Quality Assurance & Quality Control Specialist

Last Updated: 4th July 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Perth, Australia


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate



Experienced and qualified Quality Specialist with a career spanning over 34 years across the Oil & Gas (Greenfield & Brownfield), Mining, Automotive, FMCG, Construction, Civil & Infrastructure, Manufacturing sectors in Australia. Demonstrated success in leading teams of personnel across the design, implementation and management of site quality control and assurance management systems. Consistently delivering results, whilst adapting to ever-changing, high performance business environment. Proven ability in developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships. Key strengths in attention to detail, ensuring objectivity, and achieving reliability, in providing quality and safety expertise to support project teams with a sound working knowledge of Australian and International standards and codes.


Senior Welding Inspector CSWIP 3.2.1

   May 2019
— May 2019

Senior Welding Inspector CSWIP 3.2.1

NACE Coating Inspector Level 2, Certified

   Apr 2018
— Apr 2021

SAI Global
Diploma Quality Auditing

   Mar 2016
— Oct 2016

PolyTechnic College
Diploma Occupational Health & Safety

   Jun 2014
— Jun 2015


Monadelphous EC Oil & Gas
QA/QC SMP Inspector

   Jul 2018
— Current

Project Snapshot:
• Inpex – Ichthys | Product Storage Tanks - Onshore Ichthys LNG Plant | - The project involves construction of Cryogenic LNG and NGL tanks, works including Structural, Mechanical, Piping, and E&I.
• Mechanical inspection of equipment: LNG Loading & Circulation pumps, Jib & Mono-rail cranes, pipe supports, Spring hangers, Snubbers, Dry Chemical Fire System, Pressure Vessel etc. through installation and commissioning
• Quality Control witness and surveillance of flange management process
• Inspections of on-site structural steel and bolting installation, Access ways, Bolt Torques and Grating associated with storage tanks to AS1657.
• Quality Control surveillance of welding, including witnessing welder qualifications to ASME IX
Key Achievements:
 Developed and fostered strong working relationships with client, verification agents, which assisted progress.

Downer ECM
QA/QC Inspector/Technical Officer

   Jul 2016
— Jul 2017

Project Snapshot:
• Chevron – Gorgon | Modification & Enhancement Works Gorgon LNG Plant | - The project involves modification and enhancement works including structural, mechanical, piping, instrumentation and electrical.
• Audit weld mapping and NDT traceability (TRS) documentation, and gain client approvals as required
• Lead site compilation of construction quality records for project Manufacture Data Report (MDR)
• Provide statistical and general reporting for Quality and Completions departments, participate in systems compliance audits
• Generate NDE requisitions for all welding and review/process reports when received from NDE sub-contractor
• Compile Operational Handover Packs for completed works, and gain client approvals as required
• Compile hydrostatic/pre commissioning test packs and gain client approvals
• Ensured compliance to relevant Client Specifications and Standards: ASME: V, IX, B31.3, B31.8, AWS D1.1
• Prepared, reviewed and submitted documentation relating to Quality deliverables such as Closure Weld Test Packs, Work packs, hydrostatic test packs and gaining Company sign off/approvals
• Quality Control witness and surveillance of flange management process
• Internal audits on construction and external audits sub-contractors
• Arranged required NDT during Welding and on completion of welding in accordance with Project requirements.
• Quality Control surveillance of welding, including witnessing of the root pass, hot pass, filling passes and capping pas
• Manage and track welding fabrication and processes using TWI’s – Welding Coordinator
Key Achievements:
 Developed and fostered strong working relationships with client, contractors and verification agents, which assisted
project progression and overall quality compliance and delivery.
 Reduced backlog of construction quality records by 10% - Streamlined document review process implemented

HSE Advisor

   Jun 2016
— Jun 2016

Independently observe, inspect and audit HS management and risk processes and feedback.
Establish processes that focus on high consequence risk.
Support delivery teams to investigate success and share knowledge.
Proactively analyse data and results and provide meaningful reports and recommendations.
Act as a facilitator and trainer of the HSEMS processes, key hazards and issues.
Develop and successfully implement change initiatives and programs.
Provide support, guidance and recommendations to project teams in relation to safety legislation, policies and procedures relevant to projects.
Analysing safety problems and recommending solutions.
Inspecting, monitoring and evaluating the site safety programs for value and effectiveness.
Conducting routine safety inspections, monitoring and analysis of work areas.
Preparing and maintaining reports and documentation concerning all aspects of the project safety program.

