Andrew Marchesseault

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Andrew Marchesseault

Vice President


+1 401 910 0121 (Office)
85 Commerce Park Rd
North Kingstown, RI 02852

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Andrew Marchesseault joined J.S. Held in February of 2023 as part of J.S. Held's acquisition of Failure Analysis & Prevention.

Dr. Andrew Marchesseault’s areas of expertise include failure analysis, fracture mechanics, thermal/fluid and mechanical analysis, Finite Element Analysis, and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Dr. Marchesseault has significant international experience, specifically with European companies, and is fluent in German. He has been involved in more than one hundred failure analyses of equipment in, among others, the marine, maritime, manufacturing, mining, energy, chemical, and oil and gas industries. He has conducted fracture mechanics analyses for components constructed of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, ceramics, composites, and polymers. He has also conducted Finite Element Analyses of complex geometries and loading conditions.

Dr. Andrew Marchesseault is involved in on-site and laboratory inspections and root-cause analyses of insurance losses. He has extensive involvement in numerous major loss assignments throughout North America and has consulted on large complex insurance losses, including steam and gas turbines, wind turbines and solar thermal boilers, high voltage transformers, bushings and switch gear, industrial processing equipment, including hydraulic presses, pulp and paper dryers and recovery boilers, chemical and petrochemical processing equipment such as heat exchangers, distillation towers, pressure swing adsorption units, upstream and midstream oil and gas equipment including drill casing and pipelines and construction losses, including cranes and structures.

Professional Licensure

  • PE 41002 / CA State of California Engineering License
  • PE 092373 / PA State of Pennsylvania Engineering License
  • PE 0011880 / RI State of Rhode Island Engineering License
  • PE 141185 / TX State of Texas Engineering License
  • PE 024762 / WV State of West Virginia Engineering License