Designer with twenty years of experience preparing process piping and utility piping layouts. Versed with isometrics, assembly, Process and Instrumentation Diagrams and detail drawings. Skilled in arranging mechanical equipment and coordinating with other disciplines to avoid clashes. Adept at performing field walkdowns, surveys, and meeting with clients to determine scope of work requirements based on sketches and P&ID’s. Physically agile in climbing and crawling to access catwalks, ladders, and scaffolding to ascertain field data. Proficient in meeting deliverable deadlines while being a dependable, conscientious team player that can work independently.
Six View Engineering, Indian Trail, NC (Contract TriMech Staffing) January 2019 – June. 2019
Mechanical Piping Designer
Contracted using 2D AutoCad and Plant 3D to develop piping arrangement drawings and isometric drawings for a sand mining project. Primarily used carbon steel, PVC and HDPE pipe, small and large bore. Created pump and tank models from vendor data. Detailed pump stands and piping supports for site construction. Produced Bill of Materials using Excel. Updated flow diagrams and often worked independently alone in office.
Consulted with Engineering Personal while using AutoCad 2018 to update red line P&ID’s on site and from New Johnsonville & Silver Peak plants. Also collected field measurements to produced mechanical drawings as needed to maintain or enhance manufacturing equipment and piping.
Active in weekly SCAN safety initiative. Would survey areas of the plant and document potential hazards. Made safety recommendations to area Forman and Safety Director.
MTR (Maintenance & Turnaround Resources), Hondo, TX. (Contract in Mooresville N.C.) June 2017 – November 2017
Mechanical Asset Management Consultant & Field Designer
Worked independently with NGK in Mooresville, NC. ascertaining and identifying thousands of mechanical equipment parts and then logging them into a data base using Excel. Walked down hundreds of pieces of operating machinery. Acquired existing drawings, documentation, and other resources to determine part numbers as well as other pertinent information to create an equipment data base. Produced thousands of photographs and sketches as well to build a reference log of items identified for the data base.
Also remotely modified Oil Company P & ID’s. These had been marked up from field walkdowns and were updated using AutoCad 2017.
EAS (Environmental Air Systems), High Point, NC. March 2017 – June 2017
Consulted with other Designers and used Revit 2017 to create Mechanical Air Systems based on Process and Instrumentation drawings. These drawings were used by fabrication technicians to construct modular skid-based HVAC units. Bluebeam document and file management systems were used to transfer files along with Google Drive.
EnerSol Technologies , Springfield, VA. September 2016 – October 2016
Senior Piping Designer (Contract People Solutions)
Worked this short-term contract modifying P&ID’s for a plasma waste project using AutoCad MEP. Identified equipment and instrumentation numbers & sizes and other associated P&ID nomenclature. Used excel to prepare Bill of Materials based on information acquired from EnerSol personnel.
PENTA ENGINEERING, Charlotte, NC. October 2013 – July 2016
Senior Piping/Mechanical Designer
Worked with Engineers while using P&ID’s and sketches to create working process piping and piping utility drawings. Also responsible for locating associated equipment such as pumps, heat exchangers, tanks and vessels. Determined advantageous pipe routing, pipe supports and pipe bridges. Made occasional visits to clients to ascertain field data while using AutoCad MEP 2016 and AutoCad Plant 3D to create drawings. Skilled with paper/model space and x-references.
McCRONE ENGINEERS-SURVEYORS-PLANNERS , Annapolis, MD. March 2013 – June 2013
Piping/Mechanical Designer (Contract Anchor Staffing)
Developed Infrastructure Wastewater/Sewer Pump Station drawings under the direction of Civil Engineers. Located influent/effluent piping, showing associated details such as mechanical joints, screens, weirs, storage tanks, filters, wet, dry wells, and static mixers as required. This occasionally included the design of small structures to house pump assemblies and other equipment using Civil Autocad.
JACOBS ENGINEERING, Greenville, SC. August 2012 – Dec 2012
Piping Designer (Contract Southern Design)
Developed Base Build Piping drawings for an Intel semiconductor Project in Portland Oregon using Autocad and JPI, (document management system). Routed utility piping for Specialty Gases to mains and sub mains based on existing pipe bridges. Also responsible for routing pipe and placing headers for services to equipment in the Sub Fab and Basement.
EDUCATION Tidewater Community College, 1983-1986 Hampton University, 1980-1982
Drafting and Design Architecture Curriculum
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