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Mechanical Design Engineer

La Porte, Texas, 77571, United States
October 11, 2016

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**** ****** **** #*** • La Porte, TX 77571

281-***-**** • • LinkedIn: Mason Ponsonby Summary

Professional Engineer with experience in ASME BPVC Section VIII Div. 1 and ANSI B31.1 / B31.3 seeks new opportunities in which to apply existing knowledge/skills, or to learn new ones Experience

3/2011 – Present Design Engineer

Team-Furmanite, Inc. (formerly Furmanite America Inc.), Alvin, TX Contractor providing 24/7 specialty mechanical services for industrial plants

– One of approx. 10 engineers providing support for field technicians/offices

– Answered technical questions from field technicians and clients

– Received dimensional data for leaking fixed equipment (e.g. pipes, valves)

– Designed custom hardware to contain leak and provide structural restraint Often created several designs per day, depending on workload and urgency Design difficulty depended on complexity, pressure/temperature, obstructions

– Proofread designs made by other engineers, verifying accuracy/suitability

– Applied P.E. stamp/signature to designs when required by clients

– If approved by client, in-house manufacturing facility fabricated hardware

– Also performed infrequent special projects (e.g. cataloguing std. designs) Skills

Computer: 2D CAD: AutoCAD (advanced)

3D CAD: SolidWorks (beginner), SketchUp (intermediate) Microsoft Office (advanced), Mathcad (intermediate) Language: Spanish (intermediate speaking/writing skill) Education

5/2010 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering University of Houston, Houston, TX

Cumulative GPA: 3.27 (cum laude honors)

Minor in Mathematics

Relevant courses:

Mechanics of Materials, Machine Design, Fracture of Structural Materials Honors / Activities

Professional Engineer, State of Texas (License No. 121664)

Membership in the Honors College at the University of Houston (2006-2010)

Member of Phi Sigma Theta, Pi Tau Sigma, Order of the Engineer, National Honor Society, National Scholars Honor Society

Dean’s List, Cullen College of Engineering (Fall 2008)

UH Academic Excellence Scholarship, Presidential Endowed Scholarship (2006) Approximately 60% of college expenses subsidized by scholarships

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (2005)

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