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Serial No: 33922
(06/06/1958, male)
List top 5 skills: auditing, inspection, offshore, pipe lines, piping, plant/equipment, QAQC, quality control, shutdowns, welding inspection
Short Bio:

I have many years’ experience in the oil/gas quality sector onshore and offshore in various countries in the field of on line inspection of piping/plant, QA/QC, Corporate Quality systems, Auditing, Contractor surveillance, NDT, Inspection, new etc. and the overseeing of associated contracts/contractors.
I have previously worked in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Oman, Qatar, Algeria, Philippines.
I am available for short notice deployment.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Qualifications

DIPLOMA EUROPEAN WELDING INSPECTION SPECIALIST

CSWIP 3.2.2 SENIOR WELDING INSPECTOR + Interp

AWS CERTIFIED WELDING INSPECTOR

API 570 PIPING INSPECTOR

API 653 TANK INSPECTOR

T-BOSIET Expires June 2018 (Offshore Survival)

OFFSHORE MEDICAL Expires June 2017

IRCA LEAD AUDITOR ISO9001:2008 COURSE/EXAM Passed – Sept 2014

(Registered IRCA Certified Provisional Auditor – Certificate No. 6025609)

PCN LEVEL 2 ULTRASONIC TESTING 3.1, 3.2, 3.8,

PCN LEVEL 2 RADIOGRAPHIC INTERPRETER – ALL GROUPS

PCN LEVEL 2 EDDY CURRENT – WROUGHT

PCN LEVEL 2 MAGNETIC PARTICLE TESTING – GENERAL

PCN LEVEL 2 LIQUID PENETRANT TESTING – GENERAL

RBI TISCHUK Certificate of Competence

LIZARD LEVEL 2 EDDY CURRENT SYSTEMS OPERATOR

PREVIOUSLY PCN LEVEL 3 ULTRASONIC WELD TESTING

HELD PCN LEVEL 2 RADIOGRAPHY – WELDS – ALL GROUPS

CSWIP LEVEL 2 INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHER

PCN LEVEL 2 ULTRASONIC TESTING 3.9

SCENR (Qatar) RADIATION PROTECTION OFFICER

REGISTERED SENIOR WELDING INSPECTOR

MEMBER of THE SINGAPORE WELDING SOCIETY

 

Affiliations

1) FELLOW OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF QUALITY PRACTITIONERS

2) MEMBER OF THE BRITISH INSTITUTE OF NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

3) SENIOR ASSOCIATE OF THE WELDING INSTITUTE

4) BINDT LICENSED ENGINEERING PRACTITONER

 

Work Experience

Jan 2013 – June 2015
QATAR PETROLEUM – QATAR

Job Title: QUALITY CONTROL ENGINEER (Offshore)

Work scope covered 4 offshore platforms & Halul Island. Review tender documents, technical evaluations, Project Quality Plans (PQP’s) procedures, method statements and all other relevant quality related documents. Responsible for site surveillance on new projects ensuring Contractors comply with Qatar Petroleum and international standards, codes and contractual obligations. Documentation review & site surveillance for the installation of 16 Dual Media filters (DMF). Involved with failure analysis of leaking vessels/filters (Super Duplex SS) DMF shortly after installation. During project execution, review contractors work procedures, adherence to PQP’s, personnel qualifications, mechanical completion packages, reports and other quality documentation. Witness on site quality testing including, but not limited to, pressure testing of pipework/equipment, concrete cube crushing, compaction tests, paint/coating applications etc. Take appropriate action for non – conformances, issue NCR’s (Non- conformance Reports), CAR’s (Corrective Action Requests) and follow up to close out. Punch list projects. Conduct 2nd party audits to ISO 9001.

Review & witness of NDT procedures/on site testing UT, RT, PT, MT Phased array etc. review of reports.

Sep 2001 – Jan 2013
QATAR PETROLEUM – QATAR

Job Title: SENIOR WELDING/PIPING INSPECTOR QC Dept. (Onshore/Offshore)

Working in the Operations Engineering Dept. covering 4 live NGL plants for process piping surveys and associated incoming/outgoing pipelines and 1 offshore platform. Working to QP IMS RBI program using Capstone/Lloyds software). Surveys and data acquisition of pipe lines, process pipe work and static equipment’s. Contract focal point for Pipe line Intelligent Pigging (IP) contract (GE), manpower contracts & NDT/inspection contracts.

