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Manager Mechanical Engineer

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Posted:
June 19, 2019

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VICTOR W. MYERS

SUMMARY

Skilled commissioning manager with solid experience managing all levels of multiple types of projects and diverse crews. This is including budgeting, manpower, scheduling, inventory control, and administration to drive profitability and growth.

Creative professional with extensive project experience from concept through development.

Hands-on mechanical, instrumentation, and operations experience with extensive knowledge of electrical (switch gear, substation, FERC, NERC and SCADA).

Dedicated team player with expertise in continuous process improvements in the face of rapidly evolving and changing commissioning activities.

Held key level roles, including: Commissioning Director (4 yrs.), Commissioning Manager (14 yrs.), Operations Supervision/Operations Trainer (8 yrs.)

Skills: Pre-commissioning, commissioning & start-up, contractual acceptance testing, contract administration, troubleshooting, leadership/team building, administering policies such as LO/TO, safety, turnover documentation, commissioning and functional test procedures, aero combustion turbines, industrial combustion turbines, bio-mass/combustion controls, coal fired/combustion controls, wood-fired/ combustion controls, steam turbines/steam cycle, industrial cleaning processes, water treatment, system automation, conveyor/material handling, waste to energy

EXPERIENCE

TRS, SASOL, Lake Charles, LA 2019 to Present

Commissioning

Planned and conducted pre-commissioning, and commissioning activities on a Ethane Cracker Facility.

Provided oversight and reporting of Mech. team’s activities, attended daily planning and schedule activities, reviewed commissioning procedures, system descriptions.

Pre-commissioning and Commissioning associated with the Cold Fraction and refrigeration area

Pre-commissioning and Commissioning associated with the Hot Fraction area

Pre-commissioning and Commissioning associated with the Wet and Dry Flare

Commissioning Procedure writing for misc. pre-commissioning and commissioning activities

Pre-Commissioning of all Pumps associated with Hot and Cold Fraction (pump inspection, seals and seal barrier equipment)

System Walk Downs

P&ID reviews, 3D Model reviews

Interface with Client Operations & Maintenance groups

Trouble shooting issues during Pre-commissioning & Commissioning

Pre Start-up Safety Reviews walkdowns

Pro Energy - Bellmawr, NJ 2017 to 2019

Commissioning Manager

Planned and conducted pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start-up of the 4 - facilities consisting of 2 GE 7EA Combustion Turbines Steam Turbine sets and 6 - GE LM6000 Areo Units

Administration of the Startup portion of contract.

Supervise the Startup team members, provide daily planning and schedule activities, provide gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Manage the final Acceptance Testing as per the Contract.

Provide proper Turnover Package documentation.

BES&T – Holland, MI 2017

Commissioning Manager/Control Room Supervisor

Contracted to Assisting BES&T personnel in the performance of the SigmaBlow process (Steam Blow).

Supervised all day to day operations activities during the process, data collection, etc

On Grid – Argentina Dec. 2016 to Jan. 2017

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for all pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start up of the facility consisting of 3 GE Frame 6 Combustion Turbines.

Duties Included Administration of the Startup portion of contract.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, provided daily planning and scheduled activities, provided gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Headway – Leesburg, VA May 2016 to Oct. 2016

Owners Commissioning Manager

Oversight as a member of the owner’s representative team for all pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start-up of the facility consisting of 2 Siemens STG6-5000 F(5EE) Combustion Turbines and 1 Siemens Steam Turbine, including the administration of the Startup portion of contract.

Provided oversight and reporting of Startup team’s activities, attended daily planning and schedule activities, reviewed commissioning procedures, system descriptions, chem. cleaning procedure, steam blow procedure, gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates.

Responsible for reporting to the Panda Project Manager, on and off site.

Boil Energy Services &Technology - Manchester, NH Oct. 2012 to 2016

Commissioning Director

Responsible for all daily pre-commissioning, commissioning, start up and testing activities performed during the start-up of multiple facilities for the BES&T organization.

Responsible for developing the Commissioning Department including but not limited to: Policies and Procedures, Turnover Package Procedures, Scheduling, Commissioning Tracking, Bid Development and Personnel.

Responsible for the administration of the Commissioning portion of Contracts, including providing supervision of Commissioning team members, provide daily planning and schedule activities, provide power usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test periods of the projects.

