DONALD BARRUS - 713.476.2687

Senior Design Engineer | Project Manager
Designing Systems | Securing Contracts | Maximizing Revenue

Goal-driven mechanical engineer with over 40 years of experience in the design of static equipment. Proven ability to successfully meet safety, quality, and performance standards. Skilled in linear and non-linear finite element analysis and design, including pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping components, and structural supports. Extensive background in the petrochemical and power industries. Holder of two patents. Taught Mechanical Design drafting at the University of California, Irving and Finite Element Analysis at California State University, Fullerton. Served as a United States Navy Lieutenant, on nuclear submarines and qualified as an engineering officer.


  • Mechanical Design
  • Project Management
  • Pressure Vessel Design
  • Computer Simulation (FEA)
  • Client Communication
  • Heat Exchanger Design
  • Plant Design
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Piping Design
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Increasing Productivity