PATRICK PISCITELLO

Patrick Piscitello
P.O. Box 1452, Lucedale, MS. 39452
Email: Patrick.Piscitello@att.net
Phone (228) 243-6774

Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer with over 20 years of combined experience in multi million electrical
instrumentation and control engineering projects and on multi billion dollar governmental and private sector projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Senior Electrical Engineer, USCG PSC MCS and C4ISR Electrical Engineering Lead
(from 11/06/2019 to 04/21/2021)
HALTER MARINE, VT HALTER MARINE, ST ENGINEERING (VTHM)
Pascagoula, MS, 39581
• ·As the USCG Polar Security electrical engineering I am responsible for leading a
• combination of experienced and non experienced engineers and designers (10-12 personnel).
• ·Organizationally I’m responsible for both the Machinery Controls Systems (MCS) and
• Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR)
development of Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL). Most of the development MCS and C4ISR
CDRLs are out sourced to sub-contractors.
• ·It is my responsibility to organize and participate in the appropriate electrical working group with the USCG.
The overall objective of the engineering lead is to ensure the on-time delivery of CDRLs. with the help of
subordinate engineers and designers.
• ·Daily as the electrical engineering lead, I’m responsible for the day to day interface with the sub-contractors,
program office objectives and ultimately the satisfaction of the USCG and DoN personnel. This includes
making sure my subordinates are performing the necessary electrical engineering work in the designing,
planning and overseeing of manufactures like ABB, Trident Maritime Systems, Caterpillar Defense Systems,
Raytheon Defense Systems, and the design agent Technology associates
• incorporated. This also includes the construction and installation phases of electrical power distribution from
6.6 kc to 480 VAC down to 115 VAC2 4 AND 12 VDC systems.
• ·I’m responsible to ensure the successful submission of CDRLs and addressing
• compliance comments from USCG and DoN personnel. This includes both the USCG and DoD and their
civilian counterparts. As CDRLs are being developed by the sub-contractors and sub-ordinate personnel I
ensure that the CDRL submissions meet regulatory standards related to the electrical plant installation.
• ·I regularly interface with other engineering leads to ensure overall ship design specifications agree with the
J1 (Ship’s Specifications J1), Test requirements as set forth in J3 ABS SVR rules, and any other regulatory
bodies. These requirements are also addressed with the USCG ship design team members.
• ·Participate in program management reviews with the customer (USCG), program office,
• all sub-contractors and other engineering disciplines.
• ·Ensure all entrance and exit requirements are met for Project Design Review (PDR),
• Post Project Design Review (PPDR), Technical Design Review (TPDR), Intermediate Contract Design
Review (ICDR), Final Contract Design Review (FCDR) and Project Readiness Review (PRR).
• ·Translate technical requirements into usable engineering data.
• ·Supervises work of System engineers, entry level junior engineers, senior and entry level junior designers.
• ·Maintain engineering documentation and other administrative documentation Control Account Management
Activities.
• ·Prepare project engineering reports and presentations.
• ·Co-ordinate with various vendors and sub-contractors.
Plant Site Electrical, Instrumentation, Maintenance and Capital Projects Engineer
(from 03/16/2015 to 06/04/2018)
HUNTSMAN ADVANCED MATERIAL DIVISION
McIntosh, AL, 36553
• ·Participate and interface with other engineering disciplines in developing five year capital project planning
for corporate approval based on global corporate requirements.
• ·Conceptualize the major phases of all electrical and instrumentation related projects and provide input on
other discipline specific projects as needed.
• ·Perform engineering field surveys with system owners to vet the validity of selected project(s) and to ensure
a high probability of success before the project(s) has been implemented in the field.
• ·Develop multiple local capital engineering request for corporate approval based on corporate engineering
standards.
• ·Provide direction to external and internal engineering resources for all deliverables such that all
documentation is in accordance with recognized and generally recognized and generally accepted good
engineering practices.
• ·Perform factory acceptance test and ensure equipment or services meets project requirements. Make
necessary recommendations for corrective action and document the findings if outside the expected results.
• ·Create and implement management of change (MOCs) documentation and action items in accordance with
process safety management requirements.
• ·Inform and interface with other disciplines, maintenance, operations and EHS as necessary for project
implementation.
• ·Interface and develop necessary purchase requisition documentation with corporate purchasing that can be
used to secure goods and services in compliance with regulatory requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley act.
• ·Provide direct supervision to all external and internal contractors on projects that have been assigned to
either in house maintenance or capital projects personnel.
• ·Oversee and inspect all work whether it is a capital project(s) or is maintenance related so that it is done in
compliance with all regulatory bodies.
