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Last Updated: 7/5/2019
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ASNT American Society for Non-Destructive Testing, Level III UT ultrasonic testing, PT penetrant testing,
MT magnetic particle testing, VT visual testing
EPRI ultrasonic PDI qualifications:
UT-1&2; Manual conventional ultrasonic testing, austenitic and ferritic piping, flaw detection and length sizing
UT-5; Manual conventional ultrasonic bolting, flaw detection
Thermal fatigue UT as per EPRI Materials Reliability Program MRP-146
Prior qualification / certifications include Level II; RT radiography testing and ET eddy current testing
2019 PG&E UT Level III 40 hours.
2018 ASNT Level III UT, PT, MT, VT
2000 EPRI PDI UT 1/2/5. Ultrasonic detection and length sizing in carbon and stainless steel / bolting
1993 EPRI VT visual testing, Level 1&2
1993 Virginia Power, 80 hours UT as per ASME Sec. XI App. VII
1988 US Air Force, Chanute AFB, Non-Destructive Inspection course, 436 Hours, MT, PT, UT, ET, RT, VT
1986 Graduated Muskego High School, Wisconsin
1995–2019 ISI SPECIALIST | PG&E | DIABLO CANYON REFUELING OUTAGES
Performed In-Service Inspection, PDI UT 1/2/5, MT, PT, VT 1/2/3 certifications
Perform NDE Level III activities.
Coordinate ISI night shift work scope
FOSAR; foreign object search and retrieval in confined spaces / electrical generator / radiation areas
Ultrasonic flow meter testing implementation
Boric acid walkdowns and evaluations of containment and auxiliary building
Reactor vessel core plate FOSAR
Reactor head remote bare metal visual
Reactor cavity / spent fuel pool camera installation and operation for refueling / fuel handling equipment
Still photo and video imaging of nuclear safety related components for engineering assessments
1994-2019 ISI SPECIALIST | AREVA, LMT, SYSTEM ONE | CONTRACT OUTAGE SUPPORT AT 30 NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
Shift lead ISI coordinator
Performed In-Service Inspection, PDI UT 1/2/5, MT, PT, VT 1/2/3,
Thermal fatigue UT as per MRP-146
FAC flow accelerated corrosion monitoring
UT for water void detection during mode transitions
1992-1993 NDT TECHNICAN | JOLIET ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT | JOLIET, ILLINOIS
Real time radiography and environmental testing of AT-4 Missiles / fuse assemblies / explosive casting
1991-1992 NDT TECHNICAN | MOBILE INSPECTION | FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO
NDT of pipeline and fossil fuel / gas power plants. RT radiography of steam boilers and pipeline welds
1988-1991 NDI SPECIALIST | US AIR FORCE | KIRTLAND AFB, NEW MEXICO
Performed NDI Non-Destructive Inspection of military helicopter and fixed wing aircraft / jet engine oil analysis.
Immersion UT of composites / NDI lab process control / RT, MT, PT, ET and UT of aircraft components
Over 30 years of experience in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) for nuclear energy, military, aerospace and fossil/gas power plants. Previously employed at 31 nuclear power plants in the U.S.. Extensive In-Service Inspection (ISI) experience including 24 years with ISI during refueling outages at Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Unique skills include implementation of specialized underwater video, robotic based inspections and remote Foreign Object Search and Retrievals (FOSAR). ASNT UT Level III skills with several important industry flaw discoveries. Experience in leadership roles including ISI shift lead / coordinator.