Paul .A. Williams
Senior Piping Superintendent
Quality Control Manager
Lead Nuclear Piping Field Engineer Manager
Mechanical / Piping Estimator and Procurement
Lead Nuclear Piping Field Engineer
Piping Field Engineer
Piping Coordinator, Piping QA/QC, Mechanical QA/QC
Craft Oversight Superintendent, Pipe Department Superintendent
Craft General Foreman, Pipe Department General Foreman
Pipefitter – Welder Supervisor
N.C.C.E.R. Certified Industrial Pipefitter
OSHA 20 Basic Plus Safety Council Member
TWIC Card Certified
Honors Graduate and 2 Sport State Champion Broken Bow High School, Broken Bow Oklahoma
Associate of Science Degree / Mechanical Engineering, Business from WCU
Twenty-nine years of heavy industrial construction leadership experience including Management, Supervision, Engineering, Field Engineering, QA/QC, Commissioning, Start-up, Third party Oversight, Client Consultant, Client Representative, Estimation and Procurement of new and existing mechanical applications including all industrial craft but specializing in both the pipe and electrical sides of the industry.
Primary job experience has been in the turnaround, shutdown, expansion, and new grass roots construction in both nuclear and fossil fuel power plants, refineries, chemical plants, semi-conductor plants, uranium enrichment facilities, LNG plants, ethanol plants, compressor stations, power transmission sub-stations,paper mills, saw mills, and manufacturing facilities.
Past Employers include:
Ref-Chem ( Burns&McDonnell)
CB&I (Chicago Bridge & Iron)
HGA / Calumet
S&B Engineers and Constructors
Quality Assurance Management Inc. C.J. Design Concepts Inc.
Jeremy Huntley, Vice President, Ref-Chem (Burns&Mcdonnell), #281-***-****,
Kenny Weaver, Commissioning Manager, CB&I, #337-***-****,
Donovan Dindore, Site Manager (Nuclear), CB&I, #802-***-****
Larry Bearden, President, BBA & Associates, #386-***-****
Duane Adams, Project Manager, Dixson Construction Corp., #417-***-****
Al Simon, Director of Professional Services, ProEnergy Services, #660-***-****
I pride myself in client relations and forefront thinking. Communication and leadership are two of my strongest attributes. Safely completing projects with industry leading quality, under budget and before scheduled milestones are my goals. Experience and knowledge of all phases of industrial construction set me apart from the majority of candidates that you will encounter. I have been, and will continue to be an asset for any company, in any position that I am assigned. I greatly appreciate the opportunity for career advancement and will continue to strive for excellence regardless of the challenge.
My Personal Motto;
“ Perfection is unattainable, but in the pursuit of perfection we catch Excellence.”
-Dr. Lou Holtz
Ref-Chem ( a Burns&McDonnell company ) (8-18 to 3-19) Mont Belvieu, TX
OneOk LP Processing Facility
Position Held, Site Construction Manager
After my success on the previous project, I was promoted to the position of Site Construction Manager for the high profile expansion of OneOk’s MB4 Fractionation plant in Texas. Under my leadership, we have reached over 250,000 man-hours without a single safety or property incident while maintaining a 1.2 production factor. Currently the project is 12% under budget, and 3-weeks ahead of schedule. A change in management, philosophy and procedures from Burns&Mcdonnell caused me to decide to resign from the project and seek opportunity elsewhere.
Ref-Chem (Burns&McDonnell) (4-18 thru 7-18) Bushton, KS
OneOk LP Processing Facility
Position Held, Project Superintendent
On Site Project Superintendent for two simultaneous new capital construction expansion projects. I joined this group the day after the merger was finalized. Sole point of leadership and direction for Ref-Chem, turned a sub .4 production factor to a solid 1.2 in under one month while improving safety and quality. When I arrived on site, we were three-weeks behind schedule. We finished seven-weeks ahead of schedule, under budget, with zero safety or property incidents.
CB&I /APTIM (6-17 to 9-17) Millington, TN
Position Held, Site Manager
On Site Project Manager for all Capital construction and Maintenance activities for the Chemours Chemical Plant, Memphis location. My position was absorbed with the sale of the Capital Services Group.
