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Seasoned Project Manager offering extensive experience and expertise from various industries.
Possess outstanding skills in resource management, project management, system integration &
testing, trouble shooting, verification and validation of complex control systems.
Broad experience with testing and on-line real-time data acquisition systems. Conducted AAR
acceptance and validation testing for Mitsubishi Positive Train Control System. Knowledgeable
in testing, validation, and control systems attributes for equipment validation support. Proficient
in compliance with CFR 11, FAR 61, 91 and various engineering concepts for freight and transit
rail. Strong collaboration skills in preparing schedules, reports, and resources. Experienced with
testing and online real-time data acquisition systems, such as Windaq, Yokogawa, National
instruments, ADAPT, and Micro-motion. Working knowledge of the Digital & Analog logic
systems found in the transportation industry including Positive Train Control systems, high
voltage dynamic breaking grid, turbines, propulsion systems, HVAC, generators, air brakes,
HVAC, traction motors, (HIM) fire screen controlling systems.
February 2015 - Present
Commercial Real Estate Service Group, inc (CBRE). – Philadelphia, PA Control Engineer
Provide GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceutical client for their Worldwide Real Estate (WREF)
Facility maintenance and capital project management technical support. Facilitated customer
reporting, change controls for GMP and GXP and audit applications redesign through System
architecture that improved production process as well as reduced downtime and maintenance
efforts. Electro-mechanical automation systems for medical device production. Involved in
design and design review, engineering turnover package review and acceptance. Developing
capital project scope for HVAC Air handler Units (AHUs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFD).
power generation, Sterile & Injection water, Distilled Impurity and Waste water disposal station,
HMI and SCADA migration, (CUP) Central Utility process plant upgrading and development,
driving project costing and budgeting. Managed and motivated project-engineering team for
execution of projects and site staff at job sites. Provided system integration of controls including
Rockwell, SIEMENS, Mitsubishi and other PLC logic control systems
1. CBRE- Control Engineer Provide GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceutical client for their
Worldwide Real Estate (WREF) Facility maintenance and capital project management
technical support. Electro-mechanical automation systems for medical device
production. Review Design distribution System (DDS), Factory Specification Design
Specification (FSDS) and design review, Engineering Turn Over Package (ETOP)
review and acceptance. Provide the client and CBRE work stream leaders guidance on
regulatory impact and approach across the business based on defined scope. Facilitated
customer reporting, change controls for GMP and GXP and audit applications redesign
through SAT architecture that improved production process as well as reduced
downtime and maintenance efforts. Performs and tracks client team audits and
investigation action plans, assuring services appropriate to the life sciences
market. Assists in corporate and vendor audits of CBRE site team partners. Involved in
(RCA) Root Cause Analysis, Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA), design
Developing capital project scope for power generation, Sterile & Injection water, Distilled
Impurity and Waste water disposal station, HMI and SCADA migration, (CUP) Central
Utility process plant upgrading and development, driving project costing and budgeting.
Working on GAP assessment for recouping older projects lost and missing
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documentation. Managed and motivated project-engineering team for execution of
projects and site staff at job sites. Provided System Integration of PLC based controls,
RSlogix 500 & 5000, Factory Talk and Control network, sensors, actuator, control logic.
August 2014 – January 2015
Brookville Equipment Co. - Brookville, PA
Responsible for proposals for mass transit vehicle fleet. Communicate with various
Departments, heads and stake holders regarding customers’ requirements and deliverables.
Directly led engineers, electricians and test technicians to improve testing efficiency through
efficient validation testing. Achieved validation within budgeted time.
Worked with various validation and acceptance tests, such as wire insulation, continuity, fuel
economy, engine performance, and structural finite analysis. Utilized crawl spaces, ladders, and
scaffolding to access equipment. Prepared technical proposals including overhaul of light rail
cars in rebuilding the Factory Acceptance Training (FAT) and maintenance program. Proposed
(SOP) methods and instrumentation and controls, testing and diagnostics tools and techniques
for HVAC, Cooling and thermal heat exchanger for quality and validation testing.
June 2013 – March 2014
ALSTOM Transportation - Naperville, IL Propulsion Engineer
Worked on rebuilding and validation technical proposal for mass transit vehicle fleet. Ensured
consistent & effective communication with various department heads and stake holders
regarding customers’ requirements, including billing, procurement, tools and techniques for
quality and resource inventory, investigation and process development.
