Snr QA QC Welding Engineer / API Plant Inspector


Last Updated: 23rd May 2019 (over 3 years ago)

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Turkey

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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English, Russian, Turkish

Summary

Snr. QA QC Engineer
IWE / EWE WELDING ENGINEER
ARAMCO APPROVED INSPECTOR
API 653 AI
API 510 AI
API 570 AI
API 1169 AI
API 577 AI
API 580 AI
API SIFE
ASNT SNT TC 1A UT,RT,MT,PT,VT Level II
Bs. Mechanical Engineer
ISO 9001:2008 IRCA Lead Auditor
API Spec Q1 Practitioner - LA

Education

GSI SLV München & DVS-EWF / IIW
EWE / IWE ( WELDING ENGINEER )

   Mar 2002
— Jun 2002

- Relevant Coursework: Welding Processes, Welding Materials Metallurgy, Construction and Technique Application, Quality Assurance and Standards according to the German Welding Society (DVS), and the European Welding Federation (EWF) directives

THE UNIVERSITY OF SAKARYA
MECHANICAL ENGINEER

   Sep 1995
— Jun 2000

Experience

INTERTEK
API (653, 510, 570) Turnaround Plant Lead Inspector

   Oct 2018
— Jan 2019

• Making Tank inspection planning as per API std. 653, Appendix C (sample checklist of items for consideration when conducting external & internal inspections)
• Participating foundation, anchor bolt, grounding, protective coating, insulation, ladder and platform inspection from external of tank
• Taking part external bottom, shell thickness measurement, external pipe connection, external tank roof, valve, auxiliary equipment inspection.
• Involving in necessary safety precautions before entering or re-entering the tank in accordance with API Std. 2015 & API RP 2016
• Preliminary visual inspection made on the vapour space, the liquid-level line and the bottom in internal inspection , moreover check shoe bolts , seal hangers for Floating roof tanks.
• Supervising MFL inspection in the tank bottom plates and in case of being any suspect areas UT thickness or corrosion scan is carried out.
• Arranging inspection especially at weld seam of first shell course to annular plate, If needed MT or PT applied on that
• Performing settlement inspection externally and internally
• Making internal inspection on the shell courses, in case of being detected any corrosion UT thickness measurement is taken.
• Generating inspection planning by addressing the followings piping contact points at pipe support, welded pipe supports, corrosion under insulation, injection points, process mix points, soil to air ( concrete to air ) interfaces, dead-leg sections of pipe, positive material inspection, internal linings, critical valves, threaded pipe joints, vent/drains, auxiliary piping, expansion joints, etc.
• As per API 574 External inspection checklist, performing external visual inspection to determine the external condition of piping, insulation system, painting/coating systems, the signs of misalignment, vibration, and leakage.
• Determining frequency and extend of inspections based on datas or detections which are collected.
• Establishing thickness measurements by using A-scan UT instruments as well as caliper thickness measurement, moreover conducting the internal surface inspection of piping with borescope & light.
• Forming records containing original date of installation, specification of the materials used, original thickness measurements, locations and dates of recent thickness measurements, calculated retirement thickness, repairs and replacements, temporary repairs, fitness-for-service assessment.
• Making out of service inspection plan for pressure vessels such as Columns, towers, drums, heat exchangers, condensers, air-coolers, spheres in accordance with API 572 .
• Leaded the site inspectors by pointing out the critical inspection locations & examination types
• Prepared the pre & final inspection report base on the findings related to static equipments during the inspection.

