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Lead Electrical Power System Engineer-EPCM

Location:
Denver, Colorado, 80220, United States
Posted:
June 17, 2011
Email:
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KOLA R. BABU, P.E, SM.IEEE
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SUMMARY:

Mr. Babu has experience in the deployment of elements of Electrical Power Systems in an EPCM environment of major Industrial and Commercial Projects ($35M-$6.6B) – Fossil and Nuclear Power plants, development of FEED for Oil and Gas facilities, Utility Systems, Water Desalination plants and Infrastructure projects. He has designed and engineered both domestic and international projects for Generation, Transmission and Distribution – System Voltages ranging from 120V-600V, 4.16kV-66kV, and 115kV-380kV. His expertise lies in Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Management as related to the fundamental electrical system components – HV Cables, Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Relay Protection and Coordination, Controls, CT & PTs, PLC. He has experience in Start-Up & Commissioning and Project Documentation Control and Construction Coordination, Factory Acceptance Test and Due Diligence effort among stake holders at large. He has mentored junior staff to enhance their skills and abilities. He is diligent in keeping up with changes in all relevant codes and standards.

Skills:
• EPCM of Capital Projects from Concept to Completion.
• Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Management(EPCM) of Gas Insulated Substations(GIS)115kV-400kV
• Conceptual and Final design drawings, sketches and similar documents supported by analytical calculations.
• Budgeting, Man-hour and Construction cost Estimates, RFI and RFC.
• Bid Analysis of proposals (RFP) and feasibility studies.
• Preparation and review of specifications in CSI, Corps of Engineers and OEM formats with delineations of scope of project.
• Preparation and review of detailed Construction Documents.
• Review Vendor submittals for Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
• Review Shop drawings, Construction Oversight –PRODMOD.
• Nuclear: Prepared Screening MOD Packages (CFR 50.59). Knowledge of current trends in advanced modular reactors Equipment Qualifications and Standards: IEEE, IAEA (Digital I & C, acceptance criteria), EPRI Guideline on Evaluation and Acceptance of Commercial Grade- TR-106439. (IE Separation Criteria IEEE 323, IEEE 344(Seismic, Shake Test) etc.
• GE 480V AKD, Power Vac, Power Break Insulated Case Bkr, switchgear/Microversatrip, 9000 Series MCC, PLC Fanuc, MagneBlast breakers, Tranqell Motor Surge Protection. GE Power Vac & MV MCC Switchgear. GE Multilin Protection System Relays..Ref BUYLOG
• Technical and Administrative correspondence both in-house and client related activities. Commissioning coordination activities.
• Verification and FAT of OEM equipments. Resolution of complex problems & troubleshooting.
• Studies: Load Flow, Short Circuit, Motor Starting, System Stability, Protection & Coordination, Transients & Switching, Reliability, Harmonics, Voltage Regulation, Voltage Drop and Arc Fault Analysis,
• Substation Automation: DNP3, IEC 61850, SCADA/DCS.
• Troubleshooting Electrical Systems: Motors, Switchgear, Transformers, MCC, Control Logic/Algorithms, and Lighting etc.
• EPCM of Health Care & Institutional facilities.
• Power & Lighting, HVAC Systems, Grounding/Lightning, Cathodic Protection.
• Life Safety( Fire detection and Alarm Systems),
• Breaker Protection & Control and Instrumentation & Control
• Ability to master any software that is applicable to Electrical Power System in a brief period (weeks)

Software: ETAP, SKM Power Tools, EDSA, MathCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, Vista. Familiar with MS Projects, Primavera, AutoCAD and Micro Station.

Codes and Standards: NRC/10CFR, API, NESC, ANSI/IEEE, IEC, NEC, OSHA, ISO 9001, UL, IEE Wiring Regulations-BS 7671(Red Book, 2008 Edition).

