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Manager Power Plant

Chicago, Illinois, United States
January 29, 2018

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David H. Peterson **** S. Rosedale Sq. Webb City, MO. 64870


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QA/QC Manager/Director

Total Quality Management with over 25 years Experience in

Heavy construction projects in the fields of Oil & Gas (Pipelines & Compressor stations) Energy (Nuclear & Fossil fuel), Aviation, Aerospace, Certified Pressure Vessel, Skids, Piping, and above and below storage tanks.


Subcontractor Performance and Surveillance Team Leadership and Collaboration Vendor and Contractor approval Writing PQRs, WPSs, WPQs & ITPs Training Inspectors & program set-up. Manage All code requirements Set-up & Supervise all Mech. & Civil activities QA Auditor in Aerospace, OG&E Turnover Packages Welder Qualification Supervise all NDT code requirements Set-up & Supervise all Mech. & Civil activities

QA Auditor in Aerospace, OG&E


AREAS of Quality Assurance Knowledge

Initiation Correction Action/Nonconforms Processes // Creating a Shared QA Vision //

Implementing Continuous Process Improvements // Utilizing Benchmark & Best Practice Techniques // Supporting Multiple Business Location // QA/QC Leadership by Example:

Results-oriented, management professional with extensive experience leading quality assurance and control for large power plant, Oil & Energy, and developing and managing Quality Department. Successful leading teams in designing and improving inspection processes to maximize quality across operations. Highly effective managing training / welder certification programs to support plant construction projects. Expert aligning quality requirements with organizational objectives.

Proven leader able to train and motivate.


Certified Right Training & Consulting

Corp. Senior Consultant 06/17 – Present

Consult for companies that need Specs. Procedures (Mech. Structures, Civil, Welding, NDT,) Training inspectors,

Auditing, as well as organizing, staffing and trading company personal.

Ref-Chem 03/17 – 06/17

Corporate Quality Manager – QAE/CWI

Duties include Setting up Quality Department, which are, Civil, Electric, (I&E) Mechanical, Structure, Welding, and NDE.

OG&E, Oklahoma City, OK 06/15 – 05/16

Corporate Quality Manager – QAE/CWI

Duties include Setting up Quality Department for the Owner side, which are, Civil, Electric, (I&E) Mechanical, Structure, Welding, and NDT

Lockheed Martin 10/14 – On Call

QA/QC - Source Inspector (On- Call)

Duties included but not limited to the following: Perform a variety of inspection functions including: First Article Inspection.

Corval Group, St. Paul, MN. 08/14 - 05/15

Corporate QA/Engineer – QAE/CWI

Responsible for all the Projects involving the QA requirement for Corval Group, based in St. Paul, MN which were writing procedures, and manuals.

Burns & McDonnell, Kansas, KS. 06/14 – 08/14

QA/QC Senior Project Lead- QAE/CWI

Responsible for all field quality activities, for the utility company, which consented of Civil,

Piping, Structural, Mech., Welding and NDT. Witnessing the Qualification of welders. Preparing Turnover Packages

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Jones-Blythe Construction Co. Springfield, IL. 11/12 - 04/13

QA/QC Project Manager

In Charge of the QA/QC Department, which consists of Civil, Structure, Mechanical, Piping, Welding, and NDT. Implementing ITP’s, NCR’s CAR’s, writing WPS’s PQR’s.

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control – AP&S, Mount Pleasant, PA 10/10 - 05/12 – On Call Senior Field QA/QC Engineer

Worked as a Chief QA/Auditor on all documentation, also as the Senior Field Engineer for Curtiss Wright throughout the US. My oversight was for the Welding Department, Mechanical, and NDE.

Bechtel Corp., Houston, TX 10/08 – 06/10

10/08 – 06/10

Senior QA/ NDE Inspector

In charge of QA surveillance and auditing on the transcontinental pipeline known as the Keystone project. Auditing of all final turnover packages.

Enerfab - Cincinnati, OH 03/08 – 10/08

Quality project Manger

Provide QA/QC supporting a SCR retrofit project for a large power plant. Supervise and train 122 direct and indirect reports. Develop

And implement QA processes and procedures including inspection test plan for mechanical, welding, NDT, structure, and civil

Zachry Construction, San Antonio, TX 02/08 – 03/08

Lead CWI Inspector

Played lead role n certifying welding in support of identifying and resolving outages for Cholla power plant



NORTHWEST AIRKINES – Eagan, MN. Chief Tech./PMI 11/88 - 08/05

OMIFLIGHT HELICOPTER – Janesville, WI. Corp. Manager 05/87 – 10/88

BALDWIN ASSOCIATES – Clinton, IL. Nuclear Welding Inspector 06/81 – 12/85

NEWPORT NEWS INDUSTRIAL CORP. – Perry OH. Nuclear Inspector 03/80 – 05/81


QA MANAGEMENT, University of Minnesota, MN

Welding Technology, Alexandria Technical Institute, Alexandria, MN

NDT (MT, PT, RT), Hutchinson Technical Institute, Hutchinson, MN

NDT (RT & UT), Babcock-Wilcox, Akron, OH

Aviation, Blackhawk Technical College, Janesville, WI


Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), American Welding Society


A&P Technician, Department of Transportation

OSHA 10 & 30


“Dave was one of my Field QA Inspectors on the Keystone pipeline project. I could always rely on Dave to be there night or day for any issues that would come up. His work ethics was only matched by his dedication. He played a major part in the success if the Keystone pipeline project.” …Harold Crotts, Quality Director, Bechtel, Corp.

“Senior Field Engineer was David’s title when he worked for us at Curtiss Wright. His responsibilities were to oversee & Audit the vendors that Curtiss Wright was using to supply for the Aircraft Carrier Ford. David played a major role in the success to our project. His knowledge of procedures and NAV-SEA and NAV-AIR Codes was a major assist to project. He is very reliable and dedicated to his work.” ... Mark Wojcik, Quality Manager, CW

"I have been working and knowing Dave for many years, I have always found him to be the utmost professional. He is one of the most knowledgeable people I know who is more than willing to mentor and share his knowledge. As a manager he has always been respected for his work ethic and ability to lead" ...Kyle Ray, VP Certified Right Training and Consulting

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