Prepared technical proposals including overhaul of light rail cars in rebuilding the Factory
Acceptance Training (FAT) and maintenance program. Proposed methods and procedures for
static and dynamic testing and troubleshooting. Developed technical proposal for San
Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) light rail fleet capital equipment overhaul
within 3 months for $23M+ budget including cost, procurement, risk management, and
deliverable action plans. Directly involved in preparing technical proposal for Municipal
Transportation Authority (MTA), including overhaul of Light rail cars. Experience in rebuilding
FAT (Factory acceptance) training and maintenance program, as well as traction motor, brakes,
propulsion controls, and ventilation systems. Developed business case, including facility,
system, operation cost, labor estimates, procure contract, project reviews, risk management,
and quality deliverable action plans. Due to lack of 600VDC power grid at remote locations,
developed 600VDC, 350 KW portable power source with HVDC rectifier from mobile generator
set and 1200 VAC / 480 VAC, 3 phase power.
April 2004 – March 2013
Electro-Motive Diesels - LaGrange, IL Project Manager / Test Engineer
Preparing and executing (CSV) Computer System Validation test plans. Responsible for
resource estimates, schedule planning, utilizing network router switches, web based digital data
transmission and research information online web portals. Change request and documentation.
Communicate with various department heads and stake holders regarding test execution in
critical time frame, risk mitigation, trouble shooting and providing corrective suggestions.
Responsible for various validation and acceptance test programs including Positive Train
Control (PTC), Individual Axle Control (IAC) adhesion, truck evaluation, Traction Adhesion,
Fuel economy, Engine performance and structural analysis testing. Provided shop support to
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resolve production problems. Proposed new test methods and procedures for static and
dynamic test jig. Prepared and applied Instrumentation & controls for testing Diesel and Natural
Gas operated locomotive. Applied mass air and fuel flow sensors, compressed pressure,
temperatures to PLC and Data logger for test cell test HMI and remote data and test monitoring,
Collected Real time data, analyze test data and generated test report spreadsheets. Prepared
and delivered instrumentation and test jigs for remote testing location including, piping, fittings,
high pressure tubing, thermocouples, air flow sensors. Mass air flow meter, clean air canister
filter and chiller cooler. Position ensure compliance with NFPA, NEC, ASTM and FRA and other
applicable requirements. Visited remote facilities, conducted reviews and monitored testing and
results through remote networking and other data acquisition devices. Achieved 10%
improvement in time and cost within 3 months by preparing test setup and establishing new
methods for testing protocols.
Contributed to EMD’s on-site technical support to multi-functional teams comprising of
locomotive equipment, testing, and validation. Collaborated with testing engineering team for
strategic test planning. Achieved validation tests within budgeted time.
Developed and conducted validation and acceptance test procedures for Positive train control
(PTC), Individual Axle Control (IAC) adhesion, truck evaluation, Traction Adhesion, and
structural analysis testing.
Prepared and delivered specific instrumentation and test jigs for testing requirements.
Conducted reviews and monitored testing and test results through Windaq, Yokogawa, National
instruments data logger, and control devices. Prepared analytical reports via spreadsheets,
graphs, and charts to improve product quality, test time, and overall cost. Worked with various
validation and acceptance tests, such as fuel economy, engine performance, and structural
analysis. Provided shop support to resolve production problems. Proposed new testing methods
and procedures for static and dynamic test jigs.
September 2003 – April 2004
Transportation TechnologyCorporation – Pueblo, CO Instrumentation Engineer
Responsible for AAR acceptance and validation testing of Mitsubishi Positive Train Control
(PTC) system. Directly contributed to success of Electromotive Diesel on-site technical support,
and process implementation comprising emission and power of locomotive testing for Validation
and Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT). Worked with Test Engineering team to install and set
test jigs for strategic analytical problem solving. Accomplished significant achievement of
acquiring 25% net improvement in functional efficiency within 6 months through efficient testing.
Provided on-site technical support at (EMD) Electromotive division in LaGrange, IL. Within 6
months time working with me EMD chose to create a position based on my skills and offered me
a position at their satellite operation in Pueblo, CO.
Successfully contributed to on-site technical support and process implementation comprising
locomotive testing. Collaborated with engineering team to install and set test jigs for strategic
analytical problem solving. Developed structural failure protection system for freight train wheels
inspection using laser and ultrasound state-of-the-art technology and software. Familiar with
Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of material. Accomplished 25% net improvement in functional
efficiency within 6 months through proficient testing.
March 2002 – September 2003
General Register - Exton, PA Facility Maintenance Engineer
Responsible for production line hi-tech newspaper printing press motor, mechanical, and
process controls, fire screen program and interfacing with equipment supplier.
Responsibilities include maintenance and checking processes & coordinating with vendors for
detailed engineering, troubleshooting, monitoring of paper transportation system. Involved in
system test plans and interact with vendors for HVAC, AC/DC inverter drives, PLC controls.
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Very effective transparent communication between associates and management personal and
very clear understanding of principles, company strategy and methodology. Performed peak
hour newspaper production support for optimum production and reducing down time. Hands on
HVAC and Chiller controls monitoring and maintenance by HMI and SCADA for ambient climate
control to protect newspaper WEB line.
