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Sr. Electrical Engineer

Elmira, New York, 14905, United States
April 30, 2019

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Michael C. Hakes, EIT


Electrical, Process, Data System and Control Integration

Process, Power, Communication, Automation, Data***-**** W. Second Street

Elmira, NY 14905



Professional Leadership

- Move projects to completion

- Create diverse and complex systems for equipment and device components

- Hands on programming, testing and design

- Battelle - Borden Executive Development

- Rockwell – GE Corporate Management Training

- Non Voting Member ISA 88 Batch Process

National and International Awards

- Suncor SEP300 -- Whitepaper – Integrated Power and Process Fiber Optics Design

- Rockwell CEO Global Award: 1131 FBD Test Integration Team.

- General Signal Corporate Skip-Level Corporate Team Advisory Board.

- Borden Process Patent - Plastic Film IR Temperature Profile Integrated with Tension Controls

- Ohio Governor’s Award – Borden Chemical--HazMat Process & Environmental Systems

New and Upgraded System Designs

* Integrated Smart-Grid CoGen

* Pilot to Prototype

* Prototype to Production

* Vision Security Omnicast-Genetec Exam Certified

* RTUs -- Air/Water/HVAC & (5, 13.8, 72, 230)kV Power Supply/Control/Storage


* Fiber Optics - Control/Security/Data/Power

* Mechatronics (VFD, Servos, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Magnetics

Instrumentation and Procurement Documentation

* P&IDs

* Size & Select Instruments

* Index & Data Sheets

* CAD & 3D Drawings

* Bill of Materials

Equipment/Process/Power Controls Design

* Concept, Design & Integration

* Full SCADA Rack Room Designs

* Flow, Logic, SAMA & 1(3)-Line Diagrams

* Select & Integrate Control & System Platforms

* DCS Systems, Power Systems (RTU, DNP 3.0, ICCP)

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* CCTV Surveillance, IS Security, SCADA & HMI

* Open PLC & Data Programming using IEC 61131-3

* Whole (or Partial) System Simulation

* Operation & Maintenance Manuals(Hands On Training)

* Multi-Axis VFD & Power Electronic Controllers (50Hz - 230MHz)

* Utility Energy Conservation & Efficiency Improvements

Start-up & Support

* Control & Power System Staging

* Factory & Site Acceptance Testing

* Equipment, Asset Management & Software Documents

* Controls and Process Operation Simplification Diagrams

* Process Loop Check & Tuning Data Sheets

* Interlock & Safety Event Verification


* Feasibility & Payback

* [0,30, 60, 90]% Design Specification

* Scope, Schedule and Cost

* Contract Negotiations

* Construction Mgmt.


IEC(Integrated Energy Concepts) Cogeneration Specialists-FTE Rochester, NY 2016 to Present Sr. Electrical Engr New York City, NY

-Cogen (with Heat Recovery) used in CHP(Cooling Heating Power). System Engineering offering energy innovations for large building and industrial cooling and heating needs. New designs use IEEE 1547 smart inverter and Utility Prompted Smart Grid control without Standby Mode(s).

Design full SCADA integration and protection logic for Power(208Vac, 480Vac, 15kV)with SEL, GE, Siemens, Square D, Eaton, ABB products[largest system has over 10,000 Data Points]. Designs include Power Needs for Lighting, Elevator, Natural Gas, Fire Alarm, Boiler, HVAC and Water System Integration during Parallel Synchronous or Standby Power System Operation . (IEEE Orange Book)

DG(Distributed Generation) CoGen(Natural Gas) Motor - Generator Sets including Inverter Technologies. Forced and Line Commutated Parallel Grid Designs in combination with or addition to Optional Standby and Emergency Generation Power-- industrial, residential, public buildings, university and commercial applications for existing (1920s Service Switchboards) and new (up to 40-story new Architecture). Some systems are created to use combined cycle with BESS systems (Battery Energy Storage System) to maximize ROI (return on investment). DL(Distributed Load) include Load Transfer, Automatic/Manual Transfer and Lockout/Kirk Key/Other integrated safe Standby Start/Stop and Return to Synchronous Operation with Utility feeding the same Power Switchboards. Specify Switchboards, Panelboards, Control Panels, Safety Disconnect, Overload Power Breakers(ST, LSI, LSIG) and Transformers. Perform Short Circuit and Overload Coordination studies using SKM software. (IEEE Violet Book) Michael C. Hakes, EIT


