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Serial No: 47743
(05/29/1977, male)
List top 5 skills: qa/qc/qms, quality management
Short Bio:

Degree Qualified in Materials Science, Metallurgy Engineering.

+14 years work experience in QA/QC Field Inspection, Third Party Inspection, Audit and Completion

Multiple Expatriate Experiences in Iran, Australia, Indonesia, UAE, Qatar and even Ghana in Africa.

Direct or Indirect experience in multiple iconic projects in Oil-Gas and Mining Sector

QA/QC, Field Inspection, Procurement Quality Surveillance (Pre shipment inspection), QA System Establishment, Project Audit, Document Control, MDR

Current location: 

Western Australia, Australia - View on map

Nationality: 

Australia

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

english, PERSIAN

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Australia, Iran, Islamic Republic of



PROFILE:

  • Degree Qualified in Materials Science, Metallurgy Engineering.

+14 years work experience in QA/QC Field Inspection, Third Party Inspection, Audit and Completion.

  • Multiple Expatriate Experiences in Iran, Australia, Indonesia, UAE, Qatar and even Ghana in Africa.
  • Direct  or Indirect experience in multiple iconic projects in Oil-Gas and Mining Sector listed below:
    • Directly in Gorgon LNG Chevron Australia,
    • Directly in RLPEP (Ras Laffan port expansion project) in Qatar and UAE
    • Directly in 12th South Pars Gas field in Iran
    • Directly in Marun and Jam Petrochemical Plants, Iran
    • Directly in Onshore Pipeline and Gas Processing Plants in Ghana, West Africa.
    • Directly in Corrosion remediation in a Copper Gold mine, Newmont , Indonesia
    • Indirectly in Iron Ore, Pilbara, Australia
    • Indirectly in QCLNG , Queensland, Australia
    • Indirectly in Perth International Airport, BP Australia.
    • Many others.
  • Excellent Experience in Project Quality Management, ITP’s, NCR’s Management etc.
  • Excellent Experience in Goods Inspection/Procurement Quality Surveillance and compliance (to BS EN ISO 10204) .
  • Good PC and Data Keeping skills and working with data management and document control software, VBA (formulation) in MS Word, Excel, Access, VB6 Windows applications, some VB.NET and SQL.
  • SAP and computerized maintenance management systems; CMMS.
  • Safety inductions; White card (safety induction card in Australia), confined space entry training card, safe work at height card, WA and industry driver’s license, MSIC and ASIC port access security cards in Australia.  

 

EDUCATION

April 2003 MSc of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Amir Kabir University of Technology, Tehran.    http://aut.ac.ir/www/aut/main/

 

July 2000 BSc of Materials Engineering, Industrial Metallurgy, University of Tehran , College of Engineering, School of Metallurgy ,

http://www.ut.ac.ir/en

Member of Institute of Engineers Australia. Ref No.: 3269646

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

QA/QC, Field Inspection, Procurement Quality Surveillance (Pre shipment inspection), QA System Establishment, Project Audit, Document Control, MDR, Completion and some Commissioning. Field Expertise (QC) in Welding Inspection (CSWIP 3.1), Welding Engineering (developing WPS). Metalic and Non metalic Fabrications, NDT/NDE, Blasting and Coating. Hydro Testing. Steel Structure Fabrications Piping and Flange Management. Pipelines and Corrosion protection. Procurement and Purchasing.. Training of client staff.  Worked in small Sub Contractors, large size EPC Contractors and PMC consultancy firms.

 

 

DETAILED EXPERIENCE :

 

10 2014    01 2016                 QA/QC Officer at FERO Group, Kewdale Perth , Permanent Job (made redundant due to re-structure)

FERO group is a manufacturing business with multiple divisions like FERO Blast (Blast and Paint workshop) , FERO Galv (Galvinising workshop) as well as Strata , Reinforcement Products (Rebar, Mesh) , Ground stabilizing components for mining industry.

