CV, Middle East based QA or QC Engineer targeting Global Opportunities

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 6326
(22/07/1977, male)
Skills keywords: expediter, QAQC, sourcing suppliers/vendors
Short Bio:

More than Thirteen (13) years professional experience in the field of QA/QC, inspection, Audits for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning works for Oil & Gas both Onshore and Offshore Projects. Involved with the different phases of the project such as Contract review stage, Technical Bid evaluation, Post Order activities during procurement phase including Review/approval of vendor documents such as QCP/ ITP’s, WPS & PQR & MRB & Dossiers. Managing and Coordinating Inspection and Surveillance activities associated with Manufacturing, Fabrication, Assembly and Testing. Site support during Construction & Commissioning. Familiar with Codes and Standards API/ PED/ ASME/ AWS/ BS/ ISO EN/ NDT & client specifications such as Shell, Total(GS), Saudi Aramco, KOC etc.

Current location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - View on map
Spoken languages: English Hindi
Location I am interested in working: Bahrain, china, India, Indonesia, kuwait, nigeria, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates


BE Mechanical Eng (1995-1999) from Karnataka University, India.

Professional Affiliation: AWS-CWI (Certificate No. 12071821- Valid upto July 2015).

ASNT NDT Level – II in RT (Certificate No. TE/RT-II/06/3,Valid upto February 2015).

ASNT NDT Level – II in MT (Certificate No. KQS/MT/015,Valid upto February 2014).

ASNT NDT Level – II in PT (Certificate No. KQS/MT/017, Valid upto February 2014).

Attended the ISO 9001:2000 Internal Auditor Training organized by Insight Quality services (Certificate No. IQS/CA/IA/1030A , Issued in April 2007).

Attended the Lloyds Register EMEA Seminar on PRESSURE EQUIPMENT DIRECTIVE (PED) 97/23/EC & Undergone training on CE Marking/PED conducted by BV UK for Laggan Tormore project requirement for H1 Module covering Material, Manufacturing, Design & Inspection.

API Preparatory Course for API 510— Pressure Vessel Inspection conducted by ICP, Chennai, India (2009).

Work Experience:

Petrofac International Ltd. Senior QA/QC Engineer /Inspection Engineer

1. Rabigh II Petrochemicals Project (500 million USD). Client: Saudi Aramco/Sumitomo Corporation Ltd (July 2012 to till date).

2. To develop the Laggan & Tormore gas fields of the Shetland Gas Plant.(500 million pounds);Client: TOTAL E&P UK Ltd (Nov.2010 to July 2012).

3. Kauther Depletion Compression (KDC) Project, Oman (500 million USD); Client : Petroleum Development Oman LLC, Oman

4. Insalah gas Project, Algeria (1.2 Billion USD) Client: Sonatrach, BP & Statoil.

5. Majnoon Field, Southern Iraq Project(250 million USD) Client: Shell Iraq Petroleum Development B.V

6. Effluent Water Injection Phase1 & Sea water Injection Phase 2 Client: Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). (240 million USD).

Responsibilities / Duties:

• Responsible for the effective implementation of the Project Quality Management System from the commencement of detailed engineering to project completion.

• Supporting developing the project quality plan for the detailed design procurement and construction phases of the project; develop the internal and external audit program.

• Perform internal audits of the project quality system to ensure effective implementation of the QMS/QP and perform audits on the integrity and robustness of the Subcontractor(s) and Supplier Quality Management Systems, Plans and Procedures.

• Maintain the project Corrective Action and Non-conformance registers and report on the effectiveness of the preventative measures taken.

• Review technical bid evaluation in with client specifications such as Shell, Total(GS), Saudi Aramco, KOC & ASME SEC II, V,VIII,IX,API 610/611/617/672 for Mechanical equipments including of Static (like Vessels, Drums etc) & Rotating Equipment (like Pumps, HP Booster compressor, Air Compressor.