Completed 14 NGL plant shutdowns during this period conducting inspection surveys, organising NDT & welding requirements for various pressure equipment’s/vessels and piping. RBI surveys of pressure vessel, columns and exchanger trim, nozzles & leveltrols. Review of NDT procedures, WQT’s/WPS/PQR’s & pressure testing procedures. Interpretation of radiographs related to RBI surveys and repair welding of plant/equipments. Trade test/assess all contracted NDT technicians working on shutdowns. Organising thickness surveys and weld testing of pressure vessels using manual UT and Phased Array.

Responsible for inspection of 140 pipelines and liaise with IP contractor regarding IP schedule, preparation of line, PIG traps and site coordination. Review & verify Pipeline Intelligent Pigging results/reports and follow up verification. Oversee inspection activities of pipeline rehabilitation programs, issue final report to Asset holder. Organising and supervising of NDT and inspection programs of technicians/piping inspectors for process piping surveys. Undertake welding inspection/quality control of all welding and fabrication work to ensure compliance with International and Corporation Standards and Codes of Practice.

Reviews existing facilities and ensures any repair work meets the above Standards for continued safe operation. Ensure fabrication procedures satisfy current Corporation Code requirements for in-house and contract work. Overseeing sub-contractors NDT/welding and ensuring that they comply with relevant procedures when carrying out modifications and new construction work. Ensuring all pre documentation, material certificates and parts are compliant and reviewing final documentation packages to relevant codes & standards.

Reviewing various welding/NDT/testing procedures/ITP’s/CV’s etc. submitted by contractors.

Conducting and managing trade tests program, practical/theory, for all contracting companies for NDT Technicians & Welding/Piping Inspectors carrying out routine maintenance inspection surveys.

Validation of NDT test specimens for assessing contractors.

Sep 1999 – Jul 2001
QA SYSTEMS Pte Ltd – SINGAPORE

Job Title: TECHNICAL MANAGER

Duties are to provide training and to upgrade the skill of personnel in QC, NDT and Welding Inspection, development and expansion of company, control of personnel development and qualification. Control of all equipment i.e. calibration, quality checks and general maintenance. Day to day running of operations, manpower logistics and ensuring control of QA/QC documentation and development. Preparing documentation for ISO 9000 (2000) approval.

Nov 1998 – Jun 1999
TOYO ENGINEERING CORPORATION – MALAYSIA

Job Title: CHIEF PIPING QC

Aromatics plant from new, duties included the supervising of all Welding Inspectors for TOYO (15) and NDT sub-contractors, vetting of Welding and NDT procedures. Standing in for QA Manager when on vacation. All other duties as per previous project detailed below for TOYO.

Jul 1996 – Oct 1998
TOYO ENGINEERING CORPORATION – JAVA – INDONESIA

Job Title: NDE COORDINATOR

From new, coal power station, 2 x 670 MW units, responsible for approving contractors NDT procedures, radiographs and all reporting. Ensuring all NDT work is conducted in accordance with relevant procedures and appropriate specifications. Auditing companies as required. Coordination of all NDT activities of various companies. Weld inspection and associated duties. Monitoring of welders performance and repair rates as a result of NDT.

Oct 1990 – Mar 1996
THE WELDING INSTITUTE, TWI NORTH, MIDDLESBROUGH, UK

Job Title: SENIOR EXAMINER

Setting up and managing The North Eastern Test Centre. Duties included preparation, conducting and marking of examinations for PCN, CSWIP, ASNT and MOD in all NDT methods and welding inspection.

Preparation, conducting and marking of CSWIP 3.1 and 3.2 underwater inspection/NDT examinations in Europe’s largest purpose built diving tank.

Mastering of specimens for Ultrasonic, Radiography, Interpretation, Magnetic, Penetrant, Diving and Weld Inspection examinations.

Quality control checks IAW PCN/CSWIP QA manual, vetting of examination booking forms.

Marketing of Training courses and Examinations, customer liaison.

Auditing of Training and Examination centres.

