Evident Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment
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American Petroleum Institute (API)

API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector / Individual Certification Programs

Completed in 2011

API 653 Certification Number 42225
MST Training for API 653 Course & Pre-Course 2011

The Ocean Corporation Technical Trade School

Non-Destructive Testing
Ultrasonic Testing
Magnetic Particle Testing
Visual Testing
Liquid Penetrant Testing
Eddy Current Testing
Radiation Testing
Integrated Consulting & Inspection
Third Party API 653 Inspector (Oil and Gas)
August 2023 to March Current

As a Third-Party Inspector (TPI) plays a critical role in overseeing tank projects from cleaning, inspection, and repairs to ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and client specifications. Here's an overview of their responsibilities at each stage. Cleaning Phase: Inspection of the cleaning process, verification of cleaning procedures, documentation review. Inspection Phase: Visual inspection, oversee all the NDT inspection that is performed, review of findings and reports with compliance verification. Repair Phase: Evaluation of Repair Plans, Quality Assurance, Final Inspection, Documentation and Reporting. Throughout these phases, effective communication with all stakeholders, including project managers, contractors, and regulatory authorities, is essential. The TPI acts as an impartial third party to uphold quality, safety, and compliance standards, providing assurance to clients that tank projects are executed to the highest standards.

Gecko Robotic, Houston, TX
API 653 Lead Supervisor (Oil and Gas)
August 2021 to March 2023

Starting a tank division involves several key steps and considerations, including planning, organization, procurement, training, and logistics. Building an electronic reporting system requires careful planning and execution to ensure it meets the specific needs of your inspection process. Working closely with Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) technicians is crucial for ensuring the safety, reliability, and effectiveness of your tank division's equipment. Training and Certification, Integration into Maintenance Teams, Scheduled Inspections, On-site Testing Facilities, Quality Assurance and Control, Collaborative Problem Solving, Continuous Improvement, Adherence to Regulations and Standards. Creating, writing, and reviewing inspection reports is a critical aspect of maintaining the operational readiness and safety of your tank division's equipment. Here's a comprehensive guide on how to create, write, and review inspection reports.

Veritank (Square Robot) Inspection
API 653 Lead Supervisor (Oil and Gas)
August 2019 to March 2021

Experience in inspection, particularly in aboveground storage tanks within tank terminals and refinery environments, positions you as an asset in ensuring quality standards and operational efficiency. Here's a refined version of your statement: I have honed my skills in executing, coordinating, and managing quality inspections while imparting my knowledge to others. With a specialization in aboveground storage tank assessments for both tank terminals and refineries, I bring a wealth of experience to the table. Building strong client relationships has been instrumental in gaining respect and achieving the goals set forth by clients. My approach involves meticulous planning, directing, and assigning manpower to meet aggressive production schedules while devising strategies to minimize downtime and maximize profitability. A key aspect of my role is the creation, advocacy, and innovation of reports derived from field inspection findings. Ensuring equipment calibration verification and staying abreast of all relevant API 653 standards and ASNT SNT-TC-1A procedures are paramount to maintaining quality and compliance. By leveraging my expertise and dedication to excellence, I consistently deliver exceptional results in inspection management, client satisfaction, and operational efficiency.

Rosen USA
API 653 Inspector (Oil and Gas)
February 2018 to August 2019

Perform external and internal API 653 inspections for storage tanks, coordinating with level-I and level-II inspectors, conducting field reports, maintaining equipment calibration verification, staying updated on API 653 standards and ASNT SNT-TC-1A procedures, mentoring and training new personnel, conducting quality assurance procedures, and managing multiple teams for various projects. Perform API 653 inspections, Coordinate with other inspectors, Conduct written reports, Maintain equipment calibration, Stay current with standards, Mentor and train new personnel, Perform quality assurance procedures, Lead and supervisor teams.

