Member since: 2023

Strategic Engineering & Unified Project Consultant

🌟 Notable Accomplishments: 🌟

Electrical Engineering Technologist | Power System Electrician | Construction Management | Project Management | Automation | Sustainability | Cybersecurity |

DarkFiber & Fiber Optic Solutions | June 2023 Instrumental in the testing and commissioning of a cutting-edge fiber optic connection spanning from Rogers EDC1 Data Center to EPCOR tower, seamlessly extending to Victoria Substation, Jasper Substation, and Rogers EDC2 Data Center. Ensured the robustness and reliability of this critical infrastructure backbone, fostering enhanced connectivity and technological advancement in the region.

EPCOR | Kisikaw Pisim Solar Farm November 2021 - April 2023 Supervised the successful implementation of a groundbreaking $40 million Solar Farm & Battery Energy Storage System, supplying an impressive 50% of clean power to satisfy 60% of Edmonton's water supply. Integrating a machine learning algorithm enabling autonomous peak shaving, real-time power export optimization, precise ramp-up target rate, power factor control, and reactive power modulation based on voltage dynamics.

Project Manager - LRT | EPCOR May 2021 - November 2021 Orchestrated the South East Valley Line LRT project, worth $30 million, taking charge of Traffic, Signal, and Streetlight Scope. Facilitated meticulous project documentation review, chaired critical site meetings, skillfully directed groups of utility and trades workers, ensuring full compliance with corporate policies, safe practices, and contractual obligations.

Construction Manager - Utility Services | Spark Power Corp October 2020 - May 2021 Directed an ambitious portfolio of capital replacement and upgrade projects for Alberta's Largest Transmission Provider. Leveraged strong client relationships to identify and capitalize on new opportunities. Demonstrated prowess in work preparation by assessing proposals, blueprints, specifications, and material needs, effectively ensuring timely execution of projects.

Senior Power System Specialist | Sigma Power / Suncor January 2020 - May 2020 Led the restoration of a critical breaker failure, seamlessly restoring process continuity within stringent deadlines. Skillfully safeguarded protective relay devices, a pivotal contribution ensuring essential operational continuity at Suncor's base plant.

Heathfield HVDC 500kV Converter Station: July 2017 - October 2019

With a deep-rooted passion for power systems and a knack for problem-solving, navigating the intricate world of high-voltage direct current transmission. His hands-on approach and commitment to safety ensured that the station seamlessly converted alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC), enabling efficient power transfer over long distances.

Bulk Electric System - Alberta 2012 - 2017

During his tenure as an Electrical Technologist & Power System Electrician, Jason navigated the intricacies of utility projects and routine operations. With a pragmatic approach, he deftly utilized tools and software to coordinate, plan, and execute a diverse array of tasks on the bulk electrical system.

From substation rebuilds to transformer additions, playing a hands-on role in capital projects, ensuring their smooth progression from concept to completion. His contribution extended beyond execution - he conscientiously reviewed lessons learned after each project, feeding this knowledge into the ongoing development of processes and procedures for the benefit of both internal and external stakeholders.

Jason is taking the initiative to lead the charge by enhancing his skill set in order to thrive in our rapidly evolving digital economy. He is actively developing and implementing effective strategies, such as consequence-driven cyber-informed engineering practices, networking hardening, to build and safeguard organizations and critical infrastructure. His aim is to elevate security posture throughout the project and asset lifecycle. Implementing a secure by design approach throughout the project lifecycle incorporating effective strategies and frameworks such as risk assessments, threat modeling, privacy assessments, and information security reviews on projects and existing technology and systems. I strive for continual improvement and the development of services and capabilities

EDUCATION Advanced Diploma - Electrical Engineering Technology - Automated Systems & Post Graduate Sustainability Georgian College - Barrie, Ontario September 2008 - August 2012 - Journeyman Power System Electrician - NAIT 2012 - Construction Management - Columbia 2019 - NYU Tandon - Cybersecurity 2023  🚀 Skills & Competences 🚀 Time Management | Goal Orientation | Future Focus | Critical Thinker

🎓 Continued Learning 🎓

| Google Project Management / Google IT Fundamentals / Google Cybersecurity / Hack the Box Academy

🤝 Volunteer Engagement 🤝

Christmas Gift Giving | 1st Place Community Data Competition | Scottish United FC | Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow Judge

📜 Certifications 📜

Incident Investigation | AWS Cloud Practitioner | Critical Infrastructure Protection & Cyber Security | Hazard Awareness | Leadership for Safety Excellence | Lockout Tagout | Overhead Crane & Rigging | Qualified Utility Work Leader | First Aid CPR & AED | Successful Negotiation | High Voltage | Introduction to SQL | Introduction to Python | Advanced Drone Pilot | Thermography

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