Electrical Designer / Estimator

Name : Ronald Gopez
Industry Type : Design Build Firms- EPC
City & State : Aliso Viejo,California
Job Title Electrical Designer / Estimator
Relocation Preferences : Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Richmond, VA, San Diego, CA, Oregon
Objective : To further my experiences in more challenging opportunities for growth and success.
Resume :  
Ronald J. Gopez
40962 Bankhall St.
Lake Elsinore, California 92532
Tel # (951) 226-7437 / Cell # (714) 914-2971
Email : ronjosgopez[at]yahoo.com, / rgopez[at]gmail.com

POSITION APPLIED FOR: Electrical Estimator or Electrical Designer
(or Any Position Available)

Twenty (20) years of knowledgeable experience in the field of Engineering, Design, Estimating, Project Proposals and Site Coordination in Commercial and Industrial Projects such as Oil, Gas, Petrochemical, Commercial Complex and Cell Site Design for Wireless Internet and Communication.

Project Marathon Oil Company - Detroit Heavy Oil Upgrade Project
Senior Electrical Designer
August 8, 2008 June 1, 2009
Fluor Corporation, 43 Discovery Road, Irvine, CA 92618
Report to Lead Electrical Designer and Supervisor
Prepare, update, revise and manage Single Line Diagram drawings and Cable Schedule.
Prepare and develop 2D layout drawings using Microstation (Integraph), PD Draw and AutoCad such as Grounding, lighting and Circuit Homerun, Equipment Layout and Cable Routing.
Prepare and develop 3D layout drawings using PDS Modelling (Integraph) for Tray Envelopes, Cable Tray Routing and Underground Electrical Raceways (Ducts).
Prepare and assign tray supports on PDS to help the structural discipline in preparing their steel support schedule.
Check and review Model drawings on SPR (Smart Plant Review) to verify tray elevations on piperacks, verify possible interferences with piping layout, mechanical and steel structures. Also, to measure distances and identify each equipment and structures that are needed information in preparing electrical 3D model drawings.
Prepare FEED material estimates and EPC material estimates on grounding, wires and cables, cable terminators, cable trays and fittings, underground ducts, conduits and fittings, lighting fixtures and fittings using ACCES material management program.
Prepare and organize drawing files and documentations.

Senior Estimator
August 6, 2007 August 7, 2008
Fluor Corporation
3 Polaris Way, Aliso Viejo, CA 92698
Report to Project Department Manager and Estimating Directors.
Prepare material take-off and estimates on Electrical, Controls, Piping, Instrumentation, Civil and Architectural mostly on Petrochemical and Refining plants.
Make use of K-Base workshop w/ Icarus Engine technology, a mainframe-based that is used in Design, Estimating, Scheduling and Expert systems by design engineering contractors and operating companies for the process industries.
Make use of ICE program to produce estimating reports like COA (Code of Accounts) report, detailed and summary reports complete with pricing, adjustments, calibrations and filterings to produce an ideal report for internal and Clients review.
Apply Fluor standard material prices and manhours, including quoted prices from previous projects into K-Base and Excel Imports into ICE program to fill in all required datas before evaluation of report.

Electrical Engineer
November 14, 2006 July 31, 2007
Trussnet U.S.A.
Irvine, California 92618
Reports to Project Manager and Senior Electrical Engineer
Responsible for all electrical works, correspondence, project coordination meeting, plan check response, design, drafting, analysis and calculations, site walks and status report.
Provides and perform electrical design and analysis in support of various projects in compliance with local codes and NEC.

Electrical Designer / Drafter
Velocitel - Irvine, California 92614 October 2, 2003 August 31, 2006
Delta Groups Engineering - Irvine, California 92614 February 15, 2001 May 10, 2003
Reports to Electrical Supervisor or Project Design Manager
Provides electrical design and analysis in support of various projects by contributing and providing oversight to various levels of communications infrastructures.
Perform engineering design and analysis in compliance with local codes and NEC.
Perform site design meetings with design team to:
a)Record existing site conditions
b)Determine the most optimum location of equipment, point of connection for power and telephone services
c)Power/Telco Conduit routing
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of design standards and specifications of various clients and applications of same in design.
Coordinate with utility companys service planner to finalize proposed service plan resulting from the site design meeting.
Provide response to plan check comments to facilitate building department approval.
Supervise and train CAD Specialist/Designer and perform quality control checks on completed construction drawings.

Electrical Designer / Drafter
JD Brandeis Company, Mission Viejo, CA July 15, 2003 to September 30, 2003
F & R Associates Inc., Encino, Ventura Blvd, CA July 1, 2003 to September 30, 2003
Render services on part time job as an Electrical Designer/Drafter in the design of Lightings and Power Distribution on Recreation Clubs, Commercial buildings, Schools and Office buildings. Make use of AutoCAD 2000 & AutoCAD 14 in the preparation of drawings.

