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talented engineer

Location:
Pagosa Springs, Colorado, 81147, United States
Salary:
$100k+
Posted:
April 08, 2012
Email:
tnubtd@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
****.*******@*****.***


TALENTED ENGINEER – ** YEARS

Exposure & adaptation to ranges of business (consulting, development, production, research), life (educational, living, work), & sectors (private, public, quasi) have broadened my profile, outlook, & versatility. I work to communicate effectively (hierarchical, presentational, technical), & liaison well. I’m comfortable with complex issues, novel technologies, clients, & hands–on environments Embracing of professionalism & sound science, I am actively pursuing PE licensure (state of NM).

ABILITY: intelligent & technical \ a problem–solver \ design refinement

ANALYSIS: a critical thinker \ a rigorous researcher \ employs systems approaches

COMMUNICATION: clear, forthright, & timely \ initiates decisions \ listens, learns, & mentors

PERSONALITY: ethical & non–egotistical \ global in mindset \ logical & tactful \ safe

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering technology, Purdue University

Master of Arts, applied geography, University of Colorado

● ΓΘΥ Honor Society

● published thesis manuscript in The Professional Geographer with advisor as co–author

PERSONAL MAKEUP

OUTDOOR: backpacking, baseball, ecology, field–goal kicking, rural cultural geography

ACTIVITIES: natural housing design, local community empowerment, the Zeitgeist Movement

INDOOR: 19TH century music & philosophy, audiophile, Formula 1 racing

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

YEARS CERT. DESCRIPTION YEARS CERT. DESCRIPTION

7 x AutoCAD & Civil 3D 2 x ISO9000 author & auditor

10 x BOM & revision control 8 x Kaizen (cont. improvement)

5 critical parameters mgmt. (CPM) 4 x lub. & bearings (tribology)

6 design for manufacturing (DFM) 7 x managerial interaction

3 design of experiment (DOE) test x NFPA Fluid Power Specialist

13 x Excel 7 x pneumatics expert

8 x fastening technology 1 x ProMax (by BR&E)

5 fixtures and machining 7 reliability / root cause analysis

8 GD&T stack up 1 x sheet metal design

2 x GIS (ArcGIS, Midas) 2 x SolidWorks

STANDARDS

ANSI \ API \ ASME \ ASTM \ CE \ DOT \ CFR \ FDA \ JIS \ MSS \ NACE \ NFPA \ UL

EXPERIENCE

process engineer III @ Merrick & Co., Los Alamos, NM 11Oct 12Mar

contributed to nuclear DOE projects for Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL) & others

● prepared & checked methodologies & calculations for glove–box processes

● as lead, developed & worked up documents for design changes, processes, upgrades, & equipment refurbishment, such as PFDs, P&IDs, data sheets, & specifications

mechanical/process engineer @ Ciris Energy, Inc., Centennial, CO 10Mar 11Feb

assisted in demonstrating the viability of a new coal gasification technology

● cultivated laboratory (ex–situ) pilot process (equipment, instrumentation, tubing, etc.) …

● … for subsequent in–situ (subterranean) transference, up–scaling, & evaluation

planning commissioner: @ Archuleta County, CO 09Mar – 10Apr

mechanical engineer/GIS technician @ ForeRunner Corp., Durango, CO 07Aug 09Jul

consulted upon natural gas delivery, facilities, & processing within all company divisions

● engineered drawings & specifications for corrosion control, construction, equipment, grading, I&C, materials, P&IDs, permits, process piping, reclamation, sites, & welding

● performed plant walk–downs & sizing analyses (compressors, vessels, etc.)

● managed projects (HSE, stakeholder negotiation, design, permitting, costing, bidding, procurement, execution, & testing)

civil engineering technician @ Reynolds & Associates, Pagosa Springs, CO 06Apr 06Dec

GIS specialist @ Archuleta County Assessor’s Office, Pagosa Springs, CO 05Apr 06Mar

student @ University of Colorado 03Aug – 04Dec

sustaining engineer (contract) @ IR Schlage, Security, CO 03May 03Dec

senior design engineer @ Atlas Pacific Engineering Co., Pueblo, CO 01Jun 02Dec

refined a unique, high speed, envelope constrained, apple processor

● attained project goals by uniting colleagues, X-functional teams, & supplier chains

● led conceptualization, design, review, prototyping, inspection, & release

● modeled a complex functional 3D CAD assembly (>1,000 components)

design engineer group leader applications engineer @

SMC Corp. of America (formerly SMC Pneumatics, Inc.), Indianapolis, IN 94May 01Feb

acquired expertise of machine design & global business skills

● only engineer to gain expertise in all four pneumatic actuator product groups

● solely originated sophisticated algorithmic logic for online actuator selection tool

● tackled “buck stops here” consultation of the most demanding application issues

● garnered top reviews for instigation & execution of on site 2–day training courses

● inspired a branch engineer role via a 6 month sales branch relocation/liaison effort

● created, set up, conducted, & reported on performance & life cycle tests

● designed demanding specials, evaluated claims, & headed product launches

CO–OP product engineer @ Vickers, Inc., Omaha, NE 92Aug 93Aug

intern project engineer @ Edy’s Grand Ice Cream, Fort Wayne, IN 92May 92Aug

maintenance technician @ Whirlpool Corp., West Lafayette, IN 89Oct 92Apr