• Various types of Valves (Floating, Trunnion Ball Valves, Globe & Check Valves, Dual Check Valves, Non Slam Check Valves, Butter Fly Valves). Pipes, Pipe Fittings & Flanges (CS, LTCS, CS Galvanized & SS) & other piping components including Strainers, RTR Piping, Fasteners, Gaskets as per ASME B31.3, ASME B 16.34, API 6D/6FA/594/598/609 and BS 1873/1868 for etc.

• Represent the COMPANY in Supplier Kick-off and Pre Inspection meetings and respond to any question regarding quality.

• Review and approve the vendors quality documents and technical procedures including QCP’s, ITP’s, WPS/PQR, NDE, PMI & Testing procedures as per project specifications..

• Managing & coordinating inspection and surveillance activities associated with manufacturing, fabrication, assembly and testing.

• Review of inspections reports, MTC’s Test reports & Issue final release Note for items.

• Review/approve of Project Dossiers.

• Coordinating with Site inspectors.

Sharjah, UAE

Jan 10 to Present

Germanischer Lloyd Industrial Services GmbH, India Sr. Inspection & Expediting Engineer

1. Rajasthan Northern field Development Project, India Client: Cairn Energy India Pty. Ltd. Main Contractor : Mustang & L&T India.

2. Bongkot field development phase 4A Project Client PTTEP, Main Contactor HHI, & GE Oil & Gas (GENP).

3. Phase V Booster Compressor package Client Burullus Gas Company through Siemens Turbo Machinery UK.

Responsibilities / Duties:

• High Pressure & High Capacity Pump Package (API-610 ed. 10); Resident Inspections activities at GE Oil & Gas (Nuovo Pignone) Bari, Italy. Pump inspection for stages like balancing of Impeller, rotor, hydro test of casing, performance test of pumps with motor, engine, turbine, String test, etc

• Lead inspector for 5X115 TPH/ Fired Boilers (Site Erected Boilers). Responsible for resident inspections & Coordination activities including Inspection & Testing of Boiler Pressure Parts covering High Pressure Boiler Drums, Deaerators, Blow Down Tanks , Super Heater, Evaporator, Economizer Modules, Headers, Panels & Super Heater Economizer Coils, etc. at Thermax Ltd.

• Instrument Air Compressor with Air Dryer Packages; Lead Inspector & responsible for Inspection & Coordination for Instrument Air Compressor with Air Dryer Packages at Atlas Copco & sub vendors for brought out items( Air Receiver, Kit Piping, Coolers, Motors, etc.).

• Various Types of Valves ; Inspections as per approved ITP in Virgo Engineer Ltd , Intervalve, Kirloskar Brothers, Niton Valves, Crane Process at Pune.

• Line Pipe package; Involved in resident inspections for Line Pipe package at Tenaris Dalmine Bergamo, Italy.

• Pumps Package: Stage Inspections & Final performance test witness visits as per approved ITP’s at Sulzer Pumps India, Mumbai.

• WHRU package procured from Thermax Ltd; Stage inspections & final inspections as per Approved ITP’s for Pressure parts including fin tubes & header welding & testing witness & final hydro test, PMI, Ferrite test.

• Manual & Emergency Shutdown Valve as per API 6D & API 598; Involved in resident inspections for Ball Valves at Virgo Engineer Ltd including casting vendors.

• Pressure Vessels; Stage Inspections & Final hydrostatic test witness visits as per approved ITP’s at Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd; ,

Offshore Inspection;

1) ICP-R Process Platform Project Client ONGC through AFCONS-GUNANUSA JV: Construction & Installation of ONGC ICP-R Process Platform & modification ICG platform under Brown Field in Arabian sea.

2) Neelam Heera Reconstruction Project (NHRC) through EOSSL-IOEC JV: Project scope of work involved replacing / revamping almost the entire process-related equipment & control systems at these two offshore production complexes comprising of eight platforms.

• Prepare audit plan for internal audit

• Coordinate vendor qualification/ vendor approval process

• Ensures that the vendors deliver the quality for the project as required by ONGC specification.

• Interface with the experts in Corrosion, Materials, Coating, Inspection, Welding, NDT, QA systems for all facilities involved in the project.

