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3.11 QA Support

Key Person: James Collins, QA/ EH&S Manager, Office: (619) 429-0300

Experience and Expertise:

        Mr. James Collins joined Integrated Marine Services, INC (IMS) in 2017 after having worked for the major shipyards in San Diego, California in similar positions. He had a successful career in the United States Navy, where he served as a gas turbine main propulsion gas turbine technician.  He is expert in repairs to the General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engine and all associated equipment and components.

        Mr. Collins has worked for BAE Systems and NASSCO Shipyards in San Diego, California in the Quality Assurance Departments, where he gained invaluable knowledge of the ship construction and repair industries.  He is IMS’s coordinator for all required tests and inspections of work performed on Navy, Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.  He has particular expertise in surface preparation, coating, and structural integrity inspections.  He maintains excellent records of completed surveys and inspections.

Mr. Collins maintains and updates the company’s Quality Control Manual, coordinates Naval Sea Systems Command regularly scheduled audits of IMS’s QA program, and ensures complete compliance and certification.  He is qualified as an ISO9001 inspector and has taken many college level courses to augment his otherwise superb professional qualifications.