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October 03, 2016

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NAME: James C Yount (BecRef No.) ****** DATE: **th Month February Year 2014

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POSITION TITLE

Supv Designer III

ORGANIZATION

Bechtel Substation Transmission Engineering (STE)

LOCATION

Frederick

CITIZENSHIP

USA

CONTINUOUS SERVICE

34 Years

SPOUSE'S NAME

Adrienne L. Yount

CHILDREN'S DETAILS

Jamie L. Sherlock (daughter -married)

Tammy M. Fink (daughter -married)

Eric J. Sherlock (Grandson)

Nichole A. Sherlock (Granddaughter)

Emily L. Lamoreaux (Granddaughter)

Conner M. Lamoreaux (Grandson)

Garret M. Lamoreaux (Grandson)

Sophia R. Fink (Granddaughter)

Lucy A Fink (Granddaughter)

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES AND SOCIETIES

EDUCATION AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Degree, Certificate, etc.

School

Major (or Subject)

Date

High School Diploma

Ford City High School

General & Business

1965

United States Naval Air Petty Officer

ADJ 3rd Class

United States Navy

Aviation

1966 thru 1970

United States Naval Aviation Technical Training Certificate

Class “C” School

US Navy MIRAMIR Naval Air Station

Aviation Jet Engine Mechanic

1968

United States Naval Aviation Technical Training Certificate

Class “C” School

US Navy MIRAMIR Naval Air Station

Aviation Jet Systems (Fuel and Hydraulics)

1968

General Electric Lighting Design Certificate

General Electric Lighting Institute

Indoor and Outdoor Lighting Applications and Design

1974

Electrical Design Course

Bechtel Engineering Training

(In-house)

Electrical Design

1974

Instrumentation Design Course

Chas T. Main Engineering Training

(In-house)

Instrumentation Design

1980

National Electrical Code Training Certificate

NEC Seminar

Electrical Safety and Installations

1993

National Electrical Code Training Certificate

NEC Seminar

Electrical Safety and Installations

1995

OTHER SIGNIFICANT INFORMATION

(Examples of relevant information that might be included here)

PERSONAL:

LANGUAGES:

English

CAPABILITY:

Supervise Subcontractors in Field Construction

Coordinate with Owners and Subcontractors in Person and by Phone

Author Electrical Construction Subcontracts

Author Electrical Equipment Specifications

Author Design Criteria's

Substation/Switchyard Physical Electrical Design, Layout and Details

Transmission Line Physical Design and Layout

Establishing Heights of Switchyard Towers, Equipment Structures, and Transmission Towers/Poles.

Design Engineering of Documents in compliance with National Electrical Code (NEC)

Design Engineering of Documents in compliance with National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)

Design Engineering of Documents in compliance with OSHA Safety Code and Regulations

Establish Estimates of Materials to support Construction Activity and Schedule

Power Plant Electrical System Physical Design

Underground Raceway (Conduit) Systems Design

Aboveground Raceway (Conduit) Systems Design

Cable Trench System Design

Cable Tray System Layout Design

Site Grounding System Layout Design

Lighting System Layout Design (Interior)

Lighting System Layout Design (Exterior)

Lightning Protection Layout Design (Buildings and Outside Areas)

Cathodic Protection Layout Design

Electrical Power Systems Design (Load Centers, MCCs and Distribution)

Participate in Site Planning and Proposals

Setroute (Bechtel’s Cable and Conduit Routing Program)

Writing Technical Equipment Specification

Writing Technical Subcontracts for the Switchyard (STE) Group

Evaluating and Reviewing Bid Proposals

Writing and Developing Project/Corporate Design Standards

Low Voltage AC Power Distribution Design

Facility Design and Electrical Equipment Layout

Main Computer System Hardware/Equipment Layout

Main Computer Hardware Systems Power Design

Main Computer Data Cable Management and Raceway Systems

Construction and Existing Facility Site Walkdown and Inspections

Construction Field Engineer Experience (Nuclear Power Stations)

