431 Palermo Ct
June 2014 - Present Sparky Geek, LLC. (Self-Employed) Princeton Texas
Industrial Automation and Controls design, process improvement, support, consulting, and installation projects.
August 2011 - June 2014 Prime Controls Lewisville Texas
Automation Specialist 2
Industrial Automation Controls, Project Engineering, Field Service, Bid Estimation. Experience with: Allen Bradley / Rockwell: PLC-5, SLC-500, Logix-5000, CompactLogix, ControlLogix, FactoryTalk View ME, FactoryTalk View SE, PanelView Plus, EtherNet/IP, ControlNet, Point I/O, Flex I/O.
Red Lion Crimson 3, Turck IO, Wonderware, Iconics, VMware, ScadaPack, Easybuilder 5000 (Maple), Automation Direct C-More HMI, DirectLogic 205 PLC (D2), Terminator I/O, GE Fanuc RX3i.
January 2007 - August 2011 Processes Unlimited / Dean Oliver Dallas Texas
(ProU purchased Dean Oliver in July 2008.) Control system design, including electrical controls and process instrumentation and PLC programming. MCC and control panel design, bid package estimation and creation, including ACAD drawings, specifications, scope of work description. Heavy Industrial (cement, lime, mining, material handling) plant modifications.
July 2005 - January 2007 Star Systems / G&T Conveyor Carrollton Texas
Served as the lead controls/systems engineer for $27 million design/build project at MSP airport.
Managed team of 7 engineers throughout project efforts. (hardware design, documentation, programming, checkout)
Created new standardized motor control panel standards, (naming/numbering convention, components, ACAD layout and content), documentation (description of operations and test plans), and PLC logic standards (full-featured motor control, high-performance variable-length merge, system-wide volume management technique, and enhanced bag tracking logic) for our office.
August 2002 - July 2005 Siemens DFW Airport Texas
Sr Electrical Controls Engineer
Served as the lead controls engineer for the security portion of the $50 million DFW terminal D project.
Managed small teams of engineers, technicians, and electricians throughout phases of project from design to acceptance testing.
Create PLC programs, system and panel layout/wiring print sets, along with functional description and test documentation.
Developed standardized PLC software for euro style ticket counter system, reduced roll-out and checkout time by using modular style blocks and smart setup routines.
Served as lead controls engineer for $8 million project which included inline security screening for the Harrisburg Airport.
Provided PLC programming, rework, field checkout, troubleshooting, and startup support for the Boston Logan International Gateway project.
Experience with Allen Bradley PLC-5, SLC500, Logix5000, ControlNet, DeviceNet, RS-422, PanelView, RSView, and Danfoss VFDs.
June 2001 - July 2002 BAE Automated Systems, Inc. Carrollton Texas
Served as the lead EE for $5 million custom early bag storage system for Northwest Airlines in the MSP Airport.
Developed the specialized PLC program needed to control the non-standard equipment and functions of this system.
Design motor control panels and PLC programs for airline baggage handling systems.
Field checkout, startup, optimization, and documentation of systems after installation
Experience with Modicon Quantum, Square-D PLC systems, MODBUS+, and Avitar28 VFDs.
Generation and updates of schematic and layout drawings using AutoCAD and MicroStation.
January 1999 - June 2001 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Paris Texas
Served on projects and production teams. Support of new project installations in the areas of contractor guidance, engineering checkout, verification, and maintenance support. Experience with: Allen-Bradley PLC-5, PLC-3, Cognex CP 800 vision systems, Reliance Automax DCS, Wonderware Intouch software, Registration, Motion, and Temperature control, SA500, HR2000, GV3000 variable speed drives, AutoCAD, ControlNet, Data-Highway +
December 1998 Texas Tech University Lubbock Texas
B.S. in Engineering Technology (Electrical/Electronics Specialization)