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S. Vaithiya Nathan

S. Vaithiya Nathan

I am a Senior HSE professional with 26 years Exp.
Manalippattu, Pondicherry


About S. Vaithiya Nathan:

Submittal for the positionof Senior HSE Manager.





I am a Senior HSE professional with 26 yearsof varied experience in HSE management, out

of which 22 years in Oil & Gas (Up, Middle and Down streams),cross country pipeline, Refinery maintenance and Construction sector.

I am a graduate Mechanical Engineer, with Diploma in Industrial safety, Transitional Safety Practitioner (TSP), Certified Grad IOSH Trainer for NEBOSH, UK, NEBOSH–IGC and various other safety qualifications, certifications and approvals.


Currently working as Senior HSSE Manager with Petrofac International UAE for Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited for their Visakhapatnam Refinery Modernization Project (VRMP) in INDIA.


An approvedHSE Professional by the following oil majors:

  • Approved Senior HSE Manager by Hindustan PetroleumCorporation Limited.
  • Approved Senior HSE Manager by Qatar Petroleum (QP).
  • Approved site HSE Manager by Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO).
  • Approved HSE Specialist by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
  • Approved HSE Engineerby Kuwait NationalPetroleum Company (KNPC).
  • Performed in the capacityof HSE/ Senior HSE Managerfor 3 Major projects in Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, before joining as a Direct Hire in Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), in 2007.
  • Hands on experience to set up theHSE procedures and systems at the very beginning of the projects.
  • Competent in the preparation of Project HSE Plans, Procedures and conducting HAZID, HAZOPS and QRAs for the projects.
  • Have a proven recordof conducting varioustrainings to HSE personnel and the work force.
  • Have passion for training and grooming younger HSE professionals. Proud to say that some of them are placed in International Oil majors such as “Saudi Aramco, ADNOC, KOC, QP, Schlumberger Etc.,”.



  1. Recipient of “KOC - Chairman and Managing Director’s HSE Performance award”
  2. EVE Award of excellence awarded for Best HSSE performance.


My qualifications and certifications are as follows:

  • Transitional Safety Practitioner by BCSP – USA.
  • Certified Grad IOSH Trainer for NEBOSH, UK.
  • NEBOSH- International General certificate (NEBOSH-UK).
  • Professional Memberof American societyof Safety Engineers(ASSE). USA.
  • Bachelor Degreein Mechanical Engineering.
  • Diploma in Fire and safety.
  • Diploma in Environmental Management system & ISO – 14000 / 14001.
  • Holding valid Driving licensesof Kuwait & India.
  • Diploma in Industrial safetywith first class.
  • Diploma in Computer applications with first class.
  • Trained and certified first-Aide.
  • Approved HSE engineer by Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).Approved HSE engineer by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
  • Approval as HSE Manager by Qatar Petroleum (QP).
  • Trained, Certifiedand authorized gas tester by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC).
  • Trained Job Hazard by National Training Institute (NTI- PDO/ Govt. of Oman approved) Oman.


Brief experience History:

  1. Position: Senior HSE Specialist. Organization: Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) which is fully owned by Kuwait Government. From: Aug. 2007 To: Till Date.


  1. Position: Senior HSE Manager. Organization: M/S PUNJ LLOYD Ltd, an EPIC contractor. Projects: two cross country pipeline projects for Qatar Petroleum. Project value USD 1 Billion.


  1. Position: Site HSE Manager. Organization: M/S DODSAL Engineering & Construction Company. LLC. OMAN. An EPIC contractor. Projects: Qarn Alam Steam injection Project for Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO). Project value: US $ 1 Billion.


  1. Position: Senior HSE Engineer/ Deputy HSE Manager. Organization: M/S Kharafi National, Kuwait. Projects:
    1. Facilities upgrade and relocation of U/G process piping and cables at Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) as a sub-contractor under Petrofac International Limited (PIL). Project Value: US $ 750 million.
    2. Project: Refinery Mech. Maintenance. Deputed to Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) as a Senior HSE Engineer. 3. Equate Petro Chemicals- Phase II of Ethylene Glycol Project.


  1. Position: Deputy HSE Manager. Organization: M/S Vijay Tanks, Chennai, India. An ISO certified company. Project: Construction of 08 numbers of floating cone roof storage tanks and 10 numbers of 19 Meters. Dia. LPG storage spheres for Madras Refineries Limited (MRL).


