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CV, Experienced Sr QA, QC, API Inspection Engineer

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Serial No: 17319

List top 5 skills: coating inspection, qms and audit
Short Bio:

21 years cross cultural experienced QA/QC Engineer with 10 years offshore and 11+ years onshore and plant integrity inspection and TPI/Power Project experience . Experienced Sr Welding Inspector, NACE-2 Inspector, API 510/570 Inspector, 653 Course passed, ISO 9001-2008 Auditor, ASNT Level 2 in RTFI, RT, UT, MT & PT. Experienced plant integrity inspector with 7 nos. Experience in QMS implementation and auditing. Familiar with API 580 RBI methodology.

Current location: 

Kerala, India - View on map

Nationality: 

Indian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Qualifications

2012-2015
RVD University B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering- Last Semester ongoing.

2010-2011
MIT (Maharashtra Institute of Technology) Post Graduate Diploma in piping Design (Hon)

2011
Suvidhya Technical Institute Mumbai Post Diploma in stress analysis

1988-1991
Government Polytechnic Kannur, Indian HND – Mechanical Engineering

Professional Affiliations, Etc.

• API 510 – Pressure Vessel Inspector- API Cert# 45492

• API 570 – Piping inspector- API Cert#45894

• API 653 – Above Storage Tank Inspector- Course Passed.

• API 6A- Well Head and X- Mas Tree Equipment – Course Attended (Course approved by API-U)

• NACE Coating Inspector CIP- Level- II (Cert # 12622 Valid Dec 2017)

• Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI–AWS- 08010108 Valid 2017)

• Certified Auditor- Lead Auditor ISO 9001-2008 – Neil Baur Assocs, UK.

• ASNT – Level II (RTFI, RT, UT, MPI, DPI)

Career Summary

Dates: Nov 2014- Dec 2014 Duration: 30 days
Company: Bharat Petroleum Cochin Limited Business Activity: Turn Around Shut Down Project (During Libyan Field Break Period)
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Kochin, India
Job Title: Plant Inspection Engineer (API)
Reporting to: Deputy Inspection Manager

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Turn Around Shut Down Project – ARU Unit

• Lead and mentor newly engaged engineers about various inspection methodology for various vessels and piping.

• Supervise and lead internal and external inspection of various columns, S& T Exchangers, horizontal & vertical vessels, strainers and piping and recommend repair and follow up/ box up.

Achievement:- Completed the TA shut down 7 days before the scheduled date.

Dates: Dec 2014- Dec 2014 Duration: 30 days
Company: Bharat Petroleum Mumbai Limited Business Activity: Turn Around Shut Down Project (During Libyan Field Break Period)
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Mumbai, India
Job Title: Plant Inspection Engineer (API)
Reporting to: Senior Inspection Manager

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Turn Around Shut Down Project – ARU Unit

• Internal and external inspection of various columns, S& T Exchangers, horizontal & vertical vessels, strainers and piping and recommend repair and follow up/ box up.

Achievement:- Good coordination and team play helped to complete the shut down within the scheduled date.

Dates: June 2013 – 15th Dec 2014 Duration: 1 year 6 Months
Company: Herouge Oil Operation Business Activity: Brown field maintenance project, PM Project and Facility expansion projects
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contract Staff Job Location (city/country): Libya, Amal field
Job Title: Senior Inspection Engineer (QA/QC) – Client Side (6/3 week rotation)
Reporting to: Facility Area Engineer

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Various Brown Field/ PM and Expansion Project (LRU Replacement, Separator Replacement, PM of Test/Production Separator, Tank PM Project- Tank 3 & 4 (200000 Barrel), PM of wash tank (20000), and De-hydration replacement project.)

• Lead and supervise inspection team to carry out QA/QC activities on various projects which includes new facility expansion project and brown field retrofit project.

• Review contractors ITPS, Quality plan, Execution procedures and method statement.

