Basic Info

Vijai Thampi

11 years

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

PMC HSE Engineer at ZADCO (Amec Foster Wheeler)

Experience Details

PMC HSE Engineer

Operations/Management

Manager

• Project Management Consultant for ZADCO (Zakum Development Company, an ADNOC subsidiary)
• Implement and ensure adherence to the Company HSEMS throughout the programme lifecycle
• Report formally to the Consultant Programme Director on HSE performance on the projects
• Input, comment and review on HSE items throughout the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) activities on the programme
• Identify and highlight risks associated with the engineering design and assist with removing these during the initial FEED stages of the project prior to Contractor being appointed in the construction phase
• Report all the HSE related issues, in accordance with the Company procedure to the Consultant Programme Director and Company Sr. HSE Manager
• Carry out formal HSE audits / inspections on the project as per the Company procedure and approved audit schedule
• Investigate causes of accidents / incidents and prepare recommendations to prevent recurrence
• Management and coordination of Contractor Safety Engineers / Officers employed on the project
• Record and follow up on any identified hazards and non-conformance to safety regulations, Company HSEMS or programme requirements
• Provide impartial advice on all HSE matters to Company, Contractor, Consultant and other concerned parties as necessary
• Report HSE performance and KPIs as per the requirements of the Company and Abu Dhabi EHSMS requirements
• Conduct scheduled / unscheduled inspections at the project site, and report observations / non-conformance identified to the concerned party for rectification within the agreed timescale
• Monitor Company’s, Consultant’s, Contractor’s and Sub-Contractor’s employees HSE performance
• Verify the availability and adequacy of all the Contractor’s HSE provisions as per project requirements and applicable local and International legislation


Company Details

ZADCO (Amec Foster Wheeler) (multinational)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

More than 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

www.zadco.ae

Apr 2016 to present (8 months)
PMC HSE Engineer at Hill International Middle East

Experience Details

PMC HSE Engineer

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Project Management Consultant for ZADCO (Zakum Development Company, an ADNOC subsidiary)
• Implement and ensure adherence to the Company HSEMS throughout the programme lifecycle
• Report formally to the Consultant Programme Director on HSE performance on the projects
• Input, comment and review on HSE items throughout the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) activities on the programme
• Identify and highlight risks associated with the engineering design and assist with removing these during the initial FEED stages of the project prior to Contractor being appointed in the construction phase
• Report all the HSE related issues, in accordance with the Company procedure to the Consultant Programme Director and Company Sr. HSE Manager
• Carry out formal HSE audits / inspections on the project as per the Company procedure and approved audit schedule
• Investigate causes of accidents / incidents and prepare recommendations to prevent recurrence
• Management and coordination of Contractor Safety Engineers / Officers employed on the project
• Record and follow up on any identified hazards and non-conformance to safety regulations, Company HSEMS or programme requirements
• Provide impartial advice on all HSE matters to Company, Contractor, Consultant and other concerned parties as necessary
• Report HSE performance and KPIs as per the requirements of the Company and Abu Dhabi EHSMS requirements
• Conduct scheduled / unscheduled inspections at the project site, and report observations / non-conformance identified to the concerned party for rectification within the agreed timescale
• Monitor Company’s, Consultant’s, Contractor’s and Sub-Contractor’s employees HSE performance
• Verify the availability and adequacy of all the Contractor’s HSE provisions as per project requirements and applicable local and International legislation


Company Details

Hill International Middle East (multinational)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

More than 1000 employees

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Oil and Gas

www.hillintl.com

Dec 2015 to Mar 2016 (3 months)
Project HSES Manager at McDermott Middle East, Inc.

Experience Details

Project HSES Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

• Develop, review, monitor and ensure implementation of project Health, Safety, Environmental & Security (HSES) policies, procedures, plans and programs
• Direct reporting to the Project Director and Regional HSES Director
• Review / update HSE management systems as per requirements
• Oversee project management in the implementation and administration of company programs
• Interface with Contractors HSE staff, Client HSE department and project management team
• Coordinate and participate in HAZID studies, risk assessments
• Conduct audits and inspections based on established HSE management system
• HSE performance evaluation and approval of Subcontractors on the project
• Identify and address gaps between Client and Contractor HSE management systems.
• Conduct and lead accident / incident investigations including Root Cause Analysis & Just Culture
• Establish Emergency Response Procedures including emergency communication protocol
• Manage Project Management Team HSE and competency training records
• Convene / attend Client interface meetings, HSE committee meetings, project progress meetings
• Manage budget allocation for HSE matters including procuring specialized PPE, campaign initiatives
• Prepare teams for offshore installation and hook-up activities including mobilization and demobilization
• Propagate Safety Conversation and Behavior Based Safety Management process (BBSM)
• Review Task Risk Assessments for various levels of activity both onshore and offshore


Company Details

McDermott Middle East, Inc. (multinational)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

More then 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

www.mcdermott.com

Apr 2013 to Oct 2015 (2 years 6 months)
Sr. HSES Advisor at McDermott Middle East, Inc.

