Results-oriented and highly organized electrical engineer with three years of experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver projects on time, per scope, and within budget. Seeking the opportunity to use expertise in design and project engineering to provide technical leadership and value-added solutions for utility projects.
Proven project leadership experience
Ability to develop project schedules and adhere to project scope and budget
Experience in protection, controls, SCADA, and electrical design in generation and substation facilities
Ability to take direction and swiftly understand and execute tasks
Fast learner with innate ability to quickly comprehend technical concepts
Skilled with software design tools: ETAP, SKM, CYME, Matlab, C++
System-level understanding of power systems
Complex problem solver
Electrical Project Engineer, 05/2016 to Current Construction Innovations (CI) – Sacramento, CA
Performs as lead protection and controls (P&C) engineer for substation T&D group and is responsible for completeness of the substation electrical construction package.
Prepares technical drawings, SEL and GE relay protection settings, arc flash and relay coordination reports, and electrical equipment specifications.
Coordinates with project management team by developing project schedules, monitoring project scope, and providing design effort estimates.
Monitors the manufacturing of electrical equipment in CI warehouse to ensure compliance with intent of the project design.
Hydro Electrical Engineer II, 06/2014 to 05/2016 Black & Veatch – Sacramento, CA
Performed as a hydro electrical design engineer to prepare complete design packages for clients under general supervision of PE Engineer.
Prepared technical drawings including: control schematics, wiring diagrams, power systems computer models, equipment arrangement drawings, elevation drawings, and bill of materials.
Prepared preliminary equipment specifications and coordinated with vendors on equipment specifications, physical dimensions, and requested budgetary quotes.
Student Researcher, 12/2012 to 06/2014 California Smart Grid Center – Sacramento, CA
Performed independent research under faculty on potential smart grid applications and their effects on system
reliability and efficiency in power distribution systems.
Licensed Professional Engineer - Electrical, CA E21977
Bachelor of Science: California State University -
Emphasis in Power Systems
Overall GPA: 3.90
A heuristic power optimization method for photovoltaic systems. IEEE. - Icenhower J., Vaziri M., Zarghami M.