Principal Engineer Consultant Risk-Based Inspection / Business Development
Years of Experience: 20
Education and Licenses:
- B.S., 1997, Chemical Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
- Engineer-in-Training, State of Ohio
Areas of Specialization:
- Business Development and Project Planning
- Technical Presentations and Training Courses, Including API RBI Training
- Creating Asset Strategies / Inspection Plans Using Risk-Based Methodologies
- Familiar with Identifying Applicable Damage Mechanisms and NDE
- Risk-Based Inspection for Pressure Relief Devices
- Staff and Team Development
Valerie Magyari is presently involved in business development for E2G, assisting with outlining mechanical integrity solutions across the refining and petrochemical industry. She is responsible for the development of initiatives for growth and expansion as well as maximizing existing business relationships with both North American and international clients. Valerie is also a primary liaison between E2G and the Mistras Group, working towards the successful integration of the API RBI and PCMS software platforms.
She serves as an instructor for RBI technology and has experience in preparation and delivery of training courses and technical presentations to engineers and inspectors.
She previously directed E2G’s RBI consulting and implementation services in North America for 8 years. Ms. Magyari has extensive experience in risk-based inspection (RBI) evaluations for refinery and chemical plant equipment and relief valves using the API RP 581 methodology and software. She has also conducted relief valve RBI studies using a qualitative approach and participated in the development of the relief valve RBI methodology in API RP 581. Ms. Magyari is involved in ongoing development of the API RBI methodology and is familiar with other competing RBI programs.
Prior to joining E2G, Ms. Magyari gained process engineering and design experience for chemical, refining, and manufacturing clients. She has been responsible for several pressure relief valve system studies in accordance with API RP 520/521 and has been involved in capital projects ranging from small chemical plant improvements to the design, construction, and start-up of a high-purity glass facility. Her responsibilities have included process calculations, specification of associated control instrumentation, heat and material balances, development of piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), equipment specifications, and operating procedures.