David Ponicsan
Civil Designer
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David Ponicsan
LEAD STRUCTURAL DESIGNER
David Ponicsan has over 35 yea...
David Ponicsan
Civil Designer
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Roche Chemicals—Boulder, Colorado
T20 Building Expansion
Lead structur...
David Ponicsan
Civil Designer
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Johns Manville—Littleton, Colorado
E Glass Pilot Plant
Lead Structural...
David Ponicsan
Civil Designer
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Coors Brewing Company—Golden, Colorado
Bottle Line No. 6
Structural De...
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  • 1. David Ponicsan Civil Designer vbcrt201409.053.doc 1 David Ponicsan LEAD STRUCTURAL DESIGNER David Ponicsan has over 35 years of CAD design experience providing civil/structural CAD/design for gas and coal power generating facilities, nuclear, mining, oil and gas compression, midstream pipelines and facilities, refining downstream, manufacturing, electrical power substation and transmission facilities and pharmaceuticals industries. His experience includes foundation/steel design for heavy industrial and commercial applications. David is proficient in AutoCAD 3D Modeling, Latest versions of AutoCAD and CADWorx (Intergraph). Some Revit and MicroStation experience. DISTINGUISHING QUALIFICATIONS Education Intergraph, Advanced CAD Training(VMS/IGDS Interfaces),Huntsville,Alabama Engineering Courses Mountain View College, Dallas, Texas Environmental WasteEngineering Courses Arapahoe Community College Denver, Colorado SELECTED EXPERIENCE Senior Principal Structural designer, Various Power Station Projects Was responsiblefor the complex design using3D modeling of various power plantprojects throughout the USA. These projects required minimal engineering guidanceto complete which involved complex detailed design of concrete and steel structures. Williams Field Services—Opal, Wyoming Opal Substation Senior Structural Designer;responsiblefor civil/structural design for a 3.5-mile 230 kV transmission lineand a 230/13.8-kV substation for Williams Field Services. Project was performed on an EPC basis,successfully meeting a demanding scheduleto conform to air quality deadline.Project required unique bus, equipment and incominglinearrangements to avoid extensive underground utility and archeological permit requirements, includingseveral large(12 and 24 inch) underground high pressurenatural gas pipelines which transected the site. These pipelines required innovative foundation and steel designs to bridgethe lines. Performed steel structure design includingdeadends,bus supports,breaker foundations,transformer oil containment, and control house detailing. Suncor Refinery—Colorado Structural design supervisor.Responsibilities included supervisingthedesign/CADD of numerous ongoing maintenance upgrades which consisted of 2D/3D design drawings of steel/concrete support structures,pipe supports/runways,walkways,platforms and various heavy equipment foundations. BP America—Multiple Locations, Texas Structural design supervisor.Responsibilities included supervisingthedesign/CADD of numerous ongoing maintenance upgrades at various plantsites in Texas. These consisted of 2D/3D design drawings of steel/concrete supportstructures, pipesupports,tank farms,and various equipment foundations. Valero Mckee Refinery—Texas Structural design lead.Responsiblefor the design/CADD of the Alky Refrigeration Compressor. Design consisted of 2D/3D design drawings of elevated concrete building supportingcompressor and various heavy equipment, steel/concrete supportstructures, pipe supports/runways,walkways/platforms and foundations.
