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QA/QC Inspector(Structural/Piping)

Location:
City, Singapore
Salary:
$20000-$25000
Posted:
October 07, 2012
Email:
ez3t21@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
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Curriculum Vitae

Personnel Particulars :

Name : Narayanan Murugan

Status in singapore : Singapore Permanent Residence

NRIC NO : S6981692D

Date of Birth : 10-Dec-1969

Contact Number : HP- 91080257

Driving License : 3C

Email : ez3t21@r.postjobfree.com

Career Objective :

To excel in performance of duties and Responsibilities in Quality control and Quality Assurance in
Offshore New Building/Ship conversion Projects.

Career Highlights:

Presently I am working as a Client Representative as Structural/piping Inspector in WORKFOX
SEAFOX-5, (MULTIPURPOSE SELF ELEVATING PLATFORM) PROJECT in Keppel Fels, Singapore.

Summary of Specialization:

More than 22 years experience in Quality control/ Quality Assurance and NDT in the field of
Structural/Welding/Piping/Mechanical/Commissioning/Insulation/HAVC/Tubing Construction jobs in
FPSO/FDPSO/FSO/Semi-Submergible Rigs/Jack up Rigs/Drill Ships/Multi purpose self Elevating Platform.

Areas of Expertise :

QA/QC Inspection in

1. Structural - Fabrication/Construction/NDT/Testing.

2. Piping - Fabrication/Construction/NDT/ Hydrotest/Commissioning.

3. Welding - WPS/PQR/NDT Procedures/Spec./Drawings /Review//Visual/Witness/NDT Inspection.

4. Outfitting - Platform Access for Tank & Deck/ Living Quarters outfitting/Insulation Works.

5. HAVC - Fans & Ducting Installation/ Commissioning

6. Tubing - Hydraulic/Pneumatic/ Instrumentation

7. Mechanical - Marine/ Drilling Equipments Installation/Alignment/Preservation/NDT/MC/Commissioning

8. NDT - UT/RT/MT/PT witness/Radiographic Interpretation

Summary :
Experience in the field of QA/QC Management, Inspection, and NDT in the Projects like offshore structure, New Ship Building, Ship conversion Refurbishment works, Primary/Secondary Structure fabrication & Construction, Piping Fabrication/Construction in Oil & Gas refinery, Rig jack-ups, FPSOs, Semi-submersible Rigs, Drill ship and Petrochemical industries/ Power plant structure and equipments. Having wide knowledge on the P&ID, Isometric and Structural Drawing, International codes & standards like ASME,ASTM, API, BS, AWS, ISO as well as interaction with classification societies like ABS, DNV,LR. Welding inspections, Structural, piping inspections, visual, dimensional, painting inspection and witness Nondestructive tests on process piping, topside modules interconnecting piping, ballast and cargo tanks, living quarters structures. FPSO-Conversion duplex stainless steel, austenitic stainless steel, process pipe lines, Top side modules and Marine (Engine room, Pump room, Pipe rack, Main Deck, accommodation) process piping, gas pipe lines, glass reinforced epoxy (GRE) piping, valves, mega structure and heavy structural fabrications & coating inspection etc. NDT [RT, UT, MT, and PT] hands on experience. Radiography film interpretation, cross checking & witnessing of weld joint by NDE.
Preparation and Review of NDT reports, supervising & monitoring the NDT Activities, Preparation and
maintaining of quality records like Inspection test plan, quality control procedures and method
of settlements, quality certificates, test packs and documents. Interpretation of codes,standards,
specifications. Recommended practices, project specifications, Preparation of quality planes,process flow
charts, work instructions & Engineering. Familiar with codes and Standards:- ASME Sec II, V, IX, VIII-
Div 1 & 2, B31.3, 16.5, API - 1104, 570, AWS D1.1, ANSI, EN 287, EN288.
Quality Assurance
• Review the Quality documents of ITP/WPS/PQR/WPQRS, Specification, Drawings, Material certificates, Material Tracability, NDT Procedures and NDT Qualification records for the Projects assigned.
• Establishing quality standards, implementing stringent quality control systems to enhance quality of Weldments and reduce rejection level. Analysing quality problems and submitting reports for correcting the process.
• Generate and verify the inspection test plans (ITP) in accordance with customer’s specifications/ requirements.
• Conversant with Quality Assurance techniques NDE {UT, RT, MT & PT}
• Verification of PWHT reports in respect to procedures and specification
• Review and verification of Material certificates and Cutting Plans before Fabrication
• Verification of Dimension before and after Welding as per special requirements
• To associate for line walks as indicated in the Isometric and P&ID for piping works.
• Witness Pneumatic, Hydro, Vacuum and Helium Tests
• Re-instatement of various piping system completions and clearance of Punch lists
• Review of Radiography Films and NDE Test reports
• Preparation and submission of final document clearance
• Witness on Welder Qualification
• Review of vendor documents
Quality Control
• Thorough study on various Structural and Piping drawings
• Identification of material and stamp transfer
• Monitoring Weld joint preparation
• Perform fit-up inspection during shop fabrication & erection on structures and piping.

