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  1. 1. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 19 EXPERIENCE SUMMARY _________________ My workexperience spans 16 years of workin petrochemical refineries, pipelines, compressor stations, pipe and structural fabrication shops, oil drilling rigs and production platforms, machine shops, nuclear fuel facilities, and fabricationfor nuclear projects. Approximately 5 years of this time was spent in craftas either a pipefitter, or boilermaker with the remaining 11 years working directly with Quality AssuranceControl and inspection as a ProjectSupervisor, NDE Technician, Field Inspector, Shop Inspector, Lead Inspector, Field Engineer, or Owners Representative. TECHNICALQUALIFICATIONS &RELEVANT SKILLS *AWS Certified Weld Inspector #09080571 *ANSI N45.2.6 Certified Level II Welding and Mechanical Inspector *ASNT-TC -1A Level IIRT, MT, UTT,PT, and Film Interpretation *NACE Level I Coatings NQA-1 and 10CFR Part 50 Appendix B Quality AssuranceRequirements forNuclearPowerPlants and Fuel ReprocessingPlants AWS D1.1, D1.3, D1.6, D9.1 ASME Section II, III,V, VIII,IX,B31.1, B31.3, B31.4 and B16.5 Strong analytical, organizational, prioritization and communication skills. WORK HISTORY ________________ NES Global Talent contracted as Owner’s Representative (Welding) forChevron Phillips 2/2016 to 4/2016 • QA Welding/Mechanical Inspector at Chevron Phillips PolyethyleneSweeny, TX. o Ensure proper material/components, welding consumables were used when welding was performed by contractors. o Random/Spot inspection of fit-up for misalignment, gap, transition, and overall cleanliness of pip/fitting/component. o Visually inspect all in process and complete butt welds and structural welds for conformanceto the requirements set forth in company’s visual inspection criteria as well as those required by the client in the purchase order. o Review all radiographs for final acceptance of client. o Audit rod slips issued each shift toensure proper information is being documented and field welding matches documented information. o Generate daily report of all welds complete and in-process by all contractorsto include any issues or quality/productionconcerns encountered throughout shift o Audit welder list to ensure all welders on projectare listed/updated and welders are welding only on thickness, process, and material as qualified to do so.
  2. 2. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 29 Cross Consulting, Inc. forHarder Mechanical Contractors 10/2015 to Present  Welding/Mechanical Inspector at Chevron, Richmond, CA Alkylation/Polymerunit outage. o Ensure proper material/components, welding consumables were used when welding alloy 20, carbon steel, and stainless packages. o Inspect fit-up for misalignment, gap, and transition. o Visually inspect all in process and complete welds for conformanceto the requirements set forth in company’s visual inspection criteria as well as those required by the client in the purchase order. o Inspect all structural bolted connections, and visual inspection of welded structural components. o Generate requests for NDE as required per line class/lot requirements and coordinate with contracted personnel to ensure such testing was performed and documentation generated to reflectresults. o Witness all pressure tests withQuality Assurance for integrity of installed alloy 20, carbon steel, and stainless piping. o Inspect/witness all controlled torques/hydraulic tensions for conformanceto specification. o Assist fellow inspectors with Code Packages. o Ensure restoration of package meets all requirements set forthin contractbefore submitting to client for completion. STI Group 06/2015 to 10/2015  Welding/Mechanical Inspector at Sunoco Logistics terminal 30” crude transport projects. o Ensure proper material/components, welding consumables, were used when performing work. o Inspect fit-up for misalignment, gap, and transition. o Visually inspect all in process and complete welds for conformanceto the requirements set forth in company’s visual inspection criteria as well as those required by the client in the purchase order. o Inspect/witness all controlled torques/hydraulic tensions for conformanceto specification. o Inspect all structural bolted connections, and visual inspection of welded structural components. o Holiday test all underground welded joints o Inspect coatings of above ground pipe for runs, mil thickness, and overallappearance to requirements set forth in applicable specification(s).