• Ensure that contractors executing the works as per SOW and schedule and provide work guidance if required.

• Assess contractor implementing the requirements of approved QCP and ITP inspection intervention points and reports are maintained.

• Assess contractor’s quality control procedure implementation and recommend for further improvement.

• Escalate process failure and work deficiencies as NCR and follow up to close out.

• Confirm that contractor procured materials is traceable and properly stacked and preserved.

• Ensure that inspection and measuring equipments and instruments are properly calibrated and maintained.

• Supervise company plant inspector/NDT inspectors and Mechanical inspectors to carry out integrity inspection of the facility during brown field PM project, which includes UT thickness inspection of piping, vessels & tanks as per API 570/ 510 and 653 requirements. Including QA/QC supervision and NDT inspection (UT, MPI, DPI) of new fabrication and installation.

• TA / PM project scope identification along with Facility Engineer and plan the inspection activities and arrange resources and materials for inspectors.

• Assures proper implementation of Integrity Management System and its main methodologies and techniques, such as Risk Based Inspection (RBI), Fitness for Service (FFS), as well as advanced NDT inspection techniques in order to maintain high standards of mechanical integrity and safety in the plants.

• Remove and install new test and production separator and associate piping system (FFS)

• Review inspection findings/carry out Inspection of storage tank and repair recommendation, follow up & hydro test.

• Act as client representative, whenever required, and check and verify contractor resources and sign contractor daily and weekly construction report for brown field PM projects.

• Internal audit and follow up raised NCR/CAR and closed out.

Achievement:- Developed ESD based inspection plan for plant equipment and piping based on API 510/570 requirements.

Dates: Feb – May 2013 Duration: 4 months
Company: SAMREF (Saudi Aramco Refinery) Business Activity: Inspection of Plant Equipment, Piping
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted for Shut Down Project Job Location (city/country): Saudi Arabia/ Yambu
Job Title: Plant API Inspector
Reporting to: Facility Supt/Senior Inspection Engineer

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Turn Around Maintenance Shut down Project (Short Term)

• Carry out inspection of various equipments during shut down phase includes T & S Exchangers, Surfer Converter reactors, Burners, Muffle Furnace, Incinerators, Vessels, PSVs, Heaters, Boiler, Piping and Structural.

• Monitor UT thickness reading by NDT technician, Boroscope and Hardness Test.

• Witness and review the results of advanced NDT method IRIS and RFET inspection.

• Carry out boiler inspection and witness /Review MPI inspection and UT inspection reports.

Dates: Nov – Dec 2012 Duration: 2 months
Company: BPCL Kochin Refinery Business Activity: Inspection of FCC unit (Reactors, Regenerator, Orifice Chamber & piping)
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Kochin, India
Job Title: Plant Inspection Engineer (API)
Reporting to: Inspection Manager

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Kochin BPCL Refinery Turn Around Maintenance Shut Down

• Carry out internal and external inspection of Reactor, Regenerator, Orifice Chamber, T & S Exchangers, Vessels and associate piping including equipment refractory lining.

• Witness advanced NDT method such as IRIS, RFET and traditional UT inspection.

Dates: April – May 2012 Duration: 2 months
Company: ADGAS Abudhabi Business Activity: Turn Around Maintenance Project
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Abudhabi, Das Island
Job Title: Plant Inspection Engineer (API)
Reporting to: Inspection Manager

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Train 2 and Boilers 3 & 4 Turn around Shutdown project

• Turnaround maintenance shutdown job responsibilities included Modification of existing piping and equipment (14 numbers) replacement and associated FFS piping works, inspection of pressure vessels and T & S Exchangers.

