Andrew Coleman

Lewisville, TX · Email

I am experienced in designing on multiple SCADA platforms with predefined or custom libraries. My higher level programming experience allows me to implement customer demands outside of the usual scope.


Experience

Senior Automation Specialist

Prime Controls, LP - Lewisville, TX
  • Gas Processing Plant – L8x, FactoryTalk View SE 10, Historian, PlantPAx 4.0
  • Frac Sand Plant – L7x, FactoryTalk View SE 9, Historian, PlantPAx 3.5, PowerFlex Drives
  • NGL Hub – L7x Redundant, FactoryTalk View SE9, PlantPAx 3.5
  • LNG Loading Facility – SLC500, Wonderware
  • Inspected LACT skids, identifying deficiencies in mfg. and programming for a midstream client.
  • Implemented custom reporting for multiple emission scenarios for compliance with TCEQ reporting.
  • Developed multiple internal tools that have saved numerous man hours of spreadsheet work.
July 2013 - Present

Software Engineer Intern

Keymark Enterprises, LLC - Boulder, CO
  • Led the KeyTruss team to develop a mission critical WPF window utilizing the MVVM pattern.
  • Designed and implemented an algorithm to create a convex hull from a random amount of input vectors.
  • Integrated the CVS change log into the CruiseControl.NET build report to speed up productivity.
February 2012 - August 2012

Undergraduate Research

Colorado School of Mines - Golden, CO
  • Programmed an Android application to submit field avalanche sighting data to a web database.
  • Interfaced an ADC, SD Card, and external SRAM to a geophone using an Arduino for data collection.
January 2012 to May 2012

MEU Operations Technology/Process Automation Intern

ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor - Burns Harbor, IN
  • Created an interactive one-line schematic for a steam line that allowed cataloging data.
  • Developed a MSSQL database and Excel GUI for an employee training history data retention program.
  • Increased the accuracy of the plant’s power prediction with a new algorithm utilizing Newton's Method.
  • Automated the standard procedure document monthly report and archiving procedure.
May 2011 - August 2011

Education

Colorado School of Mines

Bachelor of Science
Major: Engineering – Specialty: Electrical
Minor: Computer Science

Magna Cum Laude

Tau Beta Pi Member

August 2009 - May 2013

Early Education - Plano, TX

Plano West Senior High School
Shepton High School
Renner Middle School
Huffman Elementary School

Skills

Industrial
  • RSLogix5000/500
  • FactoryTalk View SE/ME
  • FactoryTalk Historian
  • AB Transaction Manager
  • PICS Simulation
  • Wonderware InTouch
  • Wonderware Historian
  • VMWare Workstation
  • vSphere
Programming
  • Python
  • C#
  • VBA
  • MSSQL
  • VB (6 and .NET)
  • C++
  • Java

Interests

Outside of being an industrial programmer, I take on small personal side projects in different languages to improve my programming knowledge.

I follow a number of horror and sci-fi/fantasy genre movies, and I spend a large amount of my free time exploring the latest technology advancements in the industrial space.