Biography

Joe Kiceniuk was educated at University of Alberta and University of British Columbia and has technical training in electronics with over 40 years experience in electronic circuit construction, troubleshooting and service. Joe has a working knowledge of multiple programming languages and extensive experience with quality control in analytical systems. He has designed and built equipment and is the co-inventor of a device to determine if crabs are fit for processing. He also has experience in the repair of scanning, magnetic resonance, mass, and gamma spectrometers and control systems in laboratory equipment as well as batteries and uninterruptable power supplies.

Joe has a long standing interest in sustainable energy production and storage. He has shared his knowledge and experience with students and presented papers internationally.

Testimonials

  • Kurtis Peters, La Crete Sawmills
    Very helpful, a good instructor, Joe was ready to help and answer questions.
  • Morgan Kadachuk, Cameco – Cigar Lake
    “This course was beneficial, helps you to try approach troubleshooting in a more efficient and quicker way. I really enjoyed the timing relay CCT. It helped me to narrow down a fault and write down what I did to help me finish my CCT fault. Thank you, Joe Kiceniuk”
  • Alexander Knapel, Boeing
    "This course and the instructor were very good. I would highly recommend it."
  • Stephen Young, Shell Canada
    "Joe Kiceniuk is very knowledgeable and very personable. He is a very good instructor."
  • Andrew Sheaves, Suncor
    “I think it was a great course. I haven’t done a lot of troubleshooting up to this point but certainly feel better prepared to do so now. Joe Kiceniuk is a great instructor and very knowledgeable.”
  • Martin Fleming, Irving Tissue
    “Course was beneficial in that it shows if you take a complex problem and break it down, document the information you have and come up with a plan it makes troubleshooting the problem easier. Instructor, Joe Kiceniuk was knowledgeable and conveyed the intent of the course.”
  • Justin Lynch, Syncrude Canada
    "Joe was very helpful and very good at explaining how the system worked."
  • Brad Payne, Shell Canada
    "Joe is very knowledgeable and has a variety of experience which kept things interesting. Joe is a good instructor."
  • Troy Barton, Department of National Defense
    “I found Joe to be very knowledgeable, interesting and able to deliver course content very effectively. The equipment was challenging. I feel I have gained a different way to look at my troubleshooting practices. Should have a better success working on generators, overhead cranes and kitchen equipment.”
  • Brian Ethier, Spectra Energy
    Joe has lots of experience in the electrical/electronics field and he has transferred this information to us very well. Good job to Joe and Al.
  • Ivan Holderness, Suncor
    "The instructor, Joe Kiceniuk was very knowledgeable, patient and helpful with all of the course content. Adequate time was always given and I felt free to ask questions. It was a great program all around. (How to Analytically Troubleshoot Electrical Systems)"
  • Jeff Ferns, TransCanada Pipelines
    Joe Kiceniuk is a very good, easy going and very smart instructor. I had fun, thanks for the course Canada Training Group.
  • Kevin Boyle, Agrium
    Instructor was knowledgeable and experienced which was beneficial to relating real world applications. Instructor’s character was good to work with.
  • Colwyn Meredith, Suncor
    “Joe Kiceniuk left lots of time to review all the classroom material. He was very helpful in answering any questions. Also, was effective in explaining what troubleshooting techniques work best for each particular problem. The course will improve your way of approaching future problems in your job...
  • Rick Farrington, Velco
    “Excellent course, Joe Kiceniuk did a great job presenting the material. This was a very good refresher for those of us who have experience troubleshooting electrical/electronics and excellent foundation for those us who did not.”
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