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CV, Welding and /QAQC Lead or Engineer seeking position in Asia or ME

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17443

List top 5 skills: materials, piping, QAQC, structure, welding
Short Bio:

21 (Twenty one) years of QA/QC management, Welding, Materials, NDT and Inspection experience in Singapore and Overseas locations within onshore/offshore oil & gas, FPSO Topsides, Turret, Offshore hook up, petro-chemical, Refinery & Industry Projects. Good working knowledge of: International construction codes & Standards for the oil & gas industry materials, welding, design requirements, project contracts, construction & quality procedures, construction drawings, & piping isometrics & P & I.D’s.

Current location: 

Singapore - View on map

Nationality: 

Indian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, Hindi, Tamil

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

India, Singapore



Qualifications

MSc in Offshore Materials Engineering, Cranfield University, UK.

B.E in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Institution of Engineers (India).

Diploma (3 years Poly) in Mechanical Engineering

Professional Development

IIW – IWE International Welding Engineer Diploma (IWE)

EWF – EWE European Welding Engineer Diploma (EWE)

AWS -SCWI Senior Welding Inspector (Since 2006 – valid up to 2015)

ASNT Level II Radiographic testing, Ultrasonic testing, Magnetic particle and Liquid penetrant testing (valid up to 2015)

INTERNAL AUDITOR Internal Auditing (Expired)

T-BOSIET Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training

Career Summary

SENIOR WELDING / MATERIAL ENGINEER
since Mar 2014
CB&I Ref: GBrandjes@cbi.com
Project: LONGFORD GAS CONDITIONING PLANT, Australia – Singapore

• Review ITP, Contractor and Vendor documents according to GP, Project specifications, Codes and Standards.

• Prepare specifications related to Sour Service, Welding, PMI, Structural Steel etc. related to Materials Engineering.

• Review specifications, data sheets of mechanical equipment, piping items and instruments.

• Review vendor data including GA drawings, fabrication & welding procedures.

• Review & approve WPS, PQRs & WPQR of Contractors and Vendors for Pressure vessels, Static & Rotating equipment, structural and piping.

• Support of customers in welding and material issues, assist procurement in purchasing materials and conduct audit to qualify suppliers.

• Provide Engineering support in the areas of Materials, Welding, NDT, Corrosion and Coating.

• Review and approval of concession requests and Technical queries and issue of site instructions.

• Management and coordination of welding procedure, review and approval of PWHT, PMI, non-destructive and destructive testing procedures.

• Support in Materials evaluation, selection and Failure Analysis.

• Investigation, evaluation and implementation of appropriate new welding technology.

• Witness of mechanical and corrosion (ASTM 923, SSCC & G-48) tests.

• Select the electrode / consumables and estimate quantities required for project.

• Determine Joint Design & Optimise Welding Process.

• Management of welding repair rates and implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive actions.

• Preparation of Method statements for repair welding, trouble shooting of welding & NDT related site issues.

• Review and amend client’s designs and specifications in respect of welding, materials, construction methodology and NDE requirements.

• Development, implementation and management of welding audit schedules.

• Reviewed and Verified Fabrication Procedure, Fabrication Drawing, NDE Map, Mill Certificates and final dossier prior to client approval.

• Coordinated all works with Engineers and Construction Manager/Supt for the resolution of construction requests for clarification, pipe & structure modification, site queries and non-conformances.

WELDING / NDE ENGINEER
JAN 2013 – Dec 2013
SBM Offshore Ref: mark.zamaria@sbmoffshore.com
Project: QUAD 204 – TURRET Fabrication for North Sea – Singapore.

• Review & approve ITP, WPS, PQR, WPQRs of Contractors and Vendors for structural and piping.

• Provide Engineering support, Review of Site queries, Technical queries and issue of site instructions.

• Management and coordination of welding procedure, review and approval of non-destructive and destructive testing procedures.

• Coordinate kick of meetings and approval of Welders & Welding operator qualifications.

• Support in Materials evaluation, selection and Failure Analysis.

• Qualify offshore welding procedures for pipeline as per PD8010.

• Investigation, evaluation and implementation of appropriate new welding technology

• Witness of mechanical and corrosion (ASTM 923, SSCC & G-48) tests.

• Select the electrode / consumables and estimate quantities required for project.

• Determine Joint Design & Optimise Welding Process.

• Management of welding repair rates and implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive actions.