Quality Inspector

   Jan 2016
— May 2016

Seconded to ABB:
• ABB Malaga | Power Distribution Transformers Division | Manufactures power distribution transformers
• Receiving Stores: Welding, Coating and Dimensional Inspections of fabricated tanks. Carry out inspections of electrical, instrumentation, mechanical components, and fittings, ensuring items are to specification and supplied with compliant documentation. Logging and updating QC inspection status into SAP environment
• Audit, survey, monitor, check, verify and sign off compliant works as required by ITP and Check Sheets
• Final Assembly Inspections ensuring products are compliant to specifications and all documentation is completed
Key Achievements:
 Reduced coating rework at final assembly by 20%, - implemented 100% inspections, and part storage improvements
 Reduced goods inwards inspection turnaround times by 15% - improved coordination/communication Stores

Monadelphous KT Pipelines
Quality Coordinator

   Sep 2012
— Dec 2015

Project Snapshot:
• Chevron – Gorgon | Onshore Pipeline Cables & Tubes Project | $250M AUD - The project involves the installation of 12 km of pipelines (Ø34”, Ø8”, Ø6”), HV cables, Fibre optic and Umbilical’s.

• Rio Tinto Iron Ore (RTIO) | Coastal Water Project | $250M AUD - The project involves the construction of a water supply system, which includes: a bore field, 15 km of collector main (HDPE), a transfer pump station, and 87 km of pipeline (MSCL/DICL), from Bungaroo to the West Pilbara water supply system.

• Develop, Implement and maintain site-specific quality management systems complying with ISO 9001 and client specifications across project ensuring the continuing compliance of all functions of QA/QC
• Completed verifications of construction compliance for field staff and sub-contractors, installation works including civil, mechanical, structural, piping, electrical, coating, hydro testing, pre commissioning, and commissioning, umbilicals and other services relating to the project through surveillance inspections, attending hold points, witnessing welder qualifications, complete checklists etc.
• Lead audits (internal and external), investigate and raise non-conformances and opportunities for improvements.
• Develop, compile and update detailed reports on quality performance and highlight key areas, which require attention and close out actions. Present reports to client and management.
• Monitor welding and radiation weld testing, and adhere to and promote all statutory and regulatory aspects of OHS&E on and off site.

Key Achievements:
✓ Developed and fostered strong working relationships with client, contractors and verification agents, which assisted in project progression and overall quality compliance and delivery.
✓ Drove non-conformance close outs from audits to reduce delays and additional project costs.

Monadelphous KT Pipelines
HSEQ Coordinator

   Jun 2011
— Sep 2012

Project Snapshot:
• Santos | Charo - Tirrawarra Oil Trunkline Project | $25M AUD - The project involves the installation of 90 km of Ø150mm GRE pipeline in Cooper Basin field
• Dampier Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline | Stage 5B Fortescue River Crossing Project | $22M AUD – The project involves installation of 1km of concrete coated 650NB natural gas pipeline at depth of 10m across the Fortescue River
• Verve Energy | Kwinana HEGT Project | $20M AUD - The project involves the installation of 10 km of DN250 CS natural gas pipeline

• Quality role responsibilities as per above with Monadelphous KT
• Develop, implement and maintain Health Safety Management System to AS4801, Environmental Management System to ISO 14001 and client requirements
• Conducting regular site inspections, instigating risk assessments or validating risk assessments as required
• Coordinating incident investigations, assisting with Tap Root investigations and root cause analysis
• Providing and implementing changes to avoid future incidents and encouraging continuous improvement of safety and environmental culture and quality compliance
• Development and delivery of safety training materials; Lead weekly toolbox meetings, develop safety culture, ensuring issues raised are taken on board and addressed as required
• Deliver work site training and inductions. Conduct regular site inspections and identify improvement opportunities
• Maintaining relevant statistics and records of inspection findings, incidents, near misses and accidents investigations

Key Achievements:
✓ No major non-conformances identified during 3rd party safety audits
✓ Developed and fostered strong working relationships with client, which accelerated project progression
✓ Developed positive HSEQ attitudes and communicated company values throughout site

P&A Welding
Quality & Safety Coordinator

   Sep 2009
— Jun 2011

• Managed and coordinated all functions of QA/QC, Occupational Health and Safety, across two workshops
• Developed and implemented site specific HSMP to AS/NZS 4801, and achieved certification with Bureau Veritas
• Assist in the identifications of hazards in the workplace, and recommend risk minimisation/elimination controls
• Facilitating work groups and providing specialist advice and guidance to stakeholders at all levels relating to HSEQ
• Monitored and audited supplier’s/subcontractor’s progress of services, ensuring safety strategies are met
• Lead incident investigations using ICAM methodology, and ensure prompt closeout of actionable items
• Prepared work packs for various jobs and expedited materials, including quality control inspection of all materials
• Compiling relevant HSEQ documentation and data for tender submissions

Key Achievements:
✓ Successfully implemented and gained certification to AS/NZS 4801:2001 within seven months at two sites.
✓ Developed and fostered working relationships with client & sub-contractors to foster ongoing support
✓ Developed best practice safety culture throughout site

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