Force Technology NDT Training
Quality Manager/ NDT Level III
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State: LA Louisiana
Country: United States
Status:
I am willing to Travel.
Currently working but always looking.
I am willing to work overseas.
I prefer permanent jobs.
Certifications
• Ultrasonic Inspection (ASNT NDT Level III)
• Magnetic Particle Testing (ASNT Level III)
• Liquid Penetrate Testing (Level II)
• Visual Weld Inspection (Level II)
• Radiographic Inspection (Level II)
• University of Ultrasonics 80 Hour Phased Array Class
• 36 Hour TOFD Class
• Green Belt training
• 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacturing training
• Dale Carnegie Leadership training
Education
National Polytechnic College of Science
Graduate May 2008
Experience
May 2015 – Present
QC/NDT Manager

• Managed a complete Quality department consisting of 3 Quality Engineers, 3 NDT Supervisors, 2 Metallurgist, & 1 Destructive Lab Manager.
• Lead team during Internal and External Audits.
• Lead team to create Quality procedures and establish the Quality Management system that met the requirements of ISO 9001, 14001,API Q1, API 5CT, API 5L, and API 5DP.
• Lead team to ensure that all construction projects were completed by given deadlines and reached those goals ahead of schedule.
• Lead team in product qualifications & followed through to product realization. Helped to establish departmental budget and kept track of all consumables and material purchases for department.
• Worked with Colleges in Germany to establish knowledge transfer for the Quality department, Inspection Processes. and Quality Management system.
• Reviewed and approved all NCR’s, & CAPA’s
• Trained all QC staff in procedure and different NDT methods.
• Established KPI’s for all Quality functions (Lab, NDT Inspection, Order Release, Training)



July 2012 – May 2015
MT/UT (Level III) ASNT # 180811 EMI (Level II) NDT Manager

• Managed a Supervisory Team of 4 and a total of 28 hourly employees’.
• Trained all personnel in UT, EMI, MT methods.
• Managed the day to day activities of each technician and created KPI’s.
• Lead team in Lean manufacturing and 6 Sigma techniques.
• Lead team during Internal and External Audits.
• Lead a group that created our UT capability study with our Mac FD4 Automated UT unit to ensure it met API 5CT requirements.
• Lead Supervisors and created action item list to help increase the quality of the products that we produce, and increase the productivity by over 35%.
• Responsible for completely re-write some of our procedures so that they were more easily understood by personnel that will be actually performing the job functions.

Oct 2011 – July 2012
MT / PT / UT / PAUT / TOFD (Senior Tech)

• Completed full Pipeline Integrity Inspections, ranging from SCC sizing and removal, Exterior & Interior Material loss, and Sleeve assessment.
• Performed and recorded KAPA and Rstreng information, and recorded results.
• Completed and recorded PH, Pipe to soil, and AC potential for all inspection sites. These inspections have been completed on ERW and DSAW in service Pipelines.
• Completed Integrity Inspections on Pipelines for Kinder Morgan, Enbridge, OneOK, Enterprise and Exxon Mobile.
• Types of Pipelines that I have inspected range from Natural Gas, Oil, and Propane.
• Lead multiple teams for Sleeve assessments and training for full integrity inspections.
• Received extensive training in Phased Array, and TOFD testing methods for OD and ID flaw sizing.
• Responsible for Time tracking for techs that were present during inspection as well as final reports.
• I was also part of a team with my Level III for TDW’s multiple testing methods being presented to our customers.

May 2011 – Oct 2011
MT / UT / FastUltrasonic (Lead Tech)

• Completed full Pipeline Integrity Inspections, ranging from SCC sizing and removal, Exterior & Interior Material loss, and Sleeve assessment.
• Performed and recorded KAPA and Rstreng information, and recorded results.
• Completed and recorded PH, Pipe to soil, and AC potential for all inspection sites. These inspections have been completed on ERW and DSAW in service Pipelines.
• Completed Integrity Inspections on Pipelines for Kinder Morgan, Enbridge, OneOK, Enterprise and Exxon Mobile.
• Types of Pipelines that I have inspected range from Natural Gas, Oil, and Propane.
• Lead multiple teams for Sleeve assessments and training for full integrity inspections.
• Received extensive training in Phased Array, and TOFD testing methods for OD and ID flaw sizing.
• Responsible for Time tracking for techs that were present during inspection as well as final reports.
• I was also part of a team with my Level III for TDW’s multiple testing methods being presented to our customers.


