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QA/QC Welding

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Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted:
November 28, 2020

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SENTHILKUMAR THAIMAN

Managerial Assignments In Performing

QA/QC Welding (Pipeline & Piping) Onshore & Offshore

Review Project specification & attend the kick of meeting with the client & inter-discipline departments.

Perform inspections & test at manufacturing facilities or construction sites to ensure compliance with standard requirements & project specifications.

Coordination with clients on all QA/QC activities as per the ITP & inspection checklist. Coordinate failure analyses & root cause analysis on welding related issues.

Ensuring & implementation of project quality plan (PQP), QIP and QCP.

Review inspection reports & initiate Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) as needed.

Monitor Subcontractors quality systems, record & Quality personnel for compliance with requirements.

Prepared WPS witnessed the PQT & Mechanical test at laboratory as per the approved project specification.

Review of the welding procedure specification(WPS) & Procedure Qualification Record(PQR)as per specification & standards for different materials.

Review of welder qualification test as per ISO 3183-2007,API 1104 & ASME SEC 1X.

To conduct fit-up inspection on Piping, Pipeline as per project QCP.

Customer specification & International standard to provide technical guidance for welding performing fit-up inspection for proper root gap, groove angle, root face & checking the preheat temperature.

During welding, performing In-process inspection welding such as preheat & inter-pass temperature & proper cleaning between the weld beads.

Monitor welder performance during welding as per WPS.

Monitor & carry out day by day fabrication & inspection activities such as marking, cutting, edge preparation,fit-up,welding & assembly work.

Conduct visual inspections of welds & repairs of welds in accordance with company procedures & international codes of practice.

Patrol check on proper storage, backing & handling of electrodes as per the applicable specification & procedures. Preparing the weekly, daily inspection reports.

Tool box talk with sub-contractors to ensure quality maintenance.

Releasing the weld joint for other NDT test after the successful completion of visual inspection.

Witnessing UT,PT,MPI inspection on the final welds & joint bevel preparations. Adept at evaluating PWHT charts.

Monitoring positive material identification(PMI)for stainless steels, allow steels & copper nickel.

Review of Hydro test package, line checking & punch listing.

Preparing corrective & preventive action plans to improve the quality of work.

Knowledge of safety & precaution procedure related to welding activities. adh6y9@r.postjobfree.com

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Executive Summary

A competent professional with

over15+yrs of work experience in Oil

& Gas projects. Demonstrated skills in

inspection activities.

Distinction of handling in various

projects like LNG, drilling platforms,

Subsea well head, Pre-commissioning

Cross country pipelines etc.

Sound experience of managing the

activities like Welder Qualification,

Piping Pressure Test, Welding

Procedure Qualification,

Reinstatement of Piping & Pipeline

Completion.

As a client Inspector & Lead Inspector

controlling the sub-contractor to get

the better quality.

Achieved client satisfaction by

ensuring timely completion of project

work with the requires quality,

effectively resolved client issues for

smooth project execution.

Excels in reviewing the project aspects

according to the project specification

& taking necessary actions for

meeting the project schedule with

quality.

Proficient in undertaking QC activities

related Fabrication/Erection/Welding

of Piping & Pipelines in accordance

with the codes & standards with

project specification

Certifications

To monitor the construction process from all aspects & as per Pipeline Alignment sheet to ensure performance meets job quality & design requirement in accordance with company procedures & international standards.

Witness of Right Of Way (ROW), Stringing, Bending according to project specification.

Inspection Experienced in Automated GMAW welding process & Manual Process.

Experienced in Front & Back end Inspection.

Witness of Thrust boring, Horizontal Direction Drilling (HDD) crossing of road, railways, canal crossing & tie-in joints. BOSIET – OPITO

Witness of Lowering, Backfilling, Marker post & CP post as per drawings & specifications. TWI,UK-CSWIP 3.1

Review of hydro test package & prepare hydro test punch list.

Witness cleaning & gauging for pipelines as per the given requirements NDT SNT-TC-1A

Witness of Pigging, Hydro testing, Flushing & Drying. Level II – RT, UT, MPI, PT.

Completely involve in Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning activities.

Completely involve in De-Oiling & De-Gassing of the existing main oil. LEAD AUDITOR

Preparation & Review handing over dossiers, Manufacturing data record & IRCA Certified-ISO9001:2008 Project data books.

