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Engineer Project Manager

Location:
Austin, Texas, 78731, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2010

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GARY L. HORN

**** *. ******* ** ***** Hwy

Austin, Texas 78731

Cell: (512) ***-****

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

. Zero-Defects Q/A Methods & Techniques

. Inter-Departmental Q/A Procedures

. Production/Operations Coordination

. Contract-Specification Administration

. Efficient Facility Development & Design

. Production Scheduling & Routing

. Mechanical/Structural Design Engineering

. UNIX/COBOL System Administration

. Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering

. ISO-9001: Quality Documentation

. ASME Welding Engineering (WPS/PQR)

. ASTM, ANSI, NACE, API, MIL-Spec's

PROJECT MANAGER: ENVIROQUIP Austin, Texas 05/07

to 03/09

( Inventor, AutoCAD

Mechanical (

Designed and developed custom Clarifier and Aeration systems for Waste

Water Treatment Plants, while coordinating schedules with customers and

contractors on multiple projects. Handled all aspects of design and

expedited construction problem solutions for timely fixes.

DESIGN ENGINEER; POWERCHOKES, L.P. Houston, Texas

03/02 to 09/06

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ( SolidWorks (Cosmos),

AutoCAD, SAP (

Developed multiple design applications of API-6A Kill & Throttling

Choke Manifold systems. Joint R&D on new lines of high-pressure Gate

Valves and Sand Collector mobile systems for well-head applications. Co-

developed unique 20,000psi Frac Valve with multiple actuation options

available, without removing valve from the well-head (3 Patents pending

for these efforts). Redesigned several company-standard Chokes to

improve sealing at extreme temperatures & pressures, and helped develop

"Rubber Screen" and "Rock Catcher" mobile systems.

PROJECT ENGINEER; UNIDYNAMICS, Inc. Conroe, Texas 12/00 to

09/01

MANUFACTURING ENGINEER ( AutoCAD, Symin Database

System (

Manufacturing process development in MRP system for military

equipment, while supervising line personnel in fabrication and assembly

thereof. Project Leader on unfinished job of large-scale cargo ramp &

doors for U.S. Navy. Analyzed and corrected numerous errors before

manufacturing, and finished designing several omitted components.

Assisted in the development of testing fixtures, both mechanically and

electronically, and trouble-shooting of equipment being tested. Also

designed unique automatic latching system for 5000# doors.

PROJECT ENGINEER; JOHNSTON PUMP Brookshire, Texas

03/98 to 08/00

COST-EFFECTIVE RESEARCH ( AutoCAD, Solid Works,

ManMan MRP (

Design of multi-stage Turbine, Mixed-Flow and Propeller Pumps for deep-

well and Municipal water systems, including reed-critical, seismic,

thrust, critical speed and stress analyses'. Set several analysis

routines to Spreadsheet format for all personnel to use, to quicken

project development times. Introduced "significant" cost-saving measures

in structural component designs. Earned reputation with Marketing,

Production and Engineering for cost cutting ideas. Analyzed Database

"glitches" resolving long "feud" between departments, and pressured

software manufacturer to "debug" their programs.

QUALITY DIRECTOR; AFTON PUMPS, Inc. Houston, Texas 09/89 to

03/98

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR ( ProfitKey MRP Database,

AutoCAD (

Coordinated, directed and supervised sales, engineering, inventory-

control, purchasing and production/assembly departments. Q/A

responsibility for adherence to ASME, API & NACE specifications, and in

providing direction to all departments, in preparation for attaining ISO-

9001 certification. Developed WPS' and PQR's for ASME welding

qualifications. Administrator of Database and trainer of personnel for

efficient utilization. Attained personal agreement with software

manufacturer, allowing me to redesign their Database programs.

SENIOR DESIGNER; PAUL MUELLER Co. Springfield, Mo. 07/87 to

09/89

PRODUCTION COORD.

Developed material and labor utilization for diverse line of large

sheet metal and machined stainless pressure vessels. Applied MRP and

Facilities Design logic to meet the challenges of a large job shop.

Generated new product lines, utilizing CADD, provided cost-saving methods

in material handling, and assisted in equipment selection and arrangement

at new facility. Corrected many multi-year-old errors in standard

designs, enabling company to obtain "clean" Food & Dairy Industry

Certification.

MANUFACTURING LaBARGE ELECTRONICS Tulsa, Ok. 08/85 to

06/87

ENGINEER / COORD.

Supervised personnel, developed schedules, authorized materials

procurement for DOD weapons contracts, and developed component

repair/testing procedures. Conducted research for new product and

process methods, including inspection/assembly fixture designs.

Developed improved utilization of available workspace resulting in

considerable reduction of lost materials and personnel time.

MANUFACTURING NELSON ELEC./MARINE DIV. Tulsa, Ok. 08/80 to

08/85

ENGINEER / PROD. COORD.

Developed unique approaches to standardize mechanical and structural

design of electrical switchgear, utilized in Naval vessels. Excelled in

interpreting U.S. military specifications in design and production

activities. Developed production savings in manufacturing methods &

techniques, including process changes to accommodate existing inefficient

shop layout.

ENGINEERING ENEREX, Inc. Tulsa, Ok.

01/78 to 08/80

DESIGN/DRAFTING

Designed automated coiling machine for finned tubes, and cylindrical

heat exchangers, used in heat recovery systems. Redesigned expansion-

joints into fewer-piece assemblies, reducing labor and material costs.

Designed separators, reboilers, absorbers, scrubbers, performed ASME

head, shell and nozzle calculations, flow diagrams, and P&ID schematics.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (UCAT) Dec. 1988

Industrial Engineering and Technology

3.5 GPA

1.5 Years @ University of Oklahoma (OU) Mechanical

Engineering/Computer Science

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE: OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE May

1976

Science and Mathematical Studies

3.0 GPA

Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus



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