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Design Engineer Mechanical

Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
August 16, 2018

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David H. Mays


**** ****** ****** ● Melbourne Beach, FL 32951 ● 321-***-**** ● WORK SUMMARY:

• 30 + years experience product design and development experience.

• Developed new products using 2D/3D design software and the update of existing product lines.

• Created robust electronic packaging and PCB for tactical and office environments.

• Interface with multiple electro/mechanical suppliers to ensure both on time and quality products.

• Extensive use of military and CE standards including ASME/ANSI Y14.5, EMI/RFI shielding, and geometric tolerancing. DESIGN SOFTWARE: 2D/3D AutoCAD – 17 yrs; Autodesk Inventor – 17 yrs; SolidWorks – 2 yrs; PTC Pro-E – 2 yrs WORK EXPERIENCE:

2002- present DHM Design Service, LLC Melbourne, Florida, CEO/Senior Design Engineer . 2011 Aerotek Engineering, Melbourne, Florida, Senior Design Engineer. 2002-2007 Keiser University, Melbourne, Florida, CAD Instructor/Adjunct Professor 2001 Confluent RF Systems, Melbourne, Florida, Design Engineer 1997-1998 REMEC, Melbourne, Florida, PCB Designer

1995-1997 Ampro Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, Lead Mechanical/Design Engineer. 1994 Aerotek Engineering, Melbourne, Florida

1980-1994 Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, Mechanical Designer. ELECTRO/ MECHANICAL DESIGN:

• Presented mechanical design concepts to the customers during various engineering reviews.

• Created accurate and complex prototypes, design layouts, and detailed drawings, for cabinets, chassis, brackets, console panels, molded plastic housings, mounts, and cabling.

• Developed innovative, cost effective and robust electronics packaging concepts for large screen video projection systems and multi-layer substrates.

• Generated assembly processes, Bill of Materials, and work orders for the manufacturing of tactical communication shelters and large screen video projection systems.

• Utilized knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing for the creation of sheet metal, aluminum sand castings, and machined parts.

• Implemented design concepts utilizing vibration mounts for complex mechanical packages, test fixtures, and assembly fixtures including the use of various material finishes. MICRO MINIATURE MECHANICAL DESIGN:

• Designed micro miniature kovar housings for multi-chip substrates and chip on glass LCDs.

• Developed concepts for complex mechanical packages, test fixtures, and assembly fixtures.

• Generated documentation for the miniaturized assemblies including design layouts, detailed drawings, and production assembly processes.


• Developed course syllabus based on the requirements defined by the University.

• Taught “Intro to AutoCAD Design” and “Intro to Computers” courses at Keiser University

• Substitute instructor for SolidWorks and 3D design course at Keiser University EDUCATION:

University of Central Florida Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, 2001 Brevard Community College Associate of Science in Computer Aided Design, 1999. Brevard Community College Associate of Arts, 1994.

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