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Electrical Engineer Manager

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
November 02, 2018

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Coraopolis, PA 15108



Results-oriented Senior Electrical Engineer and Project Manager with extensive experience in project management and development; system and equipment specification, design in accordance with OSHA and NFPA 70, 70B, 70E, 79 and 86, installation, start-up, equipment problem solving and maintenance and application sales. Personnel supervision including; administration of ISO 9002, 14001 quality programs; safety and environmental programs; developed, instructed and implemented work procedures. Provided project cost control accounting and purchase order development in a manufacturing environment. Proficient with Microsoft and AutoCAD software.


Capital Project Engineering:

Specified, purchased, directed system design, development and installation.

Started-up, commissioned and maintained electrical and mechanical systems and hardware.

Achieved results included: improved operator safety, maximized product yield, improved product quality, reduced production time, reduced manpower requirements, reduced material processing, elimination of existing material production processes, reduced power requirements, shutdown of antiquated facilities and improved corporate data information.

Corporate Facility Studies:

Provided scope of work, budgetary cost estimates, budgetary schedule estimates, preliminary plant layouts and final reports for the purchase and installation of revised and new facilities. Plant Project Engineering:

Directed and assisted plant maintenance and operating personnel in developing scope of works, system designs, specifications, bidding and bid evaluation for the purchase of new and or replacement equipment. Engineering Management:

Managed various engineering and maintenance projects ranging from $5,000 to $9 million.

Controlled cost and forecasted spending for assigned projects.

Negotiated engineering, equipment and installation construction contracts with suppliers and contractors.

Developed installed electrical hardware spreadsheets used in predictive maintenance planning, scheduling and tracking.

Electrical power distribution testing in accordance with NETA and ANSI standards. Supervising Management:

Supervised various operating, contracted and maintenance personnel. These individuals were both union and non-unionized, craft trade and non-craft trade.

Managed for quality workmanship, maximize production and minimization of production delays.

Instructed, trained, observed and tested personnel as required.

Implemented team approach to problem solving.

Developed, established and implemented prioritization of equipment repairs.

Coordinated and organized replacement equipment and spares. Page 2 of 2


W.J. Barns, Incorporated / Langeloth Metallurgical Company - Langeloth, PA Senior Electrical Engineer 2007 – 2016

Replaced the existing 5MW, 26KV and 12KV hardware and aerial power distribution systems with an embedded power distribution system.

Coordinated the necessary Arc Flash evaluations, annual Infrared and electrical insulating oil inspections, repairs and testing. Developed & installed 120 IR viewing ports.

Developed & installed 1200kw of natural gas powered, stand-by 480VAC power generation.

Replaced various building lighting systems for reduced energy usage of 300KW.

Integrated natural gas boilers with an existing 800KW electric boiler for reduced energy usage of 800KW.

Reengineered and installed replacement wet & dry electrostatic precipitator control systems and hardware.

Replaced 2000HP, 5KV Induced Draft Fan Motor & Starter.

Installed various new, replacement & relocated 480VAC, 600 AMP Motor Control Centers.

Evaluated overheating transformers and implemented corrective repairs.

Designed and installed alternate power supply for plant air compressor motors.

Designed, purchased & installed the electrical power, control and hardware for replacement Baltimore Cooling Towers.

Replaced 500,000 gallon water storage tank, valves and control for plant water system.

Replaced E. O. T. Cranes and repaired runway in accordance with AISC, ANSI, CMAA, and HMI standards.

Implemented programs to extend usage of obsolete Allis Chalmers & Symons rotary cone crushers.

Converted the department hard copy drawing file system from paper to an electronic system.

Provided capital and maintenance repair application sales. AK Steel Corporation - Butler, PA

Technical Services Manager 2003 - 2007

Managed and directed unionized personnel for various production lines as assigned.

Administered required corporate safety, quality and environmental programs.

Converted the department calibration system from paper to an electronic system.

Emphasized quality workmanship and production; minimization of production delays; training, observation and testing and team approach for problem solving. J&L Specialty Steel, Inc. - Midland, PA 1989 - 2003 Senior Electrical Engineer / Project Manager

Responsible for capital project design and management, equipment installations, corporate facility studies and development of project scopes for plant and process improvements.

Resource for technical support of plant operations and projects. EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering & Engineer in Training The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA CERTIFICATES

National Career Readiness Certificate, Silver, 4-1-2016, Number XN7NHJB4R561.

Association of Iron and Steel Technology, 25 year member.

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