Principal Electrical Designer

Name : sl32096
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Greenville,SC
Job Title Principal Electrical Designer
Relocation Preferences : anywhere
Objective : To obtain gainful employment where i may use my 39 years of expertise in the electrical design industry. To demostrate my knowledge gained over those 39 years to an employer seeking no less then the best efforts put forward in order to my clients goals and objectives.
Resume :  
CARL E. KOHLHEPP

100 Greenview Circle * Greenville, South Carolina 29609 * carl_3[at]bellsouth.net
(864) 325-0673 (cell- primary) * (864) 292-9171 (home)

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I am an experienced Electrical Designer with 39 years in the pulp and paper, power plants and steel mills and a variety of other industries. I extensive field experience doing walk-downs and working with both the client and contractor. Trained on the usage of both AutoCAD and Microstation.
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

39 years experience as an Electrical Designer, Senior Electrical Designer, AutoCAD Operator and Electrical Field Coordinator.
15 years proficient use of AutoCAD, versions 7 thru 2006.
8 years proficient use of Microstation, versions 7 & V8.
Works well in high pressure environment.
Thorough understanding of GMP, OSHA, and MSHA regulations.
Understand the applications and usages of: NEC, IEEE, IEC and NEMA codes and regulations.
Motivated, self-starter, attention to detail, assertive and works with very little supervision but always as a team player.
Diverse background of design experiences which include but not limited to: power distribution with voltages from 4160 and below, lighting, lightning protection, grounding, cable tray and conduit routing, underground duct banks, hazardous areas, motor control center and switchgear layout, connection, elementary and single-line diagrams, the development of cable schedules calculate cable tray and conduit fills.
Worked in a variety of industries including but not limited to: pulp and paper, hospitals, airports, waste water treatment, power plants, tobacco, commercial, government, institutional, food and beverage, health care products, petro-chemical and pharmaceutical.
Approximately 16 years of field experience doing walk-downs and assisting contractor resolve design issues.
Develops and maintains a high level of expertise in design practices set forth.

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TECHNICAL SKILLS
PLATFORMS AND TOOLS

SOFTWARE: AutoCAD, Microstation, Auto Sketch 9, MS Office, Word, Excel, Access
CARL E. KOHLHEPP * carl_3[at]bellsouth.net
(864) 325-0673 (cell- primary) * (864) 292-9171 (home)

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Principal Electrical Designer 2/2008 to 4/2009
Fluor Enterprises (Fluor-Daniels) Contract Greenville, South Carolina

Design of complicated underground duct-bank systems
Routed cable tray and conduits through heavily congested areas
Developed connection, elementary and single-line diagrams
Produced cable schedules for ordering cable sizes and lengths
Reviewed vendor drawings for design and client requests
Attended design review meetings with engineering staff and client to determine manpower needs and design information
Daily usage of Microstation versions 7 and V8
Used Irasb to revise manual drawings that have been scanned for present day usage

Senior Electrical Designer 1995 to 2003 and 10/2005 to 12/2007
Field Construction Coordinator / Electrical Designer
AMEC Inc. Direct hire Greenville, South Carolina

Coordinated field installation / demolition activities
Ensured proper safety regulations were practiced to prevent lost time accidents
Attended daily construction schedule meetings assuring manpower requirements and scheduling was being met
Assisted contractor with daily / design problems and resolved same
Daily written description of progress and issues documenting milestones were being met and of construction needs list
Document construction changes for engineering record drawings
Checked out motor control centers at vendor site for proper design, point-to-point check out and checked for code violations prior to shipment

Field Construction Superintendent 2/2005 to 10/2005
Poinsett Homes Direct hire Greenville, South Carolina

Daily supervision of construction efforts for high end home construction
Order materials to ensure construction teams had what they needed
Schedule manpower activities to ensure time tables were met
Daily walk downs checking construction quality, site cleanliness and personal safety practices
Obtain construction permits for as many as 35 homes under construction at a time


CARL E. KOHLHEPP * carl_3[at]bellsouth.net
(864) 325-0673 (cell- primary) * (864) 292-9171 (home)

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Field Construction Manager 2003 to 2/2005
Lennar Homes (US Homes) Direct hire Greenville, South Carolina

Daily supervision of construction efforts for high end home construction
Order materials to ensure construction teams had what they needed
Schedule manpower activities to ensure time tables were met
Daily walk downs checking construction quality, site cleanliness and personal safety practices
Meet with home owners prior to, during construction phases ensuring the client of quality and their needs were being met
Obtain construction permits for as many as 15 homes under construction at a time

Intec Industrial Technologies Direct hire Mauldin, South Carolina
Electrical Project Manager 1993 to 1995
Developed client base from cold calling on businesses, referrals or past clients
Secured bids from various contractors for supplying labor to complete projects
Material take-off and ordering of necessary materials and equipment to complete task at hand
General site supervision with emphasis on personal safety followed by equipment safety and protection to site cleanliness
Design of lighting, grounding, power and control systems
Design of motor control centers, elementary, connection and single-line diagrams
Check-out of motor control centers at vendor site ensuring all codes and devices are in place prior to shipment

Other working history:

Senior Electrical Designer 1991 to 1993
Dow Brands Corporation Contract Mauldin, South Carolina

Senior Electrical Designer 8/1990 to 12/1990
Angus / IMC Chemical Company Contract Sterlington, Louisiana

Senior Electrical Designer Kingsport, TN; Greenville, SC
1984 to 1990
CRS Sirrine Engineers, Inc Contract Research Triangle Park, NC;

Electrical Designer 1980 to 1984
Lockwood-Greene Engineers- Contract Spartanburg, South Carolina

Electrical Designer 1978 to 1980
Monsanto Company Direct hire St. Louis, Missouri
CARL E. KOHLHEPP * carl_3[at]bellsouth.net
(864) 325-0673 (cell- primary) * (864) 292-9171 (home)

Other working history continued:

Electrical Designer 1972 to 1978
Simons-Eastern Engineers Direct hire Decatur, Georgia

Electrical Designer 1970 to 1972
Stevens-Wilkinson Architects and Engineers Direct hire Atlanta, Georgia

Electrical Drafter 1969 to 1970
Federal Pacific Electric Company Direct hire Atlanta, Georgia
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Southern Institute of Technology Marietta, Georgia
Pre-engineering course 1970 to 1971

Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia
Electrical Engineering (did not complete) 1971 to 1973

DeKalb Junior College Clarkston, Georgia
Law Enforcement & Psychology (Associate Degree) 1974 to 1976

Greenville Junior College (Adult Continuing Education) Greenville, South Carolina
AutoCAD courses (Certificate of completion) Greenville, South Carolina
Residential Builders License and Code Greenville, South Carolina
(Residential Builders License)










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