QAQC, Coating & Sandblasting Supervisor,


Last Updated: 28th June 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

Highly skilled and focused candidate experienced in the inspection, repair and maintenance of protective coatings for steel works across local and overseas settings: excellent client relationship management skills, training and organizational capabilities, and analytical acumen.

• Proactive team leadership qualities; adept at engendering loyalty and harmonizing performance among colleagues to ensure operational efficiency in the workplace, achieve production targets and maintain optimum service levels.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills; able to interface with clients and other project stakeholders at all levels and across diverse cultures to engender mutually beneficial solutions and uphold business integrity.
• Proficient in managing and prioritizing workloads to maximize productivity without compromising quality or safety.

Experience

Rema Tip Top Belting and Rubber Madagascar
Inspector/ Site Supervisor

   Dec 2017
— Current

• Responsible for managing quality assurance and quality control.
• Supervise workforce team on all activities.
• Stand in Site Manger.
• Painting/coating/rubber lining inspection of steel structural works, pipeline, pressure vessels, tank agitator shafts and blades.
• Undertake QC painting/coating/rubber lining activities in work place for daily basis.
• Monitor weather condition for surface preparation and painting/coating/rubber lining application.
• Prepare “inspection & test plan” (ITP) for specific requirements.
• To check and monitor all painting/coating/rubber lining related works and ensure all final products meet in accordance with company procedure, client requirement and international codes.
• Prepared all necessary QA/QC painting/coating/rubber lining documents for client’s review.
• Review of calibration status of testing equipment’s and liaison with concern accordingly.
• Responsible for incoming coating/painting/rubber lining material inspection and has to ensure whether these materials suits to meets the requirements of project specifications.
• To undertake test qualifications for spray painters. Brush painters, hydro blasters & abrasive blasters.
• Well version with Painting Specification as per client’s requirements, Manufacturer supplied spec and others related technical documents to meet the requirement.
• To develop the painting/coating/rubber lining/blasting & other paint testing procedure, familiar with the common paint testing system like holiday test, cross cut test, contamination test, adhesion test etc.
• Applying Tool and Power tool cleaning standards SSPC-SP2, SSPC-SP3, SSPC-SP11, SSPC-VIS 3 or ISO 8501-1 ( ST3 or ST2).
• Applying Blast Cleaning Standards Nace No.1/SSPC-SP5, Nace No.2/SSPC-SP10, Nace No.3/SSPC-SP6, Nace No.4/SSPC-SP7 and Nace No.8/SSPC-SP14 or ISO 8501-1 Sa3, Sa2.5, Sa2, Sa1 in the ISO Standards.
• Ensure that the PTW system is in place by checking the safety precautions are properly listed and implemented.
• HS&E policies and procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment.
• Safety Awareness (Toolbox Talk) about solutions, coatings and linings MSDS.
• Attend HSE talks and daily pre-job meetings.
• Be proactive in promoting safety awareness at all levels within the site personnel.
• Adhering to the QMS (Quality Management System).

First Quantum Minerals
Coating Supervisor

   Jun 2017
— Nov 2017

• To recruit Panamanians, train, plan, organize, procure, manage and supervise all sandblasting, painting, rubber lining and ceramic activities in accordance with the specifications.
• Surface preparation and sandblasting of Tanks, Thickeners and Crushers for painting and linings.
• Rubber line Tanks and Thickeners to specification.
• Ensure sandblasting and spray painting equipment is maintained and sufficient stock of consumables are on site.
• Forward list of items, tools and consumables required to maintain a realistic stock level in time to the area manager.
• Ensure people working and reporting to area manager are trained and competent to execute sandblasting, painting, rubber and ceramic lining installation tasks.
• Recruit required personnel and lead by example.
• Repair structure steel to specification
• Rubber and ceramic lining repairs to spools
• Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the manager

Rema Tip Top Belting and Rubber Madagascar
Inspector/ Site Supervisor

   Aug 2014
— May 2017

• Responsible for managing quality assurance and quality control.
• Supervise workforce team on all activities.
• Stand in Site Manger.
• Painting/coating/rubber lining inspection of steel structural works, pipeline, pressure vessels, tank agitator shafts and blades.
• Undertake QC painting/coating/rubber lining activities in work place for daily basis.
• Monitor weather condition for surface preparation and painting/coating/rubber lining application.
• Prepare “inspection & test plan” (ITP) for specific requirements.
• To check and monitor all painting/coating/rubber lining related works and ensure all final products meet in accordance with company procedure, client requirement and international codes.
• Prepared all necessary QA/QC painting/coating/rubber lining documents for client’s review.
• Review of calibration status of testing equipment’s and liaison with concern accordingly.
• Responsible for incoming coating/painting/rubber lining material inspection and has to ensure whether these materials suits to meets the requirements of project specifications.
• To undertake test qualifications for spray painters. Brush painters, hydro blasters & abrasive blasters.
• Well version with Painting Specification as per client’s requirements, Manufacturer supplied spec and others related technical documents to meet the requirement.
• To develop the painting/coating/rubber lining/blasting & other paint testing procedure, familiar with the common paint testing system like holiday test, cross cut test, contamination test, adhesion test etc.
• Applying Tool and Power tool cleaning standards SSPC-SP2, SSPC-SP3, SSPC-SP11, SSPC-VIS 3 or ISO 8501-1 ( ST3 or ST2).
• Applying Blast Cleaning Standards Nace No.1/SSPC-SP5, Nace No.2/SSPC-SP10, Nace No.3/SSPC-SP6, Nace No.4/SSPC-SP7 and Nace No.8/SSPC-SP14 or ISO 8501-1 Sa3, Sa2.5, Sa2, Sa1 in the ISO Standards.
• Ensure that the PTW system is in place by checking the safety precautions are properly listed and implemented.
• HS&E policies and procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment.
• Safety Awareness (Toolbox Talk) about solutions, coatings and linings MSDS.
• Attend HSE talks and daily pre-job meetings.
• Be proactive in promoting safety awareness at all levels within the site personnel.
• Adhering to the QMS (Quality Management System).

