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Aerospace Design Engineer

Oakville, ON, Canada
November 12, 2018

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Arash Amin

Oakville, ON, L*M *X* • +1-289-***-**** •

Aerospace Engineer

Aviation engineering career, with strong history of innovation and success.

Aerospace engineer with extensive experience in the design, construction, and testing of prototype aircraft and aviation systems. Highly capable of coordinating cross-functional engineering teams, orienting departments towards project goals and deadlines. Detail-oriented problem solver adept in the analysis of equipment integrity and identification of risk potential.

Risk Assessment • Air/Ground Incident Analysis • CFD Simulations

Root Cause Analysis • Data Evaluation • Design Optimization



SolidWorks, CATIA V5, ANSYS Fluent, SolidWorks Flow Simulation, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office


Aerospace Engineer (2012 - Present)

Solarship Inc, Brantford, ON

Oversee project development to ensure the proper management of design tasks to achieve project delivery goals and sound engineering integrity. Drive teams to achieve quality, scheduling and budgetary goals. Coordinate with cross-functional engineering teams during prototyping and production phases to design innovative prototype technologies. Investigate equipment failures by reviewing test flight performance data of prototype aircraft to identify potential improvements. Address emerging mechanical failures through utilization of proven diagnostic techniques.

Key Achievements:

Designed hybrid solar-powered aircraft, providing unique solution to delivery of necessary cargo to cut-off places.

Built and tested solar-powered aerostat designed to provide wireless internet connections to remote areas.

Established widely-used Flight Safety Program, ensuring adherence to safety regulations.

Aircraft Accident & Investigation Specialist (2008 - 2011)

HOMA Iranair Airline, Tehran, IR

Reviewed flight data to identify potential risk areas, hazards and accident causes. Analyzed operational performance, structural integrity, safety, and risk areas for a fleet of 60 aircraft. Ensured compliance to safety regulations through internal audits of engineering and maintenance departments.

Key Achievements:

As an active member of the flight safety program, improved workplace and environmental safety by developing widely-used Safety Management System.

Implemented systematic methods of hazard identification and risk mitigation, reducing accident and incident rates by 25% across the board.

Investigated Boeing 727-200 accident at Urmieh using incident analysis techniques to diagnose potential causes and develop preventative measures for future operations.

Automotive Engine Test Cell Engineer (2007 - 2008)

IPCO, Tehran, IR

Oversaw optimization of engine performance through rigorous testing and analysis of various qualities including engine durability, cooling, ventilation and oil aeration/separation. Supported the development of key projects, aiding engineering teams in the creation and production of sturdy equipment.

Key Achievements:

Designed new orifice mass flow meter to measure blow-by gas flow rates from automotive engines, providing more precise PCV valve characteristic performance.

Created new blow-by meter to more accurately measure flow rates of 8-50 L/min.


Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering (Distinction) (2007)

University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Engineering (First Class Honours) (2006)

University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK

Technical Certifications

Canadian Aeronautics & Space Institute (CASI) • International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI)

Canadian Society of Air Safety Investigators (CSASI)

Technical Training

Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Crash Course License • Aviation Internal Auditor • Safety & Quality Management Systems (SMS & QMS) • Operations & Project Management

Airside & Workshop Safety • Root Cause Analysis • Risk Management • Quality Assurance

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