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Quality Project

Location:
Saudi Arabia
Salary:
3000 USD
Posted:
October 12, 2016

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BAGAVATHI SUBBAIAH ARUNKUMAR

Contact: Saudi Home.: +966*********

Office.: +966*********

E-Mail: acw0th@r.postjobfree.com

Job Objective

Seeking assignments in Quality Assurance & Control / Inspection / Maintenance with an organisation of repute preferably in Gulf Countries / Russia / Africa /Asia.

Profile Summary

Offering over 11.7 years of rich experience in Inspection, Maintenance and Quality Assurance & Control

Domain expertise in administering fabrication, erection & commissioning of:

oPipeline / structural equipment; conducting tests & inspections for operational effectiveness of plant & utilities

oAG process piping of various classes and grades; studying and executing isometrics.

oA team of contractors; reviewing and commenting on the procedure of work as submitted by the contractors

Extensive experience in managing inspection activities, qualification of welding procedures and monitoring welding jobs across projects; strong exposure in conducting welder performance qualification tests and maintaining qualification list of welders.

Well versed with international standards viz. ASME Sec IX, AWS D1.1, ASME B 31.3, API510, API650, API570, API1104 and API5L; familiar with SMAW, GTAW, FCAW & SAW Welding Process.

Expertise in preparation & implementation of Inspection & Test Plan (ITP), project specific procedures and method statement for fabrication/welding/NDT procedures/hydro static test procedure/painting.

Deft in swiftly ramping up projects in close co-ordination with contractors, consultants, architects and other external agencies, ensuring on time deliverables; rich experience in the field of fabrication, erection, planning and testing of piping & equipment erection jobs

Proficiency in handling quality control & assurance operations and accountable for quality service & timely completion of the projects

In-depth understanding in managing the fabrication works as per clients requirements including converting the raw material into the finished components

Adept in managing manufacturing activities involving resource planning, in-process inspection, team building, design & development and co-ordination with internal departments

Possess excellent leadership, initiative taking and ownership skills

Functional Skills Courses Completed

Core Competencies

Strategic Planning Manufacturing Operations Manpower Leadership

Welding / Painting Inspection Quality Assurance & Control Maintenance

Project Management Piping Work Liaison & Coordination

Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing Installation & Commissioning Documentation

Organisational Experience

Jan’12-Still date Daelim Saudi Arabia Co. (EPC&C), Jubail KSA as API Inspector

Jul'15-Aug'15 Silverwing, Star Energy Oil Tanking, Jebel Ali, Dubai, UAE as API INSPECTOR(Shut down)

Apr'15-May'15 NBTC, EQUATE Petrochemical Co K.S.C., Kuwait as API Inspector at EG2-TA 2015(Shut down).

Jul’10-Nov’11 with Samsung Engineering, Saudi Arabia as QA/QC- Welding Inspector

May’10-Jul’10 with Orbit International - India (Supply to GLIS) as Third Party Inspector

Apr’08-Nov’08 with Eram engineering (Supply to Dodsal Engineering & Construction Co LLC, Qatar) as QC- Piping & Welding Inspector

May’06-Dec’07 with Heavy Engineering Industries & Ship building Company K.S.C., Kuwait as QA/QC –NDT & Welding Inspector

Jan’05-Apr’05 with Gma Al-Salmeen QCS Shut Down Job, Abu Dhabi as Inspection Engineer

Jun’01-Dec’04 with Super Quality Services, Tiruchirappalli as NDT Coordinator cum Inspector

Key Result Areas:

Carrying out welding procedure qualification & welder performance qualification tests.

Organizing training sessions for welders on processes & techniques.

Administering stage wise welding jobs including pre-heating, post heating & post weld heat treatment stages.

Developing procedures on NDT and Hydro Testing, examining test packs and formulating final documents like Welding Procedure specifications (WPS), Procedure Qualification Records (PQR), Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ) Records, Welder Continuity Records, Weld Maps & Welding Data Sheets.

Establishing welding sequences to avoid distortion and executing periodical calibration for welding equipment’s.

Conducting:

oInspection as per ITP, undertaking mechanical & welding inspection of API Storage Tank as per API & ARAMCO standards.

oInspection of pipe / structure / Static equipment / Tank as per Inspection & Test Plan.

oMechanical tests as required qualifying PQRs, preparing relevant documents for WPS and PQR’s as per the ASME Section IX and qualifying welder/welding operator’s as per ASME Sec. IX.

oConducting inspection for pre hydro test walk through for storage tank, settlement reading, hydro test and water draining.

oInspection of static equipment pre installation, installation, alignment and insulation.

oFinal box inspection for tanks and static equipment.

oInternal & external audits of Quality Management System Pressure vessel inspection internal & external.

oExchanger Shell cylinder side, Tube side leak test and baroscopic inspection.

oTank inspection - Roof internal & external floating roof, bottom and shell internal & external inspection.

Reviewing:

oOperational practices, identifying areas of obstruction / quality failures and advising on system and process changes for qualitative improvement.

oDesign change requests, issuing any non-conformity & deviations found to the contractor and recommending/approving the action to be taken.

