Instrumentation controls engineer - Candidate CC81017

 

  • 20+ yrs of Automation Systems Design and Maintenance experience
  • Highly experience with Allen Bradley (5, 500, 5000); Modicon; Siemens ; Omron;
  • RS View, Indusoft, Wonderware, Ignition, Factory Talk, Power Panel, Panel Builder and Panel View.
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • AA Computer Aided Design (CAD Programs) and Robotics
  • Available for consulting projects

 

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

PLC:       Allen-Bradley: ControlLogix/Guard Logix, CompactLogix, SLC 500, MicroLogix, PLC-5, Siemens SIMATIC: S7, Modicon:   ProWorx Plus, Unity Pro, DeviceLogix.

Networks:           Ethernet-IP, DeviceNet, ControlNet, RSNetWorx, RSLinx, Data Highway, Profibus.

HMI/SCADA:      Panel Mate, GP Pro (Proface), Citech, Factory Talk SE/ME, Indusoft, Wonderware, Ignition.

VFD's/Servos:    PowerFlex 4, 40, 70, 525, 755. Kinetix 350, Lenza 941

Software:            Microsoft Office Suite, Visual Basic for Applications, AutoCAD, GeneralCAD

Languages:         VB Script, Auto LISP, MetLab (C).

Hardware:           Stratix 8000, ComNet IP Switches, Pelco Cameras, Cleco and GCI Screwdrivers.

 

EXPERIENCE

CONTROLS ENGINEER

2015 - PRESENT

Major Engineering Company

  • Write and debug PLC code and HMI screens for cell operations.
  • PLC/MMI:Studio 5000 V30, Ignition V7.9.3
  • Hardware:GuardLogix L85E PLC, PowerFlex 525 Drives, Promess Drives, Cleco Wrenches
  • Debug and restructure PLC code (Script to Ladder). Develop HMI screens to facilitate Car Concierge job.
  • PLC/MMI:Studio 5000 V24, Factory Talk ME V8.0, Ignition V7.9.3, MySQL
  • Hardware:GuardLogix L85E, PowerFlex 525
  • Debug PLC programs and HMI (SGS) screens for conveyor operations and alarms for distribution facilities.
  • Wire additional devices such as MSPs, VFDs, Line Reactors and Overloads.
  • PLC integration with VFDs, HMIs and other PLCs (handshaking)
  • Program and setup IP camera system.
  • PLC/MMI:RSLogix 5000 V20.1, Factory Talk ME V8.0, Top Server V5.19, Drive Explorer V6.02.99, Wonderware V11.2
  • Hardware:Stratix 8000, ComNet IP Switches, Pelco Sariz IMP Camera, L83E, PowerFlex 525, GuardLogix L83, Panelview Plus 800.
  • Program PLC and HMI for soot blowing and water cannon systems. Modify base code to customer specifications.
  • Commission and troubleshooting new installation and existing systems. Develop standard code for future installations.
  • PLC integration with DCS systems (handshaking)
  • Software:Excel/Word V2007, AutoCAD LT V2012
  • PLC/MMI:RSLogix 5000 V20.1, Proface V3.50, Wonderware V11.1, Factory Talk SE V8.0, Top Server V5.19, Drive Explorer V6.02.99
  • Hardware:DeviceLogix, ControlLogix, ControlNet, DeviceNet, ASI, PowerFlex 525, GuardLogix, Lenza 941 Servo.

 

CONTROLS ENGINEER

2014 – 2015

Controls Engineering Company

  • Program and commission PLC and HMI code for new tire plant installation utilities operations included hot, cold and hydraulic water for the presses used in the curing process.
  • Program with AB PAX faceplates for analog/PID settings as well as custom hooks written in ladder logic into the PAX.
  • Installed, configured and commissioned Historian for trending. Write VB script code for backup to Historian.
  • PAX was used to simplify setting Hi/Low set-points for valve and motor operations and alarming.
  • Installed Pelco IP camera system to help with operations (setup and alignment).
  • Software:Excel/Word V2007, AutoCAD LT 2010, VB V2010 Express, Pelco Utilities V2.9, DS ControlPoint V7.14, DS Admin V7.14
  • PLC/MMI:RSLogix 5000 V20.1, Factory Talk SE/ME V6.10, PlantPAX V2.08, Factory Talk Historian SE V6.10
  • Hardware:Control Logix 5000, Ethernet, Profinet, Analog and Discrete I/O, HART Instruments

