Experience with onsite quality control for welding of new ASME stamped equipment and structural steel (weld mapping and inspection) Proficient at troubleshooting weld parameters and reviewing WPS,WPQ and PQR Experience as welding applications engineer Experience with industrial safety and proper use of safety equipment Fundamental understanding of corrosion and its interaction with base material Experience as shop inspector for purchaser/client Experience with in service and out of service fixed equipment failure due to corrosion and damage mechanisms (chemical plants and pulp and paper mills)
ASME Section IX, ASME Section II Parts C and D, ASME PCC-2, ASME Section VIII Div. 1,
Ready to contribute to a team in design, engineering, or research
Systematic, methodical, and observant with equipment, operations, and problems
Experience with on site equipment inspection lock out tag out (LOTO) procedures
Understanding of process safety management (PSM) for on site chemicals
Experience with AutoCAD, Labview, PLC's, Maplesoft, Linux
Familiar of NDE techniques, PT, MT, WFMT, RT, UT, Eddy Current
Experience at assessing equipment condition from contractors NDE procedures/reports on tanks and pressure vessels
Familiar with Charpy Vee-Notch, Brinell, Rockwell, stationary metal analyzers, metallurgical microscopes
Exposure to classic sheet metal design and modern CNC practices
Experience with press brakes, brakes, iron workers, etc.
Exposure to: FANUC and ABB robotics, Nd:YAG and C02 laser systems, water-jet cutting, orbital GTAW, tandem-wire SAW, drop-sinker-EDM, thermal spraying
Basic understanding of concrete, brick and tile corrosion/degradation
Basic understanding of cathodic protection system design (CP) and its implemetation
Basic understanding of fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) construction, fabrication and design
Strong analytics and logic by additional mathematics courses: Real Analysis, Discrete, Abstract Algebra, Linear Algebra
Streamlined troubleshooting, organization, and interpersonal skills
QA/QC Inspector January 2015 to CurrentRoberts Company － Winterville, NC
Onsite quality control inspector for fabricator of ASME boilers, pressure vessels, piping as well as structural steel, oversees acceptable weld and fabrication quality for Roberts and customers Ensures the governing code is followed for equipment and piping (%NDE, hydro-test limits from data reports, WPS, permissible weld joint details) reviews drawings, customer specifications for fabrication conformance Coordinates inspection activities with NDT contractors, updates customer with progress and quality of fabrication.
Supports foreman and welders onsite to determine problems encountered with fit-up, environmental conditions, working conditions, ensures work adheres to quality control manual Inspects fit-up and welds, maps accordingly and generates traveler for equipment, marks up weld for repair at holds points prior to NDT contractors inspections, qualifies welders onsite with test coupons, observes and inspects equipment during hydro-testing with AI, documents hydro-test of equipment Submits and reviews final package with as-builts, NCR's, travelers and plant shut-down supporting documentation.
Project Engineer-Welding Specialist July 2013 to November 2014Corrosion Probe, Inc － Rincon, GA
Single welding engineer for mechanical integrity consulting group serving the pulp and paper and waste water industrial sectors.
Worked directly with mechanical engineers, civil/structural engineers, metallurgists and material scientists to serve paper mill clients and engineers Advisement of welding and material recommendations primarily for pressure vessels and tanks to reduce risk of damage mechanisms, corrosion potential and equipment failure: consumable selection for base metal and service conditions, weld joint design, weld process selection, weld joint preparation, pre- and post- fabrication recommendations, dissimilar metal welding, etc.
Managed billable hours for given project Review of contractors WPS and repair drawings for code compliance welding concerns for equipment service conditions Evaluation and reporting of equipment failure due to: design, welding, corrosion mechanisms, process chemistry, operating conditions, etc.
Development of welding guidelines and specifications using ASME Section IX with other applicable codes: shell course repair due to severe pitting or wastage, weld overlay and weld metal buildup procedures, tank roof and pressure vessel head replacement, repairs of internal and external cracks in pressure vessels, installment of cast duplex stainless steel nozzles, pipe weld procedures, etc.
Implementation of CPI's strategic inspection design (SID) process utilizing specialized inspection plans and risk based assessments (RBA) for fixed equipment (tanks, pressure vessels, piping systems) BPVC and tank calculation of corrosion rate, required thickness, remaining life, etc.
using API 650/653 and ASME Section VIII/ASME-579 code.
AutoCAD drafter of cathodic protection system design: wiring layout, test station and terminal layout, anode layout, etc.
Intern August 2010 to December 2010Jersey Shore Steel － Jersey Shore, PA
Researched and established joining process and filler material solution for hot formed ASTM A499 rail steel.
Devised and implemented a quantifiable material test for weldments by use of machined impulse momentum device.
B.S : Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology, Dec 2010Pennsylvania College of Technology － Williamsport, PAGPA: GPA: 3.39Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology GPA: 3.39
A.A.S : Welding Technology Industrial and Ornamental, May 2011State University of New York at Delhi － NYGPA: GPA: 3.51 Cum LaudeWelding Technology Industrial and Ornamental GPA: 3.51 Cum Laude CWI exam results pending from July 18, 2015
*Qualified in accordance with A.W.S. Structural Code D1.1 SMAW
30-Hour OHSA Certificate : 12/08FRP 301 Introduction to Design and Condition Assessment
*Florida Phosphate Producers basic training