LARRY TESSARI

  • Detroit Area Controls Engineer
  • Taylor, MI
  • Apr 22, 2017
Full time Automotive / Transport Engineering Information Technology Management

Personal Summary

SUMMARY:

  • Experience in Control System Design, hardware and software (HMI/PLC, Allen Bradley, Siemens, and several others.)
  • Experience in Management and Leadership. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detroit Area Candidate, can’t relocate, but can travel 20%.

SKILLS:

Programmable Controller/HMI:

Work Experience

Controls Engineer
Mar 2016 - Nov 2016 Jervis B. Webb

• Did upgrade to airport baggage handling systems using multiple Siemens Step 7 PLCs with ladder logic, statement list, and profibus. Debugged software on a simulator.

Controls Engineer
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015 Global Rollforming Systems

• Supported maintenance electricians and programmed interfaces to plant supervisory network using Allen Bradley RSLogix with Panelview and Factorytalk HMI.

Infotainment Engineer
Nov 2011 - Sep 2013 General Motors

Debugged Infotainment systems networks including MOST, LIN and CAN, Cadillac Cue, Chevy MyLink.

• Validated vendor software using Optolyser Suite and Intrepid Vehicle Spy.

• Put problems in the ESIMS database and troubleshot issue causes.

Test Engineer
May 2010 - Jul 2011 GE transportation

• Did regression testing of hardware and software controlling diesel locomotive engines up to 4500 horsepower.

• Wrote technical and purchase specifications.

• Designed test panel that reduced test time by 22%, had fabricated, and debugged. Did some programming with MATLAB and Simulink

Process Controls Engineer
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010 Indicon

• Hardware (AutoCAD) and software design, control system for T. I. Simon Power Plant at Michigan State University, including controls building, substation equipment, and control system using Allen Bradley GuardLogix PLC with safety I/O, Ethernet interfaces to auxiliary equipment and FactoryTalk based HMI

Controls Engineer
Apr 2008 - Aug 2008 Ben-Tech Division of Curtiss-Wright, Rochester Hills, MI

Wrote software (PLC and HMI) debugged, and started up complex conveyor/material handling system for Diesel Engines for Cummins using Telmecanique Unity Pro PLC and Vijeo HMI system and AutoCAD

Education

Business Administration
Jun 2006 - Sep 2008 University of Phoenix
Electrical Engineering
Sep 1967 - Jun 1971 Detroit Institute of technology