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Engineer Electrical

Katy, Texas, United States
October 01, 2016

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I am an Electrical Engineer with ** years of experience in the Oil and Gas, Municipal, Water,

Wood and Mining Industries. I have strong control and distribution design and implementation skills. I am a very capable field engineer with extensive commissioning experience. I am registered as a professional engineer in British Columbia. References available upon request.

• Control System Design, Instrumentation Specification.

• PLC, Programmable controllers, DCS.

o Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE, Siemens, DeltaV, Provox, Triconex.


o RSView, InTouch, iFix, Factory Link.

o Networking & Communications.

• PLC/RTU programming

o Allen Bradley, Modicon, SCADAPac.

• SCADA Radio & Control Communications.

o Ethernet, serial, spread spectrum


o Oil & Gas production based controllers

• Distribution Design, Motor Control, Lighting, Generator Sizing.

• AutoCAD.

• Programming. - Visual Basic, C/C++.

• Commissioning and trouble shooting.

Emerson Process Management (previously “The Automation Group”) Houston, Texas, 08/2011 to Present

Lead Engineer, Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend Refinery (FHR-PB)

• In liaison with EPC leads develop, design and implement DCS and SIS control systems for capital projects at FHR-PB.

• Migration of antiquated DCS and SIS to current technology at FHR-PB. Currently DCS from Provox to DeltaV-S and SIS from Allen Bradley to Tricon. The DCS migration includes the development and execution of a “Hot Cutover” commissioning strategy.

• Close liaison with Client to assure standards and expectations are met.

• Mentor junior engineers and designers in office and field.

• Development of VB routines to extract loading information from loop/wiring drawings. W-Industries, Inc.

Houston, Texas, 08/2007 to 08/2011

Project Manager / Electrical Engineer

• Project management, electrical engineering and programming of over 30 control system projects worth over $6M for the oil and gas industry including: o BP - Sunray Gas Compressor addition panels (AB). o Worley Parsons - Ballast Control - ATP Mirage (AB). o Atlantia SBM - Ballast Control – Murphy Thunder Hawk (DeltaV). o Gulfsteam – Pipeline Booster Station Control System (AB). o Lummus Technology – Natural Gas Pre-treatment System (AB). o Noble Energy – Fire and Gas System (Autronica).




D. L. (DAVE) LYON, P. Eng.

24015 Enchanted Xing

Katy, TX 77494-0123

Phone: 281-***-****

Mobile: 832-***-****



EMCO Engineering Ltd. (currently “Ready Engineering”) Kamloops, British Columbia, 09/2005 to 08/2007

Burnaby, British Columbia, 03/2002 to 08/2005

Senior Electrical Engineer, Office Manager

• Design and construction of distribution, electrical and control systems for municipal projects including water treatment plants, sewage treatment plants, lift stations, etc.

• Design, programming and construction of PLC and HMI systems for municipal projects.

• SCADA design and development for municipalities in Western Canada.

• Coordination and Power Quality Studies.

Lyza Enterprizes Ltd.

Calgary, Alberta, 2000 to 2002

Senior Electrical Contract Engineer

• Contracting the design, programming and construction of SCADA and Control systems for the Oil and Gas industry with Equinox Engineering.

• Design of low voltage distribution for Oil and Gas installations.

• HAZOP analysis for PLC control systems in Oil and Gas.

• PLC and HMI programming for the Wood industry.

Kenonic Controls Ltd. (currently “Emerson Process Management”) Calgary, Alberta, 1999 to 2000

Senior Engineer, Special Projects.

• System Developer in Gensym G2 expert system. Major project was the development of a

"Field Monitoring System" to prevent submerged pump motor burn-out in deep oil wells for British Petroleum, North Slope, Alaska.

• Development of AGA (gas metering) algorithms in ANSI C for SCADAPak RTUs.

• Evaluation and recommendations for control and information infrastructure of major Alaskan pipeline company.

Waha Oil Company

North Africa, 1998

Automation & Control Engineer, Permanent Status

• Project Manager for control aspects of major projects for the leading oil producer in Libya. Review overseas consultants work and project management tasks.

• Advisor to all projects regarding control systems and PLCs. Kenonic Controls Ltd. (currently “Emerson Process Management”) Calgary, Alberta, 1996 to 1998

Senior Engineer, Technical Lead

• Technical lead for PLC and RTU programming and implementation on the $20M Wascana project. Mentored up to 20 junior programmers.

• Design and construction of SCADA and Control systems for the Oil and Gas industry. Airodyne Kilns Limited/Frank Controls (1986) Limited Kelowna, British Columbia, 1993 to 1996

Manager, Electrical Engineer

• Managed 10 personnel in the design, manufacture and construction of dry kilns used for the lumber industry.

• Design and construction of electrical and control systems for dry kilns.

• Program a Kiln HMI for Windows operating system in Watcom C. Synapse Control Limited

Kelowna, British Columbia, 1991 to 1993

Contract Engineer

• Programmed management software for Windows operating system in Borland C.

• PLC and HMI applications for wood industry.

Universal Dynamics Limited

Vancouver, British Columbia, 1988 to 1991

Engineer in Training

• Served as Project Leader and principal programmer in the development and implementation of an Adaptive Controller now marketed as the “BrainWave” controller by Andritz Automation. Program was written for OS2 operating system in Microsoft C. 3

• Diploma of Electronics Engineering Technology, Okanagan College, 1979

• B.A.Sc. Engineering Physics, Mechanical Option University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 1988

• IEC 61131-3 PLC Programming Course, 2003

• Generator sizing course, 2005

• SafeGulf, 2007

• Offshore Water Survival, 2007

• T2 Production Safety System, 2008

• ISO 9001 Presentation to GCEC, 2012

• Emerson Safety Leadership, 2012

• DeltaV Introduction, 2012

• DeltaV v11.3 New Features, 2012

• DeltaV Implementation II, 2013

• DeltaV Hardware and Software, 2015


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