To become a part of result oriented and highly successful team involved in implementing innovative ideas in true with quality standards and latest technological trends. I am seeking a challenging position with a company that is rapidly expanding and offer good advancement the best in me.
Highly accomplished professional with 10 years of hands on experience in oil and gas, steel projects in EPC and Third party inspection companies; Dedicated and highly ambitious to achieve organizational as well as personal goals ; Holding valid U.A.E driving license.
Extended expertise in Welding, Piping, NDT, WPS, PQR, Structures and fabrications, destructive testing, PMI testing; Expertise in ASME, AWS, API codes and standards; ASNT, ASTM specifications, and well known of NDT techniques such as RT, UT, MT, PT; Well versed in piping and structural drawings, Heat treatment processes, shielding gases (welding and cutting), Welding symbols, welding metallurgy.
Inspection of Various Materials as well as Equipments like, Pressure vessel, DFO Tanks, Piping, Storage Tanks, Flow Lines, Pipe line, Heat Exchanger , Witness of Welder qualification, Review of WPS, Review of Test Plan, Review of Test Pack , Structural Steel works and Painting.
Solid knowledge of the methodology of high precision welding equipment and processes such as SMAW, SAW, FCAW, GTAW,GMAW and their consumables.
Well aware of selection of cutting processes such as OFC, PAC, Mechanical cutting based upon metallurgy of base metal and situation.
Knowledge over the ISO and HSE requirements and implementation
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Possess excellent communication and collaboration skills
Excellent decision making skills with a positive approach
Qualification : B.S (Mechanical Engineering)
Year of Passing : Ongoing
University : Washington American Global University
Qualification : Master of Labour Management
Year of Passing : April 2005
University : Madurai Kamaraj University
Qualification : DME (Diploma in Mechanical Engineering)
Year of passing : April 2002
University : Korattaimatha Technological Institute & ITC Kerala
Professional Qualification :
Certified Welding Inspector (AWS-CWI) Certificate No : 09022011
Certified Lead Auditor (ISO 9001:2008) IN QMS
ASNT – Level II in Radiography Test (RT)
ASNT – Level II in Ultrasonic Test (UT)
ASNT – Level II in Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
ASNT – Level II in Liquid Penetrate Test (LPI)
Knowledge of Codes & Standards:
ASME Sec.II, ASME Sec.V, ASME Sec.VIII Div.1, ASME Sec.IX
ASME B 31.1, ASME 31.3, ASME 31.4, ASME 31.8, API 1104, API 570, API 650.
Microsoft word, Excel, Power point.
I) Company Name : MOODY INTERNATIONAL, U.A.E.
Project : Group III Base Oil Production Facilities.
Client : Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER)
Position : Welding Engineer Surveyor.
Period : JAN. 2012 – Till Date.
II) Company Name : Kharafi National L.L.C, U.A.E.
Project : Habshan 5 Process Plant
Client : Abu Dhabi Gas Company (GASCO)
Position : WELDING INSPECTOR – GASCO APROVED
(Abu Dhabi Gas Company)
Period : SEP 2010 – DEC 2011.
III) Company Name : Al-Turki Enterprises L.L.C, OMAN
Project : On Plot / Off Plot Delivery Contract (ODC)
Client : Petroleum Development Organization Of Oman.
Position : QA/QC Engineer – PDO APROVED
Period : JUN 2009 – JUN 2010
Worked as Client inspector and Monitored Welding activities, NDT, Mechanical activities, Material Inspection, and related documentation.
Coordinating with Material Controller for Incoming Inspection of varies steel materials, consumables, tools and equipments etc. with relevant documents like material test certificates,calibration certificates. If required performing mechanical test and chemical analysis in order to confirm as per project specification and relevant International Standards.
Witnessing WPQT, PQT, Mechanical Testing, (Tensile, Bend, Impact, Macro etc). , PWHT, Hydro testing, NDT, RT film interpretation,PMI.
Preparing & reviewing proposal for WPS (Welding Procedure Specification) & Performing Welding Procedure Qualification Record (PQR), in case of variation in the essential variables with existing PQR, as per international standards and additional requirement of client.
