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 Expert  724563

Expert in Welding Inspection, Welder Training and Non Destructive Testing


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Nigeria
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Expert has applied his knowledge of Welding Engineering in training Welders/Fitters in the area of Welding Inspection and some of them are now AWS Certified Welding Inspectors which helped the companies they work for save a lot of money employing foreign workers, he is also involved in developing welder skill training programs in accordance with client requirements, he has worked for several Oil and Gas companies projects like Pipeline Construction, Jacket, process piping spool fabrication with materials like Carbon steel, Duplex/Austenitic/Martensitic Stainless Steels, Riser spool fabrication, Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring (CALM) Buoys and has been involved in developing and qualifying welding procedures, qualifying welders, writing and reviewing method statements, monitoring NDT procedures and method statements ensuring that the requirements and approved procedures are implemented and all parties involved have the same understanding. He has written several articles on Welding and the most recent was titled "Quality Control of Stainless Steel Welding" published in 2006 by the Stainless Steel world magazine in Europe.
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arc welding

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fusion welding

He has applied his knowledge of Welding Engineering knowing the advantages and limitations of the Electric Welding Process which has helped him and the companies he has worked for take a better decision on which electric welding process to that is most suitable for the service condition, the applicable material, cost savings, less repairs etc.
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welder training

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welding inspection

Expert has applied his knowledge of Welding Engineering in the area of Pipe Welding (Pipeline/Process Piping/Risers/) and has sound knowledge on the various codes and standards associated with Pipe Welding. He has been involved in developing and qualifying Welding procedures, implementing Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT), ensuring that welding sequence used complies with the approved welding procedure, know the best welding process suitable based on several factors.
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pipe welding

Expert has applied his knowledge of Welding Engineering and has sound understanding of so many welding processes like Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Submerged Arc Welding (SAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) etc. He has a very good understanding of the types of heat input expected from the various welding processes their advantages and limitations etc.
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welding

Expert has applied his knowledge of Welding Engineering in really understanding the microstructure of steel and the relationship with the various types of crystals formed and the type of mechanical properties they exhibit, and how unwanted crystals can be prevented, he also has a sound understanding of the alloying elements associated with steel and the roles they play and also the roles of the alloying elements in electrodes and filler wires and how they determine the final weld metal characteristics.
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steel

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base metal (welding)

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metal welding


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2001   Associate Degree   Welding Engineering   Petroelum Training Institute   Upper Credit grade

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Total Akpo Project

 

QC/Welding Inspector

 

He reviews weld radiographs, monitors NDT Inspection, carries out weld visual inspection, dimensional control inspection, reviews procedures and method statements etc.

2005 to 2006

 

Brunel Energy Limited

 

Elf Petroleum Amenam Phase 2 Project

 

Welding Inspector

 

He reviews weld radiographs, monitors NDT Inspection, carries out weld visual inspection, dimensional control inspection, reviews procedures and method statements etc.

2004 to 2005

 

Breeze Energy Limited

 

ExxonMobil East Area Project EPC 1B

 

Welding Inspector

 

He reviews weld radiographs, monitors NDT Inspection, carries out weld visual inspection, dimensional control inspection, reviews procedures and method statements etc.

2003 to 2004

 

TSKJ Nigeria Limited`

 

Construction

 

Piping Supervisor

 

He ensures dimensional control is carried out on completed spool, Material Inspection is done in accordance with approved procedures, all spools are fabricated in accordance with latest drawing revision etc.

2001 to 2003

 

Willbros Nigeria Limited

 

QA/QC Department

 

QC Inspector

 

He reviews weld radiographs, monitors NDT Inspection, carries out weld visual inspection, dimensional control inspection, reviews procedures and method statements etc.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Welding Society (AWS), American Society for Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) and the Nigerian Institute of Welding (NIW).

Licenses/Certifications

American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) ASNT Central Certification Program Certified Level 2 VT Inspector, Canadian Welding Bureau Certified Level 2 Welding Inspector, American Welding Society Certified Welding Educator (CWE)

Professional Appointments

Director/ Lead Trainer in my Limited Liability Welding Training and Services Outfit.

Awards/Recognition

Friend of the Library Award from the Petroleum Training Institute, Nigeria, Image of Welding Award from the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology in Troy, Ohio, USA.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He wrote an article in Quality Control published by Stainless Steel World in Europe.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in welding for consulting on Joining API X80 pipe and Q&T 4130.
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Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   He is fluent in English Language.
French   He is above average in the French Language.
Italian   He has basic knowledge of the Italian Language.

Market Research:
He is well qualified with local and international qualifications like the AWS CWI, ACCP Level 2, CWB Level 2, AWS CWE to carry out Inspection and training in the Oil and Gas, Construction, Refining etc. sectors

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He has developed and delivered several trainings on Welding Inspection, Welding Metallurgy, Pipeline Construction etc. to Companies like Nigerdock Plc., NNPC Engineers etc.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has a wealth of knowledge about the various vendors that are in Nigeria and has assisted various organisations in locating them.

Other Skills and Services

He has excellent organizational skills and can organize Seminars, In-Housing training etc.


 

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