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Mechanical Engineer

Houston, TX
September 24, 2018

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Sean Gum

Houston, Texas • 1-929-***-****

Work Experience – Small business, fitness machine • May 2014 – Present

Sole proprietor, machine design, testing, website design, SEO, blogging/marketing, customer service

ADVANCED PHARMACY – Houston – Mechanical Engineer • Dec 2013 – May 2014

Designing sheet-metal parts (Solidworks); processing ECN’s; interfacing with vendors; assembling and testing designs for a drug packaging machine used in hospitals and hospice environments.

Project type: Sustaining / improvement design engineering.

Project size: Commercial single-use pill packaging machine (perhaps 150) in operation in many States

but not all, due to complex medical regulations.

BAKER HUGHES – Houston – Mechanical Engineer IV • May 2007 – March 2013

Down-hole tools: design (Solidworks); strictly linear FEA (ANSYS); machine drawings (SolidWorks)

Magnetic resonance project (“lightweight cement”): developing designs to overcome extreme EMAT packaging obstacles; responsible for all FEA on all sections of this tool; completing machine drawings; managing machine shops/vendors; assembling and testing.

Project type: Design / prototype engineering.

Project size: I estimate the finished production tools were built to a maximum quantity of 100 to

300 tools (for use worldwide) at a cost of perhaps $200,000 per tool.

Acoustic geophone project (“dropshot”): the sole Mechanical Engineer on the team; designed static tool sections to meet all design requirements and rate the tool for 25ksi & 150 C.

Project type: Design / prototype engineering.

Project size: After 4 years, project neared completion but was canceled by the marketing department.


Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering • December 2006

Senior Design Project: Texas A&M Formula SAE Team 2006

Coursework: Mechanics of Materials, Materials Science, Statics & Dynamics, Dynamics & Vibrations, Principles of Thermo., Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Vehicle Dynamics, Mechanical Design, SolidWorks

Angelina College

Associates Degree in Engineering • May 2004

Associates Degree in Electronics Technology • May 1999

Certification Courses

ANSYS “Intro to Mechanical”, July 2011 (ANSYS 13.0) • GD&T Fundamentals, August 2008

PETEX Petroleum Fundamentals, May 2008 • Solidworks, September 2007

Technical Skills

ANSYS, Solidworks, Matlab, LabVIEW, MS Excel/Word/PPT, C++, x86 assembly language

Personal Interests

Nutrition, Psychology, Philosophy, Financial Markets (Futures & Equities), Cars (car rebuild projects)

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