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Power Plant Engineer

Wexford, PA
February 20, 2020

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Joshua F. Klajnowski

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Wexford, PA 15090 Phone: 412-***-****

Analytical Test Engineer with experience in autonomous systems, continuous integration, and test-driven development. Offering an understanding of automation frameworks, testing tools, debugging, and implementing solutions to produce robust high-volume testing solutions that address business challenges. Innate ability to build partnerships with peers, cross-functional teams, and customers while meeting tight customer deadlines.

Relative Skills

Autonomous Robotic Programming Published Design Documents Materials Strength Continuous Integration Test-Drive Development Regression / Manual / Software Testing Test Automation Test Planning Training Complex Equations Interpretation Computational Troubleshooting Procedural Development Thermal Energy Transfer Mechanisms Technical Writing Research and Development Testing

Technical Experience: AutoCAD, Solid Works, Phabricator, Linux, Advance Nodal Code, C++, Arduino, MATLAB, Python, Unreal Engine, JIRA, UNIX, Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint)

Work Experience

Hitachi Rail: Pittsburgh, PA December 2019 to Present

Contractor-Test Engineer I

Executed continuous integration pipeline through simulation of rail systems

Operated with development through a SCRUM team to establish testing for new features

Uber Advance Technologies Group: Pittsburgh, PA April 2017 to November 2019

Test Engineer I

Initiated testing guidelines for software features based on product metrics.

Applied bug tracking systems to analyze and improve code performance.

Generate reports and analyze results of standardized tests on daily software releases to communicate software regressions to developers.

Established pipeline of testing features for software development to execute in order to capture improvements while simultaneously preventing regressions/bugs to the vehicle platform.

Coordinate between software development and test operation teams to address software regressions and ensure the processing of software releases with R&D efforts through continuous integration.

Communicated with multiple shareholders on progress of projects to ensure testing met system requirements

Upwork Incorporated: Mountain View, CA February 2014 to March 2017

Technical Writer

Published technical documents, articles, and research-based industry-focused publications.

Designed robots in conjunction with corporate technical specifications and budgetary guidelines.

Redesigned existing robotic project to better improve system requirements given by customer

Configured technical drawings for the redesign of the humanoid robotic system.

Westinghouse Electrical Company: University Park, PA January 2013 to July 2013

Contractor-Nuclear Engineer

Designed and implemented a new core loading pattern for Westinghouse 4-Loop Pressurized Water Reactor under specification parameters for Gator Lake Power Plant.

Collaborated with Westinghouse nuclear engineers to evaluate core models and analyze current plant operating capabilities for safety limitations.

Published design report on loading pattern findings, safety, and operating parameters.

Presented project via video simulcast presentation through the Westinghouse employee network.

Catalogued design drawings of AP-1000 currently in development.


Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Nuclear Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA May 2013

Additional Relevant Experience

PRESIDENT Penn State Robotics Club University Park, PA August 2011 to May 2013

Designed and constructed a mechanical portion of the walking robot Jarvis.

Placed 5th of 200 in Trinity Fire Fighting Competition in Hartford, CT.

Partnered with Freescale Corporation to host and manage the Freescale Cup Competition.


Joshua K.: Gator Lake Core Design. Westinghouse Electric Company. Pittsburgh, PA May 2013

Published design report on loading fuel pattern.


Certified Member, National American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, IL December 2009 to Present

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