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Mechanical Engineering

Violet, LA
28.00 per hour
October 24, 2018

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Over ** years’ experience in the onshore and offshore industries with multi-discipline emphasis in the Design, Drafting, and Graphic Design efforts. As a proficient user of 2D AutoCAD and Aveva 3D Plant Design Management System (PDMS) Draft-Drawing Production, and Mechanical PDMS Piping Catalogues/Specifications, I have been involved with the development and updates of various types of Mechanical, Structural, Architectural, Electrical and Instrumentation drawings. In addition to the technical skills, I am self-motivated, detail oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.

1/2017 thru 9/2017 Remmert & Company - Tuscaloosa, Alabama

AutoCAD / Cabinet Vision Designer

Provided submittal drawing packages for a custom manufacturer of architectural millwork. Producing quality wood products for healthcare, religious, higher education, residential and public buildings.

10/2015 thru 9/2016 VCI Project Management - Harahan, Louisiana AutoCAD Electrical Drafting

Obtained Security Clearance for Department of Energy, Strategic Petroleum Reserves sites in Louisiana and Texas. Responsibilities included field assignment for Arc Flash Study for compliance with NFPA 70E standard 2015. Design and develop electrical standards and instructional materials.

3/2014 thru 9/2015 AMEC Foster Wheeler (Selectek Engineering)– Atlanta, Georgia

Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft Lead

Producing IFA and IFC packages using Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft and modeling. Generated mechanical piping plans, sections, elevations, equipment arrangements, and conceptual studies of various projects. Checked drawings and developed redlines according to engineering design. Directed five employees in the completion of daily drawing task using Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft. Organized training workshops to improve drawing knowledge and use of Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft. Initiated cross-training with electrical discipline to improve group performance and streamline drawing production deliverables using Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft. QA/QC drawings and developing redlines according to engineering design. Developed Navisworks presentations, animation videos and walk-through for various AMEC projects.

5/2011 thru 11/2013 IV-AGA, LLC – Metairie, Louisiana

Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft and AutoCAD Electrical

Producing IFA and IFC packages using Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft and AutoCAD modeling. Plans, sections, pipe supports, and isometrics. Various AutoCAD electrical drawings. QA/QC drawings, vendor data and correlating the information with drawings.

3/2005 thru 5/2011 Casbarian Engineering Associates - Gretna, Louisiana Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft, and AutoCAD Electrical

Assigned to Shell Exploration & Production Company New Orleans from 4/2000 thru 9/2003 and 3/2005 thru 5/2011. Provided AutoCAD and Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft drawing deliverables, such as detail Piping Plans and General Arrangement drawings. Efficient in the use of Livelink for file management of P&IDs drawings records. Developed 3D equipment and valves to include valuable information such as text details, materials, physical properties, and weights for information used in Aveva 3D PDMS that is required for the output of 2D drawings, bills of material/MTO, and isometrics. QA/QC drawings and developed redlines according to engineering design. Directed four employees in the completion of daily drawing task using Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft. Design and develop course content and instructional materials for the use of Aveva 3D PDMS Mechanical Draft.

4/2004 thru 3/2005 Wink, Incorporated – New Orleans, Louisiana AutoCAD Drafter

Assigned to ExxonMobil Chalmette Refinery L.L.C. duties included field walk down and checked P&IDs, verified piping systems, generated ISOs and field sketches. Updated AutoCAD and Microstation CADworx drawings. Updated Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP drawings, also developed and revised plant inspection ISOs.

9/2003 thru 4/2004 DAI Engineering Management - Lafayette, Louisiana

AutoCAD Electrical Drafter

Responsibilities included gathering measurement collection, updating Process Hazard Analysis facility drawings in accordance with API RP14C for Independent Oil Companies.

10/1990 thru 4/2000 Exxon Production Company - New Orleans, Louisiana Drawing/Drafting Coordinator and Graphic Designer

Coordinating all incoming drafting requests, assisted engineering in PFDs, P&IDs, Facility Plot Plans, Area Classification Plans, One Line Diagrams, Emergency Operating Drawings, Cause & Effect, and any other associated drawings, while ensuring compliance with API RP14C and OSHA 1910.119. Oversee all aspects of the facility drawing review, including the coordination of facility walk-downs, red-line, and drawing updates. Ensure compliance with Management of Change. Drafting/Design Subject Matter Expert while collaborating with external contractors, such as Project Managers and Engineers, to ensure a clear understanding of the required drafting/design project deliverables. Scope of work and cost estimates as requested while ensuring that all projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and conducted in accordance with Exxon Engineering standard policies. Design drafting course content and instructional material. Graphic Design newsletters and presentations. Spearheaded a 6-year project with 5 contractors responsible for system maintenance and consultation of +35,000 drawings.

4/2000 thru 9/2003 and

10/1987 thru 10/1990 Petro-Marine Engineering Inc. - Gretna, Louisiana

AutoCAD Electrical Drafter

6/1984 thru 10/1987 Guillot-Vogt Associates, Inc. - Metairie, Louisiana AutoCAD Civil / Commercial Residential Architectural Drafter

1/1989 thru 1/1996 Lacoste Builders - Slidell, Louisiana

AutoCAD Residential Architectural Designer (Freelance)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Violet, Louisiana

Knights of Columbus council 8442 Council Officer, Chancellor & Family Director.

Oyster Festival Fundraising, Booth Coordinator, and Pastoral Council

Education and Training

●1982 St. Bernard High School - St. Bernard, Louisiana

●1984 Nunez Community College - Chalmette, Louisiana Associate Degree, Mechanical Drafting

●2002 3D PDMS Mechanical Piping Catalogues and Specifications, 3D PDMS Pipework Modeling Basic, 3D PDMS Equipment Modeling and PDMS Drawing Production

●2013 CPR, First Aid and Defibrillation Operator

●2015 OSHA 10 HOUR General Industry Outreach

●2016 Gulf Coast Safety Council Basic Orientation Plus

●Microstation, Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, AutoCAD Plant, Microsoft Suit

Professional References

Bill Remmert, PE


Brian Tuminello, PE


Michael Tatum, PE


Peter Couturie, PE



Franc Iwanczyk


Gena Oddo


Glenn Garaudy, PE


Project Consulting Services

Jeff Richardson, PE


Dwayne Templet, PE


Shell Production Company

Thomas Garcia


Pete Olivier, PE


Exxon Production Company

John LaBarbera, PE


Scott Allman, PE


Marilyn Tears, PE


Personal References

Frank Catalanotto


David Dietrich


Craig Taffaro

Hector Perez



Alvin Jaufre


Eric Schloegel


Brian Weir


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