Shane M. Darville

Shane M. Darville P.E. CFEI

Mechanical Engineer

740 East 13th Street Houston, Texas 77008

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832-219-7413

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Mechanical Systems and Component Failure Analysis; Fire & Explosion Analysis; Workplace Safety and Accident Analysis; Fuel Gas System Analysis; HVAC and Plumbing System Analysis; Residential and commercial construction; plumbing; foundation and roof inspections related to construction defect; water intrusion/damage and foundation failure/deflection analysis.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, 2011
  • Master of Engineering Management, Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri, 2015
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, 2011
  • Master of Engineering Management, Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri, 2015
  • Primary areas of consultation include mechanical systems, Carbon Monoxide exposure, HVAC, plumbing, and utility systems including pressurized systems, pressure vessels, power boilers, power turbines, pumps, heat exchangers. Residential and commercial construction; plumbing; foundation and roof inspections related to construction defect; water intrusion/damage and foundation failure/deflection analysis. Construction Safety and OSHA compliance.
  • Experiences include detailed on-site analyses, repair scope and specification development, acceptance testing, validation, and equipment re-commissioning. Analyses are conducted according to current applicable standards.
  • 4/2019-Present - McDOWELL OWENS ENGINEERING, INC. Houston, Texas
    • Consulting Engineer Areas of primary interest include mechanical utility systems to include: pressure vessels, power boilers, power turbines, and pressurized fluid systems.
  • 2016-3/2019 - Bison Engineering, Inc. Kingwood, Texas
    • Mechanical Forensic Engineer
  • 2007-2016 - U.S. ARMY, Various postings (Includes U.S. Military Academy – West Point)
  • 2004-2007 - The Darville Company Odessa, Texas
    • Apprentice Plumber and HVAC Installer Performed residential and commercial MEP work installing and/or repairing a multitude of plumbing and HVAC systems.
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
  • 2015-2016 - Facilities Manager – United States Army – December 2015 to 2017.
    • Duties included managing all service, repair, maintenance, demolition, and construction on all buildings and facilities for the entire 30,000-soldier 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood.
  • 6/2014-12/ 2014 - Executive Officer – United States Army – June 2014 to December 2014.
    • Selected above peers to be the Executive Officer for the Brigade Headquarters Company of 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS.
  • 3/2013-6/2014 - Executive Officer – United States Army – March 2013 to June 2014.
    • Selected to be the Executive Officer for ATTACK Company, 1st Battalion of the 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS.
  • 4/2012-3/2013 - Platoon Leader – United States Army – May 2012 to March 2013.
    • Selected to be the Platoon Leader for 3rd Platoon, Barbaric Company, 1st Battalion of the 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS. Duties included managing, leading, and employing 42 soldiers and 4 Bradley Fighting Vehicles on and off the battlefield.
  • Safety Engineering Course, Safety & Health Requirements Part 1
  • Smart Workplaces: Designing Safe Workspaces & Preventing Injury
  • Anatomy of Construction Defects
  • 2015 International Fire Code®: Significant Changes
  • Combustion Analysis
  • Ethical Decision Making for Engineers #3
  • Ethical Decision Making for Engineers #2
  • Energy from Waste
  • Officer Education and Leadership Training, United States Army, January 2015 to December 2015.
  • Officer Education and Leadership Training, United States Army, May 2011 to April 2012.
  • National Association of Fire Investigators – Certification Class and Testing
  • Essentials of Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Ethics for the Practicing Engineer – An Introduction
  • Ethics for Professionals
  • Energy Efficient Water Heating
  • Swimming Pools: Mechanical and Hydraulic System Design
  • Liquified Natural Gas (LNG): Natural Gas and LNG in the 21st Century
  • Hydroelectric Power Generation
  • Electric Motors and Generators: Basic Magnetics
  • Electric Motors
  • Ethics the Practicing Engineer – Managing Risks Imposed on the Public
  • Licensed Professional Engineer:
    • Arkansas  No. 17533
    • Florida   No. 92517
    • Georgia   No. PE047692
    • Kansas   No. PE28589
    • Kentucky   No. PE37884
    • Louisiana   No. PE0045011
    • Missouri   No. 2016001242
    • Texas   No. 99660
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (C.F.E.I.)
    National Association of Fire Investigators (N.A.F.I.) by examination
    USA DOT FAA - Remote Pilot License – DRONE – License No. 4555908
  • Military Construction Management
  • Construction Project Management