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Electrical Designer

Boston, MA
January 31, 2019

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Gary Melino

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Mobile# 864-***-****


Electrical Designer with emphasis on physical layout, conduit modeling and extensive CAD experience. Mid-level experience sizing of motor branch circuits, fuses for overcurrent protection, circuit breakers and conductors. Over twenty eight years of experience in nuclear, solar panel, panel manufacturing, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, chemical Class I, Div. I & Class I, Div. II areas.


Interested in establishing a very long term relationship working for a company that needs a dedicated, hard working professional team player that has strong attention to detail, integrity and is very dependable.


Autocad V2014, V2016 (18 yrs. total) Revit (Online Practice) Autoplant 3D (6 yrs.) PDS/EE Raceway (5 yrs.)

Microstation J, V8I (18 yrs.) Smartplant Review (5 yrs.) Scribe Document Manager (Expert) EXCEL (Proficient)

Edison (2 yrs.) Documentum (2 yrs.) Outlook/Word (Expert) Acrobat Reader (Proficient)


ORANO (Direct Hire) Aiken, SC April-2017 to Jan 2019

Electrical Designer/3D PDS Modeler

Route scheduled and unscheduled conduit and fittings in the PDS 3D model utilizing information from various databases and programs. Design cost effective conduit routes by system following NEC standards as well as following project nuclear seismic guidelines. Check designs by following checking process using DBAPPS company software, Documentum, Edison, instrument, equipment, fire protection and lighting location drawings. Model unistrut supports clamps and add tube steel where needed for conduit with Support Modeler software. Walk down assigned rooms and collect data relevant to the design and layout of electrical equipment and penetrations.

AE SOLUTIONS (Contract) Greenville, SC July-2016 to April-2017

Physical Layout Designer/2D AutoCad V2016

Create oil well site layouts and site plans from field notes established in South Dakota with assistance from Google Earth. Create various details of process enclosed buildings and details of equipment on the pump well sites involving PPU’s, PPF’s, pit flares, tank farms, Class I, Div. II Area Classifications, Vertical and Horizontal treaters, MCC’s, pump units.

AECOM (Direct Hire) Knoxville, TN Sept-2010 to April-2016

Mid-Level Electrical Designer/PSDS Plant Space/Microstation

Nuclear facility large scale project for the DOE (Department Of Energy) located in Oak Ridge Tennessee. Responsible for the physical layout of electrical equipment, power and distribution panels, variable frequency drives, motors, cable tray, conduit, motor control centers, switchgear, fire alarm pull stations, power receptacles, alarm horns, cable tray, conduit routing. Attend weekly model reviews to determine equipment interferences with other disciplines. Support the controls group with the implementation of equipment and also set up drawings from model cuts for 2D annotation. Also draft logic, single line, elementary and riser diagrams.

DUKE ENERGY (Contract) Charlotte, NC May-2009 to Sept-2010

Electrical/Mechanical Designer/Microstation/AutoCad/Scribe

Create new drawings and revise existing drawings in the hydro group’s small project division. Create new drawings of various mechanical details for hydro plants after field evaluations. Create and revise wiring diagrams from plant renovations and update controls and equipment with current technology from engineer calculations and decisions.

URS (Contract) Denver, CO Sept-2008 to Mar-2009

Electrical Designer/AutoCad/Autoplant/PDS EE Raceway/Smartplant Review

Mid-Level Electrical Designer; Oil Sands project in Canada. Responsibilities include the sizing and routing of cable tray using Autoplant 3D software. Interface with disciplines to insure accurate design and implementation as well as correcting interferences.

FLUOR (Contract) Greenville, SC from Jul-2006 to Jul-2008

Electrical Designer/AutoCad/Microstation/PDS Equipment Modeling/EE Raceway/Smartplant Review.

Electrical designer for new pharmaceutical and Solar Panel Manufacturing Projects. Responsible for modeling lights in assigned areas. Cad drafting of various electrical plans and details. Identify interferences in the model using Smartplant Review. Interface with other disciplines to solve interferences and plan other possible locations for equipment and raceways if needed. Attend model review meetings between disciplines throughout the course of both projects.

DUKE ENERGY (Contract) Oconee Nuclear Station, Seneca, SC Feb-2004 to June-2006 Bill of Material Specialist/Electrical Designer/Cad Operator (Microstation)

Cad Designer to layout and draft electrical power and controls updates for OAC project which involved the redesign of the computer systems and controls for all three units in the control room. As-built all field complete drawings.