• ·Provide maintenance duty coverage once every eight weeks for any after normal business hour maintenance
coverage. Included in the maintenance duty coverage, is the requirement to present and convene over a
weekly safety presentation for all of the maintenance and engineering department personnel.
• ·Develop maintenance spares list for newly installed projects. Bearing in mind long lead items and not overly
burdening store room personnel.
• ·Specify electrical and instrumentation equipment per project or maintenance requirements. Maintain and
develop ISA specification sheets as required by management of change or project development.
• ·Provide vendor or equipment specific training for plant electrical and instrumentation technicians as needed.
• ·Prepare investment proposals and capital appropriation requests.
• ·Initiate and manage all engineering, procurement and construction activities of assigned projects to control
costs and schedules during all phases of the capital investment process.
• ·Prepare progress reports of cost and schedule at periodic intervals during the capital investment process as
required.
• ·Prepare post completion reports on cost, schedule and investment performance as required.
• ·Participate in the preparation of the McIntosh site annual capital budget and forecast, as well as the five year
capital plan.
• Actively support and adhere to all site and corporate safety policies and procedures through all phases of
maintenance and project work, including safe work permit procedures. Ensure that all contractors engaged in
project work adhere to site and corporate safety policies and procedures.
• ·Participate in incident investigations as needed.
• ·Participate in site safety and housekeeping initiatives as needed.
• ·Participate in site-wide improvement initiatives by performing engineering studies and providing technical
support as needed.
• ·Keep current with instrumentation technologies and incorporate latest technologies into projects, processes
and maintenance activities.
• ·Participates in design hazard reviews including Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Layer of Protection
Analysis (LOPA).
• ·Performs LOPA validation and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) verification.
Plant Site Electrical, Instrumentation and Maintenance Engineer
(on contract from 03/17/2014 to 03/13/2015)
HUNTSMAN ADVANCED MATERIALS DIVISION
McIntosh, AL, 36553
• Create and implement management of change documentation and action items in accordance with process
safety management requirements.
• Provide direct supervision to all external and internal contractors on projects that have been assigned to
either in house maintenance or capital projects personnel.
• Oversee and inspect all work whether it is a capital project(s) or is maintenance related so that it is done in
compliance with all regulatory bodies.
• Develop maintenance spares list for newly installed projects. Bearing in mind long lead items and not overly
burdening store room personnel.
• Specify electrical and instrumentation equipment per project or maintenance requirements. Maintain and
develop ISA specification sheets as required by management of change or project development. Participate
and interface with other disciplines in developing five year capital engineering project planning for corporate
approval based on global corporate requirements.
• Conceptualize the major phases of all electrical and instrumentation related projects and provide input on
other discipline specific projects as needed.
• Perform engineering field surveys with system owners to vet the validity of selected project(s) and to ensure a
high probability of success before the project(s) has been implemented in the field.
• Provide direction to external and internal engineering resources for all deliverables such that all
documentation is in accordance with recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices.
Startup Commissioning Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer
(on contract from 01/07/2013 to 12/31/2013)
SOUTHERN COMPANIES SEVICES, PLANT RATCLIFF
DeKalb Kemper County Meridian, MS 39328
• Conceptualize the major phases of all instrumentation related projects and provide input on other discipline
specific projects as needed.
• Perform engineering field surveys with system owners to vet the validity of selected project(s) and to ensure a
high probability of success before the project(s) has been implemented in the field.
• Provide direction to external and internal engineering resources for all deliverables such that all
documentation is in accordance with recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices.
• Create and implement management of change documentation and action items in accordance with process
safety management requirements.
• Provide direct supervision to all external and internal contractors on projects that have been assigned to either
in house maintenance or capital projects personnel.
• Oversee and inspect all work whether it is a capital project(s) or is maintenance related so that it is done in
compliance with all regulatory bodies.
• Develop maintenance spares list for newly installed projects. Bearing in mind long lead items and not overly
burdening store room personnel.
• Specify electrical and instrumentation equipment per project or maintenance requirements. Maintain and
develop ISA specification sheets as required by management of change or project development.
• Maintaining the preventive and predictive maintenance program on all electrical distribution equipment and
assets. This will involve coordinating efforts to monitor, test, repair, and optimize the operation of the high
voltage distribution network, including the high voltage overhead and underground distribution systems
(13.8kV), co-gen generators, high voltage substations, transformers, switch gears, 2.4 k and 4.16 k starters,
protection relays, motors, UPS and batteries, and SCADA System.
• Maintaining system studies and arc flash calculations for the plant electrical distribution system.
