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Houston, Texas, United States
February 20, 2018

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Twenty-five plus years’ experience in drafting and design for related fields such as; Electrical, Machine, Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Piping, Military Naval Vessels, Architectural, and Product design, design/drafting, layout, and 3D modeling. Six years of experience in piping, piping structure, and skid design. Twelve years’ experience in structural drafting and design, skid structures with pipe, square tubing and steel plate. Two years of facilities equipment relocation design and project management. Four years Instrument design and control systems experience. Eight years’ experience in Architectural commercial and residential design drafting. 10 years of custom home design. Ten years Technical Illustration and design/drafting in the aerospace industry, door-lock industry, oil service industry, along with private client product design.


A diversely experienced senior 3D design professional with a proven background as a dependable aggressive worker with a "can do" attitude. Excels in focusing intense creativity and skill development on challenging and time sensitive CAD projects.


Completed Industrial and product designs including 3D model designs, and 2D drafting for private clients for charity iPhone 6 cases, and product design prototype 3D designs for HPE Synergy & Hyper-V servers for private client.


Proficient in CAD software such as; AutoCAD v2.5-2017 2D/3d with Extensive 3D Modeling background and capabilities Computer Vision Personal Designer and CV4X-3D Auto Trol Series 7000-K Hewlett Packard Design Applicon Bravo Designer & Modeling Training in, CADworx Piping Design SolidWorks 2D/3D, v2008-2015 Autodesk Inventor 2D/3D, v2010-2012 Training in, PDMS Piping Design Navisworks experience Knowledge in Revit Architecture and Structure, along with BIM & MEP.

Proficient in window-based software such as; Microsoft Office; Word, Power Point, Excel, Visio, Outlook, along with Adobe Acrobat, Reader and PDF writer.


Twenty-five plus years of experience working through contracting agencies, and direct hire, in CAD 3D modeling, design, and 2D drafting for a wide variety of major national and international engineering and manufacturing companies. Industries served include US manufacturing companies, aerospace, petro-chem, Subsea, deep-sea, on and offshore petroleum exploration, deep water applications, Military Naval Vessels, Residential & Commercial Architectural, DOD Architectural service companies, and Institutional Architecture such as Elementary, High schools, and Correctional facilities, recreational insulated storage, industrial controls and scanners, along with international work experience.

NNS-Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - Shipbuilding

Sr Structural Designer 3 // Newport News, VA // Sept 2016-Jun 2017 // Thru NSC Technologies, Inc., Portsmouth, VA

Development of AutoCAD structural drawings for Naval Vessels such as the George Washington-CVN 73 & the John C. Stennis-CVN 74 Aircraft Carriers. Marine design, layout, extensive 3D modeling and detail drafting of ship structures, bulkheads, and component foundation systems. Modifying existing ship designs, and involved in design studies to develop ideas to improve existing vessel structures. Involved with gathering of information, studies, computing material weight calculations. Prepare rough design layouts, sketches, or proposals to present to project managers, or lead designers. Use of Intelligent Ships Installation Drawing (ISID) system, and use of Mil-Specs and military standards. AutoCAD Release 2016 & 2017 used for both 2D drafting, and layout, along with 3D design and modeling. Security Clearance: (Confidential)

Saipem America, Inc.

Sr Civil Designer // Houston, TX // Apr 2014-Jun 2016

Design, layout, 3D modeling and drafting support for engineering projects and proposals. Worked with project managers and Engineers to develop technical concepts into workable equipment and system configurations. Both on transportation vessels, and for offshore pipeline installations. Responsibilities; Develop detailed mechanical/structural/electrical engineering designs (where applicable). Created 3D models, 2D conceptual layouts. Interface with engineers, clients, and vendors on design specifications. Developed assemblies and detailed drawings from approved models and layouts. Checked other drawings/designs for accuracy. Design and drafting experience in layouts for rigging, lift equipment, slings containment & tie-downs along with off-loading systems. Proficient in 3D using AutoCAD and/or Solid Works. Thorough understanding of drafting procedures and layouts. Experience in ROV Tooling, Subsea Equipment, and understanding of offshore operations and transportation of equipment. AutoCAD Release 2014/2015 used for both 2D drafting, and layout, along with extensive 3D design and modeling.

TSI Turn-Key Specialists, Inc.

Sr Civil Designer // Houston, TX // Sept 2013-Apr 2014

Design, layout, 3D modeling and detailing using I-beams, tubular-steel, angle, channel, and piping for steel structures. Design of electrical-conduit tray supports, concrete pile, pier, and custom horizontal concrete pipe foundation supports. 3D modeling design and detailing of cable trays, including both steel structural members and concrete support foundations. Concrete foundation, slab, and rebar layout design and detailing. AutoCAD 2D, extensive 3D modeling of designs along with detailing. AutoCAD Release 2013 used for both 2D drafting, and layout, along with 3D design and modeling.

Oceaneering International, Inc.

