Meet team ITI


Richard Marcotte

Senior Instructor & Chair of Rigging

Richard joined Industrial Training International (ITI) in May of 2013. He comes to ITI from Hamilton, Ontario and has over 10 years’ experience as a steamfitter/plumber with a career focusing on rigging and specializing in critical, heavy and complex rigging and lifting activities. Richard has a vast amount of experience in a number of industries including: Oil refinery construction, general maintenance and shutdown/turnaround maintenance. It also includes: steel manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, power generation (fossil fuels and hydro) and other heavy industries.

He is a proud member of the United Association of Journeyman Steamfitters and Plumbers. Richard has also worked extensively in collaboration with the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 146.

Richard's career has taken him throughout Canada, from coast to coast, highlighted by Ft. McMurray Oil Sands Projects: Suncor, Syncrude, CNRL Horizon, Shell Albian and Kearl Lake. 

Professional Associations/ Certifications

  • Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP), Member 
  • ASME B30.7 (Winches), Committee Member
  • ASME B30.9 (Slings), Committee Alternate
  • ASME B30.30 (Ropes), Committee Alternate
  • Canadian Hoisting and Rigging Safety Council (CHRSC), Main Committee Member
  • Certified Journeyman Red Seal Plumber     
  • Certified Journeyman Red Seal Steamfitter
  • Certified Signalperson (NCCCO)
  • Certified Rigger Level I & Level II (NCCCO)
  • Certified Rigging Gear Inspector Level III (ITI)
  • Elevated Work Platform Certified, ABCS
  • Fall Protection Certified, ABCS
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Certified, H2S
  • Master Rigger (ITI)
  • Mobile Crane Inspector (ITI)
  • Qualified Overhead Crane Operator (ITI)
  • Qualified Boom Truck Operator (ITI)
  • Red Seal Certificate of Qualification for Plumbing and Steam Fitting/Pipefitting
  • Standard First Aid & AED Certified, ABCS
  • Shell Oil Onshore Mobile Crane and Rigging Qualification Program - Qualified Rigger and Instructor (ITI)
  • United Association of Steamfitters and Plumbers Rigging Certification of Canada, Member
  • LEEA accredited instructor
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