Applied Technical Services  Marietta GA
Senior Engineer, March 2016-Present

Perform inspection and engineering evaluation of pressurized fixed equipment for industrial clients. Experienced with ASME, API, NBIC, UL, ANSI, and ASNT codes and standards and local and federal regulations regarding storage tanks and pressure vessels (SPCC, RCRA, etc.).

Subject matter expert (SME) for inspection and evaluation of in-service pulp mill continuous digesters. Collaborate with clients to develop inspection and testing plans, serve as lead inspector performing visual inspections and gathering testing results, perform preliminary evaluations to determine needs for further inspections, provide repair recommendations, and oversee repair work.

Intermediate between clients and jurisdictional authorities in matters involving regulatory compliance and installation approval.

Perform Fitness for Service (FFS) assessments of damaged equipment.

Perform stress analysis of pressure retaining and load bearing equipment using hand calculations and finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA).

Consult with commercial building clients regarding regulatory and standards compliance of suspended access and fall protection systems and practices used for exterior and interior suspended building maintenance.

Provide technical guidance to junior members of the engineering team.

Proficient with COMPRESS, Autodesk Simulation (ALGOR), AutoCAD, SolidWorks, COSMOS/M, and Microsoft Office software programs.

Engineering Staff II, October 2000-April 2005

Performed inspection and engineering evaluation of storage tanks, pressure vessels, piping systems, and structures. Utilized non-destructive testing methods (NDT/NDE). Prepared concise technical reports. Specified and inspected repairs.

Designed, evaluated, retrofit, inspected, and installed anchorage systems for suspended interior and exterior building maintenance (window washing) for commercial high-rise and low-rise buildings. Experienced in anchor layout, design, and connection to building structure. Experienced with IWCA, ANSI, and ASME building maintenance and suspended worker codes and standards.

Performed structural finite element analysis (FEA) of various load bearing and pressure retaining parts and assemblies using ALGOR and COSMOS/M software.

Williams Companies  Pittsburgh PA
Senior Engineer – Mechanical Integrity, September 2012-March 2016

Responsible for ensuring mechanical integrity inspection requirements were met for process equipment at PSM facilities. Developed inspection plans, reviewed reports, and provided repair and further inspection recommendations.

Responsible for developing and implementing mechanical integrity programs at pipeline compressor station and liquefied natural gas facilities that had historically not been subject to aboveground fixed equipment inspection programs. Familiarity with DOT 192, 193, and 195 regulations regarding inspection, maintenance, and personnel qualification (CT/OQ).

SME for several subjects related to inspection, testing, welding, and design. Consulted company-wide for these subjects and various code interpretation issues.

Participated in incident investigations and perform damage and fitness for service assessments.

Developed and authored new and revised company standards.

Premier NDT Services, Inc. Farmington NM
Principal Engineer, February 2007-September 2012

Developed engineering department for a non-destructive testing company.

Managed staff of engineers, inspection professionals, and office personnel.

Performed inspections and engineering evaluations of pressure vessels, storage tanks, and piping systems. Performed stress, structural, and thickness calculations in accordance with applicable codes.

NDT Technician

Level II NDT technician certified in VT, UTT, PT, MT, XRF PMI, and field hardness testing.

TesTex, Inc.  Perryton TX
Project Manager, March 2006-February 2007

Responsible for $2.6M project involving the inspection and evaluation of approximately 2,000 storage tanks located at approximately 1,600 individual natural gas well sites in north Texas and west Oklahoma over a nine month period.

Managed three field inspection teams and office staff.