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Octg Inspector, Ndt Level Ii- Paut,Tofd,Ut,Mt,Pt,Rt

Qibla, Kuwait City, Kuwait
April 30, 2020

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Profile Summary

Result-oriented Professional with 6 years of rich experience in multiple phases of NDT Inspection, Quality Control & Assurance and Supply Quality Assurance

Pioneered in Quality Control Operations and Non-Destructive Inspections in power plants, storage facilities, gathering stations, refineries, cross-country pipelines, atomic power stations and Welding Technology & NDT Methods

Worked with major clients such as Nordex Acciona, Kuwait Drilling Company (KDC), Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Baker Hughes, ONGC, Reliance Industries, HPCL, IOCL, Petrofac, NTPC, BHEL and so on

Managed & reviewed NDT activities as TPI and approved WPS, PQR and welder’s performance qualifications

Executed & planned inspections with a flair for adopting modern methodologies in compliance with International Codes & Standards such as SEC-V, SEC-VIII, SEC-IX, AWS-D1.1, ANSI/ASME-B 31.1 & B 31.3, and BS EN, ISO S

Performed corrosion survey using Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Running Plant, Water Injection, Drain Line, Crude Oil Line, Fire Water Line, Treated Water Line and vessels such as Gas Receiver, Sump Tank, Test Separator, Chemical Tank, Corrosion Inhibitor Tank and Jet Fuel Tank

Acquired a complete understanding of the technology trends with edge at instituting quality control techniques to achieve product excellence at the lowest overall cost

Team-based management style coupled with the zeal to drive visions into reality; possess strong mentoring and leadership skills with technical skills on AutoCAD and Adobe Acrobat


Core Competencies

Soft Skills

Aug 2019 to till date – Nordex accoina india p ltd,(OFF ROLE) “Supply Quality Inspector Steel”

Professional Experience

Velosi Certification for Consulting Company W.L.L., Kuwait Aug’16 – Nov’18

NDT Inspector (TPI)

Key Result Areas:

Evaluating all inspection reports with respect to ITP, scope of work & client purchase order and conducting third party inspection on behalf of client/end users on various projects

Analyzing NDE procedures & reports for adequacy as per project specifications and performing NDT inspection (PAUT,RVI, UT, UTT, MT, PT, Holiday Test) as per client requirement procedure

Managing NDT, OCTG, Lifting/ Handling Equipment and Rig Inspection Projects and compiling Inspection Reports on completion of Jobs

Operating inspection equipment on daily basis, maintaining high standards of housekeeping within the work area &work equipment in a safe condition and reporting any deficiencies

Completing daily time sheet, hours vs job number, ensuring company property is safe & secure at the end of each shift and performing duties in accordance with the Quality Assurance, HSE and Company Procedures& departmental works instruction

Performing material identification, inspection & review of ‘Material Test Certificates’ for compliance to ASME Sec II& other relevant codes / standards for items such as plates, pipes, fittings, forgings, flanges, fasteners and so on

Calibrating NDT equipment, checking for calibration status of the equipment, preparing inventory, maintaining records and performing lamination check in piping parent material &UT/PAUT on Structural I Beam as per AWS D 1.1

Coordinating with third-party agencies, reviewing activities related to inspection with client / consultants, maintaining daily reports / inspection reports and preparing presentation for recommendations to the client

Inspection Engineer (TPI)

Reviewing all applicable documents such as ITP, Scope of Work, Drawing, Quality Plan Procedures, Codes and Standard

Supervising daily in-house NDT activities as per the approved standards, verifying gauges & instruments used for NDT inspection and valid calibration certificates and coordinating with NDT Team

Ensuring allocation of third party NDT Technicians& liaising with them for completing the inspection, preparing NDT reports and inspecting incoming NDT consumable as per the batch certificate provided by the supplier

Working on stage wise sequence fit-up inspection and inspection of blasted materials & raw materials complying with requirements of standard &specifications

Executing root cause analysis for upgrading the quality levels and monitoring the corrective action plan

Monitoring quality of the final product in compliance with quality standards, reviewing waste reduction during manufacturing and reducing the percentage of rejection

Developing and implementing testing procedures & systems as well as setting up testing facilities for various tests

Creating &sustaining a dynamic environment that fosters development opportunities by motivating high performance amongst team members


WIND ENERGY SECTOR: Managed inspection & certification of materials for of castings, Main frame Rear frames, Nacelle cover internal parts, Small fabrication per International codes such as BS EN 473,BS EN 583,BS EN1370,BS EN1369,BS EN12680-3,BS EN-5817, BS EN 1291, EN ISO 11666,UNE EN 22768 and so on

Performed and witnessed inspection like Ultrasonic, Magnetic particle and Visual inspection, CMM & Laser tracker inspection, Micro Test, Mechanical Test in castings and welded components like nacelle, hub and tower internal parts. Raw material inspection – Review of test certificates with respect to drawing and purchase order, Monitor and develop the casting production process in our supplier end, Familiar in the defect analysis, root cause analysis with a CFT team.

