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Certified Pipeline Utility Inspector/NCCER Rigger/NCCER Ironworker

Location:
United States
Posted:
December 06, 2017

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Gerald Hardin *** Maplewood Drive

Lexington, SC *9073 US

Phone: 803-***-****

ac3l5c@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

Utility Inspector with consistent skilled technical abilities. Proficient with MS and other software. Blueprint savvy. Over twenty years experience in the construction industry. Capabilities of showing supervisory authority and being a team leader.

Objective

Experienced pipeline inspector seeking an opportunity to continue career in a challenging role that will utilize comprehensive knowledge of testing technology and sharp attention to details.

Employment History

Utility Inspector

EnsiteUSA

January, 2017 September, 2017

Responsibilities

● Compressor Station

● Examined sewer pipes

● Examined electric turbines, and other utility equipment ● Verified that systems are running properly and made recommendations to fix faulty components

● Reviewed drawings

● Perform duties as designated by the Chief Inspector in conformance with job requirements outlined in the Client Company's codes and TransCanada inspection's codes

● Maintain company quality standards

● Prepare the appropriate reports for the inspector's assigned activities and forward them to the Chief Inspector for review

● Notify Chief Inspector of any environmental problems that may arise

● Ensure coded pipe is placed only on padded skids or supports

● Ensure topsoil is preserved from replacement to it's original position, when required

● Ensure that subsoil is kept separated from topsoil

Utility Inspector

Koch Pipeline

August, 2016 December, 2016

Responsibilities

● Check piping systems for defects

● Check alignments and depths

● Identify any debris that may damage pipes

● Perform tests, and determine corrosive factors

● Adhere to and enforces company safety policies and company contract specifications

● Advise the Chief Inspector of all decisions, problems, and possible alternatives

● Ensure that survey stakes are properly maintained and when grade is completed, they are properly placed in

ditch centerline

● Ensure that all foreign pipelines, cables, and other underground structures are properly located and marked

● Ensure that suitable backfill material, in conformance with specifications, are used at all times

● Ensure that pipe fits the ditch and that the pope has adequate cover before pipe is backfilled

● Ensure bridges, culverts, cattle guards, etc., that are damaged during construction are repaired or replaced

Utility Inspector

InterTek

February, 2014 July, 2016

Responsibilities

● Inspect above ground storage tanks

● Test pressure and leak testing

● Inspect pressure vessels

● Inspect grading and paving

● Keep daily log of all quality deficiencies and construction deviations that documents the deficiency and follow up

to verify corrective action was completed

● Ensure all activities are performed in a good workmanlike manner

● Assist the environmental inspectors in maintaining environmental compliance

● Ensure that all daily reports are completed and turned in to the Chief Inspector

● Adhere and enforce all company and safety policies

● Ensure proper permits are obtained

● Ensure that all equipment and personnel stay on ROW

● Ensure backfill is kept close to the lowering-in operation

● Ensure that lowering-in and backfill is performed so that coding is not damaged

Rigger

Bechtel Construction Services

January, 2012 December, 2013

Responsibilities

● Signal operators to hoist equipment to be placed

● Prepare proper rigging and plan a safe scheduled lift for a smooth and continuous crane flow

Foreman

Robins and Mortin

February, 2011 November, 2013

Responsibilities

● Oversee maintenance and upkeep on all heavy equipment, ironworkers, riggers, operators, and lay down yard

● Maintain safety for all equipment and employees as well as myself

● Organized, planned, and accomplished job performances and tasks in a safe and timely manner

● Maintained a clean and safe work environment.