Interfaced with the client on a daily basis, managing punch-list activities, manage the writing of commissioning procedures, manage warranty claims on center line equipment supplied by GE, staffing and down staffing of the Commissioning Team.

AMEC – Atlanta, GA Feb. 2012 to Oct. 2012

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for all daily pre-commissioning, commissioning, start up and testing activities performed during the start -up of multiple facilities for the organization.

Responsible for the administration of the Startup portion of Contracts.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, provide daily planning and schedule activities, provide power usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test periods of the projects.

Interfaced with the client on a daily basis, managing punch-list activities, manage the writing of commissioning procedures, manage warranty claims on center line equipment supplied by GE, staffing and down staffing of the Commissioning Team.

EBE Ferrostaal - La Brea, Trinidad/Tobago Aug. 2011 to Feb. 2012

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for all daily pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start up of the facility consisting of 6 GE 7EA (DLN) Combustion Turbines, 6 – 332 kpph HRSG’s and 2 GE SC3 Steam Turbine. Duties Included Administration of the Startup portion of Contract.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, provide daily planning and schedule activities, provide power usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test period of the 180 MW facility.

Responsibilities included the interface with the client on a daily basis, managing punch-list activities, manage the writing of commissioning procedures, manage warranty claims on center line equipment supplied by GE, staffing and down staffing of the Commissioning Team.

SNC Lavalin – Tamatave, Madagascar Aug. 2010 to June 2011

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for all pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start up of the facility including Chemical cleaning and Steam Blow. The facility consisting of 3 Wuxi CFB Boilers and 3 Siemens Steam Turbine, including the administration of the startup portion of the contract.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, Electrical, I&C, DCS, Mechanical, Operations and Turnover personnel, providing daily planning and schedule activities, provide power usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test period of the 140 MW facility.

Responsible for the staffing and down staffing of the Commissioning Team.

Blue Water – Pryor, OK April 2010 to Aug. 2010

Owners Commissioning Manager

Oversight as a member of the owner’s representative team for all pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start up of the facility consisting of 2 Siemens V84 Combustion Turbines and 1 Siemens Steam Turbine, including the administration of the startup portion of the contract.

Provided oversight and reporting of Startup team’s activities, attend daily planning and schedule activities, review commissioning procedures, system descriptions, chem. cleaning procedure, steam blow procedure, gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates.

Responsible for reporting to the AECI lead representatives, on and off site.

Pro Energy Services – Colon, Panama Dec. 2009 to April 2010

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for all pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start up of the facility consisting of 2 GE Frame 6 Combustion Turbines and 1 GE Steam Turbine, including administration of the startup portion of contract.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, provide daily planning and schedule activities, provide gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

EMAL Power Energy Project Aug. 2009 to Dec. 2009

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for startup commissioning activities of two, two on one blocks consisting of GE Frame 9FA Turbines, with GE --- 400 Megawatt Steam turbines, in combined cycle mode and two Simple Cycle GE Frame 9FA Turbines.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, provide daily planning and schedule activities, provide gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test period of the 2200 MW Combined Cycle Facility.

Conducted the performance testing, CEMS testing and the reliability testing for the plant. (2200 MW CC, (2) 2x1 9FA GTG, 2 SC 9FA GTG’s, 2GE STG’s

SNC Lavalin – Brampton, ON Canada/Benson, MN/Jubail, Saudi Arabia/Gilbert, AZ/Bandirma, Turkey Sept. 2003 to July 2009

Commissioning Manager – GE & Siemens Steam Turbines (Jan. 2008 to July 2009)

Responsible for all pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start up of the facility consisting of 3 GE 7FB Turbines and 1 Siemens Steam Turbine, including the administration of the startup portion of the contract.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, provided daily planning and scheduled activities, provided gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test period of the 850 MW Combined Cycle Facility.

Conducted the performance testing, CEMS testing and the reliability testing for the plant.

Commissioning Manager (July 2006 to Dec. 2007)

Responsible for all pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing activities performed during the start up of the facility, including the administration of the startup portion of the contract.

Provided supervision of Startup team members, provided daily planning and scheduled activities, provided gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test period of the Biomass facility. .

Responsible for the performance testing, CEMS testing and the reliability testing for the facility.

Commissioning Manager – Linear Alkyl Benzene/N-Paraffin Plant (March 2006 to June 2006)

Responsible for the management of startup pre-commissioning activities on a Linear Alkyl Benzene/N-Paraffin Plant engineered and constructed for Gulf Farabi Petrochemical Company.

