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Mechanical CAD Designer

Redondo Beach, California, United States
April 21, 2017

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Jeff Byers


Objective: landing a full time position.


** ***** ** *** ********* and Defense industry. (Satellite antenna/ RF waveguide build and routing, waveguide run, support design and assembly, structure design, electromechanical component design and assembly placement and tooling design support). One year of Catia V-5 experience, 3 years of SolidWorks 3-D modeling/assembly/design/detailing, 12 years using Pro/E Wildfire and Creo 2 and 3 component design, building small to large assemblies, troubleshooting existing assemblies. Complete drawings from piece part to top assemblies then get all drawing signed off and released. 12 years using Computervision for solid modeling and finished drawings. Recently enrolled at El Camino College pursuing CAD design and engineering skills.

Patents issued and pending:

Patent No.: 8,695,796 B2

issue date: 04/15/2014

First named inventor: Jeff Byers

Primosand Productions LLC

05/2010 – 11/2016, Primosand Productions, Hermosa Beach Ca.

Owner/Director of Product design/Product Designer: Product design/development/prototyping/manufacturing. Patent application process, CAD: SolidWorks, Catia 5, Pro-E/Creo 3 and 4, 3-D modeling, product development, component design, large assemblies, layouts and finished drawings.

Employment History:

4/2009 – 12/2011, Northrop Grumman, Space Park Redondo Beach, Ca. Antenna Group

Composite component and system redesign, rebuild. Designing composite components and supports modeling and preparing finished drawings, cable routing and layout, gathering signatures and releasing of all required drawings on schedule utilizing Pro-E's Wildfire/Creo. My manager at Northrop was Bob Powell. I worked for Henry Lam and I worked closely with Whitney Morgan and Anthony Edwards.

4/04 – 5/05, Boeing Satellite Systems, EI Segundo, Ca. Blankets Group

Blanket Design and Layout. Designing new and modifying existing designs. Preparing and releasing blanket template drawings with Pro-E's wildfire/Creo.

Preparing and releasing blanket installations drawing with Pro-E's Wildfire. My manager at Boeing was Dan Bianca 310-***-****)

9/02 - 4/04, TRW/Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, Ca. AEHF Group

Structure, Waveguide design and routing. Waveguide support design. Feed component mounting and support design. Responsible for Waveguide design, all layouts, piece part detail drawings and installation drawings from concept to release. My lead engineer and manager at TRW/Northrop was Dave Eisenhut

2/97 – 9/02, Hughes Space and Communication / Boeing Satellite Systems, EI Segundo Ca. Antenna Feed Design Group

Waveguide design, routing and waveguide support design with related tower and structure design. Extensive Parametric modeling of feed components, waveguides and their supports. Feed component design, mounting and layout.

4/96 - 11/96, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, Ca. Process Laser Group

Responsible for laser process design and layout; layout and configuration of lasers and equipment location; cable and fiber tray routing; creating new CAMU assemblies to be used for detail and assembly drawings.

1/94 - 3/96, Hughes Space and Communication, EI Segundo Ca. Antenna Feed Design Group

Extensive Parametric modeling of feed components. Waveguide routing and waveguide support design. Feed components mounting and design. Exclusive use of CAMU for satellite database management.

2/89 -12/93, Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, Mi. Dishwasher Technology QV Department

Conceptual design and redesign with cost reducing objectives. 3-D wire frame modeling of experimental plastic parts with Computervision’s CADS 4X. Transitioning to CADDS 5X

1/88 -1/89, Clark Components International, Buchanan, Mi. Transmission & Axle Division

Transmission Case and Bell Housing design and layout. Provided assembly layout to engineering for stack up tolerance analysis. Board and CAD drawing on Computervision 4X.

11/86 - 12/87, Lockheed Corporation, Vandenberg AFB, Ca. Space Shuttle Program

Provided engineering with design support for launch facilities, as-builds of piping, mechanical, electrical, architectural and civil conditions as they exist in the field for modification and design changes.

11/85 -11/86, Martin Marietta Corporation, Vandenberg AFB, Ca. Space Shuttle Program

Space Shuttle payload and launch complex facilities, as-builds of piping, mechanical, electrical, architectural and civil conditions as they exist in the field for modification and design changes.

10/80 - 9/85, Bechtel Corporation, Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, San Luis Obispo Ca.

Pipe Support Feasibility Group: Verification and resolution of existing layout and interference problems. Extensive pipe support design.

Mechanical Group: Valve Leakage Study, compiling information as gathered from PG&E records and annulus steel. Responsible for providing field sketches, preliminary and finished isometric and mechanical as-build drawings as per NRC requirements

Education: Benicia High School – 1977, Diablo Valley College - Drafting and Design, Southwestern Michigan College - AutoCAD, Mechanical Design, Lake Michigan College - AutoCAD 3-D Design, Mechanical Design, El Camino College: Catia 5 Mechanical design 31, 32 and 33 and SolidWorks 28

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