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Electrical Technical Support

Location:
Garland, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 14, 2016

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Eze M. Wokocha

**** ******** ** ******* ***** ***43

acw1va@r.postjobfree.com

239-***-****

(U.S. Citizen)

SUMMARY

An Electrical Engineer with abilities to analyze complex engineering problems and recommend solutions driven, hardworking and complete all projects on time, work well under pressure and a team player

EDUCATION

Masters in Electrical Engineering August 2012

Florida International University Miami Florida USA

B.Engr. Electrical and Electronics August 1997

Enugu State University of science and technology Nigeria

CERTIFICATION:

Member Nigeria Society of Engineers (MNSE)

Elected to Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)

NCCER Certified Electrical Instructor 2006 (ID 4200510)

NCCER Certified Safety Instructor 2006 (ID 4200510)

ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

- Alternate Energy Grid Integration Issues (Energy Storage including Electric/plug-in- hybrid vehicles solar resource, photovoltaic materials and systems, wind energy, fuel cells, bio-fuels)

- Distributed Generation Technologies and the Economics of Distributed Resources in power system stability and control

Communicates Effectively orally and in writing

Personal skills include ability to work well with others, team spirit, flexibility with personal schedule to meet deadlines and support business travel.

Introduction to Phasor measurements and Smart Grid Integration Issues (this topic will involve; generator protection and monitoring, wide area protection control and monitoring, power system communications, information processing, information security, protection system reliability and testing, substation protection control and monitoring system design and there will be an introduction to FERC regulatory overview)

Has the Ability to multitask multiple Projects

Formulation of the power system stability problem (Generator models for system stability, Transient Stability and Dynamic operation, Stability Criteria)

Substation design

Layout of Substation

Merit and Demerit of different forms of substation

Machine control using Siemens – Step 7, Allen Bradley – Ladder Logic)

Experience in protection and control (P&C) of 500 kV series compensated transmission lines, 345kV, 230kV and 115kV lines, MV and LV power systems and 11 kV/415 V substation

Longer term stability and static and dynamic security assessments

Power systems controls, multi area control and automatic generation control.

knowledge of automated assembly systems,

Power System equipment models, power flow

Characteristics of power generation units.

Economic dispatch of thermal units, loss inclusion, methods of solution

Environmental dispatch

Unit commitment, solution techniques, recent advances.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

Hardware: Hubs Hardware: Oscilloscope, spectrum analyzers, oscillators, pulse generator, frequency counter, megger Doble testing

Software: Wincc, SAP, Prizim, Network Protocols, Routing Protocols, Voice Protocols AutoCAD, solid works, Aspen one-liner software, Power World, VSDL, OFFICE SUITE : MS Visio, MS Access, Microsoft Suite

Platforms: MS Windows 2003 Server, MS Office, Visio, HP Open View, OpenVMS, Microsoft Windows, Linux

Modems: Cisco,Motorola Codex, Multitech, RAD High Speed HDSI, TE/4 DSL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gerdau Ameri Steel March 2013 –January 2016

Electrical Facilitator ll

Managed the diverse operation of the plant Electrical and Reheat Furnace and improve or change a non functional system maintenance and automated assembly systems, which included planning, scheduling, and supervising the activities of Electricians and Mechanics technicians

Provided technical support to resolve plant breakdown issues.

Recommended and implemented upgrades of existing plant machinery controls.

NFPA 70, NFPA79 and UL 60950

Enclosure design in accordance with UL 508A

Planed and Upgraded the cooling bed roll line motors from DC to AC application using Siemens step 7 Drive

Control systems including Foxboro Intelligent Automation Distributive Control System, Allen Bradley PLC's, servo applications, motor drives, Distributive Control Systems, temperature, weight measurement and flow controls.

Planned and installed GE breaker switchgear Protection relay

Tooling, process & layout design; quality engineering, ergonomics and safety.

Troubleshoot and programmed Allen Bradley drives

Develop board (PCB and FCB) design requirements and specifications

PCB and FCB detailed design, simulation and schematic capture

Planed and conducted Transformer Routine and Specialized test

Plant startup after outage

furnace automation trouble shooting issues like (charge machine, walking beam and charging grid)

Skid system programming

Substation battery banks and installing vent for hydrogen gas and sulfuric gas

Planed and implemented an lighting occupancy sensor across the mill

Automating the griper tilter from the dynapar counter system to Siemens Fm 400 counter and a remote rack PLC

Planed and Implemented hot saw roll line upgrade from DC motor application to AC motors using Siemens step 7 drive and plc upgrade

Planed and Upgraded the cooling bed roll line motors from DC to AC application using Siemens Drive

Planed and Automated and implemented remote rack system to the Wet well and Scale pit water level indicator

