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     Date Submitted:04-08-2011
     Last Modified:20-01-2015 (03:47)
    Job information
     Current job:Engineering Staff IV
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsPayload Integration, Systems Integration, Test and Verification

    Payload Integration Engineer/Manager

    Seeking a project/systems engineering position with a progressive organization that employs and challenges my technical, project engineering, and leadership skills.


    17+ Years Project Engineering experience / Project Management and Professional Manager trained

    Progressively managed government and international customers

    Lean 6 Sigma and Continuous Improvement trained / Excellent communicator


    Project Engineering Professional; results motivated, innovative and practical. Experience reflects a passion for engineering and technical success through participative management, teamwork and creative problem solving. A self-starter, works comfortably individually or on teams. Self starter, quick learner and detailed oriented. Available for travel. Master of Science in Technical Management, Bachelor of Science in Aircraft Engineering Technology.

    Core professional competencies include:


    ·   Project Management/Engineering

    ·   Customer Relations

    ·   Risk & Quality Management

    ·   Payload Integration

    ·   Systems Integration

    ·   Systems Analysis

    ·   Operations & Maintenance

    ·   Root Cause Analysis

    ·   Configuration Management

    ·   Lean 6 Sigma & ISO 9001

    ·   Requirements Management

    ·   ITAR Familiar

    ·   Earn Value Management

    ·   Fortran, C++

    ·   Microsoft Project

    ·   Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Access, Outlook, IE)

    ·   Interface Control Document (ICD)

    ·   AutoCAD Programs

    ·   Matlab, FEMAP/Nastran

    ·   AFT Arrow/Fathom


    Relevant Experience

    B&W Fluid Dynamics, Inc.                                      2012 - 2014

    Project Engineer-2

    ·         Development of commissioning cleaning engineering studies for major petrochemical, power and refining projects.

    ·         Design of specific commissioning cleaning activities including high pressure and low pressure steam blows, high and low pressure air blows, chemical cleaning, oil flushing, pulse flushing and any other special flushing operations.

    ·         Development of hydro-test plans and packages on a large scale.

    ·         Performed comparative reviews of inquiry and proposed contract drawings, specifications and other contract documents prior to contract acceptance.

    ·         Continuous improvement and development of equipment design.


    United Space Alliance LLC., Houston, TX                                  2005 –2011

    Lead Payload Integration Engineer

    ·         Integrated the activities of 10 Payload Integration Engineers planning, executing, monitoring/controlling the documentation and certification of electrical, mechanical and fluid systems interfaces.

    ·         Progressively managed international and government customers.

    ·         Composed detailed project plans and secured customer approval for implementation.

    ·         Led multi-discipline process improvements resulting in schedule reductions (39%), achieving multi-year budget reduction goals, and increased contract value.

    ·         Identified and supported multiple strategic business initiative to exploit commercial opportunities.

    ·         Ensured export compliance of technology and design requirements per ITAR regulations.

    ·         Engineering team leader to corporate and customer senior management.

    ·         Developed and implemented detailed cargo flight product development project plans.

    ·         Performed systems and operations risk assessments affecting safety, personnel, hardware, budget and schedule.

    ·         Conducted ISO 9001 audits of processes and subcontractors.


    Key Accomplishments

    ·   Standardized and automated product development planning with MS Project and Excel.

    ·   Automated department task and issues reporting for management status, NASA reviews, and data mining for 'lessons learned'.

    ·   Develop and maintain desk instructions for the payload integration engineering products.

    ·   Developed and maintained cold stowage requirements for the Space Shuttle middeck payloads.

    ·   Incorporatedstandardized project management processes and tools integrating departmental responsibilities.



    United Space Alliance LLC., Houston, TX                             1997–2005

    Payload Integration Engineer

    ·         Conducted planning, executing, monitoring/controlling and closure of ground processing payload requirements, procedures and activities for reconfiguration, test and installation of electrical, mechanical and fluid systems hardware.


    Key Accomplishments

    ·   Defined and documented Payload Integration Engineer (PIE) processes, roles and responsibilities.

    ·   Develop and maintain Payload Data Package Annex 1 which includes weight and mass properties, payload axis system data, grapple fixture data, fundamental vibration frequencies, deployable data, mechanical and electrical interfaces, safety-critical circuits, and mechanical and electrical drawings using AutoCAD.

    ·   Verified electrical and mechanical interfaces between payloads and Space Shuttle and International Space Station with the use of Interface control documents (ICD) and Mission Integration Plans (MIP).

    ·   Developed and maintained Time-Critical Ground Handling Requirements (TGHR) Table for each Space Shuttle flights from STS-92 to STS-135.

    ·   Repeatedly recognized for technical and operational contributions by international and government customers.

    ·   Concurrently trained as a Continuous Improvement facilitator, trained new facilitators, and facilitated several Process Improvement Teams.

    ·   Developed Payload engineering products to government customers for the human space flight program.



    Master of Science, Technical Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Bachelor of Science, Aircraft Engineering Technology, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Minor in Space Studies, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Satellite Communications Systems Repairer, U. S. Army


    Professional Training

    Lean 6 Sigma for Engineers, United Space Alliance

    USA Leadership Academy, United Space Alliance

    USA Integrated Project Management, United Space Alliance

    Project Management Certification Program, University of Houston



    Secret Security Clearance; United States Army (Honorable Discharge); US Army Achievement Awards; Multiple engineering, management and NASA awards for technical excellence.  Held NASA JSC , Boeing, United Space Alliance and Lockheed Martin badges for more than 10 years.

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