• Verification of Structure and Piping Dimensions as per requirements.

• Monitoring of Pre Heat treatment before Welding
• During welding, check proper parameters as per WPS and Procedures
• Monitor PWHT in special requirements
• Co-ordinate dimension checks before and after Welding as per special requirements
• Witness WPS consequent PQRs in requirements and also witness Welder Qualification and Performance Tests.
• Inspection & co-ordination of Insulation in LQ Quarters and Piping in Engine room.
• Inspection & co-ordination of HAVC on Deck, Engine room, LQ and pump room.
Education :

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (1986 -1988)

Master of Engineering – University of Australia - UNISA (KAPLAN Singapore) (2007-2009)

Technical Qualification :

CSWIP 3.1 - Welding Inspector Certificate No. 21786/2 ( TWI)

CSWIP 3.2.2 - Senior Welding Inspector Certificate no : 44875

CSWIP 3.4 - Radiographic Interpretation Certificate no : 4470

API-570 - Piping Inspector (Course attended in setsco services)

Employment History :

20 Dec 2010 to till date WORKFOX SEAFOX-5 Project Structural/Piping Inspector

• Review the QAP and Inspection and Test Plan (ITP), NDT Plan as per owner specification
• Drawing, welding and Material Specs Review / Approval
• Ensure right Quality Plans (QPs), Material Specs (MSs), Welding Specs (WSs), Coating Specs are approved and followed
• Conducting Project quality audits to verify the requirements are met as per company and Customer requirements.
• Coordination with Shipyards/Sub contractors to Hold, Witness, Review as per ITP.
• Preparation and Review of Project Quality documentation and MDR
• NCR, CAR, Audits reports, QC formats / procedure, work procedures as per contract document, specification, international codes and standards.
• Responsible for maintaining Project QAQC Management System in the Company
• Meet the requirements and expectations of Company’s quality initiatives / Objectives
• Review of Tender in QAQC aspects for clarification
• Materials (Base Materials/Consumables,) inspection.
• Preparation/Review of WPS, PQR, WPQ and welder qualification.
• NDE (RT, UT, PT, MPT) Witness and Review
• Perform Surveillance during fabrication and erection to compliance with procedures
• Perform fit-up inspection during shop fabrication & erection on structures & piping
• Perform weld visual inspection during shop fabrication & erection on structures, piping
• Carried out structural inspection on panel, sub-assembly, assembly, block erection stages.
• Carried out structural internal survey, external survey and bottom plate survey.
• Carried out tank close-out.
• Witnessing of air test, vacuum test and hydro test on structures.
• Perform outfitting/Insulation inspection
• Create and Maintenance of inspection records
• Witness of Welder Qualification and WPS
• Witness of Hydro Test, Line check, Re-instatement for piping & Pneumatic test for pipe lines
• Liaison with classification surveyors.

