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Mechanical Engineer

Tampa, Florida, United States
August 29, 2017

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David M Lemus



Seeking a position in the mechanical engineering discipline to gain industry expertise and provide critical assistance to the success of my employer.


University of South Florida (USF) Tampa, FL

Bachelors of Science Mechanical Engineering July 2017

Projects - Engineering

University of South Florida Tampa, FL

Mechanical lab II January 2017- May 2017

1st place – Autonomous robot – Program and construct robot using distance and light sensors.

Robot races and maneuvers around an unknown course without assistance.

Kinematics and Dynamics April 2016 – May 2016

2nd place CNC acrylic and Extruded aluminum design of a 4 bar system

Envisioned and proposed the idea of using CNC acrylic to optimize strength, durability, and clear view of inner workings of mechanisms to troubleshoot for any possible failure points. Construction of a frictionless throwing arm composed of extruded aluminum (T-slot)

Air condition Design May 2016 – July 2016

Designed HVAC layout for new construction of residential and commercial buildings.

Capstone January 2017- May 2017

Design and project manager of the fabrication of a solar panel container that converts temperature differences to electric voltage.

Developed and preformed thermodynamic finite analysis on Ansys 15.0 and Solidworks 3D modeling.

Optical Product Design January 2017- May 2017

Design and project team leader of a color sorting machine utilizing Audrino micro controllers and sensor that detect different light wavelengths.

Top Shelf Aquatics Inc. Orlando, FL

Founder of the CO2 Extraction Scrubber May 2014 – June 2014

Envisioned and enhanced the CO2 extraction scrubber for artificial marine environment in public, research and home aquaria

Increased pH and reduced carbonic acid, resulting in improved coral skeletal growth

LED Light Design of Artificial Sunlight (Optics) April 2013 – September 2013

Maximize the coverage of light spread while providing optimum light spectrum for coral growth in an artificial environment.

Increased coral growth by 25 to 30 percent


3D Dreamers Tampa, FL

Co-Founder and Treasurer January 2016 – January 2017

Startup non-profit of USF students creating 3D printed prosthetics for children at no cost in Central Florida.

Research private investors to fund an improved 3D printer to provide better quality


SolidWorks – Computer Aided Design


Ansys 15.0 - FEA - Finite Element Analysis

Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook


Bilingual in English and Spanish

Day Trader: Stock trader since 1998, investing in IRA’s and financial investments

Customer Service Workbench

Lexis Nexus

Professional experience

Liberty Mutual Insurance Headquarters Lake Mary, FL

Corporate Internal Sales Representative March 2008 – November 2014

Responsible for marketing autos, homes, snowmobiles, boats, earthquakes, flood, and Personal Liability Policy (PLP) insurance

Licensed Personal Insurance Professional Agent in 43 different States – Sold 160 policies on a monthly basis

Luxottica Retail Inc. Orlando, FL

Manager - Management February 2001 – March 2008

Partnered with Inventory Department Head on request by the Vice President of Luxottica Inc. as a consultant to fix mathematical and inventory errors.

Set up a management plan to reduce loss prevention reduction of theft by 50%

Estimated sales per year $378,000 in eyewear and was named head trainer of hand selected employees


Liberty Mutual Insurance Corp Recognition of Five Years of Service Award

Liberty Mutual Insurance Corp 2011 Legends Best Overall Improvement of Company Sales

Liberty Mutual Insurance Corp Perfect 10 Score Award: Voice of the Customer

Luxottica Retail Inc. Top 10 Sales Associate in United States for four continuous years

Luxottica Retail Inc. 12-Time Award Winner for Improved District Sales

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