Evident Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment
ASNT Level III/CWI/API 653 Inspector
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NDT.org Job Number: 3732 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: James Nelson
Phone: 409-257-1787
Contact: James Nelson
James R. Nelson
PO Box 1231
Dayton, TX 77535
Home Phone: 409-257-1787
Email: jrnelson@tx.freei.net


ASNT Certified NDT Level III in RT, PT, and MT. UT Level III ;America Welding Certified Welding Inspector. NDT Level III Examiner; Auditor; NDT Level III Consultant ; API 653 Inspector.


1998-1999 NDT Level III/CWI, Longview Inspection
Supervised NDT Inspectors during refinery and chemical plant turnarounds. Performed NDT Level III functions such as training, testing, and certification.
Certified Level III in UT, RT, MT, PT by Longview Inspection.

1996-1998 NDT Consultant, Hellier Associates
NDT Consultant on a large refinery up-grade project in Saudi Arabia. As a member of the Project Management Team, I monitored the performance of the six NDT subcontracting companies working on the project for compliance to Saudi Aramco procedures.

1996 Contact Level III, self-employed
Provide NDT Level III services such as training, supervision, and vendor surveillance for various companies such as Petrochemical International, Liberty Technical Services, MacDonald Douglas, and others.

1995-1996 Corporate Level III Examiner, Owensby & Kritikos
Administered Owensby & Kritikosí internal NDT training program. Developed NDE procedures. Managed the NDT unit, which consisted of 40 technicians.

1990-1995 Regional Level III/Quality Assurance Manager, Liberty Technical Services
Performed training and certification NDT technicians in the Southeast region. Developed NDT procedures. Managed the Quality Assurance Program for the southeast Region.

1988-1990 NDT Level III/Senior Engineering Technician, Law Engineering
Supervised inspection crews at various paper mills during shutdowns. Performed Quality Control functions for clients in pulp and paper industry; steel fabrication; and power industry.

1986-1988 NDT Level II/Certified Welding Inspector, Pittsburgh Testing/PSI
Performed QA/QC functions for various clients such as Mississippi DOT, South Carolina DOT, and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.

1982-1986 Certified Quality Control Inspector, Flour Daniel
Certified Level II in Welding Inspection and Mechanical Inspection. Performed QA/QC functions at various Nuclear Power Plants such as Turkey Point, H.B. Robinson and Commache Peak.

1980-1982 Project Inspector, Brown and Root Marine Division
Project Inspector for the Petrobras offshore platform fabricated at the Greens Bayou yard. Supervised the QC functions from fabrication thru installation of the platform off the coast of Brazil.

1979-1980 NDT Level II, MQS
Performed NDT Inspections in various refineries and chemical plants. Construction Inspector for Dubai Petroleum Company, Untied Arab Emirates.

1977-1979 NDT Level II, Third World X-Ray and Testing, Dubai United Arab Emirates
Performed NDT services for various projects such as pipelines, refineries, and chemical plants.

1975-1977 NDT Level I / Level II, Shilstone Engineering
Performed NDT in refineries and chemical plants.


1972-1974 Berea College
1966-1970 High School Diploma, Berry High School


Magnetic Flux Leakage, ASNT
Ultrasonic B Scan Imaging, Rohrback Cosasco
Ultrasonic Level III, ASNT
Welding Inspection and Quality Control, ASM/AWS
Radiation Safety for Instructors, INDT


Longview Level III in UT, RT, PT, and MT
America Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector
API 653 Inspector


References will be provided upon request.
Mistras Group