Calder - Certified Weld Inspector - Farmington, NM, USA

Kelly Calder

Farmington, NM, USA


Certified Weld Inspector


American Weld Society certification; This standard defines the requirements and program for the American Welding Society to certify welding inspectors.
The certification of visual welding inspectors requires documentation of experience, satisfactory completion of an examination, and proof of visual acuity. The examination tests the inspector’s knowledge of welding processes, welding procedures, destructive tests, terms, definitions, symbols, reports, safety, and responsibilities.

Work History

Certified Welding Inspector

Premier NDT Services

From June 2011

Responsible for inspecting duties, organizes and generates reports pertaining to inspection and evaluation. Prepare reports on all testing and evaluations done. Responsible for ensuring that the equipments used for testing are all functioning to its maximum and according to safety regulations. Travels to the site where he is needed to support in terms of giving technical operation evaluations.


Riley Industrial

From January 2010

PNM/APS Power plant Industrial Maintenance, Supervisor: Asses job safety for each task. Proactive safety compliance with Hydro-blasting, Power-vacuum, Sand blast, Coatings, DOT Transportation. Ensure safe and timely completion of all jobs assigned to each crew. Ensure proper and safe training to each crewmember. Oversaw up to sixty employees in various stages of completion. Ensure all time charged out nightly. Safety lockout/tagout, pre and post shift change inspections.
Certifications: OSHA, MSAH, BHP Level I, Level II Confined Space/Working at heights, H2S.

Forman - Certified Welder

Calder Services Inc.

From May 1977

Daily operation and supervision of Welding Shop. Design, Layout, Fabrication, and Construction to include schematics and blue prints. Order materials, prepare bids, and inventory control. Organized and prepared Safety Meetings monthly, Shop Safety, and Roustabout job safety when out on locations. All aspects of Welder Safety to include: Rig, Pipeline, hot tap, cut offs.

Construction Equipment Operator: Ensure safe operation on all of the following equipment. Fork Lift, Backhoe, Loader, Maintainer, Dump Truck, Pump Truck, Welding Truck, Wench Truck, PTO Pumps, Compressor Stations, All Areas of General Oilfield Construction. Shop Maintenance and repair of all equipment.

Welding: Certified SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, SAW
Welding Certifications: Pipeline, 1104, 1107, B-31-3, B-31-3 extreme Ciniza Refinery, Jamestown NM. Broken Service due to Active Duty Military Service 1986-1992

Qualifications & Certifications

Sonar Technician, Subsystem Level II Tech, Fire-Control Mechanic (DOT632.261-0140), Electronic Mechanic (DOT 828.261-022), Electronics

United States Navy

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