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Production planning and control, Project Management, Heavy fabrication, Offshore platform construction, Ship Building, and Ship repair.

Project Engineering / Project Management
Mechanical Engineer with Larsen & Toubro Shipbuilding with more than 8 years of experience in coordinating Production and Planning for various projects like Jack up drilling Rig, LNG Propelled Ro-Ro, Bulk Carrier, AHTSV, Defense projects, repair/renewal of vessels and Project engineering experience in a multidisciplinary environment.
Current Designation:
Assistant Manager
Skill Set:
Production planning and control, Project Management, Heavy fabrication, Offshore platform construction, Ship Building, and Ship repair.
Primavera P6, MS Project.
AutoCAD, MS Office.
B. Tech (Mechanical Engineering) with first class from College of Engineering, Trivandrum (University of Kerala).
Certificate course in Project Planning using Primavera P6 from CAD Center.
Areas of Interest:
Project Management
Larsen and Toubro Shipbuilding (Aug 2014 -Till Date)
Role: Assistant Manager (Planning and Strategy)
Reporting to: Joint General Manager – Planning and Strategy

Bharati Shipyard Ltd (Jan 2008 –July 2014)
Role: Senior Engineer
Reporting to: Deputy General Manager – Production, planning and control
Responsibilities under planning role:
Multidisciplinary planning, scheduling, resource management, tracking, and execution of projects. 
Prepare Shipyard Build Plan and Scenario analysis. 
Prepare Work breakdown Structure for new projects.
Prepare Drawing release schedule and equipment procurement schedule based on Production Need Dates.
Prepare detailed activity schedule in MS Project.
Prepare and maintain Progress Monitoring Sheet.
Prepare periodic project control reports showing actual progress against planned.
Manpower and equipment planning for optimum usage of project resources.
Prepare detailed project look-ahead reports. 
Implementation of ERP for planning function in the yard.

Responsibilities under Project Management role:
Ensure that all works are carried out in compliance with occupational safety protocols.
Coordinating with Classification societies  in scheduling inspections, tests and submission of reports to assure a quality product.
Coordinating with Design Department in handling the alteration to drawings and queries arising during the building process.
Monitoring, control and closure of the project, foreseeing performance bottlenecks and taking corrective actions to avoid the same on sister projects.
Coordinating with customer representatives for comments raised.
Coordinated Progress review meetings for projecting progress and constraints to management.
Total site management as a Project in-charge.

Planning coordinator for Process Improvement Management System, a web based module for CAPA. 
Offshore Patrol Vessel (Indian Coast Guard):
Responsible for all planning activities for 7 vessels being built in this series. 
Floating Dock (Indian Navy):
Responsible for all planning activities for the project.
150T AHTSV (Halul Offshore, Qatar):
Project manager for 2 vessels built in yard. 
Worked as the Overall Hull Coordinator (Planning and production) for Sewage Treatment Barge (Indian Navy) – 6 Nos

Experience in multidisciplinary planning, co-ordination and project monitoring for 
20000T DWT Bulk Carrier (Clipper Group- Bahamas) – 6 Nos
150T AHTSV (Norwegian Offshore- Cyprus)
5600T DWT LNG Propelled Ro-Ro (Sea-Cargo AS – Norway) – 2 Nos

Worked as Procution Engineer for Self Elevating Jack-up Drilling RIG – Super 116 E Class (Great Offshore – India):
Was responsible for planning, tracking of progress, preparation of reports, ensuring adherence to design and safety practices.
Worked on the fabrication, erection and alignment of Spud tank, Yoke structure and Leg assembly, requiring strict adherence to tolerance limits.
Worked on the erection of gear unit on rig, erection of heliport truss structure and heliport.
Completed tank dry survey, A.P.T. and leak testing and leak proofing of watertight hatches and doors. Worked on load out & float off arrangements of rig.
Worked on installation of rescue boat and life capsule davits. Worked on completion of LSA and FFA as per plan.
Other Projects Worked on:
Repair/renewal of the hull of various vessels including barges, AHTSVs, FFSVs and passenger vessels.

Name : Gopikrishnan G.
Date of Birth : 23/08/1985
Nationality : Indian
Passport No. : F7014757
Languages Known : English, Hindi and Malayalam
Permanent Address : Sreelekshmi, TC 5/2611-10,
Bhagavathy lane, Kowdiar,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala-695003
Current : Chennai, India
Total experience : 8 years and 1 months
Availability : 3 month notice period
Declaration: I hereby declare that the above details are true to the best of my knowledge and I bear responsibility for the correctness of the above mentioned particulars.

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