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Name : Andrew Zane Wilson       Nationality : British       Born : Jan.1963                 

Home Address : Lancashire      Click here to Email :  Andy Zane Wilson

Profile / Summary of Experience

A highly qualified multi Disciplined, Multi Certificated Q.A / Q.C Inspection Engineer with a high level of expertise in a variety of related aspects Reference to Q.A / Q.C, within the Onshore and Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, Including Swamp and Dessert Locations. Gained over the last 20 years within major organizations, the last eight predominantly, based in West Africa. With Experience Encompassing But Not Limited to the following: 

       Refinery, Power station And Gas plant Fabrication and condition monitoring.

       Lay Barge Pipe line and Riser Installation Including refurbishment and condition monitoring.

       Lay barge Sub Sea Pipe line and Riser Installation Including Refurbishment.

       Jacket Fabrication Erection and Installation, Topside Fabrication And Installation Including Final Hook up.

       Sub sea Manifold, And Xmas Tree Fabrication Including S.I.T Prior to Installation.

       SPM and CALM buoy Fabrication and refurbishment.

       Vessel and vertical storage Tank Fabrication, condition monitoring and refurbishment.

       Ship Yard Fabrication, Hull Inspection and Surveys for A.BS, DNV, LLOYDS.

 Such experience has cultivated strong communication Planning, inspection and reporting skills, with the knowledge and ability to move between Q.A and Q.C Designations as the industry forces dictate. Skilled at handling a variety of tasks effectively, can liaise with and motivate others both tactfully and diplomatically. Experience illustrates conscientious approach to all tasks, whether on own initiative or in a team environment, readily accepting the challenge of new roles. Proficiency includes but not limited to the following as listed. In a range of European, American, Middle East, and African Geographic Locations.

 

ISO 9000 Quality Assurance. Q.M.S consolidation, Implementation, Surveillance and Auditing.      
As built/ Data Books Consolidation, Maintenance and Review
Welding Inspection.   P.Q.R witnessing, W.PS consolidation, Review and welding surveillance
Non-Destructive Testing Consolidation and review of Procedures.  M.T, P.T, U.T, R.T, R.I Inspection
Destructive Testing P.Q.R, W.P.S and C.T.O.D
Client Cross checker U.T confirmation of defects Called and Evaluation of Contractor Inspectors
Client Cross checker A.U.T interpretation And Evaluation of Contractor Inspectors (Phase Array)
Hydro / Pneumatic testing Consolidation and review of Procedures including Witnessing. And Punching
P.W.H.T.  Consolidation and Review of Procedures Including Witnessing and surveillance
Painting/coating Consolidation and Review of Procedures Including Witnessing and surveillance
Mechanical Inspection Consolidation and Review of Procedures Including Witnessing and surveillance
Electrical / instrumentation Review of Procedures Including Witnessing and surveillance.
Conversant with Shell, Chevron/Texaco, Exxon/Mobil Engineering Practices.
Computer Literate MS office, Excel, MS Power point and utilization of project Databases.
 
Standards worked to:

        API 1104, API 510, API RP 2X, API 650,API 653, API RP 2A.

        ASME B31.3 ASME B31.4 ASME B31.8

        ASME V, ASME VIII, ASME VIII D1, ASME VIII D2, ASME IX. 

        AWS D1.1.

        BS 5500, BS 4515, BGAS P9, BGAS P2.

Strong Emphasis as been placed on Continuous professional career development, ensuring up to date knowledge is Maintained and Amplified as required And Utilized within the work environment. With Reference to New welding Technology Inspection Methods, Fabrication and Erection Methods and Industrial Directives (P.E.D) etc. The end result being a multi skilled individual, with the ability to work Independently or as a team member, With a Pro active no nonsense attitude, Capable of completing long rotations in diverse geographic locations and political Climates.

Enquiries : Please click on the email link above to contact me .

