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C0ntrol Systems and Panel Designer

Orlando, FL
April 17, 2020

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Abel Diaz-Llanes

Control System Designer and control panels assembler

Orlando, FL 32807


Mr.Diaz-Llanes is an instrumentation specialist with more than 20 years expertise in process control systems for food, cement, oil, water and wastewater processes. His expertise includes retrofit of Computer Control Process in existing facilities for both european and american analog signal transmission systems protocols, PLC programming for existing control systems replacements, vertical tanks oil level monitoring systems and lift stations control panels designer.

On Water Treatment plants, Mr. Diaz-Llanes has worked on VFD programming for pumping Control, valve actuator troubleshooting for both ON-OFF and modulated control valves, ozone generators troubleshooting and also matching the level readings of different brands transmitters for interconnected water tanks at different levels above ground for a SCADA system. Use his technical capacity, his expertise and background acquired over the past twenty years within the realm of the instrumentation/control for process control systems is his main goal for the next future.

Work Experience

Journeyman Electrician

IBEW LU 728 - West Palm Beach, FL

June 2012 to Present

units, as a previous step in control panel upgrading and/or replacement(Port Saint Lucy,FL)2012 Control System Designer and control panels assembler Total Group Services, LLC - Grosse Tete, LA

2015 to 2017

Grosse Tete, LA. (2015-2017)

Instrumentation and control support technician

Point Saint Lucie Nuclear Plant Extended Power Uprate 2013 to 2015


• Several electrical control projects in Florida (2013-2015) Journeyman Wireman Electrician

Control and Automation Companies - Hialeah, FL

April 2011 to June 2011

Designer and fireman for the power section of a robotic assembly machine (Five robots total) Electrical designer and installer of a harmonics mitigation unit Grosse Tete, LA

2009 to 2009

• Pump Station Sequencer design and programmer based on a Logo Soft Siemens programmable relay. (Grosse Tete, LA)2009

• Electrical designer and installer of a harmonics mitigation unit for a three phase Electrical Estimator

McCormick Estimation Program - Orlando, FL

2007 to 2008

Lift Stations electrical control panels designer(Orlando, FL)2008 AutoCad drafter for an automation project

Miami car Rental Facility - Fort Lauderdale, FL

2007 to 2007

Field instrumentation troubleshooter

City of Winter Park

2007 to 2007

Instrumentation Technician

A&O Electric, Inc - Grosse Tete, LA

June 2004 to September 2006

Instrumentation upgrading project for the ORMET aluminum production facility (A&O Electric, Inc, Grosse Tete, LA)2004-2006.

HMI support designer

A&O Electric, Inc - Grosse Tete, LA

2004 to 2006

AutoCad drafter

A&O Electric, Inc - Grosse Tete, LA

2004 to 2006

Grosse Tete, LA)2004-2006.

PLC programmer

Valvoline Motor Oil Co

1998 to 1998

Bench instrumentation technician, troubleshooting electronic drives up to the component level for motor control systems and rides (Walt Disney World) 199-2003. Network technician

Edgewater High School

1997 to 1997

Asphalt plants start up instrumentation technician Gencor Industries - Orlando, FL

1995 to 1996

Field Service Technician

Stewart Electric Motors - Orlando, FL

1994 to 1994

Control panel manufacturer and troubleshooter technician Control Panel Technician

Electrical Engineering Consultants - Orlando, FL

1993 to 1993

Retrofit of a plastic molding factory using a Saftronics electric drive replacing an existing relay, contactors and PLC version unit leaving the existing one as a backup of the new one. Proportional-Integral (PI) algorithm designer

Telemecanique TSX-47 PLC - Havana, CU

1987 to 1991

Proportional-Integral (PI) algorithm designer with Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) technique with Telemecanique TSX-47 PLC series for substitution of the RPIB soviet controllers in food industry applications(Centro de Sistemas Automatizados de Direccion del MINAL, Havana, Cuba)1987-1991.

• Engineering support for commercial buildings of more than 40000 sq. feet, including: a) Lighting load balance

b) Design and implementation of the on-site pumping control system with the Remote/Local manual option (total of 11 units to be controlled)

c) System integration for a three phase 300 KVA Power Monitor System added to the facility Main Distribution Panel (MDP) as a retrofit unit.

d) Electrical requirement calculations for the facility computer system backup e) Engineering Project Teams Management of programs that resulted in cost savings of more than

$126,000 over one fiscal year (Capri Homes Corp, FL) 1991. Materials university instructor

Instituto Superior Politecnico - Havana, CU

1985 to 1986

• Vector Mechanics for Engineers and Strength of Materials university instructor for chemical engineering students (Instituto Superior Politecnico "Jose A. Echevarria", Havana, Cuba) 1985-1986. Instrumentation Engineer

Buro Central - Havana, CU

1982 to 1983

• Computer Control Process retrofitting for a cement factory (Instrumentation Engineer for control loop structure and computer interface designer with the existing on site instrumentation), (Buro Central de Diseno de Sistemas Automatizados de Direccion de Procesos Tecnologicos, INSAC, Havana, Cuba, 1982-1983).

• Troubleshooting large DC drives for conveyors controlled flow in cement factories(Fabrica de Cemento "Carlos Marx", Cienfuegos, Cuba) 1983-1984

• Troubleshooting large DC drives for conveyors controlled flow in cement factories(Fabrica de Cemento del Mariel, Mariel, Cuba) 1983-1984

Electronics designer

Buro Central - Havana, CU

1982 to 1982

• Electronics designer for fire detection systems such as temperature, smoke and rate of change (Buro Central de Diseno de Sistemas Automatizados de Direccion de Procesos Tecnologicos, INSAC, Havana, Cuba, 1982)


BS in Power Electronics and microprocessors controlled systems Valencia Community College - Orlando, FL

June 1982

BS in Electrical Engineering

Jose A. Echevarria Superior Polytechnics Institute - Havana, CU January 1977

Process Technology Program

Louisiana Technical College - Reserve, LA


• AUTOCAD (3 years)



Certifications and Licenses

Driver's License

Additional Information


• AutoCad drafter R 2007

• Bilingual (English, Spanish0

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