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Product Design Engineer

Location:
Reston, VA
Posted:
December 25, 2019

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Dave Nall

What if your ideas could change the world?

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Reston, VA 20191

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EXPERIENCE

Dominion Engineering, Inc., VA — Engineering Technician FEBRUARY 2018 - SEPTEMBER 2019

●Implemented new industry standards to the mechanical engineering department to align the company with ASME and ISO compliance

●Worked directly with Project Coordinators/P.E. ideating on design criteria and constraints, sourcing fabricators, drafting drawings, final assembly, Factory Acceptance Testing, and training documentation

●Created 3D SolidWorks Library to standardize company product line and fabrication documentation increasing design productivity 31% RailPlan International, Inc., MD — Mechanical Engineer APRIL 2017 - DECEMBER 2017

●Lead engineer on $250,000 Amtrak renovation project for FDA and ADA compliance criteria with models and drawings 55% under budget

●Team lead on full-scale hard mock-up for Alstom, managing a team of eight for deadline completion, following modular design parameters

●Documented and implemented training and procedures manual for technical drawing packages, red line corrections, and approvals

●SolidWorks PDM experience with large assemblies managed across various teams and facilities in sheet metal, FRP, and various materials idea faucet, Ltd., CO — Industrial Design Engineer DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT

●Recognized by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock as upcoming company in environmental sustainability and community outreach. (2015)

●Responsible for managing a large team installation and build for Truffs-4-Trees; implementing market promotion and fundraising

●Created successful grant underwriting and crowdfunding campaign resulting in three Honorem Grants with over 300% ROI and enabling exposure at numerous media events across the country Zeromile Magazine, CO — Contributing Editor

AUGUST 2015 - DECEMBER 2015

●Complete projects in a four-phase process; pitch story ideas, create copy for publication and online content, edit and proofread coworker drafts on a project-by-project basis, and create social media buzz SKILLS

Product Design

Packaging Design

Additive Manufacturing

Project Development

Rapid Prototyping

Lean Manufacturing

Research & Development

Process Development

UI/UX/DFX/DFM

FEA Analysis & N.D.I.

Quality Assurance & Testing

ASME Y14.5 GD&T

Business Development

Lead Generation

Graphic Design

Sketching & ideation

Creative Innovation

Marketing & PR

Company Branding & Logos

SOFTWARE

SolidWorks

AutoCAD

Adobe Creative Suite

Keyshot 5

Rhino

Microsoft Office Suite

SketchUp

EDUCATION

Metropolitan University of Denver, CO — Bachelor’s of Science Product Development, Process & Production

JANUARY 2011 - MAY 2016

Minor Degree - Industrial Design and Fabrication

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Metropolitan University of Denver, CO — Bachelor’s of Art JANUARY 2011 - MAY 2016

Minor Degree - Entrepreneurship and Marketing

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

CERTIFICATIONS

Metropolitan University of Denver, CO — ABET

Advanced Composite Materials & Manufacturing

DECEMBER 2015

Metropolitan University of Denver, CO — ABET

Engineering Graphics & Additive Manufacturing

DECEMBER 2015

FABRICATION

Truffs-4-Trees — June 2016

Interactive sound and light eco-installation to raise awareness of deforestation and global impact, conserving 100 acres of rainforest. MATERIALS: Fiberglass, welded steel, textiles, circuitry and lighting. Alstom-PV6 Mockup — April 2017

Manager and designer on full-scale railcar interior prototype of food service galley with modular shipping and site assembly capability. MATERIALS: Steel shipping frame, birch-ply, acrylic and paint. Caltrans-Amtrak Galley 4&5 — August 2017

Upper-level galley remodeled virtual prototype, conforming to new FDA food safety standards and ADA compliance requirements. MATERIALS: Full-scale 3D models, animations, and renderings

Wish — July 2018-May 2019

Lead designer and fabricator on interactive lighting installation of five 11-foot-tall dandelions, and curating displays at six national events. MATERIALS: Acrylic, welded steel, fiber optics, circuitry and lighting. AWARDS

Metro Scholars Educational

Opportunity Scholarship

June 2013

President's Education Award

for Outstanding Academic

Achievement

August 2012

January 2013

President's List

December 2011

MEMBERSHIPS

ASME

IDSA

National Thespians

Young Entrepreneurs

LEARNING ENDEAVORS

SolidWorks Certified Pro

LEED GE

C++

Python

Robotics

Arduino

Biomimicry

Language: Mandarin

Language: Spanish

Hang Drum

Tiny home build



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