Paul Hazel has over 40 years of Electric Utility Experience specializing in substation design. He is an Oregon State University graduate and has lived in Corvallis since 1964. He worked in for CH2M HILL for 23 years prior to being a founding partner of TriAxis in 1996. He spent many months in the Pacific and Alaska working on diesel fired generator installations and substation upgrades. Since starting TriAxis, he has worked mainly on substation designs and interconnections for electric utilities, large wind farms and solar installations. His specialty is substation retrofits and rebuilds and making things fit in less space than would normally be allotted for new construction. Many of his repeat clients go back more than 30 years. In his spare time he likes to fly fish for Oregon's elusive Stealhead.
Mark Petrie, P.E. Vice President, TriAxis Division Senior Project Mananger
Mr. Petrie has over thirty years of electrical utility design, engineering, and construction experience in the electric utility industry and renewable energy industry. His experience includes over twenty-five years at an electric utility and nearly ten years as a consultant serving electric utility clients and renewable energy clients. He is experienced in transmission line design, up to 500kV, and distribution line design of all voltages. He is currently serving as Senior Project Manager for transmission line design projects, substation design projects, medium-voltage collection system design projects and renewable energy development projects. He also serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of the Board of Directors for TriAxis Engineering, Inc., an electric utility engineering consulting firm headquartered in Corvallis, Oregon.
Mike Beanland has been an electrical engineer forever; raised in a family of PG&E lifers, falling in love with electricity in high school: being active in the radio club, building Tesla coils, repairing tube-type radios. He spent six years at CalPoly in San Luis Obispo getting his BS in electronic engineering (in the days before integrated circuits) and then his Master of Engineering with a concentration in control and power systems. Since then he has gained a wide range of experience working at Pacific Gas & Electric, the City of Palo Alto Utilities, Emerald Peoples Utility District, Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative and TriAxis Engineering (since 2001). Mike lives in Vancouver, WA, where his Mother, five grown kids and three grandkids, and a wife who works harder than he does. Mike can be seen zipping to client offices in his MINI Cooper and when not working, spends time reading, in the garden, and doing around-the-home construction projects.
Faith B. Junghans, P.E. Project Manager Delivery Leader
Faith has over 30 years of engineering consulting and project management experience for both the public and private sector. She worked for CH2M Hill for 25 years in many roles, including designing and delivering information and control systems. A professional controls system engineer, Faith is responsible for multi-disciplinary project management, and overall quality assurance and quality control of project delivery. She also oversees TriAxis’ Corvallis office operations. In her spare time Faith likes to do “boga”, which is yoga with her house bunny, Peter Rabbit.
Mike Antonishen holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics from Kalamazoo College in Michigan, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (Oregon State University) with a focus on energy systems and controls. His interest in energy systems was sparked while researching ocean wave energy and testing prototype devices in a wave tank at Aalborg University in Aalborg, Denmark. Mike has wide ranging experience and interests that include utility system long range planning and design, intelligent device integration, and power system modeling, analysis, protection, and grounding. Mike lives in Corvallis, OR and enjoys everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer, from food and drink to exploration and adventure. Some of his favorite activities include trail running with his wife, hiking, mountain biking, and skiing.