IEC(Integrated Energy Concepts) Cogeneration Specialists-FTE[cont.] Rochester, NY 2016 to Present Helping Clients get Power System Controls after Hurricane Sandy. NYSERDA, Local Utilities have been very helpful to eradicate unfortunate outages for large residential, commercial and industrial facilities. New construction includes code compliance, savings on utility bills (by 1/3 to 1/2) and modern Power System interfaces TECHNIPOWER, INC.(Agency) New York, NY 2015 to 2016 Sr. Process & Automation Engr -- Panelogic Inc. Corning, NY

-Corning Erwin Automotive

Dual Spang Power Electronic Heater Controls, ENet/IP, PID Temp Loops, RSLogix5000 vers 20.01

-Young Industries (Muncy, PA)

Sabic Run to Fill Weigh Station, Mettler Toledo, Modbus TCP, MicroLogix 1400, Process Design

Valspar Material Transport with Level Control, ENet/IP, L33-ER Studio 5000 v.27, PV Plus 6 v.8.10 SYSTEM ONE, INC.(Agency) Pittsburgh, PA 2014 to 2015 Systems Engr -- Alstom Inc. Global Transportation and Power Group Hornell, NY

-NAMM Rail Manufacturing Facility

Documentation and detail design for Rail Car and Light Rail Systems (MTA - Baltimore)

CDRLs, CBIs, Wire Harness, Hi Voltage DC Power System Principle Design, ABB et al products. SUMMIT TECHNOLOGY SRVCS, INC.(Agency) Wellsville, NY 2010 to 2013 Sr. Process & Controls Engr -- CORNING Inc. Global MT&E Corning, NY

-Life Sciences (Oneonta,NY; Kennebunk,ME)

2.5 year Cooling Process Study in Medical & Food Plastic Injection Molding

- Life Science IP Process at Corning Innovation Center (Big Flats,NY)

System, Controls, Instrumentation Equipment Standardization, FAT, SAT and OEM test reviews. FEBTRO INC.(Agency) - Edmonton, AB 2004 to 2010

Sr. Instrumentation & Controls Design Engr-

SYNCRUDE Ltd., Tar Sands Oil and Mining Ft. McMurray, AB

-CoSyn/WorleyParsons (Edmonton, AB)

South West Sands Storage Pumphse & Piping [Modicon Quantum PLC, PICs Simulation]

Alberta Electr Syst Operator - Site CoGen Electrical SCADA [Design RTU/HMI Client-Server Syst] SUNCOR Energy Corporation Ltd., Tar Sands Oil and Mining Ft. McMurray, AB

-Colt Engr - (Edmonton, AB)

Steepbank Extraction Plant 300 [Tar Sands Oil Extraction Processing Plant, Controls and Instrument Design. First

(documented) Fiber Optic System integration of ALL Power, Controls & Process DCS Syst].

S. Booster Pump & Electr House Tailings Pipe Extension. [Instruments, Controls, Comm & CCTV].

Dry Surge Crusher & Dual Conveyors to Ore Process Plant [Instruments, Controls, Comm & CCTV]. EPCOR, Corp Headquarters, (Fossil, Gas, Hydro Generation Utility) Edmonton, AB

-Colt Engr - (Edmonton, AB)

Coal Reclaim, Convey, Store Alarm/Trip/Permissive–Genesee, AB [3 HMIs, 11 PLCs, CNet, ENet]

Secondary Coal Reclaim Crusher controls – Genesee, AB [IO adds, HMI, PLC Process redesign].

