Senior HVAC Designer

Name : Guy Lyles
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Centennial,CO
Job Title Senior HVAC Designer
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : GUY E. LYLES, C.E.M

May 27 2010

Company Name

To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing to express my interest in bringing my broad project design and engineering experience to the Senior HVAC Designer position at Company name.

As a Certified Energy Manager with extensive experience as a senior-level project manager and facilities design engineer, I am confident I can play a key role in the success of your organization. My qualifications are especially geared for this position, including:
Significant experience in project management and construction administration for heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems design and analysisgained through key senior-level project management positions, including Senior Project Engineer System Designer and Senior Project Designer/Engineer.
In-depth background in managing various phases of multi-million-dollar projects ranging from large, new commercial construction projects to major additions and expansionssuch as new Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center Hospital, Celebration Health Central Plant for Disney World of Orlando, Main TCI Communication Center of Denver, West Metro Fire Station additions, IBM facilities in Boulder, and many others.
Expertise in overseeing site surveys, project estimating, HVAC systems design and layout, planning, coordination, heat loss/gain calculations, quality control, troubleshooting, CAD drafting and design staff, and morewhile increasing efficiencies, minimizing risks, and maintaining project timelines and budgetary goals.
Particular experience in facility audits and energy efficiency strategies and implementation.

Additional capabilities are listed in the enclosed résumé. My project management and design strengths, accomplishments, and experience show a strong commitment to helping projects succeed while contributing to business and client success. My background is especially tailored for the Senior HVAC Designer position and I would appreciate the opportunity for an interview. If you have any questions, I can be reached at the number listed above. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Guy E. Lyles, C.E.M.
Resume :  


Facilities Design & Layout ~ Facility Audits ~ Energy Efficiency

Dedicated Senior Designer / Engineer and Certified Energy Manager with significant experience in project design, engineering, and management in a wide variety of environmentsfrom residential design to environmental stations of large, progressive commercial facilities. Extensive project management background, with a history of successful construction administration and leading drafting and design staff to productivity and excellence. Experienced at coordinating activities with electrical engineers, architects, and contractors. Proven client relationship management abilities. Demonstrated strengths in:

¨Project Management¨Boiler/Chiller Load Profiles¨Regulatory Compliance
¨System Layout/Planning¨Site Surveys¨Mechanical Cost Estimates
¨Design Specifications¨HVAC Heat Loads¨Quality Control


JJ BLANK ENGINEERING COMPANY, Denver, Colorado2007 2008
Senior Design Engineer

Key Projects:
~ Vallagio at Inverness Shopping Galleries, Englewood, Colorado
~ West Metro Fire Station #9 Engine Bay Addition, Morrison, Colorado
~ West Metro Fire Station #12 Dorm Additions, Littleton, Colorado
~ West Metro Fire Station #14 Complete Dorm Remodel, Littleton, Colorado

Provided remote and onsite project management of construction administration.
Delivered project design and layout, planning, project coordination, quality control of HVAC systems design, heat loss/gain calculations, and site surveys.
Conducted troubleshooting and analysis of commercial building systems to retrofit existing designs for energy loss and inefficiencies.
Closely supervised and managed the CAD drafting and designer staff to ensure project success.

CATOR, RUMA & ASSOCIATES, Lakewood, Colorado2001 2007
Senior Mechanical Designer / Engineer

Key Projects:
~ University of Denver, College of Law New LEED Certified Building, Denver, Colorado
~ Exempla Health Care of St. Joseph Hospital, Energy Retrofit, Denver, Colorado
~ Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center 500 bed New Hospital, Lafayette, Colorado
~ St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center 300 Bed Expansion, Pueblo, Colorado
~ Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado New BSL-3 Bio Containment Phase II Labs

Developed conceptual designs from SDs through CDs including all system layout and planning of chiller and boiler plants, all types of air distribution systems, and planed zoning of smoke and fire protection coordination.

