A Results-Oriented person with 27 years of supervisory experience. Watching 4 power plant units being built from the ground up, experiencing all the system tests during start-ups and seeing them through to commercial operations is a wealth of experience.
Entergy Supervisor Training
Adavanced Supervisor Training
First Responder Training
Large Steam Turbine/Generators
Nuclear Utilities School - Power Plant Principles
NERC Certified System Operator, 08/2000 to 11/2008 Entergy – Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Implemented process changes.
Developed deep understanding of regulatory requirements concerning quality, reporting standards, emergency notifications, permit renewals and inspections.
Approved and issued transmission requests and electronic tags for power marketers.
Monitored all metering on co-generation units within Entery system.
Monitored and balanced all meter ties with neighboring utilities, daily.
Provided Emergency Assistance to neighboring utilities when power plants trip off line.
Adjust the frequency on all Entergy system generators daily, to maintain time error correction.
Monitored all Entergy major transmission lines for overloading and storm outages.
Re-dispatched load on Entergy system generators to prevent system overloading.
Plant Supervisor, 04/1988 to 08/2000 Entergy – Lake Catherine Plant/Carpenter and Remmel Dams
Conducted information and safety meetings with all reports.
Helped build team work within the different shifts of operators.
Developed the weekly Hydro Operating schedules for Remmel, Carpenter and Blakey Dams.
Responsible for all FERC flood control procedures at Remmel, Carpenter and Blakely Dams.
Monitored operations of the 4 gas fired power units at Lake Catherine plant.
Monitored and approved a computer based training program for the Lake Catherine Plant.
Wrote operation procedures for all Plant Auxiliary Equipment, Boilers, Turbines, Generators and Coal Handling Equipment.
Supervised Plant Operations of 2 - 800 megawatt, coal fired units, with 29 reports, including 12 power block operators, 8 coal yard operators, 2 electricians, 2 instrument techs, 2 mechanics, a coal yard supervisor, a maintenance supervisor and a storekeeper.
Maintained all OSHA and Entergy Safety Standards.
Help Train new Operators.
Assistant Plant Operator, 04/1979 to 06/1981 Entergy – White Bluff Plant - Redfield Arkansas
Wrote Operating Procedures for plant Auxiliary Equipment, Boilers, Turbines, Generators, and Coal Handling Equipment.
First person for Entergy to burn coal, heat up the turbine/generator, bring the generator up to 3600 rpm's and synchronize it to the electrical grid.
Maintained operation of an 800 megawatt boiler turbine/generator.
Ran Boiler Soot Blowers to maintain legal limits of the electrostatic precipitator/stack emissions.
Maintained designed Superheat and Reheat temperatures to maximize efficiency of the unit, with minimal fuel flow.
Directed outside auxiliary operators and boiler operators by radio.
Helper, Auxiliary Operator, Boiler Operator, 01/1971 to 04/1979 Entergy – Lake Catherine Plant - Jones mill Arkansas
Helped Maintenance Journeyman with annual boiler inspections and turbine overhauls.
Ran power plant auxiliary systems as needed and directed by the control room operator.
Maintained Hourly records of Auxiliary Equiptment temperatures, flows, etc.
Maintained operations of the water plant and the water supply.
Fired the boilers on the 4 different boilers in the plant and maintained the designed steam pressure and temperatures.
High School Diploma: 1968 Lake Hamilton High School - Pearcy, Arkansas
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Companies Worked For:
Lake Hamilton High School
Job Titles Held:
NERC Certified System Operator
Assistant Plant Operator
Helper, Auxiliary Operator, Boiler Operator
High School Diploma : 1968
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