IGBOKWE INNOCENT CHIDOZIE
NACE Certified Coating Inspector - Level 3/ Corrosion Expert, ASNT NDT LEVEL II (PT, MT, VT, RFI) & B Eng. Chemical Engineering
Flat 9, No. 24, Rukpakwolusi New Layout, Rumuokoro, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
As one, out of only about 40 NACE Certified Coating Inspector – Level 3 Experts in Nigeria, my major aim is to add value to my Employer’s Organisation by managing all Painting/ Coating/ NDT related tasks using my professional skills, trainings and team work experience, and ensuring that necessary QAQC standard practices are maintained for quality outputs.
DETAILS AS REQUESTED
Name: Igbokwe, Innocent Chidozie
Date of Birth: 4th January, 1982
Contact Address: Flat 9, No. 24, Rukpakwolusi New Layout, Rumuokoro, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Marital Status: Married
State of Origin: Anambra
PROFESSION NACE Certified Coating Inspector - Level 3 and Corrosion Expert certified by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), Houston, Texas, USA; ASNT NDT Level II (PT, MT, VT, RFI);
B Eng. Chemical Engineering.
I am a qualified and experienced Corrosion Expert with high level of expertise spanning over Eleven and Half (111/2) years mainly in Painting, Field Joint Coating, Nondestructive Testing (NDT), Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP), Passive Fire Proofing (PFP), Fusion Bonded Epoxy (FBE), Pipeline Coatings, Concrete Weight Coating, Pickling and Passivation, Hot and Cold Insulation, Offshore Corrosion Assessment, Corrosion Survey and other related works. I am familiar with different Clients’ Specifications/ Global Practices (GP) & International Standards such as ASTM, ISO, NACE, SSPC, and other internationally utilized Codes and Standards. I am a versatile and competent Corrosion Expert with reliable approach to all tasks with excellent team effort and own initiative, interested in a new and challenging role in QAQC.
I managed and completed the full blasting and painting of Total Upstream Nigeria’s Egina FPSO Hull Appurtenances and Topside Structures for Egina FPSO Scope in Nigerdock and Dorman Long Engineering (DLE) Yards in Lagos and structures were successfully loaded out and delivered to Samsung Heavy Industries Yard in Geoje, Korea for integration to the Hull of the FPSO which was being fabricated then in Korea. Egina FPSO is already in operation offshore. The loaded-out structures were for Splash, Immersed, Atmospheric and Heat Zones, and some areas were coated with Passive Fire Proofing (PFP) under my supervision. I also managed Coating Scope for Amber Resources Nigeria Ltd on various Clients’ Projects including Total, Mobil and others.
I currently oversee the Corrosion Management aspect of NPO Projects for Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) as Company Representative. My present Project is ERHA Piping Replacement Project.
I championed the successful delivery of the coating aspect of MPN’s OSO RG Restart Project from Work Preparation in Delta Afrik Office to Final Painting, Offshore. I also ensured the successful completion of MPN’s EAP IGE Replacement Project with expanded scope – Painting of Carbon Steel Spools, Decks and Supports (Onshore and Offshore), Pickling and Passivation of Stainless Steel Spools (Onshore and Offshore), Passive Fire Proofing and Insulation of Lines connected to the IGE (Offshore). Similarly, I managed the painting of Pressure Vessels (Internal and External), Structures, Supports and Carbon Steel Spools for UBIT GP Restoration Project as MPN Company Representative in Aveon Fabrication Yard, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
I will surely apply my wealth of technical and management experience as detailed above in handling every technical Coating/ Painting tasks for your Organization any time it’s needed.
Total years of Oil & Gas working experience - Over 111/2 Years
Period: January 2018 till date
Company: Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited - MPN
Position: Coating Inspector
Duties: NACE Certified Coating Inspector – Level 3/ Company Representative for Corrosion Management aspect of Projects for Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN). My present Project is ERHA Piping Replacement Project.
Period: June 2017 to November, 2017
Company: Amber Resources Nigeria Ltd (Contractor to Gremoore Ltd)
Position: Coating Inspector
Duties: I managed QA/QC Painting/Coating and Corrosion Engineering activities for Clients’ Projects as a NACE Certified Coating Inspector – Level 3 for Amber Resources Nigeria Ltd, basically on MPN’s OSO RG Restart Project. I also prepared the Procedures for Blasting and Painting works for Projects and equally estimated the volumes of coating materials and consumables utilized for the Projects.