Tank Consultants Inc.
API 653 Lead / NDT Level II Supervisor (Oil and Gas)
April 2015 to June 2017

I have successfully orchestrated and managed numerous inspections, ensuring top-notch production standards while imparting invaluable insights gained over the years. My expertise particularly shines in inspecting aboveground storage tanks within both tank terminals and refinery settings. My role extends beyond mere inspection; I excel in fostering strong client relationships, earning respect, and consistently achieving client-set objectives. I am adept at strategizing, directing, and allocating manpower to meet aggressive production schedules, actively seeking ways to minimize downtime and maximize profitability. One of my key strengths lies in generating comprehensive reports derived from field inspection findings, advocating for innovative solutions and highlighting areas for improvement. Additionally, I prioritize the maintenance and verification of equipment calibration, ensuring adherence to API 653 standards and ASNT SNT-TC-1A procedures. Overall, my track record reflects a commitment to excellence in inspection management, client satisfaction, and continuous process improvement.

Mistras Group
API 653 / NDT Level II Supervisor (Oil and Gas)
April 2015 to June 2017

Inspections across a diverse range of clients, utilizing a variety of in-house reporting systems. Collaborating closely with in-house inspectors, I've conducted API and NDT testing while also providing comprehensive training to ensure consistency and proficiency within inspection teams. A significant aspect of my role involves investigating potential failures, defects, and corrosion, employing meticulous attention to detail to identify and address any issues promptly. I excel in crafting detailed written field reports, as well as final reports summarizing findings and recommendations derived from inspections. Maintaining the integrity of inspection equipment is paramount, and I take pride in consistently completing calibration verification to uphold adherence to API 653 standards and ASNT SNT-TC-1A procedures. Additionally, I ensure all necessary data and documentation are accurately completed and filed in accordance with industry regulations and client requirements. My commitment to precision, continuous learning, and regulatory compliance underscores my dedication to delivering exceptional inspection services and safeguarding the integrity of storage tank systems.

HMT Inspection
API 653 / NDT Levell II Crew Supervisor (Oil and Gas)
December 2006 to April 2013

As part of my responsibilities, I operate and oversee internal tank bottom underside corrosion scanning, specifically utilizing SLOFEC specialized equipment tailored for thick-film fiberglass liners. This involves conducting thorough ultrasonic prove-ups of all identified marks to accurately assess remaining thickness for necessary repairs. In my role, I am tasked with assigning and managing appropriate personnel to execute these critical tasks efficiently. Additionally, I meticulously map out tank bottoms to document and address any corrosion revealed during the scanning process, ensuring comprehensive coverage and targeted repair strategies. My expertise extends to reviewing and defining the standards utilized in the field, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and client specifications. Furthermore, I proficiently perform various non-destructive testing (NDT) methods as required by clients to maintain the integrity of storage tank systems. I have seamlessly integrated API 653 inspections with SLOFEC scanning, providing clients with comprehensive assessments and actionable insights to ensure the continued safety and reliability of their assets.

Sonic Systems International
Data Acquisition Collector / Analyzer (Nuclear Power Plants)
December 2004 to December 2006

In my role, I am responsible for setting up, calibrating, and operating automated examinations beneath the reactor head. This involves acquiring and meticulously collecting all raw data gathered from scanning across all reactor head penetrations. Utilizing specialized analyzers, I conduct visual inspections of the data to detect any defects, failures, or corrosion present within internal penetration welds. To ensure thorough investigation and analysis, I employ ultrasonic, and eddy current probes mounted on the scanner to scrutinize all findings. Additionally, I conduct straight beam ultrasonic thickness assessments on piping within Boiler and Pressure reactor Nuclear power plants, ensuring the structural integrity of critical components. Working within low and high radiation areas inside containment, I perform system checks, maintenance tasks, and calibration checks, often assuming relief personnel duties to guarantee continuous operational safety and efficiency. My commitment to precision, thoroughness, and adherence to strict safety protocols underscores my dedication to maintaining the reliability and integrity of nuclear power plant systems.
Early Career Summary

Achieved Level I certification at HMT Inspection in 2001.

Attended The Ocean Corporation School in the same year, further enhancing skills and knowledge.

Continued career progression in NDT testing within the Oil and Gas Industry and Nuclear Power Plants sectors.
Mistras Group