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QA/QC Auditing Expediting Commissioning Structural Steel 3rd. party, Level 3 Welding Level 1 Coating and Level 2 Non-destructive Inspections

Career Objectives

I am seeking a challenging position in an organization/institution with the aim to contribute toward Technology Advancement in the Construction Industry by enhancing and efficiently using my skills. I want to perform consistently and meet the expectations while constantly availing opportunities to learn, excel and grow.

Career Summary:

·        BBE Hydro Constructors LP c/o DMS quality representative on the Keeyask Project, located in Split Lake Resource Management Area of northern Manitoba. The Keeyask Generating Station will provide approximately 4,400-gigawatt-hours of electricity each year.

·         Performed the duties of the plant field engineer/quality manager position on a hydroelectric power plant for Saipem Contracting (NIGERIA) Ltd.  

·         Represented AMEC/Foster Wheeler as the Field Engineers and Quality Representative on the construction of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta, Georgia. I was responsible for Visual, Magnetic Particle, Ultra Sonic, Paint and shipping inspections during construction in all fabrication sites in Canada.

·         ENI Litchendjili assistant resident engineer in (Republic of Congo) for the Off-shore and on-shore  QA/QC management of the main subcontractor fabricating the jetty, oil rig jacket, pipeline, and base.  Construction Advisor for SNC Lavalin’s HVDC and AC Transmission Substations and Lines,  500 KV AC Underground Transmission installation and distribution.   

Summary of Skills:

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·         Over 32 years in the business of (EPCM),  (EPC),(LSTK) construction, QA/QC and OHS.

·         Served as Lead Auditor and Third-Party Auditor relative to monitoring and evaluating contractors, prepared quality audit plans and schedules, developed a quality portion of bid packages, and led inspection teams.

·         Establishing quality management programs and developing project-specific quality plans and procedures for the owner; project management control (PMC);

·         Excellent communication and coordination skills that help in timely and accurate completion of work

·         Thorough with construction laws and environmental regulations.

·         Thorough with various designing applications that help in preparing the blueprint of various projects.

·         Proven ability at being a good team player and taking the initiative to learn and handle new responsibilities.

·         Well acquainted with the feasibility testing, billing and cost controls.

·         Very good negotiation skills with vendors, contractors, and third-party inspections personnel.

·         Self-motivated, hardworking, good management skills, document control, and reporting.

·          Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) with over 32 years of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control (QC), and Non-destructive inspection experience in Quality, Total Quality Management (TQM), and Integrated Management System (IMS) manager. 

Relevant Project Quality Management Experience:

January 2018 to Present  

Mintus Inspctions Inc. Owner

During this time I have conducted ad-hoc inspections for Applus RTD in the provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.


Sept. – 2017 to Dec. - 2017 

Saipem Project Quality Manager (Saipem Contracting Nigeria Ltd.)

Saipem Contracting Nig Ltd is located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria and I was in charge of setting up the Quality department for the company quality director to take over. Turbine Electrical Generating Plant, new construction.

Feb. – 2017 to May - 2017 

QA/QC Representative for EnGlobe (Schofield, Wisconsin USA)

Representing EnGlobe at Merrill Iron and Steel for Fabrication of the Keeyask Generating Station Project for Manitoba Hydro.


Dec. – 2015 to Feb. - 2017

AMEC representation for the construction of the Mercedes Benz Stadium, New Brunswick, Alma, and ST. Gedeon, Quebec fab shops.

I had worked on the fabrication of this stadium as a representative for the owner on site.

My work included a review of drawings, NDT, Welding and code compliance. The completion of this project will be done by the end of February 2017.


 July – 2014

ENI Litchendjili Quality Manager (Republic of Congo)

Offshore and onshore Quality management for the Client with Saipam as the prime subcontractor to fabricate the jetty, oil rig jacket, pipeline, and base.


April - 2014

ApplusVelosi third party inspections (Houston)

Assurance of Quality and Quality Control verification for Applus Velosi inspections as a third party using Mintus Inspections Inc.


