Vice President, NDT & Special Processes
Jim’s department offers NDT (nondestructive testing) and welding technical support for over 40 customers in the rail industry. He oversees 7 NDT level IIIs and technical support consultants. His duties include NDT training, creating procedures, and auditing NDT programs. He supports customers with FRA and AAR issues and findings. Jim formerly served as manager of inspection services and quality assurance engineer at which time his duties included inspection, NDT, and technical support for tank car repair facilities.
Jim is a member of several AAR task forces and was chairman of the AAR Appendix T task force for over 11 years. He is also a member of the American Society of Nondestructive Testing and the American Welding Society. Jim has ASNT NDT Level IIIs in 8 NDT Methods (LT, UT, IR , MT, PT, VT, RT, and AE) and is a Senior AWS CWI.
AllTranstek employee since: 1999
Industry experience since: 1987
BS, Purdue University