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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Tulsa, OK, 74129
October 16, 2018

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Christopher A. McNair

**** ***** **** **** ****** Tulsa, OK 74129 PH: 918-***-**** •

Mechanical Engineer

To get a growth oriented position in a reputed company where my skills can be utilized for improvement and success of the company and myself. I am a detail -oriented, highly motivated engineer with years of experience leading major projects and developing innovative processes. Proven ability to excel in cross -functional product design in collaboration with multidisciplinary departments. Instrumental in improving efficiency and decreasing costs. Trains and supervises employees with a hands-on approach to manufacturing and troubleshooting.

Committed to the highest standards of quality control with a focus on innovative modeling and consistent experimental analysis. Seeking new challenges within an industry leading professional organization. Works independently with minimal guidance and enjoys contributing as part of a team. High technical proficiency in programming and design.

Core Strengths/Technical Skills

• 3D (Computer Aided Design) CAD

• Proficient with Solidworks

• Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

• Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

• Engineering Product Data management Software (EPDM)

• Proficient with Microsoft Office

• Proficient with AutoCAD

• Pro-E CREO Computer Aided Design Software

• Create Blueprints Using CAD


• Convert Basic Design Information and Requirements Into Working Drawings

• Read and Interpret Drawings and Specifications

• Understand Diagrams, Drafts, Flow-Charts, and Other Information and Documents

• Sound Knowledge of Engineering Fundamentals

• Knowledgeable of Machining and Fabrication

• Identify Potential Design Improvements

• Troubleshoot and Solve Problems

• Develop and Test Prototypes

• Test Building Materials

• Analyze Test Results and Adjust Design if Needed

• Research Materials for Future Design Opportunities and Usage

• Recommend Modifications for Design Improvements and Simplification

• Assist with Field and Manufacturing Problems

• Project Management

• Develop Project Scope and Timeline

• LEAN Methodologies

• Provide Cost Estimates for Materials, Equipment, and/or Labor

• Oversee Project Manufacturing Process

• Prepare Designs and Estimates

• Product Validation Experience

• Write and Maintain Operating Procedures and Standards

• Mathematics

• Communication

• Ability to Work Under Pressure

• Decision Making

• Proactive and Willing to Take on New Challenges

• Time Management

• Self-motivated

• Conflict Resolution

• Leadership

• Adaptability

• Teamwork

• Creativity

Professional Experience

Mechanical Engineer

M&A Contracting, (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA)

09/2016 - 08/2017

Senior Mechanical Engineer overseeing multiple modification, redesign and new construction projects for residential and commercial construction.

Mechanical Engineer

Field Aerospace, (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA)

12/2015 - 06/2016

• Design and placement of components requiring Structural Modification

• Design and modification of aircraft outer mold line

• Created assembly and layout drawings using SolidWorks 2014.

• Performed stress calculations and flow analysis to validate engineering modifications

• Developed High Fidelity Computational Fluid Dynamics and FEA Schedule

Aerodynamic Design and Structural Modification of the following components:

• Lower Fuselage Fairing (Canoe)

• LOS Directional Radar

• Upper Fuselage Radome

• ELINT Antennas

• Tail-cap Radome

• COMMINT System and related antennas

• LOROP Interior Workstations


• Side Scan Radar

• Interior Equipment Racks

• EOIR Ball Turret Cameras

• WBLOS Radar

Engineering (PM) Program Manager B2A Spirit (Hydraulic Reservoirs)

Northrop Grumman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA)

10/2015 - 12/2015

• Developed (SOW) Statement of Work

• Developed (IMS) Integrated Master Schedule

• Primary point of contact between customer and contractors

• Developed budget allocation and tracked program costs

• Reviewed Engineering Design

• Managed staffing and successful performance of team members

Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer

Choctaw Defense (McAlester, Oklahoma, USA)

11/2014 - 09/2015

• Played key role in designing (FSB) Field Service Body for the (USN) United States Navy

• Created assembly and layout drawings using SolidWorks 2014.

• Performed data analysis and provided recommendations to achieve structural integrity and safe operations.