Maintenance of over head crane

Bridge motor, hoist motors, spreader beams crane hot rails inspection and hoist limit switch and break systems

Installed (Amp meter, crane magnet delay timer, anti Collision, Collision Bypass) on the mill Cranes

Motor maintenance and repairs

S&S Electrical Co, Oldsmar, FL October 2012 – march 2013

Protection Relay Engineer

Oversee full-service PV system designs while also providing internal engineering support to Operations and Construction team Create designs for electrical transmission lines or substation installations, protective relaying systems, relay settings and SCADA systems, Collaborate with other engineers and departments which may include consulting, managing projects, organizing resources, or maintenance:

High and extra high voltage substation physical design and protection design

Experience with schematic capture tools (Mentor DxDesigner or similar), VHDL/Verilog simulation tools (ModelSim or similar), and PCB layout tools

Protective relay settings & coordination, and testing & commissioning technical support.

Developing protection and control one-line diagrams and substation physical layouts

Developing control schematics and wiring diagrams

Preparing equipment specifications, review and evaluate manufacturers or contractors proposals, data, and reports.

Enclosure design in accordance with UL 508A

Primary liaison between the Engineering team (internal and external) and Construction and Sales Teams.

Use of AutoCAD

Manage schedule and work product deliverables from 3rd party design partners.

Coordinate all pre-design site discoveries and effectively communicate site specific issues to design teams.

Installed and programmed Allen Bradley Drive for cold saw roll line motors

U.S. and international safety codes and regulations with specific experience in the application of NFPA 70, NFPA79 and UL 60950

Enclosure design in accordance with UL 508A

Act as a senior team member in communication with clients and project stakeholders.

Assess and mitigate project risks in advance of detailed engineering efforts.

Provide EE and/or PV plan set review for all work product received from 3rd party design partners.

Motor controls and programming using Siemens Step 7 drive (IO)

Attend pre-construction meetings with PM and Construction subcontractors.

Support PM Team through permitting and construction administration for all projects.

Manage construction quality through Borrego’s internal Construction Control Process.

Work with the local and corporate-level team to refine and improve internal processes and raise the company status to that of a world-class PV design and construction company.

OSP Design Services, Cape Coral, FL Apr 2011- Sept 2012

Project Engineer (worked part-time while attending school)

Network Design and Modification and implementations.

Provided high level of operational technical support to resolve complex platform, design and services related issues in the transmission and substation Automation, MPLS VPN and Internet backbone network of Orange Interfaced with Network Planning, Design / Deployment teams to resolve capacity, design and other complex issues within the network:

Using aspen one line software to represent,simulate and interpret and monitor operating power distribution systems

Designed one line automation for substation, transmission line and relay implementation

Relay protection system

Implementation of SCADA system

Implementation and deployment of RTU

Designed and located telecommunication sub stations

Point to Point (P2P)Configuration

MP2MP Configuration

Documentation and configuration for new & existing Layer 2 orders (EVCs)

Application Implementation and configuration of new & Existing EVC circuits

Verify connectivity and routing for new & existing EVC orders across MPLS backbone

Direct involvement with 1-line schematic, wiring, and equipment connection

Resolved issues discovered during verification processes

Performed comparative analysis of configurations on all new EVC fallout using established templates to ensure adherence to standard

Repeaters location and estimation

1Locating of branch units

Designed Network and implemented modem, IP

Successfully performed various scheduled weekend network changes on the IP and ATM Global Networks which were of high impact to both network and services. Supervised overall operations, maintenance and diagnostics of Broadband Wireless Access Networks

Florida International University Miami Florida May 2011- August 2012

Masters in Electrical Engineering

Hypower Electrical Inc, Ft Lauderdale, FL Feb 07 - Mar 08 and Nov 09 – Mar 2011

Project Supervisor and Estimator Nov 09 – Mar 2011

(Rehired back at Hypower 11/09. Left Hypower, 3/11, to attend school fulltime for Masters’ degree)

Supervised / performed work in energized utility substations and maintain the reliability & integrity of the in-service elements is of the utmost importance. Provide on-site project coordination & commissioning services associated with protective relay modernization efforts. Typical work scope includes replacement/upgrade of protective relaying systems, substation integration & automation systems, substation control systems and remote terminal unit (RTU) equipment in a given substation with modern microprocessor-based equipment, based on the customers design package. The physical installation work also included the supervision and direction of the customers’ Substation Electricians.

