Kenneth Brown, Jr.

  • Control Engineer
  • Wilmington, Delaware 19810
  • Sep 21, 2017
Full time Engineering

Personal Summary

Multifaceted, performance-focused, and results-oriented professional with extensive experience in control system design, building automation, and general management.

Adept at accessing, repairing, and managing pneumatic and electronic control systems, managing modifications on different customers’ sites, as well as providing adequate solutions to identified conflicts. Equipped with articulate interpersonal skills in coordinating effectively with diverse individuals. Highly capable of working within fast-paced environments to secure positive outcomes. Knowledgeable of facility management, electrical engineering, and control systems.

Work Experience

Controls Engineer
Seiberlich Trane
  • Capitalize on industry expertise in repairing and integrating control systems and communication concerns

  • Work on the update of software, installation of patches, and modification of programs

  • Perform preventive maintenance, modifications or repairs at customers’ sites

  • Provide technical support and training to customers on control systems upgrades and instillation

  • Diagnose trouble calls to determine parts needed to repair, order parts and update customer on status

  • Employ keen attention to detail in checking sequence of operations to determine cause of problem

  • Carry out warrantee work on new upgrades or insulation

  • Render assistance in integrating legacy systems into front end

Controls Technician Lead Man
University of Penn
  • Assumed full responsibility in diagnosing and assessing commercial industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment for repairs

  • Drove efforts in re-commissioning equipment to improve performance and energy efficiency

  • Took charge of replacing valves, tuning proportional-integral-derivative (PID) loops, and repairing all equipment

  • Carried out all pneumatic repairs, which encompassed the full replacement of a pneumatic system

  • Effectively changed all electronic actuators, controllers, modules, and communication hardware

  • Coordinated point and program changes to several automation systems to correct the sequence of operations

  • Expertly identified and resolved supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) communication issues

  • Fulfilled a wide array of tasks, which included upgrading controllers and downloaded programs; determining variable-frequency drive (VFD) faults and MCC issues; as well as identifying proper course of actions for repairs

  • Employed keen attention to detail in analyzing best method to proceed with repairs

  • Collaborated with the Engineering Department in identifying energy upgrade potentials

Education

Coursework toward Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Delaware Technical and Community College