Lucas DeLong, P.E.

Senior Engineer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lucas’s experience includes design of plant electrical equipment upgrades, hydroelectric station expansion and rehabilitation, generator unit control systems, and fish-lift control systems, as well as field experience with plant automation, construction assistance, and commissioning. Lucas programs programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and human-machine interfaces (HMIs), designs and configures protective relaying, engineers custom control panels, and assists clients and contractors with equipment installation and start-up either in the field, or from the office. Lucas has also contributed to plant condition assessments, feasibility studies, and due diligence reports. Lucas specializes in integrating new equipment into an existing facility ensuring that the client’s existing drawing package is thoroughly updated.

Lucas is an active member of the IEEE Power Engineering Society and serves on its Hydroelectric Power Subcommittee.

EDUCATION

B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maine (2007)
Licensed Professional Engineer in Maine, California, Montana, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Michigan.

What is your favorite quote?

"Engineers aren’t boring people; we just get excited over boring things." ~Unknown

What is your favorite pastime?

Motorcycling

What was your favorite childhood toy?

A Honda 185S 3-wheeler - I still play with it!

If you were to perform in the circus, what would you do?

I would drive the circus train… Isn’t that the engineer’s job?

Lucas Delong