James Carter


Process Control Engineer

Savannah, GA

James E. Carter
Savannah, GA
Email ecarter410@comcast.net
Phone (912) 897-6181
Job FunctionEngineering & Architecture
Professional Information
Job TitleProcess Control Engineer Experience 10 – 15 Years Education Bachelor’s Degree Employment Type Any Position Type Salary $90-120k Member No.105243568Last Activity01/27/2016

Allen Bradley Logix 5,500 & 5000 Wonderware InTouch, System Platform & InSQL Knowledge of Network infrastructure
Allen Bradley RSview & Factroytalk HMI GE Proficy IFix &Ihistorian

Edward Carter
Savannah, GA 31410 https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddie-carter-5ba533a9
912.897.6181 ecarter410@comcast.net

Professional Experience

JOHNSON MATTHEY INC., Savannah, GA 2008 2015
Process Control Engineer
Drove on time and under budget the commission and start-up of new catalyst plant by collaborating with team of engineers.
o Implemented use of System Platform.
o Developed new control philosophy and installed new version of Wonderware Historian by working with third-party integrators.
o Controlled plant and integrated with System Platform by utilizing custom UDT and Function block in PLC code.
Work with Project Engineer helping them with instrumentation and electrical part of their projects.
o Wrote PLC code to implement project.
o Made sure that Instruments were ordered and on time.
Built and program a new piece of lab equipment for the QC lab.
o New unit double the number of attrition units and was under budget by 40%
Helped the R&D Dept. build a test reactor and setup the data collection system.
o Allowed the R&D Dept. to control the temperature of the reactor and collect data for gas flows and temperatures.
Worked with IT Dept to separate the business network from control network by installing new controls network.
Worked with other Engineers on starting up Zeolite plant.
o Verify that the P&ID were correct.
o Build all of the screens used in the Scada system (Wonderware)
o Verify that all of the Analog and Discrete devices worked properly.

EMD CHEMICALS INC., Savannah, GA 2005 2008
Controls Engineer
Took charge of the Process Control system for the entire site. This consist of 3 PLC5 connected by Controlnet to 40 Flex I/O node distributed throughout the plant, 15 SLC 5/03 and 5/04 spread throughout the plant, and The HMI system. The HMI is an Ifix system with 10 Scada and 17 Iclients all connected together through the plant LAN network.
Set up a historian at the plant using Ihistorian and Proficy Portal.
Converted some of the single loop control at the Bismuth plant to a compact logix platform.
o This allowed for better control of the process and monitoring of the product
Worked with the Project Engineers on selecting control instruments.
o Did some of the programming for the projects that they were working on.
Worked with the IT dept. on maintaining and upgrading our PC that was used on the control systems and in the office areas.
Worked on a 5 yr capital plan to upgrade our control systems to a control logix platform. Replacing the Controlnet network with Ethernet. Connect all of the SLC 5/03 and 5/04 to a common network. Reduce the Scada count from 10 servers to 2 servers and move all of the Iclients from stand alone PC to a Terminal Server.

KERR MCGEE PIGMENTS, Savannah, GA 1994 2005
Controls Engineer
Worked with R & D engineers on the control systems for a new filtration system for increasing solids in pigment slurry.
Upgraded the graphic when it changed from Winview to RSview. Converted the graphics from a Nematron display to RSview.
Worked on a team that replaced the Fisher and Porter DCS with a Delta V system.
o Maintained the system and backup as needed.
o Made programming changes as new process were added.
o Converted the entire graphic when Delta V went from Fix 32 to Ifix.
Worked with Engineers to collect data from PLC and enabled the data to be viewed across the plant network. Set up a Server to collect data from a RS3 DCS using Ihistorian and Proficy Portal.
Maintained backup of all the PLC and SLC running in the plant and worked closely with E&I to help troubleshoot any problems that arose.


Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemistry, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA,

Professional Development
Allen Bradley Training
PLC 5 Programming
EtherNetlIP Design and Troubleshooting
Controlnet Maint. and Troubleshooting
Ethernet Design and Troubleshooting
Cisco Networking
IFix Training
Proficy IFix Fundamentals
Using VBA with IFix
Proficy Real time Information Programming
Emerson Rosemount Training
Introduction to RS3
RS3 Advanced Programming
RS3 Operator Station Programming
Introduction to Delta V
Advance Programming for Delta V
Wonderware Training
System Platform for InTouch
System Platform Part 1

Technical Skills

Proficient with Microsoft
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