Education: BSEE Bangalore University, (IERF/ABET) Electrical Power System
1991: Completed Computer Certification Course at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. USA
1995 Completed Hazardous Materials Management Executive Program. The Colorado School of Mines. USA
Completed OSHA Supervisor training and HAZMAT training programs 1995, USA

Registered Professional Engineer: Colorado (by NCESS Exam), Massachusetts, and Nevada (DQ).

Honor: Elected Senior Member of IEEE 1997

Affiliations: Senior Member IEEE: - INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION SOCIETY, POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY. Senior Member Association of Energy Engineers. National Fire Protection Agency; National Society of Professional Engineers, American Association for Advancement of Science, Member Petroleum Chemical & Industrial Committee.

Nationality: USA

EXPERIENCE

Principal, Energy Consultant 2008 Sep- Present

Independent academic research in developing technical and product database metrics relevant to the following: efficient application of carbon sequestration for coal fired power plants, PWR-MIT/Westinghouse study to achieve 50% Thermal Power Uprate developing annular fuel and looking at nanoparticles to improve the thermal properties of water for nuclear plants, and emerging renewable energy technologies (Solar, Wind) for the deployment of Electrical Power System Elements: Sizing Transformers, Control Systems, Inverters, Flexible AC Transmission components. Grid Connection constraints related to VAR compensation requirements for Wind Farm connection to the grid. Developing station auxiliary power Systems, Transformers, Switchgears, Motor Control Centers and PLC in an EPCM environment at large. It is the aforementioned involved Computer Aided Calculations, Review of Plant Documented archives and Procurement Specification of Major Components.

Project Lead Electrical Engineer 2007 Oct- July 2008
Shaw Stone & Webster, Nuclear Division, Centennial, Colorado, USA

Project Lead on Extended Power Uprate of 740MWe, 22kV-230kV, BWR Nuclear Generation Facility at Monticello, Minnesota. Preparation of Design Basis Documents; Engineering, Design, Procurement and Installation of 800 MVA (GE/Prolec) Transformer, Auxiliary (2x18MVA, 1x15MVA) and Reserve Transformers for the new system. Planning and resolving construction related issues for upgrading/uprating various system components such as:- 13.8 kV 8000HP Reactor Feed Water Pump Motors, Plant Distribution System, 13.8kV-489V, 1000kVA Double Ended Load Center Switchgear, Oil retention basin, Fire Alarm system, Control and Instrumentation in strict adherence to the guidelines of NRC Regulations Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations. Preparation of Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR). Completed screening and Evaluation Forms (50.59) for establishing Site specific constraints.

Senior PMC (Project Management Consultant), 2007 April – August
Saudi Aramco Overseas Corporation, ENI, Milan, Snamprogetti, Italy

Project Home Office at Snamprogetti Milan, Italy assigned to Oil & Gas, the Khurias Crude Facilities Division/Central Processing Facilities to oversee QA/QC of FEED (World’s Largest Oil & Gas Project, The scope of work consisted of the day-to-day interfaces with the design, procurement, and construction Contractor – Snamprogetti(Milan, Italy) in order to resolve various issues related to Electrical Engineering, as well as reviewing various material/purchase specifications to ensure compliance with the relevant Saudi Aramco standards and procedures (ANSI/IEEE & IEC) IEC 60909. Hazardous area requirements, IEC 60079, API RP 500 and 505 and IP Part 15. Selection of electrical equipment for hazardous areas The scope of work also included the cross-discipline coordination between Other Global Operating Centers (UK, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea) and Milan Operating Center. Project Salient Features (4)Units of GOSP(Gas Oil Separation), Area Classification Class 1, Division 2: 115kV GIS,115kV UG Feeders, (8) 10/13.5MVA Transformers, Indoor 13.8,4.16kV Switchgears, 480V MCC,VFD, SCR,UPS, Outdoor/Indoor Lighting, Corrosion Protection, Cable Trays, Duct Banks, Large Motors, Distribution and Control System. Conducted adjunct tutorials and colloquium with AOC Project team and Factory Acceptance Test(FAT), Developed thorough knowledge of Aramco Standards(SAMSS & SAES)and technical management project execution protocol.

