STEVE HOOVER A.sc.T
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS * Industrial Instrument Mechanic Certificate of Qualification with
Interprovincial Red Seal (F0800059) * Computerized Automation and Control Technology / Instrumentation
* Received ACADEMIC COUNCIL MEDAL for the highest proficiency in the
Graduating class for the Computerized Automation and Control Tech'y Program.
* Boiler/Pressure Vessels training course T-56202131.
* OACETT Applied Science Technologist designation, TR completed for C.E.T
* Johnson FX 40 Setup and Configure (Advanced course).
* Completed Ainsworth Variable Speed Drive, Motor Maintenance (Advanced).
* Experienced in Windows 95, 98, 00, XP, NT 4, Vista, 7, AutoCAD R12, R14, Visual Basic 4, Microsoft Office, TQM, And Statistical Process Control. (PSI,
Siebe, RSLinx, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5. Panel Builder, Johnson Metasys ).
Sept 1995-April 98
COMPUTERIZED AUTOMATION AND CONTROL
TECHNOLOGY- INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY. (Received Diploma with Distinction)
St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario.
! Practical experience in the calibration and installation of pneumatic/electronic measuring devices. (Transmitters, Transducers, Photo eyes (Capacitive and Inductive)).
! Trained in the operation and programming of Pneumatic and Hydraulic equipment (robotics). Designed and operated various control circuits for 3 Phase A.C, Capacitor start, D.C Shunt, Series and Compound Motors.
! Extensive training on P.L.C. programming and a variety of electronic circuits including both analog and digital.
! Theoretical and practical applications of Pressure, Level, Flow and Temperature Process systems.
Design of Data Acquisition using Visual Basic 4.
! Process Controller tuning using Moore 352, 353 and Taylor PID Controllers. DCS, SCADA training and setup.
1993-1994 MAP 32 - Motor Vehicle Mechanic Apprenticeship Program
St. Lawrence College, Cornwall, Ontario.
! Received practical training in all aspects of motor vehicle repair
! Analyzed and maintained many systems including internal combustion engines, electronic and fuel systems, steering, suspension and brakes, emission controls, manual and automatic transmissions, power trains.
! Welding, (Oxy-Acetylene, Shielded Metal Arc). Soldering. (Circuit board, Pipe).
1987 Ontario Secondary School Diploma
Regiopolis Notre Dame Secondary School
Feb 2001- Present Empire Maintenance Industries (Goodyear Tire and Rubber. Napanee)
388 Goodyear Road, Napanee Ontario
! Senior Control Technologist
Complete H.V.A.C operations and support. Plant certified to
Complete all calibrations, certifications and re-certification
of all H.V.A.C systems and field hardware.
Direct Junior Instrumentation Tech on daily duties. Manage call in
schedule for Instrumentation Department.
Operate, troubleshoot, maintain and program Siebe Signal BAS and Network 8000 LAN which interfaces with 17 air handlers. Operate, troubleshoot, maintain and program Performance Control System (DCS) and its RS485 network which interfaces with 24 Temprite HV and H.V.A.C Units (Familiar with BACnet, Ethernet, DH+, DH485, RS232, LonWorks, ASCII protocols).
Troubleshoot, program and maintain Allen Bradley SLC 150's, 500's, Micrologix, Control Logix and PLC 5 with corresponding HMI’s. Troubleshoot and maintain all temp, flow and fan controls on 6 Baltimore Aircoil Cooling Towers.
Designed and programmed HMI to interface with Cooling Towers.
Calibrate and maintain MSA CO monitors (Diffuser and pumped
Models for ISO and QS documentation. Calibration of Logic 600
Hand held gas monitors for confined space entry. (CO, O2, EX.)
Maintain controls on 150 ton and 200 ton Trane and 400 ton Trane and York chillers. (Pressure transducers, RTD,s etc.)
Program and repair all Reliance A.C Drives for supply and exhaust
Certified to troubleshoot repair and rebuild all glycol modulating control
Valves (Fisher, Honeywell, Rotork, Valtek, Jordan)
Complete retrofit of Allen Bradley SLC 150 (obsolete) with Allen Bradley Micrologix 1500 with Inview interface to maximize troubleshooting on 24 HV-H.V.A.C Temprite units.
! Power House
Plant certified to calibrate all boiler room instrumentation. (Bailey
Platinum series Transmitters, Rosemount GP, DP Transmitters
Chart Recorders, Air Flow, Gas Flow transmitters. Bailey Combustion
Plan, organize all PM’s on a yearly schedule and direct all repairs,
calibrations, maintenance on all shutdowns and during working hours.
