Quality training in Nondestructive Testing for Oil Country Tubular Goods

Joe Mackin, ASNT Level III

Technical Consultant

Joe brings over thirty years of experience training and testing OCTG inspectors, both as an employee of OCTG inspection companies and with the International Pipe Inspectors Association.  Joe has also been heavily involved with the organizations the provide standards for general industry and OCTG specific industries, The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), American Petroleum Institute (API) and The American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM).


Joe has been a ASNT Level III for over 25 years and served 6 years on the ASNT Certification Council assisting in the development and review of the ASNT certification exams. January 2016, Joe was elected to another 3 year term on the ASNT Certification Council




Masters of Business Administration – University of Houston, Clear Lake 1989

Bachelors of Business Administration – GonzagaUniversity, 1969

ASNT Level III Certification in Magnetic Particle, Liquid Penetrant, Ultrasonic, Eddy Current, Magnetic Flux Leakage and Visual Testing (Certification Number 51292)



ASNT – Chairman of Board 2004- 2005

ASNT) – President 2003- 2004

API Project Leader ISO Work Group Developing ISO Standard 10407-2 (API RP 7G – 2)

API Project Leader for Rewrite of API RP 5A5

ASNT –Technical& Education Council Methods Chair (2005 – 2013) and (2013 to 2016)

ASNT Certification Management Council (CMC) – Member (1995-2001)

ASNT Houston Section - Chairman (1997-1998)

API Committee 7 - Member (1995 – Present)

API Resource Group on Threading and Gauging – Member (2002 – Present)

Chairman of ASNT Education and Qualification Council (1996-1997)

Member of ASTM International MT/PT and UT NDT committees