John Terrance Harper
To obtain a career in Mechanical Engineering and Project Management utilizing professional experience, educational background, and specialized skills within an environment which facilitates professional growth.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Mechanical Engineer with 6 years of engineering and design experience, 3 years of management, and 15 years of experience in the construction industry.
Professional, honest, dependable, and ambitious individual that works well alone and with a team.
Organized, analytical problem solver, efficient, detail driven with outstanding communication and time management skills and proven success interfacing with both customers and co-workers.
Computer skills include: AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint, HVAC Carrier HAP program, Design Master HVAC Program, Mitsubishi City Multi Design Tool, Greenhecks product CAPS program.
EDUCATION / LICENSES
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA Jan. 2002 May 2006
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.34
Engineer In Training License GA No. EIT022708
Approved and scheduled to take Professional Engineering Exam, October 2010
Conditioned Air Non-Restricted License GA No. CN210434
Master Plumber Non-Restricted License GA No. MP209884
RWP Engineering, Inc., Savannah, GA June 2006 Present
Mechanical Engineer, full time position
Fully responsible for the design and production of energy efficient HVAC & Plumbing construction drawings for residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.
Calculated HVAC heat gain/losses and plumbing loads, sized and layout of HVAC & plumbing equipment, ductwork, plumbing water supply, waste, and roof drainage, gas piping, steam, chilled water, and other piping.
Supervised and trained new employees, verify and approve submittals, field verified existing conditions, inspections, equipment selection and specification, pump selection, provided design alternatives to clients.
Inspect and field verified new HVAC/Plumbing installations to confirm they were installed correctly as designed.
Communicate and coordinate design work with Architects, Civil/Site engineers, Electrical engineers, Structural engineers, Contractors, and Inspectors.
Develop final design recommendation reports for projects.
Used statics and dynamics equations and principles to determine the shear strength and size of drive shafts used in industrial facilities. Also resolved industrial warehouse comfort problems due to increased internal heat gain loads.
Recent projects include industrial facilities, historic and luxury homes, multi-story condos and retail buildings, medical and dental offices, office spaces, restaurants, hurricane shelter, and more.
McKenneys Mechanical Contractors and Engineers, Inc., Atlanta, GA May 2003 August 2005
Assistant Project Manager/Designer, Co-op position
Designed HVAC and plumbing systems using AutoCAD, calculated heat gain/loss loads, sized piping/plumbing/ductwork.
Estimated HVAC and plumbing jobs, composed HVAC/Plumbing proposals and change orders, organized equipment purchase and jobsite deliveries, HVAC/Plumbing take-offs, developed job schedules.
Supervised & trained new employees and communicated with field foremen with HVAC/Plumbing installation.
Consolidated Mechanical Contracting, Inc., Savannah, GA May 1995 Aug. 2001
Apprentice/Pipefitter/Plumber/HVAC Technician, Summer position
Installed HVAC/Plumbing systems and repairs for Residential/Commercial/Industrial projects.
Participated in pipefitting for Commercial & Industrial contracted jobs. Serviced HVAC equipment.
Performed pipe fabrication, pipe welding, torch cutting, boom truck operation, tube bending, and more.
Enjoy socializing, fishing, hunting, camping, boating, golf, exercising, snowboarding, carpentry work, and more.