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Name : Andrew McIntyre       Nationality : British       Born : Feb.1966                 

Home Address : North Lincolnshire      Email :

A Successful highly motivated and qualified QA/QC Engineer with 15 years extensive “hands-on” experience within the Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Petrochemical industries. 

Extensive all round knowledge in both offshore and onshore construction that has included pipelines, hook-ups, onshore fabrication and vendor inspections.  Working experience with major clients that have included Shell, BP, Total Elf, Maersk, etc. 

A skilled communicator, in both written and oral forms, able to develop and lead a multi-national team. Experienced in working in difficult and remote locations and managing operations with minimal supervision from head office.

Enquiries : Please click on the email link above.

 Qualifications and Training Courses :

· B.Sc
· CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector - CSWIP 3-2 (TWI Registered)
· PCN Level 3 Senior Welding Inspector
· European Welding Inspector - Grade 4
· NEBOSH HSE Course (Dec 03)
· RTD Rotascan Course
· RD Tech Phased Array Auto UT Course 
· Genesis Auto UT Training Course
· ASNT II DNV Certified Phased Array AUT 
· CSWIP AUT Phased Array 
· PCN & CSWIP level 2 Ultrasonic To 3.9
· PCN & CSWIP level 2 MPI 
· PCN & CSWIP level 2 DPI 
· ASNT II UT Forging & Casting
· ASNT level 2 Radiography 
· ASNT level 2 Radiography Interpretation
· City & Guilds - Basic Engineering
· City & Guilds - Aeronautical Engineering

Qualities :

·          Committed ·          Determined ·          Outgoing
·          Confident ·          Disciplined ·          Reliable

Key Skills :

· Adaptable and flexible approach to work yet still maintaining the ability to perform consistently in a varied environment and under pressure.
· Dedicated to safe and environmentally compliant work practices and procedures.
· Proven capability for working on own initiative or as part of a team.
· Ability to arrive at clear decisions and implement them efficiently and effectively.
· Accustomed to using experience and common sense when problem solving, and decision-making.
· Ability to communicate with people of all levels and backgrounds.

IT Literacy

Good all round knowledge of Microsoft Office

Recent Career History :

March 05 to Present
Senior Clients AUT/Welding Inspector  
Assigned to a conglomerate of clients on board the C6 Saipem pipe lay barge which included Tullow Oil, Conoco Phillips & BP. Duties included AUT verification, welding inspection, coatings and quality control during pipe lay activities. Various pipe sizes including pipe-in pipe and piggy back lines. Reporting to the senior client's representative on a daily basis.

July 04 to November 04 
SMX BV, Equatorial Guinea
Site Representative 
Assigned to Marathon Oil Equatorial Guinea to oversee the Inspection of 5 Pipelines1 x 24" 2 x 10"/14" pipe in pipe and 2 x 12"/16" pipe in pipe. Pipelines were all shallow water beach pull lines, for the Alba Phase II project, 500 meters offshore. Responsible for all aspects of inspection, HSE and Quality Control, supervising an 8 man crew, reporting to Marathon Oil Senior Representative offshore on a daily basis.

June 04 to July 04
Wintershall BV, Netherlands
Senior Clients Inspector   
Assigned to Wintershall Q5 to Q8 8" Sub-sea shallow water pipeline onboard the Seaway Falcon. 
Responsible for all aspects of offshore pipe lay, reporting the Offshore Project Manager on a daily basis covering HSE, Quality Control and Production.

February 04 to June 04 
Wafa Gas Gathering Plant, Libya 
Site Representative
Assigned to carry out third party Verification Inspections of Safety Critical Elements at Wafa Gas Gathering Plant in Libya. Work included pipelines and critical parts of the plant ensuring contractor’s compliance with the construction standards and codes, these included ASME, API, British Standards, and Agip Gas specific standards. Verification was to enable insurance of the plant. 

May 03 to February 04
Shell Iran Offshore limited, Iran 
Senior QC Client's QC Representative
Assigned to the Soroosh/Nowrooz Integrated Development Project, responsible for the offshore pipe-lay, jacket and topside installation within the Iranian sector.  Duties include all aspects of Quality Assurance and welding inspection onboard NPCC’s HLS 2000 and DLB 750.

December 02 to April 03
Maersk Oil, Qatar 
Client's QC Representative
Assigned to the Block 5 Development Project, responsible for the offshore jacket and topside installations.  Duties included all quality assurance and welding inspection.

October 02 to December 02
Shell, Nigeria 
Client's Inspector
Assigned to the Offshore Gas Gathering System and based on the LB 200 with responsibilities for all aspects of the offshore pipe-lay for 32”, 24” and 16” gas lines, reporting to the Project Manager on a daily basis covering HSE, Quality Control and Production.

April 02 to August 02
EMC Surrey 
Senior QC Inspector Nam Con Son Project Vietnam
Working on the Semac 1 pipe lay barge as a Senior QC Inspector. Duties included all aspects of pipe lay from welding to coating of the 26" Nam Con Son gas pipe line from start to beach pull and above water tie in, Welder qualification test's and weld procedures for the 16" Chrome line. Also included auditing of sub contractors Ultrasonic personnel using manual Ultrasonics and TOFD.

June 01 to April 02
NEM, Baglan Bay, Netherlands
Client Inspection Engineer / Site Manager
Working on the Baglan Bay construction site of the HRSG Gas Power Station as Clients Inspection Engineer, promoted to Construction Site Manager for the last 10 months of contract.

