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Serial No: 5257

List top 5 skills: inspection, inspector, mechanical, QAQC
Current location: 

Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia - View on map

SABIC-IBN ZAHR

Designation:   Plant Inspector

              Employment Type:   Permanent Contract

              Duration:   February 2013 to Present

  • Inspection of equipments in the plant
  • Reviewing inspection plan for the asset
  • Optimizing inspection activities based on risk analysis
  • Prioritizing inspection of high probability and high consequence (i.e. high risk) asset than to those with lower consequences or risks
  • Witnessing NDT activities like DPT, UT, R.T, RFET, IRIS, etc and reviewing of RT Films whenever films come up for review after the test
  • Inspecting incoming materials of applications
  • Conducting PMI of materials
  • Updating Meridium Inspection Software
  • Reviewing Smart Plant Documents
  • Attending assigned plant static equipment issues
  • Reviewing of ITP, welding Procedure Specification (WPS) & Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) and Witness of Welder Qualification Test (WQT) according to ASME Sec IX
  • Monitoring welder performance and welding activities
  • Ensuring activities are carried out according to QAP
  • Ensuring proper application of welding and repair jobs
  • Verification of Welding Report
  • Final Visual inspection & Painting DFT Checking as per specified standards
  • Issuing NCR to the contractor/foreman/supervisors if any found during inspections.
  • Inspection post Hydro jetting cleanings, RFET, Shell/Tube Tests of exchangers
  • Reviewing and signing final documentation like Box up Certificates
  Tata Consulting Engineers(TCE)


             Designation:   Inspection Engineer (PMC)

             Employment Type:   Contract

             Duration:   September 2012 to February 2013
  • Prioritizing and planning inspection of equipments in the plant
  • According developing a prioritized inspection plan for the asset
  • Assisting the client company to select cost effective and appropriate maintenance and inspection tasks and techniques
  • Suggesting the type and frequency of inspection for the asset
  • Optimizing inspection activities based on risk analysis
  • Employing RBI to ensure a proactive maintenance regime than a reactive maintenance regime
  • Giving priority of inspection of high probability and high consequence (i.e. high risk) asset than to those with lower consequences or risks
  • Helping in reducing unplanned outages and repair costs
  • Helping in lowering the risk profile of an asset’s equipment
  • Suggesting NDT activities like DPT, UT, R.T, RFET, IRIS, etc and reviewing of RT Films whenever films come up for review after the test
  • Ensuring the repair activities are taken up using the relevant procedure issued by TCE remedial suggestion team
  • Inspecting Materials, their Identification as per applicable codes & checking their Dimensions
  • Identification of Pipes& MS Plates as per requirements on site
  • Reviewing of Quality Assurance Plan(QAP),welding Procedure Specification (WPS) & Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) and Witness of Welder Qualification Test (WQT) according to ASME Sec IX
  • Monitoring welder performance and welding activities to ensure work is being carried out in accordance with the approved welding procedure.
  • Ensuring activities are carried out according to QAP
  • Checking of welding materials (Electrodes classification, Filler Wire) and baking of Low Hydrogen Electrodes (Basic electrodes).
  • Verification of Welding Report
  • Suggesting application of proper painting techniques
  • Final Visual inspection & Painting DFT Checking as per specified standards
  • Bring the non conformities to the notice of the contractor/Client if found during inspection.
  • Review final documentation and prepare inspection case sheet of TCE  
Lindinger Inspections Pvt. Ltd (TPI).            

