Instructor's Summary

Mr. Gert Viljoen


Mr. Gert Viljoen is a Senior Inspection Engineer with over 35 years of experience within the Oil & Gas, Refineries, Petrochemical and Power industries. His expertise lies extensively in the areas of Piping Inspection & Testing, Inspection Data Evaluation & Analysis, Piping System Repairs & Alterations, Piping Inspection Procedures, Piping Components Pressure Design, Fabrication & Assembly, Non-destructive Testing Methods, Welding Technology, Welding Procedure Specification, Welder Performance Qualification, Pressure Equipment Inspection, Steam Generators, Reactors, Towers, Columns, Gasifiers, Heat Exchangers, Storage Tanks, Repair Procedures Verification, Maintenance Strategies, Static & Rotating Equipment, Pipe Work, Equipment Life Assessment Review, Risk-based Inspection Verification, Ultrasonic Testing & Evaluation and Damage Assessment. He is also well-versed in Quality Management System, ISO 9000/9001, ISO 17020, SANS 10227 Systems and Root Cause Analysis & Investigation. Currently, he is the Inspection Specialist of RBI Technical Solutions International.

During his career life, Mr. Viljoen has gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions and dedication as the Chief Inspector, Inspection Manager, QC Manager, NDT Inspection Department Head, Flight Engineer, Fabricator, In-service/Welding Inspector, Field Supervisor and Contractor Coordinator for numerous international companies like the Saudi Aramco, SGS Pty Ltd., SASOL Synthetic Fuels and South African Airforce, just to name a few.  

Mr. Viljoen is a Certified Instructor/Trainer, a Registered Technical Assessor, a Technical Instructor, a Certified ASNT NDT Level III Inspector in Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) and Ultrasonic Testing (UT); a Certified ASNT NDT Level II Inspector in Radiographic Testing (RT), Infrared Thermography (IR) and Eddy Current Testing (ET); a Certified Piping Inspector (API 570), Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector (API 510), Certified Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector (API 653); a Certified Paint Inspector Level I, a Competent Person Pressure Vessels, a Competent Person Steam Generators and a Certified Pressure Equipment Inspector. He has further delivered numerous courses, workshops, trainings, seminars and conferences worldwide.