Autopro Welcomes New Team Members

Autopro is very pleased to welcome new faces to our various office. We are looking forward to their contributions to the Autopro team.


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Chad Cox joined the DCS Team as a Controls System Technologist. Chad is a graduate from the SAIT Instrumentation Engineering Technology program and as a 4th Year Instrument and Control Technician, he is now looking to transition from field work to project work.

Chad has worked for such companies as Techmation, Tarpon and JA Power Systems in client facing roles, and we know he'll be a great addition to our Engineering and Technology Group.

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Ahmed Mahmoud is Autopro's latest Co-Op Student that has joined the Edmonton office while in his second term of Instrumentation Engineering Technology at NAIT.

Ahmed holds a Bachelor Degree of Applied Technology - Petroleum, and Mechanical Engineering and is an accredited member of APEGA. He brings 5 years of oil and gas exploration experience and came highly recommended by his NAIT faculty members.


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Ashton Buchanan is a Control Systems Technologist and joins the Calgary office to work on the DCS Team. Ashton is a graduate from the SAIT Automated Systems Engineering Technology program, and brings with him 6 years of oil and gas focused experience.

Ashton will be a valuable add, as he has primary experience with Honeywell Experion systems, and has also been trained with Rockwell, ABB and others.

Ashton hit the ground running and is currently working on-site in a commissioning role.

 D Morris cropped   David Morris joined Autopro as a Senior Project Manager based in our Calgary office. He has more than 15 years of experience in project leadership and business development, with focuses on pulp mills, upstream oil & gas, refining, liquid oil pipelines and petrochemicals.

Dave is an chemical engineer and has managed facilities that specialize in engineering and procurement for oil and gas upstream, midstream and refining projects.

We look forward to the fantastic leadership shills Dave will undoubtedly bring to the table

 Silhouette Headshot   Rego Gill is a Control Systems Specialist that is based in our Grande Prairie office. He has a diploma in Industrial Instrumentation Technology for SAIT and is experienced in DeltaV programming, commissioning, QA/QC inspections and troubleshooting industrial instrumentation and control systems.

Rego brings over 18 years of experience in various hydrocarbon, chemical ,  and oil & gas facilities.

Rego is currently out in the field working on some of our larger projects.

 B Martinez cropped   Betty Martinez joined Autopro as a Senior Drafter within our CAD and DC team. She brings over 20 years of experience in process automation drafting and has worked within industry for such companies as Honeywell, Upside, Hatch, Bantrel and Kenonic Controls.

Betty is well known in the drafting world, and has followed several of her projects to site and is highly regarded for taking deep ownership of her work to ensure top quality products are produced.

Our Calgary office warmly welcomes Betty to the team.

 Rajan Parikh cropped   Rajan Parukh is a Control Systems Technologist within our Engineering and Technology team, and previously worked with other members of our DCS team. He brings expensive experience in Honeywell Experion.

Rajan is also familiar with various SIS and PLC platforms, and has experience in both engineering and design, with time spent in the field implementing various control systems.

Rajan has jumped right into projects we are in the midst of developing, testing and in the early stages of commissioning. Welcome to the Autopro family Rajan!

 Jordan Catudal   Jordan Catudal is a Telecommunications and Network Designer and is a seasoned specialist with over nine years of experience.

He has focused his career in carrier-grade and enterprise solutions, with a diploma from SAIT in Network Administration.

Jordan has senior level knowledge in Cisco, Avaya, and Alcatel Lucent technologies. He is also SIP School Certified Associate, and is CompTIA A+ Trained.

 Maria Rincon   Maria Rincon has joined Autopro as a Project Scheduler and has a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering from Los Andres University, as well a her certificate in Project Management from the University of Calgary.

She has worked in such industries as manufacturing, print media, and industrial services. Most recently, Maria worked for AECOM in the oil and gas sector as the head of Cost Control and Scheduling.

We look forward to working with Maria.

 Vidya Rapaka   Vidyadher Rapaka is a Safety and Controls System Specialist and will be working with our SIS team. Vidya brings a wide range of expertise in DCS, SIS, and SCADA systems that include multiple platforms (Honeywell, DeltaV, and Triconex).

Vidya has had no shortage of hands-on experience in such industries as mining, SAGD, offshore and onshore oil & gas facilities for both brownfield and greenfield projects.

Vidya will be supporting the Autopro team with work on upcoming Honeywell projects.