Chris Branton joins True North Solutions as Electrical Team Lead

June 13, 2023 | Calgary, Alberta — True North Solutions is proud to announce that Chris Branton has joined our organization in the role of Electrical Team Lead.

Chris is a Professional Engineer and Electrical Design Specialist with 20 years of experience leading project teams through preliminary and detailed design, procurement, bidding, fabrication, inspection/ testing, and construction management. Chris has supported clients in the Commercial, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Pipeline sectors with electrical system solutions that improved the reliability, efficiency, and safety of their operational technology (OT) automation systems.

In his early career, Chris designed electrical systems for commercial offices, research laboratories, and wastewater treatment plants. He later transitioned to a role with a systems integrator where he designed electrical infrastructure, including control panels for programmable logic controllers (PLCs), distributed control systems (DCS), remote terminal units (RTUs), safety instrumented systems (SIS), and vibration monitoring systems, for expansions and migrations. More recently, Chris led a team to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems monitoring, including setting up a UL 508A-certified panel shop. He joins True North in a leadership role to help grow and develop our Electrical team and further support our ever-growing client base.

“Chris adds another layer of expertise in engineering efficiency, which allows us to provide incredible value to our clients,” said Brent Senio, True North’s Vice President of Engineering. “He’s a proven leader who provides strong mentorship to his team to help accelerate their careers. The addition of Chris to our Electrical team demonstrates to our staff and clients that True North is driving to establish an industry-leading electrical engineering team.”
About True North Solutions

Established in 2006, True North Solutions was born of a vision for a different kind of company, the kind of company we have always wanted to work for and work with – a company that makes us proud. Our core values are ever-present and still our guiding light to True North Solutions’ business today and future. True North Solutions continues to be an employee-centric, client-focused, and vendor-neutral company with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta and Denver, Colorado. We provide fully customized industrial engineering solutions (automation, functional safety, enterprise asset management, electrical engineering, integrated completions and commissioning, industrial telecommunications networking, cybersecurity, project management, and recruitment services) across a variety of industries, including Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Water & Wastewater, Mining, Utilities, Power Generation, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, and other.

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