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Manager Quality Engineer

Sherwood Park, AB, Canada
February 26, 2020

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Sturgeon Falls, Ontario P2B 2N1


I have over 37 years of relevant Inspections and quality assurance/control experience in environments such as Pipelines, new facilities construction, oil refineries operations, mining & metallurgical, chemical Plants, power plants and in pressure vessel and piping fabrication. During this time, I have held positions as Field QA/QC Inspector, Supplier Quality Surveillance Lead (SQS), Pressure Vessel Fabrication QA/QC Manager, Quality Engineer and presently as Corporate Quality Manager.


Nov 2019 – Present – Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Co. Ltd. – Bonatti Group, Calgary

Corporate Quality Manager

Accomplishing quality assurance human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling and disciplining employees.

Achieving quality assurance operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; identifying and resolving problems; completing audits; implementing change.

Participating in preparing documentation for Project Proposals including but not limited to the development of Project Quality Plans with supporting procedures.

Providing support and oversight to Project Quality Managers.

Apr 2019 – Nov 2019 - Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Co. Ltd. – Bonatti Group, Calgary

Project Quality Manager

Costal Gas Link Project (TC Energy) - 670 KM-48 Inch Natural Gas Pipeline, Dawson Creek to LNG Plant in Kitimat, British Columbia PAPC is Prime Contractor for 165 KM.

Manage and maximize the use of project quality resources and provide direction for priorities based on schedule requirements and project deliverables

Represent PAPC in meetings with the Client and Regulator Agencies

Understand contract & specification requirements for all quality activities

Develop and implement the quality management system and develop Project Quality Plan and other related procedures to meet project requirements, including the QC related KPI’s

Assist with the development of Weld Procedure Specifications and other technical certifications

Nov 2010 – Mar 2018 Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

Quality Manager / Quality Engineer / Supervisor

Construction of an NGL Plant (Shaybah – Empty Quarter Desert), Combined Cycle Power Generation Plant, Upgrades of Gas Plant, Water Treatment Plant, Gas & Oil Separating Plants, Community Projects (Building, Roads, Fences)

Assisting in the selection of third party Quality Inspection Agencies

Monitoring third party NDT Agencies

Performing Radiographic Film Interpretation and auditing

Leading Quality Personnel providing Quality Surveillance activities in the areas of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, HVAC, Plumbing and communications disciplines

Reviewing inspector entries in the QMS system (Violations, Pro-Actives, Routine Surveillances)

Calculating Project Quality Index based on Contractor Performance

Reviewing Quality Audits / Focus Assessments Reports

Providing final review and approvals of Contractor Quality Documents such as Quality Plans, Quality Management Reports and ITP’s

Reviewing and approving Welding Procedures ( GTAW, SMAW, GMAW) for CS- PI, P4, P5, P8, P40 series, AL, SS, High Nickel Alloys)

Conducting Interviews for contractor’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control Management Personnel for Construction Projects

Coordinating with the site Construction Manager on all quality issues

Coordinating and chairing the QA/QC site weekly meetings with the project contractor’s QC personnel and Project Management Team

Issuing and tracking of Non-Conformances (NCR’s) and following up with Corrective and Preventive Actions including Root Cause Analysis

Liaise with Document Control Department ensuring documents are current status

Assisting Project Management in processing of Technical Queries (TQ’s)

Providing technical expertise, training, facilitation and tools to promote continuous improvement

Approving Mechanical Completion Certificates

Ensuring Safety Compliance on site

2008-2009 AMEC Americas, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) Manager / Lead

Kearl Oil Sands Project Phase 1 Oil Sands Plant Facility Construction – Exxon

Supplier Quality Surveillance of Equipment fabricated for the construction of a Plant Facility that will produce clean bitumen for blending, transport and sales. Duties and responsibilities included:

Organizing Quality Surveillance Department ( Procedures, Personnel, Inspection Agency Contracts)

Managing workloads for Quality Surveillance Coordinators ( Procurement Staff)

Interfacing with Purchasing, Expediting and Engineering

Participating in Bid reviews

Attending Pre-Bid Clarification and kick off meetings with vendors

Reviewing all reports and final Inspection Release Notes (IRN)

2006-2008 SNC-LAVALIN INC., Calgary Alberta, Canada

Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) Manager / Lead

Saudi Aramco Khurais Water Injection Project – SNC Lavalin / SAIPEM

Supplier Quality Surveillance of procured equipment fabricated for the construction of a Water Injection Pump Station (WIPS) Facility. Duties and responsibilities included:

Attending Pre-Bid Clarification and kick off meetings with vendors

Interfacing with Purchasing, Expediting and Engineering

Participating in Bid reviews

Coordinating quality surveillance activities through National and International inspections agencies covering over 13 countries.

