Detail-focused professional with decades of diverse experience in Quality Control, NDT, and Welding Inspection gained across diversified industries. Skilled in QA/QC Inspection and Test Plans, development and use of Inspection and Test Plans, Review of audits on Material Certification, Mechanical Testing, Welding Procedure Qualifications, Welder Qualifications, PWHT, and Pressure Testing. Demonstrated organizational and negotiation skills with an established record of success in multi-faceted roles.
Detail-focused professional with decades of diverse experience in Quality Control, NDT, and Welding Inspection gained across diversified industries. Skilled in QA/QC Inspection and Test Plans, development and use of Inspection and Test Plans, Review of audits on Material Certification, Mechanical Testing, Welding Procedure Qualifications, Welder Qualifications, PWHT, and Pressure Testing. Demonstrated organizational and negotiation skills with an established record of success in multi-faceted roles. Initiate, develop and direct administrative operations providing quality assurance and quality control. Skilled in monitoring, supervising, and training other QC inspectors plus the use of PAMS like systems for weld monitoring both Carbon and Stainless Steels. Skilled in the working and theoretical knowledge of the use of using NDT Processes (MT,PT,HT,UT,RT,AUT,PMI) in verifying quality acceptance criteria levels. Expert in audit reviewing their interpretations, the supervision and monitoring of the technicians and their equipment (qualification and calibration certification and procedure reviews). Highly accomplished and expert in covering the verification of all quality requirements from start to finish on any project regardless of finished product or processes. Experienced practices include covering Pipe Mill, Vender and 3rd Party Inspections, Punching out installed facilities prior to commissioning, and safety & SIMOPS Procedures.
Welding QA/QC Test Plans Audit Reviews Mechanical Testing PWHT
Welding Procedure Qualifications Solutions Advice Cost Reduction Resource Management
Electronic QC Monitoring Systems Pre Commissioning and Start-up Commissioning
Quality Management Systems Vender and 3rd Party Inspections Service Delivery Communication
Industrial Management Production Control Contracting/Subcontracting
Fabrication & Welding Engineering Cross-Functional Team Leadership
QC Welding Inspection Co-ordinator & Main Contractor (2015 – Present)
t Supervise 3 QC Senior Welding Inspectors.
t Cover the various requirements needed to verify welding, NDT and Pressure Testing activities.
t Maintain registers, both electronically and hard copy, of the various activities to track, monitor and update WPS,s, Welding Matrix / AMOGH, NDT (including backlogs and repairs), Welders Register, ITP,s, NDT & Inspectors Qualifications, PWHT, Pressure Tests., Procedures and Specifications.
t Maintain rotation registers in order to have sufficient people on site to cover these activities.
t Resolve issues, on a daily basis, related to production welding problems, NDT problems, testing problems and coverage problems etc. and liaise with QA/QC Management and the Client.
Taggon Tormore Project, Shetland Gas Plant,
Senior QC Welding Inspector & Main Contractor (2013 – Present)
t Supervise 12 QC Welding Inspectors & 4 Tech Clerks.
t Establish sufficient coverage on site to cover the various inspection areas required to verify visually quality conformance with contract procedures and specifications.
t Resolve issues, on a daily basis, related to production welding problems, NDT problems, coverage problems etc. through liaise with the Co-ordinator.
AMEC UK, DARLINGTON, CO., Durham (2013)
BP Kinniel Project, Grangemouth, Scotland.
Senior Welding Inspection Co-ordinator (Clients Rep.).
t Represented the Client, AMEC, to verify to BP that the Contractors are working within and conforming to the STANDARDS, SPECIFICATIONS and PROCEDURES approved for the project.
t Reviewed and accepted all inspection, NDT and testing personnel for approval and ensure sufficient people are employed for coverage.
t Finalized for acceptance and signing all spool packages for transporting to site to assist spool installation.
INSTALLATION OF LOW SULPHUR FUEL OIL (LSFO), FG and Gas Pipelines, Kuwait (2011- 2012)
Senior Welding Inspection QC Co-ordination Engineer (PMC)
t Monitored and coordinated the main contactors, HYUNDIA & PETROFAC, in the execution of their duties in verifying the welding performances and quality conform to the designated standards and specifications.
t Achieved 100% inspection and review of all weld visuals, X- ray films and AUT results in accordance with API 1104, 2005 edition.
t Witnessed and reviewed all WPQR’s and WQT’s for all weld processes in accordance with ASME B31.4, 31.8, and ASME IX, and witness the mechanical testing on specimens taken from these welding tests.
SERIMAX, 77290 Mitry-Mory, France (2010)
Senior Welding Inspector (Clients Representative)
t Administered the recording of all welding parameters, using PAMS like system and RT for qualification acceptance to API 1104.On weld test samples
t Directed the macro etching and hard testing readings in accordance with NACE MR0175/ISO 15156-2.
t Client being Chevron Houston
ATLANTIS GAS PLANT, RAK GAS COMMISSION, United Arab Emirates (2008-2010)/
Senior QA/QC Inspection Engineer (Third Party Mechanical & Welding – SGS)
t Carried out audits on various QC Dossiers that had been compiled on the work done for the mechanical and welding installations of the process piping, both new and existing, plus NDT and testing before commissioning and start up.
t Reviewed sections of each dossier for all documentation, reports and certification verification.
t In case, any discrepancies or non-compliances were found, forwarded recommendations to both the client and their representative to have either their contractor to correct them or submit the necessary documents or reports.
