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Rolf Schmid Joh Duff ST Power Services

Consultant, President – Turbine Consultant, Roteck Services, Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Summary:

Rolf Schmid is currently serving as President and Turbine Consultant at Roteck Services, of Kill Devil Hills North Carolina. Mr. Schmid has served as both President and Director of Strategic Initiatives, with Roteck Services since July of 2017. Mr.Schmid’s career began in Switzerland in 1979, with ABB Baden, where he served as Field Technical Director from 1979 through 1984.

Rolf’s experience with turbine maintenance and his overall strategic approach to turbine servicing and technical expertise, combined with a strategic approach to long-term troubleshooting, provides the customer perspective in assessing, developing, implementing and managing combustion turbine life cycle maintenance programs utilizing OEM or aftermarket parts and service providers.

Securing approval and acceptance of internal and external stakeholders including executive management, board of directors, and property insurance carriers, as applicable, is key to program success. Once approval and stakeholder acceptance are secured, the program can be taken to market through a bid process utilizing scoping and performance specifications, bidder list development, bid evaluations, life cycle cash flow projections, capital parts life cycle cost, business plan stress testing and final contract negotiations and execution. Ongoing program management cost optimization can be through either external Asset Management services or internal client self-management with the necessary training, planning tools and parts models provided as part of an implementation program.

The collaboration provides the client with an optimized and custom tailored major maintenance program to minimize life cycle cost with acceptable risk to meet particular business objectives.


Experience Highlights:

Roteck Services, Kill Devil Hills, NC

President – Turbine Consultant, March 2018 – Present

Roteck Services / Power Services Group, Anderson, SC

Director of Strategic Initiatives, July 2017 – March 2018

Power Services Group, Anderson, SC

President, Jan 2016 – March 2017

 

AIRCO POWER SERVICES, GARDEN CITY, GA
Vice President Sales & Business Development, Jan 2015 – Jan 2016.
• Business Development, Sales, Proposal Development, Capture &
Tendering, Execution Support.

 

ALSTOM POWER THERMAL SERVICES NORTH AMERICA,
MIDLOTHIAN, VA
Director of Outage Services, 2002 – January 2015.
• Planning, Estimating, Proposals, Sales Support, Execution of
Packaged Outages for Rotating Power Generation Equipment.
• Gas Turbines / Generators, Steam Turbines / Generators, Nuclear,
Fossil, Alstom and non-Alstom Equipment.
• Turbine Retrofit Installations, Fossil and Nuclear
Line Manager GT 24 Fleet, 2000 – 2002.
• Management of a Field Service Work Force for Advanced Type Gas
Turbine / Generators.

 

ABB POWER SERVICES NORTH AMERICA, MIDLOTHIAN, VA
Lead Field Technical Director 1989 – 2000
• Technical Direction, Outage Management, Gas Turbines
• GT 11 D / GT 11 N-N1 / GT 9 / GT 8 / GT 24

 

ABB BADEN, SWITZERLAND
Lead Field Technical Director 1986 – 1989.
• Technical Direction, Outage Management, Gas & Steam Turbine
Generator Outages in South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Egypt,
Canada, USA, Venezuela, Switzerland, Netherlands.

 

BROWN BOVERI OSASCO, BRAZIL
Field Technical Director 1984 – 1986.
• Technical Direction, Outage Management, Steam Turbine-
Generator Outages.
• Site Management and Technical Direction of New Installation and
Commissioning of Steam Turbine Power Plant.

 

ABB BADEN, SWITZERLAND
Field Technical Director 1979 – 1984.
• Technical Direction, Gas & Steam Turbine Generator Outages and
New Construction in Switzerland, Libya, Egypt, Italy, Germany,
Denmark, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Austria, USA.

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Expertise

  • Roteck Services, Kill Devil Hills, NC, President - Turbine Consultant, March 2018 - Present
  • Roteck Services / Power Services Group, Anderson, SC Director of Strategic Initiatives, July 2017 - March 2018
  • Power Services Group, Anderson, SC President, Jan 2016 - March 2017
  • ALSTOM POWER THERMAL SERVICES NORTH AMERICA, MIDLOTHIAN, VA, Director of Outage Services, 2002 – January 2015.
  • ABB BADEN, SWITZERLAND Field Technical Director 1979 – 1984.

Experience

  • 40 Years in Power Industry
  • President
  • ABB BADEN, SWITZERLAND Field Technical Director 1979 – 1984.
  • ABB BADEN, SWITZERLAND Lead Field Technical Director 1986 – 1989. • Technical Direction, Outage Management, Gas & Steam Turbine Generator Outages in South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Canada, USA, Venezuela, Switzerland, Netherlands.
  • Consultant

Education

  • TURBINE / GENERATOR FUNDAMENTALS, BROWN BOVERI SWITZERLAND
  • GT 24 TRAINING / ALL FIELD MODULES & SHOP ASSEMBLY
  • APPRENTICESHIP MECHANICAL FITTER / PRECISION MECHANIC

Professional Affiliations

  • GEMS / OSHA 30 Equivalent Certification
  • Six Sigma Training
  • APPRENTICESHIP MECHANICAL FITTER / PRECISION MECHANIC


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