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Mechanical Engineer Power Plant

Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
October 21, 2019

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IEng, IngMWeldI, Graduate Mechanical Engineer (BTech),

IRCA Certified QMS Provisional Auditor, Certified Lead Auditor - ISO 9001:2015,

Certified IMS (ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001) Internal Auditor,

CSWIP 3.1, ASNT Level II in RT, UT, MT, PT Phone: 009**-******** (Qatar), 0091-994-***-**** (India).



Experienced in:

Overall project and construction management with implementing and monitoring the Quality Management System in line with ISO 9001.

Implementing Integrated Management System (ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001).

Certification and renewal of ASME A Stamp for site assembly of power boilers

Working as Client, Consultant and Contractor roles for MEP and Electromechanical projects, managing and coordinating multidiscipline QA/QC Teams and multiple Contractors.

Executing projects such as; Reservoirs, Petrochemicals, Aluminum Plant, Nuclear Power Plants and Waste Treatment Plants.

Quality Management for Projects involving Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Instrumentation works according to Contract Requirements, Local Regulation and International Standards.


Study contract & specification for developing and implementing Project/Site Quality Plan (PQP) to meet customer’s expectation/requirements comprehensively.

Conduct and review project risk assessments.

Maintain QA&QC feedback record to evaluate the project performance.

Review Contractor’s Submittals - Quality Procedures, Method statements and Inspection Test Plan (ITP), Pre-qualification Documents, Factory Visit and Supplier Qualification.

Interview Contractor’s QA/QC Personnel and evaluate performance in the project.

Coordinate with Project Management Consultant and Client for the Quality Requirements.

Preparation and implementation of Quality Procedures, Method statements and Inspection Test Plan (ITP).

Ensure that all relevant codes and/or specifications are applied at Project and only current documents are in use, in accordance with Master Lists of Documents.

Conduct & assist in Quality Management awareness programs at project. Conduct Quality Training for Engineers, Inspectors, Supervisors/Forman and Welders.

Prepare and review documentations for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ASME certification.

Conducting Internal and Sub-contractor Audits. Assist External Audits conducted by Customer and Third Party. Conduct Contractor, Vendor and TPI assessment.

Identifying Non-Conformity, Root Cause analysis, propose and implement Corrective measures. Issuing and Closeout Nonconformity, Preventive and Corrective action reports (CAPA).

Attending weekly quality, progress and management meeting with contractors and customer.

Conducting internal quality meeting.

Conduct Site Surveillance Visits and Inspection for Site Execution, witness and approval of the procedure qualification site Mockup. Inspection of materials, consumables and equipments.

Coordinate and oversee ongoing inspections at site and workshop on prefabrication and erection of process and non-process piping,erection of structure and equipments, inspection and testing of - incoming material, welding, painting/coating, galvanizing, GRP/GRE pipe lamination, structural fabrication and erection, rotary/static equipment erection and alignment including Over Head Cranes and load testing, Ductile Iron Pipe installation, wrapping, Heat shrink sleeve application, Holiday testing, HVAC duct and equipment installation. Take responsibilities to develop and qualify, witness and review Welding Procedures (WPS/PQR). Conduct, witness and review welder performance qualification (WPQT) test as per qualified WPS and applicable code/specification and preparing welder certificates and ID cards.

Electrical and Instrumentation – installation of cable tray, underground and aboveground cable laying testing and termination, Cable continuity testing, inspection of earthing and lightning system, electrical instrument and panel installation, Instrumentation installation.

Concrete, Structural and Architectural works – Review Concrete Mix Design, witness Trial Mix, batching plant assessment, monitoring concrete production and quality, pre-casting and erection of Post Tensioned Beam, excavation and backfilling works, waterproofing, reservoir testing, NDT, painting and epoxy application, cladding, false ceiling, tiling and flooring.

Interpretation of RT films, Evaluation of VT, MT, PT, UT, reports.

Welding NDT (Conventional RT and X-Ray, Micro focal radiography, UT, Conventional and Fluorescent MT/ PT) and visual inspection.

Destructive test such as tension, impact, IGC, micro/macro hardness, chemical composition etc.

Proof test such as hydro, pneumatic, helium, load test. final punch listing and coordination of test pack preparation.

Supporting, preparation and physical verification of AFC Shop drawing and as builds.

Carry out final documentation (Project Dossier) and hand over.

Conversant with international codes such as ASME I, IIA, IIC, III-NB, NC, V, VIII, IX, B 31.1, B 31.3, ASTM, AWS D1.1., QCS.


Sr. QA/QC Engineer : ARCADIS - Hyder Consulting Middle East Ltd. (June 2015 to till date)

Projects Undertaken

Water Mega Reservoir, Qatar – The water security project of Qatar comprising 15 Primary Reservoirs and associated Pump Stations at 5 location with total storage capacity of 1422 MIG and interconnection multiple corridor mains pipe lines with an approximate combined length of over 400km varying in size between 1200mm and 1600mm diameter and 200km of transmission mains of sizes varying from 900mm to 1600mm diameter.

