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SolidWorks Drafting & Modeling

United States
$30 - $35 per hour
September 30, 2018

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Sam A. McCown



Supervised professional data management of multiple design engineers simultaneously. Established procedures for a smooth and timely revision of models and drawings when design changes were implemented.

Created large assembly drawings with detailed bill of materials and exploded views. Familiar with assigning material specifications and mechanical properties to 3-D models to ensure proper density and accurate weight estimates. Creation of detailed models and drawings to support manufacturing including machined components cast and forged components and purchased components.

Able to reverse engineer a product in exact detail and supply a fully comprehensive drawing to ensure accurate duplication of machined parts.

Familiar with ANSI &ASTM standards to generate raw material requirements and document control such as PDM database file management.

Engineering change procedures and highly detailed bills of materials.

Additional five years’ experience as a Quality Control Inspector and Department Manager.

High proficiency with all precision measuring tools. Including Computerized Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) and Faro Arm certified.

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel for documentation procedures.


Certified SolidWorks Associate: 15 years’ experience.

Precision Mechanical Drafting and Design.

PDM file management and PDM Super User.

Project Management.

Geometric dimensioning and tolerance expertise.

Certified Faro Arm CMM Operator – Coordinates Measuring Machine.

Fully trained in all PMI precision measuring instruments.

Manufacturing support.

Written and verbal communication skills.

Time management skills.

Microsoft Word and Excel.

IGEMS software user & trainer: Creating CNC Code for sheet metal cutting.


Designed and created detailed manufacturing drawings and models for a Centrifugal Pump Flow Test Unit at Forum Energy Technologies.

Designed minor oil field product tools and test fixtures.

Created interactive 3-D model of entire manufacturing plant, to scale with Movable components to help manufacturing optimize space usage and Increase efficiency in lean manufacturing techniques.

PDM administrator for controlled engineering documents such as drawings, models and material specifications.

Self-taught CNC code writer for IGEMS software water jet machine.

Designed multiple conveyors and machined components.


Draftsman, 3-D Model SolidWorks Designer

Steelhead Inc. 2015 to 2018

SolidWorks 3-D Modeling & Drafting.

PDM style file management for multiple engineers.

CNC code writer for IGEMS software

Water bottling machine design

Draftsman, 3-D Model SolidWorks Designer

Baker Hughes S.P.D - Forum Energy Technologies 2000 to 2015

SolidWorks 3-D Modeling & Drafting.

Technical Drawings: Large Assemblies, Machining, Castings, Forgings.

PDM File Management Super User for multiple engineers.

Quality Control Manager.

Certified Faro Arm CMM Operator.

International shipping and receiving supervisor.

Fork lift operator and Certification Specialist.

Bar & Restaurant Server, Supervisor and Manager

Multiple Establishments 1991 to 1999

Payroll, shift scheduling, Inventory Specialist

Weekly alcohol and food procurement.

New employee training and management.


To obtain full time employment in an innovative engineering department.

To assist engineering staff with new designs, revisions and lean manufacturing techniques. To support engineering staff by creating and documenting 3-D model revisions & detailed technical drawings.

Also willing to start in any department: Manufacturing, Quality Control, or other.


Northeast Lakeview College

4.0 GPA

Recipient of multiple scholarships

Continuing Education

Attend SolidWorks seminars and roll outs annually to keep up with software changes and expert drafting practices.


Founder of the B.O.C. Men’s Group: Volunteer Charity Home Restoration Service.


Sohaib Anwer

Forum Energy Technologies Inc.

Engineering Manager


Red Mathieu

CTG Consultant & Sales Representative

Engineering Manager


Jeremy Buller

Steelhead Inc.

Engineering Manager


Bennie Caruso

Construction Foreman

Caruso Contracting Inc.



Jennifer Caruso


Robert Scott McCown


Scotty Lee Turner


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