Gary Hames
Crawfordville, FL 32327
Phone (850) 891-5937
Job FunctionEngineering & Architecture, Public Utilities & Services
Professional Information
Job TitlePlant Engineer – Controls Education Bachelor’s Degree Employment Type Any Position Type Salary $90-120k Member No.6270983Last Activity08/22/2010


Desire an engineer position that requires diverse technical skills

City of Tallahassee, St. Marks, FL June 93 to Present
June 93 to Oct 01, Plant Mechanical Engineer
Oct 01 to Present , Plant Controls Engineer
Plant support for system controls, PID upgrades, UPS/ Electrical upgrades
RCC Ionics Zero Discharge wastewater plant. High energy/Verticle pumps,
Bailey Infi90, Allen-Bradley 5/500/5000, SEL, GE Mark V, GE Fanuc, Citect
Preventative maintenance program.

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, Clover, Va. 1. Construction Project Engineer responsible for the distributed controls for the coal fired boiler, water treatment, and turbine-generator for a 1.2 billion dollar project.
2. Responsible for on site plant permitting compliance

Pennsylvania Electric Co.,Johnstown,Pa. Rotating Machinery Engineer
Responsible for the operation, maintenance and upgrading of the plant equipment on two 900MW coal fired units. Managed unit outage planning, maintenance scheduling and budgeting. Project Engineer for conversion of turbine controls from mechanical-hydraulic to digital-hydraulic.Initiated and managed a predictive and preventative maintenance program. Performed ASME and performance testing of plant equipment

Salem Furnace Co,Carnegie,Pa.
Engineered process control systems related to the design of heat treat furnaces for the metals and chemical industries. Engineered furnaces for refuse fired systems, equipment specifications, requisitioning, system layout and startup.

Combustion Engineering, Windsor, Ct.
Performed engineering responsibilities in the setup, startup, operation and modification of coal fired boilers and auxiliary equipment. Lead Startup Engineer on J & L Steel multifuel fired boiler. Lead Startup Engineer on Westvaco coal fired boiler computerized control upgrade. Inspection and upgrade of several stoker fired refuse fuel boilers.

Florida Registered Professional Engineer
Marine Engineer – New York State Maritime College
Balanced high speed rotating machinery Vibration analysis of problem equipment Generator rotor stability tests Predictive and Preventative maintenance Motor repair specifications Auxiliary equipment inspection Thermal Performance testing HiEnergy Feed pump rebuilds Maintenance repair procedures Boiler inspections Turbine inspections Inspection of coal, wood, and garbage fired boilers B31.1 piping design NFPA burner system design Fan Performance testing Combustion performance testing

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