CV: Electronic Engineering Technologist
| Date Submitted:||15-04-2014|
| Last Modified:||15-04-2014 (07:46)|
Over 20 years in the electronics industry, with experience in commercial, military and space applications.
Responsibilities ranging from providing electronic and mechanical design support for manufacturing and engineering to troubleshooting from a system to component level.
Neptec Design Group, Kanata, Ont.: Jan 97 to Feb 2014
Electronic Engineering Technologist.
- Engineering support for manufacturing and test.
- System and board level test/debug and repair.
- Thermal, vacuum and vibration testing.
- Build and document various prototype boards, test cables, jigs and fixtures.
- Calibration and maintenance of manufacturing assembly and test equipment.
- Functional Testing of Orbiter Laser Camera and Space Vision Systems.
- Lunar rover electrical design, internal wiring and schematic documentation.
- Test Team Leader/Coordinator for the Space Vision System used on the Orbiter and International Space Station.
- Generate engineering change notices, non-conformance reports and test procedures.
- Electrical and mechanical design of ground support equipment.
- NASA certified in surface mount and through hole soldering.
- Reverse engineered CCA’s and harnesses for DRDC underwater laser imaging system.
- Designed 21 flight wire harnesses for Lunar drill/core sample prototype
- Integrated 6 axes motion control system and developed the software for half scale models of the International Space Station.
- Designed the user interface panel for the motion control system used in astronaut training.
- Integrated 12 axes motion control system for calibration of Orbiter flight cameras.
- Mechanical design of Space Vision System Ground Support Unit Patch Panel, Video Patch Panel and Video Interface Unit.
- Advanced Development Model mechanical design, schematics and assembly.
i-STAT Canada Limited, Kanata, Ont.: Nov 90 to Jan 97
Equipment Development and Maintenance Technologist.
- Providing preventative and emergency maintenance on Pacific Western Wafer Probers, Automation Unlimited Fluid Dispensing Systems and Viking Visual Inspection Stations.
- Retrofitting and upgrading of Automated Wafer Probers, PCB design and schematic generation using ORCAD 4.1 design software.
- Mechanical design of jigs and fixtures using CADKEY 7 3D.
- Generating maintenance and calibration procedures for in house manufactured wafer processing and testing equipment.
- Technical support for research and development department.
- Generated CAD drawings for new and existing equipment.
- Building of calibration and test fixtures for production equipment.
- Designed and assembled an RS232 pneumatic controller for Automated Fluid Dispensing System which increased product yields by 30 %.
- Designed new wafer test probe from ceramic that cut wafer test equipment down time in half.
- Developed new wafer testing gasket material which increased gasket lifetime and improved test result accuracy.
Leigh Instruments, Carleton Place, Ont.: Jul 87 to Apr 90
- Test, debug, repair, overhaul and environmental tests on CF-18 fighter aircraft armament systems.
- Test and debug of aircraft cockpit voice recorder and ship multi-channel integrated communication terminals.
- Some GENRAD experience in testing of CCA's.
Education & Training
Neptec Design Group:
- SolidWorks Essentials 2010
- LabView 7.1 Basics I & II
- NASA Training: Surface Mount Soldering Fabrication & Inspection Per NASA-STD-8739.2
- NASA Training: Through Hole Soldering Fabrication & Inspection Per NASA-STD-8739.3
- NASA Training: Harness, Cabling/Crimping Fabrication & Inspection Per NASA-STD-8739.4
- NASA Training: Conformal Coating/Staking Fabrication & Inspection Per NAS-STD-8739.1
- Microsoft Mastering Visual Basic 6
- Leica Theodolite training using AXYZ software
- Jeeves document and part information software for the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System program.
- QNX 4.25
- KeyCreator 8.0 (Cadkey) Mechanical Design Software
- OrCAD Capture for Windows Rel 16.3
- Software courses; Cadkey 6 and Windows 3.1
- Team training course.
- Computer Science I January 1995
- Electronic Equipment Systems Tester Certificate May 1986 to May 1987
(Equivalent to 2 year technician diploma)
H.B. Beal S.S., London, Ont.:
- Grade 12 Diploma
- Completed two-year machine shop major 1985
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