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Safety Engineer

Qibla, Kuwait City, Kuwait
October 25, 2019

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HSE Lead


Contact Ph.No. : +917********* (India)

+965******** (Kuwait)

WhatsApp: : +917*********

E-mail :

Skype id : sunkara46

Address : H.No.30-265/25/28, Road # 1, Prasanth Garden,

Geetha Nagar, R.K. Puram PO,

Hyderabad– 500056

Educational Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering (B.E.) from Bangalore University in July 1991

Approved Engineer by Kuwait Engineers Society - KUWAIT

Attested by Ministry / Embassy of UAE, Kuwait & Oman

Diploma In Industrial Safety from Annamalai University in May 2004

IOSH Managing safely in Feb 2012

NEBOSH IGC in Mar 2013

OHSAS 18001 (Lead Auditor Course) in Sept. 2013

Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint

Member of American Society of Safety Engineers for Kuwait Chapter

Best Anomaly card reporter by TOTAL ABK – Abu Dhabi - UAE

Training Courses

H2S & Breathing Apparatus

Fire fighting

Slinging/Rigging/Lifting Training

Confined Space Entry

Permit to Work

Intercultural Communicative Competence for High Performance Project

Summary of Employment Profile:

A Total of 19years experience in Oil and Gas EPC projects cum operation & maintenance of Up Stream & Down Stream including Onshore & Offshore in the field of Health, Safety & Environment from various internationally recognized organizations like CAIRN, KNPC & TOTAL E & P.

From May 2018 –Till date

Company: Alghanim International

Position held: HSE Lead Engineer (KIPIC Approved)

Project: Al Zour New Refinery Project


Location: Kuwait

Work Scope: Fabrication / Erection of Piping, Mechanical Equipment & Steel

structure (Greenfield)& Tie- Ins inside MAA Refinery (Brownfield)

Develop & implement project HSE plan

Monitor the HSE strategic objectives, targets and tasks for the projects.

Promoting a safety culture throughout the range of projects as well as planning and monitoring safety procedures undertaken in planning and execution.

Conduct Safety audit of documents and site safety condition. Maintain compliance report of internal audit, client audit, external audit & daily observations and tracking system for closeout

Conducting Root Cause Analysis of key issues and accident/incident and advice management to take corrective/ preventive actions.

Arrange HSE review meetings, Pre-job safety review meeting and Site Safety Committee Meeting.

Organize HSE Campaigns to promote HSE awareness amongst the employees and communities.

Identification of HSE training need, preparation & implementation of annual HSE Training Calendar. Liaison & interaction with consultants, clients.

Coordinate with SPES/PMC/KIPIC HSE representatives to address OH&S issues related to the contract and ensure compliance with KIPIC HSEMS

From Oct 2016 –Oct 2017

Company: Kukje Plant Co. Ltd.

Position held: HSE Manager

Project: Clean Fuel Project

Client: JGSK JV Ltd. / KNPC

Location: Kuwait

Work Scope: Fabrication / Erection of Piping, Mechanical Equipment & Steel

structure including Major shutdown of Alkylation Unit.

Advise supervisory staff and employees in the implementation of strategies to identify and control potential hazards by using the hierarchy of controls method.

Monitor and report, through periodic HSE inspections & Audits on the compliance of the Sub Contractor’s HSE management system implementation and effectiveness, and make recommendations for improvement where appropriate.

Provide assistance to the Project Manager (Engineering) / (Construction) responsible for HSE.

Disseminate safety information throughout the workplace via bulletin boards, posters, newsletters etc.

Coordinate with JGSK/PMC/KNPC HSE representatives to address OH&S issues related to the contract and ensure compliance with KNPC - ISHEMS

Review QRA to ensure safe execution of Fabrication & Erection of Mechanical equipment, Piping & Structure with RT (ionizing radiation) including GRE / GRV Piping.

Participates in various HSE meeting with the JGSK/PMC/KNPC as and when required.

Promote HSE on site through dedicated Promotion Campaign.

Identify training requirements for all personnel with regard to HSE

Ensure all incidents and accidents are promptly investigated and recommendations followed up until closure.

Ensures compilation and analysis of HSE performance related to data statistics and reviews periodic reports for submission to the contract management.

Conduct mock drills to ensure emergency preparedness and address any discrepancies.

From Oct 2011 – Feb 2016

Company: BGR Energy Systems Ltd.

Position held: HSE Manager

Project: 2x660 MW supercritical Thermal Power Station

Client: Sembcorp Pte. Ltd.

