CV, QA, Professional, Including Oil And Gas, Looking Worldwide

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 24263

Skills keywords: quality assurance, quality control
Short Bio:

Mechanical Engineer with over 28 years of Quality Assurance and quality Control of Oil & Gas field (Downstream, upstream, Brownfield & Greenfield) experience. My experience includes setting up and monitoring QMS at Corporate Office & Construction Sites and Auditing on regular basis.
In depth knowledge of Quality Management System implementation, QA/QC of Engineering (FEED & Detailed design), Procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, final dossier handover.
Worked for reputed Clients. ((See CV)

Current location: Qatar - View on map
Nationality: Indian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english, Hindi
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


Mechanical Engineer with over 28 years of Quality Assurance and quality Control of Oil & Gas field (Downstream, upstream, Brownfield & Greenfield) experience. My experience includes, setting up and monitoring QMS at Corporate Office & Construction Sites and Auditing on regular basis.

In depth knowledge of Quality Management System implementation, QA/QC of Engineering (FEED & Detailed design), Procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, final dossier handover.

Worked for reputed Clients like British Petroleum, Botas, PDO, ADNOC, Petrofac International, Indian Oil, Oil & natural Gas corporation, etc in India, Turkey, UAE, Libya, Oman, Turkmenistan & Iraq.

Well acquainted with American, British and other standards.


Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical (5 Years Degree)

Certified Lead Assessor (ISO9001: 2008, UK), IRCA & CMC Int

Certified Welding Inspector (AWS, QCI-96, USA), (Membership expired)

Computer – M. S. Word, Excel, Internet, E-Mail, Auto cad (Prelim.)

Career Summary

June, 2014 – Present
Project QA/QC Manager

Qatar Kentz W.L.L, Qatar Oil & Gas Project in Qatar for Qatargas Operating Co. Ltd.

Preparing Project Quality Plan, QA Procedures, QC Procedures, ITPs, Quality requirement procedures for Engineering and Procurement, Participating in conceptual, FEED and detailed design. Supporting procurement department with vendor qualification, ITT, MR, PO, Stage inspection, monitoring TPI, and final documentation. Weekly and monthly quality presentation on QA/QC issues, resource planning and Monitoring construction quality. Already Audited construction sites at Qatar, UAE and Ghana. Corrective and preventive actions being implemented.

Preparing quality requirements for material requisitions (MR), conducted vendor qualifications, Technical bid evaluation, PO terms and conditions, pre-Inspection meetings, stage inspections, FAT, final documentation etc.

May, 2013 – Sept. 2013
QA/QC Manager

TAQA Atrush B.V., Iraq

Exploration of petroleum, processing and road dispatch (800 Million US$)

Preparing Specifications, Management Work Procedures, Project Quality Plan, Quality Procedure, ITP, etc.Support for ITT Floating, Bid Evaluation, Vendor Qualification, Design Basis, Design Philosophy Establishment, FEED, Detailed Designing, Procurement, etc. Construction Quality Control complete facility, of the flow lines (15 Km), Export Pipeline (11 Km), Central Oil & Gas Processing Facility, storage, utilities etc.

April 2012 – May, 2013
QA/QC Manager

Petrofac International LLC, Turkmenistan Gas gathering, processing, rail road dispatch and infrastructure (3.4 Billion US$)

Overall Quality Assurance and Quality Control of complete construction site. Coordination of quality works of more than 20 sub-contractors for various disciplines like civil, structure steel, roads, railways, equipment, piping, pipelines, electrical, instrumentation, telecommunication, etc. Coordination with Vendors, Engineering Department, Contracts Department & Commissioning department with the help of 4 QC Managers and 69 QC Inspectors. Weekly and monthly quality presentation on QA/QC issues,

May 2011 – April 2012
QA/QC Manager

Al Turki Enterprises LLC, Oman Long term project for developing Oil field and facilities (100 Million US$)

Quality Assurance and Quality Control of construction of new drill rig locations, Flowlines, trunk lines, conveyance pipelinesand maintenance works including Civil, Piping, Electrical, instrumentation and pipeline disciplines. Weekly and monthly quality presentation on QA/QC issues.

Feb., 2008 to May 2011
Technical Manager

Al Nahr Co Ltd, Libya Infrastructure & Facility development Projects (USD$ 550 Million)

Heading the engineering works of project for construction of Drill Rig Locations, Gathering Stations, Conveyance Pipelines, Flow Lines, Pumping Stations, Storage Tanks, etc. The work involved System Optimization, FEED, Detailed Design, Field Engineering, As-Built Design, etc. Most of the engineering works were done in house with the exception of optimization and civil structure design outsourced to UK and Pakistan.

