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CV, UK Based Welding QA And QC Manager, Oil And Gas, Looking Globally

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Serial No: 20961

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Short Bio:

Thirty years full and comprehensive experience working as a QA/QC Manager, QA/QC Coordinator, Construction Quality Lead, Senior Welding Inspector, QC Inspector, (offshore) Pipe Mill Inspector, Tank Inspector, Coating Industrial/Pipelines Inspector, NDT Technician, Welding Instructor, Welding Foreman, Welder, Pipe Fitter/Welder within range of industries throughout the U.K. but primarily overseas.
My Duties have included but are not limited to:
• QA/QC Manager/QCManager/QC Supervisor/Inspector.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Qualifications

TWI Engineering Technician Diploma (Authenticated)

CSWIP 3.2 (Registered) Senior Welding Inspector

Int. Weld Inspection (Standard Level) Diploma (Authenticated)

EWF Diploma European Welding Federation Diploma

ERS British Gas Snr. Welding Inspector

RT/MT/PT/ UT Plate & Coating II

SGS Internal Auditor Diploma

Sheffield Advanced Certificate Diploma in Q/A (Authenticated)

City & Guilds Welding Craft Practice Part 1

Royal Engineers / Welder Class II

Skills / Training

Agency (STA) Approved Welding Instruction

Profile

Mechanical Engineering: Oil Gas Petroleum Refinery / LNG Tanks / Storage Tanks / Pumping Stations / GOSPS / Boilers / Heat Exchangers / Heating Coils / Compressors / Pumps / Coolers / Jackets / Platforms / Deck Levels / Trunk Lines / Pipe Lines / Flow Lines / Pipe Mill Inspection / Piping Inspection / Welding Inspection / Pipe Line Coatings / Industrial Coatings / RT / UT / MT / PT / Radiographic Interpretation / Developing PQR-WPS-Quality Plans / WQT

• Consultancy & Construction

• Welding Engineering

• Gas & LNG Plants

• Maintenance & Workshops

• Oil & Petrochemical Plants

• Quality Control & Auditing

• Quality Assurance

• Offshore Construction

FAMILIAR WITH:

The following Standards / Codes of Practice, Industry Specifications & Procedures:

ASME B31.3 / 4 / 8 / 16.20 /IX /VIII / V / II / B36-10 / B36-19M / AISC / AWS D1.1 RCSC

API 1104 / 598 / 653 / 650 / 620 / 610/ 617/ 686

ASTM Standards

British & DIN Standards

British Gas Standards

 

Aramco Standards (SATIP, SAIC, SATR, SAES, SAEP, SAMSS).

NACE Standards

PIP Standards

Career Summary

Thirty years full and comprehensive experience working as a QA/QC Manager, QA/QC Coordinator, Construction Quality Lead, Senior Welding Inspector, QC Inspector, (offshore) Pipe Mill Inspector, Tank Inspector, Coating Industrial/Pipelines Inspector, NDT Technician, Welding Instructor, Welding Foreman, Welder, Pipe Fitter/Welder within range of industries throughout the U.K. but primarily overseas.

My Duties have included but are not limited to:

• The responsibility for the setting up and running of my own QA/QC department, development of Quality Plans and documentation systems conforming to ISO 9000 Models and/or relevant contractual requirements, development of all relevant construction procedures with supporting ITP. Design Review on pre-AFC drawings.

• Supervision/monitoring and training if necessary of all inspection discipline personnel.

• Through the function of internal auditing, monitoring and maintaining the QA/QC systems.

• Review and approval of QA/QC documentation prior to release of systems for pressure testing.

• Determining the scope of project handover dossier documentation and development of the necessary hard & soft copy systems to provide full tractability of all QC documentation and reference tractability.

• QC inspection & monitoring of works in progress for pipelines (stringing, bending, front-end, back-end inspection, special fabrications, lowering in, tie inn’s, coating/backfill and final person check). hot taps, pipe mill inspection, offshore fabrications of modules, platforms, jacket risers, pipelines, hookups, land and sub-sea pipelines, construction of pressure vessels, storage tanks, refinery piping, equipment installation, tank farms, coating’s inspection, fabrication of primary & secondary steel structures, punch listing, pressure testing (pneumatic, hydrostatic, hydraulic) of systems and vessels, flushing/drying painting, coating applications Pipeline & Industrial, insulation.