CB&I (8-16 to 6-17) Hackberry, LA
CCJV CLNG Project
Position Held, Train 2 Area Superintendent
Single focal leadership point for all construction activities in phase 2 of the largest project CB&I has ever undertook in 125 years of construction. This very high profile, 40-billion dollar project has been featured on CNBC
CDM SMITH (4-15 - 10-15) El Dorado, AR
Position Held, General Superintendent
I was the Project General Superintendent on a joint venture, high profile incinerator expansion system. The first of its kind in the U.S., and a first of its kind for both companies. My primary duty was the managing and oversight of four different contracting companies assigned to the project for the different phases of construction. Daily tasks included client, contractor, and vendor meetings, updates, multi-craft coordination, and addressing emergent issues across the span of the project from budget to quality and everything in-between.
PROENERGY (11-14 – 4-15) Sedalia, MO.
Alliant Energy, Benteler Steel
Position Held, Project Superintendent
I was the Project Superintendent on two different short term turnaround type projects in existing facilities. A coal fired power generation station and a rolled steel tube manufacturing facility. My duties were primarily the same on both projects; daily client interface and update meetings, craft planning and work scope direction oversight.
HGA / CHEMTURA (5-14 – 11-14) El Dorado, AR
Great Lakes Chemtura Chemical Plant(s)
Position Held, Construction Manager
I was the Chemtura client Representative over Capital Projects third-party construction. My primary duty was the managing of five different contracting companies on numerous projects at three separate plant locations. Daily tasks included concept and design recommendations, manufacturing vendor communications and relations, budget, quality assurance, documentation and witness verification of activities, testing, and operations turnover. My duties also included coordination with maintenance and addressing arising emergent plant construction and process safety engineering issues.
HGA / CALUMET (2-14 – 5-14) Shreveport, LA
Calumet Specialty Refinery
Position Held, Construction Manager
I was the Calumet client Representative over Capital Projects third-party construction. I was in charge of managing six contracting companies on five separate projects. My duties included budget, quality assurance, documentation and witness verification of activities, testing, and operations turnover. This was a short term project to run in conjunction with this facility’s first ever plant wide turnaround outage.
BILFINGER-WESTCON INC. (1/13 – 2/14) Bismarck/Tioga, ND
Hess Corp. TGPE Gas Plant Expansion Project
Position Held, Project Superintendent / Quality Control Manager / Corporate Procurement
I was Westcon’s first ever QCM. I have personally written not only their TGPE site specific QCP (Quality Control Plan), but their Company Corporate QCM (Quality Control Manual) as well. I also created and implemented the customer required ITP (Individual Test Plans) & IWP (Individual Work Plans) for each mechanical, piping, structural, and civil work package on this project. The work I created met with the rigorous ISO 9001 standards that are the benchmark for top tier quality construction in the industry today. I believe that all construction work should be held to an industry standard of quality that could meet or exceed any national code requirements as well as all client expectations. Due to my extensive experience in a QA-QC Management and Client relations role, I filled in as acting Corporate Quality Manager in Bilfinger’s main offices until accepting the position of Construction Manager with HGA / Calumet.
PROENERGY SERVICES (3/12 – 7/12) Miami, AZ
BHP Billiton, Pinto Valley Operations Restart Project.
Position Held, Quality Control Manager Third Party Oversight representing Stantec Inc. in project management of the upgrade and restart of a gold and copper mining facility. Manager of a group of six (6) Quality Control Engineers from their different craft areas of expertise. A very diverse role which included me being heavily involved in the selection, and estimation of all piping and mechanical items on this project. I also led the daily coordination meetings with the management of the nine (9) sub-contractors that were on this project.
C.J. DESIGN CONCEPTS INC. ( 4/11 – 1/12) Eunice, NM
Urenco USA, uranium enrichment facility.
Position Held, Commissioning Coordinator Lead Commissioner of a group of four (4) engineers, working as third party commissioning coordinators on the new construction of the largest uranium enrichment facility in the western hemisphere. I was initially tasked with the mechanical portion of construction, but due to my experience and success was given the responsibility of the entire UF6 area including all crafts. I also reviewed the engineering and design change orders and headed up the estimation and procurement for this entire project.
QAM / QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGEMENT INC. (10/10 – 4/11) Dallas, TX.
TriQuint Semiconductor, Texas Operations.
Position Held, Quality Assurance Manager In charge of all construction quality for this facility. Head of the QA/QC Dept. for QAM on site. I was responsible for all of the mechanical / piping equipment and material acceptance from estimation to startup.