Sept. 2005 to Feb., 2008
QA/QC Manager

Metis Insaat, Turkey Water Conveyance Pipeline & 2 Pumping Stations (64” dia& 9.5 Km long) (150 Million USD)

Reviewed pipeline design and prepared the pipeline component designs, supported the procurement, developed Project Quality Plan, Method Statements, ITPs, construction inspections, monthly QA/QC presentation, pre-commissioning assistance and participation in commissioning. I got the Pipeline and two pumping stations commissioned also.

May 2004 – Aug. 2005
Station Manager

TepeInsaat, Turkey Intermediate Pigging Station construction of Baku-Tiblis-Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline (50 Million US$)

While working as Station Manager I was responsible for the construction of Intermediate Pigging Station. I was responsible for Construction, Health & Safety, Environmental control, quality, administration and accounts for the station. The Project was being supervised by British Petroleum Engineers at site. Total manpower – 260

March 1984 to May 2004
Senior Manager (QA/QC)

Engineers India Limited (PMC / EPC) 14 different projects of Oil & Gas as detailed later in this CV

Preparing / reviewing Quality Plans, ITPs, method statements etc. Monitoring and inspection of construction site activities and auditing at given interval, coordination with engineering and procurement, pre-commissioning assistance, invoice certification, etc. The projects involved Aluminium Plant, Refineries (4), Cross Country Pipelines, Terminals, refinery Shut Downs (1) and revamping (1), etc. Monthly presentation to Client on QA/QC issues.

July, 1981 – March, 1984
Mechanical Engineer

DMCC Ltd, India Phosphoric Acid Pilot Plant (0.7 million US$)

I had responsibility of constructing a Pilot Plant for Phosphoric Acid (Raw material for fertilizer). I had complete responsibility of getting the design made and later participate in procurement and follow up, inspection of materials at vendor works, transportation, reaction vessel fabrication, installation and inspection, piping fabrication(SS, CS, PP), erection & hydro testing, pre-commissioning, and commissioning assistance.

Oct, 1979 – July, 1981
Junior Engineer

Amar Dye Chem. Ltd, India I was responsible for the preventive & break down maintenance of Nepthol (raw material for dye stuff) plant. I participated in energy conservation operation of the company. Later, I was shifted to the utility maintenance division.

Key Skills & Competencies

w Preparing Quality Policy and Project Quality plan, Quality Management Procedures (Quality Assurance Procedures) for various management functions like document control, supply chain, vendor selection, Criticality Rating Procedure, Project Management &Control Procedure, Quality Audit, Non-Conformance Control, Quality Records, Process control & Stage Acceptance, Quality System Monitoring and Reporting, QA QC Personnel Qualification, Vendor Surveillance and Warranty, Material Receiving Inspection, Measuring & Monitoring Device Control and Calibration, Vendor Qualification, etc.

w Ensuring implementation of policy / objectives

w Preparing questionnaire for new vendors to include in the ITT, reviewing bids, auditing vendors for assessing the facilities and quality system etc.

w Prepare / Review Project Quality Plan with organization & responsibilities of Key levels, department functions, list of envisaged ITPs, procedures, audit schedule, training requirements and fulfillment etc.

w Planning and Implementing resource requirement for Quality implementation during various stages of project like engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning.

w Prepare / Review of ITPs with respect to the specification requirements, criticality rating, schedule of works, special conditions of contract, availability of resources, local requirements etc.

w Collecting feedback on the performance of sub-contractor / contractor staff performance and taking corrective action.

w Preparing project Audit plan (on project progress basis) and critical activity Audit plans.

w Preparing the process procedures, ITPs, ITRs in such a way that the engineering (FEED & Detailed design), procurement, material supply, construction, commissioning and document handover take place in a systematic manner and consistent.

w Review of Engineering agency’s design / drawing / other deliverables documentation, in line with project specifications and international standards

w Ensure site KPIs, measured, monitored and actions implemented for any identified gap.

w Presenting the QA/QC issues and status to the management on regular basis on the basis of audit findings, customer’s feedback, surveillance, KPI trend etc.

w Collecting information from various sources on lessons learned, registering, analyzing, transmitting information to the concerned, making awareness etc.

w Analyze quality information (audit results, process / product non-conformities, feedback etc.) and identify corrective and preventive action.

