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Mechanical Engineer Power Plant

Location:
Brighton, Massachusetts, United States
Salary:
70000
Posted:
October 26, 2018

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BRIAN BARNES

857-***-**** ac7ifm@r.postjobfree.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/brainwbarnes

EDUCATION

Northeastern University, Boston, MA December 2018

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Thermofluids Relevant Coursework: Thermodynamics, Conduction and Radiation, Solar Thermal Radiation, Gas Turbines, Power Plant Engineering, Combustion and Air Pollution, Smart Grid University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India April 2014

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Relevant Coursework: Heat and Mass Transfer, Piping Engineering, Mechatronics, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning EXPERIENCE

Mechanical Engineer Intern January 2018 - July 2018 Veolia North America, Boston, MA

• Coordinated with Spirax Sarco Inc. and proposed an innovative design to the board that uses Thermo-Compressors resulting in increased net power output by 10MW, plant efficiency by 10.4% and enhanced steam balance

• Achieved waste steam recovery of approximate 34000lb/hr

• Analyzed Steam Ejectors using MATLAB to compute the optimal discharge pressure at different operating conditions

• Modeled underground Hot Water Distribution System capturing critical engineering details using TERMIS for the city of Trenton, NJ

• Prepared and updated Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams for Kendall Station Power Plant using AutoCAD Mechanical Engineer September 2014 - August 2015

Jay Precision Products Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India

• Developed a ‘smart’ system to reduce plant energy consumption by 15%

• Optimized efficiency of manufacturing processes by 20% by effective streamlining of processes

• Implemented Lean principles like Andon (add one more) that reduced rejection lot size by 40%

• Led a team of 29 operators and associates to ensure streamlined manufacturing

• Troubleshot and resolved various HVAC system problems including compressor failure, gas leaks and vibrations Advance Machine Safety Project

• Designed electrical system to interface molding machine, air compressor, and chiller by deploying temperature and pressure sensors, relays and contactors.

• Assisted in monitoring and sensing minor pressure and temperature fluctuations

• Increased machine safety and reduced mold damage by 8%

Mechanical Intern June 2014 - August 2014

Valtec Engineering Works, Mumbai, India

• Modeled a feasible piping layout using SolidWorks resulting in reduced pressure losses and installation cost

• Performed Root Cause Analysis and recommended necessary control elements and spring design changes to remediate gas regulator failure in transformers

SKILLS

Software: MATLAB, Revit, Pro-E, SolidWorks, 3-D Printing, TERMIS, AutoCAD Machinery: Injection Molding Machines, Chillers, Air Dryers, Rotary Air Compressors, Pick Up and Place Robots, Central Conveying Systems, Air Handling Units (AHU), Hydraulic Power Packs, Plastic Crushers, Dehumidifiers, Special Purpose Pneumatic Machines, Lathe Machine, Vertical Drilling Machine and Brazing PROJECTS

Solar Heating System, Northeastern University, Boston, MA January 2017- April 2017

• Designed flat plate solar collector by computing intensity of sun for Boston during different times of the day

• Model the piping system in Revit and analyzed changes in heat transfer coefficient Senior Capstone Project, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India April 2013 - April 2014

• Led a cross-functional of 4 engineers to modify a 2-stroke gasoline engine into a pneumatic engine

• Interfaced micro-controller with 3/2-way pneumatic valve and IR sensor to regulate flow of compressed air into engine cylinder

• Minimized fuel consumption resulting in reduced heat generation and air pollution

• Replaced original system by electro-pneumatic system to achieve weight reduction and improved flow control



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