Experience

For over 30 years, Mr. Dawson has had experience as an energy consultant, contractor and project manager. He utilizes this experience in design, evaluation, construction and operations of alternative energy projects.  He has a wide background working with developers, site owners, contractors, utilities, and  regulators.  Mr. Dawson has designed/built geothermal heating systems for California schools. He also supervised construction of and managed operations of numerous hydroelectric plants throughout his career.  Mr. Dawson has also been responsible for development, construction supervision, engineering inspection and operations of wind farms. His experience includes operations of wind turbines from five different manufacturers.  Mr. Dawson has shared his knowledge and experience as a college engineering instructor.

Credentials

  • Licensed Professional  Civil Engineer in state of California
  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer in state of Idaho
  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer in state of Washington
  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer in state of Hawaii
  • Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in state of California
  • Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in state of Washington
  • Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in state of Idaho
  • B.S. Engineering, Humboldt State University, CA 1976, Cum Laude
  • General Engineering Contractor, California and Hawaii
  • California Department of Safety and Health, Crane Certifier
  • California Office of the State Architect, Building Inspector
  • California Energy Commission Energy Auditor
  • California Junior College Instructor Credential #179005, engineering and related subjects

Affiliations/Awards

  • Member, National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
  • Patents Awarded:   Variblade, patents #6,902,370  and  #7,632,070 , co-inventor
  • Patent Pending:  Blade root repair methodology

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