Technical Qualifications :

Quality Assurance
B.Sc. Hon. Quality Assurance Engineer (B.Sc hon. Q.A. Engineering).
B.S.I. Trained Lead Auditor ISO 9001 / 2000
S.P.D.C.   E.C.M. Shell Enhanced contract management Certificate. ( For Clients Representatives )
 
Quality Control Welding
C.S.W.I.P Senior Welding Inspector 3.1 3.2.
E.W.F   Diploma European Welding Federation, Welding inspector T.W.I U.K.  Diploma
E.W.F   Diploma European Welding Federation, Welding inspection Specialist T.W.I U.K.  Diploma
I.I.W      Diploma International Welding Inspector I I W, T.W.I U.K. Diploma.      
Welding Technician Welding Technician T.W.I, U.K.       
T.W.I Register Registered senior Welding Inspector, T.W.I- U.K.
Engineering Council  UK Registered Engineering Technician
 
Quality Control NDT
P.C.N.              Level 2   M.T, P.T, R.T, R.I, U.T 3.1 3.2 3.8 3.9.             
C.S.W.I.P.        Level 2   M.T, P.T, R.T, R.I, U.T 3.1 3.2 3.8 3.9.             
E.N-473 Level 2   M.T, P.T, R.T, R.I, U.T, Plate, Pipe, Nozzle, and Node.
A.C.C.P Level 2   M.T, P.T, R.T, R.I, U.T, Plate, Pipe, Nozzle, and Node.
A.S.N.T.           Level 2   M.T, P.T, R.T, R.I, U.T, Plate, Pipe, Nozzle, and Node. A.U.T Interpretation
A.P.I RP 2X.      Level 2   M.T, U.T, Offshore Structures T, K and Y. Configurations
A.U.T Interpretation Certificate for Client Representative / Interpretation pipe wizard Phased Array
Visual Acuity Certificate of Visual Acuity P.C.N, C.S.W.I.P, A.S.N.T, A.C.C.P.
R.P.S Certificate In Accordance with I.R.R 1999 (Radiation Protection Supervisor) R.P.S
P.C.N Level 3. Basic P.C.N Level 3 examination completed May 2004.
 
Safety Certificates
R.P.S. Certificate In Accordance with I.R.R 1999 (Radiation Protection Supervisor) R.P.S
A.D.R.  City & Guilds Certificate transportation of, Radioactive isotopes.
G.W.I.N.T.O.  Pipeline Health Safety and Environment Course.
P.T.W.   Marathon Oil Company Permit to work Course.
S.T.O.P. Chevron Safety Course For Supervisors certificate.
S.P.D.C.   Swimming / safety Passport for Offshore workers
C.N.L. Swimming / safety Passport for Offshore workers

Professional Mermberships:

I.A.Q.P. International Association of Quality Practitioners.
B.I.N.D.T. British Institute of NDT.
A.S.N.T. American Society of Non Destructive Testing.
W.J.S. Welding and Joining Society

Professional Career Development

P.C.N Level 3. UT, RT, MT, PT Circa, Nov. 2004 (Basic Examination Completed)
Radiation Protection Advisor Circa, October 2004 
E.W.F weld Engineer Circa, 2004 to 2005 T.W.I. Course 

Employment History :

SHELL (NIGERIA)
Position : Senior QA/QC Supervisor 
Jun. 2004 to Present

Contract Hire Through ABB Lumus Global Client Site Representative Eastern Area, Covering Control of all Service And Construction Companies Under the DEE-QMS Contract Umbrella Covering Fabrication and Erection, Mechanical, Welding, NDT, Radiation Protection, Painting, coating Electrical and Instrumentation, Review and Consolidation of DEE-QMS Procedures For Various Designations, Having Successfully Completed a Technical Interview and as a result Issued Full Corporate Technical Authority.

