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Location:
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
August 19, 2018

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ROBERT L. RANSOM

**** **** *****, ****** *****, NC 28429

ac6qat@r.postjobfree.com 910-***-**** (C)

Skilled in the development, validation, and implementation of civil, mechanical, and limited electrical engineering design products. Skilled at building schedules in various scheduling tools such as Primavera, Microsoft Project, Open Plan, and others for multiple types of projects. Responsible for performing human performance program process event causal evaluations, management of project scopes, project design, calculations, drawing development, document closures and project completion closeout.

Owner of R & R Machine, 30 years of automotive, medium duty truck, and industrial engine machining services

SUMMARY of TECHNICAL SKILLS

Ensured that structures’ construction comply with applicable codes and standards.

Performed calculations for various nuclear safety related structures (pipe supports, six-way restraints, hydraulic and mechanical snubbers, variable springs, equipment skids, etc.), and equipment anchorage.

Performed designs, technical reviews, safety reviews (50.59), start-up, acceptance/functional testing, reviews of engineering change packages (plant mods) per programs and processes

Led project team disciplines ensuring mod designs meet the specification and delivered on time,

Responsible for interfacing with external agencies on project technical issues

Led six engineers assigned while performing reviews on modification design deliverables by engineering of choice firms and engineer procure and construct (EPC) vendors

Lead Engineer for the a suite of modification projects to protect the nuclear site perimeter from external floods (Fukushima) by hardening sloped surfaces using diversion walls, shotcrete concrete, gabion baskets, and mattresses

Implementation accountable for providing craft field technical support during design/modification installation

Responsible for ensuring design deliverables are issued on schedule

Responsible for identification of human performance events, event evaluations, and identification of corrective action(s) to prevent recurrence,

Performed environmental health & safety coordination for a ALCOA Graphics facility where print cylinders are plated and engraved for mass production printers,

Performed a manufacturing process flow analysis for ALCOA plating and engraving facility,

Performed project management, supervision, liaison engineering, and lead engineer for EPC modification projects,

Supervised craft during implementation of modifications to structures, piping, support systems, and valve replacements.

Responsible for planning and scheduling of projects such as nuclear plant power uprate (EPU), multiple valve replacements (large and small) for multiple systems, and structural modifications

Performed implementation oversight of various mechanical, civil, and electrical project modifications

Developed logistics for load lifts; (rigging evaluations, lifting beam evaluation/qualification, development and review of lift plans)

Developed maintenance procedures, design change (modification) packages (civil, mechanical, and electrical), and implementation work packages,

Performed modification As-Built document reviews

Project Manager for the conversion of the existing human performance program database to an enterprise network tool known as TeamTracks, a TeamShare software product.

Responsible mod engineer for emergent modifications to nuclear plant essential (safety) and non-essential (non-safety) systems supporting the facility continued operation during Limited Condition of Operations (LCO).

Conducted isolation and tagging reviews to identify the proper boundaries for safely working on critical systems (Lock-Out-Tagout, LOTO)

Performed nuclear plant Appendix R to 10 CFR 50 and 10 CFR 50.48 re-baseline

Performing analytical evaluations and reviews for flow analysis, mechanical and structural supporting systems utilizing hand analysis and computer programs (GTSTRUDL) for systems in new and operating nuclear plant.

Nuclear Project Involvement; Water Jet Peening of reactor vessel nozzles (BMN and RVN), Fukushima External Flood Protection, proposed Main Steam Isolation Valve Installation at Oconee Station (NFPA 805 compliant), Steam Generator Replacement, Hydro-station Digital Replacement of the Mechanical Governor, Turbine Generator Exciter Replacements, miscellaneous valve replacements, piping system(s) installation and start-up, short and long term pipe support structural integrity evaluations/modifications, and coordination of the maintenance of manual and motor operated valves (MOVAT’s).

