Here, K.Padmanabhan from Chennai, India as applicant for NDT / Welding Inspector (CSWIP - 3.1) in your Esteemed Concern. I am having total of ten years experience in the field of Welding / NDT Inspection which included Oil & Gas, Refinery & Petrochemical Industries and served in Qatar & UAE.
Herewith, I am submitting my Updated CV for your knowledge and requesting you to consider my application if my skills & experience does match towards this opportunity.
Degree in Bachelors of Commerce
Welding Inspection – CSWIP 3.1 (Certificate No:40042)
NDT Inspection – ASNT Level II in RT,UT,MT & PT
Computer – Diploma in Advanced Software Technology
As Engineering Inspection Personnel, dedicated to national and international projects involving for mechanical construction, piping & structural fabrication in Oil and Gas, Refinery & Petro Chemical Sectors.
Total of having exposure in both Welding / NDT Inspection by profession with 10 (Ten) years of experience as CSWIP – 3.1 & ASNT NDT Level-2 Certified Personnel
VEESONS ENGERY SYTEMS LTD, TRICHY, INDIA
Period : February 2011 to November 2013
Position : QC- NDT/ Welding Inspector
Material Checking weld joint preparation, fit up, alignment & dimensional inspection as per drawings
Reviewing approved welding procedure specification
Checking joint fit-up & Monitoring and ensuring that the appropriate consumables being distributed to welders in order to make a sound weld.
Reviewing filler wires and electrodes of welding procedure specification.
Review and Acceptance of Material Receiving inspection for Plates/Pipes, Fittings.
Qualification and performance monitoring of welding personnel.
Inspection Welding, Pre-heat and Post Weld Heat Treatment of weld.
Monitoring all types of process documentation required for fabrication
Development and implementation of inspection checklist and report/format.
Co-ordination of all destructive and Non-destructive testing at various sites for different clients.
Conducting/Witnessing PMI tests, prior to issue materials for construction.
Updating the weld map drawings on daily basis
Monitoring of various welding process like GTAW, SMAW, FCAW (auto & semi auto) & SAW
Maintaining the record such as WPS, PQR, inspection data’s, NCR Analysis
INSPECTA INTERNATIONAL, ABUDHABI
Period : November 2005 to June 2010
Position : NDT/Welding Inspector
Employed with M/S Inspecta International Inspection Company as NDT/Welding Inspector and contracted to M/S ADMA OPCO, the subsidiary of ADNOC.Assigned for both System Based Integrity Management & Facility Integrity Project for their plant maintenance, well head maintenance campaign & execution projects as NDT/Welding Inspector at Umm Shaif & Zakum West Super Complex and Das Island. Involved for hook-up and maintenance project in Barge AL-Hyleh and NDC Drilling Rigs .Responsibilities include Co- ordination of NDT/Welding activities with Site Integrity team and reviewing the reports, inspection of incoming materials. Involved in the major and small shutdowns. Maintaining the quality document in plant area. Handling of complete Documentation work & Record keeping
Major Client :ADMA – OPCO, Offshore Platform/ Oil & Gas and Utilities
Welding Inspection Responsibilities
Witness of material inspection, Leveling, Plumpness, Peaking Banding, roundness for Tank as per Code& Company requirements
Note the Corrosions/Paintings, pitting, welding defect etc
Maintaining of latest project specification, ITP’s, procedures and drawings
Monitoring Welding activities as per WPS
Review of approved WPS and PQR
Witness of welder qualification test (WQT) and procedure qualification tests
Review of received filler and consumable Test Certificate (TC)
Monitoring of consumable storage, handling, packing and drying temperature as per project approved procedure.
Monitoring of Pre heat, Inter pass temperature and inter pass cleaning as per WPS.
Visual inspection of welded joint profile, surface finish and defects
Preparation of joints for NDE as per required Inspection Class
Visual inspection of completed welds in the pipe spool and related documentation
Monitoring PWHT, Hardness checking, PMI checking of pipe spools
ISO/Mechanical clearance of fabricated pipe spools, erected spools and structural.
