Gamieldien - Fabrication/Welding Superintendent - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Mogamat Gamieldien

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Fabrication/Welding Superintendent

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


I compile the organogram of the workforce and apply it to the project in order to obtain the best productivity figures and to avoid downtime and loss of man hours. I also periodically check on the supervisors work areas to establish that the method statements and quality of the job is being adhered to.

Work History

Fabrication Supervisor

DCD Dorbyl

PERIOD: October 2007 / October 2008

DUTIES: Overseeing teams of artisans & semi- skilled workers
Fabricating and installation of a tripper (conveyor) for Saldanha Steel. Upgrade & modification of
Saipem 3000 heavy lift vessel. Upgrade & major
refit on Acergy Polaris

Fabrication / Welding Supervisor


Up to April 2013

DUTIES: Overseeing teams of fabricators and welders on board the
Trident VIII in Port Gentile (Gabon) The work was mainly
focused on the legs (jack up) and some deck plating. WPS
used were SMAW & FCAW. Welds were subjected to
MPI and UT. Progress reports were communicated to the
PIC and Project manager.

Fabrication Supervisor



De Beers Marine

Up to September 2013

19 Oct/13

DUTIES: Overseeing all destruct activities of drill head in De Beers
Work shop in preparation for new fittings and plating.
Mostly burning and washing away of welds and steel at
This stage for refurbishment of drill head.


Chevron Refinery Cape Town

December 2011 - April 2012

DUTIES: Overseeing teams of supervisors, QC, artisans & semi- skilled workers at Chevron shutdown / turnaround.
NDT and hydro testing was done via my QC
department and included Chevron 3rd party inspection.
Also conducted pre-shutdown work, involving the prep. and plan and location of all the job's from the
data packs on site. Contract is via SA Five engineering

Fabrication Superintendant

Molukutho Eng

PERIOD: November 2008 / Jan2010/ongoing

DUTIES: Overseeing teams of artisans & semi-skilled workers
@Chevron shutdown / turnaround. Also conducted
Pre-shutdown work, involving the location of all the job's from the data packs on site.Continueing with
contract work since completion of shutdown.
Currently prepairing for 2010 shutdown/turnaround.

PERIOD: April 6th 2010 executing s/down- t/around at refinery
Overseeing 130 personal consisting of fabrication
QC, rigging activities, welding and hydrotesting
Completed s/down on 15/05/2010.
WPS used was GTAW, SMAW, gas shielded
FCAW High pressure pipe was subjected to.
100% NDT and hydro testing.

Fabrication Supervisor


PERIOD: March 06/ June 31st 2011-Las Palmas shipyard

Transferred to Celtic Sea July 02- August 15 in
Saldanha Bay, Cape Town.

DUTIES: Overseeing all fabrication areas with main contractor and third party contractors and reporting progress to construction manager. This included NDT and
hydro testing. Areas consisted of mud pumps,
mud pits, sack store, settling room, thrusters,
shaker rooms, turn table, top drive, deluge lines from mains to sprinklers and also rotary table.

Board Sedco Express

June 2010 - September 2010

DUTIES: Overseeing teams of welders and fabricators (24) on
Board Sedco Express drill rig in Las Palmas ship
yard.Task's were the renewal of pipelines in several
areas (mudpump, mudpitts, settling, thrusters and shaker rooms). Large areas of chequered plate
replaced on drill floor. Install new turn-table and modify new topdrive. Replace deludge lines from
mains to sprinklers.

Welding procedure specifications used were GTAW,
SMAW, & gas shielded FCAW. High pressure pipe
was subjected to hydro-testing and 100% NDT
including braces on boom of 65 ton crane

Fabrication Supervisor


August 2009 - September 2013

DUTIES: Overseeing upgrade of fabrication & welding aboard the
Talon (Fugro) in Pemba, Mozambique. Work scope
included a base for heavy lift crane incl.fitting. Support
structure for Power pack incl.piping protection, bases for 3 heavy lift winches, marking out & positioning
supports for two standard size containers. Fitting of 400v generator on deck and fabrication and position of
Several pad eyes on deck. All welding was subjected to
NDT. Contract was via Toprope.

Fabrication / Welding Supervisor


Up to November 2009


DUTIES: Overseeing teams of fabricators & welders on board the
Constellation 2 jack up rig in Las Palmas shipyard in
Grand Canary Islands. Personal included the main
Contractor (Astican) and several 3rd party companies.
The work was mainly focused on the spud cans, raw
water lines and jetting lines.WPS used were SMAW
& FCAW. Welds were subjected to MPI, UT & UIT.
Progress reports were communicated to the PIC & Project manager. Thereafter the rig was transported to
Gabon on board the heavy lift vessel Trustee (Dockwise)
where several maintenance activities were completed
For the maintenance supervisor and the OIM.

Steel Superintendent

Dormac Offshore

July - 28th October.

DUTIES: Overseeing fabrication and replacement of steel plates
On board the Ben Rinnies (KCA Deutag) in Saldanha
Bay. Personal included the main contractor and 3 sub
contractor companies. The total amount of fabrication
personal was approx. 109 people. Steel was replaced in many areas of the jack up rig including main deck, leg
wells, yoke panels, jacking chords, diesel tanks, drill
water tanks, machinery space and pre-load tanks.
Welding in the tanks were subjected to NDT which
Included MPI, DYE PEN and UT. Tanks were also
Pressure tested after completion of QC inspection.

