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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
June 21, 2019

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A competent and dynamic QC Inspector Welding/Piping/Mechanical with a successful career spanning 12 Years of experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control and NDT Inspection activities are qualification of welding procedures, qualification of welding operators, review ITP, hydro test, pneumatic procedure, inspection of metallic, nonmetallic pipes in Petrochemical plants, Oil and Gas pipelines, structures, alteration of tank for Refinery, inspection service companies and fabrication shops.


ASME SEC II, ASME SEC IX, ASME B31.1 / B31.3(CHAPTER VI & IX) / B 31.4 / B 31.8, ASME Sec VIII Div.1,, ASME SEC V, ASME PCC1, ASTM A380, ASTM A999

API 1104, API 653, API 598, API 582, API 6D, AWS D1.1, AWS D1.2, AWS1.6, AWS D10.10.





Saudi Aramco Approved Welding, Mechanical Inspector with SAP NO-80001313, 70018115.

PDO Approved QC Welding Inspector

Senior Welding Inspector Level 3 (CSWIP 3.2.2) Cert No:93144



Non Destructive Testing – RT, UT, MT, PT

Positive Material Identification(PMI)

Ferrite Test and Hardness Test

Post Weld Heat Treatment

Material Inspection

Modification & repairs of tank, pipe, pipelines

Welding Inspection

Painting Inspection

Nonmetallic pipe inspection like RTR, RTP, GRE


Company : INTERTEK SAUDI ARABIA LTD - March’2017 to June’2018

Location : Hawiyah, Al- Khobar, (Saudi Arabia)

Project : Upstream Onshore Maintain Potential Project

Position : SAPID - Mechanical Inspector (SAP: 80001313)

Physical inspection, monitor daily site operations to ensure compliance with approved Quality Plan.

Monitor progressive documentation compilation by Contractor for work being carried out to ensure that a full close out of the contracted work can be achieved rapidly following completion of the work.

Identify any detrimental trends and advise Head of Construction and Contractor of concerns. Raise LBE for Quality Management Inspection System and procedural deficiencies.

Inspect and monitor Contractor welding and NDT activities ensuring compliance with specifications. Complete Inspection surveillance forms for welding and testing operations.

Monitor Pneumatic test, hydro testing activities like tightness test and strength test, monitor all punch listing against P &ID's as a process check and against all isometrics for mechanical checks, witness and endorse final test packs

Review and witness compilation of system completion and handover documentation being prepared by contractor.

Review and approve contractor’s quality control procedures, Inspection Test Plan, Material Test certificates, conduct interview for contractor quality personnel, hydro test package and bubble test procedure.

Lease with contractor QC and ensure that they are aware of any project or specification amendments

An Overall inspection of pipeline activities-Stringing, Swabbing, bending, welding and NDT.

Blasting, PE coating, Holiday test, Peel off test,lowering backfilling of pipeline sections& pipeline Tie in weld control

Inspection of Pig( Bi-directional brush pig and gauge pig) and gauge plate(Before and after FCG)


Location : Harweel, (Sultan of Oman)

Client : Petroleum Development of Oman

Project : Rabab Harweel On Plot Project

Position : Sr. QC welding Inspector

Strong knowledge in codes like ASME SEC IX, ASME B31.3 (chapter 9), ASME SEC V, ASME VIII.

Preparations of Welding Procedures (PQR & WPS) for high pressure sour lines and qualify the same procedure and witness welder qualification test.

PQR involved materials are ASME A333 Gr.6, A312 TP 304L/316L/347, A790 UNS31803, B444 UNS 06625, B423 UNS08825.

Prepare monthly overall repair percentage.

Conduct quality tool box meeting and discuss about discontinuities and defects to avoid in future.

Prepare the inspection test plan for on plot piping and review the sub-contractors NDT procedures.

Coordinate and supervise all the quality control activities in inspection, site projects, with regards to modification and maintenance activity.

Plan internal plant work auditing activities, identify and record quality problems. Initiate actions to prevent occurrence of conformance and verify implementation solutions.

Control further processing of non-conforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.

