Randy Bedard

Safety Specialist


Randy started in the construction industry by receiving a diploma for millwright maintenance mechanic.  In 2003 Randy moved onto the petrochemical industry as a technical specialist with mechanical plugs and hydro static testing equipment.  Randy has since decided to persue a career as a safety specialist and joined the TGH team.  Randy is proficient in spoken & written English as well as French.

Certifications & Designations

Accident & Incident Investigation
Asbestos Awareness
Basic Safety Orientation
Basic Scaffold Safety
Behaviour Based Safety
Case Management
Confined Space Entry
Confined Space Entry & Rescue
CPR / First Aid / AED
Emergency Preparedness
Fall Arrest / Protection
Fall Protection Training
Fluke Meter
Fork Lift Truck Training
Fresh Air Supply Training
Gas Test Certification
Ground Disturbance For Supervisors
Hazard Identification Training
IOL - P&D Site Orientation
IOL - PDM Reviews
IOL Contractor Safety Orientation
JSA Writing & Auditing
Lockout / Tagout
Near Miss Reporting
Observation Based Safety
Permit Writing
Petroleum Oriented Safety Training
Respirator Fit Testing & Training
Root Cause Analysis
Safe Driving
Safe Work Permit Training
Safety & Health Law
Safety Watch
Supervisor Training
Supplied Air / Respirator Fit Testing - SABA/SCBA
Tank Cleaning Safety Procedures
Transportation Of Dangerous Goods
WHMIS Refresher
Work Permit Training
Workers Health & Safety
Working At Heights

Key Skills

Piping Modifications
Tank Maintenance


Controlled Bolting

H2S Alive Certification

HILYI Powder Actuated Tools Certification

OSHA - Construction Safety & Health Certification

Rigging & Hand Signals

RIGPASS - Offshore Platforms

Water Survivial

Job History

1.    High Pressure Hydrostatic Testing
       - Hydrostatic Test Piping and flange ¾” to 48” - from scaffold, trenches, platforms.
       - Hydrostatic Testing on 1” to 36” nozzles on various Tanks Vessels, and Towers.
2.    Installation of Mechanical Plugs
       - Install Mechanical Plugs ½” to 48”
       - Maintain the Isolation for hot work - welding, pre heat, post weld, heat treat.
3.    Work at Heights
       - Scaffolds
       - Vessels
       - Structural steel framing
       - Storage drums
4.    New Piping Installation
        - Install Piping
        - Install Gate Valves
        - Motor operated Valves
5.    Crane Use
       - Installation of large mechanical plugs
       - Install sections of piping
       - Use of pneumatic cutting equipment
6.    Well versed in multiple heavy equipment operations
        - Loaders
        - Backhoes
        - Bobcats
        - Forklifts
7.    Hydraulic Pump Disassemble and Repair
       - Mine and Mills
8.    Pneumatic Cold Cutting Equipment
       - Cold Cut Piping ranging 4” to 52”
9.    Bolt Tensioning and Torqueing of Various Size Flanges
10.  Involved with Vacuum Trucks for Precautionary Measures of Cold Cutting
11.  Involved in Inspections on Welds of Flanges and Nozzles
12.  Use of Breathing Air (SABA, SCBA)
13.  Use of Hand Held Gas Testing Equipment (Trenches, Vessels, Tanks)
14.  Rotating Machinery
       - Lathes
       - Drill Press
       - CNC’s
       - Mills

Terminal Job History

Baytown, TX - Exxonmobil
Hawaii - Chevron
Bayway, PA - Conoco Phillips
Levis, QC - Ultramar
Cherry Point, WA - BP
Lloydminster, SK - Husky Energy
Christansted, VI - Hovensa
Montreal, QC - Suncor
Corpus Christi, TX - Valero, Flint Hills
North Pole - Flint Hills
Corunna, ON - Terra, Nova Chemicals
Port Arthur, TX - Valero
Detroit, MI - Marathon
Sarnia, ON - IOL, PetroCanada
Edmonton, AB - IOL, Shell, PetroCanada
Singapore - Exxonmobil
El Segundo, CA - Chevron
Toledo, OH - Suncor, BP
Fort McMurray, AB - Syncrude, Suncor
Toronto, ON - PetroCanada
Fort Saskatchewan, AB - Shell


English - Native Speaker

French - Native Speaker

Instructor In Courses


2001 / Diploma - Maintenance Mechanic / Northern College Of Applied Arts & Technology

1992 - 1996 / / Ecole Secondare Theriault