Nov. 2012 CONSTRUCTION QUALITY LEAD
Dec. 2014 SADARA (Jubail Project Saudi Arabia)

 Ethylene / Elastomers / HDLDPE / Control Buildings Asset Construction Quality Lead.

 Generating weekl/monthly/quarterly statistical reports to PD/PM/QA-QC managers

 Communicate project quality requirements to prmote awareness, understanding and accurate

Implementation.

 Provide technical support to project team members.

 Participate in pre-construction /construction kick-off meetings.

 Ensure review of contractor and supplier quality plans, procedures and ITP for construction phase.

 Ensure contractors QA/QC personnel resources and adequacy.

 Ensure quality monitorig on all construction activities, including special asesments of specific work

elements as required, to verify conformance with all applicable requirements.

 Ensure prompt identificationand appropriate resolution of all issues, including results of inspection

activities, at the construction site.

 Provide signature on mechanical completion certificates.

Oct. 2011 QA/QC MANAGER
Nov. 2012 Faithful & Gould (Oman. Octal Pearl I & II Project Complex)

 Consultant QA/QC Manager responsible for the development & Implementation of the companies

onsite QA/QC system for the PTE phase II project.

 Coordinating the development and approval of Contractors construction Procedures/ITP for all

construction disciplines through to Mechanical Completion.

 Periodic Auditing of the Contractors software programs & systems to determine that all QC

statistical data is being generated as required for final project records.

 Interfacing with relevant parties on quality & technical issues to facilitate expeditious completion of

work scope.

 Providing proactive Assistance & advice to Contractors construction groups to avoid unnecessary

non-compliances of project specification requirements.

 Establishing extent of Project Dossier Records and responsible for final handover of all such

documents and As-built to the Client.

July. 2011 QC WELDING ENGINEER
Oct. 2011 CTJV Takenaka Corporation Qatar

• Short term project as a QC welding engineer on the New Doha International Airport, responsible for the maintenance & Implementation of the project QC measures for all onsite & offsite welding activities of structural fabrication/installations for Terminal 1, the Mosque and Emiri Terminal.

• Inspection of all Vendor supplied structure prior to release for delivery to site. In-process Inspection control of structural installation and welding conformance for Client acceptance.

• Review of project final dossiers prior to submittal for Client acceptance.

Nov. 2008 QA/QC MANAGER
June 2011 J&P (OS) Ltd (Libya. Waha Oil Co)

• Responsible for the development & Implementation of the onsite QA/QC system for the gas gathering & processing project, with subsequent Bureau VERITAS External Auditing and approval certification.

• Coordinating development and approval of the necessary construction Procedures/ITP for all construction disciplines, & maintaining procedure Status log.

• Developing & testing and approval of the Welding PQR to cover anticipated material ranges.

• Implementing the software program to download & collate all QA/QC statistical data for weekly submission to client & final project records.

• Implementation of materials receiving control procedure to satisfied the client’s strict inspection requirements.

• Developing and implementing the storage & preservation program and QC documentation for received equipments mechanical/electrical.

• Developing the heavy lift plans for all equipment loads.

• Interfacing with the client on quality & technical issues.

• Developing QC manpower recruitment & demobilization schedule against site requirements.

• Providing proactive advice to the construction group to avoid unnecessary non-compliances & client conflict.

• Coordinating MT&E calibration status.

• Supervising Hydro test program & package compilation.

• Developed and provided supporting pre-commissioning procedures for commissioning works.

• Handover of Project Dossier Records to the Client.

Aug. 2007 NDT/WELDING QA/QC SUPERVISOR COORDINATOR
Nov. 2008 J&P (KSA) Ltd (Saudi Aramco Nuayyim GOSP (5-X))

• Responsible for the initial development & Implementation of the onsite QA/QC system for the project.

• Coordinating development of the necessary construction procedures/ITP for all disciplines, a maintaining procedure status log. Developing testing and approval of the Welding PQR to cover anticipated material ranges.

• Development of the software program to download & collate all QA/QC statistical data for weekly submission to client a final project records.

• Reviews of CVs Interview selection of potential QC personnel.

