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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Mérida, Yuc., 97139, Mexico
April 11, 2016

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Felipe Garcia Rodriguez

Current Address:

Fracc Paseos del Mayab Lote 138

Carr Merida-Chicxulub Pto km6.5

Conkal, Yucatan 97345 Mexico


+52 (1-999-***-****


Aerospace Engineer with Mechanical Engineering experience in the automotive industry and radio communications experience. Can work under pressure and tight deadlines.

Self-motivated and not afraid of new ideas.

Strong CATIA V5 skills.

Experience in ANSYS, MATLAB, Solidworks and Inventor.

Will require US work authorization (TN visa).


Project Advisor


Merida, Mexico (December 2015 – Ongoing)

Keep track of several projects being handled by the firm (financial services) in the energy, hospitality and mining industries.

Act as liaison between our firm as well as companies that are partners in the projects. Update company executives in the status of the ongoing projects.

Provide engineering feedback to executives regarding current and future projects.

Perform field work and accompany survey teams in our energy projects.

IT Freelancer


Merida, Mexico (October 2015 - December 2015)

Provided computer repair services to a local firm, data recovery services and general IT systems advising.

Restoration Volunteer

Champaign Aviation Museum

Urbana, OH (January 2015 – October 2015)

Helped restore the Boeing B-17 “Champaign Lady” from blueprints and parts from other aircraft.

Worked on 2 nacelles, wing fairing and miscellaneous sections.

Produced audiovisual material for the museum as needed.

Staff Engineer (Mechanical Engineer / Mechanical Designer)

Goken America

Raymond, OH (August 2013 – December 2014)

Onsite at Honda R&D Americas

Worked with customer’s engineers and suppliers in the development of components and products for the powersports and automotive businesses.

Design, modification, analysis and drawing creation, using a variety of workbenches in CATIA V5R19 and V5R20.

Component lifecycle management using ENOVIA.

CAE analysis using CATIA V5 analysis workbenches .

The areas of design were engine components (air intake and exhaust), and white body stamped metal components.

Worked on the 16MY Civic, 16MY Acura NSX, 15MY Pioneer 500 SxS, 15MY Pioneer 700 SxS, and 2 vehicles yet to be announced.

Language Lab Monitor

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Arts and Sciences.

Prescott, AZ (October 2008 - May 2009)

Maintained the computers and software in the Language Lab (Chinese Language classes).

Acted as liaison between the instructors and the IT department regarding classroom software and systems.


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott, AZ

Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering Spring 2013

(Technical Electives: Mechanical Engineering courses)

International School of Panama Panama City, Panama

High School (International Baccalaureate Diploma) June 2008


Eagle Robotics Underwater Robotics

Rube Goldberg Competition

The Effects Of Wing-Tip Sails On The Performance Of An S8036 Wing

Eagle Amateur Radio Club


Aircraft Preliminary Design

The project consisted of the design of a firefighting aircraft based on a Request for Proposal (RFP).

Team of 6 members.

The aircraft design was presented to a panel and then analyzed during the second phase (Detail Design)

Took place between January and April of 2012.

Aircraft Detail Design

Consisted of design, build and test of a wind tunnel scale model and a structural test article based on the preliminary design.

This phase of the project employed CAD and FEA software .

Extensive fabrication, test plan creation, for both structural model and wind tunnel model, data acquisition, data post-processing and analysis.

Took place between August and December of 2012.



Engineering Analysis: MATLAB, ANSYS (Workbench, APDL)

Computer Aided Design: CATIA, Solidworks, Inventor, ENOVIA PLM

Desktop Tools: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat


Licensed Amateur Radio Operator (General Class)

Fluent in English and Spanish

NWS SKYWARN / Storm Spotter Trained

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