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CV, Oil And Gas Coating, Painting, Insulation Inspector

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 41476
(02/09/1976, male)
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Short Bio:

I am a Nace level3 / Bgas Grade1 coating/painting inspector and also having Icorr level2 certification for insulation and fire proofing inspection. I have more than 13yrs work experience within oil and gas industry both in onshore and offshore projects

Current location: 

Qatar - View on map

Nationality: 

indian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, Hindi, Tamil

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Career Summary

Having more than 13yrs work experience in the field of coating, insulation and welding inspection in oil and gas field both in onshore and offshore works for new, maintenance and shut down activities.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

 

Certifications

 NACE certified Coating Inspector Level-3

 British Gas certified Painting Inspector Grade-1

 ICorr certified Insulation Inspector Level-2

 ICorr certified Fire Proofing Inspector Level-2

 CSWIP certified Welding Inspector CSWIP 3.1

 AWS Certified Welding Inspector

 ASNT Level-II (RT,UT,MT,PT & RTFI)

 American Galvanizers Association approved HDG Inspector

 Valid TBOSIET- OPTTO (UK)

 Valid offshore medical fitness certificate

 Confined space work entry certificate from Oxy

 H2S Certificate

 PTW Level-2 from Oxy

 Fire safety and first aid awareness

 

Professional Skills

 Very good knowledge on inspection of painting/coating/insulation activities in accordance with written specifications.

 Having extensive knowledge of ISO, NACE, SSPC, ASTM and BS standards relevant to coating inspection.

 More familiar with all testing and inspection tools & equipments are being used for painting/coating inspection.

 Familiar with coating application equipments such as conventional air spray, airless spray, plural component spray equipments, abrasive blast cleaning equipments etc.

 Review the project documents.

 Conduct periodical quality audits in contractor’s facility.

 Qualification of materials, operators etc.

 Worked for PDO, QP, Shell, RASGAS, OXY, QATARGAS projects.

 

Experience Details

1. Name of the Employer : Oxy offshore- PS1, Qatar (Seconded through Middle east energy)
Duration : Sep’15 to till date
Designation : Client rep. – Coating/Insulation

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Review and approval of Quality documents such as quality control procedure, ITP, Vendor specifications, material approvals etc.

 Witnessing and surveillance inspection on contractor’s surface preparation and painting activities as per relevant inspection points stipulated in ITP.

 Performing coating survey/corrosion assessment in offshore platforms and well head jackets and recommending for maintenance work.

 Selection of coating material and advice the right paints system suitable to the relevant offshore structure and platforms.

 Conducting corrosion assessment and reporting to the asset integrity team leader.

 Raising the non-conformities found during the inspection and monitor the contractor’s corrective action to further close out.

 Supporting the engineering team in the case of technical queries.

 Attending the progress meeting and highlight the site issues, and giving solution to the problems.

 Conducting periodical site audits according to the project quality plan.

 

2. Name of the Employer : Qatar Petroleum (Seconded through Applus Velosi)
Duration : July’14 to May’15
Designation : QAC Representative for Coating/Insulation

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Review and approval of Quality documents such as quality control procedure, ITP, Vendor specifications, material approvals etc.

 Witnessing and surveillance inspection on contractor’s surface preparation and painting activities as per relevant inspection points stipulated in ITP.

 Witnessing pre-qualification tests for paint system, coating applicator and blasting operator qualifications.

 Approval of abrasives, coating and insulation materials etc.

 Hot dip galvanizing inspection at Galvanizer’s plant.

 Resolve contractor’s technical queries with concurrence from quality and engineering leads.

 Attending the quality systems audits of contractors in accordance with project specification, quality procedures and ISO 9001 requirements.

 Verifying contractor’s compliance with specifications, procedures and ITP.

 Reporting Non-conformities that are found during inspection, reviewing contractor’s corrective/preventive proposals and verifying it at site.

 Carry out punch listing during project completion stage, follow up and track the work execution of the listed punch items.

 Attending daily and weekly progress meetings with project construction team and contractors.

 Preparation of final handover documents and project close out reports.

 

3. Name of the Employer : Middle East Energy W.L.L
Duration : November’2012 – June’14
Designation : Client inspector for Welding & Painting.

Project : PS-1 Offshore Shutdown project / Halul offshore PWHF Project

Client : Occidental petroleum of Qatar Limited

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Worked as a client inspector to monitor contractor’s Welding / painting activities. Includes inspection on fabrication and painting of CS, LTCS, SS, Duplex and super duplex SS, CuNi, GRE etc.

 Inspection on erection of Piping’s, structural items, valves, fittings, supports, flanges etc. on offshore platform facilities.

 Ensure the job is carried out as per the client specification.

 Qualifying the welders, NDT technicians, painters and blasters & ensure the job is carried out by qualified personnel.