Construction Coordination and Direction to Subcontractor’s

Construction Activity Inspections and Acceptance of Subcontractor’s Work

Construction Inspections of Data Communication Terminations

Construction Inspections of Fiber Optic Cable Terminations

Construction Inspections to assure compliance with the National Electrical Code (NEC)

MEMBERSHIPS:

OTHER:

COMPUTER SKILLS:

SETROUTE (Computer Program for Cable and Raceway Schedules)

Microsoft Word (Advanced)

Microsoft Excel (Advanced)

Excel Spreadsheet Development (includes formatting with calculations)

Microsoft Power Point

MicroStation CAD 2D (Advanced)

MicroStation CAD 3D (Moderate)

InfoWorks Program (Redline Processing of Documents)

Ground Computer Program (CDEGS) First Stage Training in PLS CAD (Transmisssion Line Design Software)

DATES

WORK HISTORY

FROM

TO

COMPANY, DIVISION, DEPARTMENT

LOCATION AND SUPERIOR

POSITION HELD, SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

1/2011

Present

Bechtel Power Corporation

Industrial, Fossil Power Plants Electrical. Substation, HV Transmission, Distribution Lines, Solar Power Design Engineering 2014

Supv: David P. Jenner

Mr. Yount’s current and present position within the Substation / Switchyard / Transmission Engineering Design Group as the Lead Electrical Supervising Physical Designer III. He has the responsibility of lead electrical physical designer to initiate and maintain the control of assigned design activities within the Bechtel (STE) group and within the electrical discipline of Bechtel. He applies and demonstrates a broad and diversified knowledge of engineering design principles and industry practices to project engineering. Makes decisions independently, confers with associates concerning problems within the Electrical, Plant Design, Civil/Structural disciplines on the project, and provides suggestions and solutions towards engineering and design on behalf of specific assigned projects and for Bechtel Management. Mr. Yount represents the electrical discipline on the project level day to day and with the client(s) as required to resolve technical questions, and issues as required. He is responsible for the design and drafting activities on a medium size project in an engineering, design discipline on a day to day basis. He leads, supervises, and provides technical direction and advice to associate designers and CADD drafters. Consistently, Mr. Yount has taken on the responsibility to communicate on behalf of the assigned project(s) in complex technical issues and provides personal recommendations towards solutions to discipline team, supervisors, construction, subcontractors and to upper management. His skilled engineering, design detailed activities frequently requires his review and approval of key engineering drawings, specifications, bid summaries, and calculations, including technical specifications. Mr. Yount’s broad and extensive knowledge includes Engineering, Design, Construction and current industry practices, regulatory standards, codes for the electrical tasks, which he performs on a daily basis and in support of construction activities during installation of the defined project scope of work. His responsibility also required his input to the writing of specifications and has achieved success the writing of technical subcontracts, specifications, equipment specifications; establish design criteria pertinent to particular disciple projects. He also demonstrates an excellent knowledge of Bechtel’s administrative, technical practices and supervisory experience.

Recent switchyard projects worked by Mr. Yount within Bechtel as a Lead Electrical Supervisor Designer for the Substation Transmission Engineering Group includes a previous project on the Jamnagar Expansion Project. Other projects current and very recent past were RIO MESA, (230kV), CVSR Solar Power Project (34.4kV) Distribution OH Power Lines, Angola Power (34.5kV) Transformer Switchyards and Transmission Lines, Ivanpah Solar Power Project with 115kV UG XLPE Cable and 34.5kV OH Power Line, Athens (345kV) Switchyard, Sammis, (345kV) Switchyard, Springerville, (345kV) Switchyard, Elm Road (345kV Switchyard Upgrade and Transformer Switchyards. Review and Checking of Russell City (230kV Switchyard) and Catalina (230kV Switchyard) Subcontract Design Package.



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