Educational Background

  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • B.S. (1981) Engineering Technology – Welding & Metallurgy


Employment Background

  • 1984-Current – President, HOT Inspection Services, Inc., Round Rock, Texas. A firm which provides tank inspection and consulting, coatings inspection, structural steel inspection, underwater inspection, welding consulting, welder training and testing.
  • 1981 – 1984 – Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, Houston, Texas Division. Welding Engineer – Experiences included: Assignments in construction, engineering and corporate welding services. Responsibilities included: Design of AWWA D100, API 620 and 650 storage vessels, ASME, API, and AWS welding procedure design and development, project welding supervision, field engineering, QA Inspection and NDE.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of American Welding Society
  • Member of American Society for Nondestructive Testing
  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member of National Association of Corrosion Engineers


  • Certified Coating Inspector – NACE #7841
  • Certified Welding Inspector – AWS #85040251
  • Certified Welding Educator – AWS #9612020C
  • Certified NDE Corporate Level III Inspector – SNT-TC-1A of ASNT
  • Certified Welding Supervisor – CBI Corporate Welding
  • Certified Welder – ASME Section IX, AWS D1.1 (SMAW, GMAW, GTAW & FCAW).
  • Certified Diver – NAUI #724827