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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 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.


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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Registered Professional Engineer - 1995
Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

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