• Initiating a implementing onsite training programs for selected QC prior to their formal attendance of welding inspector course examination with successful results.

• Initiating & implementing onsite training programs for abrasive blasters a coating applicators client approval.

• Implementation of materials receiving control & the training of QC personnel to perform materials receiving inspection, which satisfied the client’s strict inspection requirements.

• Sourcing QC personnel a NDT services form IK & OOK service providers.

• Interfacing with the client on Quality & technical issues.

• Acting QC manager for extended periods when the needs required. Developing manpower schedule requirements against the requirements of S.A schedule Q.

• Providing proactive advice to the construction group to avoid unnecessary non-compliances & client conflict. Coordinating MT&E procurement a calibration status. Supervising Hydro test program a package compilation.

Apr. 2006 QA/QC COORDINATOR
Apr. 2007 Northern Engineering Services (NES) (Doha Qatar Ras Lafan Gas Plant)

• Represented JGC Middle East, on the Dolphin Project in Qatar a Bahrain.

• Site Inspection of ongoing welding & related activities.

• Responsible for reviewing of documentation for conformance to standards prior to approval release.

• Co-coordinating Fabrication Shop Inspection activities to confirm their conformance with contract approved specifications and standards.

• Performed field inspection at senior level of coatings and QC Personnel and monitoring of their performance through all stages.

• Mechanical inspection a testing activities of completed components.

• Interfacing with Client on issues of concern and the resolutions of such concerns to the satisfaction of the client Dolphin Engineering Ltd. (DEL)

• Mechanical Package reviews at all critical stages and final review of Project Records prior to hand over to Proponent.

Aug. 1999 SENIOR WELDING P/E INSPECTOR
Dec. 2005 SAUDI ARAMCO OIL CO. (Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia)

• Responsible for all stages of preparing and reviewing documentation for conformance to standards prior to commencement of project construction activities. This ranged from, Design Scoping Papers, through all stages of Detailed Design reviews up to IFC issue.

• Review of contractor’s Pre-Qualification Documentation for approval.

• Review and development of Quality Plans and there final approval prior to controlled issue to the field.

• Co-coordinating onshore field construction Inspection activities to confirm their conformance with contract approved documents and standards.

• Performed field inspection at senior level i.e. RTFI audit reviews. Approval of coatings and QC Personnel and inspection monitoring of their performance through all stages.

• Mechanical Package reviews at all critical stages and final review of Project Records prior to hand over to Proponent.

• Developing Inspection ITP & Checklists to facilitate Armco’s implementation of SATIP/SAIC inspections QC systems.

• All Mechanical inspection & testing activities on offshore construction & installation of Jackets, Decks, Pipelines and associated coatings activities.

Feb. 1997 QA/QC COORDINATOR
June 1999 AL-JOAIB PIPELINE COMPANY. (Saudi Arabia Saudi Strategic Storage Project [SSSP])

• QA/QC Coordinator, Implementing and Maintaining QA/QC System congruent with ISO 9000.

• Responsibilities: Liaison with clients and vendors, compilation of QA/QC documentation, execution of internal quality audits, review of technical date packages, final handover of completed mechanical packages. Composition of procedure as-built and as-built activities, review of as-built drawings prior to submission to client.

Apr. 1996 SENIOR WELDING INSPECTOR
Dec. 1996 OVERSEAS TECHNICAL SERVICES (Bonny Island, Nigeria)

• Client’s representative on behalf of Mobil Nigeria Producing Company (MNPC). Responsible for all mechanical installation on LPG Plant. Review and approval of all contractors’ procedures and monitoring their work practices to establish conformance with contract and international specifications.

Mar. 1993 SENIOR WELDING INSPECTOR
Dec. 1995 CONSOLIDATED CONTRACTORS INT. COMPANY SAL (Marib Republic of Yemen, Das Isle,

Kuantan, Malaysia)

• Responsible for setting up my own QA/QC department which conformed with ISO 9000, interviewing and recruiting inspection personnel to cover all activities on and off site, implementing quality

• System, developing procedures, supervision of project QC inspectors and documentation, formatting and compiling final packages.

• DAN ISLE : Documentation/Welding Inspector, final inspection of piping systems and scrutinisation of supporting documents to ISO 9000 prior to release for pressure testing and handover to client ADNOC.