  3. 3. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 39 Weld Spec Inc. 02/2015 to 04/2015  Welding Inspector/Shop Surveillance covering shop fabricationfor Huntsman Refinery Expansion as wellas 48” water line in Port Arthur. o Ensure proper material/components, welding consumables, were used when performing workvia thorough surveillance and audits. o Witness all pressure tests associated with the workpackage ensuring proper procedures are followedregarding safety protocols,project specific testing methods, and governing code requirements. o Ensure latest revisions of drawings were being utilized when performing work. o Schedule NDE crews accordingly as required by applicable code/specification. o Review Radiographs for Client acceptance (Huntsman) o Holiday test all underground welded joints o Inspect coatings of above ground pipe for runs, mil thickness, and overallappearance to requirements set forth in applicable specification(s) Admiral Field Services, LLC 08/2014 to 02/2015  ProjectWelding/Mechanical Inspector for various contracts and locationsthroughout Southeast Texas. o Build data packages fornew vessel constructionwith all required documentation for Authorized Inspector acceptance. o Ensure proper material/components, welding consumables, were used when performing workvia thorough surveillance and audits. o Witness all pressure tests associated with the workpackage ensuring proper procedures are followedregarding safety protocols,project specific testing methods, and governing code requirements. o Ensure latest revisions of drawings were being utilized when performing work. o Schedule NDE crews accordingly as required by applicable code/specification. o Coordinate torqueing/tensioning crews where applicable in performing work on bolt-ups identified in workpackages.
  4. 4. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 49 Richard Construction Inc. ExxonMobil Chemical Ethylene Outage 03/2014 to 6/2014  CWI Inspector with Richard Construction Incorporated on EthyleneT/A o Visually inspect all welds for compliance withrequirements set forthin B31.3, company procedures, and contract requirements. o Ensure proper material/components, welding consumables, were used when performing work. o Witness all pressure tests associated with the workpackage ensuring proper procedures are followedregarding safety protocols,project specific testing methods, and governing code requirements. o Ensure latest revisions of drawings were being utilized when performing work. o Coordinate torqueing/tensioning crews where applicable in performing work on bolt-ups identified in workpackages. o Coordinate with constructionforemen, general foremen, superintendents, and project managers, when necessary, to correctany and all issues preventing package from being released to pressure test and/or from selling to client as notice of completion. Triple R Pipeline and Environmental Services Baton Rouge, LA 10/2013 – 12/2013  Owner’s Representative/Source Inspector o Monitor all welding activities performed by the Supplier to ensure welding is within the parameters set forth in the Company approved Welding Procedure Specification. o Ensure welders performing such workare approved by the Company. o Performfit-up inspections to ensure in-house Quality Control personnel are accepting/rejecting respective fit-ups per criteria set forth in applicable Company construction specifications, applicable code requirements, and approved in-house procedures/specifications. o Coordinate NDE Contractor, when necessary, to perform NDE as required by the Company and applicable code requirements. o Attend weekly meetings to provide updates on Supplier progress, quality concerns, and construction practices as required for compliance of construction operations/execution
  5. 5. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 59 with federal, state, and localcodes, industry standards, company procedures, and contractual requirements CB&I, Lake Charles, Louisiana 07/2013 – 10/2013  Process Engineer o Coordinate internally with other execution disciplines and external suppliers both within Company prescribed policies/procedure and/or direction from the Construction Field Engineering Manager o Observes and ensures construction practices as required forcompliance of construction operations/execution with federal, state, and localcodes, industry standards, company procedures, and contractual requirements. o Gather approved required documents and information to support the successful completion of relevant constructionactivities/requirements o Study and understand the project specifications, procedures, and relevant portions of the Contract. o Attend construction project meetings as required to participate and understand execution responsibilities. Achieve successfulcompletion of assigned work responsibilities on time, within budget, schedules, and contract requirements. Valero Corporation- UnifiedHydrocrackerProject-St.Charles, LA 12/2012 to 6/2012  Lead Field Engineer/Supervisor with Richard Construction Incorporated contractedthrough Weld Spec, Inc. o Supervise and coordinate the efforts of all Field Engineers, offering assistance and answers to any questions or issues that arise from a quality, technical, logistical, or construction standpoint, and serve as liaison between General Contractor and Owner’s Representative to ensure compliance is maintained throughout the construction, testing, reinstatement, and commissioning life-cycleof all workpackages. o Generate Pre and Postpunch-lists forwork packages with attention to civil,piping, mechanical, welding, instrumentation, and insulation. o Witness all pressure tests associated with the workpackage ensuring proper procedures are followedregarding safety protocols,project specific testing methods, and governing code requirements.