  • 2. David Ponicsan Civil Designer vbcrt201409.053.doc 2 Roche Chemicals—Boulder, Colorado T20 Building Expansion Lead structural designer. Detailed design of 3D/2D drawings of a pharmaceutical buildingplant2-building expansion,which consisted of buildingfoundations,steel framingplans/details,architectural buildingdetails, wall/stairway sections,mezzanine layouts and pipe supports/runways. Echo Springs Substation—Wamsutter, Wyoming Echo Springs Substation Senior Structural Designer;responsiblefor civil/structural design for a 230/34.5 kV substation.Design included foundation design for bus supports,circuit switchers, lightningmasts,transformer oil containment (lined berm), control house and deadends. Performed steel design for substation steel structures. Encana—Piceance Basin, Colorado Orchard Mesa Substation Senior Structural Designer responsiblefor civil/structural design for a 69/13.8 kV substation.Design included foundation design for bus supports,circuitswitchers, lightningmasts,transformer oil containment, control house and deadends. Performed steel design for substation steel structures.P&P development for 69 kV tap from Xcel linedown a 45% slopeto substation site. Dominion Chesterfield—Virginia Power Station Senior Structural designer responsiblefor the design of many areas of a power station plantretrofitproject. Design duties on this projectconsisted of 2D/3D design drawings of steel/concrete support structures for various heavy equipment, pipe supports/runways, walkways/platforms and buildingfoundations. Usibelli Coal Mine—Usibelli, Alaska Geological Map Creation Structural Designer; assisted with the design and creation of geological surfacemaps for the use and production of plan and profiledrawings,drainageflow,cut/fill estimates and site layout. Williams Field Services—Wyoming Structural design Supervisor responsiblefor the design/CADD Opal Compressor Station.Design duties on this projectconsisted of 2D/3D design drawings of concrete pilefoundations for heavy equipment, support structures,pipe supports/runways,coolers,and compressor foundations. Conoco—Wyoming to Kansas Pioneer Pipeline Structural Designer responsiblefor the design of pipeline construction details.These drawings consistof road/railroad crossings,underground pipelinerunways, drainagedetails,buildingand equipment concrete foundations,pipesupports and steel framing plans. Kerr McGee—Platteville, Ft. Lupton, and Frederick, Colorado Compressor Facilities Structural Designer responsiblefor the design of many areas of a compressor station plantproject.Design duties on these projects consisted of 2D/3D design drawings of steel/concrete supportstructures for various heavy equipment, pipe supports/runways,walkways/platforms and compressor/buildingfoundations. Salsbury Chemicals—Boulder, Colorado Lead Structural Designer. Drawings consisted of detailed design of 3D/2D drawings of a pharmaceutical building expansion,which consisted of buildingfoundations,steel framingplans/details,architectural buildingdetails, wall/stairway sections,mezzanine layouts and pipe supports/runways. BP Amoco—Durango, Colorado Florida Booster Compressor Station Lead Structural Designer;design for booster compressor station consistingof detailed design 3D/2D drawings of concrete foundations,steel erection drawings, connection details,sitelayout,piperunways and compressor/buildingfoundations.
  • 3. David Ponicsan Civil Designer vbcrt201409.053.doc 3 Johns Manville—Littleton, Colorado E Glass Pilot Plant Lead Structural Designer.Designed steel framingplans, sections and details for a conceptual glass plant.These drawings consisted of equipment layout,framing plans and concrete foundations Cargill—Temple, Utah Salt Pellet Bagging System Modification Structural Designer; designed steel framingplans, sections and details.Modified existingequipment supports/foundations,stairway and platforms for a pellet baggingsystem. Solvay Minerals—Wyoming New Process Building Platforms Lead Structural Designer;designed various complex platforms in an existingplant.These drawings consisted of steel framingplans,stairway,catwalksand connection details. Jonah Gas Gathering—Pinedale, Wyoming Compressor Facility Structural Designer responsiblefor the design of a compressor station plantproject. Design duties on these projects consisted of steel/concrete support structures for various heavy equipment, pipe supports, walkways and compressor/buildingfoundations. Questar—South of Vernal, Utah Fidlar Compressor Expansion Structural Designer responsiblefor the design of a major expansion of a