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Power Plant Design

Chicago, Illinois, United States
October 21, 2016

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Gil Hampton

**** ***** *******, *******, ******** 60617 Telephone: 773-***-****

Summary of Experience

Self-motivated professional possessing years of experience including advanced CADD skills and an extensive structural familiarity covering a broad range within the discipline. I possess a unique ability for problem solving, organizational, teamwork skills and mathematical aptitude.


Lockport Steel, Lockport, IL. Steel Detailer, 4/2015- 9/9/2016

Detailed steel and aluminum supports and extrusions and listed the applied operations for fabrication. (milling, punching, forming, etc.)

Calculated linear and square footage of required material to generate Buy List.

Detailed bent plate, post, and support members for polished aluminum curtain wall and canopy designs.

Prepared Shop Drawings, DXF’s (for Laser and Plasma machines), and BOM’s.

Foster/Wheeler/Amec, Houston, Tx. Senior Structural Designer, 8/2014- 1/2015

Produced 2D & 3D drawings for Lyondell/Bassell Plant facilities.

Visited Plant regurlarly for various projects active simultaneously.

Utilized AutoCAD 2014, Microstation, & PDS Frameworks (3D software).

CB&I, Plainfield, IL. Senior Plate Designer, 3/2013- 8/2014

Modeled Tanks, Vessels, Platforms, Ladders, and Structural Supports utilizing Bentley Structural 3D V8i.

Prepared Plate cutout sheets, Bill of Materials, and Quantity Estimates.

Jacobs, Houston, TX. Senior Civil/Structural Designer, 4/2012 – 3/2013

Produced drawings for Port Arthur Refinery, BP Central Control Bldg. (reinforced

concrete Blast resistant Building), and Lyondale/Bassell.

Modeled structural design concepts using 3D software including PDS Frameworks,

Smart Plant Review, Ace Utilities, and Laser Scans (LFM).

Produced Reinforced Concrete foundations drawings for Substation Generators, Boilers,

Transformers, Boiler Stack, Vertical Vessels, etc.

Alstom Power Inc., Knoxville, TN. Senior Structural Designer, 1/2012 – 4/ 2012

Utilizing PDS Frameworks (3D software) to model an elevated structure and heavy

Industrial ductwork system constructed with ” thk. steel plate.

Client Company: Sadara Chemical company, Project title: Ras Tanura, located in Arabia.

Dashiell Corporation, Glen Ellyn, IL Structural Designer, 8/ 2009-1/ 2010

Design and layout of reinforced foundations for distribution and collector substations, control houses anchored with drilled pier footing, containment pits, and transformer pads.

Transmission line general arrangements, plan and profiles, hardware assembly details.

Ambitech Engineering Corp, Downers Grove, IL.& Hammond, IN Senior Structural Designer, 4/2007 – 7/ 2009 and Senior Structural Designer, 1/ 2010-1/ 2012

Followed engineer’s conceptual design to independently create structural drawing sets. Primarily, reinforced concrete and structural steel design. Completed numerous safety classes and retain a 10 hour OSHA card.

Used AutoCAD 2008, Microstation J and v8, Autodesk raster design 2007, and PDS Frameworks for various projects including BP, Hemlock, and Dilling.

Responsible for drawing presentation, meeting scheduled deadlines and adhering to project standards. Erected accurate 3D models viewed by all disciplines.

Worked from design basis documents, project standards, project specifications and

vendor data to layout and prepare construction documents for engineered systems.

Capital Engineering, Hammond, IN Structural Designer 5/2006 – 4/ 2007

U.S. Steel plant design (Fairfield works, Gary works, and Great lakes - B.P. Amoco refinery - Mittal).

Blast furnace and Cast house alterations, platforms, crane girder replacement, etc.

Design drawings and drawings for fabrication with bill of materials.

Orbital Engineering, Hammond, IN & Whiting, IN Structural Inspector/Structural Design,

5/ 2005 – 5/2006

Field Inspected and prepared dwg’s for steel and concrete structures, structural connections, and concrete mats at BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana.

Incorporated structural details and sections for new buildings housing mechanical units.

Samartano and Co., Chicago, IL Structural CADD Operator 9/ 1999 – 3/2000

Prepared, maintained, organized, finalized, and released structural drawings for new commercial office building with glass curtain walls.

Produced multiple drawing sheets for new Downtown Chicago high rise building.

Desman Associates, Chicago, IL CAD Technician, 7/1997 – 9/1999 & 3/2000 – 2/2005

Generated Architectural/Structural plans, sections, elevations, and details.

Precast concrete, reinforced concrete, drilled piers, shoring etc.

Prepared plans for new multi-level parking garages for casinos and hospitals.

Davey International, Merrillville, IN Structural Draftsman, 10/ 1995 – 4/ 1997

Prepared structural steel framing plans for plant buildings, cranes, and other machinery.

Routine field observations at LTV steel plant.

Incorporated steel connection details of beams and trusses to columns and girders.

Generated new building addition drawings and referenced existing drawings.

(AutoCAD release 13)

Sargent & Lundy Engineers Structural Draftsman, 1985-1995

Incorporated structural details and sections for pipe supports.

Revised and redrew drawings. Field measuring and field verification

Blockwall walkdowns.

(Commonwealth Edison Power Plant, Braidwood, IL).

Project Types


Asphalt Plants

Coal Handling

Gas Processing

Plant Utilities

Tank Farms and Storage

Types of Activities

Structural Design and Layout

Checking Drawing

Conceptual Design

Field Survey and Inspections

Shop Drawings

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