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Automation controls engineer

Cornelius, NC
June 29, 2019

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Brian Dyer

Cornelius, NC *****



Extensive hands on experience with industrial machinery, trouble shooting, repairing and retrofitting, design and build custom application process equipment, in diverse industries.

SolidWorks, AutoCAD-Autodesk 2D& 3D & LT, E-Plan, 2013 Electrical. Cognex & Sherlock Vision Systems, Lab View, Wonderware HMI. Robotic Programing – KUKA, ABB, DENSO, FANUC MOTOMAN.

OSHA 10 Training, Arc Flash 70 Training, Fork lift & Crane Certified Experience includes: PLC trouble shooting and programming, Allen Bradley / RS LOGIX’s and Panelbuilder programs, for SLC 500 & 5000 series, and Panelview+ Ethernet, Compactlogix, ControlNet, and Devicenet, C, C++, Visual Basic, .NET, Siemens Step 7 WINN CC, TIA PORTAL, Omron, CX ONE GE/Fanuc, Mitsubishi FX series, controllers, HMI’s & motion control devices, Linear and Rotary Actuators, Electric, Pneumatic and Hydraulic, servo driven equipment, AC/DC drives, relay logic with ability to trouble shoot and repair to component level. Pneumatic and hydraulic driven systems, chain, shaft or belt driven equipment, also, industrial ovens and boilers, gas fired or radiant heat systems.

FMEA Certified, Six Sigma Green Belt. UL 508 A and CE. Renewable Energy wind Inverter Design, Build and Troubleshoot, Field commission new equipment. Designed 2.5 MGW DC-AC Inverter.

Proficient at writing ladder logic programs. Read and understand industrial blue prints and schematics, either electrical or air.

Mechanical abilities include: gas arc and tig welding. Set up and run shop machines, drill press, lathes, and CNC machines; industrial machine wiring, control panel layout and wiring.


BSEE in Electrical Engineering (Factory Automation) Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL 1983 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Automation Controls Engineer, Webster NY & Charlotte NC Area (Consultant) May 2018-Present

Design Automation Controls Systems. Project Managment, Write PLC & HMI code. Robotic Manufacturing Programming. Machine Vision System Design, Machine De-Bug Expert. Calvary Robotics, Webster, NY August 2017 – May 2018 SR Controls Engineer

Develop and program automated equipment hardware and software according to customer and internal specifications.

Responsible for control system design including panel design, hardware and software specifications, programming, installation and startup activities.

interface with clients and vendors.

DYER ENTERPRISES, Inc. Phoenix, AZ November 2015 – July 2017 Automation Controls Engineer OWNER

Design & Build Automation Controls Systems.

Build control cabinets, Write PLC & HMI code. PV Array Design, Build, Installation. Wind Turbine Inverter Design, Build, And Installation Service.

Robotic Manufacturing programming service.

INTEC Automated Controls, BOEING, Everett, WA / Phoenix, AZ Automation Controls Sales Engineer December 2014 – October 2015

Create new robotic manufacturing processes, for the Aerospace advanced technology industry.

Develop and write PLC/HMI, Robotic Programming. Servo drives, VFD's, PC based software, Vision system inspection. VB, C+ .NET

Research, evaluate, and document electrical hardware to meet requirements, applying knowledge of standards, codes & engineering design principles.

Develop comprehensive qualification testing plans for NPD. Manage and update throughout product development to production release.

Develop new hardware per approved engineering specifications. Test and document new products per approved testing plans. Maintain all design & test documentation.

Support Customer Engineers for the planning and testing certification of new and existing products.

Communicate and support engineering team, designers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.

Recommending design modifications to improve product line by following and supporting the ECR/ECN/ISO9001/AS9100 and other quality processes.

Preparing cost reduction proposals for new and existing products based on cost trades, design improvements and Value Added/Value Engineering (VA/VE) process. BOEING BRT, Seattle, WA September 2013-November 2014 SR Controls Engineer

Design PLC HMI & machine build for 777X Composite wing structure manufacturing.

Develop PLC/ HMI, Servo driven Machine programming on Composite Forming R&D machines for Boeing Aircraft Development.

Auer Precision Company, Mesa, AZ May 2012 – September 2013 SR Design Controls Engineer

Build specialty equipment for medical test strip manufacturing.

Program writing and HMI software development, for Allen Bradley systems. Auto- Cad Electrical 2013, Solidworks. Yamaha robotic, Vision and VB programming for a clean room medical test strip inspection system.

Air Logic Power Systems, LLC, Milwaukee, WI July 2011 – April 2012 Sr. Controls Engineer

Design new machines using Festo and SMC Linear, Rotary Actuators, support customers & in house field service department.

Create PLC & HMI programs VFD and ServoDrives, use Auto-Cad Electrical 2011.

Draw schematics for electrical & Pneumatics, Create B.O.M. And new vendor parts.

Travel to customer sites and resolve field issues.

Obtained UL 508A certification for machines, and CE compliance and Documentation. Quote hardware & Software changes for Sales. Dyer Enterprises, Inc., Burlington, WI April 1984 – June 2011 Owner/Operator of company supporting the automated machinery industry

Worldwide design and built manufacturing equipment for the packaging industry, printing, food processing, pharmaceutical industries, to integrate with existing production lines

Design, build, and repair automated machines, PLC's HMI'S, Linear and Rotary Actuators.

Boeing Aerospace, Rebuilt 747 Wing Riveting assembly Equipment.

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