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Power Plant Project

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
October 03, 2016

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Irfan Shaikh

**/**, ********* *****, **** Karnik Nagar, Solapur (Maharashtra) India.

Contact: - +91-996******* +971-********* E-Mail;

Career Objectives: Seeking challenging assignments in Quality Compliance, Construction, Commissioning, Welding & piping, Structure, & NDT Inspection with the organization of repute.

Career Summary:

Total 8 years of experience in QA/QC Inspection in Piping/Welding. Working as in Petrochemical, Refinery, Fertilizer, Power plant and Gas Plant etc. Corrosion & Inspection on storage tanks, piping,, Equipment Inspection of pressure vessels, tanks, Structural steels Having very good experience in Well-known of project execution; Construction, Commissioning (Process & Utility area) and Project Handover, Dedicated, hard-worker, self-motivated and Quick learner person, Well familiar with ASME Sec II, Sec V, and Sec VIII. Sec IX, API 1104, and AWS D1.1 DIN, ASME B31.3.


Madina Group W.L.L Mar 2016 to May 2016

Client: Shell GTL

GTL Project (Qatar) Shut Down

QC Inspector Welding/Painting

Responsibility for updating daily activities such as RFI, action request, test reports.

Request and conduct inspection of ongoing coating activities as per shell standard.

Checking surface preparation, coating quality, holiday, WFT, DFT, and weather condition, application and final inspection of international standard.

Perform in-process and final inspection of coating and painting activities that includes verification of blasting materials to be used. Inspection and testing of coating/ painting equipment’s visual inspection and verify surface profile of metal surface prior to coating/painting after blasting/cleaning.

Conduct visual inspection of coated/painted surface and verify the wet and dry film thickness.

Conduct inspection of materials identification and traceability, welding works in piping, tanks, vessels, structural steel at fabrication and erection.

Attending system handover meeting and was a part of system handover to Operational and maintenance team during the project commissioning stage.

Various painting/coating visual inspection of abrasive,grit, garnet, blasting/painting/coating by using Whirling Hygrometer, dew point calculator,Testex tape, surface profile gauge, Hypodermic Neddle pressure gauge,Holiday detector etc.

Develop and prepare inspection and test reports for pre-commissioning activities and forwarding to Comm. Manager and QA&QC Manager for review, comments, approval and integration in QA&QC plan for pre-commissioning and commissioning,

Dimensional inspection of Storage tanks.

Inspection on new arrival of equipment in Quality Wise,& Maintaining Records

Develop database of punch item for commissioning department; update and tacking of it; forwarding of items to Punch List Coordinator for integration in Project Punch System,

Prepared for material requisition and checking the material condition prior installation

JGC CORPORATION, June 2013 to October 2015


BARZAN Onshore Project (QATAR)

QC Inspector Piping/Welding

Visual inspection of welds as per required code.

Reporting to QA/QC Senior Engineer. Plan and Coordinates inspection activities for various discipline inspectors at site and reports to the QC Manager on Quality Surveillance issues. And to verify the completion of the Quality records of each of the Respective disciplines in compliance with the requirements of the Project and the Quality management system.

Special expertise in projects related to Oil & Gas Industry, Petrochemicals, Power Plant Natural Gas Transmission, Distribution Pipeline and Gas Plant Project Construction activities.

Coordinate with the client in all technically related issues and resolve The Quality / technical issues by coordinating with the Concerned Disciplines.

Attend the Weekly Quality tool box meeting with the Quality staff and the construction crews to resolve the technical / Quality issues.

Witness and inspection of golden joints.

Witnessing Material Inspection, Hardness testing, Positive Material Identification(PMI),

Support implementation of corrective actions to solve production/quality issues.

Conduct major verification on items include in each package for inspection of equipment and associated auxiliaries.

Responsible for stage wise painting / coating inspection.

Undertake QC painting / coating activities in the work place for daily basis.

Execute Painting / coating inspection work as per company / project inspection test plan.

Conduct visual inspection on coated/painted surface and verify the wet and dry film thickness. Pressure record and/or report of complete works among other.

Inspection on Construction of welded storage Tanks as per Code (API650).

Inspection on fabrication of pressure vessel as per the code.

Conducting tests like Tank circularity Verticality check, Peaking &banding checking, On each Shell Course On the Tanks,Vacumm Box Test,RF pad Air Leak Test, Roof Plate Leak Test, Hydro Test,Tank Foundation settlement During & after Hydro Test, As per Procedure.


Walk through the piping system within the coverage test package limits.

Check all installation all of piping components. In-line equipment and instruments in their respective location as shown in the p& ids & isometric drawings.

Prepare list unfinished works or unmatched item according to the isometric drawing and specification.

Responsible for reinstatement report after hydro test, check all piping and equipment been installed complete and ensure all complete report and record and prepare any as built drawing for any modification, prior to handed over for Pre Commissioning team.

WPS and WPQT qualification – witnessing destructive testing on PQR test coupons and evaluating for bend test, tensile test, and macro examinations. Also training welders before qualification for SMAW, GMAW, and SAW Process.

Piping-Witnessing and monitoring the required NDE has been covered as per the project specification.


PROJECT: 1) PRP II – Leighton Contractors India Pvt.Ltd

2) OGIP – Nafto Gas

3) Skywalk projects

QC Engineer

Review of calibration status of IMTE items.

