BRUCE G. TAYLOR
Profile Civil/Structural/Architectural Designer with heavy experience in fabricating, detailing, design, and creating computerized 3D models for design plans in various software. Proficient in setting up tool palettes, solving cad issues, leading client model reviews, writing scripts and customization of menus for autocad, and the ability to coordinate with other disciplines to create a smooth transition and design of the project requirements for but not limited to onshore & offshore industrial facilities as well as commercial projects.
Concrete experience includes but not limited to building and compressor slabs, tilt-up wall panels, equipment foundations, pedestals, post tension slabs, prestress walls and panels, concrete sumps, stair pads, pipe supports, electrical equipment foundations & supports, pipe racks, pipeline, tank farm and containment walls.
Structural Steel experience includes but not limited to steel framing of equipment structures, stairs, platforms, catwalks, ladders, handrail, steel framing plans, grating layout & cut sheets, lifting arrangement drawings, steel detailing, and many other steel applications.
Civil experience includes but not limited to pinpointing the topographic points from the survey, for stormwater, underground piping layouts cut and fill, containments, and paving plans.
Architectural experience includes but not limited to building design, floor plans, lighting plans, window and door schedules, metal stud, and wood design, truss and wood connection detailing.
Computer technical skills Expert using:
AutoCAD 2D & 3D, AutoCAD Lite,
Cadworks, AutoPlant Bentley, Prosteel, Adobe,
Bluebeam Revu, Navisworks, EJE, and all
3D Modeling, detailing, fabrication and
construction drawings. Checking design and
detail drawings, Estimating, manhours, bill of
materials, anchor bolt and rebar schedules.
Knowledge using Industry codes of ASME,
AISC, PIP, PCS, AWI, IBS, OSHA, AWS,
ASTM, ANSI, NEMA, and many more.
Checking Vendor requirements and drawings
for coordination and accuracy with design
Novice skills using: Tekla, Revit, Photoshop,
Smartplant Review, LFM Server,
Shipconstructor, Microstation V8.
Employment Genuine Labor Resources, Houston TX – (Contract) (Cadworks) July 2018 – Aug 2018
(Tellepsen) Creating models and details for structural steel and civil construction documents and site visits. GenesisTechnical Mobile, AL - (Contract) (Ship Constructor) Apr 2017 – Feb 2018
(Huntington Ingalls) Checked other designer's work and updated 3D structure and hull models for the ship. Created Tool Palettes for the designers to pull in blocks instead of having to search for on the server, saving many hours of searching for correct blocks and standards.
Yezak Technical, Houston, TX– (Contract) (Cadworks) Apr 2015 – Mar 2017
(Optimized Process Design) Created and Modified CAD 3D models, Bill of Materials, Rebar Schedules, concrete design drawings and construction documents of foundations, structural steel framing of compressor stations and pipeline projects.
03/2012 - 06/2012 (S&B Infrastructure) (Prosteel and Autoplant 3D) Civil/structural designer of the Murphy Oil Projects. Common small compressor stations that could be modified as needed for the client property and rotated on site and elevations corrected as needed to complete the projects. Various CSA Positions Houston, TX– (Contract) (Cadworks) 2003 – 2015
06/2012 -02/2015 (Taylor Technical) (Upstream Engineering) Created and Modified CAD 3D models, design drawings and construction documents of foundations and structural steel framing of offshore platforms. (William Jacob Management) Created and Modified CAD 3D models, design drawings and construction documents of Russian Land Mobile Oil Rig. (M&H Engineering) Created and Modified CAD 3D models, design drawings and construction documents of structural steel framing of offshore platform Alaskan Furie Offshore. (Strategy Engineering) Created and Modified CAD 3D models, Bill of Materials, Rebar Schedules, concrete design drawings and construction documents of foundations, structural steel framing of compressor stations and pipeline projects.
08/2011 - 03/2012 (GAS Unlimited) (SNC Lavalin) Civil/structural Designer working on the INEOS project.
(Babcock Eagleton) Civil and Structural design and checking of small compressor projects. (Foster Wheeler) Structural steel designer for Westlake Chemical Plant in Sulfur Louisiana. (Mustang Engineering) Structural designer in small capital projects division.
01/2011 – 08/2011 (Lutech Resources) (Chicago Bridge & Iron) Created and Modified CAD 3D models, design detail drawings and construction documents of structural steel framing for the Cartegena Refinery pipe racks and equipment structures.
07/2008 - 12/2010 (S&B Infrastructure) (Direct Hire) (Prosteel and Autoplant) Civil/structural designer of the designed most of the miscellaneous pipe supports for the Criterion Catalyst project in Louisiana and the civil grading and concrete foundations for the off loading project for Shell in Martinez, California.
08/2007 – 07/2008 (Talascend) (SNC Lavalin) Structural Designer working on the Orange City Dupont project.
05/2007 – 08/2007 (Universal Ensco)(direct hire) Pipeline designer on multiple state crossing projects.
04/2005 – 04/2007 (Lindemann, Bentzon, Bojack Eng.) (Direct hire) (Architectural Desktop) I was the project coordinator for the civil/structural design team for the Multi-Family and Single Family Home division. Worked directly with Architect and Engineer to set the standards and floor plans to be used by the clients. We made several floor plans with dynamic blocks to allow the designer to pick and choose which floor plan to be used for the particular style being purchased by the buyer. To eliminate redesign each time and was a massive time saver.
03/2003 – 04/2005 (TLC Engineering for Architecture) (Direct Hire) (Autocad and Revit) Lead Designer working on various buildings, police and fire stations, schools, resorts, libraries and Miami International Airport Terminal expansion. Developed menus and shortcuts to help the design team with the many blocks and standards that we applied to the drawings.
Education Highlands High School (Graduate) Campbell County Vocational Training (Ky) (Design Cert.) Southern Ohio College (Ohio) Mechanical Design
Cincinnati Technical College (Ohio) Mechanical Design