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Engineer Design

Westminster, California, United States
May 02, 2019

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**** ****** *****, ***********, ********** 92683 H: 714-***-**** C: 714-***-**** Technically-Motivated Mechanical Design Engineer experienced in the planning, design, and testing of components, structures, sensors (Strain Gage and Fiber Optics) and systems. Qualifications including certifications in fatigue and failsafe analysis, expertise in Autodesk Inventor, FEA and comprehensive knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen principles. Autodesk Inventor modeling

3D design and simulation


Hand stress calculations

Finite Element Analysis software

Material science

Sensors (Strain Gage & Fiber


Data acquisition and analysis

Rapid-prototyping techniques

Structural and Environmental


Technical writing

Strain Gage and Fiber Optic

installation process.

Semiconductor exposure

Lab equipment calibration

Test and Evaluation (T&E)

Computer proficient

Research and Analysis

Microsoft Office

Kaizen techniques

Root cause analysis

Strategic prioritization

Provicient analytical skills

WISE applications

Written and verbal

communication skills

Technical plan execution

Design reviews

Time management skills


02/1753 Space Shuttle Program

Rockwell International and Boeing.

Designed and prepared drawings for test fixtures for components, systems and structures.

Designed special sensors for the laboratory test facility and the Space Shuttles.

Responsible for structural and fatigue tests of the components, systems and structure of the Space Shuttle.

Supervision of the strain gage laboratory for strain gage installations of all Space Shuttles structural components for static, fatigue and flight operations.

Designed and developed electro-mechanical components for new product.

Analyzed mechanical systems, including Finite Element (FE) analysis for structural, fatigue, thermal and vibration.

Read and interpreted blueprints and created engineering drawings and sketches.

Sketched outline designs and used CAD programs to create detailed design and specifications.

10 Years experience in CAD modeling.

Assisted with design of engineering projects, including products, parts, components and structures.

Researched suppliers of raw materials and finished goods and collaborated with purchasing department to obtain samples for process validation and functionality.

Attended cross-functional product meetings to discuss parts sourcing, lead times and production schedules.

Developed and managed project plans while providing status updates to management.

Responsible for implementation of new development projects. Provided hands-on technical support, advice and mentoring to all levels of personnel.

Douglas Aircraft

Designed the test setup for components and structure for DC8, DC9 and DC10

Prepared and ran tests on aircraft components, flight control systems and structures.

Engineer Designer


Designed and developed strain gage based sensors.

Sensor types: Load Cells, Torque Sensors, Load Button and Multi Component Load Cells.

Designed and developed a Multi Component Load Cell for the Mars Rover.



High school Graduate.

College graduate:Steam, diesel engines and steam turbine. Mechanical engineering.

Mechanical drafting.

Machine shop hands on.

Additional training:Strength of materials.

Technical writing.

Fatigue and Fail Safe analysis.

Self studied:Computer technology.

Professional Organization History:

Member and delegate of the Western Regional Strain Gage Committee

(WRSGC) for Rockwell International.

Member of the Structural Experimental Stress Analysis (SESA) for Douglas Aircraft.

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