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ASNT drafted a representative to attend FENDT 2017

ASNT drafted a representative to attend FENDT 2017


ASNT drafted John J. Kinsey as a representative to attend FENDT 2017. The introduction of John as folows:

John J. Kinsey

ASNT Chair of CMC
ASNT Regional Director of Region 21
Mr. Kinsey has more than 30 years of Technical Consulting experience in the Welding and Inspection industry. His
experience and consultation services have spanned many industries, including but are not limited to transportation,
power generation and transmission, oil and gas, pulp and paper, petrochemical and commercial high rise. He has
served as a Technical Consultant to clients in troubleshooting welding problems, development of welding
procedures, review of appropriate codes including AWS, ASME, API and other international codes, specifications
and detail drawings, and in providing recommendations for quality assurance and testing programs. He has
extensive experience in the fabrication, construction, and inspection of Steel Bridges, including bascule, cable
stayed and suspension bridges for North America, Asia, and Europe. This bridge experience includes conducting
comprehensive audits and evaluations of fabrication and quality programs in facilities worldwide to ensure
competency to achieve contract requirements. He has served in a variety of senior technical and managerial roles
during the construction and fabrication of numerous bridges and steel structures. His bridge construction experience
included performing QA welding inspections and nondestructive testing (NDT) as a specialized consultant to more
than ten different US State Department of Transportations and a variety of international bridge authorities, including
those in Belgium, Canada, China and the United Kingdom. He has amassed comprehensive, practical experience
in many disciplines and specialized applications of NDT to evaluate weld and materials for compliance with many
codes and standards in the construction industry. He has served as a consultant to clients in troubleshooting NDT
problems; conducting welding inspection and materials evaluation; developing control programs; establishing NDT
certification programs and developing NDT procedures, and providing recommendations for testing programs. Mr.
Kinsey is internationally recognized as an “Expert” in the field of NDT from his work with the American Society
for Nondestructive Testing’s (ASNT) Certification Management Council (CMC), where he currently serves as the
Chair responsible for overseeing all ASNT certification programs worldwide. Mr. Kinsey has served as a full
member the CMC since 2002. He was the Chairman of the ASNT CMC Level III Examination Division for the
past seven years and was responsible for the development, maintenance, validation and oversight of all Level III
Certification Examinations conducted globally. Mr. Kinsey also served as the Chairman of the ASNT CMC
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Method Committee for the past ten years and was responsible for the development,
maintenance, validation and oversight of all UT Level II and Level III Examinations conducted worldwide. His
work with ASNT on both a local and international level is extensive with involvement in three of ASNT’s four
councils. Mr. Kinsey is the ASNT Regional Director of Region 21 (Asia Pacific) and has been instrumental in the
establishment ASNT Local Sections in China.
AWS Certified Welding Inspector, Certification Number 88030181
CSWIP 3.1 Certified Welding Inspector, Certification No. 594354
ASNT - ACCP, Certified Professional Level III in MT, PT, RT and UT, Certification Number 19992
ASNT ACCP Level II, GI and PE in MT, PT, RT, UT and VT, Certification Number 19992
ASNT SNT–TC-1A Level II and Level III in MT, PT, UT and RT
33 Years of Construction Industry Experience
30 Years of Technical Consulting Experience
25 Years Bridge Inspection Experience
15 Years as Caltrans Bridge Consulting Experience
14 Years of Service on ASNT’s Certification Management Council (CMC)
10 Years of Service as ASNT’s Ultrasonic Testing Method Chair for the CMC
10 Years of Experience Working in China
7 Years of Service as ASNT’s Level III Examination Division Chair for the CMC
2 Years of Service as ASNT’s Regional Director for Region 21 (Asia Pacific)
Chair of ASNT’ Certification Management Council (October 2016 to 2019)