Electrical Engineer


Last Updated: 13th October 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
United States

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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English

Summary

I have nineteen years of experience in the field of electrical engineering. I have been consistently rewarded for hard work with promotions and increased responsibilities. These rewards are a direct result of my expertise in electrical engineering, my commitment to personal and professional excellence, and my excellent written and oral communication skills.
Served as subject matter expert in any equipment failure and repair techniques during root cause investigations. Provide technical assistance and serve as the Maintenance liaison for Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering. Provide supervisor support on an as-need basis. Support electrical reliability programs to improve the reliability of instrumentation and electrical distribution systems.

Education

Louisiana State University
BS Electrcial Engineering

   Aug 1995
— Oct 2017

3.5/4.0 GPA
Power and Control Concentration.
Chairman of Student Branch of IEEE
Member of Engineering Student Council

Experience

BASF
E&I Maintenance and SIS Engineer

   Dec 2016
— Current

Provide technical assistance and serve as the Maintenance liaison for Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering. Provide supervisor support on an as-need basis. Support electrical reliability programs to improve the reliability of instrumentation and electrical distribution systems. Provide technical support for root cause failure analysis, troubleshooting of problems and monitor preventive and predictive maintenance programs.

As SIS Engineer am the person primarily responsible for the integrity of the installed critical automation systems. Refine and maintain the instrument and automation critical equipment lists. Responsible for the development and maintenance of inspection and test procedures.

Dow
Maintenance & Reliability Electrical Engineer

   Mar 2015
— Dec 2016

Serve as subject matter expert in any equipment failure and repair techniques during root cause investigations. Provide support to the turnaround team on development of work scope to be implemented. Participate in developing the maintenance budget to support the maintenance strategy.
Perform application of electrical engineering techniques and analysis of data to provide recommendations and technical specification for maintenance and replacement of electrical equipment including synchronous motors, breakers, transformers, HV and LV switchgear. Utilized Power Tools for performance of load studies, relay settings and analysis of operational issues. Apply reliability principles in obtaining optimum solutions on electrical equipment problems and new equipment selection.

Air Products and Chemicals
Sr Principal Electrical Engineer

   Mar 2011
— Dec 2015

Responsible for electrical estimates, design, specification, start-up assistance, and operation of industrial plants throughout Louisiana. Performed application of electrical engineering techniques and analysis of data to provide recommendations and technical specification for maintenance and replacement of electrical equipment including synchronous motors, breakers, transformers, HV and LV switchgear. Utilized Power Tools for performance of load studies, relay settings and analysis of operational issues. Provided 24 hour support to operations for any electrical issues at plant.

Instrumental in implementation of installation and use of online motor monitoring system to provide access to real time data at large HYCO facilities in Louisiana. This system will be rolled out to all plants throughout the US.
Provided lead on selection and installation of billing meters at several sites to aid the customer service team in contract term fulfillment.

Performed engineering analysis and interpretation of partial discharge data for high voltage synchronous motors. This analysis aids in prevention of premature motor failure. Analysis of data allowed for changes to motor leads which prevented unscheduled interruption of product to key customers.

Conducted root cause investigation of plant incidents involving equipment failure. Also key member of accident investigation team for any electrical accidents involving personnel.

Instrumental in providing technical reasons to Senior Management for overall electrical system upgrade and refurbishment at New Orleans site. Project includes replacement of transformer and installation of new power distribution center and infrastructure changes needed for continued growth at New Orleans site. Overall project will exceed 5 million.

Jacobs Engineering
Senior Electrical Lead

   Jan 2008
— Mar 2011

Application of advanced engineering techniques and analysis as required by the client and or project. Work performed with minimal supervision. Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes.

Senior electrical engineer on Chevron Pascagoula Base Oil Project this was joint venture project with Bechtel, requiring communication not only between Client and Jacobs but with Electrical Engineers within the Bechtel organization.

Senior Electrical Lead for Non-Road Diesel for ExxonMobil Corporation, Baton Rouge was moved into this role after project was in Detail Design phase. All milestones for deliverables and budget were met. Client’s electrical engineers expressed their satisfaction of working with the Baton Rouge team. During this time provided oversight to 4 designers, was responsible for budget management, schedule and deliverable milestones.

Entergy Operations
Supervisor

   Jan 2000
— Aug 2008

2005-2008 Entergy Operations Waterford 3 Killona, LA
Supervisor for Engineering Programs and Components-Components

8 engineers’ direct report, Review of PPRs and with 2007 PPR goals and objectives. Assisted in the Benchmark process of engineering staff. Review and resolution of any personnel issues with manager and staff. Prioritization of staff workload, assist with any work conflicts. Completed supervisor training program, completed MARC (Supervisor Labor Relation/Union) training in May 2007.

Unit Reliability Team Lead, Equipment Reliability Coordinator

Responsible for facilitating the Plant Health Meetings, Plant Focus Meeting and conduct the URT meetings to discuss the projects that affect Plant Reliability. Maintain the unit commitment list, stations Top Ten Issues List.

Heat Exchanger/Check Valve Engineer

Coordination of all Heat Exchanger Program and Check Valve activities between various departments.
Ensure that Condition Reports for either heat exchangers or check valves are dispositioned and that corrective actions are implemented.
Scheduling, coordinating and conducting all thermal performance testing performed on program heat exchangers.
Analysis of performance test data.
Assisting Maintenance or Operations personnel with any technical assistance related to heat exchangers or check valves.
Determine baseline-testing requirements for check valves and heat exchangers.
Ensure post maintenance inspections or testing is completed.
Work with the NDE group to analyze the results of tube integrity inspections and decide any posttest actions such as cleaning or tube plugging.
Maintaining performance test, trending data, and submitting all test results to Plant Records.
Stay abreast of the latest monitoring technologies and industry practices associated heat exchangers and check valves

2001-2005 Entergy Baton Rouge, LA
Power Quality

Responsible for the investigation of Power Quality problems on area
distribution system.
Responsible for investigation of Lawsuit Claims, while providing expert
engineering analysis for company litigation efforts.
Responsible for providing Protective Device Coordination.
Interpretation and applications of codes and standards to operation,
construction and engineering efforts.
Responsible for State Wide Power Quality Investigations.
Collection of appropriate data required for analysis as support for
engineering studies. Conduct meeting to present results of analysis
and recommendations to management.

2000-2001 Entergy Baton Rouge, LA
Asset Planning Engineer, Southern Franchise

Developed 2yr, 3yr and 5yr network plans.
Provided Network Manager with PQ investigation results and customer
complaint resolutions.
Utilized computer programs AM/FM, Synergee, AORS, and TOIS to
model circuits.
Performed Load studies, calculated available fault
currents, and develop switching procedures to allow Field Work and
Substation Maintenance to be accomplished safely and with minimum impact o customers and system.
Responsible for providing Protective Device Coordination
Collection of appropriate data required for analysis as support for
engineering studies. Conduct meeting to present results of analysis
and recommendations to management.

HL&P
Power Qulaity/Zone Engineer

   Jan 1999
— Aug 2000

Responsible for the investigation of Power Quality problems on area
distribution system.
Responsible for investigation of Lawsuit Claims, while providing expert
engineering analysis for company litigation efforts.
Responsible for providing Protective Device Coordination.
Interpretation and applications of codes and standards to operation,
construction and engineering efforts
Collection of appropriate data required for analysis as support for
engineering studies. Conduct meeting to present results of analysis
and recommendations to management

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