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Mechanical Engineer

Redondo Beach, CA, 90278
October 31, 2018

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Tyler B. Smith

Address: **** ****** ***. ******* ***** CA, 90278 (willing to relocate)


Phone: 310-***-****

Career Objective: Seeking an entry level position that utilizes my knowledge and will mature my skills as an engineer.

Education:Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering December 2017 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Skills: Proficient in Solidworks, Matlab, FEMap/Nastran, Excel/VBA, GD&T, Machine shop equipment (mill, lathe, drill press, table saw, planer, various hand tools), Woodwork, Beersmith

Experience:PID Controller Project February - March 2017

● Designed a closed loop system that transfers power from light bulbs through solar panels to run a motor rotating a plywood disk

● Made an equivalent circuit that describes the system

● The feedback was multiplied by the addition of the proportional, integrative, and derivative constants

● Used Arduino to supply variable wattage to the light bulb

● Used an encoder to read the rotational speed of the disk Designed and Built In Line Flowmeter February - March 2017

● Used Arduino code to record measurements

● Custom parts were modeled in Solidworks then 3D printed

● Rotary encoder made from IR Transistor

Nastran modeling of layflat collector November - December 2016

● Designed the frame for an implement that can pick up HDPE piping (layflat)

● Modeled the frame in FE Map

● Tested the model for a worst case scenario for use, and confirmed results with hand calculations

Thermally insulated pipe flow design February - March 2016

● Planned the placement of pump along a stretch of over 100,000ft over a variable elevation

● Designed the types of pumps along with the fitting necessary at the stations

● Calculated the heat loss and head loss for a variety of pipe choices

● Chose heating stations and their placement along the path, to ensure the water will not freeze under a prespecified air temperature and speed

Work: Maintenance Associate, Armstrong Garden Inc. February 2018 - Current

● Insure the viability of the products and assist in sales. Spadra Farm Hand, Cal Poly Pomona June 2015-September 2017

● Maintain irrigation of groves, vineyards, and pastures.

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