w Conducting quality awareness improvement programs for quality inspectors and construction staff and taking feedbacks for any improvement.

w At last validating the facility for production along with complete documentation for supporting Operation and maintenance.

w Coordinating, arranging and participation in Project review meeting with in house top management and also with Client separately.

w Preparing quality control manpower requirement depending upon scope of work and project schedule, instrument requirement, vehicle requirement, office space, accommodation requirement and presenting the same to management for approval.

w Preparing quality control procedures like civil works, pipeline construction works, NDE, material inspection, pre-fabrication of piping etc.

w Reviewing Inspection test plans and making concerned aware by tool box talks, lectures, handouts, etc.

w Reviewing CVs of key personnel of site, engineering, NDE etc.

w Reviewing Method Statements and checking relevance to the specifications.

w Checking Material procurement schedule and arranging site inspection on material receipt. Ensuring preparation ofInspection report and over shortage & damage report.

w Supply base monitoring – Documentation, day to day surveillance, Inspection release notes, shipping & dispatch documents, audits follow up, field query addressing, progress reporting, NCR monitoring, follow up of skipped inspections, which eventually get carried out at site / field etc.

w Material storage inspection for preservation of equipment (Rotary & static), internal & external preservation for coating, wrapping, coating by oil, filling, corrosion inhibitor, vapor phase corrosion inhibitor, vapor space inhibitor, inert gas purging, electrical heating etc.

w Setting up site civil laboratory, NDE Lab with required instruments equipment and getting required approval.

w Managing daily inspections and implementing Request for inspection (RFI) procedure Daily review of RFIs and follow up with discipline inspectors.

w Ensure that the ITPs are risk based and clearly mentioning the Inspection test Records (ITR) and later follow-up of proper implementation of ITRs. Review the ITRs periodically for data recording, document numbering, filing etc.

w Ensuring full coverage of critical activities during day and night shift working. Performing surprise inspection at fabrication yards, erection sites, stores, material storage yards and site stores.

w Monitoring stage inspection through weekly and monthly meetings apart from daily RFI review meetings.

w Review of NCRs, surveillance reports / NCRs. Follow-up and review of root cause, proposed action, corrective action, preventive action supporting documents & photographs and remarks from inspectors.

w Conducting Audit, briefing auditee, analyzing root cause, and asking for closing schedule. Later, follow-up of corrective actions and preventive actions taken by auditee and examining their effectiveness.

w The QC management of Audits, Nonconforming products management, welding management, NDE management, Heat Treatment, Pressure Testing/flushing/reinstatement, Materials management, preservation management, assessment/ surveillance management, ITP management etc.

w Interaction with Project Controls department, Contracts department, field design cell, administration department, document control center, and other departments in connection with the quality requirements.

w Checking the relevance, applicability, extant of implication of various international standards like ASME B31.1, B31.3, ASME Section IX, Section VIII, AWS D1.1, API 1104, API 620, API 650, SSPC SP1, NACE RP0175, ISO 9001 etc.

w Monitoring the change orders and managing changes in a fully trackeable manner and positive implementation.

w Maintain register for lessons learnt and ensuring that these are well informed to the concerned departments / discipline.

w Preparing monthly KPI reports indicating, Audits, Quality Resources, NCRs, Quality Doc. Preparation & Approval, HAZOP actions outstanding, Holds outstanding, Design Changes and/or Deviations, Design deliverables, Closure of Supply Chain NCR’s, Vendor Quality Records & Data outstanding, Vendor materials / equipment Traceability, Material delivery, IRN Status, Weld repair rate, Hand-over documentation, etc.

w Reviewing the project schedule and cost to assess the resource requirement.

w Preparing level-1 & 2engineering schedule

w Setting strategy and breaking the entire work into modules.

w Prioritizing the modules with respect to procurement lead time, construction requirement and cash flow.

w Preparing technical specifications, work procedures, contract procedures like invoicing procedure, procurement procedure, shipment & handling procedure, document control procedure etc.

w Preparing “Request for Proposal” for various outsourced engineering works

w Coordinating with other agencies for engineering works like hydraulic study & optimization, structural and architectural designs

w Review of specifications, basis of design, design philosophy, FEED, detailed designs, as-built designs / drawings etc.

w Managing the engineering sub-contractors of different countries.

w Periodic reviewing & monitoring the Engineering progress

w Directly supervised the works of engineering team (25 persons) including design engineers, AutoCAD operators, document controllers & service staff.

w Monitoring the performance of Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Hydraulic Engineer, Electrical Engineer, document controllers, etc.

