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CV, Scottish E And I Inspector In Construction And Oil And Gas

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17808

List top 5 skills: qa/qc inspection
Short Bio:


Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:


Qualifications & Training

1986 – 1988
Jewel & Esk Valley College, Edinburgh. (Formerly Leith Nautical College)
NC in Electronics (ONC Equivalent)

1988 – 1989
Glasgow College of Nautical Studies.
HNC in Industrial Measurement & Process Control.

Scot-West Training Centre, Irvine, Ayrshire.
City & Guilds in Computer Aided Design using AUTOCAD 12.

Training Courses attended:

S.C.O.T.A. Instrumentation in Hazardous Areas (Cert No 1241/94/25/4)
Dates attended: 21/06/94 – 23/06/94

College Certificate in Programming & Applications of Programmable Logic Controllers.
Glasgow College of Nautical Studies.
Dates attended: 08/11/88 – 21/02/89

Comp Ex (Hazardous areas) Refresher course EX01/02/03/04 (Cert No 12168R)
NETA Training Centre, Billingham, Teesside.
Dates attended: 10/05/10 – 14/05/15

IRCA Internal QMS Auditor course (Cert No TR 1133/4)
QMI Scotland, Aberdeen.
Completion date: 16 June 2011

Specific Experience

Instrumentation & Electrical equipment in Hazardous Areas

Process Control.

Emergency Shutdown {ESD}

Programmable Logic Controllers {PLC}

Fire & Gas systems.

Integrated Control & Safety Systems {ICSS}

Smart Field Transmitters

Production & Water Injection


Gas lift & Gas Compression

Distributed Control Systems {DCS} SCADA.

Site acceptance tests {SAT}

Factory acceptance tests (FAT)

Ex Survey

Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

Marion material management system

Project Management Support

Pre Start Up Safety Review (PSSR)

Career Summary

March 12 – October 13
Lloyd’s Register International of London.
E&I/Control System Verification Engineer

Employed as an E&I/Control System Verification Engineer by Lloyd’s Register on the Kashagan (Eskene West) onshore processing facility, Kazakhstan, as part of the Independent Verification Body (IVB) during mechanical completion stage ensuring the agreed Performance standards are adhered too, by conducting sample audits and inspections during construction and commissioning phase. Sample inspections of E&I equipment in hazardous areas against IEC 60079 as well as witnessing cause & effects of F&G, ESD and Blow down systems. Duties also include issuing/close out of non-conformist reports on construction/commissioning activities relating to mechanical completions Electrical/Instrument/Mechanical equipment.

Feb 11 – December 11
Germanischer Lloyd\Saipem.
Inspection Co-ordinator

Employed as an Inspector co-ordinator, representing the client Saipem during the construction phase Scarebeo 8 Drilling Rig, Westcon Shipyard, Olen, Norway. Responsible for mechanical completion of all Electrical/Instrumentation/Mechanical equipment, including marine systems. Power Generated from 8 x 11Kv, 3 phase, 6050KvA Diesel (Caterpillar) Generators. Duties included routine inspection of sub contractor’s activities, clearing punchlists, reviewing documents for completion, ready for handover to client.

October 2008 – November 2010
Lloyd’s Register International of London.
E&I/C Inspection Engineer/Client Representative

Employed by LRIL as a third party inspector/engineer, based in Beni Saf Algeria, on a construction/commissioning of a Gas Compression Station (MEDGAZ) exporting gas via subsea pipeline to Almeria, Spain. Duties included monitoring & certification of client/EPC contractor ensuring all E&I/Mechanical QA/QC activities are adhered to Total specifications & reviewing/commenting on CMS/ITP Procedures. E&I inspections on equipment in Hazardous areas against IEC 60079 completed satisfactory.

Duties also include issuing/close out of non-conformist reports on construction/commissioning activities relating to Electrical/Instrument/Control/Mechanical works. Compression Station consisted of three Turbo-Compressors (Rolls Royce RB211/Dressor Rand D10R6B), two Solar Gas Turbo-Generators, Instrument Air/Nitrogen Systems, Cathodic Protection System, Fire Fighting & Gas (Notifier) Detection System.