Estimation Engineer
April 1998 September 1999
Jurong Shipyard Limited, Singapore
Responsible for site coordination and implementation of all electrical & automation works on-board the ship to become more effective in estimating works and job executions.
Responsible on all electrical estimates for bidding job and budgetary cost estimates needed for additional works, ship repairs, conversion works and other inquiries for cargo ships, oil tankers, gas tankers, oil rigs, FPSO, US Navy ships and super tankers.
Inspector and surveyor on-board vessels and meet with Clients representative in order to assess the scope of work as per specifications.

Senior Electrical Estimator
February 1995 February 1998
February 1992 July 1993
J. Ray McDermott, Singapore
Perform complete material take-off from engineering design drawings, specifications & sketches, and prepares Bill of Materials inclusive of Construction Labor man-hour estimates using McDermott in-house computerized QTO system database.
Prepare preliminary design layout and details that are needed for estimates based on bid specifications, NEC, IEC inclusive of Electrical, Instrumentation, Safety and Communication Systems for oil, gas, and petrochemical projects.
Knowledge in AutoCad 13 and provided hands on assistance to Electrical & Instrument Drafting during peak hours in the preparation of design drawings so as to ensure the completeness and correctness of the drawings and meet target schedule.

Electrical Quantity Surveyor
July 1993 February 1995
Kailay Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Assists in all ACMV mechanical and electrical control quantity surveying matters on Shopping Complex Building, Office Buildings and Retail Stores. Measure and value all revisions to drawings, compare with actual cost, identify variance/losses, measure and value variations to sub-contract works, monthly evaluation of the works with client inclusive of materials on site & work executed, agree quantities of materials on site and work executed with client and budget costing of all received variation orders.
Liaise with construction management, purchasing and engineering in performing all of the above responsibilities. Also prepare estimate for bids on future projects.

Senior Electrical Engineer/Designer
April 1990 January 1992 -AY Engineering (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
May 1985 December 1989-Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Co.
Work as part of the Engineering team in the design, drafting, estimating, field coordination, assessment of work, and implementation of scheduled activities on project sites like oil, gas and petrochemical projects inclusive of Power and Control, Lighting and Small Power, Telecommunication, Instrumentation and Fire and Gas System.
Design and draft lighting layout and power layout, cable tray routing, cable routing, equipment room layout, single line diagram, wiring schematic and control diagram, cable schedules and termination schedules.
Design and perform panel load calculation, switchboard load schedules, voltage drop calculation, short circuit calculation, electrical panel sizing and transformer sizing, cable sizing, conduit and cable tray sizing, junction box sizing and others.
Provide site technical assistance and pre-commissioning assistance. Site coordination with other discipline to prevent any layout interference that may arise. Prepare daily accomplishment report and inspection report. Check & inspect materials during receipt and handling to ensure conformance to specs.
Work with estimating team for tenders or bids in the preparation of material take-off, bill of materials, pricing and man-hour labor cost.

Electrical Engineer
December 1989 March 1990
Client Oil and Natural Gas Commission of India (Owner) & Sumitomo Heavy Industries
Seconded by Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Company to Sumitomo Heavy Industries in order to carry out the balance of work to be done onshore and offshore Bombay, India.
Check out and monitor electrical installation on site in Sembawang Shipyard and Offshore Bombay, India to ensure that hook-up installation and balanced of work are carried out.
Inspect and coordinate electrical works to meet target schedule, prepare take-off, estimates and punch list on all balance of work for offshore installations, prepare daily schedules and accomplishment report on all electrical activities.
Pre-commissioning of the platforms lighting system, telephone and paging system, fire and gas system.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Mapua Institute of Technology
Intramuros, Mla., Phil.
Certificate of Completion in Computer Aided Design Drafting (AutoCAD)
Informatics Technology, Singapore
Certified by AutoDesk and Cambridge University

Knowledge in AutoCAD, Microstation, PDS Modeling and Electrical Raceway Environment, PD Draw, SPR (Smart
Plant Review), Microsoft Office, Aspentech K-Base w/ Icarus Engine Technology, ICE

Microstation In-house Training and Practice, PDS and PD Draw In-house Seminar, Training and Practice, Smart Plant Review In-house Training and Practice, Honeywell Experion Overview Seminar, Yokogawa Seminar on Field Bus, Mod Bus, Control Panel and Monitoring Equipment for Field Application, Crouse-Hind/Appleton Seminar on Lighting Fixtures and Fittings for Hazardous Area Classification, Tyco Seminar on Heat Tracing, Aspentech K-Base and ICE Application Seminar and Training for Conceptual Estimates, Computer Aided Drafting-Auto Cad Release 14 & 2000, Safety Seminar on Electrical Installations, Tap Rules, Motors and Pump Sizing at Cummins Cal Pacific, Seminar on Lyncole Grounding System, Switchboards and Control Panel Seminar.
References: Available Upon Request

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