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Summary

I am an Electrical Engineering with a passion for technology, a field of tremendous opportunity for innovation and professional, as well as, personal growth. I bring to any project a balance between being a leader as well as an effective team participant, having worked with a diverse audience of people over the years. My wide range of technical and professional skills and ability to learn key concepts quickly on various projects demonstrates my work ethic and commitment to “getting things done”.

Employment Experience

2012Present

Power Systems Engineer

PowerCore Engineering Ltd.

 Field Engineering Services:

  • Performed substation preventative maintenance testing and inspections for both Low and Medium Voltage systems in order to maintain safe and reliable operation.
  • Managed small teams to complete services under strict time constraints.
  • Provided emergency support to customers for variable frequency drives, protective relays, and a variety of power quality issues.
  • Commissioned various Switchboards, Transformers, Motor Control Centers, Co-Gen units and Drive Systems. 

Power System Analysis:

  • Utilized Paladin Designbase software (formerly EDSA) to conduct Short Circuit Calculations, Arc Flash Hazard Analysis, Protective Device Coordination, Load Flow Analysis,  and On Load Tap Changer Optimization Studies.
  • Installing Portable Power Monitors and reviewed results for a variety of projects
  • Provided thorough reports and recommendations for the analysis performed.

Design and Build Projects: 

  • Designed various drive systems for specific applications.
  • Created panel layouts and schematics using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Programmed PLCs in SoMachine (CoDeSys).
  • Programmed HMIs is Vijeo Designer
  • Selected, specified and procured parts such as VFDs, transformers, circuit breakers, fuses, relays, power supplies, PLCs, etc.
  • Managed the panel build of numerous projects and commissioned the system after integrations - Verifying that all protection is working properly and testing the system to verify proper operation.
  • Reviewing the systems with inspectors for both Pre-Start Health and Safety Review (PSR or PSHSR) as well as field evaluation for electrical safety.
  • Provided Emergency onsite troubleshooting  for various Protective Relay and Automation/Drive issues.
  • Acted as Liaison between customers, their local distribution companies and IESO for SaveOnEnergy and Industrial Accelerator Program Incentives.

Example Projects: AC and DC Traction Motor Test Stations, Mining Winches, and Winder Systems.

May 2011Aug 2011

Summer Student - Network Infrastructure

Bell Canada

-Worked independently on converting historical paper drawings to electronic format using AutoCAD

-Monitored and evaluated Bell's power distribution system during on site visits with the infrastructure team

Education

20102012

Electrical Engineering (B.Eng)

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON

                  

20082010

Electrical Engineering Technology

Fanshawe College, London, ON

                   

Certifications

2017Present

Professional Engineer (P.Eng)

PEO

Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng)

Technical Skills

Power System Analysis

Short Circuit Calculations, Arc Flash Hazard Analysis, Protective Device Coordination, Load Flow Analysis,  and On Load Tap Changer Optimization Studies etc.

Software: Paladin Designbase (EDSA)

Servicing Protective Relays

Commissioning and Troubleshoot various protective relays.

Manufacturers: GE Multilin, SEL, Basler

Electrical Schematic and Physical Layouts

Drafting Electrical wiring diagram and physical layouts for panel builds.

Software: AutoCAD Electrical

PLC Programming

Programming PLCs for Variable Frequency Drive systems. 

Software: SoMachine (CoDeSys)

HMI Programming

Creating Intuitive HMI controls for various systems.

Software: Vijeo Designer

Technical Reports and Manuals

Written numerous reports on a variety of power system studies.  Created manuals for design and build projects. Organized/Managed data and calculations in spreadsheets.  

Software: Microsoft Office, LaTex, TeamViewer

Macros and Scripts

Written scripts to increase efficiency and automate repetitive tasks.

Languages: C, Python, VBA, Perl, LaTex

Interests

-Computers/Technology

-Mountain Biking

-Hockey

-Snowboarding

Associations

-PEO - Professional Engineers Ontario

-IEEE - Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

-PES - Power Energy Society

References

Available Upon Request.