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Electrical Engineer Design

Location:
Portland, Oregon, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2018

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RESUME OF: WALTER W. KARNSTEIN

**** *.*. ****** **** DRIVE, PORTLAND, OREGON 97229

Telephone: 503-***-**** Cell: 503-***-****

E-Mail: ac5o7y@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

60 credit hours earned

Courses: Engineering; Mathematics; Descriptive Geometry.

Language Skills:

Fluent in English and German.

OBJECTIVE: Responsible contract project assignments.

Areas of Major Interests:

DESIGN and/or FIELD INSTALLATION (Material-handling,

and Process industries).

Special Note: Variable length assignments acceptable.

Will travel domestically and internationally as required.

COMPENSATION: Negotiable to the assignment.

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE: I have had more than twenty-five (25) years of highly diversified and progressively more responsible experience in electro-mechanical design and field installation.

This experience has been primarily in the office and in the field performing "hands on" work.

This diversity of experience has not only broadened my capabilities but makes it possible for me to adapt quickly and effectively to various industry requirements.

My primary experience categories are:

ENGINEER - ELECTRICAL CONTROLS

ENGINEER - PROCESS & INSTRUMENTATION

ENGINEER - FIELD INSTALLATION

ENGINEER - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

ENGINEER - MATERIAL HANDLING

DESIGNER - PLANT LAYOUT

DESIGNER - E/M PACKAGING

I have chosen to follow a career pattern designed to maximize my skills as well as my experience. Accordingly, I have spent approximately twenty-five (25) years working with contract engineering firms and have been assigned to project work for a variety of major companies in a variety of industries.

The following is a listing of the contract firms for which I have worked and the client companies to which I have been assigned.

AEROTEK

9400 S.W. Barnes Rd., Suite 200

Portland, OR 97225

(Dave Pearson, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

BROWN & CALDWELL, INC: (5 month) Electrical Engineer responsible for re-design of Mixed Solids Transfer System and Irrigation System for a Waste Water Treatment Plant located in Eugene, OR. Control systems utilized Allen-Bradley SLC5/04 programmable controllers, PanelView operator interface terminal, RSView SCADA system, and discrete and analog I/O. Duties included revising plant control software, modifying and adding PanelView and RSView screens, writing detailed descriptions of operations and assisting customer with new control system installation and checkout.

COLUMBIA MACHINE, INC: (3 month) Electrical Engineer responsible for design of customer specific automated concrete products equipment for the Concrete Block Industry. Control systems utilized Allen-Bradley SLC5/04 programmable controllers, C-H Panelmate operator interface terminals and discrete I/O. Duties included revising standard machine control software, modifying operator interface screens, specifying electrical components via a Movex computerized parts inventory system, revising standard electrical schematics and electrical control panel layouts to integrate customer specific options into design using AutoCad v.2004 & 2005.

MANPOWER PROFESSIONAL

8625 S.W. Cascade Blvd., Suite 430

Beaverton, OR 97008

(Jessica Calzada, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

FMC FOODTECH, INC: (3 month) Electrical Engineer responsible for design and start-up of automated material handling equipment for the Snack Food Industry. Control systems utilized Allen-Bradley SLC5/04 programmable controllers, PanelView operator interface terminals, discrete I/O and analog instrumentation. Duties included design and programming machine control software, specifying electrical components, design of electrical schematics, electrical control panel layouts and bills of material using AutoCad v.2000

VOLT SERVICES GROUP

6443 S.W. Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. Suite 102

Portland, OR 97221

(B. Dockter, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

LEWIS CONTROLS, INC: (3 month) Electrical Engineer assisting with the design and start-up of automated equipment for the Lumber Industry. Control systems utilized Allen-Bradley SLC5/04 programmable controllers, PanelView operator interface and a PC controlled laser scanning and optimization system. Duties included modifying and rewriting existing control software, writing operator training manuals, and start-up of an optimizing edger line in Webster Springs, WV.