Arranging Courier, organizing for re-bar / mesh ACRS Test samples. General QA admin, NCR corrective and preventive actions. ITP development, Procedure development. Audit tool development. Internal Audit. Attend external audit and liaise with Third party inspectors and client inspectors.

 

 

05 2014 to 07 2014                QA/Expediting Engineer at Tristar Water Solutions , O’Connor Perth Australia

On a very short term 2 month contract role with this company to coordinate Welding and Coating Inspections at Spriggs and Kaefer Novacoat and expedite ITPs and other quality documents and put together the MDR for itchy project under Leighton and JKC under INPEX. There is a chance of going to site near Darwin for commissioning activities of water treatment plant which is designed and manufactured by Tristar Water Solution.

 

11-2014 to 04 2014                QA/QC Manager and Advisor as PMC of the project for Sinopec Petroleum Services in Ghana (West Africa). We have been under a consultancy services called EXIDASP based in UAE working as PMC for SINOPEC and the job location was in Ghana Gas infrastructure project and Gas processing plant in Ghana. The AMEC Ghana branch also work there as PMC for Ghana Gas. Even though it was PMC role, I assist to develop weld procedures, run procedure qualifications and test and qualify welders (100% Chinese welders). Daily visual inspection on Chinese sub-contractors in Ghana. (more details to be given upon request)

 

05 2013 – 11 2014                 JOINT INTEGRITY INSPECTOR at Kellogg Joint Venture Gorgon, employment under an asset integrity company called Hydratight but treated as KJVG Gorgon Employee,  (20/10 days FIFO, Barrow Island, Australia)

http://www.hydratight.com/en . Gorgon LNG project , Barrow Island , Western Australia.

This Inspection is slightly different than the previous roles that I have been doing. On this role I am more involved in Inspection of flanges known as flange management which is a sort of asset integrity. Updating a database known as FDMS, (like PDMS). Creating macro in Excel for reporting. Sometimes working with 3D model of the piping network. Reading and following P&ID (vendor packages), Isometric drawings (site packages). I also deal with preservation team to look at the condition of the materials and corrosion in certain part of the system like corrosion and preservation activities for the flanged joints. This discipline (flange management) becomes more fashion these days in critical LNG and subsea sites. I am keen to look even further as I am a degree qualified person with very good experience. Hydratight is a global business. It’s a part of KJVG and I work as Inspector from client side.

 

 

11  2011 – 05 2013                Quality Manager at Alltype Engineering at Naval Base Perth Australia.

                                                     www.alltypeengineering.com.au

Good System in place. Beside ISO 9001:2008, as a metal fabrication business, ALLTYPE Engineering is badged to ISO 3834 as well (special ISO for welding fabrication industry). Since I joined, we got audited to maintain the requirement of ISO 3834 for one of our projects which was very good and revealed to a very positive report in compliance with 3834. Being extremely busy, we handle fabrication projects using full Tig or Tig/Stick (GTAW/SMAW/MMAW) or STT/FCAW, SAW (sub arc welding) from clients like CHEVRON via SLC (SAIPEM LEIGHTON consortium in Gorgon LNG project), WATER CORPORATION, DMC CIVIL, SSWA, MONODELPHOUS etc… ALLTYPE has 2 fabrication shop carbon steel and stainless steel (316L, duplex and super duplex). I am involved in workshop field inspection as well as compiling MDRs, producing weld traceability, material traceability etc. overseeing quality management of those 2 fabrication workshops; I also visit sites nearby in a town Warrona occasionally where there is water pipeline under construction. I develop project Quality plan (maintaining revisions and document control), submit several ITP’s for approval, Develop Project Audit Procedure and Quality document (QA) as well as visual field Inspection (QC). In ALLTYPE engineering, I dealt with mild steel cement lined pipe fabrication and spooling, steel structure fabrication and stainless steel welding. We out source some services like galvanizing, blast and painting and NDT. I attend quality related meetings and have 2 welding inspectors and 1 document controller reporting to me I oversee painting sub-contractors like CAPE and CMC in Naval Base and their quality documents and attend quality Inspection in their yard. I am not officially NACE certified inspector but being a degree qualified in materials science (metallurgy) and working in industry for more than 10 years I have good experience and understanding of abrasive blasting and coating processes and attend Inspection visits, witnessing production tests in coating. Oversee all of these processes in a capacity of a QA/QC Manager. Some of the projects are in service plants where we used hot tapping (connecting the existing live pipeline to the new constructed pipeline) which is a good experience and has its own weld procedures and temperature monitoring.

