Mark Neely

Mark Neely
Contract QA – Stronghold Inspection

Houston, TX – 409.679.4738

25 years of professional experience in the industrial construction and maintenance industries. 15 years in
supervision and inspection, specializing in upstream and downstream major pipe, vessel fabrication, structural
installations, turnaround execution including safety supervision.


Contract QA
Stronghold Inspection – La Porte, TX – September 2014 to Present

* Provided oversight for Westlake Petrochemical on fabrication of ethylene vessels and associated piping for
expansion/revamp project in Lake Charles, LA.
* Verified dimensional measurements and witnessed hydrostatic testing.
* Audited documents, NDE reports and viewed radiographs.
* Signed off on packages as work was completed.
* Completed job-related reports.

Third Party QA
Udelhoven Corporation – Anchorage, AK – April 2014 to September 2014
* Represented British Petroleum Quality Assurance on Alaska’s North Slope for spring and summer projects.
* Oversaw quality efforts of various contractors on capital and maintenance projects.
* Reviewed project documentation, radiographs and witnessed hydrostatic testing.
* Signed off on packages as work was completed.
* Completed job-related reports.

Site QA/QC
Jacobs Engineering Group – Houston, TX – January 2012 to January 2014
* Performed routine welding and mechanical inspections for maintenance and capital projects at Celanese
Chemical, Clear Lake Facility.
* Supported capital engineers and reliability department with dimensional measurements and field drawings.
* Supervised and documented all coded repairs and alterations.
* Scheduled AI appointments and NDE as well as performed NDE.
* Qualified welders, procedures and trained maintenance personnel on bolt-up and torqueing procedures.
* Completed job-related reports.

Piping Supervisor, Pipefitter
Starcon International – Anchorage, AK – September 2008 to August 2012
September 2008 – August 2012 (Intermittent)

* Supervised fabrication and installation of equipment on numerous projects on Alaska’s North Slope.
* Prepared critical lift plans.
* Tracked and documented welding and related repairs.
* Maintained quality records and files.

Site QA/QC, General Foremen, Planner
Starcon International – La Porte, TX – March 2003 to January 2012

* Performed NDE and mechanical inspections for new construction, maintenance and capital projects.
* Planned, scheduled and executed turnaround items/assignments as per scope to be completed in numerous
refining and petrochemical facilities in the Caribbean and the United States.

Pipe Fitter, Boilermaker Foreman, Boilermaker
Kellogg Brown & Root/Halliburton – Houston, TX – May 1990 to March 2003
May 1990 – March 2003 (Intermittent)

* Coordinated mechanical activities for multiple maintenance, turnarounds and capital projects in several
refining and petrochemical facilities.
* Field verified dimensions, and fabricated and welded piping accordingly.
* Performed routine repairs on pumps, furnaces, distillation columns and tanks.
* Operated heavy equipment.


Chemical Processing
San Jacinto College – La Porte, TX

Port Neches Groves High School


API 510, 570, 653, CWI, Nace and Radiograph Interp.


* Proficient in the application of most office software including SAP, Primavera and CAD.
* Experienced with exotic alloys such as Carpenter 20, Zirconium and Hastelloy.
* Extensive expertise in reviewing drawings, planning and execution of maintenance, capital projects and
coordination of clients’ specified requirements.
* Working knowledge of industry-related codes, standards and recommended practices.
* Strong understanding of process equipment enhanced with a capability to troubleshoot and forecast potential

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