Senior Welding QA/QC Engineer


Last Updated: 3rd May 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
United Arab Emirates

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, Italian, Romanian, Russian

Summary

• Over 25 years of working experience worldwide in welding and QA/QC, fabrication and certification documentation. Knowledge and experience gained in oil and gas pipelines and plants, in welding laboratories and technical departments, shops and site, onshore, offshore and subsea, manufacturing of equipment for petrochemical and food industries.
• Resourceful in solving problems and maximizing resources, with a keen attention to detail and quality. Skilled working with people with diverse backgrounds, in offices and site, proven by leading teams of different nationalities in Romania, Nigeria, Russia, Kazakhstan & UAE.

Education

TUV Austria
Auditor/ Lead Auditor for Quality Management System according to ISO 9001

   Sep 2015
— Oct 2015

Romanian Welding Association ASR Cert Pers
International/ European Welding Engineer

   Feb 2015
— Jun 2015

National Institute of Engineering Bucharest
Master Degree in Welding Equipment and Technology

   Sep 1987
— Jul 1992

Experience

Tecnimont Spa, UAE Branch Abu Dhabi
Senior Welding Inspector & Pipeline QC Coordinator

   Apr 2016
— Current

AL DABB’IYA SURFACE FACILITIES-PHASE III, Client ADNOC, reporting to QC Manager, lead and assist a team of 9 welding inspectors and coordinating with other disciplines coordinators for subcontractors QC inspections and tests:
• Coordinating with Client and Subcontractors for external audits and mechanical tests,
• Approving subcontractors RFI’s for daily QC inspections,
• Releasing of pipeline for coating and lowering based on QC and Construction records,
• Auditing at subcontractors as per project audit plan,
• Evaluating and interviewing for new inspectors for Contractor & Subcontractors,
• Reviewing and approving of project documentation like QC procedures, welding procedures, method statements.

Montubing Industrial Equipment Installation Ploiesti Romania
Senior Welding Engineer

   Feb 2015
— Apr 2016

Reported to Technical Manager and spearheaded a team of 3 welding foremen and 20 welders, coordinated and optimized the welding production tasks for sundry pipelines, tanks and metering stations projects having as clients Oil & Gas companies OMW, Lukoil and Rompetrol, by:
• Developing, implementing and reviewing of WPSs & WPQRs to standards, welders’ qualification and certification,
• Tracking documentation related to the welding program from initiation through review, approval and assists in closure of weld documentation (Weld Data Records and Weld Maps),
• Planning, controlling and supervising of base material and filler metals in the preparation and completion of production.

Technip Paris Office, France
Senior Welding Engineer

   Mar 2014
— Dec 2014

TEN PROJECT Deep Water Tano block offshore Ghana, client Tullow Ghana Limited and partners, reported to Project Rigid Engineering Lead & Welding Department Manager, managed welding duties and assisted in subcontractors’ surveillance and auditing in Jumpers Package by:
• Evaluating and responding to technical queries, deviation requests and interpretations of the standards and procedures from steel mills and fabricators,
• Performing audits to potential suppliers and reviewing bid documentation,
• Participating in the technical evaluations and compliance audits of welding and fabrication vendors to provide assurance of competence and conformance to company and project standards,
• Reviewing clients' specifications and scope of work, ensuring Technical support for procurement including provision of requirements, and fabrication site follow up.

AKER Solutions Egersund Yard, Norway
QC Coordinator /Welding Engineer

   May 2012
— Dec 2013

ÅSGARD SUBSEA COMPRESSION STATION, client Statoil; EKOFISK 2/4Z PLATFORM, client ConocoPhillips, dual job role as QC Coordinator / Welding Engineer reported to Project QA Manager & Welding Department Manager, executed and monitored project quality surveillance, quality control and assurance duties by:
• Following up the ITP’s internally at Aker yard, participating with the customer on the ITP tasks and in quality rounds of the yard, attending meetings to constantly to get informed of the activities to be notified, visits at subcontractors in Poland & Finland,
• Analysing and resolving issues and problems emerging during the quality control assignments in coordinate with Project Quality Manager & Fabrication Site Representatives,
• Establishing interface with Project QS coordinator and working closely with Engineering (PRE) and Buyers (PRB) to ensure the quality of the PO’s, made improvements as required,
• Performing administrative functions including communications with Records Management relating to the issuance and approval of Welding Procedures, Welding Instructions, Process Control Documents, and all other technical welding documents.