 

05  2011 – 11  2011 QA/QC Inspection Engineer (FIFO: fly in fly out from to site on 23/7)

SAZEH Consultants, http://www.sazeh.com South of IRAN

 

Joined a QA/QC firm inside DAELIM (Korean Contractor) for Phase12-South Pars Gas Refinery development project, a Consortium of DAELIM (Korea), SAZEH, KAYSON & IIND Co.  The whole plant was built in 3 different EPC contracts, EPC1, EPC2 and EPC3. I worked within scope of EPC2. We are in Pre-Cast Concrete Structures-Erection stage. Our major QA/QC activity is to perform Inspection using RFI/FIN (Request for Inspection/Field Inspection Notice) and our Civil ITP for this stage includes grouting Inspection for each column, chipping, cleaning, grouting, verification of cube strength of grout, and I get subcontractor to fill up Formats like fresh concrete and compressive strength test etc.

 

Develop and maintain ITP tracker based on Work Breakdown structure (WBS) using multidiscipline QA/QC expertise. Then most recently, the piping fabrication just began, the welding school at site is now operating to qualify welders and we have also automatic welding machines at piping shop gets operated by a Korean sub contractor. There is also a shop for slag copper blasting and coating / wrapping pipes which I also supervise that one as a part of scope.

 

Achievements:

Got familiar with culture of Korean companies. (i.e. daily exercise at site). Studied a full 72 pages Civil Inspection and Test Plan (from Site Filling, Earthwork,Foundations,Concrete, steel structure, road works, including Pre-Cast Concrete Structures-Erection works) with more than 30 forms and checklists which increased my civil knowledge beside existing Mechanical experties, And based on that I can administrate the whole Quality system in Civil as well as I could in Mechanical disciplines.

           

10 2010 – 05 2011

 

QC / Inspection Coordinator

Arya Petro Gas Global Co. Ltd.  www.apgglobalco.com

Tehran, IRAN

Joined this company at Tehran office reporting to General Manager, involved in couple of EPC projects like:

Abadan Refinery Upgrading Project  (EPC)  ,  Birjand Oil Tank Farm (EPC)  ,  Gas Export Unit, South Pars Phase 15, 16 (PC) , Yadavaran Oil Field Development, wellheads items. (EP)

Coordinate Inspections on procured goods to be conducted by third parties like Arya SGS and IEI Inspection service providers. Completed Procurement Quality surveillance of certain items in the Wellhead facilities in Yadavaran oil field development,

Involved in ISO establishment. Assist Engineering team with some cathodic protection design calculations.

 

Achievements:

Since the company was about to achieve certificate in Quality System, I could increased my ISO9001 and Internal / External Auditing skills to audit an organization as good as a IRCA certified lead Auditor in EPC projects particularly in Design Verification and Document / Record control. Working in a wellhead project proposal preparation, was a good chance to review the MATERIALS SELECTION Principles for corrosion protection related to the offshore equipment e.g: wellhead components and other similar subsea items like X-mas trees, subsea manifolds and got familiar with their design principles. Have a good understanding of corrosivity evaluations in hydrocarbon systems. Have experience/ Familiar with in materials like low temperature carbon steels , low alloy steels, Martensitic/Austenitic/Duplex stainless steel, Nickel base alloys (i.e. Alloy 625). Familiar with vessel material selection principles in offshore topside oil separation and gas treating systems based on the corrosivity criteria either in whole CRAs, internally CRA clad or weld overlayed Resulting a job application and 2-3 hours telephone interview with FMC Technologies in Singapore for QA/QC Inspection Engineer role.

