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David Summers, P.E., Sr. Consultant - David Summers is a Senior Consultant within the Power Group of HDR in Charlotte, NC. David has been a proud member of ASME for more than 30 years. David is a mechanical engineer with 30+ years of experience in the design, and operational support of nuclear,...
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experience

Sr Consultant  
HDR Engineering, Inc., January 2009 to Present, Charlotte, North Carolina United States
(Power)
My professional career began with Duke Power Company in 1981. I stayed with Duke Power Company and affiliate Duke Energy companies until 2003. I have worked for consulting A/E firms since 2003. My work experience includes Federal, municipal, state and private clients. My work experience includes design, construction, project engineering, and startup of Duke Energy’s 1,065 MW Bad Creek Pumped Storage Project. My international experience includes hydroelectric projects in Central America, South America and the Philippines.

education

Wingate University  
Master of Business Administration, Business, Aug, 1998 to May, 2002


N.C. State University  
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical, Aug, 1976 to Dec, 1980


publications

Restoration of Cast Iron Thrust Bearing Bore Using Brush Nickel Plating     
Published by (HydroVision Conference Proceedings)
Authors: David Summers.  Published July 01, 2002

Replacement of DC Exciter with AC Generator     
Published by (HydroVision Conference Proceedings)
Authors: David Summers, Earl Brinson and Randy Herrin.  Published July 01, 1997

Awards

Sr Consultant
HDR Pathfinder Award