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Brad Stephen Carlberg, P.E.

P.O. Box 1219, Hoodsport, WA 98548

(251) 454-1200

e-mail: brad.carlberg@bsc-engineering.com

Homepage: http://www.bsc-engineering.com/

 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Registered Professional Control Systems Engineer with over twenty-five years’ experience in Process Engineering and Process Control specifically with Distributed Control Systems and Programmable Logic Controllers combining extensive experience with both Hardware and Software Design, Programming, Implementation and Startup, including Advanced Continuous and Batch Control Programming.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

DUTIES INCLUDED: Provided Engineering Consulting Services including: Detailed Studies; Specifying and Requisitioning of Hardware; Factory Checkout and Loop Check and Tuning. Developing And Implementing Configuration and Human Machine Interface (HMI) Graphics using Ci Technologies SCADA MMI/HMI version 5.4; WonderWare FactorySuite including InTouch 7.0; Rockwell Software RSView, RSLogix, and RSBatch; Siemens/TI Simatic Net, TISoft, and WinCC; Honeywell Picture Editor and Bailey Computer Aided Design Engineering Workstation (CADEWS) and Screen Oriented Display Generator (SODG), and Continuous and Batch Honeywell Control Language (CL) Programming. Generation of Database; Instrument Index; I/O List; Instrument Loop Sheets; P&ID’s; Data Sheets; Alarm/Interlock Lists; Process Functional Specifications; IJB Termination, Layout, And Wiring Drawings; and Maintenance Work Orders. Training of Operators, Maintenance, and Instrument Personnel. Created Software Integration Plan, Software Requirements Specifications, Software Design Description, and Software Requirements Traceability, and Software Configuration Management Plans per IEEE & NRC guidelines. Software Quality Assurance, specifically NQA-1 2008/2009 requirements

EQUIPMENT & SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

Rockwell Software RSView, RSLogix, PanelBuilder, and RSBatch; CiTect SCADA MMI/HMI; WonderWare FactorySuite including InTouch; Schneider Automation Monitor Pro (Factorylink) HMI and Modicon Quantum PLC using and ProWorx programming software. Distributed Control System (DCS), Human Machine Interface (HMI), and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) specifically Honeywell TPS/TDC 3000 and Bailey Net/Infi 90, and Rockwell Software RSView32 and FactoryTalk. Programmed Bailey Multifunction Processors/Controllers (MFP/MFC) including Fiber-Optic Central Communication Ring; Honeywell Advanced Process Manager (APM), Honeywell Logic Manager and Honeywell IPC620, Allen-Bradley 5 Series and ControlLogix, and Siemens Simatic S5 & S7 PLCs. Honeywell Personal Computer Network Manager (PCNM) communicating with Millwide Computer (MIS) like IBM AIX and VAX 11/780. Programmed Operator Interface Graphics for INDELEC PLANT-VIEW communicating with Gould Modicon 584 PLC. Utilized Wonderware InSQL and Microsoft SQL Server 7 and Northwest Analytical Quality Analyst 5.1 for SPC analysis. Programmed Visual Basic, Microsoft Office including Access and Project; AUTOCAD, DBASE and Datatrieve.

PULP & PAPER EXPERIENCE

Programming, Developing, Implementing, And Commissioning of Application Module-Based Bleach Plant And Brown Stock Washing And Recycle Advanced Control Packages. Engineering Design for Greenfield Paper Mills, Bleached And Unbleached Kraft Mills, Sulphite Pulp Mills including Paper Machines, Starch Cooker, 450 TPD Secondary Fiber Mill with Automatic Control Of Pulpers, Stock Preparation, Multiple-Effect Black Liquor Evaporators, Brown Stock Screening, 500 TPD Brown Stock Washers, 600 TPD Multiple-Stage D/C-Eo-D-E-D Bleach Plant, 30 TPD R-8 Chlorine Dioxide (CLO2) Generator and 8 TPD R-3 Chlorine Dioxide (CLO2) Generator, Causticizing and Lime Kiln, Power And Recovery Boilers And Lime Kiln Safety Systems, Extruder Machine "Flying Splice".