December 2012 March -2013

Quality Advisor WATL (Siemens)   SNC-Lavalin T&D

Construction Quality Advisor:: HVDC, AC Transmission Substations and Lines, 500 KV AC Underground Transmission.

Construction Quality Advisor for 347 km bi-pole 500KV DC lattice Steel Transmission line from a new 510S Sunnybrook converter station adjacent to the existing Genesee 330P substation (in the North) to a new 511S Crossings converter station adjacent to the existing 102S Landon substation (in the South. The line has been divided into eight primary segments for ease of planning.)

Segment 1- Sunnybrook Substation Structure 1- 103 (17km)

Segment 2- Structure 104 - 188 (30km)
Segment 3- Structure 189 - 339 (49km)
Segment 4- Structure 340 - 414 (28km)
Segment 5- Structure 415 - 487 (26km)
Segment 6- Structure 490 - 681 (72km)
Segment 7- Structure 682 - 784 (63km)
Segment 8- Structure 785 – 956 Crossings substation (62km)


September 2012

Gulf Coast Quality Package Lead  TransCanada Keystone Project

Assurance of Quality from Cushing to Nederland in the US. Pipeline facilities and large holding Tanks, Procurement P.O. verification, Fabrication and Contractors Quality Plan verification.

November 2011

Owner Mintus Inspections Inc. contracting

Mintus Inspections offers a variety of Inspection Services, from Quality Assurance and Quality Control through to NDT Examinations. Our experience gives you the confidence required, and our qualifications are beyond reproach. 


April - 2011

Construction Quality Auditor Suncor Energy

I was able to put the construction Quality and the Suncor QMS into effect.

Jubail, February 2009.

TQM Specialist Saudi Kayan (Sabic)Saudi Kayan – Saudi Kayan Refinery, 

As Total Quality Management (TQM) Specialist, was responsible for managing the process of obtaining ISO certification for the plant.

June 2008  

Project Cycle Management (PCM) Yanbu Project, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, 

QA Turnover Engineer responsible for supervising contractors to ensure completion of construction turnover and mechanical completion for the Polyethylene, Polypropylene, and Process Hazard Unit (PHU) plants. Prior to Yanbu transfer, served as Project Monitoring and Control (PMC) Quality Manager for the Houston, Texas, office.

March-December 2010.  

Ma-aden – Ma’aden Aluminum Projects, Jubail, Saudi Arabia, As Quality Manager, responsible for overseeing all project PMC and EPCM quality management work.

August 2009.  
– Aramco Supply Project, Jubail, Saudi Arabia,

Served as QA/QC Manager responsible for managing technical and contractual work between FAHSS/TUV Saudi Arabia and Saudi Aramco.

June 2008

Aker Solutions Project Cycle Management (PCM) Yanbu Project, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, 

 QA Turnover Engineer responsible for supervising contractors to ensure completion of construction turnover and mechanical completion for the Polyethylene, Polypropylene, and Process Hazard Unit (PHU) plants. Before Yanbu transfer, served as Project Monitoring and Control (PMC)  Quality Manager for the Houston, Texas, office.

May 2007

Parsons Fluor Daniel (PFD) and Tengizchevroil PCM Project, Atyrau Beach, Kazakhstan, 
As FE/FO Coordinator Welding Inspector was responsible for supervising the installation of flow orifices and flow elements in systems required for commissioning.Maintained parts and organized installation with the support staff of eight pipefitters and supervisors.

February 2007  

Qatargas – Qatargas Phase II Project, Ras Laffan, Qatar,

PMC QA/QC Area Supervisor responsible for nonconformance report (NCR) resolution, scheduling, and progress reporting. Served as Company Representative for off plot natural gas liquids (NGL) Nickel (Ni) tanks, jetty and dock construction, and fabrication of five liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks using automatic and manual welding procedures.

November 2006.   

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) – LNG Storage Tanks KOC Project, Kuwait,

PMC Senior Welding Inspector responsible for surveying welding and nondestructive testing (NDT) completed by contractor and subcontractors. Conducted qualification of welders and procedures for manual, semi-automatic, and automatic welding. Ensured QC over fabrication yard for storage tank fabrication using automatic welding.

August 2006.   

