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About Us

Founders BIO

Mr. L.L. "Lee" Bird

Meet our Level III

lee bird
  • Lee Bird has held positions as welder, (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW), pipefitter and machinist.

  • Lee has been teaching and speaking publicly since 1974.

  • Since 1982 he has been performing NDT relative to the natural gas pipeline and compressor industry.

  • Since 1994 Lee has been teaching Level I and II NDT courses.

  • In 1998 Lee opened B-TEC, LLC.

  • He has also been involved with PC based Engine Compressor Analysis. Lee holds Corporate Level III certifications in MT, PT, and UT, API 510 Pressure Vessel, 570 Piping Inspector 653. Above ground storage tank inspector, and Level III instructor (EPRI).

  • Certification and is a member of ASNT (#61666)..

Image by Harold Wainwright


B-TEC Is a Proud Member

of These Fine Associations

B-TEC Has Proudly Partnered

With the Following Organizations


Lowrie “Lee” Bird
Karen L. Bird

Lowrie “Lee” Bird

LJ Padilla

Regional Manager
Wind Tower Division

Karen L. Bird

CFO- Vice President
Office Manager
Purchasing & Inventory

Jeff Sierra

Safety & Compliance

Jeremiah B. Bird

General Manager/
Alaska Division

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