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Engineer Mechanical

Adu dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
7000 usd
March 27, 2012

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Objective :

To become a part of result oriented and highly successful team involved in implementing innovative ideas in true with quality standards and latest technological trends. I am seeking a challenging position with a company that is rapidly expanding and offer good advancement the best in me.

Synopsis :

Highly accomplished professional with 10 years of hands on experience in oil and gas, steel projects in EPC and Third party inspection companies; Dedicated and highly ambitious to achieve organizational as well as personal goals ; Holding valid U.A.E driving license.

Extended expertise in Welding, Piping, NDT, WPS, PQR, Structures and fabrications, destructive testing, PMI testing; Expertise in ASME, AWS, API codes and standards; ASNT, ASTM specifications, and well known of NDT techniques such as RT, UT, MT, PT; Well versed in piping and structural drawings, Heat treatment processes, shielding gases (welding and cutting), Welding symbols, welding metallurgy.

Inspection of Various Materials as well as Equipments like, Pressure vessel, DFO Tanks, Piping, Storage Tanks, Flow Lines, Pipe line, Heat Exchanger , Witness of Welder qualification, Review of WPS, Review of Test Plan, Review of Test Pack , Structural Steel works and Painting.

Solid knowledge of the methodology of high precision welding equipment and processes such as SMAW, SAW, FCAW, GTAW,GMAW and their consumables.

Well aware of selection of cutting processes such as OFC, PAC, Mechanical cutting based upon metallurgy of base metal and situation.

Knowledge over the ISO and HSE requirements and implementation

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Possess excellent communication and collaboration skills

Excellent decision making skills with a positive approach

Educational Qualification:

Qualification : B.S (Mechanical Engineering)

Year of Passing : Ongoing

University : Washington American Global University

Qualification : Master of Labour Management

Year of Passing : April 2005

University : Madurai Kamaraj University

Qualification : DME (Diploma in Mechanical Engineering)

Year of passing : April 2002

University : Korattaimatha Technological Institute & ITC Kerala

Professional Qualification :

Certified Welding Inspector (AWS-CWI) Certificate No : 09022011

Certified Lead Auditor (ISO 9001:2008) IN QMS

ASNT – Level II in Radiography Test (RT)

ASNT – Level II in Ultrasonic Test (UT)

ASNT – Level II in Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)

ASNT – Level II in Liquid Penetrate Test (LPI)

Knowledge of Codes & Standards:


ASME B 31.1, ASME 31.3, ASME 31.4, ASME 31.8, API 1104, API 570, API 650.

Computer skills:

Microsoft word, Excel, Power point.

Experience :


Project : Group III Base Oil Production Facilities.

Client : Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER)

Position : Welding Engineer Surveyor.

Period : JAN. 2012 – Till Date.

II) Company Name : Kharafi National L.L.C, U.A.E.

Project : Habshan 5 Process Plant

Client : Abu Dhabi Gas Company (GASCO)


(Abu Dhabi Gas Company)

Period : SEP 2010 – DEC 2011.

III) Company Name : Al-Turki Enterprises L.L.C, OMAN

Project : On Plot / Off Plot Delivery Contract (ODC)

Client : Petroleum Development Organization Of Oman.

Position : QA/QC Engineer – PDO APROVED

Period : JUN 2009 – JUN 2010

Job Responsibilities:

Worked as Client inspector and Monitored Welding activities, NDT, Mechanical activities, Material Inspection, and related documentation.

Coordinating with Material Controller for Incoming Inspection of varies steel materials, consumables, tools and equipments etc. with relevant documents like material test certificates,calibration certificates. If required performing mechanical test and chemical analysis in order to confirm as per project specification and relevant International Standards.

Witnessing WPQT, PQT, Mechanical Testing, (Tensile, Bend, Impact, Macro etc). , PWHT, Hydro testing, NDT, RT film interpretation,PMI.

Preparing & reviewing proposal for WPS (Welding Procedure Specification) & Performing Welding Procedure Qualification Record (PQR), in case of variation in the essential variables with existing PQR, as per international standards and additional requirement of client.

Performing PQR using PAMS (Portable Arc Monitoring System).

