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Electrical Engineer Engineering

Houston, Texas, United States
April 17, 2018

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Principal Electrical Engineer, CB&I Chicago, Bridge & Iron, Houston, TX Nov. 2012 – Jan. 2018

Develop conceptual and planning studies to generate cost estimate, schedule, and work hours for the electrical design.

Attend meetings with Customer and other disciplines as needed to support the electrical design.

Check calculations made by other engineers to ensure accuracy conformance to codes, specifications, and design criteria.

Communicate complex technical solutions and concepts to other engineers and non-engineers. Provide sketches to support the details necessary to produce the electrical engineering drawings.

Develop Requisition packages for major equipment, and Subcontract packages.

Review and comment Vendor documents and other discipline drawings for electrical input.

Support the development of the PMCS Power Management and Control System design. Collect and present project data to Vendor to deliver exceptional control system performance and power system reliability.

Participate on FAT Factory Acceptance Test.

Recognize and communicate design or scope changes as they are identified.

Ensure that project meets quality and schedule objectives.

Assignments included: Freeport LNG Project EPC, Texas – Ingleside Ethylene Project FEED, EPC, Texas

Electrical Design Engineer, DOW Chemical Company, Houston, TX Apr. 2011 –Nov. 2012

Develop electrical power studies using ETAP, to prepare cost estimate and work hours for the electrical design. Perform FEL Front End Loading.

Develop Detail design of electrical systems on capital projects, and assemble contract packages.

Assume responsibility for quality, cost, schedule, and budget control.

Electrical Lead, SHAW Energy and Chemicals, Baton Rouge, LA Jan. 2007 – Apr. 2011

Confer with other engineers and clients to discuss projects and products; evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, processes and criterion.

Develop schedules, labor estimates, and material take-off within the electrical discipline.

Perform network, protective device and arc flash analysis of industrial power systems using ETAP Model.

Develop electrical design for industrial installations: area classification, specifications, datasheets, load and equipment list schedules, one line diagrams, block diagrams, schematics, connection diagrams, equipment layout, lighting, and grounding.

Supervise the work of electrical designers and provide quality audits of the engineering design.

Support procurement and construction phases or projects.

Electrical Engineer, MCA Marrero, Couvillon & Associates, Electrical, Baton Rouge, LA Jan. 2005 – Jan. 2007

Work as part of an electrical design team. Interpret and apply codes and standards for electrical power system design.

Perform network and protective device analysis of industrial systems using SKM Model.

Prepare work packages, consisting on drawings and technical specifications, and equipment application and availability.

Professor, LUZ Universidad del Zulia / URU Rafael Urdaneta, Maracaibo, Venezuela Mar. 1994 – Oct. 2001

Teach courses on power systems, electric circuits, transformers, electric machines and their associated control devices.

Demonstrate to students how to perform standard tests of power transformers and rotating machines.

Provide assistance to undergraduate students in compiling their theses and projects.

Administer internship programs between students and various industries.

Electrical Engineer, JANTESA, Maracaibo, Venezuela Sep. 1991 – Oct. 1993

Work as part of an electrical team on the design, construction and as-built engineering for a Power Plant.

Electrical Engineer, Microcentral de Occidente, Maracaibo, Venezuela Feb. 1990 – Aug. 1991

Install and program Private Branch Exchange (PBX), and solve problems related to phone connections.


Master of Science MS in Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University - LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2004

Bachelor of Science BS in Electrical Engineering, La Universidad del Zulia - LUZ, Maracaibo, Venezuela 1990


PE Professional Engineer in Texas and Louisiana.

TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Bilingual: English and Spanish.

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