Luke Salter

Luke is a Certified Professional Engineer and a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland in the area of Electrical Engineering. He is also a TUV certified Functional Safety Engineer. Luke has more than 16 years of experience in Process Control and Automation, covering all aspects of project delivery.

Luke’s experience brings together process design, instrument selection, control system architecture, network design and telemetry, and integration – from the field instruments to the control room. He specialises in Hazardous Area compliance, including design and classification, inspection and maintenance.

Industry experience includes:

  • Steelmaking;
  • Bulk materials handling;
  • Underground mining;
  • Water; and
  • Oil & Gas.

Key Skills include: PLC, DCS & RTU architecture design; Panel design; UPS design; Telemetry; Network design; PLC, DCS & RTU programming; Functional design specifications; LV and ELV design; SCADA integration; Automated reporting; Green & Brown field commissioning; Planned shutdown scheduling; participation in HAZOP, LOPA, SIL verification; Project management; Process optimisation.

Technology Experience includes: Rockwell Automation ControlLogix, PLC5, CompactLogix, ControlNet, DeviceNet; Siemens S5, S7; Toshiba DPCS, S3, L3; Schneider Quantum, TSX Premium, M340; SCADA Pack E-Series RTU; Sixnet RTU; Profibus, Profinet, Foundation Fieldbus, Modbus RTU, Modbus/TCP, OPC, DNP3; Clear SCADA, Citect SCADA, RS View, Honeywell Experion, Emerson DeltaV; ABB LV Drives, MV Drives; Switch room automation; Instrumentation covering various technologies and vendors.