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Electrical Engineer

Spring, Texas, 77373, United States
March 05, 2018

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Donald S. Hoy, P.E.

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Spring, Texas 77379

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832-***-**** Mobil


Summary of Experience:

Forty-three years of electrical engineering experience serving the cement, offshore, oil/gas, power generation, drilling rigs and petrochemicals industries. Experience includes; supervision and design engineering for electrical power generation, variable frequency drive systems, transmission and distribution, utility type substations, power distribution substations, control, lighting, grounding systems and instrument upgrades and electrical power systems studies using ETAP and SKM Pwrtools.. Educational Background:

Associate in Science, Electrical Engineering, Northampton County Area Community College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - 1971

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - 1973 Registered Professional Engineer: Texas No. 50680

Foreign Experience: Dominican Republic, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Alaska, Malaysia, Norway, England, Spain, Italy, France, Sweden, Singapore, Jakarta

Project Types:

Power Generating Plants; Petrochemical Plants; Oil & Gas Production Platforms; Pumping Stations; Oil Refineries; Gas Measurement Systems; Power Distribution Systems; Water Desalination Facilities; Natural Gas Liquification; Cement Plants; Tank Farms; Utility Type Substations Professional Activities:

E/I Department Manager; Electrical Department Supervisor, Engineering Supervision; Engineering Design; Preparation of Specifications and Data Sheets; Preparation of Proposals; Equipment Selection; Planning; Estimating; Pre-Commissioning; Commissioning; Testing, Power System Study Engineer Employment History:

2016 to Saber Power Services

Present Power System Study Engineer

Served as an electrical engineer to develop Electrical System Studies for the following plants which included Load Flow, Short Circuit, Arc Flash analysis, TCCs, Arc Flash Labels with Arc Flash Mitigation where required:

Enterprise Red Bluff-LF, SC, AF, TCC-SKM Pwrtools

Enterprise Magellan-LF, SC, AF, TCC, Arc Flash Mitigation-SKM Pwrtools Enterprise Cedar Bayou-LF, SC, AF, TCC-SKM Pwrtools Enterprise Tebone-Review and issue existing study-SKM Pwrtools Enterprise 912-Develop SKM Pwrtools model, ACAD single line development Enterprise Ellington Field- Develop SKM Pwrtools model, ACAD single line development Enterprise Webster- Develop SKM Pwrtools model, ACAD single line development Freeport LNG-ETAP Study revision to find missing AF labels Sasol Merisol Winnie-Review SKM Pwrtools model, seal and issue Sasol Merisol Houston-Review SKM Pwrtools model, seal and issue City of Houston – ACRES Homes Site-Transformer Primary Fuse recommendation w/ 4160V motor settings-ETAP

ETC TransPecos-Complete Study with LF, SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels-ETAP ETC Genesis-Complete Study with LF, SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels-ETAP ETC Keystone- Complete Study with LF, SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels-SKM Plains All American Pipeline-Pandale Mott Station-Complete Study with LF, SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels-ETAP

Praxair- Complete Study with LF, SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels-ETAP Praxair Temp Power-Develop SKM study for two (2) temporary power services for client ETC Jackson County-Develop ETAP study for Cryogenics Plant, Trains I, II, III & IV- Short Circuit, Protective device and Arc Flash, TCCs, revised relay settings, AF labels Enterprise Katy- Develop SKM Pwrtools model, SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels ETC Mullins- Develop SKM Pwrtools model, SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels Plains All American Pipeline-WINK Station-Complete Study with SC, AF, TCCs, Relay settings, AF Labels-ETAP

2012 to Jacobs Engineering Group

2016 Supervising Principal Electrical Engineer

Served as an electrical engineer to develop an ETAP Electrical System Study for the Chevron Phillips CPCHem Petrochemicals Project consisting of nine (9) substations from 138kV to 480V with 34.5kV infrastructure and with the capability of starting two (2) 20,000HP synchronous motors.

Served as the lead electrical engineer to oversee all electrical projects at the Shell Deer Park Plant in Deer Park, Tx. Lead electrical engineer over the $60M Substation Replacement Project. Included one, prefabricated PCR and ship loose electrical equipment. The PCR included 5kV switchgear with attached MCC and 480V switchgear with attached MCC. The ship loose equipment included thirty, 15kV breakers, 5kV switchgear with attached MCC and three 480V switchgear line-ups with attached MCC. Developed 28 scenarios of operation on SKM for plant operation with an analysis of the Shell Deer Park 12kV electrical system.