             Designation:   Inspection Engineer

             Employment Type:   Freelance/Retainer ship

             Duration:   May 2010 to Present
  • Witness of Material Identification, Final Dimensional check and 100% UT for Claded Plates.
  • Material Identification of Pipes& MS Plates and Final Visual inspection & DFT check
  • Review of Quality Assurance Plan(QAP),welding Procedure Specification (WPS) & Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) and Witness of Welder Qualification Test (WQT) according to ASME Sec IX and reviewing RT Films
  • Monitor welder performance and welding activities to ensure work is being carried out in accordance with the approved welding procedure.
  • Witness of Pipe welding activities according to QAP
  • Checking of welding materials (Electrodes classification, Filler Wire) and baking of Low Hydrogen Electrodes (Basic electrodes).
  • Verification of Welding Report
  • Ensure the repair activities are taken up using the relevant procedure
  • Inspection of NDT activities like DPT,UT,RT Films
  • Issue NCRs if any violation found during inspection.
  •  Prepare final documentation and inspection case sheet.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd(HPCL).            

             Designation :   Inspection Engineer

             Employment Type :   Shut Down Contract

             Duration:   June 2012 to August 2012
  • Witness of Material Identification, Final Dimensional check and 100% UT for Plates Pipes
  • Review UT results conducted on existing plates/Pipes & confirm the acceptance
  • Inspections of Heat exchanger’s, shell & tube bundles
  • Witnessing RFET(Eddy Test),IRIS for tubes of heat exchangers
  • Advising according to the situation whether retubing is required as per consultations with Seniors &other department
  • Witnessing Shell Test & Tube Tests
  • Checking the gaskets, test jigs, blinds & plugging of defective tubes
  • Inspection of replacement of Reactors, Regenerators, Air Pre Heaters(APH) like replacement of Riser Pipe, Hex-mesh inside the Risers, Resco Refractory, plenum chambers cleaning/replacement, nelson studs fixing,          J bends, Cyclones replacement, spent catalyst over over head well(SCOW) ,platforms replacement, orifice pipe replacement, stripper trays, etc
  • Inspections of Air Fin Coolers, Boilers, Columns.
  • Advising relevant replacements if found not acceptable.
  • Checking the dimensions, fit ups & issuing welding clearance for the same
  • Review of Quality Assurance Plan(QAP),welding Procedure Specification (WPS) & Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) and Witness of Welder Qualification Test (WQT) according to ASME Sec IX and reviewing RT Films
  • Checking of welding materials (Electrodes classification, Filler Wire) and baking of Low Hydrogen Electrodes (Basic electrodes).
  • Monitor welder performance and welding activities to ensure work is being carried out in accordance with the approved welding procedure.
  • Witness of Pipe welding activities according to QAP
  • Doing Weld Visual Inspections after welding & release for D.PT/R.T
  • Witnessing PWHT of spools as per code requirements
  • Witnessing Hydro Tests of pipe loops, checking the blinds, new replacements & vent& drain guages
  • Follow up the repair activities using the procedure
  • Inspection of NDT activities like DPT,UT,RT Films
  • Issue NCRs if any violation found during inspection.
  • Prepare final documentation and inspection case sheet.      
Ion Exchange Engineering India Ltd.


Designation:   Inspection/Expediting Engineer

Employment Type:    Permanent-Location: Vizag

Project:   Pressure Vessels

Duration:   December 2011 to June 2012
  • Ensuring Quality& Timely completion of Vessels.
  • Witness of Plate UT/MPT for shell plate, flanges & Dishends
  • Checking the profile of ASTM516 Gr70 & IS2062 plates after rolling and bending as per approved drawings
  • Checking the bevel angles of plate edges
  • Witness test for WPS/WPQ as per QAP
  • Dimensional check for crown plate & petals after forming & before taking to further fabrication
  • Witness DP test on all butt weld joints
  • Dimensional check of spherical vessel in two half before SR
  • Witness Stress Relieving of spherical vessel in two halves
  • Dimensional check of SS bottom strainer plate
  • Review of RT films
  • Dimensional check up of spherical vessel after complete fabrication.
  • Witness Hydro test of complete vessel
  • Review of all documents as per QAP as per ASME Sec ll,V,Vlll,lX
  • Appraise sub contractor of non conformities/deadline for completion of Vessels
Cairn Energy India Ltd.