Coal Feed Oper Sta Synch No. 3 450MW Unit–Genesee, AB [2 HMI redesign, Add 1 HMI new] ADECCO TECHNICAL (Agency) - Corning, NY Summer 2004 Civil Utilities Engineer—

MATSUSHITA TOSHIBA Large CRT Tube Mfg. Horseheads, NY

Mechanical HVAC System Redesign[Concept, Plant Cooling Load, Instruments, Piping Flow]

6 High Pressure (up to 1200psi) Tube Washdown Skids[MMI, PLC, VFD, Tank Lvl, Heat Xchg PID]

Rebrick Hydrogen furnace [exit gas strategy, double stop fuel vlvs, cool syst, CADD brick arrng’t]

Hydrofluoric Acid Bulk Storage, Xport & Pump Sta[replace blown out equipment, controls & power]

Hot Process Water Boiler install[piping layout, Instrumentation,Fuel Train, Commissioning] Michael C. Hakes, EIT


STROUD ENGR SERVICES (Agency) - Streetsboro, OH 2003 – 2004 Field Services Engineer

General Motors, Metal Fab & Cobalt Front End Assembly Plant Lordstown, OH

Mech. Process & Syst Ctrls[Instr, Comms, VPN, Power, CLgx HMI & PLC](panel/field wiring, automated welders, robotics

& tooling stations, converted ENet after CNet was installed) STROUD ENGR SERVICES (Agency)[cont.]- Streetsboro, OH 2003 – 2004 Baxter Health, Medical Tubing Supplies – cGMP production Cleveland, MS

Oprtns data ctrls [Front End(Excel, VBasic), WWare HMI, ODBC; Bk End(SQL, ActiveX Security]. ITW Akron Standard, Tire Test Machine OEM Akron, OH

Test Machine Recovery after CLogix update by other [PLC, HMI, present at 3 Customer reviews]

New Hydraulic Fuzzy Ctrl [Device Net time analysis, test station operation, ControlLogix PLC programming] APM Acero Rollo Productiones(Flat Roll Steel production), Monterrey, NL

Steel Coil Logistics -- Hydraulic Lifter, Trolley & Saddle Store[HMI, Hydr ctrls, PLC, Pwr, VFD] ROCKWELL AUTOMATION – ACIG FTE Mayfield Hts, OH 1999 – 2001 Project and Integrated Functional Test Engr

Redundancy Testing[CNET Expert, Design/Bld 5 to 10 Node Test Bed, Specs & Proj Committee, WinNT]

Function Block Diagramming Language [All Networks, Design/Bld Test Bed, Specs, MSDev PC]

CompactLgx Testing[IO Modules, Controller, Power, Specs, Benchmark Test Bed]

DHRIO Comm Module, version.3 [Integrate Pyramid DH, DH+ & RIO, Increase Output Buffers, Artwork Design] E. OHIO MACH. (Plant, Production, Process Design) FTE Newark, OH 1996 – 1999 Power, Process, Communications and Control Systems Automation Design & Field Engr Owens Corning, Building products manufacturer, Granville Tech Center, OH

- Roofing plant (Savannah, GA)[ Fiberglass Converting, Asphaltic Dip and Colored Stone Dispensing]

Increase Line Speed to 750fpm[VFD, Web Tension, Stone Pneumatics, new Ctrl Room, PLC, HMI]

-Western Fiberglass Fiberwool production line (Eloy, AZ)

Upgrade Furnace, Spinners, Process Air & Fuel Train hardware and controls to O-C standards

Rewire & program Foxboro Process IO console & loop controls, SqD PLC IO and Instrumentation

-Fiberwool Admix Trim Waste Recovery project, Fiberwool plant (Newark, OH)

Install mech hardware[9 conveyors, 1 stringulator, overhead feed bins, speed match pull sections]

Install Power & Motor Controls[MCC, SMP, VFD speed draw, Local Hand Stas, PLC, HMI, Comms]

-First ever UBLF Fiberwool Production Line for Owens-Corning (Edmonton, AB)

Process design created from 300 mech dwgs [PFDs, P&IDs, power 1-Line & material hdlg layout]

Continuous UML & State Logic Ctrls[Layout, Hydrs, PLC, Instrs, Loop Console, Power & VFD Syst]

- Plant Air Compressor and Process Utilities Data Links (Newark, OH)