• Creating and maintaining electrical safety programs and procedures consistent with NEC, NFPA, and OSHA
standards.
• Providing technical support and training to operators and technicians that interact with the site high voltage
distribution system.
• Leading troubleshooting efforts to correct problems in the system and resolving all electrical equipment
reliability issues or malfunctions.
• Providing consultations on matters relating to safety, reliability, and the selection of equipment for end-of-life
replacement, consistent with Pensacola and industry standards.
• Evaluating contracts for power purchase and sales, monitoring power purchase and sales invoices,
coordinating with the electric utility provider for sales/purchases and maintenance, and providing monthly
usage reports and forecasts.
• Supporting low voltage electrical and instrument improvements and planning of major controls upgrades
within the utilities area.
Plant Site Electrical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Engineer
(on contract from 01/05/2011 through 12/31/2012)
BASF
McIntosh, AL 36553
• Conceptualize and support both maintenance and capital projects in all major phases of all electrical and
instrumentation related projects as needed.
• Perform engineering field surveys with system owners to vet the validity of selected project(s) and to ensure a
high probability of success before the project(s) has been implemented in the field.
• Provide direction to external and internal engineering resources for all deliverables such that all
documentation is in accordance with recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices.
• Create and implement management of change documentation and action items in accordance with process
safety management requirements.
• Inform and interface with other disciplines, maintenance, operations and EHS departments as necessary for
project implementation.
• Interface and develop necessary purchase requisition documentation with corporate purchasing that can be
used to secure goods and services in compliance with regulatory requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley act.
• Provide direct supervision to all external and internal contractors on projects that have been assigned to either
in house maintenance or capital projects personnel.
• Oversee and inspect all work whether it is a capital project(s) or is maintenance related so that it is done in
compliance with all regulatory bodies.
• Develop maintenance spares list for newly installed projects. Bearing in mind long lead items and not overly
burdening store room personnel.
• Specify electrical and instrumentation equipment per project or maintenance requirements. Maintain and
develop ISA specification sheets as required by management of change or project development.
Data Analysis Engineer
(Temporary Contractor from 06/14/2010 to 09/06/2010 )
BP Oil
Mobile, AL 36601
• Follow and implement procedures consistent with USCG Incident Command and control procedures after a
major environmental disaster has happened.
• Extract data on a daily basis to develop daily and weekly reports that monitor various aspects of resource
management such as assets that are assigned, stagnant or no longer needed in the field of operation.
• Create, reassign or delete field assets as needed per the plan of the day requirement.
• Monitor the status of current or newly assigned field assets.
• Navigate various data bases to source the necessary information and develop reports for various departmental
requests as needed.
Electrical Engineering Specialist
(from 11/10/2008 to 08/28/2009)
THYSSENKRUPP STAINLESS STEEL
Calvert, AL 36513
• Conceptualize the major phases of all electrical projects and provide input on other discipline specific
projects as needed.
• Develop multiple local capital engineering request for corporate approval based on corporate engineering
standards.
• Provide direction to external and internal engineering resources for all deliverables such that all
documentation is in accordance with recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices.
• Perform factory acceptance test and ensure equipment or services meets project requirements. Make
necessary recommendations for corrective action and document the findings if outside the expected results.
• Maintaining the preventive and predictive maintenance program on all electrical distribution equipment and
assets. This will involve coordinating efforts to monitor, test, repair, and optimize the operation of the high
voltage distribution network, including the high voltage overhead and underground distribution systems (34.5
kv), co-gen generators, high voltage substations, transformers, switch gear, 2.4 kv and 4.16 kv starters,
protection relays, motors, UPS and batteries, and SCADA System.
• Maintaining system studies and arc flash calculations for the plant electrical distribution system.
• Creating and maintaining electrical safety programs and procedures consistent with NEC, NFPA, and OSHA
standards.
• Providing technical support and training to operators and technicians that interact with the site high voltage
distribution system.
• Leading troubleshooting efforts to correct problems in the system and resolving all electrical equipment
reliability issues or malfunctions.
• Providing consultations on matters relating to safety, reliability, and the selection of equipment for end-of-life
replacement, consistent with Pensacola and industry standards.
• Evaluating contracts for power purchase and sales, monitoring power purchase and sales invoices,
coordinating with the electric utility provider for sales/purchases and maintenance, and providing monthly
usage reports and forecasts.
• Served as the electrical engineering technical point of contact for the Praxair Air Separating Unit on the 3600
Acres facility of TKL.
• Provide the necessary power distribution and switch gear for the multiple 34.5 kv feeders for Praxair.
