ing Carlos Alvarez
Mechanical engineer. ASNT UT Level III Certificate
Mechanical Engineer (1994), with extensive training in the area of inspection and mechanical integrity, being Certified Level III by the American Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT), in the Ultrasonic testing method.
He has worked in the Oil and Gas area, beginning as an Inspector of static equipment at the Paraguaná Refining Center (CRP), belonging to the state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) and later as an inspector in non-destructive tests, attending to works of maintenance in the same subsidiary for various major projects, highlighting: Adaptation Project of the Cardón Refinery (PARC), Expansion Project of Hydrodesulfurizers 3 and 4 of the Amuay refinery, SINCOR Project, among others. Similarly, he has developed a long professional career as a consultant in Non-Destructive Testing at the Latin American level in the oil and gas, construction, coal mining and shipbuilding sectors in Panama, Colombia, Aruba and Trinidad and Tobago.
He has extensive experience as a teacher in subjects in the area of mechanical engineering, with an emphasis on inspection and mechanical integrity. Likewise, it has conducted a significant number of training sessions, especially for the Education and Training Center (CEF), an institution dependent on PDVSA, developing level I and II courses in the Ultrasound testing method and as part of the process for qualification and certification. of personnel in Non-Destructive Testing of PDVSA, Radiological Protection, and Thermal Treatments according to the AWS D10.10 standard.