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Summary

Hard working utility inspector with 15+ years experience in the field. Motivated, decisive leader with unique mix of experience, knowledge, and interpersonal skills.Technically proficient in identifying even subtle pipeline issues that can manifest into broader scale problematic situations. Extensive experience in effectively networking with different branches of the oil and gas transportation industry.

Highlights
  • Visual inspection
  • Robotic crawlers
  • Problem solving 
  • Division Manager
  • Operation Manager
  • Strong ability to collaborate with others to determine appropriate solutions with pipeline failures

  • Microsoft Word / Excel
  • Peloton SiteView
  • Peloton WellView
  • Cost tracking
  • 40 Hour Radiation Safety
  • Level II RT, MT, & PT
  • Digital RT & RSO
  • Polyethylene 
  • Isometric drawings
Experience
Lead Utility Inspector Jan 2019 to Current
Palmer Consulting & Inspection Tempe, AZ
  • ​Maintain the facility and ensure that all safety guidelines are maintained as well keeping in mind the environmental safe practices.
  • Ensure 811 locates have been called in before any kind of excavating occurs.
  • Fill out various tasks forms, such as safety checklist, environment, leak and repair, hot work, tie in, HDD, and restoration.
  • Track all GPS coordinates for line crossings and valves.
  • Ensure all restoration has been completed after line is in service.
Utility Inspector Sep 2015 to Dec 2018
BJI / Dominion East Ohio Akron, OH
  • Inspect various construction projects in Cleveland / Akron area.
  • Scale out the proposed line to the designers print.​
  • Maintain the facility and ensure that all safety guidelines are maintained as well keeping in mind the environmental safe practices.
  • Ensure 811 locates have been called in before any kind of excavating occurs.
  • Fill out various tasks forms, such as safety checklist, environment, fusion, leak and repair, hot work, tie in, and restoration.
  • Observe contractors perform fusion, excavating, bore, tie in, hot tap, electro fusion, electro collars, saddles, 711 couplings, and 31 end caps for mainline.
  • Observe contractors perform fusion, excavating, bore, stab fittings, risers, meter manifolds, regulators, and meter set for service line.
  • Track all GPS coordinates for line crossings and valves.
  • Schedule air test or hydro test for all major projects.
  • Ensure all restoration has been completed after line is in service.

Tank Battery Inspector / Utility Inspector Sep 2013 to Aug 2015
Quality Integrated Services / Sandridge Energy Enid, OK
  • Inspected new tank battery construction.
  • Ensured that the correct TB Production Equipment was delivered before offloading.
  • Visual count of all fittings to ensure the counts matched.
  • Insure construction adheres to current specs and/or changes in TB design per engineer.
  • Coordination of roustabout and electrical contractors to prevent downtime.
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  • Conducted morning tailgate meeting.
  • Maintain the facility and ensure that all safety guidelines are maintained on location.
  • Overseen contractor install flow line and build well head.
  • Maintained a running total in Excel.
Division Manager Aug 2010 to Sep 2013
American X-Ray Inspection Midland, TX
  • RSO / Industrial Radiographer Level II RT, MT, and UT Thickness.
  • Insure company policies on Radiation (RSO) were performed. Build successful sales portfolio for the company. Manage crew scheduling.
  • Build successful sales portfolio for the company.
  • Manage crew scheduling.​



Level II Technician Jul 2008 to Aug 2010
Premiere NDT Services Inc. Farmington, NM
  • Industrial Radiographer Level II RT, MT, and PT.
  • Expert at visual inspections.
  • Experienced with robotic crawlers and pigs for buried pipelines.
  • Advanced knowledge of X-Ray scanning of buried pipelines.
  • Utilized robotic crawlers to test integrity of buried pipelines.
  • Collaborated with welding inspector to determine the best approaches to integrity issues.
Division Manager Mar 2006 to Jul 2008
Tech Corr NDT Services Inc. Pasadena, TX
  • Manage crew scheduling.
  • Build successful sales portfolio for the company.
  • Insure company policies on Radiation (RSO) were performed. Build successful sales portfolio for the company. Manage crew scheduling.
  • RSO / Industrial Radiographer Level II RT, MT, and UT Thickness.
  • RSO / Industrial Radiographer Level II RT, MT, and UT Thickness.




Division Manager May 2002 to Feb 2006
Longview Inspection Odessa, TX
  • Manage crew scheduling.
  • Build successful sales portfolio for the company.
  • Insure company policies on Radiation (RSO) were performed. Build successful sales portfolio for the company. Manage crew scheduling.
  • RSO / Industrial Radiographer Level II RT, MT, and UT Thickness.