Designation:  QA/QC Inspection Engineer

Employment Type:  Contract (3 months)

Project: Onshore Oil & Gas Exploration and Pressure  Vessels & Pipelines Onshore

Duration: September 2011 to December 2011

  • Surveillance inspection of daily field activities and bringing all critical issues, if any, to the notice of appropriate authority.
  • Doing joint walk around with construction quality before piping hydro testing and inspection of supports, valve directions, insulation, painting, corrosion coupon access fittings etc at appropriate times.
  • Performing line verification with P&ID, Isometrics before piping hydro testing.
  • Inspection of equipments (Internal & External) and pumps as per specifications and standards.
  • Verification of Construction punch list status before mechanical clearance certification.
  • Reviewing Technical Queries and review for acceptance
  • Reviewing of PSV & PRV calibration certificates
  • Verification of As-built drawings on field and its approval.
  • Giving final clearance for accepting insulation works, painting and corrosion coupon access fittings.
  • Taking of Dossiers on behalf of operation’s team and also radiographic films and all other documents from construction QA/QC Engineer.
  • Monitoring & close out of all non conformities observed during various construction stages / at site work.
  • Follow up of all project and inspection related activities to ensure that same being completed in time
  • Review of all Inspection reports for work done at site
  • Evaluation of Vendors and categorizing the Vendors based on their Quality performance
  • Providing day to day QA/QC inputs to all team members in operations 
East India Petroleum Ltd.            


Designation : QA/QC Engineer (Client)

Employment Type: Permanent

Project:  Storage Tanks, Pipelines

Duration :  September 2010 to September 2011


Shop Fabrication:
  • Witnessing UT for checking the thickness of plates for fabrication
  • Monitoring the cutting of the MS plates as per dimensions given in the approved drawing
  • Checking the bevel angles of plate edges
  • Checking the profile of MS plates after rolling and bending as per approved drawings
  • Monitoring the cutting of Flanges & Blind Flanges for Manholes and Gauge vents
  • Monitoring the cutting of Pipes spools and joining them to Tees/Reducers/Elbows according to the approved drawings.
  • Checking the Quality of Welds using TIG/SMAW, ensuring proper current ,pre heat temperature, inter pass temperature, job executed by qualified welders.
  • Checking for any weld defects like undercuts, porosity, lack of side wall fusion, slag inclusion arc strikes, mechanical damage, etc and ensure their repair.
  • Witnessing DPT on butt welds& R.F pads as per QAP
  • Request 10 %Radiographic Test for completed spools& review the films
  • Ensuring proper handling and storage of pre fabricated and fabricated plates 
Site Fabrication/Erection:
  • Surveillance and Monitoring of Fit-up, Long Seam and Circ Seam welding of Shells for Tanks &Pressure Vessels
  • Surveillance and Monitoring for Fit-up, Welding and back chipping of Nozzles with reinforcement pads to Shells for Tanks& Pressure Vessels as per the Orientation and  drawings.
  • Surveillance and Monitoring for Fit-up of Pipe to Flange, Internal & External arrangements as per the drawings of pipelines for Tanks.
  • Witness of Performance test (Seat leak & Hydro test and the Vacuum test)
  • Witnessing of Hydro Test and review of documents like RT, DPT reports, WPS, PQR & WPQT (Contractor VS-Engineers).
  • Witnessing of Tensile, Bend, Hardness and Chemical tests as for Inter Granular Structure checking of the Plate in case if test certificates not available.
  • Checking the Orientation of Inlet/Outlet Pipes, Manholes on Shell and Roof, Bottom Drains and Recirculation Nozzle, Breather Valves, Radar Gauges, Automatic Float Gauge, etc.
  • Surveillance and Monitoring for Fit-up of Floating roof for Tanks
  • Surveillance and Monitoring for Fit-up of Sprinkler systems for Tanks including water jet nozzles, splash plates, etc
  • Witnessing the UT/D.P.T on weld joints as specified in QAP
  • Monitoring the Laying out of Fire water lines and Foam Lines
  • Checking the quality of painting
  • Maintaining the proper sequence of paint application i.e. Primer,MIO,Hi=build
  • Collaborating with 3rd Party Inspectiors(Beaureau Veritas) for maintaining the Universal Standards 
Visakhapatnam Port Trust- East India Petroleum Project LPG Blender Offshore


