Weatherford International PLC Huntsville, TX
Senior Project Engineer June 2012 - Present
Manage projects to ensure that activities are carried out in accordance with established specifications, schedules, and budgets; coordinate interdepartmental functions in order to minimize delays; meet with project team members on a regular basis to review project status and plan future actions.
● Coordinate the efforts of the functional departments to ensure that projects are conducted in accordance with the Statement of Requirements and budgets; from manufacturing through production.
o Reduced time to market threefold by generating efficiency through direct contact between designer and manufacturing, maintaining test schedules while simultaneously updating lab reports.
o Consulted with FEA Engineer, Designer, and Machinist to enhance product design while limiting the difficulty of manufacturing the expandable connection product line.
● Interface with internal and external customers on schedules, meetings, and project status.
● Anticipate potential schedule or priority delays and initiate plans for alternative actions.
● Design and monitor manufacturing of product, fixtures and other special equipment for lab operations.
o Capehart, Michael B. and Richard W. Delange, Feng Gao, Scott H. Osburn, John Richard Setterberg, Jr. “Expandable Liner.” Patent Application No. PCT/US16/42113, filed July 13, 2016.
L3 Communications PID Waco, TX
Structural Engineer 2B September 2008 - June 2012
Analyzed interior and exterior aircraft components that were newly designed or modified. Then, conveyed results to the design group to aid in obtaining structurally sound components per customer requirements.
● Performed stress analysis for interior and exterior aircraft components on various aeronautical programs and detailed results in a professional report format.
o Performed static stress analysis on the addition of an antenna to the outer skin of aircraft fuselage.
o Utilized Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to achieve optimal design for the critical clevis attachment of a 1200+ lbm to the aircraft frame.
● Proactively programmed spreadsheets to generate analysis of common parts and output results into proper report format.
● Coordinated with design groups to update parts according to results of stress analysis.
● Worked with manufacturing, purchasing and test sites to coordinate completion of test samples.
o Prepared all component level test plans and report for P1009 (500+ total).
o Analyzed effects of large payload attached to critically stressed components of the wingbox.
Engineer-In-Training (EIT 54943)
“Expandable Liner”. US Patent Application No. PCT/US16/42113. 2016 July 13
Society of Petroleum Engineering
American Society of Mechanical Engineers