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Resume' DWDobbs 2016a

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Resume' DWDobbs 2016a

  1. 1. Dennis W. Dobbs 15017 Cloverdale Road, Woodbridge, Virginia 22193 | (703) 201-8229 | dennisdobbs@verizon.net Professional Education 1981 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Licenses Professional Engineer North Carolina – 12951 Virginia – 037947 Maryland – 50025 Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional Professional Courses • Ethics in Engineering • CSI Vibration Analysis • Advanced Project Management • Technical Writing • Expert Systems (DEC) • Managing Interpersonal Relationships • Total Productive Maintenance • Positive Negotiation • Business Law & Contracts • Statistical Quality Control • Implementing ISO 9000 • Reliability Centered Maintenance • Life Cycle Cost Analysis • Advanced Accounting • Budget & Finance Mgmt • Advanced Management and Supervision • Group Action • Apollo Root Cause Experience Summary 35+ years experience in technical management that includes engineering, maintenance, construction projects, reliability improvement, and mechanical systems engineering and design. In depth experience in maintenance and computerized materials management systems including ground floor implementation and training. Experienced in industrial maintenance management, development and implementation of NDT predictive maintenance programs, development and implementation of industrial maintenance planning, and optimization of industrial logistics group. Responsible for project cost and revenue projections, economic justification, and supervising design, specification, and construction of numerous industrial systems including chemical systems, high volume pumping systems, biological nutrient reduction systems, dense and dilute phase conveying, bulk material handling, power & free systems, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, HVAC, and environmental control. Relevant Career Experience 2016 – Present Senior Technical Consultant, Ross Technical Services, Inc., Ellicott City, MD, U.S.A. Responsible for analyzing, reporting, and implementing new management strategies for clients in large industrial firms. Provide engineering Process System analysis, development, and design of equipment to improve long-term continuous uninterrupted operation of plant assets. Analyze capabilities of plant Operations and Maintenance departments and provide instruction to Plant Operations, Maintenance, Planning, & Reliability personnel. Specific instruction includes: • Predictive Maintenance programs and techniques – Infrared Analysis, Vibration Analysis, Oil Analysis • Development, creation, and automation of: o Operations and Maintenance Performance Reporting o Statistical Predictive Maintenance programs • Development of Maintenance and Operations Preventive Maintenance and Standard O/H Job Plans Identify needs and create engineering solutions and technical contract specifications to perform maintenance tasks. Perform analysis of materials management to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Responsible for assessing clients' maintenance management program, developing strategies to improve maintenance efficiency and reduce costs, and implementing these strategies. Curriculum Vitae for Dennis Dobbs Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. Analysis • GE Bently Nevada System1 • Primavera Project Management • Wastewater Plant Mathematics Computer Systems/Software Knowledge • Windows 10 • MS Project • MS Access • MS Visio • MS Word • MS PowerPoint • MS Excel • SQL • Visual Basic • Word Perfect • CMMS TabWare • MP2 Enterprise • Photoshop • PageMaker • Adobe Acrobat Prof • Dreamweaver • Fireworks • HTML • Datafit • Primavera • Expedition Organizations • Society Of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals • National Society of Professional Engineers • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Professional Publications and Presentations • 2005 Best Value Procurement Per our Ross Technical Services Mission Statement - We excel in providing experienced, trustworthy project support for the success of our clients. 1998 – 2016 - Retired Plant Planning & Reliability Supervisor, Department of Environmental Services, Water Pollution Control Bureau, Arlington County, VA, U.S.A. Responsible for developing and providing engineering analysis and solutions on plant design, maintenance of equipment, and operation for the long-term continuous uninterrupted operation of plant assets. Reviewed requests for proposal (RFP’s) for contracts, cost-estimates, designs, and specifications for plant expansion and capital projects and Master Plan and recommended or made changes based on engineering standards and plant needs. Performed Life Cycle Cost Analyses on selected plant equipment or facilities based on historical data, vendor’s data, or other engineering data to achieve the lowest 20-year life-cycle cost and Best Value Procurement. Developed, implemented, and managed predictive maintenance (PdM) programs for rotating equipment, instrumentation, and electrical equipment including vibration analysis, lube oil analysis, thermography, corrosion monitoring, condition monitoring, and preventive maintenance. Provided technical support to Maintenance Supervisors and Craftsmen while working closely with the responsible Planners in the field on day- to-day activities. Provided leadership for troubleshooting and conducting failure modes, effects, and cause analysis (FMECA), Pareto analysis, root cause failure analysis, and other statistical analysis. Developed engineered solutions to maintenance and operation problems and produced engineering packages (design calculations, design drawings or sketches, complete specifications, RFP’s) on projects. 