7. EMPLOYER: Dormac Offshore

POSITION: Piping Supervisor
PERIOD: 4 May - 29 June

DUTIES: Overseeing teams of fabricators, welders, riggers and
QC on board the Acergy Polaris in Cape Town harbour.
Scope of work was the removal and jigging up of old
spool pieces and renewal. Hydro testing was also done as well as ndt. Welding processes used were SMAW,

Fabrication Manager


March 2007 - September 2007

DUTIES: Upgrade of firewater lines and asphalt
Discharge units @ Chevron Refinery Cape Town

Manager - Pipe Fitting and Welding

S.F.G. Engineering Services

January 2007 - April 2007

DUTIES: Overseeing a work force of 40 consisting of Pipe Fitters, Welders, Burners and General Workers on the DeBeers Ship "PEACE IN AFRICA" for the period Jan 2007 to April 2007

Fabrication Supervisor

Mudford International Services

June 2006 - February 2007

DUTIES: Various piping &boilermaking activities on FPSO
Dalia.Thereafter completed hookup in block 17 off coast of Angola

Fabrication Supervisor


March 2006 - May 2006

DUTIES: Upgrade of modules on board FPSO Kizomba A for
Exxon Mobil via Petromar

Fabrication Supervisor

Muddford International Services

December 2005 - February 2006

DUTIES: Fabrication and installation of spool base including
shore tensioner @ Barra Do Dande for Angloflex in Angola


Artisan Services and Eng

September 2005 - November 2005

DUTIES: Shutdown @ Chevron Refinery Cape Town
Fabrication & Installation of pipes and valves
Including hydrotesting

Fabrication Supervisor

SFG Eng. Services

July 2005 - September 2005

DUTIES: LNG Compressor module upgrade on board FPSO
Sanha in Angola

Fabrication Foreman

The Engineering Company

January 2005 - June 2005

DUTIES: Fabrication of specialized containers for offshore
industry including set-up of jigs

21. EMPLOYER.: Self-employed

Fabrication & Welding Foreman

April 2004 - December 2004

DUTIES: Upgrading and modifying piping systems in the wine and dairy farming industry including some
mechanical fitting

22. EMPLOYER: Capital

Fabrication Supervisor

January 2002 - March 2004

DUTIES: Overseeing 45 fabricators and semi-skilled personnel in plate and pipe shop. Also site assemblies. All work
was oil and gas related. Contracts included buoy's
(SBM) Manifolds (ABB) Suction Anchor Piles
(Exxon Mobil) Flarebooms, Decks for offshore
gravity bases and mid water arches (Chevron)
various modules (Technip) @ Sonamet in Lobito, Angola

Bennetts Engineering

May 2001 - December 2001

DUTIES: Fabrication of stainless steel & aluminum apparatus for the fishing industry.(fish factories on board vessels)

24. EMPLOYER: Capital

Welding Supervisor

December 2000 - May 2001

DUTIES: Overseeing 35 - 40 welders on various projects in
Sonamet fabrication yard in Lobito, Angola.These
Included 6G/6GR, argon (duplex) Fluxcore and
Various WPS's.

Boilermaker / Rigger / Foreman / Supervisor

Rotek Group

DUTIES: Fabrication of pipes, ship repairs, plating, argon and stick welding Also various projects at nuclear power . station


Bennett's Engineering

DUTIES: Sheet metal development (stainless steel and aluminium

Pipe Fitter

Frazer and Chalmers

July 1993 - August 1993

DUITES: Pipe fitting

Boilermaker / Pipe Fitting Foreman

Babcock Engineering

August 1991 - February 1992

and 1981 - 1983

DUTIES: Staff supervision (20 Artisans & 10 Semi-skilled

Piping Foreman


March 1991 - August 1991

DUTIES: Fabrication and Installation of pipes

Pipe Fabricator

Montague Gardens

November 1990 - February 1991

DUTIES: Fabrication and Installation of pipes for Milling

Piping Foreman


July 1990 - October 1990

DUTIES DUTIES: Fabrication and Installation of pipes for air
Conditioning. units

Boilermaker / Foreman


January 1990 - June 1990

DUTIES: Fabrication of heavy-duty steel for new Du Toit's Kloof Tunnel


Montague Gardens

July 1989 - December 1989

DUTIES: Fabrication of trailers for Hendred Frauhof


Atlantic Fishing

Up to June 1989

DUTIES: Ship repairs Boilermaking Plating Pipe fabrication


Hesper Engineering


Cape Town Harbour

Pipe Fitter

Koeberg Nuclear Power Station

DUTIES: Fabrication of pipes Fitting of flanges, valves,
pumps, etc

38. EMPLOYER: Fluor (SASOL II & III Secunda)

POSITION: Pipe Fitter/boilermaker


Fabrication of pipes Installation of pipes in Petro
Chemical Refinery



From May 1978

DUTIES: Extensive Rigging Lifting heavy-duty equipment

Apprentice Shipbuilder

Simon's Town

Fabrication Supervisor

De Beers

Up to November 2011

DUTIES: Overseeing all fabrication areas including some
workshop activities. This included visual inspection on the welding and QC. The contract was via Just

Qualifications & Certifications

Wingfield Technical Colledge


Wingfield Technikon

Trafalgar High School

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