POLLAK AND SKAN

13400 Bishops Lane, Suite 300

Brookfield, WI 53005

(R. Koenig, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

RAPIDPACK, INC: (6 month) Electrical Engineer responsible for software and hardware design of meat packaging machines. Control systems consisted of Nematron computer (PC) control and a Profibus I/O network. Operator Interface was programmed using Wonderware. Duties included modifying and rewriting existing machine control software, specifying electrical components, and design of electrical schematics via AutoCad v.14.

LEN E. IVARSON, INC: (18 month) Electrical Engineer responsible for design and startup of food packaging machines. Control systems utilized Allen-Bradley PLC-5, SLC5/01 thru SLC5/04 and MicroLogix 1500 programmable controllers. Operator Interface consisted of 5" monochrome and 10" color Allen-Bradley PanelView terminals. Duties included all PLC software design and PanelView screen design. Responsible for interfacing equipment with various servo drive systems and scale weighing systems via direct ASCII communications and/or Allen-Bradley Basic Modules. Design software included AB500, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000 and Allen-Bradley Panelbuilder.

CONTRACT PROFESSIONALS, INC

4141 W. Walton Blvd.

Waterford, MI 48329

(T. Begarow, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

GENERAL MOTORS ASSEMBLY PLANT, JANESVILLE, WI: (18 month) Electrical Project Engineer responsible for construction management of new Elpo-Phosphate Paint Line. Responsibilities included checking vendor P&I diagrams, schematic diagrams, electrical parts lists, PLC software programs, operator panel screen design, etc. to insure vendor compliance with all GM specifications and construction policies. Duties included management of on-site contractors, daily inspections of construction site to document progress and compliance with GM construction policies, attending scheduling meetings, assisting contractors in locating instrumentation and equipment, and startup after installation.

TAD TECHNICAL SERVICES CORP. /REP DIV.

8831 W. Greenfield Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53214

(D. Pauley, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

CHRIS HANSON LABS: (18 month) Electrical Engineer responsible for design and startup of process control systems for food flavoring and coloring industry. Control systems utilized Allen-Bradley PLC-5 and SLC5/04 programmable controllers. Operator Interface consisted of PanelView 1200E and 1400E terminals. Duties included all PLC software design and PanelView screen design for multi-tank batching and CIP cleaning systems.

SQUARE D COMPANY: (3 years) Electrical Engineer responsible for design and startup of 2 line supervisory control systems. Each system transformed 6 rebuilt presses into an automated stamping line for Ford Motor Co. Installations incorporated robots, die carts, loaders, unloaders and destackers to enable total line automation and a 10 minute automatic line die exchange capability. Software design included extensive diagnostics and operator prompting to facilitate easy maintenance and troubleshooting. Each control systems utilized 16 Square D SCP-644 programmable controllers interconnected via SY/NET and SY/PEER networks.

BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT: (5 month) Material Handling Engineer responsible for supporting production and maintenance departments of automated aircraft sheet metal plant in Algona, WA. Duties included redesign of Allen Bradley PLC5 control logic to improve AS/RS Crane reliability, expanding and improving fault monitoring logic by utilizing indirect addressing concepts and PanelView operator interface, redesign of optical modem communications from RS232 to RS422, evaluating and improving AS/RS crane mechanical design, and training plant maintenance personnel in proper troubleshooting techniques.

ENGINEERING CORPORATION OF AMERICA

2705 California Ave. S.W.

Seattle, WA 98116

(A. DeTuerk, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

ACCO SYSTEMS: (1 year) Engineer responsible for electro-mechanical field startup of unitload and miniload automated storage retrieval systems at Boeing Commercial Aircraft Corp. in Algona, WA. Equipment control systems consisted of Allen Bradley PLC5 Programmable Controllers and PanelView Operator Terminals interfaced to a VAX computer via optical modems. Duties included software redesign, programming control logic, supervising construction contractors, and site management during final phases of project.

TECHSTAFF, INC.