Level II Technician Feb 2000 to May 2002
Bill Miller Inc. Henryetta, OK
  • Collaborated with welding inspector to determine the best approaches to integrity issues.
  • Utilized robotic crawlers to test integrity of buried pipelines.
  • Advanced knowledge of X-Ray scanning of buried pipelines.
  • Experienced with robotic crawlers and pigs for buried pipelines.
  • Expert at visual inspections.
  • Industrial Radiographer Level II RT, MT, and PT.

Education
High School Diploma 1996 Wilson High School Wilson, OK

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Summary
A background in the fire service has ingrained the need for a constant eye for safety and the understanding of the need to follow policy and procedures.  I have found that this has transferred well into my career in the oil and gas industry.   A strong safety background and firsthand experience as both a laborer and manager on pipeline projects consisting of new construction and rehabilitation work combine to give me the skills and knowledge to insure the job is done safely and according to procedure.
Qualifications
  • Excavation Safety Training for Competent Person (CPT)
  • OSHA 10
  • TWIC
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (CPR & AED)
Work Experience
Tailing LLC February 2018 to Current Assistant Chief
Houma, LA

Assisted Chief Inspector in day to day operations.  Ensured all documentation was submitted and reviewed.  Handled staffing schedules.  Reported issues and problems directly to the Chief Inspector.


Scope of work included the following:
Hydrotesting
Pigging
Launcher/receiver modifications
Pipe replacement
Mainline block valve removal and replacements

Tailing LLC May 2017 to February 2018 Senior Utility Inspector
Houma, LA

Ensured all work was done according to safety standards and met company standards.

Provided daily progress reports and completed required company documentation for witnessed tasks.  


Scope of work included the following:

Hydrotesting

Pigging

Launcher/receiver modifications

Pipe replacement

Mainline block valve removal and replacements


EMS USA INC March 2016 to December 2016 Foreman
Houston, TX
Williams Transco Project
16,000' of pipeline replacement in Georgia and South Carolina consisting of 30'' and 36'' pipe at multiple locations and lengths ranging from 40' to over 5000'.  Along with the pipe replacement, 6 new mainline valves were installed and 1 existing mainline valve was replaced.
 
Throughout this project, I was directly responsible for supervising crews during the installation of environmental control measures, making hot cuts, condensate pigging, removing existing pipe, stringing new pipe, coating/jeeping, filling and hydrostatic testing of new pipe, civil work and the shipping of old pipe.
EMS USA INC January 2016 to February 2016 Foreman
Houston, TX
Marathon Oil Project
 
2000' of 48'' pipe installed on grade with low point drains inside the Pasadena Tank Facility
 
Throughout this project, I was directly responsible for supervising crews welding fabrication, excavation, welding and installing new pipe, backfilling and cleanup.
 
EMS USA INC September 2015 to January 2016 Foreman
Houston, TX
Martin Midstream Project
 
4.5 miles consisting of 12'' and 8'' pipe with the majority being directional drilled.  The longest drill being 11,500'.  Site prep and installation of meter station.  Fabricate and install 4 launcher/receivers.  Hydrostatic testing and assist Martin Midstream recommission pipeline.  
 
Throughout this project, I was directly responsible for directing and supervising crews filling and pre-testing bore sections, assisting with directional drills, fabricating and installing launcher/receivers, preparing the site for meter station and installing meter station.
 
EMS USA INC September 2014 to July 2015 Foreman
Houston, TX
Conoco Phillips Projects
 
Installation of 16'',12'', and 8'' mainlines with multiple valve sites and launcher/receivers.  
 
Throughout these projects, I was directly responsible for materials receiving including verifying MTR's and all documentation, supervising fabrication welders, weld mapping/redlining.  Supervising and directing crews coating/jeeping, hydrostatic testing, assembling and installing above ground fabrication.
EMS USA INC August 2012 to July 2014 Foreman
Houston, TX
Conoco Phillips Projects
 
Approximately 30 different gathering line system projects consisting of 2'' through 8'' pipe ranging from 200' to 2 miles.
Throughout these projects, I was directly responsible for materials receiving including verifying MTR's and all documentation, supervising fabrication welders, weld mapping/redlining.  Supervising and directing crews coating/jeeping, hydrostatic testing, assembling and installing above ground fabrication.
Unity Health July 2008 to August 2012 Emergency Department Technician
Searcy, AR
 
 
Assisted doctors and nurses with patient care and perform procedures that fall under the scope of practice of an EMT-B.
Searcy Fire Department June 2003 to August 2012 Leiutenant
Searcy, AR
 