Key Responsibilities:

Ownership of Safety, Radiation Safety and supervision, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
Manage QC activities in relationship to weld procedure and welder qualification.
Ensure that relevant procedures and specifications are accessible, reviewed and implemented.
Ensure the individual Contractors are familiar with, understand and conform to all safety requirements.
Report all Non- Conformances and ensure all approved corrective actions are fully implemented.
Ensure QC Site surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Schedule and Audit of Mechanical Contractors and Inspection Service Contractors 
Coordinate quality surveillance and inspection activities at various swamp Offshore and Land site
Provide expertise to advise DEE-QMS to avoid/resolve quality problems
Attend and contribute to site and project technical meetings. 
Witness contractors activities and endorse contractors quality records and Issue or Revoke Pre Mob certificates 
Witness acceptance tests and perform final quality check prior to acceptance of equipment and materials 
Monitor contractors quality assurance and quality control activities
Provide early warning of potential quality problems
Establish and maintain the document filing system
Evaluate and correlate information into a Weekly and Monthly status report for the QA/QC manager

C.C.I.C (EQUATORIAL GUINEA) 
Position : Senior QA/QC Engineer 
Jan. 2004 to Jun 2004

Direct Hire to CCIC one of the largest construction companies in the world specializing in fast track construction of Gas Plants and refineries for major Operator Owners Through out the World, The Present Project Alba Phase2 B Gas Expansion Project for Marathon Oil Company, Employing Over 1500 Personnel of Various Disciplines. Responsible for all, inspection personnel covering the control of Welding, Coating, Civil Works, E+I, Mechanical and structural, Also responsible for Witnessing Of Hydro test, Pneumatic test and P.W.H.T.

Key Responsibilities:

In overall charge of 20 Inspectors Multi Discipline, reference to QA/ QC activities scheduling and co ordination.
Interface with Client QA/QC and other related project departments regarding QA/QC matters.
Evaluate QA/QC requirements on a daily Basis.
Review of all proposed QA/QC, procedures and plans.
Review Isometric Drawings, P+ID and allocate Appropriate WPS.
Review follow up and monitoring of QA/QC activities.
Consolidate Final Test packs for final review by QA/QC Manager.
Cross checker, U.T.
Evaluate and correlate information into a Weekly status report for the QA/QC manager.

EXXON / MOBIL (NIGERIA)
Position: QA/QC Site Lead Inspector 
Sep. 2003 to Jan. 2004

Contract Hire Through Advantage Energy Ltd (Nigerian agent), as Site Lead Inspector (welding & NDT) Client Site Representative covering Fabrication Erection And Inspection on the Exxon/Mobil Yoho Project Involving Construction of OY and OQ jackets and associate Bridges and piles.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage QC activities in relationship to weld procedure and welder qualification.
Ensure that relevant procedures and specifications are accessible, reviewed and implemented.
Ensure the individual site team members are familiar with, understand and conform to all safety requirements.
Report all Non- Conformances and ensure all approved corrective actions are fully implemented.
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Monitor Company and contractors to ensure Inspectors are complying with the procedures, specifications QC Plan.

SHELL (NIGERIA)
Position: Senior QA/QC Inspector 
Sep. 2002 to Sep. 2003

Contract Hire Through Alcon Construction Ltd (Nigerian agent), as senior Welding Inspector Client Site Representative on O.G.G.S 350 KM offshore 32"/24" line. Transferred to 7.5 Km landline and receiving facilities March 2003 At the request of Senior Management To set up and implement QC system to establish and maintain control of the project And E.P.I.C contractor, Designation was Changed To Senior QA/QC Inspector, Responsible for all inspection personnel covering the control of Welding, Coating, Civil Works, E+I, Mechanical and structural. Also responsible for Witnessing Of Hydro test Pneumatic test and PWHT Reporting direct to Project QA/QC Engineer.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage QC activities in relationship to weld procedure and welder qualification.
Ensure that relevant procedures and specifications are accessible, reviewed and implemented.
Ensure the individual site team members are familiar with, understand and conform to all safety requirements.
Monitor Company and contractors to ensure Inspectors are complying with the procedures, specifications and QC plan. Cross check, U.T.
Assist and support the Welding Engineer during Investigations.
Report all Non-, Conformance and ensure all approved corrective actions are fully implemented.
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Establish and maintain the document filing system.
Evaluate and correlate information into a shift status report for the CSR At the end of each shift.
Attend Internal and daily meetings with the contractor to address and resolve issues that may arise.

