Served as the lead welding inspector in the field, helping the Senior Welding Inspector plan the daily schedule and dispatch other inspectors.
Responsible for verifying all WPS were being followed and all welders were certified before and during the project.
Responsible for the visual inspections of each weld made and assigning weld numbers, before X-Ray was allowed to shoot the weld.
Built daily weld maps and generated daily construction reports.
Watched over the firing line once the mainline kicked off on the 26 mile, 16 inch trunk line.
Responsible for dispatching multiple X-Ray crews to different portions of the project daily and helping resolve any problems they had in the field.
Responsible for the field audits of the other welding inspectors, picked by the Senior.
Gulf Interstate Field Services / Represented : Anadarko PetroleumGillette, WYWelding Inspector (Level 2) 05/2013 to 07/2014
Responsible for verifying the proper WPS were being followed by the contractor, before and during the projects.
Accountable for the timely completion of multiple gathering lines in the Powder River Basin (multiple diameter; steel & poly).
Entrusted to work/run an area two hours away from the rest of the inspection group for multiple months at a time; reporting to the Chief Inspector daily.
Responsible for the successful completion of multiple pneumatic and hydro tests on the pipelines, verifying the contractor's certifications for all the testing equipment before the tests were ran.
Responsible for catching any weld defects before they reached X-Ray & had to verify all poly was fused to manufacturer's specs.
Built numerous above ground valve settings, launchers & receivers to engineer's drawings (mechanically & cosmetically).
Responsible for the weld mapping on the steel projects and bores.
Maintained MTR's during construction of the lines and built job books after their completion.
Generated daily construction and welding reports.
Inspected numerous anomaly digs.
Responsible for setting up X-Ray crews and helped with any disputes.
Watched over the contractor from beginning to end which included; staking ROW, erosion controls, stripping topsoil, trenching, welding/fusing, lowering in, tie ins, coating, test stations, backfill, reclamation & pipeline marker installation.
Watched over all fabrication being built for each project and was responsible for the as-built drawings.
Renegade Gas Services / Represented : Hiland Partners & Hiland CrudeWilliston, NDWelding Inspector 07/2012 to 03/2013
Tasked to oversee the welding portion on an 8 month compressor station project and made sure all WPS were being followed.
Responsible for catching any weld defects before they reached X-Ray.
Inspected the civil, compressor, launcher & receiver, pipeline, electrical and insulation installments.
Maintained job books and kept up with all the MTR's of all pipe and parts installed on the station.
Responsible for the timely completion of steel and poly pipelines.
Responsible for verifying all contractor's paperwork before and during the projects.
Responsible for weld mapping the entire station and pipelines.
Responsible for setting up X-Ray crews and helped resolve any disputes.
Tasked to inspect the building of a 7 month offload station project which included; inspection of welds, civil installation, equipment installment, electrical hook ups, job books, MTR management and weld mapping.
Inspected numerous anomaly digs, cut outs and repairs on different pipelines throughout Texas.
Responsible for promoting safe and clean working environments to the contractors.
Responsible for the data collection from pig tracking and updates to control centers during pig launches.
Acquired numerous OQ's.
Culberson Construction Inc. / Encana & Quicksilver ResourcesBossier City, LAAssistant GM / Lead Supervisor 04/2007 to 03/2011
Responsible for the dispatching and management of multiple crews and welders.
Built new natural gas facilities, pipelines and maintained older facilities for multiple energy companies.
Accountable for building jobs off of engineer's drawings, blue prints & P&ID's.
Responsible for running jobs to energy companies specifications and welders following all WPS.
Responsible for the cost tracking of every job in 5 divisions.
Responsible for bidding each job and accountable for making sure the bids were not exceeded.
Attended energy company meetings and was asked for input to come up with solutions and upgrades to newer facility designs.
Responsible for identifying any and all risks and determining ways to eliminate hazards to perform the jobs safely.
Rewarded and commended on an exceptional safety record.
Attended the CPWI course in Mesa, Arizona with upper management and energy company representatives; earned the CPWI certification.
Sitton Enterprises Inc. / Chesapeake Energy & Denbury ResourcesGodley, TXHand / Pusher 11/2005 to 03/2007
Learned to build and maintain natural gas facilities, new and old.
Promoted to pusher within the first 6 months of being hired on.
Learned to build jobs off engineer's drawings & P&ID's.
Participated in a Lease Operator program through Chesapeake.
United States Air ForceMinot Afb, NDVehicle Operator09/2003 to 10/2005
Responsible for the safe transfer of key military personnel and multi million dollar cargo.
Picked to transfer the Russian nuclear inspection team during inspections for the United States S.T.A.R.T. program.
Earned an honorable discharge.
High School Diploma:Business2003Mineral Wells High School, Mineral Wells, TX, United States
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Companies Worked For:
EPCON PARTNERS INC. / REPRESENTED : ONEOK PARTNERS
Applied Consultants, Inc. / Represented : Targa Resources