Instructor's Summary

Mr. Brett Heuchert

Mr. Brett Heuchert is a Certified API/AWS/ASNT Inspector & Senior Inspection Engineer with extensive industrial experience in the Oil & Gas, Refineries, Petrochemical and Power industries. His expertise lies extensively in the areas of construction, installation fabrication, erection, inspection, maintenance, operation, rating, repair, alteration, reconstruction, pigging, integrity assessment, flaw evaluation, fitness-for-service (FFS) of Piping, Piping Inspection, Pipelines, Damage Mechanisms, Mechanical & Metallurgical Failure Mechanisms, Pressure Vessels, Pressure & Leak Testing, Storage Tank, Welding Technology, Metallurgy, Corrosion, Mechanical Integrity Assessment, Vibration Analysis, Positive Material Identification (PMI), Hydro-Testing, Non Destructive Testing (NDT), Refractory Inspection. He is an international expert in several codes and standards relating to pipelines, piping, pressure vessel, tanks, welding and corrosion such as API, ASME, ASNT, AWS, CWB, CGSB, ABSA and NACE. He is currently the Senior Inspector of CNRL Horizon Crude Facility wherein he is responsible for the inspection of all exchanger related components and supervise repairs as per API 510, CNRL specs and relevant codes.


Throughout his career life, Mr. Heuchert has provided significant contributions to the industries by acquiring key positions such as being the Senior Inspector, Quality Control Manager, Engineering Manager, QA Supervisor, Plant Inspector, Technical Mentor, Quality Control Inspector, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Lead QC Inspector, QA Inspector, QA Integrity Inspector, QC Inspector, Foreman, Pipe Fitter, Welder, Technician and Apprentice for international companies such as CNRL Horizon Crude Facility, Capital Power Corporation, ADNOC Technical Institute, Nexen, Edmonton Exchanger, Conpac Construction Ltd., Shell Canada Ltd., Acuren Group Inc.-Irving Oil Refinery, Gas Inspection Inc., Stinger Welding Inc.-Husky Oil Refinery, PML Inspection Services Inc., Carber Testing Inc. and UA Local 488 PipeFitter & Welder Union.


Mr. Heuchert is a Certified Instructor/Trainer, Certified Internal Verifier/Assessor/Trainer by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM), Certified Welding Inspector (AWS), Certified Corrosion & Materials Professional (API 571), Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector (API 510), Certified Piping Inspector (API 570), Certified Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector (API 653), Certified Welding Inspection & Metallurgy Professional (API 577), Certified Refractory Installation Quality Control (API 936), Certified Level II Inspector by the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) as well as a Certified Level II Technician in Magnetic Particle, Liquid Penetrant and X-Ray Florescence by the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB).