Rupesh Thakur

Meet Rupesh Thakur, the Manager of Piping at Shiv Sulphuric Solutions (OPC) Pvt. Ltd. With over 23 years of experience, Rupesh has significantly impacted the field of design engineering. His journey is marked by innovation, technical prowess, and unwavering commitment. Let’s explore his remarkable career.

Career Highlights

1. Global Projects and Expertise

Rupesh’s expertise extends across diverse projects, including solar power plants, sulfuric acid plants (sulfur burning base, spent acid recovery & gas base), phosphoric acid plants, ethanol plants, and molten salt power plants. His hands-on experience in detail engineering and PDMS/Auto plant modeling sets him apart.

2. International Assignments

Rupesh’s global exposure includes deputations to ABENGOA headquarters in Seville, Spain, and ABENCS in St. Louis, USA. He actively contributed to real projects, such as Atacama, Norte III for utility services, PCS-Sulfuric acid project, ABIL-Ethanol project, and Solar power pilot plant.

3. Site Supervision and Problem Resolution

With over 4 years of site supervision experience, Rupesh oversaw fabrication and erection activities. His role involved resolving site challenges and ensuring seamless execution. Notably, he worked on the Wad Al Shamal project in Saudi Arabia, focusing on as-built modifications.

4. Technical Acumen

Rupesh’s design skills encompass:

  • Piping Activities: He manages day-to-day piping activities for design engineering.
  • Code Compliance: His knowledge of relevant codes and standards ensures quality deliverables.
  • Effective Communication: Rupesh collaborates with designers, draftsmen, and other departments seamlessly.
  • 3D Modeling: He excels in 3D modeling using AVEVA PDMS, Bentley Auto-Plant, and Navisworks.
  • Software Proficiency: From AutoCAD to MS Office, Rupesh leverages a range of tools effectively.

5. Recognitions and Awards

Rupesh’s contributions have not gone unnoticed. He received the Treasure Chest Award from Abencs Engineering, USA, for outstanding work on ABI/ABIL and PCS projects. His commitment to continuous improvement earned him the ARM (AEPL Recognition of the Month) Award.

6. Long Service Legacy

Monsanto-DMCC honored Rupesh with the ‘Long Service Award’ on their 10th anniversary—an acknowledgment of his dedication and impact.