Academic Education

Analyzing isometric drawings, P & ID’s, general assembly drawings, equipment drawings.

Inspection of piping system wise & confirm it is according to P & ID diagram, PG Diploma In Welding Isometric drawings. Engineering & Technology

Erection of piping system as per approved isometric drawings.

Preparing the shop drawings according to the site conditions Diploma in Electrical & Electronics

Knowledge in verifying the dimensions & inspecting the alignment of pipes.

Witness of fabrication, erection of all piping material Carbon Steel (CS) Stainless Steel (SS), Duplex & Super Duplex Stainless Steel, Low Alloys LTCS, LTCS-INCOLOY-CLAD & Visual Inspection.

To check the traceability on equipment,materials,parts & components as Codes & Standards For required by the standards & specification by using Tags,Stamps,Colour Coding, Practice Stencils or Labels

Inspecting the heat treatment process before welding the joint. ASME 31.1/31.3/31.8

Witness progressive internal cleaning / air blowing inspection ASME Sec II,V,IX during installation of pipe spools API 1104

Submit inspection punch list clearing in order to close some categories that will ISO 13847:2000 affect the holding over of dossier prior to start commission. ISO 9606

Confirm the piping system concurs with flow diagrams to verify completeness EN ISO 15614-1:2004/A2 of system. Evaluation of test package contents, lines checking against Computer Skills

Basic computer skills

Microsoft Office

Spreadsheets

PowerPoint

Microsoft Access

QuickBooks

Email

Web & Social skills

Diversity sensitivity

Leadership & Management

Professionalism & Work ethic

Analytical & Conceptual

thinking

Team player

Strong written &

Communication skills

Strong verbal & interpersonal

skills

Problem solving/Creativity

Computer & Technical literacy

Flexible/Adaptive/Resilient

Positive attitude & Energy

Ability to handle pressure &

meet deadlines

Develop Quality management plan.

Reviews, surveillance, witness all activities in accordance with inspection & Company Test Plant (ITP) / company requirements. Boiler Expert Service Team

Establish and monitor Project Quality KPIs through each phase.

Establish and manage the Project Quality Assurance processes Designation including audits, reviews, etc., in order to ensure that project objectives are met. QA/QC Coordinator

Ensure follow up and appropriate close out of all review actions items.

Provide Quality Assurance/ Controls support to TA team. Duration

Provides early feedback to the Team Leader on any issues, Feb 2019 – Till Date potential delays or interface problems.

Liaise on quality matters with contractor TA team.

Review IFC, P&IDs, and ISOs Drawings to ensure appropriate WPS are referenced with weld details and overall accuracy.

Develop Quality assurance/control procedure.

In-process surveillance to verify compliance with specified piping erection procedure including flange alignments, torqueing and cleanliness etc.

Performing walk down inspection and completing punch lists.

Coordinate quality inspections and testing (NDT, PWHT) with contractor and sub-contractor.

Coordinate and monitor non-destructive testing.

Inspect / review product material, weld quality and testing to ensure compliance with Code, Standards and Specifications.

Ensure all TA quality assurance/control documentation is compiled and completed in a timely matter and meeting deadlines.

Identify and control all NCRs.

Reviewing and verifying completeness of piping test packages (hydro or pneumatic) prior to testing.

Completing and endorsing all inspection records from initial inspection till final acceptance of the piping systems.

Plan and carry surveillance audit.

Reporting to Pipeline QC Manager, and will take responsibility of welding procedure qualifications and of the welders operating in Company the onshore & offshore pipeline according to Project specifications and standards. Tecnimont MET UK,UAE Supervise, Monitoring Subcontractor’s project welding activities (site office based) Pipeline 4” to 28”(API 5lX60 & X65)

Monitoring & Coordinating qualification of the WPS’s for all pipeline fabrication Onshore 270Km/Offshore 100Km scope. Updating registers of approved & qualified WPS/PQR’s.

Periodic checking and validation of the computerized welding database Project Strictly follows the implementation of quality control procedures as well as Al Dab’iyya Surface Facilities Phase III inspection and testing plans pertaining to welding/fabrication of pipeline.