Aug 2010 – Feb 2011:
RT, UT Level II / Radiation Safety Officer / UT, RT & Radiation Safety Instructor

• Took initiative to read and interpret work instructions and procedures related to all NDT methods that are utilized at USP to insure adherence to Customer and API Specifications.
• Played a key role into locating vendors for obtaining necessary equipment for the NDT Department.
• Introduced equipment that would help to streamline NDT processes.
• Responsible for securing the ability to implement In-house training of NDT personnel with the approval of USP’s contracted Level III.
• Delegated Instructor for UT Level I & UT Level II as well as RT Level I & Level II classes. As the Radiation Safety Officer.
• Responsible for adherence, implementation, and continual improvement of the Radiation Protection Program that assures USP’s Radiation Department meets and exceeds California State requirements.
• Instructor in charge of the Radiographer Assistant 8 hour Safety course.
• Lead role in re-development of Training Requirement Forms to meet ASNT’s SNT-TC-1A guidelines for Qualification and Certification of NDT personnel.

May 2009 –July 2010:
Radiation Safety Officer/PT, VT, RT, UT Instructor

• Performed Manual UT Shearwave on Spiral Welded pipe following ASTM E213 standard, and API 5L.
• Performed RT following API 5L and API 1104.
• Re-wrote the Emergency and Operating Safety procedure for RT to meet and exceed State requirements.
• Performed safety audits, equipment inventory, TLD badge collections and maintaining of all daily, quarterly, and Bi-yearly records as per State requirements.
• RSO duties included being a liaison for the company and the Mississippi Dept. of Radiological Health.
• Responsible for all 15 Radiographic Personnel. Those responsibilities included but were not limited to, staffing, scheduling, continual training.
• Lead team of Internal Auditors who’s over view included NDT Personnel in UT, RT, VT and PT methods to assure that all aspects of Work Instructions and Procedures were being adhered to.
• Made revisions to Work Instructions and Procedures that helped to not only streamline all quality testing, but improved overall communication between the Quality and Production Departments.
• Kept record of and maintained all NDT personnel files including but not limited to OJT, classroom hours for method training, Internal Certification Records, Vision testing, Audit Reports and Radiation Safety Training.
• Maintained Calibration database of all Measuring and Monitoring devises.
• Prepared PQR’s for Double Jointer section.
• Lead team in establishment Work Instruction’s for Double Joint adhering to API 1104 specifications.
• Assisted in collecting and proof reading all data to assure that the product was in compliance with customer specifications.
• Prepared and Instructed PT (Level I & II), RT (Level I & II), UT (Level I & II), Radiation Safety, and Visual Level II classes per course outline of SNT-TC-1A.
• Maintained a pass/fail percentage above 90%.
• Lead a team of Engineers and Maintenance Personnel in the designing, planning and implementation of Radiographic Testing facility so PSL could become more self-sufficient relying less on outside contractors.
• Redesigned NDT equipment.



June 2008 – May 2009:
Radiographer Assistant/ UT Level II:

• Trained in 40 hour Radiation Safety. Ultrasonic Inspection (Compressional & Shearwave). Assisted Level 2
• Radiographer with Spiral Pipe End shots. Trained in film interpretation, Radiation Safety, and RTR, following API 1104 and API 5L. Over 1900 hours of training.
• UT Level 2 with over 1700 hours.



Nov 2007 – June 2008:
NDT Inspector Level 2

• Performing PT, VT, UT, and MT inspections on numerous parts ranging from Aircraft, Mechanical, & Building materials.
• Followed many different standards from Mil Standards and Customer Specs.
• Hours accumulated exceed requirement for NAS 410 for level 2 in PT, MT, VT

Jan 2005 – Jun 2007:
Ironworker:

• Lead a 2 to 4 man team in the Erection and Rigging of Structural Steel. Created schedules and timelines for projects. Established picking orders for Rigging and Erection of field projects.
• Projects include: Toyota Tower (Chula Vista, CA), Retrofitting of NTC Point Loma (Point Loma, CA), Second floor expansion of San Diego’s High Tech High (Point Loma, CA), and Retrofitting of Stingaree Night Club (San Diego, CA) and many Residential Projects.

Feb 2003 – Jan 2005:
Ironworker: • Lead teams in the Erection and Rigging of Structural Steel. Created schedules, and timelines for Field projects.
• Established picking orders for Rigging and Erection of field projects.
• Assisted in the building of Ornamental Ironwork (Handrails, Awnings, etc.).
• Read Detailed blueprints for Rebar layout in commercial and residential building.
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