Richard W. Grant
Senior Mechanical/Piping Designer
Accomplished and performance-driven engineering designer with extensive experience designing pipe process, reviewing technical specifications, and preparing mechanical datasheets to meet company demands. Adept at developing client material catalogs of both P&ID symbols and 3D materials for use in CAD software application and generating ISO drawings using CAD software including ISOGEN. Proven record of accomplishment of managing multiple engineering projects from inspection to completion to deliver excellent design service. Known for supervision, leadership, and tactical execution of project plan in alignment with business unit expectations. Committed to ensure timely completion of project within approved budgets and resources without compromising on safety or quality. Proven expertise in:
CAD Software Application
Piping & Mechanical Design
Diagrams Design & Instrumentation
Power, Utilities, Packaging, & Process
P&ID Symbols & 3D Materials
Mechanical/Piping Drawing Packages
Material Handling Strategy
Staff Training & Development
JŌB Industrial Services – Houston, Texas
Lead Piping Mechanical Designer, - Oil and Gas Refining, 2018
Executed all aspects of power, utilities, packaging, and process to design and develop piping and instrumentation diagrams, process flow diagrams, and system evaluation for materials handling.
Created and designed 3D CAD modeling, as-built site system, skid mounted systems, and crowded production facilities. Specified system components and modified products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications. Oversaw all piping aspects of construction and offshore platform operations, delegating tasks, and identifying areas for further process improvement.
Skid mounted and systems modularization specialist.
Created bid and construction installation packages for both vender quotes and disciplines and equipment and fabricated materials.
Created catalogs of both P&ID symbols for use in the CAD and operated 3D materials for use in CAD software applications to meet and exceed client material specification.
Delivered effective 3D modeling of structural direction and leadership pertaining to equipment modeling, full process, and utility piping.
Designed and produced ISO drawings through mutilation of CAD software including ISOGEN.
Foth Production Solutions – Chesterfield, Missouri
Lead Process Designer – Food and Beverage Group, 2011 to 2018
Performed static, thermal, and dynamic analyses of process piping in accordance with food and beverage group codes to reduce vibration levels and create technical reports.
Executed as Area lead engineer and quality checker for project deliverables, such as isometric drawings, 3D CAD models, piping layout, and engineering documents is line with project specifications and standards. Steered efforts to conduct and perform 3D model reviews with clients for proposed design evaluation. Used and operated SmartPlant review and applied Navisworks for 3D model review and clash detection.
Led, motivated, and developed design team to formulate and execute pre-task planning document for man-hour and cost reduction.
Headed engineering design package and deliverables development procedures through team leadership of design teams of three to nine staff.
Developed point cloud date using laser scan equipment and instigated point cloud date into 3D modeling to generate as-built conditions and deliver presentations by conducting detailed client’s review meetings.
Designed with and developed Laser Scan (Point Cloud) Data software, including Kubit, Trimble, and ReCap through execution of modeling process and client evaluation to show existing conditions.
Cultivated solid relationship with new project piping and equipment engineer for seamless operations.
Petrochemical – Upstream, Midstream, & Down Stream (Shell California Production 1984-1986)
(WorleyParsons 2009-2010)(CAD Translations 2010-2011) (JOB Industrial Services 2018)
Hydrogen Plant, Coker Plant, CO2 Injection Site, Well Gas Processing, and Pipe Line/Well Mapping. Modified Tank Farm Pipeline, handled wastewater treatment, and large bore pipe transfer pipe.
Developed Upstream (offshore platform), Midstream (processing, storage and transportation systems), and Downstream (refinery modification) projects with ASME B31.1 and B31.3 system design.
Chevron Richmond Refinery 2010, Arco Long Beach Refinery 1990, 1991, Shell California Prod. 1985, 86
Pharmaceutical (Blymyer Engineers 1992-1994) (CAD Translations 2006-2007)
Created ASME Bioprocessing Equipment, ASME B31.3 piping code using high purity piping. Efficiently processed and cleaned room air in place (CIP) systems.
Material Handling (CAD Translations 2006-2008) (Foth 2011-2018)
Designed various systems, such as Bulk Nut and Grains, Bottle, Can, Carton conveying, Case Packer, Fillers, printing (labeling), palletizing and stretch rapping, and high-density pallet storage systems.
Food and Beverage Process Systems (Blymyer Engineers 1994-2006) (CAD Translations 2006-2008) (Foth 2011-2018)
Led the design and development of a new Brewhouse, Beer filtration and distribution to fillers. Regulated cooling processes on water, beverages, and glycol systems.
Developed powerhouse systems including boilers, ammonia and glycol chillers, truck and rail car unloading stations, ammonia, CO2, and nitrogen compressor systems.
Replaced pumps and tank and developed Plant air and Plant water distribution systems.
Product Conveying Systems (Blymyer Engineers 1994-2006) (Foth 2011-2018)
Led the process of vibrating, vacuum, and cullet conveying systems for dry product handling.
Additional experience as Project Engineering Designer (2010 to 2011) CAD Translations, Yuba City, California; Principal Designer (2008 to 2010) for WorleyParsons, Folsom, California; Project Engineering Designer (2006 to 2008) for CAD Translations, Yuba City, California
Prior experience as a Project Engineer for Blymyer Engineers Inc
AAS Degree – Mechanical Design Drafting (CAD) Southern California University for Professional Studies
40 Hour OSHA training ACI certification Ammonia systems training C.F. Braun-Piping Design Intergraph/Bentley CAD Auto Desk CAD Welding & Welding Inspection Machine Tooling Design HASC Safety Training 2018