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Name : Robert Mitchell       Nationality : British       Born : June.1951                 

Home Address : Rotherham, England      Email: 

Summary of capability and experience: 
More than thirty years working experience in a diverse range of industries in the UK and overseas, offshore and onshore, within the engineering industries.

Positions Held:

Industry Sectors:

Vocational Training:

Shutdown Vessel Inspector

Buildings Steelwork Construction

N.D.T: Appreciation

Plant inspector, N.D.T: Inspector

Airport Construction

Product Technology

Site NDT Operations Manager


Ultrasonics (Welds)

NDT Senior Inspection Manager

Offshore construction

Welding Inspection

NDT Coatings Supervisor

Pipelines construction

Radiographic Interpretation

Section Leader Supervisor. N.D.T.


Painting Inspection

Painting Inspector

Coal Industry

Coating Inspection

Welding Inspector


Dye penetrant Inspection

Ultrasonic Technician

Merchant Navy

I.R.A.T.A. Rope Access

Radiographic Interpreter

Fishing Industry

Fall Arrest

QA/QC Manager



N.D.T. Technician



Computer Control Operator



Mechanical Fitter



To contact me click on my email address above.

Qualifications : 

PCN: Ultrasonics Level II: Welds: 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9
Critical Defect Sizing: (W)
Magnetic Particle Inspection Level II. (HV)
SAFETY PASSPORT VVA1 Basic safety Passport. 
ASNT AIB Vincotte Holland. Written Practice. ASNT 2. DPI
Rope Access I.R.A.T.A. Level 1.
Fall Arrest Full Body Harness & Flexible Anchorage(EN 363,44 - 353-2)

Apprenticeship: Mechanical Engineering Fitter, Class I. HeavyEngineering.

Maintenance Engineering, Pipeline Installation, Plan & Design, Stress & Strain.

Work History :

02/07/01 To Present Mactech Inspection Ltd. 
Position: 3.9 UltrasonicTechnician 
Location: Holland. 
Duties: Ultrasonic Inspection of 525MT deep sea, J-Lay Tower System & on going systems, also, Jack ups on oil rigs, Petro/Chem refineries, etc. EMC. Welding school. Welder qualification procedure testing. 
15/03/2001-21/05/2001 NDT Recruitment 
Position: 3.9 NDT Technician. 
Location: Holland / Norway Offshore / Onshore Rig (30mtr leg extensions) construction. 
06/02/2001 - 12/03/2001 Oceaneering Solus Schall 
Position: NDT Technician / Client's Representative
Location: Bite of Biaffra. Nigeria.
Project: 34030 Mobil offshore. Qyibo terminal. Eket, Nigeria.
Duties: To read Ultrasonic A-scan representation through subsea unit linked to topside ultrasonic set, for 24" (dia) pipeline prove up. From intelligent pig reports. Sighting pipeline through, GPS systems 
07/08/00 - 13/12/00 J.E. MARR Associates (Canada) Ltd 
Position: Teaching U.T. and Troubleshooting U.T.
Location: Canada
Duties: To teach and instruct potential students to Ultrasonic and M.P.I. Level II standards. To Troubleshoot on Pipeline inspection for S.C.C. (Stress Corrosion Cracking). 
July 2000 O.I.S. Aberdeen, Scotland. 
Position: Ultrasonic 3rd Party Inspector
Location: Egypt
Duties: To act for and behalf of Lloyds Register to carry out ultrasonic inspection of vessel plate and nozzle welds and report writing for re-registering of vessels to Lloyds Register. 
24/05/00 - 12/07/00 Swift Technical Services. Enfield. London. 
Duties: Welding & N.D.T / Shut down Vessel inspector / Plant Inspector. Report writing 
Location: Kazakhstan. Middle East. 
Client: Tengiz Chevroil. (T.C.O Plant.) 
01/12/98 - 12/05/00 Wm. Cook Hi -Tec Integrity Castings. Green Rd. Penistone. Sheffield. 
Employed in the N.D.T: inspection, Q/A - Q/C 
July 98 - Oct 98 Solus Schall/O'Neill's radiography: J/V 
NDT Site Cross Checker. Kalimantan (Borneo) Project: Peciko: E.S.P.C.: 4:42" dia, gas export Pipeline (Borneo) Indonesia 
Duties: To administer and oversee all Ultrasonic and M.P.I. operations. Crosscheck and test all technicians periodically. To liase with contractor, management and company: "Total Indonesia", on all aspects of ongoing NDT Q/A and Q/C. 
June 97 - June 98 AES DESTRUCTIVE & N.D.T. LTD. Hong Kong. NDT Site Manager: (Cross Checker) Shekou, China 
Ultrasonic inspection, magnetic particle inspection, visual inspection, welding inspection of welds of different geometries up to 100mm thickness. Fabricating the Cheung Kong Centre, all steelwork 62-storey office. To ensure all weld location drawings and summary reports were up to date. 
March 97 - June 97 OIS INTERNATIONAL INSPECTION PLC Ultrasonic Inspector. 
Based at Conoco oil refinery, Humberside. England. Duties included Ultrasonic Inspection Up to 3.9 (welds) on vessel girth welds, regenerators, pipeline & thickness gauging. 
Jan 96 - June 96 Roxby Engineering Int. Ltd. 
NDT Inspector, QC British Team Leader, Hong Kong 
Working on the New Airport Project: Roof Modules: Chek Lap Kok, NT, Hong Kong. Contracted to: Material lab. N.T. Hong Kong. 
July 95 - Nov 95 Global Environmental (Effluent Treatment Plant) 
Computer Control Operator. 
March 95 - May 95 Quality control, Cairo, Egypt 
Duties: Welding Inspector, Ultrasonic inspector Radiographic Interpretation. 
Located Red Sea, Gulf of Suez, Ras Shukier. Installations throughout Egypt, on and offshore. QA, QC, NDT. 
Jan 95 - March 95 Sage Seaweld Engineering. 
NDT Coatings Supervisor, Offshore Worker, Red Sea. Egypt. 
Working for Gulf Oil Petroleum Company. Located Red Sea, Gulf of Suez, Ras Shukier, Egypt. Duties were to administer and follow through by means of mechanical testing all QA/QC Welding, Painting procedures. 
Duties: Section Leader/Supervisor NDT 
1993 - 1994 Specialised Access Services. Dubai. United Arab Emirates. QA/QC Manager. 
Duties: General NDT: Interpreting standards and Specifications 
1992 - 1993 Forward recruitment consultants, SheffieldNDT Technician, QA/QC 
QA/QC Assistant Manager 
Researching Quality Standards and Procedures. 
1978 - 1989 British coal 
Shift Assistant Engineer 
Duties included control and co-ordination of manpower, safety, installation and commissioning, planning, shift monitoring and written and verbal reporting systems, Contract/project and constructional engineering and inspection. 
1975 - 1978 HMF ARMY 
Vehicle maintenance, radio operator, driver. 
Tours: N. Ireland, BOAR, Canada, Gt. Britain. Experience of hardship and politically volatile situations. 
Engine Room Technician 
Tours: Arctic Circle, Norwegian coast fishing grounds. 
1973 - 1974 National Coal Board 
Mechanical Engineering Fitter. Heavy Engineering. 
1969 - 1973 James Mitchell engineering services 
Apprentice Mechanical Engineering Fitter 
1966 - 1969 Australian merchant navy 
Apprentice Mechanical Engineering Fitter 

Employer References are available on request. 

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