Log in

Login to your account

Username *
Password *
Remember Me
Loading...
Show More
Add this resume to contact form Yes No
Back to Search Result GO

Mechanical Design Engineer Specializing in Construction and Repair of HVAC systems, P.E.

Technical Consultant #2512


Expertise

Summary

HVAC design, construction and service, with over 25 years contributing and learning within a diverse collection of healthcare facilities, higher education facilities, institutional and public building projects across the United States. 

  • Construction
  • Energy Efficiency
  • CAD
  • Troubleshooting
  • HVAC Engineering and Design
  • Duct Design
  • Heat Load Calculations
  • Complex System Diagnosis
  • Construction Administration
  • Project Specifications
  • HVAC Diagnostics and Repair
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Heat Transfer
  • Psychometrics
  • Technical Writing
  • Project Engineering
  • Simulations
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Commissioning
  • Thermodynamics
  • Refrigeration

Experience

ICPE, Owner/Principal, 2019 - Present

  • Provide mechanical engineering and consulting services for a wide variety of systems and markets.
  • HVAC Design
  • Consulting
  • Advising
  • Design Review
  • Construction Administration
  • Commissioning
  • Owner Advocacy
  • Issue Resolution and Troubleshooting for Complex Systems

Smith Seckman Reid, Nashville, TN, Senior Field Agent, 2018 - 2019

  • Primary focus on ensuring that equipment and systems are installed properly and functioning at the optimal efficiency level and at client and operational expectations.
  • Served as a project manager for assigned projects and is responsible for training and mentoring Cx Field Agents.

Power Management Corporation, Nashville, TN, Mechanical Engineer, 2018 - 2019

  • Mechanical Engineering Design and Construction Administration.
  • Lead design teams on various light commercial and residential projects.
  • Assist the EOR in the mechanical design of various (PMC) Project Management Consulting projects.
  • Calculate heat loads and duct sizing for various PMC projects.
  • Relay information from the client to the design teams.
  • Code research.
  • Trouble shooting mechanical issues with existing designs.
  • Construction administration on healthcare, light commercial and residential projects as needed.
  • Respond to RFIs.
  • Evaluate submittals.
  • Assist EORs (Enhanced Oil Recovery) in the development of controls documentation.
  • Assist EORs in the development of project specifications.
  • Assist clients with estimating needs on various projects.
  • Attend and record minutes for design meetings with clients.
  • Layout and draw mechanical systems for the construction documents in Revit.
  • Assist others in design and documentation of contract documents for projects that I manage and others as needed.

I. C. Thomasson Associates, Nashville, TN, Construction Administration, 2014 - 2018

  • Make calculations, using engineering formulas and skills to resolve unusual engineering problems.
    Visit various construction sites and aid design engineers and contractors in the construction of ICT design projects. Projects include, but are not limited to, healthcare facilities, higher education facilities, institutional and public buildings.
  • Perform research and write reports, letters and opinions concerning design intent applicable codes, industrial standards and client design guidelines.
  • Review TAB reports, assists with Cx in various stages of ICT design projects.
  • Assist the construction team in local and state inspections, including AHCA.
  • Work with contractors to ensure the integrity of the original design is maintained throughout the construction process.
  • Evaluate VE options presented by the contractors during construction.
  • Develop a relationship with client/owners, architects and regulatory agencies to determine specific project needs.
  • Manage design team members for quick and efficient responses to RFIs and design issues.
  • Conduct commissioning for various healthcare and institutional projects as needed.

Heating Air and Appliance Repair, Gallatin, TN, Owner/Principal, 1999 - 2014

  • Heat load calculations.
  • Energy audits.
  • Duct size and design calculations.
  • Equipment sizing and selection.
  • Plumbing design and calculations.
  • All electrical specifications for HVAC equipment and systems.
  • Permitting process.
  • Project pricing and bidding.
  • Installation and repair of equipment and systems.
  • Renovation and new construction management for residential and light commercial.
  • Customer relations and satisfaction.
  • Employee Management.
  • Project Management.
  • Team oriented design projects.
  • Management/leadership positions in a group and business setting.
  • Small business records, accounting and taxes.
  • Responsible for day to day operations of a small business including, but not limited to the procurement of work, advertising and customer satisfaction.
  • Employee responsibilities included the scheduling of the work load among employees, payroll, taxes, and insurance.
  • Job site responsibilities included: troubleshooting, parts ordering, service calls, customer consultations, licensing and permit procurements, vehicle stocking and vehicle maintenance.

Electrolux Major Appliances, Springfield, Tennessee Internship Engineering and Maintenance, 2013 

  • Contractor supervision, and support for the mechanical contractors when on site, to ensure that the mechanical contractors have access to the appropriate areas of the plant and the tools needed to safely do their jobs.
  • Securing all working permits required for each job, and ensuring that the outside contractors are adhering to the safety standards required by Electrolux.
  • Requesting purchase orders through the accounting department to pay the outside contractors.
  • Ordering parts and equipment for equipment improvements and preventative maintenance projects
  • Minor editing work with CAD drawings.
  • Time study data collection for the automated machinery in the engineering Maintenance Department.
  • Data consolidation and spreadsheet generation for various ongoing projects around the plant.
  • Responsible for basic problem solving involving time critical equipment. (Such as the body side and chassis machines at $100.00 per minute.)

Habitat for Humanity International, Board Member, 2005 - 2010 

  • Board Member-Construction Committee of a five-year project providing and deliberating on construction activities and decisions.

MEC inc Party Chief, 1995 - 1999 

  • Responsible for a survey crew, collecting data points for design and legal descriptions of properties in the Nashville area. Boundary surveying, construction staking, as built surveys, deed research.

Independent Contractor

  • Responsible for day to day operations of a small business including, but not limited to the procurement of work, advertising and customer satisfaction.
  • Employee responsibilities included the scheduling of the work load among employees, payroll, taxes, and insurance. Job site responsibilities included: troubleshooting, parts ordering, service calls, customer consultations, licensing and permit procurements, vehicle stocking and vehicle maintenance.

Honors & Publications


Credentials

  • Commissioning Authority certification
  • EPA Type I and II certification

License

  • Professional Engineer License, State of Tennessee
  • Professional Engineer License, State of Nevada
  • Limited Licensed Plumber, State of Tennessee
  • Limited Licensed Electrician, State of Tennessee

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • ASHRAE member
  • NSPE member
  • Associate of Science (A.S.), Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • B.S.   Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
Back to Search Result GO