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AutoCad Draftsman/Quality Inspector

Location:
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
Posted:
January 23, 2017

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Richard Allen Sawvel

**** *. **** ******

Broken Arrow, OK 74012

(918) ***-****

acyfda@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

Solid experience in manufacturing processes and drafting/engineering practices. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Adept at building and nurturing relationships with internal and external customers. Able to relate and interface easily at all levels of the organization.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Braden Manufacturing

Senior Design Drafter 2007 – 2016

Responsible for creating master layout drawings utilizing AutoCad for Filter, Inlet and Exhaust Auxiliary systems using customer spec drawings and engineering mark-up drawings.

Created shop fabrication drawings using customer specs, engineering sketches and General Arrangement drawings.

Created Bill of Materials for shop fabrication drawings.

Responsible for creating customer drawings such as General Arrangement, Lifting Arrangement and Erection drawings for all field-installed components.

Responsible for traveling to jobsites to take dimensions and photos of existing equipment in order to create layouts using field information. Created shop fabrication drawings from dimensions and information obtained during the visit to the jobsite.

Trained others in the creation of customer drawings.

QA Inspector/Technical Data Controller 2005 - 2007

Received customer specifications and reviews for technical, fabrication, inspection and quality requirements.

Generated required documentation to support Braden projects and ensured customer specification compliance throughout the project.

Categorized, analyzed and organized information with the intent of establishing and implementing preventative actions and continual improvements in both Braden's processes and products.

Assisted QA management in the execution, verification and validation of continual improvement projects using all tools, programs and resources available.

Assisted in the functions of technical advisor (TA) and Quality Control inspection as needed and directed by QA management.

QA Inspector/Domestic Technical Advisor 2003 - 2005

Conducted dimensional, visual inspection and non-destructive testing of AWS weldments of work-in-progress and finished products at local subcontract fabricators. Was responsible for the progress of products being fabricated to ensure schedules were being met. Monitored the use of proper materials, fabrication processes and interpreted drawings for the fabricator. Performed troubleshooting and offered technical assistance to supervisors, fitters and welders, either verbally or by demonstration, to complete jobs. Was also responsible for sandblast and paint inspection as well as hot-dip galvanizing inspection on structural components.

(Domestic TA) This role involved traveling to the various jobsites in which Braden had shipped their equipment to investigate, troubleshoot and recommend solutions to possible issues. Involved direct customer contact as the Braden representative in our efforts to best assist the customer and/or field crews in the erection of our equipment. Also responsible for directing and supervising small crews on jobsites, whether it was making repairs or changing out old parts and installing new ones.

QA Inspector/Subcontract Project Manager 2001 - 2003

Conducted dimensional, visual inspection and non-destructive testing of AWS weldments of work-in-progress and finished products in-house and at local subcontract fabricators. Was responsible for the progress of products being fabricated ensure schedules were being met. Monitored the use of proper materials, fabrication processes and interpreted drawings for the fabricator. Performed troubleshooting and offered technical assistance to supervisors, fitters and welders, either verbally or by demonstration, to complete jobs. Was responsible for sandblast and paint

QA Inspector 1999 - 2001

Primarily conducted in-shop dimensional inspections and visual inspection of AWS weldments on Filter House, Inlet and Exhaust ductwork to meet customer requirements and/or specifications. Was responsible for performing non-destructive testing techniques such as Magnetic Particle and Dye Penetrant testing. Monitored the use of proper materials, fabrication processes, weld procedures and interpreted AWS weld symbols, when necessary. Performed troubleshooting and demonstrated techniques to fitters and welders. Inspected point-to-point wiring, per Braden instrument detail drawings, for motors, lighting and like components. Also conducted weld tests for new welders applying for jobs.

Fitter/Welder & Part-Time Technical Advisor 1988 - 1999

Performed complicated and critical fit-up of structural steel, Inlet and Exhaust ductwork. Also performed any and all welding processes or techniques to complete the necessary work. Typically assigned to the more difficult and unique jobs going through the shop. Helped to train new fitters and welders.

Traveled to various domestic jobsites for temporary assignments to offer technical assistance on Filter House, Inlet and Exhaust ductwork, as required by the customer and/or contractor to troubleshoot and solve any and all field issues.

Traveled to Europe as a Technical Advisor to assist customer/contractor on modifications and repairs during installation of exhaust equipment.

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma Broken Arrow High School 1986

TCC AutoCad (Basic) 2007

Business Law

CERTIFICATIONS:

Certified Welding Inspector (former)

Level II Magnetic Particle Non Destructive Testing (former)

Level II Dye Penetrant Non Destructive Testing (former)

COMPUTER SKILLS:

AutoCad

Inventor (Detailing, no modeling)

Microsoft Word and Excel

Typing 40+ wpm



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