Preparing welding Procedure Specification (WPS) with relevant qualified PQR for the particular projects

Performing Welder Qualification Tests for various welding procedure specifications as per ASME section IX , API 1104, AWS D1.1 etc.

Coordinating with client inspection department at various stages of fabrication activities and getting approval.

Conversant with International Codes like ASME section II, V, VIII, IX, ASME B31.3,API 1104, API 5L etc.

Responsibility includes monitoring performance appraisal of QC inspectors.

Carrying out the welding inspection before, during and after welding operation as per approved test plan, relevant engineering drawing, international standard and project specification

Welding inspection of various piping materials like duplex stainless steel, low/high temperature carbon steel, stainless steel,Alloy steel.

Good knowledge of non conformities, review of welding data books, witness of hydrostatic tests, pre commissioning inspection of mechanical items, acceptance reports etc.

Calibration and documentation of measuring instruments, gauges, and equipments etc.

Preparation of Test Packs individual system wise, which includes material certificates,Consumables test certificate, welding history records, NDT reports, equipment & installation and alignment report, hydro test reports, etc, and getting client’s approval.

Special Achievements:

Worked as a Welding Engineer under the Senior Welding Engineer and prepared more than 60 PQR and WPSs for Petroleum Development Organization of Oman and GASCO.

Prepared 5 WPSs for WAVE MUSCUT Chilled Water Pipe Line.

Expertise in operating PAMS (Portable Arc Monitoring System).

Prepared around 50 PWPS (Proposed Welding Procedure Specification).

Handled and completed individually a Chilled Water Pipeline project with the co-ordination of 4 Quality control Inspectors.

Trained several batches of Welding Inspectors for client approval.

Trained and qualified more than 400 welders for EPC projects.

Worked as a QA/QC Engineer in the Head office and directed 20 QC Inspectors.

Reviewed and approved the final test pack and witnessed hydro test for several sub-contractors along with client (GASCO,PDO,WAVE).

Experience :

III) Company Name : G.B.Engineering Pvt Ltd., Thuvakudi.Trichy, Tamil nadu, India.



Position : QC Inspector

Period : JULY 2002 – MAY 2004

IV) Company Name : NEOSTRUCTO CONSTRUCTION LTD., Adajan Road,Surat, Gujarat, India.

Client : Larsen & Toubro LTD , Reliance Industries LTD , Essar Construction LTD.

Position : QC Engineer

Period : JUN 2004– MAY 2006

V) Company Name : Essar Construction (India) Ltd., Hazira Dist, Surat,111, Gujarat,India.

Position : Welding Inspector.

Period : JUN 2006– MAY 2009.

Job Responsibilities:

Check and issue of material as per bill of materials

Inspection and approval of piping weld joints and structural welding

Follow up and monitoring of piping fabrication and erection

Quality inspection and Certifying Control Jobs

Work allotting to subordinates and Guiding

Issue punch lists online that require monitoring and reviewing, verifying and checking operators punch items prior to handling over of the system.

Handle surface inspection by MPT methods of both wet and dry medium

Knowledge of MPT using prod and yoke technique

MPT: Checking of welds at boiler drum and main steam techniques.

Witnessing Procedure Qualification & Welder Qualification test.

Visual Inspection of weldments during fabrication.

Daily report ready to Inspection.

Interpretation of Radiographic.

Arranging for Final Client Inspection

Reviewing quality document

Review of Welding Procedure Specifications/Welding Procedure Qualification Record (WPS/WPQR)

Welding Equipment Calibration Verification..

Pre welding inspection and Fit up

In-Process Weld Inspection

Personal Details:

Name : A.P.Arul James Edwin Thambu

Sex : Male

Date of Birth : 07.08.1981

Nationality : Indian

Religion : Christian

Marital Status : Married

Permanent Address : Plot No : 770, Karpaga Nagar, 3rd St., Pudur, Madurai – 625 007,

Tamilnadu, India.

Languages known : English, Tamil, Hindi.

Passport Details

Passport No :

Date of issued : 18.03.2009

Date of Expiry : 17.03.2019

Nationality : Indian.

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