Data & Comm Link programming [RSView HMI, PLC, DH+, Telnet, DF1, IMPACC PowerNet] Denison Hydraulics Pump, Motor, Electronics, Valve QA Test & Inspect Marysville, OH

-Hydraulic Pump & Valve Test Bench upgrade(modernization, ‘continuous’ Flexible Batch program)

Mechanical design of five(5)hydraulic test benches[controls, Instrs J-Box Oper Sta panel boxes]

E-Power[13.2kV Step Start Motor ctrls. Xport conveyors, buck-boost, lighting, buss balancing] GENERAL SIGNAL/METAL FORGE FTE Dublin, OH 1995 – 1996 Corporate Sr. Project and Mfg Engr for JIT(just in time) Tier 1 Automotive, Tube & Aftermarket

-Electrical System Cost Savings Upgrade (Stryker, OH)

Facility Whole Plant Electric System Review[1-line, 240/480Vac E-loads, physical buss, PF, KW, RMS, Short Circuit current, MCC switches, plant GFIC, MG Sets and Power Electronics].

-Corporate ISO900 and QSO9000 Standards Committee (Dublin, OH)

Results based ctrl documents[Finance, Operations, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Purchasing, HR]

- Plant Lightning Protection Review, Design, Install, (Albemarle, NC) Michael C. Hakes, EIT


GENERAL SIGNAL/METAL FORGE FTE [cont.] Dublin, OH 1995 – 1996

- Horizontal Synchronized Hydraulic Assy Bench Design($85K = $2MM annual payback), (Albemarle, NC)

Force-Pressure Mechanical Process [dual control arm cup extrusion insertion, 5ppm to 6ppm]

Process Controls[PLC5/25, QH Hydr Modules, HMI, Bosch 4 position Servo Valves, Hydr Ckt]

-Draw Bench Mechanical Concepts to Design, Throughput Study (Albermarle, NC)

Project Design Goal[new 1.5MM pounds of steel in monthly production]

Spec equipment to operate 10 years[hydroform round bar, equipment design, reverse engr existing]

-Corporate Program and Power Press System Standards Dev (MI,OH,NC,TN plants)

Concepts created for overall Power Press Units[braking, die automation, feed, robotics, heat treat]

Calibration, Maintenance and Operator Stds allowed staff and crews to work across plants.

SLC500, Omron Brake shaft monitors, Helm/Toledo/other, Ross&Heurion Redundant Valves, etc.

- 600 Ton Power Press System Rebuild (Deschler,OH)

Pneumatic Clutch-Braking Power Press Package [Rockwell, Helm, Omron as Integrated Systems].

Equipment Controls[Estop, ‘cam switch control’ press and die timing, Safety Gates/Lt Curtains, crankshaft position indicators, Press Stroke interlock and trip controls – Off/Inch/Single/Continuous Stroke, pneumatic ckt rebuild, 200 gal air surge tank, replace dual counterbalance cylinder seals] BORDEN INC/Packaging and Industrial Products FTE Cols, OH 1992 – 1995 Environmental Controls & Systems Engr

VOC Abatement- [install Dürr Zeolite Bed concentrator, decommission incinerators, new CEMS VOC evacuation control HMI, add 800Amp MCC, twin 450HP draft fans, VFDs, power electronics. IDI electrical, 1500 KVA GE 4X substation, 13.2 kV pole feeder drops, interior/exterior lighting]

[ OHIO Governor’s Environmental Team Award Innovation in Protecting the Environment ]

VOC Collection- [install 13 HVAC supply air units, NDOs, duct flow sensors, interlock Inhibits to machine drive, apply ink & operator controls]

PCB destruction [13 Vaults of Transformers with equipment rated at 600K to 720K ppm Askeral]

Underground Solvent Storage Tank replacement/removal[SIR tank/pipe/valve control, runoff capture] Batch Process, Controls and Systems Engr

Dry Bulk Resin Syst[MAC Ctrls equipment, Silo/Valve/Bin Select/Gain In Weight PLC logic, HMI]

Gain-in-weight Batch Recipe Mixer[add steam jacket Temp, PLC, HMI, dispensing Valve, soft start]

