Highly adaptable Mechanical R&D Engineer with experience designing prototypes, processes and experiments for startups and established companies.
Mechanical Design Engineer
Various · Freelance
Mar 2016 –
Carson City, NV, United States
3D modeling/Design (Solidworks 2020).
Assembly/2D Tolerance drawings.
Document build Procedures/ Redlined designs.
Reverse engineered process to run laser engraver.
Custom assembly design.
Lead 3D printing process development.
Decreased production times assisting techs assemble machines.
Lead efforts to create more defined tolerances for shop drawings.
Lead efforts to establish quality control procedures.
3D modeling (CATIA V5).
Custom 600 kW battery pack.
Lead design of custom electric mustang.
Decreased welding and fitment time of body/sub frames on electric vehicles.
Documented/designed electric bronco/defender D110 sub assemblies.
Reverse engineered dissolvable high temperature binder for ceramic application.
Created 3D models of tooling from vendor supplied models.
Developed testing of material and determined next stage of development for material mixture.
Orchestrated testing of replacement films for very high temperature vacuum bagging curing.
Created experiments that tracked improvements in washout and thermal conductivity.
Executed data collection/processing to improve material characteristics.
Presented documented processes and test results for government contracts.
Increased productivity with design and fabrication of foot operated vacuum valve.
Created processes that removed thermal stress fractures from material.
Dramatically improved warehouse air quality with vacuum pump exhaust filtration.
Developed prototype mixed ceramic delivery system.
Developed tooling reducing the number of technicians for operation by 50%.
Created processes that increased mixed material consistency by 35%.
Increased size and number of curable parts by designing/fabricating 96 cu ft convection oven.
University of Nevada-Reno
BSME, Mechanical Engineering
2008 – 2014
Licenses & Certifications
Engineer in Training (EIT)
NCEES - National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
Oct 2013 –