WHPacific’s Tana Smith Gains Certification with the American Petroleum Institute
Anchorage, AK — Tana Smith, a mechanical EIT and NANA shareholder in WHPacific’s Anchorage office has passed the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) 570 Piping Inspector Exam. This exam is provided by the API through their Individual Certification Programs (ICP) which have provided the petroleum and petrochemical industry with a solid way to evaluate the knowledge of inspection personnel.
“Tana really went above and beyond to study and stretch herself to be able to get this certification.” Says Sam Strackeljahn, lead mechanical engineer in WHPacific’s Anchorage office. “It is a great added skill for our WHPacific portfolio and our clients.”
The certifications provided by API are seen as some of the most demanded credentials in the industry. Their certified inspectors are recognized all over the world as professionals that are fully capable of performing in congruence with industry acceptable standards and practices. WHPacific is proud of Tana’s drive and accomplishment to take and pass this highly regarded exam.
WHPacific, Inc. helps public and private clients throughout the U.S. achieve success with transportation, water resources, environment, development, facilities, and energy projects that are supported by our comprehensive construction/project management and surveying and scanning services. WHPacific is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 500 design companies by Engineering News Record. WHPacific, Inc. is 100 percent Native American-owned by NANA Development Corporation and certified by minority development councils throughout the western U.S.