Materials Engineering, Welding, Business Administration Expert Consultant Resume
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  • Welding
  • Materials Engineering

M.B.A. in Business Administration, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT

 B.S. in Materials Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

This consultant is a senior engineer with excellent communication skills, phenomenal drive, and proven ability working either alone or leading both skilled tradesmen and/or Engineers in projects and problem solving activities with exemplary professionalism and integrity.  As a result, this associate produces results to the highest standards, under extremely high-pressure situations, as seen in 30 years of Welding and Materials Engineering experience with industry leading companies working state of the art projects, to the highest Military standards and ASME/ANSI/AWS Codes. Furhtermore, this expert has in depth understanding of both design and production related issues and knows how to address them and personnel on every level from the trades right on up to the highest levels of management.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Indianapolis, IN
Assists clients through a variety of welding projects from trouble shooting failures and creating and implementing solutions to coordinating and leading teams from the design phase through manufacturing.
Sr. Welding and Materials Engineer, a nuclear power station, CT
Nuclear Welding Program Owner – Responsible for development and implementation of Corporate Welding Program including development of Training for all Welding activities.
Technical expert for all welding related issues including ASME XI Repair & Replacement activities.
Investigate adverse conditions, develop corrective actions, and Disposition repairs of pressure vessels, components, and structures in accordance with ASME, AWS, ANSI, or other applicable Codes and Standards.
Provide technical direction for materials selection, fabrication processes, and all welding Code requirements.
Welding and Materials Engineering support during design, procurement, and implementation of major projects.
Analyze and provide, recommendations, and corrective actions for both welding and materials related failures.
Identify and categorize active corrosion mechanisms and provide directions to mitigate or eliminate the cause.
Welding and Materials representative on Risk Informed  – In Service Inspection  Expert Panel.
General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, Groton, CT
Welding and Materials Engineering Specialist
Provide Welding, Materials, and NDT direction for all NSSN forward-end, Design Build Teams. 
Assure all design, fabrication, welding and inspection requirements are incorporated into the 3-D models and manufacturing Product Structure, while maximizing producability and minimizing future production risks and cost.
Direct HY 100 Casting recovery program to eliminate Hydrogen assisted cracking in Heavy HY 100 Castings.
Senior Welding and Materials Engineer
Coordinate HY 100 hull section production testing, documentation, and all correspondence with NAVSEA.
Welding Engineering Oversight and Support for Nuclear Reactor Core Load welding operations.
Evaluate, analyze, and provide dispositions for repair or acceptance of hardware and procedural non-conformances.
Investigate delayed hydrogen cracking in HY 100 welds and methods to prevent it and report to NAVSEA.
Implement HY 100 welding procedures to prevent cracking, production verification and NAVSEA correspondence.
Interface with IHI Corp( Tokyo Japan) to develop written procedures and implement techniques to flame shape six different large complex curved plate shapes to close tolerances. (saved $2 million vs. conventional  forming).
Welding Engineer
LeadVTre-inspection program, resolve disputes between inspection and operations, track and report weld footage and monthly individual and company rejection rates, analyze and report findings, and develop corrective actions.
Implement Production Improvements in Welding methods, techniques, and processes.
Directed production testing program for High Heat Input Welding over 3 years.
Develop/revise Shipyard Standard Procedures to specification requirements and improvements in manufacturing.
Investigate, and develop techniques for predicting, reducing, and correcting distortion in welded structures.
Direct qualification testing of new Welding Procedures.

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Peter Habicht, Lead Consultant
Peter specializes in welding and metallurgical engineer with 40 years industry experience in commercial nuclear power plant construction.


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