To secure a position which utilizes and challenges my design, drafting and construction skills obtained in over thirty years of utility plant and mechanical design, residential and commercial construction and building maintenance experience.
Alstom Power Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee
Senior Plant Layout CADD Designer 1999-Present
Pre-contract responsibilities include conceptual design and plant layout of both domestic and international utility and industrial wetdry flue gas desulfurization, fabric filter, selective catalytic reduction and electrostatic precipitator systems using AutoCAD software. Systems comprised of absorber and reactor vessels, tanks, and large pump, piping and flue gas ductwork.
Technical supervision and scheduling of other pre-contract designers.
Mentor and train new designers.
Included in this time period was a temporary relocation to Charlotte, NC to work closely with Duke Energy on their system-wide desulfurization program.
Bel-Fab Company, Inc. Rogersville, Tennessee
Senior CADD Designer/Project Engineer 1998-1999
Responsible for specification review, material and labor take-offs in the development of proposals for automated parts handling systems. CADD duties included producing shop assembly and detail drawings. Project engineering responsibilities included working closely with customers to maintain delivery schedules, expedite material, component orders and schedule shop loading.
ABB Environmental Systems, Knoxville, Tennessee
Senior CADD Designer 1996-1997
Pre-contract responsibilities include conceptual design and plant layout of utility and industrial wetdry flue gas desulfurization, fabric filter, selective catalytic reduction and electrostatic precipitator systems using AutoCAD software. Systems comprised of absorber and reactor vessels, tanks, and large pump, piping and flue gas ductwork. Contract duties include piping arrangements, mechanical and structural design drawings including 3-D component design for R&D projects.
Byerley Construction, Tennessee
Estimator and Assistant Project Manager 1995-1996
Responsible for specification review and conformance, material and labor take-offs in the estimating phase and project management in the building phase of small to medium commercial construction projects.
Also developed computerized cost tracking spreadsheets and coordinated the purchase and implementation of accounting hardware and software.
Talent Tree Personnel Services, Birmingham, Alabama
Senior CADD Designer 1993-95
Worked on contract through Talent Tree for ABB Environmental Systems, Birmingham, Alabama in the Pre-contract Plant Design Department. Responsibilities same as below.
ABB Environmental Systems, Birmingham, Alabama
Senior CADD Designer 1991-1993
Responsible for conceptual design and layout of both domestic and international flue gas systems, including wet limestone, dry limestone injection and catalytic based systems using AutoCAD.
Duties included review and comment on purchaser’s specifications, provide interface with post contract engineering, sales/marketing and project management. Other duties included involvement in retrofits and upgrade projects, production and supervision of presentation graphics.
Retrofit Projects: Specification reviews, site inspections and filed studies to determine extent of interference with placement of new equipment. Also included preliminary conceptual layouts, economic studies and final layout for feasibility and pricing. Projects included: rebuilding of flue gas ductwork, FGD absorbers, recycle spray sections, recycle pumps and piping. Also relocated to the Architectural and Engineering Office in Philadelphia, PA for three months to follow a proposal into the contract stage and prepare general arrangement drawing on large fast track wet scrubber project.
Son-Tektone Homes, Alabaster, Alabama
Coordinated and supervised subcontractors and did trim and finish work on residential construction. Did custom design and drafting for pre-build customers.
Combustion Engineering, Environmental Systems Division
Drafting Designer/Checker 1979-1990
Responsible for design layout and utility and industrial wet flue gas desulfurization, dry flue gas desulfurization, fabric filter and electrostatic precipitator systems. Provided interface with design engineering, estimating and marketing. Checked drawings of other drafters in department and assisted in training. Other duties included preparation of graphic arts presentation material.
Shocco Springs State Baptist Assembly, Talladega, Alabama
Building Maintenance Supervisor, 1977-79
Responsible for routine maintenance for all buildings on site with a maximum capacity of approximately 1500 people. Coordinated new construction projects with subcontractors. Supervised one full time and two part time employees.
Southern Company Services, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama
Southern Company is the Engineering Service Company for Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Gulf Power Companies. Responsible for assimilating information from various equipment suppliers to develop general arrangement layouts for utility power plants.
Duties included topography and site preparation studies, coal handling layouts, general arrangements of turbine room, boiler house and auxiliary equipment.
Patent for removal of flue gas re-heater registered in India and France. Numerous personal letters of commendation for teamwork and outstanding performance beyond requirements.
Auburn University, Auburn Alabama
Bachelor of Science, 1974
Industrial Arts Education-Drafting Design
Available upon request.