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VENUGOPAL.

PUGAZHENTHI

Email: vpugazhenthi@yahoo.com
Mobile : 00966508326642

No-2, Kollai Mettu Lane, Trichy-620002, India Ph: 00914312740971

QC ENGINEER/ SENIOR INSPECTOR(Piping, Welding & Painting)

CAREER OBJECTIVE:
To be a part of a professionally managed organization, which can offer
challenging assignments as well as career growth opportunities.
Experience Profile:
Total of 25 years of proven experience in petro chemicals , hydrocarbon sectors
and power projects inspection and maintenance of which over 12 years as QC
Engineer/ senior Inspector in oil, gas, petrochemicals including Offshore &
onshore.
TUV Nord Saudi Arabia Armco onshore and offshore facilities Senior Inspector.
UAE- Borouge Ethylene Plant Project (ADNOC Group)- Third Party Inspector
(Piping, Welding & Painting)- (2 year)
Saudi Aramco Kursaniyah oil producing facility and Hawiyah NGL recovery plant
project –QC Engineer (3 year),
Senior Engineer (QC& Mechanical) -Storage tanks, boiler and desalination
modification projects and maintenance -SWCC, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (10 years)
Piping & QC Engineer- Super thermal power project in Neyveli Lignite Corporation,
India (10 years)

TECHINICAL TRAINING & CERTIFICATE

• Certified Welding Inspector from AWS (Cert No: 08082671 Expiry
date: 08/2011)
• Certified BGAS Painting Inspector 2(Approval No:592164 Expiry
Date: 25/09/2013)
• Certification in RT, UT,PT, MPT & RI- Level II (ASNT-SNT-TC-1A)
• Saudi Aramco approved QC Inspector/Engineer.(HNRP Log 0059/08)
• Certified Lead Auditor ISO9001-2008 –IRCA accreditation (passed)
• Certification of HUET (Helicopter Under Water Escape Including
EBS)-from SMTC, Al Kobar.

PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS
• Excellent inter personal skills with ability to relate with all levels of
management, staff and contractors.
• Recognized for outstanding work ethic, integrity, thoroughness and
commitment to organization's goal.
• Dedicated to exceptional client service, able to develop positive
rapport and nurture relationships by offering service beyond expectations.
• Excellent communication and documentation skills.
• Good working knowledge of international standards, codes (ASME SEC
IX,

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CAREER PROGRESSION

TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE M/S. TUV NORD, SAUDI ARABIA
(PIPING, PAINTING & WELDING) AUG 2010- TILL DATE

• Client Representative for Saudi Aramco Offshore Oil & Gas Projects.
(Safaniya oil field)
• Inspection of Piping, welding and coating of offshore platform as per
applicable international codes and client's standards.

TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE M/S. American Bureau Of shipping
(PIPING, PAINTING & WELDING) ABUDHABI, UAE.
NOV 2008 – APRIL 2010
• Third party Inspector for Abudhabi Polymers co – Borouges Ethylene
EU2
Project. (ADNOC)
• To ensure that the quality plan is implemented and the activities
meet contractual requirements, applicable codes, specification and
standards.
• To review Inspection Test Plans, Quality Control Plan and method
statement
for piping erection, fabrication and welding.
• Compilations of weekly/monthly reports, attending project meetings,
monitor non conformities and site discrepancy issues and advising
corrective actions etc.
• Implementation of quality systems during the construction phase in
the projects to accuracy, completeness and acceptance of workmanship
and materials for mechanical activities.
• Participated in Progress / Construction, Punch list and Quality Control
meetings.
• Surveillance over fabrication and welding of pipe spools in fabrication
shop to ensure total compliance of dimensions and welding parameters
(joint fit-up, welding preheat and interpass temperature, welding
consumables) to Drawings and WPS.
• Witness / conduct Hydro/Pneumatic test, Welder Qualification Test in
plate and pipes in accordance with Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) /
ASME IX and monitor their continuity records.
• Review of ITP/WPS/PQR/WPQ/MTR, witness and certification of welding
procedures and welders qualification tests, witness of laboratory
mechanical tests, inspection during fabrication such as bevel preparation,
fit up, welding parameters monitoring, usage of approved electrodes, WPS,
welders etc, final weld inspection, review of RT films and other NDT reports,
monitoring welders rejection rate, review of PWHT reports and charts etc.
• Plant piping inspection experience including punch listing, review of
test pack, reinstatement etc.
• Performed piping & welding fabrication inspection as per Project
Quality Plan for Carbon,alloy& stainless steel pipes as well as P91 pipes.
• Painting & Insulation inspection as per contract specification &
applicable codes.
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• Witnessing all work stages and carrying out all checks- surface
preparation, climatic conditions, material preparation, after application
checks, marking area of defects.