Performs technical audits of project sites to ensure effective implementation Client of fabrication/ welding controls. ADNOC,UAE

Explore and recommend novel and established welding technology that can improve productivity and welding performance at the work-sites. Designation

Monitor welding performance, analyses trends, and propose corrective & Pipeline Welding Inspector preventive actions, where applicable. (Onshore/Offshore)

Liaising with the Contractor’s Welding Inspectors, Subcontractor’s Project Welding Engineer as well as Client’s Welding Engineer on all matters with domain. Duration

To assist the site based project team in fulfilling the operational requirements July 2017 – Dec 2018 for welding activities for project execution in a cost-efficient, effective and safe manner.

To obtain any necessary approval for changing, as appropriate, welding procedures and for performing repairs requiring special procedures.

To provide specialist welding support when required with direct responsibility on management of the Welding Subcontract(s).

Ensure that the performance of the subcontractor(s) are carefully monitored in terms of schedule, quality and cost and will coordinate the necessary recovery actions whenever detect deviation from schedule or specifications.

Automated GMAW welding process SAIPEM PASSO. Company

Experienced in Front End & Back End Inspections. Monitoring welding activities Azfen –Saipem JV,Azerbaijan are carried out as per the ITP, Specification, and Codes & Standards. Witnessing PQR & WQT in accordance with the project specification. Project

Experienced in Manual welding inspection like Tie-in, Road crossing, SCPX River crossing, Railway crossing, Canal crossing etc. (South Caucasus Expansion Project)

Responsible for implementing quality control & quality assurance of (Azerbaijan-Geargia,48” Pipeline) pipeline construction activity as per the project specification. (API 5l X 70,424 Km)

Understands and familiar with reading alignment sheets and station numbers, welding and visuals, front end work, proper pipe alignment, bends, Client trenching and sloping, Tie-in. BP(British Petroleum)

Reviewing & monitoring of sub-contractors NDT & Welding activities.

Monitoring weld joint preparation, Fit up, Alignment, Dimensional & Visual inspection Designation

To obtain any necessary approval for changing, as appropriate, welding procedures Pipeline Welding Inspector and for performing repairs requiring special procedures.

To provide specialist welding support when required with direct responsibility Duration on management of the Welding Subcontract(s). April 2015 – June 2017

Ensure that the performance of the subcontractor(s) are carefully monitored in terms of schedule, quality and cost and will coordinate the necessary recovery actions whenever detect deviation from schedule or specifications

Monitoring welding activities as per WPS includes monitoring of Pre heat, Company Inter pass temperature and Inter pass cleaning as per WPS. Tekfen JV,Azerbaijan

Scheduling and co-ordination of inspection activities with client inspection team.

Checking the Inspection Test Plans (ITP) and Quality Record (QR) in Project accordance with,ASME Sections and to fulfill the requirements of client job COP Topside Client job Specifications. (Chirag Oil Project)

Inspecting the fit-up activities as per the approved drawing, WPS and the specification. Monitoring the welding parameters & the heat input as per the WPS. Client

Line inspection after the construction activities Preparing the Punch items for each BP(British Petroleum) pressure test packages related to piping and tie-in activities.

Reviewing the test package for the documentation correctness & preparation of Designation quality documents for hydro test package. Welding & Piping Inspector

Submit inspection punch list clearing in order to close some categories that will affect the holding over of dossier prior to start commission. Duration

Closing of punch list before/after the pressure test on completed. Sep 2011 – Aug 2013

Visual inspection of joints before and after welding. Company

Monitoring the welding parameters and the heat input as per the WPS. Gama, Qatar

Conducting NDT and PWHT as per Quality inspection Plan and client requirements.

Line inspection after the construction activities. Project

Monitoring welding activities as per WPS includes monitoring of Pre heat, Qatar Gas QCS QG 3&4 LNG Onshore Inter pass temperature and Inter pass cleaning as per WPS.

Scheduling and co-ordination of inspection activities with client inspection team. Client

Checking the Inspection Test Plans (ITP) and Quality Record (QR) in accordance Qatar Gas with ASME Sections & to fulfill the requirements of client job specifications. Chiyoda-Technip JV

Preparing the Punch items for each pressure test packages related to piping and tie-in activities. Designation

Submit inspection punch list clearing in order to close some categories that will affect Welding & Piping Inspector the holding over of dossier prior to start commission.