Sr Designer // Houston, TX // Feb 2013-Sept2013

Design, layout, 3D modeling and drafting participation on parts for Deep water applications such as; the Multiplex BOP Control System, Oceaneering 68 Line Conventional Control Pod, the pod can be utilized in deep-water and with large control volume BOPs, The 56 Line Conventional Control Pod, The Hydraulic Pumping Unit (HPU), Diverter Control Unit, and Bladder accumulators. SolidWorks 3D modeling of most designs while some design and drafting work completed with AutoCAD. SolidWorks Release 2011-2012 used for both 2D drafting, and layout, along with 3D design and modeling. AutoCAD 2011-2012 used for some 2D design drafting and components.

SPX-Clydeunion Pumps, Inc. Clydeunion S&N Pumps, Inc. S&N Pump Co, Inc.

Sr Principal Designer // Houston, TX // Apr 2010-Feb 2013

Design, layout, 3D modeling and drafting of deep water pumps, pump shrouds, and large reel structures for a variety of pumping solutions, offshore structures and vessels. Highlights of some design areas; Re-design of company's 6"/8” 150' and 200' single/double hose with pump, manual and automated deployed reel systems. Design and detailing of weighted pump shrouds. Layout and re-design of in-house hose and piping pressure testing pit system. Multiple designs of wooden hose transport reels for shipping new and replacement hoses to clients. Designing of metal shipping crate for large and small pumps. 3D AutoCAD modeling of all designs for function and fit issues. AutoCAD Release 2011-2012 used for both 2D design, layout and drafting, along with 3D design and modeling. Autodesk Inventor 2011-2012 used for some 3D design components. Developed and assisted with implemented company drafting standards, and re-design company drawing formats for S&N Pump Co/Clydeunion S&N Pump/SPX-Clydeunion Pumps, Inc. Involved with fabrication, material, hardware and welding specifications implemented or facilitated on all reel designs. Drawing file storage and management and design for drafting department.

MCS – Advanced Subsea Engineering Solutions, Inc.

Sr Designer // Houston, TX // Aug 2005-May 2009

Design layout and drafting of surface, subsea infrastructure, pipeline layout for the offshore oil and gas industry. Highlights of some design areas; Compliant piled tower layout, Production Skids, Subsea Plets and Plems layouts, Riser guide design, modifying Flow sheets, Chain Catcher design, piping Spools, Expansion-loops, I-tubes, riser and clamp layout and drafting, also piping layouts and routes. 3D AutoCAD modeling of Compliant piled tower, expansion loops, risers and u-bends for function and fit issues. AutoCAD Release 2007-2008 used for both 2D design, layout and drafting, along with 3D design and modeling. Solid Works 2007-2008 used for 3D design. Highlights of project were Tombua Landana Compliant Piled Tower, Don SW and West Don project, Mexsub International project, and the Van Gogh project. Work experience overseas assisting with completion of time sensitive 3D design projects, and training drafting staff at overseas offices in AutoCAD 3D modeling tips and techniques. Developed and implemented company drafting standards, and drawing border formats.

Stolt Offshore, Inc.

Piping/Mechanical Designer // Houston, TX // May 2001-Aug 2005

Design layout and drafting of surface, subsea, and vessel infrastructure for the offshore oil and gas industry. Design and drafting of structural units for Platforms, Caissons, modifying Flow sheets, Pipeline layout, pipe spool layout and design, pipes from 6” to 42”. 3D modeling with AutoCAD of pipe-lay Stinger, Pig layout, Skid design, and many other projects. Production Skids, Subsea Plets and Plems layouts, piping support structures design using AutoCAD Release 2000i-2005 for design, along with 2D drafting and layout with extensive 3D-modeling duties.

Texas Instruments, Inc.

Project Manager/ Facilities Planner // Stafford, TX // May 2000-May 2001 // Thru Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., Houston, TX

Facilities infrastructure manufacturing area equipment planning, design and layout, fieldwork, and drawing of production areas including proposals of new and renovated areas of plant. Routing layout of 6”-42” exhaust pipe air flow systems. Using AutoCAD Release 13-2000. Security Clearance: (Confidential)


BS Degree Industrial Education Area Exploration Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

AS Degree Drafting & Design Technology Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

2-Year Diploma Machine Design/Drafting Montgomery Co. Vocational, Mt. Sterling, KY

Certificate AutoCAD Design Brookhaven College, Carrollton, TX

Certificate Spanish (year-1) Berlitz School of Languages, Dallas, TX

Certificate PDMS-Beginning Pipe Design Cad Centre, Houston, TX

Certificate PDMS-Advanced Pipe Design Cad Centre, Houston, TX

24 Credit HRS Pre-Professional Houston Community College, Houston, TX

12 Credit HRS Industrial Design Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Certificate Inventor 10 Professional Fundamentals Total Cad Systems, Houston, TX

Certificate SolidWorks 2008 Essentials Design Texas Engineering Systems, Houston, TX

Here is a Dropbox link to a few of my designs and drawing models:

Michael Robinson


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