Period: April 2015 to June 2017
Company: Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Ltd
Position: Coating Inspector
Duties: Inspected blasting and painting QA/QC Painting/Coating activities for Total Upstream Nigeria’s Egina FPSO Hull Appurtenances and Topside Structures fabricated in Nigerdock and Dorman Long Engineering (DLE) Yards in Lagos.
Period: March 2008 to March 2015
Company: Freelance QA/QC Coating Inspector (Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd etc)
Position: Coating Inspector/ QA/QC
Duties: Supervised/ inspected blasting and painting works done both Offshore and Onshore for Clients as Contractor’s Rep. which resulted to delivery of quality products. Paint touch up/ maintenance works were also done under my supervision.
Period: February 2005 to August 2005
Company: Pipe Coaters Nigeria Ltd, Flt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (then Socotherm West Africa)
Position: Trainee QA/QC
Duties: Worked with QA/QC Team on inspection of materials, surface preparation, coating application and final products installation on external surfaces of pipes according to Clients’ Specifications.
DETAILS OF PROJECTS WORKED ON
MOBIL PRODUCING NIGERIA UNLIMITED – MPN (January 2018 till date)
POSITION – QAQC - COATING INSPECTOR
PROJECT(S) – ERHA PIPING REPLACEMENT PROJECT (CURRENT PROJECT), BRT DOMESTIC GAS PHASE 1 RESUSCITATION PROJECT, UBIT GP RESTORATION PROJECT, EAP IGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT AND OTHER PROJECTS
As Company Rep., I ensure that Company Specifications and other Construction and Quality requirements are met by Contractors, Subcontractors, Vendors and other concerned parties, as regards coating and corrosion management.
I also review Quality Procedures for conformance before Contractors, Subcontractors, Vendors and other concerned parties can use them for ExxonMobil jobs.
AMBER RESOURCES NIGERIA LTD (June 2017 to November, 2017)
POSITION – COATING INSPECTOR
PROJECT – MPN’S OSO RG RESTART PROJECT
I prepared the Procedures for Blasting and Painting works for the Project.
I constantly ensured that the minimum requirements for materials, surface preparation, paint application and inspection of external protective coatings for offshore installations consisting of structures, piping and equipment were met by all Concerned Parties.
I embarked on Offshore Visits/ Inspection Trips when required.
I handled Nondestructive Testing (NDT) as required by Client.
I also estimated the volumes of coating materials and grits utilized for the Project.
I established and maintained inventory logs for materials (e.g. paint, thinners, and abrasives) used for blasting and painting works for the Project.
I performed Inspection and Tests in accordance with GP/ Specifications.
I ensured adequate protection of surfaces not to be coated (e.g., machined surfaces and glasses).
I also ensured protection of applied coatings from degradation resulting from overblast and overspray.
I utilized Environmental Control Equipment to achieve and maintain the required application and curing conditions of paints.
I supervised touch-up repairs of defective or damaged coated surfaces.
I ensured that Test Instruments were calibrated and Calibration Certificates confirmed thereby improving accuracy of tests and reports.
SAMSUNG HEAVY INDUSTRIES NIGERIA LTD (April 2015 - June 2017)
POSITION – COATING INSPECTOR
PROJECT – BLASTING AND PAINTING/ COATING OF TOTAL UPSTREAM NIGERIA LTD’S EGINA FPSO TOPSIDE AND HULL APPURTENANCES
(HELIDECK, FLARE TOWER, 22 RISER PORCH BLOCKS, 10 VERTICAL CAISSONS, ACCESS TOWER- Starboard and Port Sides, CREW BOAT BERTHING STRUCTURES CBBS - Starboard and Port Sides, PRESSURE VESSELS, CHEMICAL STORAGE TANKS, 10 LIVING QUARTERS BLOCKS, 10 LAYDOWN BLOCKS, FORWARD MUSTER STATION, SPOOLS, WORK BOAT STRUCTURE, 13 UNITS OF CAISSON, MOORING AND RISER & I-TUBES PROTECTORS)
I handled the following tasks:
Managed most inspections of blasting and painting/ coating activities for the above-mentioned Structures blasted and painted in Nigerdock Yard and Dorman Long Engineering Yards through Request for Inspection(s) – RFI(s). Client was very satisfied with the high quality of finished products.