 

Above duties also carried out at other venues as required, including Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Aberdeen and Labuan.

Jul 1988 – Oct 1990
HE WELDING INSTITUTE, TWI ABINGTON, CAMBRIDGE, UK

Job Title: EXAMINER

Duties included day to day running of examination centre at Abington. Conducting and marking of examinations at various venues in UK and overseas.

Design, production and mastering of specimens for various examination schemes.

Apr 1988 – Jul 1988
ETS Ltd, HARTLEPOOL, UK

Job Title: WELDING INSPECTOR

Various local ‘ad hoc’ contracts including welding/fabrication inspector on bridge structure for Monks.

Feb 1987 – Apr 1988
UES COOPERHEAT, OMAN/DUBAI.

Job Title: QA/WELDING INSPECTOR (Onshore/Offshore)

QA for Brown and Root at Fahud, duties included interpretation of radiographs, hydro pressure testing, as built drawings, welder tests and procedure approval, weld inspection, supervising/coordinating NDT teams, punch lists and compiling packages for PDO.

Sleeving project on pipeline – Qarn alam

3 months in Dubai covering various NDT and inspection contracts on and offshore. QA for Taylor Woodrow – Marmul, Oman.

Radiographic interpretation of pipework at Bahja.

May 1984 – Dec 1986
TIME LTD, TEESSIDE, UK

Job Title: SENIOR NDT TECHNICIAN

Critical laboratory Radiography on complex ferrous and non ferrous castings. Responsible for formulating procedures for on site radiography, gamma and x-ray for various configurations of welds, pipe, plate, bridge and modular structures. Crack detection using Magnetic (Y6 Yoke, permanent magnet, prods, coils) and penetrant methods on similar work. NDT/weld inspection on 48” water pipeline from Doncaster to Rotherham.

NDT (UT, MT, PT, RT) and radiographic interpretation of Sub. Arc circ. welds and longitudinal seams carried out on pressure vessels fabricated at Redpath Dorman Long, Teesside.

Ultrasonic weld examination, radiography, MPI/DP carried out on boiler tubes at various power stations. Fluorescent MPI on turbine blades at Ferrybridge ‘A’ & ‘B’ and Blyth , ultrasonic survey and small bore radiography at Hinkly Point, Skelton Grange, Cottam, Blyth and Ferryybridge ‘A’& ‘B’.

April 1984
OIS LTD, SINGAPORE.

Job Title: NDT TECHNICIAN – (Offshore)

Ultrasonic and Radiographic inspection on various diameter pipe lines on lay barge and offshore oil rigs/installations.

Sep 1980 – Mar 1984
TIME LTD, TEESSIDE, UK

Job Title: NDT TECHNICIAN

Radiography of pipework, sweepolets and nozzles for British Gas to PS/P2 at Low Thornley, Blaydon, Saltwick and other AGI’S.

Other duties were similar to period May 1984 – Dec.1986, also with TIME LTD.

Apr 1980 – Sep 1980
COOPERMET LTD, ABERDEEN, UK

Job Title: NDT TECHNICIAN

Gamma and X-ray radiography for British Gas (PS/P2), and on structures for oil and gas industry. MPI/DP for various local companies.

May 1977 – Apr 1980
COOPERMET LTD, ALGERIA.

Job Title: NDT TECHNICIAN

Gamma and X-ray radiography on LNG plants (Bechtel, Kellogg, Foster Wheeler) and gas compression stations (Nuova Pignone) of aluminium, stainless and carbon steel pipework.

Worked with isometric drawings relating to pipework. Processing, sentencing and cataloguing of radiographs.

June 1976 – May 1977
ETS LTD, HARTLEPOOL.

Job Title: NDT TECHNICIAN

Assistant radiographer, Gamma and X-ray on petro-chemical and oil related pipework, spheres and storage tanks.

I have more than 30yrs continuous experience in Quality Control, NDT, Welding Inspection, RBI Corrosion survey, Pipeline inspection/construction, Piping, document review, Auditing, managing contractors and other related disciplines.

I am a fit and healthy individual with no medical record to speak of. I have extensive overseas experience on a vast variety of projects including the Middle East, Far East, N. Africa and Europe both onshore/offshore.

 

References

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