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Engineer Electrical

New Kensington, PA, 15068
September 19, 2018

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Engineering / Technical

Project Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Power Engineering

Instrumentation & Controls Systems

Automation Programming (PLC-HMI/SCADA)

Project Commissioning

Site Installation/Construction Supervision

Client staff & Operator Training

Software and hardware testing

Six Sigma green belt

Project Experience

Power Transformer Design

Automobile Assembly Plant Automation

Automobile Assembly Plant Electrical Testing

Automobile Assembly Plant Commissioning

Warehouse Automation & Material Handling Systems

Hydrochloric Acid Recovery and Regeneration

11.5 Kv Sub-Station Switchgear Installation

Landfill Fuel Gas Recovery and Processing

Industrial Facility Hazardous Area Classification & Mapping

Biomass Cogeneration Power Plant

Coal Liquefaction processes

Coal High Ash Thickener

Coal Mining Electrical Systems

Rolling Mill Down coiler Automation

Galvanizing Line annealing furnace automation

Finishing / Tandem Mills

Steel Reheat Furnaces

Medium Voltage Motor Drives

Medium Power Switchgear and Variable Speed Drives

Steel Vacuum Degassing Systems

Municipal Water (Potable) Treatment Systems

Electric Arc and Ladle refining steel producing systems

Steel Additive and batching systems

Polymer Extrusion/Compounding Systems

Material Handling Systems Vacuum & Positive pressure

Chemical Plant Reactor Automation/Instrumentation

Steel Wire Electrolytic Galvanizing

Steel Coil Hot Dip Galvanizing

Conveyor Systems (Material Handling)

Steel Vacuum Ladle Refining Automation

Flue Gas SO2 & NO2 Chemical Removal

Oil Field Heavy Crude Dilution - Main Station Refinery

Liquid Propane Gas Refinery Safety Systems Automation

Plutonium Handling Automation

Coal Fines Reclamation

Iron Ore Processing Automation (HBI Process)

Steel Pickle & Annealing Line

Nuclear Reactor Instrumentation & Controls

Writing & Drawings

Operation Manuals, Technical Specifications, Engineering Proposals

Test & Assembly procedures, Wire, Cable & Conduit schedules, MCC motor schedules, Drive specifications.

AutoCAD - Electrical Systems, Network Layout & PID drawing Development


Allen-Bradley RS Logix 500 & 5000, PLC5 & SLC500 (PLC)

RS View Studio, A-B Panel View (SCADA)

SIEMENS Step 7 5.5 PLC with CFC & WinCC 7.2 HMI (PLC & SCADA)

GE Series 90, GE PACS 7i, TI, (PLC)

ADATEC state engines, (PLC)

Square D, Modicon Quantum 434/ProWorks & Concept, (SCADA)

Intellution, (SCADA)

GE Cimplicity, (SCADA)

Square D, Paragon Magelis, (SCADA)

AC & DC Drives, VF Drives

Servo & Stepper motor System Design & Programming

Cabinet/Panel, Interconnect & System Power Drawing Development

Hardware, Technical & Functional Specifications

Operator Training Manuals

Network architecture design and Integration

Employment Experience

Acutran Transformers – August 2018 to Present

Pittsburgh, PA –

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Power Transformer Design

Conductor and power calculations.

Drawing development with AutoCAD Inventor.

Lesco Design – September 2017 to July 2018

GM Assembly Plant Oshawa ON –

Sr. Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Electrical Systems Installation Support

Electrical Systems Commissioning

Control System Testing and commissioning

System verification and power up.

Lesco Design – August 2017 to September 2017

GM Assembly Plant Ft. Wayne, IN –

Sr. Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Control System Testing and commissioning

Control System Mechanical Support

AmerisourceBergen – March 2017 – May 2017

Seattle, WA - Sr. Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Control System Testing and commissioning

Functional System Testing & Commissioning

Process line commissioning

Warehouse Automation Systems Testing

A-Frame distribution system function verification

Material Handling Systems Testing

AmerisourceBergen – January 2017 - March 2017

Phoenix, AZ - Sr. Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Control System Testing and commissioning

Functional System Testing & Commissioning

Process line commissioning

Warehouse Automation Systems Testing

A-Frame distribution system function verification

Material Handling Systems Testing

AmerisourceBergen – November. & December 2016

Minneapolis, MN - Sr. Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Warehouse Automation Systems

A-Frame distribution system function verification

Material Handling Systems Testing

Martin Automation– Nov. 2015 to Sept 2016

Self-employed on part time basis

Pittsburgh, PA – Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Equipment Specifications

PLC & HMI Programming

Automation System Design

Electrical Design

Motor Control Center Specification

Power Distribution

Drawing & Project Review and Verification

System Commissioning

International Steel Services– January 2015 to Nov. 2015

Pittsburgh, PA – Senior / Lead Electrical Engineer

Programming Siemens S7 PLC w CFC

Programming Siemens WinCC 5.5 (SCADA)

Steel Pickle lines – HCl recovery and regeneration

Electrical Design

Plant Commissioning and Automation Support

Plants supported:

