Raymond B. Grew CWI
Cell # 602-***-****
E-mail - email@example.com
•CWI/AWS QC1 Certificate # 08061491
•AWS Code Endorsements:
•ASME Section IX B31.1 and B31.3
•ACCP Level II VT GI Direct Certificate # 178770
•CWE/AWS QC5 Certificate # 0807020E
•TWIC Card, Passport and OSHA 10
•Willing to travel anywhere in U.S or Canada
•High School/General Studies
•College/Manual and Semi-automatic Welding Procedures and Applications
•Blueprint Reading and Interpretation
•Welding Inspection and Technology
•Computer Skills Include: Microsoft Word and Excel
•Previously worked as a Welding Supervisor for Murray Company at Intel Semiconductor plant based in Chandler, Arizona. Responsibilities and duties included but not limited to the development and performance of a semi automatic weld procedure to weld high purity stainless steel piping, training of welders in the semi automatic process, testing of welders in both semi automatic and manual welding processes, coordinate welding, installation and testing of all piping and related equipment with numerous contractors as per section B31.1 & B31.3, weld mapping, and working from cad drawings
•Previously worked in 2011 as a CWI / Pipeline Technical Utility Inspector for Tulsa Inspection Resources as a Representative for Enbridge Pipeline on Integrity Digs throughout the states of Upper and Lower Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois. Responsibilities and duties included but not limited to training new inspectors, witnessing of excavating, sandblasting, welding, coating, hydro, contact with main control center, assuring contractors perform all work and activities in a safe and timely manner as required by Enbridge, daily reports, issuing of safe work permits, signing of contractor time sheets, welding and dimensional asbuilts using Microsoft word and Excel.
• CWI for EMS Quality Control at Tres Palacios Gas Storage Facility LLC, Texas
•7 Years as a Certified Welding Inspector
•32 Years as a Certified Pipe-fitter Welder
•Pipelines •Pump Stations
•Compressor Stations •Diesel Locomotive Refueling Stations
•Oil Refineries •Power Plants: Nuclear/Coal/Cogeneration
•Water Treatment Plants •Chemical Plants
•Steel Plants •Paper Mills
•Semiconductor Plants •Pharmaceutical Plants
•Numerous welding certifications held in both the past and present in manual, automatic and semi-automatic processes:
•SMAW, GTAW, GTAW/SMAW, GTAW/MACHINE, GTAW/AUTO ORBITAL, GMAW/PGMAW, SAW, FCAW
•Instructed, inspected and tested many individuals on these processes of manual and machine welding equipment both destructive and non destructive testing
•Familiar and worked with most NDT methods
Some of the major projects I have worked on as a certified pipefitter welder or inspector:
June 1996 to May 1997
Potlatch - New Mech Company
Boiler Expansion Project
Position – QA/QC Manger: Responsible for setting up weld booths, administering weld tests, visually inspect and witness weld tests and visually inspect ongoing welding on the job per ASME Code Section IX B31.1 B31.3 on a daily basis, witness repair work, pressure tests, schedule x-rays, and complete all required documentation on a daily basis.
December 1997 to April 1999
Lakehead Pipeline, Inc. – United Piping, Inc.
Position – Supervisor/QA: Responsible for a crew on pumping stations for Lakehead Pipeline, Inc. Duties included scheduling operators for excavation, electricians, insulators, welders, material deliveries, such as pipe and fittings, install and inspect welds and all necessary equipment for the job per API 1104 Code so it would pass inspection by third-party inspectors the first time to eliminate the need for any repair or rework to get the job done right and in a safe and timely manner, and complete all required documentation on a daily basis.
Some of the pump stations I worked at were in the following states: Joliet, ND; Bemidji, MN; Floodwood, MN; Crookston, MN; Clearbrook, MN; Grand Rapids, MN; Escanaba, MI; Ironwood, MI; Ashland, WI; Superior, WI; Hayward, WI
January – October 2005
Intel Corporation – Murray Company
Position - Welder, Instructor, QA: Responsible for the demonstration and instruction to welders in the use of automated welding equipment and procedures, generate weld programs for welders on 227 AMI machines, perform visual inspections on a daily basis to make sure welding, fabrication, and installation was performed according to procedure and specifications per ASME Code, and complete all required documentation on a daily basis.
Tres Palacious Gas Storage Facility, LLC – EMS Quality Control
Position - CWI: Responsible for administering and the witnessing of weld tests and perform destructive testing for welder qualifications per API 1104 Code. Daily responsibilities included taking pictures of welds and equipment, visual inspection of all welds on job site, pressure tests, interpreting of random x-rays, schedule x-rays, reports, walk downs, and complete all required documentation.
August – November 2008
Rocky Mountain Express Pipeline
Position - Certified Automatic Welder: Responsible for the welding of 42-inch natural gas pipeline per API 1104 Code and repairing imperfections of all machine welds before they were ultrasonic tested. This job was reported to have made history with a 2.4 percent repair rate; the lowest repair rate in pipeline automatic welding history.
January 2012 to June 2012
Intel Corporation – Murray Company
Fab 42 Semi Conductor Plant
Position – Welding Supervisor
Welding supervisor for Murray Company at Intel Semiconductor plant based in Chandler, Arizona. Responsibilities and duties included development and performance of a semi automatic weld procedure to weld 10 inch super high purity stainless steel pipe, training of welders in the semi automatic process, testing of welders in both semi automatic and manual welding processes, coordinate welding and installation of all piping and related equipment with numerous contractors as per section B31.1 & B31.3, weld mapping, and working from cad drawings.
Major projects continued:
•Enbridge Pipeline-MN, WI, MI, IL
•Byron Nuclear Generating Station - IL
•LaSalle Nuclear Generating Station - IL
•Fort Calhoun Nuclear Generating Station - NE
•Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station - AZ
•Diablo Canyon Nuclear Generating Station - CA
•San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station - CA
•Rocky Mountain Express Pipeline - IL
•Dome Petroleum Gas Storage Facility - WI
•Murphy Oil Refinery - WI
•Koch Oil Refinery - MN
•Ashland Oil Refinery – MN
•Ashland Oil Refinery - KY
•Amoco Oil Refinery - ND
•3M Division - MN
•Intel Corporation – AZ/OR
•Amgen Pharmaceutical – CA
•American Express Tower - MN
•Numerous coal and gas fired power plants
•Tres Palcious Gas storage Facility-TX
As mentioned these are just some projects worked any gaps I was always employed as a welder, supervisor or CWI.