Mark Fernandez

Mark has been involved with all aspects of the 14 Elements of a PSM Program as a consultant, implementer, contractor/owner user in his 20 years in the petrochemical and refining industry. His experience and expertise are in the Mechanical Integrity Section.

Mark started his inspection career in 1998 as a Visual Inspector, performing various non-destructive examination inspections. In 2003/2004 he obtained his American Petroleum Institute 510 and 570 Certifications. Mark’s involvement with RBI started in 2005 where he managed and performed all aspects of implementing/evergreening RBMI at various locations.

Curriculum Vitae

Years of Experience: 20

Education and Licenses:

  • San Jacinto College, Pasadena, Tx Certification in UT, MT, PT, VT, Metallurgy, and Advanced Metallurgy
  • 510, 570 certifications

Areas of Specialization

  • Implementation/Evergreening of RBI and Inspection Programs
  • Evaluation of inspections performed for inspection effectiveness of damage mechanisms
  • Evaluation of NDE Data: Corrosion Rates/remaining life
  • Assisted in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Review
  • Management of change updates: PSI information, Inspection/RBI data, PSSR’s sign off
  • Development of technical diagrams such as Inspection Isometrics, Process flow diagram, Process & Instrument diagrams
  • Development and/or Execution of RBI/MI onstream and off stream Inspection Task
  • Development of procedures and workflow
  • Gap assessments and trouble shooting
  • Verify inspection data was transferred from one database to another