2011 to L-Con Engineers & Constructors

2012 E/I Department Manager

Served as a working Department Manager to develop electrical and instrument estimates for Enterprise, St. Gobain, Vopak, Nustar, Oil Tanking, Cameron/DCP Midstream, Navasota Energy and GE Energy. Functional responsibility to develop single line diagrams, substation equipment location plans, I/O indexes, instrument architecture/communication drawings, EME (Engineering Manhour Estimates) for E&I, Scopes of Work and the Basis of the Estimate.

Served as the Lead Electrical Engineer on the Nustar Project for a grass roots tank farm with metering stations. Included a 27kV Main Substation and a Powerhouse with 5kV switchgear, 4160V VFDs for 3000HP mainline pumps, 480V switchgear and 480V MCCs. Responsible for I/O index, instrument specs and ISA data sheets. Inquired all long lead equipment, including switchgear, powerhouse, metering skid and MOVs. 2002 to W.S.Nelson

2011 Senior Electrical Engineer

Served as a Lead electrical engineer for a BP electrical substation addition on the Nakika platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Responsible for the engineering and design of a unit substation consisting of two (2) 2MVA transformers connected to a double-ended 480V, 3200A switchgear line-up. The switchgear line-up was connected to three (3) 480V MCCs that served a methanol injection skid and auxiliaries to a Gas Lift Compressor. Served as the Lead electrical engineer for an ExxonMobil offshore LNG facility off the coast of Venice, Italy. Functional responsibility for the electrical engineering, design and installation over all contractor satellite offices in Oslo, Norway, Darlington, England and Fano, Italy. Reviewed and approved all electrical specifications, contractor drawings, vendor drawings and ATEX/CE certificates. Witnessed factory testing of all electrical engineered equipment and coordinated acceptance of electrical design with the Italian Regulatory Authority in Rovigo, Italy.

Served as an electrical engineer on a technology qualification team for incorporating variable frequency drives to run 60MW motor/helper/generators on an ExxonMobil LNG project for QatarGas II. Developed the overall single line and 33kV and 11kV switchgear specifications and data sheets.

1999 to Dynegy Marketing and Trade

2002 Senior Staff Electrical Engineer

Served as an electrical engineer in the Project Services Group for overseeing the EPC contractors in the engineering and construction of three 500MW generating facilities (Heard County, Riverside and Foothills). Coordinated activities with the EPC contractors, the utility companies, and the switchyard contractors.

Assisted in three interconnect agreements for the two 345kV utility tie-ins with AEP and the 500kV utility tie-in with GTC. Developed generator step-up transformer, generator breaker and isophase bus duct specifications for the department. Assisted in developing Master Service Agreement with Alstom to provide generator step-up transformers, generator breakers and isophase bus duct. Team member of the Strategic Sourcing Committee for Power Line Contracting. Developing position papers for the department on generator step-up transformer sizing and electrical system reliability. 1998 to Parsons Energy & Chemical

1999 Principal Engineer

Served as an electrical engineer to develop two estimates for 500MW generating plants Heard County and Riverside plus numerous options.

Served as an electrical engineer to develop the single line diagrams, switchyard layouts, substation arrangements and all system studies for the Calcasieu 500MW generating plant project.

Served as electrical engineer to train the electrical engineers of the department to use SKM Powertools (electrical system studies and relay coordination). Served as an electrical engineer for the development of the power distribution system for a Synthetic Gas unit. Developed single line diagrams, electrical equipment specifications, and numerous short circuit studies (Dapper).

Served as lead electrical engineer for a conceptual study pertaining to the 240MW electrical infrastructure for Chevron TCO (Kazakstan) for nine months. Developed IEC electrical specifications, single lines and estimates.

1996 to McDermott Engineering Houston, LLC.

1998 Sr. Consulting Engineer

Served as an electrical engineer for the development of the power distribution system of a Spar offshore platform. Developed single line diagrams, electrical equipment specifications, short study (Dapper) and all TCC (Captor) curves. Five month assignment to field engineer three (3) two-story switchgear/control buildings (East & West Utility and Production Deck) and one (1) 110-man quarters. Responsible for electrical equipment inspection and function testing.

o Chevron Genesis Platform (drilling rig and production platform); Electrical Power Distribution System with Study, South Timbalier, Gulf of Mexico. 1996 Bath Electrical Systems, Inc.

Engineering Manager

Served as the lead engineer for the development of an electrical drawing package for a 69kV substation.

