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Dinesh Thamilarsan

Candidate ID: 964339

Career Summary

Master Graduate in Mechanical Engineering, Having 8+ Years Experience in Oil & Gas industry, Service Sectors as a Welding Engineer & QA/QC Engineer. Well Versed in Oil & Gas Specs, Codes Such as ASME Section IX, API 6A, API 5L, NACE MR0175 etc., , NDT & Welding Inspection.

Skill Set

Visual Inspection, Codes & SPECS, Good in Welding Processes, NDE, GD&T, API 6A, ASME Section IX, NACE MR0175, API 5L,

Professional Information

Total Experience : 8

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Oil / Gas / Petroleum

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

E-Mail :
Phone :+65 81329961(Singapore)
+91 9894310808 (India)

Competent professional targeting assignments in the domain of Quality Control, Quality Assurance Welding Operations & NDT Operations, in a growth-oriented company, preferably in Oil & Gas, Manu-facturing industry & Marine Service Sector.


Achievement-driven professional with an experience of 9+ years in, Quality Assurance, Quality Con-trol Welding Operations and NDE Operations

• Skilled in assessing Quality Assurance Plan (QAP), Inspection Testing Plan, Welding Procedure Specification (WPS), Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) and Welder Qualification Tests (WQT) according to ASME Sec IX, API 1104 with compliance of API 6A & NACE MR0175
• Expert at executing operations under contract condition ensuring quality compliance
• Sound knowledge in Welding Process (TIG, MIG, SMAW, FCAW & SAW) & Cladding
• Knowledge in machining process & Inspection activities
• Knowledge in welding symbols
• Knowledge in PWHT (Post Weld Heat Treatment)
• Sound knowledge in Non-Destructive Testing (PT, MT, UT & RT)
• Knowledge in Destructive Testing – Tensile, Charpy, Bend, Macro, Micro & Hardness Test
• Good exposure in Codes, Standards and Specifications: ASME Section - V, IX, & B31.1, API 6A, 1104, 5L
NACE MR0175, AWS D1.1 & AKER, TFMC, Statoil & Norsok Standards
• Proficient in implementing plans & annual turnaround with focus on optimum utilization of manpower and material
• Excellent relationship management, communication skills with the capability to network with consummate ease
• Strong understanding of Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T), Measuring Equipment (Inside-Outside Calipers)
• Good knowledge in Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)


• ISO 9712-2012 NDT Level III - MPI
• Certified Welding Inspector from American Welding Society, Singapore in 2016 – AWS (Certificate Number 16102571)
• American Society for Non-destructive Testing – SNT TC 1A Level II – PT, UT, RT & MT
• Foundation Course in Mechanical CAD
• Visual Inspection of Welds / Perform Visual Welding Inspection
• Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) – 2016 (from 10th to 13th of May) - Technical Training which was given by S & L Consulting. it’s covered Hydrocarbon Origin, Life Cycle Operation of Well, Cementing and Completion Equipment, OCTG Tubular Properties, Manufacturing Process, API standards and QA/QC Tests, Material and Corrosion in Oil & Gas Upstream Applications, OCTG API and Premium connections.


~ Quality Assurance & Control ~ Testing & Inspection ~ Fabrication
~ Welding Procedure Qualification ~ NDE Operations ~Team Management
~ Piping Inspection ~ Structural Inspection. ~Leader ship


Since Jan’15 with OMS Oil Field Services Pte. Ltd., Singapore & Saudi as a Welding Engineer & QA/QC (Group Engineering & Technical Support)

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Review client specifications, drawings, material mill certificates
• Preparing Welding Procedure Qualification (WPS), Procedure Qualification Record (PQR), Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ) as per customer requirements, ASME Sec IX, with com-pliance of API 6A, NACE MR0175
• Preparing Inspection Testing Plan(ITP)
• Preparing MPI procedures and PT, UT & RT Instructions.
• Preparing Procedure for Post Weld Heat Treatment
• Preparing work instructions for Welding related activities such as Consumable storage, Fit-up, Visual Inspection etc.,
• Checking Fit-up, Pre Heat, Welding Activities & PWHT as per requirements
• Conducting visual inspection as per customer requirements and spot checking the welding activ-ities
• Prepare Non-Destructive Testing Plan as per Client requirements
• Monitor the NDT activities and Inspection activities
• Organize Pre-Production Meeting
• Prepare first article inspection plan
• Resolving welding issues in mechanical equipment; checking for welding consumable storage
• Conducting internal & external audits; arranging for calibration of gauges and inspection of de-vices
• Taking corrective measures and reporting non-conformance in case of discrepancies
• Carried out inspection and verification of welding activities pertaining to fabrication, repair, modification
• Maintaining site welding related issues & liaising with QC inspector to ensure maximum custom-er satisfaction


• Created engineering standard operating procedures / work instructions with clear visual aids to help welders & Welding operators to easily understand the requirements and reduced the no. of turn back from customers Developed welding procedures for major organization’s like AKER So-lutions and FMC Technologies Ltd.

• Developed welding procedures for Low alloy steel (AISI 4130, AISI 8630, ASTM A 182 F22, API 5L Line piping (X65M, X80M0 etc.,), carbon steel (ASTM A572 etc.,) & Cladding Proce-dures for In 625 on AISI 4130, AISI 8630 & F22

• Reduced the rejection rate and incidence of defects.

• Implemented several measures to identify deformities, malfunctions or other abnormalities such as work instructions monitoring forms etc.,


SAUDI ARAMCO – Connector to Conductor Welding
AKER – Well Head & Conductor Housing Assembly – Statoil [Snefrid, Aerfugl, Visund etc.,]
Technip FMC – Conductor Housing Assembly
May’12 – Nov’13 with Jasscan Inspection Pte. Ltd., Singapore as Senior Quality Control & Welding Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Reviewed the material hardness certificates
• Developed Welding Procedure as per ASME Section IX
• Witness the Inspection
• Visual Inspection
• Prepared Documents for Auditing
• Conducted NDT Inspection (FMC Technologies) for Well Head and Christmas Tree Assembly (PT, MT, UT) as per API 6A, 17D standards
• Identified Positive Material using X-MET 7000 Series
• Prepared NDE reports; NDT inspection (Product Specification Level -I, II, III) parts as per API 6A & 17D
• Co-ordinated with Third Party Inspection Team; prepared inspection testing plan as per client’s requirement


Jun’08- Jul’11 Classic Moulds & Dies, Chennai as Junior Quality Control Engineer

Aug’11-Apr’12 Scan Plastic Engineering and Rubber Pte. Ltd., Singapore as Senior Quality Assurance Specialist


2015 Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) from Nanyang Technological Uni-versity, Singapore with 2.75 CGPA
2008 Bachelor of Engineering (Production) from St. Peters Engineering College, Anna University with 73.3%


Operating Systems: Windows 7, 8, 10
Packages: MS Office (Word, Excel & Power Point)
Design Softwares: Auto Cad, Draft sight


Date of Birth: 10th November 1986
Languages Known: English & Tamil
Address: 4/74-2, Middle Street, Ayyapan Nagar, Ashesam, Mannargudi, Pin 614001 Tamilnadu(India)
Passport No.: R-8168510
Marital status: Married