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Design Engineer Project Manager

Lithonia, Georgia, 30058, United States
October 09, 2017

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Mark Pettway

Home: 770-***-****

Cell: 404-***-****



Extensive experience in mechanical design and many years of experience building and designing industrial equipment. Expertise in the design of complex tools and fixtures, heavy sheet metal and duct work design, piping and machine design. Work well independently and as part of a team.


Tetris Group 2017-Present

Mechanical Designer/Project Manager

Industrial design and modification

Create sketches from field work

Software-Inventor 2017, AutoCAD Plant 3D, Revit 2017 and SolidWorks 2017

Boiler modification

Industrial equipment design and layout

Performance Manufacturing 2016-2017

Mechanical Designer

Design food and product packaging equipment

Design software-Inventor 2017, AutoCAD 2017 and SolidWorks 2016

New equipment design, reverse engineering, sanitary design

Technical writing, GD&T

Work closely with production in machining, welding and assembly

Pratt Industries-Energy Division via Technipower 2012-2016

Mechanical Designer/Project Manager

Schedule and executed all stages of construction of the new fuel prep building

Secured permitting for the new fuel prep building

Arrange all drawing for bidding on the construction of the new fuel prep building

Manage all design, fabrication and installation for the new fuel prep building.

Design software-Inventor 2013 & AutoCAD 2013, SolidWorks 2012

Structural Design for equipment including catwalks and mezzanines.

Sheet metal design and duct work design.

Bulk handling equipment

Conveyor design to supply fuel for Gasifier

Equipment layout

Piping Layout and Design

Kadon Industries via Aerotek 2012-2012

Mechanical Designer

Inventor 2013 & AutoCAD 2013

Pressure Vessel design-Coalescers

Piping Layout and Design

Sigma Thermal via Selectek 2011-2012

Mechanical Designer

3D modeling of industrial heaters using Inventor 2012 & AutoCAD 2012.

Creating line sizes for piping drawings.


PDM using Adept

Caterpillar via Aerotek 2011-2011

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical design and Revision using Pro E Wildfire 4.

Project team member working with the DPP (Diversified Power Product) group.

Modify drawings for Well Fracture Trucks, for the Petroleum industry.

PDM application using Siemens PLM Software, Teamcenter.

Aquilex WSI via Think Resources 2010-2011

Associate Design Engineer

Design welding equipment for Nuclear and Non Nuclear repair.

Used SolidWorks 2009 to design equipment for applying overlays on pipes.

Worked with code steel and also Inconel Alloy 600.

TigHitco via Apollo staffing 2008-2009

Design Engineer

Design tools for creating metal and soft insulation blankets using CATIA V5 R19 for the aerospace and railroad industries.

Design complex tools using surface tools in CATIA.

Design tools for companies such as Lockheed, Boeing, Tennco, and General Electric.

Tug Technologies 2007 - 2008

Mechanical Designer

Responsible for developing 3D and 2D drawings for Tug aviation tractors and other equipment.

Developed, implemented and maintained manufacturing plans, Bill of materials.

Worked as part of a team with other engineers to convert tractors from Tier 1 to Tier 3 tractors in accordance with EPA regulations.

Worked with, Inventor 11, and AutoCAD 2008 to create weldments and modeling of all tractors; all drawings are in accordance with ASME Y14.5M

Redesigned hundreds of new component parts for tractors, conveyors systems and air conditioner units, GPU units, Air star units and Mobil conveyor systems.

Member of Kaizen team that advocated continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, process flow and time study.

Clairon Metals 2001 – 2007

Design Engineer

Designed tools and dies for metal stamping in an ISO 9002 work environment.

Design weld fixtures for robotic cells and weld fixtures for manufacturing.

Designed fixtures and progressive tools for automotive parts using AutoCAD 2002, 3D modeling using CATIA V5 R16, Solid Edge V17 and Inventor 10.

Developed, implemented and maintained manufacturing plans, Bill of materials (BOM), using CATIA V5 R16,

Managed design projects from inception to completion.

Provided estimation for sales on cost for building of tools and fixtures.

Supported Quality, by designing check fixtures and gages, also performing first articles CPK studies and PPAP reports.

Performed continuous process improvement on tools and fixtures.

Developed cost saving methods for manufacturing.

Barron Engineering, Inc. 1987 – 1998

Welder Fitter/Lead

Responsible for fabricating industrial machinery.

Worked with and supported various types of fabricating equipment.

Built prototype from engineering drawings.

Trained new employees to build industrial equipment, and to use fabrication machinery to build industrial equipment.

Designed and built weld fixtures.


Hobson State Technical, 1983-1985

Diploma in Welding/Blueprint

Georgia Perimeter College, 2014- Clarkston, GA

AS Degree

Dekalb Technical College, 2009 Clarkston, GA

Certificate in Industrial Systems Technology


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