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Engineer Design

Location:
Hesperia, CA, 92345
Posted:
April 24, 2011

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DUANE E. PYLE

Estimator

Present Address:

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Hesperia, CA 92345

760-***-**** (Home)

760-***-**** (Cell)

E-Mail:w5dkpc@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Driven professional seeking a challenging position as an Estimator with five years experience in the construction industry leading into the Project Management field.

Fourteen (14) years experience in the manufacturing and engineering field including tool design, structural and design engineering in the aerospace industry utilizing CAD and board work.

EXPERIENCE

DEP Consulting: 01/09 to Present

Hesperia, CA

Estimator and Heavy Equipment Operator: Accurately interpreted detailed civil plans and specifications. Prepared estimates by calculating complete take-offs of offsite/onsite wet (Fire, Domestic Water, Sewer, Storm Drain) and dry (Power, Phone, Cable) underground utilities. Utilized a CAT 420D Backhoe, CAT 314C Tracked Excavator, and CAT 928G Loader to excavated, backfilled, and compacted trenches for wet/dry utilities. Excavated sub-grades and placed Type II. Placed and spread import to bring elevations to grade. Loaded export into dump trucks to be hauled offsite.

Sunrise Enterprises of Las Vegas: 09/06 to 01/09

Las Vegas, NV

Underground Utilities and Earthwork Estimator: Accurately interpreted detailed civil plans and specifications. Prepared estimates by calculating complete take-offs of wet and dry underground utilities. Digitized existing and proposed contours, subgrade adjustments for pads, AC (streets and parking lots), curbs, cross gutters, valley gutters, etc. utilizing Paydirt Sitework 5.2.1 software. Analyzed and organized import and export earthwork quantities, equipment, man hours, etc.. Prepared an Excel spreadsheet to obtain a final project cost including unit prices per onsite and offsite categories. Submitted completed bids with all necessary documents to management for review and adjustments. Filled out and delivered application forms for required permits and picked up when approved. Contacted and coordinated with ‘Before You Dig’ hotline to layout existing underground utility positions at project site. Scheduled all inspections including project final buy-off inspection. Coordinated with suppliers and sub-contractors to deliver their products to the jobsite on schedule.

Harber Company, Inc.: 01/06 to 06/06

Las Vegas, NV

Underground Utilities Estimator: Accurately interpreted detailed civil plans and specifications. Prepared

complete take-offs of underground wet utilities with prices. Presented estimate to supervisor for their review.

Chipton-Ross Inc.: 10/02 to 05/03

Northrop Grumman Corporation

El Segundo Division, El Segundo, CA

Contract Tool Design Engineer: Designed new tooling for the F35/JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) engine composite inlet duct system utilizing Catia 5.

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The Boeing Company: 10/00 to 04/02

Douglas Products Division, Long Beach, CA

Design Engineer-Environmental Control Systems (ECS):

Designed and redesigned the environmental heating/air conditioning systems for the 717-200 cockpit, passenger and cargo compartments utilizing Unigraphics (UGII) and board drawings. Incorporated cost and weight saving modifications to aircraft designs. Investigated fit, form, and function problems in the 717-200 aircraft. Drafted Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) to facilitate changes to designs to reduce cost and assembly time.

The Boeing Company: 8/97 to 10/00

McDonnell Douglas Corporation: 6/88 to 8/97

Douglas Products Division, Long Beach, CA

Tool Design Engineer Specialist: Designed new tooling and redesigned existing tooling for the 717-200, DC10/MD11, MD80/90, and MD95 Commercial Aircraft utilizing Unigraphics (UGII), MD CADD, and board drawings:

Major/Minor Assembly Jigs Handling Equipment Installation Fixtures

Master Tools Transport Dollies Work Stands

Drill Plates Production Data Sheets (PDS) Test Equipment

Investigated, resolved, and incorporated improvements using Lean Manufacturing methods that reduced cost and assembly time of the 717-200 aircraft. Performed CAD and manual design layouts, assembly, and installation drawings from preliminary engineering layouts. Coordinated with Engineering, Liaison Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Machine Shop to eliminate tooling problems. Supervised tooling first time usage and certification. Instructed shop personnel on tool usage by writing Production Data Sheets (PDS). Reviewed and checked co-workers designs for fit, form, and function.

COMPUTER SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

Paydirt Sitework 5.2.1

Unigraphics (UGII)

Catia V5 R18

Excel/Word/Outlook

McDonnell Douglas CADD

AutoCad 2000

EDUCATION

Practical Catia Training, Catia V5 R18, 40 Hours, June 28,2010 – July 2, 2010.

Heavy Equipment Operations & Earth Moving School – Levels 1, 2, & 3, July 2005 – September 2005.

National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)

Associated Training Services Network (ATSN), Las Vegas, NV

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology/Manufacturing,

ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) Certified, May 1994.

California State University, College of Engineering, Long Beach, CA

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

Air Quality Dust Control Certification – Cert. No. DC0207190

Air Quality & Environmental Management, 02/26/07 – 02/26/2010

Certified Heavy Equipment Operator & Earth Moving

National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) – Levels 1, 2, & 3, September 2005



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