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I am a skilled professional mechanical engineer, designer, and project manager with 20 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.

Work History

Dec 2008Oct 2009

Project Manager

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 2005Oct 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 1998Sep 2005

Project Engineer

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 1997Oct 1998

Engineer II

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 1995Apr 1997

Design Engineer

Madill Corporation
• Heavy mobile equipment engineering design • Hydraulic component design • Equipment chassis design • AutoCAD design and drafting



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Allen Bradely and GE Fanuc PLC Programming
Salesforce dot com
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AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop, and Inventor

Certifications and Achievements


Jun 2008Dec 2012

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Oregon

Oregon Board of Engineering Examiners