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Engineering manager / Project manager

Washougal, Washington, 98671, United States
October 18, 2016

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James Kreiter Engineer Process Applications

Provide sales support with a focus on engineering solutions for the process industries.

Extensive background in engineering in design, system integration, and field support. Solution oriented sales approach where finding the right solution is most important to our customer. Worked with the engineers on the design of large projects bringing credibility to our solutions.


Prosoft Technology – Washougal Washington Wireless Application Engineer Dec 2015-2016

Global, Multi-Billion-Dollar Industrial Automation Controls Solutions Company

Responsible for supporting sales with direct customer support, design and implementation of wireless products around all industries. Helping the customer his application around everything from site survey, path study and design with the correct equipment for the application.

Rockwell Automation – Washougal Washington Principle Application Engineer Sept 2006-2015

Global, Multi-Billion-Dollar Industrial Automation Controls & Information Solutions Company

Responsible for supporting sales with direct customer support, design and implementation of products around process industries. This includes working with customers on large projects with a focus on our product integration into their plant design. Helping the customer see our value on his application.

Led the addition of steam tables into the product by working with consultants and the factory on what we need to stay competitive. Later pushed for more complete offering and was successful working with the factory.

Working with an EPC on a large semiconductor project helping with their design and implementation.

Working large projects with our network technology (Cisco) on design and implementation with our servers.

Authored the new Power Library specs currently under development with design review responsibility.

Worked with our team on a large semiconductor project in China. Responsible for teaching the team what a semiconductor fab was and how it worked so the team could do system integration. Helped with the design of the control system and how it worked with the process.

Worked with SEL on relay interface for IEC 61850 and our connection to it using a Prosoft module and Logix controllers. Then brought that design to work with consultants and customers for protection schemes.

Worked with the factory on several products for concept and functionality from an engineering and implementation perspective.

Unifield Engineering (Now Parsons) June 2004-2006

Engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm

Responsible for instrumentation and valve design and on large projects in power, gas and chemical.

Responsible for instrumentation/valve sizing, material compatibility and application for a coal fired power plant. Working in the field with the installing contractor to make sure things were installed correctly.

Owners engineer on a utility grade combined cycle power plant reviewing designs and contractor installation on power, controls and networking.

oWorked with contractors to get NETA testing done on the medium and high voltage equipment.

oWorking with the contractor and owner to complete design and installation concepts and details.

CH2M Hill June 1992 – 2004

Lead engineer, owner’s engineer, project manager, startup engineer/manger, running teams both in the office and in the field. Managing the client expectations in financial, schedule and scope to deliver a solution that met his needs.

Many large projects in semiconductor HP, Intel, TSMC, in Singapore, Taiwan etc. This included design and implementation of the controls system and networks supporting those systems.

oExpertise in instrumentation and valves.

oExpertise in VFD systems both in design and startup.

oMultiple control system design and programming. This included the all of the network design of the plant for the control system.

oClassified area design.

oManaged SDC (Services During Construction) teams which is working with the construction group to ensure the installation is put in as designed so it works the way it should.

oStartup manager, managed the design and integration team through startup of the plant on large projects which meant working with the contractors for coordination.

oWorked out problems with projects as a trouble shooter in the field.

Responsible for many projects with HP, at the time HP largest site (design through startup). This was a large installation with its control system, servers, and networks. Worked on site with my team managing the customer and doing multiple projects at once with site and contractor coordination of the control systems, servers, and networks supporting these systems. Project managed most projects with my teams and hit all schedules.

EDUCATION 1977 – 1981

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

Oregon State University

Other Credentials

P.E. Electrical

P.E. Controls

ISA 84 Fundamentals Certified

IFR Pilot

Ham Radio Extra

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