  1. Position: Senior HSE Engineer. Organization: M/S Chemfab Alkalis Ltd & Team group of companies Chennai- India.


  1. 1983 to 1998. Indian Air Force (IAF). Commissioned Officer in Indian Air Force (IAF) – Mechanical stream with specialization in Aero- Airframe and Aero-Engine.
  • Approved Aeronautical Inspection Standards Engineer.
  • Specialist in air crash incidents/ accidents investigation and corrective measures recommendation.


Sir, I look forward for new opening in your esteemed organization in the capacity of Sr. HSE professional.  

Best Regards

S.Vaithiya Nathan.





S. Vaithiya Nathan

Senior HSSE ManagerPetrofac International UAE (HPCL) Senior HSE Specialist Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).

Senior HSSEManager – M/s Punj Lloyd– Qatar (QP).

Site HSE Manager M/s Dodsal- PDO–Oman.

Sr. Safety Engineer – M/s Kharafi National – KNPCKuwait.

A Senior HSE professional with 26 years of experience in HSSE Management, out of which 22 years in Oil & Gas (Up, Middle and Down streams), cross country pipeline, Refinery maintenance and Construction sector. Hands on experience on both site and Corporate HSE Team.


Above all – Consider myself as a member of the team rather than as a Team Leader. A Team Playerto the core,motivating the peers as well colleagues to reach newer heights. This can be verified from my previous Bosses. I am ready to provide a list of my previous bosses immediately on request.


Currently working as Senior HSSE Manager with Petrofac International LLC-UAEfor Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited for theirVisakhapatnam Refinery Modernization Project (VRMP) in INDIA.


  1. Graduate Mechanical Engineer with Distinction/ Honours.
  2. Diplomas in Industrial safety, Fire and Safety, Environmental sciences- &ISO – 14000 / OHSAS -18001.
  3. Certified Graduate IOSH - UK, thus an approvedtrainer for NEBOSH/ IOSH/ ASP and TSP.
  4. Graduate IOSH Member- Level – VI.
  5. Transitional Safety Practitioner –TSP by BCSP – USA.
  6. Certified OHSMS LeadAuditor – ISO- 45001.
  7. Trained, Certified and authorized gas tester by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC).
  8. Professional Memberof American societyof Safety Engineers (ASSE). USA.
  9. Approved HSE Specialist by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) and Certified internal auditor for KOC and all K- Companies (Kuwait Govt Owned Oil Companies including KPC).
  10. Member of KOC Standards Committee.
  11. Hands on experience in preparartion of all HSSEdocuments but not limited to Viz: HSSE Plans/ Standards/ Procedures/ Reports/ Legal registers/ CEMP/ HEMP/MSDS/ Method Stats verification/ Audits/ JSA/ JHA/ PHA/ PTW/ various check lists for activities, assets, equipments etc.
  12. Budgeting skills : CapEx/ OpExbugets for HSSE Team.


Professional Qualifications

  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering.
  • Diploma in Industrial Safety
  • Transitional Safety Practitioner by BCSP – USA.
  • Certified Grad IOSH,UK.
  • NEBOSH- International General certificate
  • Diploma in Environmental ManagementSystem & ISO– 14000 / OHSAS -18001.
  • Certified OHSMS Lead
  • Auditor – ISO-45001


Approvals/ Memberships/ Awards and others.

  • Approved HSE Specialist by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
  • Certified internal auditor.
  • Approved HSE engineer by Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).
  • Approved Project HSE Manager by Qatar Petroleum (QP).
  • Approved site HSEManager by Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO).
  • Trained, Certified and authorizedgas tester by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC).
  • Professional Member of American society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). USA.
  • Organization member of RosPA.



Awards/ Recognitions:

  • Innovative training methodology award by HPCL.
  • Best Contractor Awardby HPCL.
  • Excellence Values and Energy – EVE Award by CEO of Petrofac.
  • C&MD award forHSE excellence – by KOC.
  • Best Safety Engineer’s award twice by KNPC for the performance during shut downs and GRTA.
  • Holding valid Driving licenses of India & Kuwait.


Key Skills- But not limited to:


  • Learner every day, willing to learn fron anyone irrespective of position, age and experience.
  • A team playerto the core.
  • HSE Plans, QRA,PHSER, JSAs.
  • Audits. HSE theme/WIP/
  • Implementation of Safety Management Systems.
  • Training and grooming yonger HSE professionals.
  • Process Hazard Analysis.
  • Incident Investigation. Including CATIII – Major.
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response and evacuation plans.
  • Preparation / authoring of new HSEMS procedures.
  • Expert in HSE Live module software.
  • Developed few HSSE Software modules on own efforts.
  • Site Verification Visitsby TOP MGT of the company – Planning/ scheduling/ implementation and follow



An approved HSE Professional by the following Oil Majors:

  1. Approved    Senior    HSSE    Manager    by                    Hindustan         Petroleum Corporation Limited.
  2. Approved Senior HSE Manager by Qatar Petroleum (QP).
  3. Approved site HSE Manager by Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO).
  4. Approved HSE Specialist by Kuwait OilCompany (KOC).
  5.  Approved HSE engineer by Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).


