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Engineer Electrical Engineering

Byram, Mississippi, United States
May 17, 2018

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Project Manager and electrical engineering professional with business acumen and strong analytical and technical abilities in manufacturing, nuclear power generation, and managerial services. Creative and enthusiastic leader with strong organizational and problem solving skills. Task oriented person who has the ability to work under pressure. Avid learner with strong interpersonal and technical writing skills.


Key Accounts/Project Manager 11/2015-present CenterPoint Energy, Inc

Byram, Ms

Project Manager for large commercial and industrial projects with natural gas requirements including budget, financial management, risk, opportunities, and claims (~$250,000 to ~$5M+)

Prepare financial models to determine Customer Contribution, IRR and Margin

Manage 402 commercial and industrial natural gas accounts across Mississippi and North Louisianna

Key interface for State Economic Development Authority, Public Service Commission, and other legal entities

Key interface between customers and other relevant departments (eng, ops, bpo, etc)

Building new business relationships using existing industry and face-to-face interactions

Interact with many divisions of the facility in order to achieve process safety goals of the company.

Utilize SAP and CRM to manage customer activities

Applications Engineer (HVCB) 11/2014-11/2015 Siemens Energy, Inc

Richland, MS

Took ownership as the leader for assigned market area with responsibility for customer care and business growth activities ($25M+)

Reviewed technical specifications for customer bids, commercial terms, and record competitive bid feedback

Made business decisions for bids by choosing price-level while considering growth and profitability targets

Interacted with other internal departments to ensure correct order handoff and processing

Developed relationships with customers and the sales channels, providing technical support as needed

Traveled for face-to-face meetings with customers to develop new accounts and maintain existing customer-base

Champion for customers within the southern area of the U.S.

Maintained customer accounts ranging from $30K to $2M

Product Engineer (HVCB) 08/2013-11/2014 Siemens Energy, Inc

Richland, MS

Translated and transferred engineering specifications into electrical schematics for HVCB

Defined economical budgets for breaker parts

Provided technical support to internal and external customers to assist in troubleshooting efforts

Assisted in shop floor tours and interface with external customers and application engineers

Decreased required approvals to ~50% by exceeding customer expectations

Increased production levels by providing quick and accurate engineering

Adjunct Instructor 09/2014-09/2016 ITT Technical Institute

Madison, MS

Teaches material from approved curriculum and develops daily lesson plans to include instructional aids (ACDC, Digital Fundamentals, Analog Circuits, etc)

Participate in school retention initiatives

Complete professional development and in-service activities in accordance to college standards

Maintain expertise in subject area and recommends improvements in curriculum design

Instruct student in laboratory development and safety

Departmental Subject Matter Expert for Electrical Engineering Technology Program

Pressure Testing/ Primary Containment LLRT 01/2013-08/2013 Entergy (Grand Gulf Nuclear Station)

Port Gibson, MS

Maintained program guidelines as defined by 10 CFR 50 part 10 Appendix J

Implemented procedures, referenced calculations, analysis, test results, and other records

Maintained specific reports, documents, and evaluations as required by NEI 94-01

Provided technical support to the craft and oversaw troubleshooting efforts

PM Program Engineer/ Electrical Engineer 02/2012-01/2013 Entergy (Grand Gulf Nuclear Station)

Port Gibson, MS

Troubleshoot relays (control, protective, and timing), molded case breakers, 1kV-7kV and MCC switchgears, 2.3kV-34kV medium voltage cables

Read, interpret, and changed electrical drawings (DC/AC elementary diagrams) and P&IDs

Assigned, reviewed, and classified preventive maintenance (PM) task

Implemented fleet procedures and 100% use of PM templates

Trained engineers on how to extend and monitor equipment reliability through PM activities

Interfaced with maintenance, engineering, and PS&O to complete PM activities

Scheduled and evaluated PM activities to optimize equipment reliability and budgeting

Increased equipment reliability by 30% in 6 months

Generated reports detailing PM feedback, program performance, and program improvement plans

Increased work order feedback by ~75% to 100% by implementing reporting system

Decreased the number of missed PM activities to 0 from an average of ~20 per month

Decreased the number of deferred PM activities to 0 from an average of ~4 per month

Compiled causal analysis using root cause techniques

Interpreted and implemented 10 CFR 50 Appendix B


Master of Business Administration Specializing in Project Management

Walden University --- July 2013 Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Education)

University of South Alabama – May 2011 Mobile, AL


Project Management Professional, PMI Organization

Certificate #1820782



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Passion Committee Member for the American Red Heart Association

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