CHRISTOPHER J. RETTINO
2 Footstep Lane, Pomona, NY 10970
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Degreed Engineer with over twenty years experience in diversified areas of project management & engineering, process systems, electrical/mechanical engineering & design, instrumentation & controls, machine automation controls & technical support. Results driven approach to completing large scale projects on time & within budget. Proven ability to manage & interact with all levels of staff & clients; excellent communications & interpersonal skills. Solid background in installation & commissioning of highly complex equipment & systems. Strong technical/analytical orientation - adept at resolving problems & ensuring customer satisfaction.
QUALIFICATIONS & SPECIALIZED SKILLS:
Project Management / Engineering / Technical Customer Support from project conception through completion
Project scheduling, submittal & review process; management of engineers, technicians, contractors & trades
Contract management; negotiation of terms & conditions; warranties; reviews & approvals
Purchasing & procurement; accounting & invoicing, budgeting, cost analysis/control reporting & documentation
Sales support, bids, proposals (RFQ & RFP) & cost estimates
Electrical / mechanical systems design, power distribution, control systems, mechanical equipment & process systems
AutoCAD generation of Electrical / mechanical drawings & diagrams
PLC programming & configuration of various controllers
Installation, commissioning, start-up support, field service, technical & customer support
Training presentations for customers, operators, managers, engineers, technicians & maintenance personnel
Systems & Equipment Test & Verification (IQ, OQ, PQ)
Writing of technical manuals, specifications & procedures
Development of strong relationships with clients, vendors/distributors, fabricators & all levels of personnel
Detail oriented, organized, meticulous & very dedicated
Excellent communications skills in English & Spanish languages
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:
GEA Westfalia Separator, Separation & Purification, Oilfields, Marine, Power & Industrial Divisions
Project Engineer/Manager - Managed projects from inception through completion. Engineered & designed all mechanical & electrical aspects of process purification systems from pre-sales support period, through system design/fabrication & installation.
QEI Inc. SCADA Systems Control & Monitoring Engineering & Manufacturing
Systems Engineer - Designed & configured SCADA monitoring & control systems; master stations, remote terminal unit RTUs, communications networks; specified network equipment & components for systems.
Manager, Technical & Customer Services - Managed technical & customer services including technical support personnel, field service engineers & technicians, equipment repair personnel & training programs.
Burns & Roe Enterprises, Consulting Engineering & Design
Project Manager & Senior I&C Engineer - Developed HVAC controls, BMS systems & mechanical system drawing packages & specifications with MEP & Architectural firms for the design & construction of schools for the NYC School Construction Authority.
Integrated Systems & Controls, Control Systems & Integration
I&C Engineer - Performed system equipment & instrumentation verifications & technical writing for Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals. Engineering, startup, validation & specification of industrial & commercial instrumentation for system upgrades & new installations.
PKA Technologies, Solutions Provider, Computer Systems Integration
Operations Manager Managed contract negotiations/approvals, sales & technical authorizations/certifications, training/testing requirements; sales of warranties/service contracts, corporate operations - construction & building services, expenditures/budgeting.
VACUMAX Corp., Pneumatic Bulk Transfer Systems Design Engineering
Project Engineer Developed electrical/pneumatic schematics, control panel layouts & bills of material; programmed Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Test & debug of equipment. Field service & troubleshooting, installations & startups; technical training
SEQUA Corp., Rutherford Machinery, Offset Printing/Coating Machinery Design Engineering
Electrical/Field Service Engineer - Designed electrical control systems, programmed programmable logic controllers, installed & configured electrical AC/DC Drives, servo/stepper motors, installations, startups, troubleshooting, testing tech support & training.
EDUCATION: Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY; Bachelor of Electrical Engineering; May 1989
CERTIFICATIONS: LonWorks Building Management System Certified by Echelon Corporation.