Experience Details

Sr. HSES Advisor

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Advise on safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.
• Safety in-charge of assigned project at the site fabrication yard
• Conduct audits and inspections based on established HSE management system
• Review / assess Sub-contractor pre-qualification documentations
• Conduct incident investigations including Root Cause Analysis
• Monitor implementation and effectiveness of fabrication yard emergency response procedures
• Convene / attend HSE committee meetings and HSE staff meetings
• Propagate Safety Conversation and Behavior Based Safety Management process (BBSM)
• Coordinate & mentor various HSES campaigns.


Company Details

McDermott Middle East, Inc. (multinational)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

More then 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

www.mcdermott.com

Feb 2012 to Mar 2013 (1 year 0 month)
Project HSE Manager at Leighton Welspun Contractors India Ltd.

Experience Details

Project HSE Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

• Project Safety and Environmental team player as part of the Project Management Plan (PMP)
• Develop project HSE documentations in line with requirements of OHSAS:18001 and ISO:14001
• Assist the Project Manager with HSE training programs
• Liaise with external certification bodies and relevant authorities
• Assist the Project Manager with implementing audit schedules and programs
• Collect, collate and analyze data pertaining to HSE performance
• Audit and report on project compliance, including sub-contractors/suppliers
• Mentor HSE subordinates assigned on the project
• Investigate and communicate accidents/incidents


Company Details

Leighton Welspun Contractors India Ltd. (multinational)

Mumbai, India

501-1000 employees

Oil and Gas

N/A

Dec 2010 to Jan 2012 (1 year 1 month)
HSE Engineer at Leighton Offshore - Oil & Gas

Experience Details

HSE Engineer

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Responsible for ensuring and monitoring safety input for planning and organization, and safety supervision of all barge activities.
• Ensure all support vessels and other work sites comply with safety, health, environmental requirement.
• Liaise with all personnel on board, Project Management Team and Client Representatives in order to meet the HSE requirements.
• Conducting regular inspections, initiating safe work practice, conducting Job Safety & Environmental Analysis for all major activities,
• Submitting daily/ weekly/ monthly HSE activity report to the Project Manager.
• Participate in HSE Committee meetings, identifying any non-conformity & suggesting / implementing corrective actions.
• Take charge of Helicopter landing / take-off operations during offshore personnel / material transfer


Company Details

Leighton Offshore - Oil & Gas (multinational)

Mumbai, India

501-1000 employees

Oil and Gas, Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

N/A

Dec 2008 to Nov 2010 (1 year 11 months)
Fleet HSE Officer at Ocean Diving Company

Experience Details

Fleet HSE Officer

Logistics/Supply Chain

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Carry out site surveys on board offshore accommodation barges
• Ensure that only safe methods of working are in operation and that all regulations are being observed.
• Promote awareness of injury prevention and damage control to all levels of employees.
• Maintain contact with authorities, officials & other professional bodies.


Company Details

Ocean Diving Company

Mumbai, India

101-500 employees

Oil and Gas, Transportation

N/A

Jul 2008 to Dec 2008 (5 months)
Site Safety Engineer at Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co.

Experience Details

Site Safety Engineer

Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Coordinate, integrate, promote, oversee & review all work activities on board
• Conducting regular inspections, initiating safe work practice
• Compiling risk assessments for all major activities
• Submitting daily/ weekly/ monthly HSE status report to the Project Head
• Participate in HSE meetings, identifying any non-conformity & suggesting corrective actions

Achievements:
• Prepared study report on the Structural Fire Protection of Accommodation Quarters for Al B’zoom Rig under National Drilling Company
• Identified and procured specific safety equipment for special work activities [viz. air-supply welding hoods for working in confined space, safety harness with fall arrestor for working at height, etc.]
• Rig Al B’zoom refurbishment project was completed with Zero LTI


Company Details

Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co. (multinational)

hidd, Bahrain

More than 1000 employees

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

N/A

Mar 2006 to Jul 2008 (2 years 4 months)
Fire & Safety Officer at Western India Shipyard Ltd.

Experience Details

Fire & Safety Officer

Project/Program Management

Entry Level

• Conducting regular on board inspections,
• Initiating safe work practice,
• Issuing & maintaining Work Permit System, Confined Space Entry Control System, Gas Freeing, etc.
• Participate in HSE meetings, identifying any non-conformity & implementing corrective actions.
• Submitting daily safety report to the Project Head

Achievements:
• Was assigned as Safety-In-Charge of the Dredging vessel Sagar Hansa refurbishment project and the project was completed with Zero LTI reported


Company Details

Western India Shipyard Ltd.

