Kevin Davis
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5,945 / 32,859
Skill pts: 5
Adobe Creative Suite AutoCAD Autodesk Inventor C/C++ Programming CAD Design Creative Product Design Microsoft Office SolidWorks mechanical seals tool and fixture design

About

Born In Elmira, N.Y. Married with 5 children. Since graduating from college, have lived in Burlington, VT. Love family life, hiking, boating, X-C Skiing, basketball and Tennis! Very creative personality having ownership of existing patent with several ideas for potential patents. Started as CAD Designer for GE Armaments in tooling and Gaging and Test equipment then worked on product design for High Speed Weapons and Machinery (7yrs). Spent next 8 years designing parts and equipment for Canned Motors and Pumps. Currently working for Mechanical Seal Company (23yrs) developing new designs and equipment including patent for rotating devices.

Experience

  • Project Engineer / Designer / Standards Chairman Flex-A-Seal Inc. · Aug 1996 – Present 24 yrs 1 mos Williston, VT, USA Project Engineer / Cad Designer utilizing AutoCad/Inventor and SolidWorks for modeling parts and assemblies for mechanical seals. Credited with active patent for parts used in most new seal designs (100k+ Seals). Broad range of skills with Mechanical Seals, Bellows, Tooling and Fixturing and Test equipment. In addition, also writing Company Engineering Standards.
  • CAD Specialist and Designer Hayward Tyler Pump · May 1988 – Aug 1996 8 yrs 3 mos Colchester, VT, USA Mechanical Designer for Canned Motors and Pumps using Autocad and HP ME-10 CAD Software. Worked on various projects for new pumps and motors and support equipment.
  • Tool and Gage / Product / Test equipment Designer General Electric Armaments · Jun 1981 – May 1988 6 yrs 11 mos Burlington, VT, USA Started out in tool and gage design and worked with product design on a multitute of projects - Harrier, Goalkeeper, AutoLoader, LAV-AD, Blazer designing parts and Cad assemblies. Used ComuterVision, Calma, HP-ME10 CAD Software. Wrote over 200+ Cad programs and Authored Design Book. Experience programming PUMA ROBOT. Also worked with Test Design Group modeling cabinets, consoles, circuit boards etc.

Education

  • Alfred State College A.A.S in design drafting/ CAD, MECHANICAL EGINEERING 1979 – 1981 Was selected (1 of 2 in Curriculum) to participate in schools first ever Computer Aided Design course making models and drawings using ComputerVision CAD software.

Licenses & Certifications

  • PATENT - Method for securing a cartridge seal to a sleeve - Plunger locks PATENT OFFICE Jul 2011 – Present