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Richard W.

Prorok
6819 Avon Lake Road
Spencer, OH 44275
Cell# 330-858-4874
rpb2e8ca@westpost.net
CAREER SUMMARY
Experienced graphic & technical designer. Experience includes the development
of designs utilizing computer technology (SolidWorks & AutoCAD), grounded in
the principles of mechanical drawing and within the realities of engineering
economics. Key Competencies include:
* Technical & Graphic Design
* Analytical Skills
* Excellent Computer Skills
* Team Contributor
* Extensive Application - CAD
* Accuracy & Detail Oriented
* Process & Power Piping
* Interface Across Disciplines
* Oral & Written Communication Skills
* Creative & Innovative
* SolidWorks & AutoCAD
* Exceed Customer Requirements

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Babcock & Wilcox Company Barberton, OH 1999-2010
Designs, engineers, manufactures, services boiler and other power generation
equipment, pollution control systems and equipment for utilities and industries.
Technical Designer, BWSC Project Technical Design
Developed design, fabrication, erection drawings for component parts and
assemblies used in utility and industrial boilers. Used SolidWorks modeling to
design equipment such as air heaters, scrubbers, SCR's, economizers, NOx Ports a
nd
furnace support systems. Layout and design incorporated: flues, ducts, piping
systems and hanger components including auxiliary steel.
* This position required domestic and international travel to customer job
sites
for field engineering services.
Middough Associates Cleveland, OH 1987-1999
Top U.S. architectural, engineering, and management firm offering full range of
traditional & specialized design, technical and management systems, worldwide.
Piping Specialist
Lead designer in process/mechanical department. Worked on a project basis to
provide engineering services to clients in petrochemical and process industries.
Projects included:
* Equipment arrangement, piping layouts for installation of latex reactor
for B.F. Goodrich
* Piping plans and sections for PRAXAIR hydrogen plant; layout, design, det
ail
engineering of vacuum/condenser systems for three BP crude/vacuum units.
* Field engineering experience included four years at LTV, which included t
he
construction of their Ladle Metallurgical Facility from site preparation
to system start-up.
Raymond Kaiser Engineers Perry, OH 1983-1987
(Now ICF Kaiser International, Inc. Fairfax, Virginia)
ICF Kaiser International, Inc. is one of the largest engineering, construction,
program management, and consulting services companies in the United States.
Field Engineer
As a member of the construction management team at the Perry Nuclear Power
Plant, supported efforts to complete construction for start up testing and
turn over of plant operations to the owner/operator CEI (now First Energy).
Served two years with the Nuclear Construction Department in the Pipe Hanger
Group and two years in the Tool Service Unit of the Perry Plant Operations
Department developing material handling and inventory control systems.
Davey McKee Corporation Cleveland, OH 1975-1983
Engineers & Constructors - Process Piping Department
Various Progressive Positions
Hired into drafting/design program. Progressed through ranks as drafter, senior
drafter, piping designer, assistant supervisor and piping engineer on various
grass roots petrochemical projects for Texaco, Shell, Nipro, Arco, Tenneco,
Gulf Oil and Sohio.
* Required domestic travel such as long-term assignment with Charles T. Mai
n
- Boston office to assist in design of South African pulp and paper mill
* Required international travel such as three weeks at McKee's office in
Buenos Aires, Argentina.
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology
Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
Magna Cum Laude - 3.73/4.00 GPA
Associate in Applied Science
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, OH
Graduated With Honors - 3.64/4.00 GPA
TECHNICAL TRAINING
SolidWorks Essentials Certified Training Course at CADWorld, 2002
Medina County Career Center Certificate Program for AutoCAD Training, 1993