Refinery Equipment / Industrial Inspector
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State: SD South Dakota
Country: United States
Status:
I am willing to Travel.
I am willing to work overseas.
I prefer temp jobs.
Certifications
AWS Certified Welding Inspector # 95030451
API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector # 5278
SAIW(South Africa), Certified Competent Person Pressure Vessels # PV 520/2
API 570 Pressure Piping Inspector # 7351
API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector # 21614
IRATA Level I # 1/91306
Education
2015 Industrial Rope Access, Reno, NV
2006 NACE CIP Level I course, Bangkok, Thailand
2000 Fundamentals of AutoCad Certificate (Mechanical), Murray State University,
KY
1996 General Drafting Diploma, International Correspondence School
1995 AWS Welding Inspection Technology Seminar Certificate
1990 Commercial Inspection Diver, UT & MT Level II, College of Oceaneering,
Wilmington, CA
1983 High School Diploma, American International School, St. Laurent-du-Var,
France
Experience
2005-2017
Turnaround and project inspector, various contractors. Clients include:

PBF Refinery, Torrance, CA (2017)
Chevron Refinery, El Segundo, CA (2017)
Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2017)
Chevron Refinery, Richmond, CA (2016)
Shell Refinery, Martinez, CA (2016)
Chevron Refinery, El Segundo, CA (2016)
Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2016)
ExxonMobil Refinery, Torrance, CA (2015)
Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2015)
Calpine, Rio Vista, CA (2014)
Tesoro Golden Eagle Refinery, Martinez, CA (2014)
Tengizchevroil, Kazakhstan (2014)
Phillips 66, Carson, CA (2014)
Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2014)
Sasol Synfuels, Secunda, South Africa (2013)
Suncor, Ft. McMurray, AB, Canada (2013)
Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2013)
Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2012)
BP Refinery, Carson, CA (2012)
Valero Refinery, Los Angeles, CA (2012)
Chevron Refinery, Richmond, CA (2011)
Conoco Phillips, Carson, CA (2011)
Conoco Phillips, Wilmington, CA (2011)
Sasol Synfuels, Secunda, South Africa (2010)
Suncor, Ft. McMurray, AB, Canada (2010)
Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2009)
Saudi Aramco, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2009)
ExxonMobil Refinery, Torrance, CA (2008)
Sasol Synfuels, Secunda, South Africa (2008)
Tesoro Golden Eagle Refinery, Martinez, CA (2008)
Sasol Synfuels, Secunda, South Africa (2007)
Saudi Aramco, Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia (2007)
Sasol Synfuels, Secunda, South Africa (2007)
Sasol Synfuels, Secunda, South Africa (2006)
Shell Puget Sound Refinery, Anacortes, WA (2006)
Shell Los Angeles Refinery, Wilmington, CA (2006)
Chevron Refinery, Richmond, CA (2005)
Shell Puget Sound Refinery, Anacortes, WA (2005)

2004-2005
Owner's Representative, CWI-International Inspection Inc., Keppel Shipyard, Singapore
Oversight and approval responsibility for major steel repairs and modifications on four American President Lines, C-11 class, 4800 TEU container vessels.

1997-2003
API 510, 570, 653 Inspector, CWI -Pacific Technical Services,
Torrance, Ca.
Contractor on staff with Shell Los Angeles Refinery from 2000-2003. Performed internal/external inspections on vessels, exchangers, piping, tanks and related equipment during routine operations, shutdowns and special projects.
Maintained inspection database, implemented corrosion monitoring and RBI
systems, and created drawings in AutoCAD. Familiar with Merit and PCMS
software. Shell trained for Emprv database, Welding Inspection, and Heat
Transfer Equipment. API-579 FFS training for Inspectors.
Turnaround, routine maintenance and projects inspector at major Los Angeles area refineries.
Third party QC and CWI for the seismic retrofitting of highway bridges.
Monitored all aspects of welding in accordance with AWS D1.1, AWS D1.5 and Caltrans specs.

1991-1997
Inspector, NDT Technician -Ronald Nisbet Associates, Torrance,
Ca.
Conducted visual fracture and critical area surveys for the maritime industry.
Performed shipyard steel renewal, piping, insurance, ABS and Lloyds UT surveys on all types of commercial, military and private vessels. Developed accurate and efficient techniques for the radiography of concrete and provided onstream, shutdown and new construction NDT of refineries, pipelines and off-shore facilities including RT welder qualification, Subsurface Interface Radar, Hardness Testing and Alloy Analysis. Familiar with AWS, ASME/ANSI, API, MIL-STD, NAVSHIPS and ABS Codes.

1990-1991
Diver/Tender, Welding Assistant -Subsea International, New
Orleans, La.
Worked offshore on contracts including MT and UT of platforms, pipeline repair, and construction of barge systems for laying flexible pipe.

1985-1989
United States Marine Corps, Okinawa, Japan
Motor Transport Chief for Artillery battery. Ensured the safe and efficient
amphibious embarkation of the unit's rolling stock. Responsible for
transporting explosives, maintaining vehicles, supervising and training drivers. Honorably discharged.
Comments
Pressure Equipment and Industrial Inspector. API 510, 570, 653, AWS-CWI, IRATA Level I. Extensive NDT background (formerly Level II RT, UT, MT, PT). Twenty-six years experience in a variety of industries. Resourceful and self-motivated.

Computer literate, proficient with MS Office, AutoCad and inspection database software. Good communication and report writing skills. Physically fit, experienced and comfortable living and working abroad.