Lead Principal Electrical Engineer, 2005 March – 2007 March
Parsons Corporation, Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Technical Services Support & QA/QC:- Water Desalination Plant, Oil & Gas, In-charge of FEED coordination of Ongoing. Four GIS Substation Projects. From inception, Conducting meetings, tutorials, with EPC contractors and Major OEMs (ABB, Pauwals, Riyadh Cable, Siemens and MARAFIQ (Local Utility Co)). Generating Engineering Review comments on Construction Documents consisting of Scope of Work, Design Analysis, and Load flow. Ampacity Calculations 115kV XLPE, Short Circuit Analysis with four(4) 380-115kV 500MVA, GTG/STG Transformers, Protection, Control(Micro SCADA-ABB) & Metering Standards ANSI/IEEE & IEC, Specifications and Construction Documents and FAT.

Lead Principal Engineer Substations: Provided of professional engineering discipline support to the program projects with particular emphasis on promoting and maintaining the technical adequacy, uniformity, and quality of the project designs in conformance with approved standards and codes. Major Activities Performed: 1. Prepared technical specifications and scope of work descriptions. 2. Provided technical advice and guidance on all discipline aspects. 3. Prepared Request for Proposal (RFP) documents with design concepts. 4. Provided technical assistance during pre-bid conferences, proposal evaluations, and post-award or other contract conferences. 5. Reviewed EPC and A/E contractor design drawings, specifications, and calculation submittals and coordinates with the works of other disciplines. 6. Reviewed vendor/shop drawings and construction materials and/or equipment submittals. 7. Performed field inspections and provides professional field support as necessary during construction phases. 8. Prepared conceptual designs, interface layouts and conflict solutions. 9. Prepared man-hour estimates and material takeoffs. 10. Prepared technical correspondence, reports and studies including systems studies for transmission and distribution systems.

Project No: 1
Two New GIS Substations 2000MVA:
380kV & 115kV GIS indoor with Breaker and Half Bus Topology for 14(380kV) and 10(115kV) Bays respectively.
Project No: 2
Expansion of Two 115kV GIS Substations (2-indoor) Projects: - Addition of ten (10) Bays and feeders.
Project No: 3
Overhead Transmission Line work of 380kV and 115kV with OPGW/Wave Trap communication links to LDC.
Project No: 4
Extension of 115kV underground feeder cables (1600, 1200, 800 and 400mm Sq) to GIS at Heavy Industrial Consumers.

Substations Automation Architecture with Modular topology compliant with UCA2, DNP3 and IEC61850- Communication Protocol.
Instituting due diligence work culture among various Contractor Project teams. Developing, Establishing framework of submittal procedure for Design Contract Documents: 1) Design Breakdown Plan 2) Program Analysis Report 3)Design Analysis Report submittal procedures/guidelines for the contractors.
This Project Control mechanism was adopted due to the size interlink and extended timeline based on investor-centered funding of the project valued at of over $1.3Billion

2002 – 2004: On going independent academic research in innovative and emerging technologies in the area of energy sector and Consulting in the area of Utility, Industrial and Commercial Electrical Power Systems.

Senior Consultant 2002- May - July
Tri-State Generation, Westminster, Colorado
Projects: Limon 140 MW and Brighton 140 MW - GE 7EA frame Simple Cycle Projects. Resolution of the Claims Dispute between the Owner (Tri-State) and the A/E of cost overruns. Task involved, Developing analytical Cost/Time matrix in Excel for discrete computational database summary from the existing EPCM projects database. Eliciting information - In house interviews, discussion with the Tri- State Management, discrete Data Mining, re-formulation and establishing coherence to the spent monies/time-line and subsequent presentation of audited investigative data to the Management.

