Over ** years of cumulative experience in engineering field:
Mechanical Engineer specializing in mechanical systems design and integration. Expert in CATIA V5 Computer Aided Design program. Experienced with Pro-Engineer/Creo, SolidWorks, and Autodesk Fusion. Proficient in Microsoft Office productivity applications.
Commissioned and tested building automation systems for individual buildings and campus (multiple building) applications.
Authored and edited Job Guides for the operation, repair and sub-system re-test of aerospace and automotive equipment.
Qualified in the operation, supervision, and maintenance of naval nuclear power plants, performed radiation surveys, monitored and tracked engineering department exposure to ionizing radiation.
Prior SECRET security clearance, last active end of 2016.
MECHANICAL ENGINEER, NORTHROP GRUMMAN AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
San Diego, CA; May 2007 to October 2016
Mechanical designer and physical systems integrator for the Global Hawk System. Experienced in air vehicle equipment configuration, vehicle lines design and installation, system integration and testing. Developed, and presented, training material on Design to Cost and Design for Manufacturing/Assembly processes.
Member of BACN-Global Hawk (EQ-4B) retrofit effort. Deputy lead physical integration designer from initial feasibility studies, architecture definition, detailed design, production, and system test. Recognized for outstanding achievement in Engineering by the Engineers Council in 2011.
Co-Inventor of “Universal Payload Adapter” (UPA). UPA is a physical modification to the Global Hawk aircraft, enabling the physical integration of new mission capabilities while retaining compatibility with existing payloads carried by the Global Hawk aircraft.
Authored Interface Control Documents for new payloads for the Global Hawk System. Authored Specification Documents for Optical Windows as part of a payload integration project. Assigned as deputy lead design engineer on multiple payload integration activities.
SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN II, JOHNSON CONTROLS
San Diego, CA; May 2005 to May 2007
Commercial HVAC Controls Technician. Performed initial system programming, calibration, commissioning, and customer acceptance testing on building automation systems.
TECHNICAL WRITER / TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS AIDE
San Diego, CA; June 2001 to August 2003
Authored and edited Job Guides for the operation, repair, and sub-system re-test for the Global Hawk System. Guides were developed from source engineering data (2D Component and Equipment Installations drawings), meetings with sub-system responsible engineers, Global Hawk System specifications, USAF requirements, and military and aerospace standards.
MACHINIST MATE, SUBMARINE NUCLEAR POWER, UNITED STATES NAVY
Various Duty Stations; March 1995 to June 2001
Qualified in the operation, supervision, and maintenance of naval nuclear power plants. Job rating as Machinist Mate, Nuclear Power: Operated, maintained, and repaired reactor, main propulsion, and engineering auxiliary equipment, Qualified as submarine engine room supervisor (mechanical). Honorably discharged as a senior enlisted petty officer (E6).
Additional training as Engineering Laboratory Technician: Performed steam plant and reactor plant water purity analysis, performed radiation surveys, monitored and tracked engineering department exposure to ionizing radiation. Prepared engineering department and shipboard training on radiological emergency management, radiological system maintenance, and health physics.
B.S. Mechanical Engineering – San Diego State University (2008)
Emphasis on mechatronic systems design, PLC programming, electronics, mechanism design, and product design and development.
A.A. Engineering Transfer Studies – San Diego City College (2005)
Degree in general studies with emphasis on lower level general engineering coursework and Vertical CNC Mill programming.
Manufacturing Applications – Grossmont Adult School (2018)
Fundamentals of Manufacturing – Grossmont Adult School (2015)
Project Management Applications – Grossmont Adult School (2015)
Project Management Fundamentals - Grossmont Adult School (2015)
Dale Carnegie Course for Success – Dale Carnegie Institute (2014)
Systems Engineering for Aerospace Professionals –Caltech (2011)
Engineering Metasys Extended Architecture Systems – JCI (2007)