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Designer Piping

Gonzales, Louisiana, United States
November 11, 2018

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Robert “Dale” Knott

Gonzales, Louisiana 225-***-****

Piping Designer

Piping Designer with 40 years of experience in piping, structural, and vessel design. Adept in working with ABS, ASME, and OSHA standards. Skilled with nuclear power, waste water / sewage piping, and missiles underground & inland / off-shore marine piping. Hands-on and detail oriented, comfortable working with surveyors, engineers, scientists and on unique teams finding cost effective methods for getting projects off the ground and through the pipeline.

OSHA Standards and Codes / Piping Design and Modeling / Structural Design Fabrication Practices

Stress Analysis CAD Pipe /AutoCAD / CAD Works / UNIX / Sun Micro-System /Autoplant / 2-D & 3-D Designs Microsoft Office Applications

Professional Experience

Pipe Design Consultant, 1974 - Present

Partner with a diverse range of clients to facilitate maintenance piping projects, design and layout piping / equipment, and perform extensive field engineering.

Key Projects:

Sr. 3-D CAD Advanced Designer - Sigma Engineering and Constructors Inc.

Hired as a contractor to work on a variety of maintenance piping projects including deep well, Royalene dryer, and fuel additive.

Sr. Lead CAD Designer - Ford Bacon and Davis

Performed P&IDs, layouts, planning for multiple plant projects. Liaised with vendors on material orders.

Sr. CAD Designer – EIC Inc.

Worked on Exxon polyethylene plant ultra-high-pressure piping and associate piping projects.

Sr. CAD Designer – Cox, Walker and Associates, Inc.

Developed structural, civil, and electrical design drawings for LaRoche Industries.

Sr. Group Leader CAD/Senior Piping & Structural Designer – Kaiser Engineers Southern

Created P&ID’s, layouts, and piping / structural drawings for Reynolds Metals Blowdown System.

Sr. CAD Designer– John L. Lowery and Associates

Performed piping designs of Alkanine Bromide Plant for Ethyl Corporation.

Prepared project cost estimates for Georgia Gulf Corporation.

Sr. CAD Designer – Harrison International

Worked as a field engineer and designer for a 65-million-gallon waste water treatment plant.


Additional experience as a Sr. Designer for ENTEC Engineering & Cagle and Associates; and

Designer for Gilley & Associates & Par Industries.

Education & Certifications

Piping, Structural, Welding, and Drafting Technical Diploma T.H. Harris Vocational Technical School

AutoCAD Diploma Baton Rouge Vocational-Tech

Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering USL

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