Dates: Nov – Mar 2012 Duration: 3 months
Company: Black Cat Engineering Qatar Business Activity: Turn Around Maintenance
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Qatar – Dhukhan – Arab D3
Job Title: Shut Down QA/QC coordinator
Reporting to: QA/QC Manager

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Arab D3 Gas Recycling Plant Shut Down (Qatar Petroleum)

• Responsibilities include: coordination, inspection and supervision of the inspection activities such as Inspection of around 300 Equipments such as Vessels, Columns, Heat Exchangers, Fin Fan cooler, Hot oil fired Heaters, Hot Oil Furnace, Cold Flare Stack, Burn Pit Flare Tips, Acid Gas Flare, Amine Flash Drums KO, Drums, Tanks, Filters and around 1000 Valves Inspection and replace, Piping section replacements, etc. Also witness box up of equipment and commissioning. Also coordinate with advanced NDT inspection method, UT (IRIS) and RFET.

Dates: Nov – Dec 2011 Duration: 2 months
Company: Maruthi Engineering Corporation Business Activity: QMS Implementation (Short Term)
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Mumbai/India
Job Title: QA Manager
Reporting to: General Manager

Tasks & Achievements: Project: LPG Suction and Discharge Project

• Responsible to plan and arrange available manpower and equipments to meet the project Quality and schedule. Engineering inputs for site resolution and also provide required resources as per the requirements. Co-ordinate and team build-up with site engineering, safety and quality personnel resources and promote Quality and safety at site.

Achievement: Successfully implemented QMS for ISO certification

Dates: 2008 – 2011 Duration: 3 years
Company: ExxonMobil Nigeria Business Activity: Offshore Installation QA/QC
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Port Harcourt/Nigeria
Job Title: Quality Lead Offshore Installation
Reporting to: Project Quality Manager (PQM)

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Offshore Program

• Supervise and co-ordinate more than 16 multi-discipline QA/QC team (Mechanical/Piping/ Coating /E & I) and 6 barge based projects as well as other platform based brown field retrofit and green field projects.

• Monitor and implement the Procurement and Construction Surveillance Program and plan the verification/surveillance schedule/ frequency and proper guidance to contractor/ vendor.

• Review of contractor/ vendor’s quality deliverable and endorsement.

• Evaluate and monitor implementation of contractor’s site QMS by scheduled assessment checks and internal audits on each site. Schedule, plan and coordinate inspection activities on each site and monitor the trends.

• Ensure establishment and proper implementation of adequate control processes within the site Project Team (PT), as stipulated in the Project Plan and the Project Quality Plan.

• Evaluate quality trends and alert serious system & process failure to responsible management and reporting items of non-conformance to site management and PQM accordingly escalate, monitor, follow up and close out of NCR.

• Conduct periodic Quality Walks on each site, such as Heavy Structural; E & I; Mechanical Installation; Piping; Painting; and Preservation Quality Walk etc., along with site construction management and contractor management.

• Coordinating with Commissioning Team and project engineer and review of punch list status and follow up to close out during system start up process.

• Audit implementation of contractor’s quality program on site by review contractor’s site quality audit schedule, monitor contractor’s site audit program, and witness/observe some selected site audits.

• Supervise inspection of existing offshore platform facility, piping and equipment and review the deterioration mechanism and recommend mitigation/repair activities.

Dates: 2001-2008 Duration: 7 years
Company: ExxonMobil Nigeria Business Activity: Onshore/Offshore QA/QC
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Eket/Port Harcourt/Nigeria
Job Title: Lead QC Inspector- (Multi-Discipline -Welding/NDT/Tank/Coating/ Commissioning)
Reporting to: Quality Lead

Tasks & Achievements: Projects Handled:

Slot Add; Gas Lift; Pig Facility Upgrade; Slot Optimization; Pipeline Repair & Replacement; Riser Repair; Platform Restoration & Maintenance; Flow Line Replacement; OSO Turbine LPA replacement & Flare Segregation; Process piping upgrade; Deck Extension; Riser Guard and Boat Landing Deck Revamp; Platform Life Extension Revamp Projects; Shut Down Projects (Unit and full Facility Shutdown); SPM overhaul; Onshore Projects such as Tank Maintenance, construction and Repair; & Firewater line fabrication, installation and commissioning at Eket onshore base etceteras

• Ensured that Quality is built in the product by carrying out adequate surveillance during material selection, fabrication, installation and commissioning of process piping, flow line replacement, gas lift, revamp projects and deck extension projects etc.