Working with many type of relay in system protection

Manage the engineering of commercial and utility scale solar projects

Coordinate with other disciplines including architects, engineers, developers, utilities and contractors

Oversee electrical calculations and studies such as short circuit, load flow calculations and voltage drop

Coordinate with clients, utilities, and code enforcement officers

Maintain awareness of currently available equipment and industry best practices

Hypower Electrical Co. Inc Naples, FL Feb 07 - Mar 08

Electrical Supervisor and System Protection Engineer (left due to move to Chicago, IL for position at Suzlon Wind Energy)

Part of the team that installed all electrical and mechanical equipment completed all electrical work for the entire 8 building campus including the Central Energy Plant that feeds power to the entire Ave Maria campus. Five (5) buildings include the Oratory, Student Activities Center, Science, Math, & Technology building, Multipurpose Facility, 3 Undergraduate dormitories, Science and Cafeteria Building and the Library.

Power Generation/Distribution Science/Math/Technology

Total Construction Value: $163,000,000 Date of First Installation: 2005

Date of Completion: 2007

Maintenance of power circuit breakers from 500kV to 2.4kV, including SF6, air magnetic, oil, air blast, and vacuum circuit breakers.

Maintenance of power transformers from 500kV to 2.4kV, from 333 MVA to 5 MVA, 3 phase and single-phase, from 1920 vintage to 1996 vintage, including tap changers and tertiary. Included installation with cranes, rolling on steel pipes.

Suzlon Wind Energy, Chicago IL Mar 08 - Oct 09

Commissioning Technician Lead and Wind Turbine Commissioner

(left due to Travel requirements - travel was 3 weeks a month – caused family problems)

Perform the tasks of commissioning, implementing, supporting, and managing networking and telecommunication infrastructure on wind turbine

Played a lead role in commissioning solutions for data and voice networking environment through LAN experience with routers, bridges, switches, TCP/IP and Ethernet to meet business requirements

Coordinate the implementation of networking projects by working with vendors & business partners to ensure that installations meet service level object Commissioning of all section of S-64 1.5MW & S-88 2.1MW turbines.

Commissioned 300 wind turbines

Did Weekly work schedule

Develop PCB

Design specification of FCB

Coordinated more than 15 people

IGBT (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor) Application.

Generator Check and maintenance

Motor controls including dynamic braking / speed control of induction motors and servo applications

ESD and EMI principles and system grounding concepts

Silicon control rectifier, Transistor Testing and Application

Design end-to-end electrical solutions for complex mail sortation equipment.

Develop board (PCB and FCB) design requirements and specifications

PCB and FCB detailed design, simulation and schematic capture

Robust designs for reliability and regulatory compliance (e.g. EMI)

Switchgear Applications (Contactor, Relays, Diodes, Capacitors, Resistors.

Fusing Circuit Breakers, Surge Protectors, Breaking systems, and Hydrolytic Systems. Gear Systems check, Speed Sensor, Rotor Sensor, Yaw Sensor, and North Pole.

Electromechanical and sensor check

SCADA /RTU, HMI, SOFT STARTER, PLC.

Performing functional test of wind turbine prior to release and transfer to the owner.

Delta V controls configuring and servicing

Using IP networking ERCOT, NOC AND SCADA SYSTEMS.

PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES based on information gathered from the low voltage and high voltage data

Technical documentation of Tower Power production and Fault duration.

Hypower Electrical Co. Inc Naples, FL Feb 07 - Mar 08 – Information listed above

(left due to move to Chicago, IL for position at Suzlon Wind Energy)

Tri county Apprentice Academy 2006-2008

Electrical Instructor

Core Instructor

S&S Electric Co. Inc, Fort Myers, FL Jan 05 - Feb 07

Crew Leader /Supervisor (left for position at Hypower Electrical to expand Technical skills)

Installation of electrical and mechanical equipments and Support business objectives through any of the following specialty areas: equipment/maintenance engineering, system protection, Control Room support, tower design, system planning, substation design, and/or the implementation of capital projects.

Created designs for electrical transmission lines or substation installations, protective relaying systems, relay settings and SCADA systems, with review by Senior Engineers. Collaborate with other engineers and departments which may include consulting, managing projects, organizing resources, or maintenance

Single, Double, and Multifamily Buildings. Schedule Slabs, Entering services.

Electrical and mechanical equipment installation Completed in more than 300 buildings

Electric pumps, Electric motors, Transformers. Surge Protectors, Illuminating and General lighting principles. Cable and Phone wiring

Motor controls including dynamic braking / speed control of induction motors and servo applications

ESD and EMI principles and system grounding concepts

3-phase (208V, 280V, 480V) Cable termination

MACCA-DEE ELECTRIC, CO. Ft Myers FL Nov 03 - Jan 05

Crew Leader

Material Listing for the Jobs

Load calculating. For Air Conditioners

Wired Residential, Commercial and Multifamily buildings

Rough and Trimming



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