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Coating & Insulation Inspector/Supervisor

January 11, 2010
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To hold a challenging position that would demand full use of the skills,which I have acquired as a Coating & Insulation Engineering Professional.


Name : Rahul Kokate
Date of Birth : 10 th March 1972
Nationality : Indian
Passport : G 1264557


Paint Technologist (Grade A)-University of Mumbai 1992/1993
Nace Certified Coating Inspector – Level 2(CIP#12195)


Familiar with Windows XP & Windows Vista,MS Office packages.


Involved in Application & Inspection of Protective coatings,FBE Coatings ,Fire Proofing,Thermal Spraying,Hot & Cold Insulation,Galvanising & Powdercoating.
*Cross Country Pipelines.
*Petro Chemical Industries.
*Bullets and Overhead Tanks etc.
*Internal Pipe coating.
*Rebar coatings.
*Offshore Rigs & Process Platforms.
* Hot & Cold Insulation.

Company :AlSuwaiketSupportServices Saudi Arabia
Position : Coating & Insulation Supv
Duration : April 2007/till date.
Project : Shedgum gas pipeline project
(For CAT – Saudi Arabia)
Project : Khurais Crude Oil Contract Project(Khurais).
(For Snamprogretti/ Saipem)

Job Responsibilites:
*Carrying out supervision activities for Hot insulation works including review of project specifications.
*Preparing and reviewing the method statement,work procedures,quality plan,safety plan and HSE risk hazard analysis,involving coating,Hot insulation of vessels/piping/structural steel/Equipment as per specification.
*Supervising and coordinating activities of the workers engaged in applying insulating material to the exposed surfaces of the equipment such as boilers,vessels,exchangers,airducts or pipes.
*Estimating necessary materials and supplies.
*Inspecting applied insulation for conformance to specifications.
*Compiling production and worker performance reports.
*Interacting with client and sub contractor supervisory personnel.
*Reporting daily activities and construction progress to section manager.
*Ensure work progress is in line with the approved project schedule.
*Liaise with subcontractor to provide sufficient manpower and equipment resource.
*Process audit at subcontractor to ensure the implemention of correct procedures and drawings.
*Review & technical evaluation of Material Approval Request prior to material purchase.
*Inspection of the material received at site is in line with project specification.
*Review of subcontractors method statement and constructability plan.
*Ensure the correct construction drawings and material are in place prior to start of work.
*Ensure material storage and material test certificates are in accordance with project requirement.
*Ensure work release certificate is received from piping/equipment erection Department.
*Liaise with QA/QC personnel for surveillance inspection for ongoing works.
*Provide technical advise to the subcontractor supervisory personnel.

Project : Aramco(Northern offshore Projects Division-Rastanura).
1.Rastanura Sea Island #4
2.Juaymah offshore Upgrade
3.Rastanura Sea Island #3
4.Rastanura Sea Island #2

Job Description
*Review the specifications & scope of work for Insulation,Coating & Fireproofing.
*Attending pre-job conference meetings.
*Review & verify all submittal product approval required as per specifications.
*Review the calibration status of all test instruments required.
*Verify certification status of all coating personel .
*Maintain quality procedure as Project quality plan.
*Maintain quality records,Inspection checklist required by the plan.
*Perform physical and chemical test of the surface and the cured film as required by the specification.

Company:Larsen&ToubroLtd India
Position : Coating & Insulation Incharge.
Duration : Nov 2003/March 2007

Job Description

*Review scope of work of all related coating & insulation activites as per project quality plan.
*Review and verify all submittal/product approval required as per specification.
*Revamping of specifications.
*Involved in projects for Bundook,Qatar Petroleum & indigenous like ONGC & Reliance Petroleum.
*Overall supervision for application of Fire Proofing & Protective coatings for offshore platforms and process vessels.
*Regular Interaction with the vendors for their supply of Raw materials.
*Inspection of the raw materials and confirming their non deviation from the specification.
*Performing all physical tests as per Nace standard and assuring optimum quality of the end product.
*Review and monitor implementation of the inspection checklist.
*Involved in Pipe coating & Rebar coating.
*Formulated a strategy to secure defect free optimum portion of the production.
*Installed a system of monitoring and reporting in compliance with ISO to enhance the product quality & productivity.
*Reduced consumption of raw materials to meet the challenges from the suppliers from far east.
*Reduced generation of rejection.
*Provided valuable technical support in the form of trouble shooting.
*Conducted destructive and non destructive testing.
*Co-ordinate the effort of section heads and closely monitored for a defect free product.
*Accident prevention and safety procedures followed strictly.PP was made compulsory.

Company : KandiEngineering India
Project : Mahanagar Gas Limited
Position : Coating Inspector & Consultant.
Duration :2001 to 2003

Job Description
*Preparation of fesibility report and providing proof of viability.
*Negotiation with Machinery Suppliers and vendor selection.
*Execution of Civil,Mechanical & Electrical works.
*Installation and commissioning of the plant & machinery.
*Setting up system of monitoring & reporting.
*Set up laboratory for the physical & chemical tests in the quality procedures for pipe coating plant.
*Use of internal crawler camera,computer aided camera,remote controlled blasting machine and spindle coating applicator.

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Company: Osnar Contracters India
Project : Reliance Petrochemicals,ONGC Platforms in their application of protective coatings and fire proofing for bullet,mounded tanks and cross country pipelines.
Position : Painting Inspector.
Duration : 1998 to 2001.

Job Description
*Responsible for technical problems involved in application of protective coatings.
*Checking the physical and chemical test of the paint film,surface preparation,blasting profile etc.
*Educating the workman in respect with the application hazards.
*Trouble shooting and maintenance of process plant machinery and interacting with the 3rd party inspector(Dnv/Bv) & paint manufactures representatives.

Company : Marpol Chemicals Ltd. India
Position : Asst.Technical Manager-Western Region.
Duration : 1994 to 1998.

Job Description
*Responsible for the technical problems involved in the coating plants and to rectify them.
*Designed and successfully implemented strategy to contradict the online process problems in the powder coating sector.
*Involved in Designing and successfully implementing marketing strategy.
*Involved in close interaction with the production department.

Company : Crompton Greaves Ltd India
Position : Management Trainee
Duration : 1993 to 1994.

Job Description
*Trained on automatic AEG plant for liquid coatings.
*Formulated new finishes for their products.
*New vendor sourcing.
*Commisioned automatic electrostatic plant for Goa Electrical & Fans Ltd.
*Set up of powder coating plants for their approved vendors.