Corona, CA *****
To secure an engineering position that will enable me to utilize my technical skills and testing experience.
A highly efficient and extremely motivated electrical engineer with fourteen years of successful experience in R&D and laboratory testing engineering. A dedicated fast learner with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can interface easily in any business workplace environment.
Skills: AutoCAD, TracePro, HTML, Magic, PSpice, QBASIC, data communication and computer repair.
Activities: Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (March 1995).
Awards: Chapter Alpha Omega Rho, Inspirational leadership award (1995).
National University January 2011.
Masters of Science in Engineering Management: Systems Engineering
Understand the fundamentals of project management in order to implement a system design or redesign.
Identify, prioritize and select relevant solutions in solving complex engineering problems and processes.
Apply a global mindset and detailed knowledge of business environments in engineering management solutions.
Understand the fundamentals of systems and general systems theory.
Validate system performance with testing and evaluation methods.
University of California, San Diego March 2003
Bachelor of Science: Electrical Engineering, Hardware Design
Taught a class in Solar System Physics.
Senior Project: Designed and implemented a voice activated door lock.
Palomar Community College June 1996
AA Degree: Mathematics
Ushio America, Irvin, CA June 2016 - Present
Project/Application Engineer Lead
Manage project team resources and training.
Abided by ISO 14001 standards including policy, procedures, internal audit, monitoring, measuring, compliant obligations and environmental performance.
Work with the customers to better understand their needs and to define a potential solution to those needs.
Make original applications or redesign ones that a customer already has.
Understand all the features, the advantages of each product, how the product is commonly employed, and how to troubleshoot common problems.
Help the sales department with customers needing help or advice in applying the company’s product.
Ushio America, Irvin, CA October 2010 - June 2016
Design and create complex lighting system.
Work collaboratively with cross functional teams in creating new products, or in building upon existing products, to be successfully launched to the market.
Research, analyze and monitor existing markets, customer base, competitors and industry developments to identify potential new product opportunities.
Evaluate and resolve technical feasibility, design optimization and production issues.
Assist in building prototypes, etc. during product development phases.
Effective communication, interaction, and cooperation skills with manufacturing and sales.
Ensure that labeling and marketing /promotional literature match product specifications.
Interact with outside testing facilities, suppliers, and customers.
DPSS Department CVI-Melles Griot, Carlsbad, CA September 2006 – October 2010
Laser Test Engineer
Used precision electronic and optical instruments such as oscilloscopes, optical power meters, laser beam analyzers, and laser drive electronics.
Adhered to strict safety standards and kept detailed records and notations of completed work.
Interacted with project leaders to determine priorities, schedules and engineering problems associated with laser systems.
Conducted engineering investigations on failed calibration standards when engineering problems are suspected as the cause of failure.
Quantum Group, San Diego, CA November 2005 - July 2006
Research and Development Engineer (Sensor Research and development Department)
Tested and built carbon monoxide (CO) detection products including, but not exclusive to, CO sensors, and CO detectors and controls.
Engaged in engineering calibration services to develop and improve digital CO for homes and Residential Vehicles (RV) alarm systems.
Analyzed data uncertainties and operate calibration systems to meet national, state and local health standards (UL 2034 as an example).
SONY, San Diego, CA February 2003 - November 2005
Jr. Engineer (Refurbishment Department)
Consulted with UA/final inspection workers to assist with software/hardware failures.
Identified hardware design issues in laptop and desktop models.
Conducted software tests to detect hardware performance failures.
Repaired laptops and desktops suffering from cosmetic and hardware defects.
Interacted with customers to solve problems and provide technical information.