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Design Engineer Mechanical

Location:
Corona, California, United States
Posted:
April 05, 2019

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RAJPRASAD NALAVDE

Pleasanton, CA 269-***-**** ac80i6@r.postjobfree.com www.linkedin.com/in/Raj-Nalavde

Summary

HVAC design engineer and active member of ASHRAE

Considerable use of AutoCAD MEP for laying out duct work, piping, plumbing and fire protection drawings

Performed building heating and cooling load calculations using TRAIN Trace software

Collaborated with architectures, designers, contractors and clients to achieve quality building design

Conducted site investigation of existing HVAC systems including piping and plumbing

4 years of combined technical and management experience in an industrial environment

Software skills: AutoCAD MEP, Trane-Trace, SolidWorks, PROE/CREO, Revit, CATIA, ANSYS, MATLAB, Math-Cad

Certifications:

Introduction to Commercial HVAC, Fundamentals of piping, Parallel Pump Control by Grundfos Technical Institute

3D and CAD Student Design Challenge by Autodesk, Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS

Education

MS, Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University GPA 3.75 June 2018

BE, Mechanical Engineering, Mumbai University GPA 3.96 May 2016

Professional Work Experience

HVAC Design Engineer, Paradigm Engineers and Constructors, California, USA September 2018- Present

Familiarized with ASHRAE standards, design manuals and applicable building codes for construction and design

Performed design calculation such as heating and cooling load using TRAIN Trace according to building room conditions

Generated and revised piping, plumbing, ducts and HVAC drawings on AutoCAD MEP to meet client’s requirement

Selected and scheduled HVAC equipment based on load requirements

Used international plumbing code (IPC) to design sanitary sewer and vent system for sub-specialty waiting area

Drew fire protection plans for design and development phase

Designed medical gas lines for ICU and telemetry in VA Medical center, Des Moines, Iowa

Calculated pressure drops and head loss through pipe and ventilation systems for VA Medical center, West Palm Beach, Florida

Conducted Site investigations at three facilities and studied the existing systems

Performed cost balance report on the bases of AHU selection

Mechanical Design Engineer, Veda Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India May- August 2016

Supervised and coordinated activities of workers engaged in constructing reinforced exhaust structures

Developed drawings from in-person site inspection and field work

Designed and created 3D models for assemblies keeping in mind principles of DFM

Created detailed drawings and bill of materials (BOM), in accordance with GD&T guidelines

Mechanical Engineering Intern, Bajaj Auto Ltd., Ratnagiri, India June 2015- May 2016

Proved problem solving skills and sound judgement to detect problems according to customer feedback

Demonstrated excellence and thoroughness of engineering work, design creativity and product innovation

Achieved good understanding of automotive mechanical needs, reliability and test methods

Other Experience

Research Assistant, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Western Michigan University January 2017- June 2018

Estimated the fatigue life of materials utilizing data set from ASM and ASTM

Demonstrated discipline and consistency regarding adherence to established US and international material standards

Worked with Eaton Corporation to determine the fatigue limit of gear steels

Team Lead of Suspension Department, SAE BAJA Competition 2015 April 2014- March 2015

Led a group of five students in fabrication of a suspension system of an ATV by delegating responsibilities

Used CREO and CATIA to design springs, dampers, wishbones, chassis structure and ANSYS to analyze them.

Academic Projects

Participated in Model making, AutoCAD, Gear box assembly and Lathe War Competition

Reduced the vibrations in vehicles by measuring natural frequency using LabView and modal analysis in ANSYS

Designed TEG model to improve power generation efficiency of jet engines using Math-CAD, SolidWorks & ANSYS



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