Electrical Engineer

Name : Michael D. Knight
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Titusville,FL
Job Title Electrical Engineer
Relocation Preferences : Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas
Objective : Full time permanent position.
Resume :  
MICHAEL D. KNIGHT

Address: 3130 Royal Oak Dr., Titusville, FL 32780
Home Phone: (321)385 3933
Cell Phone: (321)360-2201
Email: mknight17[at]hotmail.com

EDUCATION

B.S.E.E. LaSalle University, 1996

SUMMARY

Duties have included engineering, estimating, scheduling, design-build, coordination, quality control, maintenance and startup and commissioning in the electrical and mechanical fields. I am a member of NFPA and a senior member of the Instrumentation Systems and Automation Society. I am familiar with the NEC, and proficient with MS Office and MS Project.

EMPLOYMENT

3/00 to 10/09 Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Orlando, FL
Title: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER / MEP COORDINATOR
Participated in the renovation of Airside 3 at Orlando International Airport. Reviewed and approved subcontractor submittals and pay applications. Inspected and documented the progress of project per drawings and specs. Prepared cost estimates and manpower schedules. Assisted superintendents in interpretation of MEP technical issues and wrote RFIs to A/E for clarification. Attended owners meeting for explanation of technical issues. Prepared reports and scope documents for change orders. Performed initial, followup and final inspections per the Quality Control Plan. Troubleshooter for startup and commissioning.

Title: QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER / ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Participated in design-build of launch facilities for Lockheed Martins SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral, FL and SLC-3E at Vandenberg AFB, CA. Reviewed and approved subcontractor submittals and pay applications. Inspected and documented progress of project per drawings and specs. Assisted superintendents in interpretation of MEP technical issues and wrote RFIs to A/E for clarification. Prepared reports and scope documents for change orders. Performed initial, follow-up and final inspections per the Quality Control Plan. Troubleshooter for startup and commissioning.

Title: MAINTENANCE MANAGER
Maintained DataStream 7i CMMS database inserting preventive maintenance procedures into the database and issuing preventive and breakdown maintenance work orders. Scheduled vendors site visits for their proprietary equipment maintenance activities for on-site equipment. Scheduled annual turnarounds for electrical and mechanical equipment.

11/99 to 3/00 - Contracted to Lockheed Martin, Cape Canaveral, FL
Title: FACILITIES ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Designed modifications to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station 15 KV and facility electrical distribution systems, fire alarm and security systems. Field verified existing installations to complete closeout packages. Coordinated subcontractors during construction projects.

4/99 to 9/99 Contracted to Electro Design Eng., Tampa, FL
Title: ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENT ENGINEER
Design Engineer for IMC/Agrico, Cargill and Tropicana projects. Designed the installation of power, lighting, grounding, instruments, analyzers, Allen Bradley PLC's and VFD's in control panels for wet and dry materials handling equipment.

4/96 to 4/99 Jacobs Engineering Group, Baton Rouge, LA
Title: SR CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIST
Designed I&E projects for Condea-Vista and Exxon Oil Refinery/Chemical Plants. Designed controls on P&IDs, analyzers, burner management systems, compressor controls, emergency shutdown systems, power, lighting & grounding, Siemens PLC and Honeywell DCS I/O and installation details. Maintained INTools database.

2/93 to 4/96 Triconex Systems, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA
Title: PROJECT MANAGER & INSTRUMENT ENGINEER
Managed projects for Chevron Oil Refinery and City of Greenwood, MS. Prepared estimates, schedules, calculations, and specs. Designed furnace and boiler emergency shutdown (ESD) systems, gas turbine generator and heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) controls. Supervised installation, validation, factory and site acceptance tests, start up and commissioning of systems. Participated in Root Cause Failure Analysis of anomalies in production equipment and systems.

3/88 to 2/93 Jacobs Engineering Group, Baton Rouge, LA
Title: INSTRUMENT PROJECT LEADER
Project Design Leader for Ciba-Geigy, Exxon Oil Refinery and Chemical Plant projects. Designed P&ID controls. Supervised designers and draftsmen. Prepared estimates, schedules and specs. Designed Triconex ESD systems, Siemens and Allen-Bradley PLC and Honeywell DCS I/O.

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