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Project Engineer

Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
February 03, 2018

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Current Location: Oman

Contact: +968********


Skype Id: - gtailor83

Senior level assignments in Testing & Inspection / Quality Assurance / Project Quality Management with a leading organization of repute, in Oil & Gas sector

Preferred Location: Any where


An astute & result Oriented Professional with rich experience of 12 years in fields of inspection in India & Overseas (UAE, QATAR, OMAN) QA/QC, WELDING & NDT Such as Fabrication & Erection of different type of steel structure, Plant Piping, Oil & gas skids for onshore, Oil tanks, refinery piping for petroleum & gas field including participating to ongoing operation to Witness / Review/ monitor / Inspect /accept / reject.

Solutions oriented as a QAQC with excellent skills of various NDT methods such as Ultrasonic Inspection, Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement, Ultrasonic Flaw Detection, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Liquid Penetrate, and Eddy Current Inspection on various sites on Onshore & Offshore. Proficient in Ultrasonic Testing & Interpretation and Radiography Testing.

Currently working in Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO) through Intertek Inspect (TPI Company)

Rich exposure to monitor fabrication/construction activities at sites and assure compliance with Project appraised drawings latest revisions, Fully conversant with various standards that included ASME,Sec-Viii Div-1,Sec-ii Part A,B,C Sec-V,B31.3,API 510,API 570 and ISO-9001.

Familiar Welding Process like, SMAW.GTAW, FCAW & SAW.

Experience with range of Material’s including Carbon Steel, Alloy steel & Stainless Steel.

Experience in QA/QC activities which including preparation of welding procedures, qualification of welding procedures and welders’ performance, welding consumable quality control, welding inspection, NDT, PWHT, hardness test, hydrostatic & pneumatic test, coordination with client inspectors etc.

Possessing valuable insights, keen analysis and team approach to implement best practices, adept at working in high pressure environments with strict deadlines and multiple deliverables.

Demonstrated expertise in handling NDT & Welding, Training and certification & Auditing and over all Research & Development activities.

Well versed with all QA/ QC issues, strong team leader builder and facilitator, fostering an atmosphere that motivates highly talented professionals to balance high-level skills with maximum productivity.

Superior communication and interpersonal skills, multitasking with an ability to interact with a wide range of people.


Welding Operations

P&ids drawing interpretation, Stage-wise Inspection of Spool, conducting the welding procedure qualification tests & Welder performance qualification.

Involving in the welding and imparting training to welders about the processes & techniques.

Monitoring stage wise welding jobs including pre-heating, post heating & PWHT (post weld heat treatment).

Handling troubleshooting, failure analysis, root cause analysis & metallurgical evaluations.

Verifying Material test certificates for welding consumables & raw materials.

Executing periodical calibration for welding equipment.

Quality Assurance

Handling inspection and maintenance of quality and plant equipment inspection and also housekeeping inspection.

Ensuring compliance to the production standards & continuous improvement in process capabilities during the manufacturing process.

Devising system & process changes for qualitative improvement in productivity & for reducing the rate of rejection.

Prefer of WPS and performing its corresponding Procedure Qualification Test.

Monitoring the process in accordance with QAP, ITP, WPS, Welder Qualification, Standard Codes, Specification & Company procedure.

Significant Achievement

QA/QC in Fabrication, Erection & Shutdowns / Turn around in 12 years by the following Oil & Gas plants throughout India & abroad, including Power plant & Steel plant too.

Abu Dhabi Gas plant (Gasco Habshan, Ruwais Plant) UAE.

Takreer Refinery (Ruwais Refinery Expansion Project) UAE.

