Sr equipment/piping Inspector
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Experience: 15 years
Relocation: Yes - Internationally
API certified inspector- with more than 15 Years of experience-
for project/ turnaround/shutdown
Experience 2009 June / present WEB- Aruba power and water plant
General Inspection on Boiler #5 and partial retube- Plant Inspector
2009 March/April- ECOpetrol Colombia, refinery Cartagena.
New hydrotreater consultant- quality problems during fabrication of new reactor
2009 Feb/March WEB- Aruba power and water plant
Inspection reliability consultant- preparing the progression plan for there inspector and engineers. Also preparing there study guide.
2009 Jan to Feb. Isla Refinery Curacao (PDVSA)
Unit Turnaround Feedper #3. Exchangers and Piping inspectors.
1995 to June 2008 Aruba Valero Refinery Aruba
Monitoring of Units to find out of any problems and any inspection requests.
Mechanical repairs follow up and if repairs are done per inspection recommendation or procedures- also the documentation of the repairs - QC
Updating of the equipment files.
The assistance of planning and engineering with the ordering of materials and/or equipment that area schedule for replacement.
The coordinating of NDE crew for online monitoring of critical piping and equipment through out ones Unit. U-Pipe program updating and work orders for repairs issuing per SAP
Assisting Junior inspectors in there activities and helping out other inspectors.
Also QA for projects work done by contractors- following up with there QC.
During Turnaround /Outage
Inspecting of equipment that is opened for inspection, cleaning or/and repairs.
Following up on procedures and repairs.
Coordinating of the NDE crew
Documentation of inspections in equipment files and the holding of a log system.
Assisting mechanical supervision in the field. 50 to 70% of the time spent.
Documenting pre shutdown equipment inspections so that this does not need to be opened during the T/A.
Assistance to planning with the Turnaround scope and any additional information that is required.
Coordinating projects- U-pipe - for online monitoring of the piping with RBI.
June 1987 to 1995
FOKKER AIRCRAFT Holland
Mechanic/ NDE technician
Last three Years NDE Technician Level 2 UT, RT, MPT, ET and PT
1985 to 1987
Education Polytechnic school
MTS IR CESAR TERZANO In Aruba
API RBI RP 580/581 Training Cert.
NBIC- Training certification
Level II Film Interpretation
Nace basic corrosion
Radiation safety engineering
NACE- corrosion engineering Level II Dye Penetrant Testing
Level II Mag Particle Testing
Level II Ultrasonic Testing
Refractory training by Harbisonwalker
Belzona application course
Welding course from NIL (Dutch welding inst)
Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access as well as an excellent knowledge of U-Pipe, SAP, Maximo and at this time PCMS. Access is employed to track and schedule required inspections, such as internals and externals, required repairs (Inspection Work Requests), and record findings. Tracking equipment thicknesses, determining corrosion rates, and scheduling required NDT examinations are the primary uses U-Pipe.
Oil Treating & Refining
Oil & Gas Companies
Transport of Hydrocarbons
Oil and Gas Pipeline
Ecological & Environmental
Oil Field Services