Senior Engineer I

Years of Experience: 16

Education & Licenses:

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • API RP 580/581
  • AutoCAD Fundamentals

Areas of Specialization:

  • Engineering Project Management
  • Project Support for Risk-Based Inspection Implementation
  • Technical Service and Project Engineering in the Oil, Refining, & Petrochemical Industries
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Upstream Production Engineering & Optimization


Ms. Zamarripa has experience in the refining and petrochemical industry from both a consulting and an owner-user perspective. She has worked most of her career in a project management role for both capital improvements and maintenance expense projects for companies including Mobil Oil, Amoco Chemical, Fluor Daniel and Del Mar College.  She is experienced in project management techniques for successful implementation of capital projects including design, procurement, controls, and construction.  She is also experienced in the management, planning, and oversight of equipment repairs spending some of her career in technical service and turnaround support roles.  In addition, Ms. Zamarripa has upstream experience spending some of her career supporting oil production in West Texas.

Ms. Zamarripa provides project support for Risk-Based Inspection Implementation.  She is responsible for the gathering of mechanical data and inspection history of fixed equipment, pressure relief devices, and piping, as well as its input into the API RBI software.  She is also responsible for developing AutoCAD drawings that illustrate process systems and circuits, corrosion loops, damage mechanisms, equipment metallurgy, and inventory groups on process flow diagrams (PFDs) and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).  Her focus on technical accuracy as well as her project management and organizational skills are a valued resource through all phases of the inspection planning process.