Major Responsibilities withAccountabilities at Petrofac International LLC-UAE: Main Contractor Role.


  1. Devise and implement Project HSE Plans and associated procedures.
  2. Devise and implement Project Emergency Response Plans.
  3. Ensure Project HSE legal register is maintained and compliance evaluation reviews are completed.
  4. Evaluate / review work methodologies and preparation of suitable and sufficient risk assessments.
  5. Devise and implement active site monitoring programs to verify legal and other HSE compliance, report identified issues and provide guidance / assistance as necessary.
  6. Devise and implement Project HSE Training Program.
  7. Participate in Internal Audits or external audits conducted by third- party certification body.
  8. Ensure closure of any non-compliances identified through Audit or inspection processes.
  9. Establish HSE related procurement requirements and to conduct technical evaluation and approve of all related products.
  10. Conduct reviewof HSE manningrequirements and participate in recruitment process as required.
  11. Mentor/ Motivate and train sub-contractor HSE staff as required.
  12. Conduct HSE Team performance evaluations.
  13. Devise and implement HSE incentive and disciplinary processes.
  14. Attend all Client / Client Representative Meetings and site inspections
  15. Report all HSE related incidents to Project Management, Clients and Regional QHSE Management.
  16. Lead or assist with the investigation of HSE relatedincidents (as required).
  17. Submit all incident notification and investigation reports to Project Management, Clients and Regional QHSE Department.
  18. Submit all HSE performance reports to ProjectManagement, Clients and Regional QHSE Department.



Personal Information


Date of birth: 01 April 1961. Passport Details : L 1168511 issued at KUWAIT valid till 14- 07-2023.



Permanent address:

Flat # A – 412, 4th Floor, Srinivasa Apartments, Cuddalore Main Road, Ariyankuppam, Pondicherry. INDIA,




Present Address: Manager - HSSE

Petrofac International LLC-UAE: HPCL – VRMP. Projects.


C/o EIL – Office Complex Malkapuram Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh India.




Major Responsibilities with Accountabilities at KOC: Client Role


  1. Performed in the capacity of HSE/ Senior HSE Specialist for 3 Major projects in Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, before joining as A Direct Hire in Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), in 2007.
  2. Hands on experience to set up the HSE procedures and systems at the very beginning of the projects.
  3. Competent in the preparation of Project HSE Plans, Procedures and conducting HAZID, HAZOPS and QRAs for the projects.
  4. Have a proven record of conducting various trainings to HSE personnel and the work force.
  5. Have passion for training and grooming younger HSE professionals. Proud to say that some of them are placed in International Oil majors such as “Saudi Aramco, ADNOC, KOC, QP, Schlumberger Etc.,”
  6. 10 years, worked as Senior HSE Specialist (HSE Systems) with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) corporate HSE group, which is fully owned by Kuwait Government.
  7. Heading a team of senior HSE Engineers, HSE Engineers and Safety Officers with varied responsibilities for implementation of KOC HSEMS procedures and monitoring around 12 Major and 45 medium projects.
  8. Senior HSE Specialist (HSE Systems): Reporting to Manager Corporate HSE.
  9. HSE live software packagecustodian and updating with latest technical enhancements.
  10. Approval of PMC/ Consultants’/ Contractors’ HSE personnel in line with KOC procedures.
  11. Review and approval of PMC/ Consultants’/ Contractors’ project HSE Plan, QRA, method statements, PHSER etc.,
  12. Review and approval of Environment Aspect Identification (EAIs) and Environment Impact Assessments (EIAs) submitted for the projects.
  13. Annual HSE performance appraisal of contractors and PMC through HSE Live and submission of report to KOC higher management.
  14. Preparation of annual HSE performance of KOC as a whole as per Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  15. Member of KOC implementation Committee for ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 certification and subsequent certifications.
  16. Focal HSE specialist for External and internal audits to coordinate and compile all audit reports and follow up for close out actions.
  17. Conducting roll-out sessions, HSE awareness trainings on KOC – HSEMS procedures and other new/ updated procedures.
  18. Preparation of conceptual HSE Plan, QRA, PHSER for new projects within the scope of KOC.
  19. Committee Memberfor investigating all Category II (Moderate)


and Category III (Major) incidents.

