Four years experience designing and building platforms and devises used for medical research and animal testing. Four years experience teaching college level hydraulic/pneumatic systems. 24 years of military leadership, professionalism, punctuality and maintenance experience.
Computer Aided Design and Solidworks
Software: Microsoft Word / PowerPoint / Excel
Hydraulic / Pneumatic Systems
Fork lift qualified 2K, 5K, 10K and 20K Electric and diesel powered
20K military crane qualified
Created custom Focused Ultrasound fixtures for five different medical research facilities.
Designed and built a 32 coil Alternating Magnetic Frequency(AMF) system capable of performing simultaneous bio-film induction heating tests on stainless steel rings.
Developed a five coil system for bio-film testing on live mice using AMF induction heating
Designed and created a custom flow cell for observing real time induction heating effects on bio-films by microscope
Built aluminum frames for a 3D motion device to be used in precision medical ultrasound
Organized over 10K laboratory items by drawer, shelf and cabinet and entered them into a searchable Excel data base
University of Texas Southwestern
Research Assistant/Machinist • Dallas, TX 2/14 – Current
Create fixtures and prototypes for Induction Heating, MRI, and ultrasound testing using machine shop equipment and 3D printing. Incorporate feedback from scientific staff to improve these fixtures/devices. Develop systems and checklists to ensure efficient setup of experiments. Assist in the setup of experiments at the MRI, and in the Alternating Magnetic Frequency lab. Develop setups, fixtures, and devices to facilitate scientific experiments for preclinical studies.Develop and execute service schedules for equipment in the lab (degasser, hydrophone tank, motion stage, small animal ultrasound system), and organize and maintain a system for tracking electronic and mechanical supplies in the lab
Personally acknowledged in 2 technical journals and 2 medical journals for creating research test fixtures
Personally designed and created over 100 different fixtures and devices used in thousands of repeatable experiments
Richland College DCCCD
Adjunct Professor • Dallas, TX 02/14 – Current
Teaching Basic Manufacturing, drill press, knee mill, lathe, drill/tap and Pneumatic/Hydraulics. I also maintain and service all the electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic test equipment for Richland College
National Institute for Metalworking Skills certified instructor
Security officer • Dallas, TX 09/10 – 01/14
Provided physical security and safety checks for numerous high profile companies to include Sprint, Halliburton, Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group
Selected as Securitas Security Guard of the quarter Mar-May 2011 for hard work and diligence at the job
Worked part time while attending college full time.
US Air Force
Missile Maintenance Analysis Supervisor • Barksdale AFB, LA 11/06 – 07/10
Supervised the Cruise Missile Maintenance Analysis shop. Tracked all maintenance, parts and testing for 800+ AMG-86 Cruise Missiles. Provided real time testing analysis and research data for electronic test faults. Provided real time updates for maintenance and personnel scheduling.
Supervised the conversion of 30 years of paper records to a searchable digital database
Scheduled and supervised the safe shipment of over 600 nuclear warheads and cruise missiles
Elect/mech Maintenance Team Chief • BarksdaleAFB, LA 08/00 – 11/06
Supervised and led Electrical/Mechanical Technicians as a team performing electrical testing and component replacement on AGM-86 and AGM-129 Cruise Missiles. Led teams in explosive ordinance replacement, missile fuel/defueling, JP-8 fuel set maintenance, and Technical Instruction verification. Supervised and performed forklift and hoist hazardous operations.
Maintained nuclear certifications on over 300 maintenance tasks
Personally chosen to lead $6 million dollar fuel set replacement and upgrade
Richland College DCCCD
Associates Degree Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering December 2013
Graduated with a 3.7 GPA
Community College of the Air Force
Electrical Mechanical Technician Minuteman Missile Electrical Cert
USAF Senior NCO Academy
Senior NCO Leadership certificate Leadership skills
National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Measurement, Materials & Safety
National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Drill Press Skills
National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Milling 1
National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Job Planning Benchwork & Layout
National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Lathe 1