Jeff Borba, AWS CWI/CWE, NAARSO III, PRI, COT, CMT, CAT Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Athletics & Recreation and Equipment & Machinery

Specialty Focus: Amusement Ride Inspector/Auditor, Theme Park Attractions/Rides, Welding/NDT, Zipline, Manufacturer Audits, ASTM F24 Safety Audit, Water Park, Accident/Incident Investigation, Inspections, Aerial Adventure Challenge Course, Canopy Tours, QA/QC Requirements

Education: AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) & Educator (CWE), AWS; Professional Ride Inspector Level III (PRI), AIMS; Amusement Ride Senior Inspector Level III, NAARSO; Certified Maintenance, Ops & Aquatics Inspector, AIMS

Years in Practice: 26


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Jeff Borba is an expert in the amusement ride industry with over 26 years of experience. Jeff owns and operates Precisioneering, a Veteran-owned auditing and consulting company. He has experience with a multitude of different types of amusement rides including coasters, simulators, portable rides, ziplines, water parks, slides, etc. His previous positions include; Manager/Director of Maintenance, Operations & Engineering, Ride Auditor/Inspector and Maintenance Technician. Jeff's qualifications include; -Amusement Standards Subcommittee Chairman of ASTM F24.30 “Inspection and Maintenance” -Task Group Leader of ASTM F24 F2974 “Auditing Amusement Rides and Devices” -Task Group Leader of ASTM F24.90 “Evolution Task Group” -Task Group Member of F2959 "Aerial Adventures" -Task Group Member of F1193 "Quality, Manufacture and Construction of Amusement Rides" -Secretary of National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO) -AIMS Professional Ride Inspector (PRI) Level III -NAARSO Senior Inspector Level III -AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Certified Welding Educator (CWE) and AWS/ASME welder -Qualified Safety Inspector in various locales including Nevada, California (QSI), Colorado, New York & Florida -AIMS Certified Maintenance, Operations and Aquatics inspector -Qualified ASNT NDT (VT, MT, DP) Level II inspector -Legal Expert Witness consulting, research and advisement in the amusement industry which includes welding, QA/QC, zip lines, etc. Jeff has developed and instructed several presentations at various amusement seminars and facilities over the past 15 years including AIMS, NAARSO, ACCT & ASTM F24 Classes have included: -Visual Weld Inspection -Welding 360 -Amusement Ride Inspection -AWS Welding Programs -Amusement Ride Terminology -NDT Inspection and Certification -Death By Pencil Whipping -ASTM F4 Standards -Auditing Amusement Rides -Owner/Operator Training -Aerial Adventure Course (zipline) -How to inspect Amusement Rides -QA/QC requirements