AKER ADVANTAGE (2010) Fremont, OH
First Energy’s Fremont Energy Center. Phase 3 Completion and Certification Project.
Position Held, QA/QC Piping and Mechanical Oversight Worked Closely with the Client Representative, Piping and Mechanical Coordinator, and the Union Craft Quality Manager. I lead daily client walk downs of all mechanical and piping systems. I was the verification and inspection liaison for all of the piping and mechanical supports up to system sign off. Oversaw the development of the phase 3 punch list in conjunction with the coordination of all of the mechanical and piping pneumatic and hydrostatic testing packages. Implemented the engineering and design change orders from field estimation to start-up. I attended the daily staff and commissioning meetings with Aker, First Energy, and PIC to meet the changing needs of the project.
Timeline of employment on this project was Punch list implementation thru commissioning. Major equipment overseen on this project was 1 Siemens high-pressure steam turbine and 2 Siemens natural gas fired combined cycle combustion turbines with a load output of 544 megawatts with an additional 163 megawatts of peaking capacity.
PROENERGY SERVICES (2008-2009) Bridgman, MI
AEP (American Electric Power) D.C. Cook Nuclear Power Plant.
U1OFB, Forced Outage Turbine Restoration Project.
My positions included being Craft Oversight Superintendent, Lead Piping Field Engineer, then promoted to Lead Project Piping Engineer Manager. I worked for three months as the sole piping person in the Oversight and Project Engineering Departments. This plant had few valid isometric drawings or P&ID’s for any of the piping on this Unit 1 turbine. I worked extensively through system archives with Cook’s Engineers, and General Electric to piece together this thirty plus year old system. I worked daily with AEP’s CAD Design Group out of their corporate office in Columbus, Ohio taking field sketches and meshing them with the archived schematics to complete a now state of the art 3D piping program. Heavy nuclear estimation and procurement of both material and manpower coordination.
Four months into the project I was promoted to the position of Lead Project Piping Engineer Manager. I supervised a group of eight engineers, and continued to assist the oversight efforts by the MTI/JFS Group and AEP. I also served as the AEP Engineering and Piping Issues Manager due to success of my work plans and actions on the project.
Time line of employment for this project was five months after incident through paperwork closure and NRC acceptance. Major equipment overseen on this project was 1 General Electric high-pressure steam turbine, 1 General Electric main generator, and 3 Siemens low-pressure steam turbines with a combined cycle output of 1,044 megawatts. (Specific part numbers and design information is non-disclose able).
OCI/BLACK & VEATCH (2006-2007) Emporia, KS
Westar energy’s Emporia Energy Center.
My Positions included, Pipe and Start-Up General Foreman for day shift, but accepted a promotion to Project Superintendent on night shift for a period of a little over three months, until night shift was merged back with days for the project’s completion. Job duties included the Supervision of the final testing and monitoring of the vital fluids and gas piping associated with the operation of the turbines and generators. I worked closely with G.E. personnel and Westar plant operations in the troubleshooting and 24-hour observation of the test fires and cool downs of all turbines at the facility. I Oversaw shop, field fabrication, and installation of piping and mechanical items. I coordinated and supervised the complete mechanical and piping punch list to meet the client’s needs and requirements on a daily basis.
Time line of employment was pre start-up through transfer and maintenance. Major equipment overseen on this project were 4 General Electric LM6000-PC aero derivative gas fired turbines, and 3 General Electric 7FA combustion turbines with a combined peak output of 720 megawatts.
S&B ENGINEERS and CONSTRUCTORS (2004-2005) Bartow, FL
Progress Energy’s Hines Energy Complex.
Position Held, Turbine Piping General Foreman then promoted to Turbine Piping Field Engineer. My job duties included the supervision of a crew of twelve in the fabrication, testing, cleaning, inspection, and installation of carbon steel, stainless, & chrome piping that is associated with combustion turbines. I coordinated all training and utilization skills of equipment with other department’s job wide. I was also a member of the site safety committee, and completed after work courses to achieve certification in the University of Florida’s N.C.C.E.R. program. Time line of employment was Phase 2 through Phase 4, (12-2004 thru 12-2005). Major equipment overseen on this gas fired power plant project were 2 Siemens-Westinghouse 501F turbines and 2 Siemens-Westinghouse 501FD combustion turbines with a combined cycle output of 2,080 megawatts.