Scope – Detail Design and Site Supervision Consultancy.

Customer : Kahramaa (Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation).

QA/QC Manager : AMEM w.l.l, Doha, Qatar. (Jan 2010 to May 2015)

Projects Undertaken

1.DNSTW Umm Salaal, Qatar- Doha North Sewage Treatment Works (DNSTW) is a significant sewage treatment project being undertaken by the Public Works Authority of Qatar (Ashghal). As a wastewater treatment, water reuse and sludge treatment facility, it has the capacity to treat up to an average flow of 245,000m3 of wastewater per day and is the largest in Qatar.

Scope - Assembly and installation of Equipments, Fabrication and Erection of Stainless Steel & GRP Piping, steel structures, Supply and Installation of Electrical-I&C components.

Customer : Keppel Seghers, (Ashghal).

2.QATALUM (Qatar Aluminum Project), Mesaieed, Qatar - one of the biggest aluminum plant ever carried out, born from the joint venture between Petroleum Qatar and Hydro. The plant will have a capacity in the first phase of 585,000 tons of primary aluminum.

Scope - The mechanical erection of the Filter number four (FTP 4), of the Fume Treatment Plants including the Wet Scrubber and the piping and accessories across the two pot-rooms.

Customer : Fives Solios, (QATALUM).

QA/QC Manager : M/S ASTALDI ARABIA, Doha, Qatar. (March 2007 to Sep 2009)

Projects Undertaken

1.QATOFIN-LLDPE (QAPCO Expansion project), Mesaieed, Qatar.

Customer : Snamprogetti

2.QATALUM (Qatar Aluminum Project), Mesaieed, Qatar.

Customer : SNC-Lavlin.

QA/QC Engineer : M/S DESCON Engineering Abu Dhabi, UAE (Sep 2006 to Feb 2007)

Projects Undertaken

1.Pipe Rack structure fabrication of Ethylene cracking Furnace FH-11-206

Customer : Borouge petrochemical plant, Al Ruwais, Abu Dhabi.

2.Fabrication of 84” & 96” miter bends for GASCO Ruwais 3rd NGL Train project

Customer : Snamprogetti (Saipem)

3.Structural steel fabrication for GASCO Ruwais 3rd NGL Train project

Customer : CB&I

4.Structure Fabrication for Dubai International Airport Expansion PHASE-II

Customer : Siemens Dematic

QC Inspector : Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (Jan 2006 to Aug 2006)

Projects Undertaken

1.Welding and dimensional inspection of Steam generators and Sodium buffer storage tanks for Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited Kalpakam (PFB Reactor)

2.Dimension inspection and functional testing of control rods for Kudamkulam Atomic Power Plant.

QA/QC Engineer : Simplex Engineering Ltd (Sep 2004 to Dec 2005)

Project Undertaken

Fabrication and Erection of fire protection package for Tarapur Atomic Power Plants - 3&4, Mumbai.

Site Engineer : Coastal Overseas Pvt Ltd, Vishakhapatnam (Jan 2003 to June 2004)

Project Undertaken

Supervision of the site activities including dredging, maintenance and ensuring optimum utilization of the resources.

Site Engineer : R.V. Engineering Pvt. Ltd (June 2002 TO Oct 2002)

Design and execution of industrial conveyor system.

Projects Undertaken

1.Erection of conveyor at Johnson Tiles Pvt. Ltd, Madhya Pradesh, India.

2.Installation of agitators and an elevator type conveyor at Munnar tea estates, Kerala, India.


Graduate Mechanical Engineer (BTech) for Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. Passed out in the year 2002 with an aggregate score of 68%.

Incorporated Engineer (IEng) member of Engineering Council, UK.

Incorporated Engineer (IncMWeldI) member of The Welding Institute, UK. Allocated to TWI Dubai Branch.

Certified Welding Inspector (CSWIP 3.1) from The Welding Institute, UK. Certificate No. 33083/2.

IRCA Certified QMS Provisional Auditor, Certificate No. 6016564.

Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor from Germanischer Lloyd, Cert. No. GL_QAT_Lead_9001_2000_0001. ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Transition Training form BSI, Cert. No. ERN-00521547.

Certified IMS Internal Auditor (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) from Bureau Veritas, Certificate No. DOA/IQA/11.007.46/004

Certified Level II under ASNT SNT-TC-1A for RT, UT, MT and PT.


Date of birth : 15 July1979.

Father’s name : Valsan Kizhakkedath Damodaran.

Languages known : English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil.

Driving License : Indian, GCC.

Marital Status : Married.

Visa Status : Work Visa (Qatar) with Family Status.


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