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Subject: Application for the post of Welding Inspection Engineer

Date: 11/06/02 at 4:37 AM
Posted by: Thomas philip
E-mail: dodu1975@yahoo.com
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E-mail : dodu1975@yahoo.com
Tel # : 091 479 304 224

Career Objective

Seeking an Engineering position in the Oil & Gas Construction, Operations
Industry to serve the Process, Manufacturing, Inspection or Marketing services
and to thereby enhance my Professional Skills.

Personal Data

Qualifications - B. Engg. ( Mech. ), DBA, CSWIP WI3.1, EWI, ASME,
ASNT Level II ( UT, PT, RT & MT )
Date of Birth - 14th October,1975
Sex - Male
Nationality - Indian
Passport # - A 2820649 ( Expiry Date -12 / 05 / 2007 ) Having E.C.N.R. Status
Marital Status - Married
Child - Son , ( 2 mths old )
Address - Mannumeladathu , Fort Mavelikara – 690 101
Kerala, South India
Driving Licenses #'s

Indian - 616 / 95 / Am
Saudi Arabian - 7 / 519810
Qatari - 27535604163
International - 17060


Institute Grade Name Location ( INDIA )

School LKG to Std. 8 Bishop Moore Vidhyapeth Mavelikara, Kerala
Std. 9 to Std. 10 St. John’s High School Mattom, Kerala

College Std. 11 to Std. 12 Bishop Moore College Mavelikara, Kerala

Professional Bachelor of Engineering
Mechanical, First Class
Regn. # 9327B0247 Bharathiyar University Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu

Technical Qualifications

Specialization Certification Issuing Authority Regn / Cert.#

Welding 1 CSWIP WI 3.1 Welding Institute, Cambridge,UK 1259 / 1
2 Registered Welding Inspector 1756
3 European Welding Inspector European Welding Federation EW14 / GB / 01550
4 Certified Welder in SMAW Germanicheir Lloyds Regular

Quality 1 Metrology and Quality Control All India Council for Technical Education 960911
2 ASNT Level II
( UT, PT, RT and MT ) SGS Regular

Safety 1 Safety Certificate Saudi Aramco. JD 3368
2 HSE Supervisory course LG Engg.Corporation. 200902

Computers Database Administration Oracle 7.3 with Developer 2000 (# 0296/97)
Programming Visual Basic 5.0, FoxPro 2.5, SQL+, Unix & C (# 0296/97)
Applications AutoCAD 2000, Primavera, LAN (#6749/Aptech)


1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, USA. Membership # 6441729
2 Welding & Joining Society, UK Membership # P1716

Summary of Professional Work Experience

Highly experienced within the Oil & Gas Industry with Multinational Companies engaged
in Engineering & Construction of Refineries, Petrochemical and Chemical Process Plants,
Well - Heads, Shutdown piping ,Cross -Country and Mountain Pipeline projects, in the
specific areas of

1 Monitoring and supervising executions of projects
2 QA / QC activities
3 Implementing specifications & requirements of the International Codes & Standards
4 Implementing Quality Systems in accordance with ISO standards
5 Preparation of QA / QC Procedures and Formats
6 Training & Implementation of technically correct welding process,
NDT & Metallurgical methods
7 Hands-on Supervision & Job Inspection
8 Liaison with Consultants and Third Party Agencies

Employment Details ( II )

Period July 2000 to July 2001
Position Inspection Engineer ( Approved by Germanischer Lloyd )
Employer LG Engg. & Construction NSH Corporation Ltd, State of Qatar

# Project Client

1 QGPC Refinery Expansion Project, Meisaeed. Qatar General Petroleum Corporation,
Germanischer Lloyd.
2 QGPC Refinery Shutdown Project 2001, Meisaeed.

Job Responsibilities

1 Co-ordinated and assisted the GL Inspection Group as well as the QGPC Operations
department with all quality related matters

2 Verified and ensured that the project specifications approved drawings,
standard codes and assembly process were implemented & executed during

3 Supervised and monitored the material receiving inspection of piping and
steel structures prior to fabrication and erection based on approved drawing
and specifications.

4 Prepared necessary non - conformance reports during construction and followed
it up with corrective action and conducted weekly coordination meeting with QC
staff regarding their groups activities and problems faced.

5 Was in charge of welding surveillance, checking and monitoring of welding
parameters, welding processes, pre-heating, post weld heat treatment, and
control of welding consumables and welding equipments.

6 Involved in the Quality Control of the of Shop and Field Welding and in the
Supervision and Inspection of Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel and Special Alloy

7 Inspected Pipeline Welding in various areas that included the Tank farm,
the Utilities, Flare Stacks, Interconnecting Pipe Racks and the revamping
works that included the jacketed lines.

8 Supervised & Inspected the following areas of activities of Surface
Preparation, Painting, Holiday testing, Dimensional fit-up and fabrication &
Pressure testing such as Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Vacuum testing.

9 Supervised and controlled the NDT contractor in their work areas of UT,
PT, RT, MT and in the hardness testing of materials.

10 Monitored the in-progress piping fabrication, erection and installation,
reviewed documents such as dimensional reports, NDT, daily inspection reports,
weld summary lists, weld indexes like ‘as built ’ dossiers and assured that
all the relevant documents were reorganized and filed in an easily retrievable

Special Training Underwent the HSE Supervisory Training Program

Managerial Experience Promoted as the QA team leader to sort out bottlenecks
faced during the implementation of the projects.

