Principal Engineer II

Years of Experience: 36

Education & Licenses:

  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 1981, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas

Areas of Specialization:

  • Machinery Maintenance/Reliability Programs
  • Machinery Performance Monitoring/Analysis
  • Capital Project Support (Equipment Specification, Bid Evaluations, Shop Inspection, Acceptance Testing, Equipment Installation, Systems Check-Out, Startup and Commissioning)
  • Machinery Best Practices and Standards
  • Machinery Troubleshooting
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis (Cause Mapping)
  • Turnaround Support
  • Large Machinery Overhaul and Repair Experience
  • Machinery Modernization Upgrades
  • Machinery Condition Assessment
  • Machinery Training
  • Rotating Equipment Program Evaluation


Mr. Baldree is a principal rotating equipment engineer with the Rotating Equipment, Vibration, & Dynamics Team at E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.  Mr. Baldree brings experience as an owner-user providing engineering support to the refining, fossil, and nuclear power industries.  He is considered a subject matter expert on rotating equipment and has extensive experience with rotating equipment maintenance/reliability programs, capital project support, machinery troubleshooting, root cause failure analysis, machinery training, and machinery overhaul.

Prior to joining E2G, Mr. Baldree worked as a rotating equipment engineer at a large Texas refinery where he was the rotating equipment SME and a member of the corporate rotating equipment network.  He also has experience planning and executing rotating equipment outages in the electric utility industry.