Micah Matheny

Micah Matheny
2834 W. Maplewood Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225 | (360)-599-6338 | micah32590@gmail.com
With extensive experience troubleshooting of control loops and electronic circuits, I’d like to offer my understanding of process controls, design strategies, and adaptation to technology as an
Instrumentation Technician for National Engineering Resources, Inc.

Bellingham High School Bellingham, WA
• High School Diploma June 2009

Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA
• AAS Instrumentation and Control Technology expected March 2016
3.70 GPA
• Valid Washington State Driver’s License
Relevant Skills and Abilities

• Set-up, maintain, and monitor high voltage electrical systems with the use of protective relays including: General Electric IACxxx relay and SEL-551 relay, troubleshooting overcurrent faults, protection zone wiring
• Demonstrated proficiency in entry level PLC course including: Allen-Bradley 1100 and Koyo Click PLCS and associated software, troubleshooting ladder logic circuits, motor control circuits in PLC networks, C-More HMI networking and setup
• Wired 3-phase motors and controlled VFDs to operate at different speeds
• Worked well in teams and directed others on tasks that need to be accomplished
• Knowledge of NFPA 70E safety standards which were used on a daily basis
• Understand and capable of drawing electronic circuit schematics and P&ID loop diagrams in accordance with ISA standard
• Skilled with a variety of handheld devices including; Fluke 744, Fluke 87V multimeter, insulation testers and HART communicators
• Disassembled and rebuilt a Fisher EZ control valve with a Fisher 667 actuator
• Troubleshot faults on 4-20 mA loop process following a P&ID diagram in a high stress environment
• Experienced with a variety of different controllers including: Emerson DeltaV , Siemens 353, Allen Bradley 1100
• Wired and calibrated multiple types of instruments such as analytical pH, temperature, level and flow transmitters, RTDs, I/P transducers

Off-Campus Learning

Waste Water Treatment Plant Job shadow City of Bellingham, WA Sept. 2015
• Assisted in troubleshooting a secondary air compressor failure
• Observed an employee troubleshoot a pump failure
• Learned about the SCADA system the City of Bellingham uses to monitor processes in city limits
• Assisted in the calibration check of level transmitters
• Reviewed PLC program for door alarm
• Learned about the entire city’s water supply system from Mt. Baker to Bellingham Bay

Perry Center Fish Hatchery Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA July/ Aug. 2015
• Assisted in the installation and design of a rain collection reed switch which was a portion of a weather station project
• Programmed ladder logic onto a Koyo DL205 PLC
• Programmed 2 C-More HMIs to display live values of weather station

Relevant Work Experience

Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA Jan. 2015 – Present
Instrumentation Program Tutor
• Taught 8 or more different students daily on the principles of AC and DC electricity
• Instructed students on digital communication principles
• Assisted first year students with hands-on projects such as building clocks & sound systems
• Encouraged Instrumentation Tech. students to come to the tutoring center for additional help

Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA Aug. 2014 – Dec. 2014
Math Tutor
• Instructed students on math concepts ranging from pre-algebra to pre-calculus
• Promoted the tutoring center to students in need of extra assistance by presenting in classrooms on BTC’s campus
• Opened and set-up tutoring center


• Robert Yost – Instructor, Instrumentation and Control Technology Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Avenue Bellingham, WA 98225-1599

• Maryn Gunning – Tutor Center Coordinator Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225-1599

  • Updated 8 years ago

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