Expert in Industrial, Conveyors, Bulk Systems, Construction, Machinery, Hydraulics, Maintenance, Operations
Expert ID: 733383 Mississippi, USA
Expert is truly a tenured expert in his field with over 33 years in the design, fabrication, construction, retrofit, component application, start up, belt splicing and general maintenance of bulk material handling conveyors and all related equipment. Inclusive of but not limited to stationary and mobile conveyors, stackers, reclaimers, ship loaders, crushers, truck live bed systems, metal detectors, vibrating components, magnetic separators, fire protection systems, sampling systems, screens, bucket elevators, belt conveyors, screw conveyors, steep angle conveyors, drag chain conveyors, hoppers, chutes, impacts, screening systems, dust control (wet, dry and vacuum), warehouse conveyor systems, and various road paving equipment.
Industries serviced: State, Municipal and Private Refineries; Port Facilities; Storage Transfer Facilities; Power Plants; Mines; Chemical Plants; Grain Elevators; Fertilizer Plants; Paper Mills; Food Processing; Coal Handling; Cement; Pet Coke; Wood Chips; Iron Ore; Lignite; Steel; Aluminum; Salt; Plastics; Grain; Fertilizer; Aggregate; Tire Shredding; Waste and various dry chemicals.
Conveyor systems upgrades by design, Operation procedures,, Safety overviews, General system improvement, Teach basic maintenance and safety to conveyor end users.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Mobile, Alabama - Jackson, Mississippi
|Year: 1985||Degree: Apprenticeship (Various)||Subject: Courses covered blue print reading, conduit bending, control voltage, utility power, underground, and cable tray.||Institution: Pascagoula VO Tech|
|Years: 2013 to 2017||Employer: Southern Company Kemper Co.||Title: Conveyor Subject Matter Expert||Department: New Coal Yard Mine to plant||Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for all conveyor systems and activities from the mine to the plant, including advising construction.|
|Years: 2012 to 2013||Employer: Self Employed||Title: Consultant||Department: Conveyor and Equipment Sales||Responsibilities: He lent expertise in conveyor systems and equipment.|
|Years: 2010 to 2012||Employer: DZ Atlantic - Moss Point||Title: Manager||Department: Business Development||Responsibilities: Expert handled business development.|
|Years: 2008 to 2009||Employer: Texas Wind||Title: Contract Catastrophic Adjuster||Department: Adjuster||Responsibilities: Expert handled forensic re-creation and inspection due to Hurricane Katrina wind and flood.|
|Years: 1991 to 2007||Employer: CAMCO inc.||Title: Owner Operator||Department: Conveyor and Maintenance||Responsibilities: Expert ran this conveyor and maintenance contract operations company. His group provided material handling design, fabrication, construction, installation, start up and commissioning of various conveyors and associated machinery components, belting, and vulcanize splicing including OSHA/MSHA handrails, ladders, platforms and stairs.|
|Years: 1987 to 1991||Employer: Fluor Daniel / Chevron||Title: Superintendent||Department: Conveyor Systems||Responsibilities: Expert handled conveyor system O&M.|
|Years: 1985 to 1987||Employer: Chevron||Title: Various||Department: American Plant Services||Responsibilities: Expert was Conveyor Maintenance Systems Supervisor for all crafts from 1986-87.
Prior to this time, Expert handled Conveyor Maintenance Systems Electrical and Control (including PC) from 1985-86.
|Years: 1976 to 1985||Employer: Brown and Root Inc.||Title: Various||Department: Conveyor||Responsibilities: Expert handled electrical high voltage and conveyor system controls from 1981-85.
Prior to this time, he handled electrical, high-voltage, conduit, controls and utility power from 1979-81.
Previously, from 1976-85, Expert stewarded high voltage and conveyor instrumentation.
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1995 to 2005||Country / Region: Aruba||Summary: Refinery pet coke system overhaul|
|Associations / Societies|
|Member, ASME (with plans for involvement in the Bulk Handling Safety committee).|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Contractor’s License previously held with Camco Inc. (Now Expired)
Alabama California Mississippi Louisiana
|Awards / Recognition|
|Various awards presented from manufacturers, customers, and vendors.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Assisted other experts in a variety of areas to enhance their practice. I began my own practice as an expert due to my ability to now have more control of my time. I recently completed my first stand alone case and was retained by the plaintiff and later (August 2018) was deposed by the defendant.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has performed various training, lectures and exercises.|
Fields of Expertise
hydraulics design, hydraulics, bulk material, pulpwood fiber production, petroleum coke, coal mine, coal, stacker (machine), crusher, oscillating conveyor, screw conveyor, hydraulic conveyor, feeder conveyor, conveyor design, conveyor code, long-distance conveyor, bucket elevator, conveyor lubricant, conveyor, bucket conveyor, chain conveyor, belt conveyor, stairway, OSHA compliance, Mine Safety and Health Administration, American Society of Mechanical Engineers code