Ryan Sutherland

Ryan Sutherland
208 Broadway Street, Gretna LA 70053
(C) 504-450-4960 (E) ryan1113@cox.net
Operations Manager possessing 20 plus of experience in the NDT/API market. I have comprehensive
Knowledge of Maintence and Project Management. Natural leader driven to motivate teams to exceed
goals and targets while under pressure. Applies in depth knowledge of industry trends and shifts to
offer valuable insights on opportunities for new growth and business expansion. I have extensive experience with
Mechanical Integrity programs such as SAP, ULTAPIPE and MERIDIAN. In my 20 plus years of on-site
Experience not myself or any of my personnel have ever received and OSHA recorded incident.
 Started as a technician and worked my way up to General Manager.
 Worked on Turnarounds across the United States.
 Always worked hard to develop new technicians and pass on my experience.
 Always stayed in front of the changing technology to best serve my customers.
 Identified and acquired high-value new clients for the companies I worked for.
 Boosted customer satisfaction.
 Streamlined branch operations, resulting in a reduction in operating budget.
04/2016 – 04/2017 ACUREN INSPECTION, INC. – Baton Rouge, LA
Project Manager at Shell Norco
08/2014 – 03/2016 APPLIED TECHNICAL SERVICE (ATS) – Marietta, GA
Operation Manager
Opened a new office in Laplace, LA, to work on a new construction project at Valero. Total office
revenue was 2 million.
04/2001 – 08/2014 GULF ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. – Harahan, LA Project Manager/RSO/General Manger
Project manager of Dow Chemical for 9 years. At the high point, we had 48 personnel performing all forms
of NDT/API work along with a drafting group. I became General Manager of Gulf Engineering in 2012 responsible
for all projects and overall budget and P&L responsibilities. As General Manager, I managed 8 direct reports,
and 220 indirect reports. As a team, we grew from a $10 million division in 2012 to more than $15 million in
2015. We added a second location and were able to expand our capabilities. We became DOW Chemical’s number
one vendor with sales of $11 million.
10/1995 – 03/2001 THE INSPECTION GROUP/PETROCHEM – Corpus Christi, TX Project Manager/RSO
Project Manager over the construction and operation of Orion Refining (which is now Valero). At the high point, we had over 65 personnel performing all methods of NDT/API along with a drafting/cad group. I was also the company RSO for Louisiana.

Ryan Sutherland
208 Broadway Street, Gretna LA 70053
(C) 504-450-4960 (E) ryan1113@cox.net
08/1990 – 10/1995 CTI – Harvey, LA Various
Began in the shop doing MT/PT and helping test welders. Worked as an X-Ray helper and Technician. NDT coordinator at Exxon/Mobil.
Education and Training
1995 Delgado Community College – New Orleans, LA Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice
1993-1994 Southeastern Louisiana University – New Orleans, LA
Criminal Justice
1991-1992 Delgado Community College – New Orleans, LA General Studies
1990 John Ehret High School New Orleans, LA High School Diploma
Completed additional training, instructed by numerous companies and instructors.
Including, but not limited to:
Mark Briscoe (Dow) 504-628-9140
Terry Mackie (Capital) 504-975-9248
Earl Evans (Dow) 985-212-9448

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