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Kenneth Arsenault

Controls Engineer

Charlton City, MA


Work Experience

Electrical Engineer

O.S. Walker Co.
Worcester, MA

2011 to 2013

• Designed ABB converter based magnet controller with test run data collection capability using 
Allen-Bradley Micro850 and PanelView.

Electrics and Automation Engineer

SMS Meer Service Inc
Worcester, MA

2008 to 2011

• Wrote Functional Descriptions and created Motor & Components Lists for coil handling systems. 
• Electrical project leader for a vertical compacting machine with S7-300 PLC and HMI.

Electronics Engineer

The PresMet Corporation
Worcester, MA

1994 to 2007

• Controls Engineer for Manufacturing Engineering department. 
• Designed and integrated a FANUC five axis robot into an automated sinter furnace loading system with Allen-Bradley MicroLogix PLC. 
• Designed portable 100% weighing system. Wrote Allen-Bradley SLC-500 PLC logic to solve for Standard Deviation, display the results and send it to a printer. 
• Upgraded existing relay controlled presses to PLC's with HMI's and VFD's. 
• Developed PLC interfacing for DRS computer based Resonance Tester, Etamic and Marposs tower gauges, Sony single and triple axis gauges and Banner vision systems. 
• Converted machine with "obsolete" PLC's to current model PLC's.

Controls Engineer

Thermo Electron Web Systems, Inc
Auburn, MA

1985 to 1994

• Developed GE and Cutler-Hammer PLC based controls for three new products. 
• Designed custom pneumatic circuits. 
• Developed a library of hydraulic, pneumatic, JIC electrical and ISA symbols. 
• Developed P&ID drawings, fuel gas pipe rack details and submitted complete controls package for Factory Mutual approval. 
• Designed Modicon 584 PLC controls for the operation and burner management of two gas fired dryers, one gas fired curing oven and two steam heated dryers.

Controls Designer II

Warner & Swasey Grinding Machine DIvision
Worcester, MA

1974 to 1985

• Performed design, programming and project leader responsibilities of controls for three vertical Disc grinders for GE's fully automated refrigerator plant. 
Controls Designer I 
• Interfaced a Bendix robot to load/unload two OD cylindrical grinders. 
Electrical Technician 
• Group leader of other electricians during machine construction.


STEP7 Technology Transfer

Siemens Energy & Automation -
Worcester, MA

HVACR Master Techinician Course

Technology Learning Center -
Worcester, MA

Industrial LANs

Worcester Polytechnic Institute -
Worcester, MA


Bay Path Vocational High School -
Charlton, MA

GE Series Six and APM II Programming

GE FAnuc Automation -
Charlottesvile, VA

Additional Information

Retired, US Army Reserve