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Project Manager Engineer

Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
August 29, 2017

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Paul Elliott


AASE Electrical/Electronic Engineering

BSEE Electrical Engineering

Licensed Master Electrician

HVAC Certified Master

NEC Instructor / Project manager


Big Dot Electric/Nashville/Knoxville, TN

Electrical Engineer/Estimator/Project Manger

12/2016 to 06/2017

Electrical design


Project management


Instructor / Troubleshooting control circuits/PLC systems

Ingenuity Beverages, Seymour, TN

Electrical Engineer/Project manager (Contract)

8/2016 to 12/2016

Designed new production line to process and package supplements

Responsible for installation and integration of new Production equipment.

Manage installation crew for new equipment

Designed upgrades for electric service

Designed and upgraded new PLC systems for production lines and material handling systems.

Fresenius Medical, Knoxville, TN

Project Manager/Process Engineer (Contract)

02/2016 to 08/2016

Helped run reverse osmosis water treatment equipment used in the production process.

Worked with engineering dept. on documentation and startup of new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Responsible for installation and integration of new Production equipment.

Planned and managed all trades.

Supervised crews of 15-20 Technicians.

Project Manager/Master Electrician, Knoxville, TN

Acorn Electric Specialist (Contract)

11/2015 to 02/2016

Worked as a Master Electrician on a large commercial project in Knoxville.

Amtek Electric, Loreto, KY

Electrical Engineer (Contract)

07/2015 to 11/2015

Performed complex water equipment installations (Reverse Osmosis and Deionization water systems).

Acted as an Engineer for a new waste water treatment plant.

Responsible for the correct installation and startup of all new equipment.

A&E Electric, Knoxville, TN

Project Manager (Contract)

03/2015 to 06/2015

Worked on a contract position as a project manager/Engineer on a large industrial project.

Managed a crew of 15 electricians and helpers to install and start up a new manufacturing line for a tier 1 automotive part manufacture.

Webtec, Corp., Knoxville, TN

Maintenance Engineer

05/2013 to 12/2014

Worked within the Maintenance Engineering Department, assigned to multiple tasks from production support, new installations, new equipment design and implementation, and shift management.

Managed all aspects of electrical design and implementation including: conceptual design, functional specification, materials specification (electrical/pneumatic, and mechanical), materials requisition, CAD design, software design, software implementation, system commissioning, customer relations, as-built documentation, and work change orders.

Responsible for projects, as assigned, to ensure technical correctness, performance to budget and schedule, and customer satisfaction.

Comprehensive proficiency in the use of AllenBradley’s RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Factory Talk Suite, Autodesk’s AutoCAD LT, and general office software as a means of accomplishing the above mentioned tasks, project design, execution, and project performance record keeping.

Supplied technical support and leadership to the Maintenance Department and Fabrication Shop during the manufacturing process to ensure proper interpretation of drawings and specifications for sensors, motors, motor drives, and other electrical/electronic devices.

Participated in the improvement and automation of department procedures, especially in the areas of estimating and quoting, materials specification, scheduling, cost reduction, and leadership.

TSL Electric, Sevierville, TN

Maintenance Engineer/Electrician/Project Manager

05/2002 to 05/2013

Electrical/Mechanical Engineer with a specialty contracting business focusing primarily to the industrial maintenance field.

Majority of this work was contracting with industrial based companies in all areas of maintenance from providing general labor to the design and installation of basic to complex equipment.

Designed, fabricated, installed, modified, and maintained various types of equipment from complete prefabed machinery, to custom designs per customers’ specs.

Some examples are as follows, but not limited to: conveyers, sorters, diverters, baggers, injection molds, robotic stations, PLC systems, Motors and Motor control centers, control cabinets, dust collection, material handling, palletizers, packaging, vibratory systems, pneumatic controlled systems, hydraulic controlled systems, computer to PLC interfaces, touch screen controllers, computer systems, networking, servers, and programs.

This work would require a vast array of skills including electrical, welding, machinist, fabricating, troubleshooting, pneumatics, hydraulics, metal fabricating, and general mechanics.

Elkin’s Contracting Rogersville, TN

Master Electrician/Project Manager

8/1998 to 1/2002

Very similar to the above listing with more emphasis on Electrical installation, design, and repair.

In charge of all mechanical projects from beginning to end.

Supervised several people.


Electrical Engineering/Design

Electrical analysis monitoring

Electrical Estimating

Auto CAD Proficiency

Project Planning and Leadership

Safety and Security

Electrical Wiring and Installation

Construction Engineering

Energy Audits and Field Surveys

Staff Supervision

Project management

Quality Assurance and Compliance

Issue Resolution and Counseling


Allen Bradley 1394 experience with GML programming and troubleshooting

Programming Allen Bradley PLC 5, Logix 5000 PLC’s and 5000 Safety PLC’s

Experience programming and troubleshooting Logix 5000 motion (Servos)

Experience programming and troubleshooting Allen Bradley Ultra 3000 & 5000 servos

Experience with high speed machinery, up to 1800 parts per minute

Experience with high speed vision systems

Experience with ControlNet, Ethernet I/P, Device Net, Data Highway and Remote I/O

Allen Bradley Panel View 1200e, 1400e & Panel View Plus. Experience converting Panel View 1400e to Panel View Plus

Experience upgrading older control systems and servo systems to Allen Bradley Control Logix PLC with Kinetix servos

Wonder ware InTouch, Historian, System Platform, Information Server & reporting services

Electrical/Mechanical Engineering design and implementation

Complete knowledge and understanding of NEC, NESC, MSHA, & OSHA

Experienced working with PLC’s, Soft Starts, SMC’s and VFD’s

Auto cad experience

Experienced with Power System Analysis Software desired (PTW, ETAP)

Experienced designing motor control systems

Experience hiring and supervising electrical contractors

Experienced in the management of medium and large scale electrical projects

Experienced in Estimating and bidding

Lay outs for rough in

Sizing on branch circuits, box, over all raceways

Mounting fixtures, panels

Main power distribution and feeder design and installation

Scissor lifts certified

Power back up summary/UPS systems

HVAC system experience, disconnects, GFCi

Working Clearance

Troubleshooting controls experience

Low voltage background

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