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Electrical Engineer Project

Loxahatchee, Florida, 33470, United States
October 07, 2016

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Richard Handwerg – Resume

Name: Richard Handwerg Position: Sr. Staff Electrical Engineer

Cell 561-***-****


Years of Experience:42 Engineering:42 Tech Mgr.35

Unique or Special Qualifications:

20 years experience in robotics and industrial automation.

Seventeen years experience in underwater systems.

RF communications, Antennas, Link analysis. instrumentation, batteries, lasers, factory automation, sensors, manufacturing process, U/W vehicle design, aircraft assembly, PCB assembly, power conversion, renewable energy, embedded processors and interfacing, motion control, sensors and actuators, hydraulics, system architect, PLC programming(IEC 61131), material handling

Security Clearance: TS/SCI Eligible with Polygraph

Education and Training:

BS Electrical Engineering Technology, Bradley University 1974

EMI engineering

Sonar Training

Artificial Intelligence

Numerous robot language and applications courses

Machine vision

Manufacturing process

Contract Management

Holder of patent US8,777,555 Yaw drive tidal turbine system and method

Richard Handwerg

Work History:

Lockheed Martin – Riviera Beach (Formerly Perry Technologies) 1999 – 2016

Sr. Staff Electrical Engineer

-Lead electrical engineer special programs

-Lead electrical engineer on the Tidal Turbine power generation project

-Lead electrical engineer on Deep Marlin, a deep diving survey vehicle for the oil industry

-Lead electrical engineer on RAP-VLA, A disposable persistent acoustic array

-Lead electrical engineer ADUUV/MRUUV Submarine launched mine hunting vehicle

-Lead Electrical Engineer, LPUMA, Advanced sonar system implementation

-Lead electrical engineer DTV version 1, Sonar array dispensing vehicle

-Project engineer, Cetus II Shallow water survey vehicle.

-Lead Engineer, Launch and Recovery System for the AN/ WLD-1 “Remote Mine Hunting System”.

oActed as WLD-1 Systems Engineer

-Electrical Engineer Wld-1 mast development

-Electrical Engineer, LSV-2

-Served as subject matter expert across all programs

oAntennas and RF communications

oBatteries, and pressure tolerant batteries

oPLC application

oMachine vision and lighting

PTG International, Lake Mary, Florida 1998-1999

Chief Engineer

-Developed automated high power laser applications

-Developed laser glass cutters

-Generated machine control and vision applications in Visual Basic

-Worked with high power (up to 1700 W) CO2 and YAG lasers.

AMTI- Melbourne Florida 1996 – 1998

-Software Project Engineer

oManaged multiple software projects related to precision robotic placement of electronic parts.

oCoded robot control programs in V+ and AIM.

oDeveloped machine vision applications.

oSupervised up to 5 Software Engineers

oCost and schedule responsibility for software development projects

Precision Automation Systems- Miami Florida 1992-1996

Senior Electrical Engineer

-Main customer and subcontractor POC

-Electrical and mechanical hardware design, software development for industrial robots and automation systems.

-Developed battery handling and maintenance systems

-High precision electronic component placement and soldering

-Designed material handling systems including AGVs

-Managed system installations at customer sites

-Material handling experience

-Food and beverage experience

-Coded machine vision tools

Apple Computer- Fremont California 1986-1992

Senior Robotics Engineer

-Electrical and mechanical hardware design, software development for industrial robots and automation systems related to printed wiring board assembly.

-Design for manufacturing and design for assembly.

-Laser (YAG) soldering

-Machine vision and optics

-Participated in design of MAC LC and MAC SE

-Designed material handling systems

-Supervised technicians and robotics laboratory

General Electric Robotics and Vision Systems- Plymouth Florida 1983-1986

Electrical Systems Engineer.

-Managed multi-million dollar automation projects with cost, schedule and technical responsibilities

-Main POC for customer and subcontractor

-Electrical and mechanical hardware design, software development for industrial robots and automation systems.

-Developed machine vision applications

-Designed and tested robot controllers

-System installation at customer sites

Martin Marietta- Orlando Florida (Now Lockheed Martin) 1981-1983

Group Engineer

-Electrical and mechanical hardware design, software development for industrial robots and automation systems.

-Inertia welding and precision automated assembly.

-Designed printed wiring board assembly equipment.

-Robot work cell simulation

-Cost and schedule responsibilities for robot implementation projects

-Vendor and subcontractor POC

General Dynamics- Ft. Worth Division (Now Lockheed Martin) 1977-1981

Sr. Manufacturing Technology Engineer.

-Electrical and mechanical hardware design, software development for industrial robots and automation systems.

-Implemented the first industrial robot in the aerospace industry

-Deputy program manager for robot system implementation.

-Did basic research on robotic applications, controls and tooling,

-Conducted IRAD and CRAD investigations into industrial robot technology and implementation.

-Participated in proposal preparation

Hewlett Packard, Paramus, New Jersey, Rolling Meadows Ill. 1975-1977

Instrumentation Engineer

-Provided technical support for Hewlett Packard’s measurement instruments.

Granite City Steel 1974-1975

Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

-Supervised the daily activities of journeymen electricians in the maintenance of steel mill equipment and facilities.


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