SNC-LAVALIN (2004) Gila Bend, AZ
Panda Power Partners’ Panda Gila River Power Station.
Position Held, Pipe Department General Foreman My job duties included the supervision of one-sixth of a workforce of over 800 employees in the fabrication of carbon steel, stainless, and chrome piping. Coordinated training schedules and sub-contractor x-ray weld testing to mesh with all other departmental needs and deadlines. This was the 2nd largest construction site in the western hemisphere in 2004, with over 3,200 employees on-site.
Time line of employment was turbine setting through transfer. Major equipment overseen on this natural gas fired combined cycle power plant project were 8 Alstom heat return steam generators, 8 General Electric 7FA combustion turbines and 4 General Electric D11 steam turbines with a peaking output of 2,320 megawatts.
ZACHRY / BLACK & VEATCH (2003) French Camp, MS
Reliant energy’s Choctaw County Power Plant
Position Held, Turbine Piping Field Engineer My job duties included the supervision and coordination of sixteen inch and under carbon steel piping installation associated with the turbines. I worked closely with the QA / QC department inspecting all piping fit-ups and welds. I coordinated the utilization of all necessary equipment and tools for the Pipe Department on this project. I was a member of the site safety evaluation team for this job as well.
I then accepted a higher paying position back with the SNC-Lavalin group. Major equipment on this project were 3 General Electric 7FB combustion turbines, and 1 General Electric D11 steam turbine with a combined cycle output of 825 megawatts. This was the first plant of its kind in the U.S. utilizing an air cooled condenser versus the typical water cooled design.
NEPCO/SNC-LAVALIN (2002) El Dorado, AR
Panda Power Partners’ Union Partners Power Plant.
Position Held, Pipe Department General Foreman My job duties included the supervision of one-fourth of a pipe force of over 600 employees in the fabrication, testing & installation of all carbon steel, stainless & chrome piping. I coordinated training and safety schedules with all other construction departments to meet the demands of over 2,200 employees on what was at that time the third largest construction site in the western hemisphere.
Time line of employment was above ground construction thru Unit 3 first fire.(4-2002 thru 5-2003) The major equipment that I oversaw on this natural gas fired energy center were 8 Alstom heat return steam generators, 8 General Electric 7FA combustion turbines and 4 General Electric D11 Steam turbines with a combined peaking output of 2,320 megawatts.
NEPCO/SNC-LAVALIN (2002) Sterlington, LA
Cogentrix Energy’s Ouachita power plant.
Position Held, STG Piping Coordinator My job duties included the supervision of delivery, unloading, field transportation & setting of turbines into the Steam Turbine Generator housings. I Planned and coordinated all carbon steel, stainless & chrome piping installation with all other construction departments’ job wide. I was also head of the site safety committee and was responsible for several implemented changes to increase employee well-being and knowledge on this project.
Time line of employment was Turbine setting to transfer. (1-2002 thru 3-2002). Major equipment overseen was 3 General Electric 7241FA turbines, and 1 General Electric D11 steam turbine with a combined cycle output of 840 megawatts.
NEPCO (2001) Southaven, MS
Cogentrix Energy’s Southaven Power Electric Generating Facility
Position Held, Pipe General Foreman on night shift My job duties included the supervision of the night shift pipe department of approximately forty employees in the fabrication, testing & installation of all carbon steel, stainless & poly piping. Coordinated timing and utilization of the available equipment with all other construction departments and day shift planning to keep deadline schedule. I was also the Assistant Safety Professional on nights for this project.
Time line of employment was underground to project halt. (10-2001 thru 12-2001). Major equipment overseen on this natural gas fired power facility was 3 General Electric 7241FA combustion turbines, and 1 General Electric D11 steam turbine with a combined cycle output of 825 megawatts.
ZACHRY / BLACK & VEATCH (2001) Holopaw, FL
Reliant Energy Osceola.
Position Held, Turbine Piping Coordinator My job duties included the supervision of the storing, cleaning, inspection & installation of all turbine piping. Presented isometric drawings to both the manufacturer and client for any field modification changes needed in meeting the needs of operations. Used hands on troubleshooting and planning to coordinate with all other installation construction departments. Time line of employment was mid-construction through start-up.(3-2001 thru 9-2001) Major equipment overseen was 3 G.E. LM6000 turbines with an electrical generation output of 470 megawatts.