Reviewing Inspection Assignment Packages

Reviewing Quality Surveillance Progress Reports for over 60 worldwide inspectors

Reviewing Vendor Quality Plans as well as Welding, NDE and FAT procedures

Reviewing of Final Inspection Notes (IRN) prior to approving Equipment release

2004-2006 COLT ENGINEERING CORPORATION. Markham, Ontario, Canada

Quality Assurance Officer, Contract Completion

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Plant, Nanticoke, Ontario, Canada. One of the largest coal fired power plants in North America (4,000 MW). Duties and responsibilities included:

Setting up a Quality Assurance/Control Department

Training staff personnel in developing inspection and test plans (ITPs) for static and rotating equipment

Reviewing welding procedures for pressure retaining equipment repairs.

Interfacing with Authorized Jurisdictional Authorities

2001-2003 DUPONT CANADA LTD, Maitland, Ontario, Canada

Senior Corporate Reliability Inspector

Dupont Canada Ltd., Assessing 5 Chemical Industrial Sites located in various Locations, Ontario, Canada.

Assessing metallurgical and mechanical integrity of stationary equipment across all 5 chemical industrial sites

Populating databases with inspection data

Performing NDE Tasks and Coordinating NDE Contractors

Training mechanical engineers in ASME inspection and Welding requirements

Interfacing with Jurisdictional Authorities

1999-2001 KEL-GOR LTD, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

Quality Assurance Manager

Kel-Gor, International Pressure Vessel Fabrication Facility, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

Interfacing with client QA representatives

Managing and directing work for resident and Contractor QC representatives

Supporting Shutdown activities for Oil Refinery Plants

Liaising with Provincial Authorized Inspectors

Selecting and Coordinating NDE Contractors


Support Services Quality Engineer

Construction of a New Recovery Boiler Project, Quevillon, Quebec, Canada. Duties and responsibilities included:

Performing general QA/QC surveillance

Performing welding inspections and approving the general contractors’ welding procedures for Carbon Steel, Stainless Steels and various alloys

1993-1996 FGA CONSULTING ENGINEERS (Kiewit Corporation) St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Inspections Manager/Coordinator

Hibernia, Offshore Oil Development Construction Project, Newfoundland, Canada –Duties and responsibilities included:

Managing Non Destructive Testing teams performing inspections using Radiography (Co-60, Ir-192), 300KV X-Ray, Utrasonics, Magnetic Particle, Liquid Penetrant and Positive Material Identifications.

Interfacing with all Site Contractors and Project Management Teams to coordinate Field and Shop Inspections

1989-1993 NORTEST NDT SERVICES LTD, Timmins, Ontario, Canada

Owner/Technical Manager

Providing technical support and coordinating work activities for an inspection service company. Duties and responsibilities included:

Managing technical activities for an NDE staff and providing QA/QC and NDE services for new constructon projects and during shutdowns in the mining, power and pulp and paper industries.


1980 Welding Engineering Technology, Conestoga College of Applied Arts and Technology, Guelph, Ontario, Canada


API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector – NOT RENEWED- Expired Jan 2020

API 653 Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector – NOT RENEWED - Expired Nov 2018

API 570 Piping Inspector – NOT RENEWED – Expired July 2019

NACE Level 2 Coatings Inspector – Current

Level III CSA CWB- W178.2/AWS Senior Welding Inspector– NOT RENEWED - Expired Feb 2019

Level III Industrial Radiography - Current

Level III Industrial Magnetic Particle - Current

Level II Industrial Ultrasonic, Registration Current

Level II Industrial Liquid Penetrant, Registration – Current

Reinforced Thermosetting Resin (RTR) Inspector – NOT RENEWED - Expired 2018


English & French fluently

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