Unique candidate combines both the codebook
and the hands-on experience in the position of Certified Welding
Inspector. Candidate possesses thorough
knowledge of management techniques, report writing, code compliance and
research and is adamant about strict adherence to safety policies, as well as
having been a welder and welding instructor for 14 years. Candidate specializes
in correcting welder techniques to lower a welders percentage of
discontinuities, improving welder efficiency.
Candidate seeking: welding consulting opportunities to increase a
companys productivity; third-party contract work for construction turn around
work (shutdowns or start-ups); or a large company that can utilize candidates
skills and provide candidate the opportunity to grow in the non-destructive
Fourteen years combined experience in the welding,
construction, and inspection fields.
Can determine if a
weldment meets the accepted criteria of a specified code, standard or other
fundamentals of all welding procedures (SMAW, SAW, OFW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW, PAW,
ESW) and thermal spraying, soldering, mechanical and thermal cutting, brazing
as well as welding metallurgy.
fundamentals of quality testing procedures (VT, MT, UT, PT, RT) and the audit
or surveillance of these procedures.
Understand and interpret
welding symbols, drawings, and welding procedure specifications (WPS).
Verify compliance of
materials, equipment, records and welding procedures (including production
Witness and verify welder
Develop, coordinate and
perform visual inspection activities.
Provide NDE inspection
planning and scheduling.
Verify compliance with
Perform audits and
surveillance for quality assurance.
Develop and verify
implementation of visual inspection training.
requirements and vendor proposal compliance.
Broad understanding of
construction activities and disciplines related to large projects.
Understand the importance
of clear communication with all parts of the project team, both orally and
written. Proficient in formal documentation of surveillance and use Word
documents, spreadsheets email.
Specific experience as a pressure vessel
welder (welding under ASME), as a pipeline welder (welding under API 1104) and as
a structural steel welder (welding under D1.1), and in-depth knowledge of those
Can Weld Under Code: ASME
Sect. IX, AWS D1.1, API 1104. Welder Performance Qualifications with Filler
Metal Cert (FMC): GTAW 6G (FMC
ER90S-B9 and 9ER70S-2), 4G (FMC ER70S-2). SMAW
6G (FMC E9015-B9), 2G and 3G (FMC E308-15 and E7018-A1), 4G (FMC E7018-A1), 5G
(FMC E6010 AND E6011). FCAW 6G (FMC
E71T-1). GMAW 6G (FMC ER70S-2).
Experience in working with metals and alloys: Aluminum, Copper Nickel,
Stainless Steel, Chromium, Carbon.
Effective welding instructor in the
classroom and shop, getting 100% on student and administrative evaluations, and
had a record of less than 10% bust-out rate for students on bend tests.
Developed a curriculum on how to read
and understand a WPS to supplement the NCCER curriculum. Currently being tested
at select technical colleges.
Quality Control Inspector,
CAID Industries, Tucson, AZ (Sep 2010)
Worked under codes
ASME B30.20 (Below the Hook Lifting Devices), B31.1 (Power Piping), B31.3
(Process Piping). AWS D1.6 (Stainless Steels), D1.2 (Aluminum), D14.1/D14.1M. ANST Z535.4. API 650 (Welding Steel Tanks for Oil Storage). Perform Positive Material Identification
(PMIs) using Thermal Scientific PMI Gun to verify materials properties before
use in a job (cross referencing heat numbers, chemical composition, mechanical
properties against the welding job specifications). Perform micro-sectioning and micro-etching to
determine the cross sectional measurements of weldments. Perform visual testing
(VT), dye penetrol tests (PT), leak tests, hydrostatic tests on weldment
joints, as well as interpreting radiographic tests. Maintaining company records for quality
control practices and materials.
Inspector, Self Employed/Owner (Oct 2009 Aug 2010)
Oversaw Mississippi I-40
Bridge Earthquake Retrofit (QA/QC) as third party inspector. Also inspected
under codes ASME (B31.1, B31.2,
B31.3, B31.6, B31.7, B31.8) AWS (D1.1, D1.5, D1.6) API (1104).
Remote Visual Inspection using Olympus Fiberscope. Witnessed MT, PT and UT and evaluated
Welder (Feb 2010 Apr 2010)
Shelby County, Tennessee
Lincoln Technical College, Grand Prairie, TX (Feb 2009 Jul 2009)
Red Clay Construction, LLC. Bagwell, TX (Jan 2008 Feb 2009)
Hulster Construction and Shellrock Metal Works, Azle, TX (Jan 2007 Jan 2009)
Industrial Groups, Paris, TX (Jul 2005 Jan 2007)
on shutdowns (1997 2005)
Arkansas, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana.
Welding Inspector (CWI) AWS Certificate # 09110811 (Oct 2009)
Welding Educator (CWE) AWS Certificate # 090922E (Aug 2009)
Requirements, Lincoln Tech (Feb 2009 Jul 2009)
Belford High School,
Texas (Jan 2009)
requirements for Texas high school diploma
CWI Training Course, American Welding Society (Fall 2007, Jun 2009)
Certification Courses, Paris Junior College (2001)