Ian *******

  • International QA/QC Inspector
  • Updated 2 months ago
NDT or Inspection Qualification:

International Welding Inspection Personal (IIW IWI-S),International Welding inspector Personal (IIW IWI-B)


Name                                       : Ian Viljoen

Date of Birth                            : 21-06-1995


: N5 Mechanical Engineering

: International Welding Inspection Personal Diploma-Standard, IWI IIW-S.

: International Welding Inspection Personal-Basic Diploma, IWI IIW-B.

: SAQCC Level 1 Welding and fabrication Inspector.

Name of Current Employer      : EPCM Holdings

Contact Number                      : +27 72 849 0381

Email Address                         : [email protected]

General Experience

I currently have six years’ experience in the oil, gas and energy industry. In the past six year I have worked in several trades within the industry as well as studied several courses part-time, to gain practical experience and at the same time obtaining the relevant theoretical knowledge. In the past six years I have worked in positions such as a mechanical fitter, QA/QC Welding and fabrication Inspector, International Welding Inspector and in Supervisory roles. I pride myself in QA/QC Inspection and welding and fabrication inspection roles.

I am a young energetic individual with a strong will to succeed at the task ahead, I have a strong ability to handle multiple projects at once whether these projects are carried out in a workshop or on site.


Job Titles:


·        International Welding and fabrication Inspector (IIW IWI-S)

·        Mechanical QA/QC Inspector

·        QA/QC Inspector On-site

·        Responsible Welding Co-Ordinator (RWC)

·        QA/QC Co-Ordinator

Key Skills


·        Safety standards.

·        Construction Codes, ASME, API etc.

·        Client liaison from a quality perspective.

·        Interpretation of Engineering drawings.

·        Interpretation of Welding Procedure Specification/Procedure Qualification Record.

·        Qualifying Welders.

·        Draughting Inspection and test plans (QCP/ITP) /Method Statements.

·        Welding and Fabrication Inspection. Pipeline, Piping, Vessels and             Structural components.

·        Implementing Quality Management systems etc. ISO 3834-2/ ISO9001:2015.

·        Pressure test etc. pipelines, piping, and vessels.

·        Inspection of blasting and coating systems.

·        Knowledge of various welding methods.

·        Ability to work independently.

Compiling and maintaining of quality assurance data packages

Employment History

QA/QC Welding Inspector – EPCM Holdings

Mozambique, Gauteng – March 2019 – Current

Projects worked for current employer: Four most recent project


·         Vopak Growth 4 Terminal Project – Durban, South Africa


Engineering, procurement and construction of interconnection liquid fuel multi-product pipelines with a total of 24 km x 16″ on Vopak Terminal.


·         Energy Group Gas Pipelines with HPCMS System – Gauteng, South Africa

Detailed engineering, procurement and construction works, including commissioning, testing and handover for a High-Pressure Customer Metering Station (HPCMS) at Clayville, Wadeville and at Nigel with underground pipeline supplying the HPCMS stations.

  •   Tema LNG Terminal Company – Gauteng, South Africa / Tema LNG Terminal Company, Ghana

Detailed engineering, procurement and construction works of three hot water bath heater pressure vessels.


·        CPMZ Pump Station Upgrade – Mozambique

Detailed engineering, procurement and construction works of two multi-million-dollar booster pump station upgrades on the 300 km Maforga Pipeline.

Responsibilities at current employer:


·         Implementing Quality Management System

·         Inspect incoming material and equipment for defects.

·         Compiling detailed quality control tracker.

·         Draughting detailed inspection reports regarding quality during the project.

·         Client and third-party communication point.

·         Ensuring fabrication and installation is adhered to according to client specification, company procedures and governing codes.

·         Draughting workshop and on-site installation fabrication packages

·         Draughting Inspection and Test plans (ITP)

·         Material Identification and dimensional inspection on fittings and piping according to AFC drawings and relevant codes and specifications.

·         Verification of welding consumables.

·         Review and select correct WPS for items being welded.

·         Carry out inspection, pre, during and after welding inspection.

·         Redline of fabricated items.

·         Issue of non-conformities.

·         Perform field inspection on welding and installation.

·         Pre and post hydrostatic punch.

·         Hydrostatic and Pneumatic Testing


QA/QC Welding Inspector – SNC Lavalin

Astron Refinery, Western cape – July 2018 – February 2019




·   Read and interpret Engineering Drawings such as Isometric drawing, general arrangement.

·   Inspect incoming material for defects and correspond with bill of material.eg studs, bolts, gaskets and piping spools.

·   Monitor operations to ensure that the job meets production standards.

·   Report all material and jobs that do not meet to the standards of the code.

·   Attend daily quality and safety meetings with management and construction departments.

·   Compiling, submitting, and reviewing of the QA/QC data pack.

·   Pressure testing of vessels, piping systems and exchangers according to pressure on the QCP.

·   Clean inspection & Dirt inspections of equipment on plant. E.g., Vessels, columns, and exchangers.

·   Issue of Non-conformities to relevant parties.

·   Planning and preparation for up coaming shutdowns.

Mechanical Fitter – TJC Engineering

Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, Cape Town – February 2018 – May 2018



·   Check proper fitting and assembly of valves and piping.

·   Radiation working inside reactor dome.

·   First line inspection on studs, gaskets, and final box up.

·   Preparation for hydrostatic pressure tests on piping and vessels.

·   Flange management according to approved procedures and specifications.

·   Measurement of final box up with calibrated measuring equipment.

·   Dis assembly and assembly of main steam shut off valves.

Mechanical Fitter- Hydra Arc

2017 Regen Platform Turn around, Chevron Refinery, Cape Town – January 2017 – April 2017



·   Strictly adhering to all health and safety policies and procedures, including the use of the appropriate protective clothing

·   Carrying out the construction of structural components according to approved drawings.

·   Interpreting engineering drawings.

·   Installation of new piping and instruments on and inside reactor dome head.

·   Attend daily safety meetings and toolbox talks.

Please Note: References on request.