 Witnessing and carrying out the required inspections and tests as per the client approved WPS & ITP.

 Monitoring the status of calibration of equipments being used for Welding and painting application and testing.

 Ensure the job is carried out at specified weather conditions.

 Ensure the storage of welding and painting materials as per manufacturer’s recommendations.

 Reviewing the batch certificates of electrode, paint and abrasive materials.

 Ensure the use of client approved materials.

 Dimensional checking of fabricated spools as per isometrics and reviewing the radiography.

 Witnessing PWHT & Hydrostatic tests.

 Review the fabrication & NDT reports and release the spools for painting.

 Update As-built drawings and review the test pack for fabricated spools.

 Visually check the surface conditions before blasting.

 Check and record the weather conditions prior to blasting, paint application and during the application with regular interval as per ITP requirements.

 Check for salt contamination after blast cleaning.

 Visually check the surface profile and cleanliness after blasting.

 Ensure the proper mixing and application of paints.

 Ensure the minimum over coat period before application of subsequent coats.

 Checking of WFT during paint application and ensure the minimum required WFT.

 Verify the DFT before over coating and also ensure that over coating is done within manufacturer’s recommended coating interval time.

 Checking of curing and adhesion tests.

 Carry out holiday inspection for underground and internal linings.

 Visual inspection of final coat to ensure no paint defects in the paint films.

 Checking of final DFT and other destructive tests on test panels to ensure the integrity of the paint film.

 Inspection of fire water line and drain line GRE pipe field joints.

 Ensure the colour coding for piping, valves etc. based on service.

 Raise the Non-conforms if any.

 Review the inspection reports and issue final inspection clearance.

 Ensure the safety work.

 Ensure proper handling of painted spools during loading to avoid mechanical damages.

 Prepare final test pack for fabrication and painting work.

 

4. Name of the Employer : Middle East Energy W.L.L
Duration : July’2012 – Sep’2012
Designation : QC Engineer- Insulation/painting

Project : Barzan Onshore project

Client : RASGAS, Qatar

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Preparation of method statement & ITP.

 Preparation of material submittal for client approval.

 Verify the materials specifications against drawings and piping line class

 Carry-out receiving inspection of hot & cold insulation materials

 Monitor the storage conditions and material control

 Inspection of Surface preparation

 Inspection of insulation laying and fixing

 Monitoring sequence of insulation assembly

 Installation inspection of insulation cladding and fasteners

 Final inspection on colour code and identification marking

 To prepare the inspection reports and get endorsement for inspection department

 To ensure contract compliance particularly in the areas of quality and inspection work face and Monitor the Insulation activity/ progress

 Preparation of punch list and coordinate with construction

 Coordinate with Company on daily Inspection Activities

 

5. Name of the Employer : Middle East Energy W.L.L (Moody Intertek)
Duration : April’2011 – Mar’2012
Designation : TPI- Coating

Project : New Doha International Airport Project

Client : NDIA, Qatar

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Worked as a TPI for concrete coating inspection in New Doha International Airport project.

 Witnessing and reporting the pre-cleaning, surface preparation and surface filling activities.

 Witness moisture content test.

 Regular checks on material storage, material mixing and application at site.

 Ensure the materials being used are approved one and applied correctly.

 Witness the DFT measurements.

 Witness the pull-off tests and reporting the results.

 Report the daily activities to client on daily basis.

 

6. Name of the Employer : Middle East Energy W.L.L (Seconded to DOPET)
Duration : February’2011 – March’2011.
Designation : Coating / Insulation Inspector.

Project : PS4 Offshore platform- HVAC Duct replacement project

Client : Qatar Petroleum

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Working as a coating/Insulation inspector for piping and ducts.

 Ensure the job is carried out as per the client specification.

 Qualifying the painters, blasters and insulators & ensure the job is carried out by qualified personnel.

 Witnessing and carrying out the required inspections and tests as per the client approved Procedure & ITP.

 Monitoring the status of calibration of equipments being used for painting application and testing.

 Ensure the job is carried out at specified weather conditions.

 Ensure the storage painting and insulation materials as per manufacturer’s recommendations.

 Reviewing the batch certificates of paints, insulation and abrasive materials.

 Ensure the use of client approved materials.

 Check the surface conditions before blasting.

 Check for salt contamination after blast cleaning.

 Check the surface profile and cleanliness after blasting.

 Ensure the proper mixing and application of paints.

 Ensure the minimum over coat period before application of subsequent coats.

 Checking of WFT during paint application and ensure the minimum required WFT.

 Checking of curing and adhesion tests.

 Ensure the minimum overcoat time intervals.

 Visual inspection of final coat to ensure no paint defects in the paint films.

 Checking of final DFT and other destructive tests on test panels to ensure the integrity of the paint film.

 Check the surface preparation for insulation.