 

02 2009 – 10 2010 Inspection Engineer /QA Liaison Engineer

Consolidated Contractors Int’l. Co.  www.ccc.gr

Abu Dhabi ,UAE  then shifted to Ras Laffan, state of Qatar

 

Working first (1) in CCC office in procurement department to coordinate and manage overall Inspection activities and Inspection plans for all the Commodities to be procured and shipped to the site for Ras Laffan Port Expansion Project (RLPEP) for QATAR PETROLEUM. It was a mega project valued more than 1.8 billion Dollars. Review ITP’s submitted by vendors, worked with ITP tracker. Conduct and coordinate procurement quality surveillance to BS EN ISO 10204, review Vendor QA documents and Liaise with client for the approval of the ITP and QA QC documents/procedures, review Inspection Reports, Notify Inspection, Assign Inspection to the third party (VELOSI), even do inspection occasionally and release goods (Release notes), then (2) shifted to site in Qatar to work closely with Commissioning Team to prepare pre-commissioning and commissioning Dossiers for many sub-systems/systems, Schedule and liaise to get vendor representative to site for commissioning activities. Worked closely with vendors to prepare SPIR (spare parts interchangeability record) for many mechanical and even electrical equipment at site like pumps, HVAC systems, Fire and gas alarm system, potable water tanks, BAEMS (Building automated energy management system) etc. and send them to be uploaded to SAP and other kind of computerized Maintenance Management Systems. In procurement quality surveillance, dealt with concretes with super duplex reinforcement. (inspection of super duplex rebar material, material certificate review)

 

Achievements:

Coordinated more than 300 site/workshop inspection globally including pre-inspection meetings, worked closely with commissioning team to prepare more than 250 dossiers correspondence to sub system-systems at RLPEP capital project. Co-ordinate with more than 50 vendors / suppliers for their site service during commissioning. Co-ordinate 6 major training programs to be conducted for major equipment for Client’s staff. Became an Expert in different kind of document control softwares (like VBC) usually used in documentation of Capital Projects. Developed a small program and extracted so many spreadsheets for outstanding (non AFC) vendor documents and expedite them from the vendors.

 

05 2008 – 01 2009 Corrosion Remediation Coating Inspector,

Newmont Mining Corporation.   www.newmont.com   INDONESIA  (Expatriate role)

Working in Corrosion Remediation Project (CRP), in Newmont Mining Operation, at Batu Hijau Copper-Gold mine, Sumbawa INDONESIA.  (Fly in Fly out) Main Activity in the role was performing site inspection in mine facilities in entire corrosion remediation project from any welding and mechanical work to all of the Sandblast and Coating, also Corporate to prepare quality procedures and manuals, ITP, KPI, monitor subcontractors, equipment integrity assessment etc.  Newmont is a well known North American mining corporation has mines operating in SE Asia as well. And there are lots of employees working there as expatriates either in Fly in fly out or residential. For certain period of time they couldn’t fill the position by locals, so I joined there until government pushed to nationalize this position.

Achievements:

Have done so many site/workshop inspections successfully, and reported them to Newmont mining authorities regarding the performance of contractor in terms of Quality and even Quantity.  Supervised contractor’s work quality in Remediation of steel structure, pebble crusher, conveyors, fuel pipeline, and concentrate pipeline from the facility to the port. Become an Expert in protective coating process, in sandblast and surface preparation stage and its associated equipment and quality inspection. Then Painting stage, its equipment, mixing and applying and associated Quality and even HSE inspection. Worked closely with Singaporean contractor to close out couple of NCR. Achieved good experience in integrity assessment. Well exposed to the design principles and application of coating systems designed for splash zones with ultra-high film thicknesses  (even though it was a mine site and not an offshore job, but there was still wet/dry condition in floatation system of the mine site)

 

07  2007 – 05 2008

 

