Richard Fauth PE, MBA CSSBB
Master's degree in Business Administration
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia, 1993 Additional 9 graduate credit hours in Engineering Management BS Mechanical Engineering Technology
Old Dominion University, Norfolk Virginia, 1982
Additional 30 undergraduate credit hours in Science PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
Professional Engineer- Commonwealth of Virginia, State of Florida, State Louisiana. TRAINING
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Certified Hazardous Material Technician.
Post Educational courses in Human Factors Engineering, Service Quality Management,
Total Quality Management, Quality Improvement Process, and Auto Cad.
Professional development hours or seminars in Air Logic and Controls, Programmable Logic Controls, Process controls, Forensic Engineering, Environmental Policies and Practices, U.S. Environmental Regulations, Resource Conservation & Recovery act, U.S. Department of Transportation regulations, Carrier Hap, Energy Modeling, Machine Design Safety, Ground Source Heat Pumps, Florida Building Codes, Wind Chill, Creo, Pro-E, Florida Professional Engineering Rules and Regulations, ASME B31 Standards of Pressure Piping. EXPERIENCE SUMMARY
Thirty-five Years of Experience in Engineering Management, Mechanical Engineering and Design, Project Engineering, Facilities Engineering, Process Engineering, Product Engineering, Forensic Engineering and Plant/Operations Engineering.
Experience in Industrial Process and Equipment Design- plastics, chemicals, aerospace.
Designed piping for the Stennis Space Center’s B2 Test stand Reconstruction Project in support of NASA’s Space Launch System. Hydrogen gas, Helium, Nitrogen, CDA.
Designed Piping and managed Facility Projects at Stennis Space Center including the site-wide Natural Gas System robotic inspection and redesign.
Experience in Safety, Environmental, and Forensic Engineering including developing policies and procedures for managing energy, waste, hazardous materials and safety in work places. Completed Permit packages for health department and environmental permit approvals.
Managed Industrial Contractors, Suppliers, Facilities Maintenance, Engineering and Facilities’ Capital Improvement plans.
Experience in production machinery design and project management of automatic cleaning systems, material handling conveyors and production lines.
Designed systems to control chemicals in the workplace as required for Building Code, OSHA and EPA compliance. Designed industrial ventilation systems for fume control, dust collection, and emission control via gas scrubbers.
Designed conveyors and material handling systems including bulk and pneumatic fluid systems.
Wrote computer programs using spread sheet software for sizing fans, duct systems, pumps, piping and other mechanical systems.
Thirteen years of experience in Medical Device Manufacturing; Optical Lens Manufacturing Performed FDA medical device validations for an entire plastic lens product line and production facility
Specified machinery, equipment and tooling for polyolefin injection-molding, plastic recycling, plastic casting, and polyolefin extrusion operations.
Designed and directed projects for fabrication of a large tunnel oven used to cast and anneal lenses
Designed and directed projects for construction of clean rooms and associated processing operations for the largest manufacturing facility making plastic lenses in the world. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Contract Project Manager-AECOM Kennedy Space Center Florida 2017 to present
Provided project management services for the Institutional services Contract at KSC. Managed multiple Design build projects in support of facilities at NASA KSC. Projects included replacing multiple compressed Air Systems and compressors, Hot Water piping loops, Air Handling Systems, Condenser Water Systems, DX Condensers, and HVAC control dampers for a multistory building with multiple AHU’s. Facilities Engineer-Intersil Palm Bay Florida 2014 to 2016
Provided design, project management services and predictive and preventative maintenance support for a Wafer Fabrication and Semiconductor production facility.
Managed projects to refurbish a cooling tower, chiller loops and associated structures resulting in a million dollar cost avoidance.
Managed the installation of Wafer processing tools and equipment. Provided piping and equipment design and project management of Helium, Oxygen, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, CDA system piping.
Managed the installation of pumps, make-up air handlers, process fans, HEPA filtration, and stainless steel, FRP and plastic exhaust ducting to scrubbers.
Sr. Mechanical Engineer- Jacobs Engineering Orlando, Florida and Stennis Space Center, Mississippi 2006 to 2014
Designed high pressure piping systems for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket test facility (B2 test stand) at Stennis Space center in Mississippi for FOSC. Designed a site wide natural gas system.
Provided Defense Logistics Agency audit reports for multiple Air National Guard Facilities.
Provided HVAC, process, equipment and piping design for Lockheed Martin. Provided designs for 23 new air handling systems and a site wide potable water system. Other Projects included dust collection systems, clean rooms, industrial ventilation, pneumatics, hazardous material handling, Ovens. Metal Machining equipment installations, and HVAC system designs for multiple new spaces Worked as part of a design team providing engineering on projects totaling annual expenditures of up to 53 million. Forensic Engineer-Project Time and Cost Atlanta Georgia 2005 to 2006
Provided Inspection and Forensic Engineering services and reports to property insurers concerning damages from Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma.
