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Quality Assurance

Thiruvananthapuram, KL, India
March 23, 2018

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Hard working professional offering nearly 14 years of experience in Quality Assurance, Inspection & Testing, Power Utilities, Petrochemical and Oil & Gas Sectors. Adept at carrying out various tests and inspection for various processes and checking the quality standards of final goods at suppliers’ end. Demonstrated acumen in ensuring that processes - are conducted in accordance with specified guidelines and regulations. Deft in carrying out heat treatment related job function management NDT & DT.

Insightfulness in planning and initiating improvements to the supplier quality areas as needed to meet changing demands. Possesses sound knowledge about QA/QC, NDT, DT & PWHT activities. Splendid questioning and listening skills with ability to analyze responses, understand clients' needs and focus on quality, precision & punctual delivery of results. Possesses leadership skills including recognizing the strengths and weaknesses in others as well as oneself and willing to perform additional activities.



Sep-15 to Sep -16

Dry Docks World – Dubai

As Structural /Piping & welding Inspector

Project- SATOIL JSRP – Pile cluster & Floatation tanks

Oct’08 to Apr 13; with ABS Groups Inc. in Abu Dhabi-UAE,

as Welding/Piping & Tank Inspector

Projects – BOROUGE-III- IPMT Team, GASCO – HFGR (Habshan Flare Gas Recovery Project) &

Borouge II – IPMT Team.

Feb’07 to Aug’08; with CTJV (Chiyoda Technip Joint Venture),in Qatar

as Piping & Welding Inspector

Project-Qatar gas 3 & 4 LNG

Sep’03 to Dec’06; with Kuwait International Industrial Laboratory,in Kuwait

as QA/QC Inspector

Worked For – DAELIM Internaional,CCC Kuwait, KDC(Kuwait Dirlling Company),YOOJIN,GERMANISCHER LLOYDS & BUREAU VERITAS.

Jan’00 to Aug’03; with Kahrafi National,in Kuwait

as QA/QC Inspector

Projects – Expanstion of PIC Urea Plant A&B, Expanstion of KNPC Ahamdi Refinary


July 13 to Aug 15

Japan Drinking Water project in Kerala India

As freelance Inspector for Welding/Piping.

Core Competencies

Project Management

Spearheading activities involving working out various requirements & monitoring overall project operations for ensuring timely completion.

Coordinating projects for the set up standards with accountability for strategic utilization & deployment of available resources to achieve organizational objectives.

Monitoring the activity at sites and review of project schedule, estimating & costing within budget, planning for cash flow requirements, etc.

Quality Assurance

Devising and implementing company quality assurance program in compliance with company requirements.

Prioritizing quality assurance responsibilities based on the integration of new designs and products into current production schedule.

Inspection & Testing

Inspecting and testing the products at various stages in the production process.

Establishing testing procedures to determine a product's dimensions and characteristics.

Performing testing on the materials, parts, finished products to measure product performance under a variety of conditions.

Vendor Management

Leading supplier selection, assessment and ongoing monitoring initiatives.

Supporting supplier quality goals and site-wide improvement initiatives through effective identification of opportunities and execution of departmental projects and site-wide initiatives.

Ensuring the supplier base consistently achieves the company’s delivery and quality requirements.

Significant Highlights:

At Dry Docks World – Dubai-UAE

Project- SATOIL JSRP – Pile cluster & Floatation tanks

Successfully coordinated for Quality inspection matters liaising with sub-contractor management and work force.

Reviewed and ensured that appropriate consumables were distributed to welders in order to make sound weld.

Inspected dissimilar metal joining such as stainless steel to carbon steel; qualification & performance monitoring of welding personnel.

Monitored various welding process like GTAW, SMAW, FCAW (auto &semi auto) & SAW.

Performed line checking/prepare and check official test pack prior to release for hydro testing by ensuring that all welding inspection and NDT activities affecting the quality of welds contained in each piping spools of an isometric have been completed and accepted.

