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Mechanical Engineer

Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
October 13, 2016

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Downers Grove, IL 60516

Key skills and knowledge areas:

Skilled in MATLAB, SolidWorks Simulation, Maple, Microsoft Office and RSLogix

Hands-on experience with lathes, mills, drill presses, band saws, welding, sheet metal operations and CNC machines


Valparaiso University – Valparaiso, IN

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Senior Design Project (08/2015-05/2016)

Collaborated in a team of six engineering students to design and construct an electronic locking system to be used by the College of Engineering

Took lead on designing the actuator portion of the locking system and constructed a duplicate door for testing

Gained excellent teamwork and communication skills working in a cross-disciplinary engineering team

Developed machining skills by creating parts for our project in the manufacturing laboratory

Designed parts for 3D printing using SolidWorks


Product Design Engineer at Duratherm Processing Systems Inc. (06/2016-07/2016)

Designed cartridge heaters and thermocouples for industrial purposes

Processed and entered customer orders

Hesse Scholar, Valparaiso University College of Engineering (08/2012-05/2016)

Tutored freshmen and sophomore engineering students in lower-level engineering and math courses

Conducted student help sessions in pre-calculus, gaining excellent communication and teaching skills

Field Technician at Clarke Environmental (05/2015-08/2015)

Treated ponds and properties to control mosquito population

Regularly interfaced with customers and gained excellent customer service experience

Summer Intern at Trilateral Inc. (05/2014-08/2014)

Responsibilities included website development, data analysis and charting using Excel

Golf Caddy at Hinsdale Golf Club (05/2008-08/2014)

Developed strong customer service skills and maintained excellent personal relationships with club members

Seasonal Sales Associate at Best Buy (11/2011-02/2012)

Acquired key customer service and sales skills


Accomplished violinist and music scholarship recipient

Received Valparaiso’s Presidential Scholarship

Member, Sigma Chi fraternity

-Derby Days: Raised money for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation

-White Canes: Raised money for the Rochester Lions Club to assist visually impaired people

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