Charlotte Washington

Freelance Chemical Engineer & Mechanical Engineer

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Location:Camden, Mississippi, United States
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CHARLOTTE D. WASHINGTON

SUMMARY:
Accomplished engineering professional with experience in process engineering with traditional and high-tech firms in the upstream, downstream, and offshore oil & gas industry as well as chemical production facilities.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

NANA WORLEYPARSONS
Anchorage, AK
09/2014 – 04/2015
Engineering Services
Process Engineer

* Developed BFDs, PFDs, P&IDs, Mass and Heat Balances, and debottlenecking reports;
* Used HYSYS to create process simulations for Mass and Heat Balances, reports and studies;
* Performed and reviewed hydraulic and PSV calculations;
* Used HYSYS to create process simulations;
* Reviewed and applied Standards (API 14E and 2000, NFPA 30, UL 142, etc.)

Projects include the following:
- BP Alaska (BPXA), West End Development (WED) Program Pipelines & Flowlines Project
- BP Alaska (BPXA), West End Development (WED) Program I Pad Project
- BP Alaska (BPXA), West End Development (WED) Program M & S Pad Project
- BP Alaska (BPXA), GC2 Tank Capacity Increase Project
- BP Alaska (BPXA), STP36 Project

MCDERMOTT ENGINEERING, LLC
Houston, TX
06/2008 – 10/2013
Engineering Services
Sr. Process Engineer

* Developed BFD, P&IDs and PFDs;
* Developed project documents such as equipment lists, line lists, Utilities Usage and Flare Gas Dispersion reports;
* Developed process data for pumps, vessels, tanks, PSVs, and heat exchangers datasheets;
* Reviewed vendor quotations and drawings (equipment on skids, loose items);
* Used HYSYS to create process simulations;
* Participated in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) of process systems using HAZOPs and What-ifs analysis to identify problems and address the findings;
* Reviewed and applied Standards (API 14C & 14E, 520, 521, and 2000, ASME VIII and 31.3B, NORSOK P100 & P-001, etc.);
* Performed and reviewed hydraulic and PSV calculations

Projects include the following:
- BG Trinidad and Tobago Limited, Hibiscus Platform, offshore Trinidad
- Papa-Terra BV, Papa Terra Field Development TLWP P-61, Campos Basin, offshore Brazil
- Maersk Contractors, Peregrino FPSO Topside Facilities Project, Brazil


BEI (Bandini Enterprises Incorporated)
Pasadena, TX
02/2007 – 06/2008
Engineering Services
Process Engineer

* Developed process data for pumps, vessels, tanks, PSVs, and heat exchangers datasheets;
* Performed hydraulic calculations;
* Developed BFD, P&IDs and PFDs;
* Participated in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) of process systems using HAZOPs and What-ifs analysis to identify problems and address the findings;
* Participated in SIL reviews

Projects included the following:
- BioSelect, Galveston Bay Biodiesel Plant Project Phase 2, Galveston, TX
- Enterprise Products, East Storage Project, Houston, TX
- Vopak, Material/Energy Study, Deer Park/ Galena Park TX
- Pasadena Refining System Inc., Heater Project, Pasadena, TX

AURA ENGINEERING, LLC
Houston, TX
07/2006 – 01/2007
Engineering Services
Sr. Process Engineer

* Performed hydraulic calculations for oil and gas processing industry and specialty chemicals projects;
* Wrote equipment specifications;
* Reviewed vendor quotations and drawings (equipment on skids, loose items) to develop project cost, select and purchase equipment ;
* Edited P&IDs

Projects included the following:
- LBC, Houston, TX
- Odfjell, Seabrook, TX
- Rhodia, Hammond, IN

* 9/02-7/06: Worked in non-industry related roles.

OMNOVA SOLUTIONS, INC.
Columbus, MS
09/1999 – 09/2002
Polymer Products
Process Engineer

* Provided technical support for manufacturing issues, which included quality and equipment problems;
* Utilized SPC, DOE, Excel and Project software to plan and perform experiments;
* Provided technical direction and project leadership for cost savings projects;
* Substituted as production supervisor for approximately twenty-five manufacturing operators;
* Wrote process documentation for new and existing manufacturing operations

* 1995-1998: Returned to college to complete BSME



ALBRIGHT & WILSON AMERICAS
Charleston, SC
04/1993 – 09/1995
Specialty Chemicals
Plant Process Engineer

* Member of the Plant Safety Investigation Team that investigated accidents and near misses;
* Involved with Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) of process systems using HAZOPs and What-ifs analysis to identify problems and address the findings;
* Provided technical support to processing units and troubleshot processing and handling issues, which included environmental regulations, process upsets, process safety and equipment problems;
* Planned and led small projects including process planning, cost analysis and estimates and interfacing between plant departments;
* Provided technical support for larger projects;
* Provided specifications for pipes, PSVs, vessels, pumps and heat exchangers, etc;
* Wrote process documentation for new and existing operations involving hazardous materials such as HCl, Ethylene Dichloride (EDC), Caustic Soda, Sulfuric Acid and Formaldehyde;
* Performed and reviewed hydraulic and PSV calculations

CORNING, INC.
Wilmington, NC
07/1989 – 03/1993
Fiber Optics
Process Development Engineer

* Planned and led process development projects, including experimental planning and data analysis;
* Substituted for the production supervisor in a manufacturing operation area;
* Received a Division Cash Award for superior work performance in process optimization

THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Atlanta, GA
02/1986 – 07/1989
Federal Regulatory Agency
Staff Engineer/Compliance Officer

* Supervised inspections made by state and city officials of manufacturing facilities;
* Troubleshot industrial compliance issues involving federal environmental regulations;
* Evaluated and prepared reports and correspondence involving industrial compliance to federal regulations

CERTIFICATIONS / MISCELLANEOUS:
Registered Engineer-in-Training, State of South Carolina - Certificate No. 12860;
Six Sigma Green Belt - Certified
United States Citizen with United States Passport
Skills include: P&IDs, PFDs, SPC, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, HYSYS, Visio

EDUCATION:
B. S. M.E.
University of Houston, Houston,TX
August 1998

B. S. Ch.E.
Mississippi State University, Starkville,MS
August 1985