B. PETER DAAY
Senior Electrical Engineer Power Systems Projects, Specifications, Documentation, Studies
Power Plant Design & Operation Transmission and Distribution Systems
Controls & Instrumentation Turbine-Boiler-Generator Balance of Plant
1A diligent, big picture-oriented professional with over 20 years of experience in designing, developing, and directing
all phases of turnkey power systems, managed materials, and retrofit projects for organizations ranging from
medium-sized firms to Fortune 500 companies and for government contracts.
2Expertise in design and operation of utility systems, implementation, and technical support with ability to easily grasp
and utilize new technologies.
3In-depth knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic controls, regulation/deregulation issues and
4Superior analytical and creative problem solving abilities that have contributed to cost control, safety, and efficiency
gains in a variety of challenging environments.
5Articulate negotiator and communicator, bringing effective team building and leadership, instrumental to improved
client relations and new business development.
6Hold a doctorate degree in electrical engineering and earned security clearances from U.S. DoD and DoE.
7Knowledgeable in applying national, industrial, and client’s standards: IEEE,ANSI, ISA,NEC,OSHA,EPA,UL and
Federal Nuclear Safety Regulations.
Motor Control Centers (MCC) Power Quality, UPS, and Capacitor Banks
Primary and Backup Power Critical Buses: Power Reliability and Availability Analysis
Power System Components: Protection and Relaying Power System Transient and Steady State Stability Analysis
Substations and SCADA: Control and Monitoring Load Flow Analysis
Fault Analysis: Generation/Transmission/Distribution. Protective Device Coordination
Power Energy Management NFPA 70E Arc Flash Analysis
Technical Direction and Support Staff Supervision
Technical Presentations Client and Vendor Relations
Training & Development Strategic Planning
Proposal Development Process Improvement
Contract Negotiation Start-up Operations
EXELON NUCLEAR GENERATION
SYSTEM DESIGN AND MODIFICATION ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (2011-2012)
NUCLEAR GENERATION GROUP SUPPORT: SUCH AS REVIEW AND MODIFY FOR SAFETY I & C GENERATOR LOSS
OF COOLANT ACCIDENT. REVIEW TO COMMENT ON I&C DESIGN PACKAGES. CAPITAL PROJECTS
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER-INDIANA-MICHIGAN POWER-A UTILITY COMPANY, SAINT JOSEPH, MI
PRINCIPAL NUCLEAR SPECIALIST (1/2008-8/2008)
DESIGN ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND MODIFICATION DEPARTMENT-COOK NUCLEAR PLANT. .345 KV, 138 KV
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TRANSMISSION LINES, 34 KV, 4 KV, 480 V DISTRIBUTION AUTOMATED SWITCHGEARS. THE ONLY PROJECT ENGINEER ON
1.5 MILLION PROJECT FOR REPLACING ELECTRONIC VOLTAGE REGULATOR ON 1200 MW MAIN UNIT. ASSEMBLED A LIST &
CONDUCTED CALCULATION S FOR NRC PROJECT FOR CONTROL ROOM: I & C ELECTRICAL HEAT LOAD EVALUATION UNDER STATION
1. REVIEWED AND COMMENTED ON VENDOR SPECIFICATION OF MAIN UNIT VOLTAGE REGULATOR.
2. EVALUATED BID VERSUS SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION & TRAINING.
3. IDENTIFIED & DOCUMENTED ELECTRICAL HEAT ELEMENTS IN THE CONTROL ROOM.
HOME BUSINESS OWNER: DISTRIBUTED PREMIER HEALTH PRODUCTS NATIONWIDE AND OVERSEAS
HERBALIFE INTERNATIONAL, MT. PROSPECT, IL
Senior Distributor (8/2004–8/2007)
I directed 30 consultants nationwide.
DRS POWER AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., MILWAUKEE, WI
DRS is a Leading manufacturer of broad range of mission critical products in the areas of communications, defense
systems, electro-optics, power systems, data storage, digital imaging, flight safety, and aerospace.
Principal Applications Engineer (1/2004-8/2004)
As key company electrical systems design development representative for power distribution switchgear and
automation products, led marketing and development efforts on $100 million projects, coordinating cross-functional
design decisions on projects utilizing new technologies, selecting and assigning responsibilities to project team
members, and ensuring objectives are met.
1Initiated and developed a $1.5 million electrical systems design of power distribution switchgear and automation
project, thereby maximizing customer satisfaction and business performance.
GENERAL ELECTRIC, INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING SERVICES, OAK BROOK, IL
Provider of technology-driven solutions and design/engineering support in such areas as batch and continuous
processes, packaging and material handling, motion control systems, process/mechanical and electrical systems,
Applications Engineer (7/2002–8/2003)
Provided electrical engineering and commercial support, which included power system components including
4 kV & 480 V Switchboards & relaying, and studies for the proposal team in the U.S. central region.
1 Contributed inquiry-to-order customer support, which proved instrumental in increasing Business
Opportunities by $250,000 per month.
2 Enhanced new business by 20% within 1 year by preparing appropriate proposals for customers, as
determined by scope of work.
ELECTRICAL CONTACTS LIMITED, HANOVER, ONTARIO, CANADA
The company is Supplier of electrical contact assemblies produced by furnace, induction, resistance, and torch
USA Regional Applications Manager (1/2001–11/2002)
I added value by solving Manufacturer’s electrical engineering problems in Power Transfer Switches for
Distribution System Switchgear. Represented company in sales and marketing while servicing existing customers in
MV Switchgear Manufacturers, cultivating new customers, and increasing business orders.
