Senior Specialist I

Years of Experience: 24

Education & Licenses:

  • API 580 Risk-Based Inspection
  • API 571 Corrosion and Materials
  • API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector
  • API 570 Piping Inspector
  • API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector
  • NACE Basic Courses (Corrosion, Cathodic Protection, Coatings)
  • Chemical Process Technician
  • United States Navy, 1987-1992

Areas of Specialization:

  • Prior Owner/User at LyondellBasell (Sr. Unit Inspector)
  • Mechanical Integrity
  • Risk-Based Inspection/Mechanical Integrity Project Management
  • Risk-Based Inspection Programs (New Implementations and Reassessments)
  • Risk-Based Inspection Analysis on Unit Equipment, Piping, and Exchanger Bundles
  • Maintained IDMS/Analysis Systems (Inspection Manager, API/RBI, UltraPIPE, RAT, RVIFT, ETMS, including SAP)
  • Coordination/Supervision of Inspection Activities and Personnel

Overview:

Mr. Truelock is a Senior Inspection Specialist for the Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) group at E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.  He has over 20 years of experience in the inspection industry, which includes 10 years as an owner/user (Sr. Unit Inspector) for LyondellBasell.  During his tenure, he was the Hydrocarbons Lead Inspector, the Mechanical Integrity Lead for plant outages, major turnarounds, and several storage tank and painting projects.  In addition, he coordinated contract inspectors, developed quarterly 12-Month “Look Ahead” Inspection Plans, and helped establish environmental inspection requirements for TCEQ compliance.

Currently, he is responsible for performing RBI analysis on unit equipment, piping, tanks, and exchanger bundles, as well as creating detailed inspection plans using RBI methodologies for client planning and budgeting purposes.  His knowledge and expertise have proven invaluable in the mentoring of less experienced personnel.