Managed a crew of 150 employees in their daily activities.

Managed the turnover of the commissioning documentation and facility to the client.

Commissioning Manager – Salt River Project (May 2004 to March 2006)

Responsible for management of startup commissioning activities on two power blocks for Salt River Project. One block consists of a two on one configuration, with two GE Frame 7FE’s, and a GE D-11 300 Megawatt Steam Turbine. The second block consists of a one on one configuration, with one GE Frame 7FE and a GE A-14 130 Megawatt Steam Turbine.

Responsible for pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities.

Responsible for the performance testing, CEMS testing and the reliability testing for both power blocks.

Commissioning Manager – Siemens 12.5 MW Steam Turbine (March 2004 to May 2004)

Responsible for management of startup commissioning activities on a Siemens 12.5 MW steam turbine located in Bandirma, Turkey. This turbine was associated with a Lurgi Roaster, fluidized bed boiler, which burned pyrite for fuel and an acid plant waste heat boiler. These provided steam for the steam turbine. (12.5 MW Siemens ST)

Commissioning Manager (Sept. 2003 to Dec. 2003)

Responsible consulting on and assessing contracts and repair work performed by Westinghouse on a Westinghouse 501D for Electro Guayas located in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Traveled to Ecuador and evaluated specific problems associated with a total of three different facilities:

o1st Site: La Central Thermo Electrica Gonzalo Zevallos in the Provincia de Guayas, Canton Guayaquil, Parroquia Yarqui. This site went into operation in 1978 with two Mitsubishi 73 MW steam turbines and two 295 tons/hr conventional boilers burning bunker C (#4 heavy diesel). There is also a 29 MW combustion turbine located at this site.

o2nd Site: LA Central Enrique Garcia located 16 km from Guayaquil. This facility went into operation in 1997 with one 102 MW Westinghouse 501D5. This was the engine we generated a pervious report on.

o3rd Site: La Central Thermoelectrica Trinitaria located in Guayaquil. I have no accurate date as to when this facility went into operation. I estimated that, with the equipment installed, it has been between 5 to 8 years. Bailey DCS, one 409ton/hr Babcock Willcox boiler, firing bunker C (#4 heavy diesel), and a 132 MW ABB steam turbine. Used river water for circulating and cooling water.

Union Power Partners - El Dorado, AR Jan. 2002 to July 2003

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for management of startup commissioning activities on two of four, two on one blocks consisting of GE Frame 7FA’s, with GE D-11 220 Megawatt Steam turbines, in combined cycle mode.

Responsible for the complete commissioning, performance and the reliability testing on all four blocks. (2200 MW CC, (4) 2x1 GE7FA, GE D-11 STG’s

Green Country Energy – Bixby, OK Jan. 2001 to Jan. 2002

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for management of startup commissioning activities of three, one on one blocks consisting of GE Frame 7FA’s, with GE A-10 130 Megawatt Steam turbines, in combined cycle mode.

Managed the complete commissioning and performance & reliability testing in all three blocks. (720 MW CC, (3) 1x1 GE 7FA, HRSG’s, STG’s

Dabhol Power Energy Project Aug. 2000 to Jan. 2001

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for startup commissioning activities of two, two on one blocks consisting of GE Frame 9++Turbines, with GE A-11 330 Megawatt Steam turbines, in combined cycle mode.

Managed the complete commissioning and performance & reliability testing in block two and on block three until Project was suspended. (1800 MW CC, (2) 2x1 9FA++ GTG, 2GE A-11 STG’s.

Lincoln Energy Center – Wilton Center, IL Jan. 2000 to Aug. 2000

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for startup commissioning activities of eight, GE MS 7001Ea Combustion Turbines, 660 Megawatts, in simple cycle mode.

Managed the complete commissioning and performance & reliability testing in support of the peak season. (660 MW SC, 8 X MC 7001EA GTG, Substation

Fauji Kabirwala – Pakistan 1999 to Jan. 2000

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for startup commissioning activities of two Westinghouse 251/B11 Combustion Turbines, 51 Megawatts & one Westinghouse SC28 Steam Turbine 74 Megawatts.