  1. Assigning of HSE staff for HAZID, HAZOPS, Risk Assessments and incident investigations.
  2. Organizing and imparting variousHSE trainings, emergency evacuation and mock drills.
  3. HSE    promotional   campaigns    with          participation  of                  major contractors.

Major Responsibilities with Accountabilities at Qatar Petroleum (QP) (Punj Lloyd Limited): Initially with Main Contractor later observed in Client Role as Consultant.


  1. Head of HSE (Senior HSE Manager), for two cross country pipe line projects executed for Qatar Petroleum, a) Multi Product Pipeline project (MPPL)- 43Kms. b) Strategic Gas Transfer Pipeline project, (SGTP) 226Kms.


  1. Achieved 8 million safe man-hours.
  2. Managing HSE assignments for a total manpower of 2500 + employees.
  3. Assigning and managing of around 60 HSE staff to various locations and assignments.
  4.  Liaising with Qatar Govt. organizations such as Qatar Electricity Ministry and Supreme Council For Environment and Natural Resources for the relevant approvals for the projects from time to time.
  5. Coordinating PTW with client.
  6. HSE Trainings to the workforce periodically.
  7. Review and approvalof HSE Plan, QRA, PHSER submitted by consultants prior to client approval.
  8. Incident investigations.
  9. Audits and Inspections on sites as well on sub-contractors.
  10. HSE reports to clienton periodical basis.
  11. HSE performance self-assessment audit and implementation of the recommendations.

Major Responsibilities with Accountabilities at Shell & Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO), (Dodsal Engineering & Construction Co):  Main Contractor Role.

  1. Site HSE Manager for “Qarn - Alam Steam injection Project” (QASP), for Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery.
  2. Achieved 6 million safe man-hours.
  3. Managing HSE assignments for a total manpower of 3000 + employees.
  4. On site HSE Supervision on major construction activities involving heavy equipment.
  5. On site HSE inductiontrainings under supervision of Shell Co.
  6. Awareness trainings on “Defensive Driving in desert and night conditions”.
  7. Preparation of HSE Plan, QRA, PHSER through consultants.


  1. Incident investigations.
  2. Audits and Inspections on sites as well on sub-contractors.
  3. Submission of HSE reportsto client on periodical basis.



Major Responsibilities with Accountabilities at M/s KharafiNational Co. Kuwait: Sub - Contractor Role.

  1. Senior HSE Engineer / Deputy HSE Manager - Client Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) - Up Gradationand Relocation of Underground Facilities and Process Pipelines Project.
  2. Supervise safety officersof three GatheringCenters of KOC under main contractor Petrofac International Ltd (PIL).
  3. Achieved 18 million Safe Man Hours without LTI.
  4. Peak multinational work force manpower5000 + employees.
  5. Project value US $ 750 Million.

M/S KharafiNational Co. KuwaitDeputedto Client.

  1. Senior Safety Engineer, Deputed to Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).
  2. HSE supervision on mechanical maintenance.
  3. Unit shut downs and Grand RefineryTurn around (GRTA) of refineries Mina Al Abdullah and Mina Al Shuaiba (both KNPC).
  4. PTW coordination with client.
  5. Emergency preparedness and response, including monthly mock drills in line with PSM of KNPC.
  6. HSE Induction trainings and awareness trainings.
  7. Incident investigations.
  8. Audits and Inspections on sites as well on sub-contractors.
  9. HSE reports to client on periodical basis.


Major assignments at ChemfabAlkalis Private limitedPondicherry (ISO 14001 & OHSAS   18001 Certified)                      Private Company Role.

  1. HSSE Engineer.
  2. Process hazardanalysis.
  3. Emergency Preparedness and Response and evacuation plans.
  4. Firefighting and evacuation training to all staff including security staff.
  5. Awareness trainings on safety in relation to handling of Liquefied Chlorine, Hydrochloric acid, Hydrogen Gas and Caustic soda Lye.
  6. With the production of Liquefied Chlorine,Hydrochloric acid, Hydrogen Gas and Caustic soda Lye.