w Coordination with site for the engineering changes.

w Revising the drawings and documents as per the requirements of Client / Consultant / Construction site constraints

w Coordinating with procurement department for the vendor data and stage inspections

w Appraising management for the engineering progress and constraints.

w Establish and implement construction execution philosophy in response to client requirements

w Identify overall project construction plans, contractual deliverables, schedules, activities and milestones

w Coordination of site activities. Coordinate constructability efforts of technical disciplines to ensure integrated and complete designs that meet project construction requirements.

w Review of detail design & drawings at construction stages.

w Controlling site accounts.

w Liaison with client.

w Progress monitoring.

w Reviewing the manpower & equipment requirements and deployment schedule.

w Coordinate constructability efforts of technical disciplines to ensure integrated and complete designs that meet project construction requirements

w Material procurement follow up and local purchase.

w Extra claims generation and follow up.

w Reviewing the GAD& isometric drawings with respect to the P&ID.

w Holding daily progress monitoring & follow up meeting with senior staff.

w Maintaining the highest levels of safety and environment protection as per BP requirements.

w Developing & reviewing the inspection recording formats which are suitable for quality as well as measurements. Hydro testing of Process piping & pipeline.

w Recording the field change notices.




2014 – Present Qatar Kentz W.L.L QA/QC Manager Qatar Gas operating Co. Litd. Oil & Gas project

2013-2013 Taqa Atrush B.V., Iraq QA/QC Manager Working for Client, Iraq Oil & Gas field development.

2012 – 2013 Petrofac Inter. LLC QA/QC Manager Turkmengaz, Turkmenistan Galkynysh Gas Field Development Project (Pipeline 100 Km 57″)

2011-2012 Al Turki Ent. LLC QA/QC Manager PDO, Oman Well On Pad and Off Line construction activity QA/QC

2008 – 2011 Al Nahr Co. Ltd. Technical Manager GMRA, Libya Pipeline Projects, Libya (1554 Km. 2” through 64”)

2005 – 2008 Metis Insaat, Turkey Manager (QA/QC) GMRA, Libya Steel Pipeline Project, Libya (10 Km, 64”)

2004 – 2005 Tepe Insaat, Turkey Station Manager BTC BOTAS, Turkey Baku-Tiblis-Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline (Pigging Station)

2003-2004 Engineers India Limited Senior Manager (QA/QC) Gail (India) Limited Dahej–Vijaipur Gas pipeline (Spread Length194 Km 42’’ Pipe)

2002 – 2003 Senior Manager (QA/QC) Gail (India) Limited V-S LPG Pipeline (Spread Length of 134 Km 18’’ Pipe)

2002 – 2002 Senior Manager (QA/QC) Gail (India) Limited BSES Power Plant Gas Pipeline (Length of 8 Km 18’’ Pipe)

2001 – 2002 Senior Manager (QA/QC) Gail (India) Limited. T-K Gas Pipeline (Spread Length of 80 Km 18’’ Pipe)

2000 – 2001 Senior Manager (QA/QC) Gail (India) Limited Jamnagar–Luni LPG P/L (Spread Length 120 Km 36’’ Pipe)

1996 – 2000 Manager(QA/QC) IOCL Hydro cracker And Hydrogenation Plant, Panipat Refinery, India

1993 – 1996 Deputy. Manager Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) Kandla – Bhtinda Product Pipeline (My Spread Length – 188 Km 24’’ Diameter), India

1991 – 1993 Deputy. Manager Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Additional Tanks Project

1991 – 1991 Deputy. Manager Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Lube Oil Pipeline Terminal Works (23 Km, 18 In dia.)

1990 – 1991 Senior Engineer Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Maqta – Al Ain Gas Pipeline (170 Km, 36 In Dia.)

1989 – 1990 Engineer. PIL Industries Limited PIL Gas Pipeline (15 Km, 8 In dia.)

1988 – 1989 Engineer ESSAR Steel Plant ESSAR Gas Pipeline (25 Km 8’’ Diameter)

1986 – 1988 Assistant Engineer Gail (India) Limited HBJ Gas pipeline project (1700 Km, 24 In dia.)

1983 – 1986 Assistant Engineer National Aluminum Company Limited second stage filtration plant

1981 – 1983 DMC Co Limited Mechanical Engineer DMC Company Limited Phosphoric Acid Pilot Plant

1979 – 1981 Amar Dye Chem Limited Junior Engineer Amar Dye Chem. Limited Maintenance of Chemical Plant