12 Jan 2010 to 10 Dec 2010 PETROBRAS P-58(FPSO) Project Structural/Piping Inspector

• Reviewed Sub-Contractor piping and structural WPS, PQR, WQT, NDE procedure as per petrobras requirement.
• Monitor the Quality Control functions/activities of a project or its parts, including Quality Control inspection schedules and the review and approval of all topside quality records.
• To inspect the fabrication of carbon steel (LTCS), Stainless steel, CuNi and piping spools and oversee the QA/QC day to day activities like raw material inspection, pipe fit-up, visual and NDE activities of top side documentation.
• Reviewed pressure vessel sub-contractor material, welding, Ndt and hydro test procedure.
• Fabrication, welding, NDT, Hydro test and reinstatement involved.
• Piping inspection and witnessed for line walk, Hydro test, Hot oil flushing, Drying,reinstatement, Insulation, Flange Management system and mechanical completion
• Prepared and approved test pack ITRs.
• Monitoring sub-contractors daily production activities and manpower reports.
• Resolve as per site condition any changes of piping and structural drawing immediately close out and report to engineering and make it as-build, increase and decrease manpower due to priority job.
• Attend weekly progress meetings and involved and given safety awards.
• Review the QAP and Inspection and Test Plan (ITP), NDT Plan as per owner specification
• Drawing, welding and Material Specs Review / Approval
• Ensure right Quality Plans (QPs), Material Specs (MSs), Welding Specs (WSs), Coating Specs are approved and followed
• Conducting Project quality audits to verify the requirements are met as per company and Customer requirements.
• Coordination with Shipyards/Sub contractors to Hold, Witness, Review as per ITP.
• Preparation and Review of Project Quality documentation and MDR
• NCR, CAR, Audits reports, QC formats / procedure, work procedures as per contract document, specification, international codes and standards.
• Responsible for maintaining Project QAQC Management System in the Company
• Meet the requirements and expectations of Company’s quality initiatives / Objectives
• Review of Tender in QAQC aspects for clarification
• Materials (Base Materials/Consumables,,) inspection.
• Preparation/Review of WPS, PQR, WPQ and welder qualification.
• NDE (RT, UT, PT, MPT) Witness and Review
• Perform Surveillance during fabrication and erection to compliance with procedures
• Perform fit-up inspection during shop fabrication & erection on structures & piping
• Perform weld visual inspection during shop fabrication & erection on structures, piping
• Carried out structural inspection on panel, sub-assembly, assembly, block erection stages.
• Carried out structural internal survey, external survey and bottom plate survey.
• Carried out tank close-out.
• Witnessing of air test, vacuum test and hydro test on structures.
• Perform outfitting/Insulation inspection
• Create and Maintenance of inspection records
• Witness of Welder Qualification and WPS
• Witness of Hydro Test, Line check, Re-instatement for piping & Pneumatic test for pipe lines
• Liaison with classification surveyors.

13 Oct 2009 to 20 Dec 2009 Workship contractors B.V.(Seafox-6) as Structural/Piping Inspector

• Inspection and co-ordination for installing new moonpool structure to cover up the opening of moonpool and install the Living Quarters & process Equipments.
• New leg extension of 10m long joining with existing legs.
• Installation of Doublers plates for strengthening of Leg at bottom portion.
• Modification of Spud gun from cone shape to circular shape at end of Legs.
• Installation of New crane 15ton crane on maindeck.
• Servicing and Assembly of New Elevating device and Hydraulic cylinders.
• Install process equipments on main deck
• Install High pressure jetting pipes and Ballast/Deballast pipes on Legs.
• Review of all Quality documents, Follow–up & Issuing Site Memo, Non–Conformance Report to Construction Contractor. Follow-up on Punch list overall for the Rig. Follow-up on Design Changes at the construction side.
• Follow-up on QA/QC Issues with contractor and clearing.
• Attending Weekly QA/QC Meeting Internal & Weekly Construction Meetings. Review of Manufacturing data records, QA Handbook, Mechanical Databook, Test Certificate, Operating manual, Service manual, Product Certificate, Warranty Certificate, FAT.
• Follow-up of overall certification for:
Structural/Electrical/Mechanical/Piping/Welding
• Preparing Weekly Project QA/QC Report for overall and submitting to Project Manager
• Review of NDT/Hardness Report,Dimensional Control and Survey.

02 Feb 2009 to 30 Sept 2009 Aban Singapore pte Ltd as Structural/Piping supervisor

• Carry out the special survey & Periodical survey and Annual survey works for this project.
• Monitoring and coordinating all Quality matters relating to structure versus the contractual specifications With main contractor personnel and subcontractors.
• Supervise the Quality control activities on site, including Quality control inspection schedules, calls for inspections as well as collections/availability of reports and Quality records issued by shipyard/Subcontractors.
• Review the ITP/WPS/PQR/WRQR/Quality Plan/Quality control Plan/NDT Procedures/NDT Plan/Material Traceability/Material certificates.
• Arrange, in coordination with Quality coordinator and Site personnel, Procedures, Systematically records the non conformity / event reports issued.