Project:

  • Witnessing Pneumatic test for Packaged Natural Gas Metering Skids 10 No’s and Carrying out Mechanical and Instrumentation tests as per approved procedure
  • Witnessed stage Hydro & Pneumatic inspection tests for Pipe spools of the Oil Metering Skids of Rating 300# & 150#.
  • Witnessing of stage Hydro test of Valves for Gas Metering Skids.
  • Document review for all the components like Ball Valves, Globe Valves, PCV, Pipe fittings, Pressure & Temperature gauges, Pressure & Temperature Transmitters of Gas Metering Skids.
  • Witnessing the functionality and connectivity of the flow computers installed in the Gas Metering Skid as per the approved procedure
  • Witnessing NDT/DPT on the relevant R.F pads and butt welds
Kalathil Brothers Company Pvt. Ltd.                                              

Designation: QC Supervisor -Projects (2007-2008)

QA/QC Engineer-Projects (2008-2010)

Client: RINL

Employment Type: Permanent

Duration: June 2007 to May 2010.

  • Witnessed seat leak & Hydro test for Ball, Globe and Gate of different sizes 8” to 24” for class 300#, 600# & 900# both manual & motor operated.
  • Inspection of pipe spools during fabrication i.e. fit-up, welding, dimensional check.
  • Witness/Review of Procedure Qualification Record (PQR), Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) & Welder Qualification Test (WQT) as per ASME Sec IX.
  • Review of Radiographic films of Pipe spools.
  • Surveillance and monitoring of piping fabrication and erection activities/structures for platforms BW-26/33, BW-12/15 & BW-46/51.
  • Witnessed Pressure vessel inspection i.e. fit-up, Circ Seam welding of Shells and Dish ends.
  • Layout Inspection.
  • Review of documents, Spool drawing, LHS and fabrication procedures.
  • Witness of NDT inspections (UT, PT, RT & MPT) as per ASME Sec V.
  • Hydro testing, Pneumatic testing of pipe spools after fabrication and erection.
  • Witnessed hydro test of Pipes & Fittings at 10 bars at specified holding time for different sizes and class.
  • Line checking and punching during the test pack clearance, Control final documentation (Test pack) and maintain records.
  • Issue NCRs for violation found during inspection or any defects found during Nondestructive Testing
  • Issue of Release note to the Pipe spools once all the Inspection activities completed as per ITP and found satisfactory. 
SANS Inspection Technologies           

Designation:    Project –NDT Supervisor

Employment Type:    Trainee                                     

Duration:    December 2006 to April 2007.
  • Overall NDT inspection activities prior, before, during and after the welding.
  • Carry out stage wise inspection in according with approval QAP, and relevant client specifications and applicable standards.
  • Raw material inspection like thickness UT,MPI,etc. Inward material inspections, receipt and review of test certificates.
  • To carry out various quality checks as per the approved quality assurance plan.
  • Conducting Welder Qualification Test (WQT) according to ASME Sec IX.
  • Control of welding material Electrode, Filler Wire, flux and baking of Low Hydrogen Electrode.
  • Conducting and Interpretation of Dye-Penetrant Test and Magnetic Particle Test according to ASME SEC-V.
  • Radiographic film interpretation and evaluation in compliance With relevant codes and API 1104.
  • Conducting Hydro test of pipes of different sizes and class.
  • Ensure all NDT is done before the box up
  • Issue of Material Clearance for the box up of the equipment by successfully.
  • Control and prepare final documentation and maintain records.

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Arabic, english, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu

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