OTHER PROCESS INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Designed Variable-Frequency AC Drive for Hog Fuel Boiler Fuel Feeders. Programming, Developing, Implementing, And Commissioning. For Manufacturing Bulk Chemical Handling Facility, 250 GPM Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment Facility, Gas Desulfurization Plant, High Fructose Corn Syrup Batch Plant, Cogeneration Plant, Cogeneration Plant Fuel Handling System; Taconite Pelletizing Plant including Furnace Grate Speed Control, Concentrator, Precipitators, Limestone Addition; and Resin Batch Reactors.

Education

Washington State University; Pullman, Washington

Bachelor of Science / Mechanical Engineering; February, 1984

Where the heck is Pullman?

1981 – JV 8 4th Place Pacific–10 Conference Championships

Redwood City, CA

(me 4th from left)

2009 - Old Men & the Sea

Wawawaii Landing, Snake River

 

 

CiTect Advanced CiTect / CiCode Course; Charlotte, North Carolina June, 2002

WonderWare Basic InTouch Course; Mobile, Alabama July, 2000

Rockwell Software Basic RSView Course; Birmingham, Alabama September, 1998

The Dale Carnegie Course; Mobile, Alabama September, 1993

Bailey Basic Graphics (SODG) Course; Vancouver, BC Canada; April, 1990

Bailey Basic Configuration (CADEWS) Course; Vancouver, BC Canada; April, 1990

Professional Registrations

 

Registered Professional Control Systems Engineer; License No. 43988, State of Washington October 18, 2007Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: image063

Registered Professional Control Systems Engineer; License No. 23362, State of Alabama January, 2000

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Projects Map

Professional Record

BSC Engineering; Hoodsport, WA August, 2013 – Present

January, 2017 – April, 2018 Provided Control Systems (Metso DNA, ABB Bailey, & Emerson DeltaV DCS’s) expertise to Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation Department of Port Townsend Paper Corporation in Port Townsend, WA

August, 2016 Provided Honeywell Experion expertise to Andritz Automation for Checkout and Startup of new Recovery Boiler, Evaps, Demineralizer and STG at Georgia-Pacific in Brewton, AL

May  July, 2016. Provided Honeywell TDC3000 expertise for mill DCS system and process support including Logic Manager (LM) and Process Manager (HPM) configuration, Logic Blocks, and PM- & AM-CL code) for Weyerhaeuser in Port Wentworth, GA.

March  April, 2016. Provided Honeywell TDC3000 expertise to Andritz Automation (Atlanta, GA & Vancouver, BC) to create SAMA diagrams to document existing configuration (including Basic Controller & HPM configuration, Logic Blocks & AM-CL code) for upcoming migration from Honeywell TDC3000 to Honeywell Experion for International Paper in Bogalusa, LA.

December, 2015 – February, 2016. Lead Distributed Control System (DCS) Commissioning Engineer for Worley Parsons and Pasadena Water & Power in Pasadena, CA for the Glenarm Repowering Project providing DCS expertise for the Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine, & Balance of Plant (BOP) areas utilizing Emerson (Westinghouse) Ovation DCS.

September, 2015 – October, 2015; Consulting Control Systems Engineer to the Hanford Mission Support Alliance (a Lockheed Martin/Jacobs/WSI company) at the Volpentest Hammer Federal Training Center providing Siemens TP1900 Touch Panel & WinCC HMI & S7-1200 PLC expertise (in a Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) Portal environment) to modify the Siemens S7-1215 PLC

Siemens S7-1215 PLC

Volpentest HAMMER Federal Training Center in Richland, WA

 

April, 2015 – May, 2015; Consulting Control Systems Engineer to Weyerhaeuser Engineering Services providing Honeywell TDC3000 expertise (including native window, Picture Editor graphics & AM- & PM-CL code modifications & troubleshooting) to commission recovery boiler upgrades including 74% black liquor solids upgade, new Precipitator transformer/rectifier, & new sootblowers for Weyerhaeuser Company pulp mill in Oglethorpe, GA.

Weyerhaeuser Company in Oglethorpe, GA

Oglethorpe, GA

June, 2014 – October, 2014; Consulting Control Systems Engineer to MPC (Modern Process Control) Consulting, Ltd. for Education City project in Doha, Qatar.

Education City in Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar

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October, 2013 – Present; Consulting Control Systems Engineer to Potlatch Mutual Water Company for Pumphouse Alarming Modernization project in Potlatch, Washington.

