Gopalan - Quality Inspector - Cuddalore, TN, India

Karthik Gopalan

Cuddalore, TN, India


Quality Inspector

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Suptd Engineer, Inspection


From November 2009


1) Inspection of Boiler structures at M/s India Cements Site, Tirunelveli
2) Inspection of Conveyor Structurals at Ranipet.
3) Inspection of Industrial Fans at M/s TCF NADI, Chennai
4) Inspection of Valves at M/s Weir BDK Valves, Hubli.
5) Inspection of Pumps at M/s Heidelberg, Bangalore, M/s Weir Minerals, Bangalore, M/s Grundfos Pumps, Chennai.
6) Inspection of Hoists at M/s Armsel MHE Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
7) Inspection of Valves at M/s Audco India Ltd, Chennai, M/s L & T Valves, Coimbatore, M/s Petrochemical, Chennai, M/s Instrumentation Ltd, Palakkad.
8) Inspection of Fin Fan Heat Exchangers at M/s BGR Energy, Chennai
9) Inspection of Metallic bellows at M/s MB Metallic Bellows, Chennai and at Sub Vendor Works, Hosur.

Inspection Clearance based on Review of MTCS, Inspection Reports and Compliance Reports.
1) Review of MTCs for Steel Plates, Pipes, Valves, A/C Systems, Ductings, Fasteners, Steel Structurals, Storage Tanks etc.
2) Review of RT Films of Pipe Weld Joints.
3) Review of Inspection Test Procedure and approval.

(II). JUNE'2009 - Received Offer Letters from a company in
Saudi Arabia and from M N D, Chennai and M/s Fivescail, Chennai; Joined in MND, Chennai.

QA / QC Coordinator

Al Turki Enterprises

September 2008 - February 2009

Oil and Gas Piping, Worked at Bajah Site, Review of Test Certificates and compilation of Test Packs.

(IV). SEP'2009 - Received offers from M/s HYDRIL (Unit of
M/s Abaan Constructions) and from M/s Al Turki Enterprises,
Oman and accepted offer from M/s Al Turki.

Engineer, Inspection

Precision Equipments

June 2008 - September 2008

Inspection of Heat Exchangers for Petroleum Refineries.

QA/QC Engineer

Al Masaood Bergum, Qatar

February 2007 - February 2008

Inspection of Steel Structurals for Shell Camp construction
Site and Al Jaber Camp Construction Site and Preparation of
Test Packs for Steel Structurals Fabrications.

Quality Controller


January 2006 - September 2007

Inspection of Steel Technological Structurals for Abu Dhabi
Refinery, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority & Petrofac
International High Rise Building structurals for Kazakhstan
Project. Compilation of Test Packs for Steel Structurals.

dubaL, Dubai Aluminium Company, U A E

September 2004 - August 2005

Coordinating inspection and production of steel structurals.

Engineer, Quality Control

Precision Equipments Chennai(Pvt) Ltd

May 2003 - September 2004

1. Inspection of Tube Bundles for Heat Exchangers
2. Inspection of U Tubes, Tube Sheets, Baffles.
3. Inspection of Heat Exchanger Shell Fabrication.
4. Hydro Test of Tube Bundle and Shell.
5. DP Tests and Thickness measurement of Dished Ends.
6. Mock Up Test for Tube to Tube Sheet Joints.


The K.C.P Ltd

September 1997 - March 2003

Tiruvottiyur, Chennai.

Heavy Engineering Works. Cement Mill, Sugar Mill Equipments For FLSmidth, FCB KCP, FFE Minerals, Mc Nally Bharath, L&T
Wind Mill Tower for Mecon.
Heavy Fabrication for Hydel Power Project, Maharashtra.

As Inspector, Quality Services
1. Inspection of Raw Materials., Castings, forgings, Steel Plates and pipes.

2. N D T of castings, forgings, steel plates, rounds.

3. Inspection of CCF M/cs, Shredders, Vacuum Pans, Mills.

4. Technological Steel Structurals for Neyveli Lignite Corp.

5. Ultrasonic testing witness for Boiler Quality Steel Plates at M/s Shah Brothers, Kalamboli, Mumbai, at M/s Sudan Traders, Bhilai, Chattisgarh and at M/sSAIL yard, Manali, Chennai.

6. MPT of Valves, Castings, Forgings.

7. Technological Steel Structurals Inspection witness at Ranipet offered by five sub vendor.

a) Dimensions check Witness.
b) NDT for Welded Joints, witness.
c) Orientation, Verification of assembly as per BOM.
d) Sweep, Camber, Alignment check with Water level and Plumb.

8. Magnetic Particle Testing of Valves for BHEL, Trichy.

9. Magnetic Particle Testing of Crown Pinions, Support Rollers, 6 mts Diameter Gear Blanks, Gears with Prod Technique, Wet Method.

10. Magnetic Particle Testing of the above items after finish Machining with Yoke Technique, Wet Method.

11. Ultrasonic Testing & M P T of Welding Joints.

12. Preparation of NDT reports for the above as per ASME SEC V.

13. Inspection of fabricated items at sub vendor works in Chennai.

14. Inspection of Pipes at supplier premises in Bangalore.

Asst Foreman


January 1995 - September 1997

Manufacturers of Mini Lathe, Broaching Machines, Milling machines and Special Purpose Machines for TVS group.

As Asst Foreman.
1) Inspection of Machined items.
2) Hardness measurement with Poldi and Rockwell Tester.
3) Assembly of fixtures and trial run in machines.
4) Supervision of Machine shop.
5) Ultrasonic testing witness of rounds.
6) Inspection of Boring and drilling in JIG BORING machines.

V & T Engineering Industries

May 1994 - January 1995

Manufacturers of Conveyors for Gujarat Ambuja Cements and Lime Classifiers, Binny.

Supervision and inspection of fabrication of the above items.



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