Ironworker & Rigger

Industrial Technical Services

December, 2010 February, 2011

Responsibilities

● Repaired steel and iron as needed

● Submitted task reports and requests on a regular basis

● Read architectural specifications to determine iron work task sequencing

● Connected steel

● Signaled operators to hoist equipment to be placed

● Verify alignment using plumb bob and level

● Prepared proper rigging and planned a safe scheduled lift for a smooth and continuous crane flow

Ironworker & Rigger MDA Construction

November, 2009 December, 2010

Responsibilities

● Evaluated metal infrastructure for flaws and hazards on a routine basis

● Conducted major and minor iron and steel component repairs as necessary

● Aligned bolt holes using drift pins or spud wrenches

● Lifted, positioned, and secured materials during installation

● Demonstrated knowledge of setup for designated cranes

● Identified overhead and underground hazards

● Used proper cribbing for ground conditions

Ironworker

TIC Construction

July, 2007 October, 2009

Responsibilities

● Read architectural specifications to determine iron work task sequencing

● Conducted major and minor iron and steel component repairs as necessary

● Cut and welded steel members to make alterations using oxyacetylene welding equipment and supplies

● Loaded, transported, unloaded materials, tools, equipment and supplies

● Properly moved and setup crane safely

● Rigged loads properly

● Signaled crane responsibly from beginning of pick to final connection and took proper steps to assign a qualified person if unable to cover both ends

Ironworker

Zachry Construction

January, 2002 May, 2007

Responsibilities

● Read and applied iron structural blueprints and schematics

● Positioned steel components for maximum support

● Affixed steel components to cables per preset operational sequence

● Performed metal and iron bar installation at appropriate locations

● Corrected bent and warped iron and steel components as necessary

● Observed and complied with all safety and project rules, which included wearing proper PPE

Skills

● Able to work independently and take initiative to perform tasks

● Able to communicate with team staff

● Knowledge of construction documentation and project filling systems

● Ensure work is done in a safe environment where safety protocols are enforced and communicated daily

● Provide record of managing site activities, directing resources, and coordinating with clients

● Strong problem solving skills and highly attentive to detail

● Knowledge of computer software tools (ie; Word, Excel, PowerPoint,

etc.)

● Adaptability

● Respect

● Planning

● Resourceful

● Professionalism

● Read architectural blueprints

Education

Mississippi State

GED 2013

Experience

● Apply/Repair pipeline coating

● Install/repair/maintain test leads & test station

● Apply approved coatings to above ground piping ● Apply approved coatings to below ground piping

● Protection of coating when back filling and from below ground supports

● Inspect buried pipeline when exposed

● Identify/Locate/Mark pipeline

● Take appropriate readings/ temp, mil thickness

● Examine the condition of the coating and pipe for evidence of corrosion

● Building R.O.W

● Stringing pipe

● Lowering pipe in ditches

● Back filling of pipe

● Tie-ins

● Hydrostatic testing

● Bolt up/ Torqueing

● Setting and installation of fabrication

● Installing permanent supports for fabrication

● Restoration of R.O.W.

● Side Boom Operator

● Lower in large sections with cradles

● Bore support

● Rigging

● Foreman capability

● Ironwork

● Structural welder

● Millwright

● Pipefitter

● Operator

● Compressor Station Maintenance

● Trench Excavation

● Civil

● Nuclear Power Plants

● Waste Plants

● Natural Gas Plants

● Oil and Gas Industry ● Telecommunications. ● Laydown Yard

● Heavy Machinery

● Industrial Refineries

Training/Certifications

● 2017- Osha Competency Training

● 2017- Veriforce 910

● 2017- Inspector Verification Program

● 2016- Mark West Competent Person

● 2016- Mark West Orientation

● 2016- Mark West Competent Spotter

● 2014- Trench Excavation

● 2013- Pipeline and Hazardous

Materials Safety Administration ● OSHA 10 Construction

● NCCER Ironworker

● NCCER Rigger

● CPR/First Aid Certified ● NATE III Competent Fall Protection ● RF Safety and Hazard Awareness

● VSS101 Tower Climbing Safety

● Lull Lift Certified

● Scissor Lift Certified

● JLG Lift Certified

● Boom Lift Certified

● Forklift Certified ● ComTrain Competent Tower Climber

References

● Michael Avant-TransCanada Construction Manager 724-***-****

● Mark Dubose-Pipeline Inspector 803-***-****

● Kevin Robinson-Welder III 803-***-****



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