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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Mount Pleasant, SC
June 17, 2019

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Carl F. Zeigler (SC) Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29466

Mobile: 571-***-****



Certified Energy Manager

Certified Distributed Generation Professional

Certified Sustainable Development Professional

Certified Business Energy Professional

Certified Demand Side Management Professional


BS Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina,

Graduate Studies in Mechanical Engineering


Highest Attained:Top Secret


20+ years of professional experience in: ASME Power Projects(1 award),Federal Energy Management

projects (2 awards), Stress Analysis, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Design, Program

Management, Cost Estimating, Mechanical Systems Analysis & Energy feasibility studies, Construction Technical Support, HVAC, Plumbing, AAAV, Controls, Facilities and Plant Engineering, ESPCs and UESCs - includes biomass, TES, Solar, PV, Wind, Wave, Energy Security. Various facilities include: Utilities, Central Plants, and WWT, Data Centers, Mission Critical Facilities ASME Tier I - IV. Smart Grids, POL Systems


July 2017 -Present: Independent Consultant.

October 2016 - July 2017 Requested to return/resume position at Belvoir by Public Works and Erica Lane. Performed mostly same type of work. Mechanical Consultant to Project Managers and Director of Public Works. See below.

November 2015 -October 2016: Independent Consultant

October 2014 – November 2015 Mechanical Engineer REM Contract, ELE. Public Works Directorate Engineering Division, Fort Belvoir, Va : Provided services to reduce energy, utility costs, consumption, and demand. Project Feasibility Analysis, M&V of Savings, alternative financing, project facilitation, supply side cost reductions, O&M efficiency enhancement, new technology utilization. Developed re-commissioning and retrocommissioning plans for HVAC. Plan reviews for sustainability, repair, construction, renovations for energy measures. Lead effort for new EMCS system basewide and installation of Microgrid system in the 300 area of base under the Director of Engineering. Recommended advance metering for buildings. Provided economic analyeses, cost estimates, recommendations and drawings.

April 2014 to October 2014 Independent Consultant.

Sept 2013 to April 2014 Booz Allen Hamilton\ Mechanical Engineer\ Associate\ Lead Engineer

Develop and recommend adjustments to the defense critical infrastructure protection program and

related critical defense mission assurance efforts. Provide assessments and analyses of assessment of plans and execution efforts related to electrical and other energy sources for defense critical missions conducted for fixed installations. Such as POL systems, renewables, and smart grids or microgrids. Lead on Air Force projects for Energy Control Center and Energy Fuels and MicroGrids

Jan 2011 to Sept 2013 Consultant. Mechanical Consultant DDA Engineering on Renewables

Research for Lorin Industries and Alcoa. Installation of 100kw Tecogen for Hearthside Foods, using

natural gas to make Clean Room pass of Snack Mix during Utility Demand Response with CPCO Utility, Michigan. Analyzed alternative on-site power generation. Determined most efficient but costly system at $8000/kw Installed, construction costs for equipment and infrastructure. Flow Induced Vibrations Book Review Panel

July 2009 to Jan 2011 DOJ/LEO A DALY\ Senior Mechanical Engineer Prepare designs for aspects

of unique or highly complex facilities but generally oversees and directs mechanical design efforts of

outside architectural-engineering (A/E) firms and/or DOJ personnel concerning DOJ facilities. Serve as professional mechanical engineering advisor to senior DOJ Training and Development management and to various other DOJ entities on all mechanical engineering issues. Peer reviews. Systems included central chilled water and forced hot water system, ventilation and lab hoods, and air handling systems. Cooling systems for file servers and other electronic equipment.

Nov 2007 to Jun 2009 MBP Construction Engineering-Senior Mechanical Engineer/SPM for NGA

BRAC military construction. $ 2B project includes Central Utility Plant, Technology Center, Main Office

Building, Parking Garage, Site Infrastructure, Visitor Control Center, and RIF. Provide expert

mechanical engineering consulting on matters such as BAS, DDC, BACNet, HVAC, Chilled Beam

Cooling System, Hot Water Heating, and Electrical issues. Served as electrical engineer for a time

in getting the 4 power systems installed successfully with grounding systems.

