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JOSE LUIS TRIGO VILLAVICENCIO

Richmond, TX 77407 Phone 832.580.9880 · joseluistrigo@gmail.com · http://www.linkedin.com/in/joseluistrigo

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

Solutions-oriented and precise Application, Project Engineer, Electrical Engineer, leveraging strong academic background and international engineering experience to make advancements in energy research, design, and production.

Broad range of technical skills extending across electrical, application, and energy systems engineering, with focus on renewable energy sources and technologies.

Highly organized and reliable under pressure; noted for ability to quickly learn new tools and processes, and easily adapt to new work environments.

Outstanding client relations skills; highly adept at listening to clients to identify needs and problems, devising sound solutions, and taking ownership of projects to ensure on-time delivery.

Versatile team player able to contribute in both individual and team leadership roles.

Multilingual (English, Spanish, German) with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

CORE TECHNOLOGIES:

Programming:

C++, Java, Math Lab, OrCad Psipice, RETscreen, 68HC12 Microcontroller

Tools:

AutoCAD, Solid Works, Adobe (Golive, Illustrator), MS FrontPage, MS Office

PLCs:

(Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Word), MS Project, HOGA, Homer, Windows Allen-Bradley

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Master of Science in Energy Systems, 2011

UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES AACHEN, Jülich, Germany

Subjects include:: Power Plant Types (Nuclear, Coal, Natural Gas, Renewable Energies), and Business Skills in the Energy Sector

The Renewable Energy was a good part of the program specializing in Solar, Photovoltaic, Hydro power, Wind and Biomass

Special focus on Energy Application, Advanced Modeling Techniques, Sustainable Energy Systems & Energy Economy

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE, Fayetteville, AR

Helped design fiber optic system and supervised its installation for city of Guayaramerin, Bolivia during telecom internship with Cable Norte; set up and installed satellite antennas, and provided technical assistance to customers.

Participated in community security, special events, and customer service operations as Student Patrol Supervisor and Facility Assistant.

ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

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Conducted investigations and projects across diverse disciplines in business, renewable energy, and conventional energy applications. Researched and wrote scientific papers, delivered presentations, and took leadership roles during team projects. Tutored peers and assisted in completing challenging design and programming projects.

Master’s Thesis completed through Fraunhofer IWES (11/2009 – 5/2010).

Worked on simulation and dimensioning of PV-diesel hybrid system for island in Galapagos, Ecuador, consisting of photovoltaic array with combination of biodiesel generators and charging batteries.

Assisted on projects involving design and calculation of microturbine applications during Master’s Internship at NOWUM Energy (6/2008 12/2008).

Demonstrated potential of biogas energy systems in Northern Italy for Solar-Institute Jülich (SIJ).

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS (CONCURRENT W/EDUCATION)

FRAUNHOFER IWES, Kassel, Germany Student Intern, 5/2010 10/2010

Conducted research for projects involving Smart Grids / Smart Houses; built switchgears for testing purposes, and assisted in testing prototypes.

EXITEL SRL, Cochabamba, Bolivia Project Manager, 5/2007 12/2007

Facilitated merger of cable TV technologies & workforces for Exitel Srl. and TV Bermejo; scheduled and managed tasks, implemented new hardware and software, and chaired daily and weekly meetings to identify trouble spots, plan corrective actions, and keep projects on track to meet new company goals.

INTERGAS REPRESENTACIONES, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Entry-level Electrical Engineer, 2/2007 5/2007

Worked onsite with system architects, engineers, and technicians to provide support for complex energy projects. Gained valuable problem solving and teamwork experience; translated equipment schematics, identified connections, and participated in electrical system installations.

Assisted with installation of 5,560 KWe turbogenerator at station German Bush to satisfy increased power demands from across the province.

Aided project engineers in identifying responsible, low-cost mechanisms to bring electrical power to rural locations in South Lípez.

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Additional experience managing 10-member crew and 2000 head of cattle as Supervisor’s Assistant at ranch in Beni, Bolivia (Summers 1996, 1997, 1998, and 2006)

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~ Excellent References Available upon Request ~