Summary Resume
John P. Arentz
Education: University, Niagara Falls, NY, Business Administration, 1961-63
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, QA Statistical Analysis, 1970
The number of courses in QA, QC and Management, 197 Niagara 5-1996
AWS Welding Inspector, Certification No. 86050624
1/97-8/98, Quality Assurance Representative, Transit Performance Engineering at Kawasaki, Kobe, Japan, for Long Island Rail Road stainless-steel commuter bi-level coaches. Responsibilities: in process production vehicle inspection, subsystem source inspection, witnessing testing, welding inspection and client liaison.

7/94-12/96, QA Engineer, Thrall Car Manufacturing Co., Cartersville Ga. Responsible for pre-bid client specification reviews, interface with client quality representatives, review of internal engineering documents, formulation of inspection and test plans and formulation of test procedures.

1/93-7/94, Quality Assurance Engineer, Morrison-Knudsen, based in Salzgitter, Germany. Responsible for all areas of supplier quality control, manufacturing and testing BART transit vehicle shells.

10/90-1/93, QA Representative, L.T. Klauder Engineering Services at Breda for WMATA new car contract based in Pistoia, Italy. Responsibilities included in process production vehicle inspection, subsystem source inspection, witnessed static functional testing, welding structural and dimensional inspections, and client liaison.

5/89-10/90, Quality Engineer, ABB Traction (USA), based in Trenton NJ and Elmira NY. Responsibilities included supplier quality audits, surveillance, and inspection.

2/88-5/89, NDE/Weld Supervisor, Morrison-Knudsen, based in Hornell, NY. Responsible for all related duties of 31 personnel, associated with the following rehabilitation contracts: NYCTA-R32, R32-A, R42, R44, and R46, Metro North M2, and New Jersey Arrow 1.

12/86-2/88, Resident QA Representative, LT Klauder Engineering Services, based in Yonkers, NY. Responsibilities included supplier quality in the following area of the PATH: PA-4 (new cars) and PA-1 (rehabilitation) heavy rail vehicles, press shop, subassembly, carbody assembly, and final inspection. Also witnessed static functional testing at Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

8/75-11/86, Quality Control Lead Inspector, Budd Company/Transit America, based in Philadelphia, PA. Responsible for eight inspection personnel in new component fabrication, weld fabrication and NDE. Duties included: inspection of heavy weldments to code requirements, inspection of weldments using magnetic particle (wet and dry) and dye penetrant; identification and recording in final inspection of railcars; verifying correction of defects; writing rejection reports, ensuring compliance with engineering changes.

9/69-8/75, QC Inspector, Philadelphia Steel and Wire, based in Philadelphia, PA.

Specialization: Passenger rail car and vehicle subsystems manufacturing Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

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