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NACE Level III Coating Inspector 4599

Magnolia, TX, 77355
November 23, 2009

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Richard M. Piemontese

Mobile: 713-***-****

FAX: 866-***-****

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Magnolia, Texas 77355


NACE Certified Coating Inspector Level 3 #4599


To use my skills and abilities to improve quality, production and profits.


o Skill at reading blueprints, specifications and drawings and executing the work accordingly.

o Skilled at writing painting specifications.

o Ability to complete various reports such as progress schedules, inspection reports.

o Skilled at bidding painting work successfully.

o Ability to assign a crew on a daily, weekly, monthly or project basis.

o Efficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point and Access


Certificates: Basic and advanced hydraulics

Construction Supervision

SSPC – C3 Training

CPR, Basic First Aid

Maintenance Management

TWIC Card exp. 6/07/2014

NACE Certified Coating Inspector #4599 exp. 6/2012

El Paso Community College 9/81- 6/82 Construction Management

Transmountain Campus

El Paso, Texas

High School Graduated 1979

Pennsville Memorial

Pennsville, NJ 08070


May 2009-Present Field Inspector

NDE Quality Systems Inc. Houston, Texas 77060

Provide coating inspection at field locations.


o Perform audits of coatings facilities to make sure they are in compliance with customer specifications and are compliant with Environmental and Safety Codes

o Perform Field Inspections to ensure vendors are complying with the customer specifications.

o Compile reports of Daily observations.

2007-2009 Facilities Maintenance Manager

Applied Machinery Corporation, Houston, TX 77073

Provides managerial and supervisory direction and strategic planning to help protect existing and future company assets at all locations.


o Performs short and long range planning; the development and monitoring of maintenance plan projecting.

o Develops and reviews policies.

o Manages the division budget.

o Supervises division personnel and contracts.

o Participates in department and management team meetings.


o Working knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in facilities maintenance; working knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do repairs; Knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building maintenance; Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.

o Skill in using a personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software in performing duties.

o Ability to select and oversee the work of consultants and contractors for building repairs and renovations.

o Ability to organize, analyze, interpret and evaluate problems and provide practical, cost effective solutions; ability to juggle multiple priorities; ability to communicate effectively with customers, co-workers, contractors and the general public, both orally and in writing.

o Ability to plan, organize and monitor the work and activities of self and direct reports; ability to plan, organize and monitor activities according to priorities, established schedules and deadlines.

o Ability to provide leadership, counsel, motivation and constructive performance reviews to staff, securing their respective commitments to the project's goals.

2003-2007 Paint Shop Manager

Applied Machinery Corporation, Houston, TX 77073


o Worked on a wide variety of structures and surfaces under various conditions.

o Experience painting with brush, roller, airless, conventional and plural component spray.

o Familiar with metalizing with flame and arc spray systems.

o Ability to rig various structures.

o Skilled at abrasive cleaning using a wide variety of blast media.

Ability to use paint inspection equipment


o Various radio towers 40’ 90’ 100’ 500’ 1180’

o In refineries, gas processing and manufacturing plants

o Water tanks and fuel tanks – elevated, underground and standpipe

o Bridges suspension and cantilever types

o Land and off shore oil rigs

2002-2003 Project Manager

Blastco Inc. Houston, TX 77039


o Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.

o Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in

collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

o Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.

o Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders

in a timely and clear fashion.

o Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.

o Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes

where necessary.

Where required, negotiate with other

o department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company


o Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the

appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.

o Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other


o Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

o Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

o Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

o Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

o Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation,

and presentations.

o Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team,

analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.

o Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and

devise contingency plans.

o Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties

throughout project life cycle.

o Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the


1994-2002 Vice President of Operations

Sinclair Contractors Inc. Houston, TX 77024


The ability to identifies work elements in detail and develop work standards, and work method improvements;

o Develop procedures, forms, and work measurements to effect methods improvement, work simplification.

o Develops project plans to achieve established objectives and time schedules;

o Writes and/or edits manuals for uniform use of new or revised procedures and policies;

o Organizes, authors, and presents oral and written research reports to and for the President

o Gathers pertinent facts by researching techniques, methods, and procedures in order to make a thorough analysis.

o Evaluates technical contract provision and equipment bids as it relates to daily operations including facilities maintenance.

o Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.

o Collect, organize and analyze data used in the review of operations service and the need for optimal operation. Studies information and selects plan from competitive proposals that affords maximum probability of profit or effectiveness in relation to cost or risk.

References available upon request

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