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Project Manager / Sr Inspection Technician

Location:
Ridgeland, SC
Posted:
March 11, 2019

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TRAVIS J. KOCH

**** *** *** *********, ** ***** · 843-***-****

ac8qy0@r.postjobfree.com

Career Objective

To obtain a responsible and challenging position with a progressive company that will allow me to utilize my experience to further the organizations mission. EXPERIENCE

2013 – 11/2018

PROJECT MANAGER & MECHANICAL INTEGRITY INSPECTOR, ZUUK INTERNATIONAL (CHARLESTON, SC)

Responsibilities include performing as a Project Manager, Quality Assurance and Non-Destructive Testing / Examination Technician. Responsible for achieving stated client goals and direct oversight of staff to complete assigned projects on time and on budget. Directly responsible for project safety management and adherence to OSHA standards for staff and associates. Certified as a Level II Technician in Ultrasonic Inspection (to include Phased Array), Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Examination and Visual Examination. Inspection services provided for structural welding, chemical plants, pulp and paper mills, power generating plants, nuclear plants, marine, aviation, pharmaceutical and new fabrication of storage tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems. Business development and client relations were also part of daily operations with project estimation as needed.

2012 – 2013

NDT TECHNICIAN, MITSUBISHI POWER SYSTEMS (SAVANNAH, GA) Responsibilities include performing daily Quality Assurance and Non-Destructive Testing / Examination on power turbine transitions and baskets. Responsible for NDT reporting and issuing NCR’s as needed. Certified as a Level II Technician in Ultrasonic Inspection (to include Phased Array), Penetrant Testing and Visual Examination. 2003 – 2012

OPERATIONS MANAGER & NDT TECHNICIAN, ACUREN INSPECTION (SAVANNAH, GA)

Responsibilities include performing as an Operations Manager, Quality Assurance and Non- Destructive Testing / Examination Technician. Responsible for daily operations of employees including scheduling, planning, job estimating as well as performing field inspections as needed. 4.5 years as a lead NDT technician at a chemical plant working directly with engineering, safety and environmental in the reliability department. Scheduling piping and vessel inspections and participating in root cause failure analysis. Certified as a Level II Technician in Ultrasonic Inspection, Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Examination and Visual Examination. Inspection services provided for structural welding, chemical plants, pulp and paper mills, power generating plants, marine and new fabrication of storage tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems. 2

2001 – 2003

RIGHT OF WAY FOREMAN, TREES INC (HILTON HEAD, SC)

Responsibilities include performing as a foreman for a right of way crew. Ensured daily safe operations of tree, limb and brush removal for a local power company. 1999 – 2001

GENERAL LABORER, CAVILER POOLS & SPAS (BLUFFTON, SC) Responsibilities include performing as a general laborer for pool company. 1994 – 1999

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER, U.S.M.C (BEAUFORT, SC)

Responsibilities include performing as a TRACON rated controller at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Ensured daily safe operations of air traffic in the air traffic system both military and civilian 10,000 feet and below. Certified on Approach, Arrival, Precision Approach and RADAR Flight Data. Certified on the job training instructor for Approach, Arrival, Precision Approach and RADAR Flight Data. Honorably discharged as a Corporal (E-4) June of 1999. EDUCATION

1994

DIPLOMA, GERING HIGH SCHOOL, GERING NEBRASKA

General studies.

2003-2012

NDT TRAINING, HELLIER NDT

Visual Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Dye Penetrant Testing, 40-hour RAD Safety and Ultrasonic Testing

2012

NDT TRAINING, MARK DAVIS PHASED ARRAY SCHOOL

Phased Array Training

SKILLS

• Project Management

• Safety Program Creation and Implementation

• Computer Proficiency

• Scheduling

• Quality Control

• Client Relations

• OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Safety

Certification

• Blueprint Reading

• PAUT- Phased Array Inspection

• UT- Ultrasonic Shear wave & Thickness

Inspection

• MT- Magnetic Particle Inspection

• PT- Penetrant Inspection

• VT- Visual Inspection

• PMI- Positive Material Identification

• AutoCad

• 3D Modeling

• Isometric Drawing



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