Mechanical Engineer Orlando, Florida 2002 to 2005
Provided Forensic Engineering.
Provided Mechanical Engineering Services, Construction Inspection and Project Management services to multiple clients.
Designed plastic lens production equipment for plastic lens casting manufacturing companies in Venezuela and Colombia.
Operations Engineer, Chep USA Orlando Florida 2000 to 2002
Managed Projects in company owned and third party facilities in support of pallet, intermediate bulk container, and reusable plastic container pooling operations.
Designed and managed the fabrication and installation of conveyors, material handling systems and injection molded food container-cleaning machinery.
Project Engineer, Baskervill and Son Richmond Virginia 1999 to 2000
Managed design and construction of facility changes and expansions in support of Telecom collocations.
Completed 12 new spaces and over 50 Collocation and other telephone central office projects. Managing the efforts of Architects, Civil, Structural, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers as well as Contractors. Worked as the direct contact with the clients.
Process Engineer, Innotech Inc. (Subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson) Petersburg Virginia 1996 to 1999
Engineered and managed the construction and implementation of a new production process in a new plant for a new company. The process involved a new procedure and technology for manufacturing optical lenses. Responsible for providing the primary technical support for this facility, including developing required FDA medical device validations, process documentation, and implementing all environmental and safety programs from startup to final Production levels.
Made improvements in the process that increased yields by 60% over three years.
Developed a polyolefin injection molding process that produced 4000 geometrically different gaskets and to develop the blended material from which the gaskets were molded.
Developed and managed several different processes which consisted of producing polymer from monomer, and then, casting power plates using gaskets and glass mold assemblies filled with the polymer.
Validate the process and each of the 4000 different products produced in compliance with FDA standards and in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Utility Engineer, Sydnor Hydrodynamics Richmond Virginia 1995 to 1996
Provided technical support and managed water systems for 135 different communities across Virginia.
Designed and oversaw the construction of several new water systems including tanks, pumps, filtration systems and ground water wells.
Prepared Health Department and Environmental Quality Department permit packages and implemented procedures to ensure compliance with permits.
Contract Project Engineer E.G. & G. Hampton and Richmond Virginia 1992 to 1994
Langley Space Center- Designed facility, mechanical, and HVAC projects for NASA at Langley Research Center, Hampton Virginia. Allied Signal, Managed capital projects associated with the production of nylon plastic and fibers.
Developed designed and implemented one million-dollars worth of capital improvements. Completed Projects involved with conveying and bulk storage of plastic pellets.
Managed the replacement of a 120,000 square foot roof and several other facility projects.
Designed and oversaw the installation of a central vacuum system.
P.M. and Associates, Managed projects for an Architectural and Engineering firm implementing facilities design modifications (HVAC electrical and steam line) for institutional projects. Design Engineer-Fluor Daniel Richmond Virginia 1988 to 1990 Provided Piping and HVAC system design services to industrial clients.
Established scope, schedule and costs and wrote reports detailing industrial ventilation and environmental requirements required under court order for a large industrial facility that had been cited for multiple violations by OSHA and State Environmental authorities.
My work was used by Client Company officials and regulators to decide the fate of the facility. The facility was eventually shut down and is now a superfund site. This high profile issue was covered extensively by the media. I presented the report, as required of the client, to the Secretary of Virginia's department of Labor and industry. Engineering Manager and Project Engineer, Sola Optical, Petersburg Virginia 1982 to1991
Started as a project engineer.
Managed a plant manufacturing engineering group including plant maintenance personnel and project engineers.
Oversaw the efforts of 30 people and the annual capital budget.
Developed capital appropriation projects and managed the capital expense program. Designed and managed the construction of bulk monomer storage and handling systems.
Implemented an in house injection-molding department that produced plastic gaskets. Specified and purchased injection molding and plastic extrusion and reclaiming equipment.
Identified safety code violations associated with the storage of organic peroxide and implemented a project to correct the problem.
Managed Projects in a plastic lens casting facility. Developed the design of polymer reactors, mixing vessels, heat exchangers and process controls.
Implemented projects for production of injection molded gaskets.
Developed a process for reclaiming and reusing plastic gasket material generating annual savings of over
$200,000. Instituted design enhancements in injection mold tooling.
Coordinated the redesign of a large multiple cavity "family" tooling set.
Designed prototype polyolefin plastic gaskets and tooling.
Specified and managed the design and fabrication of a class 100, 65-foot long, tunnel oven, and the clean rooms housing this operation.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers, American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers.