Paul N. Koontz
Riverside, CA *2507
HM (951) 781 – 7609 / CELL (909) 503 – 4100
BUS (951) 823 – 0271 / FAX (951) 781 – 0534
Seeking the opportunity for an industrial company that would take advantage of my extensive skills, knowledge, and experience.
*Thirty years experience in Mechanical and Electrical operations, maintenance, and engineering. QUALIFICATIONS
*Two years experience in the area of Mil Spec Aerospace cleaning, flow and high pressure testing.
*Knowledge in a wide range of mechanical troubleshooting techniques as well as welding, pipe fitting, and metal fabrications.
*Supervisory experience including coordinating duties of departments and implementing procedures for more efficient operations.
*Chief Facility Operator / Shift Supervisor of a Resource Recovery Facility, Q.R.O. certificate.
*Los Angeles Steam Engineer Unlimited Boiler License, Turbine endorsement
*Betz and Nalco Water Treatment Testing certificate
*Westinghouse level 5 and 7 D.C.S. programming certificate EXPERIENCE
Gilead sciences Lavern, CA
Maintain and operate the plants boilers, chillers, water for injection, electrical systems/ switch gear 480,12 kv, 7 meggawatt back up generators and trouble shooting. Fortistar energy,Rialto,CA
Operate maintain and manage 3 Megawatt Deutsch and Caterpillar methane reciprocating engine facilities and other sites.
Southern California Edison
Responsible for the operations of the 4Kv to 500 Kv power systems. COVANTA ENERGY, Long Beach, CA
*Plant Shift Supervisor
Responsible for the overall safety and production of the plant operations and maintenance of a 40 MW, mass burn, waste to energy facility.
THUNDERDUCK USA, INC., CA
*Owner, President of Company
Manufacture a vast array of inflatable products specializing in designing military boats, racing boats, paint ball bunkers, oil containment boom, and sand jacks. RELIANT ENERGY, Etiwanda, CA
June 2010 -
Performed duties of a control room operator and a plant equipment operator. Operated two 330 MW Cross Compound and two F-2 130 MW General Electric Steam Turbines. Two combustion engineering drum type boilers at 2400 psi. and two Babcox Wilcox 1800 psi. drum boilers and 130 MW gas turbine pratt/whitney peeking unit. NRG, Long Beach, CA
*Plant Control Operator / Supervisor
April 2001 -
Performed duties as control room operator and Supervisor. As Supervisor, responsible for the safety, environmental, and the production of the plant.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
*Assistant Control Operator, Long Beach, CA
March 2000 -
Performed duties as control operator and plant equipment operator. Operated seven 85 MW ABB. combustion gas turbines and two 70 MW steam turbines, Seven 400 psi. boilers.
*Assistant Control Operator, El Segundo, CA
March 2000 -
Performed duties of a control room operator and a plant equipment operator. Operated two 350 MW Cross Compound and two F-2 175 MW General Electric Steam Turbines. Two combustion engineering drum type boilers at 2400 psi. and two Babcox Wilcox 1800 psi., drum type boilers.
*Assistant Control Operator, Ormond Beach, CA
1998 – 1997
Performed duties of a control room operator and a plant equipment operator. Operated two 750 MW G-3 General Electric Steam Turbines, two Foster Wheeler Super Critical and Riley Stoker drum type boilers.
MONTENAY PACIFIC POWER CORP., Long Beach, CA
*Plant Shift Supervisor
1997 – 1995
Responsible for the overall safety and production of the plant operations and maintenance. Westinghouse Level 5 and 7 programming.
1995 – 1992
*Control Room Operator
Lead Operator, Long Beach SERRF Project, a 40 MW, mass burn, waste to energy facility utilizing Westinghouse WDPF Distributive Control Systems, and UNIX of Sun Microsystems. Train and direct junior operators. Awarded for zero
*Equipment Operator I
1992 – 1990
Operated and maintained 40 MW, mass burn, waste to energy facility. Operated DeLaval steam turbine generator, three 650 psis. Stienmueller boilers and associated auxiliary equipment. Maintained water treatment systems and chemistry.
UNIVERSITY TECHNICAL SERVICES, Claremont, CA
1990 – 1989
POWER DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, Claremont, CA
1989 – 1987
*Power Plant Operator
Maintained and operated a 5 MW cogeneration facility. Operated an Allison 501 aeroderivitive gas turbine combined with a 20,000 lbs./hr heat recovery steam boiler for a lithium bromide absorber chiller and a 1200 KW steam turbine generator. Served as a member of plant start-up team. VACCO INDUSTRIES, El Monte, CA
*Aerospace Flight ware Tech
May 1989 -
Cleaned, inspected, and built silencers, filters (1.5 microns and up), differential pressure indicators, check relief, latching, fill and drain valves. Polished and lapped seats and seating surfaces, assembled to blue prints and fabricated fixtures using lathe mills, drill presses and tig welding. Tested to customer specs consisting of bubble points, flow and leak rates using the Mass Spectrometer and Hydrostatic and gas bursting qualifications with pressures up to 10,000 Psi. SOUTHLAND SECURITY PATROL, Diamond Bar, CA
1989 – 1986
*Supervisor of Security Guards
Supervised employees in a start up company.
MCMANUS MARINE & APOLLO GENERATORS, Costa
*Shop and Field Assistant
May 1985 -
Assisted in the maintenance of boats, hull repair, fiber glassing, engine rebuilding instrument installation and wiring. Built and installed diesel generator sets of 120 to 480 volts. Plumbed, mounted, and wired the generator sets, installed auxiliary equipment, such as dive compressors and bilge pumps. Assisted in underwater repairs and bottom cleaning via scuba diving. GM VACUUM COATING LAB, Newport Beach, CA
1986 – 1985
Repaired vacuum chambers, Cryogenic pumps, diffusion pumps and cleaning machines. Responsible for quality control on parts produced with use of a spectrophotometer. TRANSDUCER TECHNOLOGIES, Pasadena, CA
February 1985 -
Operated a platinum sputtering device. Rebuilt, maintained and performed fabrication on the system when necessary. Responsible for quality control on parts produced for the company. Designed and implemented the chemical
QUALITY CONTROL CLEANING CORP., City of Commerce, CA
1985 – 1983
Disassembled, cleaned, and tested equipment and parts to industrial specifications. Burst and bubble point testing to 20,000 Psi hydraulic and N2.
Equipment included relief and other types of valves, seals, chambers, gauges,transducers, hoses, tanks, missile components, mechanical hearts, regulators, filters, manifolds, and space shuttle parts. Performed Millipore counts, N.V.R. weight samplings, and packaging of parts. MILITARY SERVICE
UNITIED STATES NAVY, USS Enterprise CVN 65
April 1983 -
Operated and maintained the ship’s main and auxiliary propulsion plants, piping and valve systems, valves, air conditioning and heating, hydraulic systems, pumps, metal fabrication, wiring and hookup of motors, controlling electrical systems with 120 – 480 volt single and three-phase power. Small boat operations/port services and maintenance in Subic and Alameda.