Brian J. Pertuit
Brian J. Pertuit, is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional who served as the Manager of Reliability & Maintenance Planning for the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP LLC) for a decade prior to a recent reorganization, at which time he transitioned into a Sr. Electrical Power SME role. Mr. Pertuit has over 35 years of experience in asset management, engineering and operations. He served in the U.S. Army as a Tank Mechanic Specialist (MOS 63N/63E) during overseas duty, then worked in consulting engineering as a co-op student while attending the University of New Orleans where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1993. He has worked in the U.S. energy industry, both Oil & Gas and Power, for nearly three decades since graduating. This is his fourth article for Uptime Magazine. His past three articles were based on LOOP’s Uptime Awards for Best Work Execution Management Program in 2014, Best Green Reliability Program in 2016, and Best Asset Condition Management Program in 2018.