  6. 6. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 69 o Review of workpackages forfinal turnover to ensure latest revisions of design drawings are being used, review weld data sheets for conformanceto applicable specifications, codes and standards, authorization to pressure test signatures have been attained, all ECR’s, FCR’s, RFI’s etc., are in place applicable to the workscope, and NDE has been cleared. o Coordinate with constructionforemen, general foremen, superintendents, and project managers, when necessary, to correctany and all issues preventing package from being released to pressure test and/or from selling to client as notice of completion. Savannah River Site Shaw Areva MOX Services Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility 04/ 2012 to 10/2012  Quality Assurance Specialist III/ANSI LevelII Welding and Mechanical inspector/Source Inspection o Responsible for, field inspections of piping, hangers, HVAC round and rectangular duct, embed plates, anchor bolts, mechanical equipment, and pressure vessels o Performed source inspections/surveillances of localsuppliers forconformance to NQA-1, 10CFR50 Part B, and all other requirements set forthin the contract. o Served as Quality Control Inspector on a team devoted to closing NonconformanceReports through verificationand acceptance of actions performed by Construction. o Verify implementation of NonconformanceReport dispositions to code requirements, project procedures, and project specifications by visual examination of in-process and completed workto the attributes set forthin the inspection plan. o Review of workpackages forfinal turnover to ensure latest revisions of design drawings are being used, review weld data sheets for conformanceto applicable specifications, codes and standards, workauthorization signatures have been attained, daily workperformed sheets are filled out correctly,all ECR’s, FCR’s, FCN’s etc. are in place applicable to the work scope, all weld data sheets are filled out properly, Quality Control inspection page has all pertinent inspections up to date, etc. o Input data on an ongoing basis to CodeMan welding software todocument the results of welds made from material issue to final acceptance. o Utilize Documentum softwareto manage documents applicable to inspections performed with respect to: WorkPackages, design drawing latest revisions, field change request, Engineer change request, applicable codes, standards, project procedure, construction specifications, supplier deficiency reports, nonconformancelog, etc. o Utilize measuring and test equipment in the performance of inspections to verify dimensions are within the tolerance allowed by the design drawing. Shell MotivaEnterprises- Crude Expansion Project-VPS-5Unit Port Arthur, TX May 2011 to November 2011  Field Engineer with Bechtel Engineering contracted through Weld Spec, Inc. o Generate Pre and Postpunch-lists forwork packages with attention to civil,piping, mechanical, welding, instrumentation, and insulation. o Witness all pressure tests associated with the workpackage ensuring proper procedures are followedregarding safety protocols,project specific testing methods, and governing code requirements. o Review of workpackages forfinal turnover to ensure latest revisions of design drawings are being used, review weld data sheets for conformanceto applicable specifications, codes and
  7. 7. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 79 standards, workauthorization signatures have been attained, daily workperformed sheets are filled out correctly,all ECR’s, FCR’s, FCN’s etc. are in place applicable to the work scope, all weld data sheets are filled out properly, Quality Control inspection page has all pertinent inspections up to date, etc. o Coordinate with constructionforemen, general foremen, superintendents, and project managers, when necessary, to correctany and all issues preventing package from being released to pressure test and/or from selling to client as notice of completion. o Regularly audit construction crewson projectspecific "build-it-tight/build-it-clean" requirements and document results to capture an overalldetailed picture of the daily adherence and conformanceto client specifications, projectprocedures, and governing code(s)requirements. Integrity Testing and Inspection Western Refinery Jamestown, NM