Bill Ory

A hands-on Mechanical Engineer with 27 years experience in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Bill is registered as a Professional Engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and was issued Certificate No. 71069.

Professional Experience

Bill Ory Engineering | Owner and Independent Engineer | Georgetown, TX | July 2002 to Present

Business Owner responsible for all Engineering work, subcontractor / personnel management, customer account management, new business development, proposal development, etc.
Project Engineer for:

  • Process Cooling Towers (4)
  • Petroleum Engineering Dept Demonstration Wells (Designed & Installed)
  • $3.2M Equipment & Facility Expansion
  • Pharmaceutical Solutions Batch Tank Installations (2) Replacements (4)
  • Mixing and Drop Tank Module System
  • Modular Flammable Test Facility - Fuel Dispensers
  • CT Blowdown Reclaim System
  • Oil Moisture Control System

Deaton Engineering, Inc. | Process Engineering Group Manager | Georgetown, TX | December 1999 to July 2002

Responsible for all aspects of the Process Engineering Business Unit including personnel management, customer account management, new business development.

  • Project Manager for over 150 Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical, and Power Generation industry engineering projects. Individually responsible for project scope development, cost estimating, project completion, project resource allocation, customer interface, technical & financial reporting, and collections. Notable Project Examples Include:
    • Petrochemical Plant - Batch Tank Replacement (Safety & Environmental)
    • Petrochemical Plant - Cooling Utility System (Environmental)
    • Pharmaceutical Plant - Solvent Tank Discharge (Safety & Environmental)
    • Power Generation Station - Washdown Header Design (Safety & Environmental)
  • Individually responsible for all Business Development, Marketing and Sales activities for the Process Engineering Group, trained other group managers in Marketing techniques. Successfully initiated contact with, landed, and retained relationships with:
    • LCRA - 3 year Engineering Services Contract (GenCo Engineering)
    • ALCOA - Rockdale, Power Plant Operations
    • UT - Power Plant
    • ALK-Abello - Pharmaceuticals
    • Applied Materials, Austin - Chamber Manufacturing (Building 30)
  • Developed & refined company business practices; sales effort reporting, sales literature creation, project estimating, design review presentation, project reporting, and others.

Deaton Engineering, Inc. | Sr. Mechanical Engineer | Georgetown, TX | March 1996 to December 1999

Responsible for all Engineering activities necessary to complete Customer Projects in various industries

  • Project Engineer for Ion Implanter High Voltage Switch Assembly, responsible for design documentation, prototype assembly, life cycle testing and reporting.
  • Project Engineer for Pharmaceutical Plant Upgrade Projects including System Design, HazOp reviews and Validation(IQ/OQ), Coating Batch Tank Clean in Place(CIP) System, Plant Process Hot Water Systems.
  • Project Engineer / Manager for Numerous Pharmaceutical Plant Safety, Material Handling and Equipment Upgrade Projects.

Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Center | Chief Engineer | Austin, TX | May 1995 - March 1996

Tessco Group, Inc. | Lead Engineer - Auto Assembly Operations | Georgetown, TX | January 1995 - May 1995

Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Center | Mechanical Engineering Consultant | Austin, TX | June 1994 - Jan 1995

Westinghouse | Manufacturing Engineering Manager | Round Rock, TX | May 1992 - December 1993

Westinghouse | Supervisory Engineer | College Station, TX | June 1988 - May 1992

Westinghouse | Lead Manufacturing Engineer | College Station, TX | June 1985 - June 1988

Westinghouse | Manufacturing Engineer | College Station, TX | May 1983 - June 1985


TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY: Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 1983

Additional Accomplishments

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY: Member of Industrial Advisory Board for Eng. Tech. Dept., 1987 - 1992

REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER: State of Texas, Certificate Number 71069