QC ManagerOct 2010 to Jul 2014 High Steel Incorporated － Williamsport, PAResponsible for maintaining ISO 9001 certification, AISC and AWS D1.5 (fracture critical/super structures and sophisticated coatings endorsements). Worked as the Liaison and ensuring code compliance with multiple State Transportation Authorities including NYDOT, PennDOT, VDOT, Maryland Transportation Authority, Florida DOT, MassDOT, CTDOT, Maine DOT, ODOT, Indiana DOT, NY Thruway, NYC DOT, NJ Thruway, NJDOT, and West Virginia DOT. Developed processes to track and reduce rework through a Lean Manufacturing environment. Managed direct reports which included inspectors, NDE technicians, and coatings inspectors.
QC Manager Kvaerner PowerApr 2007 to Oct 2010 Metso Power － Williamsport, PAResponsible for quality assurance from a global role perspective for the proposal, design, and manufacture of pressure parts and products of a global leader in design and manufacture of fluidized bed and recovery boilers, oil and gas boilers, evaporators, environmental systems and services. Responsible for the lead role in developing, obtaining, and maintaining a system of ASME quality programs for multiple US fabrication facilities and co-support of internal Asian and European ASME manufacturing facilities. Responsible to ensure compliance with government regulations, code compliance, and project contract agreements; defining, evaluating, and auditing the requirements of approved supplier quality systems. Develop implementation and managing continuous improvement of manufacturing and project work processes. Assisted globally in the coordination, allocation, and selection of QC staff to ensure that project QA/QC tasks are in accordance with corporate and project standards. Managing direct reports which include QC Managers at multiple internal manufacturing sites for the US division. Managed the quality control department for the manufacture of pressure parts and products. Directly responsible for quality activities within the US manufacturing operation group. Driving the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives within manufacturing the departments. Responsible for developing ASME/NBIC quality systems, standards, specifications, and project quality inspection plans. Managed the process for location specific inspection and non-conformance reporting activities. Responsible for performing audits of internal and external suppliers. Managed direct reports which included QC inspectors, NDE technicians, QA engineers, and welding technicians.
Welding & NDE Inspector ACF IndustriesJun 1987 to Jun 1991 ARR and ASME Section VIII － Milton, PAHands on weld inspection and NDE role supporting manufacturing in the fabrication of pressurized railroad tank cards. Performed weld inspection to ARR and ASME Section VIII codes. Reported nonconformities and issued daily inspection reports. Performed NDE in the methods of MT, PT, RT, and UT. Performed grit blasting, hydro, and painting inspections. Monitored post weld heat treatment activities. Performed mechanical weld testing which included tensile, bend, chemical etching, and Charpy Impact Testing. Participated in continuous improvement projects such as Statistical Process Control and bench marking the true cost of poor quality.
A.S., Welding Technology1987Williamsport Area Community CollegeWilliamsport Area Community College, 1987, A.S., Welding Technology
Diploma, General Studies1982Bradford Area High SchoolBradford Area High School, 1982, Diploma, General Studies
compliance, EnvironmentalState Transportation Authorities and private clientele － New York City, NY, USProject Manager, HRV - Pittsburgh, PA (7/2014- Present) As an HRV Project Manager, I'm responsible for the supervision of HRV inspection staff trained in multiple disciplines that performs QA inspections for State Transportation Authorities and private clientele to ensure work is performed to and in compliance with the appropriate specifications. Duties include preparation of proposals, reviewing client requirements, maintaining project documents, reviewing inspection reports, review and technical input into project RFI's and nonconformance's, coordinating project eforts, and compiling reports for submittal to clients. Projects assignments include New York State Thruway Authority, New York City Department of Environmental Protection; Worldwide Technical Inspection.
accordanceNew York State Thruway AuthorityAssigned to the Tappen Zee Bridge replacement project as the technical Quality Control Supervisor for the New York State Thruway Authority. This area of responsibility includes 3rd party radiographic film interpretation (digital and film radiography) in accordance with the New York State Steel Construction Manual (NYSSCM). Reviewing weld procedures, welder qualification records, RFI's and nonconformity reports, reviews all project QA inspection reports. Performs fabrication plant audits and kick off meetings with project fabricators.
RT ASNT Level III Basic (exp. 05/02/2020) ASNT Level II Magnetic Particle Testing (exp. 11/6/2017) ASNT Level II Liquid Penetrant Testing (exp. 11/6/2017) ASNT Level II Radiographic Testing (exp. 11/6/2017) ASNT Level II Ultrasonic Testing (exp. 11/6/2017) AWS Certified Welding Inspector (#14110511, exp. 11/1/2017)