812 Andover Blvd. Knoxville, TN 37934 DHRS Engineering Solutions Inc. Phone: (865) 966-4648 Fax: (888) 958-7852
Email: craig.a.dunn@tds.net
Specializing in Utility and Industrial Commercial Electrical Engineering
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Craig Dunn, PE, CPE craig.a.dunn@tds.net

Mr. Dunn has served as a supervisor at Bristol Tennessee Electric System, which included supervisory responsibilities for system engineers, assistants, marketing personnel, day and night dispatchers, and cooperative education students. Personally designed and specified the Blountville Primary Delivery point from TVA a 200 MVA 161/69KV electrical power substation with microprocessor based relaying, SCADA monitoring and control, and motor control switch operators. He Supervised and served as Project Manager for 3-69/13kv, 20 MVA substations from 1989 to 1998. Staked and surveyed transmission and distribution lines with total station transit. Prepared system studies and assisted with bi-annual business plans. While working for SAIC serves as an Electrical Engineer and was responsible for the project management and supervision of SAIC employees for Goody’s Family Clothing, Sevier County Electric System, Lenoir City Utilities Board, Loudon Utilities, Bristol Virginia Utilities Board, Elizabethton Electric System, and Nashville Electric Service. The projects included recloser coordination studies, Y2K assessments, electrical substation operation manuals, power quality analysis for industrial customers, testing procedures for automated switchgears, generator and transfer switch specifications, UPS installation diagrams, and State Highway line relocation projects. Recently completed Arc Flash studies for Sonoco, EdFinancial, Ryerson Tull, Maremont, Melaleuca, Big Rock, Morris Coupling, CH Guenter, Lear Industries, Suburban Manufacturing, VA Clinic, and Fuji Film. Participated and served as the Professional Engineer for portions of the Guardian Project and Expansions and specifications of emergency generation facilities for Columbus Ohio. He is a graduate from Tennessee Tech University with a BSEE and a MBA from East Tennessee State University. Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Tennessee, Alaska, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Nebraska, North Carolina, and Texas.


Ted Sowders tedsowders@yahoo.com

Mr. Sowders has forty years experience in electrical engineering related work with the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) including design, maintenance, construction, and supervision. He was responsible for electrical design and maintenance of ALCOA power facilities, Alcoa, TN. While working there he supervised aluminum smelter electrical engineering and design in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This facility required in excess of 2000 MVA delivered at 230 kV. He also was responsible for electrical maintenance of operating facilities at North Plant Cold Mill Fabricating Facilities, Alcoa, TN. He served as the project manager of the installation of 4-67 MVA 161/13 KV substations. This project required 16-13 KV breakers. Mr. Sowders supervised a staff of up to 174 engineers, technicians, crew supervisors, and electricians as an electrical construction superintendent. He is a graduate from Tennessee Tech University in electrical engineering and is working on his Masters degree program in Biosystems Engineering at the University of Tennessee.


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