Robert J. Pillmore

Process Engineer



Principal Engineer, Trimeric Corporation, Buda, Texas, September 2014 – Present

Contract Engineer, Trimeric Corporation, Buda, Texas, December 2012 - September 2014

Engineering Manager/Sr. Project Manager, Emerson, Inc. , Austin, Texas, Nov 1984 – May 2008

Sr. Engineer, The Morgan Company, Houston, Texas, 1981-1984

Consulting Engineer, Desalination Engineering and Service Co., Houston, Texas,  1979-1981

Product Development Engineer, Culligan, Inc., Northbrook, Illinois, 1978-1979

Process/Project Engineer, Stewart & Stevenson Oil Tools, Houston, Texas, 1976-1978

Process Engineer, Calgon Corporation, Houston, Texas 1975-1976

Lieutenant, US Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit, Michigan, 1971-1974

Environmental Engineer, US Pipe & Foundry, Birmingham, Alabama, 1969-1970


Fields of Experience

Mr.Pillmore has extensive experience in control system applications in a variety of industries including: oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, chemical, paper, and power generation.   Oil and gas projects that Mr. Pillmore has been involved with included large rotating machinery (emergency shutdowns, vibration management, etc.), and oil and gas plant expansions. He also has process engineering experience in the areas of water and wastewater treatment, skidded equipment, and process systems specification.  Mr. Pillmore has extensive review experience of process and control systems work, P&IDs, specification sheets, and project management approaches.  Mr. Pillmore is a versatile senior engineering resource who also has hands-on skills with equipment, controls, and control programming and willingness to use those skills if needed for a project.


His core competencies include:

  • Process control system planning, design, instrumentation selection, control system architecture
  • Selection of control instrumentation
  • Preparation of specification sheets for process equipment and instrumentation
  • Wastewater treatment process design, including clarification, activated carbon adsorption, filtration, biological waste treatment.
  • Water treatment employing filtration, ion exchange, and reverse osmosis desalination
  • Process piping and pressure vessel design
  • Project management



M.S. in Civil – Water Resources Engineering, University of Michigan, May 1975

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, 1969


Continuing Education

Updated education throughout career via training in areas such as: control system design and configuration, Foundation Fieldbus principals, network design, management principals, project management and personal productivity.