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CM Department Guest Lecturer Series – Richard Beemer

Beemer
Wednesday, December 14 2016
Born in Baton Rouge, LA in 1962 Richard Beemer or "Beemer” as most know him was the middle child of
three sons born to a Piping Fabricator Art and Executive Secretary Frances Beemer. Beemer graduated
from Woodlawn High School in 1980 and enrolled in Apprenticeship training school where he graduated
with a 4-year professional certificate in pipefitting/conibination welding. Beemer went on to weld as a
combination alloy welder in refinery, petrochemical, and nuclear industries across the U.S. After 10 years
of welding, he segwayed into to Environmental Health & Safety and has worked ¡n the U.S., Canada,
South America, Middle East, St Croix, Aruba, and Puerto Rico. He has held certifications as Combination
Welder, HAZWOP 40 Super Fund, Response & Cleanup Ops, Highway Transportation Spill Ops,
Occupational Health & Safety Technologist, Certified Safety Director, and Certified Risk Management
Professional. Beemer, as Director of Craft Services Division for EXCEL USA, oversees a staff of 14 in
Louisiana and Texas whose functions are craft recruiting, craft training, and craft work force development.

 

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