August 2008 – September 2008
Cegelec, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Loop Check Co-ordinator

Employed by CEGELEC, Abu Dhabi, as a Loop check co-ordinator on a gas compression station, for the client TOTAL YLNG in Yemen. Desert based location which includes 1 gas/oil separator, 2 gas generators, 1 emergency diesel generator, and 2 gas (GSI) compressors and is all or has limited control via Yokogawa PCS system. Duties included supervision of 8 Technicians (Indians/Philippines) and witnessing the completion of around 700 loops.

February 2008 – July 2008,
Link Project Services, Houston, USA.
&I Inspector

Employed by the client (ConocoPhillips) as part of the PMT team, responsible for monitoring EPC contractor for the installation of field instrumentation/Control equipment on a 132Km ethylene pipeline, in the State of Qatar. Pipeline included 4 block valve stations and 3 metering stations. Duties included holding weekly meetings with contractor, producing daily progress reports for Project Manager, ensuring contractor adheres to the planned schedule, HSE issues, and monitoring Mechanical completion of E&I equipment adhering to IEC 60079 specification.

August 2006 – January 2008,
Penspen Ltd, Richmond, Surrey, UK.
Instrument & Control Inspector

Employed as an Instrument Inspector for the client at Zeuitina 103A/D oil field in Libya, Responsible for continuous monitoring & reporting of the E&I sub contractor on a day to day basis relating to several projects such as upgrade of new SCADA (Servalec) system for Compressor station, Testing/Verification of Cathodic Protection & Pipeline monitoring system, Installation/upgrade of Fire Protection system, upgrade of field instrumentation & control system for a propane refrigeration system ensuring sub contractor adhere to planning, HSE, project specification/mechanical completion, and contractual obligations. Duties also included witnessing Loop-checking & Reporting on behalf of the client (Zeuitina) on a daily basis.

August 2005 – April 2006,
RSL Ltd, Azerbaijan.
Instrument Completion Engineer

Recruited by RSL (Azerbaijan) Ltd as an Instrument Completion Engineer representing the client, Botas on the Baku – Tbilisi – Ceyhan pipeline (Turkish section). Project consisted of construction of 1800 Km pipeline thru 3 countries, 4 pumping stations, pig launch/receiving facilities and associate equipment. Responsible for monitoring, maintaining, accepting on completion on behalf of the client, ensuring client standards & procedures are adhered to within project schedule. Duties also included witnessing Loop-checking(ABB scada system) and Vendor’s equipment such as Wartsila Pumps, Auma/Rotork/Biffi Valves and Fire & Gas (VESDA) system.

June 2003 – May 2005,
SNC Lavalin/AGIP Gas BV, Libya, North Africa.
Instrument Field Engineer

Recruited by SNC Lavalin/Petrolic as an Instrument Field Engineer to represent the client, AGIP Gas at the Mellitah gas compression & processing facility, Libya. Project consisted of construction of 3 (LNG) separation & stripping process trains, compressed gas, fiscal metering and storage facilities for butane, propane gas and condensate. Responsible for monitoring EPC contractor during construction phase including Loop-Checking activities, to ensure clients standards, procedures and project specifications are adhered to within project schedule.

January 2002 to March 2003
Link Project Services, Houston, Texas, USA.
E & I Commissioning Inspector

Responsible for all loop checking activities, function tests, commissioning and start-up (Honeywell TDC 3000TPS System) including BMS Systems, F & G Systems, and HVAC Systems on behalf of the client (ConocoPhilips/Qatar Petroleum) on a $1.2 Billion Ethylene, Polyethylene and Hexane production and export project in the State of Qatar. Duties also consisted of co-ordinating PSSR (Pre-safety start-up review) of various disciplines and departments ensuring all relevant documentation is complete and signed off, ready for start-up.

