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Mechanical engineer 1 for aerospace

Whittier, California, United States
October 05, 2016

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Resume: William N. Valliant 505-***-****

***** **** ***** ***** ********, CA 90606


NCEES FE (EIT) certified BSME with 1 year engineering intern experience, 3 years aerospace production floor, 3 years in machining, 6 years higher education

Work Experience:

Research Internship USC Information Sciences Institute, Space Engineering Research Center

Marina del Rey, CA 90292 September 2015 to August 2016

Embedded systems design and fabrication including RTC software development in C#

3D printer repair, maintenance, and operation Dimension 1200ES

Class 100,000 cleanroom and Colony 1 bus CubeSat

Machinist New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Research & Economic Development

Socorro, NM 87801 December 2012 to July 2015


CNC and manual mills and lathes

Design for manufacture

Machine maintenance and upgrades

Work study July 2011 to December 2012

Mentor students

Instrument repair

Vend office supplies and surplus components for research

Aviation Records Clerk 2 Sierra Nevada Corporation, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance

Centennial, CO 80112 July 2009 to August 2010

Records and product health for fleet of 20+ aircraft

M3 Maintenance database administrator and developer

AD and STC research for required tasks during modification

Coordinate with planning, maintenance, production, QA, and govt. liaison

Structural Technician 2 April 2008 to July 2009

Modify aircraft structures using engineering prints and ticket books

Support ground flight operations including flight test squawks

Aircraft Manufacturing Technician Eclipse Aviation, Production

Albuquerque, NM 87106 February 2007 to April 2008

Mass production in an ISO 9001 environment manufacturing over 240 AC in a year

Use SAP EPR database for production and records

Development of assembly jigs, process routers, and traveling NCRs for pylon frame sub assy

Work experience keywords: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat DC, SolidWorks, Inventor, GibbsCAM, SAP ERP 6.0 database, CatalystEX, M3 database, C#, GCode, Windows XP, Windows 7 Pro, Windows 10 Pro, Linux Ubuntu, MATLAB, E-500 VLJ, PC-12, M-28, desktop and laptop computer, electronics, volt meter, oscilloscope, drill press, lathe, mill, break, ban saw, caliper, micrometer, surface grinder, hand tools, assembly jigs, fork lift, 3D printer, electronic board repair


MS, Astronautical Engineering University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA Projected December 2018

Half time distance learning student


BS, Mechanical Engineering New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM December 2014

2-year practical Jr/Sr Design focused on ESRA IREC competition, 1st place “SCEPTER” 2013

Controls, mechatronics, electronics and instrumentation lectures and labs (14 credit hours)


AA in Liberal Arts Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, NM August 2006

Coursework satisfied core transfer credits used later at NMIMT for BSME in 2011


Education keywords: Python, MATLAB, ANSYS (APDL), Aduino IDE, LabVIEW, Chemical Equilibrium with Applications, OpenRocket, NIST Reference Fluid Thermodynamic and Transport Properties Database, Maple, Linux Raspbian, NI ELVIS board, data logger, differential scanning calorimeter, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, strain gauges, stepper motor, servo motor, position encoders, pressure gauges, photometers, photo gates, wind tunnel, MEMS IMU, GPS receiver, APRS transponder, launch rails, APCP motors, pyrotechnics, heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, FEA, FAA COA, Spaceport America launch


Warren Ostergren (Ret) VP Academic Affairs New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Santa Fe NM

Steve Coleman Structures Lead Sierra Nevada Corporation

Centennial, CO 970-***-****

Dave Barnhart. Director Space Engineering Research Center at Information Sciences Institute

Marina del Rey, CA 310-***-****

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