Katie M. Erickson

July 2007 to Present – Ridge & Associates, Inc.
Design Engineer.  Design various aspects of loading rack terminal power systems.  Create one-line diagrams, wiring diagrams, and other electrical drawings. Assist with obtaining material quotes, various permits, and other aspects of terminal design as needed.

October 2006 to June 2007 – Sawvel & Associates, Inc.
Consulting Engineer.  Designed and implemented a generation dispatch model using Visual Basic for Microsoft Excel.  Developed testimony and exhibits for a rate case.  Prepared long term power supply plan studies for municipal utilities.

Summers 2002 and 2003; May 2004 to October 2006 –
DTE
Energy
Summer Student, Associate Engineer, and Staff Engineer.  Worked in the Operating & Risk Assessment and Operation & Planning Engineering groups.  Wrote System Operating Procedure documents.  Studied and monitored daily transmission and sub-transmission equipment shutdowns.  Provided operational support for real-time operation of the electrical system.  Created computer programs to assist in power flow calculations.  Wrote test procedures for and performed Factory Acceptance Testing of a SCADA system.