Electrical Facility Engineer

Name : Rajendra M. Parikh
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Grand Prairie,TX
Job Title Electrical Facility Engineer
Relocation Preferences : Dallas/Fort Worth, Tx
Objective : Engineering Field, keep working in the same field without changing career
Resume :  
Raj-endra M. Parikh
211 Kalmia Drive
Arlington, Texas 76018-1632
Phone: (817) 465-0596
Master Of Science in Industrial Engineering (M.S.I.E.)
At University of New Haven West Haven, Ct. June 1975
Bachelor Of Science In Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.)
At Pacific State University Los Angeles, Ca. March 1971
Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (D.M.E. & D.E.E.)
At Government Polytechnic Institute Dahod, Gujarat, India June 1969
Technical Expertise
Experienced in AutoCAD System 2006 and MicroStation. Design and layout of schematics, elementary diagrams and electro-mechanical parts on computer.

Professional experience

Vaught Aircraft Corporation Grand Prairie, Texas
Facility Engineer (Electrical)/Contract Work June 2008 to October 2008
Duties involved replacement of electrical power distribution equipments including: switchgears, unit subs, lighting panels, lighting, 15 KV and 5 KV cables. Also, designing lighting improvement of electrical system, retrofit kits for feeder breakers including 2400 V and associated cost estimation. Make drawings for contract bidding purposes. Also, implementation of NEC codes, UL codes, and local building codes.

General Electric (Energy Inc.) Houston, Texas
Electrical Requisition Engineer July 2007 to December2007
Duties involve creating engineering documents, Bill of Materials (BOM) for gas turbine and electric power generation equipments. Also, create electrical wiring diagrams, schematics, mechanical drawings for manufacturing LM6000, LM250 product lines. Using AutoCAD 2006, we made electrical and mechanical drawing changes. Prepared packages for manufacturing. Also, consulted with electrical and mechanical contractors and vendors.

Siemens Energy & Automation Grand Prairie, Texas
Electrical Engineer/ Contract Work June 2005 to May 2006
Interpreted and ensured compliance with Customer Specifications for Custom Electrical Products including transformers, panels, and other electrical equipment. Prepared defect-free design packages including custom-engineered electrical and mechanical drawings and Bills of Material (BOM).

Square D Company (Schneider-Electric) Dallas, Texas
Electrical Engineer/Assistant to Engineering Manager June 1996 to March 2005
Analyzed engineering, manufacturing processes, coordinated between manufacturing, engineering and staff engineering designers. Interpreted and ensured compliance with applicable engineering specifications and NEC/UL/ANSI/NEMA requirements in the manufacture of electrical distribution projects including switchboards/switchgears. Designed complex electrical/electronic control circuitry, elementary and physical wiring diagrams for each project assigned. Prepared defect-free designed packages including custom engineered electrical and mechanical drawings and Bill of materials (BOM). Contributed towards continuous improvement by developing innovative local standards to engineering systems and processes. Worked with other members in engineering, materials, sales/marketing, manufacturing, quality assurance. Participated in Preliminary Engineering and customer approval conferences and prepared customer approval drawings with utmost accuracy of information for each project. Modified existing standard wiring diagrams of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) for Main-Main, Main-Gen, Main-Tie-Main autothrowover systems. Engineered projects from 400 to 6,000 Amperes
switchboard/switchgears and other power distribution equipments. Assisted shop personnel, record keepers and others involved.

Lord Label Systems Arlington, Texas
AutoCAD Designer April 1995 to June 1996
Designed electrical wiring diagrams for PLC controlled systems for automated industrial manufacturing processes for labeling on bottles and food packaging industries. Detailed layouts of electro-mechanical and sheet metal parts, control panels and associated engineering duties.

Zaxxon Corporation Arlington, Texas
Consulting Assignment (Contract Basis) January 1994 to Present
Cost estimation of projects and all engineering procedures including mechanical HVAC, Electrical power, Plumbing, Grounding, Lighting, fire alarm systems and other related engineering systems for submission to contractors.

Cartotech Corporation San Antonio, Texas
Inventory Controller May 1993 to Nov.1993
Contract employment with duties that entailed locating and counting underground and overhead electrical equipment for TU Electric Company in the Dallas Metroplex area. Provided summer and winter load calculations for residential, commercial and educational buildings. Performed cost estimations for primary cable layout, and provided data for digitizing purposes.

Siemens Energy and Automation Dallas, Texas
Electrical Engineer March 1982 to August 1992
Duties involved designing of power distribution, sub-stations, power switching centers, ground fault systems, switchgear and switchboard layout and applications with N.E.C. & UL regulations. Design of Motor Control Centers, busing design and size calculation for custom switchgears from 400 Amps to 6000 Amps, Power Switching Centers from 33kV, time study and establishing engineering procedures and standards to improve productivity. Experience with contractors, utility companies and power distribution vendors and suppliers. Involved in a number of projects with ATS automatic transfer switches including mounting, busing and associated fabrication.

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