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Mechanical Piping

Clute, TX
September 29, 2020

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Chad A. Richard

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AWS CWI # 17070341

Areas of Expertise:

Mechanical and weld inspection, hydro-pneumatic testing, job turnover, turnaround planning and execution, maintenance and grass roots construction, building hydro packages, pipe fabrication and commissioning. 20 year’s experience.


Complete understanding of P&ID'S and ISO'S, building and maintaining packages for hydro and pneumatic testing. 12 years’ experience as a pipe fabricator. Identification and installation of instrumentation, pumps, vessels and equipment.

Ability to verify installation and maintenance is carried out correctly according to client piping specs. Walking down piping systems creating a punch list for completion and construction errors. Vast knowledge of controlled torqueing requirements of flanges and equipment. Understanding process flow and heat transfer.

Great ability to complete complex tasks safely and under pressure. Trouble shooting and diagnosing design errors in process piping and equipment. Identifying system boundaries for testing or Isolation. Strong ability to quickly understand any mechanical devices in the industrial workplace. Work History:

Zachry Industrial

2317 Lake Jackson TX,


Channelview, TX

PO/TBA Project, Lyondell Bassil

Welding and mechanical inspections, hydro testing, NDT Auditing and managing all records. Conducting NCR audits and interpreting regulations, codes and client standards. 2/10/20 – 4/20/20 Laid off due to Covid 19

EXP 12/01/2020

NCCER Pipefitter Plus


Chad A. Richard

2019 T/A Holly Frontier complete shut down.

free start up.

JVIC, Freeport Texas

Freeport LNG Project

QC Coordinator Supervisor 12/05/17 – 5/09/19

Oversee construction was carried out to D.O.T and F.E.R.C. as well as B31.3 requirements. Preforming mechanical, welding and testing inspections. Track and verify nondestructive testing. Document and follow through with the correcting of all nonconformance reports.

JVIC, Freeport Texas

DOW Chemicals, Numerous Turnarounds and projects

QC Lead - 4/05/2016 – 12/05/17

Complete Turn Around / new construction set up and Execution, Conducting welding inspections, coordination of all NDT requirements. Weld and flange connection tracking and returning care custody and control back to the client.

Fluor, Baytown Texas

USGC Project / Chevron

Q/C Tech - 9/10/2015 - 4/05/2016

Conducting welding and mechanical inspections. Managing NDE crews to verify all code requirements are met. Verifying all hydrostatic and pneumatic testing was acceptable.

Fluor, Freeport Texas

PDH-1 Gulfstream Project

Q/C Tech - 5/21/14 - 8/30/2015

QA/QC Supervisor 9/11/19---11/05/19

Welding and mechanical Inspections, Complete supervising of Q/A Q/C employees to complete a leak JVIC, Cheyenne, Wyoming

Chad A. Richard

Building and maintaining test packages for process piping and equipment, Welding and mechanical inspections. Weld and NDE tracking to be reported to the client.

ICS, Freeport Texas

Dow Chemical

Piping General Foreman/Field Engineer - 11/25/13 - 5/18/14 Managing and planning of construction work to be completed at DOW chemical facilities, field engineering, measuring and sketching.

Ordering materials, overseeing fabrication and installation for E jobs and maintenance to ensure a safe and

and Quality product for the client.

PCL Industrial, Freeport Texas

Hydro Coordinator - 9/17/12 - 11/20/13

Project Falcon Chlorine 7

Managed all hydro testing and commissioning for the project. Building hydro Test packages, walking down systems to verify all instrumentation, valves and equipment comply with Dow Specifications and process design.

Education and Training:

Silsbee, TX High School - diploma 1997


AWS CWI# 17070341 EXP. 7/01/20

NCCER certified in rigging, pipefitting, foreman and general foreman References available upon request.

Chad A. Richard

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