Instructor's Summary

Mr. William Franklin

Mr. William Franklin is a Certified API Inspector & Senior Inspection Engineer with over 40 years of experience within the Oil & Gas, Refineries, Petrochemical and Power industries. His expertise lies extensively in the areas of Pressure Vessels Inspection, Pressure Vessels Maintenance, Material Identification & Inspection, Material Selection & Failure Analysis, Corrosion Metallurgy, Corrosion & Failure Prevention,  Corrosion Calculations, Corrosion Control, Cathodic Protection Monitoring, Cathodic Maintenance, Welding Procedures & Specification, Welding Inspection & Metallurgy, Weld Interpretation, Welding Technology, Damage Mechanisms, Pipeline Integrity, Pipeline Inspection, Piping Design, Piping Construction & Inspection, Fitness for Service, Risk-Based Inspection, Tank Inspection, Boiler Inspection, Turnaround Inspection, Maintenance Inspection, HRSG Boiler Inspection, Piping Inspection, Shutdown Planning & Coordination, Refinery Unit, Stream Inspection & Corrosion Control, Crude, Reformers, Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units (FCCU), HF Alkylation, Hydrotreaters, Material Selection, Piping Isometric Documentation, Tank Maintenance, Pipeline, Refinery Rail System, Coating, ASME Section VIII, Remaining Life Evaluation, Vibration Analysis, UOP and Alkylation Unit. Further, he is also well-versed in Confined Space Entry, Fall Protection, Construction Safety, Elevated Work Platform, H2S, OSSA Safe Work Permits, Firefighting Basics, Pumper Operation, Incident Investigations, Risk & Reliability and Situational Leadership.


Throughout his career life, Mr. Franklin has provided significant contributions to the industry by acquiring key positions such as being the Turnaround Inspector, Maintenance Inspector, HRGS Boiler Inspector, Pengrowth TA Inspector, Piping Inspector, QC Lead Inspector, Shutdown Planning & Coordination Inspector, Maintenance Coordinator, Refinery Inspector, Project Inspector and Refinery Fine Crew for various companies like the Petro-Canada Edmonton Refinery, Gulf Canada Edmondton Refinery, KOCH Fertilizer Canada, CNLR Horizon Plant, Judy Creek, Suncor Refinery, Conoco Phillips, Irving Oil Refinery, Husky Oil Upgrader, Shell Birnt Timber Gas Plant and Shell Scotfold Refinery.


Mr. Franklin is a Certified Instructor/Trainer, a Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector (API 510), a Certified Piping Inspector (API 570) and a Registered ABSA In-Service Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspector. Further, he has presented conference papers such as HF Alkylation Unit Weld Corrosion and Inspection Guidelines for Fired Heaters and has further delivered numerous trainings, courses, seminars, workshops and conferences worldwide.