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Project Manager Quality Assurance

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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
RICHARD P. THOMSEN Page 2
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)