OIL & GAS SECTOR: Managed inspection & certification of materials for Heat Exchanger Tubes, Pipes, Cement Lining Pips, Valves Hoses, Pressure Vessels, Boilers, Heaters, Evaporators, Power Piping, Oil & Gas Pipelines, Storage Tanks, Heat Exchangers as per International codes such as ASME Sec VIII – Div 1 & Div 2, ASME SEC-1, ASME B 31.3

Performed inspection of raw materials/ components such as steel plates, pipes, flanges, valves, fittings & sections intended for pressure vessels, refinery, petroleum & power generation units as per various codes/ standards and client specific requirements

Managed NDT, OCTG, Lifting Equipment and Rig Inspection Projects along with Ultrasound Inspection of Rig Equipment (onshore) such As Elevators, Elevator Links, Slips and Travelling Blocks

Conducted actual Category 1 to 5 inspections of DS-1, Dimensional, Magnetic Particle, Penetrant Testing and Ultrasonic Testing applied all applicable codes & standards such as API, DS-1, & ASME

Executed various tests & inspection such as Spark Test on Storage Tank, Positive Material Inspection (PMI) on Inner Fuel Side Tank, Visual &Functional Test of Coiled Tubing Unit & Nitrogen Pumping Unit Components and MPI- Fluorescent Method Inspection on Box & Pin Threads to detect crack

Previous Experience

NDTS India Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai, India as NDT Inspection Engineer Sep’14 – Jul’16

Organized NDT [PAUT, UT, RVI, MT, PT, and PMI] as per drawings by interacting with NDT Personnel and complete them at appropriate stages according to the requirements & procedures

Reviewed the drawings and specifications for all the Welding, NDT, Heat Treatment, Testing, Surface Preparation and Painting Requirements before carrying out the job

Analyzed Radiographic Test Reports, Magnetic Particle Test Reports, Ultrasonic Test Reports, Liquid Penetrant Test Reports, Hardness Test Reports and PWHT Test Reports

Coordinated with UT, MT, PT & RVI in all components and preparing NDE documents for external agencies; performed MPI dry & wet particle testing at various welds in column, beam and in offshore platforms

Performed Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Examination of Nozzle Joint, Fillet Weld & Valve Castings, Pipe Welds, Plate Welds and evaluation & reporting

Supreme Excel NDT Services, Trichy, India as NDT Technician May’13 – May’14


Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikal, Pondicherry University in 2013

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Karaikal Polytechnic College, Department of Technical Education, Karaikal, Tamil Nadu, India in 2010


BINDT PCN Level II (PCN No. 324201); PCN PAUT from A-Star, Chennai, Validity: 28/01/2023; PCN UT 3.1 & 3.2 from Nobel Quality, Trichy, Validity: 26/06/2019 and PCN MT & LPT from BITS NDT, Chennai, Validity: 27/01/2021

ASNT Level II as per SNT_TC_1A IN, IN PAUT & TOFD from NDTS India Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai, India; Validity: 01/03/2021 and ASNT LEVEL II IN UT, MT, ET, PT & RT from Supreme Excel NDT Service, Trichy, Validity: 6/02/2019

ISO 9001:2015, Internal Auditing for QMS from TUV SUD Asia Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, Validity: 2020

Welding Inspector, CSWIP 3.1 (No. 000*******); Validity: 22/12/2022

Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française – DELF A1& A2; Diploma issued by the French Ministry of Education.

(Please refer to Annexure for Project Details & Inspection Matrix)


Major Projects:

Project: AW 3000 WIND MILL- NACELLE and HUB

Role: Supply Quality Assurance Engineer

Client: Nordex Acciona, India

Project: Inspection of OH-SHORE RIG and Rig Equipment

Role: OCTG Inspector

Client: Kuwait Drilling Company K.S.C (KDC), Kuwait

Project: Shutdown of Ethylene Glycol Unit

Role: UT & PAUT Inspector

Client: EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait

Project: NDT Inspection of Elevators

Role: UT Inspector

Client: Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Kuwait

Project: PAUT Inspection of Structural I Beams

Role: UT & PAUT Inspector

Client: Kirby, Kuwait

Project: PAUT Inspection Clean Fuel Project, Brown Field Project of MAB-1

Role: PAUT Data Reviewer (TPI)

Client: Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Kuwait

Project: Inspection of Drilling Units

Role: Inspection Engineer (TPI)

Clients: Baker Hughes: Oilfield Services, Kuwait

Weafri Well Services Company Limited, Kuwait

National Petroleum Services Co., NAPESCO, Kuwait

Gulf Drilling & Maintenance Company, Kuwait

Project: Inspection Of Structural Welds

Role: Inspection Engineer (TPI)

