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Manager Quality Assurance

4456, United States
May 26, 2010

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Christopher A. Pinkham Permanent Address: P.O. Box 7 ? Levant, ME 04456

? (207) ***-****


Utilize 22 years managing in manufacturing, and construction industry

experience in the oil and gas, and petrochemical, pulp and paper, and

food, industries to secure a position as Quality Manager. Willing to

travel and re-locate as necessary.


Sunoco pipeline Port Arthur, Texas

Motiva Crude expansion project Port Arthur, Texas

Exxon Mobil Terminal and Pipeline Bangor, ME

International Airport Fuel Storage Facility Bangor, ME

U.S. Government Fuel Storage Facility Searsport ME, Coldbrook Energy Fuel

Storage Facility Hampden ME,

Verso Paper Bucksport ME, GP Baileyville ME. Lincoln Pulp and Paper

Lincoln ME

Sprague Energy Searsport ME, Madison Paper Madison ME, International

Paper Jay ME, Katahdin Paper Millinocket ME,

U. S. Defense Commissary Agency Bangor ME

McCain Foods Easton ME


Quality Assurance Manager -Tyco Thermal Controls Tracer Division Houston

TX. Brewer, ME. Charleston, SC. Port Arthur TX.

February 2009 - Present

Motiva Crude Expansion Project (CEP) - $8.0 Million Est.

. Responsible for assuring that Tracer meets or exceeds Motiva Quality


. Inspection of Control Panels, EHT, insulation, cladding, and all

relative electrical and non-electrical components.

. Revised and improved site quality inspection documents / procedures

. Completed detailed module turnover binders of inspection documents for

Motiva and Tracer

. Coordinated quality construction directives for open-water module


Technical Inspector -Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Division

September 2008 - February 2009

Commissary Retrofit Air National Guard Base Bangor, ME - USD 4.0 Million

. Liaison to the Army Corps of Engineers, Contracting Officer, and the

Defense Commissary Agency

. Quality Control: Final Project Testing, Inspection Reporting and


. Weekly and Monthly Project Progress Reports. These included Requests

for Information, Submittals, Meeting Minutes, Milestones, Scheduling,

Percent Complete, Progress Payments

. As-Built Drawings, Test Results, New Equipment Training, Operations &

Maintenance Manuals

Construction Manager - A.V. Nackawic, Pulp & Paper Nackawic N.B. Canada

February 2008 - September 2008

Coordinated a CDN $90 Million Pulp Digester for Project Alpha system


. Managed 16 Union Contractors and 380 Union construction workers

. Interacted with Mill Operations and Maintenance Departments

. Managed Contractor's Safety, Coordination, and Construction

. Site Safety, Cleanliness, Security

. Coordinated Union manpower requirements for Contractors

. Quality Control and Compliance to New Brunswick Province Canada and

ASME code Section 1, 31:1, 31:3

Construction/Project Manager - Katahdin Paper Company LLC, Millinocket, ME

October 2007 - February 2008

Coordinated a USD $3.5 Million Pulp Mill upgrade

. Interfaced with Mill Management, Engineering, Maintenance & E/I

Groups, Mechanical and Electrical Contractors

. Quality Assurance to ASME code 31:1, 31:3

. Defined Scope of work for pre-bid meetings and Contract Awards

. Coordinated Weekly Conference Call and status updates to client

. Managed equipment commissioning, start-up, and tie-ins for Pulp Decker


. Provided As-built drawings for Client and Engineering Firm

Maintenance Process Manager - Verso Paper, Bucksport, ME

October 2004 - September 2007

. Maintained a 362 ton per day Coated Paper Machine

. Directly supervised 25 Mechanical Union employees

. Quality Assurance of Mechanical department

. Implemented advanced maintenance techniques towards precision

maintenance and documentation. Focused on training, culture change,

increased expectations and follow-up

. Planned and implemented repairs. Coordinated efforts of mill

production, engineering, mechanical, and electrical personnel with

external contractors

Maintenance Process Manager - International Paper, Bucksport, ME

February 2002 - October 2004

. Maintained Thermal Mechanical and Ground Wood Pulp Mills

. Supervised 35-40 Union hourly employees

. Quality Control and Assurance

. Planned and implemented repairs. Coordinated mill production,

engineering, mechanical, electrical personnel with outside contractors

. Developed ASME Welding Code for High-Pressure Boilers

Project Supervisor - Consolidated Constructors and Builders, (CCB)

Westbrook, ME May 1996 - February 2002

. Managed 50 Union Employees on projects up to USD 1.7 Million

o Multiple Fuel, Oil, Gas pipe line, and storage facilities

o Pulp and Paper

o Boilers

o Sub contractors

. Quality Control and Assurance

. Maintained Daily Construction Log and Field Construction Change


. Procurement: Materials, Manpower, Equipment, Tools

Foreman, Pipe Fitter, Welder - Sullivan and Merritt, (SMC) Bangor, Maine

January 1992 - May 1996

. Supervised Several Paper Mill and Oil Tank Storage Facilities Projects

. Managed Eight Employees

Welder / Pipe Fitter - Chernie Corp. Hinckley, Maine

April 1988 - May


. Boiler, Steam, Petroleum Pipelines

. Titanium, Monel, and Stainless Steel Process Piping

Welder / Pipe Fitter - Pinkham & Pinkham, Kenduskeag, ME

June 1987 - March 1989


Currently attending Husson College, Bangor, Maine (CED)

Objective: Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (23current credit


American Welding Society

Certified Welding Inspector, #00050201, 2000

. Extensive Knowledge of: AWS-D1: 1, ASME-Sec.9, 31:1, 31:3, and API-

1104 codes

Participant in Project Management, Supervision, Budgeting, P&L, Estimating,

and Safety Training through AGCME (Associated General Contractors of Maine,


Tyco Thermal Controls Green Belt training

Tyco Thermal Controls Third party management program

Tyco Thermal Controls ethical conduct training

Tyco Thermal Controls Zero Harm Safety and Environmental training

Five Years Apprentice Training - Pipe Fitters Local 716, Bangor, ME.

Accredited through EMVTC, (Eastern Maine Vocational Technical College,

Bangor, ME)


. Computer: Proficient in Word, Excel, MS Project, Power Point, SAP, AS

400, FACTS.

. Code Compliance: Municipal, State, Federal, US Military, New

Brunswick, Canada, OSHA, ANSI, ASME, DOL, WHSCC, AWS.

References are available upon request

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