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MARTIN J. RANSTEAD 17237 Fontana Ln. Lockport, Illinois 60441 (815) 838-2337 E-mail: SUMMARY Expert knowledge in high voltage Substation (4kv up to 345kv) design, supervisory experience, versatile in computer software packages and has ability to adapt to changes in working conditions. WORK EXPERIENCE 2006 to Present Senior Designer Laramore, Douglass & Popham *ATC Substations *MG&E Substations *WE Energy Substations *Big Sky Wind Farm 2004 to 2006 Designer II Dashiell *PG&E Substations Design work on Four Substation *Kern Transformer Bank #5 replacement *Mendocino Capacitor Banks Installation and Transformer Bank #3 addition. *Kern Buss Differential 230kV G.E. B90 installation *Fulton Capacitor Banks Installation *Table Mountain Transformer Bank #4 Installation and 230kV replacement *ComEd Substations 2000-2004 Senior Designer Laramore,Douglass & Popham *Phelps Dodge Morenci District Substations Schematic and Wiring four of six stations *Phelps Dodge Chino Mines Hurley Gas Turbine Generator Schematic And Wiring for the unit Transformer and switchyard *Designed DC S61 Streater for ComEd *Design work on Station 12 Dresden 345kv-138kv Aux. Power Improvement RAT22 *Design work on the Burnham to Taylor Substations control for L17724 *Design work on Washington Blvd. Substation for the CTA *Abbot Labs at Abbot Park Building AP32 Aux Power Study using SKM *Drawing Co-ordinator of LD&P ComEd Drawings 1996 – 2000 Designer at Doyen *Waukegan Control air compressors Unit 7 *Waukegan Metal Detector Coal Conveyor *Bridgeport Harbor Lighting *Waukegan Unit 6 secondary air dampers *Intat Substation *ComEd Revenue Metering Fisk & Waukegan stations 1995 – 1996 Designer & Field Engineer *Designer at Vectra working on Waukegan Control Room Consolidation. *Designer at Superior Engineering worked on B.O.F.#3 at Bethlehem Steel. *Field Engineer for Johnson Controls at Fisk Station over seeing Control Room reconstruction. *Field Engineer for Bell Atlantic walking out fiber optic route from Evanston to Elgin. EXPERIENCE COMMONWEALTH EDISON Downers Grove, Illinois 1992 - 1995 Senior Designer *Drawing Change Request Coordinator for Fossil Division. *Assign drawing numbers, CAD file names, cable and conduit numbers. *Supervise three contract Design personal. *Coaches electrical drafters on investment projects. *Design investment work for all Fossil stations. 1988-1992 Senior Designer Chicago, Illinois *Worked as team member on 345KV Line from Electric Junction to Libertyville. *Boiler interlocks Unit 3 Will Co. Station. *Promoted to Senior Designer. *Oil and Gas Warm-up Units 7&8 Joliet 29. *Replaced Annunciator Units 7&8 Joliet 29. *Installed Turbine Supervisory all Fossil Stations. *Local Breaker Backup 138kv Lines Joliet 9. *Promoted to Designer I and Designer. 1965-1978 Drafter Plant Maywood, Illinois *Designed TSS's, TDC's, ESS's, DC's and Transformer Vaults * Vaults in Lake Point Tower I Designed as a Drafter *Redesigned SubStations from Companies merged by Comed. *Promoted through the employee ranks to Plant Drafter. EDUCATION Moraine Valley Community College - general technical courses Triton Community College - general courses Oak Lawn High School - general education - 1964 GENERAL Knowledge of EXEL, WordPerfect11, Windows, AutoCAD 14, Lt98, 2000 Mocrostation V8 and SKM. Complete ComEd company courses in Ethics Awareness, VQ Process Management, VQ Awareness, Hazardous Material Handling, Affirmative Action, First Aid Infection Control and CPR. Completed the ComEd company course on Elementary Electrical Engineering I & II. 1978-1988 Designer Chicago, Illinois

Electrical Engineer

Lockport, IL

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Engineering & Architecture


Electrical Engineer

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Electrical Engineering

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High School/GED

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Lockport, IL