Jonathan H. Warren, P.Eng.
Electrical Engineer
Consultant, Project Lead, Controls Designer
 
 
Summary of Qualifications
  • Project leadership, client partnership and coordinating project execution
  • Technical leadership, defining business requirements, solutions, and long-term support
  • Electronics prototyping, schematic design, circuit layout, assembly and validation
  • Industrial controls and automation design using Rockwell and Siemens controllers, FactoryTalk View, InTouch, Wonderware System Platform
  • Software tool development in languages such as Python, C, VBA
  • Web-based tool and report design using PHP, JavaScript, Microsoft Reporting Services, etc.
Education & Designations
Professional Engineers Ontario
June 2016 to Present
Professional Engineer designation
University of Waterloo
September 2005 to June 2011
Bachelor of Applied Science, Honours Electrical Engineering, Co-operative Program
Graduated with Distinction
Employment Experience
Consultant, Business Analytics
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
June 2016 to April 2017
  • Coordinated the implementation of multiple components of an advanced analytics platform for a major transit partner in the GTHA
    • Partnered with the client to gather requirements, organize review sessions, and incorporate feedback
    • Guided the technical design of analytic models based on identified business requirements
    • Supported data preparation, analysis activities, reported findings, and developed visualization tools
  • Identified and defined analytics solutions for a major Ontario utilities company
    • Met with client stakeholders to define current processes and information sources
    • Defined the analytical approach and implementation roadmap
    • Identified opportunities to expedite and enhance current business activities using existing resources
  • Supported the exploration of analytics opportunities in the EUMI sector
Project Lead, Controls
Callisto Integration
May 2012 to May 2016
  • Partnered directly with clients to define new opportunities to improve existing industrial systems
  • Technical lead and project manager for new and upcoming projects on a 20 person team
  • Performed pre-engineering site surveys and defined controls strategies and hardware requirements
  • Mentored team members to become stronger technical resources, as well as helping them grow into new leadership responsibilities
  • Developed training materials and provided training sessions to client maintenance teams
  • Designed and installed distributed control systems and SCADA applications
    • Involved with more than 15 multi-week projects, each over $1M
    • Control systems designed on Allen-Bradley/Rockwell ControlLogix PLC and PowerFlex drive platforms
    • SCADA system designed on WonderWare system platform and InTouch
    • Lead commissioning activities at client sites, acting as a direct point-of-contact for the client
    • Managed all material procurement and electrical services through vendors and subcontractors
    • Built development tools for more consistent, repeatable development
    • Identified and presented performance metrics reporting systems
Controls Designer
Powerhouse Controls
December 2011 to April 2012
  • Lead developer for a 7-stage, 30+ drive manufacturing process
    • Control system developed using Siemens PCS 7 platform based on customer requirements
    • Built corresponding HMI controls based on customer specifications and feedback
    • Designed custom drive controls, line sequencing, recipe management, data trending, operation simulation, and process overviews
  • Mentored a dedicated co-op student assisting with this project
    • Supported goal setting, defined their work flow, and encouraged new learning opportunities
Hardware Designer
Research In Motion
September 2010 to April 2011
  • Coordinated planning, procurement, and installation of new $80,000 lab space
  • Integrated a new automated hardware test platform for Power Management Integrated Circuits (PMIC)
    • Investigated and resolved circuit design problems on existing test platform
    • Programmed test sequences for various hardware components using NI TestStand 4
  • Measured component efficiencies, transients, and thermal management
    • Tested inductors, switchers, and LDOs and prepared reports
Hardware Engineering Associate
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems
January 2010 to April 2010
  • Lead environmental performance testing + analysis activities and investigated production quality challenges, providing future design recommendations
Software/Hardware Developer
eldoLED Inc.
May 2009 to August 2009
  • Designed schematics, PCBs, mechanical drawings, and sales collateral for product prototypes and production testing
Performance Engineering
Ontario Power Generation
September 2008 to December 2008
  • Assisted with collection and analysis of reactor system performance metrics
Electronic/Electrical Assistant
Centerline Ltd. - SST Division
January 2008 to April 2008
  • Improved initial electronic controller prototype, gaining experience interfacing microcontrollers with industrial devices
Support Solutions Developer
Research In Motion
September 2006 to April 2007
  • Developed web-based software tools using PHP and MySQL to assist the premiere support team in their daily tasks
Wireless Protocol Tester
Research In Motion
January 2006 to April 2006
  • Researched wireless specifications, developed test cases and executed against new models of the BlackBerry platform
Interests & Hobbies
Electronics projects, technology, travel & exploration, industrial processes, astronomy
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