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Certified Welding Inspector

Houston, TX
February 20, 2020

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Tim Gaydos

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Aransas Pass TX, **336



To obtain a position that offers challenge, growth, and career advancement.


Safety is my number one value in any job I perform. I am always attentive to detail, highly motivated, and uphold high personal standards. I have a proven ability to work independently and in a team environment. I have 25 years of experience at Sherwin until their closing. I am currently looking for another job to further advance my career in the inspection industry.


Recipient of Sherwin (Island of Excellence)


FEMA-IS 00100 B -Emergency Management Institute

FEMA-IS 00200 B- Emergency Management Institute

FEMA-IS 00700 A -Emergency Management Institute

FEMA-IS 907 Active -Shooter Emergency Management Institute

Incident Commander- FEMA

First Aid CPR & AED – Del Mar

Hazwoper, Hazmat Technician - Del Mar

Confined Space Entry - Del Mar

Fire Truck Operations- Del Mar

Fire Brigade – Del Mar

Fire Extinguisher – Del Mar

Respirator SCBA – Del Mar

Ambulance Operator- Del Mar

Handling of Vessels (Ships) – Del Mar

Visible Emissions Method 9 – ETA

Operate 100 ton Haul Trucks – Caterpillar

Front end Loaders, Forklifts and Skid Steer Loaders – Laguna

TWIC-Expires 03/28/2022








Brinell Hardness

Team Resource

Emergency Response-Del Mar

Method 9


Basic Plus-Expires 03/20

VR-Expires 10/20

AW-Expires 03/20

BZ-Expires 03/20

CITGOPT-Expires 03/20

CS-Expires 03/20

CT-Expires 03/20

CTCS-Expires 03/20

FP-Expires 10/20

HS-Expires 03/20

RCF-Expires 03/20

RS-Expires 03/20

SC-Expires 03/20

4 Fit Test Cards-Expires 10/4/20

Audiometric Card-Expires 10/7/20


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(Fitter Helper/Draftsman/Structural Fitter/Welder TIG (Gas tungsten arc welding GTAW) and Stick (Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW):(1990-1995)

State Service Co., (Rockport, TX)

Fitter Helper – Assisted structural and pipe fitters

Draftsman – Field Sketching (Pipe and Structural)

Structural Fitter – Fitting of various Structural Projects, such as off-shore drilling platforms and ferry boats

TIG Welder – Welding of pipe and plate on various projects.

(Port Labor/Area 1 Trainee/Area 1 BTA/Setup Helper/Setup Forman/RMA/Port A Operator (Continuous Ship Unloader)/Port B Operator/ B Operator Team Resource.):(April 1995-October 2016)Sherwin Alumina Co., (Gregory,TX)

1995-2001 Port Labor - I performed various jobs duties.

2001-2002 - Raw Material Attendant

2002 Transferred to Defense Logistics Agency as a Raw Material Attendant - Job Duty was to operate two conveyor belts for Defense Logistics Agency bauxite to be transported to Sherwin’s Storage Building, to operate Power Screen, in order to clean generic Bauxite Piles.

While working at the Defense Logistics Agency stock piles, I performed duties beyond my job title as needed. I managed all DLA Reports and weight tickets. I managed and scheduled overtime for all Sherwin’s DLA employees. I ordered Safety Supplies for the DLA AREA 1 and the Port. In addition, I learned how to operate all the Heavy Equipment, such as, 100 Ton Haul Trucks, Dump Trucks, Front End Loaders, Dozers, Maintainers, Water Trucks and assisted the Heavy Equipment Operators . I was responsible for ensuring that all the equipment was maintained by generating work orders and scheduling the repairs with outside contractors. Once the DLA Job was complete, I went back to the Port. On the Port, I worked on 90 Dock loading Vessels and Barges and assisted 5 Docks with unloading ships.

Port A Operator – I was promoted to the Continuous Ship Unloaders (Chicken’s). I operated the Continuous Ship Unloaders for approximately two years until they were replaced with new E-Cranes. I then went back to 90 Dock as a Port B Operator and was promoted to a Port B Operator Team Resource.

Port B Operator Team Resource –I monitored the equipment in the area to ensure proper operation, identified and documented the equipment issues for work orders. Communicated maintenance, operational and EH & S issues with supervisors to ensure the SCORE process was used effectively. Environmental compliance monitoring using visual opacity certification skill to perform Visible Emissions Method 9 reading. As well as, performing and auditing the isolation tagging and cleaning of equipment prior to craft work being performed. My job also required me to, monitor and document the inboard and outboard shipments of alumina, bauxite and caustic. While also, operating the loading tower and belt system to load alumina onto Vessels, Barges and Cargo Ships. And operating and maintaining belt systems that transfer bauxite from the ship to the storage building and maintaining the ship docks. In addition to all of this, I was also responsible for, assisting the SST as needed with Opex procedure creation and review for 90 Dock Area and review job scopes with contractors to ensure work is correctly perform in the area.

Operations Shift Supervisor/Shift Incident Commander( 2 Years)- I directly managed field operators and ensure compliance with company SOPs. Generating shift reports detailing daily test results, unit production and material usage were also in my job responsibilities that I perform daily. I monitored all production activities during each shift to assure plant wide optimal efficiency,quality and productivity. I proactively collected the necessary information to be able to trouble shoot problems, identify causes and initiate corrective action and verify the documentation for each shifts activities to assure smooth transition in each shift change. I prepared work orders including those for emergency work, complete lock out tag out sheets, write safe work permits, and analyze equipment failures with maintenance technicians. I was responsible for completing and maintaining required documentation and records per regulatory requirements ( e,g. MSAH PSM,etc, ),company safety and operational standards and procedures, I pressed participation of safe behavior observations initiatives and program/instruct/coach others in all area safety procedures. I participated on the Emergency Response Team to act promptly in case of emergencies and participated in the periodic emergency response drills and discussions. I develop operations routine work practices along with unit qualifications test for new hire operations, and implemented procedures plant wide. As the shift incident commander, I was in charge of permitting organizations to work together safely and effectively in order to bring about a favorable outcome to any emergency.

(Port Operations Consultant):(2017-2018) CCC Group, (Gregory, TX)

• Port Operations Consultant-Oversee the loading at the port of Sherwin. I managed time and staffing to ensure the unloading of silos onto the ships.

(Supervisor):(2018-2018) All Specialty Group, (Gregory, TX)

Oversee plant for demo.

(NDT):(2018-2018) Base Line Data, (Portland, Tx)

Worked numerous jobs for Base Line Data doing NDT work. Skilled in ASNT, NDT, VT, PT, MT, UTT, PMI and Brinell Hardness. Worked at Citgo Refinery west and east plant performing NDT work.

(QC):(2019-2019) H&S Constructors, (Corpus Christi, Tx)

Visual Inspection of welds and mechanical bolt up, witness hydro-testing, tracking welds, verifying materials, and ensuring NDE requirements were being followed and met.

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