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Experience Summary:


Dean Chesterman has 35 years’ experience in power system engineering, starting as a summer student doing Transmission Substation maintenance, graduating into 25 kV Distribution System studies, Distribution Work Orders and Customer interconnections to 72 kV, 145 kV, 245 kV, and 500 kV Substation design and engineering packages including grounding studies and ground grid design, Protection Philosophy, conceptual engineering, transmission interconnection and alternatives studies, Single Line Protection and Metering Diagrams, the full electrical design Issue for Construction work package to 400 kV Cogeneration Interconnection facilities on the Thames River in England. Dean has had regulatory applications, system studies, relay protection, tele-protection, telecommunication design, electrical design, procurement management, construction management, ITP / commissioning responsibility, and engineer of record responsibilities for all aspects of the electric power system, from designing, specifying, and purchasing 600 V MCC installations, to 25 kV Distribution Line structure design and installation, to purchasing protection and control panels designed to his engineering requirements, to high voltage power transformers, circuit breakers, and instrument transformers to be installed into transmission and generator substations he has signed off as the Engineer of Record, to engineering responsibility for complete turn key EPC of skid mounted substations.




780-469-5622 Ext. 209


BSc. Electrical Engineering 1983, B. Com. 1994, University of Alberta


Project Experience :

  • CNRL Horizon – 260 kV Transmission Lines, Substations, and Generator Interconnection

  • CNRL Primrose – 145 kV Transmission Lines, Substations, and Generator Interconnection

  • Nexen Long Lake – 145 kV Transmission Lines, Substations, and Generator Interconnection

  • Signalta Resources Limited – Coaldale Cogeneration, Acme Generation, High River Peaker

  • Suncor Energy - Plant 10 Substation

  • City of Edmonton – Edmonton Waste Management Center

  • Conceptual Engineering and Feasibility Studies for 8 MW, and 12 MW Natural Gas fired Generators and connection to the 25 kV Distribution System, for four Gas Processing Plants,

  • Regulatory Applications, DFO and AESO interconnection, Engineering, Procurement of the 25 kV Interconnection for the Signalta Resources Limited Coaldale 6 MW Cogeneration Plant.

  • Project Management, Design Supervision, Engineering Sign Off, and Procurement Management of a seven Circuit Breaker 144 kV Ring Bus substation to connect two General Electric7EA 85 MW Gas Turbines and Four Load Transformers to the Alberta Interconnected Electric System.


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