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Expert in Pressure part design, metallurgical lab, failure analysis, boilers

Expert ID: 735424 Tennessee, USA

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Expert has over 25 years experience in utility and paper mill boiler pressure part design and manufacturing. Expert is the Engineering Director at ATC-CES.com which is a company that specializes in the utility boiler market. ATC-CES has Structural Engineers, Boiler Engineers, and fully functional metallurgical lab. The Metallurgical lab focuses on failure analysis and root cause analysis of failed equipment.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2017 Degree: Master’s Subject: Business Administration Institution: University of Tennessee
Year: 1987 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of Missouri-Rolla

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Engineering Manager Department: Responsibilities: The CES business concentrates in the fossil power boiler/HRSG and Petro-chemical industry. I lead, coordinate, and perform the engineering activities and manage the projects. Typical activities include:
• Estimate and create commercial proposals
• Performing Fitness For Service Analysis (API-579/ASME FFS-1)
• Piping analysis per ASME B31.1 using the Simflex design program
• Pressure part design and fabrication specifications
• Strategic planning for engineering proposal and contract activity
• Manage the direct activities of engineers and designers
• Project Management
• Business Development and technical presentations
Years: 1995 to 2017 Employer: GE Power Title: Engineer Department: Enginereing Responsibilities: Pressure Parts and Manufacturing

GE Power/Alstom/ABB/Combustion Engineering: Supply design and manufacturing for utility HRSG/boilers.
Years: 2015 to 2017 Employer: GE Power Title: Global Engineering Leader Department: Responsibilities: Lead the development of domestic and international business involving complex engineering activities encompassing all aspects of structural/duct and construction design engineering
• Contribute to the strategic planning for engineering proposal and contract activity
• Manage the direct activities of engineers and assist in their professional and technical development
Years: 2004 to 2015 Employer: GE Power Title: Manager of Design Engineering Department: Responsibilities: • Lead the boiler/HRSG pressure part, structural, duct, and construction engineering department
• Project management, proposal support, and estimating
• Provided strategic input and cost saving design changes during proposal effort
• Problem solver for the design and manufacturing of pressure parts
• Improved the boiler engineering design and manufacturing standards
Years: 1998 to 2004 Employer: GE Power Title: Manager of CADD Engineering Department: Responsibilities: • Provided manufacturing with all data, drawings, and process instructions
• Product line supported: Superheater, Reheater, Economizer, Header, Steam Drum, Water Wall Panels
• Known for meeting or exceeding all KPI’s: quality, budget, and on time delivery
• Nominated as the Leader for the “Dedicated to Excellence” program
• Provided supply management with material purchase instructions
• Recognized as Champion for the “Design for Manufacturability” initiative
• Led the cost saving “Module Top Side Welding” project
Years: 1996 to 1998 Employer: GE Power Title: Engineering Supervisor Department: Responsibilities: • Known for meeting or exceeding all KPI’s: quality, budget, and on time delivery
• Reduced engineering revisions, saved manufacturing time, and built a strong respectful relationship between engineering and manufacturing by introducing the “fab plan” process.
• Nominated to the Change Review Board in 2001 due to design and manufacturing expertise
Years: 1995 to 1996 Employer: GE Power Title: Principal Engineer Department: Responsibilities: • Checked drawings and models. Study engineering and manufacturing operations and standards
Years: 1992 to 1995 Employer: Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. Title: Engineering Supervisor and Contract Design Liaison Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1988 to 1992 Employer: Continental Fabricators Inc. Title: Engineer Department: Responsibilities:

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Licenses / Certifications
Registered Professional Engineer - 1995
Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

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