February 2011 to May 2011  ProjectManager for maintenance contracton a Mechanical Integrity Nondestructive Testing Contractor o Responsible formanaging separate crews of 10 NDE Technicians as a critical part of Western Refining' Mechanical Integrity Program. o Ultrasonic Examination (Thickness) of pipe, pressure vessels, storage tanks, structural assemblies, and all other permanent plant fixed and rotating equipment as part of a monthly, annual, 5 year inspections, or at the specific request of the Chief Inspector for determination of corrosion rate, base metal thickness, and/or adherence to material or project specifications. o Ultrasonic Examination (Thickness) of all fabricated or receivedpipe, structural assemblies, and equipment as part of the maintenance or plant outages for baseline thickness data. o Fulfill the nondestructive examination requirements of any Code work, B31.3 ProcessPipe, or AWS D1.1 Structural WeldingCode - Steelrequirements at the request of Western’s Chief Inspector or the General Contractor by performing magnetic particle testing, dye penetrant testing, radiographic testing, magnetic flux leakage, magnetic particle examination, vacuum box testing, and visual examination. Shell Motiva Enterprises- Crude Expansion Project-VPS-5 Unit PortArthur, TX Teton Industrial- Alpharetta, GA June 2010 to November 2010  CWI Field Inspector of piping, structural and civildisciplines forfield fabrication of Tank Farm expansion. o Inspect fit-up of joints verifyingproper bevel preparation, gap and alignment acceptability to B31.3 ProcessPipe acceptance criteria, Tetons' quality requirements, and client specifications. o Verify correctmaterial, fittings, welding rods/wire is used according to welding procedure specifications, line specificationsand applicable code requirements. o Inspect 100% of all root passes in designated area and accept or reject based on acceptability to Teton visual testing requirements, code requirements and client specifications
  8. 8. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 89 o Coordinate with Non-destructive Examination crew in meeting lotrequirements of B31.3 to ensure they are met and any other NDE requirement is executed and findings are acceptable before turning package over to engineering forpre-hydro punch list. o Ensure welding procedures are strictly adhered to and take correctivemeasure if not. o Inspect grout pours, structural steel erection, pump foundations, bolt testing, and other civil/structural/mechanical workas required URS Corporation-Engineered Products Division-Carlsbad, NM Contracted through System One Services-Pittsburgh, PA February 2010 to May 2010  Senior NDE Inspector/Quality Control Inspector o Visually inspect 100% of joint preparation, joint fit-up, in-process, and completed welds for conformanceto procedure, client specifications,code requirements and standards. o Utilize NDE methods of dye penetrant (solventremovable and water-washable) and magnetic particle examination do detect, classify,quantify, and determine acceptability of discontinuities in welds, heat-affectedzones, and base metals of structural members, containment vessels, glove-boxes, pipe, and various machined parts. o Maintain daily records of inspections and daily quality reports. o Performinspections of containment vessels transporting spent nuclear fuel rods for dimensional tolerances utilizing dial calipers, depth micrometers, fillet gauges, thread gages, go/no-go gages, thickness gauge and negative pressure testing foraxial-play. o Performdimensional First Article inspections of machined parts for GloveBox fabricationto ensure acceptance requirements are met before subsequent production. Turner Industries Group LLC - Nederland, TX Huntsman Corp. Outage in Nederland, TX January 2010 to February 2010  Boilermaker o Remove pressure relief valvesin PO/MTBE units. o Communicate with third-party and refinery personnel forinspection and acceptance of valves. o Install pressure-relief valves after verifyinglocation on P&IDand given acceptancefor installation from third-party and refinery personnel. Team Fabricators - PortArthur, TX March 2009 to August 2009  Quality Control Inspector o Visually inspect 100% of welds forconformance to procedure, client specifications, and acceptance criteria set forthin B31.3 Process Pipe Normal Fluid Service/Severe Cycle.
