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Manager Quality

Clayton, North Carolina, United States
March 13, 2019

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Vincent R. Storms Mechanical QA/QC Manager

910-***-**** ·

Bladenboro, NC 28320

Summary of Qualifications

Professional Mechanical QA / QC Manager with more than twenty (20) years of experience and employment history within the Nuclear, Fossil, Combined Cycle, EPC Projects, Chemical Plant and Pulp & Paper, as well as Bio Pharmaceutical and Oil Refineries Industries, Oil and Gas. Proven leader with a record of success and achievements, which has been reflected in each previous position. Possesses expert-level knowledge regarding safety, quality assurance, budgetary compliance, planning and scheduling, supervision, construction claim resolutions, and coordination of work with all applicable parties. Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of ASME & AWS Codes, NQA-1, ISO9001, and TQM, as well as others.

Areas of Expertise



Manual and Automatic Welding (Hands-On or Video)

Boilers (Piping & Tube Work)


Heat Treating (Resistance or Induction)



Structural Steel Erection

Boiler Inspection

Transferable Skills

Leadership & Teamwork

Team Building & Development

Training, Coaching & Mentoring

Interpersonal Skills

Professional Relations

Organization & Prioritization

Team Management

Project Management

Quality Assurance & Control




Policy Adherence

Code Writing

Procedure Development

Mechanical Operations & Installations

Walk-Downs & Assessments

Design Drawings

Education, Training, & Certifications

Total Quality Management (TQM) Certification

Problem-Solving Certification

First-Aid CPR AED Certified


Certified Welding Inspector #12100761

NACE CIP Level I 53729 & ACI Certification

Nuclear Experience

North Anna ST Lucie Surry Robinson Brunswick Théoden Wolf Creek Millstone Byron Vogel Oconee Quad Cities Grand Gulf Salem OPPD South Texas Davis Bessie LaSalle Browns Ferry BNP Big Rock DC Cook Limerick Callaway Comanche Peak Crystal River Sharon Harris Several Nukes in China Sharon Harris Turkey Point Catawba

Project Experience

Quality Manager I QAM (Quality Assurance Management) I Novo Nordisk Clayton NC I 2018 - Present

3rd Party inspection for the Client. Walkdown packages, witness all Hydrostatic and Pneumatic testing of piping systems. Perform walkdown of restored components.

Performed Daily inspection.

Review all turnover packages and test packages. Perform Daily Audits.

Project Experience Continued

Lead Quality Manager Day & Zimmerman LG&E Mill Creek Plant (Power Boiler) 2018 –2018

Oversaw all inspections and documentation R1 and P4A’s Pre ASME-Section I on MC2 RHOH terminal tubes, as well as interfaced with authorized inspector

Performed weld maps and as built drawings while coordinating NDE and heat-treating activities

Prepared turnover package for five (5) different scopes of work simultaneously in addition to testing of welders, as well as other responsibilities not listed.

Company Quality Manager I Site QA / QC Manager Early Construction 2016 – 2018

Oversaw all ASME B31.1 and B31.3, Section I, and Power Piping Code Work, and performed the duties of code documentation P4As and P6

Conducted reviews alongside the Authorized Inspector and prepared Hydro Packages for Boiler, maintained weld tracker and weld maps, as well as all documentation for final construction and completion

Directed and supported all Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Post-Weld Heat Treating (PWHT)

Provided the field with Prevented Maintenance Reports (PMRs) and wrote Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) and Corrective Action Plans

Performed reviews and inspections of subcontractors and provided oversight as needed

Assistant Quality Director Saulsbury Industry (EPC) and (Oil & Gas) 2016

Managed all field work and coordinated all on-site Quality Control activities – charged with all code work and composure of welding procedures for all jobs

Reviewed and assessed documentation and CITPs for all up-coming jobs, thus ensuring the correct welding procedures are in place

Hired qualified CWIs for each job – performed conflict-resolution as needed

Senior Site Quality Inspector Black & Veatch Teco Energy (EPC) 2014 – 2016

Managed all aspects of the job specifications, including, but not limited to, civil work and welding tasks

Provided oversight for subcontractor welding programs (WPS) for Section I and B31.1 power piping

Maintained responsibility regarding all civil and coating applications, including surveillance of all vendors associated with the project

Interface with Authorize Inspector (AI) for compliance on documentation.

Site Quality Manager Black & Veatch Celanese Energy (Power Boiler) 2014

Thoroughly managed all mechanical operations and installations of mechanical components, including all NDE coordination and packages for AI review and sign-off

Inspected and installed Section I and ASME B31.1 power piping components

Conducted Welder Qualification Testing, wrote WPSs, and created weld maps and as-built drawings

Senior Site Quality Inspector Black & Veatch Columbia Energy Center WPL 2013

Provided management over mechanical operations and installation of mechanical components, as well as all subcontractor welding and installation

Consistently attended subcontractor meetings and witnessed Pneumatic and Hydrostatic testing, as well as walk-down of test packages and punch list reviews and release of mechanical components

Supervised all subcontractor shop fabrication and vendors assigned to the project

Project Manager I Corporate Quality Manager P2M Smyrna Project (EPC) Georgia Power 2010 - 2013

Led to the successful development of a company Quality Control Program

Performed NDE activities, including PT, MT, UT (thickness), RT (film interpretation), and review of heat treatment procedures and applications – reviewed all NDE subcontractor procedures

Wrote and developed welding procedures – trained welders on orbital and automatic video welding systems

Managed all mechanical operations, business development, job estimating, proposal development, engineering oversight, and interpretations of ASME and NBIC codes

Project Experience Continued

QA / QC Oversight MTI DC Cook AEP 2009 – 2010

Managed the alignment of the HP turbine for the welding of the Main Steam Lines

Accessed damaged systems and coordinated procedures and development as needed

Directed craft on installations and inspected the bearing housings, pedestals, and front and mid-standard prefabrications

Performed system walk-downs and verifications – conducted War Room meetings with the client and AEP engineers to resolve issues, update scheduling, and prepare finalizing documents for insurance review

Welding Supervisor Welding Services, Inc. Nuclear National & International Locations 2000 – 2009

Supervised fitting and assembly of mock-ups for various nuclear plants – analyzed and resolved work issues and assisted workers in solving work tasks

Oversaw and coordinated activities of workers engaged in welding overlays in nuclear plants

Utilized knowledge of equipment and machine capacities to establish and adjust work procedure in order to meet production schedule

Designed layouts for the pressurized and reactor nozzle drawings

Executed daily operations of work procedures – developed welding procedures and techniques and managed dry cast and decommissioning at Big Rock

Trained and managed employees in the operations and setup of auto welding equipment, which provided significant improvement in overall work productivity

Successfully managed all nuclear documentation and studied production schedules and requirements for completion of all job assignments

Interpreted company policies to workers and enforced safety regulations, as well as design drawing specifications for weld overlay

Provided recommendations for measures to improve production methods and quality

Senior Weld Tech PCI Energy Services Nuclear National & International Locations 1997 – 2000

Oversaw the duties of weld test and training of new professionals on automated welding systems and the application of bead placements

Professional Affiliations

American Welding Society






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