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Expert in Electrical Systems Assessment, Engineering, Design, Construction Admin for Building and Facilities

Expert ID: 724708 California, USA

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Expert began his career as an electrical engineer in operation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment. He has continued his career in engineering and design of electrical systems for buildings and facilities. Electrical systems include electrical power generation and distrubution, lighting, lighting control and dimming, motor control, fire alarm, auxiliary, and communication systems. Expert is thoroughly familiar with different elecrical power and current system up to 34.5 kV systems including normal, emergency/standby, and UPS. He has calculated all power and illumination requirements for different facilites and occupancies and prepared construction documents including engineering drawings and specifications. Expert is an expert in all applicable safety standards including NFPA, NEC/CEC, IEC, NESC, IEEE, API, UL, NEMA, ANSI, IESNA, EIA/TIA, BICSI, and other codes including International Energy Codes, and OSHPD.

Expert has accumulated extensive experience in consulting, assessment, engineering, design, and administration of construction projects for diverse type of projects including mission critical and classified areas. He has successfully managed projects, monitored and controlled project milestones and cost parameters. He has effectively used state of the art software like Autocad, Microsoft, SKA and ETP.
Expert has been proactively interfaced with owners, architects, engineers, contractors, developers, builders, facility managers, code officials, maintenance personel, utility company representaives, and other consruction team participants. He has participated in bidding process, reviewed and awarded contracts, reviewed submittals and shop drawings, reengineered systems and applied his unique expertise in the resolution of construction-related issues. He has successfully accomplished numerous projects in various states and countries.

As a professional Electrical Engineer, Expert has provided expert advice to owners and developers in the selection of electrical systems for the project. Expert has provided consulting services to building operators and facility managers for optimization of their operations and maintenance procedures. Expert has been involved in providing consulting services to facility owners on energy cost reduction techniques.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Penn State
Year: 1985 Degree: MS Subject: Telecommunications Institution: ESDIT

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2002 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Contract Engineer/Subject Matter Expert Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He has been responsible for evaluation, analysis, assessment, engineering, design and specification of electrical systems for all types of facilities and buildings including power, lighting, energy, auxiliary low voltage systems, and Tel/Data networks.
Years: 1998 to 2002 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Project Engineer/Project Manager Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He has been responsible for evaluation, analysis, assessment, engineering, design and specification of electrical systems for all types of facilities and buildings including power, lighting, energy, auxiliary low voltage systems, and Tel/Data networks.
Years: 1992 to 1998 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Project Engineer Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He has been responsible for evaluation, analysis, assessment, engineering, design and specification of electrical systems for all types of facilities and buildings including power, lighting, energy, auxiliary low voltage systems, and Tel/Data networks.
Years: 1991 to 1992 Employer: HBA Engineering Title: Undisclosed Department: Electrical Responsibilities: He has been responsible for engineering, design and specification of electrical systems for all types of facilities and buildings including power, lighting, energy, auxiliary low voltage systems, and Tel/Data networks.
Years: 1990 to 1991 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Electrical Engineer Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He has been responsible for energy auditing, engineering, design and specification of electrical systems for all types of facilities and buildings including power and lighting.
Years: 1989 to 1990 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Electrical Design Engineer Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He has been responsible for design of electrical systems for all types of facilities and buildings including power and lighting.
Years: 1985 to 1988 Employer: Master Technology Services Title: Undisclosed Department: Electrical Responsibilities: He has been responsible for assessment, engineering, and upgrade of control systems for the telecommunications and manufacturing industry.
Years: 1983 to 1985 Employer: Naval Facilities Title: Maintenance Engineer Department: Electrical and Electronic Maintenance Responsibilities: He has operated, repaired and maintained elecrical and electronic systems and equipment.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1974 to 1980 Country / Region: Iran Summary: Expert has worked as maintenace engineer and telecommunication facility design engineer.
Years: 1981 to 1988 Country / Region: Spain Summary:
Years: 2010 to 2011 Country / Region: Qatar Summary: As Senior Electrical Project Engineer for New Doha International Airport, Expert has been in charge of emergency power substations, UPS, and other mission critical construction packages for the airport.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
IEEE, IESNA, NFPA, BICSI, NSPE
Licenses / Certifications
PE in Texas and California

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Many 'On the job training' seminars for electrical designers and CAD technicians.
Vendor Selection
As a part of specifying electrical systems, he has become familiar with manufactures/vendors/suppliers of power generation/cogeneration, lighting and lighting controls, fire detection and alarm systems, audiovisual systems, motor control systems, PLC's, data acquisition devices, and data/Tel networks.
Marketing Experience
Expert in energy efficiency design, energy codes, building codes, etc, including IECC, UBC, UFC, NEC, UL, NEMA, ANSI, IEC, IEEE, EIA/TIA, NFPA, OSHPD, DSA.
Other Relevant Experience
Utilization of engineering and analysis software like SKM, and ETAP.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English
Farsi
Spanish

Fields of Expertise

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