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Engineer Mechanical Controls Project Management

Cypress, TX
December 24, 2020

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Edward L. Patterson Jr., P.E.

***** ***** ***** **. *******, TX 77429



Customer focused, highly adaptable, detail oriented Mechanical Engineer with 20+ years of experience in product design and manufacturing, sales, estimating and project management in subsea oil field applications. Proficient in 3D modeling, design and drawings. Able to work in large or small organizations with minimal oversight and capable of assuming any technical leadership position needed. SPECIAL SKILLS

3D Design: Solid Works, Inventor, NX, Draftsight

2D Design: AutoCad, Microstation, GD&T (ASME Y14.5) Analysis: Classical, Simulation, ANSYS, AUTOPIPE, CFDesign, STAAD, RISA, I- Struct.

Programming: Visual Basic/VBA/.NET, SQL, AutoLISP, C, Python, LABVIEW, OPTO 22.

Project Management: MS Project Gantt charts, block diagrams Process Management: Racetrack process diagram development, work instructions, training and development


Sr. Tooling Engineer, Delta SubSea LLC, (6/18 to present) Create turnkey ROV tooling solutions for clients on an very time sensitive basis, synthesize concept sketches, create design drawings, engineering design calculations, bills of material, material specifications, test and installation plans, sales brochures, estimate cost and schedule for bids to customer. Provide manufacturing, testing and sales support as needed.

Independent Consulting Engineer, self employed (9/17 to present) Performing major renovation on residences in Houston, TX. Demolition, siding, sizing/installing structural load beams, roofing repair, installing replacement windows, designing and installing new supply plumbing features (PEX), electrical wiring, AC load calculations & duct work, drywall, painting, installing kitchen & bathroom cabinetry, CAD work, estimating, structural analyis reports, city of houston permitting, design/architectural consults

Principle Engineer, Oil States QCS (11/12 to 9/2017) Responsible for execution of R&D projects approved within company budget. Managed engineering department personnel and all contact from sales and operations. Ensure timely release of technical documentation, provided support 1

through manufacturing and testing. Provided trade show support. Major Accomplishments:

Performed conceptual design for an offshore subsea pipeline lift frame capable of supporting 100kips. Sizing of mudmats to support load. Sizing of structural lift system and hydraulic power components needed for mechanical operations.

Designed and implemented database system for keeping track of engineered projects w/ reporting metrics

Designed 4” integrated piggable pipeline breakaway coupling and submitted for patent approval.

Designed hydraulic test cart w/OPTO 22 control system for remote monitoring and automated testing.

Product Development Manager, Oceaneering International (7/08 to 10/12) Product line supervisor for subsea pipeline repair hardware group within OIE. Managed drafting and engineering resources for individual sales orders for the product line. Wrote department procedures, process work instructions relevant to ISO 9001. Responsible for developing and releasing all relevant engineering documentation deliverables as well as providing technical support to manufacturing for a wide range of subsea hardware products including Subsea Repair Clamps, Piggable Wye Fittings and other pressure vessel type products.

Project Engineer, FMC Technologies Inc, (1/05 to 7/08) Responsible for developing and releasing all relevant engineering documentation as well as providing technical support to manufacturing for a wide range of subsea hardware products including subsea choke actuators. Purchased prototype parts and directed assembly during prototype testing, Wrote reports detailing finds during experimental testing.

Major Accomplishments:

Designed a subsea choke hydraulic stepping actuator with remote position feedback capable of producing 300 ft lb

Designed a 5” dual bore choke module

Designed a 42”-5500 psi pressure vessel used for hyperbaric pressure testing at low temperature use and directed its installation into the R&D laboratory. Using vessel, directed testing of subsea choke and stepper actuator while at hyperbaric pressure

Wrote the specification for purchase of a 10K HPU capable of hi-speed DAQ using NI cField Point programmable automation controller and managed the third party development of LABVIEW software needed to run experiments.

Project Engineer for Terra Nova FPSO QCDC Riser Connection System 2

Designed a test frame for the Terra Nova Xtree Flowline Connector

Designed a retrieval system for GRA Kickplate into a 6 5/8 x 4 Single Trip Tool

Performed testing of Drill Ahead Tool

Support Engineer for Exxon Mica Project


B.S Mechanical Engineering – Texas A & M University, College Station TX HVAC Technology Dept – Lone Star College, Houston TX, 2018 PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas, License #92910 Certified HVAC Technician, State of Texas, #83566

EPA Section 608 (Universal)


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