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Expert in Underwater Structural Inspection


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert specializes in nondestructive testing (NDT) inspection of American Bureau of Shipping and United States Coast Guard surveys for underwater inspection in lieu of drydocking. He writes procedures, administers qualifications, and has conducted several research studies on various NDT techniques used underwater such as advanced ultrasonics, magnetic particle inspection, flooded member detection, and radiography. Expert has developed underwater inspection/NDT equipment when no reliable equipment existed. He developed an AC articulating MT yoke system to use on offshore complex node geometrics and completely water and pressure proof isotope source housing with remote actuation and remote radiation survey sensors. Expert has worked on the installation of the deepwater Maul A platform as well as heavy construction projects in harbors and power plants. He worked on several projects with the New Zealand Electricity Department for the underwater inspection of their large dam network.
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American Society for Nondestructive Testing

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nondestructive testing

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nondestructive-testing personnel certification

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underwater nondestructive testing

Expert is an American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector. He is qualified under the American Society of Non-Destructive Testing practices as a Level II technician in ultrasonics, radiography and dye penetrant, and as a Level III in magnetic particle inspection. Expert has qualified as a NavShips 250-1500 supervisor in the magnetic particle inspection method.
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fluid penetrant testing

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magnetic particle testing

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magnetic testing

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underwater welding application

Expert has developed underwater inspection NDT equipment for diver use and for remote operated vehicles (ROVs). He has developed an AC articulating MT yoke system to use on offshore complex node geometries and a completely water- and pressure-proof isotope source housing with remote actuation and remote radiation survey sensors. He is a consultant for the oil, gas, and nuclear power industries to solve underwater engineering problems.
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scuba diving equipment

Expert has written recommended practices and trained personnel in the oil, gas, and ship-building industries in the techniques of hammer peening to improve the fatigue strength of welded joints.
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peening


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Orlando, Florida;  Port Saint Lucie, Florida;  Palm Bay, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Melbourne, Florida;  Deltona, Florida;  and Daytona Beach, Florida.

Education:
Year   Degree   Institution  
1981   Certified Welding Inspector   American Welding Society  
1978   School of Ultrasonics Level I and Level II   Krautkramer-Branson  
1975   Air/Mixed Gas Certification   Commercial Diving Center  
1972   BA   University of Massachusetts  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1978 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

President

 

1979 to 1985

 

Sub Sea International

 

Manager Inspection/NDT

 

1979 to 1980

 

Undersea Inspections

 

Director of Operations

 

1975 to 1978

 

Oceaneering N.Z .

 

Diving Supervisor

 

Career Accomplishments:
Licenses/Certifications

Expert holds a Professional Association of Diving Instructors Open Water Diving Instructor Certification and National Association of underwater Instructors Advanced Diver Qualification.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in sub sea insulation materials for consulting on performance and price identification and comparison.
  • Dive expert for consulting on underwater surveying.
  • Expert for consulting on Underwater Welding Inspector.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Diving expert for consulting on dive operations for pipeline removal.
  • Expert witness in underwater equipment for consulting on 9/11 claim regarding underwater construction.
  • Scuba diving expert for consulting on investigation and litigation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of marine and subsea products. He has access to printed materials, databases, and personal contacts for aid in locating vendors.


 

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