Drive and positions fire pumper, ladder truck, and special firefighting equipment in emergency situations.  Ensure crew and apparatus readiness throughout the shift.  Coordinate training of safety and job responsibilities of personnel assigned.  Coordinate and perform routine scheduled maintenance and minor repairs to all vehicles and fire apparatus belonging to Searcy Fire Department.  Maintain records and prepare reports relating to maintenance, inspection, and usage of fire apparatus and equipment.
Education
Arkansas State University 2003 Emergency Medical Technician Searcy, AR
SAU Tech 2003 Fire Science East Camden, AR
Searcy High School 1993 High School Diploma Searcy, AR

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Objective
To obtain a coating, utility or environmental inspector position with your company where I can utilize my skills and knowledge from over 17 years of pipeline work and inspecting experiences. Which includes but is not limited to coating, environmental, road boring, and tie in work. I am an energetic, self-motivating, hardworking individual that has experience on both the contractor and inspection sides of the industry.
Professional Summary
For the last 5 years I have been a coating and utility Inspector working on various gas projects. Most of the projects I have been on I was overseeing the coating of pipeline as I am NACE Certified, I have also inspected over environmental, tie ins, road boring and testing.
Throughout my 17 year career I\'ve been very fortunate to work for some extremely seasoned and knowledgeable foramens\' that taught me the many aspects of building a pipeline. For the first part of my career (2 of which I was a straw boss) I worked for the same foreman on a environmental crew. The next 3 years I worked on lowering in, ditch, mainline, coating, road bore and hydro- testing crews. I worked as a welder helper and then a welder for almost a year building a compressor station. For the last 5 years of my career on the contractors side I worked with the same foreman on his tie in crew.
Skills
  • OSHA - Construction Industry 30 Hour
  • NACE - CIP Level 1
  • API 1169 Certification # 68965
  • AEEA - Adult/child/infant CPR and basic First Aid
  • Enbridge - CBT Core 1,2,3,4, and 4A
  • NCCER Certified
  • Fall Protection Plan (FPP)
  • Works well independently and with others
  • Self-motivated
  • Valid MN driver\'s license
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Knowledgeable in construction safety
  • Effective at multi-tasking
Education
South Louisiana Community College - Crowley
CIP 1 : 2013
NACE International - Houston, TX
API 1169: 2016
American Petroleum Institute - Washington, DC
Work History
Utility / Coating Inspector, 01/2018 to Current
d\'Escoto Inc Chicago, IL
Utility Inspection duties include but not limited to tie-ins, foreign line crossing, ditch, lowering in, cathodic protection, backfill, environmental, final clean up and safety. Coating Inspection dealing with Denso 7125 two part epoxy and syntho sleeve\'s
Utility / Coating Inspector, 08/2017 to 10/2017
d\'Escoto Inc Chicago, IL
Utility Inspection duties included but not limited to tie-ins, ditch, lowering in, foreign line crossings, environmental and safety. Coating inspection dealt with 3M Skotchkote 323 two part epoxy and syntho sleeve\'s.
Utility / Coating Inspector, 01/2017 to 08/2017
d\'Escoto Inc Chicago, IL
Aux Sable Phase 5 for Nicor Gas. Utility Inspection duties include but not limited to tie-ins, road bore, ditch, lowering in, backfill, foreign line crossing, environmental and safety. Coating Inspection dealt with 3M Skotchkote 323 two part epoxy and syntho sleeve\'s.
Utility Inspector, 06/2016 to 08/2016
Cleveland Integrity Services, Inc Cleveland, OK
Southern Access project for Enbridge. Utility Inspection duties include but not limited to punch list, final restoration and safety.
Utility / Coating Inspector, 05/2015 to 11/2015
Cleveland Integrity Services, Inc Cleveland, OK
Southern Access project for Enbridge. Utility Inspection duties include but not limited to road bore, tie-in, ditch, backfill, lowering in, environmental and final clean up. Coating Inspection dealt with Denso 2888 two part epoxy.
Utility / Coating Inspector, 04/2015 to 05/2015
Double M Inspections Abbeville, LA
Utility / Coating Inspector, 11/2014 to 03/2015
Construction & Turnaround Specialist, Inc. Snyder, TX
Dual 16 inch line and compressor station for Plains Gas. Utility Inspection duties included but not limited to clearing, line locating, stringing, ditch, tie-ins, cathodic protection, backfill, hydro tests, final clean up and restoration. Coating Inspection Denso 7200 two part epoxy.
Utility Inspector, 10/2014 to 11/2014
Cleveland Integrity Services, Inc Cleveland, OK
Flanagan South project for Enbridge. Inspection duties included but not limited to anomaly digs, punch list, final clean up and safety.
Utility / Coating Inspector, 05/2014 to 08/2014
Cleveland Integrity Services, Inc Cleveland, OK
Flanagan South project for Embridge. Utility Inspection duties included but not limited to tie-ins, ditch, lowering in, foreign line crossings, cathodic protection and safety. Coating Inspection dealt with Denso 2888 two part epoxy
Utility Inspector, 05/2014
Tulsa Inspection Resources Inc Tulsa, OK
Utility Inspector on the Flanagan South project for Embridge. Inspection duties included but not limited to pipe yard, environmental, 4 way sweep and pot holing.
Certifications
API Course - API 1169 Certification # 68965
NACE - CIP Level 1 Certified # 47066
OSHA Course - Construction Industry 30 Hour
AEEA - Adult/child/infant CPR and basic First Aid
NSC - Defensive Driving Course
Enbridge - CBT Core 1, 2, 3, 4 and 4A
NICOR - MEA Construction and Safety Course

