Brian O'Connell

Brian O'Connell is an ISA Certified Automation Professional, with an B Eng. in Chemical Engineering, and over 8 years industrial experience in Process Control & Automation. Over this period he has held various roles with responsibilities covering automation project implementation to facility automation support.

Industries worked in include;

  • Pharmaceutical;
  • Wastewater Treatment; 
  • Gas Transportation;
  • Dairy

Brian's experience includes project scoping/capital cost estimation, user requirements gathering, detailed design, industrial controller programming (in the IEC languages), HMI development, automation software testing, commissioning, user training, automation system validation, HAZOP’s, incident investigation, process plant operation and optimisation.

Key Skills Include; Process Automation, ISA-88 batch control, Manufacturing Operations, Control Systems commissioning and checkout, HAZOP and Safety Reviews, Automation Project Management, Computer Systems Validation (21CFR11), Site Data historian implementations & Data Migrations.

Technology Experience Include; Citect SCADA, Siemens S7 1200 PLC, Foxboro I/A DCS, OSI PI Data Historian, AIM*AT Data Historian, Schneider Unity Pro, MS SQL Server database management, XML, Crystal Reports, VB script, ASP, Javascript, Java, HTML.