Casey - It Manager - Calgary, AB, Canada

Lorne Casey

Calgary, AB, Canada

Services

It Manager

Summary:

15 Years IT Experience including MS Server, MS Exchange, SAP, SQL, Active Directory, Database Management, Network Admin, VPN, Cisco, Remote, and on-site support.

Work History

Senior Site Service Engineer - Western Territories

Schneider Electric | Invensys | Canada

January 2014 - April 2014

Repair, configure, calibrate, stage and troubleshoot on systems and instruments.
Provide technical expertise and operational training, on Invensys systems and products.
Advise customer on site preparation, and offer alternatives or solutions prior to installation.
Supervises systems installation, and perform system startup operations.
Assist customers in the commissioning of complex processes.
Modify complex control scheme configurations and updates relevant documentation.
Perform tuning operations on process loops.
Train customer personnel in the operation and maintenance of equipment and systems.
Instruct and assist junior personnel in resolving complex problems and correcting faults.
Repair, configure, calibrate, stage and troubleshoot on systems and instruments.
Report activities, times, materials and expenses in accordance with requirements.

Senior Automation Consultant

Contractor For Fortress Engineering Ltd.

July 2014 - August 2014

Provide information and technical specifications for current and ongoing Projects.
Source out Pricing, Comparisons, for Communication Solutions, and Field Devices.
Estimates of Materials, Labor, and Time Frames.
Supervise Automation/Controls programmers, provide Control Narratives.
Consult with Clients for Alternative Solutions, Cost Saving Measures, and Pros & Cons.

Senior Automation Consultant

Fortress Engineering Ltd.

From February 2013

Senior IT Specialist & Automation Control Technologist

Team Leader - Systems Implementation, Integration, and Consulting. Project Management,
Planning, Execution, and Quality Control for new systems, upgrading, integration, from start to finish. Troubleshooting and repair log database creation.
Control System rollout and commissioning. PLC/SCADA and HMI programming, Alarming, and Graphics. Updating tags on historians, building Operator Trending, and training.

Senior IT Specialist & Automation Control Technologist

Contractor - Multiple IT and Engineering Consulting Firms

From February 2013

Systems Implementation, Integration, and Consulting. Project Management, Planning, Execution, and Quality Control. Budgeting for Upgrades, Replacement Systems, and Alternatives.
Participate in the design, implementation/operation and maintenance of Servers, and Controls.
IT Project collaboration at multiple sites, with Project Team, and Stakeholders.
Network Architecture/Administration and monitoring Wireshark and Solar Winds.
Control System rollout and commissioning. PLC/SCADA and HMI Programming, and Alarming.

Senior IT Specialist & Automation Control Technologist

Contractor - Various IT & Automation Control Recruiters

From February 2013

Systems Implementation, Integration, and Consulting. Project Management, Planning, Execution, and Quality Control. Upgrades, Replacement Systems, and Alternatives.
Participate in the design, implementation/operation and maintenance of the Information IT Project collaboration at multiple sites, with Project Team, and Stakeholders.
Network Architecture/Administration and monitoring Wireshark and Solar Winds.
Control System rollout and commissioning. PLC/SCADA and HMI Programming, and Alarm Management.

Distributed Control Systems Administrator

Methanex Corporation

January 2011 - February 2013

Administration and maintenance of Honeywell (TDC-3000) and Delta V Control systems.
PLC/SCADA control logic, alarming, system communications and HMI programming. Create
Backups; add points, test and record data for Projects.
Supply Operations, Engineering with Point Configurations, CL Programming, and Graphics.
Provide guidance and assistance to outside Engineering Firms.
Work with Instrumentation Electricians to commission, calibrate and test field devices, ensure
data is correct, sign off on Projects.
CIM/21(UNIX) Historian administration, adding and configuration of new Tags, trending,
rebuild Production Report with Excel Add-In.
Implement Honeywell PHD (SQL) Historian, rebuild and addition of Tags; build new trending
displays, training of Operations Staff.

Manager of Information Technology

Casino-Resort-Convention Center

March 2009 - January 2011

Setup and deployment of PC's, Laptops, assigning profiles using Active Directory.
Safeguarding, updating and creating backups for all workstations, printers, security camera
system, POS terminals and receipt printers.
Updating hotel software, managing profiles/permissions, printers and Web Interface software.
Repairing database files (SQL Server), creating network policies, network shares, maintaining
security groups, and firewalls, archiving and safe storage of data.
Server and workstation support, and on call basis, via remote desktop and hands on fixes.

Network Administrator

Medican Construction Ltd

January 2007 - March 2009

Manage MS Server 2008 (64bit), Exchange server 2003, deployment and administration
Exchange 2007, approx. 200 users at 30 different sites throughout Canada and Hawaii, VPN
connections. Training of all staff on all programs and hardware usage.
Proxy Server, PFSense Firewall, MS IIS Web Server and all Website Management, ftp server,
interaction between marketing department and website developers. Knowledge of UNIX
coding and HTML coding for repairs and maintenance of permissions and Websites.
Blackberry Enterprise Server, all Blackberry and cell phone ordering maintenance.
Ubuntu, IPsec. Daily maintenance of all user accounts, email, websites.

Manager - Computers

London Drugs Ltd

January 2004 - January 2007

Conduct department staff meetings, take down concerns, and implement changes required.
Attend store staff meetings to relay department figures and concerns to Head Office.
Responsible for weekly/period ending reports, encompassing sales, margins, payroll. Maintain
inventory and keep up to date with new products, pricing, availability and sales history.
Create schedules for computer department staff, while maintaining appropriate payroll.

Assistant Manager - Computers

London Drugs Ltd

January 2001 - January 2004

Responsible for weekly and period ending reports, encompassing sales, margins, payroll, and various figures.
Develop, train and provide staff materials on store policies and procedures and keep apprised of any changes.
Maintain inventory and keep up to date with new products, pricing, availability and sales.

PC/Software Analyst

Canadian Forces Base Suffield

January 1998 - January 2001

Trouble-shooting of daily software/hardware problems. Provide PC/LAN Administration.
SQL Server (6.5, 7.0) Administration, responsible for database upgrades and maintenance.
Management and Administration of various types of software and applications used for building maintenance, property management, personnel record keeping, payroll, fire
alarm/fire inspections and GIS for the Base Engineering Branch, which includes: Building,
structures, water/sewage/gas/electrical lines and geographic formations. (Visual Basic/Delphi
version and Web Version using CGM/Voloview).

Computer Systems Technician

Platinum Systems Ltd

January 1996 - January 1998

Provide prompt service to clients (onsite, phone, and rdc) with software and hardware
problems, on both networked and standalone workstations.
Install, configure and trouble-shoot problems with a wide variety of software including: MS
Exchange, RAS, SAPS, SQL Server, MS Proxy, MS Office and antivirus programs.
Accumap, Geoffice, SeisX, Landmanager and other geophysical and oil field programs.

Administrative Support - Clerk III

Provincial Court - Criminal Division

January 1989 - January 1996

Qualifications & Certifications

Honeywell TDC3000 LCN/UCN (APM)

Honeywell Automation College

Delta V (Emerson Process Management)

Spartan Controls - Educational Services

A+ Certification

CDI College

Microsoft Certified System Engineer

Medicine Hat College

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