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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Denver, Colorado, United States
October 19, 2016

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Richard A. Aragon

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Northglenn, CO. 80233

Home 303-***-****


Professional Profile:

20+ years experience in the Data Storage Industry

* *** ********ce in Medical industry

15+ years experience working in Research and Development.

6 years experience in all phases of Reliability testing.

16 years Supervisory experience. Supervised 4different depts. totaling over 40 people.

Numerous trips overseas in professional responsibility representing company in various positions.

Superior employee performance

Strength’s including:

Knowledge and experience of various types of test equipment including Oscilloscopes, Analyzers, LDV, Test Meters, Optical Comparator, CMM, etc.

Driven self starter with the ability to work from verbal and or written instructions with minimal direction and supervision.

Lead mid-level and upper-level Management thru testing results in staff meetings.

Proven ability to train large groups of technicians on multiple products.

Knowledge and experience with clean-room protocol


Spectrelogic Boulder, CO

Associate August 2016 to present

Building, Testing, Qualifying, & Troubleshooting T series & Python Tape Libraries,

Responsibilities include using mechanical hand tools and DVM

Covidien BOULDER, CO

Lead Technician JANUARY 2008 TO AUGUST 2015

Manage the 2nd shift QA Department.

Testing / Troubleshooting Medical Generators returned from customers. This included using

O-scopes, meters and mechanical hand tools.

Writing reports to the customer on findings.

Update procedures.

Receive and stage all incoming product.

Excelstor Technology LONGMONT, CO.

Reliability Engineer MARCH 2001 TO MAY 2007

Managed Reliability Dept.

Responsible for all phases of Reliability testing of 2.5 in disk drive including Shock/Vibe and Environmental testing.

Provide weekly status to senior staff on results of reliability testing.

Worked closely with design Engineers while product is in developmental stages.

Responsible for getting all Agency Certification marks for product including UL, TUV and CSA.

Data Play Technology Longmont, CO. Engineering Technician II JUNE 2000 TO MARCH 2001

Assist Engineering with development of 1 inch optical drive

All mechanical testing while product is in development stage.

Failure Analysis of product in development stage.

Assist Production team and Process Engineering as needed

Conner Technology Longmont, CO.

Mechanical Engineering Technician NOVEMBER 1998 TO JUNE 2000

Assist Engineering with all phases of mechanical testing 3.5, 4.3 gigabyte hard drives.

Worked in Tooling Dept. wiring PLC’s, debugging tools and preventative maintenance for production line tools.

Traveled to China to provide training to production personnel.

SyQuest Technology Longmont, CO

Mechanical Engineering Tech / Supervisor JUNE 1992 TO NOVEMBER 1998

Supervised group of 10 for start up production of 3.5” gigabyte hard drive.

Managed the transition of the product to Advance Manufacturing group (Fremont, California)

Managed the transition of the product to Malaysia for high volume production.

Data Storage Experience (Various Companies)


Supervised 3 depts. including Pcba, build, Test and Failure Analysis.

Experience in various Failure Analysis positions in Data Storage industry

Traveled to Singapore to assist in the transition of various products to high volume production.


Denver Institute of Technology Denver, CO.

Associate degree in Electronic Technology 1981/1982


Chong Lo 303-***-****

Larry Rohrbacher 303-***-****

John Garcia 719-***-****

Ward Huang (408-***-*****

Ray Sarraf 303-***-****

Jim Woods 903-***-****

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