Conducting welding witness procedure qualification test; monitoring welder performance and conducting visual inspection of welds and repairs of welds in accordance with company procedure and international codes of practice.

Organising training of welders for new techniques and additional process as per job requirements; verifying qualifications of welders for project requirements.

Preparing & reviewing welding register and welding procedure specifications (WPS); supervising the welder qualification test with client representative, and monitoring welder performance.

Formulating & qualifying welding procedures specification (WPS, PQR) for piping as per ASME Sec.IX and relevant project requirements and structural as per AWS D 1.1.

Ensuring adherence to quality standards for incoming/ outgoing materials, ensuring stringent adherence to quality standards, norms and practices.

Working in coordination to work groups for conducting process audits and conducting review and approval of quality plans and detailing on quality requirements and finalizing the quality plans.

Reviewing QC reports like fit-up, welding, NDT (RT, UT, PT and MPT), dimensional, painting and hydro tests.

Developing project quality plan and inspection procedure & categorization plan as per QA&I deliverables.

Administering project activities & liaising with various agencies to maintain targeted schedules.

Examining incoming project materials against the delivery note and review MTCs; ensuring that materials are handled and stored adequately.

Ensuring:

oImplementation of QMS across all projects; preparing project procedures and ITP.

oThat all the site activities are in accordance to the latest revision of drawings & procedures.

oConformance of work with quality, safety, health and environment requirements and interacting with the contractor(s) to take corrective action in case of any problem.

Identifying non-conformances, addressing the same in Non-conformance Report (NCR) and resolving through preventive actions; maintaining NCR log book and following up to close NCRs.

Overseeing implementation of various standards & codes and project specific requirement for specialty items

Studying P&ID’s, Plot Plan, GAD & ISO drawings, layouts, diagrams, technical specifications, cost estimates for erection & commission of plant.

Steering piping works pertaining to Spool Erection, Line Supporting, ISO Clearance, Hydro Testing / Box up and System Clearance.

Networking with:

o3rd parties for finalising Work-Permits, Risk Assessment Sheet and Request Papers for all tasks.

oCompany Representatives and ensuring product conformity & stage release for each activity denoted within the Project Quality Plan / I.T.P.

Developing:

oMaterial & Work Estimations, Checklists, Balance Works, System Conformity To GA, P&ID, ISO and Support Standards.

oClear reports on various welding processes such as SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, GTAW, and SAW.

Advising Contractor / Sub-contractors on the control of labour, construction equipment and material to ensure meeting of the schedule.

Education

B.Tech. (Mechanical) from JRN Vidhyapeeth Deemed University, Udaipur.

Certifications:

Certified Senior Welding Inspector from The Welding Institute (CSWIP-3.2) - Certificate number 59229.

API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspectors - Certificate number 55987.

API 570 Piping Inspectors - Certificate number 55781.

API 653 Above Ground Storage tank Inspector - Certificate number 56146.

ASNT Level II in Magnetic Particle Testing, Radiographic Testing, Ultrasonic Testing and Penatrant Testing.

ISO 9001: 2008 Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course.

Bachelor of Science from Vivekananda College,, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India.

Diploma in Gandhian Thoughts from Vivekananda College, Madurai Kamaraj University.

Trainings Attended

Safety Training on H2S /BA Awareness.

Personnel Safety & Social Responsibilities.

Fire Fighting and First-Aid from OERC Academy.

Proficiency in Survival Techniques from Sagar Gyan Academy.

IT Skills

MS Office-Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Personal Details

Date of Birth 11th January 1981

Permanent Address No. 159, Keelamutharamman kovil street, Tenkasi-627811, Tamil Nadu

Nationality Indian

Marital Status Married

No. of Dependents 3

Languages Known English, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam

Passport Number K9721764

Visa Status Single / Family

Driving License Valid Saudi Arabia Driving License

ANNEXURE

Projects Handled

At Daelim Saudi Arabia Company Ltd.

Plant SAMAPCO

Organisation SAHARA PETROCHEMICAL Company

Position API Inspector

Period Jan’12-Still Date

Involved in:

oReviewing & preparing ITP, WPS/PQR, Welder Qualification Record and QC procedures

oVerifying piping joint fit up including root gap, root face, bevel angle, joint cleanliness any preheat requirements, etc.

oConducting Pre Inspection Meeting, reviewing quality documents, performed inspection and expedited as 3rd Party Inspector; assisted in developing and implementation of approved repair procedures

oGathering & evaluating NDT data to observe corrosion/erosion problems and calculating remaining life of equipment and piping circuits

oPerforming checks on the dimension of fabricated spools and released for NDE; checked fit up’s and weld visual inspection as per project requirement, code and standards

Silverwing Inspection services

At Star Energy Oil tanking, Dubai.

Position.: Inspection engineer.

Period.: July'15 to Aug'15

Role.

oPipeline inspection as per API 570.

oTank Inspection as per API 653.

oNDE report reviewing.

oEvaluating the inspection schedule for the pipelines & tanks.

NBTC

At EQUATE Petrochemical Co K.S.C.,

EG-2 TA-2015.

Position.: API Inspector

Period.: April'15-May'15.

