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Expert in Quality Assurance, Fabrication, Work Process Control, Configuration Management

Expert ID: 731839 California, USA

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38 years of nuclear and other industry experience that has included work for nuclear power plants, fabricators, and spent fuel dry storage system installation providers. Expertise is primarily QA/QC including QA program development, training, implementation and management. Specific areas with extensive experience include design configuration, fabrication work processes, procedures and work instructions, inspection, surveillance, testing, metrology, procurement, supplier qualification, corrective action, root cause, and operations auditing. Certified by multiple companies as QA Lead Auditor, and previously certified QC/NDE for various tasks/levels.

Experience has included engineering functions and various technical areas, such as, design and modifications, specifications, nonconformance evaluations, replacement part evaluations, CGI dedication, material testing, dimensions/tolerances, metal forming, machining, welding, NDE, corrosion, electrical equipment fabrication and testing, radioactive waste handling, nuclear spent fuel storage, and extensive use of the ASME B&PV Code.

Experience has also included project management functions; tracking costs, evaluating schedule performance including milestone completion and open items, and facilitating resolution of problems (program or technical).

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California - San Francisco, California - Sacramento, California - Oakland, California - Stockton, California - Fremont, California - Modesto, California - Salinas, California - Santa Rosa, California - Hayward, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mechanics Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Year: 1978 Degree: AS Subject: Engineering Science Institution: State University of New York at Alfred, Alfred, NY

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: (See bio.)

38 years of nuclear and other industry experience that has included work for nuclear power plants, fabricators, and spent fuel dry storage system installation providers. Expertise is primarily QA/QC including QA program development, training, implementation and management. Specific areas with extensive experience include design configuration, fabrication work processes, procedures and work instructions, inspection, surveillance, testing, metrology, procurement, supplier qualification, corrective action, root cause, and operations auditing. Certified by multiple companies as QA Lead Auditor, and previously certified QC/NDE for various tasks/levels.

Experience has included engineering functions and various technical areas, such as, design and modifications, specifications, nonconformance evaluations, replacement part evaluations, CGI dedication, material testing, dimensions/tolerances, metal forming, machining, welding, NDE, corrosion, electrical equipment fabrication and testing, radioactive waste handling, nuclear spent fuel storage, and extensive use of the ASME B&PV Code.

Experience has also included project management functions; tracking costs, evaluating schedule performance including milestone completion and open items, and facilitating resolution of problems (program or technical).

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2014 to 2018 Agency: USA/DOE Role: Contractor Description: Subcontractor for DOE nuclear facility

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2001 to 2011 Country / Region: Japan Summary: Oversaw metal fabrication of nuclear grade vessels involving various facilities.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Nuclear Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Licenses / Certifications
Engineering-In-Training, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Awards / Recognition
Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Fraternity, Rochester Delta Pi

Fields of Expertise

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