Batch Mixer rooftop Dust Collector[req’d to run, lid switch interlock, Torit unit controls, PLC, HMI]

Ferrel Continuous Flow Plastic Extruder[Electr Power, Power Electronic Band heater, PLC, HMI]

Process patent for Calendering Bowl Nip Temp detection[design whole system, mech & controls] Converting Process and Multi-Drive Nip and High Speed Gravure Print Automation Controls

IT Engr-Color Design Group Automation[MAC iOS7, Networks, Printers, French Pattern software]

Cerutti Printing Press specs & purchase[Wide product, long runs; more Narrow product short runs]

Emerson & Renwick blown plastisol printer[electronic line shaft, PLC, EEPROM & IO integration]

Eagan Flying splice equipment rebuild[CMC Drives, PLC integrated IO, slip rings, count to splice]

Created templates for over 12,000 products needing Barcodes[by type, product, plant, wip, etc] Coating & Other Technologies and other Facility Level System Integrations

13 Solvent Ink Drying Ovens installed[DC Drive IO, Purge cycle, HMI, PLC, IDI panels, Air Blowers]

TriEthylAmine Coater & line speed increase[PLC, SCADA, HMI, CMC DC drive controls]

Site Utilities Routine Management reports[Electr, Nat Gas, Stored Fuels, coal, steam house, water] MATC(Muskingum Tech College) Instructor Zanesville, OH 1991

- DC Motor Control Theory and Hands On Motor Labs

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Burnham Boilers/Hot Melt Shop FTE Zanesville, OH 1990 – 1991 Power, Process, Communications and Control Automation Systems Design Engr

- DISA Hydraulic Vertical Moulding Machine Control [replace A-B PLC w/PLC 5/250]

- Hartley BATCH Green Sand Moulding Controls [Improved Operator Control, Process Data Access]

- Hartley CONTINUOUS Green Sand Moulding Controls [ibid BATCH Controller]

- ABB 400 Hz Power Electronic Resistive Melt Controls [~ $1,000,000/yr Energy Savings]

- Challenger Crane Controls[replace hard to maintain DC with AC Motor Controls]

- Plant 3-Wire (1) one-line diagram w/Power Quality audit per branch. Rebalanced 3 phase AEP/1300 MW Fossil Generating Stations FTE Cheshire, OH 1989 – 1990 Performance and Outage Project Engr

- Create tube end pressure sensor[static pressure measurement in turbulent air flow]

- Discovered mislabeled coal weigh bridge calibration chain tags[Assist with corrective action]

- Materials properties (Vapor, Liquid, Solid) [bulk storage, transport, dispensing]

Liquids of water pond, streams, soils, plant upstream river

Multi-phase Fluorine, Chlorine, Anhydrous Ammonia

Gases of Hydrogen, Helium, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Steam (and steam treatment) Systems. EDUCATION, AFFILIATIONS and APPLICATION SKILL SETS

- SEL(Schweitzer Electric)RTAC and other Data, Control and Systems Training (New York, 2016)

- Matlab Programming (New York, 2010)

- Siemens Step 7 Training (New York, 2012, 2015)

- Management Training--Rockwell Automation, GE Schenectady Mgt Training (Ohio 1999-2000)

- 2-yr Executive Track Training for Borden Inc., Battelle Management Institute, (Ohio 1993-1995)

- BS Electrical Engr, Akron University, (Ohio 1989)

- Math /Physics Tutor(100, 200 level courses), Akron Univ. Developmental Services (Ohio 1986-1988)

- EIT (Ohio 1996), Member ISA (member Batch Process Standards Committee), NFPA and IEEE

- Power System/Noise Abatement/Software/Process Technical/Ergonomic/Safety/ISO & QSO training

- NFPA Electrical Code Seminars (1993 to present),

- Communication and Network Design, Install and Maintain (1992 to present)

- NEC 70e Arc Flash Hazard Training (New York 2010)

- Software Engineering Application and Design Skills

- Software Languages (Forth, C, Pascal, Assembler, Fortran, Motif, XWindows, PLM/1, V-Basic, C++, C#)

- English-Expert; French-Conversational; Cherokee, German & Spanish-Conversational Limited

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