Also supervised Field Joint Coating of Pipes and Assembled Structures at the Erection Area/ Field.
Continuously monitored painted Structures for detection and repair of mechanical damages, rust stains and other defects.
Managed Coating Manufacturers and Manufacturers’ Technical Representatives’ activities on the Project thereby ensuring utmost quality on the job.
Managed and monitored Painting Materials’ validity for revalidation before the expiry of their shelf lives.
Monitored and recorded paint usage for each of the painted Structures for reference for future Projects.
Maintained weekly recording and monitoring of Painting Materials’ Stock for replenishment before depletion.
Handled Document Control for Blasting and Painting/ Coating activities for the Project.
I was part of the Team that carried out Audits on Vendors and Subcontractors and verified the validity of Batch Certificates for Painting Materials, validity of Calibration Certificates for Inspection Tools and Equipment, fitness of Equipment/Facilities for use, general conditions of Painting Facilities, Weather and Storage Condition of Paint Storage Rooms and other requirements.
I prepared General Coating Reports daily.
Liaising with the Client (TUPNI) to get clarifications and confirmations with regards to Coating was one of my major duties.
FREELANCE COATING INSPECTOR
(ADDAX PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT NIGERIA LTD, ETC) (March 2008 - March 2015)
POSITION – COATING/ PAINTING INSPECTOR (QA/QC INSPECTION)
PROJECTS – GRIT BLASTING AND PAINTING OF ADANGA PRODUCTION PLATFORM AND OTHER PLATFORMS (OFFSHORE) IN ADDAX FIELD, OFFSHORE
– BLASTING AND PAINTING WORKS IN CONTRACTORS’ YARDS Job Description
I handled the following tasks:
I incessantly ensured that Company Specifications were adhered to, by the Contractors, Subcontractors and Vendors and that resulted to good quality on the job.
Insisted on strict following of Inspection and Test Plans to avoid coating failure; no coating failure was recorded.
Confirmed that coating materials were as stated in Specifications.
Ensured that surface preparation and application of coatings were compliant with Company Specifications and the desired cleanliness was always achieved.
Generally inspected abrasive blast cleaning and coating of surfaces of Subsea Structures, Steel Structural works, Spools, Pipes and Pressure Vessels for Projects.
Inspection and supervision of Field Joint Coatings was also my duty as needed by the Company.
Always insisted that Certificate of Batch Analysis of Paints and Painting Materials used were compliant and authentic as provided.
Supervised mixing ratio of paints used on Structures; this guaranteed adequate curing of paints and good adhesion to substrates.
Monitored weather condition during surface preparation and coating application as per ITP and Specification.
Managed Asset Integrity/ Corrosion Control of Addax Offshore Platforms.
Ensured that Test Instruments were calibrated and Calibration Certificates confirmed, and that resulted to more accurate results.
Ensured that the scope of the job was always covered.
Applied surface preparations standards (NACE, SSPC, ISO, ASTM and others) to attain specified surface cleanliness at all times.
Identified painting defects (runs, sags etc) on painted surfaces and initiated proper Repair Procedures as needed.
Carried out Routine Audits on Paint Storage Rooms/ Containers for conformance.
Recommended Paint Systems accordingly based on service environments and service lives of Structures.
Embarked on offshore visits / inspection trips as and when required.
ENTERPRISE BANK LTD (NYSC) (March 2007 – March 2008)
Duty – Graduate Trainee.
PIPE COATERS NIGERIA LTD, FLT, PORT HARCOURT (February 2005 – August 2005)
(FORMER SOCOTHERM WEST AFRICA)
(Coating and Maintenance of Line Pipes)
COATING INSPECTION DEPARTMENT –QA/QC (INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT)
Worked with my team on the following tasks:
Inspected materials, surface preparation, coating application and final products installation on external surfaces of pipes according to Clients’ Specifications.
Prepared Coating Daily Activity Reports.
Controlled coating material usage which translated to lower cost of production.