QA/QC Manager

Eliott Engineering Pty Ltd.  www.eliottgroup.com.au

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Performed in Quality inspection for the entire fabrication jobs from Dimensional check, Welding, NDT, blast and paint and also paper work for Quality system, involved in many project from pressure vessel, steel structures for Woodside Energy.. Gasco (Australia), Theiss John Holand (TJH), Grocon, McConnell Dowell, etc. Prepared Weld Maps, NDT Maps, using some skill in Auto CAD and windows paint brush and created Material Traceability Records in MDRs

Achievements:

Oversee the workmanship of more than 15 Welders. Fitters, blaster and painters in a workshop in Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, prepared more than 70 MDR’s (Manufacturer Data Report) for each Gantry being fabricated and used in EAST Link highway in Melbourne. (Client was Thiess John Holland). Prepared couple of major MDRs for jobs related to Woodside Energy. And Gasco pty Ltd.     Prepared about 10 new welding procedures (WPS) and get them qualified under NATA labs.

 

07 2006 – 07 2007

 

 

Quality Engineer,

Specpipe Technology Pty Ltd.  (www.specpipe.com.au)    Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Reporting to operational manager.. Specpipe was piping fabrication company in particular and specialized materials like stainless, or Chromium-Molybdenum (P11 to P22) .and I was on contract responsible to make sure the welding and fabrication jobs  being  done as per specification of clients particularly for those Chromium molybdenum (P11, P22) materials..  I was working in office in BlackTown Sydney but I also visited couple of different sites. for different project like a piping process site for blue scope steel (steel manufacturer in Australia)..I was involved also in some small scale projects for Atlas Copco ,  responsible for preparing outstanding MDR (manufacturer data report), ensuring the quality issues for welding and piping fabrication got sorted, coordination of NDT (non destructive testing),   and sometimes I did purchasing and procurement as well, the company was under liquidation so I was involved to estimate materials and stock level..

Achievements:

Prepared and submitted more than 35 MDRs in   Provide some technical support for fabrication workshop manager.

Supervised 8 fitter/welders (3 Germans, 3 Australian, and 1 Korean, 1 Chinese). Provided technical support for job estimators.

Got quotation and placed more than 25 Purchase Orders to major steel suppliers of Australia like Onesteel, Smorgon steel, and some fitting suppliers like Prochem and SANDVIC.

 

06 2004 – 07 2006

 

Documentation Manager  / Welding Inspector /

IRANIAN INSPECTION COMPANY, IRICO www.irico.ir

Mahshahr and Assaluyeh, southern part of IRAN

Project 1: Performed third party inspection for construction of carbon and stainless steel pressure vessels for Marun Petrochemical complex onshore facility. (Review of Mill Test Certificates, Welder Performance Test (WPT), Witness of welding, Fit up, NDT, hydrostatic test, Acid pickling painting, packing and shipping).

Project included more than 2 million Inch diameter welded piping, and several storage Tanks including double layer storage thanks with Perlite insulation.

Project 2: Cathodic protection in piping network, steel structure, Boilers and tanks in second phase of Urea Ammonia petrochemical plant in southern part of Iran. Performing documentation which is equally important in inspection activities for the entire mechanical fabrication.

Project 3:

-Resident third party site inspector for hydrostatic and performance test of equipments and piping system in Jam Petrochemical complex which is an onshore facility in South Pars Gas Field.

-Client Third party Inspector for industrial valves (review of material certificate, painting, packing and shipping inspection).

-Client Third party Inspector for construction of PE pipes (underground piping system) witness of mechanical test on metallurgical laboratory. 

 

Well Experienced with terms like third party inspection and third party certification. (TPI/TPC)

Achievements:

Just as a single achievement, worked with Shell approved materials and safety data sheets for some items dealt in above projects in petrochemical plants. Became well familiar with the shell approved conditions and procedures in NDT/NDE techniques when Radiography Test (RT) could have been or even had to be replace by Ultrasonic Test (UT).

 

2003 – 2004

 

QC Engineer,

Tanis Shargh Co.

Zanjan and Tehran, IRAN

Implemented quality control procedures in factory and head office (it was my relatives family business). Got familiar with different polymer and composite manufacturing processes. As a result of sincere cooperation with this employer back in 2004 was conveyed to Italy in conjunction with Italian Foreign Ministry to take part in a 2 months course in strategic business management.

