Expertise DescriptionI have over 40 years experience in industrial construction with expertise in the design, fabrication, construction, retrofit, component application, start up, belt splicing and general maintenance of bulk material handling conveyors, stationary and mobile conveyors, stackers, reclaimers, ship loaders, crushers, truck live bed systems, metal detectors, vibrating components, magnetic separators, fire protection systems, sampling systems, screens, bucket elevators, belt conveyors, screw conveyors, steep angle conveyors, drag chain conveyors, hoppers, chutes, impacts, screening systems, dust control (wet, dry and vacuum), warehouse conveyor systems, and various road paving equipment. I have also offered my services as an industrial construction and hydraulics systems expert witness.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting experience includes working with a variety of Fortune 500 companies on a site by site basis to perform the following: Upgrading Conveyor systems and certain machinery to improve production and safety; Crate and instruct training programs tailored to site specific situations concerning conveying systems; Work with various entities to locate potential storage sites and develop conceptual design for the proper equipment; Assist with 1-10 year forecast in maintenance budgets of conveying systems; Identify and suggest remedies for avoiding or removing non -productive bottlenecks in both management and equipment; Perform field audits that include both safe work practices as well as visual field inspections concerning guards and overall installations.
My professional experience includes having provided material handling design, fabrication, construction, installation, start up and commissioning of various conveyors and associated machinery components, belting, and vulcanize splicing including OSHA/MSHA handrails, ladders, platforms and stairs.
Licensed in Alabama, California, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
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