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"We were impressed with the length of expertise offered by Gary..."

Steve Nally

Construction Contract Administrator

Moseley Architects

"At all times Gary displayed professionalism, authority, knowledge of the project..."

Tom Hollis

Sr. Project Manager

Balfour Beatty Construction

"Gary's work ethics and reliability were impeccable..."

Robert J Wilt

Senior Construction Inspector

University of California Santa Cruz

"His work ethic and detailed reports again greatly assisted this client..."

Ed Bonhart


Welding Education and Consulting

Past President - American Welding Society

"Gary has become an asset to this committee as a result of his long experience..."

George M Wisbrook Jr.

AWS B2 Committee on Welding Procedure and Performance Qualifications


Work experience

Maintenance Turnaround CWI

Florida Power and Light Fort Meyers
Visual Welding Inspection during three week TA

Welding Consultant

Welding Education and Consulting

GTAW welding remediation training for HSLA applications in automotive industry.

Pipefitter 2nd Class

Norfolk Shipbuilding and Drydock
Installation of new copper/nickel firemains, diesel coolant lines and potable water piping. Welding of bulkhead piping penetrations. Certified silverbrazer.

Hull Technician / Damage Controlman

US Navy

US Navy A School Shipfitting

US Navy A School Damage Control

US Navy C School High Pressure Hull Plate Welding 

Mar 2010Present

Special Inspection / NDT Manager

Summit Consulting and Engineering
  • Contractor's Inspector for Masonry, Concrete, Structural Steel   Cary Christian School Fieldhouse
  • Special Inspection of Steel, Concrete, Masonry   Courtyard at Chapel Hill
  • Special Inspections of Steel, Concrete, Masonry,Fireproofing,Cold Formed Steel  Northside Elementary
  • UT NDT New Certainteed Wallboard Facility Process Gas Piping ASME B 31.3
  • UT NDT Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Jet Fuel Storage Tanks API 653
  • MT NDT Falls Dam Hydroelectric Floodgates ASTM E709
  • UT NDT New Granville Elementary School Structural Moment Connections AWS D1.1
  • PT NDT Tuckertown Dam Hydroelectric Draft Tubes ASTM E165
  • Designated onsite ICC Structural Special Inspector Granville Elementary School RC,SM,SSW,SSB
  • Designated onsite AWS Certified Welding Inspector Granville Elementary School Moment Connections
  • VT NDT New Certainteed Wallboard Facility Structural Steel Welding AWS D1.1
  • In House Special Inspector Training Facilitator
  • On Site Special Inspection Supervisor
Aug 2009Mar 2010

Structural Steel Inspector / Level II Ultrasonic NDT Technician

Mactec Engineering and Consulting, Inc.
  • AWS D1.1 Visual Weld Inspection of initial column splice welds at new World Trade Center 
  • Continual monitoring of interpass temperature per Welding Procedure Specification.
  • ASNT UT II Shearwave Inspection of structural column to beam welds at September 11 Memorial
  • CMTR and Filler Metal heat number tracking
  • AWS D1.1 Welding Inspection during renovations of PATH Railway Station at World Trade Center
  • Technical Support staff-member for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Owners)
May 2009Aug 2009

Special Inspector / CWI / Level II NDT Technician

Mactec Engineering and Consulting, Inc.
  • UT NDT Park Avenue / Danville River Bridge Pins VA DOT AWS D1.5
  • UT NDT Bank of America Tower TYK Connections AWS D1.1
  • VT NDT UNC Charlotte Center City Structural Steel Inspection AWS D1.1
  • ICC Structural Steel Special Inspections Carter School Winston Salem AWS D1.1 / ICC
  • ICC Structural Steel Special Inspections Hayes Inman School Jamestown AWS D1.1 / ICC
Nov 2007May 2009

Agent of the Special Inspector

Mactec Engineering and Consulting, Inc.
  • Engineer's agent for $56 million UNC-CH Physical Science Bldg. project
  •  ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspection of all concrete structural building elements
  • Onsite professional representative for company.
  •  ICC Prestressed Concrete Special Inspection of all prestressed floor beams and bridges
  • Designed and implemented inspection protocol for 3-5 technicians.
  •  ICC Structural Masonry Special Inspection of all masonry wall construction
  • Oversight of multi-trade special inspections including reinforced concrete, masonry, structural steel and post tensioning.
  •  AWS D1.1 Visual Welding inspection of full penetration moment connection welds
  • Daily inspection tasks to ensure  IBC Chapter 17 compliance during concrete, masonry and steel construction.
Apr 2004Nov 2007

Resident Special Inspector Cogeneration Power Plant

Carter and Burgess Inc.( Now Jacobs Engineering)
  • Special Inspection agent for remote Structural Engineer of Record.
  • ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspection of all reinforced concrete walls
  • Managed inspection requirements for multiple general contractor's on $90 million UNC-CH cogeneration power plant construction projects.
  • ICC Structural Masonry Special Inspection of loadbearing walls/smokestack
  • In charge of discrepancy tracking and pre-construction conferences.
  • AWS D1.1 Visual Weld inspection of structural steel welding
  • ASME B31.1 Pipe Welding Inspection
  • Daily inspection tasks to ensure IBC Chapter 17 compliance during concrete, masonry and steel construction.
Jan 2003Apr 2004

Senior Bridge Inspector

  • AWS CWI, ASNT ACCP VT II, AWS D1.5 Fracture critical endorsement, NACE coatings inspection training
  • Oversight of Interstate 275 / Interstate 4 interchange bridge girder construction at fabricator, including welding, welder qualification and coatings inspection
  • Review of Certified Mill Test Report and shipping manifests for materials controls requirements of Florida DOT
Sep 2002Jan 2003

Bridge Inspector

KTA Inc.
  • AWS CWI visual weld inspection
  • NACE coatings inspection
  • ASNT SNT-TC-1A UT Instruction, training hours

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