 

2001 – 2003 QC Inspector in automotive industry,

TFT Co (Tose Fanavari Tehran),

Tehran IRAN

Performed quality control inspection (part time) on automotive parts either made by foundry or polymer processing and  supplied by subcontractors in several factories

(worked under ISO/TS 16949 Quality Management for the automotive industry)

 

1998 – 2001

 

Part time internship (as student of engineering) in automotive industry, generally research and quality control activities in the following places:

Radiator Iran, (Manufacturer of heat exchanger for Cars).

Foundry industries supplying automotive parts (Malleable Cast Iron, Aluminum as cast alloys etc)

Well exposed to DFMA systems: Design for Manufacture and Assembly (www.dfma.com) ,

 

1995 – 1998

 

Part time private teacher for Mathematic, Physics, Chemistry and English to high school students, Iran

 

1990 – 1992

 

One day/week training as high school student in Pharmacy:

Learnt how to mix/prepare medicines, read hand written prescriptions, and write the advised dosage on the medicine, Iran.

 

COURSES

  Haz ID and Risk Assessment in Heavy Industry, Risk Based Inspection (RBI), Training Course, 2 days, 5 days, IMQ Training Center, Italy.
 

Object oriented computer applications, visual basic, VB6 60 hours, CAVENDISH COLLEGE representative in Iran.

  Strategic Management in sales and marketing for companies in competitive situation, Italy  March-May 2004
  Agile Management for companies, 2 days, Quality Service, Zurich. Dec 2004
  Safety requirements for work at heights to AS 1891.4   Oct 2007 and Oct 2012  Perth WA Australia

 

Welding Inspector CSWIP 3.1 TWI SE Asia. Jakarta 2009

 

  Safety requirements to enter confined space, RMS Richards Mining Services, Perth, Australia.    Oct 2007 and renewed Oct 2012

Valid White card and valid ASIC card

  Several safety inductions in petrochemical plants and mining operations through the world in 5 different countries.
  Sandblast and Coating Inspection (in Newmont training department)  (have dual mechanical Inspection skills : Welding/Coating Inspection).
  Internal Auditor to: ISO 9001, ISO 29001 , as good as IRCA certified auditor

/ API Q1/ also familiar with requirement of ISO 14001.

  AS/NZS ISO 3834  / ISO for Welding fabrication industries, Authorized Quality Coordinator.

Design Verification (Engineering) documentation Requirement in EPC projects. (course in Arya Petro Gas Global presented by our ISO consultant)

 

 

 

Codes /STANDARDS:

 

 

IELTS result 7 (International English Test)

White Card. Confined space card, work at height card, industrial driving card.

 

 

Knowledgable in International codes generally in veriety of Metal and piping fabrications on shore / off shore , the main ones are ASME Sec. IX , B31.3 , AWS D1.1 , API 1104 , API 650 , API 570 , NACE ,  . etc.. and some AS/NZS codes like AS/NZS 1554 part 1, part 5, part 6, AS 3992, AS/NZS 2980 (for welder qualifications) , AS2885 part 2 …And similar AS/NZS codes in piping and metal fabrication etc.  procurement quality surveliance and material inspection to BS EN ISO 10204.

 

IT skills                    

  • Expert in IT, VBA in MS Word, Excel, Access, MS VB6(Visual Basic), SQL commands, Document Control Software like VBC (Visual Byblos Cyberspace) have the KEY Skills for Documentation in mega projects, also well familiar with Isometric drawings, P&ID , and interested in computerized maintenance management systems, SAP systems etc. )
  • Exposed to MS Project (tool for planning, in house training recently in ALLTYPE Engineering)
  • Expert in Internet and Outlook Express (proceed with 100 emails/day liaising with different parties in mega projects, familiar with SAP)

Awards:

  • Back in 2004 he was conveyed to ITALY attending a management course for couple of months under full sponsorship of Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with PISIE Italy and Tanis Shargh Co.