§  Over 20 years of electrical engineering experience related to utilities and industrial facilities in varied areas of power delivery systems; expertise in design, high voltage utility substations (15kV through 345kV range to include one-line diagrams), SCADA, communications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, substation physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, writing of substation equipment specifications and construction cost estimates.


§  Strong work ethic and ability to function as part of a team; recognized by Vestas for “seeking out opportunities to learn new skills, participating in available educational opportunities, and serving as a resource contact for others.”


§  Dedicated staff member possessing superior time management skills; while employed with S&C electric and Patrick Engineering, adhered to strict deadlines and budget constraints by working overtime and completing projects in the most time-efficient manner possible.






Electrical Engineer

Vestas Americas Wind Technology, Inc.; Portland, OR

Jun 2005 to Present



§  Assist clients and vendors in the implementation of Vestas procedures and design standards; contribute to the creation of  high quality, cost efficient wind park designs.

§  Coordinate work with subcontractors, attend customer meetings, and finalize all necessary project expenses to ensure that material and labor costs do not exceed budgetary parameters.

§  Provide engineering support for Wind Farm construction activities; communicate with contractors and assist wind farm design companies as necessary.

§  Confer with Vestas Denmark in the development of new wind turbine designs; remain knowledgeable and up-to-date on all new design requirements.

§  Update electrical installation manuals for V82, V80 and V90 turbines; adhere to FERC and NERC technical requirements for the North American Wind Power Facility.

§  Consult leaders on how to improve turbine electrical protection and personal safety.

§  Exhibit a strong command of dynamic simulation modeling software (PSSE and PSCAD).



Electrical Engineer

S&C Electric Company; Chicago, Illinois

May 2001 to Jun 2005



§  Served as Electrical Engineer for the Horseshoe Bend Wind Farm Project; a project consisting of six 1500kW wind turbine generators, design substation, electrical collection, and distribution system along with an interconnection to NorthWestern Energy utility system.

§  Instituted substation control relay scheme modifications and SCADA upgrades for equipment with voltage levels of 345 kV, 161 kV, 138 kV and 34.5 kV; provided designs for transmission and distribution voltages, to include physical layout, relaying and controls, schematic design, panel layouts, wiring diagrams, bills of material, and construction specifications.

§  Loaded flow analysis, along with fault, dynamic and transient simulations.



Electrical Engineer

Patrick Engineering; Chicago, Illinois

Jan 1999 to May 2001



§  Served as Project Electrical Engineer for the design and installation of a statewide SCADA System for 420 distribution substations; engaged in a project design process that included an automated control and wiring procedure to link to CADD drawings.

§  Replaced supervisory cabinets and metering equipment (not adaptable for remote monitoring and control) with modern PLC based equipment, to allow for monitoring and controlling via radio.


Design Electrical Engineer  

LDP; Chicago, Illinois

Jan 1997 to Jan 1999



§  Modified D.C. circuits for protective relaying., cable schedule and substation physical layout.

§  Performed interconnection wiring for newly installed SCADA RTU cabinets; designed substation one-line and three-line wiring diagrams

§  Supervised the work of drafters on electrical layout and devices to remain compliant with client or electrical utility standards.


Electrical Engineer

Chicago Condenser Corporation; Chicago, Illinois

Aug 1991 to Jan 1996



§  Supervised manufacturing production, including testing, quality control, tool design, maintenance, manufacturing and the development of equipment.

§  Designed high voltage capacitors to meet commercial and military specifications.


Junior Electrical Engineer

Latvengo Company; Latvia, Riga

Aug 1986 to Aug 1990



§  Solely responsible for the entire plant’s computer center power supply and backup systems, including HVAC, fire and smoke systems.

§  Acted as Computer Center power backup system supervisor.




Principles of Substation Design and Construction

Overcurrent Coordination of Utility Distribution Systems

System Reliability and Distribution Automation, SCADA

High Voltage Electrical Safety

PSCAD Power System Simulator

SEL Technical Seminars




Riga Technological University


Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering




Available upon request.