• Welder and procedure qualification

Jan 08 to Jan10

Thyssen Krupp Industries India Pvt. Ltd Supplier QA/QC Engineer

Responsibilities / Duties:

Jan 07 to Jan 08

• Preparation/Review of WPS, PQR, WPQ, Procedures & Quality plan as per Specifications & codes.

• Preparation of inspection Test plan & Procedure for client Specification

• Raw material & equipments Inspection, Inspection of construction materials inspection /Approval.

• To perform all types of inspection as per Inspection & Test plan (ITP) in Piping, Static Equipment & Rotary Equipment like.

• Inspection of valves, pumps, blowers, bag filters, etc.

• Vendor development for Conveyors, feeders, cement, sugar equipments.

• Pressure vessel, heat exchangers, piping inspection.

• Carrying out the inspection, Reviewing & Evaluation of NDT Reports.

• In process welding inspection including Monitoring of Pre heating, Inter Pass temperature, Post weld heat treatment & control& Storage of Welding consumables. Witnessing & reviewing of PWHT test & reports.

• Inspection of Hardness, Surface Preparation & painting.

• Co-Ordinate with Third Party inspection Agencies & Client.

Alfa Laval (India) Limited Senior Quality Engineer


• Responsible for preparation of Quality Manuals, Quality Plans, Procedures, Method Statements, Inspection & Test Plans(ITP), Daily & Weekly Reports.

• Preparation of Inspection schedule for Pressure vessels, Heat Exchangers (PHE, SHE, Shell & Tube type), Columns, Dryers, Preheaters etc., as approved ITP’s.

• Responsible for witness & review of Mechanical tests requirements such as Hardness, Macro, Tensile Strength, Impact Test etc. chemical Compositions Verification by PMI.

• Witness of pressure test & final inspection of pressure Equipments.

• Document control of quality records & inspection test reports as per quality system procedures & project requirement.

• In addition to QA/QC activities in Shop, involved in preparation of Quality manual for coded vessels.

• Coordinate with AI & TPI for witness of HOLD/WITNESS Point.

• Verification of TC of raw materials with Relevant std & Codes

• Preparation of internal quality reports & data manufacturing record at various stages of job

• Welding Inspection requirements & preparation of NDE plan.

• Checked the fabrication for fit up, dimensions against code & customer tolerances & Carried out Visual inspection for welding & after fabrication

• Evaluate and interpret the MPI,PT & RT

• Reviewed Heat treatment Charts against construction code

• Inspection of Surface Preparation & painting

July 04 to Jan 07

Consolidated Hoists Pvt Ltd, India Senior QA/QC Engineer


• Responsible for preparation of quality plan / ITP’s.

• Preparation of inspection plan for testing requirement of EOT Hoists brought items covering Rope, Hook, Motor, Gear Box Assembly & Control Panels.

• Preparation of NDT Procedures, Load Test Procedures & Painting Procedures.

• Responsible for inspection activities including Witness of related laboratory mechanical tests & reviewing of material test reports.

• Identifying the Non-Conformances, addressing in Non-Conformity Report (NCR) & resolving them with proper corrective & preventive actions.

• Preparation final dossier as per ITP.

• In addition to above activities actively involved in Witnessing field Inspection activities during crane installation at site.

Sept 02 to July 04

Poona Radiators & Oil Coolers QA/QC Engineer


• Responsible for QA/QC & Inspection activities of Radiators, Oil coolers & heat Exchanger such as Preparation of ITP’s, Leak test procedures, WPS, PQR, Conducting Welder Qualification Tests,

• Day to day inspection activities like fitments, Monitoring of Welding, Weld visual Inspection,

• Review of Material test reports. Preparation of inspection reports.

• Witness of Leak Test & final inspection of Radiators, Coordination with client for final inspection & Final documentation review.

• Review of customer complaints &Responsible for Corrective & preventive actions,

• Internal auditing as per ISO requirement & Documentation & records,

• Responsible for Calibration of instruments & Equipments.