Structural steel Welding Inspector/ QC Engineer/ Manager/Project Expeditor/Project Coordiantor/Project Engineer
Posted: 11/21/2007 3:57:52 AM
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AWS-CWI (Certificate # 03011571).
Familiar with NDT methods (MPI, UT, PT)
Bachellor Of Engineering (Industrial & Production)
Professional Experience in Saudi Arabia:
From 1994 till date as QC Engineer/QC supervisor/Project coordinator/Project Engg/Manager with Hidada Co, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Company profile: Hidada is one of the famous steel construction companies in the Middle East and is an ISO 9001 certified organization.
The main function include design, manufacture/ fabrication and erection of structural steel works, storage tanks, EOT cranes, heat exchangers, container handling cranes, gratings, poles, towers, cable support system and various galvanized products. This company is operating throughout Middle East and many other countries, with concentration on hi-tech manufacturing, industrial, and renovation projects in the fields of Petrochemical/Gas/Oil /other construction. Total annual capacity is 90,000MT of diversified products.
Various Responsibilities & assignments during the services in Hidada:
Quality control Inspector /Engineer
Inspected fabricated materials for various structural steel projects.
Generated Inspection reports /Non conformance reports.
Conducted nondestructive tests on weld joints as per ASNT-TC-1A.
Inspected painting quality of the painted materials
Reviewed various reports prepared by Inspectors.
Monitored the inspection activity at various plants.
Prepare method statement report for field repairs.
CWI Inspector / QC supervisor
Worked as CWI Inspector/QC supervisor for the construction of storage tanks at Riyadh refinery /Jeddah Refinery /Haradh Gas plant project site of Aramco (Saudi Arabia).
The storage tank diameter varied from 15 m to 30 m.
The tanks were of various types i.e. Sulfur tanks /crude oil storage tanks /sour water tank/RO water tank etc.
The tanks were built with Dome type/Conical self supported /Floating roofs.
Responsibility/nature of job as QC Supervisor assigned to work with Aramco sites:
Conduct Internal Project Quality Index Evaluation at the site
Prepare 2 weeks look ahead schedule of all planned quality activities
Investigate root causes for non-conformities and initiated corrective action to prevent recurrence.
Prepare and monitor weekly weld rejection rates for each welders
Preparing weekly NCR status
Prepare Inspection and Test Plan as per contractual requirements and getting approval from Saudi Aramco
Prepare exceptional item lists during project closing stage.
Coordinate with Saudi Aramco/clients Project Inspection Dept and Project Management team.
Supervise a team of welding inspectors NDT inspectors, Mechanical/Dimensional inspectors.
Coordinate with client and third party inspection agencies
Involved in preparing of WPS, PQR, Weld Map, Weld Schedule and related pre-qualification documents.
Attend fabrication/ construction progress meetings. Record urgent need of Inspection areas based on the priorities.
Supervise inspection activities such as Visual Inspection, Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic Inspection, Post Weld heat Treatment, Leak Test, Hydrostatic Test, Pneumatic Test, Welding Consumables control, Weld repair etc.
Coordinate with inspection of all bought out mechanical & Instrumentation items
Review of project documents including Erection Procedure, Quality Documents, Final Handover procedures etc.
Special Assignment as Project coordinator in USA.
Power Plants Projects
Worked as project coordinator stationed at USA for the US power plant
• Shutter power plant - California,
• Gibson power plant - Indiana
• Miami fort Generating station - Ohio.
The responsibilities included, but were not limited to the following:
Coordination of the delivery of the fabricated steel as per the erection drawing and priorities.
Update the status of the erection and provide expected delays on certain fabricated material.
Fabrication subcontracting of the material that were expected with a delay
Verification of the non conformance reports to take corrective action.
Communicate with client on various issues of the project.
Attend progress meeting.
Responsibility/ Nature of job as Project Manager:
Study the project as per the P.O.
Call for kick off meeting with various departments to highlight the requirement of the project.
Verify the Project budget with most available information.
Order material required for the project as per the material order list from engineering dept.
Monitor the project as per priority requirement /schedule accepted.
Conduct meetings with departments to achieve the targets of the project.
Communicate with the client related to the project activity.
Other special assignment in Hidada Co:
Assigned as Technical Team member in the fabrication of Riyadh refinery heater project (Saudi Aramco)
Fired heater consists of crude and vacuum heaters.
Each unit with radiant and convection sections
Modularized heater boxes complete with insulation and coils.
Coil welds were fully radio graphed and hydrostatic tested.
Insulated with both Ceramic Fiber Blankets and Refractory.
Stacks, ducts and dampers included.
Client: ABB End User: Saudi Aramco.
Projects lead Hidada to be approved by Aramco as Qualified heater manufacturer.
Worked with Various projects:
Riyadh refinery fired heater project: ABB/Saudi Aramco.
Reliance refinery projects, India: SFPC/ Linde.
Whiting refinery project, USA: SFPC/ Linde.
Yanpet De-bottleneck project, Saudi Arabia: ABB
Nafta region olefins complex projects, Texas, USA: ABB Lummus.
Port Arthur and Texas city reformer heater project, USA: SELAS/ Linde.
Storage Tanks Projects:
Hawiyya gas plant project, Hawiyya, Saudi Arabia: Technip/ Saudi Aramco.
Haradh gas plant ,Haradh / Technip/Saudi Aramco.
Najran Power plant project, najran: Binladen/ SCECO
Two grade Gasoline storage tank project for Jeddah refinery and bulk tanks for jizan, Al Jouf, Turaif, Tabouk, Duba: Saudi Aramco.
Structural Steel Projects:
Polyester fibre plant, Ibn Rushd, Saudi Arabia: Bechtel.
Rastanura refinery up gradation project, Saudi Arabia: Bechtel/ Saudi Aramco.
Shoaiba power plant, Saudi Arabia: ALSTOM
Rabigh power plant expansion project, Saudi Arabia: SCECO West
Sutter power plant USA : Hamon cooling towers.
Gibson SCR, USA: Foster Wheeler
Container handling cranes for Jeddah sea port: Impsa Argentina/ Fantizi Reggiane, Italy.
Rubber tire Gantry cranes for Jeddah sea port /Samsung Heavy Industries.
Khursaniyya producing facilities, Saudi Arabia: Snamprogetti/ Bechtel/ Technip/ Saudi Aramco.
Poly Olifen Plant Saudi Arabia for SABIC : Customer Nasser Al Hajri.
HDPE (YANSAB) Saudi Arabia for SABIC: Customer Shaw Stone & Webster CANADA.
Employment in India:
Year 1988 to 1994: Assistant Manager Quality control.
Maini Material Movement, Bangalore -India
Leading manufacturing companies with various material handling equipments like
Pallet trucks, Battery operated pallet vehicle, Battery operated stackers, dock levelers etc.
Responsibilities included, but not limited to:
• Supervise all the Inspection activities, verification of the Inspection & nonconformance reports.
• Introduce various methods to get the quality requirement at the first time.
• Give clearance for the equipments exported.
• Visit customers to study the special requirement of non standard handling equipments, Work with various departments to construct the required special equipment.
• Field study of the product failures.
• Identify causes of failure and introduce better quality products.