About

Skilled and driven Mechanical, Technical and CAD Designer with 20 years of career experience in the industry of Mechanical, Architectural, Electro-Mechanical, Wire System design. Providing cost-effective solutions and resolutions to a wide range of design problems. Highly proficient in computer-aided design, CAD Modeling, mechanical design principles, mechanical engineering principles, architectural design principles, validation of obsolescence of a wide range of engineering products, various project management capabilities and the ability to reference and research industry standards. Exemplary communication and analytical skills.

Experience

  • Technical Designer The Boeing Company · Full-time Aug 2019 – Jul 2020 11 mos Renton, WA, United States Main responsibility is to investigate production, manufacturing issues with the current product definition data of the Boeing narrow-body airplane programs. Perform design and drafting investigation of all commodities associated with 737/P-8 programs.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Process all Engineering Liaison Requests submitted by Material Review Board Engineers (MRB) associated with the 737 Next Generation. 737 MAX and P-8 Poseidon Navy aircraft.
    • Investigate, analyze, and develop an engineering disposition to make a documented change(s) to engineering design, drawings, and processes related to the 737 and P-8 airplane programs.
    • Coordinate with Manufacturing, Stress, Quality, Production, and Customer engineering to coordinate and notify of all engineering related changes.
    • Work with Production floor mechanics to research and review all parts, assemblies, and installation issues.
    • Adhere to Boeing Liaison Engineering processes and practices and communicate with Liaison Engineers regarding all ELRs and reject-able engineering parts, assemblies, and installation issues.
    • Complete all required and necessary training to stay within Boeing Engineering compliance.
  • CAD Designer/Engineer Collins Aerospace - Mechanical Systems - Cargo Systems Division · Full-time Jul 2014 – Aug 2019 5 yrs 1 mos Jamestown, ND, United States CAD Designer/Engineer for Collins, Mechanical Systems, Cargo Systems Division in the OSE/PCE (On-Site Engineering and Post-Certification Engineering), responsible for sustaining cargo engineering issues for Boeing 767-GMF, 747F, 777, 787 and A380, U.S. Army CH-47, and other passenger and freighter airplane models.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Managed all phases of the design process for a multitude of products, components, parts, assemblies, and subassemblies, including drafting, dimension and tolerance fundamentals, prototyping, and documenting results either through testing or research.
    • Prepare analyzed engineering work packages and changes for our off-site office in Bangalore, India to complete. Track all engineering changes with multiple project management capabilities.
    • Validate and research all obsolescence of engineering products used on our OE equipment, whether it is mechanical or electro-mechanical related.
    • Experience in SCD (Specification Control Documentation) for new and existing cargo programs.
    • Produce parametric solid models, details, and assemblies for testing, drafting, and integration into customer aircraft systems.
  • Electrical Wire Equipment Designer The Boeing Company · Contact Jul 2010 – Jun 2014 3 yrs 11 mos Everett, WA, United States Develops, maintains, and releases electrical/mechanical drawings, systems design, or engineering documentation and data by applying Company, industry, and governmental standards. Interprets and develops design requirements based on technical data.
    Key Responsibilities:
    • Design layouts modify existing designs and integrate system elements to satisfy customer and productivity requirements.
    • Validates engineering system design and functionality. Ensures compliance with requirements, standards, and applicable regulatory authority and maintains the integrity of the product.
    • Coordinates activities and products with internal partners and external suppliers.
    • Ability to apply basics knowledge of electrical engineering and scientific principles to develop, design, analyze, test integrate, and validate solutions for wire harness and interconnect systems on 787 Passenger Seats.
    • Uses CATIA v5 Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and ENOVIA LA (PLM) tools to define or revise mechanical/structural engineering product definitions.
    • Verifies the accuracy of non-technical data. Gathers relevant data for root cause analysis.
    • Produces changes to resolve discrepancies in design packages. Works under close supervision, in the 787 Passenger Seat organization.
  • Engineering Technician III/ Mechanical Drafter Goodrich Corporation, Interiors, Cargo Systems · Full-time Oct 2000 – Jan 2009 8 yrs 3 mos Everett, WA, United States Facilitate and manage the process of integrating current 787 cargo handling models for the Boeing 787 program which are designed and manufactured by Goodrich Cargo Systems. Performed engineering tasks on Boeing 747, 767, and 777 Boeing models before 2006.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Facilitate any revisions of existing engineering of Goodrich designs and obtain approval from Boeing engineering. Utilized CATIA V4 and CATIA V5 Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and ENOVIA LCA (PLM), Unigraphics NX, Teamcenter Enterprise, Boeing PDM (Product Data Management) system and utilize Boeing Processes.
    • Integration of Goodrich cargo handling equipment using CATIA V5 Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and ENOVIA LCA (PLM) by required program dates.
    • Designed and manipulated the Goodrich cargo handling equipment into ENOVIA to satisfy Boeing PIMS (Parts Information Management System) requirements for final customer delivery of 78 airplanes.
    • Created and analyzed process documentation for Goodrich based on new OE designs.
    • Coordinate and revise any sustaining engineering changes for 747, 767, and 777 Boeing programs related to Goodrich cargo systems.
  • Cad operator The Boeing Company · Contact Aug 2000 – Oct 2000 2 mos Everett, WA, United States Within Boeing Company - Architectural Services, I would
    create, manage, and revise Boeing facilities architectural floor plans using AutoCAD 2000 for the Boeing SPANFM program. SPANFM is a computer-aided facilities management system, designed to be a support tool used for reducing operating expenses, control costs, and give Boeing the ability to manage its facility data. Collect survey data information from each facility to input into AutoCAD and then process through SPANFM. Utilized AutoCAD 2000.
  • CAD Drafter URS Corporation - Airport Systems, Baggage Handling Systems · Full-time Jan 2000 – Jul 2000 6 mos Seattle, WA, United States Created and revised engineering drawings for Port of Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma airport Phase II expansion of baggage handling systems, and various other engineering projects. Utilized AutoCAD 14 and 2000 (Windows 98
  • Technical Designer II Boeing Commercial Airplane Group - Payloads, Cargo Systems · Full-time Oct 1996 – Jan 2000 3 yrs 3 mos Everett, WA, United States Create and manage CAD documentation using design concepts to prepare and/or modify design data in company and industry-standard formats such as detail, assembly, and installation drawings, parts lists, tables, and data sets using CATIA V4 Computer-Aided Design (CAD) or manual drafting techniques. Maintain an understanding of Boeing design, drafting methods, and Boeing design processes.

Education

  • VDCI - Virtual Design and Construction CAD/BIM Technology Certificate, Architectural and Construction Drafting and Design, Completed 6 Courses 2018 – 2019 Activities and Societies: The CAD/BIM Technology Certificate Program provides students with the skills and technical knowledge requested by employers using AutoCAD Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. The certification programs focus on the development of fundamental drafting and CAD and BIM skills and problem-solving strategies. Specializing in Revit MEP, Revit Structure, or AutoCAD Construction Documents.
  • North Dakota State College of Science Associate of Applied Arts - Engineering Transfer Degree , Engineering, NA 2016 – 2017 Activities and Societies: General studies in English, Algebra, Writing, Ethics, History, and Sociology.
  • ITT Technical Institute Associated Art of Applied Science, Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Technology, 3.652 GPA 1991 – 1993 Activities and Societies: Studied coursework focused around Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronic Systems, Piping Processes, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Project Management.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Additive Manufacturing for Practicing Engineers Washington State University Feb 2020 – Present See credential