 Check the application of insulation.

 Review the inspection reports and issue final inspection clearance.

 Ensure the safety work.

 

7. Name of the Employer : Middle East Energy W.L.L (Seconded to DOPET)
Duration : April’2010 – January’2011.
Designation : Coating / Painting Inspector.

Project : A1 Jet fuel pipeline project from BVS2 to NDIA, Qatar

Client : Qatar Petroleum

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Working as a coating/painting inspector for FBE Coating inspection and painting inspection of pipes, Spools, structural’s, valves, fittings, supports, flanges etc.

 Ensure the job is carried out as per the client specification.

 Qualifying the painters and blasters & ensure the job is carried out by qualified personnel.

 Witnessing and carrying out the required inspections and tests as per the client approved Procedure & ITP.

 Monitoring the status of calibration of equipments being used for painting application and testing.

 Ensure the job is carried out at specified weather conditions.

 Ensure the storage painting materials as per manufacturer’s recommendations.

 Reviewing the batch certificates of FBE powder, paints and abrasive materials.

 Ensure the use of client approved materials.

 Check the surface conditions before blasting.

 Check for salt contamination after blast cleaning.

 Check the surface profile and cleanliness after blasting.

 Ensure the minimum and maximum temperature maintained before application of FBE coating.

 Ensure the proper mixing and application of paints.

 Ensure the minimum over coat period before application of subsequent coats.

 Checking of WFT during paint application and ensure the minimum required WFT.

 Checking of curing and adhesion tests.

 Visual inspection of final coat to ensure no paint defects in the paint films.

 Checking of final DFT and other destructive tests on test panels to ensure the integrity of the paint film.

 Review the inspection reports and issue final inspection clearance.

 Ensure the safety work.

 

8. Name of the Employer : Middle East Energy W.L.L(Seconded to CB & I) Duration : November’2008 – Feb’2010
Designation : Welding cum Painting Inspector.
Project : Shell pearl GTL Storage tanks project, Qatar

Client : Shell

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Working as a client inspector for Fabrication and painting inspection of pipes, Spools structural’s, valves, fittings, supports, flanges etc.

 Ensure the job is carried out as per the client specification.

 Qualifying the welders, NDT technicians, painters and blasters & ensure the job is carried out by qualified personnel.

 Witnessing and carrying out the required inspections and tests as per the client approved WPS & ITP.

 Monitoring the status of calibration of equipments being used for Welding and painting application and testing.

 Ensure the job is carried out at specified weather conditions.

 Ensure the storage of welding and painting materials as per manufacturer’s recommendations.

 Reviewing the batch certificates of electrode, paint and abrasive materials.

 Ensure the use of client approved materials.

 Dimensional checking of fabricated spools as per isometrics and reviewing the radiography.

 Review the fabrication & NDT reports and release the spools for painting.

 Update As-built drawings and review the test pack for fabricated spools.

 Check the surface conditions before blasting.

 Check for salt contamination after blast cleaning.

 Check the surface profile and cleanliness after blasting.

 Ensure the proper mixing and application of paints.

 Ensure the minimum over coat period before application of subsequent coats.

 Checking of WFT during paint application and ensure the minimum required WFT.

 Checking of curing and adhesion tests.

 Visual inspection of final coat to ensure no paint defects in the paint films.

 Checking of final DFT and other destructive tests on test panels to ensure the integrity of the paint film.

 Review the inspection reports and issue final inspection clearance.

 Ensure the safety work.

 Ensure proper handling of painted spools during loading to avoid mechanical damages.

 Prepare final test pack for fabrication and painting work.

 

9. Name of the Employer : STFA-FERNAS Joint venture, Oman.
Duration : January’2008 – Sep’2008
Designation : Painting / Coating Inspector.

Project : Hubara-Sahmah & Sahmah-KP114 MOLs

Replacement Pipelines project. (28″-114Kms from Sahmah to Qarn Alam)

Client : Petroleum development of Oman L.L.C.

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Having knowledge of the types of coatings and wrappings with their application used to protect against corrosion in the oil and gas industries.

 Material Verification & Traceability, painting/coating Inspection for Piping, Onshore under ground pipelines.

 Painting/coating Procedure Qualification Test (PQT) and Blasters, Painting/coating Applicators Qualification Test.

 Blasting & Painting/Coating Inspection which includes Surface Cleanliness Check, Blasting Profile Check, Humidity & Dew point Check, Dry & Wet Film Thickness Check, Wet sponge pinhole detection test, High voltage Holiday test and carrying out of all types of destructive and more sophisticated Non-destructive tests, etc..

 Knowledgeable also in application, inspection of Fusion Bonded Epoxy (FBE) & Polyurethane (PU), Poly propylene (PP), Poly ethylene (PE), Concrete coatings and heat shrink sleeves for onshore oil and gas Underground pipelines, etc.

