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Chandler, Arizona, 85225, United States
May 26, 2010

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Stephen T. Adams

**** *. ******* ****** ( Chandler, AZ 85225

480-***-**** (Cell)

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. Electrical/mechanical design of missile, aerospace avionics, UAV,

automotive electronics, airborne radar, semiconductor packaging,

semiconductor process equipment, printed circuit board, schematics, cable

wire harness, sheet metal, tooling, injected molded plastic, carbon fiber

and machined parts.

. CATIA V5 CAD software (5,000+ hours)

. Extensive use of SDRC (UG) I-deas NX CAD software (10,000+ hours)

. Use of Teamcenter (VisView, VisMockup and BOM) software

. ECAD/MCAD using IDF 3.0 files

. SmartTeam for CATIA V5

. Solidworks 2005 CAD software

. Pro Engineer Wildfire CAD software

. Extensive use of GD&T, detailing to DOD, MIL-SPEC and ANSI 14.5


. MS Office Proficient


September 2009 to Present - Parker Aerospace, Inc. - Irvine, CA

Design Engineer, Mechanical (Contract) - Design layout of electronics used

in motion control. Also rack and panel test equipment. Use of ProE Wildfire

and CATIA V5 in 3D CAD part modeling, detail and assembly drawing to DOD

and MIL-SPEC standards,

March 2009 to September 2009 - Telephonics, Inc. - Farmingdale, NY

Design Engineer, Mechanical (Contract) - Design layout of electronics and

cable harness in airborne radar systems using SDRC I-deas 3D CAD. Creating

and importing wirelist data into 3D harness and routing to insure proper

fit. Assembly and detail drawings to DOD standards. Manufacturing form

boards for digital and RF cables.

September 2008 to February 2009 - General Dynamics, Inc. - Scottsdale, AZ

Design Engineer, Mechanical (Contract) - Layout design of electronic rack

mounted equipment located in a Humvee portable shelter, creating documents

to DOD standards using CATIA V5 CAD. Use of Teamcenter for BOM generation

and ENOVIA SmarTeam for data management.

June 2008 to September 2008 - Swift Engineering, Inc. - San Clemente, CA

Design Engineer, Mechanical (Contract) - Design support of Formula Nippon -

017.n (Formula 1 Type) race car and Killer Bee UAV. Projects consisting of

creating carbon fiber parts, carbon fiber mold forms, drill fixtures, cable

harness design, detail and assembly drawings. Modeling and detailing using

SDRC (UG) I-deas NX CAD.

June 2007 to January 2008 - Orbital Sciences Systems - Chandler, AZ

Jan. 2005 to April 2006 - Orbital Sciences Systems - Chandler, AZ

Design Engineer, Mechanical (Contract) - Design and drafting of rocket

launch support equipment. Also design of wire harness cables. Design of

FCDS ordnance/pyrotechnics in FTF target missile. Extensive use of DOD MIL-

SPEC and ANSI 14.5 GD&T standards on detail drawings. 3D modeling using

SDRC (UG) I-deas NX CAD. Use of MS Visio.

April 2006 to June 2007 - Honeywell Aerospace - Phoenix, AZ

Engineer, Manufacturing (Contract) - Support of moving manufacturing to

Chihuahua, Mexico. Defining machine tool operations in MOT documents

maintained in CATIA V5 and SUPRA. Use of CATIA V5 R16 in part modeling,

drafting and assembly. Providing documentation to be translated into

Spanish. Extensive use of ANSI 14.5 GD&T.

July 2003 to Dec. 2004 - Lockheed Martin Commercial Satellite - Newtown, PA

Design Engineer, Cable Harness (Contract) - Layout and routing of wire

harness inside satellite and creation of manufacturing drawings using SDRC

I-deas CAD. Teamcenter, VisMockup to verify design.

March 2000 to July 2002 - Ford Motor Company - Dearborn, Michigan

Design Engineer/Project Leader Ford Focus and Lincoln LS (Contract) - ECAD

and MCAD support of wire harness design using SDRC I-deas CAD and


Design of injected molded plastic parts. Interfacing with UK and Germany

teams to assure correctness of design.

Jan. 1999 - Dec. 2003 EMCad Systems

Software Developer/Applications Engineer - Development of IDF Manager, an

application program to view and edit IDF files used to transfer between

ECAD (PCB) and MCAD (3D CAD). Used Pro/Engineer (Pro/ECAD) to create, edit

and view printed circuit boards translated via IDF files. Developed Pro/E

libraries used in IDF translation.

Sept. 1996 - Jan. 2000 Veeco Instruments, Inc. - Plain View, NY

Electrical Mechanical Design Engineer - Design of Ion beam etch and

deposition process equipment. Use of SDRC 3D CAD for all facets of product

development including tooling, motion control sensors, water cooling, wafer

handling, sheet metal, vacuum chambers (up to 12 torr), magnetic grid,

electronic rack and cable harness design.

Feb. 1996 - Sept. 1996 Loral - Narda - Hauppaugue, NY

Sr. Electrical Mechanical Designer (Contract) - Layout design and

documentation of RF microwave switches using Pro/Engineer.

Sept. 1994 - Feb. 1996 Space Sciences Corporation - White Plains, NY

Sr. Electrical Mechanical Engineer/Designer - Responsible for design of

instrument components used in aerospace for satellite attitude control

measuring sun location and earth horizon . Working with Chief Physicist to

simulate earth's orbit in layout of optical sensors and test fixtures using

AutoCAD software.

June 1987 - Sept. 1994 Motorola - Scottsdale, AZ

Designer - Support of DOD projects including Presidents Secure Telephone,

rocket fuses, bomb fuses, teaching and using IBM's CBDS PCB design software

to engineers and designers. IC package design/test of DIP, SOIC, BGA, MCM

and ASIC components.


Feb. 1983 - June 1987 BNR (Northern Telecom) - Mountain View, CA

Sr. PCB CAD Designer - Schematic capture and design of large digital PCB`s

with CBDS mainframe place and route system. Interface into CATIA. Lead

designer to evaluate new releases, write bug reports, interface with

software group to develop software.

Jan 1977 - Feb. 1983 Precession Monolithics, Inc - Santa Clara, CA -

Drafter - Layout of printed circuit boards, sheet metal enclosures and

schematic drawings.


Masters PCB Design - Santa Clara, CA 1977 - Design of analog, RF and

Digital Electronics - Certificate of Completion

IBM - Palo Alto, CA 1981 - MAPIC/MRP program - Certificate of Completion

BNR - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 1983 - CBDS Applications - Certificate of


Programming PASCAL - Foothill CC, Saratoga, CA 1985

CATIA V5 Basics - TechniGraphics at Honeywell - 2006 - Certificate of


CATIA V5 Drafting - TechniGraphics at Honeywell - 2006 - Certificate of



Articles in ProE Magazine January/February 2001 and CATIA Solutions

Magazine March/April 2001 - IDF Format: ECAD/MCAD Translation


1968 - 1971 US Army - Air Traffic Controller GCA radar and VFR tower,

Vietnam, Honorable Discharge

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