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Mechanical Engineer

Boulder, Colorado, United States
October 20, 2016

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Hans Nygren

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Summary of Qualifications

• Detail-oriented

• Highly Organized

• Big-Picture Thinker

• Effective Communicator

• Proficient in 3D CAD

• Adept at Calcs and Specs

• Systems Designer

• Problem Solving

• Collaborative Nature

Engineering Experience

James Fisher Technologies – Longmont, CO – Mechanical Design Engineer Aug. 2015 – Oct. 2016

• Mechanical system design of automated vault doors for a long-term radioactive waste storage facility o Model vault door assembly and installation/maintenance equipment in Inventor o Calculations and technical writing of mechanical system design validation reports o Determine where off the shelf parts should be used and incorporate into design and model o Design mechanical system for expected operational life of 100 plus years

• Design validation, assembly, and testing of remotely operated gantry excavator for contaminated soil o Identify and address any design concerns to minimize fabrication, assembly, or operational issues o Source off the shelf components and execute purchase orders o Perform quality inspections of out sourced fabricated parts o Assemble all components per work order drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, and QA procedures o Write and perform Factory Acceptance Test Plan

• Participate in group design sessions to meet system and nuclear regulatory requirements o Facilitate new and alternative designs

o Redesign systems to eliminate or minimize issues identified in validation calculations o Identify validation calculations required for designs o Involved in multiple levels of design checks and approvals to validate system performance Innovent Air Handling Equipment – Minneapolis, MN – Design Engineer May 2014 – June 2015

• Design Custom Commercial and Industrial Air Handling Units o Technical designer between Sales and Production Engineering Teams o Review all project documentation and collaborate with Sales Team and Customer o Identify conflicting information in project documents and present recommended changes to Sales o Design HVAC unit components to meet the Customer’s scheduled performance o Design HVAC unit to be code compliant and not exceed building structural limitations and electrical capacity o Manage drafting team and oversee creation of unit drawings

• Write, Create, and Compile Submittal Documentation o Write unit specifications and data summary sheets o Create air flow, refrigeration, and electrical schematics using AutoCAD o Document and explain final deviations from bid documents or customer specifications o Communicate with component suppliers for quotes and lead times o Compile itemized project cost to ensure actual cost is less than or equal to sold cost o Manage multiple projects at various phases while meeting tight submittal deadlines Hans Nygren

725 35th Street Boulder, CO 80303 Phone: 952-***-**** E-Mail:

Bilfinger Water Technologies – St. Paul, MN – Engineer I Nov. 2012 – May 2014

• Application and Design Engineering of Custom Stainless Steel Vee-Wire Filter Screens o Performed needs analysis of customer applications to determine required screen specifications o Designed and analytically validated custom screen assemblies to meet customer’s requirements o Develop/modify designs to resolve issues and perform calculations

• Generated Quotes for Custom Stainless Steel Vee-Wire Filter Screens o Communicated with Manufacturing to ensure manufacturability and calculate required labor o Communicated with Purchasing to determine cost/lead-time of vendor parts and outsourced labor o Coordinated with in house teams to determine custom product lead times o Compiled information into a manufacturing cost estimate of the custom designed product

• Manufacturing and Quality Engineering

o Monitored manufacturing progress and kept customer informed of project progress o Communicated with customers to authorize manufacturing variances or issue rework orders o Conducted failure analysis of damaged/broken products and redesigned to limit future failure Software Experience

MathCAD, Inventor, Creo, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, LabVIEW, Microsoft Office Suite, JDE, SAP Volunteering: BLDG 61 Makerspace

Teach and assist patrons with using the 3D Printers, Laser Cutter/Engraver, CNC Mill, Woodshop, and General Tools. Personal Activities

• Nordic Skiing

• Backpacking / Climbing

• Running / Cycling

• Reading

• Construction / Renovation

• Wood Working

Personal Design Projects

• Pneumatic sit-stand desk

• Oak bed frame

• Embedded magnetic wooden knife strip

Education – Montana State University

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Bozeman, MT: 2008-2012

Minor: Aerospace Engineering

FE / EIT Certification

MSU Nordic Ski Team – Captain

Senior Project – MSU Wind Turbine Dynamic Measurement System [Available at] Designed and built a data acquisition system for a SkyStream 3.7 wind turbine to monitor strain in the blades

• Designed/built a mounting assembly and power system to harness the turbines rotational energy for system needs

• Utilized a DAQ and wireless equipment to collect and transmit the strain data to a ground station

• Programed automated data collection with LabVIEW Relevant Courses:

Computer Aided Engineering IV, Engineering Materials, Mechanical Component Design, Fluid Dynamics

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