NDT SERVICES LTD. (Denholm Zholdas), PFD, Tengiz, Kazakhstan
Tengizchevroil Asset Developments Projects (2006-2007)
Senior QA/QC and Welding/NDT Inspection Engineer
(Promoted to NEWS / NDT Inspection Engineering Supervisor in August 06)
t Coordinated QA/QC, Inspection, NDT and Testing related to the Construction and Installation of plant and equipment (structures, pipe racks, piping, pipelines, vessels, tanks etc.) by the subcontractor: SK: in order to verify compliance with the specified Quality Requirements.
t Monitored and supervised the contractor’s teams of Inspectors and NDT Technicians, in the field, verified procedure compliance.
t Promoted to Section Head of the NEWS / NDT (QC) Department.
ARYA SASOL POLYMER COMPANY (ASPC), Bander Assaluyeh, Iran (2005-2006 006)
QA/QC Inspection Advisory / Consultancy Supervisor
t Consulted, advised and coordinated with the clients Senior Quality / Inspection Management on how the poor standard of quality workmanship, by their various contractors, could be rectified in order to satisfy the standards and designer specifications for acceptance as fit for purpose.
t Monitored and supervised the client’s inspection personnel to ensure correct procedures and good working practices were implemented.
t Achieved recognition by carrying out Full Reviews of all Documentation, Procedures, NDT and Test Packages.
t Monitored / Supervised Line Punching prior to hydro test and / or reinstatement, hydro test checks, PWHT, and in process Operations (coating & insulation).
IPS GABON LTD., P1426, Port Gentile, Gabon Republic, West Africa (2005-2006 005)
Piping / Welding Inspector (upgraded to Senior Inspection / QA – QC Coordinator)
t Served on site for all QC / Piping / Welding activities related to the installing of the field pipelines and in plant process piping in accordance with standards : ASME B31.3 / 4 and 8, ASME IX, API 1104, ASME V, BS EN 287 / 288 Parts 1 and BS 5135.
t Monitored all NDT, PWHT, coating / insulation and other testing requirements (hydro) plus interpretation and actions upon results, punched listing outstanding items, recorded fully all data requirements for full traceability and audit review the compilation of producing test packs, documentation and final signing off etc.
t Position elevated to cover back-to-back duties with the existing Senior Inspection / QA – QC Coordinator, which included supervision and running of the QA – QC Inspection Department and the NDT Department.
DEE TECH SERVICES, SIEMENS SITE OFFICE, Hythe, Southampton, England (2004 003)
BP ENICHEM CHP Plant,
Senior QA – QC Welding Inspector
t Administered all QA/QC site matters relating to the releases for all materials to be allowed on site, materials included both carbon and stainless steels, welding procedure and welder qualification review and updating, consumables control, drawing review / updates, and all post weld visual inspections.
t Coordinated all NDT and PWHT activities, coating / insulation activities, and preparation of test packages for systems testing and re-instatements.
t Prepared daily and weekly summary progress reports while ensuring that compliance is followed on all site safety procedures.
CHEVRON NIGERIA LTD., River & Delta States, Nigeria (2002-2004)
Mechanical / Welding Inspection Supervisor
t Supervised all QA / QC, welding, hydro-testing, coating, and final completion & sign off.
t Followed SIMOPS & Company Safety Procedures while supervising multi-disciplined squad of nationals.
VETCO SAUDI ARABIA LTD., Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia (1999-2001)
Senior Vendor / Third Party Inspector (Mechanical / Welding)
GPIC PETRO- CHEMICAL PLANT, Bahrain (1998)
Senior Welding Inspection Engineer
SAUDI ARAMCO, ABQAIQ INSPECTION UNIT, Saudi Arabia (1997-1998)
Projects Mechanical / Welding Inspector
CASTORO 5 PIPELAY BARGE (SAIPEM), Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia (1997)
Welding Inspector (offshore)
FLUOR DANIELS (FAL), RABIGH STEAM POWER PLANT, Saudi Arabia (1997)
PMT Senior Fabrication / Welding Inspector
REDPATH ENGINEERING SERVICES, Stockton, UK (1994-1997)
Fabrication / Welding Inspector
NATIONAL INSPECTION & TECHNICAL TESTING CO. / FAHSS TUV, Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia (1993)
Third Party / Vendor Inspection Engineer
VARIOUS CONTRACTS Throughout The UK & Abroad (1968-1993)
Inspector, Boilermaker & NC Coder
Completed a 5 year Apprenticeship
CSWIP Welding Quality Control Coordinators Certificate (level 4)
CSWIP3.2 Senior Welding Inspection Certificate + Rad. Interpretation
European Welding Inspection Specialist Diploma
European Welding Inspector Level 4 Certificate
International Welding Inspector Diploma
C & G 219 Certificate (Fabrication & Welding Inspection & Quality Control)
Institute of Quality Assurance Certificate
Diploma in Industrial Management
Certificate in Industrial Management
Diploma in Production Control
C & G’s Full Technicians Certificate
C & G’s Fabrication & Welding Engineering Technicians Parts I, II, III
C & G’s Fabrication & Welding Craft Studies Parts I, II, III
Certificate of Craftsmanship & Welding Endorsement (Apprenticeship)
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