Project Manager

OBJECTIVE                Engineering, Project Management or Maintenance Management


EXPERIENCE              TGW Systems Inc.                                                     May 2013 – December 2013

Project Manager

  • Managing large automation / material handling projects located through-out the South East.
  • Managed  over 13 Million dollars in material handling projects.




                                       Mustang Engineers and Constructors, L.P.          September 2010 –August 2012

                                        Project Manager

  • Provide project scheduling and cost control for capital and expense projects.
  • Chemical and Industrial project implementation experience. Recent assignments include DCS, PLC, SCADA, Delta V and 6900V Power Distribution with Relay Control along with conventional civil and mechanical projects.
  • Strong scope definition with ability to achieve buy-in from customers, designers and other project stakeholders.
  • Maintain project control planning processes to manage the smooth flow of information throughout the department and coordinating contractor activities.
  • Use of customer specified cost control tools (ex: SAP) and reporting methods.
  • Successful in full spectrum project management while leading and developing teams for various types of projects simultaneously.



                                         Integrated Systems Controls Inc.                            May 2008 – August 2010  

                                         Supervisor / Lead Controls Engineer                 

  • Supervise technicians, engineers, electricians and shop associates for a UL508A certified panel shop.
  • Managed all associated budgets and costs to improve profitability and efficiency.
  • Designed and developed electronic and electrical control systems as necessary.
  • Programmed PLCs and HMIs for automation applications.
  • Specified, integrated and programmed VFDs, servos and DC drives per project objectives.
  • Project manager for automation and material handling projects.


                                      Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation                          March 2007 – January 2008

                                      Project Manager

  • Project Manager for a 10 million dollar, 172,000 square foot facility addition and associated material handling, sortation and auxiliary support equipment.
  • Solicited, screened and qualified potential suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Monitored and controlled costs while maintaining necessary timetables.
  • Coordinated the most efficient and cost effective means of installing material handling and sorting equipment throughout the distribution center.
  • Designed equipment placement and facilities updates using AutoCAD.
  • Developed facility power specifications for the local electric utility.



                                      Daifuku America                                                                 May 2005 – March 2007

                                       Maintenance Supervisor / Field Service Engineer

  • Electrical and controls project manager for the twelve million dollar distribution center in Dells’ new Winston-Salem, NC facility.
  • Successfully managed a team of over thirty engineers, technicians, and electricians under severe time and budgetary constraints.
  • Worked “hands on” to modify or program Mitsubishi and Allen Bradley PLCs and associated HMIs, AC and DC drives and CNC type controllers.
  • Supervised direct reports and subcontractors over multiple shifts.
  • Set-up preventative work schedules for Technicians, Engineers and Mechanics via MP2 computer system.
  • Prepared work orders and documentation interpretation that allowed both Japanese and domestic engineering material to be implemented effectively and in a cost saving manner.
  • Trained maintenance, engineering and operations personnel on modern equipment operating and maintenance methods.


Sprint Inc.                                                                           Nov. 2000 - May 2005

Central Office

  • Directed contract personnel in equipment installation and upgrades.
  • Maintained Nortel DMS-100 switch system.
  • Maintained and served as primary troubleshooting agent for high bandwidth communications systems such as multi-wave fiber.

                                      Precision Fabrics Group, Inc.                                                   April - Oct. 2000

    Process Engineer

  • Project management throughout the manufacturing facility.
  • Responsible for process improvements in the laminating department.
  • Utilized common computer tools to track data and present information to the engineering group.
  • Worked to improve efficiency and web handling characteristics of converting equipment through various mechanical and electrical modifications and upgrades such as modern AC/DC drive and PLC implementations.




                                     R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Packaging Division                         1983-April 2000

                                    Electrical Engineer / Project Manager

  • Project Manager for facility and equipment upgrades and the application of new technologies.
  • Traveled as necessary, to evaluate new equipment and technologies and provide risk and cost analysis for applicable projects.
  • Successful installation of millions of dollars worth of projects under critical time constraints.
  • Implemented hardware and software integration projects for manufacturing process improvements in metal cast and rolling and printing and converting environments.
  • Modernized numerous rolling mill and slitting operations with state of the art DC (up to 1250 HP) and AC drives integrated with PLC and customized HMI systems.
  • Achieved change out of an entire plants 4160 volt switch gear during a

34 hour planned window.

  • Recognized for leading an emergency project that rebuilt the entire electrical supply and PLC controls of a fire damaged roll-to-roll paper-cutting machine.
  • Provided guidance to corporate and contract engineering on compliance to company policies and production standards.
  • Coordinated vendors and plant personnel to properly modernize production equipment while controlling costs and minimizing down time.
  • Developed itemized and detailed documentation for integration teams to be able to plan modernization of less efficient manufacturing equipment.
  • Was the Plant Electrical Engineer and provided leadership for the maintenance department in troubleshooting difficult and complex problems, including hands on troubleshooting to the component level.
  • Lead teams consisting of production, quality, maintenance, engineering and purchasing in evaluating equipment and procedures for multi-plant implementation.
  • Set up preventative maintenance procedures and spare parts for project related equipment.
  • Utilized AutoCAD and modern computerized tools to draft and develop plans and drawings for manufacturing upgrades.
  • Installed and maintained material handling systems for RJR’s 43-acre Tobaccoville production facility.
  • Designed and programmed a Laser Gas Distribution system using Allen Bradley HMI and PLC interfaced to a host mainframe system.
  • Supervised technical projects consisting of maintenance, contract and engineering personnel to improve productivity.
  • Worked “hands on” to modernize and retrofit older production machines with state of the art HMI, PLC and AC & DC drives
  • Programmed Allen Bradley PLCs for material handling and packaging.
  • Recognized for numerous savings and quality improvement suggestions.


                                     Western – Electric Company (AT&T)                                        1979-1983

Electronics Troubleshooter

  • Applied engineering level troubleshooting techniques to various complex equipment systems.
  • Was promoted two times and reached the highest non-salary engineering grade in the facility.



Associates in Applied Science, Electronics Engineering

Surry Community College, Dobson, NC


Factory Link Training

US Data Corp. Dallas, Texas


Leadership / Coach Class

R. J. R. Management Training Winston-Salem, NC.


Theory of Constraints

R. J. R. Management Training Winston-Salem, NC.


OSHA / NEC Compliance (Explosive environment)

R. J. R. via Layton Consulting Co. Winston-Salem, NC.


Visual Process Control training

R. J. R. OTT Winston-Salem, NC.


Allen Bradley Intelligent I/O

Allen Bradley Chicago, IL


Emerson UPS training

Emerson on site Winston-Salem, NC.


INTEL Microprocessor Workshop

Intel Corp. Winston-Salem, NC.


Accu-sort Bar code readers

R. J. R. OTT Winston-Salem, NC.


FLUKE 9010 Troubleshooting

Fluke Corp. Winston-Salem, NC.


Allen Bradley PLC 5

Allen Bradley Chicago, IL.


ICOM Software for PLC 5 Training

R. J. R. OTT Group Tobaccoville, NC.



INTERESTS &      Private Pilot.

ACTIVITIES         Extra class amateur radio operator.

References available upon request.


Last Resume Update August 4, 2014
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