Potlatch Mutual Water Company

Potlatch, WA

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Hyundai Engineering & Construction Ltd. – Process Plant Division; Seoul, South Korea; November, 2012 –July, 2013. Technical Advisor to the Controls & Instrumentation Department working on the LUKOIL Kandym project near Karakul, Uzbekistan and the Refinería Batalla de Santa Inés project in Venezuela.

LUKOIL Kandym project near Karakul, Uzbekistan

Refinería Batalla de Santa Inés project in Venezuela

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August, 2012

Contract Control Systems Engineer to Prime Controls in Metairie, LA for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Intercoastal Waterway West Closure Project near Belle Chasse, LA providing Rockwell ControlLogix PLC and Rockwell FactoryTalk SE/ME expertise.

Aerial View
Gulf Intercoastal Waterway West Closure Complex

Side View
Gulf Intercoastal Waterway West Closure Complex

GIWW West Closure (B) 29.815774 N, -90.068493 W

Near Belle Chasse, Louisiana

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Maverick Technologies; Charlotte, NC; May, 2012 – June, 2012

Independent Contracting Consultant for the recommissioning of the International Paper pulp & paper mill in Franklin, VA providing ABB (Bailey) Infi-90 Distributed Control System (DCS) expertise to mill startup team in the evaporators, power & recovery areas.

A - Franklin, VA

International Paper – Franklin, VA

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Invensys-Triconex; Lake Forest, California February, 2011 – April, 2012 Contract Applications Engineer creating Software Integration Plan, Software Requirements Specifications, Software Design Description, and Software Requirements Traceability Matrix. for submittal to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) as part of relicensing procedure for the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Safety System Replacement Project.

A-Invensys-Triconex Campus in Lake Forest, CA

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Richland, Washington May, 2010 – June, 2010 Principal Controls Engineer. Programmed Rockwell ControlLogix PLC and Rockwell FactoryTalk ME HMI controlling Foundation Fieldbus transmitters and ABB ACS550 drives via DeviceNet for Washington River Protection Solutions Small Scale Mixing Demonstration.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.; Pullman, Washington September, 2009 – March, 2010

Project Engineer II - Automation in Engineering Services. Developed and commissioned ClearView SCADA-HMI (Human Machine Interface) for substation automation incorporating the SEL-2032 Communications Processor to communicate with protection relays for Aha Macav Power Service in Mohave Valley, AZ

Aha Macav Power Services
Mohave Valley, AZ

Aha Macav Power Services Substation
16 miles from Main Office in Mojave Valley, AZ

 

Eastern Bechtel Construction Ltd, Inc.; Asab, United Arab Emirates May, 2009 – August, 2009

Startup Engineer for the Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd (GASCO) Asab Gas Development Project Phase 2 (AGD-2) project providing control system expertise for commissioning of Yokogawa ProSafe-RS SIS and Tyco Simplex 4100U PLC for Fire and Gas control system at Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) plant..

Asab Gas Development (AGD 2) LNG Plant

A -  Asab, United Arab Emirates

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Bechtel National, Inc.; Richland, Washington February, 2007 – April, 2009

Senior Control & Instrumentation Engineer to Bechtel National, Inc. in Richland, Washington for the WTP/RPP project at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation site. Created Software Functional Specification (SFS) for Balance of Facilities (BOF) area and Software Lifecycle Documents for Low Activity Waste (LAW) and High Level Waste (HLW) areas.

Hanford WTP Vitrification Plant

Hanford Nuclear Reservation

A -  Richland, WA

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Honeywell Canada Ltd in Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada; July, 2005 – May, 2006 Contract Process Control Engineer for the Syncrude Canada Ltd UE-1 project utilizing my expertise with Honeywell TDC 3000, Wonderware InTouch , Modicon Quantum PLCs , and Triconex 1131 TriStation Burner Management Systems to perform Site Acceptance Tests (SATs) & commissioning of the Coker Off-Gas Boilers & Ash Handling Systems.

A - Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada

A – Syncrude about 35 km north of Ft Mac

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Air Liquide Process & Construction Corporate Process controls Group in Houston, Texas January, 2004 – March, 2005 Contract Process Control Engineer for the POSCO Iron & Steel project utilizing Symphony/Composer DCS and the Irving Oil project utilizing Modicon PLC .