Jan 01 June 01 
Welding Inspector Saipem 7000
Duties included welder qualification, procedures and welder supervision during module installations. Carried out all NDT after welding completion of projects

Oct 00 Dec 00 
PII Pipetronix, Germany
Senior Inspector Shah Deniz Gas Export Line ( Azerbaijan )
Seconded to BP for inspection survey of the existing live Gas export line to Georgia, this survey was to confirm if the line was fit for purpose. Inspection included all welding and coating 
and supervision of NDT.

July 00 to Sept 00
Mapel, Libya
Senior QA/QC Plant & Welding Inspector Mabruk Libya
Sub-Contracted to Total Oil, Mabruck Oil Field Libya. Work included plant inspections of pressure vessels, heat exchangers and pipelines. Carried out quarterly inspections of plant.

May 00 to July 00
Powergen PLC
Senior Inspector Grain Power Station
Working at Isle of Grain Oil fired Power Station during station Power Technology outage. Work included all NDT disciplines within the boiler and Radcliff turbine areas and CMV U/T MPI Audits.

April 00 to May 00
Mapel, Libya
Senior QA/QC Plant & Welding Inspector Mabruk Libya
Sub-Contracted to Total Oil, Mabruck Oil Field Libya. Work included plant inspections of pressure vessels, heat exchangers and pipelines. Carried out major repair works of Electrostatic Heater due to sulphur reducing bacteria. Supervised welding, inspection and coating of vessel to DNV standards.

Feb 00 to April 00
Owen Williams Consulting Engineers, Sheffield
QA/QC Structural & Welding Inspector Tinsley Viaduct
Working at Tinsley Viaduct M1 Sheffield on advanced works for welding. Work included Site Supervision of blasting & coating of bridge structure. Welding supervisor/Inspector of bridge 
strengthening program.

Dec 1999 to Feb 00
MPS, Darlington
QA/QC Welding Inspector
Carried out welding procedures at CBR Engineering Prior to welding strengthening commencement at Tinsley Viaduct.

July 1999 to Aug 1999  
Rigman Offshore, Aberdeen
QA/QC Welding Inspector Immingham Docks
Working at Immingham docks fabricating spools for offshore projects in the North Sea. QA/QC and Welding Inspection carried out to ensure compliance to relevant procedures and standards. Monitored Hydro tests and final documentation for Lloyd's approval.

Sept 1998 to June 1999
AIB-Vincotte, Netherlands
Multi Disciplined NDT / Inspection Engineer Rotterdam 
Working on various Welding Procedure Qualification programs for  sub-sea pipeline projects for the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico for Allseas Engineering. On site testing and welding inspection for the Saipem 7000 J-Lay tower conversion, Pre-fabrication stage and installation of the j-lay tower.

Feb 1998 to Sept 1998
Senior Q/C Inspection Engineer Doha, Qatar
Working on various projects, corrosion monitoring, NDT and inspection duties within the NGL and GDS Stations. NGL shutdown supervisor, Auditor of NDT inspectors prior to shutdown 

Sept 1997 Jan 1998 
Coopermet, Chesterfield
QC & NDT & Welding Inspector
Working as a welding inspector and NDT inspector at Wefco Engineering. Inspection of pressure vessels, monitoring welding, post heat treatment, hydro testing and undertaking critical ultrasonics as required.

July 1997 to Sept 1997 
Shaw Pipeline Services, Gt. Yarmouth
Pipeline NDT Engineer
NDT duties onboard the pipelay vessel Lorelay. Work carried out on NAM L9 Dutch sector and Amoco Valhall projects, duties included the confirmation of radiographic indications using 
ultrasonic testing.

May 1997 to July 1997 
Mactech Inspection, Whitly Bay
QA/QC NDT & Welding Inspector, Germany
Seconded to SGS-Gottefeld, Germany as NDT and Welding Inspector on chemical plants and associated industries.

Jan 1997 to May 1997 
Eurospection, Cannock
NDT Inspection Engineer (Through-out UK)
Working on Nuclear, Coal and Gas fired power stations on outages. Carried out all methods of NDT on Turbines Boilers and Nuclear Reactors.

Oct 1996 to Jan 1997 
Catalyst Technology
QA/QC Inspection Engineer (Worldwide)
Welding Inspection and welding procedures carried out to the companies QA policies. Inspection and testing of various Catalyst reactors worldwide.

Mar 1996 to Oct 1996
Eurospection  Cannock
NDT Inspection Engineer (Through-out UK)
Supervising of Work on Nuclear, Coal and Gas fired power stations  on outages. Carried out all methods of NDT on Turbines Boilers and Nuclear Reactors.

Sept 1996 to Mar 1996 
RTD, Rotterdam, Holland
Welding & NDT / Inspection Engineer Rotterdam
Seconded to Shell for construction of new refinery in Rotterdam. Carried out all NDT methods and welding inspection, and QA/QC control.

Oct 1995 to Mar 1996 
Catalyst Technology, Scunthorpe
QA/QC Inspection Engineer (Worldwide)
Work involved setting up the NDT/QA systems, writing project specific NDT procedures, procurement of NDT equipment. Liaison with client's engineers prior to jobs to ascertain the scope of inspections, and to undertake NDT on site. 

1989 to 1995 
NDT Inspection Engineer
Working with various NDT company's carrying out NDT at different sites, including petro-chemical plants, power stations and shipyards. Working offshore and onshore.

1982 to 1989
Royal Air Force, MOD, UK
Weapons Technician
Serviced all weapons and weapon systems in use within the Royal Air Force. Member of EOD team at RAF Binbrook and RAF Bruggen.

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