Pegasus International – Ca Mau Gas Pipeline Project, Ca Mau, Vietnam,

PMC QA/QC Welding Engineer and Inspector responsible for providing welding expertise and QA/QC. Reviewed 2020 RT pipe joints for a client located in Vietnam.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited – Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Horizon Oil Sands Facility, Fort McKay, Alberta, Canada,

January 2006. As PMC QA Specialist, I developed and implemented procedures for subcontractor companies and supporting site construction managers.


Fluor Corporation – Shell Refinery Up-grader Project, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, 

Provided PMC QA/QC support including providing surveillance inspection and providing the turnover package to the client. Traced pipelines to boiler construction per detailed drawings.


Flint Energy Services – Suncor Desulphurization Project, Fort McMurray, Alberta, 

Served as Acting PMC QA/QC Lead responsible for performing pipeline construction and maintenance inspections including welding, nondestructive examination (NDE), procedure qualification tests, welder tests, and weld inspection management and procedure conformance.

March 2003-June 2003.   

Aker Maritime Kiewit Contractors (AMKC) – Husky Energy White Rose Project, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada,

EPCM QA/QA Coordinator and Auditor responsible for conducting scheduled internal audits for all construction sites. Ensured ISO 9901 standards were applied internally and externally.

 June 2003-October 2003.  

Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) – US Military Support/US Government LOGCAP III Employment, Various Locations, Iraq, PMC QA Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the construction of facilities was completed following the US Army policies and procedures.


OIS Fischer Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,

QA/QC Manager was responsible for writing and reviewing quality assurance procedures, implementing health and safety procedures, and developing a computerized inspection data management system.


Qatar Petroleum, Qatar,

As Senior PMC QA and Pipeline Welding Inspector inspected boilers and pressure vessels, performed risk evaluations, and conducted incident and accident investigations. Other responsibilities included loss prevention and LNG piping QA.

August 1997-February 1998.  

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Canada,

NDT Instructor is responsible for conducting lectures relative to topics including radiography and film interpretation.


AGRA Earth & Environmental, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada,

QA Inspector and Instructor responsible for educating employees, providing QA and inspection services, and assisting with business development.

British Columbia Ferries Corporation 
– Ferry Port Construction and Repairs Project, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada,

As QA Inspector, ensured that subcontractors completed work per British Columbia Ferry’s contract.


Levelton Engineering – Swartz Bay Construction Project, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada,

Project and Welding Inspector responsible for providing site construction QC inspection.


BA and BSc courses, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1974-1975

Welder Fitter Program, George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1978-1979

Welding Engineering Technology, Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology, Timmins, Ontario, Canada, 1979-1981

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology, Timmins, Ontario, Canada, 1981-1983

Welding Inspection Certification, Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1985-1986

Mechanical Engineering courses, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1986-1987

Mechanical Engineering courses, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1987-1988

Nondestructive Testing courses, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, 1990-1991

Computer Applications Support Specialist, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1992-1993



Occupational Health and Safety Certificate, University of New Brunswick.

Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, 2003, #03-1282

Certified Construction Safety Supervisor, Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA), 2003, #237146

Certified Engineering Technician, The Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Nova Scotia, 2006, #3780

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), level 3 B31.3 Process Piping

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), level 3 Press. Vessel Sect. 8 & 9

Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB), level 2 UT

Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB), level 2 LT

Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB), level 2 MT

Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB), level 1 RT

Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB), level 3 W47.1 -W59 Welding & Structural Steel Code

Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB), level 3 Z662 Oil and Gas Pipelines and Tank Storage

Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA)

Welding Inspector Level 3.1, UK Training Certification # 2053/2

Welding Institute of Canada (WIC), 21 modules Welding Inspector



Certification Scheme for Welding & Inspection Personnel (CSWIP)

Construction Oriented Emergency First Aid Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

ISO 9001 2000 Lead Auditor Training, November 2003

Occupational Health & Safety Training: Safety Audit Management System (SAMS)

Principles of Loss Control Audit Practical Loss Control Leadership (DNV)

Program Training: Principles of Loss Control Leadership for Safety Excellence

NACE blasting and coating inspections.


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