  9. 9. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 99 o Utilize Nondestructive Testing methods, specifically dye penetration and magnetic particle examination, for in-process and completed welds to determine if any weld or adjacent base metal defects are present. o Identify welds to be X-rayedby NDE Contract Company. o Verify Joint preparation and joint fit-up prior to weld. o Verify dimensions of spools and correctmaterials were used throughout in accordancewith the design documents. Starcon International - Manhattan, IL Various Projects-EPCandOutages December 2007 to December 2008  Quality Control Inspector o Examine joint preparation and joint fit-up before welding commenced. o Visually inspect welds in-process and final, marking up any indication that requires additional welding, cleaning, grinding etc.,by the welder. o Ensure welding procedures were strictly adhered to and tooknecessary actions in the event of a deviation from parameters set forth in the procedure occurred. o Ensured all NDE requirements for each package were met and performed actions necessary to minimize rejection rate throughout the fabrication process. o Coordinated with engineering and operations to perform pressure testing of piping and equipment. o Compiled as-built drawings, weldmaps, all NDE forms, test records, PWHTcharts and all other required documentation formanager to review and submit to client for commissioning, records, etc. Signal International LLC - Orange, TX Multiple Projects-New Construction, Modifications,and Repairs June 2006 to June 2007  Quality Control Inspector o Worked under regulatory body Det Norske Veritas and for the client Diamond Offshoreon a 1 year upgrade to an eight column, semi-submersible offshore drilling installation. o Generated red-line drawings on all as-built piping systems that were modified. o Reviewed isometric drawings to ensure the hand drawings would be suitable for submission to Diamond Offshorefor permanent records. o Coordinated with NDE contractor(s) forscope of workto be performed, monitor the activities in-process when able, proofed their reports for accuracy/errors,and critiqued all interpretations forvalidity/final acceptanceor rejection. o Examined radiographs of x-rayed pipe. o Performed daily visual inspections of in-process and completed welds and joint fit-up.
  10. 10. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 109 o Witnessed/Performed vacuumbox test, hydrostatic tests, in-service tests and final closures and generated associated reports. o Maintain all WPQs,PQRs, specifications, Material Testing Reports and all other pertinent documentation for company or regulatory body audits. o Compiled as-builts, all NDE forms, test records, PWHTcharts and all other documentation required for turnover packages for commissioning and client records. Conex Corporation - Beaumont, TX EPCProjects,Plant Outages, and Maintenance Contracts throughout Southeast Texas area. March 2004 to February 2006  Pipefitter and Boilermaker o Removed, scrapped, and replaced defective hardware in towers, tanks, silos, various plant structures, and other vessels using hand/power tools and torches. o Inspected tubes, fittings, valves,controls and auxiliary machinery. o Cleaned towers, drums, heat exchangers, and other vessels forthird-party inspectors and refinery personnel. o Layout, assemble, install and maintain pipe systems, pipe supports and related hydraulic, pneumatic and high pressure systems. o Hydrostatic tested all piping systems and equipment according to test pressure after installed or separated from piping system. Various NDE Companies - Southeast, TX,US January 2000 to October2003  Level II NDE Inspector o Coordinate with QA/QC department on parts to be examined. o Performed NDE method accordingly,interpreted results, and compiled all required documentation for submission to appropriate department. o Worked numerous pipelines and substations from beginning to tie-ins, testing all welds predominately using RT method and often ultrasonic thickness gauges to determine existing lines base metal thickness for allowance. o Worked forGlobal Santa Fe and several other drilling companies in the Gulf of Mexico and overseas in their structural integrity program on approximately 25-30 rig surveys, taking
  11. 11. Kevin L. Rhodes 40 Idlewild Lumberton, TX 77657 Email: rhodesprt4@aol.com Cellular: (409) 679-6351 119 thickness gauges of entire offshore drilling installations, including most of the piping systems, and generating structural and isometric drawings References: Gordy Darling Piping Superintendent at Harder Mechanical Contractors Cellular: (503) 764-6807 Andy Johnston Mechanical Lead at CBI Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication at Savannah River Site WorkPhone: (803) 819-8980 John Polcyn Field QC Lead at CBI Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication at Savannah River Site WorkPhone (803) 819-8956

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