Mar 2007 to Oct 2007 Northrop Grumman: Senior Mechanical Engineer/Management Consultant –

energy analyzes and studies of mechanical and electrical systems, energy audits, calculations, project

preparation, sites visits, project evaluation and validation. Modification request reviews.

Jan 2007 to Feb 2007 NORESCO LLC Senior Project Engineer

• Support the site investigation activity and provide cost estimates for initial cost/savings analysis of all

potential energy conservation measures (ECMs) being considered. • Review and comment on draft

revisions of technical ECM descriptions, project management approach and schedule to ensure that they

are consistent with the scope of work and schedule of the cost estimate. Use of energy software.

Evaluate equipment and design recommendations from the project team to confirm that the design

concepts can be implemented cost effective.

Develop new renewable projects for the federal sector.

SPE on the ECMs for FBI Academy which includes AHU Upgrades and VFDs. HVAC and Chiller

Upgrades in the ERF including a thermal storage system.

Aug 2006 – Jan 2007 Independent Energy Consultant

~ Biomass Application presentation at 2006 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington D.C.

~ Consultant to Camp Lejeune Energy Office on proposed Biomass project as part of decentralization

Feb 2006 to Aug 2006 HQDA ACSIM Senior Mechanical Engineer Energy Projects

Researched and selected mechanical systems for energy projects. Executed daily operations of

utilities and energy as acting chief of branch

Analyzed data (such as proposals to determine feasibility of design and application at Army

installations) to determine feasibility of implementing new energy proposals

Prepared and directed preparation of product and system layouts, detailed drawings and schematics;

and resolved utility interconnection issues

Lead in conducting a congressional mandated ground source heat pump (GSHP) study through CERL

and the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center

Developer of installation metering requirements in compliance with the Energy Policy Act of 2005

Strong contributor to Ft. Wainwright Central Heating Power Plant project briefings, Enhanced Use

Lease program, Energy Savings Performance Contract, and Energy security or CIP

. Major contributor to converting oil burning High Temperature Water Heating Plant to Wood Burning


July 2001 to Feb 2006 HQMC Electrical/ Senior Energy Engineer – Energy Programs

Planned and directed installation of plant mechanical HVAC building systems while executing daily

operations of energy programs. (Applied engineering principles to execute projects, including energy

security, renewable CHP, and controls.)

Analyzed product and equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs

that could be used by existing facilities and methods.

Instrumental in establishing Fuel Cell Program. Includes 1 MW Molten Carbonate Fuel at

Camp Pendleton with co-generational attributes.

Trained and managed all energy managers at Marine Corps bases and achieved significant

improvements in their productivity. Determined feasibility of installing new energy equipment and

modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning and

other technical and economic factors.

Determined & recommended energy requirements for AAAV facilities for Lejeune and Pendleton.

Audited program for the Marine Corps. Familiar with ACAT1 programs through the DAU.

Design, Internal review and liaison for the location 750 MW Combined Cycle Plant, Camp Pendleton

Ca by utility to be expanded to 1500MWs at a later date.

Made recommendations and represented Marine Corps for the installation and construction of a 7.7

MW Co-generation Plant with a 1MW PV array at 29 Palms MCB.

Jan 1995-July 2001 Mechanical Engineer - BRAC Program Manager/ Air Force POC/ Sr. Engineer for all Marine Corps Military Construction under Director of Construction, Naval Facilities Engineering Command HQ.

Responsible for all actions relating to the development planning, design, programming, budget review,

engineering, construction, and administration of MILCON projects. Managed a $200M construction


Developed Base Facilities Requirements, budget forecasts, funds controls, management of design

and construction efforts and satisfaction of customer activities needs under that program.

