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Jan 2013 – June 2015 QATAR PETROLEUM – QATAR


Sep 2001 – Jan 2013 QATAR PETROLEUM – QATAR

Job Title: SENIOR WELDING/PIPING INSPECTOR QC Dept. (Onshore/Offshore)

Sep 1999 – Jul 2001 QA SYSTEMS Pte Ltd – SINGAPORE






Employment Preferences

65,000 To: 100,000 GBP Per Month
Durham, Durham, United Kingdom
Full Time, Contract
Engineering, Manufacturing, Transport & Log, Operations
Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Georgia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand

Surfing Experience

Wave Ski

Work History

Job Title Company When?
Quality Control Engineer Qatar Petroleum From January 2013 To June 2015
Work scope covered 4 offshore platforms & Halul Island. Review tender documents, technical evaluations, Project Quality Plans (PQP’s) procedures, method statements and all other relevant quality related documents. Responsible for site surveillance on new projects ensuring Contractors comply with Qatar Petroleum and international standards, codes and contractual obligations. Documentation review & site surveillance for the installation of 16 Dual Media filters (DMF). Involved with failure analysis of leaking vessels/filters (Super Duplex SS) DMF shortly after installation. During project execution, review contractors work procedures, adherence to PQP’s, personnel qualifications, mechanical completion packages, reports and other quality documentation. Witness on site quality testing including, but not limited to, pressure testing of pipework/equipment, concrete cube crushing, compaction tests, paint/coating applications etc. Take appropriate action for non - conformances, issue NCR’s (Non- conformance Reports), CAR’s (Corrective Action Requests) and follow up to close out. Punch list projects. Conduct 2nd party audits to ISO 9001.
Review & witness of NDT procedures/on site testing UT, RT, PT, MT Phased array etc. review of reports.
Senior Welding/Piping/Plant In Qatar Petroleum From September 2001 To January 2013
Working in the Operations Engineering Dept. covering 4 live NGL plants for process piping surveys and associated incoming/outgoing pipelines and 1 offshore platform. Working to QP IMS RBI program using Capstone/Lloyds software). Surveys and data acquisition of pipe lines, process pipe work and static equipment’s. Contract focal point for Pipe line Intelligent Pigging (IP) contract (GE), manpower contracts & NDT/inspection contracts.
Completed 14 NGL plant shutdowns during this period conducting inspection surveys, organising NDT & welding requirements for various pressure equipment’s/vessels and piping. RBI surveys of pressure vessel, columns and exchanger trim, nozzles & leveltrols. Review of NDT procedures, WQT’s/WPS/PQR’s & pressure testing procedures. Interpretation of radiographs related to RBI surveys and repair welding of plant/equipments. Trade test/assess all contracted NDT technicians working on shutdowns. Organising thickness surveys and weld testing of pressure vessels using manual UT and Phased Array.
Responsible for inspection of 140 pipelines and liaise with IP contractor regarding IP schedule, preparation of line, PIG traps and site coordination. Review & verify Pipeline Intelligent Pigging results/reports and follow up verification. Oversee inspection activities of pipeline rehabilitation programs, issue final report to Asset holder. Organising and supervising of NDT and inspection programs of technicians/piping inspectors for process piping surveys. Undertake welding inspection/quality control of all welding and fabrication work to ensure compliance with International and Corporation Standards and Codes of Practice.
Reviews existing facilities and ensures any repair work meets the above Standards for continued safe operation. Ensure fabrication procedures satisfy current Corporation Code requirements for in-house and contract work. Overseeing sub-contractors NDT/welding and ensuring that they comply with relevant procedures when carrying out modifications and new construction work. Ensuring all pre documentation, material certificates and parts are compliant and reviewing final documentation packages to relevant codes & standards.
Reviewing various welding/NDT/testing procedures/ITP’s/CV’s etc. submitted by contractors.
Conducting and managing trade tests program, practical/theory, for all contracting companies for NDT Technicians & Welding/Piping Inspectors carrying out routine maintenance inspection surveys.
Validation of NDT test specimens for assessing contractors
Technical Manager QA Systems Pte From September 1999 To July 2001
Duties are to provide training and to upgrade the skill of personnel in QC, NDT and Welding Inspection, development and expansion of company, control of personnel development and qualification. Control of all equipment i.e. calibration, quality checks and general maintenance. Day to day running of operations, manpower logistics and ensuring control of QA/QC documentation and development. Preparing documentation for ISO 9000 (2000) approval.
Chief Piping QC TOYO Engineering From November 1998 To June 1999
Aromatics plant from new, duties included the supervising of all Welding Inspectors for TOYO (15) and NDT sub-contractors, vetting of Welding and NDT procedures. Standing in for QA Manager when on vacation. All other duties as per previous project detailed below for TOYO.

NDE Coordinator TOYO Engineering From July 1996 To October 1998
From new, coal power station, 2 x 670 MW units, responsible for approving contractors NDT procedures, radiographs and all reporting. Ensuring all NDT work is conducted in accordance with relevant procedures and appropriate specifications. Auditing companies as required. Coordination of all NDT activities of various companies. Weld inspection and associated duties. Monitoring of welders performance and repair rates as a result of NDT.
Senior Examiner TWI (The Welding Institiute) From October 1990 To March 1996
Setting up and managing The North Eastern Test Centre. Duties included preparation, conducting and marking of examinations for PCN, CSWIP, ASNT and MOD in all NDT methods and welding inspection.

Preparation, conducting and marking of CSWIP 3.1 and 3.2 underwater inspection/NDT examinations in Europe’s largest purpose built diving tank.

Mastering of specimens for Ultrasonic, Radiography, Interpretation, Magnetic, Penetrant, Diving and Weld Inspection examinations.

Quality control checks IAW PCN/CSWIP QA manual, vetting of examination booking forms.
Marketing of Training courses and Examinations, customer liaison.
Auditing of Training and Examination centres.

Above duties also carried out at other venues as required, including Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Aberdeen and Labuan.

Examiner TWI (The Welding Institiute) From July 1988 To October 1990
Duties included day to day running of examination centre at Abington. Conducting and marking of examinations at various venues in UK and overseas.
Design, production and mastering of specimens for various examination schemes.


Qualification Field of Study Institution When?
Offshore Survival T-BOSIET OPITO From 2015 To 2015
Lead Auditor ISO 9001:2008 IRCA From 2010 To 2015
API 570 Piping API From 2011 To 2014
API 653 Tanks API From 2011 To 2014
AWS CWI Welding Inspection AWS From 2011 To 2014
Eddy Current Level 2 Wrought PCN From 1994 To 1996
Diploma Welding TWI (The Welding Institiute) From 1990 To 1992
CSWIP 3.2.2 Welding Inspection TWI From 1985 To 1990
UT Level 2 Plt Pipe Nozzle PCN From 1980 To 1982
MT & PT Level 2 All sectors PCN From 1980 To 1982
Rad. Interp Level 2 Welds all groups PCN From 1978 To 1980

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