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Quality Assurance Project

Location:
Richmond, BC, V6X 1Z3, Canada
Salary:
$60,000
Posted:
August 04, 2012

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OPHIR KENDLER E-mail: jqo5ab@r.postjobfree.com

***** ***** *****, ******** - ** V6X 1Z3 H: 613-***-**** C: 778-***-****

OBJECTIVE

Result-driven, team-oriented professional with a can-do approach is seeking a dynamic aerospace engineering position.

HIGHLIGHTS

• B.Eng. - Aerospace Engineering

• Overall 10+ years in aerospace industry, including 6 years in aircraft maintenance

• Knowledgeable in Aircraft systems, design, analysis, and certification

• Experienced with CAD, CFD, FEM, PLM, Multiphysics, Systems design/modeling

- Solidworks, AutoCAD, CatiaV5, ANSYS, MATLAB, Simulink, and more

• Technical customer support, technical project management, international experience

• Excellent leadership, organizational, communication, and computer skills

• Effective troubleshooter; creative team player with excellent interpersonal skills

• Experienced with various Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Gulfstream, and GA aircraft

• Familiarity with airworthiness requirements (particularly CFR 14 FAR 25)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Airworthiness Certification (contract) First Air, Ottawa, ON Apr 2012 – Present

• Created, edited, verified, and managed airworthiness certification documents

• Work carried in the context of combi modification projects on ATR42 and ATR72 aircraft

• Prepared, edited, and verified documentation for engineering orders and test plans

• Reviewed and approved engineering drawings

Research Associate (contract) MEA Forensic, Richmond, BC Oct 2011 – Present

• Conducted research and experiments in applications of tribology (friction and wear):

o Helicopter transmission failure due to input freewheel unit bearing spit-outs

o Car-wheel separation due to loss of clamping force at wheel studs

Computer Services and Support Self-Employed Jul 2011 – Present

• Process automation in MS Office products, using VBA

Intern (Consulting) CADFEM GmbH, Munich Germany Sep 2010 – Apr 2011

• Successfully conducted computational analysis work (flow, thermal, fatigue, modal, static)

• Delivered computational analysis of coupled electromagnetic-mechanical-acoustic system

Value-Added: Proof of concept for coupled simulation using Simplorer/ANSYS

Integration Specialist CAE Inc., Montreal, QC Dec 2008 – Dec 2009

• Provided customer technical support engineer and technical lead for full-flight simulators

• Efficiently managed site schedule and priorities

• Achieved deployment of flight simulators; troubleshooting and resolution of issues

• Interacted with authorities toward flight simulator certification

Value-Added: Successful full flight simulator integration in China, Canada, and Austria

Aircraft Design Consultant Israeli Aerospace Industries, Israel Aug 2006 – Nov 2008

• Performed as on-site representative in support of Gulfstream Aerospace

• Provided support for CatiaV5 + TeamCenterEngineering

• Coordinated the troubleshooting of data issues

• Automated data-management and configuration-management processes

• Realized aircraft structural design on Boeing 787 and Gulfstream G250

• Performed quality assurance on Boeing 787 composite-part CAD models

• Worked in the Interface Control Drawing (ICD) design group

• Developed a CAD methodology document, alongside its instruction to designers

• Participated in reviewing of aircraft certification documents

Value-Added: Automated processes, delivered excellent results and savings for all parties involved; eventual improvement in the customer-supplier relationship

Project Designer and Analyst Carleton University, Ottawa, ON May 2003 – Mar 2006

Carried work on numerous projects:

• Worked on two CFD simulation projects and CAD modeling of the study-subjects

- Flow simulation in gas turbine engine

- Simulation of flow over an observatory dome, to determine aerodynamic characteristics

• Conceptually designed a robotic application for medical training

• Applied Simulink and Matlab GUI modules to a real-time model application of piezoelectric

actuators to vibration control in simulated aircraft tail fin. Project carried at NRC-IAR

Value-Added: Medical training application project is an ongoing research project

Aircraft Mechanic Israeli Air Force; EL-AL Airlines, Israel Feb 1996 – Nov 2001

• Executed airframe and engine inspections; released aircraft to flight

• Took part in light, intermediate, and heavy maintenance work, troubleshooting, vibration testing; minor structural repairs; servicing, and minor electrical repairs

Aircraft (primary): Various types, including commercial jetliners and general aviation models

Aero-engines: Gas turbine and internal combustion engines

Value-Added: Civil – Worked in a team facilitating departmental safety practices

Military – Was selected for a squadron establishment team;

Received two accelerated promotions

EDUCATION AND COURSES

Master of Systems Engineering 2011 – Present

Colorado State University, USA

Postgraduate-level courses in Applied Computational Mechanics 2010 – 2011

European School of CAE Technology (ESoCAET), Germany

Introduction to ANSYS Workbench and ANSYS Mechanical 2010

CADFEM, Germany

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Graduated with distinction) 2002 – 2008

Carleton University, Canada

Fundamentals of CATIAV5, Surface (Sheet-metal) Modeling 2007

Israeli Aerospace Industries Training Center, Israel

TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Aircraft: Boeing, Airbus, Cessna, Piper, Gulfstream, Bombardier, ATR, and others.

• Design: CatiaV5, AutoCAD, Solidworks, ProE

• Analysis: ANSYS CFX, Workbench, Mechanical, Thermal, ANSYS Classic (APDL), ICEM

• PDM/PLM: TeamCenterEngineering, eNovia, CAE LaunchPad 2, LabView

• Simulation: Maple, MATLAB with Simulink, Simplorer

• Programming: C++, C#, MATLAB, VB, VBA, MS DOS, PERL, FORTRAN, html, APDL

• Office (Expert): All MS Office products, including Project, Access, Visio; proficient with VBA

• OS: Windows (1998, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003), UNIX, Linux, Mac OS

• Miscellaneous: PC component replacement, troubleshooting, server/network management

• Regulatory: FAR 23, FAR 25

• Research: Literature reviews, experiment preparation, data collection, data analysis

EXTRA CURRICULAR

• Highly interested in languages and linguistics • Biking and hiking • Photography

AFFILIATIONS

INCOSE – International Council on Systems Engineering

IEEE – Vancouver GOLD Affinity Group Chair



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