Performing PQR using PAMS (Portable Arc Monitoring System).
Preparing welding Procedure Specification (WPS) with relevant qualified PQR for the particular projects
Performing Welder Qualification Tests for various welding procedure specifications as per ASME section IX , API 1104, AWS D1.1 etc.
Coordinating with client inspection department at various stages of fabrication activities and getting approval.
Conversant with International Codes like ASME section II, V, VIII, IX, ASME B31.3,API 1104, API 5L etc.
Responsibility includes monitoring performance appraisal of QC inspectors.
Carrying out the welding inspection before, during and after welding operation as per approved test plan, relevant engineering drawing, international standard and project specification
Welding inspection of various piping materials like duplex stainless steel, low/high temperature carbon steel, stainless steel,Alloy steel.
Good knowledge of non conformities, review of welding data books, witness of hydrostatic tests, pre commissioning inspection of mechanical items, acceptance reports etc.
Calibration and documentation of measuring instruments, gauges, and equipments etc.
Preparation of Test Packs individual system wise, which includes material certificates,Consumables test certificate, welding history records, NDT reports, equipment & installation and alignment report, hydro test reports, etc, and getting client’s approval.
Worked as a Welding Engineer under the Senior Welding Engineer and prepared more than 60 PQR and WPSs for Petroleum Development Organization of Oman and GASCO.
Prepared 5 WPSs for WAVE MUSCUT Chilled Water Pipe Line.
Expertise in operating PAMS (Portable Arc Monitoring System).
Prepared around 50 PWPS (Proposed Welding Procedure Specification).
Handled and completed individually a Chilled Water Pipeline project with the co-ordination of 4 Quality control Inspectors.
Trained several batches of Welding Inspectors for client approval.
Trained and qualified more than 400 welders for EPC projects.
Worked as a QA/QC Engineer in the Head office and directed 20 QC Inspectors.
Reviewed and approved the final test pack and witnessed hydro test for several sub-contractors along with client (GASCO,PDO,WAVE).
III) Company Name : G.B.Engineering Pvt Ltd., Thuvakudi.Trichy, Tamil nadu, India.
Clients : NTPC,ANSALDO CALDAIE,BHEL, DOOSAN BABCOCK,
Position : QC Inspector
Period : JULY 2002 – MAY 2004
IV) Company Name : NEOSTRUCTO CONSTRUCTION LTD., Adajan Road,Surat, Gujarat, India.
Client : Larsen & Toubro LTD , Reliance Industries LTD , Essar Construction LTD.
Position : QC Engineer
Period : JUN 2004– MAY 2006
V) Company Name : Essar Construction (India) Ltd., Hazira Dist, Surat,111, Gujarat,India.
Position : Welding Inspector.
Period : JUN 2006– MAY 2009.
Check and issue of material as per bill of materials
Inspection and approval of piping weld joints and structural welding
Follow up and monitoring of piping fabrication and erection
Quality inspection and Certifying Control Jobs
Work allotting to subordinates and Guiding
Issue punch lists online that require monitoring and reviewing, verifying and checking operators punch items prior to handling over of the system.
Handle surface inspection by MPT methods of both wet and dry medium
Knowledge of MPT using prod and yoke technique
MPT: Checking of welds at boiler drum and main steam techniques.
Witnessing Procedure Qualification & Welder Qualification test.
Visual Inspection of weldments during fabrication.
Daily report ready to Inspection.
Interpretation of Radiographic.
Arranging for Final Client Inspection
Reviewing quality document
Review of Welding Procedure Specifications/Welding Procedure Qualification Record (WPS/WPQR)
Welding Equipment Calibration Verification..
Pre welding inspection and Fit up
In-Process Weld Inspection
Name : A.P.Arul James Edwin Thambu
Sex : Male
Date of Birth : 07.08.1981
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Christian
Marital Status : Married
Permanent Address : Plot No : 770, Karpaga Nagar, 3rd St., Pudur, Madurai – 625 007,
Languages known : English, Tamil, Hindi.
Passport No :
Date of issued : 18.03.2009
Date of Expiry : 17.03.2019
Nationality : Indian.
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