Bhadra - Automation Engineer - India

Nishanta Bhadra



Automation Engineer


I am presently working with SIEMENS Ltd.India as Team Lead (Senior Executive). I have total experience of more than 6 years in the field of Substation automation system. I am responsible for managing a team of SAS Engineers who are responsible for project development, testing and commissioning of Substation Automation Systems (SCADA) in High Voltage Substations.
I have configured,tested and commissioned Automation system more than 25 High voltage and HVDC Substations on IEC 61850, IEC 60870-101, IEC 61131, IEC60870-103 and MODBUS Protocols which includes integration of BCU's, Protection Devices, Energy Meters, RTU, Control Center Communcation with SICAM PAS system. I have developed different time critical logics like Last Breaker, Islanding, Autosequencing and FSC for which i have received Employee of the Month award three times and also got a Merit award.

Work History

Team Lead, Automation Systems in Infrastructure and Cities


From July 2008

Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Working with Siemens Ltd. As Team Lead, Automation Systems in Infrastructure and Cities-
Smart Grid -Energy Automation Department.

Project Engineer, Automation Systems

Agile Automation

November 2006 - June 2008

in Kolkata Metro Corporation,
Traction Control Center.

Job Responsibilities
To manage a team of SAS Engineers.
Supporting the team in closing all open issues in the project.
Development of basic SCADA engineering documents.
Development of HMI graphical screens as per standard Process/Electrical Drawings.
Performing application internal test and functional integration test.
Preparation of preliminary FAT, SAT specifications for Process/Electrical automation projects.
Demonstration of Factory acceptance test and Site acceptance Test for Automation System to
End customer
Networking and communications hardware and conceptual design.
Imparting training to the client after the successful completion of the project.
Delivering application programming/logics for Process/Electrical automation projects using IEC
61131-3 languages.
Interfacing with the third party devices like multi function meter (MFM), RTU's, PLC & IED's with
SIEMENS system
Skills & Accomplishments
Configuration of SICAM PAS and creation of CFC logics in IEC 61131-3 in SICAM PAS SOFT PLC.
HMI Graphic Designing and testing using Simatic WinCC software.
Configuration of SIEMENS Relays using DIGSI, Siemens tool for the configuration of relays and development of logics on SIMATIC S7 PLCs.
Hands on experience with different protocol testers like IEC tester, MDBUS, IEC-61850 Browser,
GOOSE inspector etc.
Received "Best Employee of the Month 'May 2009'- Energy Automation" for integration of
ABB REL670 relay with Siemens SICAM PAS system at 765/400/220kV Seoni Substation, Power
Grid Corporation of India.
Received "Best Employee of the Month 'June 2011'- Energy Automation" for successful
timely completion of Site Acceptance Test of Substation Automation system of 400kV
Substation Costal Gujarat Power Limited, Tata Power and 505kV HVDC Substation Adani Power
Limited, Mundra
Received "Best Employee of the Month 'January 2012'- Energy Automation" for successful and timely completion of Factory Acceptance Test of...

Qualifications & Certifications

Bacholar in Electronics and Telecommuncation

Institution of Electronics and Telecommuncation Engineer

Intermediate in Science

Kathmandu University

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