Location: Nellore - A.P. - India

Participate in JSA to ensure safe execution of Fabrication & Erection works like Boiler structure with Pressure parts, Turbine Generator, Chimney, Cooling Tower & infrastructure works, pipeline laying, welding & NDT.

Adopt a proactive approach to project HSE requirements

Project PPE is resourced & available.

Compile & carry out Toolbox talks as necessary.

Ensure contractors establish and maintain statistical data concerning all matters of health and safety, training programs with which to provide a basis for development of further health and safety activities, to highlight trends for future action.

Monitor compliance with all local legislative requirements including the dissemination of information to all parties regarding amendments/ additions to requirements as they come into effect.

Assist contractor line management and or construction supervisors in accident investigation process and report accordingly.

Carry out regular site audits & inspection and follow up on any corrective actions

From May 2009 – May 2011

Company Target Engineering & Construction Co.

Position held: HSE Coordinator

Project: Construction of LNG Storage Tanks.

Client: TOTAL E & P

Location: Balhaf - Yemen

Assists the Head of HSE Support in the development of the Occupational Hazard Identification Risk assessment.

Ensure safe execution of LNG Storage Tank constructional activities like Deep excavation, pile driving, steel erection, Tower Crane erection & dismantling, scaffolding erection & dismantling, installation of earth quake isolators, pre stressed concrete works, welding, NDT, ionizing & non ionizing radiation underground piping & above ground piping and insulation of LNG Storage Tank..

Strict Compliance with PTWS like Hot Work, Cold Work, Confined Space Entry, Radiography, Excavation and Heavy Lifting for safe operation.

Conduct and evaluate emergency response exercises and drill programs

Welfare & Hygiene facilities are in place, managed & maintained.

Liaison with site Project Management on environmental, health & safety issues.

Ensure that the relevant HSE documentation is updated and available on the site.

From Jan 2006-Mar 2009

Company Target Engineering & Construction Co.

Position HSE Coordinator

Facility Offshore Rig and Oil & Gas production platforms


Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE.

Monitor safety equipment i.e. escape Sets, BA Sets, Life Lines. Life Rings, Life Jackets, Life Rafts & Life Boats to ensure functional and available during emergencies.

Coordinate with onshore support maintenance contracts for equipment transfer to/from onshore

Inspect the fire equipment like hose reels, alarm system, fire extinguishers to ensure availability during emergencies.

Liaise with other discipline for the PM’s requiring assistance (FMI for CO2 / Inergen, Operator for deluge tests, FMQ, etc.

Conduct/participate in mock drills like man in sea, gas leak, fire etc to ensure emergency preparedness and address any discrepancies.

Check fire/gas detectors, H2S monitors & firefighting equipments to ensure functioning.

Identifying licenses from regulatory bodies including NORM surveying, transportation, disposal & export.

From Sep 2002 Nov 2005

Company: Kuwait Controls Co.

Position: Safety Engineer

Project: Mechanical Maintenance & Shutdown

Client: KNPC – SHU (Shuaiba Refinery)

Location: Kuwait

Pro-actively visit site and implement safety measures-promote safe work practices.

Site induction & training is coordinated, managed & maintained.

Comply with KNPC – HSEMS as well as work permit & procedures.

Review Risk Assessment for shutdown & maintenance of all equipment like Pumps, Heat exchangers, Columns, Pressure vessels, Heaters, Boilers. Tanks, Piping etc. in accordance with KNPC HSE requirement.

Provide onsite assistance during installation of equipment to ensure safe execution.

Maintaining highest level of safety for personnel equipment and installations.

Maintenance of pumps, Valves, Heat exchangers and Conduct regular safety talks and safety training sessions.

Prepare non-conformance reports and follow-up on any deficiencies found.

Assist accident investigation reports in a timely manner & ensure project management is communicated.

From Dec1995-Aug 2002

PMC: Cairn India Ltd.

Position: Safety Supervisor

Client: JV with ONGC

Location: Yanam – A.P. India

Project details:

The Project Management Consultant services for Oil & Gas developments including up-gradation of existing facilities and development of new facilities viz. Oil Processing Terminal, Well-Pads, Water Treatment, Power Systems, Export Pipeline, Infield Pipeline Works.

Participate in Tool box talks, inspections for all constructional activities including pipeline laying welding safety of pipe line, Crude stabilization unit – Oil storage Tanks - Gas Compression system & Effluent Treatment Plant.

Strict compliance with PTW System.

Organize regular Safety Talks.

Perform regular audits and inspection of operations and installations and update Action Track. .

Participate in Accident and incident investigation as a team member.

Inspect the fire equipment like hose reels, alarm system, fire extinguishers to ensure availability during emergencies.

Coordination of Project Safety Indicators.

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