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Design Engineer Mechanical

North Charleston, South Carolina, United States
October 22, 2018

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** ***** ********** ** *******/product design and manufacturing primarily as an engineering consultant encompassing aviation, production automation, nuclear and automotive industries. Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability with conceptual or modified design and experienced in all aspects of support operations such as detailing, GD and T, material procurement, specifications, quality control, logistics and testing. Effective communicator in a team environment or on individual assignments.

Notable Projects Include:

- Automated assembly line for Dow/Corning utilizing Bosch conveyors, Fanuc robots and tooling development

- NCR Glove box and internal components for Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (Savannah River Site)

- Mine Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicle (CHEETAH) prototype research and development/ballistics testing

- Boeing C-17 Globe Master AMST and TEPATS maintenance training simulators

- Michelin “Tweel” research and development and TBM tire building machine

- Tenneco/Chrysler Overland Suspension System for Jeep Grand Cherokee and LEAN Manufacturing Team

- Raytheon STARS project Wire Harness Design and Air Traffic Telecom Towers

- Westinghouse Traveler Nuclear Fuel Rod Shipping Container with QA Tooling and Fixtures




ANSI Y14.5, MIL-STD-100, AWS, SAE, ASME, ISO-9001, QS-9000, AS-9100, DOD, DOE, ITAR, OSHA, NQA-1, NEC, TS16949 APQP/PPAP, GD and T


Design Engineer – Kusters Zima-Spartanburg, SC (Aerotek) 6/2017 – Present

Textile industry machine design

Independent Contractor - Various-Upstate and Low Country, SC 3/2015 – 6/2017

Commercial and Residential consulting.

Design Engineer - Michelin MARC-Greenville, SC (D.S.I.) 6/2014 – 3/2015

Machine design and facility layouts for airless tire “Tweel” products.

Production Engineer – Molex-Maumelle, AR (Oxford International) 11/2013 – 5/2014

Work instructions and Fixtures for fabrication of wire harness assemblies.

Drafter – Kaya – Charleston, SC (Eastern Design Services) 9/2012 – 9/2013

Support of mechanical fabrication and electrical detail drawings for Air Traffic Control.

Mechanical Designer – Mid-South Engineering, Cary, NC (Volt Technical) 3/2012 – 9/2012

Machine design of conveyor systems for torrefaction facilities.

Mechanical Designer – Solutia, Martinsville, VA (Day and Zimmerman) 1/2011 – 6/2011

Machine design and upgrade for window film processing equipment. Extraction

carts for winders. Material requisition and management.

Mechanical Designer – URS, Carlsbad, NM (Patriot Technical Consulting) 6/2010 – 12/2010

Test and Inspection equipment design, go/no go gages. Manufacturing Flow Diagrams

Westinghouse Traveler Project. Vantage software for creating work instructions.

Mechanical Designer – Aero Simulation Inc., Tampa, FL (Advantage Technical Resources) 3/2010 – 5/2010

Design, detail and solid modeling of E-2C aircraft flight simulators.

Mechanical Drafter/Detailer – Sealed Air Corp., Duncan, SC (Southern Design Services) 4/2008 – 2/2009

Conveyor Component drawings/sub-assemblies updated to modern CAD format.

Mechanical Design Engineer II – Force Protection Inc., Ladson, SC (Aerotek) 11/2006 – 4/2008

MRAP armored vehicle design. BOM creation and maintenance, ballistic test,

fixture design and build, and material procurement.

Mechanical Designer – Advanced Automation, Greenville, SC (Advanced Tech Resources) 2/2005 – 11/2006

Automated machine design, tooling and fixtures, facility layout, electrical

routing and safety equipment, Bosh conveyor systems, Fanuc robots.

Mechanical Designer/Checker – Shaw Group, Aiken, SC (GD Barri) 1/2004 – 2/2005

MOX NCR Glove box design, European to US standard conversion,

45deg. cask conveyor, pellet crusher, internal storage and transfer system,

lighting interface, drawing checker, ECN’s, structural steel fab and detailing.

Interim Drafter – Atlantic Aero, Greensboro, NC (Aerotek) 10/2003 – 11/2003

Cessna, Piper, Lear engineering design upgrades, FAA documentation.

Industrial-Mechanical Designer – Tenneco, Hartwell, GA (Kelly Services) 10/2002 – 1/2003

Rehired for short term contract assignment.

Electro-Mechanical Designer – AAI/ESI, Summerville, SC (Eastern Design) 11/2000 – 8/2002

C-17 Maintenance Training Simulator design, 3D modeling and 2D detailing for

manufacture, cable diagrams, cooling, lighting, and flight control systems, electrical

schematics, wiring harness design, aircraft HVAC routing.

Independent Consultant – Metal Trades Inc., Hollywood, SC

HVAC duct assembly detailing for fabrication (concurrent with tenure at AAI).

Industrial-Mechanical Designer – Tenneco Automotive, Anderson SC (Manpower Tech) 6/1999 – 11/2000

LEAN/SIX SIGMA Team. OSS/2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee production line,

material procurement, dunnage design and shipping logistics, material control,

facility layout, prototype development, reverse engineering, tech manual creation,

production quality control (FMEA/PPAP), team building.


Designer/Drafter – Michelin North America, Anderson, SC 10/1994 – 6/1999

Designer/Drafter – Ernst Winter, Travelers Rest, SC

Designer/Drafter – Michelin North America, Greenville, SC

Designer/Drafter – Bosch Corporation, Anderson, SC

Drafter – Roberts Systems Inc., Charlotte, NC

Drafter – Dekalb Concrete Company, Toccoa, GA

Designer/Drafter – BASF Fibers Division, Anderson, SC

Designer/Drafter – Quench Press Specialist, Spartanburg, SC

Drafter – Woven Electronics Inc., Simpsonville, SC

Drafter – Bond Automation, Greer, SC


Aviation Structural Mechanic/Supervisor (Campaign Veteran, Honorable Discharge) 7/1989 – 5/1993

US Navy: NAS Miramar, San Diego, CA, and NAF Atsugi, Japan

F-14A Airframes Mechanic: sheet metal fabrication, composite repair, hydraulic system

Trouble shooting, corrosion control, and MIL-STD fluency, Quality Control Inspector


ITT Technical Institute: Associate of Science in Computer Aided Drafting and Design (Valedictorian)

AMS Maintenance Technology: Certificate of Completion in Aviation Mechanic Structures

Trident Technical College: Completion of Boeing Systems/Assembly course

TPM: Certificate of completion Autodesk AutoCAD 2002-2008 Update

Central Texas College: Certificate of Completion in Conversational Japanese

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