Participated in plant 10.3 performance & reliability test. (169MW CC, 2 X 251B Westinghouse GTG, 2 X HRSG, 1 X 74MW Westinghouse Steam Turbine Generator)

Rojana Power Co. Ltd. – Ayutthaya, Thailand Dec 1998 to 1999

Commissioning Manager

Responsible for start-up and testing activities performed during the commissioning. Duties Included Administration of the Startup portion of Contract. Duties included providing supervision of Startup team members, provide daily planning and schedule activities, provide gas usage / water consumption / power generation estimates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

Carried out commissioning effort through the performance test period of the gas turbine facility and the gas compressor facility, proper coordination of both. (122MW CC Cogeneration, 2 X LM6000 GTG, 2 X HRSG, 1X ABB 38MW Steam Turbine Generator)

BBA Energy Services – Mingo Junction, OH April 1998 to Nov. 1998

Lead Mechanical Startup Engineer

Contracted to Walsh Construction as the Lead Mechanical Start-up Engineer, to commission the combined cycle plant, located at the Air Liquide site in Mingo Junction, Ohio. The plant consists of four Cerrey 130 kpph natural gas/BFG (Blast Furnace Gas) fired boilers; one 32 MW system.

Supervised the mechanical completion checkouts, commissioning and testing of the boilers and all associated equipment.

Directed the operation of the plant, interface with construction contractor and vendors to assist in their completion, support engineering in the testing phase. First boilers state side to burn BFG

SPEC Consultants – Ulsan Korea / Cali, Colombia / Cottage Grove, MN May 1997 to Dec. 1997

Technical Field Advisor – Kepco, Westinghouse Project (Nov. 1997 to Dec. 1997)

Contracted to Westinghouse as Technical Field Advisor, at the combined cycle plant at the Kepco site in Ulsan Korea. The plant consisted of four, Westinghouse 501F DLN (dry low NoX) 18.0 MW combustion turbine with H2 cooled generator.

Responsibilities included mechanical completion checkouts for the LNG related systems, commissioning and testing of the associated equipment to the combustion turbine.

Provided technical assistance to the construction and startup personnel.

Technical Field Advisor – ThermoValle, Westinghouse Project (Oct. 1997 to Dec. 1997)

Contracted to Westinghouse as Technical Field Advisor at the combined cycle plant at their Thermo Valle site. The plant consisted of one Westinghouse 501F DLN (Dry low NoX) 180 MW combustion turbine with an H2 cooled generator.

Responsibilities included mechanical completion checkouts, commissioning and testing of the associated equipment to the combustion turbine and generator set.

Provided technical assistance to the construction and startup personnel.

Mechanical Startup Consultant Cottage Grove Site (May 1997 to Oct. 1997)

Contracted to Westinghouse as Mechanical Start-up Consultant at the 260 MW combined cycle plant at their Cottage Grove site. The plant consisted of one Westinghouse 501F DLN (Dry low NoX) 180 MW combustion turbine and included a H2 cooled generator, one Westinghouse 100 MW stream turbine, two Nebraska 90 kpph package boilers, a Glegg Water Treatment system, one 268 kpph Nooter – Erickson HRSG and a Westinghouse Westation DCS.

Responsibilities included mechanical completion checkouts, commissioning and testing of the package boilers, assist in the operation of the plant, interface with construction contractor and vendors, and support engineering in the testing phase.

Power Industry Consultants, Inc. – Santa Elena & Santo Domingo Ecuador Dec. 1996 to May 1997

Plant Manager – Marathon Project

Contracted to Greenwich Turbine Inc., the O & M contractor, as the plant manager at the Santa Elena and Santo Domingo sites. The Santa Elena site consisted of two Pratt Whitney GG4A-7 engines and a Worthington ER22-4 Expander. On the Santo Domingo site the equipment’ consisted of four Pratt Whitney GG4C engines with free turbines.

The main responsibilities were as follows; review status of all equipment prior to placing in service, develop and incorporate operations and maintenance procedures (site specific), develop and incorporate training programs for the site personnel (site specific), contact and develop good communications with all regulatory agencies, budgeting for normal operations and capital expenditures, develop and incorporate predictive and preventative maintenance programs.

Babock Energy Ltd. (Personal Service) - Lavrion, Greece April 1995 to Sept. 1996

Startup Operations Consultant – PPC Project

Contracted to Babcock Energy Ltd. As Start-up operations consultant at the 170MW combined cycle plant at their Lavrion site. The plant consisted of two 55MW GEC gas turbine generators; a 60MW Ansaldo steam turbine, H2 cooled generator; Two Babcock vertical HRSG’s; Bailey Infi 90 DCS.

