Joseph L Heitz has more than thirty years experience in the instrumentation, electrical, and automation fields. He has been a project designer, project manager, field engineer, instrument engineer, quality assurance representative for metrology, and he started out as an instrument technician in a petro-chemical plant. He has an AAS in Electronics from a community college in Iowa. He held an instructors certificate while in the Iowa National Guard.
He is presently employed as a Senior Instrumentation Engineer for a pharmaceutical firm and is responsible for the Parenteral division. His background includes Pharma, nuclear power plants, coal and jet turbine power plants, petro-chemical, chemical, and refineries. He has instituted training programs for technicians and setup metrology or instrument departments.
His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and touring on the motorcycle he recently purchased. He holds a certificate as a Certified Automation Professional from the ISA, is a senior member in good standing, and the President of the Indianapolis section.