A – Daphne, AL on the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay

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BSC Engineering; Daphne, AL July, 2003 – August, 2003

Consulting Process Control Engineer to Escambia County Utilities Authority Main Street Wastewater treatment plant in Pensacola, Florida for the Anoxic/Oxic PLC Alarm project utilizing Moore Industries Net Concentrator Series ethernet I/O webserver communicating with Modicon Quantum PLC controlling the process.

May, 2002 – June, 2003

Consulting Process Control Engineer to ABB Instrumentation for the Water Pollution & Control Project Hypochlorite Modernization utilizing Ci Technologies CiTect SCADA HMI 5.40 Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Modicon Quantum PLCs for the Northeast Philadelphia Water treatment plant.

July, 2002 – August, 2002

Consulting Process Control Engineer to American Electric Power for the Houston Pipeline/Louisiana Interstate Gas pipelines SCADA system utilizing Wonderware InTouch 7.1 Human Machine Interface (HMI), Standard Automation EFM Manager, and various Remote Terminal Units (RTU) including Fisher ROC, Flow Automation Automate/AutoPilot , and Daniel FloBoss.

Consulting Process Control Engineer through Process Control Associates in Houston, TX; November, 2001 – December, 2001; for Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Three Rivers Refinery for their Diesel Hydrotreater process conversion project converting ABB Infi-90 Multifunction Processor (MFP03) to Honeywell High-Performance Process Manager (HPM).

Consulting Process Control Engineer to Orion CEM, Inc. in Alpharetta, GA; September, 2001 – November, 2001; for Mead Coated Board Inc. in Phenix City/ Cottonton, AL.  Provided ABB Bailey Infi-90 DCS expertise for their CyberBoiler™ Recovery boiler process optimization project utilizing ABB LAN-90 and Multifunction Processor (MFP03).

BSC Engineering; Daphne, AL May, 2000 – August, 2001

Consulting Process Control Engineer to ABB Instrumentation for the Anoxic/Oxic and Secondary Clarifier process modifications utilizing WonderWare InTouch 7.1 Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Modicon Quantum PLCs for the Escambia County Utilities Authority Main Street Wastewater treatment plant in Pensacola, Florida.

September, 2000 – May, 2001

Temporary Consulting Process Control Engineer through Ford, Bacon & Davis, LLC to Riverwood International in West Monroe, LA for the #4 Recovery Boiler Sootblower & TRS projects utilizing Honeywell TDC3000 Control language (CL) programming and Allen-Bradley PLC/5 via the Honeywell EPLCG.

Temporary Consulting Process Control Engineer to Inland Paperboard in Rome, GA for the Refiners & Screens upgrade project utilizing Honeywell TDC3000 Control language (CL) programming and Allen-Bradley PLC/5 via the Honeywell EPLCG.

GE Industrial Systems Pensacola, FL November, 1999 – April, 2000

Senior Systems Engineer responsible for the commissioning of the Fortrel Polyester Bale Line Control System utilizing Rockwell Automation RSView Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Allen-Bradley 5/PLCs for the Wellman Chemical plant in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

BSC Engineering; Daphne, AL April, 1999 – May, 1999

Consulting Process Control Engineer to Hargrove and Associates; Mobile, Alabama. Responsible for the upgrade of the Pelletizer Control System with Monitor Pro (Factorylink) HMI and Modicon Quantum PLC using Concepts programming software for Kerr McGee Synthetic Rutile processing plant in Theodore, AL.

Provide engineering support for Honeywell TDC3000 Distributed Control System (DCS) in the North & South Powerhouses to Mobile Energy Services Corporation in Mobile, AL.

Provide engineering support for WonderWare FactorySuite including InTouch 7.0 (HMI) to GAF Building Products in Mobile, AL.

Raytheon Engineers & Constructors; Birmingham, Alabama; April, 1998 – March, 1999 Contract Process Control Engineer responsible for assessment and remediation of the Distributed Control Systems at 63 Kraft Foods plants in North America as part of Year 2000 compliance.

ELSAG Bailey Process Automation; November, 1997 – December, 1997 Contract Engineer to Hong Kong Principal Collection and Treatment System Project for Hong Kong Government Strategic Drainage Department

BELOIT CORPORATION; Jacksonville, Florida August, 1997 – September, 1997 Contract Engineer For Greenfield mill for Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper in Parawang, Riau, Sumatra, Indonesia

Sumatra, Indonesia

 

WEYERHAEUSER PAPER COMPANY; Oglethorpe, Georgia March, 1997 – May, 1997 Contract Engineer completing Brown Stock Washers & Bleach Plant Advanced Control Package.

