DENNIS J. HARRIS
First line supervision and plant operator with multiple years of management experience. Proven ability to meet and make deadlines. Dedicated to safety and plant personnel, personnel schedules, productions schedules and preventive maintenance. Skilled in the areas of producing and manufacturing steam and electricity in the utility business. Experienced and seasoned in work assignments and prioritizing.
Two-year degree in business management from Ivy tech in Indiana,
Bachelor’s in industrial psychology from the University of Toledo, Fall 1998.
Master’s in Education from the University of Toledo, spring 2012
Doctorate in Biblical Theology from Wisdom University, Tulsa OK Spring 2013.
2nd and 3rd Class Station Engineer License, Current.
U.S. Air Force, GAB Indiana. Also, Ohio Air National Guard 04-1984 to 04-2006. Technically and mechanically sound in Aircraft mechanics and member of the Honor Guard drill team. Honorable discharge.
First Energy/Bay Shore power plant Toledo OH 07-2017 to Present
Operations department/power plant operations and controller/ boiler maintenance. Boiler and turbine experience. Responsible for directing the manufacturing and the production of electricity to the Grid. Operate utility turbines and boilers, tagging and clearances, overhead line switching and 2400-volt breaker removal and installation.
Consumer Energy, Jackson 08-2016 to 07-2017
Assistant supervisor and system controller, Clearance and tagging, wiring diagram review, substation and LD/HDV line restoration.
Consumer Energy JRW, 01-1990 to 08-2016 (Closed)
-First line supervisor, Safety supervisor, plant operator and fuel handling. Managing personal, safety, scheduling, training and inventory.
-Operating, maintaining water chemistry such as PH levels, oxygen scavengers, TDS, iron, chlorine. Producing water in the demineralizer, and osmoses system. Observing and maintaining chemical feed tanks water levels.
-Inspecting the operation of such equipment as pulverizes, boiler feed pumps and make-up water systems. Review air, gas, and liquid piping systems; Operating and tagging disconnect switches, oil circuit breakers, station power circuits, and substations.
-Checking the operation of induced draft fans, FD fans, hydrogen seal oil system, and associated equipment.
-Observing batteries and motor generator set and other related equipment.
-Inspecting all plant related fire equipment and performing other similar related work.
- Maintained superior knowledge about operations and management through personal training and education.
-Member of fire rescue team.
Awards and Honors
Many military medals including “Good Conduct Medal” and “Distinguish Honor Graduate Medal”. Member of the Toledo University alumni association. Summa cum laude honors.