José G. Barreiro

MEP Consultant

Boerne, Texas, United States of America (USA)
English
Fields of Expertise

MEP Building Services

Software Knowledge
AutoCAD MEP
Revit 2017
Microsoft Office (Word
Excel
PowerPoint
Outlook)
Prolog
Andover Continuum
CAREER SUMMARY
Experienced Consulting Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical or industrial engineering industry. Skilled in HVAC, BAS Controls, Energy, Engineering, Construction/rehab Estimating (RSMeans), Strategic Planning, MEP Design and Project Management. Forensic Engineer expert responsible for investigating structures, components, mechanical systems (ie HVAC, boilers, fire suppression) or products that fail to function as intended. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) focused in Mechanical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. Fire Protection, NFPA 13, NFPA 25.
PV System Design, NEC 2017
WORK EXPERIENCE
Facilities/Project Engineer
2018 - Present
South Texas Veterans Health Care System – ALMD
San Antonio, Texas, United States of America (USA)
Provide support as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on capital improvement projects within the facility to include: contracting of A/E firms, design review, contractor bidding and hiring, project reviews, project scope, budget and schedule. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ-HVAC) compliance to ensure adherence to code and regulating agencies. In charge of the Building Automation System (BAS) for HVAC monitoring and controls (Schneider Andover Continuum). Implement energy reduction sequencing for better HVAC performance (ie VAV, primary/secondary AHU cooling, space sensor, HEPA filter sensor, VFD), while maintaining proper air changes per hour (ACH) for critical areas (ie Operating Rooms, Labs). Recommendation on energy savings options (ie Economizers for winter Peak load)
MEP / Forensic Engineering Consultant
2018 - Present
José G. Barreiro, PE
Boerne, Texas, United States of America (USA)
Forensic engineering consulting services for legal and insurance clients in mechanical failures (ie HVAC, product defect, fire protection, plumbing, etc.). Investigation of structures, components, or products that fail to function as intended. HVAC design, energy, and project engineering. Plan design of residential photovoltaic (PV) systems and stamping and sealing of issue for construction (IFC) drawings for permitting and construction purposes. Electrical load calculations, wire sizing, module and inverter selection, energy storage selection (ie Tesla Powerwall, Sonne, Tabushi).
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Consultant
2017 - 2018
RIMKUS CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
San Antonio, Texas, United States of America (USA)
Provide consulting services for legal, insurance, and corporate clients. Inspect and analyze mechanical failures in equipment, including residential and commercial appliances/commercial and industrial equipment. Perform cause and origin analyses for system and equipment failures (i.e. boilers, chillers, cooling towers, piping, fittings, tanks, valves, domestic water heaters, pumps, water filtration and softening systems, natural and propane gas delivery systems, and wet, dry, pre-action, and glycol anti-freeze fire protection systems). Provide fact-finding, analysis, and design review for HVAC, mechanical, fire protection, and plumbing defect and failure investigations in single-family and multi-family residences, commercial, hospital, institutional, high technology manufacturing, and industrial facilities.
Manufacturing Project Manager
2016 - 2017
H.E. Butt (H-E-B) Grocery Company
San Antonio, Texas, United States of America (USA)
• Performed research work and prepared analyses of financials in areas such as Manufacturing Capital Investments and New Business Ventures (i.e. New Facilities, Expansions, Remodels, and new Business Channels)
• Led and managed projects in the food and beverage industry, involving the installation of new manufacturing lines in new and existing facilities
• Tracked all projects, communicated potential risks to upper management, and ensured projects were on-time and on-budget
• Managed the entire capital budget (i.e. developing budget tools, process and reporting)
Project Manager
2013 - 2016
Barry Wehmiller Design Group
Puerto Rico & San Antonio, Texas, United States of America (USA)
Led engineering projects in the food and beverage industry for Fortune 500 companies, extending from installing new equipment, relocating existing equipment to providing consulting advice on capital estimate for future facility expansions. Part of a team that led the $200MM expansion of 6 high speed packaging lines at Compañía Cervecera de Coahuila in Piedras Negras, Mexico. The project included the equipment installation and automation of the entire packing line that included conveyors, depalletizers, palletizers, case
packers, control panels, stretch wrapper, palletizer and laser guided vehicles (LGV)
Sales Engineer
2011 - 2013
Trane Commercial Systems
Puerto Rico, United States of America (USA)
• Worked closely with project engineers, estimators, and general contractors on all project deliverables to ensure proper equipment and component sizing (i.e. chillers, fans, motors, pumps and valves)
• Responded to all queries on systems, products, quotes, and contracts
• Ensured quality workmanship and sustained client satisfaction
• Served as a valued technical resource liaison to customers and staff on all project deliverables and consistently met all project timelines and budgets
• Created and generated project proposals for equipment, controls, and services
• Conducted walkthroughs and reviewed/assessed construction plans for Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system design and installation
Owner/President
2002 - 2011
Caribbean Waste Consultants, Inc.
Puerto Rico, United States of America (USA)
• Established a more efficient waste and recycling management program for client, resulting in significant cost savings while complying with state and federal laws/regulations. Sourced and secured clients, facilitated positive business relationships, and led complex assignments from start-up to final conclusion.
• Supervised contracted labor, coordinated and inspected installation of waste and recycling equipment with vendors and/or suppliers, and accountable for employee safety and proper equipment operation in accordance to client's Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Program and ensured regulatory compliance with OSHA mandates and federal laws.
• Planned, coordinated and facilitated all logistics requirements on commodities export (i.e., newspaper and cardboard) including booking, transport, pick-up, and overseas shipping as well as created and delivered decommissioning (AutoClave and RotoClave) solutions to specific clients that provided means for them to efficiently manage expired and/or damaged products, as well as regulated medical waste.
Validation Engineer
2001 - 2002
IMC Innovations, Inc.
Manati, Puerto Rico, United States of America (USA)
• Managed and directed staff and operations for a major re-validation project of HVAC system in the pharmaceutical industry (i.e. Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Ortho Biologics).
• Planned and conducted systems' evaluation, Corrective Maintenance (CM), Preventive Maintenance (PM) as per Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and led Installation Qualification (IQ), Operation Qualification (OQ), and Performance Qualification (PQ) efforts.
• Facilitated equipment integration following the asset management solution Maximo's PM and/or CM schedule.
• Recorded and reported on results. Provided documentation on validation results for management approval.
• Coordinated and executed multiple critical tests utilizing Validator 2000.
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Florida Institute of Technology
Florida, United States of America (USA)
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Licensed PE in : Texas - Puerto Rico - Oklahoma - Florida
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
MEP Building Services
 
Area of focus
Mechanical Systems
Specializations
Fire Fighting Systems
Refrigeration
Building Management Systems
Heating, Ventilation, And Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Boilers
Services
Modelling, Calculations, Analysis
Design Review
Detailed Design
Schematic Design
Report Writing
Skills
BIM Modelling
Software
AutoCAD
Revit