 Underground Pipe Wrapping, shrink sleeves application, spray application of modified urethane coating on pipeline field joints up to 3mm thickness and Inspection that includes High Voltage Holiday Testing.

 Daily Inspection Reports preparation and documentation for Coating/Painting application & inspection, all Qualification tests.

 Field survey inspection and reporting for Installed onshore platforms, failure analysis and repairing recommendation reporting.

 Awareness of CP and its applications and its affects on coating disbanding.

 Capable of preparing Painting Inspection & Test Plan (ITP), Painting Procedure, Inspection Formats/Checklist and also Repair Procedure.

 Having attended Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) inductions and awareness programs through out those years of involvement in construction of Oil & Gas Pipelines, provided the understanding and knowledge required in implementing project Quality Management System successfully and safely.

 Also quite familiar with most construction codes & standards Painting/Coating industry involves such as: – ASTM, SSPC, BS, ISO, NACE & BGAS.

 Preparation of Pipe book, Hydro-test test packs, Progress reports and Closing out of client’s SIR & NCR’s etc.

 Preparations of punch list and follow up to complete the work.

 Involved in Hydro-testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities & documentations.

 Involved in Project final documentation activities.

 

10. Name of the Employer : The Oman Construction Company, Oman.
Duration : June’2006 – November’2007.
Designation : Painting / Coating Inspector.

Project : Kauther Pipelines project

18″-104Kms from Kauther to Shai Rawl & 36″-80Kms from Kauther to Fahud

Client : Petroleum development of Oman L.L.C.

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Responsible for qualification of coating and painting applicators.

 Responsible for qualification of blasters.

 Ensure the storage of paint and coating materials as per the manufacturers recommendations.

 Checking of the substrate conditions before blasting i.e. free from oil, grease etc.

 Checking of the environmental conditions i.e. ambient temperature, relative humidity, dew point and substrate temperature.

 Checking the surface profile and cleanliness after blast cleaning.

 Responsibility to carry out all the inspection and tests as per the approved client ITP.

 Ensure the job is carried out as per the client’s specifications.

 Ensure the results are within the client’s acceptance criteria.

 Ensure the proper mixing of paints & application.

 Ensure the shelf life and batch certificates of paints.

 Ensure the approved paints are used.

 Check the WFT during painting to ensure the required WFT is achieved.

 Ensure the full curing of paint before applying of subsequent coat.

 Ensure the minimum overcoat time is observed before application of subsequent coat.

 Visual inspection of final coat and measurement of DFT.

 Carrying out of high voltage holiday tests for coating and wet sponge test for detecting of pin holes in paints.

 Preparation of inspection reports.

 Preparations of punch list and follow up to complete the work.

 Involved in Project final documentation activities.

 

9. Name of the Employer : M/s N.R.Patel & Co.
Duration : Jan’2004 to May’2006
Designation : Site Engineer

Project : S.V.Station Marican chavadi to Gail GCS

Client : M/s GAIL (I) Ltd.

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Co-ordination with all the foremen to execute the work as per the specification requirements.

 Co-ordination with planning engineer to execute the work as per their everyday plan.

 Assessment of project materials and consumable items required for project.

 Co-ordination with planning engineer and material controller to initiate the procurement of materials required at site.

 Arranging the required materials and tools for work at site in advance to avoid delay in work.

 Tool box meeting with all working crews to explain about their every day working plan.

 Ensure the manpower required for each working crews with all materials and tools.

 Arranging the work permits wherever require to start the work.

 Conducting weekly meetings with all the workers to implement the working system in particular areas.

 Co-ordination with welding and coating inspectors.

 Ensure the daily reports for all the activities.

 Updating everyday progress and preparing the progress reports on weekly and monthly basis.

 Ensure all the works has been completed as per the specification requirements.

 Initiating the procurement of materials required for site works.

 Arranging the required materials and tools at site in advance to avoid delay in work.

 Daily meeting with all working crews to explain about their every day working plan.

 Ensure the manpower required for each working crews with all materials and tools.

 Arranging the transports for all the working crews.

 Conducting weekly meetings with all the workers to implement the working system in particular areas.

 Co-ordination with clients.

 

10. Name of the Employer: M/s Muruga Agencies
Duration : June’2000 to Dec’2003
Designation : Site Supervisor

Project : Various cross country pipelines

Client : M/s ONGC Ltd.

Job Description/Responsibilities:-

 Site co-ordination with site engineer to execute the work in time.

 Supervising all the civil and mechanical works and ensure the job is completed as the client’s specification requirements.

 Co-ordination with workers to execute the works assigned everyday.

 Moving the working crews and tools as per site requirements.

 Arrange the transportation for all the working crews.

 Preparing daily reports for all the executed activities.

 NDT offering for welded joints.

 Documentation.