Quality Control / Welding Inspection Engineer
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Experience: 18 years
Relocation: Yes - Internationally
A well established QC / Welding Inspection Engineer with experience in Welding Inspection / QA-QC activities in the fields of Offshore & Refinery Piping, Structural and Marine & Equipment fabrication and able to handle projects independently.
Nov’04 – Till date.
Working as a QC Inspector in Technip Italy at RUWAIS for the following project.
v Unleaded Gasoline / Low Sulphur Gas Oil (ULG / LSGO): It is an expansion of existing refinery of TAKREER (Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company) and the scope of project covers
§ Installation of new process units in Ruwais Refinery.
§ Installation of new utilities units to support new and revised process units and other off site facilities.
§ Revamping of existing units.
§ Expansion of tank farm and offsite facilities.
§ Integration of new facilities with existing facilities.
§ Expansion of existing utilities facilities.
Jan’04 – Sept’04.
Worked as a Surveyor in DNV, Hyderabad for the construction activities of two fixed roof tank (Dia 14.025Mts X 17Mts Height) and one floating roof tank (Dia 17.03Mts X 11 Mts Height) for Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
May’01 – Dec’03
Worked as a QC Inspector in Gulf Piping Company, an associate of IMCC - ISO 9001-2000 company in Abu Dhabi and responsible for QC activities of the following projects:
v TAWEELAH –A1: It is an Independent Water and Power project for Abu Dhabi Electricity and water supply board and utilizes an estimated 8000 metric tones of steel for the construction of:
· Stacks of each 60mts height for HRSG unit, pipe bridge module racks of each varying from 30-60 meters in length, Boiler panel casings and other refurbishment works.
Material of Construction: St.35.8, St.37.2, 50DD etc.
Code of construction: AWS D1.1
NDE Performance & Acceptance: ASME V, AWS D1.1, and EN25817
· Different sizes of pipes for Boiler External, Non-Boiler external, high pressure and Low pressure feed water systems.
Material of construction: P91, TP 304L, TP 321, 15MO3 / 16 MO3.
Code of construction: ASME / ANSI B31.1, API 1104.
NDE Performance & Acceptance: ASME / ANSI B31.1, AD-HP-5/1, 5/3.
v BUOYS AND PLEM FOR BLUE WATER:
Material of construction: St.37.2, St.35.8 and 50DD.
Code of construction: AWS D1.1
NDE Performance & Acceptance: ASME V, AWS D1.1
v SUCTION ANCHORS (18Mts Long, 4.5Mts Dia) for SBM.
v WHITE ROSE TURRET By SBM-IMODCO for HUSKY ENERGY.
Utilizes approximately 3000 metric tones of steel.
Material of construction:
Structural: FH-36, EH-36 and DH-36 etc.
Piping: Duplex / Super Duplex Stainless Steels, Austenitic Stainless Steel, Cu-Ni, API-5L X-52 / X-65 and LTCS.
? Post graduation – MS (Mechanical Engineering) from JNTU, Hyderabad (Specialization- Welding Technology), in 2001.
? Graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Institution of Engineers, Calcutta in 94.
? European Welding Inspection Technologist Diploma from European Welding federation.
§ CSWIP Certified Registered Senior Welding Inspector (CSWIP-3.2)
§ ASNT NDT Level III in RT, UT, MT & PT (Cert # 126358).
§ Certified Welding Inspector from AWS (AWS-CWI)
1.Supervisory development program conducted by National Productivity Council, Madras.
2.Attended the course on “Welding of Steels & Stainless Steels” conducted by IIW, Chennai.
As part of thesis work for MS, I am associated in developing a new process called A-TIG (Activated TIG) process. In this process, a flux, which contains some active ingredients, is applied on to the surface prior to welding. With the application of flux, the depth of penetration increases by 75% and aspect ratio (D/W) by 160% as compared to conventional TIG welding process. The increase in the weld bead penetration allows the welding of thicker sections without any edge preparation. This increases the production rate and causes an improvement in economics.
Oil Treating & Refining
Oil & Gas Companies
Transport of Hydrocarbons
Oil and Gas Pipeline
Ecological & Environmental
Oil Field Services