Colin Cann, AScT

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Colin Cann, AScT

Project Coordinator

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Mechanical Engineering
  • Current Employer: Solaris Management Consultants Inc
  • Position: Mechanical Technologist and Quality Lead
  • Post Secondary: Aeronautical Engineering Technology, SAIT
  • High School: Salmon Arm Senior Secondary

Career Experience

Over 16 years combined experience servicing the Aviation, Telecomm, and Oil & Gas industry. Specializing in manufacturing, inspection, product testing, and engineering/technical support. Additional specialization in implementing and maintaining Quality Management systems and procedures.
- Solaris Management Consultants Inc., Quality Lead 2010 to present
- Indutech Canada Limited, Quality Assurance Manager, 2003 to 2010
- Nortel/Solectron, 1999 to 2002
- Aerometal Fabrication 1998 to 1999

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • A technologist provides a bridge between design and implementation. While I love the technical side of design, I also love being able to wield a plasma torch!

Career Highlights

  • Keynote speaker, BC Hydro PowerSmart, Quality Fundamentals
  • Keynote speaker, Kwantlan Polytechnic, LNG in BC
  • ISO9001 Lead Auditor
  • Setting up a metallurgical lab
  • International Quality Consulting

Professional & Community Activities

  • CWA Vancouver (executive)
    ASQ Vancouver
    Toastmasters (CL and CC)