Over 20 years experience as a Gas Turbine and Steam Turbine Systems Operations and Maintenance Supervisor directing the operations, maintenance and repair of gas turbine engines, waste heat boilers, fuel, lubricating, hydraulic oil systems, centrifugal hydraulic pump repair and related sub systems.
Extensive training including over 3450 hours of technical classroom training.
Computer literate including Windows 7, XP, MS Professional (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access) including Internet.
Documented History of sustained and superior work performance.
Supervision/Maintenance Troubleshooting Trainer/Instructor Power Plant Maintenance Work Safely
Engineering Technician Problem-Solving Records Keeping Planning/Scheduling Diversity
02/2010 to Current
Power Plant OperatorAlcoa Power Generation Inc – Newburgh, IN
Safely Monitor and Maintain support equipment for 4 Combined Cycle Fossil Fuel Industrial Steam boilers with a Steam Turbine Generator Set totaling 800 MegaWatts of Generation including condensate systems, boiler feed water systems, turbine lube oil support system, equipment cooling water system, plant clean water system, forced draft fans, induced draft fans, coal pulverizers, wet and dry ash operations, scrubber operation and support systems for environment regulation and compliance.
Experienced in the troubleshooting of boiler and ancillary equipment to detect early mechanical problems for equipment reliability. Perform routine preventative maintenance procedures to ensure proper operation of equipment while inputting equipment parameters and operations on a PDA for computer download and analysis.
Trained in 480V and 4160V breaker operations to safely isolate equipment electrical power. Trained in switch yard operations to include breaker operation of both 15KV and 138KV breakers.
Skilled in plant Tag/Lock/Verify procedures to ensure safe isolation and equipment maintenance for myself and my co-workers. Ensuring a minimal energy equipment state so safe maintenance can be performed.
Capable of Operating the plants Water Demineralizer to ensure pure water required for boiler condensate and boiler feed water operations. Perform monitoring of Boiler water chemistry with continuous monitoring and adjustment of chemicals to ensure clean boiler water operations.
01/1995 to 12/1995
Plant EngineerVirginia Textile Plant – Petersburg, VA
Monitor and Maintain all
equipment necessary for safe operation required for peak efficiency and
Operated and maintained industrial
gas/oil fired boilers, overhead rail bag systems, 18th stage horizontal
tunnel washer, 2 stage hydraulic press, 3 steam and 2 natural gas fired
vertical driers, water softeners, chemical injection pump and precision
high speed folders.
01/1989 to 01/2010
Gas Turbine Systems MechanicUnited States Navy – Norfolk, VA
Main Propulsion Division Supervisor: Supervised 19 personnel in maintaining waste heat boilers, fuel, lubricating and hydraulic oil systems. Served as primary troubleshooter for gas turbines, waste heat boiler components, pneumatic controlled valves, hydraulic systems and heat exchangers.
Intermediate Maintenance Activity Pump Repair Shift Supervisor: Supervised 4 Military and 4 Civilian technicians involved in the repair and overhaul of various types of pumps for ships assigned to the Atlantic Fleet.
Gas Turbine Systems Supervisor: Planned and inspected modification, repair and troubleshooting of gas turbine engines and generators. Trained and supervised who tested and serviced LM 2500 General Electric Gas Turbine Engines and Allison 501-K17 gas turbine generators.
Engineering Officer of the Watch for 2 Ship Classses- DD (Destroyer) and FFG (Guided Missle Frigate): Directed and coordinated all aspects of the safe, efficient and proper operation of ship engineering plants. supervised 20 technician assigned duties to meet all the ship's speed and electrical load demands.
Oil Laboratory Supervisor: Supervised 6 personnel in maintaining 580,000 fuel oil storage, transfer and purification. Boiler/Feed water testing and treatment. Managed Lube Oil Quality Control Programs.
Pollution Abatement Supervisor: Maintained and rained oil laboratory personnel of the operation of the ships Oily Water Separator in accordance with National and International Laws.
Command Safety Supervisor: Supervised 20 divisional safety petty officers. Ensuring daily safety space inspections were conducted and all deficiencies were logged and corrected in a timely manner.
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (7)
Good Conduct Medals (5)
Letter of Commendation-Commander 6th Fleet
Letter of Commendation-Commander Atlantic Fleet
Commanding Officer Letters of Commendation (3)
Commanding Officer Letters of Appreciation (4)
Commanding Officer Letter of Recommendation
Training / Education
U.S. Navy Training
Propulsion Engineering School
Gas Turbine Operation Theory
Pumps, Valves, Compressors
Fuel and Water Chemistry
Safety Programs Afloat
Power Plant Auxiliary
Power Plant Laboratory
Gas Turbine Power Maintenance
Gas Turbine Technology
Gas Turbine Control System
Basic Engineering (Gas Turbine)
Power Systems Engineer
Applied Computer Technology
Ship Board Aviation Fuel Systems
Gas Turbine “A” School (Basic)
Gas Turbine “C” School (Advanced)
Flange and Mechanical Joint
Electrical Plant Control Console
Advanced Operator Training
Non Propulsion Boiler Water/ Feed
Water Test and Treatment Certification
Oil Pollution Abatement Equipment
Operation and Maintenance
Heating and Air Conditioning and
Refrigeration – Chesterfield Tech Center: 1080 Hours
American Council on Education Recommendation:
157 Semester Hours
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Companies Worked For:
Alcoa Power Generation Inc
Virginia Textile Plant
United States Navy
Job Titles Held:
Power Plant Operator
Gas Turbine Systems Mechanic
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