Edward Mantey, P.Eng.
Professional Engineer & Consultant
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.
DENDRONIC DECISIONS LIMITED (May 1993 - March 1994)
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.
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.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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
Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta, 1992
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International), 1986