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Engineer Electrical

High Point, NC
June 30, 2019

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Seeking a position to further develop my engineering and leadership experience in the field of engineering.

Work Experience

Eaton Corporation (Sumter, SC) 5/2018 – 6/2019

Custom Order Engineer- Switchboard

Design 415/240V, 480/277V 3 phase 3/4 wires low voltage switchboard systems

Oversight custom design switchboards, develop Bill of Material (BOM), control schematic, wiring, layout, project schedule, troubleshoot, programming PLC, HMI per sequence of operations, interconnection & coordination with transformer, and Medium Voltage (MV) gears

Commonwealth Associates, INC (Jackson, MI) 3/2015 – 5/2018

Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer

Review and recommend instrumentation and control and electrical design basis and site specific designs for new gas turbine, HRSG and other major equipment from EPC contractor

Support client’s response to the Request For Information and technical design change during design phase

Design conduit and cable sizing for replacement circuits

Review contractor's work and document all test results during the startup and commissioning

Ensure project compliance with project specific codes and standards

Reviewed the project results with the contractor and client

Coordinate with contractor and support client to complete the project on schedule

Electrical Engineer

Responsible for developing project-specific, 13.2kV MV Switching Station Switchgear Upgrade commissioning manual, observing the contractor's work, and documenting all test results during the startup and commissioning of the heating plant. Oversaw the switchgear sequence of operation automatic transfer, DC and Safe AC System, Low Voltage Distribution system, and Fire Alarm System per client specifications

Prepared power distribution system modeling, arc flash, short circuit study, and protection device coordination report for Compressor Station using EasyPower software

Applied NEC and CSA Code and Standard per client requirement

Express Group Holdings (Tulsa, OK) 09/2014 – 01/2015

Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer – Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG)

•Prepared ISA instrumentation datasheets for heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) and once through steam generator (OTSG)

•Verified ammonia system skid instrument continuity, setpoints, wiring connections and tagging per factory acceptance test criteria

•Specified requirements and reviewed vendor proposals

•Evaluated alternative methods for cost savings

•Communicated effectively with project managers and procurement team to place instrumentation purchase orders

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, INC (Lake Mary, FL) 07/2013 – 03/2014

I&C Engineer (Contractor) – Gas Turbine GAC

•Developed I&C standard drawings to reduce time required for future projects

•Prepared technical inquiry specifications for temperature element, pressure transmitter, emergency trip solenoid valve, combustor pressure fluctuation monitor, and local rack & stanchion

•Identified and verified vendor drawings met the specification requirements

•Modified the instrument loop diagrams in accordance with project specification

•Collaborated with other I&C engineers for improvement of customer deliverable instrument index

URS Corporation (Fort Mill, SC) 10/2011 – 05/2013

Operating Plant Support Projects - I&C Engineer Lead

•Communicated effectively with other disciplines within a team to complete projects with good quality, timeliness, and within budget.

•Identified wiring and tubing interferences de-terminated and re-terminated caused by installation of new condensation pipe

•Provided instruction for installation, pre-modification and post modification test

•Reviewed calculations for Flow Element & Control Valves

Savannah River Remediation LLC/ URS Corporation (Aiken, SC) 05/2010 – 10/2011

Instrumentation and Control Design Authority

•Verified designs and instrument specification requirements

•Reviewed instrumentation component designs including:

PLC, wires connection, cable trays, and thermocouples, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Control Logic Diagrams, VFD, Foundation Field Bus, ASI

Process & Controls Engineer

•Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

•Used Prowork software to program, test, and troubleshoot

•Connected wires, I/O cards (Modicon), and troubleshoot

Electrical Systems Engineer

•Designed a heat trace system to maintain pipe lines at 90 F

•Performed electrical loading calculations for motors, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and transformers

UNC at Chapel Hill Energy Services (Chapel Hill, NC) 08/2008 – 12/2008

Electrical Engineer Co-Op:

•Calibrated and setup instruments and troubleshoot electrical equipment

•Hands-on DCS Ovation Training: points builder, controls builder, graphics builder, system troubleshooting


NEC, AUTOCAD, AS-400, CAPE, Relay Settings, Instrument Loop Diagram, P&ID, PLC (Modicon, Codesys), Ladder Logic, Prowork, DCS (Ovation & Netmation), ASME B31.1 Power Piping, ASME B&PVC Section VIII, ISA 5.1-5.5, ISA-75.01.01, ISA 77.13.01, ISA 77.14.01, SEL-451, SEL-487B, SEL-487E, ASHRAE 202, Microstation, Passport Portal J (Asset Suite), Smartplant Instrumentation & Foundation, SIL. CAPE, Enovia

Education and Certifications

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 05/2010

Engineer in Training (EIT) A-27373, North Carolina 12/2012

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