• Designed and Prepared specifications of electrical systems and line drawings to ensure that installation and operations conformed to DOD standards and customer requirements.

• Managed detail BOM and Costs for (FSB) Field Service Body.

CEO, CTO, Senior Engineer

Attopilot International LLC (Moore, Oklahoma, USA)

07/2006 - 11/2014

• 11 years’ experience in identifying design requirements and developing solutions.

• Developed conceptual layout and design of Unmanned aircraft systems from product specifications using SolidWorks, 3D modeling CAD software.

• Built functional prototypes of products, components and mechanisms.

• Prepared conceptual designs and specifications, including hands-on fabrication, material and performance validation.

• Performed data analysis and provided recommendations while achieving the highest level of operational efficiency with the use of SolidWorks (FEA) Finite Element Analysis in conjunction with SolidWorks FloWorks (CFD) Computational Fluid Dynamics software.

• Coordinated technical development, scheduling and problem solving for engineering design and test problems.

• Specified system components and directed product modifications to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.

• Coordinated all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication and operation of product designs.

• Planned and evaluated results of analysis, modeling and experiments.

• Developed and completed testing of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.

• 11 years of industry experience.

• 8 years of executive experience.

• Managed a staff of 23 people.

Research and Development Manager, Chief Test Pilot

(IWA) Internal Wing Aircraft Technologies, INC, (Yukon, Oklahoma, USA)

02/2002 - 04/2007

• 5 years’ experience in identifying design requirements and developing solutions with extensive R&D builds.

• Developed conceptual layout and design of Unmanned aircraft from desired product specifications using

SolidWorks 3D modeling and CAD software.

• Served as Chief test Pilot for all aircraft designs researched.

Project Installation Manager

Spectrum Design Group Inc, (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA)

06/2001 - 09/2007

• Installed Professional Audio, Video, and Lighting systems in Arenas, Stadiums, schools and Churches for production and broadcast.

• Prepared Installation drawings, rack layouts, and wire line drawings for equipment arrangements and space allocation using AutoCAD 2000 – 2007

AMH, Aircraft Mechanic

United States NAVY, (San Diego, California, USA)

07/1998 - 09/2000

Served on the USS Constellation, CV-64

Mechanic on the following Aircraft:

F/A-18, F-14D, EA-6B


University of Oklahoma (Norman, Oklahoma, USA

MSAE Master of Science Aerospace Engineering

BSME Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering

2004 – 2009

Areas of Study:

ENGR 1112, Intro. to Engineering

AME 2103, Interactive Engineering Design Graphics

ENGR 1001, Engineering Computing

PHYS 2524, General Physics for Engineering & Science Majors (Core II)

ENGR 2113, Rigid Body Mechanics

ENGR 2213, Thermodynamics

ENGR 2313, Structure & Properties of Materials

AME 2303, Design & Manufacturing Processes

AME 2533, Dynamics

ENGR 2613, Electrical Science

AME 3112, Solid Mechanics Lab

AME 3143, Solid Mechanics I

AME 3153, Fluid Mechanics

ENGR 3723, Numerical Methods for Engineering Computation

AME 3122, Heat Transfer & Fluid Mechanics Lab

AME 3173, Heat Transfer

PHYS 3223, Modern Physics for Engineers

AME 3353, Design of Mechanical Components and Thermal-Fluid Systems

AME 3253, Aerodynamics

AME 3272, Wind tunnel Laboratory

AME 3523, Aerospace Structural Analysis

AME 4163, Principles of Engineering Design

AME G4193, Introduction to Computer-Aided Design

AME 4273, Aerospace Vehicle Design I

AME G4362, Experimental Stress Analysis

AME 4373, Aerospace Vehicle Design II

AME G4383, Control Systems

AME G4832, Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials

Partech Composites (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Advanced Composite Technician

Areas of Study:

Composite Tooling Design & Advanced part layup

• - CLM-1 Hand lay-up & Mould Preparation

• - CLM-2 Plug/Pattern & Mould Construction

• - CMT-1 Vacuum Bagging techniques & Resin infusion processes



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