11270 W. Park Place

Milwaukee, WI 53224

(M. Kahn, Supervisor)

Position: Software Engineer

Client Assignments:

ALLEN-BRADLEY: (5 month) Worked with group of Allen Bradley engineers responsible for control logic design and system test of electro-galvanizing line for Armco Steel. Control system consisted of five PLC3 Programmable Controllers interconnected via a peer-to-peer communication link. Became proficient in indirect addressing control concepts and the utilization of pointers for data manipulation.

TAD TECHNICAL SERVICES CORP. /REP DIV.

8831 W. Greenfield Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53214

(D. Pauley, Supervisor)

Position: Electrical Engineer

Client Assignments:

LAMB GRAYS HARBOR CO.: (2 years) Electrical Engineer responsible for design and field startup of automated monorail systems for the pulp & paper industry. Assignments included design of monorail systems for:

Consolidated Bathurst in Granmere, Quebec, Canada

Consolidated Bathurst in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada

Boise Cascade in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada

Abitibi Price in Jonquiere, Quebec, Canada

Duties included monorail track and schematic diagram design on Anvil CAD system, control circuit design, programming Allen Bradley PLC3 & PLC5 Programmable Controllers, Modicon 984A Programmable Controllers and Reliance Automax Programmable Controllers, interfacing control system software with an IDT Graphic Display System, and training customer maintenance personnel in software troubleshooting. All software documentation was generated on an IBM PC AT utilizing Topdoc, Taylor and Reliance software.

NOTE: During last 9 month on project customer authorized me to work out of my home

and transmit work files to him via Hayes 9600 baud modem.

SYSTEMATION, INC.: (4 month) Electrical Engineer responsible for control circuit design, programming and startup of high speed (5000 parts/hr) integrated circuit packaging machine. Control system included a digital display and keyboard interfaced to a Gould PC185 Programmable Controller.

HITACHI-CLEARING, INC.: (8 month) PLC Software Designer responsible for fault/diagnostic logic design and field startup of large scale double action and transfer presses for the automotive industry. Duties included extensive travel to Houston, TX for field startup and debug of equipment. Control systems utilized Allen Bradley PLC3 Programmable Controllers.

ACRO AUTOMATION, INC.: (4 month) Project Engineer responsible for control circuit design of automated welding machines. Duties also included startup of rear axle assembly line at General Motors plant in Ontario, Canada. Control systems utilized Allen Bradley PLC2/30 and PLC3 Programmable Controllers.

GREDE FOUNDRIES, INC.: (4 month) Project Manager responsible for installation and startup of automated casting cleaning line in sand casting foundry. Responsibilities included circuit design, scheduling, quality control and supervision of contractors on construction site in Reedsburg, WI.

HARNISCHFEGER ENGINEERS, INC.: (2 years) Project Engineer responsible for design, field installation and startup of automated material handling systems. Assignments included automated conveyor systems for:

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Winston Salem, NC

and automated monorail systems for:

C.I.P. Industries in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada

C.I.P. Industries in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

General Motors Corp. in Wilmington, DE

Duties included control panel design, circuit design, programming Allen Bradley PLC2/30 and PLC3 Programmable Controllers and advising contractors on installation procedures. Job required extensive travel including a two-week assignment in Frankfurt, West Germany to work with engineers from Fredenhagen KG, the German supplier of monorail equipment.

DELCO ELECTRONICS: (1 year) Design and layout of double sided and multi layer printed circuit boards for avionic instruments. Duties included high-density packaging of gate arrays and design of bubble memory motherboard.

OTHER EXPERIENCE: Electro-Mechanical Designer (10 years)

McCLEAN-ANDERSON, INC

MILWAUKEE MACHINE MFG. CO.

ALLIS-CHALMERS CORP

GENERAL ELECTRIC CORP.

ASTRONAUTICS CORP. OF AMERICA

DELCO ELECTRONICS

SPINCRAFT, INC.

JOS. SCHLITZ BREWING CO



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