Adam Frizzell email@example.com
Tucson, AZ, 85710
PLC, Ladder Logic: Certificate received Feb 2006
Touch Panel, HMI programming: Certificate received Feb 2006
National Instruments, Tucson
Labview Basic I&II: Certificates received Sept 2005
Labview Intermediate I & II: Certificates received Oct 2009
Currently enrolled in several courses, with a 1year training membership
Conestoga College, Cambridge, Canada
Allen Bradley RSview32, HMI programming: Certificate received Sept, 2004
Allen Bradley Panel View, Panel Mate: Certificate received Aug, 2004
Allen Bradley Intermediate PLC5/SLC500 programming: Certificate received June, 2004
Allen Bradley Basic PLC5/SLC500 programming: Certificate received June, 2004
IOtech Inc, Toronto Canada
Vibration Testing for Maintenance and Rotating Machinery Analysis: Completed June 2, 2003
RCC School of Electronic Engineering & Technology, Concord, Canada
Electronic Engineering Technician: Diploma received September, 1994
Electronic Engineering Technology, Computer and Micro Technology, Pulse and Digital circuits
Practical Lab/Project: Designed and built an automated robotic arm with self designed and built Intel Micro controller.
Acton District High School, Acton, Canada
Graduation Date: June 1991
Ontario Secondary School Diploma received.
Excelled in Physics, Electrical, Electronics & Computers.
Tri-Tronics Corporation, Tucson Arizona USA
Test Engineer, R&D and ATE
August 10, 2008-Present
I am solely accountable for the R&D and integration of production test fixtures. The test fixtures are responsible for the programming of various microcontrollers, in-circuit testing of the electronics including RF and voltages up to 6000Vdc. I develop the production test software using LABVIEW. I collected outdoor RF transmitter and receiver range data to design and build an automatic indoor receiver tuning and range testing fixture. I am also responsible for maintaining the equipment, sourcing the calibrations, and supervising the test technicians.
Texas Instruments, Tucson Arizona USA
Sr. Electronics Engineering Technician, Probe and Laser Trimming.
October 1, 2006 – March 30, 2009 (Plant Closure)
Maintained state of the art automated laser trimming and probe testing equipment. Troubleshoot and repair highly advanced cutting lasers and electronic circuits used in the manufacturing and testing of advanced analog integrated circuits. I was involved in design of a new digital test bench project that utilizes high speed data acquisition and computer control to test integrated circuits and relays.
Rain Bird Corporation (Product Research Center), Tucson Arizona USA
Sr. Electronics Engineering Technician, Product Research Group
July 14, 2005 – April 2006, Temp Employee with Adecco Technical
Designed and Integrated control systems, using LABVIEW and Idec PLC’s. This includes sourcing parts, creating P.O., wiring panels, pumps, chillers, heaters, Variable Frequency Drives, instrumentation displays, sensors, calibration, programming, etc. Other duties included troubleshooting and repair of test facilities. I completed several projects, including a data logger and 4 electronically controlled test tanks.
Pratt & Whitney Canada, Mississauga Canada
Manager of Instrumentation/Maintenance Services (2004-2005)
Supervised a team of 24 technicians in the Maintenance and Repair, on site calibration, start up and commissioning, instrument upgrades and retrofits of aerospace research and development facilities. Directly supported engineering on new engine programs, and supported production test environment for all of PWC’s product line.
Pratt & Whitney Canada, Mississauga Canada
Lead Electronics Engineering Technician, Engineering Test (1996-2004)
Led a team of technicians in the Maintenance and Repair, on site calibration, start up and commissioning, instrument upgrades and retrofits of aerospace research and development facilities. Possess experience and a strong working knowledge of vibration analysis, control systems, instrumentation, avionics integration, Labview, PLCs, electronics, sensors, troubleshooting, emissions systems, cable installations, calibrations, data acquisition systems, Arinc and computer systems. I was a Field support technician for instrumentation, prior to flight on experimental and production aircraft.
Designed and integrated systems to control production lines. Completed installations required controls design, instrumentation, quotation, project presentation to management, installation, support and invoicing. Largest customer was Linamar Corporation an Automotive parts supplier for GM and Dodge.
Mobile Electrical Services & Frizzell Pole Line Construction, Acton Ontario
1986-1996 (family run business)
I installed fuel station controls systems. I also completed residential services, power line construction, park lighting, street lighting, some tower climbing, industrial and commercial wiring applications. This was a well rounded job and I trained with my father who is a Master Electrician and a Journeyman Line Worker.
Associate member of the Ontario Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists
Experience with turbine power generation to 12MW.
Experienced supervisor in Instrumentation/Maintenance environment
Experienced with spectrum analyzers, power meters and automated data reduction software
Experience with antennas, microphones, and some telemetry systems
Strong ability to interpret test data and complete post analysis
Strong Knowledge in Allen Bradley programming and hardware
Strong knowledge of electronics, and data acquisition
Strong knowledge of Labview and National Instruments hardware
Strong knowledge of PIDs, process control and a huge variety of transducers and sensors
Limited experience with vector analyzers. Used them to determine vibration vectors on power plants
Experienced in MS Office applications including the development of databases in MS Access
Possess the ability to read schematics and drawings
Effective written and interpersonal skills
SAP, NIST, IS09000, QS14000, Kazien, WHIMIS, Due diligence for supervisors, etc.
Experienced in pneumatics and hydraulics
Experienced in carpentry, commercial and residential construction
Experienced in all electrical applications including power line construction
Experienced in machine shop environment
Possess good mechanical aptitude
Experienced at operating a cranes and heavy equipment
Insurable driving record
I am physically fit and able lift up to 200 lbs, climb ladders/towers, and maneuver in and out of confined spaces.
References available upon request.