Division Manager, Becht
Matt Caserta has over 20 years of a wide breadth of engineering experience in oil refining, chemical processing, and consulting. Mr. Caserta’s varied background provides unique insights into process interactions, equipment reliability, and corrosion and materials concerns. He currently manages Becht’s corrosion control document (CCD) /integrity operating window (IOW) implementation team. He has personally been involved in development of CCDs and IOWs for over 50 different process units.
The past 15 years of Mr. Caserta’s career has focused on mechanical integrity, fixed equipment reliability, and inspection. He has a strong knowledge of damage mechanisms through practical experience. He has been involved in risk-based inspection assessments, mechanical integrity audits, and process engineering. He has experience as a Chief Inspector planning and executing turnarounds, supervising day-to-day inspection needs, and managing projects.
Prior to joining Becht, Mr. Caserta served Inspection Supervisor at a 100,000 bpd refinery. During this time, he managed a team of over 25 inspection and engineering professionals. This experience included inspection planning and executing turnarounds, supervising day-to-day inspection needs, and managing projects. He has overseen a complete re-circuitization and inspection of refinery piping systems. Mr. Caserta also implemented corrosion under insulation and fireproofing programs. He has also led the implementation of onsite and offsite quality assurance programs. Mr. Caserta also has experience as a reliability engineer focusing on fixed, fired, and rotating equipment. This experience included fitness-for-service assessments, inspection planning, turnaround execution, bolted joints, and reliability upgrades.
Additionally, Mr. Caserta spent over 5 years as an engineering consultant prior to joining Becht. His accomplishments included risk-based inspection implementations of over 100 different process units, developing mechanical integrity audit protocols, procedure development, and inspection planning. He was also an API certified trainer for the API 580/581 training course. Mr. Caserta has traveled to refineries and petrochemical facilities throughout North America and Europe.
Before becoming involved in Mechanical Integrity, Mr. Caserta worked as a production supervisor and process engineer at multiple food and chemicals facilities. Mr. Caserta received his BS in Chemical Engineering from The University of Dayton. He holds an API 510 certification and formerly an NBIC certification.