I am a certified NERC Reliability Coordinator and PJM System Operator. My experience and skills as a Generation Operator Dispatcher will be an asset to your company. My background is illustrated by a mechanical inclination as well as a keen knowledge of plant operations. I am currently a Lead Operator supervising operations at Constellation Energy Control & Dispatch where we established the first Wind Balancing Authority for the Glacier plant in Montana. Prior to that, I marketed energy in real time for Calpine and also performed a new construction start-up for 1,150 MW Independent Power Plant in Oklahoma. The basis of my knowledge and skills comes from being a Gas Turbine Electrician in the US Navy, working under arduous conditions, and graduating at the top of my class.
My hands-on experience and practical knowledge are well suited to the goals of your organization and I would like the opportunity to discuss these with you.
Generation Control Dispatch Associate Constellation Energy Group
Sept 2007- Present Houston, Texas
â€¢ Certified NERC Reliability Coordinator and PJM System Operator.
â€¢ Forecast and maintain the Glacier Wind Balancing Authority, Cutbank Montana.
â€¢ Forecasting 5 load-only balancing authorities in the Southwest Power Pool.
â€¢ Proficient with SCADA, PI, OATI and PI Processbook.
Real Time Power Operator/Control Rm Op Calpine Merchant Services and Operations
August 2001- Sept 2007 Houston, Texas
â€¢ Responsible for dispatching over 8,500 Megawatts of natural gas fueled power plants across the Eastern Interconnect in Entergy, SERC, MISO, NEPOOL, NYISO, PJM, SPP, TVA, and IESO. Communicated between plants, power & gas trading desks, and various ISOâ€™s.
ï‚§ Control Room Operator using Siemens TXP DCS to cycle operations of Merchant Power Plant consisting of GE Frame 7 Gas Turbines and GE D-11 Steam Turbines with Nooter Erickson HRSGs at the Oneta Energy Center in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
ï‚§ Well versed in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PI, PI Processbook and Smart Rounds. Experienced in GADS and Maximo.
ï‚§ Responsibilities at Oneta included: Interim Operations Manager and Plant Engineer, compiling data and creating reports for Plant Mgr; Member of Site Safety Committee, Employee Training Program Editor, System Overview Coordinator, and Smart Rounds Manager.
Senior Operations Specialist El Paso Energy/Bonneville Pacific Services
June 1996- August 2001 Las Vegas, NV
ï‚§ Control Room Operator using Westinghouse WDPF DCS to operate a Cogeneration Power Plant (QF) consisting of LM-2500 Gas Turbines and GE Steam Turbine, Zurn HRSGâ€™s with a Process Gas Host.
ï‚§ Coordinate generation and fuel demand with electrical and natural gas transmission dispatchers.
ï‚§ Monitor CEMS and Utilize SCRâ€™s to meet Environmental Regulatory Permit Limitations.
ï‚§ Compile operations performance and safety reports directly to Plant Manager.
ï‚§ Hazardous Waste, Site Safety and Outage Safety Coordinator.
Marine Mechanic Calâ€™s Bluewater Marine
March 1995- June 1996 Las Vegas, NV
ï‚§ OMC Stern Drive Factory Certified.
O&M Technician (Gas Turbine Electrician) United States Navy
August 1988- August 1994 Norfolk, VA; San Diego, CA
ï‚§ Duties included supervision and training of 10 personnel in every aspect of propulsion maintenance, troubleshooting, and operations on GE LM-2500 and Allison 501K17 engines.
ï‚§ Demonstrated skills under arduous conditions maintaining 100% reliability.
ï‚§ Awarded numerous times for superior engine room mechanical condition and operational readiness.
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