GOA, India

More than 1000 employees

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

N/A

Jan 2005 to Jan 2006 (1 year)

Achievements


Active member of the Association of Safey & Fire Engineers (ASFE) during University (2000 - 2004)

Education

MBA in Total Safety Management

Education Details

MBA

Total Safety Management

National Institute of Management, India

C / Good / 65 - 75%

General Management Marketing Management Human Resource Management Advertising Management Total Safety Management International Business Business Ethics Consumer Behaviour

N/A

National Institute of Management
2008 - 2009
B Tech. in Safety & Fire Engineering

Education Details

B Tech.

Safety & Fire Engineering

Cochin University of Science And Technology, India

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Safety Engineering Fire Engineering Safety in Chemical Engineering Safety in Mechanical Engineering Machine Drawing Safety in Petroleum & Petrochemical Industries Safety in Nuclear Power Plants

N/A

Cochin University of Science And Technology
2000 - 2004
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Amrita Vidyalayam

Egypt

2000

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Central Board of Secondary Education, India

Amrita Vidyalayam
2000

Certifications

NEBOSH - NGC
Jun 2007

Certificate details

NEBOSH - NGC

Jun 2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

National Examination Board of Occupational Safety & Health

N/A

Certificate details

Integrated Management System (QHSE) Auditor

Jun 2013

N/A

N/A

046.2013.039/071

Bureau Veritas

N/A

Grad IOSH
Apr 2014

Certificate details

Grad IOSH

Apr 2014

N/A

N/A

N/A

Institute of Occupational Safety & Health

N/A

Certificate details

Authorized Gas Technician / Inspector Certification

Aug 2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

The Fire Safety Engineering College LLC Oman

N/A

Certificate details

AUTOCAD (Level 2)

Aug 2004

A Grade

N/A

K0402C380012

Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd.

N/A

IELTS
Jun 2015

Certificate details

IELTS

Jun 2015

N/A

N/A

14AE018700TV001G

British Council

Overall Band Score of 8.0

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training)

May 2012

Emirates Technical & Safety Development Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis

Jun 2012

McDermott Middle East, Inc.

N/A

Training/Course Details

Basic H2S Training (OPITO)

Dec 2015

Gulf Technical & Safety Training Centre UAE

N/A

Training/Course Details

Behaviour Based Safety Management

Feb 2012

McDermott Middle East, Inc.

N/A

Training/Course Details

Lock-Out Tag-Out / Permit to Work Section Supervisor

Apr 2012

McDermott Middle East, Inc.

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AUTOCAD (Level 2)Adobe PhotoshopArab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co.ArabicAuthorized Gas Technician / Inspector CertificationAutoCADBOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training)Basic H2S Training (OPITO)Behaviour Based Safety ManagementC++Construction - Industrial Facilities And InfrastructureCricketDetails-orientedEnglishFire & Safety OfficerFleet HSE OfficerGrad IOSHHAZID / ENVID / HAZOPHSE EngineerHSE Training And CompetenceHandles StressHard WorkerHealth, Safety & Environmental ManagementHill International Middle EastHindiIELTSIncident InvestigationIncident Investigation & Root Cause AnalysisIntegrated Management System (QHSE) AuditingIntegrated Management System (QHSE) AuditorLeaderLeighton Offshore - Oil & GasLeighton Welspun Contractors India Ltd.Lock-Out Tag-Out / Permit To Work Section SupervisorLogisticsLoss PreventionMBAMalayalamManagementMcDermott Middle East, Inc.Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerPointMicrosoft WordNEBOSH - NGCOccupational Health & SafetyOffshore & Onshore ExperienceOil And GasPMC HSE EngineerProgram ManagementProjectProject HSE ManagerProject HSES ManagerProject Management ConsultantRisk Assessment / ManagementRoot Cause AnalysisSafety & Fire EngineeringSite Safety EngineerSr. HSES AdvisorSynergiSynergi Incident & Audit Management SoftwareTamilTeam PlayerTechnologyTotal Safety ManagementTransportationTravellingXBoxZADCO (Amec Foster Wheeler)

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

Malayalam

Malayalam

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tamil

Tamil

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Arabic

Arabic

: Intermediate

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

AutoCAD

AutoCAD

: Intermediate

: Little

:

1-3 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Intermediate

: High

:

More than 7 years

Synergi

Synergi

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

C++

C++

: Beginner

: Little

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Loss Prevention

Loss Prevention

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Risk Assessment / Management

Risk Assessment / Management

: Expert

: High

:

5-7 years

Incident Investigation

Incident Investigation

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

HSE Training and Competence

HSE Training and Competence

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

Offshore & Onshore Experience

Offshore & Onshore Experience

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Integrated Management System (QHSE) Auditing

Integrated Management System (QHSE) Auditing

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational Health & Safety

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Project Management Consultant

Project Management Consultant

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

HAZID / ENVID / HAZOP

HAZID / ENVID / HAZOP

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Synergi Incident & Audit Management Software

Synergi Incident & Audit Management Software

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Leader, Hard worker, Details-oriented, Handles Stress, Team Player

Online Presence

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