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Mechanical Lab


Ms. Sara Tahermaram is the Manager of Mechanical Services in the T&D Technology and Testing department at Powertech Labs. Mechanical Services is renowned for its mechanical engineering as well as the intersection between the mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Ms. Tahermaram manages the day to day mechanical & T&D projects including a full range of customized testing services. She has a comprehensive background in solid mechanics, reliability analysis, and project management and is specialized in stress and thermal analysis.

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As a Project Engineer in Powertech’s Transmission and Distribution’s Mechanical Lab, Mr. Evan Waugh is responsible for pole-top and padmount transformer oil sampling (PCB) solutions and mechanical testing including vibration and shock testing, environmental testing, tensile, compression, fatigue, impact and structural testing.

Prior to working in the Mechanical Lab, Mr. Waugh worked as a Project Engineer in Powertech’s Advanced Transportation – Testing department, where he was responsible for high pressure hydrogen system testing to international standards for compressed hydrogen components and storage tanks used in vehicles, transportation and fueling station applications. He has also worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer at Riderless Technologies, as a High Pressure Component Designer at IMPCO Technologies, and performed software and systems integration testing at General Dynamics Canada. 

Mr. Waugh holds a B.A.Sc., from the University of Waterloo and is an Engineer in Training registered with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

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