Instructor's Summary

Mr. Michael Linck

Mr. Michael Linck, MBA, BBA, is a Senior Piping & Maintenance Engineer with over 30 years of practical experience in the Oil, Gas, Petrochemical and Power industries. His expertise covers Piping Systems, Process Equipment, Building & Facilities Maintenance Management, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Auditing & Benchmarking, Risk Management Program (RMP), Reliability, Availability & Maintability (RAM), Material Cataloguing, planning and implementation of small to large boiler projects, insulation, scaffolding, installation, operation and inspection of steel, cement, petrochemical and power industries, both new installations and aftermarket service projects. Currently, he is the VP of Operations for Refractory Repair Services as well as the President of LINCK REFRACTORY INTERNATIONAL SERVICES, taking full charge of all refractory and mechanical maintenance related operations.

Earlier in his career life, Mr. Linck held numerous significant and challenging positions as the Commissioning Specialist, Maintenance Specialist, Contract Specialist, Site Manager, General Manager, Project Manager, Branch Manager, Construction Manager, Manager and Contract Site Service Representative in several international companies such as Foster Wheeler, NV Gouda Vuurvast, Insultec Ltd., National Refractories Clay Alumina Specialties, Thermo Tech, Turnaround Maintenance Inc., Solar Industries and Anco Industries.

Mr. Linck has Master and Bachelor degrees in Engineering from the North Texas University and University of Dallas respectively. He is certified as an API 936 Inspector early in 2003 as well as holds or has held state contracting licenses related to heavy construction and engineering in West Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arizona.