• Preparation of Method statements for repair welding of Structure and piping, trouble shooting of welding & NDT related site issues.

• Act as overall fabrication & Quality in charge for carbon steel, super duplex spool fabrication sites, solving fabrication and metallurgical problems.

• Review and amend client’s designs and specifications in respect of welding, materials, construction methodology and NDE requirements.

• Development, implementation and management of welding audit schedules.

• Oversee: Fabrication, Welding and Modification of Carbon Steel, GRE, Stainless Steel, Duplex, Super duplex and CuNi Pipe-work.

• Reviewed and Verified Fabrication Procedure, Fabrication Drawing, NDE Map, Mill Certificates and final dossier prior to certification with DNV.

• Coordinated all works with Engineers and Construction Manager/Supt for the resolution of construction requests for clarification, pipe & structure modification, site queries and non-conformances.

• Ensured that all work was carried out LTI free & in accordance with requirements of international codes & project quality procedures.

QA/QC SUPERVISOR – Welding, Piping and Structural & MC
Nov2009 – Dec2012
British Petroleum Ref: jerry.gaarthuis@gmail.com
Project: P.S.V.M. Angola FPSO Topside fabrication & Conversion – Singapore.

• Review & approve ITP, Inspection, welding procedures for the project contractors and vendors.

• Management and coordination of QA/QC, welding, non-destructive and destructive testing.

• Set up KPI; attend KOM; surveillance programs, audits etc. Liaise with third party authority inspectors.

• Materials failure analysis. Investigation, evaluation and implementation of appropriate new welding technology.

• Organise and run mechanical and corrosion (SSCC & G-48) testing programs.

• Approve the electrode / consumables and estimate quantities required for project.

• Review and approve concession requests, site queries and site instructions.

• Act as overall fabrication & Quality in charge for carbon steel, super duplex spool fabrication sites, solving fabrication and metallurgical problems.

• Development, implementation and management of welding audit schedules.

• Oversee: Fabrication & Welding, Modification, Blasting and Painting of structural steel items (pancake modules) and Carbon Steel, GRE, Stainless Steel, Duplex, Super duplex and CuNi Pipe-work.

• Reviewed and Verified Fabrication Procedure, Fabrication Drawing, NDE Map, Mill Certificates, Non Destructive Testing Procedure (MPI, PT, UT and RT) and final dossier prior to certification with DNV.

• Witnessed Welding Procedure Qualification Test, Welder and Welding Operator Qualification Test and Mechanical Test, Material Receiving Inspection, Perform Welding Inspection for Process Piping Fabrication, Interpretation Film Radiograph, Witnessed PMI, Ferrite Test, Hardness, UT, Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT), Bolt Tensioning, Hydrostatic Testing & Flushing, and Chemical Cleaning of piping system.

• Coordinated all works with Engineers and Construction Manager/Supt for the resolution of construction requests for clarification, pipe modification, site queries and non-conformances.

• Ensured that all work was carried out LTI free & in accordance with requirements of international codes & project quality procedures.

PROJECT LEAD INSPECTOR
Oct 08 – Oct 2009
SHELL Eastern Petrochemicals Ltd Ref: Chio-Yong.Hii@shell.com
Project: Ethylene Cracker Complex, Singapore

• Provide leadership, supervision, construction technical guidance and mentoring to Welding, NDT and QC personnel.

• Development of welding procedures for all areas of the heaters, boilers, process and storage areas.

• Set up and approve procedures for heat treatment, Stress relieve and distortion control.

• Supervised the inspection and quality work of fabrication and erection of cryogenic tanks, spheres.

• Supervise the Contractor and Subcontractor’s site activity and insist on the requirement and standard stipulated in the contract.

• Witnessed WPS, PQR and Welder Qualification for cryogenic through creep resisting materials.

• Management of welding repair rates and implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive actions.

• Development, implementation and management of welding audit schedules.

• Approve and set up submerged arc welding machine for 9 Nickel alloy steel tank in 2G position.

• Involved in assisting bids with respect to materials weld ability, required additional procedure development and additional materials testing requirements.

• Interpret welding, materials and NDE requirements for projects and translate into specifications and procedures to conform to governing codes

• Review against code and design requirements, subcontractor welding, materials, NDE submissions, tender documents and technical qualifications advising the project and quality departments accordingly

• Oversee all works and QC documentation at Structural, Piping, NDT and Equipment Installation at construction sites.