370 Mw CCPP Extension Project. (Utaran Power Plant) Surat (India)

Essar Construction Ltd & Reliance Industries Ltd. Surat (India)

Shell Pearl GTL,(Oxygen Service Gas to Liquid)QATAR


Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Sardar patel University -2004

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Technical Examination Board -2001

API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector (Inspection, Repair, Alteration & Rerating of In-Service Vessel)

API 570 Piping Inspector (Inspection, Repair, Alteration & Rerating of In-Service Piping)

CSWIP 3.2.2 –Sr. Welding Inspector

Welding Inspector (TWI), Welding Inspector (CSWIP 3.1)

QMS: ISO 9001:2008 Lead Quality Auditor Certificate(Course Certified by IRCA)


Oxygen Work Safety Training in Shell QATAR.

Inspection of Oil & Gas, Refinery, Petrochemical, Completion Stages of Onshore / Offshore Greenfields & Brownfield’s.

Thorough understanding of API, ASME and other international codes.

Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills with clients and colleagues at all levels

Operating System : Windows 95/98, XP, Vista

Office Applications: Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)

Other Tools: SAP CMMS, AutoCAD


Aug-2016 to Till

Company: - Petroleum Development of Oman-PDO through Intertek Inspect (TPI Agency)

Project Title: Gas Gathering Piping fabrication and Installation

Profile: - Mechanical Inspector (TPI Inspector)


Inspection & Monitoring of day-to-day fabrication activities as per ISO, Make reports and recording all results of inspection in daily inspection reports.

Review the entire applicable document before welding. Ensue that quality plan is authorized and endorsed with signature, date and stamp. Carry out check on calibration certificate, material test certificate (MTC) and welding consumable certificate to determine their availability and validity.

Stage wise inspection of pipe spools fabrication as per fabrication drawing, visual inspection for joint fit-up and completed welds, preparation of Daily welding reports & Weld traceability records.

Installation inspection & line checking as per P & ID.

Receiving material inspections, material identification & TC verification, establishment of approved QAP & selection of Electrodes and other consumables as per approved WPS/PQR.

Involved in surveillance inspection of structural & piping and NDT activities including monitoring of fabrication & welding on daily basis as per ITP

Interacting with clients, vendors and third party representatives for inspection & quality related activities and NDT technicians for selecting NDT activities.

Responsible for interpreting radiographic films.


Welding consumables control, control records & certificates, etc.

Pre heating & post weld heat treatment

Flushing & hydro/pneumatic testing activities

Bolts torque/tensioning activities prior to leak test

Insulation activities of piping & vessels


Shop floor fabrication functions for preventing non-conformance in process materials during cutting, fit-ups, welding, NDT, inspection and testing

Erection Welding inspection activities of all structure, piping & equipment

Pre-leak line walk inspections of piping systems

Reinstatement activities of piping systems

Participating in QA/QC meetings with clients and project & production meetings on daily basis

Conducting welder audits for checking the welder performance, use of consumables, welding machines and WPS


Test pack for hydro test

Pre-punch and re-instatement punch list of all piping systems

Reviewing title dossiers, weld & material traceability

Dec-2014 to May-2016

Company: - Shell Pearl GTL through Q-CON Qatar

Project Title: Inspection & Servicing of Static Equipment, GTL plant shutdown & Turnaround MTA 1 & MTA-2

Profile: - QAQC Inspector

Monitor fabricated and erected products for conformance with applicable codes, standards and contract requirements.

Stage wise inspection of pipe spools fabrication as per fabrication drawing, visual inspection for joint fit-up and completed welds, preparation of Daily welding reports & Weld traceability records.

Installation inspection & line checking as per P & ID.

Identify and recommend corrective measures in compliance with the pre set standards and procedures on problem areas and verify proper resolution.

Assist in internal and external quality control audits & surveillance and prepare required reports

Preparation of QC procedures as per project requirements.

Review of NDT procedures as per project requirements.

Review and implementation of WPS and ITP at site, Preparation of welder performance qualification record(continuity log)

Verification of storage of prefabricated structures, plates, pipes etc... And welding consumables

witnessing the materials against delivery documents, quantity, damage and check for compliance with the purchase order.

Witness Weld Audit for welding parameters, WPS and welder qualification during welding.