HONEYWELL IAC, Phoenix, AZ; May, 1995 – January, 1997 Contract Engineer to Pulp & Paper Applications Engineer Completing Projects For:

WISCONSIN TISSUE MILLS, INC.; Menasha, Wisconsin: Recycle/Bleach Plant Packages

POTLATCH CORPORATION; McGehee, Arkansas: Winder/Unwinder PLC Replacement

BSC Engineering;; Daphne, AL September, 1993 – April, 1995

Consulting Engineer To:

BRITISH PETROLEUM; Milne Point, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

Milne Point, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

 

Fransen Engineering Ltd. ; Vancouver, BC CANADA

WESTCOAST ENERGY, INC.; Fort Nelson, British Columbia CANADA

RAINY RIVER FOREST PRODUCTS, INC.; Fort Frances, Ontario CANADA;

RAINY RIVER FOREST PRODUCTS, INC.; Kenora, Ontario CANADA;

MINNESOTA CORN PROCESSORS; Columbus, Nebraska; Provided Honeywell Logic Manager including Application Module (AM) Control Language (CL) expertise for commissioning of ethanol production facility including ultrafiltration.

Columbus, Nebraska

ADM Columbus, NE (Corn Processing

BOISE-CASCADE CORPORATION; Emmett, Idaho. Replaced legacy PLCs’ with Honeywell Logic Manager to control the “hogged fuel” boiler fuel feed chip pile conveyors & rakes and cleaning from the TDC3000 DCS. Duties included Logic Manager configuration in ladder logic and development of Honeywell native window “Picture Editor” graphics.

INSTRUMENT CONTROL SERVICES; Pensacola, FL December, 1991 – August, 1993

Systems Engineer providing ABB Bailey Net- and Infi-90 expertise for the following projects:

WEYERHAEUSER PAPER COMPANY; Plymouth, North Carolina. Provided ABB Bailey Net- and Infi-90 onsite expertise for the commissioning of the NC4/NC-5 Fiberline modernization project. Responsible for programming and configuring the Bailey Multifunction Processors/Controllers (MFP/MFC) using Bailey Computer Aided Design Engineering Workstation (CADEWS) and updating/modifying operator graphics with Bailey Screen Oriented Display Generator (SODG)

MEAD PAPER COMPANY; Chillicothe, Ohio. Provided ABB Bailey Net- and Infi-90 expertise for the loop check / commissioning of the Evaporator area.

BOISE-CASCADE CORPORATION; Jackson, Alabama. . Responsible for commissioning the ABB Bailey Infi-90 DCS for the Stock Screening, 600 TPD Multiple-Stage D/C-Eo-D-E-D Bleach Plant including 30 TPD R-8 Chlorine Dioxide (CLO2) Generator, and the Brown Stock Washing areas of the pulp mill. This commissioning was completed in three phases over sixteen months, all of which was spent as the pulp mill Control System Engineer. Responsible for programming and configuring the Bailey Multifunction Processors/Controllers (MFP/MFC) using Bailey Computer Aided Design Engineering Workstation (CADEWS) and updating/modifying operator graphics with Bailey Screen Oriented Display Generator (SODG). 

H.A. SIMONS LTD.; Vancouver, BC CANADA July, 1989 – November, 1991 Control Systems Engineer providing Honeywell TDC3000 and ABB Bailey Net- and Infi-90 expertise for the following projects:

BOISE-CASCADE CORPORATION; St.Helens, Oregon. Responsible for Programming and Configuring the ABB Bailey Infi-90 DCS for the Dioxin Action Program for the 600 TPD Multiple-Stage D/C-Eo-D-E-D Bleach Plant and 30 TPD R-8 Chlorine Dioxide (CLO2) Generator. Completed the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) at the ABB – Bailey Regional Process Control Center in Seattle. Verified instrumentation in the mill.

CELULOSA DEL PACIFICO, S.A.; Mininco, Chile. Designed, programmed, and configured the ABB Bailey DCS for the greenfield mill. Responsible for the Bleach Plant including Chlorine Dioxide Generator, Lime Kiln & Recausticizing, and Recovery Boiler areas. Completed the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) at ABB – Bailey in Burlington, Ontario.

