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Partners Lp Energy Transfer

Location:
Midland, TX, 79707
Posted:
February 18, 2022

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RALPH NAVARRETTE

Cell: 361-***-**** E-mail: adp9pa@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Senior API CWI Quality Assurance Manager Construction Specialist

Bilingual, Senior API, CWI, QA-QA/QC Manager, and Construction Specialist, delivering over 30 years of experience in project management including quality control, quality assurance, shop surveillance, onsite fabrication, and inspection.

Managed multiple direct hire QA inspectors and multiple subcontract QA/QC Contractor Inspection Programs which worked for (32) contractors and completed an FCC Train/CRU/ALKY with multiple dossier turnover satisfied.

Turnaround Inspection Management and in-service inspection of pressure piping and pressure equipment for run and maintain programs in oil refineries, oil and gas processing and chemical plants.

Manage QA of all welding activities for fabrication and assembly of modularized COKER Complex Z & P/PetroLago Module Yards in Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela to manage QA of all welding activities for fabrication and assembly of modularized COKER Complex and interconnect piping modules for Hovensa Refining, LLC in Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI.

Assigned as Deputy Chief Inspector by the City of Richmond, California for civil inspection of foundations and structural steel for a FCC Train at Chevron-Richmond Refinery, Richmond, California.

Supervisory experience consists of multi-craft discipline supervision in oil refinery, chemical plant, oil and gas infrastructure, steel mills, nuclear waste handling, ethanol processing and potash refining construction projects.

CERTIFICATIONS

AWS Certified Welding Inspector, Certificate No. 95051861

API-510 Pressure Vessel Inspector, Certification No. 2744

API-570 Piping Inspector, Certification No. 0772

RT Interpretation Level II – SGS 16 Hour Course

DISA Certified

TWIC Certified

OSHA 10

Hazwoper

CONTRACT CAREER SUMMARY

Acuren Inspection PBF Refining, Torrance, California

Mechanical Integrity Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2021

Performed external/internal visual inspection of pressure vessels and pressure piping, reviewed/evaluated thickness measurement data, generated reports of findings and recommendations during turnaround.

Acuren Inspection Murphy Oil, Karnes City, Texas

Mechanical Integrity Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2021

Performed external visual inspection of pressure vessels and reviewed / evaluated thickness measurement data, generated reports of findings and recommendations for Murphy Oil Midstream Infrastructure MI Program.

Pinnacle ART Marathon Refining - Texas City, Texas

Turnaround QA Inspector

2021

Performed QA surveillance of piping fabrication and installation, verification of NDE requirements, witnessed hydro-testing of piping, painting, fireproofing installation, heat tracing and insulation installation during the 2021 Marathon - Texas City turnaround.

Versa Integrity FHC TAR Formosa Plastics - Point Comfort, Texas – Limetree Bay Refining – St. Croix, USVI

Inspector API 510 / 570 / CWI

2020/2021

Provide resident surveillance inspection for cleaning and repairs of exchangers at Ohmstede in La Porte.

Manage initial visual inspection of heat exchangers and components, issuance of repair scope and follow up of repairs, NDE coordination, verification of NDE requirements, and witness of hydrotesting post repair.

ExxonMobil Sabic McDermott - Altamira Fabrication Facility, Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Module Fabrication Construction Manager

2019 - 2020

Managed CMI staff and sub-contractor personnel.

Performed in-process surveillance of structural pipe fabrication, structural steel erection, piping fabrication and installation, verification of NDE requirements, witnessed hydro-testing of piping, painting, fireproofing installation, heat tracing and insulation installation.

Led project system documentation review and turnover coordination for all sub-contractors.

ExxonMobil Sabic - Gregory, Texas

Project Mechanical QA

2019

Managed quality assurance and sub-contractor QA/QC personnel.

Performed in-process surveillance and final visual inspections of piping and pressure vessels, verification of NDE requirements, witnessed hydro-testing of piping and pressure vessel.

Verified project system documentation review and turnover coordination for all sub-contractors.

Coker TAR Acuren Marathon Refining - Martinez, California

QA Inspector / API 510 Inspector / 570 / CWI

2019

Managed and verified piping inspection, completed initial visual inspection of coke drums and process towers, issuance of repair scope and follow up of repairs, verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydrotesting post repair.