Consultant 2001- August -November
Salt River Project, Arizona
Investigated, Reviewed, Recalibrated and recommended Engineering Design Changes: Control Schematics, Routing of Duct banks, exposed and in-trench cable tray assemblies and conduit systems, grounding, lightning and corrosion protection; temperature coordination and de-rating of various equipment due to high ambient temperature for EPC documents prepared by the A/E Company for Kyrene a Combined Cycle Expansion Project consisting of (1-187MW) GE 7FA Turbine/Generator and (1-124MW) D11 Steam/Generator. Reviewed and initiated corrective action to the vendor schematics including OEM submittals. The short comings were tabulated and delivered to the owner (Salt River Project)

Electrical Commissioning Engineer 2001 Feb-May
Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation, Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Combined Cycle Project 720 MW, PA. Responsible for commissioning the (2-280MVA) 501G/FD Frame Combustion Turbine GTG/STG, Auxiliary system components comprising of: Switchgear and MCC Voltage ratings from 6.9kV ( starting Motor HP- 7200-13950 HP) to 480V and 125V DC: Circulating Water Pump/Cooling Tower Fans, Fuel Forwarding Systems, Lube Oil and Hydrogen Seal skids, Water injection system, Vapor Extractors, Evaporative Cooler Starting Package, Torque converter, Pilot Flow Divider and Stage Flow Dividers and the relevant P&ID control, SCADA, RTU interface and KKS DCS systems. All components were tested for Cold and Hot functional simulation before final commissioning

Senior Electrical Engineer 2000 Jan-Oct
Precision Resources/Xcel Energy, Denver, Colorado
Calpine, South Point. Mojave, AZ-540MW Combined Cycle Project:-Conducted Station auxiliary: Load Flow (PSCAD), Motor Starting, Short circuit Studies and Protective Relay Coordination using SKM-PTW32. Derived settings for Schweitzer Relays - SEL-321, 387,501, 551, and 587 system relays for 230kV Substation Ring Bus topology of switchyard Substation configuration including report on system functional philosophy. Developed 4.16kV-480V one and three line schematics, control schematics, and cable and conduit schedules. Prepared specifications for major power plant and substation electrical equipment such as power transformers, rigid & strain bus, isolated and non-segregated phase bus, medium voltage switchgear, motor control centers protective relays, SCADA, RTU interface, station batteries, cable and raceway. Reviewed and evaluated vendor quotations. Calculations to support equipment designs/ratings.

Preliminary Engineering/Design of Station Auxiliary System 13.8kV-4.16kV-480V for the Combined Cycle (GE GTG/STG) West Phoenix, Arizona, Power Project for Pinnacle West. Conducted Station auxiliary: Load Flow, Motor Starting, Short circuit Studies and Protective Relay Coordination using SKM-PTW32.
Modification to existing (1954) MCCs for The Coal Handling Upgrade at Arapahoe Generating Station, Denver.

Senior Electrical Engineer: SIEMENS WESTINGHOUSE POWER CORPORATION, ORLANDO, FL. 1998 Sep- 2001 Jan
Senior Electrical Engineer:
Responsible for the engineering, design, & application of electrical auxiliary equipment for Gas Turbine Power Plant Projects and 230kV Substation Ring-Bus(rigid & strain bus) Switchyard Breaker Logic Control, SCADA, RTU interface and P&ID coordination. Designed (4.16kV-480V) medium and low voltage electrical power distribution systems for large, gas turbine power generation plants. Developed one and three line schematics, control schematics, and cable and conduit schedules. Prepared specifications for power plant and substation electrical equipment such as power transformers, isolated and non-segregated phase bus, medium voltage switchgear, motor control centers protective relays, station batteries, cable and raceway. Reviewed and evaluated vendor quotations. Provided technical support for installation and commissioning, including FAR. Calculations to support equipment designs/ratings. Approval of vendor drawings and equipment arrangements. Technical interface with vendors and FAT.
Project: 1. Calpine Pasadena:, TX Combined Cycle Power Island- 2(501FD GTG)x1(STG): 18kV,480MW. Project: 2. Calpine Sutter, CA, Combined Cycle Power Island: 2(501FD Gas Turbine) x1(Steam Turbine) 18kV,520MW (Inlet Fogging System)
Preparation and review of technical specifications in CSI and OEM formats and delineations of project scope. Preparation and review of detailed Construction Documents:- Conceptual and Final design drawings, sketches and similar documents supported by analytical calculations. Review of vendor submittals for Quality Assurance and Quality Control– shop drawings, equipment test reports, construction Oversight, PRODMOD,RFI, RFC Technical and Administrative correspondence both in-house and client related activities. The design also included pulse metering of all the significant parameters as requested by the Client. Negotiated and secured approval of seismic qualification of major equipments from the designated qualifying authority in the State of California.