2000 - 2002
Alstom Transportation Corp. - Washington, DC Locomotive Service Engineer
Directly contributed to success of Amtrak on-site technical support of electric locomotive 25KVA
propulsion system including technical training, process implementation, and documentation
review to multi-functional team comprising of QC, equipment maintenance. Involved working
with testing engineering team for strategic analytical problem solving. Accomplished significant
achievement of acquiring 5% net improvement in functional efficiency within 10 months through
efficient (FAT) Factory Acceptance Testing, QA, QC, finding defects, modification upgrades and
visualization of strong review and monitoring controls, resulting in over-all time cost
Worked on power supplies, inverters, converters, networks, PLCs, GTOs, Rectifiers, Catenary
Pantographs, circuit breakers, hydraulic and air cooling systems, rotating equipment traction
motors and propulsion test. Directly involved in international vendors defective parts warranty
issues execution for highly automated high speed train inclusive of electrical, electronics,
pneumatic & hydraulic in compliance with FRA, NEC, MSDS, SAFETY LOCK OUT and OSHA
to support QC and maintenance operation with latest technology along with increased capacity.
Hands-on experience on the electric propulsion system of high speed ALSTOM locomotives.
Provided shop support to resolve production problems. Applied under frame, traction system,
cab control, ventilation, and compressed air system design improvement modification.
Performed troubleshooting of locomotive controller software. Retrieved and analyzed test data
to compare with current industry standards. Familiar with MEMPHIS troubleshooting software
for system analysis. Enhanced overall efficiency and allowed more units to become available in
a short period of time to increase revenue.
1981 - 1997
Maxwell Dynamometers Inc - Exton, PA Project/Service Engineer
Design and Manufacture of vehicle test cell and Engine Dynamometer test bed for Locomotive,
LRV, Metro buses and freight trucks. Transit authorities, such as MARTA, CALTRAN and
MACK truck, Volvo Truck plants and service fleet. Involved in equipment design and integration,
concept prototypes, design, draft and mock-up. Analyzed vibration noise, electrical systems,
cooling systems, exhaust emissions, fuel consumption, diesel engine maintenance, turbine
safety, and warranty acceptance.
Perform expansion and overhauling projects, evaluating necessary and business case including
costing and profit managing for returns, risk assessment and risk mitigation plans. Equipment
consist of 200 HP Electric motor coupled to the Hydraulic turbine for applying braking power of
up to 2MW of load. Turbine spins regulation from 1200 - 4000 RPM at 27”/sec -54”/Sec and
turbine speed can be controlled by Allen Bradley PLC, SLC 5, 2000, 500, Computer controlled
SW or (HMI) manual over ride controls for desired power. Perform turbine Diesel engine power
and performance testing size from 400Hp – 6000HP.
Traveled to client sites to provide start-up support, commissioning, and training to clients for
operation and maintenance of the Dynamometer system. Managed transit and truck fleet,
“OEM” Manufacturing Plant Service contracts and on-going requirements for future expansion.
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Responsible for projects concept to execution, including checking proposals, designing
processes, monitoring detail engineering, preparing schedules, and delivered quality projects
within deadlines and budgeted costs.
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, M S University, Baroda, India June 1977
PMP Certification, Project Management Academy, Denver, CO April 2013
Electrical Propulsion System
Radio Frequency (RF) Engineering
Analog device systems integration
Turbo Charger and Turbine Installation and Alignment
Air Brake System, Emission System
Locomotive airbrake con troll system, ADAPT Emission System
Locomotive airbrake con troll system, ADAPT Emission System
Locomotive Electrical Schematics
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
PLC: PLC Programming, variable frequency drive, Siemens (S5), EM-2000, hardware (including
I/O, Ethernet, and data transmission communication networks)
Controls and data loggers: proficiency with Yokogawa, Fluke, Allen Bradley.
HMI/SCADA- RTU:Human interface controls and monitoring, analysis, acquisition, network,
(RTU)Remote terminal usage and data transmission, Routers, switches TCP/IP, DCS, SMTP,
Modbus, Control Network.
NERC/CIP: North American Electric Reliability/ Critical Infrastructure Protection
Remote access solutions: RIO(Remote I/O), VPN, Remote Web Workplace
System and Data Security: IDS/IPS, AV, HTTPS, SFTP and other file transfers
ABB: Bailey PLC Controls, variable frequency drive, Hardware (including Ethernet, and
Air flow: HVAC, Manometer, Mass Air flow meter and Canister vacuum pump.
Regulatory code: Good understanding and familiarity of NEC, OSHA, FDA, FRA and Six
Operating Systems: MAC, SUN OS, Windows 2000/2003/2008/XP/7
Software applications: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Power point and
Programming: C, Pascal, Basic, PLC Programmable logic controls, Visual Basic
Database: PL-SQL 2000 and Oracle (DBA)