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Summary

I have been working in the gas and oil industry for 13 years. In those 13 years I have been able to experience and work in many different aspects of the industry. This includes Welder Helper, Straw boss, and Welding both Automatic and Electrode on pipe of different sizes. I have been involved in Environmental inspection from clearing, fencing, and staking to cleanup and restoration. I have overseen environmentally sensitive areas including creeks and streams. I have inspected over Tie-ins, Road bores, Pipe-gang and fire line. I have worked closely with the public and land agents on land disputes and R.O.W issues. I bring a great positive attitude to any situation and can work well with most any body. I am a focused and goal orientated leader who always strives for perfection. I can adapt to any situation and work well under pressure. I do my best to always represent my employer at the highest level of excellence.

Qualifications
  • OSHA 30- 25-37
  • Excavations (29 CFR) entry
  • Confined Space
  • Hearing protection
  • Hand and Power tools
  • Blood Borne Pathogen Safety and Management
  • Medical service first aid and CPR
  • Process safety and management
  • Fall Protection (29 CFR)
  • General Health and safety
  • Hydration Sulphide Characteristics and Detection
  • Material Handling storage use and disposal
  • Fire Protection and prevention
  • CPWI # 5
  • API 1169 # 83760
  • ANSIZ- 390-1-1995
  • SoCal gas- Pico Trained for welding and Utilities
  • Nicor Welding School
  • Williams CWI
  • Veriforce certified and current
  • Enbridge - Core Compliance, Ground Disturbance Training, and general pipeline procedures.
  • Enbridge right of way inspection
  • Environmental management
  • Safety Management
Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel
  • Windows office 8/10 and most other programs
  • Google Earth pro
  • Bluebeam rev2
Accomplishments

Chief Inspector

  • I have overseen and managed projects keeping them on schedule.
  • Came up with quick and money saving ideas to help push the job along in a safe and productive manner.
  • Worked along side gas company reps to insure that everything on site is done safely and in accordance with gas company policy.
  • Performed safety meetings and tailgate meetings to help everyone stay focused and aware of the hazards and conditions of the site.
  • Set a goal of a 100% accident free job and met it with out any sort of incident.
  • Worked with the contractor and project team to make sure we met Milestones for the project.

Welding Inspector

  • Made sure that all welds were in accordance with API-1104 and also with in the procedure of the gas company
  • Made sure that all fabrication followed the drawings.
  • Weld mapped and red lined jobs.
  • Keeping in contact with X-ray crews and managing dates and times

Utility Inspector

  • Keeping track of all footage and station numbers
  • Monitoring trench and bell holes to make sure that its safe and secure before any body works in or around the excavation.
  • Working with the public to keep them safe and satisfied
Experience
Onshore QCS- Plains All-American Wink, TX Welding Inspector/ Testing Inspector 09/2018 to Current

I'm was on 44 miles of 24" pipe. That ran from El Mar station to Wink Station. On this project I worked with the material coordinator to check in pipe and fittings. I moved over to testing where we tested road bore sections before they were installed. I finished with Tie-ins as a welding inspector. I was moved over to the tank farm to begin work on installing 2 skids a prover and pipe running from the skids to the tank and manifolds. At the tank farm I worked in the fab yard inspecting welds, tested sections and checked in material.

In the last few months we have been on Anomaly digs for the 44 miles of pipeline.

