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Kenneth Harvey

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Specialties: Registered Professional Engineer (ME) - Commonweath of Kentucky

experience

Senior Mechanical Engineer  
Jacobs Engineering Group, December 2014 to March 2015



Mechanical Engineering Consultant  
Self Employed, September 2014 to December 2014

ASME Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Reactors & Storage Tanks (ASME & API) Design & Drafting. Project and Fabrication Management. Quality Control Inspections. Quality Control Program Management. Welding Documentation Development & Management.

Quality Control / Engineering  
Louisville Dryer Company, June 2013 to September 2014

Manage Quality Control Department. Perform Quality Control Inspections. Document and Manage Welding Procedures. Assist Sales with Tanks & ASME Pressure Vessels. Assist Engineering with Tanks & ASME Pressure Vessels. Assist Company with Standards (ASME, NBIC, AWS, NFPA, API etc.)

President  
NST Metals, Inc. - Custom Metal Fabrications, October 1980 to May 2013

Estimating & Sales Accounting Budgets Capital Projects Engineering Facilities Management & Maintenance Project Management Customer Relations Drafting (Manual & AutoCAD) Purchasing Shipping.

Engineering Manager  
Carborundum Company - Commercial Filters Division, March 1979 to October 1980

Senior Design Engineer Responsible for the direction and support on a daily basis of four (4) design draftsmen and a product designer, who all support a manufacturing plant producing filtration equipment. This equipment includes ASME Pressure Vessels and machine tool coolant filters. Also responsible for the development of technical tools needed for the design engineering department to be effective, which includes computer programming, analysis techniques, education programs, etc. Other duties include chairing and direction of the value analysis team in standardization and cost reduction of product lines, as well as supporting the management information systems branch during the feasibility study for and installation of a manufacturing control system.

Stress Engineer  
Babcock & Wilcox Company - Power Generation Group, May 1978 to February 1979

Nuclear Equipment Division Nuclear Equipment Engineering Specialty Components Responsible for the stress analysis of components used in nuclear Pressure Vessels and the formulation of reports to document this activity. Methods used must meet customer and ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III requirements and include finite element analysis, interaction analysis and design by rules.

Advanced Engineer  
Union Carbide Corporation - Chemicals & Plastics Division, July 1975 to May 1978

Engineering Department Process Vessel Design and Technology Group South Charleston Technical Center Responsible for the design of new process vessels, usually to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Division 1. Also for the review of vendor shop drawings and plant support engineering as required. Other duties included the development of new methods for the design/analysis of process vessels, documentation of these methods and usually a computer program (FORTRAN language) to support them.

Principal  
Self Employed, January 1974 to May 1978

Created and administered my own business of supplying drawings and design calculations for ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Division 1, pressure vessels to local fabricators.

education

University of Louisville - J.B. Speed School of Engineering  
BS, M-Eng, Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 1970 to Jan, 1975


Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Engineer
    State of Kentucky (13257)
    July 2017  - June 2019