Sidney Lee


Ultrasound Technician

Portland, OR
Sidney Lee
NDI Inspector
Key Qualifications

—� Ambitious, driven, critical thinker with proven leadership skills professional challenges.
—� Experienced in inspection of welds
—� Proven leader with successful supervisory practices
—� Ability to think €œ Outside of the box€� to identify solutions in difficult situations
—� Effective written, verbal, public relations and interpersonal skills
—� Excellent customer relationship skills
—� Proven ability to write procedures to customer and code requirements
—� Process improvement facilitator through innovative solutions
—� Report and Procedure Writing
—� Approaching 12 years professional excellence in quality assurance, in inspection ethics and safety, and in sales/services environments
—� Deep understanding of manuals, procedures, and best practices, identifying opportunities for process improvements and applying them
—� Keen ability to both follow and give direction , working skillfully when independent while also coordinating fluidly with teams to reach goals
—� Dedicated to efficiency, safety and the environment, ensuring quality and client specifications while driving to meet critical deadlines
—� Attentive and adaptive to industrial principles, techniques, and new technologies, and able to explain complicated topics in a lucid manner
—� Serve as a strong resource for other technicians, with a proven ability to train, coach and mentor coworkers and new employees
—� Certified Level II Ultrasonic Testing in shearwave and straight-beam for Automated Ultrasonic Testing and Manual Ultrasonic Testing

Portland, OR 97229

Ultrasound Technician EVRAZ North America Portland, OR
February 2015 to Present
Feb 2015 €“ Current position
Level 2 Ultrasonic Prove €“ UP
Level 2 GE Automated Ultrasonic Machine

Responsible for ensuring that the proper non-destructive inspection of pipe products at the Evraz Portland Tubular (EPT) facility meet CSA,API,ASTM and/or other industry standards and customer specifications. As such, provides functional direction to NDT personnel. Provides technical support services to the Senior NDT Engineer Level 3 with the Tubular Products Group (TPG) by assisting in personnel, equipment troubleshooting, new equipment installation, €œbest€� operating practice development, and the development of improved process control systems to monitor the real-time effective of our NDT systems.
—� Demonstrate a complete knowledge of the equipment and process to manufacture UT Calibration standards and direct and monitor NDT personnel in the process.
—� Provide expert advice with regard to NDT issues and QA-related projects involving manufacturing practices or the final decision for the acceptance or rejection of potentially nonconforming product.
—� Represent EPT, regarding NDT issues, during customer audits, field inspections, and when mill inspection occasions arise.
—� Setup and calibrate equipment, conduct tests, interpret, evaluate, and document results in accordance with written techniques and procedures.
—� Operated portable ultrasonic flaw detection equipment for through transmission and pulse echo.

NDT Inspector Mistras Group, Inc. Mentor, OH
October 2014 to January 2015
Conducted Straight beam testing of all indications, interpret and follow the applicable procedure requirements.
—� Operated portable ultrasonic flaw detection equipment for Straight beam testing.
—� Inspection on light rail cars and train wheels throughout the United States
—� Organized and document inspections results and the use of the applicable specifications, codes, standards and other contract documents given from the Level III

NDT Inspector B-Tec services Pueblo, CO
July 2014 to October 2014
Level 2 Ultrasonic Prove €“ UP
Level 2 Magnetic Particle Testing
Level 2 Visual Inspection of Welds

Was responsible for ensuring specific quality metrics in support of fabricating wind turbine towers.
Conducted Manual UT Inspection using angle and straight beam of all weld and flanges using codes D1.1 European Standards.
—� Visually, Magnetic particle, and Ultrasonic inspection welds such as gas metal arc welding (GMAC), flux core arc welding (FCAW), shielded metal arc (SMAW), and submerged arc welding (SAW).
—� Setup and calibrated equipment, conducted tests, interpret, evaluate, and document results in accordance with written techniques and procedures.
—� Monitor test software and equipment to ensure product quality.
—� Demonstrated proficiency in characterization of defects such as foreign material, impact damage, voids, porosity, cracks, slag, and laminations.

NDT Inspector Reliant NDT Lorain, OH
October 2013 to July 2014
NDT Supervisor
Responsible for supervising NDT technicians to processes to UT calibration standards and direct monitoring of personnel in the process, report writing, working with engineers on project scopes for present and future projects. Using codes API 5 CT, API 5L, API 5 UE, ASTME-213, ASTME -587, and also ASTME 709
• Daily inspection of casing, line pipe, and seamless pipe to company and code standards.
• Mentored trainee and level 1 techs to rise as level 2 technician.
• Develop procedures/schedules for the maintenance of NDT equipment to ensure proper inspection including calibration and preventative maintenance in compliance with industry standards.
• Conduct acceptance test for customers.

Production Manager Labriola Baking Chicago, IL
October 2011 to November 2012

—� Headed the expansion projects for long term growth plans.
—� In charge of the day-to-day operations of the baking facility including shutdowns and turnarounds.
—� Worked close with engineering and quality assurance departments to make sure we have quality product while getting our preventive maintenance completed.

Production Manager Alpha Baking Company Chicago, IL
March 2010 to October 2011
Completed daily production sheets for 24-hour work site.
—� Implemented updated distribution formats for bakery customers.
—� Converted formulas that lead to cost-saving production methods.
—� Produced over 1,000,000 lbs of product weekly, with an efficiency rate of 98.9%.
—� Maintained / updated all production, maintenance and sanitation projects and records for the company.

Production Coordinator East Balt inc Chicago, IL
January 2008 to February 2010
—� Supervised a staff of 35 hourly union employees.
—� Maintained hourly baking reports for multiple conveyors.
—� Increased Daily Productivity levels.
—� Instrumental in implementation of a company-wide sensor system specifically developed for a major client.

Assistant Production Coordinator East Balt Inc Chicago, IL
January 2008 to February 2010
—� Responsible for filling the order product sheets in a timely manner.
—� Supervised a staff of 20 hourly, union employees.
—� Responsible for new employee production training
—� Inspected pre-packed products
—� Monitored all baking equipment to ensure excellent baking quality

Full time production worker East Balt inc Chicago, IL
January 2008 to February 2010
—� Assisted with the implementation of the HAACP Quality System
—� Assisted with scoring product charts.
—� Transported product from one area to another for marketing purposes.

Part time production employee East Balt Inc Chicago, IL
January 2008 to February 2010
—� Introduction to the fast paced bakery environment.
—� Product packager.
—� Product material loader.

Diploma Non Destructive Testing The Ocean Corporation
Houston, TX
2013 to 2014

Ultrasonic testing (3 years), Mag Particle Testing (3 years), Visual Testing (3 years), Eddy Current (1 year), Liquid Penetrant Testing (1 year), Phased Array (Less than 1 year)

Non Destructive Testing
July 2013 to Present
—� ASNT Level II Academic and Level I Practical in:
—� * Visual I, II, and III (EPRI Style)
—� * Radiation Safety Liquid Penetrant Testing
—� * Hazardous Material
—� * Magnetic Particle Testing
—� * Report and Procedure Writing
—� * Ultrasonic testing
—� * Isometric Drawing
—� * Eddy Current Testing
—� * Rigging (API RP 2D)
—� * Radiographic Testing
—� * First Aid / CPR (Red Cross)
—� * Member of the American Society of Non-Destructive Testing
—� * Possesses a TWIC card and US travel passport.
—� * Intern / Volunteer for the 2013 International Chemical Petroleum and Industry Inspection
Technology Conference.

American Welding Society

Member of the American Society of Non-Destructive Testing

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