QA/QC Welding / Coating &painting/NDT &Tank Inspector


Last Updated: 27th July 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
India

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
English, Hindi

Summary

QA/QC Mechanical Inspector, a competent professional with 15+ years of work experience in Welding, NDT, Piping, Tank and Coating Inspection. Demonstrated skills in inspection activities. Ensuring compliance to quality standards and maintaining all related documents. Proficient in undertaking QA/QC activities related to Fabrication / Welding of Piping, in accordance with as per standards and Mechanical Work Completion, Pre- Commissioning & Commissioning and handover to Operation.

Education

Sree Narayana Guru institute of science and technology
Diploma in mechanical Engineering

   Jun 1989
— Jul 1993

Experience

DNV GL (PDO),
Senior Mechanical Inspector (PDO) or Welding / Coating &painting &Tank certified Inspector

   Nov 2016
— Current

• Schedules and coordinates inspection activities on site.
• Responsible and accountable for quality surveillance and inspection activities related to the Mechanical and painting at the allotted site.
• Make sure that the construction activities are carried out by the Contractor in accordance with the approved work procedures and inspection and test plans.
• Conduct inspection and surveillance as required by the approved ITPs.
• Make sure that the inspection reports are signed off immediately after the inspections.
• Record the inspection/surveillance details and monitor quality performance of the Contractor based on inspection results.
• Issue Site Inspection Reports/Non Conformance Reports as applicable and monitor timely close out.
• Liaise with Sr. QA/QC Engineer at Site and provide weekly highlights and other periodic reports on the work handled.
• Make site surveillance to all the work areas to make sure that the work handled is in accordance with the procedures/ plans.
• Identify potential quality issues at site, appraise the Sr. QA/QC Engineer and CSR on such issues and take lead in resolving the issues.
• Verify the quality documentation availability and its use at site.
• Participate in site quality audits on Contractors.
• Participate in site quality meetings.
• Conduct punch listing of works at final stages and make sure close out of all punch items.
• Review and approve Contractor quality documents as applicable.
• Liaise with receiving material inspection teams for material inspection and clearance.
• Make sure that the site construction documentation is completed and turned over to PDO based on the agreed index at the end of each project.
• Witnessed Pre and Final Alignment for Rotary Equipment.
• Review MRB’s, MCD, RFC, RFSU documents.
• Final walk through with client and operation team.
• Preparation of internal punch list and attending clients punch list and Submission of project dossiers as per client requirements.
• Participate in project construction kick-off, construction completion, pre-commissioning, commissioning stages and Project Close Out.
• Oversee CCMS database and ensure only PDO approved check sheets are used and completion certificates are generated from CCMS database upon completion of activity.
Experience of Painting and Coating:
• Monitoring painting operations across all stages ensuring observance of contract specifications and approved procedures of the coating system.
• Maintaining required size, shape, dryness and cleanliness of the abrasive. Monitoring application of compressed air used for abrasive blasting as per standard and maintaining required air pressure and nozzle size of blasting equipment.
• Observing / recording ambient condition and substrate temperature every two hrs intervals.
• Witness Painting/Coating inspection of DFT check, Holiday test, Visual check, Adhesion test and review the results.
• Verify quality control documentation in inspection and test planes, method statements and work instructions and ensuring inspection records\test certificates are available prior to work commencing.
• Verifies, prior to beginning of work, the availability and adequacy of the materials and drawings to be de delivered to contractors, in accordance with the construction plane and considering the obligations of contractors.
• Final inspection and review documents and Manufacturer Data Records.

Experience of tank (API-650):
• Annular plates, Bottom plates, Roof plates lying and fit up inspection.
• Inspection of shell plates vertical fit up and horizontal fit up.
• Inspection of nozzle orientation and fit up inspection with RF pads.
• Inspection Carried out RF pad pneumatic test, Bottom and roof plates vacuum box testing.
• Witness carried out inspection of oil penetrant test or MPI for shell plates with bottom plate’s fillet welds.
• PT of shell plates vertical seam and circumference seam back chipping inspection.
• Review of RT film shell plate’s vertical seam and circumference seam.
• Carry out inspection of peaking and banding of shell plates as per the requirements.
• Verify the plumpness and ovality of the vertical storage tank with application codes.
• Witness the hydro test with full of water as per client requirement.