CYPRESS NORTHSHORE MINING; Silver Bay, Minnesota. Recommissioned the Honeywell TDC3000 DCS for the Taconite (iron ore) pelletizing facility including the pellet calcination Furnace Grate Speed Control, Concentrator, Precipitators, Limestone addition process, and bin storage using expertise with Advanced Multifunction Controller (aMC) & IPC-620 PLC including Application Module (AM) and Multifunction Controller (MC) Control Language (CL).

DAISHOWA CANADA LTD.; Peace River Pulp Division Peace River, Alberta. Designed, programmed, and configured the Honeywell TDC3000 DCS for the greenfield mill. Responsible for programming & configuring the Recovery Boilers and Lime Kiln Safety Systems interface to the Honeywell communicating with the GE Series Six PLC through Honeywell PLC Gateway.

ALBERTA-PACIFIC FOREST INDUSTRIES INC.; Athabasca Boyle, Alberta. Responsible for the front end engineering design of the Honeywell TDC3000 DCS including the design of the instrument index for the greenfield mill project.

CS TECHNOLOGIES; Poughkeepsie, NY February, 1987 – July, 1989

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Instrument Engineer Completing Projects For:

POTLATCH CORPORATION; Cypress Bend Mill; McGehee, Arkansas. April, 1988 – October, 1988. Implemented advanced chemical dosing control in the Bleach Plant including 8 TPD R-3 Chlorine Dioxide Generator in the Honeywell TDC3000 DCS in the Multifunction Controller (aMC) & IPC-620 PLC including Application Module (AM) and Multifunction Controller (MC) Control Language (CL).

A – McGehee, Arkansas

Potlatch Corporation; Cypress Bend Mill

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Federal Paperboard; Sprague Division; Versailles, Connecticut (near Norwich/New London). Installed & commissioned Honeywell TDC3000 DCS including Advanced Multifunction Controller (aMC) & IPC-620 PLC including Application Module (AM) and Multifunction Controller (MC) Control Language (CL) to control 450 TPD Secondary Fiber (Recycle) Mill with Automatic Control of Pulpers & Stock Preparation Screening & Cleaning.

A – Versailles, CT

Sprague Paperboard

 

INSULATING MATERIALS INC.; (Formerly G-E Resins) Schenectady, New York. Installed Honeywell TDC3000 to control Resin batch process

A – Schenectady, NY

Insulating Materials Inc. Schenectady, NY

 

INTERSTATE PAPER LLC; Riceboro, Georgia. November, 1987 – March, 1988. Converted Hot Stock Refiners & 500 TPD Brown Stock Washers from standalone panel to Honeywell TDC3000 DCS in the Multifunction Controller (aMC) & IPC-620 PLC including Application Module (AM) and Multifunction Controller (MC) Control Language (CL). Implemented advanced refiner Energy (in HP-Days per Ton) control in Hot stock Refiners and Dilution Factor in Brown Stock Washers.

A – Riceboro, Georgia

Interstate Paper LLC

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IBM CORPORATION; Poughkeepsie, New York. Designed, configured, and commissioned Honeywell TDC3000 DCS in the Advanced Multifunction Controller (aMC) & IPC-620 PLC including Application Module (AM) and Multifunction Controller (MC) Control Language (CL) for multiple buildings across the manufacturing site including Building 020 (Powerhouse), Building 450 (250 GPM Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment Facility), Building 003 (Cyanide Scrubbing, Condensate Polishing & Reverse Osmosis), and Manufacturing Bulk Chemical Handling Facility. Connected these individual buildings’ Honeywell Local Control Network (LCN) via fiberoptic cable with Honeywell LCN Extender. Implemented Remote Boiler control including automatic feedwater treatment (demineralizer) regeneration and advanced Chiller control in the IPC-620 PLC in Building 020. Replaced the pre-existing Bristol Babcock control system with the Honeywell TDC3000 in Building 450. Replaced the pre-existing TI5 PLCs with the Honeywell IPC-620 PLC in Building 003. Programmed & configured Indelec PlantView HMI controlled by Modicon 584 for Manufacturing Bulk Chemical Handling Facility.

