• 1113 10th Avenue North • Onalaska, Wisconsin 54650
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Dedicated and results-driven professional with extensive experience in inspecting, welding processes, and NDT. Certified AWS CWI, UT level II, MT level II, and ICC high strength bolting. Equipped with in-depth knowledge in all areas of welding, fabricating, welder qualifications, materials, and the limitations of weld testing. Highly adaptable to rapidly changing environments and challenging tasks; able to multitask and prioritize work to meet deadlines, while building rapport relationship with customers and co-workers.


UT and MT| ICC High Strength Bolting |Coating and Paint Inspection
Structural Steel and NDT | AWS D1.1 Code Interpretation | Blueprint Reading Strategy
Welding and Fabrication | Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Dunlop NDT •4465 Commerce Dr #107, Buford, GA
QA INSPECTOR 2015-Present

▫ Monitoring & inspection of execution of NAFCO pertaining to the Roof Structure of the Atlanta Falcons Stadium as per approved drawings & Specifications.
▫ Implemented RFI’s and CAR’s at various stages of inspection and for various activities (Heavy Plate inspection, Fit-up & Welding, NDT inspection, Alignment, Bolt Tightening etc).
▫ Release of Structural Steel to preceding department after inspection.
▫ Resolving Technical discrepancies that arose on Site in consultation with QC management and Shop Foreman.
▫ Inspect Structural Steel for conformance of weld preparations, preheat, dimensions, alignment, camber, welds, NDT, and paint.
▫ Ensure that Qualified Welders, WPS & PQR are used to perform welds in compliance with AWS D1.1.
▫ Completed recommended training hours per ASNT-TC1A requirements for UT and MT level I and II.
▫ Performed NDT (UT & MT) in accordance with contract documents.
Braun Intertec • Bloomington, MN
Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) 2014–2014

▫ Leverage skills in operating the fabrication activities in accordance with contract specifications, codes, and standards as well as approved drawings, procedures, work instructions, and materials.
▫ Execute duties in visual inspection, welding consumable verification, dimensional check, welder training, and performance monitoring.
▫ Assume full accountability for quality control, which involved interaction and coordination with project managers regarding engineering, welding processes, RFI’s, and in-process evaluations.
▫ Guarantee the overall quality of structural steel projects by assessing quality control plans, observing fabrication, and employing corrective actions.
▫ Ensure accuracy in inspecting weld, repairs, and overall integrity of structural steel operations.
▫ Utilize shield metal arc welding (SMAW) in accordance with layouts, welding diagram, and blueprints.
▫ Recognize welding defects by assessing weld for leg sizes in a fillet weld, face sizes in a groove weld, and other welding specifications
River Steel • West Salem, WI
Quality Control/ Certified Welding Inspector(CWI) 2011–2015

▫ Held responsibility in conducting inspections on coating and paint; documenting paint records with final DFT measurements and ambient measurements; inspecting structural components; and checking each item and welds per dimensions.
▫ Confirmed strict adherence to International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Certification Standard for Steel Building Structures (AISC) and other applicable standards.
▫ Expertly provided inspections on OEM assemblies for Caterpillar for their global mining industry.
▫ Assessed welder performance qualifications under the D1.1 and D1.3.
▫ Worked in partnership with project managers and detailers in regard to engineering, welding processes, in-process, welds, paint inspections, as well as creating and submitting request for information (RFI’s) to ensure the overall quality.
▫ Completed PPAP’s on OEM items ensuring strict adherence to fabrication and machining tolerances, in a timely manner meeting customer deadlines.
▫ Secured overall quality of structural steel projects by assessing quality control plans, tracking fabrication, and employing corrective actions.
▫ Developed equipment with the fabricators to guarantee the final product is within tolerances set forth in the applicable codes and standards.
▫ Displayed adeptness in reading complex and structural steel blueprint and in interpreting mistakes on shop and erection drawings.
▫ Performed data entry into an online database on a daily basis for structural steel costumers.
▫ Assisted Systems Manager with internal and external audits for associations such as ISO and AISC.
▫ Displayed efficiency in maintaining detailed records of Non Conformance Reports (NCRs), third-party Non Destructive Testing (NDT) inspections, structural bolt logs, welder certifications/WPQRs, paint and calibration logs, and detailed records of each structural member.
Boilermakers Local 60 • Morrison, IL | Enerfab • Cincinnati, OH
Boilermaker 2007–2012

▫ Took charge of laying out plate and other heavy metal; locating and marking welding and cutting lines through protractors, compasses, and drawing instruments and templates; as well as in positioning, aligning, and securing structural parts and related assemblies in tanking other vessels based on blueprints.
▫ Utilized straightedges, squares, transits, and measuring instruments and adhered to blueprints in locating and marking reference points for columns and plates on vessel foundations.
▫ Accomplished the installation of manholes, taps, tubes, valves, gauges, and connections in drums using hand tools.
▫ Handled welding operations above ground storage tanks with Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) and SMAW.
▫ Fixed rigging and signaled crane and supervised operators in lifting heavy frame and plate sections and other parts into place.


Certified Welding Inspector/Certified Welding Educator (CWI/CWE), 2014
Hobart Welding Institute • Troy, OH

MIG Welder Certification | Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Certificate, 2010
Black Hawk College • Moline, IL

Ultrasonic Testing and Magnetic Particle Testing Level I and II, 2016
NDT Classroom• Buffalo, NY

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