Performed mechanical completion checkouts.

Reviewed and rewrote commissioning procedures;

Reviewed and rewrote sequence steps for single push button start.

Witnessed line flushing and blowing, trained operations personnel, performed commissioning, startup and performance testing of the facility.

Power Industry Consultants, Inc. – Helwan, Egypt Sept. 1994 to April 1995

Mechanical Startup Engineer/Operations Consultant – EEA Project

Contracted to ABS as Mechanical Start-up Engineer/Operations consultant at the 200 MW combined cycle plant at their Helwan site just south of Cairo. The plant consisted of one 9E GE gas turbine generator; One 60 MW GE steam turbine; One 400 kpph Vogt HRSG; Westinghouse WDPF; and Mark IV & Mark V controls.

Responsibilities included; operation of the facility at dispatch request; Troubleshooting and repair, Training operations personnel: Starting up and performance testing of the facility.

Energy Technical Services, Inc. – New York, NY/ Dade City, FL/Messena, NY June 1992 to Sept. 1994 Lead Mechanical Startup Engineer/Operations Supervisor – EPC Project (April 1994 to Sept. 1994)

Contracted to Energy-Pro Construction as Lead Mechanical Start-up Engineer/Operations supervisor at the 120 MW combined cycle cogeneration at the JFK International Airport in New York City. The plant consisted of two 45 MW Stewart & Stevenson supplied GE LM6000 gas turbine generators; A 30 MW GE steam turbine generator; Two Dresser Rand reciprocating fuel gas compressors; Two Deltak 244 kpph HRSG’s with Peerless SCR units; Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant with 5 – 1400 ton York Absorption Chillers (supplying the entire airport facility), Westinghouse WDPF DCS) and an ABB GIS switch yard.

Responsibilities included; writing pre-commissioning procedures, witnessing line flushing and blowing, training operations personnel, commissioning, startup and performance testing of the facility.

Lead Mechanical Startup Engr./Operations Supervisor – Sithe Energy Project (June 1993 to April 1994)

Contracted to Operational Energy Corp. as Lead Mechanical Start-up Engineer/Operations Supervisor at the 80MW combined cycle cogeneration plant at the New York State Hospital in Ogdensburg. The plant consisted of one 45MW Stewart & Stevenson supplied GE LM6000 gas turbine generator; one 25MW Stewart & Stevenson supplied GE LM2500 gas turbine generator. One 30MW GE steam turbine generator; Two Zurn Inc. 144 kpph HRSG’s with SCR’s; Glegg demineralizer water treatment system, and a Leeds & Northrup DCS.

Responsibilities included; preparing mechanical completion documentation; witnessing line flushing and blowing; Training operations personnel; starting up and performance testing of the facility.

Senior Mechanical Start-up Engineer – Pasco Cogen Project (April 1993 to June 1993)

Contracted to Operational Energy Corp. as Lead Mechanical Start-up Engineer/Operations Supervisor at the 125 MW combined cycle cogeneration plant at the Pasco Produce Plant in Dade City. The plant consisted of two 45 MW Stewart & Stevenson supplied GE LM6000 gas turbine generators; One 35 MW GE steam turbine generator; Two 144 kpph Zurn Ind. HRSG’s; Three Dresser reciprocating fuel gas Discharge System; Two ammonia chillers and two absorption chillers.

Responsibilities included; Performing mechanical commissioning; Preparing mechanical completion documentation; Witnessing line flushing and blowing; Training operations personnel; Starting up and performance testing of the facility.

Lead Mechanical Engineer/Operations Supervisor – Alcoa Aluminum Project (June 1992 to April 1993)

Contracted to Operational Energy Corp. as Lead Mechanical Engineer/Operations supervisor at the 80 MW combined cycle cogeneration Plant at Alcoa Aluminum in Massena. The plant consisted of one 55 MW ABB gas turbine generator; One 35 MW ABB steam turbine generator; One 380 kpph Zurn Ind. HRSG with SCR; and a Glegg water treatment plant.

Performed mechanical commissioning and prepared mechanical completion documentation:

Witnessed line flushing and blowing; conducted an extensive operation training program; Startup and performance testing of the facility.