AKER Solutions Contracting, Atyrau Office, Kazakhstan
Hook-Up Certification Documentation Lead

   Feb 2010
— Feb 2012

KASHAGAN OFFSHORE EXPERIMENTAL PROJECT - Hook-up Island D, AGIP KCO, reported to Engineering Manager and led, mentored and coordinated a team of 16 up to 40 engineers/ technicians for compiling a number of 1500 handover dossiers for 280 commissioning areas, reviewed and handover of all project certification, and timely distributed final records to client by:
• Planning, managing and coordinating preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, welding documentation, production specifications and schedules, to ensure client contract requirements are met,
• Reviewing and verifying project documents for completeness, format and compliance with contract requirements, submitting project documentation to management for approval, and transmitting approved documents to customer,
• Performing internal audits and travels, offshore and other project locations.

Aker Solutions AEG Yard, Egersund Norway Aker Advantage;
Certification Engineer

   May 2007
— Dec 2009

KASHAGAN OFFSHORE EXPERIMENTAL PROJECT – Process Barges Topsides, AGIP KCO, reported to QC Manager, supervised and assisted a team of 10-15 engineers/ technicians for compiling, review and endorsement of about 1200 Certification Dossiers for completeness, format and compliance with contract requirements by:
• Collating of all relevant data required to enable the compilation of the Handover Certification,
• Submitting project documentation to management for approval, transmitted approved documents to client,
• Monitoring status of construction to ensure documentation is submitted according to schedule,
• Planning due dates for drawings, specifications, technical manuals and other documents,
• Conferring with Engineering, Construction Contractor and AKCO Project team for Handover Certification requirements.
• Verify the project documentation like work procedures, method statements

Aker Solutions, Aker Braila Yard, Braila Romania
Site QC Inspector

   Mar 2005
— Dec 2006

KASHAGAN OFFSHORE EXPERIMENTAL PROJECT – Process Barges 6, 9 & 20, AGIP KCO, reported to Aker Representative Site Manager, monitored and support the successful completion of relevant QC activities in coordinate with Client, subcontractor’s Engineering and Construction on all site issues by:
• Visually inspected work in progress, reviewing welding requirements for erected structures and process plants, and effectively supervised repair procedures,
• Liaising with Client on all aspects of welding, heat treatment, hardness testing and NDT,
• Assured thorough documentation of all welding tasks are raised and completed prior to handover, all welding and NDT operations are executed in accordance with all relevant Codes of Practices and Company procedures,
• Maintained daily site diary, handled all welding technical queries and investigating all field welding related problems, use of the correct welding procedures, verified all welder qualifications and monitored both application and performance,
• Checked that all welding and testing related records form a complete package and reflect the ‘As-Built’ integrity of the equipment,
• Ensured that all installed pipe/fittings are on the right track and that the material is in accordance with the required material traceability requirements.

SAIPEM Spa Italy Cortemaggiore Welding Lab
Welding Engineer

   Sep 2003
— Dec 2004

Onshore/ offshore Pipelines and platforms Projects: South Pars Field, Client AGIP Iran BV; Trans Thailand Malaysia Pipeline, Client TTM Co.; Bahr Essalam Pipeline, Client AGIP Gas BV Libyan Branch; PS-1K Central Processing Platform Offshore Qatar, Client OXY Qatar; Sabratha Platform Project, Client AGIP Gas BV Libya
Reported to Welding Department Manager and achieved successful completion of assigned welding tasks on time, within budget, schedules, and contract requirements by:
• Reviewed clients' specifications and scope of work, verified pipe metallurgy and prepare detailed weld procedures to achieve maximum welding productivity in accordance with required quality,
• Coordinated operations with construction team, provided support and technical expertise to the trainee welding engineers on all welding matters as required corporately or on projects,
• Reviewed subcontractors' tender documents and technical qualifications, assisting QHSE Department on subcontractor assessments/audits, reviewed and approved subcontractors' welding documentation,
• Implemented and developing the project welding documentation database and issues weekly project welding status reports,
• Ensured that compliance with the relevant specifications, codes and standards is achieved by welding procedures in use or proposed for use, records are maintained for all welding activities, preparing visits, technical and Project close-out reports.

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