MSA Engineering Inc. RENO NV. 1997 Jan - 1998 July
Chief Project Engineer

In-charge: Engineering, design construction coordination of 172MVA, 138 kV - 25 kV Gas Insulated Substation (GE- GIS Jackson, Mississippi), at Nevada Power Company Coupling Point. Distribution System consisted of 71-Unit Substations - 25kV- 480/277V and 9-EMERGENCY/STANDBY POWER GE Unit Substations - 25kV-480/277V supported by 7x 2500kW, 4.16kV Diesel Generators respectively as well as Distributed UPS System . Facility Wide deployment of Extensive GE Power Monitoring AKD Switchgear/Microversatrip and Control System( PMCS) based on COMMNET,MODBUS, SCADA, RTU interface and ETHERNET System Architecture for the World’s Largest Hotel and Casino - The VENITIAN, Las Vegas, Nevada (6.2 million Sq. ft). Investigated and calculated Load Flow, Short Circuit, Voltage Drop and Motor Starting Studies using SKM(VFD). Installed remote sub-metering for commercial occupancies with in the Venetian Facility.

Technical task involved: Preparation and review of technical specifications in CSI format and delineations of project scope. Preparation and review of detailed Construction Documents: - Conceptual and Final design drawings, sketches and similar documents supported by analytical calculations. Review of vendor submittals for Quality Assurance and Quality Control– shop drawings, equipment test reports, construction Oversight. Technical and Administrative correspondence both in-house and client related activities

BATEMAN Engineering Inc. DENVER CO 1995 - 1997
DEA Incorporated, ELKO, NV.
SERVICEMASTER ENERGY MANAGEMENT, ENGLEWOOD, CO
CONSULTANT
Projects: Initiating FEED activities at La Maqina - Amine Plant NM - Modifications to Motor Control Centers by removing existing 150 HP Burner Motor plus ancillary support systems and installing four 50HP Burner Motors (VFD)and associated changes to controls and existing PLC (BEI)
Projects: DEEPSTAR Mining Project Substation - Newmont Gold Company, Carlin, Nevada. Field visits, Reviewing, MCC, 4160V V Motor Starting In-rush Study, Recalibration of Short Circuit Study (Captor- DOS) and Protective Relay Coordination (Dapper-DOS) Design and specification was based on REA guide lines(7000kVA, 120kV-34.5kV-13.8kV-4.16kV-480V)(DEA) coordinated work with Bonneville Power Administration

Projects: Chilled Water Motor at Kings/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, and CA. Responsible for short circuit and Protective coordination study and the preparation of Failure Analysis Report for insulation failure and Remedial Action for the failed 2250HP, 1.15SF, 4160V, 3ph. 60Hz motor. Market research for determining the feasibility of GTOs for switching of PFCCs rated at 1800kVARc, 4160V, 3ph, grounded Y at KDMC instead of the existing vacuum bottle switching to mitigate switching surges. (SEM)

Celebration Medical Facility Orlando, FL Responsible for Design Review and code compliance for the $165 million proposed facility. (SEM) Energy Conservation Projects at Drexel University PA Review and recommendations for rehabilitation of facility by replacing existing motor (480V) with energy efficient motors and VFD s (SEM).

