Crane Design Division Director – Navy Crane Center (NCC) – Portsmouth, VA
April 2018 – present
-Direct a multi-discipline, multi-site design engineering team to achieve accuracy and efficiency in all aspects of crane procurement
-Establish and review processes for the accomplishment of work by an engineering team
-Provide guidance and oversight review of detailed technical specifications
Project Manager, Project Management – Navy Crane Center (NCC) – Portsmouth, VA
October 2017 – April 2018
-Serves as a senior member of the crane acquisition team
-Meets with the project team to determine the most appropriate acquisition method and schedule for assigned projects.
-Responsible for coordinating all assigned projects with special emphasis on timely delivery of equipment to clients, ensuring the equipment adheres to contract requirements within available funding, and planning/monitoring of funding expenditures, contract modifications, and field changes of assigned projects.
Manager of Engineering – Community Electric Cooperative – Windsor, VA
April 2015 – October 2017
-Design of electrical facilities
-System coordination and load balance
-Operation, maintenance, and inspection of substations
Supervisory Electrical Engineer, Crane Design – Navy Crane Center (NCC) – Portsmouth, VA
April 2014 – June 2015
-Assign work to subordinates according to their abilities, the complexity of the work, and the staffing requirements of the project.
-Make adjustments to staff member assignments/work as needed to meet project milestones or to address changes in resources or deadlines.
-Provide advice and counsel to individual employees on work and/or administrative matters, or as a mentor to lower graded personnel.
Lead Electrical Engineer, Crane Design – Navy Crane Center (NCC) – Portsmouth, VA
December 2012 – April 2014
-Develop detailed technical specifications to be used in the procurement of all types of weight handling equipment.
-Review and approved electrical designs and calculations, methods of analysis, and logic of complex or uncommon types of control systems.
-Perform investigations of special problems such as the logic of complex or uncommon types of control systems and other problems requiring a high degree of knowledge in the fields of electrical theory, electrical design, and mathematics.
Electrical Engineer, Crane Design – Navy Crane Center (NCC) – Portsmouth, VA
May 2009 – December 2012
-Conduct non-routine engineering work that requires and is characterized by professional knowledge of engineering, professional ability to apply such knowledge to engineering problems, and positive and continuing development of professional knowledge and ability
-Stand in for Design Division Electrical Engineering Supervisor as needed
-Involved in the procurement of cranes for the Navy and Marines from an Electrical Engineering aspect.
Partner/Project Manager – Hampton Roads Utility Contractors – Chesapeake, VA
March 2006 – May 2009
-Manage daily business functions along with underground utility projects, utilizing both open-cut and trenchless technologies (horizontal directional drilling) for the installation of water, sewer, storm drain, conduit, fiber optic cable, and electrical cable (from street light wire to primary bulk feeder cable).
-Managed various types of underground utility projects.
Stretch Films Department Manager – Intertape Polymer Group – Danville, VA
November 2004 – March 2006
-Managed the daily operation of the Intertape’s Danville, VA stretch films department, comprised of four shifts, operating on a 24/7 schedule.
Stretch Films Department Electrical Engineer – Intertape Polymer Group – Danville, VA
January 2000 – February 2005
-Managed all departmental projects including technology upgrades, safety initiatives, process improvements, and new capital projects.
Electronics Maintenance Manager – Intertape Polymer Group – Danville, VA
August 1998 – December 1999
-Managed the activities of five electronics technicians who maintained equipment in four departments. Also provided technical support for those technicians during nights and weekends.
Electronics Technician – Intertape Polymer Group – Danville, VA
March 1992 – August 1998
-Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing all plant manufacturing equipment in four departments (BOPP films, coating, converting, and stretch films), including all support equipment such as steam and hot oil boilers, chillers, and compressors. Also performed in-house upgrades including PLC, drive, and various controller upgrades to existing equipment. Excellent technical knowledge of extrusion, winding, coating, speed and temperature control, material handling, and packaging.