To undertake test qualifications for spray painters, brush painter’s hydro blasters & abrasive blasters.

Co-ordinate with the paint manufacturer technical representative on daily basis.

Conversant with inspection techniques such as surface cleanliness/profile check, chloride test, WFT& DFT Checks, adhesion test, Holiday detection etc as per the industry standards.

To check the Subcontractor Permit to work and tool box talk prior to start the worker construction activities.

MonitoringoverallSub-contractorconstructionactivitiestoensureprocedure, specification and project requirement is followed.

Prepared for material requisition and checking the material condition prior installation

Supervise Pipe Spool Fabrication installation and erection of pipe spool as per approved IFC drawing

Redefine systems for early production (red marked P&ID’s) and partial start-up of unit

.Be responsible to raise punch items and collect End User database for follow-up

Assure technical assistance for commissioning and start-up of units on request of client operation group.

Developing and preparation of pre-commissioning systems and detailed procedures for flushing, blowing, lube oil systems flushing, chemical cleaning/pickling of process lines of compressors, leak test, inserting, etc.

Check the internals of all mechanical equipment ( column, drums, vessels, reactors, furnaces..) as per requirements specified in the applicable specifications and drawings,

Control and ensure that calibration certificate for machineries/gauges are available for inspection.

Involved with QA&QC, inspection departments of company and client for inspection, testing and signing off of vessels, motors, pumps, compressors pre-commissioning and commissioning forms; participate with client organization to obtain final acceptance of ready of start-up from local authorities of systems such as firefighting, sewer, portable systems




QC Welding Inspector

Supervision of company existing projects with particular attention to Quality Control/Assurance, responsible for the execution and monitoring of approved Quality Control/Assurance Manual in the field of Coating and Painting. Preparation and submittal of quality documents to QC Supervisor and/or QA-QC Manager.

Perform in-process and final inspection of coating and painting activities that includes verification of blasting materials to be used. Inspection and testing of coating/ painting equipment, visual inspection and verify surface profile of metal surface prior to metal surface prior to coating/ painting after blasting/cleaning.

Set-up stage inspection, final dimension inspection, visual inspection of welds and report preparation.

Witness final pressure tests, including verification that pressure gauges have adequate dial range and is calibrated.

Reviewing all test packages, prior to release for hydro testing.

Coordinating and witnessing for the NDT tests.

Verify welder qualifications with identification and range of approval ( for welding process, P.No., F.No., Backing, Diameter and thickness range and position qualified).

Verify identification and storage of welding consumables (Electrodes, special drying requirements for electrodes, filler wires, fluxes, shielding and backing gases).

Co-ordination with NDT contractor, painting & Insulation contractor.


Review the test package.

Co-ordinate with testing group for that ensuring that area around the system to be tested shall be cleared of un authorized personals and warning notices posted during the test time that piping system is pressurized for the test.

Ensure that all equipment /tools for the test are adequate and calibrated and in good condition.

Monitoring the system while being pressurized up to the specified test pressure and held until all joints have been inspected for leak but in no case less than 30minutes.

Check location and range of pressure gauges and relief valve.

Follow ambient lay-up procedure after successful completion of test.

Prepare all documents for client and proponent acceptance.

Sound knowledge about the GRE/GRP piping.



QC Welding Inspector

Before Welding – check welding equipment, cable connections, earthling clamp, required

Set-up stage inspection, final dimension inspection, visual inspection of welds and report preparation.

Consumables/treatment, portable oven functioning, welder ID, preheat, any other factors which may affect welding activity, etc.

During Welding –check welding parameters, interpass temp, welding techniques used by welder, interpass cleaning, etc.

After Welding – weld visuals and acceptance of the weld as per acceptance standards, prepare documentation, offer for required NDT/PWHT, etc.

Review and Monitoring the NDE activates.

Dimensional verification and orientation of Spools fabricated as per drawing Receiving inspection of pipe spools pipe fittings, flanges, etc.

Monitor and witness: fit-up inspection- bevel preparation, joint clearance, mismatch, ovality and cleaning to remove rust, oil, paint, etc.

Knowledge in Welding material Like CS,(P1,P5,P9) SS (TP 304,TP 316, TP 321, TP 347)

Supervise activities inclusive of fabrication, Piping installation, Pressure testing and Pre commissioning.

Supervise daily activity in the installation of piping spools and Supports checking if the works were as per drawings, Standards and Specification.

Monitoring overall construction activities to ensure procedure, specification and project requirement is followed.


Diploma (Mechanical Engineering) MSBTE Mumbai.

B.E (Mechanical Engineering)

Additional Qualification

CSWIP 3.1 level II from TWI (U.K) Certification No –68820

BGAS level II from TWI (U.K) No –644355


1) Radiography Testing (RT)

2) Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

3) Magnetic Particle Testing (MPT)

4) Penetrate Testing (PT)

5) Radiographic film Interpretation (RTFI)

Conversant With Codes & Standards:

• ASME: Sec II, Sec V, Sec VIII, Sec IX

• API: 1104, 650,620

• ANSI: B31.1, B31.3, B31.4, B31.8

• AWS: D1.1


Date of Birth: 29/10/1984

Nationality: Indian

Marital Status: Married

Passport No: K1794360

Skype ID - irfandshaikh

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