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Mechanical Engineer Design

Location:
Long Beach, California, United States
Posted:
November 10, 2018

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KEVIN B. HUTCHINSON

Long Beach, CA • 786-***-**** • ac7nqi@r.postjobfree.com

DESIGN ENGINEER

Detail oriented, highly motivated engineer with 12 years of experience leading major projects with a proven ability to excel in cross functional product design

CORE STRENGTHS

• Project Management

• Industrial Design

• Solid Mechanics

• Design & Development

• Process Simplification

• Creative Problem Solving

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lead Mechanical Engineer III • Diamond WTG Engineering & Services 2016 – 2018 With support from its parent company (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.), Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, Inc. provides all in-house infrastructure services to Wind Farms located throughout the US. Key Achievements

Ø Promoted to Lead Engineering Manager for our primary customer with responsibility for addressing all mechanical issues, along with operation and maintenance for 5 wind farm sites Ø Selected to oversee all blade engineering activities for 273 turbine fleet, inclusive of SCADA data collection, analysis, and reporting

Ø Designated to be the YAW system specialist for the entire wind turbine fleet which entailed supporting the field with troubleshooting escalations

Ø Spearheaded the creation of troubleshooting guidelines and standards for the entire engineering team to allow for faster turbine troubleshooting response times, leading to higher overall availability Design Engineer I • EAM Worldwide 2015 – 2016

EAM Worldwide delivers high-quality safety equipment and technology to help ensure the survival and well-being of each passenger and crew member

Key Achievements

Ø Designed and developed 6 key custom aviation components for the Airbus A320 used for F.A.A. (Federal Aviation Administration) validation, using AutoCAD and SolidWorks modeling Ø Conducted wind tunnel tests to maximize the aerodynamics of our products in the R&D phase, while also performing various thermodynamic material testing

Ø Created 3 detailed test plans for our $3M Airbus A320 escape slide project that included the tools required, data capture and test conclusions

Ø Integrated my knowledge of architectural design into tangible engineering solutions, such as redesigning the Engineering department office layout which fostered improved collaboration and teamwork Partner • F.I.N Enterprises 2011 – 2013

Key Achievements

Ø Designed customer interface, and led HTML5 programming for company website which generated Electronic Medical Record(EMR) information from a cloud server. Mechanical Engineer II • Gamesa Wind 2009 – 2011

Gamesa is a global technological leader in the wind industry and a world leader in the development, construction and sale of wind farms.

Key Achievements

Ø Lead engineer for all mechanical issues for Nacelle wind turbine that involved: The Yaw System, High Speed Coupler, Transformer support, Hydraulic systems, Man lift, Powertrain and Nose Cone design Ø Improved turbine efficiency by 25% by designing 7 key custom components used in the field to increase turbine efficiency and productivity

Ø Investigated turbine equipment failures by conducting hands on, in field troubleshooting, supported with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition(SCADA) data analysis to reduce turbine downtime Ø Created $5M business case which included the investigation, removal, off-site loading, repair, and re- installation of coupling component that was wearing out prematurely Ø Developed detailed installation procedures for impending engineering projects, products, and equipment by collaborating with field technicians, fellow engineers, and customers. Mechanical Engineer I • Rockwell Automation 2006 – 2009 World's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information Key Achievements

Ø Oversaw various automation projects from inception to installation. Ø Created/Retrofitted custom PLC code for numerous industrial applications, such as: Housing, Power- Generation, Medical, Wastewater, Water Pollution Control, Steel, Plastics, and Manufacturing. Ø Designed a power monitoring system that employs methane recovery as a source of renewable energy. Ø Developed codes and layouts for Industrial Controller H.M.I.(Human-Machine-Interfaces) touchscreens. SYSTEMS EXPERIENCE

v Design/Drafting: SolidWorks • AutoCAD • SketchUp Pro • Revit • Adobe Suite • Finite Element Analysis v Software: RS-Linx • RS-Networx • Panelbuilder • RSView32 • Active Display System • RS-ViewSE/ME v Programming Language: HTML5 • C++ • RS-Logic 5/500/5000 • Visual Basic TRAINING & EDUCATION

AutoCAD Certified 2015

SolidWorks Essentials Training 2015

Masters of Architecture 2013 – 2015

Florida International University

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 2005 Florida State University



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