Project Manager/Engineer (Petro-Chem)
Degreed petro/chem engineer with 20 years' mechanical/project/programming experience. A technical generalist in a variety of disciplines (equipment, civil, structural, piping, electrical, instrumentation, and mechanical). Broad understanding of engineering principles--particularly ASME pressure vessels, reactors, heat exchangers, API tanks, pumps and piping. Project Manager/Engineer...task-oriented with proven ability to meet deadlines. Routinely managed multiple projects at one time. Ability to increase efficiency through creating software tools.. Open to travel.
2016-2017 Sabbatical...death of a child and a devastating house fire.
PROJECT MANAGER/ENGINEER, ENGLOBAL TULSA, OK MAY 2014-AUG 2015
EPC environment - refineries/chemical plants. Section 8 pressure vessels, API storage tanks, rotating equipment. Field assignment as Small Cap Project Engineer at HollyFrontier Refinery, Tulsa managing 12 projects totaling over $2 million. Used SAP, MOC, PSM, PHA, HAZOP. Also, Project Manager for John Zink Combustion test facility NOx burners. Prepared equipment data sheets, requisitions, reviewed vendor data, bids, P & IDs, schedules, oversaw sub-contractor construction and fabrication.
MECHANICAL ENGINEER, CHICAGO BRIDGE AND IRON, BATON ROUGE, LA, JULY 2013-MARCH 2014
EPC environment - refineries/chemical plants. ASME Section 8 vessels, API 650 tanks, API 660 heat exchangers, pumps, filters, material handling, denox. Prepared equipment data sheets, requisitions, reviewed vendor data, P & IDs, schedules, and fabrication.
MECHANICAL ENGINEER, JACOBS ENGINEERING, BATON ROUGE, LA, JUNE 2012-JUNE 2013 (12 MONTH CONTRACT)
EPC environment - refineries/chemical plants. (Geismar, Norco, Sulphur) ASME Section 8 pressure vessels, API 650 tanks, API 660 heat exchangers, pumps, filters, flue gas desulfurization, B31.3 piping. Prepared equipment data sheets, requisitions, reviewed vendor data, P & IDs, schedules, and fabrication.
MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER, ATEC STEEL, BAXTER SPRINGS, KANSAS, MARCH 2009-OCT 2011
Sole engineer designing AWWA and API 650 water/petroleum tanks. Designed pressure vessels to ASME Section 8 code using PVElite/Fabricator software. Consulted with shop personnel on fabrication problems.
MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER, EXPRESS INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY, TULSA, OKLAHOMA, 2009-2009 (3 MONTH CONTRACT POSITION)
Designed HRSG (Heat Recovery Steam Generators) to ASME Section 1 and Section 8 code. Design included tubes, headers, steam drum, denox, boiler proper/boiler external piping using P & IDs and gas flow diagrams.
MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER, STAINLESS TECHNOLOGIES, SPRINGFIELD, MO, MAR 2007-SEPT 2008
Sole engineer designing pharmaceutical grade pressure vessels to ASME Section 8 code using "Advanced Pressure Vessel" software. Performed seismic/structural calculations for tank legs and lifting lugs.
PROJECT ENGINEER, SOFTWARE, WEBCO, SPRINGFIELD, MO, 2000-2006
Designed engineering/estimating programs for HVAC applications. Managed $50,000 budget and supervised 3 programmers. Received a $5000 performance-based bonus for meeting project milestones.
MECHANICAL ENGINEER, ACRO TRAILER, SPRINGFIELD, MO, 1997-1998
Sole engineer designing tanker trailers to ASME Section 8 and Department of Transportation guidelines. Created fabrication drawings for carbon/stainless steel straight and conical trailers.
PROJECT ENGINEER, ESC, INC., SPRINGFIELD, MO, 1995-1996
Managed multiple projects for Syntex Agribusiness Chemical Plant. Included steam supply, piping, heat tracing, railcar unloading, chemical-resistant unloading basins, pressure vessel/rupture disk surveys, sprinkler systems, HAZOP studies.
PROJECT ENGINEER, SEMBLEX, SPRINGFIELD, MO, 1990-1994
Designed custom polymer injection equipment skids for water/wastewater industry. Included design, submittals, vendor data review, motors, pumps, electrical, PLC programming, fabrication and field installation.
University of Tulsa, Oklahoma--B.S. Petroleum Engineering 1987 Engineer-in-Training 1995
Skills/Software/Areas of Experience
PVElite/Compress/Advanced Pressure Vessel, HTRI, Caesar II, AutoCad/Inventor/Solidworks, Visual Basic for Word/Excel, MathCad, Project Engineering, Pumps, Fans, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Electrical/Controls/PLC Design, NFPA Fire Protection, U.S. Passport, TWIC
Scored in top 10% of nation on overall ACT, top 3% on sciences.