SENIOR QC INSPECTOR M/S. CONSOLIDATED CONTRACTORS CO
(PIPING,WELDING & PAINTING) SAUDI ARABIA.
AUG 2007 -MAY 2008
• Ensure implementation of Quality Control Plans and procedures.
• Carrying out Welder's Qualification Tests.
• Pipe fit up, dimensional inspection, welding Inspection before, during &
after Welding.
• Review of Isometric Drawings & ensure Approved WPS as well as Qualified
welders are available.
• Co-ordination with Clients and NDT Sub contractors.
• Ensure that approved WPS are followed.
• Interpret/Review NDT reports and maintain all related file and records.
• Supervising a group of Piping, painting and welding Inspectors on daily
routine works.

QUALITY CONTROL ENGINEER M/S. SNAMPROGETTI,
(PIPING & WELDING) SAUDI ARABIA.
JAN 2006 - JULY 2007
• Working with various capacities as Piping & Welding and static
Equipments QC Engineer in oil producing facilities at Aramco oil & gas
processing plant at Khursaniyah, Saudi Arabia.
• QC activities include inspection of test packs, Pre-test punching,
Punch clearing, reinstatement, hydro testing, pipe flushing and internal
cleaning of piping system along with client representative.
• Inspection of various types of heat exchangers, fin fan coolers,
pressure vessels, towers, evaporators and oil storage tanks.
• Preparing ITP, Quality plan and method statement.
• Documentation of welding QC activities and witnessing and
evaluating Welder’s qualification test.
• Lead a team of QA/QC Pipeline Inspectors.

Senior QA/QC Engineer SWCC, JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
AUGUST 2000- DEC 2005
• Preparation of various contracts documents, assisting management in
finalizing contracts works.
• Experienced in Development /Review/Implementation and use of
Quality Control Documents, quality plans, procedures, method statements,
Inspection and Test Plans.
• Responsibility of QC Inspection of oil storage tanks as per API 650 for
SWCC facilities at Jeddah.
• Performed QA & QC in oil storage tanks erection and modification
works as bottom & roof plates replacement, boiler life extension plan,
piping line erection for oil, water and steam line and desalination
modification projects with various inter national companies.

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• Coordinated with various levels of management & completed major
shutdown activities in the field of fabrication and welding.
• Responsibility for all safety precautions, qualification and productivity
of welders, evaluation of productivity and maintenance of its records.
• Performs supervisory functions at the level established by
management for the position.

Welding Inspector SWCC, JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
August 1995- July 2000
• Executing preventive and shutdown welding and fabrication activities
in power plant and desalination units.
• Inspection during fit up, in process and finish of welding and co-
ordinate with NDT.
• Monitors welding procedures as per approved WPS and qualifications
of welders on site to check compliance with specifications and codes.
• Performing welding inspection in oil storage tanks erection.
• Arranging boiler, desal, turbine welding and fabrication works during
preventive as well major shutdowns.

PIPING /QC ENGINEER NEYVELI LIGNITE CORPORATION,
INDIA . JAN 1987- JULY 1995
• Executed erection of boiler piping and coils of 3*210 MW thermal
power plants.
• Responsible for the Erection and quality controls of all critical piping.

ASST EXECUTIVE ENGINEER NEYVELI LIGNITE CORPORATION,
INDIA . JAN 1985- JULY 1987
• Contract specification preparation for 210 MW power project.
• Tendering and assisting management in closing contract.
• Participated in regular meetings to keep abreast with all issues
relating to the projects. Discussed and reviewed opportunities for the
optimization of assigned work programs.

EDUCATION
• Indra Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India -1990-1994.
M.B.A (Marketing)
• ANNA UNIVERSITY, Chennai, India- 1980-1984.
B.E (Mechanical) – specializing in marketing and Automobile engineering.

COMPUTER EXPERTISE
• MS office, internet and IBM certified course.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

• Passport: Indian National passport B 3444627 valid until 2011.
• Light commercial Vehicle driving license - India & International.

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• Salary receiving: US$4000 p.m plus free food, accommodation &
conveyance.
• Salary Expected: US$5000 p.m plus perks (negotiable).
• Notice Period : 30 Days.

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