Henry Murphy, AScT

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Henry Murphy, AScT

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Civil
  • Position: Lab Technician/Instructor at Okanagan College, Kelowna
  • Post Secondary: Civil/Structural Technology Okanagan College. Instructional Development UVic
  • High School: Bathurst High School, Bathurst New Brunswick.

Career Experience

I first worked for Northside Industries in Kelowna as an estimator for 3 years. I was offered and accepted many other positions with this company as Engineering Manager, Quailty Manager and lastly as Production Manager of a 200+ work force, producing components for class 8 truck companies. When they moved the company to Mexico I secured a position as Lab Techician for the Civil Program at Okanagan College. I also teach in the Machanical Technology program.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • After a 9 year career in the Military and a 3 year career as a high pressure welder in the Alberta oil fields, I had the opportunity to return to school to follow my passion in Engineering Technology.

Career Highlights

  • Senior Manager , Northside Industries Kelowna BC. 20 years.
  • Welding Supervisor for the Canadian Welding Association
  • Project Manager, EX Terra Foundation, Alberta. Travelling Dinosaur Exhibit
  • Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Okanagan College
  • Lab Instructor, Civil Enginering Technology, Okanagan College

Professional & Community Activities

  • Worked with ASTTBC in the TechWorks program. Local representative for ASTTBC in Kelowna. Senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Lean Manufacturing certified coach. Dale Carnegie - Human Relations Training, triple award winner. Local Community Representative for ASTTBC.