Victor Manuel Aranda, Jr.
Brownsville, Texas 78521
My objective is clear and logical. To give and receive the best. This through my hard work ethics, a very creative mind, and a positive attitude. I offer my integrity and experience outlined below, along with my personal assurance of a meaningful expenditure.
1999 - TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY – College Station, Texas.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology.
ASME Student club secretary (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) for the Texas A & M Chapter.
1987 to 1991
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS – Brownsville, Texas.
Associate in Arts Degree
3 year Math Tutor for Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytic geometry, Physics, chemistry, and Calculus for fellow students.
Feb 2016 to Dec 2018
HONEST AUTO SERVICE – Brownsville, Texas – Auto Mechanic Shop
- Manager / Owner
Honest Auto Service is an auto mechanics garage which offers anything from brake services to complete engine overhauls.
Sep 2015 to Dec 2015
R. M. WALSDORF, INC – Port of Brownsville, Texas – General Contractor for earthwork, concrete and road work, piping, and structural projects. (Temporary)
- Engineering Project Manager
(Temporary Position) Engineering Project Manager for the installation of a new liquid storage facility within the Port of Brownsville. This facility included the ground-up construction of four 200 feet diameter and six 120 feet diameter Light Naphtha holding tanks, ten truck bottom/top loading racks, six railcar loading and unloading spots, and two underground pipelines to the barge dock.
Sep 2011 to July 2015
TRANSMONTAIGNE PRODUCTS – Port of Brownsville, Texas – Oil and liquid storage facility.
- Facility Maintenance Engineer and New Project Manager
Project Manager for piping, structural, concrete, and earth moving work.
Preventative Maintenance plan development and implementation.
Direct participation in operations meetings to coordinate the nine plants for liquid storage activities.
Work Order system management for all repairs required.
Oct 2008 To Aug 2011
CORE – Matamoros, Mexico – Fiberglass component design and manufacture mainly for truck body parts.
- Mechanical Engineer
Engineering support for design and manufacturing cost considerations.
March 2007 To Sept 2008
SILTECH – Matamoros, Mexico – Fabricator of electro-mechanical joystick controllers for construction equipment.
- Mechanical Engineer / Troubleshooter
Engineering principles applied for the design of new products. Troubleshooting for failing products. Design of equipment used to confirm parts within expected parameters.
Aug 2001 to Feb. 2007
DENCO EQUIPMENT CO. – Lewisville, Texas – Heavy Construction Equipment Dealer.
- Mechanical Engineer / Construction Equipment Sales
Engineering analysis and design of parts used in the repair or modification of heavy machinery using AutoCAD. Also responsible for coordinating equipment repairs and part manufacture with contracted vendors.
Wholesale and purchase of track dozers, loader backhoes, forklifts, excavators, etc.
Jun 1999 to Jul 2001
SERCO COMPANY – Dallas, Texas – Manufacturer of warehouse dock levelers.
- Process Improvement Mechanical Engineer
Troubleshooting and problem solving techniques applied to general plant issues and concerns.
Structural & Mechanical design of mechanical systems using AutoCAD.
Capital project management and cost justification.
Analysis and design of floor layout and work flow process to maximize efficiency.
New product prototyping and implementation into production.
Sept. 1994 to April 1997
COMPULOGIC DESIGN – Brownsville, Texas – Design and manufacture of automated industrial equipment and machinery.
- Mechanical Designer
Three-dimensional AutoCAD analysis and design of electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems such as fixtures, gages, and automated machinery. Extensive use of 3D AutoCAD Applications.
Machine Shop coordination and direction.
Tolerance considerations down to 0.0005.00 for Military uses.
June 1993 to Aug 1994
TEX-STEEL – Harlingen, Texas - Manufacturing of hollow metal doors and frames for commercial and security applications.
- Engineering Department Staff
Die punch program design and verification.
AutoCAD 2D and 3D, Pro E, Micro Soft Office products, Lab VIEW, and others.
Manual Skills: Machining, Auto Mechanics, Welding, Torch cutting, Electronics, Carpentry.
100% Bilingual (Spanish).
Engineer In Training (EIT) towards state licensing as a Professional Engineer
Ongoing airplane pilot training towards a Private Pilot License.
1994 to 1997
NINOS, Inc. Head Start Program elected Parent Policy Council Chairperson.
Represented nearly 2,000 families in the Cameron and Willacy counties in South Texas.
1995 to 1997
Texas Head Start Association elected Board Member.
Represented all of the Head Start families in the State of Texas.
1996 to 1997
Region VI Head Start Association Elected Board Member.
Represented all of theHead Start families in the states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
John Phelps - Senior Project Manager, Transmontaigne Products.
Carlos Arizmendi –Terminal Manager, Transmontaigne Products.
Fernando Garcia – Design Engineering Manager, Siltech.
Rene Regalado – President, Compulogic Design.