AWS Certified Welding Inspector(99121491), RT Leveli Interpretation, PT, MT, Leveli,


I have worked and continue to work for Major Inspection Groupes in the Houston area. THIRTY+ (30+) years experience in the fabrication, inspection and welding field related to onshore and offshore oil / gas and the Refinery-Petro-chemical industries. Responsibilities include visual, dimensional and coating inspections on structural steel, process piping, Code Piping, Pressure Vessels and Exchangers as well as Rotating equipment. Gear Boxes, Reducers and Increasors. I have worked an Major Projects in Lead, Supervisory and Manager copacities.I have also work Neuclear NQ-A1 Piping for Fluor's Piketown Ohio Centrifuge Project.I have experience Auditing Vendors for Exxon Chemicals USA.
I have worked on Pipeline Installations
Pipeline Repairs and commissioning.

Work History

Tx. Witness PT of pup

Ashland Chemicals

From June 2014

Texas City, Texas, 2 week Turn-a-round, inspect welded and Bolt-up, Tie-in points
Intertek10-3-13- Present
Victory Energy-Tulsa OK. Inspect Boiler Plattens fabrication for Motiva Port Author, Tx. Witness PT of pup to header welds and review RT1 of tube welds. VT all welds to headers and tubes. Witness Hydrostatic test of header & tubes.
Energy Exchanger Co. Tulsa Ok.- VT dimensional and Witness Hydrostatic Test of Exchanger bundle for Shell -Deer Park, Texas.

20011 to 2012
Burau Veritas LevelI AWS CWI Inspector
Responsible for performing inspections, witness testing and reviewing documentation to ensure compliance with industry codes, standards and client specifications.

Witness Fabrication and testing of AEU & CEU, Exchangers for Sulphur Plant

Sunoco - Ohmstede

Regenerator Condenser for Sunoco Marcus Hook and C-12 AES, AEU & CEU, Tube Bundles for Eagle Point Refinery

Shell & Tube
Witness Fabrication and testing of AEU & CEU, Exchangers for Sulphur Plant

TYCO Valves

Valve Technologies; Witness Testing of 3" 300# to 24" 600#, Motor Operated Ball Valves as per ASME B16.34

Lufkin Gear; Model N2704C Speed Increasing Gear Boxes witnessed the API 613, 5th Ed. Mechanical Run Tests and Tear Down Inspections after run tests.

Resident Inspector for the AWS D1.1

CNOOC Derrick

Intertek/Moody- Inspection

coverage for Air Liquide, Cal-Dive, Earth Engineering, Sunoco, and Dresser Rand, Equipment included, TEMA Class, Heat Exchangers, API, Pressure Vessels, AWS D1.1, Structural Steel and D.O.T. API 5L, Pipelines, and B31.3. NQA-1 Piping.

Ocensa 560 Project:

Resident Inspector for Neuclear, NQA1, ASME B31

USEC -American Centrifuge Project, Piketown, Ohio / Fabricated Pipe Inc

3, Piping, Large and Small bore piping, Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel fabrication. Inspect, receiving of materials. Witness fit-up and weld-out and 100% VT of all piping. Monitor NDE and review 100% RT evaluation. Inspect SP10 blast and Coatings as per USEC / Fluor, Specifications. Review all Documentation as per NQA-1 Requirements.

PCS Trinity
Pipe Technology and Products
Inspect, Fabrication and expedite assignment for insulated pipe supports and pipe covering saddles

WS Nelson
Red Man Pipe & Supply
Maikeri Project; Perform, inspection for pipe and fittings

SWECO Fabrication
Perform Visual Inspection of coatings for Scraper Launcher and Receiver

Air Liquide-Baton
Heat Exchanger (Fin Fan)
Review WPS/PQR, MTRS, DWGS, Specifications, NDE Reports, Paint Spec. Witnessed pneumatic test of shell and tube side as well as helium test

Piping Technology Products
Perform, Dimensional Inspection and Quality Material Check on Rotary Valves

Summit Supply Company
Perform, Visual inspection and inventory check on Post Indicator Valves

Dover Equipment, Inc.
Perform, Final inspection and document review of Bag Filter
Lubrication Systems Company
Witness, Functional test and check points on a Oil Mist System

Inspection of Brazed Aluminum Heat Exchanger

Dover Equipment, Inc.
Witness Visual and function test (FAT), of four loading arms and inventory construction spares of Bulk Truck Loading Unit

Cal-Dive - Anadarko Pardner Project WD-152 - Pipeline Repairs
Monitor welding repairs as per procedures

Dresser Rand
Forged products-witness NDT of castings, witness mechanical testing, witness NDT of castings.

