~ Seasoned Compressor Engineer eager to contribute significant industry experience, outstanding project management expertise, and exemplary personnel leadership talents toward supporting the employer in optimizing bottom-line performance. ~
Excellent reputation for steering safe, cost-effective and efficient plant operations while overseeing facilities maintenance/management, mechanical engineering activities, equipment installation and administration, cost control, project monitoring, and status reporting.
Technically-astute with considerable strengths in Microsoft applications (Project, Excel, etc.), AutoCAD, and PCL programming.
Outstanding troubleshooting, research, problem solving and relationship-building skills.
Able to generate and interpret complex engineering documentation.
Advanced understanding of theories, concepts, technical principles and processes related to mechanical and electrical aspects of compressors.
Adeptly analyze, design, modify and troubleshoot mechanical sub-components and sub-systems.
Leverage strong leadership capabilities to train, mentor, motivate and supervise new employees.
Columbia Gas Transmission, Charleston, WV, 2007 to Present
Compressor Engineer C TS&S Group
- Spearhead planning, analysis, design, maintenance and operational support for nine compressor stations, exhibiting proficiency in sizing and specifying valves, regulators, relief valves, oil-water separators, storage tanks, air/gas piping systems, and air receiver tanks.
- Proactively partner with operations and maintenance personnel to assess, troubleshoot, and swiftly resolve issues with engine-compressor units and auxiliary equipment.
- Drive continuous improvement through use of compressor performance software and by cooperating with engine analysts to uncover mechanical efficiencies in gas compressors.
Clean Gas Inc., Emmalena, KY, 2006 to 2007
- Oversaw design and installation of compressor station equipment and facilities spanning four compressor stations.
- Installed and administered satellite SCADA monitoring system for compressor stations and 28-mile pipeline system.
- Adeptly installed four Ajax DPC 2802 LE engine-compressor units on pipeline system and one engine-driven Quincy rotary screw compressor for well gathering system.
- Successfully reduced meter operating and maintenance costs by 15% through new electronic flow meters to replace chart recorder meters on new gas wells.
- Decisively evaluated, purchased and installed Chandler 292 portable gas chromatograph to accurately analyze gas samples for BTU, specific gravity and gas components.
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Professional Experience continued
Interstate Natural Gas Co., Pikeville, KY, 2004 to 2006
- Contributed dynamic mechanical acumen toward designing and installing equipment and facilities for 31 compressor stations, consistently adhering to strict safety policies and procedures.
- Proficiently analyzed, designed and installed Delta Electronics variable frequency drives with PLC control panel to precisely control speed of electric motor driven gas compressors, and slashed annual power costs by 25%.
- Brought gas wells under 4% nitrogen limit by resourcefully installing pressure swing adsorption-type nitrogen rejection unit.
- Efficiently engineered seamless installation of nine hydrogen sulfide scavenger bubble towers to remove hydrogen sulfide from non-productive gas wells.
Kentucky West Virginia Gas Co., Division of Equitable Resources, Inc., Prestonsburg, KY, 1978 to 2004
Supervisor of Compressor Operations
Exercised polished leadership talents to plan, coordinate, design and install equipment and facilities for ten compressor stations.
Generated savings of 30% in annual maintenance expenditures by creating computerized work order and spare parts inventory system for all engines and compressors.
Installed explosion-proof lighting systems, gas compressors with variable frequency drives, and emergency generators for backup power systems at compressor stations.
Set up and maintained Siemens TI545 and Opto 22 PLC s for natural gas engine panel boards.
Leveraged excellent organizational skills to administer natural gas control and SCADA operations for company transmission line system.
Captured annual fuel savings of 8% by installing Jet Cell igniter system on Cooper engines.
Bachelor of Science Degree, Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Licensed Professional Engineer, state of Kentucky
Software: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Datastream MP2 & Maximo 6.2, Lotus Notes, ACI s eRCM Compressor Performance Software 3.14.2, Pipeline Toolbox 2007-Gas Edition, AutoCAD, Microsoft FrontPage, TISOFT 2 6.1 and 505 SoftShop 3.40
Programmable Controllers: Siemens TI545, Opto 22, IDEC, Delta DVP-SS, A-B Micrologix 1200
Languages: Qbasic, C, C++, HTML, Visual Basic 6.0, Special Functions and PID Loops for TI545 s PLC s, OptoControl and OptoDisplay for Opto 22 PLC s, WPL Soft 2.08, RS Logix 500
Engineering Instruments: Gas Equipment Testing engine analyzer, Cooper Enspec 1000 and Dynalco Beta Trap engine balancers, Chandler Engineering 292 gas chromatograph
National Society of Professional Engineers; Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers; Society of Petroleum Engineers
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