SplitboardUpgrades
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About

Experienced Mechanical Engineer with a demonstrated history of working largely in the automotive alternative fuel industry with some experience in medical devices, industrial power generation, marine and outdoor gear. Knowledgeable in mechanical and electrical hardware system design, product development, manufacturing, test and validation.

3D Models

Experience

  • Development Engineer/Founder SplitboardUpgrades LLC · Self-employed Jun 2021 – Present 11 mos Melbourne, FL, United States Services:

    1. Research and Development
    Engineering consulting, collaborative projects and in-house development of improved, higher quality products.

    2. Product Testing and Validation
    Testing early prototypes, production-intent prototypes, and established products for usability and failure modes.

    3. Manufacturing and Sales
    Handle domestic and international manufacturer sourcing along with managing wholesale and direct sales of proven products.
  • Engineering Consultant Self-Employed · Self-employed Mar 2016 – Present 6 yrs 2 mos Melbourne, FL, United States -Reciprocating diesel, natural gas and gasoline engine projects (Trucks, Cars, Generators, Marine and Historic Aircrafts).
    -Failure analysis and investigations.
    -Sailboat and powerboat upgrades (Radio/navigation/sensor systems, battery/power systems, solar panels, LED lighting, water makers and other vital living systems).
    -Splitboard and snowboard testing and development.
    -Various other outdoor gear testing and development.
  • Senior Technical Engineer North American Repower · Full-time Jan 2016 – Feb 2018 2 yrs 1 mos Oceanside, CA, United States -Develop mechanical and electrical engine system integration plans for various vehicle chassis including hybrid drivetrains.
    -SAE J1939 and OBD-II/SAE J1962/ISO 9141-2 vehicle integration and diagnostic service documentation generation.
    -Research and validate various forms of ignition coils, spark plugs and spark plug wire and boot designs for use with high boost national gas engine ignition systems.
    -Generate physical and logical wiring harness drawings, using Visio, for vehicle and engine harness manufacturing.
    -Complete customer demonstration vehicle prototypes in fast paced environment.
    -Review, mark up and approve all mechanical and electrical engineering drawings.
    -Carry out ECR, ECO and ECN review and approval meetings. Ensure changes are implemented.
    -In field vehicle troubleshooting and problem resolution tasks as required.
  • Development Engineer North American Repower · Full-time Aug 2012 – Dec 2015 3 yrs 4 mos Oceanside, CA, United States -Carry out diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG) engine conversions for medium to heavy duty vehicle applications.
    -Inspect existing diesel engines along with OEM specifications and engineer and validate additional components and necessary modifications to allow for dedicated CNG use.
    -Design natural gas electronic fuel injection systems to utilize in a variety of engine size conversions.
    -Assist in engine calibration work using transient dynamometer cells to meet EPA and CARB emission standards.
    -Troubleshoot engine durability testing data and implement necessary design changes to increase product reliability.
    -Optimize vehicle drivability by making ECM calibration changes through engineering evaluations and test driving reports.
    -Adhere to North American standards for the production of complete on road vehicle CNG fuel storage and delivery systems.
  • Teaching Assistant UCSD MAE Undergraduate Machine Shop · Part-time Sep 2011 – Mar 2012 6 mos San Diego, CA, United States -Taught students how to safely operate shop machines, including lathes and mills for the MAE senior design classes
    -Advised students how to improve the design of their parts for more efficient manufacturability.
    -Scheduled and performed lathe and mill maintenance ensuring integrity of machines and increasing availability.
    -In charge of the machine shops working environment and maintained discipline by adhering to safety guidelines.
  • Engineering Intern Solar Turbines · Internship Jun 2011 – Dec 2011 6 mos San Diego, CA, United States - Worked on turbine package design to incorporate Metal Clad Hazardous Location (MC-HL) cable in place of hard conduit.
    - Standardized the MC-HL cable routing configuration layouts on the Titan 130 packages.
    - Wrote scripts and lead the filming and editing process to produce MC-HL cable prep work sequence videos to be used for training purposes utilizing the Media and Manufacturing Departments.
    - Learned and utilized Six Sigma tools and methodology

Education

  • UC San Diego BS Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering 2008 – 2012 Activities and Societies: Society of Automotive Engineering Formula SAE
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Joined: May 5, 2022

Last seen: May 6, 2022

Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

German Professional working proficiency

Location

Miami, FL, United States