Elvin Martinez

Elvin Martinez
API Inspector

Odessa, TX
westtexas62@hotmail.com – (432)385-5262

I am a hard worker who is detail oriented with high integrity. I have worked in the Food Industry-
(Commissary, Food Prep., Server, Dish washer, etc.), Education, Construction, Landscaping,
Manufacturing, Assembly, Pipefitting, and Compressor Mechanic among other various
occupations. I started in the NDT Industry in 2004 for Excel Inspection Services in Odessa, TX,
acquiring ASNT Level II certifications in MT, PT, UT(Straight Beam) within 8 months of
employment. As an ASNT-TC-Level II Technician I would perform Power Tool Surface
Preparation per Society of Protective Coating SSPC -SP 11 for Internal Examinations. I have
worked in Asset Integrity Management; mainly in the Natural Gas and the Exploration and
Production Industries in the Oil and Gas Industry. I am certified API 510/570/653 Inspector and
an ASNT-TC-Level II UT-Straight Beam, MT, PT, and performed both Technician and Inspector
roles frequently. I have knowledge in corrosion mapping, coating inspection, natural gas process
systems/inspection, API-Source Inspection. I work in direct contact with client base, company
API Inspectors, metallurgist and engineers; fluent in report writing using Microsoft 365-Excel,
Word, PowerPoint, etc Some of the companies that I have completed API Inspections and other
projects are: Marathon, Kinder Morgan, ConocoPhillips(South-Eastern NM), Allied Equipment
Inc., Enbridge, DCP Midstream, Chevron USA Mid-Continent, EATON Supercharged Division –
Athens, GA, EOG Resources-Pecan Pipeline Company, TriStream Energy, Waste Control
Specialist-Low Level Radiation, Zybach Gas Plant, Allied Gas & Oil Services, BHP Billiton,
CrossTex Ft. Worth, Falcon Technologies, FCC Environmental, Lucid Energy, Meter Services and
Supply, PVR-Midstream, Kinder-Morgan Helium Plant


API-570 Piping Inspector -#41374—Original Date: July 31, 2011—Expiration Date: July 31,

API-510 Pressure Vessel Inspector—#42823—Original Date: January 31, 2012—Expiration
Date: January 31, 2018

API-653 Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector–#48716—April 30, 2013—Expiration Date:
April 30, 2016
432 358 5262•Elmartinez62@gmail.com

Elvin Martinez
Willing to relocate: Anywhere
Authorized to work in the US for any employer


API Inspector
DESERT NDT – Odessa, TX – October 2008 to October 2015
o ConocoPhillips; Lower 48-Mid America-Permian Basin “Safety Leadership Training for
o National Center for Construction Education and Research; Abnormal Operating Conditions-
Field Operations
o H2S and Basic Safety Training
o PSM Facility Contractor Safety Training
o Write and Conduct Job Safety Assessment, Pre-Job and Tailgate Safety Meetings
• ASNT-TC-1A Level II- UT (Straight Beam), MT, PT
o Downloading software for UT Gauge used is Gageview
o Isometric drawing of piping circuits with TMLs
o Supervisory role with a Level 1 Examiner
• Source Inspection for clients at various fabrication shops
o Verify construction matches design, specifications, parts etc.
o Verify proper NDE performed
o Verify coating/ witness holiday jeeping
• Perform API External/Internal inspection on fixed equipment at Facilities and leases.
o Perform UT(Straight Beam) and isometric drawings of equipment inspected
o Designate appropriate Corrosion Monitoring Locations on piping circuits and equipment
o Supervisory role with a NDE Examiner
o Write Reports with Recommendations as needed
• Daily scheduled lease and fixed equipment Inspection and UT(Straight Beam) Survey
o Work directly with SAP Numbering systems
o Verify equipment to be inspected using various Inspection Data Management Systems
(Ultrapipe and PCMS)
o Inspection of 12F Tanks, Piping Circuits, Pressure Vessels
o Perform UT Survey on equipment, Download from 37 & 38DL Plus Thickness Gauge,
Isometric drawings with UT Map, and API REPORTS
• Write repair recommendations for equipment both in field and fabrication shop
o Work directly with fabrication/repair facilities on repair
o MT/PT Weld repairs on equipment
o Visual inspection of NACE Near White Blast and coating inspections

Assembly Technician
Valerus Compressor Services – April 2006 to August 2008
o “Bay Leader” within 5 months
o Follow construction blueprints
o Assemble CO2 Compression Skids within allotted time period
o Complete successful leak test after assembly
o Meet QA/QC Standards for skid
o Hand/Power tool proficiency
o Pipe fitting
o Screw pipe cutting and assembly
o QA/QC Compression Skids
432 358 5262•Elmartinez62@gmail.com

• Excel Inspection Services
o Direct hire within 3 months
o Perform UT(Straight Beam) Baseline Surveys on Collection Facilities
o Isometric drawings and UT Reports on Piping circuits and fixed equipment

Supervisory Role
EXCEL INSPECTION SERVICES – Odessa, TX – January 2005 to March 2006
Odessa, TX
ASNT-TC-1A Level II (UT(Straight Beam), MT, PT
• Establish UT Thickness baseline readings for Integrity Management Program with several CO2 Facilities
• Supervisory Role with Level 1 Examiner
• MT Examination on welds
• PT Examinations on welds
• Visual Examination on welds

General Laborer
EXPRESS PERSONNEL – Odessa, TX – September 2004 to January 2005


2011 to 2013

Odessa College, Midland College

Commercial College

  • Updated 8 years ago

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