1997 – 1998 Operations Manager, MManTec, Inc., Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. Corporate engineer responsible for development, execution, and management of facility maintenance at 700+ Federal Express sites (from New York to Key West and west to Memphis) through 200 field mechanics and 4 field Maintenance Managers. Responsible for policies, procedures, quality control, cost control, and training of maintenance managers for maintenance execution and management. Responsible for monthly client invoicing and documentation, for developing and tracking monthly expenditure reports and productivity reports. Responsible for CMMS (computerized maintenance management system - MP2 from Infor) integrity and overall system management. 1996 – 1997 Sr. Maintenance Engineer, Jacobs-Sirrine Engineers, Greenville, SC, U.S.A. Responsible for developing a maintenance management organization, materials management system, and implementing strategies in a large industrial manufacturer to optimize maintenance efficiency and reduce costs. This was accomplished by creating an equipment asset database, improving maintenance management techniques, implementing PM and Curriculum Vitae for Dennis Dobbs Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. VWEA WEFTEC • 2009 Calculating the GHG Emissions at a Virginia Wastewater Treatment Plant VWEA Professional References Stephen James, PE URS Corporation 2020 K Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC ofc# 202-772-1332 cell# 202-834-0450 stephen.james@urs.com Christopher W DiDio, PE CWD Consulting LLC cell# 443-983-7068 Chris@CWDConsultingLL C.com Patrick Lynham Applied Industrial Tech. 1406 Leslie Ave Alexandria, VA 22301 ofc# 703-548-4935 cell# 202-497-7249 plynham@applied.com Languages • English – read, write, speak • Indonesian – read, write, speak PdM programs, implementing a CMMS, setting up materials and spare parts, and improving equipment operation through FMECA analysis, maintainability analysis, and detailed SJP's and O/H plans for turnaround/shutdown. Develop and present project proposals and reports to clients which included manpower loading, schedule, cost calculations, and project accomplishments. Client was Sterling Pulp Chemicals, Inc. 1993 – 1996 Technical Services Manager, Sr. Technical Consultant, P. T. Alas Buana Raya, Jakarta, Indonesia. Responsible for hiring, training, and supervising 20 local engineers, one accountant, and one administrative assistant in a new engineering department in Indonesia (Java, Kalimantan, Sumatra). Responsible for directing the engineers' project assignments and daily supervision of progress and performance. Responsible for developing engineering contracts containing cost/revenue budgets, schedule with Gantt and CPM charts, detailed scope, and execution plan. Responsible for developing and acquiring new engineering projects engineering in Indonesia and neighboring countries. This was accomplished through development of technical references, internal training programs, external seminars, marketing tools, maintenance and reliability improvement programs, maintenance and reliability analysis software, and materials management improvement programs. Technical resource for products developed in a project's execution including maintenance SOP’s, detailed SJP’s and O/H plans for turnaround/shutdown, PM and PdM programs, and implementing a CMMS. Principle Engineer in design and development of a proprietary Failure Analysis and Downtime Tracking software (Relasyst) and PM Scheduling software (PMLevel), both multi-lingual. Single project revenues varied from $10K to $2.5M. Clients included Pertamina (Oil Company), Jasa Marga (government toll road management and construction company), Federal Motor (Honda Motorcycle Producer), Institut Teknologi Bandung (Engineering Institute), and PUSRI (Chemical Processing Company). 1989 – 1993 Project Manager, Senior Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance and Operations Technology, Fluor Daniel, Greenville, SC, U.S.A. Supervised teams of maintenance engineers, materials engineers, and technicians in implementing new management strategies for clients in large industrial firms and manufacturers. Responsible for assessing clients' maintenance management program, developing strategies to improve maintenance efficiency and reduce costs, and implementing these strategies. Many of the implementations were done in plants with a union workforce. This was accomplished through improving maintenance management by implementing PM and PdM maintenance programs, improving materials management, and improving equipment operation through RCM analysis and other reliability programs, and detailed SJP's and O/H plans for turnaround/shutdown. Developed and presented project contracts and reports to clients which included Curriculum Vitae for Dennis Dobbs Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. manpower loading, schedule, cost calculations, and project accomplishments. Single project revenues varied from $10K to $4M. Clients included Procter & Gamble, The New York Times, Pertamina Oil Company (Indonesia), King Abdul Aziz University Health Sciences Service Center (Saudi Arabia), Ford Motor Company, Pillsbury, Procter & Gamble, Midland Cogeneration Venture, Knorr Best Foods, Takeda Chemical Products, Aluminum Company of Canada (Alcan), and Mack Trucks. 1981 – 1989 Assistant Maintenance Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa), Badin, NC, U.S.A. Supervised union craftsmen (+600) and foremen responsible for routine plant maintenance, project maintenance activities, and Predictive Maintenance. Responsible for implementing a new maintenance- planning program, a new plant-wide CMMS, and a new PdM program. Supervised design, specification, cost justification, installation, and tracking of a variety of plant projects to improve existing processes and install new processes. The projects included buildings, proprietary equipment, bulk material handling systems, power & free conveying systems, HVAC systems, environmental control systems, fluidized bed reactors, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and personal computer systems. Annual project budgets averaged $4M; annual maintenance budget $12M. Curriculum Vitae for Dennis Dobbs Page 4 of 4

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