DEA Incorporated, Englewood, CO 1994-1995
SENIOR STAFF ENGINEER

Projects: Newmont Gold Co., Carlin, NV: Prepared Schematics, Construction/Start-up documents for Surface Electrical Systems - Engineered and Designed 5kV switchgear with GE Multilin relays/fuses and established fabrication procedures -for the Power Van. Independence Mining Co Carlin, NV: Designed system with GE system relays/fuses for four 900 kW generators in parallel operation; Design and Fabrication of 5kV Mine Load Centers, Pump panels and Reduced Voltage starters. Public Service Co of Colorado. Prepared Feasibility Report, Load analysis and Emergency Generator loading capability at Leyden Compressor Station.
Project Development Inc.: Prepared Bid documents for Sweetwater Methanol Project (13.2kV-480/277V 5MVA) at Green River WY KN Energy: Prepared relocation bid documents to transfer the Gas Compressor facility from its present location at Craig, to Rifle, CO.
Preparation and review of technical specifications in CSI. Preparation and review of detailed Construction Documents:- Conceptual and Final design drawings, sketches and similar documents supported by analytical calculations. Review of vendor submittals for Quality Assurance and Quality Control– shop drawings, equipment test reports, construction Oversight. Technical and Administrative correspondence both in-house and client related activities

GREEN INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATES, MEDFORD, MA, 1990-1992
SHS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS BOSTON, MA
CONSULTANT:
Projects: Massachusetts Water Resources Authority: Field deviation change order for control and instrumentation modifications to wastewater Treatment Plant, Clinton, MA. Installation of Ultrasonic Flow and Level Transducers, Flow meter, Effluent and Influent Samplers; Control and Instrumentation changes to SCR Drives - Combined Sewer Overflow Facility at Logan International Airport, Boston.
Department of Transportation: In-Charge of the Electrical & Life Safety Systems ( Fire Detection & Alarm) for the Federal Aviation Administration Building at Green Airport, Providence, RI.

LEA GROUP Inc. Boston, MA 1985 - 1990
SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER

Projects: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: In-charge of Rehabilitation of Distribution Systems of 10 Underground Pump Stations with AC and DC Pump Motors and SCADA, RTU interfaces..
Bergen County Solid Waste Transfer Facility NJ: Responsible for System Planning Relaying/Start-Up, Co-ordination Study, Lighting, Traffic Signal and Control Systems, Truck Weighing Station, Snow melting, installation of Two Stand-by Diesel Generators - 480V, 1000kW synchronizing with 13.2kV-480/277V 2500kVA double ended Unit-Substation
Septage Treatment Plant, Orleans (Cape Cod) MA: Responsible for the preparation of EPC documents: Pump Stations, Loop diagrams, P& I drawings, Lighting, Corrosion, Grounding system, Short Circuit Study, System Protection/Co-ordination study for the 13.8kV-480/277V System consisting of Motor Control Centers, and managed construction coordination phase. Amstar Sugar Refinery, Brooklyn, NYC. Designed and Developed Power and Protective Relaying Schematics for the Cogeneration Facility- (2) 15000kW & (1) 5000kW Steam Turbine Generators (Westinghouse) 2400V and Utility inter-tie with CON EDISON grid 26.4kV via 5000kVA 2400V-26.4kV transformer.

Federal Projects:

• DOD, Army Core of Engineers: Hansom Air Force Base Bedford, MA: Designed and Co-ordinate extension of 5kV Feeder to Pad mount Shielded Transformer 750 kVA (480/277V) for Power Amplifier at Payload Verification Building. Prepared Construction Scenario based on Corps of Engineers Specification.
• DOD, Camp Curtis Guild (National Guard, Reading, MA): Surveyed and prepared Feasibility Report for rehabilitation and renovation of the O.H. to U.G. Systems. (13.8 kV-120/208V).
• GSA, Regional Internal Revenue Service, Andover, MA: In- Charge of Construction Management, Start-Up and Quality Control of 2 -500kW Static UPS System (EXIDE), (2) 750kVA 13.8kV-480/277V Transformers, Switchgear and Controls.