T.S.K.J (NIGERIA)
Position: Senior QA/QC Supervisor 
Feb. 2002 to Sep. 2002

Direct Hire to S.G.S As senior QA/QC Supervisor on the Final Stages of Bonny LNG Train 3 providing Inspection services for the TSKJ Consortium reference to monitoring and control of Fabrication works by their Two Mechanical Subcontractors Daewoo and Cimiemontubi, Providing Guidance Technical Support and supervision to S.G.S QA/QC Personnel at site. 

Key Responsibilities:

In overall charge of 35 Inspectors reference to QA/ QC activities scheduling and co ordination.
Ensure that relevant procedures and specifications are accessible, reviewed and implemented.
Interface with Client project departments regarding QA/QC matters.
Evaluate QA/QC requirements. 
Review of all proposed QA/QC programs, procedures and plans.
Review follow up and monitoring of QA/QC activities.
Cross checker, U.T.
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Consolidate Final QA dossier for 2 mechanical subcontractors. 
Evaluate and correlate information into a Weekly status report for the Site manager. 

CHEVRON / TEXACO (NIGERIA) 
Position: Client Senior QC Platform Inspector 
July. 2001 to Feb. 2002

Contract Hire Through Sudelectra Ltd (Nigerian agent), as senior Platform Inspector, During Final Stages Of Chevron/Texaco Comprehensive Evaluation and Upgrade Of existing Platforms and Offshore Structures which Included Comprehensive inspection of 300 plus jackets, 25 production platforms, tank farm and gas plant, Including Production Facilities And Flow Lines In Remote Swamp Locations. Which Included Condition Monitoring of Process piping, Vessels Mechanical Equipment, Structural and rotating Equipment against Industrial Standards and Chevron Engineering Practices. 

Key Responsibilities:

Supervision, co ordination of Third Party Inspection Company Involving 4 NDT crews.
Comprehensive inspection of 300 plus jackets, 25 production platforms, tank farm and gas plant, Condition. Monitoring of vessels towers vertical storage tanks and exchangers, Including Photographic Survey.
Interface with project departments regarding QA/QC matters.
Monitor Company and contractors to ensure Inspectors are complying with the procedures, specifications QC plan.
Consolidation of all as found documentation, And Recommendations for Remedial Works. 
Consolidation of Final Reports utilizing Chevron data base
Report all Non-conformances and ensure all approved corrective actions are fully implemented.
Audit of Subcontractors utilized by Chevron / Texaco. 


ENTREPOSE (UK)
Position: Q.C Engineer 
June. 2001 to July. 2001

Direct Hire to Entrepose UK As Q.C Engineer on Final Stages of Brig house Bay Gas Compression Facility Contracted to Amend Consolidate all as built Documentation Generated over the Previous 12 weeks, In Accordance with Client Specific Requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Comprehensive Audit of all relevant documentation on site.
Evaluate QA/QC requirements. 
Implementation of procedure to amend, and consolidate all data required by Transco.
Review follow up and monitoring of QA/QC activities.
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Consolidate and Review system Test Packs.
Consolidate Final QA dossier for, mechanical subcontractor. 
Consolidation of database, for continued trace ability of all further documentation generated by project.
Evaluate and correlate information into a comprehensive report for the Project management team.
At the end of the Contract, based on lessons learned.

