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Mechanical Engineering Engineer

Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Posted:
March 22, 2018

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Kyle W Walters

ac4wkd@r.postjobfree.com

719-***-****

linkedin.com/in/kyle-walters

SUMMARY

My passion for creating innovative solutions to challenging problems has led me to develop a unique skill-set in hands-on prototyping, manufacturing, and design while leading work, school, and personal groups to success. I demonstrate flexibility, resourcefulness, the ability to learn quickly, as well as excellent interpersonal communication skills learned while living in Spain, Mexico, and Brazil and gaining fluency in Spanish and Portuguese.

EDUCATION

• University of Colorado at Boulder, School of Engineering December 2017

• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) with EIT certification - 3.67 GPA

• Spanish minor with focus in international business

DESIGN ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Led Senior Design team to 4th place of 27 teams with 5,500 MPG (equivalent) in the 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon

• Designed and manufactured a 1-person, manned, battery-electric vehicle

• Used physical prototypes and SolidWorks Simulations to design and optimize vehicle for weight and strength

• Gained experience with full product cycles from prototype development to production, testing, validation

• Personally designed and manufactured the drop-outs and rear brake system to withstand high stresses

• Prepared, read, analyzed, interpreted, and implemented technical and manufacturing documents

• Innovated novel drill sleeve, based on user-feedback to prototypes to assist drill users to drive screws

• Won 2-person, drill-powered vehicle competition against 20 engineering teams as technical coordinator

• Designed and simulated frame in SolidWorks then personally fabricated parts and welded frame

• $250 budget, 50lb max weight with size restrictions; completed the 1/4 mile inclined track in under 2 minutes

• Designed and built a droplet-impact photography device in mechanical engineering independent study

• Led Freshman Projects group designing and building an engineering module for children which demonstrates the energy consumption of incandescent and fluorescent bulbs by powering each with a crank

WORK EXPERIENCE

• Mechanical Engineering Intern - Applied Flow Technology: Colorado Springs, CO Jan 2018 - Present

• Created and implemented help manual style guide while learning AFT pipe-modeling software

• Worked to eliminate bugs and improve features in new software release

• Founder and Head Builder/Designer - Colorado Ski Chairs: Boulder, CO May 2014 - Dec 2017

• Handcrafted custom furniture based on client specifications using retired ski equipment

• Experimented with new jigs to increase fabrication efficiency and decrease costs

• Research and Development Intern - UEFA Comercial Ltda: Sao Paulo, Brazil May 2017 - August 2017

• Led research and development into new wire and cable manufacturing machines

• Opened new supply chains and sourced new materials and machines

• PADI Divemaster Intern - Divemaster Internships: Cozumel, Mexico May 2013 - July 2013

• Practiced leadership in high-pressure environments, first-aid, and customer relations

• Engineering Intern - Applied Flow Technology: Colorado Springs, CO Feb 2012 - July 2012

• Resolved data migration, integration, and cleansing issues in Salesforce

Other Skills

• 3D CAD: SolidWorks (Certified Associate)

• Matlab, Mathematica, EES, LabView

• C++, Python, Java

• AFT Fathom and Impulse: Fluid Dynamic Simulation Tool

• Data acquisition (DAQ) and analysis

• Arduino microcontrollers

• Microsoft Office and Sales Force

• Electric automotive design and manufacture

• Time and project management experience

• Electrical circuits and BLDC controller understanding

• Metal and wood shop experience

• MIG and TIG welding, CNC mill and lathe, etc.

• Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

• International business courses and experience

• Mechanical component design



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