RAYMOND F. SERVAES


SURFACE OBSERVATIONS, INC.
2 Canton Row, Beaufort SC 29906
| 843-846-0500|
rservaes@embarqmail.com


CAREER HISTORY




*Carpenters Union Apprentice and Journeyman Floor Covering Installer (carpet, sheet vinyl, resilient tile and wood flooring)

*Independent Floor Covering Contractor

*Flight Instructor, Charter Pilot and Commercial Airline Pilot

*Retail and Contract Business Owner (Mayflower Carpet Company, Inc. 1971-1999)

*Certified Independent Inspector 2001 to present — Owner of Surface Observations, Inc.


*Mr. Servaes is one of the Guild's Advisors and a Member of the Peer Review Committee

CERTIFICATIONS

*IICRC #52795: (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification) — Carpet Cleaning, Carpet Repair and Reinstallation and
Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector

*ITS # 133 (Inspector Training Service) Advanced Hardwood Certification; Laminate Certification and Resilient Certification

*FCITS #1407: (Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services) Certified Flooring Inspector — Hard Surface and Carpet — resigned 2010

*NALFA (North American Laminate Floor Association) Certified Laminate Inspector — 2011

*IFCI (Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors) Certification for Luxury Vinyl Products #230 - 2017

FORMAL EDUCATION
Marshfield High School, Marshfield, Massachusetts

Newman Preparatory School, Boston, Massachusetts

Floor Covering Installation at Boston Local Carpenters Union

Commercial Pilot (Single and Multi-Engine Land), Flight Instructor, Ground Instructor, and Instrument ratings.

INDUSTRY TRAINING SEMINARS
*School of Surface Technology — Senior Carpet Inspectors Course — 2001


*Carpet Cushion Council Certification Course — 2001


*National Institute of Certified Floor Covering Inspectors — update training — 2003-2004-2005-2007-2008-2011-2014


*L & N Services Training— Laminate Flooring, Resilient Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Formica Solid Surface and HPL Counter Tops - 2003-2004-2005-2007-2008

*Inspector Training Services Hard Surface Inspectors Course — 2003

*Inspector Training Services Advanced Hardwood Course — 2006

*L & N Wood Inspection Course -2006

*FCITS (Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services) Carpet Inspector, Hardwood Inspector —2007

*Mohawk Industries Higher Achiever Program — Hardwood & Laminate

*Mohawk Industries Inspector Workshop - Commercial & Residential Carpets — 2010

*Floor Inspectors Guild-Wood Floor Course - NC State University - 2008-2010-2011

*NALFA (North American Laminate Floor Association) — Certification — 2011

*Floor Inspectors Guild-Wood Floor Course — Virginia Tech — 2012-2013

*Floor Inspectors Guild- Engineered Wood Flooring Workshop — NC State — 2012

*Concrete Substrate Course — NC State — 2012 *Inspectors Training Services Resilient and LVT Course — 2014

*Floor Inspectors Guild Wood Science Course — New Orleans— 2014

*Floor Inspectors Guild — Forest Products Lab Seminar— USDA Madison Wisconsin —2014

*Floor Inspectors Guild — Resilient Flooring Seminar — Dalton GA -2015

*Armstrong Industries — Wood Floor Seminar — Lancaster PA – 2015

*Mohawk Inspector’s Seminar – Danville VA – 2016

*Floor Inspectors Guild Shaw Educational Day – Dalton GA – 2016

*Floor Inspectors Guild Carpet Seminar – Dalton GA -- 2016

*IFCI Luxury Vinyl Products course November 27,2017

* Floor Inspectors Guild Seminar -Sept. 19, 20, 21, 2018