Effectively utilized skills in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and other engineering

disciplines such as Electrical Distribution, Power Plants, Gas Turbine Generating facilities, Waste

Treatment Plants, Roads. Was expert for utilities and production facilities, railroad bridges, trestles,

rolling stock, motive equipment, rail, switches, heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems, chill water,

steam and high temperature water generation, plumbing, process piping, instrumentation and control

systems and material handling system and fire protection.

Performed calculations and cost estimates on projects.

Served on National Commissioning Steering Committee, National Institute of Building Sciences. This

included all Mechanical and Electrical Distribution Systems.

Reviewed Design Build projects, analyzed the construction cost and time implications. Served as

Headquarters mechanical engineer on Building 33 in resolving technical HVAC problems after

construction. These problems gained command attention and I was assigned as Design/ Build expert for

EOC. Also served as NAVFACHQ expert on Mechanical Engineering expertise and HVAC, steam,

HTW, Distribution Systems, Plumbing, process piping, compressed air and gas systems: instrumentation

and control systems and material handling. Appointed by HQMC as auditor of the AAAV.

Sept 93 to Jan 95- Project Team leader at Southern Division Naval Facilities Engr Command

Led MILCON, special, NAF, MWR, and other projects from negotiating with AE’s to Construction


Projects at included: Meridian Naval Air Station, NAS Memphis, NTC Orlando and

Security Group in Southern Florida.

Aug 83 to Sept 93- Supervisory Mechanical Engineer in Public Works Dept, Charleston Naval

Shipyard for Facilities Mechanical Engineering and Utilities Systems.

Also Operations Section Head responsible for all engineering associated with all

Mech, and Elect, Distribution Systems, Generating Facilities, Dry-docks, Caissons, and Dredging

MEP HVAC design and review, Design in Piping, Ventilation, Refrigeration, and Machine Design.

Lead mechanical engineering project/design team over 10 years. Designed systems using

AUTOCAD as a working supervisor. Made significant changes to the Existing Power Houses.

Lead the charge on the design and construction of a $6,000,000 barge mounted boiler with

various co-generational aspects such as dual drives on FD and ID fans- motor and turbine driven.


Superior Civilian Service Award/Medal

Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management

FEMP Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management


Chief of Naval Material Award

Appointed Honorary Customs Officer

Numerous Outstanding Performance Appraisals with monetary award

Legend In Energy by AEE

Distinguished Civilian Service Award


DOD metering working group.

Sustainable working group.

Working groups with DOD and DOE.

Energy staff for Facilities Officers Workshop and Facilities Managers Workshop.

SECNAV Energy Installation Board.

ESPC Steering Committee

Inter-agency Task Force DOE.

WBDG Steering and Advisory Committee

Marine Corps Energy Installation Program manager.

Moderator for Energy Security Track Panel Energy 2005

Presenter on Biomass at 2006 World Energy Engineering Congress Renewable Energy

Staff member for SANDIA Labs Distributive Energy and CHP Workshop and hands on

Sessions 2004 and 2005.

DAWAIA SYS101 and FEC201

Charter and Senior Member of Alternative and Renewable Energy Development Institute

Senior member of Association of Energy Engineers


Whole Building Design Guide Steering Committee

ASME Chairman, Sec, Treasurer of Charleston Section

NAVFACHQ FA representative to National Conference on Commissioning

NAVFACHQ rep to national conference -workshop on new innovative approaches to

Design Excellence in HVAC for Federal Buildings-Sponsored by GSA/AGC/ASHRAE


Microsoft Access, Windows, MS Office, DOE-2, MATHCAD, MS Project, Quicken, Outlook,

Internet, Excel, various

Engineering programs.


DoD Energy Manager’s Handbook

Energy Security in Military Facilities

Determining Price Reasonableness in Federal ESPCs

Guidance for Electric Metering in Federal Facilities

Distributed Energy Resources Distributed Energy Resources Workshop Sandia Labs

Energy- and Cost-Saving Upgrades On Track at Twentynine Palms FEMP

Strategic Plan Outline for the Army Utilities Modernization Program: Fiscal Years 2008-2013

Funding Manual for US Marine Projects

DoD Western Power Grid Study

M&V Summit Kansas City, MO

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