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Avon, Ohio, 44011, United States
February 15, 2018

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Sooraj Surendran

Parathanath (House)

Kottappady (P.O), Ernakulam (Dist)

Kerala, India 686692


B.Tech Mechanical Engineer, Institute of Engineering and Technology, University of Calicut, Kerala, India, (2002 – 2006)

Certified CSWIP 3.2.2 Senior Welding Inspector.

Certified QMS Lead Auditor ISO 9001:2008.

Certified in: ASNT Level II in Radiography Test, Ultrasonic Test, Penetration Test, Magnetic Particle Test

RESIDENCY: Permanent Resident of Canada by March 05 2018


1.More than 11 years of experience in the field of Mechanical and Piping construction in Refinery, Oil and Gas, Flow Lines, Flare lines as a QA/QC Engineer.

2.Hands on experience in Fabrication, Inspection, Erection, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Power and Process piping ( Carbon Steel, Alloy Steel, Stainless Steel, Clad Piping), Structure, Coded Vessels in Petroleum, Aluminum Smelter and Power Plants

3.Efficient in QA/QC activities of dimensional Inspection, Fit up, Welding, NDE, Radiography Film Interpretation, hydro/pneumatic test witness, Post Weld Heat Treatment, documents and Material Test reports review as per the requirements of drawings, Client Specification, Codes and Standards

4.Experience in preparation, approval and testing of assorted Welding Procedure Specification / Procedure Qualification Records, Welder Qualification, QAP / ITP’s, Project Quality Plans, NDE plans, review of data books, Procedure for Piping & Structural works. Exposure to Pressure Vessel & Boiler Constructions, Boiler and Heat recovery Steam Generation (HRSG), and Power piping

5.Familiarity in Codes and Standards such as ASME B31.1 and B31.3, ASME B&PV, ASTM, AWS, API, BS, ISO, NACE and welding process of SMAW, FCAW, and GTAW.

6.Able to plan, monitor & complete Quality Control Inspection activities, co-ordinate with production, Client/TPI & sub-contractors, prepare& compile quality documents in order to meet contractual requirements

7.Experience in development and coordination of NDE inspections and analysis of results.

Personal Skills:

Demonstrated proficiency in the use of PC-based computer systems and software applications with emphasis on Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, Power Point, and Office.

Individual contributor, embrace collaboration with others in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment, flexible and open minded

Problem solving, analytical thinking, excellent written and verbal communication


July 2017 – Present Corrtech International Pvt. Ltd. / BPCL- Kochi Refinery India

Sr QA/QC Engineer

Worked on a project namely “Laying of Pipeline and Associated Works for HTPL Projects”

Worked on Rectification of leakages in the transmission and distribution lines passing through certain property in India

Approved QA/QC Test plan, created reports for QA/QC managers

Helped with hiring new QA/QC Engineers and Inspectors

Participated in Safety Audit of Kochi Refinery projects

Worked with consultants, engineers, project managers, and inspectors

Verified drawing materials as per dimensions, and welding materials

Verified defect by inspection or using Liquid Penetrant Testing ( LPT) method

Verified painting touchup for QA/QC passed materials by using Dry Film Thickness (DFT)

Prepared QA/QC documentation for passed materials

March 2014 – June 2017 Albanna Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. / BPCL- Kochi Refinery India

Sr QA/QC Engineer

Worked on inspection of project materials, surface finish and defects, visual inspection of welded joint profile, preparation of joints for NDE as per required inspection rules

Worked on Fit-Up, NDT Inspections, and Hydraulic testing

Worked with interpretation of radiographic films, welding and coating inspection, and NDT Testing of piping joints

Worked on Dossier preparation and communication with the client

Updated project specifications, Test Plans, Procedures, and schematics

Monitored welding activities as per WPS

Provided engineering support to plant operation and maintenance teams

Prepared design specifications, schematics, reports, project proposals, and concept design diagrams to meet project needs

Worked as a team to define project scope, cost estimates, project schedules and project plans

Ensured project plans were executed on time and completed all documentation

Reviewed Inspection, Test, and Plans as submitted by the contractors and ensure compliance with contracts requirements

Ensure traceability of all materials and equipment from purchasing and up to delivery on site.

Jan 2013 – Jan 2014 SNC LAVALIN INTERNATIONAL Abu Dhabi, UAE

QC Inspector (Mechanical)

Participated in final inspection after blasting and painting

Established weld performance qualification method as per ASME sec IX

Prepared Dossier and final acceptance

Witnessed hydraulic testing, and low pressure pneumatic test

Performed quality audits and prepared results, presented in weekly meetings, and followed company policy

Conducted Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for weld repairs

Participated with PMC staff in reviewing the Close out Report as submitted by contractors

Oct 2010 – Sep 2012 Doha Petroleum Construction Company Ltd Doha, Qatar

QC Inspector (Materials & Piping)

Worked with DOPET for Qatar petroleum projects like PS-2, PS-3, PS-4, Occidental Petroleum, Qatar Gas, Total E&P Qatar, Maersk Oil, Dolphin, and Oryx-GT for their various jobs in DOPET Yard and as per Client Specifications and approved Inspection and Test plan

Monitored welding parameters as per WPS requirements

Followed NDT procedures (MT, PT, UT, and RT), and welding procedures (ASME/AWS)

Performed visual inspection on joints and replacement piping

Performed Welder Qualification Test & Welding Inspection

Witnessed hydro test, pneumatic test and leak test

July 2010 – Sep 2010 Tech Sharp Engineers Pvt. LTD, L&T Project Site India

QA/QC Engineer (Piping & Structural)

Worked with PMC staff in assessing concession requests and field Design Changes as submitted by contractor.

Worked on incoming Material Inspection with regards to the Actual Traceability against Manufacturer’s Certificates of Pipes, Plates, Valves & Fittings and preparation of Material Identification Report

Witnessed Testing of Valves as per the Specification and client requirements.

Prepared documents (QAP, ITP, Job Procedures, WPS, and PQR) and getting Approval from Third Party and Client as per Project Requirements and Specifications.

April 2008 – June 2010 Tech Sharp Engineers Pvt. Ltd / BPCL - Kochi Refinery India

QA/QC Engineer (Piping & Structural)

Reviewed QA/QC Procedures and document control as submitted by the contractors and ensure implementation is in compliance with contract requirements.

Attended all activities on site and ensure their compliance with QA/QC procedure in respect of the format signed off by contractor’s QA/QC Manager.

Closely monitored site activities, fully coordinate with PMC discipline engineers, on a daily basis issuing NCR’s in case of non-compliance and reporting to Project Manager in case of shortage of skilled laborers and/or site supervision staff.

Jan 2007 – March 2008 Karpara Engineers Pvt, Ltd. India

QA/QC Engineer (Piping)

Verified Mill Test certificates with the relevant standards and co-relation with materials

Verified functional checks as per the specification and codes

Verified materials specification against Drawings, Piping line Class, Purchase Order, Technical and Bid Evaluations

Co-ordinated with the client to maintain the quality to move the project smoothly

Completed major project on schedule with appropriate documentations.

Troubleshooting material problems by analyzing, documenting and reporting results

Developed strategies to eliminate the loss associated with the materials

Carried Out Quality Control Inspection like Weld Visual, Dimensional Inspections of Pipe Line Works

Conducted Welder Qualification Test as per Client Approved WPS

Conducted Procedure & Performance Qualification Tests

Witnessed the Hydro/Pneumatic Test of Pipe Lines.

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