Operations/Inspection Manager

Last Updated: 9th April 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate


I have 20+ years experience in the Oil and Gas/Mining/construction and aerospace Industry in Inspection/QA/QC,sales, development and training. Performed Inspection of Pressure vessels onshore/offshore structures,piping, crushers, Mining drilling equipment,Lifting frames and O&G drilling Equipment, {Marine vessels, tanks, Derricks, Top Drives etc.}, Inspection Project Management of Pipeline Installation, Onshore and offshore, Slugcatcher,UST’s, FPSO Storage tanks, Offshore accommodation blocks, moonpool construction and Inspection, Drilling equipment Inspection, supply, storage and maintenance, Operational Management/Supervision and Business Development in Europe, Africa, Australasia, America and Asia with Very good contacts in Oil Companies, Drilling contractors and Services companies globally. Continuously meeting with NDT Equipment supply companies for new developments in NDT techniques and equipments.Conducting presentations to customers and potential customers pertaining to new NDT equipment {TOFD, Phased array etc} explaining the theory and advantages .{ Speed of Inspection, accuracy increase, portability etc}

In Vietnam, Thailand and Australia I was responsible for Building Bases for Inspection, repair and maintenance of Oilfield equipment, Employing staff, training staff in all aspects of operations and office duties, implementing Quality Assurance and control systems, HSE plans, calibration and tractability control programs. Being responsible for customer Audits and Development of future projects. Also responsible for auditing NDT equipment suppliers and establishing pricing, budget control and planning and development forecasts.

Responsible for Inspection, QA/QC Projects in construction of Manufacturing facilities such as BlueScope Steel Mills, Dung Quat Oil Refinery for BP and Vietsovpetro Offshore Accommodation Block construction.

Extensive Auditing experience in Product manufacturing of Oil and Gas Equipment in production Mills such as Citra Tubindo, Indonesia, Voest Alpine, Austria, Clydesdale SteelWorks { Vallourec} , Scotland, NOV Grant Prideco, Singapore, Vietubes, Vietnam, Vallourec Mill in Port Harcourt, Nigeria etc, Newcastle Australia.

As you will see from my CV I have been responsible for and hold relevant qualifications to be able to perform audits on Inspection to QMS systems {API Q1, ISO 9001,14001}, Manufacturing and Service companies to ensure they are performing to our and our customer’s standards and Specifications along with ASME, BS EN, AWS etc.

I sincerely hope you consider myself for this position as I feel I am an ideal candidate and feel it would benefit all parties involved.

Hold current ASNT Level 2 in MT, PT and UT with current EMI, PMI, MVI and XRF Operator certs.

I attached my CV for your perusal.

Yours Sincerely

John Dolan