• Providing detailed technical input on projects to develop into definite proposals and specifications for submission to clients and third party certifying authorities.

QA/QC SUPERVISOR
Aug 07 – Sep 08
SHELL Explorations and Production Ltd
Project: FPSO – BC 10, Espirito Santo for Brazil deep water – Singapore

• Review & approve ITPs, welding, NDT procedures for contractors and vendors.

• Approval of Site queries, concession requests and troubleshooting of day today problems in welding works such as process problems, weld failures, weld repairs, distortion control and joint design.

• Management and coordination of welding, non-destructive and destructive testing.

• Oversee: Modification, Fabrication & Welding, Blasting and Painting of structural steel items (pancake modules) and Carbon Steel, GRE, Stainless Steel, Duplex and CuNi Pipe-work.

• Monitoring installation of vessels and skids and witnessed the Factory acceptance test (FAT for Hydro cyclones, heat exchangers and separator vessels).

• Act as overall fabrication & Quality in charge for carbon steel, super duplex spool fabrication sites, solving fabrication and metallurgical problems

• Provide Technical Support for Engineering Team and Ensure all work complies with International Codes, Quality Standards & Project Specific Procedures.

• Attend weekly progress meetings, KoM, liaise with contractor’s construction, welding & NDT supervisors, review NDT results, oversee punch-listing and verify mechanical completions for handover to commissioning.

• Reviewed dimensional control (tolerance during fabrication, after welding, measurement of alignment, eccentricity, circularity, perpendicularity, parallelism and flatness, surface finishing of main bearing).

• Review & Verify with Contractor all works completed successfully and ensure that Report/Record as Per Client Specification and Fabrication Procedure.

• Review & Compile All Field Piping, Structure and PLEM (Pipeline End Manifold) Records for Manufacturing Data Report (MDR) or Project Documentation for turn over document to Head Office.

PIPING INSPECTOR
Jan 07 – Jul 07
BHP Billiton
Project: FPSO – Stybarrow, Woodside

• Monitoring and Maintain Inspection activity for Offshore piping fabrication, Inspection and testing including Commissioning of Riser Spool, Tie-in, etc.

• Reviewed all sub-contractor Drawing, Isometric, Procedures, ITP, & ensured work was delivered to project quality standards.

• Preparation of WPS and Conduct Procedure Qualifications (PQRs).

• Conduct Welder Qualification Tests and Welder training.

• Planning of Welding consumables and manpower for project.

• Monitored qualification of all Welding and NDT activities ensured all quality related documentation was correct and delivered in a timely manner.

• Reviewed & closed out all punch items ensuring delivery through to offshore mechanical completion & pre-commissioning.

• Witnessed FAT for compressor skids, modification and installation of the same.

INSPECTION ENGINEER
Apr 06 – Dec 06
Cutech Singapore Pvt Ltd
Project: Fertiliser Project, India

• Establish welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, pre- and post-heating requirements which involve use of complex alloys, unusual fabrication methods, welding of critical joints, and complex post heating requirements.

• Develop welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and engineering principles.

• Direct and coordinate technical personnel in performing inspections to ensure workers’ compliance with established welding procedures, restrictions, and standards; in testing welds for conformance with international code requirements; and testing welding personnel for certification.

• Improve existing or develop new welding equipment, develop new or modify current welding methods, techniques, and procedures.

• Troubleshooting of day today problems in welding works such as process problems, weld failures, weld repairs, distortion control and joint design.

• Reviewed and Verified Fabrication Procedure, Fabrication Drawing, NDE Map, Mill Certificates, Non Destructive Testing Procedure (MPI, PT, UT and RT) and final dossier prior to certification by (EIL)

• Witnessed Welding Procedure Qualification Test, Welder and Welding Operator Qualification Test and Mechanical Test, Material Receiving Inspection, Perform Welding Inspection, Interpretation Film Radiograph, Witnessed UT, Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT), Bolt Tensioning, Hydrostatic Testing & Flushing of Product piping system, Blasting & Painting for corrosion protection.

• Supervise the Contractor and Subcontractor’s site activity and insist on the requirement and standard stipulated in the contract. Know important points of QC of the project and pay more attention to monitoring key items of the project. Timely checks the contractor’s works results and find possible defective areas and ask for correction.

• Ensured that all work was carried out LTI free & in accordance with requirements of international codes & project quality procedures.