Jonathan Peterson has a technical degree in robotics and automation and a bachelors degree in applied management.
Jon has worked as a Manufacturing Electrician at Braun NW, a specialty shop designing emergency vehicles, specifically installing and designing low-voltage control systems. He has also worked as an Automation Engineering Technician installing and repairing hardware and automation equipment at Amazon, eventually working as an Engineering Lead. He is currently working as an Automation Engineer specializing in PLC, HMI and SCADA technology at Alta Forest Products.
He holds over 40 certifications in Automation Maintenance, Electronics Assembly and various components of Dematic System Equipment.
David Peterson has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering specializing in mechatronics and semiconductor technology.
Dave has worked for many years at Centralia College as a tenured professor teaching electronics, robotics and automation, earning the Exceptional Faculty award in 2018. He designed one of the first mechatronics programs in Washington State, working closely with the aerospace industry in Seattle. He specialized in PLCs, industrial robotics, digital and analog circuits, embedded and microcontrollers, C++ programming, electronics assembly and prototyping.
He has certifications in Rockwell PLCs, FANUC robotics, SolidWorks 3D design, and MS Office products.
David also has a YouTube channel sharing some insights about electronic concepts and technologies, and sometimes mixes it up with trips to mountains and national parks.