COATING INSPECTOR – NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CORROSION ENGINEERS (NACE), HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA
NACE Certified Coating Inspector - Level 3 (June 2017)
NACE Coating Inspector Level 2 — Certified (May 2012)
NACE Coating Inspector Level 1 — Certified (May 2012)
ASNT NDT LEVEL II INSPECTOR – AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING (ASNT)
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) (Nov. 2019)
Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) (Nov. 2019)
Visual Testing (VT) (Nov. 2019)
Radiographic Film Interpretation (Nov. 2019)
NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT – NIM (CHARTERED)
Proficiency Certificate in Management (NIM) (May 2008)
Graduate Member (NIM) (October 2008)
TRAININGS AND INDUCTION COURSES
QUALITY AWARENESS TRAINING (WELDING AND NDE, POSITIVE MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION – PMI, BLASTING/ COATING PROCESS AND INSPECTION)
VISUAL AND DIMENSION INSPECTION TRAINING
STORAGE AND PRESERVATION OF EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS TRAINING
METRICS AND REPORTING TRAINING, EFFECTIVE SURVEILLANCE TRAINING, AND UN MATERIAL / EQUIPMENT QUALITY VERIFICATION AND SCRAP DISPOSAL PROCESS ROLLOUT
EXXONMOBIL WMS + ePTW + eJSA APPROVAL AUTHORITY INITIAL TRAINING
EXXONMOBIL NEW e-PTW PERMIT VISION END USER TRAINING _ AA/AO
EXXONMOBIL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS AND TRAINING
EXXONMOBIL CONTROLS FRAMEWORK BASICS
EXXONMOBIL CONTROLS INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OVERVIEW
EXXONMOBIL DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY GUIDE TRAINING
EXXONMOBIL STANDARDS OF BUSINESS CONDUCT
EXXONMOBIL SYSTEM OF MANAGEMENT CONTROL OVERVIEW e-LEARNING
EXXONMOBIL FUNDAMENTALS OF SAFETY (EMFOS) TRAINING FOR LEADERS
EXXONMOBIL BUSINESS PRACTICE REVIEW (BPR)
EXXONMOBIL LEGAL COMPLIANCE TRAINING
EXXONMOBIL SAFETY INDUCTION
CONFINED SPACE TRAINING
OTHER YEARS’ TRAININGS
TOLMANN ALLIED SERVICES LIMITED (OFFSHORE SAFETY TRAINING CENTER)
Water Survival Training (2018)
Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) (2013)
Survival at Sea (SAS) (2013)
CONFINED SPACE TRAINING (Repeated in 2019)
WORKING AT HEIGHTS TRAINING (Repeated in 2019)
HAZARD IDENTIFICATION TRAINING (2016)
MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING (2016)
ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING (2016)
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State (2001-2006)
B. Eng. Chemical Engineering (2nd Class Honours)
West African Senior Secondary Certificate (2000)
All Hallows Seminary, Onitsha, Anambra State (1996-1999)
Senior Secondary School Certificate
Sacred Heart Seminary, Nsude, Enugu State (1993-1996)
Junior Secondary School Certificate
Ziks Avenue Primary School, Enugu, Enugu State (1988-1993)
First School Leaving Certificate
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Specialized Painting/ Coating, Field Joint Coating, Corrosion Control, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, General Testing and Inspection, Nondestructive Testing (NDT), Monitoring of Specifications for compliance by all Parties, Performance Audits, Blasting/ Surface Preparation, Fusion Bond Epoxy Powder Coatings, Passive Fire Proofing (PFP), Concrete Weight Coatings, Polyethylene/ Polypropylene Coatings, Insulation, Pickling and Passivation and others.
Universal Mandatory Information Tech. Training (UMITT), AFRIHUB Nigeria (July 2006)
Microsoft Office, Computer Fundamentals.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Quality Control Procedures, working with low-pressure spray systems, industrial protective coatings and fire protection / insulation systems, monitoring of the mixing and the application of the coatings and more.
Communication, analytical, presentation, prospecting, creativity, negotiation, planning skills and high resilience.
Highly motivated, meets deadlines, non-confrontational, good team player, pacesetter and achiever, good sense of interpersonal relationship and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Reading, meeting people and travelling.
Available on request.