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Design Engineer/Project Engineer

Spring Branch, Texas, 78070, United States
May 26, 2018

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Keith M. Lee

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Spring Branch, Texas, 78070

Project Engineer/Design Engineer 520-***-****


Over 30 years of experience in aerospace design and manufacturing. Proficient in current CAD technology and PDM systems. A background in all levels of integrated assembly design. Experienced in product development, from design concept to manufacturing. Responsible for development of design milestones, resource management planning and tiered customer design reviews. Familiar with ISO 9000 standards and certification process.

SYSTEMS: UG-NX, CATIA, Solid Works, AutoCAD, Pro-E, Teamcenter, SW PDM, Agile, Epic


San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca. 1985


ORBITAL ATK, Promontory, UT 01/17 - present

Design Engineer

Design a variety of tooling assemblies for the manufacture of solid rocket fuel motors. Projects range from simple static weldments to complex mechanical designs with moving parts and multiple product interfaces. Integrate existing legacy dwg data into 3d CAD details and assemblies.

VT DRB, San Antonio, TX 03/14 – 01/17

Project Engineer

Responsible for the design of refurbished and rebranded aircraft interiors for aging fleet aircraft. Duties include defining the incoming aircraft’s current design configuration. Identifying and integrating all previous engineering modifications spanning the life of each aircraft. Develop new design and installation engineering from customer requirements. Combine salvageable parts with new design. Maintain dwg release schedules. Participate in all customer design reviews. Liaison project engineer at off-site completion center during installation.

B/E AEROSPACE, Tucson, AZ 04/07 – 03/14

Sr. Design Engineer

Design of custom, super first class, aircraft environments to include panel design, mechanization, custom IFE design and wire routing. Responsible for the integration of product design and aircraft specific installation requirements. Primary airframe manufacturers include Boeing and Airbus. Participant in all customer design reviews. Airline customers included European, Asia Pacific and Middle East Airlines.

INKON, Tucson, AZ 08/06 – 06/07

Self Employed. Project Manager

Design and construction for home remodeling. Developed engineered plans for city approval and building permit acceptance. Primary contractor coordinating and supervising all sub-contractor work and schedules.

HR TEXTRON, Santa Clarita, CA 06/05 - 09/05

Sr. Design Engineer/Project Engineer

Design and validation of complex gun turret structures for the M1117 Armored Security Vehicle. Develop fully articulated motion scenarios with applied forces for design and material validation.

B/E AEROSPACE, Winston Salem, NC 02/05 - 06/05

Design Engineer

Generate new product models and customer assembly's for seating configurations installed in major commercial aircraft. Update, maintain and migrate legacy data into UG NX2 environment.

CORNERSTONE, Palm Springs, CA. 06/99 - 08/04

Design Engineer

Developed fully engineered plans for custom home builders.

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AEROJET, Sacramento, CA 09/98 - 04/99

Design Engineer

Trained personnel, develop and support Unigraphics GRIP, UFUNC and IMAN custom applications and environment.

EDS -UNIGRPHICS, Cypress, CA 10/96 - 04/97

User Support Engineer

Provide user support for Unigraphics product development and product data management systems (IMAN).

McDONNELL DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT, Long Beach, CA 02/96 - 09/96

Engineering IT Data Manager

Development and maintenance of UGII, IMAN and legacy systems application software (GRIP, UFUNC, ITK, UNIX, MOTIF).

NORTHROP GRUMMAN El Segundo, CA 04/93 - 02/96

Design Engineer, Master Dimension

Design, development and full implementation of engineering, manufacturing and tooling software utilities. Full charge of all electronic data transfer responsibilities in a multi-supplier environment


777 Design Engineer

Design of lower wing skin panels, splice details, access doors, nacelle support fittings and honeycomb retractable wing-tip assemblies & installations. Designed aft wheel well bulkhead, stiffeners, hydraulic and side fittings, support details and top level assemblies.

CHEM-TRONICS, El Cajon, CA 01/85 - 01/91


Developed proprietary “I” beam designs for thin-walled, light weight chemically milled titanium engine casings as well as vectored thrust panels for military applications.

References available upon request.

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