About

I am a mechanical designer and drafter with a copy of Alibre Design Expert - similar to SolidWorks. I am a CSWP and have taught 2 semesters of night school for SolidWorks (intro and advanced). Please contact me for modest project requests and pricing in these areas of expertise.

I am available for: turning your napkin sketch part or small assembly into an industry standard mechanical 2D drawing for fabrication or 3D printing, turning your precision design into a 3D stp or stl model, creating sheet metal designs and flats w/ given k-factor from manufacturer, solving small spatial problems and concerns in a detailed assembly (limited capability), advising/consulting for CAD and drawing workflow (SolidWorks, some Alibre Design, Creo, AutoCAD, etc.), file conversions and some cleanup, minor mechanical/geometric design review, 2D DXF/DWG export for fabrication.

Experience

  • Mechanical CAD Designer II Abbott Laboratories · Full-time Aug 2017 – Present 6 yrs 11 mos Plymouth, MN, United States Change process management, Windchill vaulting and life cycle management/revision control of 3D and 2D CAD data, part models, assemblies, and drawings for medical devices and assembly and testing fixtures, training of other staff, troubleshooting issues, ISO standard compliance, editing, PTC Creo, AutoCAD, documentation, records, extensive protocol compliance.

Education

  • Anoka Technical College Associate in Applied Science, Mechanical Drafting and Design, 3.92 2010 – 2012 Activities and Societies: Phi Theta Kappa, Dean's List Studying Mechanical Drafting and Design, Machining/Fabrication, Statics and Strengths of Material, AutoCAD, Solidworks, Inudstry Standards, Development Processes, etc.

Other experience

  • Volunteering Packaging worker at Feed My Starving Children and truck unloader at Hope For Youth.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified SolidWorks Professional Dassault Systemes Aug 2018 – Present See credential