Databases & Tools: WordPerfect, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, VISIO, GTSTRUDL, Various CADS plus 3D models, Primavera, Microsoft Projects, Open Plan, TimeLine

EDUCATION/TRAINING

Bachelors Of Science - Civil Engineering Technology

University Of North Carolina - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Associates Applied Science - Drafting and Design

Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, NC

CERTIFICATIONS

Certifications: CAWI (Inactive)

PMP Boot Camp Completed, In-process of scheduling exam date

SCRUM Master (self study in-process)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Owner, R & R Machine, Wilmington, NC September 1986 - Present

Provide engine machine services to gas and diesel automotive, light duty trucks, and industrial equipment.

Digital Nuclear Applications, Inc., Jerseyville, IL August 2016 - November 2017

QA Oversight Lead, assigned to Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems, Inc. (MNES) to provide oversight during the training of contract personnel at Alaron facility utilizing mock-ups and implementation of water jet peening of BMN and RVN reactor vessel nozzles, a first of a kind project in the United States to mitigate PWSCC. Had the responsibility for the quality oversight of the implementation of WJP at Wolf Creek Nuclear (WCN) and Callaway Energy Center (CEC). The incorporation of lessons learned from WCN implementation resulted in the early delivery of the CEC WJP project implementation.

Reviewed the implementation documents to confirm adherence to programs and processes.

Provided miscellaneous project support to the Project manager.

R & R Machine, Wilmington, NC July 2016 - August 2016

Energy Services Group Int., Inc., Williamsburg, VA April 2009 - July 2016

Lead Engineer, assigned to Oconee Nuclear Station Major Project Civil/Mechanical Group responsible for the engineer procure and construct (EPC) main steam isolation valve and Fukushima sloop protection projects.

Responsible for interfacing with affected station system owners to coordinate their review for identification of potential impact to the station design bases document(s).

Conducted schedule builds in Primavera (P6) and reviews other P6 schedules to confirm the compliance to contract and project specifications terms.

Developed rigging and lifting plans for equipment moves (electrical cabinets, valves, etc.) and lifting and moving of modular structures.

Sonic Systems International, Houston, TX February 2007 - April 2009

Planner/Scheduler, responsible for developing power uprate project (EPU) schedules of engineering activities and material deliveries using the Open Plan software while assigned to General Electric Hitachi, Workforce Planning, in Wilmington, NC. Leveraged my Excel skills to develop performance metrics and reports by mining schedule data.

H.K. Avery, Greenville, SC September 2002 - February 2007

Engineer, Performed various activities while assigned to Oconee Nuclear Station Major Project Civil/Mechanical Group;

As engineer, performed plant modification (design change) technical reviews and structural and equipment anchorage calculations.

Developed request for quote for pre-engineered building,

Responsible for Implementation Accountable (IA) duties for Framatome-ANP managed task projects and authoring technical procedures for nuclear modification implementation documents.

Plant Protection Associated, Brokensville, NY January 2002 - September 2002

Project Manager for NMC’s fleet member Palisades Nuclear Station;

Responsible for the interface between station IT and TeamShare during the mapping of the station database and the TeamTracks tool.

Coordinated the development of training materials satisfying change management.

R & R Machine, Wilmington, NC November 2001 - January 2002

Southern Graphic Systems, a ALCOA Company, Wilmington, NC April 2001 - November 2001

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator, for a engraving manufacturer. Performed an assessment of the facility per ALCOA’s programs and process procedures requirements. During the assessment conducted a work flow analysis of the facility to identify improvements to enhance the daily operation.

Administrative Controls Management, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI January 2000 - April 2001

Procedure Writer, Human Performance Program Lead, assigned to Consolidated Edison, Indian Point Nuclear Station, Unit 2, Buchanan, NY. Leveraged procedure writing skills to author the Station Administrative Order for the reporting of station performance in a matrix to WANO, based on NRC revised reporting requirements for the Indian Point Station’s operating performance.

Developed a Station Organization performance metrics that was database driven from the Human Performance Program Database.

Acted as Human Performance Program Lead for the Steam Generator Replacement Project implementation.

Duke Engineering & Services, Charlotte, NC November 1998 - December 1999

Project Lead, assigned to American Electric Power, Donald C. Cook Plant, Bridgman, MI for various issues relative to plant systems and acted as interim system engineer.

Coordinated the investigation of the repeat failure of mechanical fastener in the ice condenser ice basket.

Assisted site engineers in developing recovery plans for various system heaters with tube failures.