20 Oct 2008 to 24 Jan 2009 Murphy Oil Exploration & Production as Structural/Piping Inspector

• Inspection and Project co-ordination of Heavy structural Fabrication and Installation of Stools for Module erection, FlareBoom, Heli deck, Crane column, Crane Boom Rest, Drill floor structures, Access Ladders, Platforms.
• Inspection & erection of modules and Hook up Piping in Stabilization module, Separation module, Flare module, Metering skid module, Power control module, Sub sea HPU, Water Injection filter module, Water Injection Deaerator column module, Water Injection HP pump module, Methanol module, Chemical Injection module, Power Distribution module, Power Generation module, Emergency Diesel Generator module, Deck Boiler module (P&S), Helifuel station, Drill floor, Drill floor substructure, P-Tank module, Mud tanks & HP pump module, Mud tanks & Brine tank module, Mud processing module, Completion module, Frac tanks module, ROV module and Accumulator module.

• Supervision and monitoring of Project status, Schedule, feedback and submit the weekly reports to client.
• Reviewed Sub-Contractor piping and structural WPS, PQR, WQT, NDE procedure as per owner requirement.
• Monitor the Quality Control functions\activities of a project or its parts, including Quality Control inspection schedules and the review and approval of all topside quality records.
• To inspect the fabrication of carbon steel (LTCS), Stainless steel, CuNi and piping spools and oversee the QA/QC day to day activities like raw material inspection, pipe fit-up, visual and NDE activities of top side documentation.
• Reviewed material certificates, welding, Ndt and hydro test procedure.
• Yard fabrication, welding, NDT, hydro test and reinstatement involved.
• Piping inspection and witnessed for line walk, Hydro test, Hot oil flushing, Drying,reinstatement, Insulation, Flange Management system and mechanical completion.
• Prepared and approved test pack ITRs.
• Monitoring sub-contractors daily production activities and manpower reports.
• Resolve as per site condition any changes of piping and structural drawing immediately close out and report to engineering and make it as-build, increase and decrease manpower due to priority job.
• Attend weekly progress meetings and involved and given safety awards
• Working in a Quality Assurance environment in Structural/Piping and looking into ISO requirements.
• To handle full spectrum of Quality Assurance and Quality Control functions for the project assigned.
• To implement and manage the project Quality Assurance and Quality Control System as per established project quality plans.
• To identify, develop and supervise a team of project QC inspectors to ensure that Quality Assurance activities meet established targets and standards.
• Timely implementation, supervision and execution of the project daily inspection, testing activities and documentation preparation.
• To review and maintain the WPS & PQR and Welders Qualification Test; and witness Qualification Test.
• To review inspection and testing reports in particular for Mill Certificates, Tank Construction and Piping Test Package Preparation.
• To liaise with Clients and Sub-contractor on all QA/QC related activities, meetings and relevant issues.
• To critically review all non-conformance reports, defects reports; and then organize and manage the corrective action required to rectify the non-conformances.
• To conduct QA audit during the project for continuous improvement; and carry out necessary training for the project QC staffs.
25 May 1995 to 17 May 2008 Jurong Shipyard pte Ltd as ENGINEER (Structural/Piping)

