Mr. Rees is a Professional Electrical Engineer with more than 50 years of post-graduate experience. He is well versed in all aspects of electrical engineering and has extensive experience with movable bridge electro-mechanical systems, heavy industry, electrical utility generation, transmission and distribution as well as rail and rail transit systems engineering and construction. He is fully conversant with power and control system design including power distribution, traction drives, PLC’s and distributed control systems; project engineering, electrical inspection, construction supervision, commissioning and plant startup. His movable bridge experience has spanned over 30 years and includes inspections ranging from cursory to in-depth, failure analysis, and troubleshooting.
Notably, Mr. Rees’ movable bridge design experience includes rehabilitation and replacement of existing bridges and the design of the electrical systems for new bridges and other heavy movable structures. As Stafford Bandlow Engineering’s Senior Technical Director – Electrical, this experience enables Mr. Rees to bring a movable bridge project from the conceptual stage through design to the completion of construction while providing quality assurance during each project phase. Mr. Rees’ varied electrical engineering experience makes him ideally suited for the heavy movable structures, railroad, and transportation infrastructure system industries.
Education: College Associateship, Electrical Engineering (BSc Electrical Equivalent), Polytechnic of Wales (now University of South Wales)
Active Memberships: Society of Professional Engineers, Institution of Professional Engineers, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)
Licensed Professional Engineer in: CA, CO, CT, FL, IA, LA, MD, MI, MO, NJ, NY, OR, PA, TX, VA, VT, and WA
Licensed P Eng in: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Ontario
Chartered Engineer in: UK