EngTech (TMIET),BSc- HND, MICorr
NACE Senior Corrosion Technologist
NACE Certified Coatings Inspector
ICORR Level-3 Paint Inspector NS- 476 Norsok
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Mark Smith ICorr III MICorr-EngTech TMIET ASc-Degree
Specialist Engineer - PFP - Insulation - Galvanising Registrant 595003 of the Engineering Council. Honours ACQI.
I began my apprenticeship at British Shipbuilders Swan Hunters –Shipbuilders 1980- 1985. I attended South Tyneside Marine and Technical College, Gaining City & Giulds Certification.
With over 30+ years’ experience in the Protective Coatings Industry and having worked in Marine, Offshore, Petrochemical Industries I have gained a tremendous amount of experience with all forms of surface treatments and coatings.
I have over 25 years track record as a Technical Director and Technical Authority and written numerous papers on corrosion control, published coating and inspection books used globally. Coating Consultant, Coatings Advisor and Expert Witness.
I was further promoted to Coatings Inspector, Senior Inspector and head of coatings within the engineering department.
I have Experience within the field of protecting asset integrity.
General duties included:
- Coating Specification Development
- Coating Selection
- Coating Evaluation for Corrosion Control Methods
- Contractor Pre-qualification
- Maintenance Evaluation
I attended various courses on:
- Marine Corrosion
- Fundamentals of corrosion
- Cathodic Protection in the Marine Environment
- Protective Coatings
- Inspection Techniques
- Failure Investigation