API 510/570/577/580/653 and CWI (QA/QC) inspector
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Country: South Africa
Status:
I am willing to Travel.
Currently working but always looking.
I am willing to work overseas.
I prefer permanent jobs.
Certifications
Qualification 1
Institute:
Kim’s welding school
Qualification:
GTAW welder
Date obtained:
February 2009
Qualification 2
Institute:
Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
SAQCC fabrication and welding inspector – Level 1 (CWI - 1)
Date obtained:
2009
Qualification 3
Institute:
Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
SAQCC CP pressure vessels- CP PV number 820
Date obtained:
2010 – 2017
Qualification 4
Institute:
Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
SAQCC senior welding and fabrication inspector – Level 2 (CWI - 2)
Date obtained:
16/11/2012
Qualification 5
Institute:
IIW/ Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
International Welding Inspector (#225): (CWI - international)
Date obtained:
16/11/2012
Qualification 6
Institute:
Silverwing
Qualification:
Scorpion B-scanner ( robotic UTM)
Date obtained:
23/07/2013
Qualification 7
Institute:
ROS
Qualification:
ISO 9001: 2008 internal auditor
Date obtained:
08/11/2013
Qualification 8
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 653 ICP – Above ground storage tanks
Date obtained:
25/03/2014
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Qualification 9
Institute:
Shell and BP refinery (SAPREF)
Qualification:
IDMS – Inspection Data Management System
Date obtained:
November/ December 2014
Qualification 10
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 510 ICP – Pressure vessel inspection
Qualification 11
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 570 ICP – Piping inspection
Qualification 12
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 580 ICP – Risk Based Inspection
Qualification 13
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 577 ICP – Welding and metallurgy
In progress
Tertiary
Mechanical engineering diploma – UNISA (NQF6)
Tertiary
Finance management – UNISA (NQF5)
Education





Qualification 1
Institute:
Kim’s welding school
Qualification:
GTAW welder
Date obtained:
February 2009
Qualification 2
Institute:
Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
SAQCC fabrication and welding inspector – Level 1 (CWI - 1)
Date obtained:
2009
Qualification 3
Institute:
Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
SAQCC CP pressure vessels- CP PV number 820
Date obtained:
2010 – 2017
Qualification 4
Institute:
Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
SAQCC senior welding and fabrication inspector – Level 2 (CWI - 2)
Date obtained:
16/11/2012
Qualification 5
Institute:
IIW/ Southern African Institute of Welding
Qualification:
International Welding Inspector (#225): (CWI - international)
Date obtained:
16/11/2012
Qualification 6
Institute:
Silverwing
Qualification:
Scorpion B-scanner ( robotic UTM)
Date obtained:
23/07/2013
Qualification 7
Institute:
ROS
Qualification:
ISO 9001: 2008 internal auditor
Date obtained:
08/11/2013
Qualification 8
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 653 ICP – Above ground storage tanks
Date obtained:
25/03/2014
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Qualification 9
Institute:
Shell and BP refinery (SAPREF)
Qualification:
IDMS – Inspection Data Management System
Date obtained:
November/ December 2014
Qualification 10
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 510 ICP – Pressure vessel inspection
Qualification 11
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 570 ICP – Piping inspection
Qualification 12
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 580 ICP – Risk Based Inspection
Qualification 13
Institute:
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Qualification:
API 577 ICP – Welding and metallurgy
In progress
Tertiary
Mechanical engineering diploma – UNISA (NQF6)
Tertiary
Finance management – UNISA (NQF5)
Experience
Company Kim’s welding school 05/01/2009 – 20/03/2009 Position Welding inspector
Company IQ Engineering 03 / 09 / 09 – 28 / 05 / 10 Position: Welder,fitter, lathe operator, welding inspector (level 1)
Company : Group Five 14 / 05 / 2010 – 15 / 12 / 2010 Position Welding Inspector (NMPP Pipeline project from Durban to Johannesburg)
Company Trotech Engineering 22/03/2011 – 22/07/ 2011 Position QC inspector (Storage tank repairs)
Company Audio and Engineering Consultants 25/07/2011 – 19/04/2012 Position QA/QC inspector/ welding inspector
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Company R.I.T.C 19/04/2012 to 14/12/2012 Position QA/QC inspector/ welding inspector
Company Audio and engineering consultants/ Storage Tank Projects 07/01/2013 to 30/09/2014 Position QA Manager
Company Shell and BP refinery (SAPREF) 13/10/2014 to Present Position Inspection supervisor – Integrity projects head inspector
Duties:
 Senior in-service inspector of piping, tankage and vessels.
 Conduct visual and NDT surveys in accordance with API 653/ EEMUA 159/ API570/ API 510 and Shell standards.
 Planning and execution of in-service inspections, targeting Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI), Paint the refinery initiative, Corrosion review initiative and external piping inspections throughout the refinery processes.
 Leading a large group of inspectors and NDT technicians to execute scoped and planned work, establishing integrity of the equipment on site for integrity fitness.
 Implementing inspection strategies to target expected damage mechanisms within the process.
 Enabling communications with Materials and Corrosion engineers and extending inspection scope for further assessments.
 Reviewing all reports compiled by subordinate inspectors.
 Raising inspection recommendations and engaging with the unit engineers so that the concern is resolved.
 Managing inspections on injection points in process piping throughout site.
 Responsible for a large team of inspectors and NDT technicians, ensuring no time wastage and effectiveness in inspection programs.
Projects:
 2015 Turn Around/ Shutdown
 2017 Turn around/ shutdown – night shift supervisor
 2017 Visbreaker shutdown
 Achievements:
 Specialized NDT co-ordinator for the 2015 TA, with 69 heat exchangers inspected, IRIS, MAGBIAS and reporting completed
 2017 turnaround – nightshift lead
 Paint the refinery project – inspection lead
 CUI/ CUF inspection lead
 Corrosion review implementation – lead
 External piping inspection lead
 Pipe to support inspection initiative – lead
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Experience Duty Period Skill level
Above ground storage tank inspections – Inspection (API653)
9 years+
Expert
Above ground storage tank inspections – repairs (API 650)
9 years+
Expert
Process piping inspection (API 570)
9 years+
Expert
Pressure vessels (API 510)
5 years+
Very skilled
Welding inspection (API577)
9 years+
Expert
RBI (API 580)
1 year+
Semi-Skilled
QA/QC inspections
9 years+
Expert
Isometric drawings
9 years+
Expert
Process flow interpretations
9 years+
Expert
NDT experience
9 years+
Expert (interpretations only)
Refinery
5 years+
Very skilled
Chemical plants
5 years+
Very skilled
Workshop manufacturing
9 years+
Expert
Storage and processing depots
9 years+
Expert
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