W-23, Third Main Road, Anna Nagar, Chennai - 600 040 TamilNadu, India.

They are outsourcing the CAD engineers to FLSmidth Ltd, Chennai & other companies.
• Preparing General Arrangement drawings for process departments as per co-coordinator’s guidance
• Preparing Outline & Load (OL) drawings for different layout equipments like belt conveyors, Airslides, Screw conveyors, Bucket elevators, Monorails, Dedusting pipes, Steel hoppers, Steel Bins, etc..
• Preparing Outline & Load drawings for major machinery drives 
• Preparing Foundation bolts lists, Revision tracking list

(4) Worked with M/s. Tamilnadu Industrial Conveyors, No.245-B/3 Vanagaram Road., Athipet, Ambattur, Chennai-600058, Tamil Nadu, India.  As AutoCAD Draft person between Jan2005 to March 2005

Tamilnadu industrial Conveyors is a conveyors manufacturing company & they are supplying belt conveyors, screw conveyors & Bucket elevators to the leading domestic companies.

• Preparation of General Arrangement drawings based on the supervisors guidance
• Preparation of OL drawings & part lists 
• Preparation of work shop drawings
• Assisting  engineers in erection
• Vendor follow-up
• Assisting in Quotation preparation

(5) Worked with M/s. Tirumala CNC,  107-A, Sidco Industrial Estate, Tiny Sector, Ambattur, Chennai-600058, Tamil Nadu, India.  As AutoCAD drafter/Quality inspector between July2003 to Dec2004

Tirumala CNC is a steel gaskets turning company for oil pipes. Having CNC lathes & their main vendor is SRP tools

• Checking of vendor drawings & convert them in to machining drawings
• Provide assistance to the CNC programmers
• Visual/dimensional checking of the final products
• Preparation of work shop drawings
• Assisting in Quotation preparation

What kind of projects is Indirakumar Selvanathan looking for?

Cement plant layout, Solidworks, AutoCAD

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