Instructor's Summary

Mr. Kevin Willick

Mr. Kevin Willick is a Senior Inspection & Reliability Engineer with over 20 years of inspection experience in Petrochemical industries. His expertise extend over the areas of Pressure Vessel, Pipelines and Tanks Inspection, Maintenance & Integrity Assessment; the Inspection, Maintenance, Repair, Alteration & Reconstruction of Piping Systems; Metallurgy & Welding Technology; RBI (Risk Based Inspection) & FFS of Pipeline, Piping, Vessels and Tanks; inspections involving and in accordance with API & ASME and other regulatory agencies. Being considered an expert on NDE, he gained his expertise & thorough practical experience through several challenging positions as a Rotating Equipment Vibration Testing Manager, NDE Supervisor, QC Manager, Quality Assurance & Control Inspector for a number of international companies that he has closely worked with.

Mr. Willick is currently the Inspection & Reliability Manager for one of the largest petrochemical company where he takes charge of all inspection operations for pressure vessels, tanks and piping systems, spearheads activities for PCE (process containment equipment) and coordinates the piping and pressure vessel inspection work as required by the API 570, 563 and 510 standards.  He had also been responsible for the testing and training of technicians, document control, procedure development, inspections and audits involving API 510, 653 & 570, and UT in accordance with API and ASME and other regulatory agencies.

Mr. Willick has a degree in Welding and further, he underwent stringent trainings and courses on Pipe Welding, Dynamic Balancing & Vibration Testing, Metallurgy, Cathodic and Coating Inspection.  Mr. Willick is an API 653 Certified Tank Inspector, API 510 Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector, API 570 Certified Piping Inspector, an AWS Certified Welding Inspector and an ASNT Certified UT Level II Inspector. Kevin is professionally affiliated with the American Welding Society (AWS), the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) and the American Petroleum Institute (API).