Gökhan Yaman

Gökhan Yaman

Gokhan Yaman is a Mechanical engineer, Welding Technologist and Senior Welding inspector, who was born in Giresun/Turkey, 1975 and he moved to Kocaeli with his family for his education in 1981. 

Gokhan Yaman started his professional journey in Ankara, 1997 and travelled seven overseas countries with more than 16 international medium/large scale multi-million-dollar Oil&Gas, LNG, environmental projects successfully completed. He had opportunity working with multicultural and multi-national environments which gave him the working experience within world class projects.

He married in 2008 and they had their first child in Qatar, year of 2012, second children in Taiwan, 2013 and third children in Qatar, 2014.  He travelled to many countries with his family for pleasure and business those were such countries as: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Sakhalin Island, Azerbaijan, Germany, Vietnam, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Taiwan, UAE, Thailand, Maldives, United Kingdom. 
He interested in international water/waste water treatment construction project since 2010, after successfully completed first drinking water treatment project in 1999. He was employed by Suez since 2010, one of the lead environmental Company having more than 90.000 thousand employees in worldwide.

Professional Educations:
He completed his Primary and Secondary school in Kocaeli. After receiving his education at Gebze industrial High School from 1989 to 1992 in Kocaeli, he graduated from Welding Technology of the department of Vocational High School at Middle East Technical University in 1997, Ankara.  
He later completed his bachelor degree on Mechanical Engineering in 2009 at Azerbaijan Technical University, in Azerbaijan.
He has good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook), lotus, Basic in AutoCAD

Working Experiences: 
Gokhan Yaman has been in his current position as Project closure Manager with Suez at Doha West Sewage Treatment Plant, since July 2020. He leads a team consist of Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Operation and Civil to close the project and handing over the plant to a new O&M Contractor. 

Project Closure Manager, 2020 to continue Suez International S.A.S., Qatar, 

Project: Doha West STP Operation and Maintenance.

Project: Astana water supply and sewerage project

Mechanical Erection Manager2016 to 2017 Degremont-Suez, Qatar,

Project: Doha West Extension-5, Wastewater treatment project.

Project: Procurement Quality Advisor, 2013 to 2016 Qatargas, Taiwan/Qatar,

Project: LR2 Refinery project (EPSCC, Home office in Taipei and Site in Qatar).

Piping Superintendent, 2012 to 2012 Degremont, Qatar,

Project: Doha West Sewage Treatment Works Extension-4 in Doha, Qatar

Piping Superintendent, 2011 to 2011 Degremont, Qatar,

Project: Barwa city Sewage Water Treatment Plant, Qatar

Mechanical Coordinator, 2011 to 2011 Degremont, Doha/Qatar,

Project: Doha West Sewage Treatment Works Extension-3 in Doha, Qatar

Construction Superintendent, 2010 to 2011 Degremont, Kazakhstan,

Project: Astana water supply and sewerage project

Deputy site QA/QC Manager2009 to 2009 CMI -Cokerill Maintenance Ingénierie, Kuwait,

Project: Az-zour South CC Extension Project 

Mechanical Superintendent, 2007 to 2008 Tecnicas Reunidas S.A., Vietnam,

Project: Dung Quat Refinery Project, Oil and Gas

Mechanical Superintendent, 2007 to 2008 Tecnicas Reunidas S.A.Vietnam,

Project: Dung Quat Refinery Project, Oil and Gas

QA/QC Engineer, 2002 to 2004 Tekfen, Azerbaijan, Project: Sangachal Terminal Expansion

Project: Phase I-II, Shah Deniz-I and Socar pipeline project, Oil and Gas

Mechanical Vendor Representative, 2007 Tecnical, Turkey

Project: Rabigh project, Oil and Gas, Fired Heater fabrication

Senior Welding Inspector, 2006 - 2007 Tecnicas Reunidas, Turkey

Project: Diesel/Kerosene Hydro Processing and CCR Reformer Project

QA/QC Welding Inspector, 2005

Project: LNG phase II project, Oil and Gas in Sakhalin Island

QA/QC Welding Inspector, 2001 - 2002 Toyo coo., KSA

Project: Petrokemya polyethylene project, Oil and Gas.