Researched, designed and installed Auto Blowdown Control for 25,000 lb/hr Boiler.
Designed and installed Altitude valve, ABB controller, transmitter and alarms to paging system to notify Stationary Engineers of Domestic water tower problems. (High/Low level and Low Temp alarms).
Plant certified to maintain and troubleshoot Bailey Network 90 (DCS.)
Boiler Control system.
Program and troubleshoot Siemens Moore 353, 352 and ABB Commander 100 PID single and multi-loop Controllers.
Certified to troubleshoot, rebuild and calibrate all power house
steam, and nitrogen Valves (Fisher 667 actuators, EZ and ED valves up to 4", and Fisher DVC. 5010 positioners. Calibrate all Fisher and Bailey Pneumatic positioners and displacers.
Responsible to carry out yearly calibrations on steam and nitrogen
Transmitters (Rosemount 3051S, 1151, T444, 8051) as per ISO and
Responsible for designing, programming and maintaining Boiler Monitoring System(Allen Bradley PLC 5 and Factory Link)
Troubleshoot and maintain all RTD’s, Thermocouples and Thermistors
corresponding to all equipment. Recently completed new boiler control panel installation using Moore 353 single Loop process controllers, Eurotherm digital chart recorders and an SLC 500 for annunciation.
! Compressed Air System
Certified to carry out all ISO calibrations on all compressed air
field hardware. (Flow meters, DewPoint, Pressure Transmitters etc.)
Troubleshoot various compressor faults, contactors, transformers, temp sending units, pressure switches etc.
Troubleshoot and maintain A.P.T (Compressor Monitoring) system and individual Station PLC’s with corresponding Allen Bradley Panel Views.
Plant certified to carry out all lockout procedures on all above
Responsible for all ISO and QS documentation to be filed, maintained
and up to date.
Prepare and maintain records for all Preventive Maintenance items.
Schedule all instrumentation and control duties for the year, including
Responsible to follow all plant safety and environmental ISO 14001 policies.
Dec 2006-Sept 2007 Calderwood Automation.
200 Industrial Blvd, Napanee, Ontario.
! Control Systems Specialist.
Along with the continuous service to Goodyear Tire and Rubber as listed above duties included monthly P.M service on various sites, Procter and Gamble, Nortel, St. Lawrence College Kingston, SCM Cornwall with various controllers (Invensys I/A (LON), Siebe, Johnson Metasys).
Various program development and commissioning of sites including O.P.P Forensic building in Belleville using Johnson FX 40 front end. Programming of Johnson DX controllers, FX series, Metasys (troubleshooting of PID controllers, modulating glycol valves, various temp, humidity, pressure control and primary elements).
Reprogramming of Collins Bay Penitentiary Sally Port and Gate access control PLC (Allen Bradley SLC 500).
Mar 1999-Feb 2001 Drossbach N.A. Inc.
157 North Murray Street, Trenton Ontario.
! Electro-Mechanical Technologist.
Complete Mech/Elec servicing, troubleshooting and calibration of Extruders (2-3 2 inch), Corrugators (HD 25's/ HD 50's) and support equipment on 15 production lines.
Various design upgrades (PID controllers, modulating glycol valves)
Operator of Preventive Maintenance Program, Inventory of
Equipment (for QS9000/ISO9002 compliance).
Complete panel wiring; single and three phase (575, 480, 220, 208, 120, 5-24 Volt. (Extruders, Corrugators, P.L.C's). Install, maintain
and calibrate timers, counters, speed indicators.
Programming and installation (Omron G5 A.C. Drive, Dart D.C. Drives, Control Techniques Mentor II DC drive up to 75 HP, Omron E5CK Temperature Controllers, Omron C200HS, HG and CQM1 P.L.C's, Omron 621C & 21s HMI interface, Burkert Proportional Valves).
! Complete electrical and mechanical drawings using AutoCad R14.
! Welding (stick, MIG, TIG) and fabricating, light machining (milling).
Jan 1998-April 1998 Loach Engineering (Placement.)
141 Hickson Avenue, Kingston Ontario.
! Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical assembly and troubleshooting of automated check packaging system. (Closeout Operating System).
! Computer Interfacing and Parameter setup for P.L.C (Direct Logic), Remote I/O, Allen Bradley Variable Frequency Drives, Zebra Printers.
! Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical blue print reading.
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