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Electrical Engineering Engineer

Location:
Pittsburg, California, United States
Posted:
February 12, 2018

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PATRICK KEROD

*** ******** ******

Pittsburg, CA

94565

732-***-****

ac4gag@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

I am currently seeking an employment opportunity where I can apply my relevant skills in the field to help a company advance efficiently and productively while improving my knowledge and skills.

CERTIFICATIONS/TRAINING

-Mil 2000 Standard Soldering and board rework -Hands-On Fiber-Optic Systems

-Cadence Schematic Capture, Layout, and PSPICE circuit simulation -Six Sigma Qualified

-Mil 2000 Standard soldering certification -Top Secret Clearance (current)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Senior Electrical Engineer

Public Building Service GSA Feb 2017 – Present

Responsible for Design reviews of Energy Projects to conform to Federal Building Requirements and standards per Federal codes. Review includes design specifications and requirements per NEC, IEEE, NEMA,IEC,NECA, and other federal required standards in the GSA P-100 document of regulations. Review of test data and commissioning reports are done as part of the contract and responsibility of the Electrical Engineering of the government agency (GSA). I also do site visits to assist in design coordination for energy improvements and net zero energy projects at various site locations. I am also the Contracting Officer Representative and Electrical engineering lead for Photovoltaic Systems (Solar Projects) conducting testing with commissioning of sites under the Federal Aggregated Solar Procurement Project (“FASPP”). I conduct site visit for testing, and commissioning of locations with review of final reports to put systems in to operational status at government facilities. I am the lead for getting all electrical interconnections to the utility companies with writing the load shed (shutdowns) and startup of the buildings to complete the electrical connections for use at each location. My field experience has helped to successfully put several of the sites into operational positions within government regulations and codes for electrical requirements. Contracting Officer Representative Level 2 certification completed as part of commissioning efforts of PV system requirements.

SCADA Engineer

Public Service Electric and Gas Feb 2015-Feb 2017

Somerset New Jersey

Performed Engineering on setup of microprocessor controlled relays to be used at 13 KV and 4 KV substations. The work included doing the IP addressing, DNP3 addressing, writing the settings for the Remote Terminal Unit, testing of the hardware and software using the SCADA to trip circuit breakers and trigger alarms with faults. Tested and configured the equipment used in the SCADA rack as well as the radios used to send data back to the RTAC in the control room. I wrote the test commissioning documentation and points list for each substation tested at 4 and 13 kv.

Service Engineer

Amtrak Sept 2014-Feb 2015

Sunnyside Train yard at Long Island City, New York

Perform diagnostic and maintenance routines of the Acela High Speed Rail trains which includes, propulsion system, tilting system, couch monitoring system, alert response unit (ARU), Advanced civil speed enforcement (ACSES ),rail monitoring system,braking system, and all associated electrical systems. When I have found an issue with a train system I manage the repairs with the shop personnel who do the repair. My primary function is to assure that safety and performance is not hampered by repairs made to the system.

Electrical Engineer II

Raytheon Missile Systems, Pax River, Maryland June 2005-May 2014

Performed integration and testing of guidance systems, troubleshooting (and corrections) of failures, and diagnostics of RF and digital to board level. Completed schematic diagram and layout updates, change notices, RF calibrations for lab equipment and associated test instruments. I gave lab support and hardware setup for test and analysis of system test. I provided system sustainment for production test equipment of SM3 and EKV missile systems. Completed modifications and designs of test systems used for production tests. I provided cable design, fabrication, and validation for production and specialized testing on flight test equipment. I Configured vacuum, thermal, and EMI equipment and cable designs. I participated in engineering peer reviews, engineering notebooks, and modifications. I completed EMI and other special testing involving flights outside the orbit. Designed cable and harness tests for production test systems used inside test facility. Tested and verified new software for release in flight test lab. Contributed to JSF environmental, captive carry, and live fire testing. Setup missiles for flight tests. Provided flight line support to assure test completion. Collected and analyzed flight test data (environmental and telemetry). Environmental testing of weapons include vibration, bending gauges, stress gauges, thermal, pressure, and altitude effects on Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. Data review and analysis done after flights to evaluate the environmental effects to the weapon at varying speeds and altitudes.

RELEVANT SKILLS

-Extensive knowledge in various hardware: IBM PC compatible environments, DMM‘s, power supplies, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, analog computers, optical test equipment, and boundary scan test environment.

-Extensive knowledge in various software: Cadence ORCAD Products, Microsoft Windows 95-XP, Windows Office Tools, Mentor Graphics, HP-VEE test automation software, Borland C++, SCADA, and Allen - Bradley PLC.

EDUCATION

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark NJ September 2001 – Jan 2003

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology

Ocean County College Toms River NJ

1985

Associates of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology



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