Edward Mantey, P.Eng.
Professional Engineer & Consultant


A Professional Engineer with a very strong technical background and more than twenty years of diverse industry experience. Fields of interest include industrial automation/control, product development, manufacturing, systems integration and software. Always prepared to meet new challenges and take on new opportunities.


NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS (January 1997 - present)
Product Development Engineer/Consultant - Provide contract services to clients. Projects include: complete proprietary PC pump control system design - developed from inception to manufacturing final production product, provided comprehensive hands-on field support for automation products including installation, log interpretation, troubleshooting & diagnostics, with detailed follow-up reports; Designed custom field data acquisition systems for product development, testing and troubleshooting; Developed custom real-time computing solutins for embedded control projects; Performed applied R & D for product improvement and defining performance envelopes; Experimental 3 phase motor drive with proprietary control; Novel oil well control concepts; Custom data modeling solutions; Computer network planning, installation, and troubleshooting; Implemented concise IT solutions employing VPN, PXE, & disk imaging technologies; Application of automation technologies to healthcare; Provide structure and management to technically complex small projects; Provide technical consulting to management, such as technology reviews, evaluations and reverse engineering.

EVI OIL TOOLS (CANADA) INC. (October 1994 - December 1996)
Product Development Engineer - Developed real-time well site control products for down hole PC pump applications (US Patent #5,820,350). Designed and optimized advanced algorithms and oil well control strategies. Directly involved in the collection of field data to enhance product design. Other duties & activities include: experimental natural gas de-watering controller for PC pump systems; oilfield data acquisition & telemetry; R & D/new technology investigation; integration of custom control products into SCADA environments; prototype and test equipment development; reviewing competitors products.

ISM (ALBERTA) CORPORATION (January 1994 - October 1994)
Service Development Analyst - Develop and maintain system services for large corporate clients; C programming in the PC and VM environments; address host/LAN printer connectivity issues; systems requirements analysis; new technology investigation; software development and maintenance; hardware/software specification and evaluation; documentation and report writing; tier III computer support.

Literature Researcher - Prototype vehicle suspension technology investigation.

CLIMATE MASTER INC. (August 1988 - October 1990)
Product Engineer - Design and improve product; expedite the design process; refrigeration system design; developed refrigeration system design software; computerized procedure for product proposals; create bill of materials; tracked manufacturing times/labour leading to shop floor modeling and plant production scheduling using various software tools; documented technical improvements/changes and created high quality technical bulletins for engineering and sales staff.


Computing Skills: Excellent networking and client/server technology skills. Very knowledgeable in many areas of computer technology. 21 years experience using PCs and other computing environments. Have dealt with complex software and/or hardware situations. Proven proficiency with data acquisition equipment, developing custom technical software, advanced data models and real time embedded applications using FORTH.

Engineering Design: Exceptionally creative design skills that tend to be practical, cost effective and results oriented. Solid product development skills including: product packaging; hardening for severe environments; ease of manufacture; optimization with respect to product life cycle; development of product testing and quality control equipment. Able to take design from inception to final production. Considerable electrical/electronics hardware knowledge (VFDs, control products, CSA approval, sensors, computer & data acquisition hardware/software). Excellent mechanical aptitude gained from previous employment as a motorcycle mechanic and rebuilding a number of IC engines.

Business Skills: As a contract professional I have been exposed to a wide array of projects and business environments. An entrepreneurial attitude combined with basic management training has resulted in a sound business sense. Strong organizational ability and competency handling multiple projects with changing priorities.

Interpersonal/Communication Skills: Well developed professional attitude. Positive contributor and strong team player. Past experience in support functions for numerous people from a variety of backgrounds. Able to communicate complex ideas well to both technical and nontechnical personnel.


B.Sc. in Computing Science - University of Alberta April 1993
Electives include telecommunications, real-time robotics, numerical analysis, electron microscopy, management science, artificial intelligence and introductory law.

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering - University of Alberta April 1988
Electives include real-time programming and computer process control, and introductory digital logic design.

Business and Systems Analysis - U of A Extension, June 2001
MCSE (partial, 5/6 courses) (WinNT 4.0), June 2001
MCP Certification (WinNT 4.0), Jan. 1999
Introductory Italian (30 hrs.) - U of A Extension, Dec. 1998
Management Development Certificate (312 hrs.) - U of A Extension, June 1998
Windows NT (16 hrs.) - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, June 1995
Introductory AutoCAD R12 (18 hrs.) - Alberta School of Drafting, Oct. 1994
C/C++ & Software Development (36 hrs.) - University of Alberta, July 1994

Professional Affiliations
Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta, 1992
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International), 1986


Canadian and EU citizenship.
Personal & technical references available on request.