Major assignments in IndianAir Force (IAF)

  1. Commissioned Officer – Mechanical stream with specialization in Aero Airframe and Aero Engine.
  2. Certified Quality Assurance Engineer on Avionics.
  3. Member of the elite Flight safety and technical investigation committee, performing investigations on air crashes and technical failures.
  4. Hands on Experience in preparing New HSSEMS procedures, HSE Plans, HSE Standards, Security Manuals/ Procedures, CEMP, HEMP, CoSHH, HIRAC and Legal Registers. Also an expert in preparation of JHA, JSA, etc.
  5. Chief of Air staff Commendation. Many Appreciations on Flight Safety and Articles and Publications.
  6. 16 years as Junior Commissioned Officer in Indian Air force with vide range of experience on Aircraft, Equipment and personnel safety.
  7. Overall Airfield safety and management of Emergency handling crew/ Emergency equipment mobilization to cater fire and rescue operations in Airfields.
  8. Headed QR (Quick Reaction) Teams on various occasions during aircraft emergency handling operations and rescue operations. The QR Teams are also trained to thwart sabotage/ terrorist/ armed men attacks on General public/ Airports/ Aircrafts and installations.
  9. Qualified and experienced Aeronautical Inspection Services Engineer (Quality Assurance Service) of Aircraft systems and components.
  10. Well conversant with GCAA (General Civil Aviation Authority) regulations, CAR PSMP and CAR CDMP.
  11. Was entrusted as a core member of the IAF’s prestigious Air craft incidents / accidents investigation Team
  12. Specialist in air craft incidents/ accidents investigation and corrective measures recommendation.
  13. ISO Lead Auditor. CertifiedOHSMS Lead Auditor– ISO- 45001
  14. Approved Trainer of IAF Pilots and Engineers on various Aircraft control Systems and emergency handling and landing in cases of AC powered control systems failure, especially failure of the Landing Gears.
  15. Commanded Ground Handling crew for VVIPs in India Presidents/ Prime Ministers movements at high security Indian Air force terminal at - Indira Gandhi International Airport – New Delhi- India.


General assignments handled:

  1. Oversee establishment, certification and maintenance of required documents as per HSE Management system (ISO 9001 / 14001 / OHSAS 18001).
  2. Review HSE policies/procedures.
  3. Handle waste management and reduction, wastewater monitoring and control as well as supervise Off-site wastes disposal and management. Ensure environment public authority requirement compliance and documentation.
  4. Handle HSE/ISOAuditing.
  5. Supervise accidents/Incidents formal root cause analysis & investigations.
  6. Conduct Construction field safety survey, Site safety surveillance and field auditing for safety compliance.
  7. Prepare daily, weekly and monthly safety reports. Handle jobs safety analysis preparation and risk reviews documentation for approval and implementation.
  8. Direct safetysurveillance during shutdowns
  9. Impart Safety induction training, Permit to work training as well as portable gas detectors training to all supervisors.
  10. Training of personnel for use of fire protection systems, dry functional testing, wet testing, flushing operations, reset operations etc. Conduct training on Plant evacuation, H2S and CL2 alarms, vapor cloud alarms, building fire alarms.
  11. Impart HSE policies, procedures, loss prevention principles training and MSDS training.


Employment Record:

  1. From 2018 - to - till date Petrofac International LLC-UAE: Senior HSSE Manager.
  2. From 2007 - to - 2018. Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait. Senior HSE Specialist HSE Systems Projectsand Environment.
  3. From 2005 to 2007. Punj Lloyd Limited, under Qatar Petroleum (QP), Qatar.Head of HSE (Senior HSE Manager)

For two cross country pipe line projects executed for Qatar Petroleum, a) Multi Product Pipeline project (MPPL) -43 Kms., b) Strategic Gas Transfer Pipeline project, (SGTP) 226 Kms.


  1. From 2004 to 2005. Dodsal Engineering & Construction Co under Shell & Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO), OMAN.

Site HSE Manager for “QARN - ALAM Steam injection Project” (QASP), for Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery.


  1. From 2000 to 2004. - M/s Kharafi National Co. Under KOC, Kuwait.

Senior HSE Engineer / Deputy HSE Manager - Client Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) - Up Gradation and Relocation of Underground Facilities and Process Pipelines Project.


  1. From 1998 to 2000. Chemfab Alkalislimited Pondicherry (ISO 14001 & OHSAS       18001 Certified)

HSSE Engineer.

  1. 1983 to 1998. Indian Air Force (IAF)

Commissioned Officer – Mechanical stream with specialization in Aero Airframe and Aero Engine.

Approved   Aeronautical                   Inspection                   Standards Inspection Engineer.

Specialist in air crashincidents / accidents and corrective action.


Professional Qualifications

  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering.
  • Diploma in Industrial Safety
  • Transitional Safety Practitioner by BCSP – USA.
  • Certified Grad IOSH, UK.
  • NEBOSH- International General certificate
  • Diploma in Environmental Management System & ISO – 14000 / OHSAS -18001.
  • Certified OHSMS Lead
  • Auditor – ISO- 45001

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