Fluor Daniel (TRS Staffing) – Doswell, VA Feb. 1992 to April 1992

Mechanical Engineer - 900 MW combined cycle Cogeneration Plant at Doswell.

The plant consisted of four 150 MW Siemens gas turbine generators; Two ABB steam turbine generators; four 185 kpph Nooter-Erickson HRSG’s’ Two Hudson Waterless Condensers; One Zurn package boiler; Water treatment plant & Zero-Discharge. Responsibilities included performing mechanical commissioning; Training operations personnel; Start-up and performance testing the facility.

Hawker Siddeley (Personal Svc.) – Parlin, NJ March 1991 to June 1991

Mechanical Engr./Operations Supervisor - 130 MW combined cycle Cogeneration Plant on Dupont facility

The plant consisted of two John Brown frame six gas turbines coupled to two 70 MW Brush generators, two Alstrom steam turbines driving two 25 MW Brush generators; Graver water treatment systems; Two 165 kpph HRSG’s; A Westinghouse WDPF DCS.

Responsibilities included; Performing mechanical pre-commissioning activities and commissioning activities; Witnessing line flushing and blowing; Training operations personnel; Startup and performance testing of the facility.

Energy Technical Service, Inc. - Richmond, VA July 1990 to Feb. 1991

Operations Supervisor/Mechanical Engineer – Richmond Power Energy Project

260MW combined cycle Cogeneration Plant

The plant consisted of two 95 MW ABB gas turbine generators; one 70 MW ABB steam turbine; A Glegg Water-treatment System; Two 360 kpph HRSG’s and a Zurn package boiler.

Responsibilities included: performing pre-commissioning, commissioning activities; witnessing line flushing and blowing; training operations personnel; startup arid performance testing of the facility.

Hydra-Co Operations - El Centro, CA June 1989 to June 1990

Operations Superintendent - 20MW BioMass Cogeneration Plant in Imperial Valley.

The plant consisted of one solid fuel traveling grate boiler, One Dresser Rand steam turbine generator; an Aqua-Tech Water-treatment System

Monitored final construction activities; Hired for operation and maintenance staffing requirements; Organized and performed initial safety training for all plant employees.

Organization and writing of the following programs; Hazardous Material Management, Employee & Community Right to Know, and Safety; Compliance with and reporting to all regulatory agencies, preparing and maintaining Operational Procedures & equipment operations documentation; supervising the daily operations & maintenance activities of approx. 20 personnel.

Arizona Public Service Co. – Holbrook, AZ / Phoenix, AZ June 1979 to June 1989

Journeyman Instrument Technician – Yucca Power Plant (May 1984 to June 1989)

270 MW Gas & Oil fired power plant in Yuma.

The plant consisted of one CE (Combustion Engineering) gas & oil fired boiler; One GE 82 MW steam turbine generator, two GE 55 MW MS7000 gas turbine generators; three GE 25 MW MS5000 gas turbine generators; and an LA Water treatment system.

Responsibilities included; Installation, calibration, and repair of all electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic instrumentation.

Assisted the Results Engineer in establishing an effective preventative maintenance program;

Flagged Periodically Forman to direct and supervise the work of five to nine employees.

Apprentice Instrument Technician – West Phoenix Power Plant (Oct. 1981 to May 1984)

Responsibilities included learning the trade while assisting a journeyman in the installation, calibration, and repair of process instrumentation associated with operation of; three gas and oil fired GE boilers; three GE STAG MS7000 combined cycle gas turbine generators; Two Westinghouse 501 gas turbine generators; and an LA Water treatment system.

Successfully maintained a satisfactory grade point average on technical training courses.

Involved in implementing a preventive maintenance program. Successfully certified as a Journeyman Instrument Technician.

Cholla Power Plant 1000MW Coal Fired Plant (June 1979 to Oct. 1981)

Control Room Operator: responsibility included the day to day control room operation, maintenance and trouble-shooting of Two 250 MW coal fired units. One train had precipitators the other with a wet scrubber. Auxiliary Operator Boiler: responsibility included the day to day operation, maintenance support and trouble-shooting of the multi-stage with platens super-heater and multi-stage reheat Combustion Engineering Boilers (two). The boiler spec’s are as follows: 1.8 M lbs/hr super-heat, 1990 psi. @ 1005 deg. F 1.6 M lbs/hr re-heater, 330 psi. @ 616 deg. F inlet / 311 psi. @ 1005



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