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Engineer Mechanical

Burnaby, BC, Canada
February 22, 2020

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PRITHVI RAJ MOHAN BONGALE M.Eng (Engineer-In-Training)

New Westminster, BC V3M 2W3 – 778-***-**** – Education

Master of Engineering – Mechatronic Product Realization Sept 2017 – Dec 2018 Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC, Canada

Bachelor of Technology - Mechatronics July 2013 – June 2017 SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India

Skills and Strengths

Mechanical Skills

SolidWorks, ProEngineer, AutoCAD

CoDeSys, Automation Studio,

Simatic (for Siemens) (PLC)

MasterCAM, CNC programming

Machine shop (Lathe, milling

machine, CNCs, 3D printer, etc.)


MATLAB, LabVIEW (Process


Programming Languages




MS Visual Studio

Life Skills

MS Office

Interest to learn and expand


Excellent people skills

Work well in a team

Quick learner

Organised and systematic

Employment History

Junior Technician – Communications Test Design Inc., Richmond, BC Aug 2019 – present

In-charge of testing various Telus wi-fi products for functionality and physical defects.

Updating firmware.

Locking and unlocking Telus wi-fi devices to get them ready for testing. Projects and Internships


Robotics Instructor – Unitech Education, Wuhan, Hubei, China Sept 2018 – Dec 2018 through Sager Education, Vancouver, Canada

In-charge of preparing high-schoolers at Wuhan Rayson School for SAT exam

(Math and Physics).

Taught Python programming to pre-teens.

Taught STEM concepts to children through building LEGO robots.

In-charge of preparing lesson plans and structuring courses.

Prepared daily reports and documentation of classes. Academic Projects

Automation of Robotic Arm for Bio Defence Dec 2017 – July 2018

(for Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc., North Vancouver)

In-charge of concept design and research involved in determining best navigation methods to build a prototype robot.

Designed a mechanism to lift the 200 kg robot onto a set of rails using its own weight using SolidWorks. It was appreciated for simplicity and robustness.

Machining various components to suit the design specifications of prototype robot.

Programmed the robot in C and C++ using MS Visual Studio

In-charge of documentation for the project

Mechanical Gripper Design Nov 2017 – Dec 2017

Worked in a team of 4 to produce a 3D printed mechanical gripper.

Developed a robust, modular and portable design using SolidWorks modelling and stress/strain/displacement simulations.

Design was appreciated for its functionality and cost-effectiveness.

Remote Health Monitoring and Alert System Sept 2016 – Mar 2017

Worked in a 2-man team to build a low-cost health monitoring system for elderly heart patients.

In-charge of hardware, ergonomic design, testing and Arduino programming.

Developed a sensor to monitor amount of sweating through Galvanic Skin Response.

Hobby Projects

Manual Bot Design Nov 2014 – Feb 2015

Lead a team of 2 to build a manual bot to traverse through an obstacle course.

In-charge of circuitry, design and machining the chassis.

The bot was appreciated for its structural stability and manoeuvrability. Selected Publications

Published a paper titled Design of Low-cost Remote Health Monitoring and Alert System for Elderly Heart Patients (2017)

Certificates, Volunteer Experience and Extra-Curricular Achievements

Received Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation from Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC).

Completed Basics of CNC Programming and Machining – Simon Fraser University, Surrey (2019).

Completed Basics of Siemens PLC Programming – VAES Automation, Bengaluru


Completed in-plant training at Integral Coach Factory, Chennai (2015)

Actively contributed to the Public Relations effort for DAKSH (annual technical festival at SASTRA University, Thanjavur) (2014-2016).

Have actively contributed articles for ILLUMINATI - Niyantra (technical e-magazine of Mechanical Dept.) at SASTRA University (2014-2016).

Contributed to Content Writing wing of Entrepreneurial Development Cell at SASTRA University (2015-2016).

Volunteered as a teacher at Government Primary School, Thanjavur as part of National Service Scheme camp (2014-2015).

Have won various quiz competitions and regional (Trichy-Thanjavur) Spell Bee competition (2015).

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