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Mechanicl Engineer

Pocatello, ID
July 31, 2020

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Benjamin Velazquez

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B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Emphasis (GPA: 3.25) May 2020 Utah State University, Logan, UT


o Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam o Expertise in design and modeling; machining/tooling; testing and development o Hands-on experience in robotics

o Experience working in a high-tech machine shop; expertise with development, construction, and repair of complex mechanisms, with an understanding of complex instrumentation o Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively share technical and scientific information

o Self-motivated problem solver and capable of performing successfully as a member of a team o Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Python programming, and MATLAB; familiar with Raspberry pie


Utah State University Mars Rover Project, Logan, UT August 2019 – May 2020 o Lead Power and Drive Engineer

• Managed design, development, and manufacturing of suspension components

• Oversaw design and development of electrical systems, including battery and motor selection

• Tested suspension and electrical designs (FEA, drop, and endurance tests)

• Consulted with lead engineers from other divisions to ensure batteries selected meet power requirements and suspension design can support Rover’s weight ICON Health and Fitness, Logan, UT August 2019 - Current o Research and Development- Engineering Packaging Intern

• Design and test packaging for new products

• Test new methods and materials for packaging

• Partner with clients and communicate with production plants

• Organize bill-of-materials and cost estimates for product packaging Utah State University Baja Club, Logan, UT August 2018 - May 2019 o Lead Drive Train Engineer

•Oversaw design and development of multiple components of the drive train of the vehicle

• Supervised seven engineering students throughout design phases

• Assisted with development of testing criteria and testing of materials

• Consulted with lead engineers from other divisions WORK HISTORY

NAPA Auto Parts, Logan, UT May 2019 - August 2019

o Sales Associate and Parts Driver

Utah State University Residence Life, Logan, UT August 2016 - May 2018 o Resident Assistant, Summer Lodging Assistant, and Receptionist SERVICE AND VOLUNTEER

o Spanish-speaking volunteer for religious organization, Twin Falls, ID March 2014 - 2016

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