Bureau Veritas ,Iraq
Senior Mechanical Inspector (ENI) or Welding & coating ,painting multi discipline Inspector

   Jun 2014
— Aug 2016

• Schedules and coordinates inspection activities on site.
• Advises and inform site manager Quality issues, status and metrics.
• Ensure establishment and proper implementation of adequate control processing within the site project team (PT), as stipulated project plan and the project quality plan.
• Develops and coordinates site audit schedules and conducts site audits.
• Evaluate and monitor implementation of the contractor’s site quality management system.
• Monitor, investigate, identify and raise site quality issues to the project team.
• Utilize construction surveillance program, evaluate the quality metrics and provide reports to the responsible line management, PQM and functions as required.
• Provide site quality training as required for site inspection personal.
• Develop site quality plan, when required.
• Promote quality awareness throughout the site.
• Review contractors site quality audit schedule, monitor contractor’s site audit program and participate in selected site audits.
• Review and comment on contractors site quality organization.
• Interview contractors key site QA staff and monitor their performance.
• Review and comment on contractor’s site quality plan and inspection and test plan.
• Monitor and audit implementation of contractor’s quality program.
• Participate in review of any proposed sub-contractors not on approved bidders list.
• Ensure contractor is performing quality reporting per the contract.
• Monitoring painting operations across all stages ensuring observance of contract specifications and approved procedures of the coating system.
• Maintaining required size, shape, dryness and cleanliness of the abrasive. Monitoring application of compressed air used for abrasive blasting as per standard and maintaining required air pressure and nozzle size of blasting equipment.
• Observing / recording ambient condition and substrate temperature every two hrs intervals.
• Witness Painting/Coating inspection of DFT check, Holiday test, Visual check, Adhesion test and review the results.
• Verify quality control documentation in inspection and test planes, method statements and work instructions and ensuring inspection records\test certificates are available prior to work commencing.
• Verifies, prior to beginning of work, the availability and adequacy of the materials and drawings to be de delivered to contractors, in accordance with the construction plane and considering the obligations of contractors.
• Final inspection and review documents and Manufacturer Data Records.
• Monitoring painting operations across all stages ensuring observance of contract specifications and approved procedures of the coating system.
• Maintaining required size, shape, dryness and cleanliness of the abrasive. Monitoring application of compressed air used for abrasive blasting as per standard and maintaining required air pressure and nozzle size of blasting equipment.
• Observing / recording ambient condition and substrate temperature every two hrs intervals.
• Witness Painting/Coating inspection of DFT check, Holiday test, Visual check, Adhesion test and review the results.
• Verify quality control documentation in inspection and test planes, method statements and work instructions and ensuring inspection records\test certificates are available prior to work commencing.
• Verifies, prior to beginning of work, the availability and adequacy of the materials and drawings to be de delivered to contractors, in accordance with the construction plane and considering the obligations of contractors.
• Final inspection and review documents and Manufacturer Data Records.
Experience of tank (API-650):
• Annular plates, Bottom plates, Roof plates lying and fit up inspection.
• Inspection of shell plates vertical fit up and horizontal fit up.
• Inspection of nozzle orientation and fit up inspection with RF pads.
• Carry out RF pad pneumatic test, Bottom and roof plates vacuum box testing.
• Carry out inspection of oil penetrant test or MPI for shell plates with bottom plates fillet weld.
• PT of shell plates vertical seam and circumference seam back chipping inspection.
• Review of RT film shell plates vertical seam and circumference seam.
• Carry out inspection of peaking and banding of shell plates.
• Checks verify the plumpness and ovality of the vertical storage tank with application codes.
• Carry out hydro test with full of water as per client requirement.

Applus velosi certification LLC ,Abu Dhabi
Welding & coating ,painting multi discipline Inspector

   Jun 2012
— May 2014

• Deputed as a Resident Inspection Engineer for Steel Structural fabrication at Hanmaek, RAK FreeZone, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
• Working for GS Engineering & Construction, Korean company for the project of Takreer Inter Refinery Pipeline Project-II (Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company)
• In coming, In process, Final and Dispatch Inspection.
• Including those of sub-contractors works in accordance with approved QCP/FQCP/ITP and procedures, method statements and other contract documents
• Review documents as per required ITP/Standard
• Incoming material inspections, MTC/MTR review and ensure correct materials are utilized in projects.
• Witness Mechanical Test of Welding Procedure Qualification Test Coupons.
• Check that WPS have been approved by company and client prior to start fabrication and are available in work area.
• Coordinate with Client’s Project Inspection Unit for various project inspection activities issued RFI for Witness/Hold points etc.,
• Spot witness at dimensional, visual, NDE and Painting stages.
• Surveillances of welding parameters such as preheat, inter pass temperatures.
• Ensuring implementation of all safety measures as per MSD & HSE requirements.
• Issue NCR’S for Violations found during inspection.
• Review NDT reports.
• Monitoring painting operations across all stages ensuring observance of contract specifications and approved procedures of the coating system.
• Maintaining required size, shape, dryness and cleanliness of the abrasive. Monitoring application of compressed air used for abrasive blasting as per standard and maintaining required air pressure and nozzle size of blasting equipment.
• Observing / recording ambient condition and substrate temperature every two hrs intervals.
• Witness Painting/Coating inspection of DFT check, Holiday test, Visual check, Adhesion test and review the results.
• Verify quality control documentation in inspection and test planes, method statements and work instructions and ensuring inspection records\test certificates are available prior to work commencing.
• Final inspection and review documents and Manufacturer Data Records.

