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Technician Design

Vancouver, Washington, 98661, United States
May 29, 2010

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**** *. **** ***** ****. Apt. 14

Vancouver, Washington 98661

(360)-***-**** or (360)-***-****


Seeking a challenging and rewarding position that will utilize my extensive

experience in the area of drafting/design and extend future career



. Experienced Civil Design Technician specializing in the design and

detailing of structural steel, modification and layout of site plans,

elevations, sections and details. Worked with GIS maps to locate

topography, boundaries, and right-of-way in order to install ADA handicap


. Knowledge of software packages like AutoCAD v2010, Micro Station V8, as

well as Windows operating system, Excel, and Word.

. Used Trimble to find GPS coordinates for topographic surveys.

. Increased productivity by helping coworkers with various shortcuts in


. Corrected and improved cost estimates produced by coworkers.

. Responsible for complete drawing packages for various projects.


Civil Design Technician, Prime Engineering, Columbus, Ohio

05/06 - 07/09

. Completed layout and detailing of structural steel for the Jackson Pike


. Prepared drawings for The Ohio State University water line improvements.

. Performed field measurements for ADA curb ramp project for the City of


. Developed maintenance of traffic drawings for the City of Columbus.

. Prepared water and sewer capacity study drawings for Rickenbacker Air

Force Base.

. Completed communication infrastructure drawings for RAFB.

. Developed reinforced concrete foundation drawings for SWWTP.

. Prepared cost estimates for the OARS project for the City of Columbus.

. Used AutoCAD Release 2010 and Micro Station V8 for Windows XP.

Mechanical Design Technician, Max Out Company, Columbus, Ohio

11/05 - 03/06

. Modified structural steel for various food processing equipment.

. Worked with assembly drawings to design parts.

. Prepared drawings for NC/CNC machining.

. Used Windows XP operating system.

Civil Design Technician, McKnight & Hosterman, Grove City, Ohio Brokaw,

2 of 3

08/04 - 09/05

. Completed layout and detailing of structural steel for buildings.

. Sized structural steel for buildings.

. Checked fabrication drawings prepared by various companies.

. Worked with AutoCAD Release 2005 for Windows XP.

Civil Design Technician, Trinity Industries, Girard, Ohio

08/02 - 01/03

. Developed various products based on customers specifications.

. Completed layout and detailing of structural steel for highway bridges.

. Checked drawings prepared by associate engineers.

. Responsible for complete drawing packages for various projects.

. Worked with AutoCAD Release 2002 for Windows 98.

Civil Design Technician, Ohio Bridge Corporation, Cambridge, Ohio

01/99 - 09/01

. Designed pipe bridge for the Village of Gates Mills.

. Designed beam bridges for ODOT based on ODOT specifications.

. Designed and prepared camber diagram drawings for beam bridges.

. Prepared various 3D and isometric drawings for illustration purposes.

. Designed cooling tower platform for Colgate-Palmolive Corporation.

. Designed platforms and handrails for Higgins Construction.

. Prepared post and tube drawings for fabrication from ODOT specifications.

. Prepared structural drawings for Colgate-Palmolive Corporation.

. Designed stairs for Tri-Y Construction Company.

. Prepared drawings for cross bracing replacement on ODOT projects.

. Prepared machining and assembly drawings in CAD from marked


Civil Design Technician, Tech Aid (Fabri-Centers of America), Hudson, Ohio

04/98 - 08/98

. Prepared interior check plans to allow field verification of building


. Prepared fixture strike plans for positive fixture placement.

. Designed fixture electrical plans to show all related electrical


. Prepared fixture merchandise plans to indicate merchandise placement.

. Worked with AutoCAD Release 14 for Windows 95.

Civil Design Technician, W.E.C. Engineers, Weirton, West Virginia

10/97 - 01/98

. Modified existing site plans for Sheetz Oil Company.

. Designed grading plan to suit new site plan.

. Prepared the utility plan, sewer profiles, and details.

. Prepared sedimentation control plan and details.

. Completed sanitary and water line proposals using USGS maps and fly over.

. Modified sewage treatment system for Mountaineer Park.

Civil Design Technician, East Ohio Machinery, Alliance, Ohio Brokaw,

3 of 3

04/96 - 10/97

. Used Staad III to determine loads on columns to size I-beams.

. Designed a foundation for a 52" slitter line at ARMCO STEEL.

. Performed weight calculations to determine material costs.

. Designed a packaging line foundation for ARMCO STEEL.

. Designed handrails & connections for ORMET CORP.

. Designed a foundation for a manipulator line at CHAMPION STEEL.

. Designed a belt drive system for a cooling conveyor for Owens Corning.

. Designed a system of duct work for a Hollingsworth Micro Tuft Opener.

. Prepared machining and assembly drawings from field measurements.

. Prepared 3D structural drawings in CAD from field measurements.

. Researched various projects for information to be used in the design


Draftsmen, Commercial Intertech, Youngstown, Ohio

10/95 - 12/95

. Prepared machining and assembly drawings in CAD from marked


. Prepared layouts for engineers.

. Assigned part numbers and completed job sheets.

. Filed drawings and operator cards.

Draftsmen, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

01/94 - 10/95

. Prepared construction site specifications for university projects.

. Drafted buildings from field surveys.

. Drafted buildings from blue prints.

. Utilized the FTP network software.


Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

Degree: B.S.A.S., Civil Engineering 12/95

Mathematics Minor

Belmont Technical College, St. Clairsville, Ohio

Degrees: A.A.S., Civil Engineering 3/93

Drafting & Surveying Certificate 3/93

A.A.S., Mechanical Engineering 6/92

A.A.S., Manufacturing Technology 6/90

G.P.A.: 3.7/4.0

Belmont Technical College Dean's List, Met honors requirement

Willing to relocate

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