To take part in specification reviews, material requisition and execution procedures review to ensure all QA and requirements are addressed.

Company : SAMSUNG ENGINEERING SAUDI ARABIA LTD - Feb’2013 to July’2014

Location : Wasit, (Saudi Arabia)

Client : Saudi Aramco

Project : Wasit Cogen Steam Generation Project

Position : QC Welding Inspector (SAP: 70018115)

Review weld history sheet and approve test package for hydro test & pneumatic test.

Strong knowledge in erection & inspection of air duct, flue gas duct, and steam drum, HRSG, boiler external piping and steam turbine piping and casing.

Proride quality control overview including verifying documentation requirements for equipment at contractor fabrication yard.

Review and approval of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Post Welding Heat Treatment (PWHT) procedures.

Ensures that the Inspections and Test Plans are implemented and are adequately documented and issue and manage follow up of non-compliance certificates.

Identifies analyses and resolves problems and issues with quality assurance and control for onshore site construction.

Inspection of the work executed on construction and installation sites to ensure quality control in accordance to contract requirements and engineering specifications.

Company : CETHAR VESSELS PVT LTD - Feb’2012 to Jan’2013

Location : Trichy (India)

Client : Bharth Heavy Electrical Ltd

Project : Fabrication shop

Position : Senior Engineer Quality

Preparation of PQR/WPS as per code & client specification and conducting test for the same.

Monitor welder performance on weekly basis and overall project repair rate monthly basis.

Interpretation of RT films as per ASME B31.3, B31.4 and review NDT (RT, UT, PT, MT) reports.

Visual inspection of raw materials, bought out items and review of Material Test Certificates (MTC) have met the requirements of project specification, standards, and codes.

Company : WORLEY PARSONS ARABIAN INDUSTRIES - June’ 2010 to Dec’2011

Location : Nimr, South Oman, (Sultanate of Oman)

Client : Petroleum Development of Oman

Project : Engineering, maintenance and construction project

Position : QC Mechanical Inspector

Ensures implementation/compliance with Project Quality Plan (PQP), Project Quality related procedures for control, material control/inspection/testing, inspection & test plan.

Qualification of welders according to ASME Sec IX and API 1104.

Identifying the materials according to isometric drawings and corresponding bill of materials.

Interpretation of RT films as per ASME B31.3, B31.4, B 31.8 AND API 1104.

Reviews all inspection reports and maintains them in a manner, which allows all personnel concerned access to results.

Ensuring site QA/QC compliance through on site surveillance and reporting.

Strong knowledge in attending shutdown and planning all NDT activities in time and ensure proper safety measures taken.

Ensures that Contract specifications, procedures and Subcontractor’s documents are available at Site office at the appropriate revision.

Monitor welder performance on weekly basis and overall project repair rate monthly basis.

Maintain all the records of welder qualifications, Welding Procedures and welder performance.

Reviews and witness all activities in accordance with Inspection and Test Plan (ITP).

Preparing and compiling quality, inspection and non-conforming reports throughout project and follow up on necessary corrective actions.

Reviews and arranges final QC dossier for handing over to the client and maintain proper filling system (as per Organization procedure) with full traceability for retrieving the documents.

Company : MOHAMMED AL-MOJIL GROUP - Jan’ 2009 to Apr’2010

Location : Al-Jubail (Saudi Arabia)

Contractor : CBI & Lummus.

Client : Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery (SASREF)

Position : QC Welding/Piping Inspector

Monitor welder performance on weekly basis and overall project repair rate monthly basis.

Closely monitoring the construction team to ensure they adhere to the project quality assurance and quality control plans and procedures.

Execution and witnessing of hook-up, shut down activities, tie-in point activities and make sure those proper cutting locations as per isometric and P&ID drawings.

Inspecting fit up of joints for material surface, root gap, bevel angle as per established WPS.

Field check for monitoring correct parameters like welding current, voltage, preheat, inter pass temperatures are in limits of approved WPS.

Ensuring that all welding activities are carried out in accordance with approved procedures and standards.

Monitoring Pre-Heat, inter-pass temperature and PWHT in line with concerned WPS.

