James Albert


Regulatory Compliance Specialist


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NDT certifications including MT, PT, UTT and VT

AWS D1.1 All Position SMAW Certified Welder since 1998

ASME IX Pressure Piping SMAW Certified Welder since 1998


  • FC/GMAW, GTAW/ACHF, SMAW, OFC/W, PAC, ACA, Nonferrous Welding
  • Pipe Fitting, Pipe Layout, Blueprints, Weld Design, NDT Inspection, Teaching
  • Auditing, Template Design, Cast Iron & Steel, PWHT, Supervision, Compliance, Valve Rebuild/Assembly


James's Bio:

Prior to arriving at Salco Products, Jamie fabricated and/or repaired various equipment for the drilling industry. He was responsible for the weld and fabrication quality of stabilizers, augers and various lifting components used for construction, gas and water drilling. He utilized blueprints and reverse repairs during the various projects.

Jamie was the Superintendent for the REDP Valve Department at Eagle Railcar/Rescar Inc. since May 2019. Jamie’s duties include quality and process audits, training, inspections, and procedure maintenance to ensure compliance to FRA, AAR, and Customer and Eagle/Rescar requirements. He was responsible that his direct employees are in compliance with the Eagle/Rescar quality system. He was liaison to customers, vendors and internal departments concerning production, scheduling and quality requirements. He was responsible for the conduct and well being of numerous direct labor employees

Jamie has multiple code and specification experiences interpreting and applying code requirements. He also troubleshoots all aspects of welding and NDT disciplines. He have written and qualified procedures and conducted welder performance qualification for other smaller companies around his home area as a side business for the last nineteen years.

Benefits of Consulting Services:

Safety & Regulatory Compliance. Not only meeting the rules but understanding the requirements and their intent. This is accomplished through internal auditing, procedure writing, QA Program development, Training (both safety and regulatory), etc.

Customers utilizing car inspection have a better understanding of the condition of their fleet and more control of their asset management. Inspection of cars being taken on, or being released from lease, can address liability issues with the current condition of the car and responsible party based on lease contract wording. Inspection of new car manufacturing works much like an audit of people, processes, and materials to meet contractual obligations.

Companies Salco's RCG has provided counsel to:

American Railcar Industries        Baier Marine        Caltrex        Central Main and Quebec        Chemtrade        Continental Rail Services        Curry Rail      Eastlake Chemicals        EMS        ExxonMobil        Foradora Welding        Freedom Rail        Huntsman Chemical        Ingredion        LyondellBasell        Occidental Chemical        Quala        Mississippi Export Railroad        Rubber Lining Specialists        Transrail Innovation Group        The Andersons        Petrolem Services Corp.        Vagonmash        Protran-HARSCO        Runyon Industries        Axiall/Westlake        Imerys        Greenbrier        Ineos        Kamin        Residco        Element Financial        Nova Chemical        Trinity Industries        Arkema        Baker Hughes        Braskem America        Dupont        EOG        GBW        Chemours        Jones Hamilton        Koch Rail        Midwest AgEnergy        Blue Flint Ethanol        Red Trail Energy        Dakota Spirit Energy        NOVA Chemical  Tidal Energy        Taylor-Wharton America       Watco        UTLX        BP        Motiva        Global Partners        Foradora        C IT        Oertel Metal Works        Oxy Chemicals        Procor        SPSI        Tank Lining of Paris        Vermont Railway         Universal Motion Components             Fluence Energy        American Chemical Society        Union Tank Car        Applied Materials Technologies Inc  

To schedule a training course, contact James Albert at James.Albert@salcoproducts.com. Visit our full RCG offering here.