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Kerry Hearn Senior API 510/570/653 Inspector
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State: MA Massachusetts
Country: United States
Status:
I am willing to Travel.
Currently working but always looking.
I am willing to work overseas.
Certifications
API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector (Cert. # 37871) - Expiration Date: July-31-2019
API 570 Piping Inspector (Cert. # 39794) - Expiration Date: January-31-2020
API 653 Above Ground Tank Inspector (Cert. # 42216) - Expiration Date: November-30-2020
Current TWIC Card - Expiration Date: January-19-2018
Education
The Ocean Corporation, NDT/Inspection Training; Houston, TX (Diploma)
Mark Smith API 510 Certification Training Class; Bartlesville, Ok
Mark Smith API 570 Certification Training Class; Bartlesville, Ok
Mark Smith API 653 Certification Training Class; Bartlesville, Ok
Chris Marler Visual Inspection of Internal and External Pressure Vessels; Houston, TX
Little Cypress Mauriceville High School Orange, TX (Diploma)
Experience
TEAM/QUALSPEC at Valero Renewables, July 2017 Present
Senior API 510/570/653 inspector providing internal/external inspections on tanks, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and PSM piping systems

ABS Group at Pfizer Pharmaceutical Plant; Barceloneta, PR October 2016 July 2017
Lead API 510/570/653 inspector providing internal/external inspections on tanks, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and PSM piping systems
Scheduled personnel for inspection tasks and ensured inspection plans were provided to define each task
Established new Ultrasonic (UT) Condition Monitoring Locations (CML), approved and maintained documents of repairs potentially impacting the integrity of tanks, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and PSM piping systems
Recorded inspection results and recommendations
Reviewed all written field reports and drawings prior to submittal to the client
Performed internal/external inspection per the schedule per API 510, 570, and 653 site needs
Responded to client requests for non-scheduled inspections

Stronghold Inspection at Valero Refining; PA, TX September 2016 October 2016
API 510/570 inspector for the bundle pad and the Crude unit providing internal/external inspections on piping, bundles and exchanger components

Weld Spec, Inc. at Valero Refining; PA, TX August 2016 September 2016
API 510 inspector for the GFU unit providing internal/external inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns, and exchangers

Mistras Group Inc. at Shell Refining; Martinez, CA May 2016 June 2016
API 510 inspector for the Sulfur Recovery Unit #3 & Scot Unit #3 providing internal/external inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns, and exchangers

Stronghold Inspection at Sinclair Refining; Casper, WY April 2016 May 2016
API 510 inspector for the bundle pad providing internal/external inspections on bundles and exchanger components

Mistras Group Inc. at Ineos LLC. Lima, OH March 2016 April 2016
API 510/653 inspector for the CAPU providing internal/external inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns, exchangers and tanks

Mistras Group Inc. at Big West Oil Refining; Salt Lake City, UT Feb 2016 March 2016
API 510/570 inspector for the MSCC Structure & Flue providing internal/external inspections on the Regenerator, Reactor, Orifice Chamber, Flue Gas Cooler, Air Preheater and Flue Gas Line

Mistras Group Inc. at Tesoro Refining; Carson, CA January 2016 February 2016
API 510/570 inspector for the #2 Crude & # 52 Vacuum units providing internal/external inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns, piping and exchangers


Stronghold Inspection at Marathon GBR; Texas City, TX January 2016 January 2016
API 510 inspector for the Alky 3 unit providing internal inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns and exchangers

Stronghold Inspection at Valero; Three Rivers, TX September 2015 October 2015
API 510 inspector for the BTX, CCR, NHT, LEU, HCU & SWS units providing internal inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns and exchangers

Mistras Group Inc. at Chevron Refining; Salt Lake City, UT August 2015 Sept. 2015
API 510 inspector for the SRU, Amine/TGU, SWS & VGO units providing internal/external inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns and exchangers

Stronghold Inspection at CHS Refining; Laurel, MT July 2015 August 2015
API 510 inspector for the bundle pad providing internal/external inspections on bundles and exchanger components

Team Industrial Services at Citgo Refining; Lemont, IL May 2015 July 2015
API 510 inspector for the Alky unit providing internal inspections on towers, drums and exchangers

Team Industrial Services at BP Refining; Birch Bay, WA April 2015 May 2015
API 510/570 inspector for the Sulfur unit providing internal/external inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns, piping and exchangers

Stronghold Inspection at Valero; Three Rivers, TX August 2014 April 2015
API 510/570/653 Capital project oversight and inspection
Managing routine on-stream API inspections
Provide inspection recommendations and support to the client
T/A Inspection for outages and projects

Qualspec Group at Valero; Port Arthur, TX January 2014 August 2014
API 510/570/653 Unit inspector for HFAU 443 at Valero Port Arthur
Provide API inspections on pressure equipment, vessels, columns, piping and exchangers along with setting the inspection interval based on the process, corrosion damage mechanism and the risk rank
Provide inspections on non-pressure retaining components that affect the integrity of the pressure equipment including foundations, fireboxes, burners, stacks, dampers, structural members, tank seals and spring hangers
Provide documentation, surveillance, and recommendations along with recommendation spread sheet log for the work that can be performed while the unit is operating verses the work for the 2015 T/A
Provide T/A inspection coverage for CAT changes along with various outer outages

Stronghold Inspection at Valero; Port Arthur, TX October 2012 January 2014
API 510/570/653 Unit inspector for HFAU 443 at Valero Port Arthur
Managing routine on-stream piping inspections
Provide inspection recommendations and support to the client
Created a piping recommendations log for the 2015 T/A
Recircuitized the entire unit
Sketching of piping isometrics and establishment of CMLs
T/A Inspection of pressure vessels for outages and projects

Mistras Group Inc. at Pandora/OCI; Nederland, TX January 2012 October 2012
API 510/570/653 inspector representing Pandora Methanol for the recommissioning of the methanol and ammonia units
Internal and external inspection of pressure vessels and piping systems including documentation of finding, repair recommendations, inspection of repairs and final sign off for client
Equipment and piping system inspection and testing for the commissioning including; pre-hydro, hydro, post-hydro and final operations walk down
Developing the on-stream inspection and mechanical integrity program including the implementation of the PCMS database

Metco Inspections at Flint Hills Resource; Port Arthur, TX April 2009 January 2012
API 510/570/653 inspector for the Light Olefins Unit providing internal/external inspections on tanks, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and PSM piping systems

Gap Engineering & Inspections at Alon Refinery; Big Spring, TX April 2008 - April 2009
UTSW, UTT, PT, MT, VT, PMI, hardness testing, on-stream inspections, turn around inspection, ISO drawings
Walk down Relief Valves for visual inspection while recording servicing dates by servicing companies, serial numbers, psi and sizes
Fire Assessment on Equipment and Piping

Team Industrial Services at Multiple Plants; Beaumont, TX September 2007 - April 2008
UT-Thickness, PT, & MT, on-stream inspections, turnaround inspection, ISO drawings
Sensor Networks Inc.