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Engineer Engineering

United States
December 04, 2017

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Tony Bourgeois **** Renmark Lane, Houston, TX ****0

Cell 337-***-****


Performance-driven Professional Instrument & Electrical Project Manager/Engineer eager to contribute talents toward supporting a progressive organization in maximizing safety, production, quality, and bottom-line profitability.

Career Profile and achievements

Develop ROI, justification, manage, budget, engineer, execute, and startup capital projects up to $1.4MM.

Manage, budget, execute, and report up to $55K-$75K monthly for maintenance instrument and electrical.

Annual instrumentation and electrical cost savings for $120K.

Work with operations and engineering teams to debottleneck process areas to maximize product outputs.

Manage and report daily electrical and instrument preventive maintenance work orders, as per operations needs to achieve facility’s TPD goals.

Proficient in NEC, NFPA, and ISA standard requirements and achieving compliance.

Research, engineer, and execute facility’s electrical classification drawings, per NFPA and NEC standards.

Strong work ethic, perform well under pressure in projects, achieving goals, deadlines, and startups.

Self-motivated, self-directed individual, integrated various processes into workflow resulting in increased company safety, quality, efficiency and profitability.

Effectively interact with diverse groups at all levels, strengths in resolution of multiple issues and problems simultaneously.


SAP, Ariba, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, VFD programming, Allen Bradley, On base Drawing/Training Management System.

Professional Experience

Sowela Technical Community College, Lake Charles, LA July 2017- Present

Instrument & Electrical Professor

Teach instrument and electrical theories, principles, and functions per industrial standards.

Provide technical resources for lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives and preparation per industrial standards.

Provide informative presentations to students regarding different areas of electrical and instrument studies and ensure that all student fully comprehend all technical and physical aspects of the curriculum.

Conduct physical hands on laboratory troubleshooting, calibrations, and operations of E&I equipment.

PPG Chemicals, Lake Charles, LA Dec. 2013- July 2017

E&I Project/Maintenance Engineer

Budget, engineer, and manage engineering team execution for oxygen & natural gas furnace turnaround project.

Budget, engineer, and mange new pump/motor and control installation.

Procure electrical and instrument equipment (motor, control equipment, valve, transmitters,.etc).

Manage outside engineering, designer/drafters, contractors etc. for budgeted projects.

Manage and implement facility’s area classification drawings, as per NFPA and NEC standards.

Develop scope and implement facility’s LED lighting upgrades capital project.

Coordinate and implement electrical and instrument reliability VMI, as per facility’s needs.

Engineer and manage control panel and instrument upgrade capital projects.

Implement high, medium, low voltage MCC & switchgear feeder installation (motor starters, power panel, etc.)

Instrument equipment management, equipment assignment events and data update.

Implementing PLC communications network project.

Perform pre/post-startup E&I QA/QC checks PSSRs.

Reliability projects to assist manufacturing, operations, and maintenance personnel.

Managing maintenance and contractor Scope of Work for capital projects, outages and PM’s.

Develop MOC’s in accordance with the operating unit’s demand.

Organizing and prioritizing to ensure no over spending and to meet startup deadlines.

Provides manager/engineering support to other facilities, divisions, departments and outside agencies.

Troubleshoot process equipment instrument and electrical systems.

Develop, train, and implement SOP’s for operating and maintenance personnel.

Levingston Group, LLC., @ Westlake Chemical, Lake Charles, LA May 2011 - Dec. 2013

E&I Maintenance/Project Engineer

Project engineer, design, coordinate, and plan for new and existing equipment.

Implemented Control Panel and Instrument Upgrade capital projects.

Instrument Equipment Management, Equipment assignment events and data update.

Implementing Control Panel communications projects.

Research/implement OEM-specified compressor vibration thrust probe assemblies.

Audit/implement Control Panel Troubleshooting Procedures.

Perform pre/post-startup E&I QA/QC checks.

Reliability upgrade E&I project.

Overseeing/Coordinating E&I maintenance and contractor Scope of Work for Projects, Outages and PM’s.

Develop MOC’s in accordance with the operating unit’s current and future needs.

Instrument & Electrical calculations and planning according to projects.

Referenced & analyzed a variety of drawings such as Loops, Schematics, Wiring Diagrams, & P&ID’s etc…

Conducted field notes, QA/QC inspection, and investigations to assist in the design, engineering, and operating phases.

Redline project drawings in accordance with future and existing field conditions.

Organizing and prioritizing to ensure no over budgeting and to meet all deadlines.

Provides engineering support to other divisions, departments and outside agencies.

Implement large MCC feeder installation (motor starters, power panels, lighting panels, etc.)

Education & Certification

McNeese State University. Lake Charles, LA, Bachelor of Science, Engineering Technology. May 2011

Sowela Tech., Lake Charles, LA, Associate of Science, Instrumentation, Electrician Minor. May 2007

Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification Program TYPE I and II. Feb. 2013

SMS Training (Electrical safety) Osha 29 CFR 1910.269 (A)(2).

NFPA 70E Electrical Safe Work Practice

Lean Quality 101

Yaskawa VFD Programming

TWIC Certification Current


PPG United Way Director

PPG Friends Member

PPG Wellness Committee

Com-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Management)

Future Business Leaders of America

Instrumentation Society of Automation

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