Acuren PBF Torrance Refinery - Torrance, California

API Inspector / 570 / CWI

2019

Managed initial visual inspection of steam drums, heat exchangers and components, issuance of repair scope and follow up of repairs, verification of NDE requirements, witness of hydrotesting post repair.

Continental Carbon Company CTCI - Ponca City, Oklahoma

Senior QA/QC Manager

2019

Performed audits of turnover packages for new projects which included (2) power boilers, (2) power generating turbines, an SCR unit and electrostatic precipitation unit.

Coker FGT TAR Acuren PBF Torrance Refinery - Torrance, California

API 510 Inspector / 570 / CWI

2019

Managed initial visual inspection of fractionation tower, heat exchangers and drums, issuance of repair scope and follow up of repairs, verified NDE requirements, and witnessed hydrotesting post repair.

System One FCC TAR Exxon Mobil Refinery - Billings, Montana

Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2018

Managed visual inspection of repairs and replacement of piping systems, code repairs of pressure vessels, NDE coordination, verification of NDE requirements, witnessed hydrotesting and post-hydro restoration.

Assisted in recovery of quality program to complete TAR for operations PSSR and eventual start-up.

Pinnacle ART SRU TAR LyondellBasell Refinery - Houston, Texas

Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2018

Managed initial visual inspection of heat exchangers and components, issuance of repair scope and follow up of repairs, NDE coordination, verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydrotesting post repair.

MTR, Inc. Anadarko - Mentone, Texas

Mechanical Integrity Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2018

Performed external visual inspection of pressure vessels and reviewed / evaluated thickness measurement data, generated reports of findings and recommendations for Anadarko MI Program.

Alliance Integrity Solutions Energy Transfer - Jal, New Mexico

Mechanical Integrity Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2018

Performed external visual inspection of pressure vessels and reviewed / evaluated thickness measurement data, generated reports of findings and recommendations for Energy Transfer MI Program.

Shamrock Energy Solutions OXY Permian - New Mexico

Construction Specialist

2018

Managed contractors and provided services for installation of foundations, piping fabrication / installation, pipeline maintenance / new installation and pressure equipment placement for upstream / midstream oil and gas infrastructure.

Ensured necessary nondestructive testing and hydrotesting of piping was completed and in compliance with applicable codes, client standards and local jurisdictions.

Insight Global OXY Permian - New Mexico

Construction Specialist

2017

Managed contractors and provided services for installation of foundations, piping fabrication / installation, pipeline maintenance / new installation and pressure equipment placement for upstream / midstream oil and gas infrastructure.

Ensured necessary nondestructive testing and hydrotesting of piping was completed and in compliance with applicable codes, client standards and local jurisdictions.

Principle Technical Services Chevron - Richmond, California

Project QA Consultant

2017

Managed and led QA/QC personnel, performed in-process surveillance and final visual inspections of piping and pressure vessels, verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydro-testing of piping and pressure vessels.

Verified project system documentation reviews and turnover coordination for all subcontractors.

Austin Industrial BASF - Port Arthur, Texas

Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2017

Managed visual inspection of repairs and replacement of piping systems, NDE coordination, verification of NDE requirements, witnessed hydrotesting and post-hydro restoration.

Performance Mechanical, Inc. CRU TAR Chevron Refinery - Richmond, California

Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2016

Performed visual inspection of repairs and replacement of piping systems, seismic retrofit and upgrade, NDE coordination, verification of NDE requirements, witness of hydrotesting and post-hydro restoration.

Turner Industries Lyondell Basell - Corpus Christi, Texas

Inspector 510 / 570 / CWI

2016

Performed visual inspection of repairs and replacement of piping systems, NDE coordination, verification of NDE requirements, witness of hydrotesting and post-hydro restoration.

Focus Service Group Buckeye Texas Partners LP - Corpus Christi, Texas

Mechanical Integrity Consultant

2016

Development and implementation of a client specific mechanical integrity program which captured and retained pertinent documentation from Project QA / QC, external visual inspection of pressure vessels and piping systems, CADD generated inspection isometrics, thickness measurement surveys and other inspection evaluations into a client corrosion monitoring program and database.

Conducted final reviews of incoming data performed by qualified personnel prior to entry into the client corrosion monitoring program and inspection database to ensure documentation compliance and value.

The Mechanical Integrity Program included crude processing, storage facilities and ship loading docks.

Weitz Heavy Industrial NatGas Methanol Project

Site QA / QC Manager

2016

Managed in-process and final visual inspections of structural steel and foundation installations as well as civil package turnovers at job completion.