• YEMEN : Senior Welding Inspector on CPU and final stages of KPU

• and Al-Raja sites, supervision of QC and NDT personnel and documentation,

• PMI and radiographic interpretation, compilation of test packages and handover of such to the client Yemen Hunt.

Jan. 1988 SENIOR WELDING and NDT SPECIALIST
Dec. 1992 COPPEE UK LTD. (Astrakhan, Russia)

• RUSSIA: Senior Welding and NDT Inspector assigned to the Aksaraisk Sour Gas Field as client representative on behalf of Astrakhangasprom. Duties included supervision of PQR, WPS, mechanical testing, field inspection of all well sites pumping stations construction activities, from foundations, structural supports through equipment installations and their piping systems. Well sites flow lines and main transmission truck lines, supervision of all welding, NDT, coating, lowering in and backfilling activities, at regular intervals audited subcontractor’s materials traceability welding and NDT control system. Awarded a “Diploma of Honor” by Astrakhangasprom for my input into this project.

Jan. 1987 WELDING and NDT INSPECTOR
Nov. 1987 TP O’NEILL LTD. (Conwyn, North Wales, UK)

• CONWYN TUNNEL: Assigned to fabrication shop where prefabrication of ¼” CS outer skin panel sections were carried out, duties included material traceability, procedure conformance of SAW process, random mechanical sample checks of production welds, dimensional checks ± 3mm, ultrasonic testing of welds, MPI testing of welds, vacuum testing of welds and all attachments, documentation control of all above activities.

June 1986 SENIOR WELDING INSPECTOR
Nov. 1986 SPENCER & PARTNERS (Southampton, UK)

• Client representative on behalf of British Gas with responsibility for the supervision of field inspectors and their work allocation, bar chart update, document securitization prior to release for pressure testing, personally performed all “hot tap”-welding inspection activities.

June 1985 WELDER AND PIPE FITTER/WELDER
June 1986 SELF EMPLOYED (North Yorkshire, England)

• Due to the lack of opportunities in the oil and gas industries during this period I took local short-term contracts utilizing my former trade skills.

June 1983 WELDING and COATING INSPECTOR
June 1985 SOLUS OCEAN SYSTEM (Rashukier, Egypt)

• ONHORE: Assigned as client inspector on behalf of GUPCO, responsible for WQT, radiographic interpretation, welding/coating inspection on 24″ and 30″ overland pipelines, construction and maintenance inspection of storage tanks.

• OFFSHORE: Pipe laying, hook-ups, jacket installation, deck level installation, risers and associated pipe work, PWHT, MPI, radiographic interpretation, hot taps, equipment installation, modifications, etc.

July 1980 WELDING/COATING INSPECTOR
June 1983 MOODY TOTRUP INTERNATIONAL (UK, Europe (France, Italy, Germany)

• Assigned as client inspector on behalf of British Gas, responsible for

• inspection of pipe dumps, stringing out, pipe bending, front end, back end, special fabrications, river crossings, thrust boring on road, railway crossings, trenching, coating (epoxy and coal-tar), lowering in, backfilling, reinstatement, final pearson repairs, pipeline gauging, cleaning, flushing, testing, etc. Pipe mill Inspector. Throughout Europe.

Oct. 1978 WELDING FOREMAN
Oct. 1979 FAYEZ & STEIGER (FAST) (Riyadh, Al-kharj, Dammam, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

• DAMMAM: Erection and welding of prestressed pre-cast military installation to DOE specification.

• RIYADH & AL-KHARJ: Welding Foreman responsible three sites and twenty welders, planning work schedules, equipment and material requirements for the welding of prestressed pre-cast military installation built to DOE specification.

• JEDDAH: Welding Foreman supervising the fabrication and construction of vibrating prestressed concrete moulds.

Mar. 1976 PIPRFITTER/WELDER
Aug. 1978 BUTLER HEATING & ASSOCIATES UK

• Working throughout the UK on installation by construction of pre-insulated piping systems from central boilers to domestic, commercial and DOE installation. Welding conforming to Lloyd’s 1 standard.

Dec. 1969
Jan. 1976 COMBAT ENGINEER CLASS 11, WELDER CLASS 11 HMF ROYAL ENGINEERS

• UK/Northern Ireland Honking Posting’s