GUY E. LYLES, C.E.M.Page Two


Senior Mechanical Designer / Engineer

Provided back checks for quality control of the entire HVAC system design, along with system troubleshooting when needed.
Generated energy load and air balance calculations for ventilation requirements of numerous health care facilities.
Provided site survey reports for existing project retrofits and remote RFIs.
Delivered onsite project management for construction administration of new and existing projects.
Offered in-depth analysis of new and existing hospital facilities for energy savings retrofits.
Supervised and managed mechanical CAD drafting through project completion.

Senior Mechanical Designer / Engineer

Key Project:
~ IBM Facilities Designer, Boulder, Colorado

Provided contract engineering services throughout Colorado, similar to HVAC design work performed in subsequent positions.

ENGINEERING ECONOMICS, INC., Golden, Colorado1997 2000
Project Design Engineer

Key Projects:
~ Baptist Health Laundry Facility, Denver, Colorado
~ Precedent Health Center, Denver, Colorado
~ Main TCI Communication Center, Denver, Colorado
~ Longmont United Hospital, Longmont, Colorado
~ Alameda County Hospitals, Oakland, California

Managed construction administration projects, including design and layout, planning, project coordination, quality control of HVAC systems design, heat loss/gain calculations, and site surveys.
Investigated and resolved system problems at hospital mechanical facilities.

Project Design Engineer, Global Facility Solutions

Key Projects:
~ Celebration Health Central Plant for Disney World of Orlando, Florida
~ University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center of Houston, Texas. Energy audit for
Shared Savings Retrofit Design
~ Energy Savings Boiler Retrofit at Hillcrest Hospital of Pittsfield, Massachusetts
~ St. Lukes Hospital Laundry Facility, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
~ Chiller Plant, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

Provided design, layout, planning, project coordination, and quality control of HVAC systems.
Performed C.E.M. duties for energy shared savings audits and retrofit feasibility designs of large mechanical hospital facilities throughout U.S.
Supervised mechanical CAD drafting of each project retrofit completed.

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Associate in Science, Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology / Engineering

Energy Conservation Through Retrofit Design Annual Seminar, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (A.S.H.R.A.E.)
Current Trends in HVAC Control Systems Technical Study Session, A.S.H.R.A.E.
Liability IQ for Architects & Engineers Professional Liability Education Program, DPIC Companies, Inc.
Commercial Loads & Application School Trane Co. Dealer Products Course


Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.) Association of Energy Engineers (A.E.E.)
Licensed Federal Communication Commission (FCC), Amateur Radio Operator (General Class)


Member, A.S.H.R.A.E.
Member, A.E.E.
Member, A.M.S.A.T. Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation
Member, Wartime Veteran, U.S. American Legion

U.S. Navy Veteran Honorable Discharge


VFD Screw & Centrifugal chillers
High efficiency VFD Cooling towers
Air handling units with class 1 thru 4 fans
D.D.C. & pneumatic temperature controls
Electrical motors operating at low voltage, single- & 3-phase voltage up to 460 volts
V.F.D.-operated pump & fan motors
Hydronic chilled water & hot water systems
Primary & secondary pumping systems
Chilled & condenser water flat plate heat exchangers
Boiler plants of large capacities, using high-pressure & low-pressure steam systems
Steam-to-hot-water heat exchangers
Building penetrations detailing
CFC emergency purge system of mechanical rooms with breathing apparatus & alarms
Multi-zone, hot & cold deck, constant volume & V.A.V. air distribution systems
Split system heat pumps
V.P.F. Chilled water systems
Water source heat pumps systems
Design & layout of geo thermo heat pump systems
Chilled, condenser, & hot water flow diagrams related instrumentation & controls


Computer-assisted heat load calculations by Elite, Trane/Trace software
Carrier Windows based-H.A.P.-II Load Estimating & Energy Analysis software
ESP Bell & Gossett Equipment Selection
Taco Pump & Equipment Selection

Cook Fan Equipment Selection
Greenheck Fan Equipment Selection
Trane TOPPs Equipment Selection
Windows-based /AutoDesk Release 2000 & 2005/6 AutoCAD software
Windows; MS Word; MS Excel software

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