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Engineer Electrical

Location:
Lebanon, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
February 16, 2018

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David L. Stovall

*** *** ******* **. • Lebanon, TN 37090 • 615-***-****

ac4h5u@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Seeking a full-time, contract or permanent position that will integrate with and challenge my skills as a Professional Controls Engineer. I am not willing to relocate at this time.

Employment

Stovall Home Inspection Service Aug 2017-Present

Self Employed Lebanon, TN

Trained in home inspection. Earned home inspectors license and started business inspecting homes for potential material defects

Project Controls Engineer Aug 2015-Jan 2017

Mid South Automation Cookeville, TN

Program Compact Logix PLCs utilizing RSLogix 5000 software and Mitsubishi processors with GX Works. Program and configure computer and HMI interfaces utilizing Rockwell Factory Talk View software. Generate panel layout and connection drawings for construction. Integrate industrial machine controls including vision systems and servos with Mitsubishi, Control Logix and MicroLogix processors utilizing Ethernet IP.

Project Controls Engineer Jan 2013-July 2015

Mayekawa USA Lebanon, TN

Program Compact Logix PLCs utilizing RSLogix 5000 software. Program and configure computer and HMI interfaces utilizing Rockwell Factory Talk View software. Generate panel layout and connection drawings for construction. Integrate refrigeration control panels with Control Logix and MicroLogix processors

Senior Forensics Electrical Engineer Apr 2009-Dec 2012

Donan Engineering Company Nashville, TN

Evaluation and inspection of electrical wiring, appliances, and other items to determine the mode of failure in the item. Attended fire scene investigations to assist fire investigator to determine if fire was caused by lightning or electrical activity or failed electrical appliances.

Senior Electrical Engineer Jan 2008-March 2009

Bridgestone North Americas Holdings. LaVergne, TN

Completed safety and quality upgrades on highly automated manufacturing machinery that resulted in safer, more productive equipment. Implemented capital projects including funds request and justification, panel layout, parts ordering, and implementing. Supervised and directed electricians and troubleshooting personnel on an ongoing basis. Programmed Control Logix PLCs using ladder and motion controls, motor controls, panel design and layout. Assisted IT department with data acquisition for efficiency studies.

Project Controls Engineer Feb 2006-May 2007

Arnold Engineering Development Center. Tullahoma, TN

Implemented, integrated, and troubleshooting automated controls for plant operations at AEDC. Includes programming of Allen Bradley PLC-5 and Gefanuc PLCs, Cimplicity and Wonderware HMI’s, setup and troubleshooting of support equipment, and documentation of new equipment and revising documentation for existing equipment. Coordinated with base managers to decommission antiquated equipment.

Project Controls Engineer Aug 2005-Feb 2006

Bosch Braking Systems. Gallatin, TN

Implemented, integrated, and troubleshot highly automated factory equipment and robotic controls. Includes programming of Allen Bradley SLC-500, PLCs, Panelview HMI’s, setup and troubleshooting of automated vision inspection systems, and various inductive, capacitive, and optical sensors, hydraulic and pneumatic actuators and various types of linear motors.

Project Controls Engineer Feb-Aug 2005

Cosmolab, Inc. Lewisburg, TN Maintained, upgraded, and programmed highly automated factory equipment and robotic controls. Programmed Allen Bradley SLC-500 and Automation Direct PLCs, Panelview and EZTouch touchscreen HMI’s. Setup and troubleshooting of automated vision inspection systems, and various inductive, capacitive, and optical sensors, hydraulic and pneumatic actuators and motor controls.

Instrument and Controls Engineer Aug 1996-Sep 2004

IC Thomasson Associates Nashville, TN

Controls design for various industrial facilities including

35,000 CFM compressed air and 33,000 Ton chilled water plant for Nissan North America in Canton, Mississippi utilizing redundant GE 90-30 PLC.

Wastewater processing facility for Nissan North America in Decherd, TN,

10 MW co-generation plants at Groveton Paperboard in Groveton, New Hampshire and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN utilizing Allen Bradley SLC-500 PLCs and DeltaV distributed control systems,

Fluidized bed furnace exhaust gas scrubber and baghouse for Noranda Aluminum, New Madrid. Missouri.

Complete soybean processing facilities for AG Processing, Inc. in Emmetsburg, Iowa and Hastings, Nebraska

These were design-build projects which included PLC and HMI programming utilizing redundant GE Fanuc 90/30 PLCs, Allen Bradley PLCs, Emmerson DeltaV, and Cimplicity programming, panel layout and bills of materials, instrument set up, site work, building and equipment layouts, plans and specifications, process engineering, SCADA and start-up and training.

Professional

Received Professional Engineer certification from Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering 1993-1996

Tennessee Technological University Cookeville, TN

Earned an Engineering Development Foundation Scholarship (academic) while at Tennessee Tech. Studies concentrated in Controls and Electronics.

Undergraduate Studies 1991-1993

Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN

Dean’s List for three semesters.

Skills

RSLogix for Allen Bradley SLC-500, PLC-5, Micrologix, and ControlLogix series PLC’s

Autocad Electrical

Rockwell Factory Talk View

GE Cimplicity programming for industrial HMI’s

GE Versapro for GE Fanuc PLC’s

Automation Direct PLC and EZTouch programming.

Proficient with word processors, spreadsheets, and other general function computer programs.

Woodworking, metalworking, automotive mechanics



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