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Senior Civil/Structural Designer

Garland, Texas, United States
October 10, 2016

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Jeffrey S. Damm



35+ Years of heavy Civil/Structural lead design and drafting for refineries, oil and water drilling rigs, conveyor systems, mechanical press design, structural building design/fabrication and civil/structural field design. Support for Motiva, Exxon Mobil, Conoco, Holly Frontier, Northern Tier Energy and Valero Refineries.

Employment History:

Lauren Engineering & Constructors - Providing engineering, procurement, construction and fabrication services to the refining, power, chemical and petrochemical refining industries.

Senior Civil/Structural Lead Designer (April 2011 – Present)

*Responsible for layout, design drawing, 3D Modeling and checking for all civil structural projects. Mentoring of new engineers. Refinery projects consisted of Toromocho Project - Peru, Holly Frontier - UT, Northern Tier Energy – MN, TXU & GE power plants.

*Performed all design, drawing and checking of rebar layouts, foundations, civil, structural, underground piping and pile layouts and other various projects using AutoCad 2015, 3D Modeling in Cadworks and Smartplant.

Richard Design Service – Full-service petrochemical engineering and design firm that provides engineering for all disciplines for new construction or retrofit projects.

Senior Civil/Structural Field Designer (Sept 2009 – April 2011)

*Perform layout and design of all rebar layouts, foundations, civil structural concepts for new and retrofits needed for new Phase II Expansion Project for Valero.

*Liaison to Valero for all civil/structural field designs, rebar layouts, foundations and revisions needed for construction supervisors and contractors – Cajun, Baker, RCI and Echo. Tasks performed using CADWORX 2010, AutoCAD 2010 and 3D Navis-Works 2010.

*Coordination, scheduling and direction of field survey crew for expansion project for Valero.

Technip USA – Provides engineering to the upstream, downstream and subsea areas, design and construction services.

Senior Structural Field Designer (Oct 2007 – July 2009)

*Perform layout and design of conceptual structural supports and piperacks for piping staff for fabrication detailing using AutoCad 2008.

*Final checks for fabrication drawings, on-site refinery checks and design for piperacks, pipe supports, platforms, walkways, stairs and ladders.

*Worked closely with piping staff to meet deadlines and worked directly with job surveyors to obtain elevation and coordinate data.

*The Flare Gas Control Project – Exxon Mobil Refinery, Beaumont, TX was successful with the least RFI’s and the best “on-time” schedule.

Jeffrey S. Damm


Englobal Engineering, Inc. – Provides engineering to the upstream and downstream energy industry.

Senior Structural/Civil Designer (March 2005 - Oct 2007)

*Lead Structural Designer on Conoco/Motiva projects, designing and directing drafting work included but not limited to pipe racks, cable tray racks, platforms, walkways, structural supports, foundations, pile designs and layout drawings.

*Responsible for checking, design drawing of rebar layouts, foundations, structural/civil packages and actively involved with Squad Checks. Layout and design functions included but not limited to new platforms, walkways and stairs.

*Added/Updated/Retrofitting of platforms, walkways, piperacks, railing and any structural components for Coffeville Coker Automated Project.

*Designed structural modular units using 3D Modeling software and Multi-Steel 2D fabrication Drawings for the Conoco Project.

Peerless Mfg. Co. – A $65M international and publicly traded design engineering and custom manufacturing company serving the energy industry.

Design Drafter (May 2002 – March 2005)

*Perform layout and design drafting functions of various platforms, stairways, fuel gas and pump skids, vaporizer skids, piping layouts and supports, and other various structures, assemblies, parts and equipment related to environmental systems using AutoCAD 2000 for both internal and subcontracted manufacturing operations.

*Responsible for issues related to customer service and problem resolution.

*Heavily involved in a large structural $14M project for Exxon Mobil, to include major updates for refinery to piperacks, walkways, structural supports, platforms and stair towers.

Rockwall Dust Systems, Inc. – A $10M design engineering and manufacturing company supplying dust collector/cyclones systems and pipe supports.

Structural Designer/Drafter (June 1999 – Mar 2002)

*Perform layout and design drafting functions on dust collectors/cyclones, structural supports, platforms, rail layouts, etc. Also responsible for all issues related to customer service and problem resolution.

*Personally completed 10 large ($2.5M) structural design projects for Texas Instruments.

HLA Engineers, Inc. – A custom engineering firm supplying stress analysis models and design of pressure vessels for liquid Argon, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Methane.

Mechanical/Structural Designer (March 1994 – June 1999)

*Perform layout and design drafting functions for tooling jigs/fixtures, pressure vessels, structural steel building design, and piping. Also responsible for all issues related to customer service and problem resolution.

*Took part of the new measurement and design for a Bi-Axle machine to stretch rubber in four directions for Goodyear.

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