US Steel Gary, Indiana pickle Line acid reclamation (Siemens)

AMROX Portage, Indiana pickle Line acid reclamation (Siemens)

AMROX Allenport, Pennsylvania pickle Line acid reclamation

Acellor Mittal Calvert, Alabama pickle Line acid reclamation

Baotou Rare Earths Bautou, Mongolia

New plant automation / electrical systems proposals

ChemTech Consultants – June 2012 to January 2015

Pittsburgh, PA – Sr. Electrical, I & C Project Engineer

GE Transportation - Erie PA

11.5 KV switchgear installation supervision

ET Environmental – North Shelby Co. TN

Landfill Fuel Gas Recovery and Processing

Power Grid Tie in

4160 VAC Power Design

480 VAC Power Design

Medium voltage switchgear and Drives

480 VAC Motor Control Centers & Drives

Equipment specifications

Ground grid design

Lightning protection systems.

Area Lighting Indoor / Outdoor

Electrical load calculations

Heat Load Calculations

Plant Hazardous Area Classification & Mapping

Writing Equipment Specifications


Koppers Inc. – Follansbee, PA

Coke Oven Tar Distillation Plant – Hazardous Area Mapping

Industrial Facility Hazardous Area Classification & Mapping

NFPA 30, 58, 59, 70, 497 & 780 application and specification

Penn Oaks Refinery - Kane PA.

Allen Bradley Control Logix

RS View Studio, and Data logging, (SCADA)

Coal Liquefaction processes – HMI programming - Factory Talk SE, PLC Programming Logix 5000, Documentation

Biomass Cogeneration – PLC Programming, HMI programming, Testing, Communications networks, Commissioning

Norwest Corporation – Mar 2011 to June 2012

Pittsburgh, PA – Sr. Electrical, I & C Project Engineer

Associated via FGR Automation (PLC & SCADA)

Grande Cache Coal, and Grande Cache, Alberta

Site Engineering Supervisor – Electrical, Mechanical, Piping & Welding, site surface preparation, Lead Electrical I & C Project Engineer – Drawing development, PLC programming and Commissioning, Mine 12 Project,

High Ash Thickener Project, Grande Cache Coal, Grande Cache, Alberta

Project Engineering, Coal Mining systems electrical systems, Motor Control Center Specification, 25 KV, 7200 VAC & 600 line UPS. Med Voltage engineering, Site building and electrical design, Automation Programming, Drawing development. Site construction and installation supervision.

Converteam Inc. – May 2007 to March 2010

Pittsburgh, PA – Systems Engineer – Project Engineer

Generation of system and equipment specifications, Management of engineering groups (Automation, Drives, MCC and CAD). Specification of system architecture. Customer interface. Commissioning of Rolling and finishing mills, Downcoilers, Hot Dip Galvanizing & Annealing Furnaces.

LOI Inc. – May 2006 to May 2007

Pittsburgh, PA – Sr. Controls Engineer

Design & Programming of Control Logix systems for furnace applications

Composition of Functional Specifications, Operator Manuals

Start-Up and Commissioning of Steel Reheat Furnaces, Roll Tables & Extractors


Voest Alpine Industries-Ingdesi Automation - March 2005 to May 2006

Pittsburgh PA - Sr. Development Engineer

Automation System design, Medium voltage motor controls, Drives, Transformers and Switchgear Electric Arc Furnace Electrical & Control system design – Baghouse and Air Pollution & Control electrical systems. Alloy Additive System Electrical & Controls, Vacuum Degasser Controls, Plant Operator Training, Commissioning.


F.B. Leopold - Dec 2004 to March 2005

Pittsburgh PA - Project Engineer

Municipal water systems, Programming, commissioning


Core Furnace Systems - June 2004 to Dec 2004

Pittsburgh PA - Sr. Controls Engineer

GE PACS PLC, Cimplicity & Intellution HMI programming, commissioning on Electric Arc, Ladle Refining and Reheat furnace applications.


Honeywell/BASF - May 2001 to Sept 2003

E & I Project Engineer

Engineered Polymers, Plant systems engineering, control and electrical systems, plant management team, Manufacturing Engineering.


SEAR BROWN Group - January 2000 to March 2001

State College Pa. - I & C Engineer

GE Silicones, Waterford New York. Automation and upgrade of RTV process line.

Develop interfaces, interconnect drawings, system architecture and specify new hardware.

Automation of MQ Resins process. Upgrade to Rosemount Delta V DCS.

Develop interfaces, interconnect drawings, system architecture and specify new hardware.

CRODA Inc. Mill Hall Pa. - Chemical plant automation. System layout,

Develop PIDs and Interconnect drawings for plant upgrade to Rosemount Delta V DCS automation.

Supervision of equipment, installation and commissioning.

Plant is mainly Class 1 Div. 1 and Class 1 Div.2 hazardous.

Altman Technologies - December 1998 to December 1999

Pittsburgh Pa. - Sr. Controls Systems Engineer

Drumet Wire S.A., Wloclawek, Poland. Steel wire electrolytic cleaning,

Electrolytic pickling, electrolytic zinc plating, patenting and annealing process line. Responsibilities consisted of overall automation and control system design and integration.