Final walkthrough for handling over punch list and its rectification for hydro teat & pneumatic test.

Final lay up of line with specified gaskets and bolt/nuts.

Company : DUTCO MCCONNEL DOWELL ME LLC - July’ 2007 to June’ 2008

Location : Jebel Ali Industrial Area II (Dubai - UAE)

Contractor : Forster Wheeler

Client : Emirates National Oil Company

Project : Naptha Hydro Treater Reformer.

Position : QC Welding Inspector

Qualification of welders according to ASME Sec IX, AWS D1.2 and API 1104.

Inspection of blasting, primary coating, intermediate coating and final coating as per method of statement and Inspection Test Plan (ITP) for structural.

Prepare welding inspection summary report and Raise AFI for joint fit-up and welded joints.

Prepare as build drawings, additional weld map and joint numbers.

Daily visit to consumable store, check for consumable storage and handling, baking and holding oven temperature as per specification.

Ensures control and coordination of all inspection and test activities both in site and workshop through visual inspection.

Reviewing PWHT Chart and witnessing Hardness test and Witnessing Positive Material Identification.

Monitoring calibration of Inspection, Measuring & Testing Equipment’s.

Make sure that completed works are followed by new revision drawings.

Final walkthrough for handing over punch list and its rectification.

Company : DODSAL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION PVT LTD - Apr’ 2006 to May’ 2007

Location : Ras Laffan Industrial city (Qatar)

Contractor : Japan Gas Company

Client : Dolphin Energy Ltd

Project : Dolphin Onshore Facilities Project

Position : QC Welding Inspector

Quality Inspection of lines which include Pneumatic, Hydrostatic testing of lines.

Reviewing the applicable instruments for inspection with valid calibration dates and certificates.

Review Piping fabrication and Erection Procedure and follow up.

Checked and Inspect fit-up and orientation, Alignment, Plumpness, and Elevation of piping according to WPS, Drawing/ISO, P&ID and specifications.

Prepare daily Fit up and Weld visual reports based on actual accomplishment.

Review Hydrostatic and Pneumatic Testing Procedure and follow up.

Inspection of structural Alignment, Plumpness, and Elevation subject to the project approved drawing.

Prepare & issue technical inspection reports after site visits in the field for the plant equipment, piping and structures.

Coordinate with client inspector & third party for inspection activities of piping welding work

Offer NDT request, which is not covered as per test pack.

Quality Inspection of lines which include Pneumatic, Hydrostatic testing of lines, which are done as follows.

The portions of line to be tested are marked up in the P&ID as well as Isometric drawings.

The test pressure with which line need to be tested is identified along with the test medium.

Removal of all accessories in the line prior to the test.

Accessories that support hydro test are fitted like manifolds, pressure gauges, and temporary spools and blinding of lines at test limits as per marked up P&ID.

Testing and maintaining the pressure inside lines with allocated test mediums.

Cleaning of lines by several methods like air blowing, steam blowing etc.

Final lay up of line with specified gaskets and bolt/nuts.

Final walkthrough for handing over punch list and its rectification.

Company : NOBEL INDUSTRIES PVT LTD - July’ 2005 to Mar’ 2006

Location : Tamil Nadu (India)

Project : Fabrication Shop

Position : Welding Supervisor

Arrange manpower & equipment’s and also executes according & achieve in daily target basis.

Ensure all safety procedures followed and finish the target on requirement basis. Same time ensure that followed all quality procedures and meeting quality requirements.

Preparation QA/QC documents, site quality plans, inspection test plans, work procedure, welding procedures etc.

Witness performance and testing of procedure qualification test assemblies, supervise these activities.

Perform inspection on erection and installation of prefabricated structures.

Checking the materials as per codes and process standard specifications.

Preparing take of list as per drawing.


Date of Birth : 20 Feb 1984.

Material Status : Married.

Nationality : Indian.

Passport : M9751067.

Date of Issue : 1 June 2015.

Date of Expiry : 31 May 2025.

Driving License : Saudi Arabia (License Expiry: 17.02.2022).

Home Address : Vridhachalam-606001, cuddalore Dist, Tamil Nadu, India.

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