Dodsal Engineering and Constructions FZE
Welding & coating ,painting multi discipline Inspector

   Dec 2010
— Feb 2012

• Inspection and Monitoring of Piping and Welding, Visual and Dimensional inspection of weldments and documentation.
• Verify the required WPS, Conducting PQR and WQT as per ASME IX and Project specification.
• Review the P&ID, isometric drawings and as-built drawings.
• Including those of sub-contractors works in accordance with approved QCP/FQCP/ITP and procedures, method statements and other contract documents.
• Controlling of welding consumables and maintaining storage procedures and per the Code/Standard.
• Surveillances of welding parameters such as preheat, inter pass temperatures.
• Before welding, during welding and after welding doing the final visual inspection and offering for NDT as required.
• Incoming material inspections, MTC/MTR review and ensure correct materials are utilized in projects.
• Coordinate with Client’s Project Inspection Unit for various project inspection activities issued RFI for Witness/Hold points etc.,
• Preparation of weld maps and maintaining proper logging of weld joints and all documentation of welding & mechanical works.
• Issue NCR’S for Violations found during inspection.
• Monitoring and witnessing hydro testing.
• Review and interpretation of radiographic films...
• Review Quality plan as per project specification and ensuring its implementation
• Review of Method statements & Inspection and Test plans of painting, coating & Insulation activities in line with the customer’s specification.
• Painting/Coating inspection of DFT check, Holiday test, Visual check, Adhesion test and recording the results.
• Inspection of Hot and Cold insulation applied for piping and Equipments.
• Ensuring proper application of Coating materials such as Ceramic/steel reinforced epoxy (Belsona) maintenance coating, etc and application of paints on Steel structures, Vessels, Piping works, Tanks, Containers, Equipment’s etc as per specification.
• Co-ordination with all project related personnel for effective maintenance of project schedule.

TANMIA FOR OIL& CONSTRUCTION LTD -YEMEN
Welding Inspector

   Oct 2008
— Nov 2010

• Check and verify the material traceability details on incoming raw materials, fabricated piping spools and structures.
• Perform Visual and Dimension Inspection on incoming raw materials, fabricated piping spools and structures.
• Monitor material and consumable storage and handling conditions.
• Ensure the calibration of welding machine, electrode drying oven and quivers.
• Check storage and handling of welding consumables.
• Perform welder performance qualification tests.
• Witness Mechanical Test of Welding Procedure Qualification Test Coupons.
• Check that WPS have been approved by company and client prior to start fabrication and are available in work area.
• Perform inspection on weld joint fit-ups; tack welds and completed welds in materials like Stainless Steel, Carbon steel and Alloy steels.
• Check and Verify the welding parameters, current, voltage and travel speed are within limits as specified in WPS.
• Check the minimum preheat temperature and maximum inter pass temperature are being maintained as per WPS.
• Review NDT reports and interpret radiographic films.
• Review post weld heat treatment chart.
• Check weld summary sheet of the lines and ensure all the NDT is performed to the extent as required in client specifications.
• Witness and Ensure the required bolt torque is done as per client specification.
• Prepare and Review hydro & pneumatic test packages for process and utility piping.
• Check calibration validity of safety relief valve, test manifold and pressure gauges prior to hydro test.
• Ensure the quality of water for stainless steel meets the requirements of client specification by reviewing the water test certificate. (Chloride content less that 30ppm)
• Witness Hydro static and Pneumatic pressure test of process and utility lines and ensure the test satisfies the approved procedure requirements.
• Check reinstatement after pressure test and close remaining punch points.

NDT CCS, Saudi Arabia.
QC Inspector – Welding & NDT

   Mar 2007
— Jul 2008

• Monitor production activities daily to ensure compliance to requirements of company’s Quality Plan.
• Identify and raise NCR’s for non-conformities & Verify corrective and preventive action taken.
• Ensure the calibration of welding machine, electrode drying oven and quivers.
• Perform welder performance qualification tests.
• Check that WPS have been approved by company and client prior to start fabrication and are available in work area.
• Perform inspection on weld joint fit-ups; tack welds and completed welds in materials like Stainless Steel, Carbon steel and Alloy steels.
• Check and Verify the welding parameters, current, voltage and travel speed are within limits as specified in WPS.
• Check the minimum preheat temperature and maximum inter pass temperature are being maintained as per WPS.
• Maintain records on weld repair rate and monitor welder performance.
• Review NDT reports and interpret radiographic films.

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