To be part of an engineering team that performs quality work for the customer and company.


Last Updated: 21st May 2018 (over 4 years ago)

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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
English

Summary

Experience 2015 - Present ALSTOM Jacksonville, FL
(formerly GE Transportation)
Sr Lead Signal Engineer Project
• Lead project engineer for All Aboard Florida (AAF) – High Speed Rail Mix Freight and High-Speed Passenger Rail (up to 125 mph).
• Lead Engineers in the development of material ordering, hardware design, test documentation Control Lines (Block Design) and logic development.
• Develop standards, typical and configurable logic for consistency.
• Control Engineering schedules, costs, change orders and system design document development.
• Support field testing, project meetings and training.
2014-2015 Parsons Brinckerhoff (now WSP) Orlando, FL
Signal Engineering Manager
• Lead Signal Oversight for FDOT on the CFRC - SunRail Commuter Rail.
FRA Violations and Defects
System Upgrades and Expansions
• QA/QC on Metra Chicago’s Signal Designs.
• QA/QC of Sound Transit Tacoma Dome Signal modifications.
2013-2014 GE Transportation Jacksonville, FL
Signal Engineer Project Lead
• Lead project engineer for FENOCO Rail – La Loma Line ITCS Design Project, Columbia
• Control Engineering schedules, costs and system design document development.
• Lead Jr Engineers in the development of material ordering, hardware design, test documentation and software development.
2012-2013 GE Transportation Jacksonville, FL
Signal Engineering Manager
• Lead Software Design Engineer for FMG PTC Project in Pert, Aus.
• Design verification for IHUSI – Trenligero De La Ciudad De Mexico Project

2006-2012 Parsons Brinckerhoff (now WSP) Chicago, IL/Orlando, FL/Tampa, FL
Signal Engineering Manager
• Lead Design Engineer for design oversight of five UTA new start projects.
• Lead PM/Design Engineer on METRA Task Order projects
• Lead Design Engineer for design oversight for FDOT on the new start SunRail project.
• Budget of the Signal Department in Chicago, PM on all signal work

2005-2006 Edwards & Kelcey, Inc. Chicago, IL
Signal Department Manager
• Lead Design Engineer on METRA’s Kensington Interlocking reconfiguration project.
• Field Test oversight for NICTD Signal Rehabilitation Project
• Lead Design Engineer on preliminary design phase of the CREATE project for phases P2, P3, and EW2.
2004-2005 Parsons Brinckerhoff Chicago, IL
(formerly Balfour Beatty Rail, Inc)

Signal Department Manager
• Lead Design Engineer on new 18-mile MBTA Commuter Rail Project.
• Field Test consultant for PTC project between Chicago and St. Louis
• Lead Design Engineer on METRA Task Order projects
• Lead Signal Adviser to Utah Transit on new commuter line between Salt Lake City and Ogden.
2002-2004 Balfour Beatty Rail Jacksonville, FL
Manager Transit Design
• Lead Design Engineer on $21 million MBTA Commuter Rail Project.
• Managing engineering projects and wiring shop activities.
• Training CADD operators to become Jr. Engineers.
2000-2002 GE Transportation GS Jacksonville, FL
(formerly Harmon Industries)
Sr. Signal Design Engineer
• In Quality Control Group overseeing design projects for CSXT, CTA, and TTC.
• VHLC programming, factory testing, and field testing for Toronto Transit.
1998-1999 Southwest Signals (Now XoRail) Atlanta, GA
Engineering Manager
• Coordinated Engineering Design and Wiring projects for Norfolk Southern.
• Participated in Field In-Service Testing.
• Responsible for all financials of the office
1998-1999 Harmon Industries, Inc. (Now GETS) Atlanta, GA
Engineering Manager
• Coordinated Engineering Design and Wiring projects for Norfolk Southern.
• Participated in Field In-Service Testing.
• Responsible for all financials of the office
• Expanded design projects to include AMTRAK, CSXT and MBTA.
1992-1998 Harmon Industries, Inc. (Now GETS) Jacksonville, FL
Signal Design Engineer
• Design Engineer for projects for CSXT, AMTRAK, SEPTA, CTA and Denver Light Rail.
• Participated in Field In-Service Testing.
• Preformed VHLC Programming and simulation testing for above projects.
• Started a factory test department to perform all software testing for CSXT prior to field testing.
1987-1992 LSTS, Inc. (Now Systra) Chadds Ford, PA
Jr. Design Engineer
• Prepared preliminary Designs for Sr. Engineers these included Metro North, CSXT, MTA, and LIRR.
• Provided up-to-date CADD drawings in AutoCAD and Microstation.
• Prepared job estimates in MS Excel worksheets.
1983-1987 Railway Signal Design, Inc (Now Gannet Fleming). Media, PA
CADD Operator / Jr. Design Engineer
• Prepared preliminary designs for Sr. Engineers.
• Provided up-to-date manual drawings in ink and pencil.
Education 2005-2006 Villanova University Online
• Completed classes towards Project Management Professional Certification
1980-1982 Delaware County Comm. College Media, PA
• Study towards an Associate’s Degree in Drafting Technology
1978-1980 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
• Completed one year of four-year degree for Architectural Engineer
Interests Family, golf and exercise.

Education

Villanova University
Project Management Certificates

   Jan 2005
— Oct 2006

Completed classes towards Project Management Professional Certification

Experience

ALSTOM
Sr Lead Signal Engineer Project

   Oct 2015
— Current

• Lead project engineer for All Aboard Florida (AAF) – High Speed Rail Mix Freight and High-Speed Passenger Rail (up to 125 mph).
• Lead Engineers in the development of material ordering, hardware design, test documentation Control Lines (Block Design) and logic development.
• Develop standards, typical and configurable logic for consistency.
• Control Engineering schedules, costs, change orders and system design document development.
• Support field testing, project meetings and training.

Parsons Brinckerhoff (now WSP)
Signal Engineering Manager

   Aug 2014
— Oct 2015

• Lead Signal Oversight for FDOT on the CFRC - SunRail Commuter Rail.
FRA Violations and Defects
System Upgrades and Expansions
• QA/QC on Metra Chicago’s Signal Designs.
• QA/QC of Sound Transit Tacoma Dome Signal modifications.

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