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Management Project

United States
March 25, 2011

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Michael W. O’Connor

Cell (832) ***-****

Summary: Experience in all system design phases, from concept to manufacture. Employment includes work in many different fields such as R&D, military equipment, aerospace, medical, alternative energy, site and facility design.

Key Skills


international team work

design analysis and cost-reduction

modifying existing technologies

new development

configuration management





Aug 2010 – Present Warehouse Agent

• Check Airway Bills and receive cargo insuring they match

• Preposition Cargo in warehouse

• Build and secure cargo for air shipment (export)

• Receive and Check cargo against manifest (import)

• Load Trucks and release cargo to customer or transports

• Forklift Operator

Air General Inc

Houston, Texas

Aug. 2009 – Mar. 2010 Project Engineer / Project Leader

• Designed HVAC layouts for buildings and plants

• LEED Representative for Green Energy

• Lead Drafter / Drawing Checker

• Performed Energy evaluations using EcoTect

• Set up company Drawing Configuration Management

• Trained employees in AutoCad and Configuration Management

• Developed new company drawing procedures

ASSA Consulting Engineers LTD

Haifa, Israel

July 2007 – June 2009 Planner / Designer (AutoCad)

• Designed facility layouts for plants and facilities

• Designed piping layouts

• Produced detailed orthographic piping drawings

• Updated Configuration Management system

Bateman-Litwin Technologies

Haifa, Israel

Mar. 2005 – July 2007 Freelance Consultant/Designer

• Advised companies as a U.S. Specifications Expert

• Designed and contracted private projects

• Produced detailed orthographic aviation panel drawings

• Evaluated and oversaw testing for prototype illuminated panels

• Designed Permanent Make-Up Machine currently sold throughout Europe

Haifa, Israel

Jan. 2002 – Jan. 2005 Assistant Manager

• Assisted in the opening of new stores

• Supervised personnel

• Managed warehouse and inventory

Dial Rent-to-Own,

St. Thomas, USVI

Oct. 2000 – Jan. 2002 Lead Designer / Lab Tech

• Designed Concepts / Built Preproduction Test Units

• Performed Pre-Clinical Testing / Supervised Clinical Test

• Designed sensors

• Developed a Drawing Control and Configuration system

• Evaluated items that failed Production Test

Epic Medical Equipment Inc.

Plano, Texas

Sept.1999 – Oct. 2000 Cost Estimator

• Performed drawing takeoffs of associated building items

• Evaluated Soil Reports for conditions, previous site uses, and site compatibility

• Requested and evaluated bids from contractors

• Evaluated contractor ability to support Duke, Inc.

Duke, Inc.

Dallas, Texas

Sept. 1996 – Sept. 1999 Project Planner / Sight Supervisor

• Designed modifications/upgrades for new/existing facilities

• Reviewed contractor bids and submittals for technical accuracy

• Prepared cost estimates and work requirements for contracts

• Performed site visits and inspections

• Performed Contract Negotiations

Public Works, Naval Air Station

Fort Worth JRB, Texas

Jan. 1993 – Sept. 1996 Project Planner Trainer Design

• Determined type of trainer required

• Served as Project Leader for trainer design

• Evaluated bids for trainers fabricated by outside organizations

• Supervised and coordinated the design, fabrication, and assembly of trainers

Trainer Development

Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas

Mar. 1987 – Jan. 1993 Engineering Technician

• Reviewed Technical Data Packages

• Prepared technical and non-routine correspondence with contractors

• Member of Department of Defense Safety Review Board, for the investigation of accidents involving military vehicles

• Directorate Representative to review the use of composite materials

US Army Tank Automotive Command

Warren, Michigan

Oct. 1983 – Jan. 1987 Designer / Design Drafter

• Designed and prepared layout, manufacturing and assembly drawings from concept sketches

• Reviewed contractor drawings

• Designed specialized laboratories

• Worked as part of a design team for various projects

• Solved complex design problems

Sandia National Laboratory

Livermore, California

US Marine (Honorable Discharge) Qualified for 5 Point Veteran Preference


American River College

Sacramento, California Associate of Arts Degree

• Major – Design Drafting Technology

• Minor – Archeology


• Auto CAD 2009

• EcoTect

• Maximizing Auto CAD

• CAD (Air Force Training Program)

• Microsoft Excel / Word / WordPerfect

• Windows 95 / 98 / XP


US Army Engineering College

Rock Island, Illinois

• Technical Data Package Development / Preparation

• Principles and Applications of Value Engineering

• Configuration Management

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

• Welding Technology

• Weld Joint Analysis for Draftsmen and Designers

Department of US Army Logistics Management College

Rock Island, Illinois

• Weapon System Management Course ( Project Management Course)

Department of the US Army

US Army Tank Automotive Command

Warren, Michigan

• Engineering Data Management

• Creative Problem Solving

• Defense Specification Management

USAF Training Group Sheppard Air Force Base,

Witchatafalls, Texas

• Apprentice Electrical Systems

• Base Supply Training Course

• Air Transportation Course

• Air Force Quality Inspection Team Member Course

Marine Corp Institute

CINCLANTFLT, Norfolk, Virginia

• Map and Aerial Photograph Reading

Non-Commissioned Officer School

Camp Geiger, North Carolina

• Non-Commissioned Officer training

(as a student and as an instructor)

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