I am a skilled professional mechanical engineer, designer, and project manager with 15 years of experience, judgement, vision, and a wide breadth of knowledge. I am eager to learn and have a proven history of expanding my own knowledge base through colleagues, mentors, personal research, seminars, and classroom learning.
Dec 2008 - Oct 2009
Major manufacturer of combustion air systems for paper mill recovery boilers and biomass/coal fired utility boilers • Manage projects from order through commissioning • Responsible for cost and delivery estimations • Responsible for meeting cost and delivery goals • Responsible for final profitability reporting • Direct the efforts of team design engineer • Approve project equipment design • Approve project engineering, service, and shop hours • Air ducting, dampers, fans, and associated instrumentation • Provide installation or installation supervision services as needed domestically and internationally • Establish and maintain project communications and visibility both internally and with customer
Sep 2005 - Oct 2008
Applications Engineer/Project Manager
Columbia Machine, Inc.
The Second Largest Manufacturer of Concrete Products Production Equipment in North America • Manage projects up to $1.8 million from quotation through commissioning • Successfully propose innovative solutions for customer’s unique needs • Accurately specify/select and quote appropriate equipment to meet the customer’s budget and needs • Realistically estimate costing of custom engineered equipment • Design plant layouts within the customer’s available floor space and other constraints • Use AutoCAD daily and efficiently • Refine existing Applications Engineering Drawing and Customer Database • Daily use of Sales Force Dot Com • Successfully completed equipment operator technical school • Interfaced regularly with customers and across all departments of Columbia Machine Inc.
Dec 1998 - Sep 2005
Eutek Systems Inc.
A Leading Manufacturer of High Performance Grit Removal Equipment for the Wastewater Treatment Industry. • Manage projects up to $3.6 million from order through commissioning • Successfully develop new products and improve existing products • Pumps and VFDs • Control system design and programming • Process piping and valving design • Head loss and hydraulic grade line calculation • Field service/systems troubleshooting and operation at customer’s sight • Accurately inspect equipment and provide fabricator support and consultation • Precisely specify and evaluate control systems • Design and program control systems and text HMI displays • Mentor and provide guidance to drafters and new engineering hires
Apr 1997 - Oct 1998
Grenzeback AKI Corp.
• Material handling conveyor design • Mechanical and controls liaison • Instrumentation mounting coordination • Field installation and inspection support • Drawing checker • Drafter guidance and supervision • AutoCAD design and drafting
Dec 1995 - Apr 1997
• Heavy mobile equipment engineering design • Hydraulic component design • Equipment chassis design • AutoCAD design and drafting