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NDT TECHNICIAN

Location:
Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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Leon Cooper

* *** *****, ***********, ********* SO45 1RN England U.K.

Flexible on location

U.K. Tel: +44-749*******

Australian Tel: +614-****-****

Email: ac38ur@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE SUMMARY

A qualified lead NDT technician, with 6 years’ experience in quality control inspection techniques during integrity management of chemical and gas refineries in the U.K. and Western Australia. The work-scopes encompass planned shut-downs, inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) of mature plants, plus inspection of piping and plant during the construction and commissioning of production facilities and modules for a new Liquefied Natural Gas plant offshore N.W. Australia. This experience has been enhanced by 4 years remote-access preparation, following successful Scaffolder training on sites in the U.K.

Currently actively progressing career in asset integrity management and QA/QC, through technical education, and undertaking higher level industry recognised qualifications, in welding inspection, N.D.T and Ultrasonics.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

• Extensive knowledge operation and maintenance of NDT X-Ray equipment, including Philips, Rigaku, Scanray and Sentinel.

• Able and prepared to travel globally, at short notice, to either onshore or offshore worksites.

• Competency in QHSE requirements for both upstream and downstream worksites.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Self Employed at LSC INSPECTION

SEPTEMBER 2017- present

Various roles in and around the Europort area Rotterdam Netherlands.

May 2017 - September 2017 Wres ltd Quality Inspector

Currently employed at Wres ltd, as a Engineering Workshop Quality Inspector in Ringwood.

• Reviewing work load to specifications and isometric drawings.

• Recommend tooling and method adjustments to workforce to comply with standards and clients specifications.

• Measuring finished products and ongoing work using calibrated tools such as verniers, micrometers and various other gauges.

• Completing first article reports for submittal to clients for approval

• checking Subcon work for quality of paint and other various treatments

Nov 2013 - Nov 2016 Stork, Western Australia Lead NDT Technician

Contracted to client Chevron, as a Lead Hand Technician, on their Gorgon-Janz LNG plant construction on Barrow Island, 60 Km. offshore N.W. Australia.

• Multi-discipline inspection of new plant and modules during construction, hook-up and commissioning phases.

• The commissioning of Train 1, (of 5) is approaching completion which will allow start-up and production.

• In addition to hands-on responsibilities for the QA/QC and HSE of the inspection activity, responsibilities include regular client liaison to ensure compliance with the schedule.

• Previously technician assigned to IRM activities on various west coast sites, including Wesfarmers CSBP fertiliser facility, Tronox chemical plants and the B.P. refinery.

Dec 2009 - Nov 2013 Ultramag Inspection Services, UK. NDT Technician

Initial training in basic non-destructive testing techniques, followed by hands-on NDT and ultrasonic testing on piping and plant, during 4 years working on industrial and petrochemical sites in the south of England.

• Work scopes included; NDT, conductivity, hardness and pressure testing during planned IRM and unplanned shutdowns, on sites including Marchwood power station, Exxon’s Fawley refinery and the Wytch Farm onshore oilfield in Dorset.

Nov 2007 - Nov 2009 Deborah Industrial Services, Scaffolder, Grade B

• Scaffolding for preparation of remote access IRM on regional refineries and industrial sites

Aug 2005 - Oct 2007 Cape Industrial Services Trainee Scaffolder

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

VCA SUPERVISOR QUALIFICATION

PCN LEVEL I BASIC RADIATION SAFETY

PCN LEVEL II RADIOGRAPHY OF WELDS

PCN LEVEL II MAGNETIC PARTICLE INSPECTION

PCN LEVEL II DYE PENETRANT INSPECTION

CSWIP 3.0 VISUAL WELD INSPECTION

ADR LICENCE WITH RADIOACTIVES

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Regularly undertake client HSE courses, including:

Working in confined spaces (with and without Breathing Apparatus)

Permit to Work approvals

Asbestos removal

Forklift training

Banksman

EDUCATION

Hardley School Southampton 6th Form

The Heath High School, Runcorn

PERSONAL DETAILS

Nationality - British

Driving Licence - UK

Interests – Sport including boxing, golf, rugby and snooker

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