• Supporting low voltage electrical and instrument improvements and planning of major controls upgrades
within the utilities area.

Electrical Engineer (from 05/28/2001 to 11/07/2008

NORTHROP GRUMMAN SHIP SYSTEMS
Pascagoula, MS 39581
• Develop work instructions based Electronic Ship Work Breakdown Structure (ESWBS) to implement Post
Shake Down Availability (PSA) work.
• Ensure lesson learned were captured in follow hulls from the lead yard yard (Bath Iron Works) and follow
yard Huntington Ingalls Industries (formerly known as Litton, Ingalls and Northrop Grumman Ship Systems)
• Incorporate Engineering change Notices (ECNs) into follow hulls from new construction.
• Resolve SupShip Trial Cards and generate trial cards on Final Contract Trials (FCTs) and Post Readiness
Trials (PRTs)
• Interface with NAVSEA to resolve electrical and combat communication issues as identified by SupShip Gulf
Coast.
• Perform necessary field verification (Ship Check) on board DDG’s, LPD’s and LHA class United States Naval
ships.
Following Navy and USCG Hulls worked:
· Worked 10 DDGs from an electrical engineering perspective.
This includes all systems, whether they were electrical, control or combat systems suites. I also made
recommendations to other engineering disciplines on the installation of their non electrical systems.
• DDG 82 USS Lassen
• DDG 84 USS Bulkeley
• DDG 86 USS Shoup
• DDG 88 USS Preble
• DDG 89 USS Mustin
• DDG 91 USS Pinckney
• DDG 93 USS Chung Hoon
• DDG 95 USS James E. Williams
• DDG 97 USS Halsey
• DDG 98 USS Forest Sherman
· Worked 3 LPDs from an electrical engineering perspective. This
includes all systems, whether they were electrical, control or combat systems suites.
• LPD 17 USS San Antonio
• LPD 18 USS New Orleans
• LPD 19 USS Mesa Verde
· Worked 2 NSCs from an electrical engineering perspective. This
includes all systems, whether they were electrical, control or combat systems suites.
• USCG NSC 750 Bertholf
• USCG NSC 751 Waesche
• Interface with other engineering disciplines to conceptualize what is needed for all work instruction activity.
• Prioritize the schedule for work instruction development.
• Interface with program management and project planning for future ship availabilities.
• Interface with U.S. DoD members, ship’s force, program management, NAVSEA, in survey teams as on site
technical representative (OSTR) to implement work instructions and be an active participant in problem
resolution.
• Compile all lesson learned for future work instruction development.
• Held a secret clearance for the duration of my time with Northrop Grumman Ship Systems until it expired
two years after leaving NGSS.
EDUCATION
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Full time BSEE student (Transcripts for BSEE Bachelors Degree Provided upon Request, 165 hours) 01/1996 to
05/2001
Continuing Education:
• Additional engineering course work at the University of New Orleans and Tulane (12 Hours)
• Additional engineering course work at the University of South Alabama (19 Hours)
• Project Management Effectiveness workshop through George Washington School of Business Three
continuing education units.
TECHNICAL and COMPENTENCY SKILLS
• Leadership Qualities (ability to take ownership and take decisive action within a team mindset).
• Demonstrated problem solving skills (can take data, input that is not well organized and organize it in a way
that makes analysis possible. Proactively solve problems).
• Project Experience (demonstrated ability to go from theoretical idea to implementation in the field and prove
operation.
• Demonstrated generation of ideas.
• Business minded acumen.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills (communication, relatable, builds strong network across resource groups).
Practical application of Process Safety, OSHA, and EPA regulations.
• High level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs (MS Office Suite; Outlook, Office,
Excel, Power Point, Visio).
• Use of SAP, Pi historian (OSI soft), and other math/engineering programs as needed.
• Displays initiative, as an agent of change, and self-motivated to exceed expectations.
• Demonstrated effective, logical, independent, and superior engineering analysis and reasoning capabilities.
• Presentation skills, both oral and written including communications to personnel at all levels including
corporation and third parties.
• Solid leadership skills and the ability to manage both vertically and horizontally.
• Strong communication skills to interface with all levels of the organization – from production
environment/shop floor through management.
• Ability to take initiative and drive their own projects as well as be a team player.
• Previously Held a Secret Level Clearance from late 2001 to expiration November 2011.
• Various Department of Navy Database Execution.
• Project Management Effectiveness Workshop PMEW (Based on Department of Navy program office model).
• SAP (Purchase Requisition & Work Order Development, Goods Receipt).
• AutoCAD LT 2004.
• Lotus Notes Databases: (MOCs, Action Tracker Data bases

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