Daniel Christensen, SME Steel Contractors QA/QC Director, brings an impressive wealth of knowledge and experience in Quality Assurance and Quality Control and inspections specific to the structural steel and welding industry. Daniel has a complete and working knowledge of quality requirements of industry codes and standards with several years in supervisory and management positions. He prepares, writes, reviews, and maintains the quality control system, modifying for project specific conditions. Daniel performs internal quality assurance functions to ensure continuous improvements. He performs audits on vendors and subcontractors for compliance to project purchase order requirements. Daniel interfaces with contract and jurisdictional authorities on quality related issues. He provides guidance and training for proper inspection procedures, methods, techniques, and the documentation to support it. Daniel supervises all activities related to inspection, welding procedures, fabrication and welding materials, and welding qualifications. He provides traceability of materials with supporting documentation and establishes inspection and quality control procedures for all shop products.