Earth Engineering
Site inspector for various civil structures. Responsibilities include structural and process piping fabrication and welding. Dimensional Control. Review of contractor's welding procedures, welder qualifications and inspection matrix for all sub contractors on site. Walk down on piping system

SPS - Southeast Texas Industries
Perform QA...

QA Inspector for Acids / Alky Turnaround

Phillips Services

Inspector for all B31.3 Process piping and B31.1 Code Piping repair and replacement. Schedule and witness all NDE. Document control for sign-off and start-up.

Shell Pipeline

September 2002 - October 2002

Inspect and Supervise the installation of metering skid, hydrostatic test, nitrogen dry and Commission the Manchester Propylene Pipeline. This included Supervising and coordinating work and schedule activities between the Shell Refinery and Chemicals Plant with Troy Construction and it's sub-contractors.

Q.A. Inspector DU-2 T/A

New and Existing Piping and Equipment

Auditing Test Packages for New and Existing Piping and Equipment to insure leak free Start-up of Distillation Unit.


Mechanical Inspection
Inspection of all types of equipment.


March 2000 - May 2000

on behalf of Equilon Pipeline inspect the induction bend of line pipe as per API 5l, TPA-IBS-98

Equistar, Chanellview, TX

June 2000 - August 2000

QA Coordinator for FCCU Revamp

Coordinate inspectors for API 510 inspections of Pressure Vessels, Steam Drums, Boilers and Re-boilers. Oversee and document Reactor Head replacement for Code Stamp, as well as all new unfired Pressure vessels and B31.1 Code Piping and B31.3 Process piping for Start-up Commissioning.
Coordinate and schedule All NDE for the project.
Review and sign-off on all Documentation for the Commissioning and Project Start-up.

Shell Refinery

August 2000 - December 2000

Vendor Surveillance Inspector

Report to ECMD, Inspection Coordinator for SYNGAS Project

Duties consisted of witnessing the Fabrication and Testing of Exchangers at Fabricators such as Yuba Tube and Shell, Dunn Exchangers, Excell and Ohmstead Exchangers and for Various Inspection companies on behalf of Exxon Syngas Project.
Perform Dimensional and Pressure testing of TEMA Class, Shells, Channel heads and Tube Sheet plates on Welded, U-Tube, Fixed Tube Sheet (AEU, BEU, CEU Type), Channel head w/ Cover (Dollar Plate) and Floating head (AES, AET, BEA, BES & BET Type) exchangers. Inspect various configurations of one pass, double pass, Split Flow, divided flow, cross flow and DKU Kettle type Re-boiler Bundle and Shells. Also various types of Straight, U-tube and fixed tube bundles with various baffle designs. Witnessed the testing of bundles using Test rings, the re-tubing, plugging and rolling of tubes. Inspect the fabrication and testing of Shells, Tubes and Bundles, Channel and Floating heads, using SA 516-70, 304 SS, 316 SS and 2205 Duplex.
QA Audits of vendors for various projects including pipe fabricators, coatings, linings, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, API storage tanks, piping and injection nozzles, hydro testing, and valves for installation for Sour Services.

Maintainence Supervisor

HAC (Aircraft Bonding Co

Responsible for all plant equipment. Autoclave, Etching tank Heaters, Hydraulic Presses, Shears, Finger Brakes, Forming tables, Wash Tables, Inspection tables. Responsible for all lighting, Heating and AC, Piping for Air, Water, Vacuum, Cooling lines, Etc. Also responsible for material handleing equipment, Forklifts, Company Vehicles, Overhead cranes and Hydraulic lifts. Schedule all maintaince work between 5 maintainence workers.

Exchanger Crew

Mechanical Craftsman

Employed as a Mechanical craftsman (welder, fabricator, pipe fitter and heavy equipment operator) working on routine, emergency and turn-a-round, Maintenance of equipment. I also worked on an Exchanger Crew, rotating Chemical Plant units to disassemble, Clean, Test and Repair Exchangers.

Combination pipe welder

(GTAW, SMAW) Brown & Root

Crane operator (up to 90 tons) Fluor Daniel, Crane operator (up to 45 tons) Austin Ind.

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