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Welding Project

La Porte, Texas, 77571, United States
January 31, 2018

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Randall Trahan


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La Porte, Tx 77571


Power Performance Inc. - Compressor

Station (ETC)

Bald Knob, Arkansas

Oct, 2017 / Present


TIR (Diamond Line) - Plains All American

Checotah, Oklahoma

Feb, 2017 / Sep, 2017


Universal Pegasus - Dakota Access Pipeline

State Wide, North Dakota

Aug, 2016 / Dec, 2016


RCI @ Valero Renery

Houston, Texas

Apr, 2016 / May, 2016


Managed the project

Filled out project book

Inspected all fabrication welding to 1104 and blasting and painting Inspected all fabrication of valve sets

Built red line book

Inspected tie-ins

Inspected mini gang and main line

VT all welds to API 1104 latest edition

Daily Reports, Weld Reports and repairs

Tie Ins

Road Bore

Documented all information

Weld #, stencil # joint, heat, station # per DOT

Daily welding reports, picture reports and supplemental tie-in reports Attend safety and production meetings

VT all welds prior to X-ray to API 1104

Walked down packages for sell off and repaired any issues QC Manager

Excel @ Enterprise

Houston, Texas

Nov, 2015 / Jan, 2016



Houston, Texas

Sep, 2014 / May, 2015

QC Site Lead

James Construction

Deer Park, Texas

Feb, 2014 / Aug, 2014


Mustang Engineering - Sunoco Tank Farm

Corsicana, Texas

Nov, 2013 / Dec, 2013

Nuclear Source Inspector

Lutech Resource- CB&I

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sep, 2013 / Nov, 2013

QA Site Lead

HRV Inspection (Tappan See Bridge

Houston, Texas

Jul, 2013 / Sep, 2013

Completed documentation for each system, torque sheets, RFI, NDE Reports, etc. Fit up and welds 100% VT

Weld tracking per B31.3, GTA W and SMA W

Overlay Reports

Supervised 18 welding and 1 QC

Handled daily t up and weld logs

Prepared data book for job completion

Data logged riser welds

Third party for Chevron cladded spool pipe

Third party for Shell Riser Project

Veried t up and dimensions on all fabrication

Mechanical Inspection on conveyor system

Ship Loader

Coal Stacker

Rotary Dumper

Tested Welders per ASME, D 12.1, Welder Certication Log Built data book

Sold off systems for completion (motors, gear boxes and hydraulics per job specs) Inspected pipe welds per AWS 1104, concrete pours for support per specs Daily Reports

Veried dimensions to specications

Checked welds according to WPS

Veried trace ability on materials

Daily Reports

HRV Inspection (Tappan See Bridge

Replacement- Greens Bayou Pipe Mill)

QC Site Lead

Trident Group- Heerema (Gulf Copper Dry


Galveston, Texas

Apr, 2013 / Jun, 2013

QC Site Lead

Trident Group- Heerema (McDermott)

Morgan City, Louisiana

Jan, 2013 / Apr, 2013

Shop Superintendent/Pipe Shop Supervisor

Burner Fire Control

Lafayette, Louisiana

Jul, 2012 / Oct, 2012


Trahan Welding Services

Abbeville, Louisiana

Oct, 1999 / Jan, 2012

Shop Foreman

Chart Industries

New Iberia, Louisiana

May, 1994 / Aug, 1999

Third party Site Lead to inspect the bridge pilings that were fabricated for the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York City

Veried UT Reports and 100% visual inspections on welds Third party Site Lead Inspector on the Aegir Pipeline barges for Anadarko and Chevron Bigfoot Project Rigged out barges and built all parts to support the pipe spools Checked MT, PT and UT Reports

Veried paint specs

Third party Site Lead Inspector on Bigfoot Project Built Tendon Buoyancy Modules

Pneumatic testing

Verication's of MTR's welding rods, preheat and t up Welding quality control

Performed material takeoffs

Checked RT repairs

Specialized in Welding Custom Fabrication Services Certied SMA W, MIG, GTA W, FCA W and GMA W welding Performed design work, inspection and repair

Managed all Administrative aspects of the business Contracted supervisory and mechanical assembly services Pipe and welding fabrication Supervisor in cryogenic welding shop Scheduled workforce in accordance with production deadlines Production of scheduling RT inspections, pipe bending and roller departments Corresponded with management, engineering, safety and quality departments to align production objections


Vermilion Catholic

/ 1972

Diploma so that I could obtain my Welding Inspectors License American Welding Society


Welding Inspector License


Certication in welding & inspection including: CWI, GMA W, GTA W, SMA W, FCA W & SAW Welding and Inspection including: Piping, Structural, Pressure Vessels and Mechanical Welding and Inspection of: Platforms, Jackets, Risers and Clamps Certication for coating on Piping, Vessels and Structural Knowledge of Welding Procedure Specs, Procedure Qualications and Mechanical Testing Knowledge & Experience with testing welders

Knowledge & Experience with interpretation of NDT methods, UT, RT, MT and PT Knowledge & Experience of AWS D1.1, API-1104, ASME section-IX, ASME section-VIII, ASTM and ISO9000

Knowledge & Experience with Heat-Treating

Knowledge & Experience with Hydro-testing/Pneumatic testing Extensive experience in: Hiring, Coordinating and Supervising Personnel

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