WILLIAMS GAS KERNERSVILLE, NC Chief Inspector 04/2018 to 09/2018

I was over a tactical project with Williams at there 150,155, and 160 stations. We replaced 42", 36", and 30" valve assemblies. We were also Hydro-testing pipe sections and adding pig sigs. I was over a crew of 18 inspectors and ran day to day operations. I stayed in communication with Engineering, Construction Management, and Operation personal. I worked with station personal to plan work and schedule daily activity.  

Williams Gas Owings Mills, MD Welding Inspector 02/2017 to 03/2018

I was the hydro-test inspector working for Williams Gas Hydro testing 30" and 36" pipe. I also inspected all the tie-in welds on the project as well as as-build the tie-ins and hydro-test. I completed all the documentation that goes along with the hydro-test

Nicor Gas Naperville, IL Welding and Utility Inspector 01/2017 to 03/2017 I worked on a Road Bore crew. I over saw the welding and Utility work done on the crew. I kept track of material, Inspected welds, tracked footage, and made sure the contractor followed all Nicor safety and Environmental specs.
SoCal Gas/ Sempra Utilities Los Angeles, CA Chief Inspector, Welding Inspector, Utility Inspector 08/2014 to 01/2017

While with SoCal gas I have worked on many projects in the Los Angeles area through the PSEP program. I have worked on both Hydro test and Valve projects. I was in charge of receiving and checking in material on the job site, all utility work, approving welds, Weld maps and red line drawings, Welding reports, approving daily inspection reports, working with gas reps to make sure projects stay on schedule correcting and problem solving project issues. Scheduling 3rd party contractors : X-ray, Environmental, and Survey. I'm currently working at Playa Del Rey and Montebello storage fields planning and over seeing new projects and maintenance work.

Enbridge (Eastern Access) Valparaiso, IN Utility Inspector 06/2014 to 08/2014

Working with Enbridge and the Eastern Access project i was over a Clean up crew in charge of restoration. I tracked mile post and station numbers, worked with Land agents and Environmental Inspectors to make sure each "track" was put back in accordance with the contract and environment's request.Over all we restored 43 miles of R.O.W

Plains America Norman, OK Welding and Utility Inspector 03/2013 to 06/2014

I was on Restoration digs. I watched crews dig up and check the existing line. Checked and approved welds that were made.

Enbridge (Eastern Access) Westville, IN Utility Inspector 08/2013 to 03/2014

I oversaw an Environmental crew. I was in charge tracking footage and material used. Making sure that all containments were in place and used in the proper order. Tracked Pot holing and depth of cover. Help set up meetings between land owners and the contractor to get issues resolved.

Momentum Midstream Morgantown, WV Environmental and Utility Inspector 05/2012 to 10/2012

I oversaw crews as they went through setting up silt fence in environmentally sensitive areas, clearing R.O.W, and fencing.

Enterprise Mt. Belveiw, TX Utility Inspector 12/2011 to 04/2012

I Oversaw crews as they cleared the right of way. I was on a ditch crew taking footage and checking excavation. On clean-up crew as they graded and replaced sub soil and top soil.

Duke Energy Guthrie, OK Utility Inspector 08/2011 to 10/2011

I oversaw a Environmental crew as they set up and replaced EMP's and took footage as crew graded the right of way.

Mark West Mcalester, OK Utility Inspector 09/2010 to 02/2011

I was on a tie in crew, Backfilling, and Road bores. I collected footage and data.

Additional Information

Before I started inspecting I worked on the contractor side as a Welder and Welders helper. As a Welder and helper i have had the opportunity to work on many different crew's and because of that gained valuable experience in my trade. Ive worked with Serimax and CRC Evens in the automatic welding shacks. I have been to CRC Evens in Houston TX to help set up procedures for the Flanagan project. I have worked with the foreman and Pipe-man, directing equipment, and getting information for the documentation such as station numbers and Mile post. I spent time on a station job in Needles, CA replacing the scrubbers. I have worked on Tie-ins, road bores, fire line, pipe gang, and fabrication.

Contractor Employers

  • Precision Pipeline
  • Sheehan Pipeline
  • Michels Pipeline
  • Snelson Pipeline
  • Otis Eastern
  • Rockford
Education
High School Diploma 2007 Eufaula High School, Eufaula, OK, United states
  • Took tech classes my senior year in computers
Certification: Welding Inspection National Welding Inspection School, Burton, TX, United States
Welding Pico Welding Training, Los Angeles, CA
Welding Nicor Gas, Naperville, IL
Welding Williams Gas CWI, Owings Mills, MD