Witnessing MPT, DPT, PMI (positive material inspection)
Test Pack review and documentation
Verification of weld repair work
Witnessing for hydro test
Coordinated and communicated with fabrication supervisor, fitters, welders and inspection personnel
Familiar with Welding processes as GTAW, SMAW, FCAW, and SAW
NDT / Inspection for both Plant & well head towers – for in service process piping systems for both oil & gas and utilities
Responsible for NDT activities such Ultrasonic inspection, Radiography (piping),
Magnetic particle testing, Dye Penetrant inspection of butt weld piping systems, supports, Weldolets, small bore fittings, hookup jobs in well head maintenance campaign
Visual inspection of piping systems, supports, vessels & valves etc
Ultrasonic corrosion monitoring for in-service piping systems & corrosion mapping
Ultrasonic thickness gauging of vessels – scrubbers, contactors, tanks
Familiar with plant & Wellhead platform isometric drawings
Exposure in computerized report writing by using MS-Office – Word, Excel & Power Point
Reporting to the Senior NDT / Welding Inspectors & Site Inspection Engineers
Complying with permit to work systems (PTW) by ADMA – OPCO
PEMCO INSPECTION COMPANY, DOHA, QATAR
Period : August 2004 to November 2005
Position: NDT Inspector (Offshore / Onshore)
Major Client : Qatar Gas & Petroleum Company / Platforms PS 1, PS 2, PS 3 & Jacket in PS 1
Planning & conducting Radiographic Test on pressure lines, interpretation, and evaluation and reporting for fitness
Visual inspection & UT Thickness Survey and Corrosion Survey of following equipments:
HP & LP Separators, Stripper Column Lines,LNG Manifold, Heat Exchanger, Storage Tanks ,Process & pressure piping, pipelines, and as built drawings, Pipeline Support Survey
Ultrasonic Inspection on Weld joints & Pressure Vessels
Reviewing procedures, studying the drawing and proceedings NDT as scheduled
Coordination with Inspection Engineers for execution of inspection & NDT methods in accordance with the client’s requirements
Onshore Project & Clients:
Qatar Petroleum, Doha Petroleum Construction Company, Qatar Electricity & Water Corporation,
Danem Engineering Works, Natural Oil Gas Distribution Company, Qatar Petrochemical & Company, Qatar Fertilizer & Company, Natural Gas Limited 1, 2, 3 (Gas Plant)
Carrying out NDT, Pipeline Inspection, and corrosion survey, Maintenance Inspection as appropriate and as Instructed by the Site Inspection Engineer. Reviewing isometric drawing
Responsible for NDT, Visual Inspection, Thickness Survey, Hardness testing, Dye Penetrant Inspection & Magnetic Particle Inspection on pipelines, Reactors, Pressure Vessel, Storage Tanks, Spheres, Regenerator & other process equipments
Ultrasonic weld examinations on piping, plates & nozzles
Radiography Testing of Piping joints, Pressure Vessels, Storage tanks and heavy structure
NODCO Shutdown Projects at their various units like :
Naphtha Hydro Treater,Kerosene Hydro Treater,Oil Desulphurisation, Crude Oil Distillation Boiler
EVERGREEN NDT ENGINEERS, TRICHY, INDIA
Period : April 1999 to July 2004
Position: Multi NDT Technician
Major Client: Bharath Heavy Electricals Ltd & Ancillary Units, Thiruchirappalli ,India
Ultrasonic examination of welding & raw material of pressure vessel & structural steel (Approved personnel to Carryout UT of BHEL offloaded components)
Review of customers contractual requirements / specifications
Preparation & implementation of test procedures / work instruction
Co- ordination with thirty party inspectors / customers
Calibration of the UT flaw detector, Thickness gauges, Radiation survey meters and Dosimeter
Radiography inspection of Economizer coils header joints boiler & pressure vessels pipe line stream
generators & heat exchangers
Magnetic particle inspection of plates, welds & castings
Liquid penetrant inspection of welded joints
Radiography film interpretation
Ultrasonic Inspection of :
Raw materials Plates – Lamination Test
Heavy steel / alloy castings
Heavy steel forging, bearings
Conducted UT/MT/PT on hydro power station runner, diesel generator set components
Piping & Construction Radiography
Operating Gamma ray and X-ray radiographic sources (including pipeline crawlers), radiographic film processing and interpretation of radiographs for weld and corrosion examinations.
Normal and Shear wave ultrasonic inspections for the purpose of thickness gauging, corrosion surveys and weld examinations. Equipment calibration.
Performing Magnetic Particle inspections using permanent / A.C. magnetic yokes with visible / fluorescent magnetic particles and interpretation of indications
Performing Dye Penetrate inspections using solvent removable visible/ fluorescent dyes and interpretation of results for acceptance / rejection.
Performing post-weld heat treatment (PWHT) in piping fabrication using induction coil heating
NDT Instruments Proficiency
GAMMA RAY : ROLI, TECH/OPS, SPEC 2T
X-RAY : BALTEU, TECHNOTEST
KRAUTKRAMMER : USK 7, USK 7B, USK 7D, USN 52
USM 35& USM25, SONATEST SITESCAN
Knowledge of Codes & Standards
ASME Section V Articles 2, 4, 6 & 7
ASME/ANSI B31.3 NDT Acceptance Criteria
ASME Section IX
ASME Section VIII NDT Acceptance Criteria
API 1104 NDT Procedures & Acceptance Criteria
Safety Training Received
Offshore Safety Training
Sea Survival & Helicopter Underwater Escape Training
Permit to Work System
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