Client: Kuwait University, Kuwait

Inspection Matrix:

Customer: Nuclear Power Corporation India Limited, Tarapur (BARC)

Inspection Technique: UT (Longitudinal Wave), Magnetic Particle Testing (Visible & Fluorescent Method),Penetrant Testing (Visible & Fluorescent Method)

Scope of Work: Inspection of Turbine & Generator during Turbine Shutdown

Equipment used: Sonatest-D-20, TRITEX-5600, Parkar- Contour Probe

Customer: IOCL Panipat Refinery, Haryana

Inspection Technique: EMAT

Scope of Work: High Temperature UT of In-service Piping of Ammonia Unit

Equipment used: Inerspec-Temate Power Box

Customer: IOCL, Vadinar, Gujarat

Inspection Technique: UT (Longitudinal Wave)

Scope of Work: UT Inspection Crude Oil Storage Tanks

Equipment used: TRITEX-5600

Customer: Meenakshi Energy Power Limited, Nellore

Inspection Technique: EMAT, UT (Shear Wave), Magnetic Particle Testing (Visible & Fluorescent Method), Penetrant Testing (Visible & Fluorescent Method)

Scope of Work: NDT Inspection of Boiler Parts & Tubes And flue Gas Duct during overhauling

Equipment used: Edyffi Ectane 2, Sonatest-D-20, Parkar- Contour Probe

Customer: Larsen & Toubro Pvt. Limited, Mumbai

Inspection Technique: RVI, Hardness & UT (Shear Wave)

Scope of Work: RVI of Heat Exchangers Tubes, UT & Hardness Inspection of Pressure Vessel

Equipment used: Kummert-GMBH, Proceq-equotip 3, Sonatest-D-20

Customer: Tata Power, Mumbai; Adani Power, Kawai, Rajasthan; HPCL, Mumbai; Reliance, Nagothane

Inspection Technique: RVI

Scope of Work: RVI of Header & Weld Joint Condition and Boiler Tubes

Equipment used: Ritec RI 2325

Customer: Eversendai, Mumbai

Inspection Technique: UT (Shear Wave)

Scope of Work: UT Inspection of Structural Weld

Equipment used: Sonatest-D-20

Customer: Vinit Polymer, Mumbai

Inspection Technique: UT (Longitudinal Wave)

Scope of Work: UT Inspection of Poly Acetal Raw Material

Equipment used: Sonatest-D-20

Customer: Swiber Concorde, Offshore, Mumbai

Inspection Technique: UT (Shear Wave), Magnetic Particle Testing (Visible Method)

Scope of Work: UT, MPI Inspection of Offshore Platform Structural Welds

Equipment used: Sonatest-D-20, Parker-Contour Probe

Customer: Finolex Industrial Limited, Rathnagiri, Maharashtra

Inspection Technique: UT (Shear Wave), Magnetic Particle Testing (Visible & Fluorescent Method), Penetrant Testing (Visible & Fluorescent Method) and Hardness

Scope of Work: Inspection of Horton Storage Sphere

Equipment used: Sonatest-D-20, Proceq-Equotip 3, Parker-Contour

Customer: Tema India Limited, Maharashtra

Inspection Technique: PAUT

Scope of Work: Inspection of Pressure Vessel

Equipment used: Olympus Omni Scan MX2

Customer: IOCL, Mathura

Inspection Technique: EMAT

Customer: Hindalco, Mumbai

Inspection Technique: Infra-Red Thermography

Customer: DSM Shreeram Fertilizer, Kota

Inspection Technique: UT, MPI, PT

Customer: Volkswagen, PUNE

Inspection Technique: UT, MPI, PT

Supply Quality Engineer Inspection Engineer (TPI) NDT Inspector

Preferred Location: Africa, Europe, Russia, Japan, China, Malaysia, Singapore, GCC and India

Preferred Industry: Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Mining



Supreme Excel NDT Services, Trichy, India as NDT Technician

Velosi Certification for Consulting Company W.L.L., Kuwait as NDT Inspector / Inspection Engineer

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Tamil Nadu, India

NDTS India Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai, India as NDT Inspection Engineer



B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering Karaikal, Pondicherry University

2014– 2016

2009 – 2010

2016– 2018

Quality Control & Assurance

NDT Inspection

Calibration & Testing

Reporting & Documentation

Legal Compliance & Standards

Planning & Execution

Third Party Inspection

Liaison & Coordination

Team Building & Leadership


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Personal Details

Date of Birth: 17th July 1990

Languages Known: English, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam

Address: 41 A, Main Road, Mennangudi, Kollapuram (P.O.) – 609608, Tamil Nadu, India

Nationality: Indian

Passport No.: M1125540; Expiry Date: 13/08/2024

Marital Status: Single

No. of Dependents: 3

Visa Status: N/A

Driving License: N/A

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