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Mechanical Engineer

Baton Rouge, LA
October 15, 2019

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Juan A. Amaya

225-***-**** Baton Rouge, LA


Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering May 2019 Minors: Materials Science & Engineering GPA 2.98


Capstone Design Project (Corrosion Mitigation for Structural Supports) August 2018 – May 2019 Oxbow Calcining, Baton Rouge, LA

• Calculated the minimum corrosion rate for the support based on thickness reduction and temperature constrains

• Formulated lab-controlled experiments under extreme conditions for possible solutions

• Performed electro chemical analyses with a potentiostat to evaluate corrosion coatings’ performance

• Computed stress-strain analysis using SolidWorks to represent stress corrosion cracking on structure

• Established cost-effective solutions to make supports last >40 years, achieving the desired requirement Webpage Assistant May 2018 - July 2018

Global Brands, Panama City, Panama

• Communicated, in Spanish, with webpage staff of over 30 members in Uruguay for updates and optimization of the company’s online store

• Accomplished generating the first six customers for the online platform, achieving the company’s set goal

• Monitored and tracked costumers’ orders to fulfill the company’s expectation with service

• Analyzed website errors and ensured customer satisfaction with online orders

• Introduced and presented an updated platform to the company’s staff of over 150 members Human Resources Intern May 2017 - July 2017

JVLAT, Panama City, Panama

• Engineered and redesigned company’s annual online tests to facilitate the training of over 200 coworkers

• Distributed scheduled tests for various job positions in the company s seven locations in South America

• Implemented an online academy to improve service in four duty-free stores located in Panama’s airport

• Informed the stores’ managers and presented the outline of the online academy to over 50 employees

• Surveyed the progress of the project and monitored feedback of the employees for over two months

• Succeeded and completed the first stage of the online academy according to the company’s goals Professional Engineering Practice May 2013 - July 2013 Panamericana de Avalúos, Panama City, Panama

• Coordinated with company engineers in order to document appraised value of goods

• Evaluated the cost of different equipment such as motor boats located in the Panama Canal Zone, electric power plants, one commercial AC system, etc.

• Followed the progress of various construction sites with company civil engineers to evaluate money flow based on their respective bank loans

Skills / Activities:

Language: Spanish, fluent

Technology: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. SolidWorks. Activities: Project Management certificate from Cornell University

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