Reggie Picou has over 40 years of professional experience directly related to the fabrication of fixed offshore platforms and floaters. Since October of 1986, he worked as a Consultant/Construction Manager/Inspector. His experience started as a fitter’s helper and progressively worked up to Fabrication Yard Manager. Assignments include domestic projects for the Gulf of Mexico, foreign projects: in the United Kingdom for the North Sea, in the Middle East for the Arabian Gulf, in West Africa for Nigerian waters, and in India for the Indian Ocean.
Experience includes onshore fabrication, vendor surveillance, offshore installation, and offshore hook-up and pre-commissioning. Projects include production platforms, jackets and decks and all support components such as pressure vessels, process piping, piling, and conductors. He has experience as supervisor, superintendent, manager or consultant on many major projects worldwide since 1965. Knowledge and working experience with the following welding processes: FCAW, GMAW, SMAW, SAW, and GTAW.