• Fit up, Visual inspection and NDT of Heavy Structural Fabrication and Assembly of Blocks of steel construction, Sub structures, Flare tower, Helideck, LQ extension, Stools for modules, Platforms and Steel works renewal works in Ballast and Cargo tanks.
• Inspection and monitoring of Piping fabrication & Installation of Marine/Process/High Pressure/Low pressure piping on maindeck, tanks, Engine room, Pump room, Drill floor, Process modules and Turret piping.
• Inspection of erection modules and Hook up Piping in Stabilization module, Separation module, Flare module, Metering skid module, Power control module, Sub sea HPU, Water Injection filter module, Water Injection Deaerator column module, Water Injection HP pump module, Methanol module, Chemical Injection module, Power Distribution module, Power Generation module, Emergency Diesel Generator module, Deck Boiler module (P&S), Helifuel station, Drill floor, Drill floor substructure, P-Tank module, Mud tanks & HP pump module, Mud tanks & Brine tank module, Mud processing module, Completion module, Frac tanks module, ROV module and Accumulator module
• Prepare the Hydro test packages for Marine/ High pressure/ Hydraulic piping system in the Rigs/FPSO.
• Hydro testing of piping system as per Inspection & Testing procedures and Hydro test packages.
• To inspect the fabrication of, Carbon steel, stainless steel, duplex, super duplex, CuNi & GRE piping spools modules, structural and Turret to oversee the QA/QC day-to-day activities like raw material verifications, structure, piping fit-up, visual inspection for weld joints, NDE activities documentation of marine and topside construction. GRE pipe inspection specialist like saddle conductive or non-conductive.
• Review the piping test package, Line walk, witness hydro test, Nitrogen, Helium leak test, re-instatement line walk, mechanical completion, Flushing (water and hot oil), Flange Management System, and inspect Rubber lined components, ITR completion and final documentation of structural and piping.
• Monitor the Quality Control functions activities of a project or its parts, including Quality Control inspection schedules and the review and approval of all offshore quality records.
• Top Side, Engine room, pump room, accommodation, main deck, tank like COT (cargo oil tank) WBT
(water ballast tank) the entire pipe, structural, mechanical work and checked all the Reinstatement
ITR inspects and approved.
• Witnessing of Tri- party Inspections and Verification Mechanical Completion Package / Inspection
Record Books and Final Area walk down acceptance involved and create punch list.
• Installation of HAVC Ducting, Fire damper, AHU units and Ventilation fans, Toilet modules and accessories, Joint doors, wall panels and Insulation in Accommodation
• Chemical cleaning and Hot oil flushing of Fuel oil / Lube oil / Hydraulic piping system in Rig.
• Pneumatic testing of Hydraulic tubing / Fire damper / CO2 pilot tubing.
• Pre-commissioning and Commissioning support in accordance with specification.
• Prepare ITR for mechanical completion and piping Hydro test ITR towards commissioning of all the ship system.
• Coordinate with Ship owners, vendors and Surveyors for Commissioning activities of Ship system.
• Report to Commissioning Manager about daily Commissioning activities and prepare the reports.
12 Mar 1990 to April 1995 IGP Engineers Ltd as ENGINEER (Structural/Piping).
• Reviewed and approved WPS, WQT and NDT procedure as per department requirement.
• Raw material inspection, and reviewed mill certificate.
• Witness for the NDT activities like MT, PT and PMI, Ferrite for stainless steel, duplex, super duplex.
• Radiography Film interpretation and Punch list Verification.
• Test packs Reviewed and approved for ITR inspection reports.
• Witness for Hydro test, water flushing, and Air-Blowing (Drying) and N2 preservation.
• Pipe isometric and P&ID drawing checked before hydro test.
• Pipe internal Chemical Cleaning witness and approved.
• Flange Management System Valve, bolt and gasket inspection.
• Insulation inspection and reviewed the insulation procedure.
• Blasting and Painting inspection and reviewed the report.
• Attend the Weekly Progress meeting with shipyard.
• MC (Mechanical Completion) Walk down Involved.
• Conducting quality audit, verifying and suggesting for corrective & preventive actions
Project Experience :

WORKFOX SEAFOX- 5 Keppel-Fels Year 2010 - 2012
(Multi purpose Elevating platform)

PETROBRAS P-58 Keppel - Tuas Year 2010

Seafox-6 Jack up Rig Keppel Fels – Gul road Year 2009

Aban Ice Drill ship Sembwang Shipyard Year 2009

Azurite FDPSO Conversion Project ( Prosafe) Keppel - Benoi Year 2008 to 2009

PETRO JACKUP RIGS (Maresk & Petro Jack) Jurong shipyard Year 2005 to 2008

PETROBRAS - 50 FPSO (PETROBRAS) Jurong shipyard Year 2004

RIG – 185 SANTAFE (Semi-submergible Rig) Jurong shipyard Years 2003

PETROBRAS-43 FPSO (PETROBRAS) Jurong shipyard Year 2002 to 2003

SENDJE CEIBA FPSO Jurong shipyard Year 2001 to 2002
(Bergesen DY offshore AS ( Norway )

SENDJE BERGE FPSO Jurong shipyard Year 2000 to 2001
(Triton Energy / Bergesen DY ASA)

PETROBRAS - 37 FPSO
(Client : Petrobras (Brazil) Jurong shipyard Year 1998 to 1999

NAVION MUNIN FPSO Jurong shipyard Year 1996 to 1998
(Client: Stat oil Orient)

Atwood Hunter (Semi submergible Rig) Jurong shipyard Year 1995 to 1996

TRAINING PROGRAMS ATTENDED :
1) Risk Assessment course
2) Marine supervisor course
3) Shipyard safety supervisor course
4) Time management course
5) Problem solving & Decision making course
6) Coping – stress course
7) Project planning & scheduling course – Ngee Ann polytechnic
8) CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector” - TWI
9) CSWIP 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector TWI
10) CSWIP 3.4 Radiographic Interpretation TWI
11) API 570 Piping Inspector Course - Setco services pte Ltd
12) Innovation & Quality circles ( IQC ) - Psb Academy
13) Innovation & Creative Thinking course
14) Shipyard safety Instruction course for workers ( General Trade)
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