At ABS Groups Inc in Abu Dhabi-UAE

Project-Borouge II / GASCO & Borouge III

Spearheaded the shop floor inspection and testing of fabrication of pressure vessels, Pipes, Pipelines, exchangers and storage tank, etc.

Performed the implementation of the site Quality Plan and all procedures and specification concerning the inspection of the project.

Initiated Shell development inspections as per code API-650 / BS7777 for storage tanks.

Effectively witnessed the tests such as vacuum test, diesel penetration test, measurement accuracy test UT, PT, MPI & Oil of tank bottom plate and shell.

At CTJV (Chiyoda Technip Joint Venture)

Project-Qatar gas 3 & 4 LNG

Reviewed and accepted material receiving inspection for Plates/Pipes, Fittings, Valves, Instruments, and vendor supplied Equipments.

Instrumental in initiating, recommending and assisting in providing effective solution to problems that arised concerning visual inspection, magnetic particle testing, penetrant testing and ultrasonic testing inspection.

Ensured Quality Standard and Procedures were maintained and oversaw Radiographic interpretation.

Supervised and inspected Welding, Pre-heat and Post Weld Heat Treatment of weld.

Conducted Welder qualification test and issued certificates.

Monitored various welding process like GTAW, SMAW, FCAW (auto & semi auto) & SAW.

Addressed settlement checking of Tanks, line checking, mechanical and QC clearance of hydro test packages.

At Kuwait International Industrial Laboratory

Worked For – DAELIM Internaional,CCC Kuwait, KDC(Kuwait Dirlling Company),YOOJIN, GERMANISCHER LLOYDS & BUREAU VERITAS.

Prepared QA/QC procedures for various clients; coordinated for all destructive and non-destructive testing at various sites for different clients.

Inspected fabricated pipes & structures, welding inspection, quality control, Radiographic Film interpretations etc.

Managed alloy verification and familiarized with Approved Drawings, Governing Standards and Specification

Arranged the various Test Packages and Conduct the Inspection (Hydrotest &. pneumatic test) with clients.

At Kahrafi National

Project – Expanstion of PIC Urea Plant A&B, Expanstion of KNPC Ahamdi Refinary

Reviewed all types of process documentation required for fabrication, erection and commissioning, etc.

Handled painting inspections and quality control activities.

Development and implementation of inspection checklist and report/format.

Prepared QA/QC procedures for various clients

Surveillance inspection (Fit up, Weld Visual, Weld consumables check and Monitoring of various welding process)

Coordinated for all destructive and non-destructive testing at various sites for different clients.

Initiated, recommended and assisted in providing effective solutions to such problems that may arise concerning visual inspection, magnetic particle testing, inspection, penetrant testing and ultrasonic testing inspection.


TWI – CSWIP 3.1 Certified Welding Inspector (CSWIP-29733).

TQMI - QMS Certified Lead Auditor (ISO-9001-2000).

ASNT- Level-II Ultrasonic Testing, Radiography Interpretation, Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing.

AWS – CWI Training completed.

TOFD – Training completed (STORK-Cooperheat).

Advance Digital Radiography Interpretation Training completed (CIT-UK).


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, JPM College of Engineering.

Degree in Commerce from Govt. Arts College Trivandrum.

IT SKILLS: Well versed with MS 98/2000/Xp & Win -7, Internet Browsing & LAN.


Conversant with various International Codes such as ASTM, ASME, API, AWS D1.1, AWS, BS, DIN, etc.

Member of American Welding Society (AWS).

Valid International & UAE LMV license.

Defensive driving license holder.


Date of Birth : 25th May 1975

Languages Known : English, Hindi Malayalam, Tamil & Arabic

Permanent Address : ‘Aswathy’, TC 41/330, KRWA-166, Kuriyathy, Manacaudu (P.O), Trivandrum, Kerala,

PIN – 695009

Passport No : : P-0064499

Date of Issue : 24/04/2016

Date of Expiry : 23/04/2026

Place of issue : Dubai


I do hereby declare that above furnished details are true to the best of my knowledge,

Place :

Date : Sudheer. S

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