Reviewing the documentation and maintaining the documents to get the clearance Duration before hydro/pneumatic test. Dec 2008 – Nov 2010

Closing of punch list before/after the pressure test completed.

Witnessing WQT, PQT, as per the Welding Procedure Specification. Company

Check and Monitor welding consumables, Machines and Equipment’s, Gama, Yemen

Fit-up and alignment check during Prefabrication,

Monitoring welding activities (for Piping, Equipment’s Site welding), Project

Visual Inspection of Welding, Controlling the Repair Rate, Yemen LNG,Train 1 & 2

Monitoring and Witnessing of Hydro, Pneumatic Leakage Test,

Monitor Mech.& Piping -erection activities, Client

Coordinates with Clients and Main Contractor. Yemen LNG

Review of PWHT, Hard Ness, PMI, NDE Reports and Test packs.

Organize Engineer for daily Inspection Activities Designation

Scheduling and co-ordination of inspection activities with client inspection team. Welding & Piping Inspector

Checking the Inspection Test Plans (ITP) and Quality Record (QR) in accordance with ASME Sections & to fulfill the requirements of client job specifications. Duration

Submit inspection punch list clearing in order to close some categories that will affect Jan 2008 – Oct 2008 the holding over of dossier prior to start commission.

Preparing the Punch items for each pressure test packages related to Piping & tie-in activities.

Reviewing the documentation and maintaining the documents to get the clearance before hydro/pneumatic test.

Closing of punch list before/after the pressure test completed.

To monitor Welder performance and conduct a visual inspection of welds and repairs of welds in accordance with company procedures and Company international code of practice Supreme Excel NDT Services

To check, inspect and test incoming welding and construction materials to ensure that they meet the project specification requirement

To monitor the construction process from all aspects to ensure performance meets Client job quality and design requirements in accordance with company procedures and BHEL(Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) international standard.

To conduct fit up and dimension inspection as per drawings and specification, and to provide technical guidance for welding sequence and distortion control. Designation

Hands on experience of pre-welding, in-process welding and post welding, engineering, QA/QC Engineer surveillance, inspection & supervision in Workshop & Site.

Materials handled such as CS, SS, etc…made with welding processes such as SMAW or MMA, GTAW or TIG, GMAW, etc… using essential inspection aids, Duration as per applicable construction and relevant standards. May 2004 – Sep 2007

Signing-off the daily Welding & NDT reports, witnessing all applicable NDT.

Visual, dimensional inspection of and/or condition inspection of gate, globe, plug, ball, butterfly, control, relief etc. valves. Witness pressure testing or retesting of valves body/assembly leak test, valve seat test using testing medium such as water.

Able to prepare Hydro test package and Piping final Dossier. Conduct, evaluate and witness hydro testing above & Underground piping.

Able to Review and evaluate Contractor’s Quality document submittals.

Hand on experience in handling and recording accurately all controversial and non-complying construction practices, materials and equipment and report to manager detailed problems for early resolution.

Able to Write inspection reports and initiate Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) as needed.

Personal Details

Remarkable experience in welding inspecting joints at onshore & offshore. Date Of Birth : 12 Dec 1983

Ability to inspect welding fabrication and the necessary action. Nationality : Indian for erecting welded structures. Sex : Male

Ability to follow ASME, AWS codes in Piping & Pipeline works. Marital Status : Married

Ability to follow the NDT testing method in welding inspection. Languages : Tamil - Fluent

Ability to examine hydro testing. English - Fluent

Ability to maintain the necessary paper work for the QC Passport Details

Welding Process

MMA, MIG/ MAG, TIG, SMAW Passport Number : Z3692849

Materials Handled Date Of Issue : 16.02.2017

LTCS, INCOLOY, INCONEL, CS, SS,CuNi etc… Date Of Expiry : 15.02.2027

Inspection of Piping & Pipeline Activities Place of issue : Tiruchirappalli PQT,PWPS,WQT,WPS,

Welding,Fit-up,NDT,Hydro-Testing,Documentation.

Launcher, Pipe spool, Header, Valve etc…

Resource

Man Power Handling, Work supervision, Team working attitude,etc… I am keen to continue my career and prepared to work hard in order to achieve my organization objectives and I hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge.



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