Kenneth J. Kutchek, P.E., C.F.E.I.

Kenneth J. Kutchek P.E., C.F.E.I.

Electrical Engineer & Industrial Controls Expert

Ken is an electrical engineering expert with more than 30 years of hands-on experience in industrial controls, automation, machinery, equipment, industrial safety and machine safeguarding. He applies his expertise to forensic casework involving industrial controls, machine safeguarding, workplace safety, industrial/commercial/residential electric power systems, electrical related fires, electric shocks, and electrocutions. Ken is proficient in the National Electrical Code, National Electrical Safety Code, Electrical Safety in the Workplace, OSHA Standards for General Industry, and OSHA Electrical Safety Standards.

For 18 years he was a controls engineer for a control system integrator, where he was involved in control panel design, industrial automation, machine control, electrical design, software programming, installation, electrical contractor supervision, machine safeguarding, commissioning, project management, electrical power distribution and workplace safety. For 8 years he was a corporate engineer performing electrical engineering in 4 different manufacturing facilities, including industrial controls, automation, process control, process engineering, quality control, robotics, industrial safety, machine safeguarding manufacturing supervision, and product development.

He is a licensed Professional Engineer in more than 20 states and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI). Ken is a member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE), National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI), American Association of Safety Engineers (ASSE) as well as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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