Completed Unit 3 electronic conversion from previous contract involving bills of materials. Transfer manual stand alone drawing data to Duke Energy Design Equipment Database. All equipment entered into the database was QA1 verified by tracing the wiring on electrical connection diagrams in order to meet NRC standards and regulations.

AUTOMATION ENGINEERING (Direct Hire) Greenville, SC Jun-2003 to Feb-2004

Electrical/Mechanical Designer/Cad Operator (Autocad 2004)

Layout devices, relays, servo drives, dinrail and wireway in panel enclosures from Excel spread sheets provided by engineers. Draft various wiring diagrams and mechanical details as needed. Operator for SEE Electrical program used in the implementation of electrical design by Engineers. Verify device layouts in panels on shop floor. Create and Print out labels for devices added to panels.

O’NEAL (Contract) Greenville, SC Mar-2002 to Jun-2003 Mechanical Designer/Cad Detailer (Autocad)

Design and draft machine layouts for new fiber glass Plant. Various design input as well as interface with vendors involving specifications for final product decisions used in the design process. Draft general arrangement details and layout various steel supports for equipment. Draft and layout assembly and sub-assembly drawings and complex sections and details. Design and layout various sheet metal used in the plant design and dimension for accurate fabrication.

DUKE ENERGY (Contract) Oconee Nuclear Station, Seneca, SC Sep-1997 to Jan-2002 Bill of Material Specialist/Electrical Designer/Cad Operator (Microstation)

Convert hard copy information for UNIT 1, 2 & 3 bill of materials to the Duke/Oconee electronic database. All equipment entered into the database was QA1 verified by means of tracing the wiring on all affected electrical outline diagrams to meet NRC Standards and regulations.

DUKE ENERGY (Contract) Oconee Nuclear Station, Charlotte, NC Sep-1994 to 1996 Bill of Material Specialist/Electrical Designer/Cad Operator (Microstation)

Convert hard copy information for UNIT 1, 2 & 3 bills of materials to the Duke/Oconee electronic database. All equipment entered into the database was QA1 verified by means of tracing the wiring on all affected electrical outline diagrams to satisfy NRC Standards and regulations

PARSONS (Direct Hire) Charlotte, NC Oct-1993 to May-1994

Cad Operator (Microstation)(Autocad)

Draft electrical oneline diagrams, connection diagrams, power plans, instrument location plans, substation plan sections and details, grounding plans, all using company drawing standards and symbols.

Support less experienced AutoCad and Microstation drafters by teaching them the best ways to utilize the software to increase their production output.

PARSONS (Direct Hire) Boston, MA April-1992 to Oct-1993

Cad Operator (Microstation)(Autocad)

For oil and gas projects, support engineers by drafting loop diagrams, oneline diagrams, sections and details, equipment arrangements plans.

Herzog and Hart (Direct Hire) Boston, MA May-1985 to March-1992

Electrical Designer/Cad Operator (PASCE)(Autocad)

Draft oneline diagrams, riser diagrams, loop diagrams, elementary diagrams, lighting and fixture schedules, general arrangements, equipment arrangements, power plans, lighting plans, instrument layouts, grounding plans, conduit and cable tray plans, symbols and legend. Model conduit, equipment and lighting with PASCE software per project.


• Resolved Duke Energy process and production issues by correcting the utilization of a Bill of Material program that was not being used to its full potential that simplified the revision procedure and the issue process saving the company thousands of dollars every year.

• Reduce man hours from experience with design and Cad skills needed to efficiently perform assigned duties.

• Confident team player able to make contributions demanded at any given time for a project of any size.

• Mechanical and Electrical experience working on diversified projects.

• Versatile as a Cad detailer, modeler and designer.

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• KSafety Related

• Expert at modeling conduit using 3D PDS

• Experience with unistrut and tube steel non standard support design for cable tray and conduit


Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

Associates Degree in Electrical-Mechanical Technology

Electrical and mechanical manual drafting and industrial design concepts and applications

Fluor NEC Code Training Classes, Greenville, SC

Weekly electrical NEC training class at Fluor by Greenville TECH Professor

Professional References

Thomas Schaper – AECOM Electrical Group Lead Designer 865-***-****

Todd Winkler – ORANO Projects Supervisor 803-***-****

Mark Akin – KCI Technologies 518-***-****

Bob Sterling – Bechtel 865-***-****

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