WOOD
Senior QA/QC Welding & API (653, 510, 570) Plant Inspection Engineer

   Oct 2016
— Jul 2018

• Review and evaluate contractors’ inspection & test plans (ITPs) and provide recommendations for Pressure vessels, Tanks and Piping.
• Review WPSs, PQRs as well as WPQTs after witnessing as per ASME SEC XI, EN 15614-1
• Making plumbness, roundness and settlement inspections both on the shell courses and on the bottom plates of Tank as per W/H points based on agreed upon the ITP, After completion of welding performing peaking and banding measurement.
• Verifying number of RT taken both on the shell and on the annular plates as per API 650
• Follow up daily NDE status, furthermore making RT and UT interpretation in accordance with ASME 31.3, ASME SEC VIII Div.1 and PED 2014/68/EU.
• Checking Nozzle orientation, levelness, elevation and projections of horizontal, vertical vessels and tanks.
• Witnessing hydrostatic test, pneumatic test, post weld heat treatment, hardness test, oil leak test, vacuum box test for Tanks, Pressure vessels and piping.
• Measuring the flatness and waviness in shell courses of Tank as specified in ASTM 6M, 20M, 480M whichever is applicable.
• Guiding the activities of field engineers and provide directions for the proper erection of vertical and horizontal vessels as per defined rules for construction of pressure vessels.
• Taking part in piping line check before and after welding to determine If Line routing, Line orientation, northing & easting, Line elevation, material classes, Heat numbers, etc. are correct in accordance with ISO Drawing.
• Making inspection on flange connections including Gasket, bolt, nuts, bolt connection sequence and torque value, moreover conducting inspection on Valve by verifying If valve type, Valve test certificate, valve tag as per P & ID, valve direction of flow as per P&ID, Gasket bolts as per isometric & type, handle direction, availability of chain wheel and valve flange face condition is acceptable.
• Make sure that all required materials having acceptable certifications as per the established and agreed upon project guidelines.
• Generating NCR, CAR, PAR, and calibrate and validate all measurement tools and equipment.
• Attending workshops and conferences to augment personal development in keeping forefront of latest technology.
• Developed a Quality Management System (QMS) consistent with ISO 9001:2008 standards comprising quality manual and work procedures.
• Performing training of welders resulting in a significant improvement in weldment quality.
• Arrange 2nd party audit for both suppliers and subcontractors and conduct the Audit as Lead Auditor.

IOT-VITO Engineering Construction & Contracting Company
QA/QC Manager

   Jul 2015
— Sep 2016

• Oversaw and managed the site QC inspection activities by instructing designated inspectors based on the ITP and preparing procedures related to crude oil storage and spherical tanks.
• Conducting the process of CE Marking as well ASME U2 stamp related to Spherical Tanks based on the requirement of both ASME Sec VIII Div.2 and PED 2014/68/EU
• Organizing PQRs as well as WPQTs, provide WPSs in compliance with ASME SEC IX, API 650 & ASME SEC VIII Div.2 and generate welding book for Storage Crude Oil Tanks as well as Spherical tanks, in addition followed and performed weekly WPS, PQR and WPQT status.
• Conducting TOFD/PAUT examinations for Spherical Tanks.
• Managing daily site NDE activities and evaluated some spot RT reports for Crude Oil Tanks in accordance with ASME SEC VIII Div.1
• Developed and ensured compliance with the construction QA programme.
• Promoted and exercised safety interventions and made sure that these were along the lines of prevailing regulatory standards.
• Monitored NCR, CAR, PAR, and calibrated and validated all measurement tools and equipment.
• Timely organised and made sure that all required materials had acceptable certifications consistent with the established and approved project guidelines.
• Oversaw the daily activities of welders and provided directions while appraising their performances based on NDE results.
• Spearheaded and monitored all PWHT activities at the furnace.
• Evaluated material technical data sheets of various paint brands and selected appropriate ones by considering project specifications and reliability of brands and then supervise the application phase of painting and lining in accordance with approved ITP.
• Conducted the Hydrostatic test for Tanks by considering environmental and safety factors.
• Participated in both daily internal and weekly client meetings and provided technical support consistent with the established and agreed upon scope of work.
• Developed a Quality Management System (QMS) consistent with ISO 9001:2008 standards comprising quality manual and work procedures.

