Michael Innes

Michael Innes

Houston, TX 77089
Work: 800-621-5114
Mobile: 361-935-7178
Contact Preference: Email


Resume Headline: Electrical Engineer – Instrumentation/Controls and Power Distribution Resume Value: cn4f542xy62fziqb

To secure a career that will further develop my skills and talents in the Electrical Engineering field. I would like to gain more experience in PLC programming and communication.

EXPERIENCE: 5/2008 – 4/2016 Casper Electric Corp.
Senior Engineer

Responsible for almost every aspect of construction of drilling rig Power Control Houses from procurement of steel to design of Driller’s Console control logic. Used AutoCAD 2007 to produce drawing packages for Ross Hill style generator control and SCR drive systems. Interconnect schematics and wirelists for MCC, Gen/SCR cubicles, Driller’s Console, plug panel and generator windows. Laser engraved nameplates for equipment labels. Designed a 1000VDC power supply to be used for capacitor reforming in large VFD’s that have been idle. Custom projects for customers such as mating PLC and touchscreen control to the analog Ross Hill SCR drive using a MODBUS, designed a timed Enjet exhaust fan controller for offshore rigs. Designed a digital test station for Hall Effect Devices.

9/2006 – 5/2008 National Loss Consultants Pearland, TX
Industry: Engineering Services
Electrical Forensic Engineer

Determine electrical failure mode that may cause residential or commercial fires. Intensive product research involving schematics, recall notices, and control component testing. Determination of mechanical failures that may cause residential or commercial flooding. Research system components, recall notices, galvanic protection. Write detailed reports to clients mainly comprising insurance companies involved with subrogation.

5/2005 – 4/2006 A3IM, Inc. Houston, TX
Industry: Metals and Minerals
Sourcing Specialist/Procurement

Use SAP system to identify required instrumentation related material and research lowest cost suppliers or find suitable replacements. Create purchase order and enter data. Create monthly reports reflecting cost savings we were able to find for Shell.

12/2004 – 5/2005 Environmental Analytics, Inc. Point Comfort, TX
Industry: Chemicals/Petro-Chemicals
Fugitive Emissions Master Technician

Use analyzer equipment to monitor valves and connectors in a chemical plant (Formosa Plastics) for leaks. Document leaks and make first repair attempts to help comply with environmental regulations and reduce emissions.

6/2001 – 12/2002 GE Aero Energy Products (1 year contract via BEI Engineers) Houston, TX
Electrical Engineer

Created drawings for GE turbine-generator set that incorporated customer requested options as well as options required per site designated thermal guidelines. Added optional control equipment to the Bill of Materials. Designed 24 volt 4-20 mAmp control/instrumentation wiring required for the first pulse-cleaned air filter with built-in evaporative cooler for the LM6000 Millenium turbine/generator. Used AutoCAD LT 2000 and eMatrix to update drawing packages.New Product Design – GE10 50/60 HZResearched devices that are CE marked to replace existing parts that were not certified for use in Europe. Filled out part forms to have them added to the GE inventory system and added the parts to the Bill of Materials once approved. Replaced a 16-channel relay card (not CE marked) with a CE marked 16-channel solid-state output card to activate 16 individual relays and designed all of the associated wiring needed to comply with the necessary CE requirements. Checked schematics and traced wiring diagrams through the entire 50 and 60 Hz systems to correct the mistakes in the initial design and used AutoCAD LT and eMatrix to update package designs.

12/2000 – 4/2001 C.C.C. Group, Inc. Point Comfort, TX
Electrician Helper

Installed wire, conduit, and enclosures for instruments in an industrial plant.

9/1996 – 2/1999 Thomas Engineering Round Rock, TX
Electrical Engineer

Modeled high voltage power distribution circuits utilizing Windmill/Milsoft software for power cooperatives, prepared reports showing requirements and costs for improvements. Updated system maps, substation layouts, underground circuits and transformer placements utilizing AutoCad. Prepared tables and reports for the 2-year workplans that cooperatives must produce to secure government loans using Excel and Word.

EDUCATION: 2/2002 GE Aero Energy Products US-Houston
LM6000 Gas Turbine Generator Set Familiarization Training Course

2/1997 Austin Community College US-Austin
AutoCAD certificate

5/1994 Texas A&M University – Kingsville US-Kingsville
Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor of Science Electrical EngineeringCourses taken included communications theory, digital communications, dynamicand linear control systems, microprocessor engineering, radar as well as all Senior level courses required for a physics degree. Programming languages include BASIC, FORTRAN, Pascal, Assembly, and Turbo C.

SKILLS: Skill Name Skill Level
Windows Expert
Microsoft Word Expert
AutoCAD LT Intermediate
eMatrix Intermediate
Oracle Beginner
Excel Intermediate
SAP Intermediate

LANGUAGES: Languages Proficiency Level
English Fluent

REFERENCES: Reference Name: Oliver Lanza
Reference Company: Casper Electric Corporation
Reference Title: Shop Foreman
Phone: 281-648-9400
Email: oliver.lanza@casperelectric.com
Type: Professional

Reference Name: Tim Casper
Reference Company: Casper Electric Corporation
Reference Title: Owner/CEO
Phone: 281-648-9400
Email: tj.casper@casperelectric.com
Type: Professional

Additional Info BACK TO TOP

Desired Salary/Wage: 68,000.00 – 80,000.00 USD yr

Current Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Years of relevant work experience: 5+ to 7 Years

Date of Availability: Immediately

Work Status: US – I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.

Active Security Clearance: None

US Military Service:

Citizenship: None

Target Job: Target Job Title: Electrical Engineer – Instrumentation/Controls

Alternate Target Job Title: Electrical Engineer – Power Distribution

Desired Job Type: Employee Temporary/Contract/Project

Desired Status: Full-Time

Site Location: No Preference

Target Company: Company Size: No Preference


Metals and Minerals
Energy and Utilities
Engineering Services


• CAD/Drafting
• Electrical/Electronics Engineering
• Energy/Nuclear Engineering
• General/Other: Engineering
• Systems/Process Engineering

Target Locations: Selected Locations: US-TX-Houston

Relocate: Yes

Willingness to travel: Up to 25% travel

  • Updated 1 year ago

To contact this candidate email schwalbe262e1@yahoo.com

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