Role.

oPressure vessel inspection internal & external.

oExchanger Shell cylinder side, Tube side leak test and baroscopic inspection.

oTank inspection - Roof internal & external floating roof, bottom and shell internal & external inspection.

At Samsung Engineering Saudi Arabia Company Ltd.

Project Jubail Export Refinery

Organisation Saudi ARAMCO Total Refining & Petrochemical Company

Position QA/QC Welding Inspector

Period Jul’10-Nov’11

Role:

Involved in:

oReviewing & preparing ITP, WPS/PQR, Welder Qualification Record and QC procedures

oVerifying piping joint fit up including root gap, root face, bevel angle, joint cleanliness any preheat requirements, etc.

oConducting Pre Inspection Meeting, reviewing quality documents, performed inspection and expedited as 3rd Party Inspector; assisted in developing and implementation of approved repair procedures

oGathering & evaluating NDT data to observe corrosion/erosion problems and calculating remaining life of equipments and piping circuits

oPerforming checks on the dimension of fabricated spools and released for NDE; checked fit up’s and weld visual inspection as per project requirement, code and standards

Carrying out:

oInspection of bought supplier materials and review of test/batch certificates.

oAPI Tank Inspection Mechanical & Welding as per API 650 & ARAMCO standards

Formulating ITP, QCP, Method Statement and procedures and obtained approval from client; coordinated with QC Inspectors for daily QC activities and documentation

Attending weekly Quality and Construction Meeting with client & subcontractor; coordinated with subcontractors for daily inspection and documentation

At Orbit International (Supply to Germanischer Lloyd Offshore and Industrial Services)

Project Sirri-Assalouyeh Pipeline

Organisation Petroleum Engineering and Development Company, Iran

Manufacturer WELSPUN Gujarat Stahl Rohern Ltd., India

Period May’10-Jul’10

Position Third Party Inspector

Role:

Played a key role in:

oWitnessing PQT / Welder Qualification Test/ Mechanical Tests and Chemical Tests

oReviewing incoming material certificates and consumable test certificates; conducted inspection of raw materials

oHandling Visual and Dimensional Inspection for Bare Carbon Steel Pipes

Reviewed & approved MTC for Bare Pipes and Plates

At Eram Engineering (Supply to Dodsal Engineering & Construction Co).

Project RGX Phase II Onshore Expansion Project

Organisation RasLaffan Liquified Natural Gas Company

Period Apr’08-Nov’08

Position QC Piping & Welding Inspector

Role:

Formulated ITPs, QCPs and Dossier Documents for pre commissioning activities

Conducted PQR and Welder Qualification Test; reviewed incoming Material Certificates & Consumable Test Certificates and conducted inspection of raw materials with TPI & Inspector

Accountable for:

oWitnessing and coordinating with NDE Personnel for NDE wherever applicable

oCarrying out Fit-up, visual inspection and maintained documents.

oCoordinating with Third Party Inspectors as well as QP Inspectors for inspection activities

oManaging periodical tool box meetings for Welders, Foremen and Charge-hands for welding quality awareness

At Heavy Engineering Industries and Shipbuilding Company K.S.C

Project GC-27 Expansion Project & OL2K-LPK Project - Main Contractor SNCL & Flour

Client Kuwait Oil Company & Equate Petrochemical Company

Position QC NDT & Welding Inspector

Period May’06-Dec’07

Role:

Carried out inspection works as per approved ITP and QCP; inspected various materials such as C-Mn Steels, LTCS, Cr-Mo and Stainless Steels

Reviewed calibration of welding machines, baking and holding ovens quivers, and inspection tools.

Administered:

oIn-process welding parameters such as ampere, voltage, travel speed, heat input, weaving, preheat & inter-pass temperature requirements, post heating.

oWelder Performance, Repair Rate, Penalties, etc. and tracked repair joints, monitored repair marking, excavation, NDE and re-welding

Coordinated with Main Contractor inspectors and Client Inspectors for quality issues

Conducted:

oInspection of root for branch welds like sock-o-lets, weld-o-lets, etc. and other welds wherever accessible

oFit-up, visual inspection and maintaining documents

oPeriodical Toolbox Meetings for Welders, Foremen & Charge-Hands for welding quality awareness

At Gma-Al Salmeen QCS

Client IWAPP- Umm-Al-Nar

Period Jan’05-Apr’05

Position QA / QC Inspection Engineer

Demonstrated excellence in identifying the material for Piping Components like NACE, CS, Inconal and Cladding material.

Pivotal in witnessing the NDT methods of PT and MPT; undertook visual inspection for GRE & FRP pipes.

Instrumental in maintaining a day to day Inspection Reports of welding, fit up, Radiography and other NDT methods.

Super Quality Service- Trichirappalli

Period: Jun’ 01 to Dec’ 04

Role: NDT coordinator cum Inspector

Role:

Conducted the incoming material inspection, Identification of structural parts.

Maintained a close coordination with the Co-ordinate with client inspectors.

Conducted Visual inspection of different valves.

Witnessed PT, MT, UT and RT of welds.

Instrumental in maintaining other quality related documents (QCP).



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