TEKFEN & PETROFAC Co.
Senior QA/QC Welding, API (653, 1169) Tank & Flow line Inspection Engineer

   Jul 2011
— Jul 2015

• Inspecting storage tanks and developed quality surveillance reports to include non-conformances in accordance with API 650/653, ROO specifications and established procedures.
• Making plumbness, roundness and settlement inspections both on the shell courses and on the bottom plates of Tank as per W/H points based on agreed upon the ITP, after completion of welding performing peaking and banding measurement as per API 650
• Making Tank inspection planning as per API std. 653, Appendix C (sample checklist of items for consideration when conducting external & internal inspections)
• Performing foundation, anchor bolt, grounding, protective coating, insulation, ladder and platform inspection from external of Tank in accordance with API 575 and API 653 for repair Tanks.
• Taking part external bottom, shell thickness measurement, external pipe connection, external tank roof, valve, auxiliary equipment inspection in compliance with API 575 and API 653 for repair Tanks.
• Involving in necessary safety precautions before entering or re-entering the tank in accordance with API Std. 2015 & API RP 2016
• Review WPSs, PQRs and WPQTs after witnessing as per ASME SEC IX, API 1104.
• Verifying number of RT taken both on the shell and on the annular plates as per API 650 & API 653
• Arranging daily NDE activities, interpret RT films as well as UT reports in accordance with ASME SEC VIII Div.1, ASME B31.3 and API 1104 and monitored the status.
• Inspecting flow line consist of well head, before and after welding to determine If Line routing, Line orientation, northing & easting, Line elevation, Slope, road crossing, pipe crossing, material classes, heat numbers, etc. are correct in accordance with ISO Drawing, ASME B31.4 and API 1169.
• Inspecting flange connections consist of bolt, nuts, gasket and checked bolt connection sequence and torque value, moreover conducting inspection on Valve by verifying If valve type, Valve test certificate, valve tag as per P & ID, valve direction of flow as per P&ID, Gasket bolts as per isometric & type, handle direction, availability of chain wheel and valve flange face condition is acceptable.
• Managing and examined wellhead piping, flow line, manifold/ Trunk line connections as per ASME 31.3, ASME 31.4, API 1169, and related procedures from construction to post-installation and commissioning.
• Witnessing hydrostatic test, pneumatic test, post weld heat treatment, hardness test, oil leak test, vacuum box test for Tanks and Flow lines as per ITP.
• Contributed to significant cost avoidance and enhanced operational efficiency while preventing workplace accidents.
• Investigated and reported incidents, figured out trends and causes to prevent recurrences.
• Enforced strict adherence to environmental laws and safety guidelines and standards and followed industry best practices during dealing with fuels and hazardous waste.
• Reviewed Test packages as well as Handover dossiers related to Flow Lines and Oil Storage Tanks.
• Guided both the company and the local contractors and facilitated them in setting-up, implementing, and developing Quality Management System as per ISO 9001:2008 standards and leading the 2nd part audits as IRCA approved Lead Auditor.

Yamata Yatirim Insaat Turizm Ve Ticaret A.S.
Senior QA/QC Welding, Piping Inspection Engineer

   Mar 2011
— Jul 2011

• Oversaw and checked all activities consistent with related reference standards and procedures by consulting quality control documents, WPS, PQR, data sheets, and material certificates.
• Determined cause of failures using excellent knowledge and analytical skills to identify problem areas and made recommendations for remedial action rapidly.
• Executed Welder Qualification Test (WQPT) in compliance with Russian regulations and worked on QPR’s.
• Organized daily NDE activities, interpreted RT films and monitored the status.
• Monitor NCR, CAR, PAR as well as making implementation plan.
• Wrote various procedures that included Quality Control Procedures (QCPs) for Magnetic Inspection, Dye Penetration Inspection, Visual Inspection, Radiographic Inspection, Ultrasonic Inspection, Positive Material Inspection, Post Weld Heat Treatment Procedure, Welding Repair Procedure, and Storage and Handling of Welding Consumable Procedure.
• Monitored and evaluated NDE and performed post-weld treatment according to defined rules and standards, as well as project specifications.

