Mechanical Engineer

Name : William Mims
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : 376 ECES CEP RMS,APO AE 09353
Job Title Mechanical Engineer
Relocation Preferences : SE or SW U.S.A. or Overseas
Objective : Mechanical Engineering, HVAC, Piping, MEP, design, construction, or Q.C. inspection. Salary six figures per annum minimum.
Resume :  
William Y. Mims, Jr.

SUMMARY:Twenty five years of Mechanical Engineering, Design, Project Construction Management; Site Facilities, HVAC, Plumbing, ANSI Piping and ASME Pressure Vessel Code design, Fabrication and Installations, of which nine years were overseas, on-site projects.


Jun 2001 to PresentReadiness Management Support -Johnson Controls/IAP
PSAB Saudi Arabia, Al Udeid AB Qatar, & Manas AB Kyrgyzstan
Engineering Manager, of 6 man forward deployed Al Udeid engineering team, and Mechanical Engineer on the AFCAP program to augment, on site, U.S. Air Force airbases civil engineering staff during Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom wars; secret security clearance required. Prepared design requirements documents. Master planning, buildings mechanical system design for HVAC, water, and plumbing systems for new metal buildings. Design requirement packages for contractor bid RFQs include heat load calculations, equipment schedules, plan and detail drawings, Statements of Work, Corps. of Engineers cost estimates (Progen) I.G.E. Developing design packages for immediate problem corrections to mechanical systems, HVAC, water and sewage systems.

Feb 96 to Jun 2001Johnson Controls World Services & MSS, Stennis Space Center
Senior Engineer in the Facilities Operations Services Section. Mechanical design, including sizing and stress calculations, drawing layout, material and equipment purchasing specifications of all HVAC, EMCS, plumbing, piping systems and facility utilized at the NASA rocket engine test site. Piping systems design were for chillwater/heating water for central plant, cryogenic fuels, designs and modifications. Heat loads, chiller, boiler selections and specifications. Equipment room designs, equipment layout and piping diagrams, and ventilation systems.

Jan 95 to Jan 96Al Jehat, Saudi Aramco, Distribution Ops Engineering Dept.,
Eastern, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Engineer II, in the Technical Support Unit of the Bulk Distributions Division. Providing engineering drawings and scope of work (Design Packages) for bulk terminal plants, metering transfer facilities and air fueling storage facilities, for fluids LNG, diesel, gasoline, JP4. Design packages are used for plant turn arounds, petroleum storage tank repairs (API 650, API 653), and loading/unloading metering/piping systems modifications, per ARAMCO Engineering Standards.

Jan 94-Jan 95Enerquip Co. Inc, Medford Wisconsin
Design/Applications Engineer for heat exchanger and pressure vessel manufacturer, performing heat exchanger load\duty sizing calculations, BJAC ,software and hand calcs. and supplying drafters proposal ACAD. pressure vessel design drawing for customer tube and shell heat exchanger quotations. ASME pressure vessel design, sizing, shell reinforcing/flange calculations using COMPRESS software and sec. VIII hand calculations for stripping towers, heaters, falling film condensers and thermo-syphon reboilers.

Nov 87-Nov 93 Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co., NASA White Sands Test Facility, Las Cruces New Mexico
Principal mechanical/pressure systems Facility Design Engineer for rocket engine propulsion test department. Responsibilities include mechanical design calculations, writing technical specifications, and layout/assembly drawings installation schedules using Time-Line software, installing systems to support engine firings. Systems designed and installed include pressure vessel design to ASME sec. VIII, piping/pressure systems to ASME 31.1/31.3, hydraulic calculations, exhaust gas diffusers/heat exchanger sizing/design, over-head bridge crane design and various structural steel/aluminum designs.

Jul 85-Nov 87Burk-Kleinpeter and Associates, New Orleans, LA Mechanical engineer for consulting engineering firm. Design calculations, drawing revisions, and construction management for 1000 CFM drainage pumping stations, hospital complete HVAC design, and a garbage compacting plant design.

Jun 84-Jul 85Patterson Pump Co., Toccoa, GA
Overseas contract as pump manufacturer's project manager/ USAID owner's representative for irrigation pumping stations construction. Provided on site construction and pump installation expertise to Egyptian Government and contractors during construction of 37 irrigation pumping stations from Cairo to Aswan, Egypt.

Aug 80-Jun 83Fluor Engineers Inc., Houston, Texas
Office and field engineering for petro-chem design and construction management company. Electrical designer, Houston, doing power one-lines\plans, wiring schematics, and lighting plans. Six month contract in Uthemaneyah, Saudi Arabia as a plant electrical designer performing field design changes and as-built drawings and NG pipeline start up contract in Bangkok Thailand.

May 78-Aug 80Aquatic Equipment & Eng. (Now Santa Fe Engr), Lafayette LA.
Fabrication Engineer. Yard project engineer for an oil field fabricator. Procured materials, interpreted drawings for fabricators, made piping spool drawings, did field design changes and as built steel drawings. Performed bid cost estimates. Jobs included 40 man off shore living quarters, drill rig heliports, and well head platform structural modifications.

Feb 76-May 78EBASCO Services Inc., Killona LA
Civil Construction Inspector during construction of the Waterford III Nuclear Power Plant. Performed soil density testing. Performed re-bar installation to drawings, concrete yield, slump, and air content test. Logged test piles and hydraulically loaded piles.
Aug 72-Feb 76U.S. Army Corps. Of Engineers, New Orleans District
Mechanical Engineer, Plant Engineering Section. Performed engineering calculations, work procedures and federal procurement specifications, for all equipment and floating plant used by the corps. in it's flood and navigation control effort. Wrote dry dock specifications for hydraulic cutter head ship and work boats, rotating equipment installations, barge ramps, canal locks and steel structures.

EDUCATION &University of New Orleans, LA
TRAINING :BS in Engineering Sciences, M.E. Major-E.E.Minor, 1971

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engr., 1975

Registered Professional Engineer, No. 16236 in Mechanical Engineering, State of Louisiana

ASME: Pressure Vessel Design Short Course, Providence RI, 1997
Process Piping Design Course, Houston TX, 1998.
USM: Asbestos Designer (Removal) Certification Course, 2001
ASHRAE Water Systems Design, Ontario C, 2000
ASHRAE Air Systems Design, Ontario, 2000
Mississippi Water Assn-Back Flow Preventers Technicians Course 2001
ASHRAE Fundemantals of Refrigeration 2004
PC Skills: Word/Excel/Project, AutoCadd, Algor Pipeplus, AutoPipe,
MathCad, BJAC, Compress Pressure Vessel Design, Carrier E-120 Costlink, Progen
PERSONAL:Excellent health. D.O.D. Secret Clearance. Married, one child.

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