Martin Anderson graduated from the University of Alaska with a certificate in Welding Technology and is completing his associate degree in Welding and Non-destructive Testing (NDT). Anderson was the owner of Alaska Technical, a non-destructive training center in Kenai, Alaska for over ten years. Now a part of Global Diving and Salvage, Anderson is the QA/NDT Program Manager for Global Technical Services.
With more than thirty years of inspection and welding experience, Anderson holds an IRRSP certification (Radiation Safety), six ASNT NDT Level III certifications (RT, UT, VT, MT, PT, ML), a Level III in Coating Inspection with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), as well as a Senior Corrosion Technologist rating. Anderson is also certified as a Welding Educator, Senior Welding Inspector, and Radiographic Film Interpreter with the American Welding Society (AWS). With the American Petroleum Institute (API), Anderson holds certifications 570 (In-Service Piping Inspector) and 653 (Above-Ground Storage Tank Inspector). Other certifications previously held include Eddy Current Level II, Leak Testing Level II, Receipt/Vendor Inspector, and Quality Auditor.
As an active member of the American Society of Nondestructive (ASNT), Anderson currently presides as the Alaska Section Chair for his ninth year. He has previously served as Section Vice Chair and Secretary. Additionally, Anderson is currently the Chairman for the Magnetic Flux Leakage Committee for both the Technical and Educational Council (T&E) and the Certification Management Council (CMC). He is also the Vice Chair for Visual Testing on the CMC and is a certified proctor for ASNT to facilitate IRRSP and ASNT Level III examinations. In October of 2016, Anderson will join the ASNT Board of Directors.
Anderson has been an instructor and consultant in forty-eight states and seven countries across four continents over the last ten years. His experience includes a variety of industries; including marine, aviation, petrochemical, pipeline, power generation, structural, and highway/bridges.