David Fierbaugh

Marblemount, Washington, US

Senior Mechanical Engineer at Microsoft
David's Skills

About David


US Navy Veteran, (Nuclear Machinist Mate 1st Class, Submarines) on the USS Parche (SSN-683).

Other Critical Facility Operations: Intel Microchip Fabrication Plant, Google Datacenter Operations, Facebook Datacenter Operations (contracted vendor), Microsoft Datacenter Operations.

Alerton Certified Engineer for BACnet Systems (BACnet it the ASHRAE developed monitoring/control automation protocol underlying a broad variety of existing solutions.)

Manufacturing background:
Collier Well Services( http://www.collierwell.com ), Wooster, OH. Supervised electrical and hydraulic equipment installation. Designed control systems for semi-truck based well head services equipment, including; liquid nitrogen vaporization vehicles, fracturing vehicles, recirculating cement mixers and high pressure pumping vehicles, and related auxiliary bulk storage vehicles.

I have also worked on various injection and blow molding automation systems.

IT Background.
Background in Linux (Gentoo, Debian, etc), and wide variety of small office IT systems, mostly FOSS based. I was an independent IT consultant for several years.

Navy Nuclear Prototype, Goose Creek SC.
Classroom, self-study, and hands on in-plant training on nuclear reactor plant theory and operations.

Navy Nuclear Power School, Orlando FL.
Classroom study of nuclear plant theory, thermodynamics, fluid systems chemistry, electrical theory, and materials science.

Nuclear Field 'A' School, Orlando FL.
Classroom and lab study of thermodynamics, high pressure steam boiler systems and controls, compression and absorption refrigeration systems, steam turbine systems, hydraulic systems, and other related support systems.

Trident Training Facility Bangor, Silverdale, WA.
Two Year Certificate in Marine Mechanical Systems: Classroom and lab study of nuclear plant maintenance management practices, shipboard damage control and emergency response, Navy leadership training.

Work Experience

Senior Mechanical Engineer


March 2013 - September 2016