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Engineer Electrical

Pasadena, Texas, United States
August 10, 2018

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Wendell Barry Carmical Pasadena, Texas *****

281-***-**** (cell) EXPERIENCE

Hands on electrical engineer with over 20 years of facilities maintenance management experience daily operation and maintenance hospitals, manufacturing and government facilities. Maintaining the 24/7 facilities. This included the installation, commissioning, operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, training and repairing of electrical power distribution equipment, boilers chillers, pumps and switchgear located in chemical, manufacturing, steel, assembly, and food processing plants. Systems include 480 to 500 kv substations, standby emergency generators, diesel fuel systems, circuit breakers, transformers, protective relays, power meters and automatic transfer switches. Setup and provided training of the equipment to customers.


● Managing and scheduling crews of 50 techs and contractors

● Use of Megger, Flir, Dranetz, Doble, Hypot, Vanguard and Phenix test equipment

● Electrical power distribution, safety, maintenance, and operation training

● Scheduling and performing preventative maintenance and repairs using CMSS

● Performed root cause surveys when failures occurred

● Performing infrared surveys and recommend solution to problem areas

● Power quality studies and report problem areas with recommendations

● Power Distribution System Startup, Commissioning, Testing, and Troubleshooting EXPERIENCE


11/2016 to Present

Reviewed technical equipment specifications and manpower estimates for projects. Reviewed outage requests and lockout/tagout procedures and made recommendation. Trained personal on operation and maintenance procedures of electrical equipment.

Electrical Consult 10/2016 to present Owner Houston, Texas

Reviewed operation and maintenance procedures for small businesses. Reviewed lockout tagout procedures and trained on how to secure and isolate equipment properly.


ENGINEER 8 /2011 to 9/2016 Siemens Industry Houston, Texas

Managed the installation, commissioning, updates, and preventative maintenance on all manufacturer types of breakers, switchgear, transformers, and breakers at manufacturing, chemical, processing plants and data centers. Performed IR surveys using Fuke and Flir infrared camera.

*Commissioned and brought on line silca production plant online ontime

*Installed factory upgrade to switchgear in the field to meet customer’s specifications

*Performed annual preventative at General Motors and completed on time SENIOR FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER 3 /2011 to 8/2011

Parish Hare Service Dallas, Texas

Started up a field service group in Dallas to perform work on Squared D equipment. Installed, commissioned, updated and performed preventative maintenance on all types of electrical breakers, transformers, switchgear and meters.

*Startup, commissioning, troubleshooting and trained of new Square D equipment at data center

*Modified and installed retrofit power distribution equipment at ATT FACILITIES ENGINEER 3 /1996 to 11/2010

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center H ouston, Texas

Managed 24/7 operation and maintenance of steam, chilled water, domestic water, natural gas, and power distribution system for a medical and 3 data center facilities. Managed contracts, budgets, contractors, operators, customers and utilities to facility. Commissioned all new electrical power distribution equipment for the hospital, Used Mainsaver PM program to manage maintenance activities

* Passed 5 Joint Commissioned inspections without any problems

* Kept facility operational during 2 floods and three hurricanes

* Reduced equipment downtime by 20%

* Reduced the maintenance budget by 30%

* Performed power quality surveys and reduced equipment downtime by 20%

* Set up a PM program with $1.75 million spare parts inventory for all power distribution system.

*Commissioned all new facilities Normal and Emergency power distribution systems

*Managed electrical upgrade projects including setting up outages and commissioning

* Supervised and managed 25 technicians and 30 contractors performing work at facility ASSISTANCE CHIEF POWERHOUSE ENGINEER 1 1/1994 to 10/1995 General Motors Corporation Shreveport, Louisiana

M anaged the maintenance program for the steam, chill water, water treatment plant and electrical plant for the GM assembly plant and supervising 35 UAW workers to perform the work.

*Supervised a crew of 35 union technicians that performed operation and maintenance of plant

*Kept plant up and running 99% of time and reduced interruption to assembly plant

*Trained operators on proper operation of the plant CHIEF OPERATION ENGINEER 1 0/1988 to 10/1994

P an Am World Services (NASA Johnson Space Center) H ouston, Texas M anaged the chill water and electrical plant for Mission Control supervising 30 union techs to perform the work, Wrote contract specification and budget for plant upgrade that came in on time & 2% under budget. Kept track of PM work a NASA owned software program.

*Supervising 30 union workers that performed maintenance and operations at NASA

*Managed the upgrade of the electrical power distribution and chill water distribution system

*Resolved power quality issues in the data center that eliminated interruption of service FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER 1 /1980 to 9/1988

Westinghouse Electric Corporation H ouston, Texas Installed, commissioned, performed preventative maintenance and updates on electrical power distribution equipment which included lo to high voltage breakers, switchgear, transformers, protective relays, and power meters

*Hands on maintenance on Gulf State Utility SF6 gas distribution with 20 union electricians 345 and 500KV distribution.

*Tested over 500 mechanical relays and upgrade of power distribution system City of Houston


Sam Houston State University BS Electrical Engineering Huntsville, Texas FLIR Infared Level 1 Flir Industries


Substation Maintenance I & II & Micro processor relay AVO Dallas, Texas NFPA 70E

Red Cross Safety/CPR Training American Red Cross

Wendell Barry Carmical

Home phone:713-***-**** Cell:281-***-****

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