Engineering Practices Director
Consulting Engineer II

Years of Experience: 12

Education & Licenses:

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2006, University of Akron, Akron, OH
  • Engineer-in-Training
  • Completed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, 2006

Areas of Specialization:

  • Management of the Equity Engineering Practices®
  • Development and execution of Best Practice implementation strategies
  • Execution of Best Practice consolidation efforts
  • Piping Cross-References
  • Piping Class Development
  • ASME Code Compliance Calculations for Pressure Vessel & Piping Equipment
  • Familiarity with Fitness-For-Service Evaluations using API-579-1/ASME FFS-1 (API 579)
  • Project and Personnel Management

Overview:

Ms. Lewis directs the Engineering Practices business unit at E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc., which currently provides and maintains customizable Best Practice solutions to more than 20 companies, representing 100+ facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia – including 33% of U.S. refineries and a variety of other industries.  Ms. Lewis has extensive experience in developing and executing customized implementation strategies to support the development, implementation, and maintenance of Corporate Best Practice collections.  In this role, Ms. Lewis has gained significant experience as the lead project manager for Best Practice consolidation efforts as well as legacy piping cross-reference projects.

Ms. Lewis serves as an instructor for the Equity Engineering Practices® and has experience in preparation and delivery of training courses and industry technical presentations to management, engineering, and inspection personnel.

Prior to her role as Practices Business Unit Director, Ms. Lewis was a Senior Engineer in E2G’s Mechanical Engineering Business Unit.  In this role, Ms. Lewis performed API 579 Fitness-For-Service (FFS) evaluations of in-service equipment, including Finite Element Analyses (FEA), to perform comprehensive assessments to optimize process equipment operation, evaluate damage mechanisms, and extend equipment life.  Ms. Lewis also performed ASME Code design of pressure containing equipment, piping stress, and vibration analysis, vendor drawing reviews, and field problem solving support during turnarounds.  In addition, Ms. Lewis developed piping classes for the Equity Engineering Practices® product and executed a number of piping cross-reference projects.