Pinnacle ART Agrium Fertilizer Plant - Beatrice, Nebraska

Mechanical Integrity Lead

2015

Directed and managed field personnel, performed external visual inspection of pressure vessels and piping systems, field sketching, assigned thickness measurement locations and obtained ultrasonic thickness measurements for evaluation.

Stronghold Inspection Valero Refining - Corpus Christi, Texas

Turnaround Equipment Inspector

2015

Performed internal visual inspection and final visual inspections of Unit 13 Hydrogen Furnace with associated auxiliary boiler, NDE coordination, witnessed repairs / modifications.

West States Energy Contractors, Inc. Anadarko - Midland, Texas

Construction Manager

2015

Installed foundations, piping and pressure vessels in upstream / midstream oil and gas facilities.

Ensured all non-destructive testing and hydrotesting of piping was completed in compliance with applicable codes and local jurisdictions for oil and gas midstream infrastructure construction projects.

West States Energy Contractors, Inc. - Midland, Texas

Construction Management

2014

Conducted job walks, job package reviews and submittal of bids for oil and gas midstream infrastructure construction projects.

Stronghold Inspection Marathon Refining - Texas City, Texas

Turnaround Equipment Inspector

2014

Performed internal visual inspection and final visual inspections of ARU pressure vessel repairs / modifications, NDE coordination, verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydrotesting of pressure vessel repairs / modifications.

Consulting & Field Services CVR Refining - Coffeyville, KS

T/A Inspection Coordinator

2014

Reviewed history of process equipment and piping systems and developed inspection scope for upcoming refinery turnaround activities.

The scope development included scaffolding requirements, cleaning of components to include sandblasting, hydro blasting and general clean out, developing ITP’s and initiating repair / replacement notifications.

West States Energy Contractors, Inc. DCP Midstream - Odessa, Texas

Construction Management

2014

Installed foundations, piping fabrication / installation and pressure equipment placement for upstream / midstream oil and gas infrastructure.

Successfully ensured nondestructive testing and hydrotesting of piping was completed and in compliance with applicable codes and local jurisdictions.

International Alliance Group TransCanada Keystone XL Pump Station 41 - Liberty, Texas

Mechanical Inspection Coordinator

2014

Performed visual inspection and final visual inspections of pressure vessels, NDE coordination, verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydro-testing of pressure vessel and piping system for 30” diameter multiple unit pumping station.

Applus RTD Inspection Services Suncor Refining - Ft. MacMurray, Alberta, Canada

T/A Inspector

2014

Performed internal visual inspection and final visual inspections of pressure vessel repairs / modifications, NDE coordination, verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydrotesting of pressure vessel repairs / modifications.

International Alliance Group Global Projects - Regina, Saskatchewan

Site QA Manager

CCRL Section V FCC Complex Project

2010 – 2012

Managed quality assurance and sub-contractor QA/QC personnel, performed in-process surveillance and final visual inspections of piping and pressure vessels, verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydro-testing of piping and pressure vessels.

Verified project system documentation reviews and turnover coordination for all sub-contractors.

International Alliance Group - Abilene, Texas

Module QA Coordinator

Sandridge Energy CO2 Recovery Project

2009 - 2010

Provided quality assurance of all module fabrication activities during the fabrication of CO2 Fractionation and Selexol modules in Abilene, Texas.

Technip USA - Billings, Montana

Site QA/QC Manager

2008 – 2009

ExxonMobil Refinery SWS / SCR / Boiler Temp Projects

Responsible for in-process and final visual inspections of piping and pressure vessels, coordinated and verified NDE requirements, witnessed hydro-testing of piping and pressure vessels.

Coordinated system turnover for sub-contractors.

DCP Midstream - Midland, Texas

Senior Equipment Inspector

2007 – 2008

Performed external / internal visual inspection of pressure vessels and piping systems, coordinated corrosion monitoring inspections with contract inspection services, verified NDE requirements and witnessed hydro-testing of piping and pressure vessel repairs / modifications for the asset natural gas processing plants and compressor booster stations.

Conam Inspection Services BP Refining - Carson, California

Coker Block T/A Inspector

2006

Managed pre-turnaround in-process external visual inspection, internal visual inspection and final visual inspections of piping and pressure vessel repairs / modifications.

