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Engineer Plant

Claremore, Oklahoma, United States
December 03, 2018

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Claremore, OK 74019


Professional Leader with strong history in Project Management, Plant Maintenance and Operations in all levels of Supervision and Management. Excelled as Maintenance Engineer and Manufacturing Engineer Leading management and employee teams in plant and process improvements. Developed a high level of Leadership Experience leading, managing, and developing multiple skilled trades throughout career, and in training Military officer and enlisted personnel as well as civilians in the operation of Nuclear Power Plants.

Areas of Expertise:

Process Safety Management Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing


Project Management Root Cause Analysis

Manufacturing Operations Improvements:

Installation of Flywheel UPS system to sustain critical operational equipment, ensuring product quality is maintained during power interruptions. Leading to rapid Return on Investment.

Coordinate 1.1 Million Dollar Lined Lagoon project to replace liner for injection well lagoon, restoring environmental requirements for effluent discharge.

More than 20 years in leadership and supervisory positions of military and civil service personnel, manufacturing environments both unionized and non-union.

Enhanced Site Electrical Safety program with $250,000 project to replace 750KVA 13.2KV/480V transformer and distribution equipment without impacting production quota levels.

Installed Distributed Computer Systems, SCADA and Data management, providing better operation and automation for assembly and product manufacturing operations.

Reduced site down time with installation of DC Drives and AC Variable Speed Drives to improve reliability and process control.

Focused on continual improvement for utilities at several plants. Electrical stability and power quality, as well as Natural Gas supply and distribution to burners for Boilers as well as hot oil heat exchangers.

Sustained various cooling water systems including Cooling Towers, Chillers, Refrigeration Units, as well as heat exchangers for HVAC and required systems.

Utilized Total Productive Maintenance, 5s, and Kaizen events to improve maintenance performance and plant equipment reliability.

Upheld Process Safety Management protocol by managing and updating P&I D’s, input and completion of Management of Change Documentation, as well as Mechanical Integrity of plant utilizing various CMMS systems.



Maintenance Manager

Tulsa, Oklahoma 2013 –2018

March 2017-December 2017 acting Plant Manager: Returned plant to full production capability with sustained results that has enabled plant to operate without interruption and run at a pace to set production records. Managed Plant Budget and established planning for year 2018. Maintained a metric for quality within Parts Per Trillion.

Maintenance Manager:

Maintain Equipment Reliability utilizing predictive and preventative maintenance techniques.

Update and coordinate work load and maintain INFOR (Computerized Maintenance Management System).

Improved plant drawings utilizing P & I D walk downs and reviewing red line drawings to bring information up to date.

Ensured proper resource management by maintain critical spare part, Contractor work, and Capital Projects.

Ensure quality of work and proper training of maintenance personnel.

Baker Hughes Incorporated

Capital Project Coordinator/Electrical & Instrument Supervisor

Barnsdall, Oklahoma

2006 to 2013

Manage and Coordinate Capital Expense Projects work with consulting Engineering Firms, Plant Personnel and Management to ensure contractual compliance, safety compliance and completion of Capital Projects.

Manage all Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance associated with Wax Refinery. Maintain Calibration records to meet ISO standards and insure quality production,

Improve and update Boiler Capabilities by replacing 1500HP Water Tube Boiler with 1600 HP Fire Tube Boiler providing improved Boiler efficiency and Plant reliability.

Managed Boiler House and operators for Boiler House to maintain functionality of Wax Refinery to provide uninterrupted operations.

Played key role in upgrading utilization of CMMS (MAXIMO).

Upgraded and repaired Catalytic Oxidizer for meeting EPA standards of operation.


Facilities Engineer

Brownsville, Texas 2004 to 2006

Coordinated upkeep and operation of all equipment and systems to support production. Maintained Electrical distribution, chill water, air Conditioning, compressed air, and building support systems. Coordinated and monitored contractors working within facility. Supervised hourly employees and temporary contracted employees. Monitored and verified utility services provided by local Public Utility Board.

Installed four 200 HP air compressors including one variable speed drive. Improved air delivery system and improved energy efficiency.

Set up Crane Maintenance bringing cranes up to safety standards including operator training.

Repaired Fire Main System which had been in disrepair for several years, reducing water usage and lowering water cost.

Worked with Brownsville Public Utilities to install monitoring system, resulting in solving power quality problems and aid in troubleshooting electrical system problems. Provided means to monitor plant power usage maintaining optimum peak and off-peak power usage.

Installed 950 KVAR power factor correction Capacitor Bank to gain reimbursement credit from Brownsville PUB on a monthly basis calculated on pf between .9 and .95.


Solvay, New York

General Maintenance Forman

Lead Electrical and Instrument Maintenance, Garage, Crane Repair and CPM Facility personnel. Coordinated maintenance, repair and installation of equipment at Crucible. Direct Reports consisted of 5 area Supervisors with 42 hourly employees.

Oversaw $500,000 repair project to 14” Mill motor (400 HP, DC Motor), completing project 1 week earlier than scheduled.

Electrical Project Engineer

Key role in design and installation of Million Dollar project for new CPM process. Including Upgrade of 12.4KV electrical distribution System, Building Electrical System, Equipment and Process controls.

Coordinated maintenance on large motors, generators, and transformers throughout plant.

Instituted motor management program, resulting in reduced down time for machinery, fewer labor hours searching for motors, better preventative maintenance on larger motors and better troubleshooting ability.

South Electrician Supervisor

Monitored and scheduled electrical maintenance and repairs of plant electrical distribution equipment, motors, generators, and controls up to 12 KV. Plant areas include Melt Shop, 26” Rolling Mill, 2000 ton Hydraulic Press, Rod and Bar Mill, Waste Water Treatment Plant and Powder Metal Facility. Supervised 9 electricians.

Instituted infrared survey program, resulting in an immediate payback from repairs to problem area due to overheating breakers. Cost savings of $30,000 per year.

Repaired 18” Mill motor (600 HP, DC Motor) by reworking buss ring. Reduced down time and expense from needing to remove motor completely.


Chief Electrician’s Mate

(E-7 Highest rank attained)

Positions of increasing scope and responsibility within the U. S. Navy at various installations and vessels in the United States and Overseas. Assignments included a full range of leadership and staff positions. Earned multiple team and personal recognitions earning Medals in Efficiency, Achievement and battle readiness.


United States Navy Nuclear Power Program

Bachelor of Arts Degree- Columbia College, Columbia MO

Certified Plant Engineer with Association for Facilities Engineering

Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, INFOR, MAXIMO and IMMS-RT

Crane Inspector

Instrumentation and Process Control

NFPA 70 NEC Changes

NFPA 70E Awareness

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