Principal Engineer IYears of Experience: 40Education & Licenses:Bachelor of Science, Metallurgical Engineering, 1979, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, COAreas of Specialization:Corrosion and Metallurgy in the Refining IndustryMechanical Integrity AuditsTurnaround Worklist Reviews and Work Scope DefinitionFixed Equipment Inspection PlansDevelopment of Corrosion Control DocumentsDevelopment of Integrity Operating WindowsDamage Mechanism Reviews for Process UnitsMaterials Selection for New or Revamped UnitsDevelopment and Delivery of Mechanical Integrity Training for Inspectors and EngineersDevelopment of Mechanical Integrity Standards and Inspection ProceduresOverview:Mr. Gaugler is a consultant in the chemical, petrochemical, and refining industries. Mr. Gaugler specializes in turnaround worklist reviews, practical inspection and repair plans, inspection standards, and mechanical integrity audits.Prior to joining E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc., Mr. Gaugler spent 38 years in the refining industry working for Unocal, Tosco, Phillips, ConocoPhillips, and PBF Energy. He worked as a corrosion engineer and in various management positions including Inspection Superintendent, Technical Manager, and Maintenance Manager. He has participated in numerous audits of refinery inspection programs, led the development of corporate inspection practices for ConocoPhillips, and set up special inspection programs for issues such as high temperature hydrogen attack, caustic stress corrosion cracking, wet H2S corrosion, and naphthenic acid corrosion. He has considerable experience developing turnaround work scopes, evaluating inspection data, and developing practical repair plans. In addition to his mechanical integrity experience, he also has experience in hydroprocessing and rotating machinery.