Roy A. Grichuk works as Director of Piping at Fluor in Sugar Land, Texas, USA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston and has nearly 30 years of experience in piping engineering.
During his career at Fluor, Roy has held a variety of positions, including Lead Piping Materials Engineer (PME) for several multimillion projects, Supervisor of the PME group that averages between 15 and 30 employees, Area Lead Piping Engineer and Technical Fellow. His true passion has always been design. Roy has particularly enjoyed his involvement with the selection process for piping material, including specifying component standards for the materials specified for individual process streams, finishing out the process by assisting in the purchasing of components, working out contracts technically with fabricators, and solving design issues during installation.
Roy is deeply involved with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) B31.3 Committee which is part of the ASME Board on Pressure Technology, Codes and Standards. He is currently a member of the Subgroup on Materials, Chair of the B31 Materials Technical Committee and a member of the B31 Main Committee.