José J. Rivera, PE, LEED AP                                                                             Senior Electrical Engineer - Cx - Inspector      

Energetic engineer with over 20 years of experience in buildings and infrastructure. With particular strengths in power, lighting, fire alarm, security and telecom systems.

Has performed many technical reviews of construction documents, building and site surveys, inspections, electrical infrastructure evaluations and systems (LEED) commissioning. Breadth of project experience in city infrastructure, High and Medium Voltage substations, municipal, aviation, education, healthcare, commercial, industrial and residential facilities.

Worked in Saudi Arabia as an advocate, and senior expert, to the Kingdom during construction and commissioning of vital electrical (HV/MV/LV) industrial infrastructure.

Recently has been performing FEMA assessments to electrical facilities, belonging to the City of Houston, related to the damages caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Successful and fulfilling career with international reach based on work ethics, integrity, team-work and reliability.

Computer literate with strong AutoCAD;  and Revit knowledge. Bilingual, English and Spanish.

Capabilities

Electrical Engineering, Commissioning, Disaster Recovery, Project Management, CADD, Supervision, Inspections, Quality Assurance, Safety, Sustainability Consulting, Forensics

Education

BS, Electrical Engineering (magna cum laude), University of Puerto Rico (USA), 1991

Business Marketing Certificate

Collin Co Community College, Texas (USA), 2004

Eaton Consulting Engineering Training, 2016

Current Registrations/Certification

PE in the following States: CA, CO, FL, MO, NC and TX.  

NCEES Record Holder

LEED™ (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council

 

 

Representative Projects in USA

Aviation

QC Review for a DFW Airport Runway Lighting Renovation

 Electrical for a new Parking control point at DFW Airport

Higher Education Facilities

Six Mechanical-Electrical Replacement Projects for Dallas County Community College District, Dallas County, TX – Construction Manager    

McDermott Library Renovation at UT Dallas, Richardson, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Engineering and Research Building at UT Dallas, Richardson, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Central Energy Plant Upgrades at UT Dallas, Richardson, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Gymnasium Addition at Austin College, Sherman, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Research and Laboratories

Engineering and Research Building at UT Dallas, Richardson, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Clean Rooms Conversion at UT Dallas, Richardson, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

K-12 Education

New Middle School, Dallas, TX – Principal in Charge of MEP and IT Engineering/ Lead Electrical Engineer

Bowman Middle School Gym Addition, Plano, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

New Singley Academy, Irving, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

MacArthur High School Gym Addition and Expansion, Irving, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Thomas Haley Elementary School Renovation, Irving, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

John Haley Elementary School Renovation, Irving, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Keyes Elementary School Renovation, Irving, TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Energy

Wind Turbine at a Dallas County Community College District’s College Campus, Dallas County, TX – Project Manager/Electrical Engineer 

Four Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects, Barksdale AFB, LA – Project Manager/Electrical Engineer

LEED Commissioning

University of North Texas Stadium, Denton, TX – Commissioning Agent

University of North Texas 3-100KW Wind Turbines, Denton, TX – Commissioning Agent

City of Dallas Fire Station #37, Dallas, TX Project Manager/ Commissioning Agent

University of North Texas College of Law, Dallas, TX – Commissioning Agent

Healthcare

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX -  Project Electrical Engineer

Apria Healthcare at Albuquerque, NM and Oklahoma City, OK - Lead Electrical Engineer

Methodist Healthcare System, Dallas -  Lead Electrical Engineer

Children’s Medical Center Emergency Power Gap Study, Dallas, TX – Project Manager/Electrical Engineer 

HCA Surgery Center, Oklahoma City, OK – Lead Electrical Engineer

HCA Surgery Center, Henrico, VA – Lead Electrical Engineer

Van Matre Hospital Expansion, Rockford, IL - Lead Electrical Engineer

Guthrie Ambulatory Healthcare Facility, Fort Drum, NY - Lead Electrical Engineer

Memorial Medical Center,  Livingston, TX – Lead Electrical Engineer

Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Waco TX -  Project Electrical Engineer

Baylor Regional Medical Center, Plano TX – Project Electrical Engineer

Trinity Medical Center , Carrollton, TX - Project Electrical Engineer

The Patient’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, Carrollton TX - Project Electrical Engineer

 Streets, Parking and Garages

Life Covenant Church Parking lot, Keller TX - Project Electrical Engineer

Keller Parkway and Town Center Lane Pedestrian Lighting - City of Keller - Project Electrical Engineer

Audelia Road and Walnut Hill Lane Pedestrian Lighting – Dallas, TX - Project Electrical Engineer

Life Church Parking Lot Lighting – Allen, TX - - Project Electrical Engineer

Baylor Regional Medical Center Parking Garage – Plano, TX - Project Electrical Engineer

Residential

Privatized Lodging at Multiple Army Bases, United States – Lead Electrical Engineer

Stoney Brook Assisted Living Facilities, Multiple Locations, TX – Lead Electrical Engineer

Glendale Enterprise Lofts, Glendale, AZ – Lead Electrical Engineer

New Candlewood Hotel, Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX – Lead Electrical Engineer

Industrial

Bridges & Roads Site Concrete Pre-fab Nave – Lead Electrical Engineer

Bodycote Heat Treatment relocation - Lead Electrical Engineer

Texas Instruments –Site Medium Voltage UG Distribution changes

International Inspection/Commissioning Projects

Substations and Infrastructure in Yanbu Industrial, Saudi Arabia

Electrical Substations 10J and 101, Yanbu KSA

 Electrical Substation 42 at King Fahad Sea Port 

 Construction of Roads and Infrastructure in Haii Mehan

 Construction of Roads and Infrastructure in the LIP Expansion area

 Construction of Roads and Infrastructure in the LIP C1, C1A areas

 Construction of Roads and Infrastructure in the LIP C4 to C6 areas