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Pipeline weld inspecption

Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
January 27, 2018

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James E. Fillion III

**** ***** ** #***

Fairbanks, AK 99709-3549


CWI 714819, API 1169 -75274, Nace 906984

Subject: Resume for employment

Dear Sir/Ma’am;

I am seeking a position as Welding/Mechanical Inspector position with your company. Presently, I have 35 years in the industry, to include working as a welder/pipefitter. I currently hold the Certified Welding Inspector 1104, Certified Coating Inspector Level I with NACE, API 1169 Pipeline Inspector Certification. My expertise is associated with all aspects of welding processes and procedures. I am knowledgeable of weld inspection, bolted flanged connections to include flange face inspection, gasket verification and proper stud bolt installation. I have conducted numerous pressure tests both hydro and pneumatic with and without dead weight machines of pipe spools, x-ray film reading, structural bolt up verification, concrete anchor installation and inspection, PT and UT knowledge some experience. Included in 35 years of welding experience, I have gained the following knowledge: material selection, welding process selection, joint preparation and set up, welding procedure specification usage, weld metal knowledge, the ability to read and understand fabrication drawings including piping and instrumentation diagrams, isometrics and piping plans. From Mainline and Distribution Pipeline, Power Plants, Chemical Plants, Refineries, Hi-Tech Clean Rooms, Pulp and Paper, Ship yard, Production Pipe and Steel Shops.

I possess organizational skills and the ability to work as a team member with management and tradesmen. I understand working safely and protecting the environment. In my leadership roles in the past 35 years I have learned to plan the work and work the plan to meet budgetary and scheduling requirements. The Client’s procedures and protocols as specified to be implemented for completion of work. I have an attention to detail, organizational skills to keep track of equipment, and components. I value keeping the job on schedule to ensure all aspects of completion of the task at hand. Communication is the key to getting the job done in a professional manner on time. Continuing Education and training is never ending in the changing world of technology. I look forward to an interview with you. I am willing to work at various geographical locations and hours. My work ethics and ability to adapt to new concepts is a valuable asset to your company. Best regards,

James E. Fillion III


Provide information on my work history and experience SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE : CWI 1104, API 1169, CIP 1 Certified

• Thirty years as a certified pipe welder with over thirty different types of weld certifications on pipe and plate in various alloys, dissimilar metals and plastic fusion using MIG, TIG, orbital, SMAW, gas and air. Thru out the piping industry pipeline, refinery, nuclear, pulp and paper, clean rooms, power plants, bio medical, distribution gas lines, shipyards, tanks

• Skilled in blueprint reading, isometric drawings, detailing, estimation and material take off.

• Heavy and high rigger.

• Skilled on fiberglass, P.V.C., copper, high purity plastics and fusion, Victaulic groove and press fit, pipe bridges, pipeline, bell and spigot, and mechanical joint fabrication and installation.

• Skilled warehouse, lay down and yard expeditor

• Skilled equipment operator on 25-ton P&H crane, 6 yard loader, backhoe, bobcat, boom truck, man lifts and forklifts.

• Certified in C-stop, first aid, confined space, lock out-tag out, hazardous materials, excavations and mines.

• Computer literate


• Political Driver

• U.S.N. Flag Office, in charge of supplies, scheduling maintenance and office protocol.

• Safety Supervisor

• T.J.F. and Associations, Tacoma, WA, for a 240 unit apartment complex under construction

• Welding Instructor/Inspector

Journeyman and Apprentice upgrade programs

• Foreman

Of crews at various power plants,pulp mill, refinery, chemical plants and public utilities (natural gas, cable ducts and storm drains).

• General Foreman

• Kalama Chemical/J.H.Kelly, Kalama, WA, for a 95’ expansion upgrade with a budget of $1.5 million and crew of 20 people

• Panasonic Kinetics, Puyallup, WA, for a 97’ dionized water treatment plant with a budget of $1.2 million and crew of 25 people.

• Houston Construction Contractors, Fairbanks, AK. 2014-15 PS01 Turbine Generator, Fuel Conditioning Skid, Pipe Rack supports. Crew of 15 people.


• Kamiakin High School, Kennewick, WA – General Education Degree 1978

• U.S. Navy – Sonar Technician, E-4, operations and maintenance, secret clearance with an Honorable Discharge after 4 years of service, 1977-1981

• Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA – First aid, isometric drawings, pipe lay-out, photography, plumbing apprentice, rigging, trigonometry and welding with a G.P.A. of 3.69

• Local Union 598 – Steamfitter Apprenticeship 1981-1985

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