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Chintamani M. Khade

Technical Director of Empirical Technocrats, India

Biography

Chintamani M. Khade is a specialist on Materials & Damage Mechanisms. He has more than 19 years experience as Department Head of NDT, Welding Inspection, In Service Inspection in India, Middle East, Southeast Asia & Africa. Currently, he is the technical director of Empirical Technocrats.

He conducted training for various API Certification Preparatory, NDE methods, ASNT & ISNT Level III, advanced NDT Methods, welding inspection, Construction codes, ASME Sections II, Section IX, Section V, ASME Sec. VIII div. 1, ASME B31.1, ASME B31.3, AWS D1.1, UT, MT, PT, VT, RT & Basic for ISO 9712 level 2 & level 3.

He has been a team leader of 100+ multidiscipline NDT technicians, metallurgists & Welding inspectors during various shutdown jobs in Qatar Petroleum, Massaid refinery, Qatar in March – June 2005, March - April 2009 & October November 2009. Executed in service inspection of nearly 800 pressure vessels, Static & rotary equipments, Plant process piping & storage tanks as shutdown coordinator.



Achievement

Summary of Professional Achievement :

  • API 571 - Specialist Materials & Damamge Mechanisms - Certificate #50420
  • API 653 - Authorised Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector - Certificate #27295
  • API 510 - Authorised Pressure Vessel Inspector - Certificate #36311
  • API 570 - Authorised Process Piping Inspector - Certificate #38775
  • API 580 - Specialist Risk Based Inspection - Certificate #50552
  • API SIRE - Authorised Source Inspector Rotary Equipments - Certificate #63572
  • NDE Level III (ASNT) (UT, MT, RT, PT, VT, LT, ET & IR) - Certificate #126348
  • Level 3 (EN 473 /ISO 9712) (UT, MT, PT , RT & VT) - Cert. No 07-502-04964
  • Welding Inspector (TWI) ( CSWIP 3.1) - Certificate #58523