Poughkeepsie, New York

IBM

 

WRIGHT SCHUCHART HARBOR; Tacoma, WA February, 1986 – July, 1986

Instrument Engineer responsible for tracking instrument installation completion of five 2500 Ton modules built on the Blair Waterway in Tacoma, WA (and loaded onto barges for shipment) for the ARCO EXPLORATION’s final Central Production Facility (CPF-3) in Kuparek (Prudhoe Bay), Alaska. On December 2, 1986 Kuparuk production reached a new record high of more than 298,000 bpd following the startup of CPF-3.

A – Tacoma, WA

A – Central Gas Facility in Kuparek, Alaska

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ATLANTIC GULF; Woodinville, WA August, 1985 – December, 1985

Field Engineer completing greenfield cogeneration construction projects for FAIRHAVEN POWER; Samoa, California. Was second person to site with Project Superintendent. Solicited local vendor quotes for site clearing equipment, concrete suppliers, etc. Provided liaison to engineering design to resolve conflicts on drawings for site construction crews. Performed rebar takeoffs.

A – Eureka, CA

Fairhaven Power; Samoa, CA

 

AMERICAN TECHNICAL SERVICES; Eugene, OR February, 1985 – May, 1985. Junior Controls Engineer Completing Projects For:

WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY; Springfield, Oregon. Walked down Paper Machine and Vapor Recompression Evaporator and created P&IDs & Mechanical Layout drawings in preparation for rebuild projects.

GEORGIA-PACIFIC; Monticello, Mississippi. Performed field instrument audit for Fisher Controls and created Instrument Index in preparation for mill modernization project.

A – Monticello, MS

 

WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY; Cosmopolis, WA (near Aberdeen) May, 1984 – October, 1984 Technical Summer Intern Completing Projects for Plant Engineering including “Hogged Fuel” Boiler pneumatic ash handling system. Create Appropriation Requisition (AR) for Corporate Capital Project fund allocation. Designed Variable Frequency drive as replacement for existing mechanical drive controlling “Hogged Fuel” Boiler fuel feed screw conveyors.

A – Cosmopolis, WA

WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY; Springfield, OR (near Eugene) Summers 1977 – 1981. Summer Relief Laborer in Power & Recovery Department

A – Springfield, OR

Weyerhaeuser Company

 

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Publications

Presenter at the 2015 ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium; Houston Westchase Marriott; Houston, TX; "Optimizing Your Process Through Lignin Management" Paper Powerpoint November, 2015

Author/Presenter at ISA Automation Week 2013 Technical Conference & Exhibition; Nashville, Tennessee; "HMIs On Smartphones & Tablets" Paper  Powerpoint November, 2013

Author/Presenter at ISA Automation Week 2010 Technical Conference & Exhibition; Houston, Texas; "Ethernet I/O" Paper Powerpoint October, 2010

Author/Presenter at ISA 2008 Technical Conference & Exhibition; Houston, Texas; "Optimization In The Pulp and Paper Mill" Paper Powerpoint October, 2008

Author/Presenter at ISA 2003 Technical Conference & Exhibition; Houston, Texas "Configure Your Ethernet I/O: A "Hands-On Tutorial" October, 2003

Author/Presenter at ISA 2001 Technical Conference & Exhibition; Houston, Texas "Ethernet-Based PLCs Reduce Oxygen Consumption in a Wastewater Plant" September, 2001

Author/Presenter at TAPPI PCE&I / ISA PUPID Joint Symposium; San Antonio, Texas "Automated Recovery Boiler Sootblowing Control System" March, 2001

Co-Author/Presenter at TAPPI Recycling Symposium; New Orleans, Louisiana "Recycled Advanced Control Package" March, 1996

Memberships

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AUTOMATION (ISA);

Geographic Assembly Chairman (2016);

Control Systems Engineer (CSE) PE Review Course Instructor (2015)

District 9 (WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, UT, & AK) Vice President (DVP) and International Executive Board Member

Pulp and Paper Industry Division; Past Division Director, Newsletter Editor, & Webmaster

Technical Conference Committee for ISA Automation Week 2012, Automation Week 2011, Expo 2010, Expo 2009, Expo 2008, Expo 2006, ISA Expo 2005, ISA Expo 2004, ISA Expo 2003, ISA Expo 2002, Expo 2001, Expo 2000, Tech 99, & Expo 98

References Available Upon Request, In Confidence


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