• Lead all QC Inspection activities during shop fabrication, offshore installation & hook up and provided early warning of potential quality problems to construction management and Quality Lead.

• Implemented the quality control intervention points on the ITP and additional surveillance verification based on previous surveillance trend and criticality of the system.

• Ensure that fabrication and construction is compliance with approved project procedures by performing Surveillance Verification check as per ITP requirement and completion of Commissioning check sheet.

• Reporting items of non-conformance to concerned site management and Quality Lead as required and follow up and close out of NCR, and also provide early warning of potential quality problems to construction management.

• Riser survey and recommend for repair, Riser repair & section replacement, Riser Splash Zone Coating & holiday test and commissioning. (Brown field project)

• Witness and monitor all NDT, Nitrogen Purging, Flushing, tie-in/Hook up, Installation of Risers and riser guard during section replacement, and verification of flange alignment and tightness during piping/ pipeline installation. (Brown field)

• Witness and monitor all coating activities at offshore including Holiday test with splash zone coating system.

• Review of test packs, punch lists, and witnessing static/ dynamic commissioning system leak test.

• Floating Roof Tank, Process piping and fire water piping fabrication, installation and commissioning at onshore base.

Dates: 2000 – 2001 Duration: 1 year 6 months
Company: Spark Consulting & Marine Engineers Business Activity: Third Party Inspection
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Staff Job Location (city/country): Various Location In India
Job Title: Senior Inspection Engineer
Reporting to: Inspection Manager

Tasks & Achievements: Project: 250 MW Liquid Lignite Plant Naively, 25 MW Co-gen plant Godavary.

• Responsible for expedite along with inspection of all engineering products such as forging & casting materials, pipes, tubes, cooling tower plant parts, control panels, valves etc.

• Boiler related materials (boiler drum, bench, flexible connectors etc); Valves; Plates; ERW Tubes

• Pipes and fabricated structural components manufactured by different contractors etc.

Dates: 1999 – 2000 Duration: 1 year
Company: Stork Engineers & Contractors Business Activity: EPC Construction – Oil & Gas
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Contracted Job Location (city/country): Haldia/India
Job Title: Field Engineer
Reporting to: Site Engineer

Tasks & Achievements: Project: DHDS Project at IOCL Haldia Refinery

• Responsibilities including engineering issue resolution at site up on issue raised;

• Co-ordination with Quality department and resolution/ follow up with client for all raised site/ Technical Query and deviation request.

• Red line mark as well as as-built drawing preparation; final commissioning loop test and system handover to client.

Dates: 1996 – 1999 Duration: 3 years
Company: Petron Engineering Construction Ltd. Business Activity: EPC Construction – Oil & Gas
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Staff Job Location (city/country): Haldia/India
Job Title: QA/QC Engineer
Reporting to: Site Engineer

Tasks & Achievements: Project: LLDPE Haldia Petro Chemical Plant Construction

• Responsible for ensuring to complete the project within schedule and cost and also implement client and company quality expectation and requirements on site by carry out proper surveillance activity (ITP driven).

Dates: 1992 – 1996 Duration: 4 years
Company: Newton Engineering Business Activity: EPC Construction – Oil & Gas
Status:(Staff or Contracted) Staff Job Location (city/country): Essar/India
Job Title: QA/QC Engineer
Reporting to: Site Construction Supt

Tasks & Achievements: Project: Essar Petrochemical and IOCL Baroni (Oil & Gas projects)

• Responsible for all QA/QC Inspection activities such as materials, welding and coating inspection during fabrication and installation/ erection process.