2004 – ongoing
Site representative for the 3 layer polypropylene and concrete weight
coating of 450 Kms. Line pipe for Technip/ADCO, with various diameters and
wall thickness’. Activities included coating inspection, lab testing of
all mechanical tests and review of Data Books whilst based at NPCC Abu
2. Coating specialist
for AGIPKCO/KBR barges in Dubai Drydocks, covering painting and
3. Coating specialist
for Agip KCO/KBR concrete weight coating of line pipe based in Kyruk,
Kazakhstan, and shrink sleeve application on pipeline at Karabatan,
2003 – Dec 2003
Corus site manager
for 3-layer coating of 16” line pipe for Gaz De France, based in
2003 – Sept 2003
QC Manager for
painting sub-contractor. Main project was Common Cooling Water for CCIC.
Applied coating was Glass Flake lining of water line with various
diameters from 1200mm to 2825mm.
2003 – Mar 2003
Corus Site Manager,
for 3-layer polyethylene and polypropylene coating of 8” and 14” line
pipe, for Fluxys SA, Belgium. Whilst based at Rhenania in Nijmegen
2002 – Dec 2002
QC inspector for painting sub-contractor, painting of pipeline internals,
using spin blaster and spray machine, applying glass flake to 2.225 m OD
2002 – Aug 2002
Site Manager for
Corus Tubes based in various locations around UK. Coatings included 3
-layer polypropylene, neoprene and concrete weight coat.
2001 – Mar 2002
International, Abu Dhabi
- Coating specialist for Valentine Maritime. Coating 36” line pipe with
Fusion bonded epoxy, an anti slip coat and full concrete coating. All
associated testing including ‘Push off” test to confirm no movement of
the concrete coating on pipe.
- Painting/insulation/fireproofing specialist for Phillips Australia on
their Bayu Undan Glycol Recycling project skid, based at Gulf Piping Co.
(sub-vendor) in Abu Dhabi.
2001 – Aug 2000
of QC team, based in Alabama USA, responsible for field joint coatings, at
Stena reel base. Project was Seahawk for Williams.
1999 – April 2001
International, Abu Dhabi
of PMT, responsible for: review of specifications, method statements,
procedures and material approval, Co ordination between main contractor
and Company with regard to Painting, hot, cold, acoustic and foam
Metal Arc Spraying and underground pipe coatings (3 layer polyethylene).
The project is a 1.3 billion US$ upgrade and extension of a gas and
sulphur recovery unit. 3 gas treatment trains, 3 sulphur recovery units
and utilities. Coating and installation of 120 km 42” sales gas
pipeline. Shut down and tie in works to vessels and tank
- Feb. 1999
out inspector, based in Denmark and Norway, for E.M.C.
– Dec 1998
Engineering (Resources) Ltd.
Supervisor for NGC of Trinidad and Tobago. Fusion Bonded Epoxy of 36”
line pipe based in Columbia
1996 – Oct 1998
Moody International, Abu Dhabi UAE
of various PMT’s on the following projects:
3 layer polyethylene and polypropylene pipeline coatings (NPCC Abu Dhabi).
Internal mortar lining of water pipeline (W.E.D. Abu Dhabi).
Coating of pipeline previously coated with FBE with concrete weight
coating (Enron India Tapti/Panna project).
Load out of concrete coated pipe and logistic support to lay barge.
Senior Inspector, coal tar and concrete coating of line pipe and Neoprene
coating of Riser pipe. Confirmation of as-built documentation packages.
(Occidental of Qatar).
Coating of line pipe with Fusion bonded epoxy and concrete and Neoprene
coating of Riser pipe (Saipem Qatar)
1995 - Nov 1995
Gulf Petrochemical Services
of PMT for ADCO Thamama
"C" & "F" Project, coating of 3.5" - 16"
field joints with 3 layer polypropylene system. Using FBE, adhesive and
co-extruded polypropylene sheet. Field Inspection trenching, laying of
line pipe and backfill.
1994 - Jan 1995
Moody Tottrup Gulf
of ADNOC PMT responsible for inspection
of 3 layer polyethylene coating, repairs to coating using Raychem patches
and Shrink Sleeves cutting and refacing damaged steel, load out of coated
pipe and associated documentation. Projects were for ADNOC
Bab-Maqta-Taweelah (20", 30", 36" & 42"),
ADNOC Mirfa (24") and ADCO Onshore Gas Development Project No. 545
1993 - Dec 1993
of Fusion Bonded Epoxy coated bends, flanges, line pipe and ancillary
parts for Shell Nelson Project. Load in and out of same and concrete
weight coating inspection in yard and at load out at Universal Pipe
Coaters Ltd., Immingham.
1992 – Nov 1992
control inspector controlling pipeline materials including pipe, flanges,
bends and different coatings consigned to site for Texaco Strathspey and
Conoco Lyle projects at Stena Offshore base in Evanton Scotland.
1991 - Oct 1991
Senior Field Coating/Backfill Inspector for B.P.A.
of existing fuel lines for M.o.D. Materials used included cold applied
tapes and C.T.E. to bare line pipe and reinstatement of agricultural land.
1983 - July 1991
own Company Humberside Inspection Services
3 to 7 Inspectors on short-term contracts.
-1991 - July 1991
Contracts Spencer and Partners
to bare and coated line pipe at Immingham Pipe coaters for Jubal Oil.
of F.B.E coated bends and ancillary items for Shell.
1986 - July 1986
Brown Engineers & Contractors
representative for Hyundai Heavy Industries, responsible for application
of extruded neoprene and anti fouling baria coat on splash zone of
offshore riser pipe.
Pipe Coaters Ltd. Leith, Scotland
Inspection on 8" & 12" line pipe.
Oil & Marine Grimsby
inspection on L.P. Vessel.
Pipe Coaters Ltd. Leith Scotland
inspection on 24" line pipe.
1985 - June 1985
representative, responsible for supervision of 6 inspectors during coating
of 24" line pipe using coal tar and concrete. This work was carried
out for J Brown Engineers and Contractors.
1984 - Feb 1985
representative responsible for 3 inspectors whilst coating 20" &
36" line pipe for ELF using CTE and concrete reporting directly to
1984 - Sept 1984
Pipe Coaters, Abu Dhabi
inspector responsible for coating of line pipe with CTE and concrete.
Other activities included coating bends and field joints with neoprene and
1984 - May 1984
Marine Engineering, London
representative, responsible for 3 Spanish
inspectors. Additionally all documentation including final acceptance
were included. Coal tar and concrete coating of 8" & 12"
line pipe. Based in Bilbao Spain for ENIEPSA.
1973 to 1984 Trained as a
coating inspector with British Inspection Engineers, passed ERS coating
inspector’s ticket (No 3480). Worked in UK, Europe, Nigeria and United
Arab Emirates as an inspector both on and off shore.
Representative in Nigeria for UIE, responsibilities included general
inspection, testing, and Project data books.