Second Source Electronics (SSE) Owner, 2004-present Custom Design, Distribution custom LEDs, Consulting, Training, Contract work.
1998–2002, C-MAC Electronics Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Design Services Mgr, Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)
1st person to design new product within C-MAC worldwide Head-mounted Video display for Liquid Image, Winnipeg MB Won 1st design contract from Lucent Networks (Denver) & build 1K/mo
1997–1998 Unisys Corporation, Rancho Bernardo, CA, Sr. Test Engineer in a new factory
Assist new mfg. plant with producing new high-end computers (6 mos term)
1993–1996 IRIS Systems Inc, Winnipeg, MB, Ops Mgr, SMD R&D Prototype Assy , Automated Meter Reading (AMR)
Managed PCA Assy, stock, Purch, Eng. Database, QA, Testing,. BOM, Stock Pick, RFQ's Develop sophisticated low cost process for TCXO, Microwave Antenna testing/tuning Develop optimal proximity power meter reader with reflective IR`
1982–1993 Burroughs,Memorex,Unisys Corporation Winnipeg, MB, TE Manager, Disk Drive Mfg
Disk drive engineer for OEM buys, developed advanced test methods Test Eng Mgr, for Mfg Computer peripherals, mainframe types, Process Development, Yield Improvement Managed 15 highly technical staff (Tech, Eng) for teamwork and results
1979-1982 Interdiscom System Ltd, Winnipeg, MB, Senior Designer EE, Telecom Technology
High Tech design for MTS called Project IDA, broadband WAN/ISDN Successful transition from R&D to prototype build, install & Debug Designed test equipment for reading T1 error rate and system integrity. full mech/clim. elect,EMC Env. Test.
1975-1979 Bristol Aerospace Ltd, Winnipeg MB, Electronic Design Engineer R&D, Aerospace and SCADA Design
Designed Doppler instruments, Eddy Current SCADA system for AECL Designed Desktop computer SCADA for rocket instruments, pre-launch Mil-Std Environmental Design & Test Verification or “Shake & Bake”
Other skills: Engineering Forensics, 98/XP/Vista/Win7/8 Security and optimal performance Mech. Engineering, DFT/DFC/DFM/DFX, HALT/HASS EOS/EMC, Reverse Engineering DVT/PVT, 6 Sigma, ANalog/Digital/Network System Design, incl. Video, RF, Telemetry, PCM
1970-1975 U of M, BSc Electrical Eng., Winnipeg, MB Worked part-time for Earth Sciences making portable seismic equipment Thesis: designed/built voice-activated remote control for Quadriplegics
One Minute Manager, Time Management, Project Management, Management by Positive Reinforcement, ERP II software, Intellectual Property, MPU programming, Mapper Language.
Computer Tune-Ups, PC Software, Cycling with pet Schnoodle, Gardening, Carpentry, Forensic Analysis, Travel, Gardening, Woodworking, custom LED & Luminaire Design/Install