Pre start up verification, A, B signed off and close out of punch list items, highly conversant in mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and commission processes

Oversaw the flawless execution process; focusing on cleanliness and tightness through strict flange management system, periodic Q-rounds, material preservation.

Established and prepare comprehensive Database for Monitoring of Piping Progress including Database of Test Package Dossier of Piping Systems.

Familiar with practices such as Flawless Project Delivery (FPD) and Technical Integrity Verification (TIV).

Company: Descon Engineering Ltd - UAE

Title: Takreer Refinery (Ruwais Refinery Expansion Project).

Description: Ruwais Refinery Expansion Project: EPC-4 Interconnecting Piping

Profile: QC Engineer


Welding inspection:

Inspection carried out for Pre-welding, in-process welding, and post welding as par Client Spec & Code, surveillance & supervision of all welding operation in Workshop as well fields & associated for butt weld, fillet & socket on material such as CS, LTCS, SS, made with welding process such as a SMAW or MMW, GTAW or TIG, SAW & FCAW. Etc using essential inspection aids as par applicable code & relevant standard.

Preparation & signing final welding inspection report.

Carry out the PQR & Welder Qualification Test (WQT) plate & pipes as par ASME - Sec ix.

Receiving inspection & verify correctness of welding consumables & proper baking & storage.

Witness necessary NDT such as penetrate testing, magnetic particle testing & review of weld radiograph

As per the applicable standard. Review & preparing all NDT inspection report.

Co-ordinate NDT inspection & monitoring Weld repairs.

Liaise with client QC representative for final Weld Visual Inspection.

Piping inspection:

Material & welding consumable inspection carried-out as par PO & MTC.

Stage wise inspection of pipe spools fabrication as per fabrication drawing, visual inspection for joint fit-up and completed welds, preparation of Daily welding reports & Weld traceability records.

Installation inspection & line checking as per P & ID.

Test packs preparation & Witness of Hydro test as per QC Procedure.

Final inspection & preparation of Punch list.

Preparation & Review of MDR.

Final inspection, Prepare Documentation & Dossier for the project with the help of team of inspectors.

Inspection of Materials (including Positive Material Identification) - Consumable & Non Consumable and ensuring Material Traceability.

Box-up and final inspection and co-ordination with Client Inspector.

Prepare request for inspection (RFI) to Project management consultancy (PMC) through quality management inspection system-(QMIS).

Company: Ducon Technology India.Pvt.Ltd - Mumbai

Title: Maersk Oil -Affleck Subsea Field Development Project in North Sea

Description: Fabrication and Installation of Sub-sea Pipelines

Profile: Sr, Inspection Engineer and Expediting.


Verify & Preparation Applicable document Like QAP, WPS & PQR as per project requirement and getting approval from client.

Ensuring that all materials used for fabrication and welding parameters conform to the project specification requirements, scope of works and on approved drawing for construction.

Execute the welding inspection, surveillance and Quality Control activities on site, collecting the relevant objective evidences, Ensure that all welding operations like welding consumables type and size, welder qualification, welding equipment condition, pre-heating (if requires) and inter-pass temperature requirement, electrical characteristics (amp-volts) welding speed, welding size, welding sequence as well as PWHT (if required) in accordance with all relevant Codes of Practices and Company procedures.

Study & Interpretation of Customer Specification & Requirements, including Verifying all-important documents, such as manuals, instructions, plans, drawings, piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).

Reporting to the Project QA Manager on all quality related issues as they apply to his discipline, Quality Control Inspectors and coordinators assigned.

Stage wise inspection before, during and after fabrication in accordance with the ITP as par Inspection call. Expediting all project materials at vendor shop & third party inspection coordination at various locations for the different kind of Equipments, Plates, Pipes, Structural & Piping Fabrication works & Other Mechanical Component as par Project Specification.

Prepare and Review of Test Packages for Pipeline, Plant Piping and Tie-In (Weld history, P&ID marked up & test limits, Weld mapping, Spool Internal cleanliness, NDT, Coating and Bolt Torque Reports).

