ELECTRICAL CONSULTING ENGINEER
Twenty five plus years of experience in the design of electrical systems. Excellent utilization of automation tools in relational database. Design work is accomplished using ETAP (Electrical Transient Analysis Program), SKM, PDMS, Set Route, SAP, DOORS, MS office suite and Micro Station CAD or Auto CAD applications.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, 1986
Codes and Standards: Working knowledge of NUREG, NQA, DOE, DOD, IEEE, NEC, NFPA, ISA and other codes and standards required for standard work practices.
DOORS – preparation of functional specification and System description.
ETAP and SKM – Electrical Transient Analysis for Electrical System calculation.
MICROSTATION 2D/3D and AUTOCAD – Preparation of Electrical drawings Single line, layout.
PDMS or SETROUTE – Management of Equipment, Cables, Raceway systems.
SPF – Smart Plant Foundation for document management
International Travel: Doha Qatar, Thailand. Valid US passport and current with vaccination.
ASI Inc. (Contract to Fluor Nuclear (NuScale Power)) Sr. Electrical Engineer (7/14 to 6/16):
Provide Electrical design services to support DCA effort for 12 unit modular reactor electrical design. Prepared 345kv (High Voltage), 13.8kv (Medium Voltage) functional specifications (FS), system descriptions (SD), Failure Mode Effects and Analysis (FMEA), System calculations and Single lines. Support 480V distribution efforts by mentoring fellow engineers and designers. Calculations prepared by utilizing ETAP software, FS’s and SD’s using DOORS, and documentation using Microsoft office tools.
Absolute Consulting Inc. (Contract to PAR Nuclear) Senior Electrical Engineer (6/13 to 4/14):
Provide manufacturing support for Nuclear Fuel Transfer system crane control equipment. Checked control system for Fuel Transfer System (FTS), Spent Fuel Handling System (SFH), Refueling Machine (RM) and other systems. Prepared supporting calculations, documentation and FMEA as required.
URS Nuclear (Oak ridge Tennessee Uranium Processing Facility) Senior Electrical Engineer (9/11 to 6/13): Support Engineering design activities by performing grounding design, ETAP modeling of electrical system, checking specifications, and project support for multiple design review, project control tasks as required.
EDGEWATER TECHNICAL: Consulting Electrical Engineer (11/09 to 9/11)
Defense Waste Process Facility (Nuclear): Provide design modification for SDIP projects.
Provide design support for SCIX project.
URS (Washington Group Int.) Consulting Electrical Engineer (6/07-9/09)
South Oak Creek (Utility): Provide design support for lighting, fire alarm and power plans.
HSC (Industrial): Provide Design package through work share.
CSP (Refinery): Resolved rejected drawing issues for Ras Laffan project (middle-east region Qatar), provide temporary power support for per-commissioning, and co-ordinate issue of controls and vendor wiring for switchgear.
LPMD (DOD Project): Responsible for electrical scope development for LPMD project. Provide Electrical and supplement systems scope work, performed walk down, interface system design criteria and specifications including interface with inter-discipline mechanical and instrumentation and controls. Provide supporting documentation and details required for soliciting bids. Prepare details for supplement systems fire protection, deluge system, telephone, security, CCTV and other systems.
Palo Seco (Utility): Responsible for power and lighting design for Palo Seco restoration project.
ACTS Inc., Savannah River Site, (Nuclear) Aiken, SC Senior Electrical Engineer (11/05 – 6/07)
Implemented plant systems upgrades necessary to meet new operational requirements. Performed Electrical Hazard Analysis for Arc Flash in compliance with IEEE standards.
Bechtel National Inc., (Nuclear) Richland, WA Senior Electrical Engineer (10/02 – 8/04)
Assigned to the Waste Treatment & Immobilization Plant Project. Checked design documents. Verified ETAP modeling and electrical system data input. Interfaced with project controls team in developing electrical fragnet, inter-discipline logical ties, and work flow coordination. Prepared electrical material take-offs, re-baseline electrical commodities, coordinated engineering progress and performance reports, developed estimates, scheduled changes, and tracked performance trends.
Bechtel Savannah River, Inc., (Nuclear) Aiken, SC Sr. Electrical Engineer (11/92 – 10/02)
Worked on various nuclear and process assignments in support of SRS operations.
Tritium Extraction Facility Project. Prepared/checked specifications for MCC’s, UPS, switchgear, ATS and relay cabinets. Provided procurement support for engineered equipment. Prepared/checked single lines, control schematics, P& ID’s, and logic descriptions. Evaluated design output documents for compliance with baseline documents.
Performed verification/validation of software block diagram, master device, and I/O database for waste removal and replacement evaporator DCS system. Prepared schematics/wiring for local control stations, DCS input/output assignments, DCS/PLC upgrades, single-line modifications. Specified and reviewed procurement submittals. Coordinated instrumentation requirements and prepared design drawings in accordance with system P&ID logic.
Performed safety basis upgrades for the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) ventilation and purge systems. Modified crane controls (VFD) for the DWPF.
Designed electrical upgrades for the vitrification waste removal tank farm.
Worked with plant operations, construction and maintenance teams performing modifications to the power and control systems. Provided required engineering design and guidance.
Performed walk-downs to capture existing plant configuration for High Level Waste (HLW) Project.
Provided electrical design to support decommissioning of HLW tanks.
Supported technical reviews and independent studies on projects and provided technical presentations.
Bechtel Corporation, Inc. Various (Nuclear) (05/90 – 11/92)
Restart of TVA’s Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant Unit No. 3 at Athens, AL. Performed plant configuration update, including walk-downs and modifications to plant data using SETROUTE. Provided heat loss analysis, load studies, protection coordination and miscellaneous task support.
Delmarva Power & Light Unit 3 at Gaithersburg, MD. Designed lighting, communication, fire alarm, cathodic protection, power distribution and substation grounding systems in support of operations. Prepared design drawings using Micro Station and used SETROUTE for raceway and cable routing. Also provided field engineering support.
Chevron Refinery, San Francisco, CA. Performed lighting and communication plans, instrument location drawings, wiring and connection diagrams, logic diagrams and power plans. Prepared designs for upgrades to MCCs, distribution panels and electrical motors. Provided field engineering support. Performed cable pulling calculations and prepared design drawings using Auto Cad.
Nolte Engineering, Hollywood, FL (2/89 – 3/90)
Electrical Engineer—Performed complete design, planning and drafting of electrical, lighting, communication, life safety and HVAC systems for commercial buildings, residential (single and multi-dwelling units), restaurants, hotels and hospitals.
Henz Engineering, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2/88 – 2/89) Electrical Engineer—Performed complete design, planning and drafting of electrical, lighting, communication, life safety and HVAC systems for commercial buildings, residential (single and multi-dwelling units), restaurants, hotels, and institutional and hospital facilities.
Thompson Engineering, Boca Raton, FL (2/87 – 2/88) Electrical Engineer—Performed utilities systems design for commercial buildings, residential (single and multi-dwelling units), restaurants, hotels and institutional facilities.
Formica Associates, Boca Raton, FL (8/84 – 2/87) Electrical Engineer/Designer—Performed utilities systems design for commercial buildings, residential (single and multi-dwelling units), restaurants, hotels and hospital facilities.
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (12/83 – 12/85) Student Technician—Maintained electronic lab equipment, monitored computer lab and assisted students with electronic components.
Bechtel Corporation Inc, (Nuclear) San Francisco, CA (5/80 – 8/82)
Drafts person/Technician—Responsible for detail drawing of pipe supports with supporting calculation.