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Engineer Mechanical Engineering

Denver, Colorado, United States
October 12, 2016

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Caitlin Ewing

Resume Summary

Project Engineer with 5+ years experience specializing on program development, process improvement, and technical data analysis. Professional, creative, efficient with expertise in data analysis for day-to-day and corporate business decisions. Instrumental in identifying potential areas of process improvement and implementation of effective operational improvement. EDUCATION

Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO

• M.S. Mechanical Engineering with Biomedical Engineering Emphasis o GPA 3.45, Graduated Dec. 2012

• B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Biomedical Engineering and Life Sciences o GPA 2.8, Graduated Dec. 2010


Enersys Advanced Systems Longmont, CO March 2014-May 2016 Project Engineer November 2014-May 2016

• Design new test regimes to qualify batteries for space flight

• Identify inventory process shortcomings and lead team to improve and update inventory

• Technical Documentation Generation and Updating

• Generation of battery qualification and lot acceptance testing reports

• Provide project and test recommendations based on test data

• Statistical analysis of capacity data to make use recommendations for cells

• Statistical analysis of test data to verify equipment calibration and validity of results

• Assist with regular equipment maintenance and regular calibration

• Develop and maintain macros to process electrical data

• Develop and maintain cell inventory databases for new cell types

• Work closely with cell processing to develop and maintain inventory tracking

• Generate and maintain testing documentation and reports

• Communication with internal and external customers to develop project specific tests Associate Project Engineer March 2014-November 2014

• Design and build battery test setups, electrical wiring schematics, harnesses.

• Develop and Run U.S. Lot Acceptance Testing for all new battery batches

• Maintain cell inventory database used for electrical data, project allocation, and test allocation

• Generate and maintain testing documentation and reports Caterpillar Mossville, IL January-November 2013

Sr. Associate Engineer

• Research and create new manufacturing methods.

• Develop automation and weld simulation software.

• Head of Manufacturing Ergonomics program.

• Simulate and analyze plants to determine Optimized Manufacturing Layout

• Lean Manufacturing-Design for Assembly program.

• Product fatigue testing and failure analysis.

• Leadership and Technical Development Program Participant Miller Coors Golden, CO June 2012-Sept 2012

Technical Services Intern

• Perform Engineering Analysis on existing machinery.

• Design of new components to improve machinery or reduce maintenance.

• Assistance with Preventative/Predictive Maintenance Plan.

• Creation and implementation of new Training Program to improve employee skills. Recycled Lamb Golden, CO Dec 2011-May 2012

Sales Associate

• Managing register and staff schedule calendar

• Customer assistance-sales and solving project mistakes

• Teaching knitting/weaving

Molson Coors Golden, CO Feb-Nov 2011

Mechanical Engineering Intern-Supply Chain

• Assisted with data tracking for Carbon Emissions

• Completion and compilation of reports for Corporate Headquarters Projects

• Oversee Supply Chain response to Carbon Disclosure Project, worked closely with both the UK and Canada to compile and complete form submission

• Monthly Carbon and Energy tracking and associated reports

• Development of Key Performance Indicator system and guidelines Newmont Mining Elko, NV Summer 2009/2010

Mechanical Engineering Intern

• Assisted with project design

• Completed and prepared engineering calculations

• Build Basic 3D AutoCAD Models

• Completion of work permits


• Developed a model to aid in installation of fire safety system.

• Complete design of several projects to improve mine safety.

• Design and install new Underground Fuel Bay.

• Perform calculations to complete work permits and approve work in restricted areas.

• Designed and installed undercarriage wash for the new Truck Shop. ENGINEERING SKILLS


Senior Design

Complete design of a tool to aid with rail wheel assemblies at Kiewit. Part of a five member team who designed a tool to prevent industrial accidents while lifting, inspecting, and staging assemblies of 200 lb. custom rail wheels.

Engineering Practices Introductory Course Sequence (EPICS) Completed projects at CSM as part of a team, oral presentation and report presented: EPICS I: Designed a Martian Rover to collect and analyze Martian soil samples. Personally responsible for being team leader, and research coordinator. EPICS II: Designed and built a cardboard boat for the annual cardboard canoe race. Personally responsible for model building, research, and paper compilation. Winner: “Best Overall Design”

Manufacturing Ergonomics

Analyze Caterpillar safety records for ergonomic related injury and improve current manufacturing practices to reduce future injury.



• AutoCad


• Classic Jack

• Computer


• C++

• Daptiv

• FlexSim

• LabView

• Lotus Notes


• MathCAD


• Microsoft Office


• OpenSim

• Outlook



• Python

• SharePoint

• SolidWorks

• Website Design


Miscellaneous Skills:

Spanish, Basic Machining, Electrical Soldering, Engine Rebuild, Medical Office Assistant, Trained Research Assistant.


Alpha Phi International Fraternity CSM dance team (2006-2008), Project Night-Night Charity Knitter, Children’s Hospital Volunteer, ASME, Order of the Engineer. Hobbies:

Knitting, Crochet, Spinning Yarn, Weaving, Quilting, Sewing, Dog Training, Skiing, Hiking, Fishing References


• Richard McWilliams 303-***-**** Quality Manager-Enersys

• Nita Flora 303-***-**** Project Partner-Enersys

• Michael Martinez 720-***-**** Coworker-Enersys

• Brian Coffin 720-***-**** Manager at MolsonCoors Personal:

• Lillian Giddings 719-***-**** Project Partner-EPICS,

• Paul Brayford 303-***-**** Project Partner-Senior Design

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