QA/QC Welding Inspector, 1999 - 2001 Gama Al-Moushegah, KSA

Project: Ibn-Zahr PP-II project, Oil and Gas.

QA/ QC Supervisor, 1997 - 1999 Gama-Guris-Thomas Water JV,Turkey

Project: Water Supply Project.

Supplier Quality Representative (SQR-Level 4), 2008 to 2009

Bechtel Co. (in Cimtas piping facilities), Gemlik, Turkey,

Project: Motiva Port Arthur Refinery crude expansion project, Texas USA, Oil and Gas

QA/QC & Welding Insp, 1996 - 1997 Nurol Steel Co., Heavy Steel fabrication
He is expert on Quality Assurance & Quality Control, Procurement Quality, Vendor Quality Representative, Prefabrication of Pipe.
Gokhan Yaman has got experiences in the fields of such equipment pressure vessels, Tanks, Steel Structures, project completion, EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) project, Internal / External audit, NDT (Non-Destructive Test) and DT (Destructive Test) He also had experiences on Welding of various of materials, Welding procedure Specification, Welding procedure Qualification Records, Root Cause Analysis.
He has also experiences on establish and implementation, improvement of ISO 9001 Quality system for new project/organization, Site acceptance test (SAT), Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), Kick of Meeting (KoM), Pre-inspection meeting, material Receiving inspection.
He familiar with global Companies' specifications such as ARAMCO standards, British Petrol Standards, GOST (Russian standards Gosstandart) standards, QCS (Qatar Construction Specifications) 2014 standard. He has deep knowledge with international standards, ASME 31-3, 31-4, 31-8, ASME Sections 2, 5, 8, 9, PFI ES series, API 610, API RP 686, API 560, API 5L, API 1104, AWS D1.1.
He had deep technical and practical experiences on various welding and NDE/DE processes;
Welding processes of Submerged Arc Welding (SAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW).
Welding of various metals; Carbon steels, Stainless Steels, Duplex/Super Duplex Stainless Steels, Aluminum, Alloy steels, casting, HDPE, PVC, GRP, PTFE lined, etc.
Radiographic Test (RT), Ultrasonic Test (UT), Magnetic Particle Test (MPT), Liquid Penetrant Test (LPT), Hardness Test (HT), Tensile Test, CTOD test (Crack Tip Opening Displacement), Ferrite content test.
During project period, he achieved “ISO 9000 Internal Auditor Certificate by Saudi Arab Project Co. Ltd. 
He completed his AWS (American Welding Society) training and awarded “Associate Welding Inspector Certificate” in 2000, “Welding Inspector Certificate” in 2001 & 2004 from American Welding Society. He is member of American Welding society, The Welding Institute, Many groups in LinkedIn.

He strengthened his proficiency on Welding and Destructive/Non-Destructive test (DT/NDT) training/certificates awarded as “Welding Inspector Certificate” from The Welding Institute, UK in 2004.
He upgraded his Welding Inspector Certificate to “Senior Welding Inspector Certificate” in 2005 and successfully renewed same Certificate in 2010, 2015, 2021 and next 5 years up to 2026.

He had opportunity to improve his personal and business development by attending various in-house and international trainings, seminars, certifications, project visits since 1999, such as; 

Training: Water and wastewater treatment processes, 2017, 
HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) Leadership Training, 2018, Lifesaving Rules Training, 2018, 
HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) VISION: First Aid Training, 2019

QGMS (Qatargas Management System) Level 1 Awareness Training
Defensive Driving, H2S Effects and Escape Hood
Safety Induction, Fire Fighting
Office Safety
IIF Incident and Injury Free)

GSG QMS (Quality Management System) and Procedures for Supplier Quality Representatives, Level 4

Quality control/quality assurance system management
GoC (Guidance on Certifications) Training