Developed an electrical system study for a large petrochemical facility using SKM Pwrtools

(Dapper & Captor). Dapper study consisted of 877 busses with 96 TCC curves. Developed electrical estimates for 138kV and 230kV substations. o Basis (formerly Phibro); Electrical System Study, Texas City, Texas. 1990-1996 John Brown E & C

Supervising Electrical Engineer

Supervised electrical engineers for development of Petronas project proposal and a lump sum turnkey bid package which included electrical design basis, electrical load studies, one line diagrams, specifications and inquiries for electrical engineered equipment such as 132KV and 33KV gas insulated switchgear, 132KV high-pressure oil-filled power cable, 33KV solid dielectric power cable, 6.6KV and 433V switchgear, 6.6KV and 433V motor control centers and ancillary electrical equipment. Supervised the energization of all the substations.

Served as a supervising engineer over maximum of 26 people on the Shell Instrument Upgrade Task Force supervising the electrical engineering and design effort on numerous projects.

Served as a supervising engineer for the complete expansion of the 138kV HL&P Davson switchyard and 12.47kV power distribution system for an existing industrial facility. Served as a supervising engineer for an instrument upgrade project to convert pneumatic instruments to electronic instruments.

Electrical power distribution study team member to develop load flow, voltage drop, motor starting, short circuit and relay coordination curves for an existing electrical power distribution and future electrical loads using CAPTOR 3.5, E-TAP 7, WP5.1, Lotus 2.3, Autocad 12, D Base IV and ELDS (Bechtel).

o Air Products & Chemicals; Utilities Project, Deer Park Texas. o Petronas; Polyethylene and Ethylene Facility, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. o Shell Oil Co.; Instrument upgrade projects, Deer Park, Texas, Wood River, Illinois and Martinez, California.

o Koch Refining Co.; Instrument Upgrade project, Corpus Christi, Texas o Oxychem.; Electrical power distribution study, Deerpark, Texas 1985-1990 Allstates Engineering Company, Inc.

Electrical/Instrument Engineer

Served as an electrical engineer for development of estimates and engineering of small power distribution projects and instrumentation projects for the E.I.Dupont de Nemours Company at the Sabine River Works, Victoria, Beaumont Works and Chattanooga Plants. Responsibilities included; a 138KV-34.5KV utility substation addition (included 138KV OCB, 138KV disconnects, 15/20/25MVA transformer, 38KV OCBs, 34.5KV Pts, 138KV and 34.5KV protective relay panels, station service transformer upgrade and AC/DC power panel changeout), one grass root ethylene substation (included 34.5KV underground feeders, 34.5KV switch line-up, 10MVA transformer, 4160V switchgear, 4160V motor control center, UPS and station batteries), one grass roots promoter substation (included 6900V poleline and underground feeder, 15KV switch line-up, 2500KVA transformer, 480V switchgear and 480V mcc), one unit substation for office buildings (6900V feeder, 1500KVA transformer, 480V switchgear), transfer electrical motor from generated power to purchased power for plant instrument air compressor. 1985 D.S. Hoy Engineering Company


Served as a consulting electrical engineer to Daniels Construction for the relocation of the drilling mud facilities from the Houston, Texas plant to Wharton, Texas. Responsibilities included; a plant electrical load study; development of single line diagrams; engineering, specifying and purchasing one (1) 480V mcc and all associated control systems and developed a plant power factor study for installation of capacitors to decrease the plant electric bill.

1985 Integrated Power Systems

Electrical Department Manager

Served as electrical department manager for drilling rig electrical systems. Concentrated on variable frequency drive systems developed by the research and development group. The company was sold to Ross Hill Controls.

1982-1985 Crest Engineering, Inc.

Lead Electrical Engineer

Supervised electrical engineers for development of Safaniya/Khafji project proposal and a lump sum turnkey bid package which included electrical load studies, one line diagrams, specifications and inquiries for electrical engineered equipment such as 230KV and 115KV gas insulated switchgear, 230KV high-pressure oil-filled power cable, 115KV and 69KV solid dielectric power cable, RTU and SCADA equipment, 15KV, 5KV, and 480V switchgear, 15KV, 5KV and 480V motor control centers and ancillary electrical equipment. Field assignment of six months to inspect and precommission an emergency power distribution building, a battery building, and an eight module control building. Responsibility included testing and start-up of a 750KW generator, 480V switchgear and mcc, 120V UPS system and 125VDC battery systems.

