Christopher Peña

NACE Level 2 Certified Inspector

Chris has over 7 years of experience of Coatings and Inspections in the construction, mining, and wastewater/water services industries beginning with MMI Tank and Industrial Services through to present with RFI Consultants as a NACE Certified Inspector. He has extensive knowledge of coating systems, coating application experience, hiring of personnel, vendor and customer contact as well as maintenance of a multitude of equipment types. He received his NACE Level 2 certification in October of 2015.

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RFI Consultants – Phoenix, AZ

NACE Coatings Inspector – Dec 2016 – Present

Chris returned to RFI Consultants as an inspector. He documents and reports activities of coating employees. He performs inspections in water and wastewater treatment plants, sanitary sewer manholes, municipal city sites, piping and water pump work. He has experience with non-destructive and destructive testing equipment.

Revolution Industrial Coatings – Chandler, AZ

Field Foreman/Quality Control – June 2016 – Dec 2016

Due to his experience in the field, Chhris was hired on as a field foreman and quality control. He was also in charge of hiring personnel and coordinating with vendors for high dollar projects. He maintained supply orders and did maintenance on site equipment. He maintained scheduling. He performed quality control throughout the company on many different sites and maintained Q/C reports.

RFI Consultants – Phoenix, AZ

NACE Coatings Inspector – April 2015 – June 2016

Chris acquired his NACE Level 1 Certification in March of 2015 and was hired on as an inspector. He then acquired his NACE Level 2 certification in October of 2015. He did extensive inspections on tank lining and secondary containment systems.

Arizona Coating Applicators – Phoenix, AZ

Sandblaster/Coatings Applicator/Crew Lead – Dec 2013 – April 2015

Chris worked as a sandblaster and coatings applicator during his time with Arizona Coatings. He worked extensively on municipal water service sites, as well as on high security sites, such as military bases and NASA’s facility. He familiarized himself with a multitude of varying coating systems. He occasionally led work on smaller projects.

MMI Industrial Services – Phoenix, AZ

Sandblaster/Coating Applicator – March 2013 – Dec 2013

Hired on as a laborer, Chris worked his way up as a sandblaster and eventually coatings applicator. He learned the basics of coating application techniques, epoxy and polyurethane coating systems. He worked on extensive mine sites as well and became familiar with MSHA.

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