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Engineer Design

Bakersfield, CA, 93312
March 06, 2018

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Brandon James Pruski

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Bakersfield, CA 93312

Career Objective:

Self-starter who needs minimal guidance to complete full cycle projects. Hands on engineer who specializes in conceptualization, comprehensive design, and implementation. Responsible and poised in pressure filled situations, with a proven record of good judgment and positive results. Tenacious in the face of adversity with a demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles to complete the job or project. Driven with a natural tendency towards leadership through work ethic.

Work Experience:

Operations Manager/System Engineer (Oct 2015-Present)

Frontier Mechanical Inc

Oversee scheduling and workload for 50+ field employees

Implemented warehouse improvements including warehouse reorganization, fuel tank installation, and inventory tracking software

Develop budgets, create metrics to determine resource efficiency, and find new ideas for cost savings between field and warehouse operations

Plumbing and fire sprinkler design engineer for residential and light commercial projects Launch Engineer Consultant (March 2017-March 2018)

Space Exploration Technologies – Industrial Staffing Services

Review system designs related to HVAC, Water, Nitrogen, and other auxiliary support systems

Develop procedures to increase safety and streamline personnel flow for launch operations

Develop trade to assess vendor submittals for technical consistency and budgetary constraints to ensure projects meet scope, budget, and delivery date

Launch Engineer (Jan 2013-Oct 2015)

Space Exploration Technologies

Lead Engineer for Tanking operations and night shift operations during Cassiope Launch

Responsible engineer for ECS and Nitrogen subsystems

Designed custom ECS systems including a 40 ton portable open loop system

Developed and reviewed procedures for safe pad operations

Graduate Research Assistant (May 2009-Dec 2012)

Texas A&M University

Conducted dynamic stall research at high angle of attack (Leading-Edge Flow Structure of a Dynamically Pitching NACA 0012 Airfoil)

Assisted in various hypersonic research projects (50th AIAA ASM 2012)

Developed wind tunnel infrastructure including piping, support structure, settling chamber, and


Master of Science, Texas A&M University (December 2012)

Aerospace Engineering (Fluid Mechanics)

GPR: 3.6

Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University (December 2010)

Aerospace Engineering, Minor: Mathematics

GPR: 3.7


Computer Languages: Matlab, C++, C, Maple, Java, LabView

Software: SolidWorks, Siemens NX, AutoCAD, TecPlot, Microsoft Office Suite, MS Visio, MS Project

Experienced with piping infrastructure design and installation. P&ID, B31.3

Experienced with data acquisition (Pressure, Temperature, Flow, Force)

Experimental Techniques: Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV), Hotwire Anemometry

Experienced with Budget development and process improvement

Publications and Certifications:

Engineer in Training (EIT)

Leading Edge Flow Structure of a Dynamically Pitching NACA 0012 Airfoil (Pruski, Humble, Bowersox)

Freestream Turbulence Measurements in a Continuously Variable Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (Semper, Pruski, Bowersox)

References available on Request

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