 

 

CONTROLS ENGINEER

2009 – 2014

Controls Engineering Company

  • Program and commission PLC and HMI code for new tire plant installation utilities operations included hot, cold and hydraulic water for the presses used in the curing process.
  • Program with AB PAX faceplates for analog/PID settings as well as custom hooks written in ladder logic into the PAX.
  • Installed, configured and commissioned Historian for trending. Write VB script code for backup to Historian.
  • PAX was used to simplify setting Hi/Low set-points for valve and motor operations and alarming.
  • Installed Pelco IP camera system to help with operations (setup and alignment).
  • Software:Excel/Word V2007, AutoCAD LT 2010, VB V2010 Express, Pelco Utilities V2.9, DS ControlPoint V7.14, DS Admin V7.14
  • PLC/MMI:RSLogix 5000 V20.1, Factory Talk SE/ME V6.10, PlantPAX V2.08, Factory Talk Historian SE V6.10
  • Hardware:Control Logix 5000, Ethernet, Profinet, Analog and Discrete I/O, HART Instruments

 

CONTROLS ENGINEER

2008 – 2009

Subsea Buoyancy Manufacturer

  • Develop new PLC and HMI programs as well as maintaining and clean up existing programs.
  • Design, commission and install new control systems (panels) throughout the plant (design and coding).
  • Responsible for all plant operations involving controls including Syntactic, Furnace and Test Lab.
  • Extensive use of VB script for touch panels and other VB applications.
  • Software:Project/Access/Excel/Visio/Word V2007
  • PLC/MMI:CX-Programmer V7.21, CX-Server V3.1, RSLogix 500 V6.3, Indusoft V6.1 SP5
  • Hardware:Omron CJ, SLC 500

 

 

CONTROLS ENGINEER

2007 – 2008

Global Beverage Manufacturer

  • Part of a programming team to program Brew House operations to allow for automatic scheduling of yeast from brinks to fermenter and recovery back into brinks.
  • Program using Busch standards (sequencers and Q-routines) and rules.
  • Construct test application in VBA to read and load different scenarios into PLC and to test scheduler.
  • Utilize MS Virtual PC to test ladder logic for pre-plant FAT.
  • Software:Access/Excel/Visio/Word V2003, MS Virtual PC V6.0.156.0
  • PLC/MMI:RSLogix 5 V7.10

 

CONTROLS ENGINEER

2005 – 2006

Engineering Firm (Upgrade Paper Mill)

  • Write PLC program for new process.
  • Convert logic from Siemens to Modicon. Layout and manage communication networks (with backup systems) through the PLC, VFD's and HMI's and other PLC's.
  • Write Lisp routines to create loop drawings.
    • Draw P&ID diagrams.
  • Create VB user interface for input of device information into Access.

 Commissioning and startup.

  • Software:Access/Excel/Visio/Word/VBA V2000, AUTOCad V2000.
  • PLC/MMI:ProWORX 32 V2.0B/Nxt V2.20, RS NetWorx V6.0, Siematic Manager V5.00 (Step 7, Win CC)
  • Hardware:Modicon (Quantum 434, Profibus, Ethernet, MB+), DeviceNet (AVG SAC-QDNET-010).

PROJECT MANAGER / CONTROLS ENGINEER

2004– 2005

Global Beverage Manufacturer 

  • Manage new equipment installations.
  • Troubleshoot existing code.
  • Write code to support new equipment, processes, products and transport.
  • Managed projects that support and upgrade production lines.
  • Maintain and expand existing DeviceNet and ControlNet networks.
  • Program PLC operations from PERT chart.
  • Software:SAP, Excel/Word V2000, Intergraph Smartsketch V4.
  • PLC/MMI:RSLogix (5, 500, 5000), Intellution FIX, Panel Builder.
  • Hardware:Control Logix, PLC 5, SLC 500, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Panel View (550, 1400).

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science Degrees: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Electrical Engineering (Instrumentation and Control)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Sciences)
  • Cooperative Engineering Degree
  • Associate of Science Degrees: Chattanooga State Technical Community College
  • CAD/CAM Technology
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology (Automated Controls and Instrumentation)
  • Certificates: Chattanooga State Technical Community College
  • CAD, CAM, Automated Controls

 

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