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Project Manager/ API 653 Resume
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State: TX Texas
Country: United States
I am willing to Travel.
Currently working but always looking.
I need a job as soon as possible.
I am willing to work overseas.
API 653
Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Organizational Leadership / Texas A&M / Commerce 2016

Dean’s List
President’s List
Magna Cum Laude
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
National Organization of Leadership and Success-Sigma Alpha Pi-National Engaged Leader-Sigma Alpha Pi-National Engaged Leader

To secure a Project Manager/API 653 tank inspector position with a company in which my experience and past training will be fully utilized for the benefit of the company.


Educated professional with 25 plus years of experience in the chemical industry; projects, inspections, reporting/report writing, auditing, shutdown/turnaround planning and execution, continuous and batch production, terminal operations, and utility production. My career has given me experience in increasing production/savings, cutting costs, troubleshooting, scheduling, resource planning, and eliminating waste. Experienced with glass lined, stainless steel, carbon steel, fiberglass, caustic, acid, food grade, medical grade, and specialty chemical tanks, piping systems, equipment, cleaning, securing for entry, and repair.


Mechanical Integrity Team (MIT) 04-05/2018 Fieldwood Energy Sea Robin Gas Plant Erath, LA API 653 for vessel openings/inspections.

Performed 20 year out of service internal and external field inspections of two condensate/oil tanks and piping in compliance with applicable codes and standards. Maintained inspection checklist throughout projects. Responsible for the NDE contract company on site to perform additional testing to provide detailed data for inspection support/recommendations. Wrote final report of inspection findings and recommendations, inserted representative pictures, and turned in all additional pictures taken for equipment file.

Amerapex 10/2017 Lucite Memphis site 10/2017 Turnaround API 653 for turnaround.

Tasked with the internal and external inspection of vessels to meet the most current regulations, codes, and industry standards. Confirm vessels are isolated, clean and safe for entry. Worked with NDE specialists to aid me in my recommendations and reporting. Compile and submit progress and completion reports daily. Worked with site and contractor turnaround management to ensure all tasks were done safely and in a timely manner.

Dow Chemical / Lubrizol La Porte TPU 07/1997-Present
Process Technician / Foreman / Team Fire Chief / HSE Team Sr. Rep. / SME-Subject Matter Expert

Inspection/Reporting-involved on customer side of inspections, verify/review findings, make appropriate contacts, offer my suggestions on findings, define and work within budgets, work with vendor(s), verify training records and material of construction, welder tracking, witness inspections; VBT-vacuum box testing, MFL- magnetic flux leakage, dry and wet magnetic particle inspection, die penetrant testing, PMI-positive material identification testing, end project reporting, and all associated documentation.

Management/Leadership-assessed unit staffing per demands, conflict resolution, respect for my coworkers, leverage opinions/input from others when needed, and adjusted to maintain high quantity/quality production.

Technical Advising-on new equipment-like for like or substitute to an upgraded material(s), process changes, inspections-patch/weld repairs; all types as well as tombstone and three plate lap, concrete/slab repairs- settlement issues, projects, improvements, safety, lock out/tag out, safe work permitting for line opening/confined space entry, and equipment/productionissues.

Troubleshooting-equipment before writing up for repair, PLC-programmable logic controller, issues before getting programming involved, anything affecting production/quality standards, entry, repair, scheduling, and procedures.

Lockout/Tag Out Owner-fully responsible for ensuring systems are isolated and clear for line breaks, vessel entry, rescue, hot work, turnarounds, electrical/MCC work, equipment removal and installs, as well as all work performed under my permit. As the red tag master-lockout/tag out owner, I can and did exercise the right to shut down any work that was not being done safely or perprocedure.

Emergency Response-20 year’s certified advanced industrial firefighter, Class B Commercial Driver’s License-to driver fire trucks, confined space and high angle rescue, emergency care attendant, team fire chief for 12 years, Haz-Mat Technician 24 hour course, and 12 hours refresher each and every year for the last 19years.


API 653 above Ground Storage Tank Inspection Certificate Number: 70715 (expires 12/2019)

TWIC card valid through April 2022.


Project Management
Safe Work Permitting
Fit for Service Analysis
Data Analysis
Technical Reading/Writing
OSI Pi Historian/Process Book
Tank Entry Supervision
Analytical Willingness to Learn
SCADA Technology
Subject Matter Expert
Emergency Response
Root Cause Analysis
Risk Based Inspection
Conflict Resolution
MSD-Material Safety Data Sheets
P&ID-reading and interpretation
MOC-Management of Change
SOP-Standard Operating Procedures
Team Management
Chemical/Refinery Atmosphere
Personal Organization
Cost Control
Risk Management


Microsoft Word-intermediate user, letters, lists, templates, reports.

Excel-intermediate user, pivot tables, graphs, spreadsheets.

PowerPoint-intermediate user, presentations, adding/using audio and video in slides.

Microsoft Access-basic user, database creation and management.

Video Software-basic user, CamStudio, Screenr, Photoshop.

MS Project-basic user.using audio and video in slides. Microsoft Access-basic user, database creation and management. Video Software-basic user, CamStudio, Screenr, Photoshop. MS Project-basic user.
I have years of experience in the chemical/refinery industry with numerous types of inspections as well as all aspects of run plant, shutdown/turnaround execution and planning, budgeting, lock out/tag out for line opening/confined space entry, return to service, as well as an extensive background in health, safety and environment. I come to you with a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership, API 653 Certification, and 26 years of experience in chemical plants with ever increasing roles and responsibilities.

Some of my career highlights include:

• Numerous safe line and equipment openings, as well as tank, associated equipment and piping inspections.

• Have always met deadlines and budgets.

• 5S Implementation Team, Senior Tech., participated in plan start up, development and implementation, wrote procedures, ensured methodology was trained, and followed daily after program release.

• Leading contributor to our plant improvement program with the most ideas submitted and implemented that have saved money and time such as design and manufacture of a new roller system to eliminate quality complaints and save time in cleaning, and streamlining paperwork for product swaps.

• Initiated a new sampling technique that gives a truer representation of what is being produced.

• Emergency Team Fire Chief for 12 years-industrial firefighting, high angle and confined space rescue, Hazmat Technician, as well as medical/safety training.

• Senior Implementation Tech on projects and equipment upgrades.

• Operations representative for 2016 & 2017 Texas/Louisiana EH&S Seminar and Awards.