User:Brent Shields

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  • Soldering, building circuits (and burning holes in things) since age 9 or so.
  • Made homemade guitar effects in teen years.
  • Competed in Regional Robotics competition in Miami during college.
  • Did mechanical design at automation R&D facility for P&G.
    • Switched them over from big expensive and static test stands to erector set style where the servo motors and unit ops could be moved around on the machine.
    • Motor sizing.
    • PLC programming, project management, industrial network design and startup, servo system application and programming using resolver feedback.
  • Embedded programming at Steel mill startup. iRMX real time os to control mill stands hydraulics.
    • Hydraulic and pneumatic automation troubleshooting, cutting torch, rolling mill operator, reheat furnace lighter upper, Seimens PLC troubleshooting for roll change and conveyor systems.
    • Operated 135 ton crane, trained in basic heavy rigging, deck crane, manlift, confined space entry, cpr, fire response.
  • Controls engineer and project engineer at Allen-Bradley.
    • Motion control programming and system application.
    • Automation system application, proposal, project management, programming, design and startup.
    • Industrial networks, PLCs, RFID systems, optical encoders and resolvers for motion control.
  • Currently using Perl when possible to automate as much as possible for a large SCADA project at Duke Energy. FTPs, Archive::Zip, XML::LibXML, etc.