I am currently employed by NRG Energy as a Flue Gas Desulfurization Attendant at the Keystone Generating Plant. I have former power plant operator experience in the U.S. Navy as well as management of the Conemaugh Hydroelectric Station.
Qualified FGD Inside Operator Position at Keystone Generating Station
Qualified FGD Waste Water Treatment Operator at Keystone Generating Station
Qualified FGD DCS Control room Operator at Keystone Generating Station
Qualified forklift, scissor lift, powered lift truck, and man lift operator
LOTO qualified and proficient
Completed Qualified Electrical Worker Training
CPR/First aid qualified
Able to read blueprints, schematics, and P&ID's
Computer skills include use of PI, Microsoft Office, and various logic and control programs
Routine and preventive maintenance skills
09/2008 to Current
FGD AttendantNRG Energy － Shelocta , PAOperation and maintenance of the Flue Gas Desufurization units at the Keystone Generating Station
11/1995 to 09/2008
Print Engineer and Sintering Furnace OperatorPreform Specialties, INC. － Brenizer, PAGenerated shop prints for tool manufacture and operated the furnace equipment for a carbide tooling manufacturing shop.
12/1989 to 11/1995
Operations SuperintendentUnited American Energy － Saltsburg, PADirected all operations and maintenance of the 15 MW Conemaugh Hydroelectric Station.
08/1985 to 07/1989
Electricians Mate 2Nd ClassU.S. NavyQualified Shore Power Monitor, Electrical Switchboard Operator, and Load Dispatcher aboard Iowa class battleship.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: Math/Science concentrationDerry High School － Derry, PA, US
Certification: Electricity/ElectronicsNavy Basic Electricity/Electronics School － Great Lakes, IL, US
Certification: ElectronicsNavy Electronics Technician 'A' School － Great Lakes, IL, US
Certification: Nuclear plant operation and theoryNavy Nuclear Power School － Orlando, FL, US
Activities and Honors
Currently active in many station safety committees and activities
Participate in company organized charitable and community projects
Active member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union local #459