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Piping/Structural Engineering

Location:
Baroda, Michigan, United States
Salary:
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Posted:
September 14, 2018

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Joseph L. Tacey

**** ********* ***.

Baroda, MI. 49101 269-***-****

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Experience: 20 plus years Engineering experience in Piping and Structural Design and Analysis.

Successful leader and contributor to multiple facility design changes, which contributed to the overall performance and safety of the facilities.

Participated in rectifying upper level facility and industrial compliance issues; including but not limited to increasing overall performance of the facility, challenges to operations and maintenance and fire protection licensing and design basis.

Successfully resolved allegations brought upon Cook Nuclear Plant by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regarding Fire Protection Penetration seals. Saving the facility fines and oversight by the NRCthat would have resulted by substantiating those accusations.

Comprehensive knowledge of computer aided design and engineering tools such as, 3D modeling and analysis program, Bentley AutoPipe “Pipe Stress Analysis and Design Program”, MathCAD, and Visio. Proficient with Microsoft Office systems i.e. Word, Excel, Access, Project, Visio and Power Point. Working knowledge of EPD Strudl, SmartPlant review, AutoCad and MicroStation

Extensive working knowledge of facility designs; interpretation of operational, architectural and structural, piping/instrumentation (isometric & physical) and flow/process drawings.

Established proficiency in the development of supporting documentation; design calculations, drawings, specifications and maintenance/engineering standards. All within the adherence to ASME B31.1 Power Piping Design code, B31.3 Process Piping Design code, and American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).

Professional experience in preparing industry technical/problem reports associated with all facets' of a power process plant.

Employment:

JT Whole Home Services, Baroda, MI 2010- Present

Owner/Operator, Providing interior and exterior home maintenance services.

Electrical and plumping repair, Painting, Gutter cleaning

Deck design, construction and maintenance.

Landscaping repair

Temporary Technical services employed by:

Aspen Technical Services, Burns and McDonnell St Louis, MO

September - November 2013

Provided Engineering expertise for assisting in the devilment of the overall piping plan for modifications to Marathon Oil refinery refractory upgrades; Performed pipe stress analysis-utilizing AutoPipe “Pipe Stress Analysis and Design program”, with adherence to Process Piping Design code B31.3. Established working knowledge of MicroStation computer aided design program and SmartPlant review.

Enercon Services, Metropolis Works Division of Honeywell Metropolis, IL

March -April 2012

Assisted in performing Engineering evaluations of the plants piping and pipe support system as it relates to the plants resistance to seismic events and the probability of upgrading the facility to meet seismic requirements newly established by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Joseph L. Tacey

9550 Cleveland Ave.

Baroda, MI. 49101 269-***-****

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American Electric Power, Cook Nuclear Plant, Bridgman, MI.

Lead Engineer 2008-2010

As the Lead Engineer, the major responsibility is to construct a multidiscipline team, which establishes detailed guidelines for the design and installation of projects.

As a led and team member, my professional experience contributed to establishing the physical design i.e. layout and analysis of the piping design, either seismic or non-seismic, and its supporting components in accordance with the plants licensing, and design bases documents. In addition, provide technical expertise in the development of supporting documentation.

Other duties include but not limited to; trending and problem solving, seismic and non-seismic evaluation of environmental barriers i.e. lead shielding, evaluation of Flow Accelerated Corrosion (FAC) and Erosion Corrosion pipe wall thicknesses. Evaluation and oversight of industry established fire seal installation and repair.

American Electric Power, Cook Nuclear Plant Bridgman, MI

Engineer I 2001-2008

Accomplished engineering experience provided Cook Nuclear Plant to utilize my established skills to develop detailed design and analysis of seismic and non-seismic piping systems, and piping support components.

Other duties include engineering evaluations of existing plant conditions/problems in accordance with the plants licensing and design bases documents. This involves field verifications successful communication and reliable engineering practices, which adhere to industry and plant operational and engineering procedures.

Other duties include; Seismic and non-seismic evaluation of environmental barriers i.e. Lead shielding, pipe wall thickness i.e. Flow Accelerated Corrosion (FAC) and Erosion, all in accordance with best industry and plant proven practices.

American Electric Power Co, Cook Nuclear Plant Bridgman, MI.

Engineer II 1997-2001

Reliable engineering which includes detailed design and analysis of seismic and non-seismic piping systems and support components utilizing the latest computer applications and techniques. Employ learned engineering knowledge to interpret the design concepts and goals.

The design process includes field verification, knowledge of plant detailed design drawings and procedures.

Other duties include technical writing and problem solving to resolve existing plant conditions/problems. Rigging and environmental barriers i.e. lead shielding evaluations

Joseph L. Tacey

9550 Cleveland Ave.

Baroda, MI. 49101 269-***-****

ac61w0@r.postjobfree.com

American Electric Power, Cook Nuclear Plant Bridgman, MI

Site Engineer: 1991-1997

Focused Work assignments include but are not limited to, detailed engineering analysis and design of seismic and non-seismic piping systems, and supports components utilizing computer aided design and analysis programs.

Other duties include implementation of new design associated with small and large bore piping, instrumentation and their supports. The design process involves strict adherence to plant and Engineering procedures, ANSI B31.1 Power piping code, and American Institute of Steel Construction. This process includes; Field verification, engineering analysis, design interpretation, detailed design, technical writing and problem solving utilizing the latest computer applications and techniques.

American Nuclear Resources St Joseph, MI.

Design Engineer: 1990-1991

Contract position with Cook Nuclear Plant, Bridgman, MI.

Duties include detailed engineering design, engineering analysis and field verifications for small and large bore piping and supports, instrumentation and their supports. Provide lead Engineers with field information concerning existing plant conditions.

Schaefer Technologies, Inc., Saginaw, MI. 1987-1990

Production Supervisor:

In charge of the production, packaging and transportation of water treatment and industrial cleaning products, including supervisory duties, inventory control, shipping/receiving, and invoicing. In addition, updating, installing and maintaining process equipment.

Education: Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI. (ABET Accredited) 1985 - 1987

Pre-Engineering

Delta College University Center, MI. 1983 - 1985

Certificates/ Memberships:

Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Professional Membership, 2007

Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), National Academy for Nuclear Training certificate for Nuclear Power Professionals, 1992



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