Joseph Puszkar

Name: Joseph Puszkar
Home Location: US-MO-Wright City-63390 (Not Specified)

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Most Recent Title: Technical Specialist III
Experience: 21 Years, 3 Months
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Sec. Clearance: No

Company Information
Start Date: January 2014 ~ End Date: March 2016
Company Name: Westlake Chemicals and Flint Hills Resources
Job Title: Technical Specialist III

Start Date: August 2005 ~ End Date: September 2015
Company Name: HONEYWELL-St. Louis, MO.
Job Title: Technical Specialist III

Start Date: January 2008 ~ End Date: December 2013
Company Name: Phillips
Job Title: Site lead

Start Date: January 2006 ~ End Date: December 2008
Company Name: Prudhoe Bay
Job Title: Technical Specialist III

Start Date: January 2005 ~ End Date: January 2006
Company Name: State of Pennsylvania – Replaced
Job Title:

Start Date: January 2001 ~ End Date: January 2005
Job Title: Senior Controls Specialist (DCS engineer); Senior Controls Specialist for utilities department

Start Date: January 2000 ~ End Date: January 2001
Job Title: Senior Controls Specialist (DCS engineer)

Start Date: January 1995 ~ End Date: January 2000
Job Title: Controls Specialist

Graduation Date:January 1996

Graduation Date:June 2006

Graduation Date:September 2008

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Senior Controls Specialist / DCS engineer
28819 Schneider Ln. Wright City, MO. 63390 Cell: 636-487-3902

SUMMARY: 20 years’ experience in system integration and engineering in the following fields; food
and beverage, steel, food processing, agriculture, utilities. the last 8 years in oil and gas. I
have led both large and small projects with such responsibilities as providing quotes, status
reporting to customer as well as developing co-workers skill sets to meet the needs of the client.

HONEYWELL-St. Louis, MO. Technical Specialist III (DCS engineer) 8/2005 – 9/2015
* 2008 -2013 Site lead at Phillips 66 in Wood River, Il. 2008 – 2013 for many re-instrumentation
and new installed projects in the following units; Cracking, Distilling, Aromatics, Alky,
Environmental and Utilities. Responsible for configuration of new and existing control strategies
on the Honeywell (DCS) Experion PKS platform utilizing C300,SCADA and Peer to Peer controllers on
both R300 and R400 releases. I reported to site every day for 5 years and was involved in all
aspects of a 3 Billion dollar project execution lifecycle. My site duties included detail design
documentation to configuration, simulation, loop check and start-up support. Providing quotes and
managing a group of engineers under my direction.

* 2014 – Assisted in On Process Migrations (R3xx-R4xx) at Westlake Chemicals and Flint Hills

* 2006 -2008 Prudhoe Bay, Alaska- Responsible for maintaining and implementing new control
strategies for British Petroleum on the North Slope of Alaska. Control platforms at Endicott
Island and Badami oil fields were comprised of; Emerson Delta V operate for Provox, Provox and
Honeywell Experion (DCS) R210 and HC900, Allen Bradley and Rockwell Automation family of PLC’s.

* 2006 Oak Ridge, TN. – Programmed Air Handling Controls on a SLC5/05 and PanelView 600. Objective
was to provide handshaking between two OEM controllers communicating over Ethernet and Modbus to
coordinate the cycling of Air Compressors and their associated Air Dryer.

* 2005-2006 State of Pennsylvania – Replaced obsolete controllers for a steam plant with an HC900
controller and Honeywell operator interface. The new configuration consisted of a Plant Master
Pressure controller providing a firing rate demand signal to each of the three Natural Gas/#2
Fuel Oil Boiler Master Controllers. The control strategy maintained combined steam header
pressure and minimized emissions. Provided similar controls for another steam plant with coal
fired boilers. Each system allowed plant personnel to monitor process conditions and alarms as
they became active as well as Data Acquisition to obtain desired data for storage, display and
trending. The systems also provided report generating capabilities.

MAVERICK TECHNOLOGIES – Columbia, IL Senior Controls Specialist (DCS engineer) 2001 – 2005
* Senior Controls Specialist for utilities department at the Anheuser-Busch St. Louis brewery.
Requirements range from day to day supervision of the operating system to designing and
implementing small to medium scale projects. Knowledge in all the areas of the Utilities
department including Refrigeration, CO2, Electrical distribution, Steam and Condensate, Fuel
Oil/Gas and City/Hot Water. Responsible in assisting with program standardization, project
management, financial reporting, and SOP development. Control system consisted of a Foxboro I/A
DCS with Allen Bradley interface.
* Created Operator graphics and developed 150 point control database to convert an existing APACS
control system to a Delta V system. The Delta V system utilized Batch Control as well as
foundation fieldbus I/O.
* Project Lead for an Arc Furnace application. Called to site and came up to speed with process in
one week. Designed and implemented stinger control on a Delta V (DCS) system. Assisted in
standardizing the control logic and operator interface. Successfully implemented PID control for
five DC power supplies capable of producing 50,000 amps output while measuring and maintaining a
reference voltage of 3 to 6 volts.

AUTOMATION & CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES – St. Louis, MO. Senior Controls Specialist (DCS engineer) 2000 –
* Provided DCS expertise and controls knowledge to Monsanto on a large scale pharmaceutical project
during the validation phase. Duties included Batch programming, HMI modifications, control system
checkout and updating validation documentation.

MUNGER COMPANY, INC. – St. Louis, MO. Controls Specialist 1995 – 2000
* Designed and Implemented I/O database, interlocking scheme and HMI interface for DSIDA and GI
expansions on both Fisher Rosemont Provox and Delta V systems. Overall responsibilities included
leading technicians in developing process, CIP, Batch interface graphics as well as area alarming
on various projects. Led various phases of simulated testing and on-site startup.

* Training Team Leader for 3 years. Led group of 8 individuals in developing in house training on
both the technical and sales levels.

Introduction to Configuration using ENVOX (OWP) 1/1996
Contrologix System Fundamentals 6/2006
EXP02R300 – Experion PKS Server Engineering and Configuration (R300) 6/2007
EXP20 – Experion PKS Control Execution Environment Controller ACE 7/2008
4512 – Fail Safe Controller Advanced Implementation (R700) 9/2008
EXP25 – Experion PKS Advanced System Level Troubleshooting and Maint. R410 9/2013
TDC HPMFT TDC Fundamentals (US) LCN/UCN with HPM implementation 10/2013
EXP23 Experion PKS Advanced Server and Station Installation and Admin. R410 1/2014

CAP- Certified Automation Professional 2005-2008

Ranken Technical College, St. Louis, Missouri 1993-1995
Degree: Associates of Science in Instrumentation and Process Control

United State Navy – Aviation Fire Control Technician AQ
Aviation Electronica Training
F-A/18 FRAMP VFA-125
U.S.S. Midway / VFA-151


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