TEAM DIRECTORY BY BUSINESS UNIT
Mr. Fred Rashidi is a seasoned Engineer with Advanced Transportation sector at Powertech Labs. As an Operations Lead, he ensures test equipment are kept in full capacity, meet the standards and any specialized modification is properly implemented to match client needs. With his extensive international experience interacting with OEM manufacturers within automotive testing industry, Fred creatively provides solutions for new test equipment designs, so that the outcome exceeds expectations.
COLIN CINDRICH – P.Eng., PMP
Team Lead, High Pressure Gas Testing
Mr. Colin Cindrich has more than 10 years of experience in engineering design in different disciplines and over 8 years of experience in project management in various industries. As the Team Lead of Powertech’s High Pressure Gas Testing team, Mr. Cindrich leads the testing group direction and manages testing programs of hydrogen vehicles and dispensers.
TANJA SMUTNY – P.Eng
Technical Lead, Hydrogen Fuel Systems Testing
MARCUS TREACY – P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Component Pressure Testing
A Senior Engineer in the Gas Systems Testing lab, Mr. Marcus Treacy leads a team of technologists, and manages projects in Powertech’s world-renowned test center for high-pressure fuel systems and components used in hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle transportation solutions. His responsibilities include writing test reports, communicating with customers and sourcing vendors and suppliers. Mr. Treacy has extensive experience as a Design Mechanical Engineer including more than ten years experience in the hydrogen fuel cell industry.
LEANNE SHARPE – P.Eng., FS Eng (TUV Rheinland)
Engineering Team Lead, Hydrogen Infrastructure
Ms. Leanne Sharpe is the Engineering Team Lead for the Hydrogen Stations Infrastructure team within the Advanced Transportation sector at Powertech Labs. In this position, she plans, supervises, and implements a variety of major multidisciplinary projects for global utilities, OEMs, research and government organizations. Leanne has a background in Engineering Physics, Electrical/Controls Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, and has over 10 years’ experience as a project manager in alternative energy, forestry and oil & gas industries. She is a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.