Two month assignment coordinating the shipboard electrical system of a drilling and process facility with a Japanese shipbuilder per IES Standards and in accordance with DNV and ABS Standards.

o Aramco; Safaniya/Khafji Project-600MBCD, 750MBCD and 300MBCD water supply and disposal, wet crude handling facilities and GOSP extension, Safaniya, Saudi Arabia. o Oasis Oil Co.; Es Sider/Waha Automation Project precommissioning assignment, Waha, Libya

o Golar Nor; Shipboard electrical system on Petro Jarl I, Trodheim, Norway. 1981-1982 B&C Associates

Electrical Department Supervisor

Served as supervisor developing estimate for new work. Supervised electrical engineering and design/drafting personnel.

o Placid Oil; Boyce, Searcy, and White Castle, Louisiana pumping stations, Dallas, Texas o Enterprise; Revamp of electrical and instrumentation within existing petrochemical refinery, Mt. Belview, Texas

o Lubrizol; Telemetering installation within petrochemical refinery, Deer Park, Texas. o Warrengas; Developed "as-built" drawings for existing and new gas measurement systems, Mt. Belview, Texas

o High Island Offshore (a drilling platform); Complete revamp of electrical distribution system for offshore platforms 188,264 and 315A, Sabine Pass, Texas. o Dow-Badische; Installation of miscellaneous electrical and instrumentation within petrochemical refinery, Freeport, Texas.

o Sohio; Estimate for installation of seventh heat recovery unit, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. 1981 Procon International, Inc.

Principal Electrical Engineer

Principal engineer assisting lead electrical engineers with projects, developing electrical engineering manual and proposal preparation for acquiring new work. o Phillips Petroleum Co.; Addition of grass roots amine unit at Sweeney refinery, Sweeney, Texas.

o Murphy Oil; Estimate for addition to existing crude unit within New Orleans refinery, New Orleans, Louisiana.

o Esso; Estimate for additional electrical generation with St. Croix refinery to serve new pumping station, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

1980-1981 Fish Engineers and Constructors, Inc.

Lead Electrical Engineer

Served as lead on a task force for addition of N2 injection in a gas plant. Responsible for all electrical engineering functions which included; estimating, specifying and purchasing of all electrical design/drafting functions. Assisted in gas plant start-up. Electrical department estimator for four (4) months for acquiring new work. o Exxon, U.S.A.; Jay Gas Plant, Tertiary injection and recovery unit, Jay, Florida. o Llanoven Oil Company; Gas compression and pumping station, Anoco, Venezuela. o Exxon Chemical, U.S.A.; Chemical crude unit addition, estimate, Baytown, Texas 1979-1980 Litwin Engineers & Constructors

Electrical Engineer

Responsible for completion of electrical engineering functions on a refinery which included inspection, setting, testing and energization of one powerhouse and development of the electrical job book. Assisted in electrical estimate for addition to a refinery. o Tosco (lion Oil); Major revision to crude unit including addition to platform, Eldorado, Arkansas.

o Arco; Addition to refinery estimate, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. 1976-1979 Fluor Engineers, Inc.

Electrical Engineer

Field assignment of twelve (12) months to commission eleven (11) substations prior to start- up which included inspection, setting all powerhouses, inspecting interconnection and testing all transformers, switchgear and motor control centers, hypotting all power cable and directing the energization of the complete system. Responsible for specifying, purchasing and inspecting 5KV switchgear and 4160V motor control centers for two (2) grass roots NGL facilities. Responsible for associated one line diagrams, data sheets and job book.

Design and sublet construction for two (2) 13.8KV distribution polelines in Saudi Arabia to serve 20MVA demand at each jobsite consisting of temporary construction power and a 2,000 man construction camp. Six month field assignment in Saudi Arabia to design and direct construction for first poleline.

o Marathon Oil Co.; Major revision to double refinery capacity, Garyville, Louisiana. o Aramco; Shedgum and Uthmaniyah NGL centers, Safaniya, Saudi Arabia. 1975-1976 Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation

Electrical Engineer

Responsible for chemical plant power distribution systems. Included load studies, one line diagrams, substation layouts, power distribution systems, wire sizing, voltage drop calculations, short circuit studies, protective relaying, fuse and circuit breaker coordination and schematic wiring diagrams.

o Amoco Chemicals; Grass roots crude refinery, Charleston, South Carolina. 1975 Walk, Haydel and Associates

Contract Electrical Engineer

Contract engineer for electrical design work in chemical plants. Developed all 4160V and 480V schematic wiring diagrams for ECOL refinery. Assisted in power distribution and protective relaying for renovation of existing plants and/or additions to existing plants. o Ecol (Marathon Oil Co.); Sats gas unit Substation 63 for loading dock addition, Garyville, Louisiana.

1973-1975 Fuller Company

Resident Electrical Engineer

Responsible for the completion of construction, commissioning of the electrical engineered equipment and energization of wet and dry process cement plants. o Cementos Nationales; Grass roots dry process cement plant, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

o Southwestern Portland Cement Co.; Grass roots dry process cement plant, Fairborn, Ohio.

o Giant Portland Cement Co.; Addition of a raw mill, kiln, and finish mill, Holly Hill, South Carolina.

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