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Mechanical Engineer

Tampa, FL
January 29, 2024

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Tampa, Florida • 727-***-**** •


Test Engineer • Mechanical Engineer • Test and Evaluation Engineer • Senior Mechanical Engineer

Data Center Optimization • Infrastructure Assessment • Environmental Monitoring Expertise

Analytical Problem Solver • Test Event Coordinator • Mechanical Expertise

Top Secret Clearance/SCI • Two Awards for Overseas Data Center Maintenance


Solutions Through Innovative Technologies, USSOCOM, MacDill Air Force Base; Tampa, Florida Oct 2017 - Nov 2023

Test And Evaluation Engineer

Orchestrated 15 successful tests and evaluations for specialized communication systems.

Streamlined the organization of test documents, securing fielding and deployment release document approvals in line with Special Operations Command requirements.

Facilitated coordination encompassing test participants, equipment vendors, testing personnel, safety releases, and frequency use approvals.

Conducted thorough analysis of requirements to ensure functionality and performance goals.

Explored new technologies; assessed potential applications in special operations forces.

Collaborated with Program Managers on OT&E schedules, priorities, and resource planning.

Coordinated with Test Agencies and range facilities for seamless OT&E events.

Credence Management Solutions Robins Air Force Base; Warner Robins, Georgia

Nov 2015 - Sep 2017

Mechanical Engineer

Executed comprehensive pre-induction analysis for multiple aircraft, advocating early inspections of known problem areas prior to programmed depot maintenance.

Uncovered three potential uses on commercial aircraft that could greatly benefit from a high wear/corrosion-resistant, low-friction metal coating.

Delivered robust mechanical engineering support to maintain aging Air Force planes' mission readiness while addressing deficiency reports.

As Manager, scrutinized maintenance trends to formulate and implement new requirements aimed at boosting aircraft availability.

Designed bar charts comparing hours and maintenance work, highlighting key systems impacting aircraft availability.

Scientific Research Corporation, MacDill Air Force Base; Tampa, Florida Oct 2014 - Sep 2015

Senior Systems Engineer

Executed assessments and inventory of 80+ data centers across eight states for the Special Operations Command, enhancing the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative.

Mobilized to multiple military bases to assess data centers, focusing on electrical power, cooling systems, equipment rack layout, fire suppression, security measures, and environmental monitoring.

Formulated detailed recommendations for system integration improvements, enhanced data center efficiency and consolidation of data centers.

Composed detailed floor plan diagrams in Visio, contributing to an informative report for government officials.

Managed requirements effectively while strategizing concepts of operations and.

L 3 Communications MacDill Air Force Base; Tampa, Florida Aug 2003 - Jan 2014

Mechanical Engineer Data Center Engineer Data Center Manager

Coordinated detailed planning, supervision for construction of a state-of-the-art 2000 square foot data center serving U.S. Central Command in Tampa.

Oversaw the design, integration, validation and delivery of 45 Tactical Local Area Network (TACLAN) systems for U.S. Special Operations Command.

Crafted detailed 3-D AutoCAD assembly drawings for TACLAN system as lead draftsman.

Installed vital infrastructure like equipment racks, power systems, environmental monitoring, and security systems for U.S. Central Command's primary data center in Kabul.

Provided extensive data center support with technical training, vendor coordination, troubleshooting, and remote environmental monitoring for security reporting.

Led the installation, setup, and problem-solving of high-density data centers in Bagram and Kandahar, Afghanistan, aiding counter-terrorism initiatives.

Managed a diverse team of six employees with ongoing mentoring responsibilities; diligently conducted performance appraisals and approved time cards.

Performed preventative maintenance on data centers across Qatar, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait and Djibouti requiring extensive travel commitments.

Prior Experience: The Boeing Company, Senior Mechanical Engineer / Laboratory Test Engineer



Education: Master’s Degree Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical Engineering

Technologies: AutoCAD, Unigraphics CAD, CADD

Certifications: Registered Professional Engineer • ITIL Foundations Certificate • American Power Conversion (APC) InfraStruxure Service Training Certified • Security+ Certified • Private Pilot License

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