HEEREMA / PEMEX (MEXICO)
Position: QA/QC Supervisor 
Nov. 2000 to May. 2001

Contract Hire Through Oceaneering Americas On Fast Track Installation of 5 Jackets and topsides including associated flare tripods and Bridges. For Pemex based in The Canteral EPC 01 and EPC 22 Fields Gulf of Mexico as listed below.
Akal C EPC 01 2 x 8 leg jackets 3 tripods 73 x 72'' piles 5 topsides 5 bridges.
Akal B EPC 22 3 x 8 leg jackets 5 tripods 105 x 72'' piles 8 topsides 9 bridges.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage QC activities in relationship to weld procedure and welder qualification.
Ensure that relevant project procedures and specifications are accessible, reviewed and implemented.
Co ordination of N.D.T Inspection crews.
Review follow up and monitoring of QA/QC activities.
Cross check, U.T.
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Establish and maintain the document filing system and as Built Data.
Evaluate and correlate information into a comprehensive report for the Project management team.
Attend Internal and daily meetings with the client to address and resolve issues that may arise.
Audit of all as built documentation to ensure data correct and complete prior to handover to Pemex.

DREDGING INTERNATIONAL (NIGERIA)
Position: QC Senior welding Inspector 
Mar. 2000 to Oct. 2000

Contracted Hire Through S.G.S to Dredging International, based, in Port Harcourt for inspection duties on fabrication and Installation of 400 piles and 50 templates for Belema gas gathering project, to be utilized at following swamp locations, Belema, Ekulama 1, Ekulama 2 and Odeama,

Key Responsibilities:

Manage QC activities in relationship to weld procedure and welder qualification.
Ensure that relevant project procedures and specifications are accessible, reviewed and implemented.
Comprehensive inspection of piles and templates, Ultrasonic, Magnetic particle, Radiography and visual inspection.
Attend Internal and daily meetings with the client to address and resolve issues that may arise.
Advise Dredging International, QA QC on aspects related to welding and construction. 
Review of documentation submitted to Shell, and review of documentation received.
Consolidate all as built documentation, and piling records, Audit of all above documentation to ensure data correct. And complete prior to handover to Shell /D.B.N.

INSPECTA INTERNATIONAL (U.A.E)
Position: QA/QC Technical Manager 
Jul. 1999 to Feb. 2000

Direct Hire To Inspecta International A major Inspection company providing services to major Oil Companies and Construction companies throughout the U.A.E A, And Egypt, also providing training and certification services for Welder Qualification And NDT Training and certification To ASNT SNTC - 1A required to set up QMS and HSEMS to enable Inspecta International to be Pre qualified By major Client A.D.M.A. 

Key Responsibilities:

Consolidation and implementation of Quality Assurance Management System based on ISO 9000 series.
Consolidation and implementation of Health Safety and Environment Management System.
Provide technical data in respect to tenders bids and pre qualification procedures.
Consolidation and review of NDT and welding procedures.
Training of NDT Personnel to ASNT Standard.
Co ordination of N.D.T Inspection crews.
Witnessing of vessel repair And vertical storage tank refurbishment for QGPC (QATAR).
Consolidation of local rules for radiation, and R.P.S duties.
Auditing of subcontractors used by Inspecta.

M.A.N (LIBYA)
Position: QC Senior welding Inspector 
Feb. 1999 to Jul. 1999

Contract Hire Through MAPEL for M.A.N on final stages of Installation of 150 KM Gas transmission line Including 12 Km of 24" and 24 Km of 24'' spur lines to cement factory, also included several gas compression skids. 

Key Responsibilities:

Supervision of 6 welding inspectors.
Liaising with NDT contractor ensuring inspection procedures adhered to and requests carried out.
Monitoring of weld tie in, road crossing, trenching, and back fill operations.
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Witnessing of hot taps and welder/procedure qualifications and Vessel repair vessel installation.
Audit of daily welding / coating reports before entry into M.A.N project database. 
Consolidating leave rotations / schedules. 

EXXON MOBIL - CHEVRON - ELF - SHELL (NIGERIA)
Position: QC Senior NDT Inspector 
1997 to 1999

Contract Hire Through OCEANEERING condition monitoring of various Platforms in the Mobil Fields Base at QIT Eket for critical Root Erosion Surveys on Condensate Lines EWAN Jacket Installation for Chevron TAFF Jacket Installation for ELF 
Jacket installation and 140 Km Pipe Line for Shell Pecten Cameroon.

