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Engineer

Location:
Fairhope, Alabama, 36532, United States
Salary:
75000
Posted:
May 25, 2010

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ISAIAH O. OBUYA

**** ******** **** • Fairhope, AL 36532

(251) ***-**** • k4517y@r.postjobfree.com

AEROSPACE ENGINEER

Structural Design & Analysis  Cost Reduction & Analysis  Process Improvement

Meticulous and methodical Aerospace Engineer with expertise in the design, development, and test of aircrafts through aeronautical engineering. Extensive knowledge and understanding of how programs, engineering, quality and manufacturing cohesively work in short cycle development, qualification, and production build cycles. Highly adept at analyzing project requests, proposals, and engineering data to determine feasibility, cost, and production time of aeronautical product. Utilizes CAD and finite element analysis for composite and metallic structures and processing experience involving forming, machining, welding, and heat-treating of metallic structures. Problem-solver who enjoys facing the challenge of a difficult problem and works well in teams to share information and ideas.

Computer proficiencies: CAD / CAM • Solid Edge • SDRC-IDEAS • C++ • VBA • Windows 2000/XP • UNIX • Matlab • MathCAD • Maple • Excel • Word • Access • PowerPoint • Windows OS • Visio • Centric Software • CatiaV5 • Minitab

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Thermodynamics • Supply Chain Management • Statics & Dynamics

• Systems Engineering & Analysis • Flight Control & Stability • Safety Engineering

• Aviation Maintenance Management • Six Sigma • Quality Control

EDUCATION

Master in Aeronautical Science, 2011

EMBRY-RIDDLE UNIVERSITY, Daytona, FL

Bachelor Science in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, 2004

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Huntsville, AL

Graduate-level aerospace engineering coursework, University of Alabama – current

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Goodrich Aerostructures, Foley, AL

AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER, 2007 – 2010

Evaluated and developed cost-effective repair strategies for costly aerospace components to meet engineering and client requirements. Consorted with senior management, department heads, and key personnel to identify needs and formulate solutions.

• Instrumental in troubleshooting and repairing various kinds of equipment for both clients and the company.

• Conceptualized and developed improved maintenance processes and procedures, and author Engineering Approval Requests as needed.

• Collaborated with other engineers and aircraft manufacturers with out-of-scope component and system repairs process development to meet deadlines and quality requirements.

Selected Accomplishments:

 Drove cost savings of $1.5M, efforts-to-date.

 Reduced component repair time by 10% and component turn time by 25% to improve deadline delivery and boost company’s ability to increase revenues and profitability.

ISAIAH O. OBUYA

(251) ***-**** • k4517y@r.postjobfree.com

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Kiewit Texas Construction Corporation, Fort Worth, TX

OFFICE / FIELD ENGINEER, 2005 – 2007

Monitored costs by preparing daily cost and contract submittals resulting in optimal engineering and construction productivity, lower costs, and improved client satisfaction.

• Enforced and engineered concrete construction applications and field testing that included tensile, compression, and compaction testing and mixture sampling.

• Directed and assisted the five-member QA technician team, ensuring full compliance with field procedure guidelines. Trained new users.

• Administered the $50,000,000 Orleans Canal Avenue Emergency Repair initiative.

• Managed workflow for Centric Software, an electronic document control system utilized for a high-profile, $340,000,000 project.

National Copper & Smelting, Inc., Huntsville, AL

ENGINEERING INTERN, 2005

Managed the organization and performance of quality checks to ensure product met exacting customer requirements for this firm generating $2,500,000 in monthly revenue.

• Conducted mechanical tests on material properties, and analyzed quality of finished manufactured products to lower rejected products and return rates ensuring high customer satisfaction and profit growth.

Cinram, Inc., Huntsville, AL

PROCESS COORDINATOR, 2004 – 2005

Instrumental in overall production environment operating commercial printing processes, and assisting multiple departments with process improvements, quality assurance, machine maintenance, and cost reductions.

• Analyzed operations to identify and implement quality improvements resulting in improved planning, a 30% reduction in machine setup time, and a 20% parts reject improvement.

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace, (University of Alabama), Huntsville, Alabama

STUDENT RESEARCH ASSISTANT, 2002 – 2004

Provided effective leadership assisting instructors, department managers, and other individuals with a wide range of projects and routine initiatives supporting overall educational program. Offered input and suggestions at planning sessions, assisting with curriculum development, teaching, and testing. Monitored ongoing projects to ensure department goals met to high standards.

• Assigned to the assembly, calibration, and maintenance of califlow, an accurate and efficient instrument used for measuring gas flow rates.

• Performed calibration on mass flowmeter and rotameter every two months.

SEMINARS  WORKSHOPS

 American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, monthly

 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, monthly

AFFILIATIONS

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) • American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) • Aircraft Owners & Pilot Association (AOPA) • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) • America Society for Quality (ASQ)



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