Gerard S. Paquette
* ***** ******** ********* & Wire Harness Installation Design.
Boeing Aircraft Co and Sikorsky Aircraft Co. Catia V5, Enovia-LCA,
VPM, IVT,WIRS, MATRIX, EPATS.
7 years Technical Documentation, Illustration and Publications.
Illustrated Parts Manuals and Instructional Documentation
Boeing Aircraft Co. 747 and 767 Aircraft. Adobe Software.
MS Office, Catia V5.
Boeing Aircraft Company
KC-46 Air Refueling Tanker
Avionics Equipment & Wire Harness Installation Design Engineer
PDS Technical Services, Wichita, KS.
June 2012 - September 2012 (Boeing Leaving Wichita).
AROS and Boom Control stations.
Complete Avionics Equip. and Electrical wire harness processing: initial releases, incorporating discrepancies, revisions, harness form board set-up, for vendor assembly and build. Analysis and reporting of harness routing issues from primary layout through to final design. Airframe: provisions/brackets/disconnects design and placement for harness installation. Coordination with Shop Installation, Maintenance & Vendors.
Integration and communication with all Systems, Airframe and Stress analysis groups.
Knowledge of original Equipment Manufacturer Documentation, including Aircraft Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Parts Catalogs, Wiring Diagram Manuals and Structural Repair Manuals, Analysis of proposed design changes, Engineering Change Notices, for compliance to internal change management procedures and processes. Prepared ECN's for change control board review. Implemented approved design changes (ECN's) within data management systems (Bill of Material maintenance). Review of drawing revisions associated with approved design changes for compliance to ECN. Prepared and maintained change management procedures and processes. Model archive for DMU and model conversions, model exchange, definition of interfaces control documents (ICD's) FTP to client/servers. Software: Catia V5- R19, Enovia LCA, WIRS, IVT, MS-7, MS Office
CH53-K HLR Program
Avionics Equipment &Wire Harness Installation Design Engineer
(October 2008 – Dec 2011)
Belcan and Butler Contract Services, Stratford, CT.
Avionics Equipment Install & Harness Design for Cockpit and Cabin: Flight Controls, Electrical, Tempest, Avionics and Coax. Integration with all Systems, Airframe and Stress analysis groups.
(similar work as Blackhawk M-Upgrade).
Airframe: design and placement of provisions/brackets/disconnects for harness installation. Flight line for initial aircraft assembly for harness and equipment fit-out.
Software: Catia V5- R17, Enovia LCA, Matrix
Blackhawk M-Upgrade Program
Avionics Equipment &Wire Harness Installation Design Engineer
(Feb. 2005 – Nov. 2008)
Butler Technical Services, Shelton, CT.
Fly-by-Wire flight-controls system upgrade. Primary zones of work on the UH-60 M Blackhawk are the Cockpit, Transition and Tailcone. Responsible for harness routing to all avionics boxes and components in these zones. Created preliminary wire routing and refined wire harnesses to firm configuration of aircraft. Worked directly with engineering, structures and systems organizations for preliminary harness routing definition. Designed and created supportive parts to interface with structure where specified. Incorporated existing electrical connectors, backshells, panel receptacles from parts library. Flight line: Initial assembly for harness and equipment fit-out.
Preparation, management and oversight of final harness routing off-load packages to Butler’s Indiana facility. Daily interface, review and checking of final harness data.
Design and layout of process illustration for various aircraft zones.
Preparation, management and oversight of process illustration off-load package to Butler’s Indiana facility. Software: Catia V5- R16, Enovia PM, Enovia LCA, Sikorsky Online Software, EPATS, IMPACT, MS-XP, MS Office
Boeing Aircraft Company, (Labinal Inc., a Division of Safron Inc). Everett, WA.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Program
Electrical Wire Installation Designer (April 2002 - February 2005)
Primary zones of work were the Leading & Trailing Edge Wing, Fwd and Aft Fairing Fuselage Sections. Interfaced with engineering, structures and systems organizations for preliminary harness routing definition. Created preliminary pathway reservations, conceptual routing and refined wire harnesses to firm configuration of aircraft. Produced clamping, supports and bracketing parts for wire routing. Use of existing electrical connective parts library. Software: Catia V5-R16, Enovia LCA, IVT, MS-XP, MS Office
D3 Technologies Everett, WA.
Boeing 767 & 747 aircraft programs.
Technical Publications Lift Operations (1995-2002)
Created technical documentation and illustration for assy. and lift operations at the Boeing, Everett facilities. Created instructional documentation for proper and safe usage of lift tooling. Isometrically illustrated aircraft sections and detailed specific attach points and detailed hardware to be used. Interfaced with engineering, tool design, over-head crane organizations. On-site photographic and video research and information gathering at the Boeing facility. Compiled technical information and definition research of lifting points of all aircraft major sections, wings assemblies and landing gear. Managed and archived multi-volume document for delivery to client. Software: Catia V5, Adobe Systems software applications, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, MS Office.
Boeing Aircraft, Catia V5, R16, Achievement Certification
Boeing Aircraft, Enovia LCA Achievement Certification
Labinal Inc., Safron Group Catia V5 Electrical Wire Routing Certification
D3 Technologies, Catia V5 Achievement Training Certification
Volunteer Work with:
Football Coach: Boys and Girls Club of Everett, WA.
Football Coach: Everett Middle School, Everett, WA.
Little League Coach: Everett, WA.
Syracuse University (1979-1983)
Syracuse, New York
B.S. School of Industrial Design
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