Senior Group Head Consulting Engineer IYears of Experience: 20Education & Licenses:Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 1997, Southern University, Baton Rouge, LAAreas of Specialization:Existing Equipment Appraisal Using Risk-Based InspectionCreating Inspection Plans Using Risk-Based Methodologies based on Knowledge of Degradation & NDE MethodsTraining & Support for API RBI Methodology & Software PackageProject Management of Risk-Based Inspection & Inspection ProgramsCAD Drawing SupportField Support for Shut-Downs & InstallationsOverview:Mr. George has over a decade of experience in the petrochemical industry from both an owner-user and a consulting perspective. He has actively worked in the areas of mechanical integrity, Risk-Based Inspection (RBI), materials/corrosion engineering, and inspection planning in a management capacity. His primary emphasis has been on mechanical integrity issues for fixed equipment installation and repairs, installation for piping, vessels, tanks, pressure relieving devices, heat exchangers, and pumps.Mr. George has been responsible for the implementation of major RBI projects as well as shut-down planning, plant mechanical integrity reviews, and client mentoring. He has also been involved in RBI technology development and client software training.