Key Responsibilities:

Comprehensive inspection of process piping and risers on Mobil installations visual and Ultrasonics.
Comprehensive inspection of piles and structural welds on Ewan installation visual, Magnetic particle and Ultrasonics.
Comprehensive inspection of piles and structural welds on Taff installation visual, Magnetic particle and Ultrasonics
Comprehensive inspection of piles and structural welds on Pecten installation, visual, Magnetic particle and Ultrasonics, radiography on pipe lay operations.

ETPM (NIGERIA) BRITISH GAS (TUNISIA)
Position: QC Senior NDT / welding Inspector /Clients rep 
1994 to 1997

Contract Hire Through AMOSCO UK Based at Globe star jacket Fabrication yard Warri On construction of jackets and topside including sub sea templates and piles for the following Clients Mobil Chevron Elf Including Installation. Also worked as Clients Representative for British Gas on 8 week shut down Based in Tunisia.

Key Responsibilities:

Comprehensive inspection of structural welds using UT MT PT RT VIS supervision of national inspectors, and coordination of Expat inspectors.
Comprehensive inspection of piles and templates, Ultrasonic, Magnetic particle, Radiography and visual inspection.
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Review of all documentation reference to inspections, welding, painting, and hydrostatic testing.
Evaluate and correlate information into a Daily status report for the head of offshore operations.

British Gas Sfax Tunisia Clients Rep:

Client's rep on 8 week shut down on Hannibal/ Miskar ensuring all procedures implemented and contractual requirements adhered to throughout the shutdown with Respect To Quality control / NDT and Welding.

Ensure that relevant procedures and specifications are accessible, reviewed and implemented.
Ensure the individual site team members are familiar with, understand and conform to all safety requirements.
Monitor Company and contractors to ensure Inspectors are complying with the procedures, specifications and QC
Ensure QC shift surveillance reports and documentation is consolidated in a legible and proper manner.
Attend Internal and daily meetings with the Contractor to address and resolve issues that may arise.

SHELL - EXXON - FINA - ELF (HOLLAND - FRANCE - GERMANY - BELGIUM) 
Position: Senior NDT Technician 
1990 to 1994

Contract Hire Through MACTECH INSPECTION Comprehensive inspection services for Companies based in Belgium Holland, Germany, France, Belgium and Switzerland for Various Inspection Companies R.T.D A.I.B S.G.S LLOYDS. On Various Projects such as Pipe Line Installation, Refineries, Power Stations and shipyards 

Key Responsibilities:

Comprehensive inspection of structural welds using UT MT PT RT VIS various fabrication yards.
S.I.F, H.S.M, DE GROOTE, VRYHOFF. Etc.
Comprehensive inspection of refineries and power stations both at shut down periods and condition monitoring, inspection of process piping, vessels, drums, and tank farms and on stream radiography of furnaces using U.T M.T P.T R.T VIS. 
Welding inspection duties on fabrication of vertical storage tanks pressure vessels, and towers at S.I.F, G.G Belgium, Van Ormeron using U.T M.T P.T R.T VIS and Vacume box 
Comprehensive inspection of ships, semi sub Platforms, jack up vessels, S.P.M CA.L.M buoys and P.L.E.M, surveys for A.B.S, D.N.V and LLOYDS.

QUINTON HAZEL AUTOMOTIVE UK
Position: QC Inspector 
1982 to 1990

Direct hire at its peak one of the biggest suppliers of automotive components in the UK, the position was staff position throughout employment. 

Key Responsibilities:

Visual and Dimensional Control Of all manner of Automotive Components.
Setting up and Dimensional Control of Welding Jigs Prior to production Runs. 
Training and Qualification of welders on TIG MIG FCAW Welding processes.
N.D.T Inspection, M.T, P.T, VIS. on Various Components. 

Position: H.M Forces 
1979 to 1982

Employer References are available on request. 

 

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