1Improved customer satisfaction by solving electrical switching problems and increased business orders by $6 million
by implementing marketing strategies and providing excellent customer support for medium voltage switchgear
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SEBESTA BLOMBERG & ASSOCIATES, INC., ROSEVILLE, MN
Design-Build Consulting company with 200 employees, providing business and technical solutions and total project
delivery for industrial, public, institutional, and commercial facilities.
Project Manager (2/1999–7/2000)
Recruited to devise the an electrical engineering methodology to calculate reliability and availability analysis for the
Pentagon’s Electric Distribution System to implement Six Nine Criterion on critical load buses inclusive of the
161 kV, 13.5 kV, 480 V Substation Switchgears, UG & Overhead Cables & Relaying.
1 Drafted a business proposal that won a $1 million contract for the company.
2 Designed and formatted pre-acceptance procedures and checklists for a physical plant to be
incorporated in the specifications for the design build contract.
3 Specified Physical Plant I&C
AMERICAN INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL, INC., CICERO, IL
Metal anodizing company
Project Manager/Engineer (2/1992–1/1999)
1Designed new plant electrical power, energy, and safety systems following company move from Elk Grove to Cicero,
2Provided technical support for marketing contracts for power distribution and automation products.
SHARED SAVING CONTRACTS (SSC), INC., ST. LOUIS, MO (2/1992–1/1999)
Investor in high tech, engineering and energy saving projects for steel companies
Consultant (Concurrent, 2/1992-1/1999)
1As company representative, identified and implemented operational and capital energy saving opportunities for
National Castings, Gulf States Steel, USS/KOBE Steel Company, and Bethlehem Steel, resulting in energy
savings of $30 million.
SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WASHINGTON, DC
A federal government contractor, providing standardized professional services and products such as
computer/network solutions/services, integrated logistic support, and scanning/imaging.
Senior Engineer (6/1991–1/1992)
1 Participated with EBASCO, Bechtel, CEGA, and Westinghouse in configuration identification, control of
configuration documents, items, and verification of source loading for all phases of power/nuclear
2 Developed and negotiated government electric power/nuclear manufacturing proposal for multiple
corporations, securing $50 million contract.
3 Directed support of a dual-purpose system design that provided electric power for the general public
and nuclear material for defense purposes.
3Developed and authored innovative engineering and management procedures, reducing direct labor cost by
4Pioneered new reporting procedures, cutting government approval time 33% on an $800 million project.
UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF GEORGIA–COLUMBUS COLLEGE, COLUMBUS, GA (8/1987–6/1991)
ILLINOIS POWER COMPANY, DECATUR, IL
A regulated utility company generating, transmitting and distributing gas and electrical power to residential,
commercial, and industrial customers throughout the state of Illinois.
Electrical Engineer (9/1980–8/1987)
Performed system analysis, designed systems on daily basis in Generation, Transmission & Distribution
switchgears, corrected design problems in generation, transmission, and distribution. Reviewed SCADA
specification for 34 kV & 69 kV Substations.
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1Saved $1.5 million annually by evaluating equipment life cycle relay studies &selecting least-cost design.
2Upgraded company’s natural gas data transmission to dispatch center through new high frequency technology,
eliminating potential annual penalty of $100,000.
3Implemented power supply reliability project, reducing outages, and retaining customer valued at $100 million.
4Evaluated MIS equipment and vendors and created strategy that eradicated annual downtime costs of $160,000.
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY 1977-1980
SARGENT & LUNDY ENGINEERS, CHICAGO, IL
Provider of comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power
delivery projects worldwide.
Control and Instrumentation Project Engineer (1976–1977)
Charged with electrical control and instrumentation design of a boiler-turbine-generator and all associated substation
switchgears and auxiliary systems for a coal-fired power plant.
1Developed and coordinated power plant designs including switch-gears, meeting schedule and reducing engineering
2Created, developed, and directed power plant (including switch-gears) electronic/electric control and instrumentation
systems design and integration from concept to construction, eliminating 5-month delay on a $1 million project.
BLACK & VEATCH ENGINEERS, KANSAS CITY, MO
Global engineering, consulting, and construction company with specialization in infrastructure development,
including energy, water, and environmental projects.
Control and Instrumentation Project Design Group Supervisor (1973–1976)
1Supervised a group of 10 professional engineers, designing controls and instrumentation for switch-gears and 6
SHEDGUM combined cycle power plants (600 MW each) with heat recovery systems for client, ARAMCO.
Reviewed control and alarms of SCADA R.T. U. units for 39 Substations.
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CHICAGO, IL (1995)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CHICAGO, IL (1992–1994)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Electronics Engineering Technology
UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF GEORGIA–COLUMBUS COLLEGE, COLUMBUS, GA (1987–1991)
Director of Engineering/Assistant Professor of Engineering
1 Independently established a 5-year plan for new engineering program, obtained a $500,000 IBM grant,
and taught electrical engineering courses.
2 Built enrollment to 200, while generating industry funding of $200,000.
3Designed, funded and produced CAD laboratory facilities.
4Conceived and organized competitive scientific events that achieved favorable exposure, while
increasing enrollment 80%.
5Upgraded and implemented technical training programs, reducing attrition 60%.
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EDUCATION & TRAINING
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, AMES, IA
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems (1985)
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MO
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics (1972)
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, LAWRENCE, KS
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Electronics (1970)
Project Management Professional training course through PMI (2004–2006)
C programming, CAD Micro CADAM, PLC Ladder Logic, SCADA, MS Windows, MS Office applications,
Documentum, and Indus.
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