Noteworthy contributions
made to the company Completed all assignments ahead of schedules.
Ensured that the clients were satisfied with
our company’s work.

Reasons for leaving The project as well as my contract period was completed.
Additionally, I had to take care of my elderly
parents back home.

Employment Details ( I )

Position # Designation Period
1 Welding Engineer April 1999 to March 2000
2 Mechanical Inspection Engineer Feb 1998 to March 1999

Employer M/s Al-Joaib Company, Saudi Arabia.
Member- International Pipeline & Offshore Contractors Association ),
# Project Client
1 ABV Site 5 Project, Jeddah. Saudi Aramco, Snamprogetti and
ABV Rock Group KB.
2 ABV Site 6 Project, Abha.
3 Saudi Aramco, Jeddah Refinery
Shutdown Project 2000. Saudi Aramco, Snamprogetti.
4 Kuff Gas Project , Haradh
5 SCECO PP9 project, Riyadh Saudi Aramco, SCECO
6 24” Olefines III Propane
Feedstock Pipeline Project,
Al-Jubail. Saudi Aramco, Petrokemya,
Zamil & Turbag Engg. Consultants

Job Responsibilities as Welding Engineer

1 I was based at H.O.at Al-Khobar having to regularly visit the company’s 6
projects, scattered all over Saudi Arabia.

2 Weekly / daily scheduling for mobilization of manpower, welding equipments,
consumable control, welding activities and relevant testing activities based
on the project requirements, to be issued at every shop and with every Field
Welding Supervisor involved in the projects.

3 Ensuring that welding supervisors / welders were familiar with the welding
symbols, materials to be welded and ensuring that the correct welding
techniques were applied to avoid distortion, repairs and NDE rejections.

4 Coordination with shop / field superintendents and other key personnel involved
in the project with regards to regular progress status. Monitoring welding
progress reports and updating the actual accomplishments against planned.
Logging of all the problems encountered and assisting in initiating solutions.

5 Coordinating activities with client representatives regarding progress and
work status. Preparing accomplishment and progress reports.

6 Conducting training programmes to introduce basic welding techniques
( theory & practical ), to develop and upgrade the skills and working ability
of each trainee. The training subjects included the proper interpretation and
application of welding procedures specifications, understanding drawing and
welding symbols, and the method to implement and follow the requirements complying
with the applicable project specifications, codes and standards, the basic and
special techniques for different welding processes, commonly used in construction
and the method to work safely with minimal work rejection %, leading to higher
levels of productivity.

7 Conducting weld inspections and introduced individual coaching to the welders,
so as to improve their welding techniques and performance.

8 In Charge of implementing fire protections, newer designs for wind breakers,
electrode quivers and in ensuring the safe working conditions of the entire
welding crew in various projects with the proper implementation of the company’s
rules and regulations.

Job Responsibilities as a Mechanical Inspection Engineer

1 Co-ordinating with Saudi Aramco’s Inspection and Operations Departments on all
quality and safety related matters.

2 Implementing the approved Project Quality Plans and ensuring compliance with
the requirements of specifications and drawings.

3 Preparing QC Inspection plans, testing procedures, quality audit schedules
and maintaining a systematic & easily retrievable recording & filing system
for all QC documentations.

4 Inspection of all materials and equipments to be installed.

5 Liaison with outside approved testing laboratories and reviewing all the results.

6 Inspection of fit-ups vis-à-vis fabrication drawings, Holiday testing, hydro tests
of valves & flow lines, sandblasting and painting.

7 Monitoring the quality of jobs being implemented with regards to the installation
of buried FBE coated pipelines, installation of scraper traps & piping, emergency
shut down valves, stress relieving of critical piping systems, cathodic protection,
caliper surveys & pre-commissioning of Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Electrical
and Instrumentation works.

8 Monitoring Quality Assurance and Quality functions on all components, including
those of sub contractors, vendors and suppliers to ensure that it meets the
specifications as per the company’s Quality Manual and Quality Plans.

Special Training Underwent the Welding Inspection training program
conducted by the Welding Institute, Cambridge, UK
HSE and First Aid Course.

Managerial Experience Promoted as the ‘Welding Engineer’ of the company.
Operating from the Head Office controlled various
projects scattered all over Saudi Arabia.

Noteworthy contributions made to the company Completed all assignments ahead of their

Ensured that our QC Dept coordinated
perfectly with all other departments.

Reasons for leaving The project as well as my contract period was over.

Personal Strengths

Strong Leadership Qualities
Strong Organizational &
Project Management Skills
Excellent command over
written & spoken English.
Adaptability to anyl type of work Environment

Future Professional Plans
Completion of ongoing MBA in ‘Operations and Human Resource’
Completion of MS in Quality Assurance
Lead Auditor Certification for ISO 9000 systems.

Personal Interests
Multi Level Marketing
Finance Management

Extra Curricular Activities
Public Speaker

I, Thomas Philip, hereby declare that the above furnished datum is true.
If bespoken, all the original certificates and testimonials mentioned above
shall be furnished for reference.

Yours faithfully, Date :

Thomas Philip

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