Control system electrical specification and design.

Hardware technical specifications. A-B programming.

Panel View programming and integration.

5 months plant commissioning and start-up. 5 months in Poland.

SMS Metallurgy - July 1998 to Nov 1998

Pittsburgh, PA. - Sr. Controls Systems Engineer

Ladle Furnace A-B PLC5 programming, Intellution FIX SCADA/HMI programming.

Dravo Research - June 1998 to July 1998

Pittsburgh, PA - Sr. Controls Systems Engineer

Development of horizontal electrostatic flue gas scrubber.

A-B SLC 500 programming. Paragon HMI programming. Power station pilot plant testing.


Bailey Controls Company - April 1997 to May 1998

Cleveland OH - Process Systems Engineer

Liquid Propane Gas refinery redundant safety systems,

A-B PLC5 programming and testing in Cleveland. Installation and testing in Cairo, Egypt

Heavy crude oil field and refinery pumping station in Venezuela.

Main Dilution and Pumping Station, A-B PLC5 programming, Control Net system design.

Kobe Steel Corp. - HBI Process iron ore processing plant Caracas, Venezuela -

senior controls engineer. Designed control system architecture developed technical

Specification and functional requirements for ABB DCS control system. Developed PID and logic diagrams for system programming.

ICF Kaiser Engineers - Feb 1995 to Feb 1997

Pittsburgh, PA. - Sr. Controls Systems Engineer

Nitric acid processing plant. Calgary Canada - Lead Engineer,

Electrical and controls systems, Catalytic conversion of ammonia to nitric acid.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM - Instrumentation and controls engineer.

System architecture and communications design for automated Plutonium

Handling and processing (PLC & SCADA)

Using A-B PLC5. Wrote technical specifications for new equipment.

Consulted on handling system layout and integration with Plutonium storage facility. 3 months on site.

AK Steel, Midland, OH - Vacuum Degassing Controls -

Responsible for system design and Interconnect drawing development,

on site commissioning using Square D PLC and Intellution FIX.

Union Switch & Signal - May 1996 to October 1996

Sr. Controls Engineer

Peoples Republic of China Railway Ministry, Beijing, Shanghai, Nan Chang, Foo Young and Xioxuo.

Performing necessary calibration, computer system wiring,

Partial programming and overall commissioning of three new automated railway switching yards between Beijing and Hong Kong. 7 months in China.

W.G. Systems Inc. - Nov. 1994 to Jan 1995

Armagh, Pa. - Sr. Controls Systems Engineer

Keystone fossil power station, Armagh, PA - Controls Engineer.

Coal Handling and preparation plant automation. A-B PLC5 programming.

Power Safety International - Jan 1992 to Oct 1994

Homer City, PA. - I & C Engineer

Controls Engineer. Instrumentation and Controls Industrial training course development.

Developed instrumentation training study manuals and lab exercises.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia/ United States Dept. of Interior. Ryhad, Damom, El Kabar. - I & C Engineer Performed study of all water desalinization plants within Saudi Arabia Developed and presented report in behalf of U.S. Government on the training needs required to train the Saudi people to maintain existing systems within the kingdom.

Orbital Systems Inc - Jan 1987 to Jan

Pittsburgh PA - Chief Electrical Engineer

Chief Electrical Engineer in charge of design of specialized

Automated process and manufacturing equipment & machine vision test and measurement systems for:

BIC Corporation

Mead Packaging

Allegheny Ludlum Steel

USX Steel

PPG Glass

Mine Safety Appliances

Alcoa Aluminum

Reynolds Aluminum

AEG - Pittsburgh PA

Hewlett Packard Desk Jet Printer Mfg., Vancouver, BC -

Sr. Controls Engineer Programming of three cells of Desk Jet automated assembly line using

ADATEC state engine software and interfaced with GE Intelligent I/O Blocks.

Westinghouse Electric Corp - Dec. 1981 to Nov 1986

Reactor Analog Controls - Process Equipment Engineer

Lead Engineer, Westinghouse site engineering team

Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station Glen Rose, Texas

Design of nuclear reactor controls for units 1 & 2.

Development of PID instrument diagrams, system block diagrams,

System equipment list, system I/O list, system interconnect wiring diagram development.

Interface with client on control issues

Facilitate resolution and provide solutions for start up issues during commissioning 18 months on site.


Penn State University Electrical Engineering

Community College of Allegheny County – Applied Industrial Electronics

Allegheny Technical – Electronics Technology


Royce Reetz Field Engineer – Lesco Design – 248-***-****

Hugh Harris PM – Lesco Design - 772-***-****

Peter Collins Data Acquisition and Control Systems 586-***-****

Franco Orlando Amerisource Automation Manager – 248-***-****

Phil Smalley International Steel Services – 724-***-****

Blake Housam Chemtech - 412-***-****

Paul Gillott FGR Automation 412-***-****

Greg Gillian NORWEST CORPORATION 801-***-****

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