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Electrical Engineer Manager

Tomah, Wisconsin, 54660, United States
February 07, 2018

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Stephen J. Corless

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Round Lake, Illinois, 60073


OBJECTIVE: A challenging career as Engineering Manager / Electrical Engineering Manager in the field of process control, design and implementation with a dynamic and innovative system vendor or consulting firm. SUMMARY: Senior Electrical Design Engineer degreed with 25 years + practical experience on process controls, machine automation and integration. Strong background in Process Control, Supervisory control and data acquisition, Operator Interface Terminals in the control industry, CNC machining centers, robotic automation and interfaces. Large system or multi machine integration is a specialty. EXPERIENCE:

2/13 to Present

Culligan International

Commercial & Industrial Sr. Electrical Engineer

RO Water system (Industrial Water Systems)

System Architecture Design using Allen Bradley ControLogix Product design, electrical vendor management, field start- up / service support.

4/12 to 2/13

Emerson Process Management

Process Systems and Solutions, Midwest Engineering Center Sr. Electrical Engineer Lead

Lead electrical instrument technicians to install, setup, and commission Fieldbus process control devices. Install, Commission Emerson DeltaV DCS.

3/12 to 4/12

BSI Engineering (Contract Position)

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Engineering consulting company

Client Power system studies, Control system engineering, design and programming. Prepare technical specification, bid documents, proposals.

10/11 to 3/12

Orbital Engineering

Electrical Engineer Manager

Engineering consulting company

Power system studies and solutions, Control system engineering, design and PLC programming. Prepare technical specification, bid documents, proposals, provide start up assistance. 11/10 to 8/11

Crossbow Water / Nalco Chemical

Research & Development Sr. Electrical Engineer

Lead product design team to create, design, develop, water purification equipment PLC control system modules. RO Water system (Industrial Water Systems)

System Architecture Re-Design using Allen Bradley ControLogix Standard Product design. 4/09 to 10/10

Emerson Process Management

PWS Division

Sr. Project Engineer

Power and Water Solutions.

Install, Commission Ovation DCS.

10/07 to 12/08

EN Engineering (Contract Position)

Transmission Division

Sr. Project Engineer

Engineering consulting company

Petroleum pipeline and storage facility engineering, P&ID’s, Reciprocal and Turbine Compressor Station Electrical Design. Allen Bradley ControLogix Platform w/ WonderWare HMI. Emerson ControlWave Platform w/ WonderWare HMI.

4/07 to 10/07

S&C Electric (Contract Position)

Metal Enclosed Gear

Sr. Project Engineer

Manufacturer of High Voltage Switchgear for the power distribution industry 1/06 to 4/07

Wunderlich-Malec Engineering (Contract Position)

Environmental Division

Municipal water treatment and waste water treatment scada company. Design for submittal, fabrication, system startup. Duties include designing scada system from sales dept bid package. 8/04 to 1/06

Lear Corporation

Interior Systems Division (Chicago Assembly and Sequencing Plant) Engineering Manager

Lead plant maintenance personnel perfecting assembly equipment provided from a less than desirable vender. Controls engineering manager for new assembly equipment, assembling automotive headliners for the new Ford product line.

7/03 to 8/04

Indicon (Contract Position)

Ford (Chicago Assembly Plant)

Start up and Field Support Person

Startup equipment for Indicon at Ford Assembly Plant in Chicago For new vehicle production weld line 3/98 to 7/03

Navistar International (Contract Position)

Senior Electrical Engineer

Lead plant union maintenance personnel in machining equipment area and provided technical support. Departmental resident electrical engineer in the cylinder sleeve and engine case machining area Also engine production line and engine test support engineer. Facilities engineering electrical support.

3/96 to 2/98

Holland Company (Contract Position)

Electrical Engineer / Project Manager

Holland mobile rail welding: Manufacturer of flash butt welding equipment for the rail- road and Holland Mobile Operations Division (contracting division). Designed (2) mobile rail flash butt welding vehicles with supplemental rail pulling machines. 2/82 to 3/96

Engineered Abrasives Inc.

Electrical Engineer Manager

Lead plant manufacturing personnel custom built control panels for surface blast finishing equipment. Manufacturer of custom automated Blast finishing, Vapor Deposition and Plasma Coating Equipment used in the Aerospace Industry. Sole electrical design engineer Duties included: Total electrical design of machine control Supervising 6 shop electricians and overseeing machine build and Customer training. Customer list while working at Engineered Abrasives Caterpillar Large Engine Center

3500 series head shot peening machine

Designed Modicon 984-685E with series 2000 color PanalMate Plus System sold as turnkey multi machine peening center Capital cost $2.2 million

General Motors Powertrain of Windsor Canada

Four automated peening machines sold as individual operations in a transmission manufacturing line Designed FloPro software with General Electric Genius I/O blocks Capital cost $470,000 each

Pratt & Whitney

Numerous automated peening machines sold for individual operation in a jet engine manufacturing plant, Designed Allen Bradley PLC 5-25 and SLC 5/03, 5/04 with Dataliner 20, 40 and Panelview 550, 900 and 1200

Ford Motor Company of Livonia Michigan Automated peening systems for transmission division Designed Modicon 984 PLC with Factorymate PC MMI with supervisory control and data acquisition SPC

General Electric Gas Turbine of Greenville SC, Samsung Aerospace of Seoul South Korea, Hellenic Aerospace of Athens Greece, United Airlines of Indianapolis IN, Hamilton Standard of South Haven CT

7/80 to 2/82 Amocams / Modular Inc.

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Manufacturer of flow monitoring and control (SCADA) electronics for the water distribution and Wastewater treatment industries.

PC main station with RTU substation using a radio modem. Designed micro-controller boards used in RTU’s


BSEE Degreed Engineer

DeVry Institute of Technology GPA 4.0

9/80 to 6/83

Illinois Institute of Technology GPA 3.7

3/83 to 5/84


Autocad (latest current version).

MSWord, MSExcel, MSPublisher.

Advanced PLC 5, SLC (50/2, 50/3, 50/4)

Rockwell Software RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000, ControLogix programming training. Rockwell FactoryTalk View Studio, Panel Builder programming ControlNet Layout and Planning, Devicenet Layout and Planning, FlexLogix, AC VFD (PowerFlex) drives training from Allen Bradley, Emerson Delta V PlantWeb training, Emerson Ovation DCS training. Siemens Drives training.

Fanuc Robotics training, ABB Robotics training. General Electrical 9020, 9030, 9070, Genius I/O. Siemens S7, TI545, Modicon 800 series, Compact, Momentum, Quantum, Idec, Aromat, Omron PLC's Mitsubishi PLC, Drive and Servo training.

Cognex, DVT Vision Inspection Systems training. Indramat servo controller training. CiTect 5.42, Cimplicity PC Control, Cimplicity MMI & MES/SCADA, Wonderware, Intellution Automation Software, RSView32, Steeplechase, OPTO22 Snap I/O, Excellent Mechanical Aptitude.


Travel for work is of no problem. Current travel is 5 - 10%.

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