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3.4u Data Inspection Controller

Lossiemouth / Elgin, MRY, IV31 6AD, United Kingdom
£650 per day
August 23, 2012

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Stephen Weatherly

* ***** ******, ***********, *****, IV31 6AD

Home: 013**-****** ● Mobile: 44 (0-776*-****** ● Email:


A highly qualified Inspection Technician with a strong track record of conducting detailed technical inspections of sub-sea structures, conductors, pipelines, risers, iccp systems and carrying out debris and scour surveys. I have gained valuable work experience on board topside oil & gas platforms, pipe laying barges and dive support vessels both in the UK and abroad. Experienced in the use of automated and manual NDT techniques and following isometric plans, drawings and CAD designs as part of the inspection process. Attentive to detail with the organisation and prioritisation required to complete inspections to the highest standards of quality and accuracy in the most challenging working environments.


3.4u Inspection Controller

March 2012– Present


•Experience working with the Aim’s & the Digital Edge software both on and offline and have had an introduction to the Coabis software online

•Ensure the accuracy, quality and validity of online inspection data recording, eventing, processing and reporting e.g. real time video, offline video review and data editing, cathodic protection data, NDT, photography, field measurement etc.

•Experience working with Mid Class, Work Class ROV systems including Mohican, Seaeye Tiger, Hercules & Modus CS150

•Coordinate and supervise Subsea inspection work and data collection by ROV, diving personnel

•Prepare Inspection, work drawings and data sheets as required by programme owners

•Analysis of collected data and definition of technical queries as needed

•Witness onboard calibration of inspection equipment and devices

•Review and endorse reports e.g. daily progress reports, draught and final inspection reports


October 2007 – March 2012

Sonomatic Limited

•Performs NII (Non Intrusive Inspection) surveys on a wide range of oil & gas platforms, onshore refineries, subsea pipelines & offshore wind turbine generators within the North Sea.

•Utilises automated and manual specialist NDT techniques such as C Scan (an automated Corrosion Mapping technique), ToFD & Pulse Echo to carry out Non Intrusive Inspections (NII) to weldments on wind turbine generators, subsea pipelines & risers, and high pressure pipelines / vessels on topside platforms.

•Holds an up to date work permit and carries out inspections for companies which include BP/Conoco Philips/Marathon Oil/Shell/ SSE and Talisman Offshore.

•Writes inspection reports detailing any faults identified and recommendations for improvements and uses isometric plans, drawings and CAD designs to plan inspections.

•Adheres to company Health & Safety policies and conducts Health & Safety checks as part of the inspection procedure.

•Worked on subsea pipeline located in the Middle East (Doha, Abu Dhabi and Iranian border) and performed Riser inspections with the assistance of air divers.


September 2005 - October 2007

Can Offshore Limited

•Performed GVI, MT, PT & USTM inspections frequently using rope access at various heights to gain access to pipe racks and other confined spaces, and using full breathing apparatus to gain access to internal vessel entries.

•Worked as an RI Assistant and gained experience of working with radiation and the equipment used.

•Carried out inspections utilising a wide range of NDT equipment including the Panametrics 36DL thickness gauge, Krautkramer USK Flaw Detector, Epoch xt, Epoch 600 and 110 Volt Y6 Yoke.

•Inspected numerous projects including oil & gas platforms and refineries such as Pembroke & Theddlethorpe Oil & Gas Terminal.


Scanner Technician Shaw Pipeline Services May 2004 – September 2005

Engineering Inspector Focus NDT March 2004 – May 2004


2012 Digital Edge Subsea Software Training Course

2012 CSWIP 3.4U – Underwater Inspection Controller

2011 International Boatbuilding Training College: RYA VHF/SRC Radio Training Course.

2011 St John’s Ambulance Service: First Aid Course.

2010 Heightec Kendal: Wind Turbine Generator Working at Height Awareness Course.

2010 HRAI Group: IRATA Rope Access Technician (Level 1) Renewal.

2009 Talon NDT Ltd: Ultrasonic Inspection (Level 2) (3.1/3.2/3.8/3.9 PCN).

2009 Petrofac Training: Further Offshore Emergency Training Course (FOET) Renewal.

2009 Petrofac Training: Offshore Medical Renewal.

2009 Evolve Training: Confined Space Renewal.

2009 Talon NDT Ltd: Magnetic Particle Inspection (Level 2 ASNT) Renewal.

2009 Talon NDT Ltd: Liquid Penetrant Inspection (Level 2 ASNT) Renewal.

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