Michael Johnson, PE received his ISA 84 Certification!

Aug 3, 2017

Matrix Technologies, Inc., one of the largest engineering, system integration and manufacturing operations design firms in North America, is pleased to announce that Michael Johnson, PE has received his ISA 84 Certification and holds the additional title of ISA84 SIS Fundamentals Specialist (ISA84 SFS).

Michael Johnson is a Department Manager for the Power, Instrumentation, Control Department.  He began his career with Matrix Technologies, Inc. in 2006 working in the Power, Instrumentation, and Controls Group (PIC), while in the PIC group, Mike has worked alongside other engineers acting in both lead and support roles on projects in many different industries ranging from small single discipline to large multi-discipline projects. The projects included all aspects of electrical engineering, from the design of industrial control systems, instrumentation upgrades, power systems design, safety system integration, Arc Flash Analysis utilizing SKM and ETAP. During Mike’s tenure at Matrix he has also managed many projects while working in the project management group.

ISA and the Automation Standards Compliance Institute (ASCI) developed three certificate exams that are designed to gain knowledge and awareness of the ISA84 standard. They are called the ISA84 SIS Fundamentals Specialist, the ISA84 SIL Selection Specialist, and the ISA84 SIL Verification Specialist, and are referred to as Certificates 1, 2, and 3.

The program measures the understanding of process safety standards based on ISA84 standards.  ISA developed the ISA84 standards in the mid-1990s and after they were approved by ANSI they were placed in the IEC process and became the basis for the IEC 61511.

“Our customers realize there is a robust need for focused safety programs and we want to continue to support this need,” said Scott Byrne, PE, Senior Manager, Power, Instrumentation, Control Department at Matrix Technologies.  “Matrix strives to be a single-source supplier of services for our customers, so this was a natural extension for our company capabilities,” said Byrne.


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