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Engineer Mechanical

Boise, Idaho, United States
January 28, 2017

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Boise ID 83709



Registered Professional Engineer, Mechanical, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, NE, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY

ASME B31.1 Code Committee Member – Design Group

International experience: Singapore, Thailand, Egypt, and Romania.

Discipline management skills for large and small industrial and power projects.

Lead mechanical engineer for diverse multi-discipline and single-discipline projects.

Responsible in Charge of mechanical projects including, review of calculations, P&IDs, equipment and construction specifications, equipment and piping layouts, piping isometrics, and pipe supports, inter-discipline coordination, and procurement bids and submittals reviews. Experience with training and mentoring junior engineers.

Over saw the successful implementation of Pelican Forge (Pipe Support Modeler) software for PDS, including standard library creation and verification, pipe support BOM lists, and personnel training for two companies.

Development and review mechanical proposals, cost estimates, schedules, resource plans PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

I-ENG-A of Western Idaho (Division of Leavitt & Associates Engineers, Inc.), Nampa, Idaho (Oct. 2015 to Dec. 2016) Director of Forensic Engineering

Charged with leading the effort to build a new, franchised, forensic engineering presence in southwestern Idaho. The strategy included setting up the business network, developing the revenue base and servicing the resultant sales activity. Within a year, though an active network was established, the resultant business activity did not meet economic expectations. The business was “mothballed” in early 2017. Power Burns and Roe (Division of Power Engineers, Inc.), Meridian Idaho (Nov. 2005 to June 2015) Senior Mechanical Stress Analysis Engineer

Successfully led single and multi-discipline mechanical engineering projects for industrial and power projects including company’s first and two concurrent build binary geothermal power plants, companies’ first solar augmentation project for a coal fired plant.

Successfully developed piping and pipe support standard department documents and calculations. Accomplished the introduction of Intergraph’s Support Modeler (Pelican Forge) for PDS including training and the creation of standard support library. Trained mechanical department junior engineers in pipe stress and supports in B31 analyses. Effectively implemented a method to analyze underground high pressure electrical casings that are to be exposed during excavation


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Washington Group International Bucharest, Romania (In-Country) (June 2004 – October 2005) Task Order Engineer for Mid-East Construction (various projects) Successfully remotely oversee projects of various water reconstruction program in Iraq. Responsibilities included developing WBS for project use on individual task orders, developed project management plans, reviewed and developed estimates and schedules, located resources for specific project needs. Chaired weekly meetings and trained Romanian engineers in project engineering.

Washington Group International Denver, Colorado (January 2003 to June 2004) Pipe Stress and Support Engineer

Pipe stress and support engineer for power and DOE projects including qualifying CAESAR II software for nuclear work, and developed design criteria for pipe stress analysis of product, safety-significant, and safety-class piping systems with a slant on seismic analysis.

Washington Group International Boise, Idaho (February 1998 – January 2003) Mechanical Engineer

Successfully completed in country (Egypt) constructability reviews of the main sewer pumping stations piping systems, piping material take-off, and reviewed secondary pumping stations pump sizing. Accomplished the development of piping and valve construction specifications, completed pipe stress analysis and pipe support design, reviewed P&IDs; including firewater underground system for code compliance and pipe sizing. Sized manipulator and shredder hydraulic piping systems. MK Ferguson Co, Cleveland OH (January 1994 – February 1998) ASME B31.3 pipe stress and pipe support engineer for various projects. Projects include petro-chemical and cryogenic services

Raytheon Engineers and Constructors, Cambridge MA (November 1990 to March 1993) ASME B31.3 pipe stress and pipe support engineer for styrene plants (Junior Engineer). EDUCATION

Northeastern University, Boston MA: Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering SOFTWARE COMPETENCIES

CAESAR II, Simflex II, Pipe Flow, FE Pipe, Nozzle Pro, MathCad, AutoCAD 3D, MicroStation, Navisworks, Plant Design Review, Pipe Support Modeler, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Projects, Risa 3D, and Risa Base. Familiar with PDS, PDMS, Smart Plant, Primavera Scheduling, and Autopipe CODE & STANDARDS COMPETENCIES

ASME B31.1, B31.3, B16 series, B36 series, NFPA relating to piping and power plants, API, PFI, MSS ANSI, ASTM, AWWA, FM Data Sheets, ADIP, AISC Manual of Steel Construction – ASD Design, Familiar with ASME BPVC Sections I, II, VIII, IBC, OSHA, CGA, CSA, NEMA, NEC, NSF, and UPC, Oxygen piping standards ASSOCIATIONS

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Society of Piping Engineers and Designers. Certified Professional Piping Designer Level IV

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