compressor station plant.Designed and created drawings consistingof steel/concrete support structures for heavy equipment, pipesupports, walkways/platforms,compressor/buildingfoundations and site/civil layout. DSM Catalytica Pharmaceuticals—Southaven, Michigan Lead Structural Designer.Detailed design of 3D/2D drawings of a pharmaceutical buildingplant2 expansion. Designed and prepared drawings detailingbuilding foundations,steel framingplans/details,architectural buildingdetails,wall/stairway sections,mezzanine layouts,various reactor/equipmentsupports and pipe runways. Solvay Minerals—Green River, Wyoming Structural Designer; Heat Exchanger/Calciner Brick Expansion,designed various steel framingplans, sections,elevations,supportdetails,foundations, stairway,catwalks and connection details for heat exchanger/calciner brick expansion. Jonah Gas Gathering—Wyoming Production Plant Expansion Lead Structural Designer responsiblefor the design of two largenew compressor station plantprojects.Design duties consisted of steel/concrete supportstructures for various heavy equipment, pipe supports,walkways, platforms,compressor/buildingfoundations and civil/site layouts. Thunder Basin Coal Mine—Wyoming Stilling Building Design Structural Designer responsiblefor the design drawings of a coal dumpingprocessingfacility which consisted of buildingfoundations,steel framingplans,sections, details,wall sections and heavy equipment aprons. Wyckoff Chemicals—Southaven, Michigan Lead Structural Designer.Drawings consisted of detailed design of 3D/2D drawings of a major pharmaceutical buildingexpansion Drawingsconsisted of building foundations,steel framingplans,sections,details, architectural buildingdetails,wall/stairway plansand sections,mezzanine layouts,pipesupports/runways, connection details and civil structural plans. Johns Manville—Rockdale, Illinois Perlite Building Expansion Lead Designer. Designed various structural and concrete foundations for fiberglass manufacturingplant.Included gas scrubbers,dustcollectors,heavy equipment foundations,steel platforms,and buildingframing.
  • 4. David Ponicsan Civil Designer vbcrt201409.053.doc 4 Coors Brewing Company—Golden, Colorado Bottle Line No. 6 Structural Designer. Responsiblefor design of uncaser system, conveyor layouts and structural steel platforms for the installation and construction of a bottlingline. Developed and designed siteand gradingplans for commercial developments. Newmont Gold Mine—Muruntau, Uzbekistan Foundation Plans Structural designer.Duties included coordinating structural work with other disciplines,designed and prepared structural and foundation plans for gold mining milling,crushing,screening, material handlingand general facility design. Mobil Oil—San Juan County, Colorado La Maquina Gas Treating Plant and Beaumont Refinery Lead Structural Designer.Responsiblefor the preparation of CO2 gas extraction drawings.Coordinated all workflow and ensured all drawingswere complete to meet construction deadlines.Sitelayout,steel and concrete foundations,piperunways, electrical and generating buildings wereincluded in the drawings. Mobil Oil – Texas Coke Plant Lead Structural Designer. Detailed design of concrete foundations,structural cranerunways,bin supports, pilings and equipment layoutfor a coke plant. Shell Oil—Denver, Colorado Rail Yard/Motor Pool and CERCLA Wastes Water Treatment Plant, Rocky Mountain Arsenal Structural Designer. Responsiblefor the design of the IrondaleGroundwater Treatment facility.This involved detailed structural design and implementation of a water purification injection system,which consisted of pipelines,trench, well details and facility handling foundations for a rail yard/motor pool area. Texas Utilities—Multiple Locations, Texas Structural Designer. In House Engineering for 26 Coal fired Plants and one Nuclear,designed and prepared complex engineering drawings detailingall phases of mechanical systemdesign includingflowdiagrams, pipingsystem layouts,isometrics and plan elevations designs to supportongoing operation and maintenance of fossil and gas-fired power plants.Designed civil/structural steel framingplans,section and foundations for gas and ligniteboiler systems.Prepared general arrangement drawings for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Station. Performed field walkdown verificationsof pipingsupports,and mechanical equipment. Coordinated workflow of other designers and acted as checker to ensure that all drawingswere uniform, complete and consistentwith standards.

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