Assigned to Consumers Energy, Palisades Nuclear Plant, Covert, MI January 1997- November 1998

Project Engineer for the plant modification packages for the;

decommissioned the Radwaste Volume Reduction System and isolation from other plant assets (power and mechanical)

and installation of a skid mounted Vectra RVR-200, Radwaste Volume Reduction System.

G.D. Barri & Associates, Glenn Dale, AZ November 1996 - January 1997

Engineer, Assigned to New York Power Authority, Indian Point 3, Buchanan, NY.

Performed the investigation/evaluation of Human Performance condition reports to identify the causal factors for the adverse issues.

Identified the corrective actions to be taken to prevent the reoccurrence of adverse issues.

Becon; a Bechtel Power Corporation, Southport, NC November 1996 - September 1996

Liaison, assigned to Carolina Power & Light Co., Brunswick Nuclear Plant, Southport, NC; tasked with supporting visiting Hitachi Limited, Inc. engineers to discuss work procedures, methodologies, and scheduling tools used for a refueling outage in the United States.

R & R Machine, Wilmington, NC March 1996 - September 1996

Becon; a Bechtel Power Corporation, Southport, NC January 1996 - March 1996

Mechanical Planner, assigned to Carolina Power & Light Co., Brunswick Nuclear Plant, Southport, NC; utilizing Automated Maintenance Modification System (AMMS)

Performed work order task planning for various project scopes.

Provided project progress for daily schedule updates.

R & R Machine, Wilmington, NC September 1995 - January 1996

General Physics Corp., Cedar Rapids, IA July 1994 - August 1995

Engineer, assigned to Iowa Electric Light & Power Co., Duane Arnold Energy Center, Palo, IA for the;

Re-baseline program for Appendix R to 10 CFR 50 and 10 CFR 50.48,

the evaluation of the feasibility of the removal of Crispin valves from the River Water System, temporary boiler installation, and design and site layout of the increased hydrogen injection facility.

R & R Machine, Wilmington, NC May ’94 - July 1994

NPS Energy Services, Inc., Perry, OH January 1994 - May 1994

Mechanical Superintendent, assigned to Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co., Perry Nuclear One; as Shift Lead for hydraulic snubber testing and optimization and maintenance of various diaphragm valves

R & R Machine, Wilmington, NC October 1993 - December 1993

Carolina Power & Light Co., Brunswick Nuclear, Southport, NC November 1980 - October 1993

As a contract employee for:

Energy Services, Inc., Williamsburg, VA (September 1988 - October 1993)

Energy Support Service, Inc., Asheville, NC (August 1986 - September 1988)

Quantum Resources, Richmond, VA (July 1985 - August 1986)

Central Technical Services, Inc., Charlotte, NC (November 1980 - July 1985)

Project Lead, Procedure Writer, Liaison Engineer

Provided the engineering solutions for constructability issues during implementation of structural mods to building structures, piping supports, and various equipment issues critical to the continued unit operation. Developed rigging and lifting plans for heavy load lifts. Plant Mod Engineer for I.E. Bulletin 79-02, 07, and 79-14 implementation.

Omni Technical Services, Inc., Kansas City, KS September 1980 - November 1980

Engineer, assigned to Gilbert Commonwealth for V. C. Summer 1; performed calculations for pipe supports and base plate analysis using PRYTEN.

Atom Engineering, Inc., Elgin, IL April 1980 - September 1980

Engineer, assigned to Nuclear Services Corp. for LaSalle County Nuclear Station; performed analytical evaluations and SAGS reviews of seismic piping supporting systems (ASME Section III, NF Code Category III/I).

Technical Aide Services, Inc., Braintree, MA January 1980 - April 1980

Engineer, assigned to Bechtel Power Corp. for Palisades Nuclear Plant; Engineer, performed analytical evaluations and reviews of seismic piping supporting systems for conformance with I. E. Bulletins 79-02 and 79-14.

Duke Power Company, Charlotte, NC December 1979 - December 1976

Engineer, assigned to McGuire Nuclear Station; performed analytical evaluations and reviews for base plates, welds and frames using hand and GTSTRUDL analysis.



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