Pipetech cc
Coating Inspector

   May 2013
— Jul 2014

• Write coating/lining specifications.
• Maintain thorough knowledge of operating various coating inspection instruments and equipment.
• Preform field testing of new and old cathodic protection systems and other corrosion control systems.
• Monitor corrosion protection activities for adherence to design specifications.
• Recommend modifications to senior staff for approval.
• Assist senior staff in the preparation of survey and design reports and final job reports.
• Assist senior staff in analyzing requirements and design of appropriate corrosion control measures.
• Perform hold point inspections of surface preparation and coating work in accordance with the procedures of the inspection Quality Manual.
• Issue daily reports.
• Exercise proactive approach on inspection and communicate remedial actions as necessary to production supervisors and other disciplines.
• Provide maintenance of field test equipment, ensure good operation condition and render minor repairs.
• Coordinate with other discipline QC Inspectors, production engineers & PMT’s, Clients Representative, Sub-con Crew Supervisor and Paint suppliers on technical issues.
• Assemble field data for preparation of final client report including service recommendations.
• Inspection performed on Surface Preparation, Epoxy Coating system, Fusion Bonded Epoxy, Powder Coatings, Galvacizing, Bitumen Coating systems, Tape Wrapping systems, Fusion Bonded Density Polyethylene Coating systems, Elastoplastic Polyurethane Coating systems, Three Layer High Density Polyethylene Pipe Coating systems and Polymer Modified Bitumen Pipe Coating System.

Paints & Coatings Manufacturers Nigeria
Coating Inspector/ Site Supervisor

   Nov 2011
— Dec 2013

• Responsible for the inspection of concrete and steel tanks; ensures adherence to 6 Systems International Coatings to include fiberglass (GRP).
• Performs inspections using specialized equipment to include specialized testing procedures/non-destructive testing techniques and welding inspections; supervises all coating operations and procedures to ensure adherence to standards.
• Knowledge of coatings and linings from International Paint.
• Supervisor skills.
• Provide field inspection during coatings application.
• Conduct post-installation surveys and complete interference testing.
• Organize and analyze gathered data, prepare charts and tables
• Diagnose and recommend remedies for system difficulties observed during resurvey operations.
• Trains new employees in the application of coatings, fiber matting, and abrasive blasting whilst ensuring adherence to safety regulations, MSDS, permits to work, confined space and lock out-tag out permits.
• Analyze, revise, and make recommendations to process.
• Understand and abide by the procedures set by the client, the inspection Quality Manual and project specification.
• Complete project documentation and record keeping in accordance with the procedures of the Inspection Quality Manual.
• Track any unsafe act/situation, near misses and be able to stop work if necessary.

Corrocoat S.A. Anti-Corrosion Technology
Storeman, Sand Blaster, Spray Painter & Supervisor

   Jun 2006
— Nov 2011

• Application of Rubber Lining: Corrocoat Glass Flake Filled Resin; Application / Casting of Poly, Urethane, Internal pipeline linings/spinning rigs/cathode, anode protection.
• Working on Site and Contract work projects; updated and maintained work records; Performed Quality Control of Blasting, coating and final hand over.
• Ensuring adherence to all Safety regulations.
• Fiber glass matting/GRP/welding inspection.
• Sandblasting Spools, vessels, pump volutes and pipes.
• Knowledge of single and double chamber blast pots.
• Repair of blasting equipment from blast pot to airlines.
• Spray painting with airless pumps, conventional pots and conventional spray guns plus repairing.
• Ensure that all inspection instruments are in good working order with valid calibration certs.
• Ensure that required tests and inspection as required in the project specification are performed and verified in a timely manner.
• Application of all Corrocoat coatings and linings: Armagel (abrasion resistant vinyl ester co-polymer containing glass flake and silicon carbide), Zip E (epoxy glass flake coating), Plasmet ZF (surface tolerant two-pack epoxy coating compound incorporating a rust inhibitor, with MIO and glass flake for increased protection), Polyglass 100 (A two-pack, iso-phthalic polyester acrylic glass flake coating), Polyglass HA/HA VE (A thick two-pack, polyester or vinyl ester/acrylic glass flake), Polyglass Pipe Grade (polyester glass flake pipe coating, specifically for application using centrifugal pipe rolling techniques), Polyglass VE (A cold cured glass flake vinyl ester acrylic co-polymer) and Polyglass VEF (glass flake vinyl ester acrylic co-polymer).

• International Experience:

o 2009 DRC CONGO - Sent to the Congo DRC to perform glass lining of internal steel tanks, rubber lining of spools, pipes & steel tanks. Project: “Kolwezi Copper Mine”.

o 2008 Malawi Kayelekera - Internal and external coating systems on steel tanks, project: “Kayelekera Uranium Mine”. Worked with specialize equipment. Rubber lining agitators, spools & blank flanges.

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