GAMA QATAR Co.
Senior QA/QC Welding, Piping Inspection Engineer

   Jan 2007
— Mar 2010

• Conducted PQRs and WPS while developing and testing new fabrication processes and improving existing methods.
• Arranged daily NDE activities, making spot RT film interpretation and monitored the status.
• Ensured welding was performed in compliance with ASME or EN Codes according to project standards and all mechanical tests conducted, and results were in accordance.
• Trained and developed 2000+ pipe and plate welders consistent with ASME SEC IX standards while growing their technical capabilities and preparing them to qualify WPQT and other exams.
• Monitored NCR, CAR, PAR, and calibrated and validated all measurement tools and equipment.
• Proposed unique solutions that reduced non-conforming welded products by as much as 50%.
• Wrote, implemented and upheld weld procedures and manufacturing instructions while performing actions on QCPs.
• Improved SAW processes for welded connector pipes by performing PWHT test and ensuring the material strength after welding.
• Attained the ASME-U-stamp and the ASME-S-stamp credential by collaborating with authorised ASME personnel.
• Conducted Test Package process based on the items have to be completed

GAMA Co.
QA/QC Welding, Piping Inspection Engineer

   Oct 2005
— Oct 2006

• Performed PQR and WPS for various welding processes, such as GTAW, SMAW, used project material, stainless steel by conducting destructive testing (Hardness, Charpy, Tensile, Bend, Macro, and Chemical Analysis) and NDT (MT, PT, RT, and UT).
• Oversaw the daily activities of welders and provided directions while appraising their performances based on NDT results.
• Conducted daily NDE activities and monitored the status.
• Trained and developed nearly 300 pipe and plate welders consistent with ASME SEC IX and GOST standards while growing their technical capabilities and preparing them to qualify WPQT and other exams.
• Maintained and calibrated welding machines, PWHT machines and torque limiting wrenches to ensure flawless operations at all times.
• Presented and implemented a new stainless steel weld wire specification and diameter change, which resulted in substantial cost savings and yielded reduction of weld defects

OTOKAR Co.
QA/QC Welding Engineer

   May 2004
— Oct 2005

• Worked on PQRs and WPSs, such as GTAW, MIG, MAG, SMAW, SAW, and Robotic using materials, including CS, SS, as per EN 288-3 by performing DT and NDT.
• Trained and developed plate welders while growing their technical capabilities and preparing them to qualify WPQT and other exams.
• Having made destructive tests on parts of product.
• Generated work instruction and monitoring them.
• Performed DT and NDT, PT and MT and evaluated the properties of various materials.
• Developed welding procedures and wrote method statements for welding control, welding repair and welding consumable control.

Gulermak Heavy Industry Construction & Contracting Co. Inc., Turkey
QA/QC Welding Engineer

   Jan 2001
— Jan 2004

• Worked on PQRs and WPSs, such as GTAW, MIG, MAG, SMAW, SAW, and Robotic and used materials, including CS, SS, as per EN 288-3 by performing DT and NDT.
• Trained and developed welders while growing their technical capabilities in AWSD1.1, ASME SEC IX and preparing them to qualify WPQT.
• Monitored the overdue ISO Drawings and replaced with revised.
• Having made daily visual inspection and partially NDE examination on weld joints.
• Arranged daily NDE activities such as RT, UT, MT, PT,VT.
• Ensured the quality of products by managing the QA/QC effort for steel columns, tanks and pressure vessels according to ISO 9000 standards

Nurol Steel Construction & Assembly Co., Turkey
QA/QC Engineer

   Jan 2000
— Dec 2000

• Contributed to the various industrial projects, ensured quality and reliability of products, steel columns and tanks by reviewing schematics, measuring dimensions and proper soldering consistent with the established and agreed upon standards.
• Designed products, such as steel columns and tanks by proofreading schematics and drawing them using AutoCAD.
• Inspected and controlled all material received to validate QA/QC

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