Resume



Tim Gerler – Mechanical Engineer

●  Specializing in Mechanical and Hydraulic Systems for Hydro Turbine Governor Applications
●  Member – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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Areas of Expertise Include:


  ● Hydro Turbine Governor Systems Engineering
  ● Steam Turbine Control Systems Engineering
  ● Hydraulic System Design and Analysis
  ● General Mechanical Engineering
  ● General Mechanical Analysis
    ○ Mathcad
    ○ MS Excel
  ● Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
    ○ Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2014
    ○ Finite Element Analysis (FEA) – Stress Analysis
    ○ Dynamic Simulation


  ● Computer-Aided Design/Drafting (CAD)
    ○ Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD
    ○ Custom Machine Design / Custom Mechanism Design
    ○ Mechanical Drafting
    ○ Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  ● Technical Writing
    ○ Illustrated Mechanical Analyses and Calculations
    ○ Equipment Test Procedures
    ○ Equipment Installation Procedures
    ○ O&M Manuals and Product Manuals
    ○ Proposals


Experience:

Jan 2007 to Present – Gerler Engineering & Design, Inc., Loveland, CO

 ■ Mechanical Engineer

  ● Independent Hydro Turbine Governor Product Development and Governor System Refurbishment Projects
  ● General Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Design
  ● Consulting Engineering – Current and Former Clients Include:
    ○ Alstom Power Inc., Littleton, CO
    ○ L&S Electric, Inc., Rothschild, WI (long-term consulting engineer and also regular employee Dec 2011 to Oct 2012)
    ○ Segrity LLC, Denver, CO
    ○ Toshiba International Corporation, Littleton, CO
    ○ Wood Group Turbine Control Services, Loveland, CO

Dec 2011 to Oct 2012 – L&S Electric, Inc., Rothschild, WI

 ■ Mechanical Engineer

  ● Governor Systems for Hydro Turbines
  ● Also Long-Term Consulting Engineer for L&S Electric, Dec 2007 to Dec 2011 & Oct 2012 to Oct 2013

Dec 2004 to Jan 2007 – Wood Group Turbine Control Services, Loveland, CO

 ■ Mechanical Systems Engineer

  ● Control Systems for Steam Turbines, Gas Turbines and Hydro Turbines
  ● Also Consulting Engineer for Wood Group, Jan 2007 to Nov 2007

Aug 2001 to Dec 2004 – Alstom Power Inc., Littleton, CO

 ■ Proposal Manager

  ● Hydro Turbine and Hydro Turbine Governor System Sales

Jun 2000 to Aug 2001 – General Electric Company, Power Systems, Loveland CO

 ■ Mechanical Systems Engineer

  ● Control Systems for Hydro Turbines and Steam Turbines
  ● Part of Woodward Governor Company Business Acquired by G.E. in 2000

Sep 1994 to Jun 2000 – Woodward Governor Company, Loveland, CO

 ■ Mechanical Systems Engineer (Aug 1997 to Jun 2000)

  ● Governor Systems for Hydro Turbines

 ■ Sales Support Engineer (Feb 1995 to Aug 1997)

  ● Governor Systems for Hydro Turbines

 ■ Mechanical Designer (Sep 1994 to Feb 1995)

  ● Control System Components for Gas Turbines

Aug 1987 to Aug 1994 – Ampex Corporation, Colorado Springs, CO

 ■ Senior Design Support Engineer

  ● Sustaining Engineering – Design Engineering Support for Production Operation
  ● Tape Drive and Robotic Systems for Broadcast-Quality Video Recorders

Jan 1983 to Jul 1987 – Motorola, Inc., Government Electronics Group, Scottsdale, AZ

 ■ Mechanical Engineer

  ● Military Weapon Systems
  ● Research and Development
  ● Design Engineering Support for Production Operation

Jun 1981 to Dec 1982 – Woodward Governor Company, Ft Collins, CO

 ■ Mechanical Technician

  ● Mechanical Development Laboratory
  ● Summers and Part Time During College Semesters

Education (partial list):

May 2001 – Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 ■ Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  ● Engineering Mechanics and Design Concentration
  ● Master’s Thesis – Electromagnetic Coupling Applied to Emergency Shutdown of a Francis Style Hydraulic Turbine

Dec 1982 – Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 ■ Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Jun 1980 – Otero Junior College, La Junta, CO

 ■ Associate of Science in Engineering

Jun 1978 – Otero Junior College, La Junta, CO

 ■ Welding Certificate

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Tim Gerler
Gerler Engineering & Design, Inc.
1142 North Redbud Drive
Loveland, CO 80538
Phone: 970-593-1460
Email: email@gerler-engineering.com

  

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