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Project Manager Quality Assurance

Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46234, United States
Salary:
minimum$40.00 per hour
Posted:
April 08, 2012
Email:
sx098w@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
***********@*****.***


RICHARD P. THOMSEN *** Broken Arrow Circle, Indianapolis, Indiana 46234

(317) ***-**** • sx098w@r.postjobfree.com

Senior Process Piping Designer

Dedicated, conscientious Process Piping Designer with 25+ years of technical experience. Strong attention to

detail; ability to lead or follow; passion for field work. Proficient with AutoCAD 2008, Bently/Rebis with HiCAD,

and Auto Plant. Experienced working in nuclear, petro-chem, oil refineries, plastic feed stock

manufacture, synthetic fuels (coal gas), utilities, and pharmaceuticals. Willing to travel as needed.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE___________________________________________________________________

LYONDELLBASELL Morris, Illinois 2011-2012

Senior Piping Designer (contract position)

Handled field survey; designed all piping systems in large plastic feed stock manufacturing plant,

improvements, or repairs using AutoCAD2006

C&I ENGINEERING Louisville, Kentucky 2008-2010

Senior Plant Designer (contract position)

Handled field survey and design of flare relief piping revamp to comply with EPA mandates; work

involved redesign of piping to eliminate pockets from relief valve discharges to flare header systems at

the Marathon Refinery in Canton, Ohio

Handled 8 areas including Alky, NPT, Scot, Gas Con, Poly, MEA, Foul water stripper, and Claus

APPLIED ENGINEERING Indianapolis, Indiana 2006-2008

Project Designer

Handled design, layout, and checking of piping systems for fiberglass manufacturing plant, a $250M

project in Shelbyville, Indiana. Company won an award for this project.

WINK ENGINEERING Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2005-2006

Senior Piping Designer (contract position)

Handled piping design for $250M refinery upgrade for Sunoco in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania using Hi-

CAD and 3D modeling

JACOBS ENGINEERING Indianapolis, Indiana 2000-2005

Senior Piping Designer

Served as Senior Piping Designer handling design and layout for various pharmaceutical projects

Served as piping department checker, handling quality assurance for all piping drawings on all projects

prior to issue

Served as Contractor Orientation Trainer, training all contractors entering an insulin manufacturing

building on the special working conditions required for compliance to FDA regulations in a parenteral

facility

AEROTECH Memphis, Tennessee 1999-2000

Senior Piping Designer (contract position)

Identified and field-sketched defecting piping to be x-rayed

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)

W.M. HUITT COMPANY St. Louis, Missouri 1996-1999

Design Supervisor for W.M. Huitt, subcontracted by Kajima Construction for completion of unfinished

construction documents on meat preservative manufacturing plant; supervised all design personnel,

checking piping drawings and issuing prior to bulletin changes

Field Superintendent for Genentech, sub-contracted to MSI; responsible for material take off and

supervision of pipe labeling craftsmen

Senior Piping Designer for Eli Lilly, responsible for complete validation of state-of-the-art level three

pharmaceutical manufacturing building; physically checked systems for compliance to drawings,

standards, specifications, constructability, and GMP under FDA guidelines

MECCON Indianapolis, Indiana 1995-1996

Senior Piping Designer at United Airlines MOC (contract position)

Handled piping installation for all systems in maintenance hangers: in-floor radiant heating, jet fuel,

compressed air, overhead air handling systems with steam and chilled water, hydraulics, and plumbing

PRITCHARD Kansas City, Kansas 1994-1995

Senior Piping Designer (contract position)

Designed and checked all oil refinery piping

JOHN BROWN Terre Haute, Indiana 1990-1994

Piping Department Head

Supervised 25 senior piping designers (both contract and direct) for a $44M zinc recovery project;

trained and mentored less senior personnel

Maintained close contact with the client, attending daily meetings; assumed some project manager

duties

EDUCATION________________________________________________________________________________

INDIANA UNIVERSITY/PURDUE UNIVERSITY Indianapolis, Indiana

M.E.T. Program (1 year)

STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Castle Point, Hoboken, New Jersey

Machine Design course (2 years)

SNYDER HIGH SCHOOL Jersey City, New Jersey

Industrial Arts Program (4 years)