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Electrical Engineer Engineering

Chester, Virginia, United States
April 21, 2017

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Brenden Frazier

*** *** ******** **** *** ***, Hampton, Virginia • 757-***-**** •


Process-oriented and, results-driven Electrical Engineer who has a passion for excellence. Excellent knowledge of the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment. Understanding of all the applications of electrical engineering. Vast teamwork abilities on group projects. Exceptional communication skills when working with others. Proficient in mathematics and computer technology. Capable of reading or writing diagrams and instructions for electrical panels or equipment. Efficient in time management and able to fulfill deadline requirements. Exceedingly skilled in Auto CAD, Inventor, C+, Microsoft Office, SAP, HIS, P-Spice and Multi-Sim. Possess an active Secret Clearance.

Areas of Expertise

• Electrical Engineering • Electrical Drawings • Leadership and Motivation • Planning of Projects

• Preventative Maintenance • Electrical Testing & Analysis • Submarine and Carrier Construction Phases

• Process Improvement • NAVSEA Policies and Procedures • Electrical Designing Recommendation and Solutions

Electrical Systems Management• Time Management • Effective Communication

Work Experience

Huntington Ingalls Industries (Newport News Shipbuilding) • Newport News, Virginia • November 2006 - Present

Key Positions Held:

Electrical Engineer, April 2014 - Present

Perform failure analysis to minimize downtime and improve reliability. Design and implement upgrades to existing systems to overcome obsolescence. Implement procedure designs, procedure scheduling, lubrication engineering, training, program management and effective communication channels to enhance preventative maintenance. Enhance system diagnostics for failure prediction or detection. Provide distance guidance and troubleshooting support of reactor plant electrical systems for technicians. Assess safety risks within area of responsibility and developing mitigations plans as appropriate. Support a team of engineers that provided 24 hour operational support.

Validation of electrical systems for the US Navy by planning, directing, conducting and managing integrated tests and work control programs.

Liaise with production management to control cost performance within the Area of Responsibility, to include determination of schedule impact, overtime requirements, and possible impact to technical drawings and identification/management of cost drivers.

Resolving power plant conversion module, motor controller, and DC power system problems and electrical drawing issues for the US Navy.

Performing analysis of automatic and networked control systems for operation and interface compatibility

Evaluation of electrical circuits and systems for safety risks

Identify and expediting the resolution of design, material, grouping, scheduling, manpower, or other problems that could risk accomplishment of critical path work using Six Sigma and LEAN strategies.

Assessing all growth work and/or contract funded point changes are evaluated to ensure funding is authorized and work is integrated and achievable within schedule.

Identify impact and potential risks and devise contingency plans.

Performing inspections including, but not limited to, preliminary structural inspections and test inspections.

Special Accomplishments: Developed installation, repair and inspection procedures for nuclear electrical and electric plant components for the US Navy.

Marine Designer Apprentice, May 2010 – March 2014

Drafted and revised key DC power systems drawings for the Ford and Nimitz class carriers. Managed project expectations with team members and other stakeholders to ensure quality and safety standards are met and that work is being performed as scheduled within contract specifications. Created functional requirements, designing circuits and components to meet functional requirements.

Designed components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.

Utilized CAD, CAM and CATIA to perform designs.

Gathered information, makes studies, computes calculations, and prepared original rough layouts, sketches to present design proposal.

Coordinates design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material, and planning group such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and contractual specifications.

Electrician Apprentice, February 2008 – May 2010

Conducting independent inspection of DC power systems for the US Navy.

Tested and installed power distribution panels, terminal boxes, lighting systems, switch boards, cable runs and sonar spheres.

Spliced wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures.

Mastered the use of measuring/testing instruments such as ammeters, ohmmeters, voltmeters and testing lamps.

Combat System Electrician, November 2006 – February 2008

Develop fiber-optic connections and multi-pin connectors.

Conducted post-repair reassembly and testing of equipment.

Installed power source electrical cables.

Repaired and replaced faulty electrical equipment on marine applications.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia – 2016

Completed Senior Project at Jefferson Labs, Newport News, VA

PEM Hydrogen Fuel Cell – March, 2016

-Dr. Hani Elsayed-Ali Served as Primary Advisor

-Earned 2nd place in Senior Project Competition, March 2016

Electrical Engineer Apprentice, The Apprentice School, Newport News, Virginia – Present

Associates of Science Degree in Engineering, Tidewater Community College, Norfolk, Virginia – 2015

Marine Design Apprenticeship Program, The Apprentice School, Newport News, Virginia – 2014

Lean Certification, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia - 2008

Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology, Pitt Community College, Greenville, North Carolina - 2003

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