Polaroid Corp. and Wang Labs. MA: Responsible for upgrading environmental control system for Chemistry Lab and Lighting for Class 10000 and Class 10 Clean Rooms.
Rehabilitation and renovation of Building and Campus Electrical, HVAC control, Fire Alarm, Security , Communication Systems: Massachusetts General Hospital, Polaroid Corporation, Harvard Yard- Harvard University, MA, St. Johns and Exeter Academies NH.
Some of the above projects involved: - Preparation and review of technical specifications in CSI, Corps of Engineers and OEM formats and delineations of project scope. Preparation and review of detailed Construction Documents: - Conceptual and Final design drawings, sketches and similar documents supported by analytical calculations. Review of vendor submittals for Quality Assurance and Quality Control– shop drawings, equipment test reports, construction Oversight. Technical and Administrative correspondence both in-house and client related activities.

Parsons/Main Inc. Boston, MA 1977-1985
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

On Special Assignment to AT&T Network Systems a Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility at N. Andover, MA for in-house modernization, Start-up, expansion involving Substations, Motor Control Centers, Controls and Instrumentation for machines and De-ionized Water and Lighting systems (Clean Rooms). Newspaper Printing Plants: Responsible for various stages of System Planning, Design and Engineering of Newspaper Printing Plants - Newsday, New York Times, Miami Herald, Gainesville Sun, Bergen Record, Oklahoma Publishing Co. and Dallas Morning News - Unit Substations (750,1000,1500, & 2500 kVA-13.8kV-480/277V). Prepared Proposal and Construction Documents for upgrading the Fire-Alarm System for John Hancock Tower (56 stories) and Bank of Boston, (52 stories).
GE Research Facility Schenectady, NY: Relay, Co-ordination, installation of 1500 ton Chiller (4.16kV) interfacing with the existing Power, Control and Instrumentation Systems Changes to boiler Auxiliaries.

City of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Baghdad, Iraq : Reviewed Engineering and Construction documents for TAC(The Architectural Collaborative, Cambridge, Mass) for city wide 220kV Transmission and 11kV Distribution system comprising of Substations and RMU Feeders, Low and Medium voltage system consisting of transformer kiosks, residential and street light feeders and collaborative Protection and Control Systems.
The project task involved: Review of technical specifications in CSI, format and delineations of project scope. Review of detailed Construction Documents: - Conceptual and Final design drawings, sketches and similar documents supported by analytical calculations. Review of vendor submittals for Quality Assurance and Quality Control– shop drawings, equipment test reports, construction Oversight. Technical and Administrative correspondence both in-house and client related activities. All wiring work was executed in accordance with BS 7671, IEE Wiring Regulations.

GOODALL SHAPIRO ASSOCIATES, Inc. Boston 1974-1977
(aka; SHS Electrical Engineers, Boston, MA)
SENIOR DESIGNER

EPC of Hi-Rise Housing projects, Nursing homes, Hospitals, Commercial & Institutional and GSA Facilities.
Control and Instrumentation Systems for Combustion Turbine (Jet Engine) Test Cells - G.E. Facility at Lynn, MA.
Review and preparation of technical specifications in CSI and Corps of Engineers format and delineations of project scope. Review of detailed Construction Documents:- Conceptual and Final design drawings, sketches and similar documents supported by analytical calculations. Review of vendor submittals for Quality Assurance and Quality Control– shop drawings, equipment test reports, construction Oversight. Technical and Administrative correspondence both in-house and client related activities.

Karnataka State Electricity Board, Bangalore, India. 1967- 1973