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Electrical Engineer

Location:
KCMO, MO, 64119
Salary:
negotiable
Posted:
August 10, 2012

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John Corkill

**** ** **** ****. • Gladstone, MO *4119

(C) 816-***-**** • (H) 816-***-****

wc2uja@r.postjobfree.com

Objectives

To join an engineering group where my experience both professional and personal will be an asset to the team. To obtain a challenging position in electrical engineering and project management focusing on industrial automation and process control engineering with an emphasis on bridging the gap between engineering and field installation.

Education and Training

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering - University of Missouri at Columbia

Installation and Nuclear Radiation Safety for nuclear level sensing instruments - Kay-Ray Inc., Chicago Illinois

Radiation Safety Training for application and installation of nuclear level sensing instruments - Ramsey Engineering Co. Texas Nuclear Division, Austin Texas

OSHA 10 Certification Training - KCPL Kansas City

AB PLC programming level 1, 2 and 3 - Allen Bradley, Lakewood Colorado

Powerflex VFD, Panelview Plus and ControlLogix application and installation training - AB, Kansas City Missouri

Professional Experience

2012 – present Zachry Engineering, Nacogdoches, Texas

Field Electrical Engineer, self-employed, 100MW Biomass Power Plant

• Reviewed electrical design of vendor supplied equipment and developed design modifications to accommodate various changes

• Developed design drawings for additions to base project scope

• Reviewed logic drawings and developed changes as required to support plant commissioning

• Experience with AutoCAD modifying system layout drawings

• Supported field startup and commissioning with engineering design information

2011 – 2012 3rdC Controls, Louisville, Kentucky

Contract Electrical Field Project Engineer/Manager, self-employed

• Reviewed electrical design with international vendor and coordinated design and installation with domestic integrator

• Planned and scheduled field installation and coordinated activities with 3 contractors

• Developed and implemented plant floor PLC programming modifications

• Experience with AutoCAD modifying system layout drawings

• Supervised, assisted with field startup, system troubleshooting, commissioning and buy-off

2009 – 2011 Kansas City Power and Light, Iatan, MO

Lead Electrical Superintendent, Iatan II Power Plant

• Supervised onsite field coordination of electrical construction activities, and coordinated efforts to complete customer acceptance and buy-off

• Reviewed, back-checked and field verified P&ID drawings.

• Supervised and was responsible for 3 electrical construction coordinators

• Coordinated efforts of customer, engineering, project management and subcontractors

2008 – 2009 Kansas City Power and Light, Iatan, MO

Field Electrical Engineer, Iatan I Power Plant Upgrades

• Planned electrical construction activities with engineering for burner front, DCS system, coal handling and limestone handling system upgrades.

• Reviewed, back-checked and field verified P&ID drawings.

• Developed, modified and reviewed field wiring and instrumentation interconnect drawings

• Reviewed and approved PLC programming development with engineering

• Developed commissioning integration plan with engineering and the project management team

2006 – 2008 3rdC Controls, Oakville, Canada

Electrical Field Project Engineer/Manager, self-employed

• Developed bid packages with project team based on customer requirements

• Assisted project team in bid evaluation and contractor selection

• Planned and scheduled field installation and coordinated 5 contractors

• Developed and implemented plant floor PLC programming modifications

• Supervised and coordinated field startup, commissioning and buy-off

1995 – 2006 Midwest Controls Inc., Kansas City, KS

Electrical Project Engineer and Project Manager

• Managed projects successfully from conception through completion

• Designed, drafted and checked electrical schematics and drawings

• Performed PLC programming, shop testing and material procurement

• Supervised field installation, performed startup, de-bug and customer acceptance

• Assisted clients in project conception and budgetary estimating

1978 – 1995 Mid-West Conveyor Co. Inc., Kansas City, KS

Electrical Designer Drafter, advanced to Electrical Project Engineer

• Designed, drafted and checked electrical schematics and drawings

• Performed PLC programming, shop testing and material procurement

• Supervised field installation of electrical control systems and managed subcontractors

• Supervised 10 electrical designers, CADD drafters and PLC programmers

1976 – 1978 Black & Veatch Consulting Engineers, Kansas City, MO

Electrical Drafter

• Drafted, checked electrical schematics and recorded vendor drawing submittals



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