June 2001 to December 2001
Hainsco Inspection, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Instrument Inspector

Employed at Ras Tanura South refinery (SAUDI ARAMCO) for Ex Survey on field instrumentation and equipment according to Saudi Armco’s standards and specifications (including IEC 60079), Duties were to conduct Ex Survey and implement a work schedule for the Maintenance Department to upgrade field instrumentation according to the initial findings of the Ex Survey, Also witness final loop checks from the field to the DCS System.

January 2000 to December 2000
Eurabia Eng, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Assistant QA/QC Elect/Instrument Inspector

Employed at Saudi Aramco’s Riyadh Refinery, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Responsible for on behalf of the client (Saudi Aramco) for implementation and inspection of DCS upgrade to Aramco’s standards and procedures. Liaised with sub-contractors (E&I) during mechanical completion of field instrumentation, witness calibration and loop checking of field instruments. Duties also consisted of clearing punch-list items associated with mechanical completion of DCS/field instrumentation.

June 1999 to December 1999,
NES, Glasgow, UK.
Instrument Commissioning Technician

Employed at UIE Shipyard, Greenock, for Esso Balder FPV project. Duties included punch listing, commissioning and trouble shooting on marine equipment including power (diesel) generators, emergency generators, portable water systems, and sanitary drains.

March 1999 to May 1999
Instrument Field Supervisor

Employed at Das Island, UAE, and Responsible for supervision of up to 10 Indian Nationals (Instrument Technicians) for routine planned shutdown work.

September 1998 to January 1999,
James Scott Ltd, Glasgow.
Instrument Commissioning Technician

Employed at John Brown’s Shipyard, Clydebank, Working on the Blu Holm FPV, Duties included punch-listing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up of SOLAR turbines, emergency generator (Wartsila) and ancillary equipment.

May 1998 to August 1998
Aker Offshore, Aberdeen.
Instrument Inspector

Employed at UIE Shipyard, Greenock, for Esso Balder FPV Project. Duties included a survey of field instrumentation, with verification of ‘Ex’ equipment (according to IEC 60079) for the correct installation of various hazardous areas in accordance with the PID’S. Liaise with various manufactures to quantify certification of instruments, also creating ‘job packs’ with associated drawings (PID’s, Loop Drawings, and Hook-up Diagrams) and Data sheets for commissioning squads.

January 1998 to May 1998,
Tarmac/Black & Veitch J/V, Malaysia.
Instrument Commissioning Supervisor

Commissioning of Sultan Salahudin Abdul Aziz Power (2 x 500MW Turbines) Station, Kapar, Selangor, Malaysia, Responsible for commissioning/function checks of Bailey’s INFI 90 DCS System, clearing punch-list items and supervision of local labour.

April 1996 to November 1997
Eurabia Engineering, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Instrument Maintenance Technician

Employed for routine planned maintenance at SASREF’s (Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery) refinery, tank farm and water treatment plant, Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

May 1994 to March 1996
Atlantic Power & Gas, Aberdeen.
Instrument Maintenance Technician

Employed by Atlantic Power & Gas and seconded to the client (Sun Oil UK) for maintenance on Balmoral North Sea platform.

January 1994 to May 1994
Roxby Engineering (EURABIA) Ltd, Saudi Arabia.
Instrument (Shutdown) Technician

Employed by Roxby Eng for shutdown work at SAMREF (Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery) refinery, Yambu, Saudi Arabia.

January 1992 to December 1993,
John Wood Group, Aberdeen
Instrument Technician

Employed for Shell’s Brent/Northern Oil Field, providing routine planned maintenance using CMMS system on scheduled shutdowns on Gas Turbines (Ruston) and ancillary equipment.

January 1990 to December 1991
MIES, Peterhead.

Instrument Maintenance Technician

Duties involved providing 24-hour cover at the new SF111 site for Total Oil Marine, St Fergus.

June 1989 to December 1989
Matthew Hall/James Scott, Grangemouth.
Instrument Technician