Hovensa Refining, LLC - St. Croix, USVI

Senior Area Inspector

2002 – 2006

Coordinated required NDE inspection for in -service corrosion monitoring of piping systems and pressure vessels, managed required NDE inspections for NDE subcontractors for internal / external inspection of piping systems and pressure vessels required for pre-turnaround and turnaround scope.

Performed routine audit of welding activities to ensure correct procedures adhered to Hovensa standards and applicable code requirement.

Areas of responsibility were Sulfuric Acid Alkalization and Regeneration Complex and Delayed Coking Complex in-service visual inspection of piping systems and pressure vessels.

Jacobs Engineering Group - Maracaibo, Venezuela

Field QA Surveillance Supervisor

2000 - 2001

Hovensa Refining Co. Coker Project

Quality Assurance Supervisor of all welding activities and hydrotest walk-downs during the fabrication of Delayed Coker modules and Coke Conveying System fabrication in La Victoria, Venezuela and Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela.

ADDITIONAL CAREER EXPERIENCE

Jacobs Engineering Group – Accident Investigation Inspection Supervisor, Daikin Americas, Decatur, AK.

Coordinated post-accident inspection activities where fatalities were recorded. This responsibility involved preparation of inspection packages and reviewing / filing of all documentation generated from these inspections. The careful disassembly of accident sight for shipment to laboratory for continued post-accident investigation to determine cause of accident. All disassembly activities of piping systems and pressure vessels were gauged for proper fit up, internally fiberscoped prior to disassembly, pieces were marked for identification and seal wrapped to eliminate contamination of accident materials. All activities were videotaped and digital pictures taken of all activities.

Jacobs Engineering Group – QA/QC Inspector, Metaxylene Project, Koch Refining Company, Corpus Christi, Texas. Completed inspection / turnover of concrete foundations, pressure vessels, gas-fired equipment, structural steel and piping systems. Also responsible for subcontractor inspection.

Jacobs Engineering Group – QA/QC Inspector, ALKY re-build, CITGO Refining Company, Corpus Christi, Texas. Completed inspection / hydrotesting of piping and equipment during turnaround.

Jacobs Engineering Group – QA/QC Inspector, Atlas Upgrade Project, Atlas-Pennzoil Refining Facility, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Responsible for inspection / turnover of civil (structural steel, concrete foundation, pile driving, UG pipe coating, UG drain system), pressure vessels, pressure equipment and piping systems.

Jacobs Engineering Group – QA/QC Inspector, FCCU Modernization Project, Chevron Refining Company, Richmond, California. Completed inspection / turnover of concrete foundations, backfill activity, pressure vessels, gas-fired equipment, and structural steel. Also responsible for subcontractor inspection.

Jacobs Engineering Group – QA/QC Inspector, Mid-Plant Expansion Project, MSTDP Project, TOLFRAC Project, Piperack Modification Project, Koch Refining Company, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Completed inspections / turnover of concrete foundations, backfill activity, pressure vessels, gas-fired equipment, structural steel.

Fish Engineering – QA/QC Inspector, Ethylene Project Coastal Javelina Refinery, Corpus Christi, Texas. Successfully inspected pressure equipment, components, vessel internals and catalyst loading. Assisted in blow-down and start-up procedures with OPS.

ADDITIONAL PROJECT LIST

CITGO Refining Company - Corpus Christi, Texas

FCC Fractionators Internal Replacement Project - Sulzer Chemtech, Mexico City, Mexico

Shop Surveillance Inspector, responsible for in-process fabrication inspections of pressure vessels, piping and structural steel Assignments included: Hovensa Refining LLC, Delayed Coker Project, Sulfur 1 & 2 Revamp Project, St. Croix, USVI

Koch Refining Company, Metaxylene Project - Corpus Christi, Texas

Atlas/Pennzoil Refining Company, Atlas Upgrade Project - Shreveport, Louisiana

Solvay Polymers Expansion Projects - Deer Park and Freeport, Texas

Koch Refining Company, FCCU II Upgrade Project - Corpus Christi, Texas

Aristech Chemical Corp., LaPorte No.3 Project - LaPorte, Texas

Arco Chemical Company, No.1 Polypropylene Project - Carson, CA

Exxon Refining Company, T-102X and T-5X Tower Replacement Projects - Baton Rouge, LA

Clark Refining Company, Port Arthur Refinery Upgrade Project - Port Arthur, TX



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