Coordination with Construction, Engineering dept. and NDT sub-contractor, interpretation and understanding of the Project scope of work and technical specifications assist to site inspectors.

Documentation of quality records as per ISO standards. Participating Internal and external auditing. Prepare Non Conformance Reports and follow-up for close out. Monitor close-out of corrective Actions.

Company: Neo Structo Construction Ltd.

Projects: - Various projects throughout India

Profile: QAQC Engineer

Key Projects Handled

Title: Structure for Corex, Power Plant, Steel Material Handling Equipment. Client: Essar Steel Hazira Ltd.

Profile: QC Engineer. (Structure)

Title: Adgas (Pau-002, Pau-006 Deck Piping & Offshore Platforms)

Owner: Abu Dhabi Gas Project. Adgas

Client: Larson & Turbo Limited, Hazira, Surat

Profile: QA/QC Inspector (Piping & Material)

Title: 9 Well Platform Project (Piping) N9, N10, and RS7 & RS8 (Offshore)

Owner: Oil and Natural gas Corporation (ONGC), Bombay High

Client: Larson & Turbo Limited, Hazira, Surat

Profile: QA/QC Engineer (Piping & Material)

Title: 370 Mw CCPP Extension Project. (Power Plant)

Owner: Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd.

Client: Alstom Project India Ltd.

Profile: QA/QC Engineer (Structure)

Project: Rector & Regenerator Modification (Shut Down Work)

Client: Engineers India Ltd. (Eil)

Profile: QA/QC Engineer. (Pressure Vessels)


Study contract &Project Specification thoroughly for developing QCP and ITP for various projects to meet customer’s expectation/requirements including WPS/PQR (If required), QA/QC procedure, and method of statements.

Coordinate with store & purchase department in receiving inspection of all project material and stock material including plates, pipes, pipe fitting, valves, and welding consumables.

Stage inspection of fabricated items prior to painting-carry out visual inspection of welding for finish and appearance and dimensional inspection in accordance with agreed Inspection & Test Plans, Approved Procedures, Specifications and Codes or Standards.

Carried out of fit-up inspection of Piping spools & Structures as per Quality plan & Construction Drawing, Including Dimensional accuracy must be checked after welding also with client / representative & consequently preparing the necessary documentation of the activities.

Receiving inspection & verify correctness of welding consumables & proper baking & storage.

Well versed with P&ID, GAD, ISO & Spool, Support, Structure Drawing, welding symbols, Including General Arrangement Drawings, Alignment Drawings, Fabrication Drawings, As-Built Drawings, Tracings, etc.

Review material test certificate as per code like (ASME SEC-II A, B, and C).

Co-ordination with clients & third party like BVIS, Tuv, Tata project ltd.

Inspection carried out for final box – up of piping as per project requirement.

Circuit identification on P & ID’S for pressure test; and prepare Test Packages.

Interpretation of radiographic films.

Evaluate & Witness Final Hydro testing, Drying, Pneumatic test for piping & Equipment.

Inspect lines in accordance with P & ID & isometric drawing for mechanical clearance & Issue Punch List and follow-up.

Working in different materiel like CS, SS, AS (P11, P5).

NDT clearance as per client requirement or (ASME SEC- V).

Verifying the availability and adequacy of technical documents.

Witness of NDT methods like PT, MT, UT & Review of RT films.

Monitoring of PWHT activities and reviewing of heat treatment chart.

Taking care of job stage inspection with the help of team of inspectors.

Final inspection, Prepare Documentation & Dossier for the project with the help of team of inspectors.

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 19th April, 1983

Address: 8, Tapivihar society, Near Ramaji Temple Nana Varachaa, Surat, Gujarat, India

Contact no. (R):+91-990*******

Languages Known: English, Hindi, and Gujarati

Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Indian

Passport: P9532259 Valid till 21.05.2027

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