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Engineer Mechanical

United States
August 14, 2012

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Mechanical Engineer

Accomplished, proactive engineer with significant practical experience in manufacturing, mechanical design, project management, testing, procedures, repair techniques. Experience in improving systems and processes, work procedures, and quality documentation. Well versed in all aspects of production, outsourcing, purchasing, and coordinating major projects. Conducted Root Cause Failure Analysis investigation with GE and FAG. Not afraid of new or challenging projects.


IQ WIND Portland, Oregon 2010- 2012

Engineer/Consultant 2010 – 2012

Project and Quality Management

Oversee disassembly, documentation, and quality on customers’ sites.

Supply Technical Documentation, Instructions, and Parts for Wind Transmission Repairs.

Prepare and Supply Manufacturing Documentation for replacement parts.

Blueprint damaged wind turbine drive tran parts for manufacture.

Conducted turbine transmission rebuild on a problem turbine in Netherland Antilles.

Conducted several transmission and main shaft disassembly, inspection, and repairs.


MOVENTAS Portland, Oregon 2008-2010

Moventas is a Wind Turbine Transmission Manufacturer based in Finland. Moventas Transmissions are mainly used in GE and Vestas Wind Turbines.

Design Engineer/Engineering Manager

Responsible for North American operations of Moventas Engineering.

Lead Root Cause Analysis with GE and FAG for possible serial failures

Service Vestas and GE Wind Turbine Transmissions

Modified Test Stand for Various applications

Disassemble and Document competitors Transmissions for analysis and service capabilities.

Designed Tooling, Fixtures, and Instructions to perform a bearing change out, while up tower. Previously the transmission had to be removed, saving the company approximately $200,000, per turbine just in crane costs. My bearing extraction tool is now used within the company and modified for different bearings and applications by engineers in Finland.

Set up Engineering Department in North America

“Item Master” of North America for Moventas World Database

Set up CAD System and Drawing Database for North America

Blueprinted and documented into “kits”, all Transmissions and subsystems, i.e., braking system, cooling system, sensors, etc. for local component replacement

Designed new mounting bracket and larger oil cooler for more efficient cooling of Vestas, V-47 Wind turbines. New design is now a companywide upgrade.

Design fixturing and machinery upgrades and modifications as needed.

Work with the shop to design fixturing, tooling, documentation, etc, to keep with company growth.

Worked with GE to qualify Moventas as a certified GE Service Facility.

Modified internal lubrication system of the Hansen EH-552 Wind Transmission for the Vestas, V-47 Turbine.


CAD MOBILE Portland, Oregon 2003 – 2008

Engineering Services, Owner

Engineering Services, including prototype, part modification, troubleshooting, manufacturing replacement components, blueprinting, etc.


AMERICAN MACHINE & GEAR Portland, Oregon 1995 – 2008

Production Planner/CAD Administrator (2002-2008)

Machinist, Journeyman (1995-2002)

My responsibilities as Production Planner is to route all machine and gear shop work, including ordering material, detailed instructions, make prints if necessary, arrange and track outside vendor operations, from start to finish in the correct order of operations. I also maintained the CAD Database and CAD CAM Integration.


SKOOKUM/ROPEMASTER Hubbard, Oregon 1994 – 1995

Machinist, Journeyman

Machine parts for the lumber industry.


E.J.FIELDS MACHINE WORKS Morgan City, Louisiana 1990 - 1994

Machinist, Journeyman

Marine and Job Shop Machinist


TRI CITY PIPE AND MACHINE Patterson, Louisiana 1989 - 1990

Machinist, Journeyman

Oilfield Support machine shop, repair and machine drilling equipment.


COR VAL Houma, Louisiana 1988 – 1989


Oil Refinery support and repair.


CAMERON IRON WORKS Patterson, Louisiana 1980 – 1984


Manufactured oil drilling equipment.



Nicholls State University, BSME 1984-1988

Clackamas Community College, CAD, SolidWorks 1998-1999





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