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Action oriented Senior Design Engineer with progressive experience managing and marketing design concepts of corporate business aircrafts. Recognized for customer focus and responsiveness, strong communication skills and ability to understand complex processes for efficient technical applications. Unique blend of both business development and technology backgrounds. Skills include:
AutoCAD 2002 Intermediate and Advanced Training
PlotIt, Keyboard Express
SolidWorks 2004 "3-D" Solid Modeling Training
Corel Draw 8.0 Intermediate and Advanced Training
Windows XP/NT, Windows 95
AutoLISP 2002 Advanced Training
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Mechanical Desktop 2.0 "3-D" Solid Modeling Training
MS Project, Autohook 2002
Established strong relationships with customers, analyzing requirements and adapting processes to satisfy application objective, gaining strong sales experience. Received numerous commendations from customers and management.
Solved numerous design errors and data integrity problems under critical time constraints resulting in continued operations saving 40% annually. Achieved Distinguished Contributor Award.
Identified inefficient and error prone data which, when properly implemented, was projected to reduce maintenance by 35%.
Analyzed problems and introduced solutions, reducing customer complaints with 100% effective performance in safe/accurate increases that prevented production down time and customer satisfaction.
Identified critical data flow and developed action plan for project management resulting in successful handoff for design implementation, saving business due to quick customer response.
Interfaced with on-site and off-site contractors, providing support and direction per current work scopes. Gained loyal customers with repeat business in staid market.
Provided follow-up after delivery to ensure customer satisfaction resulting in strong marketing relationships.
Design Engineer/Special Projects Coordinator
Worked closely with customer to accomplish look, function and "personal taste" of designed aircraft interiors, providing marketing/sales closure.
Provided CAD drawings incorporating FAA regulations and engineering data to obtain efficient and accurate completion of interior components per schedule and customer expectation.
Created Aircraft Scheduling and Tracking progress, Change Order logs and pricing matrix and billing summaries, negotiating prices with customers upon inquiry.
Performed test flights to evaluate all aspects of completion, creating "squawk" list for final deliveries.
Coordinated shop teams to meet departure schedule of aircraft, resulting in quality and integrity of final delivery.
Created and implemented installation of two newly designed peripheries including ledges, lower side panel, dιcor panel, windowlines and headliners.
Traveled to customer locations to evaluate aircraft for sales quoting and scheduling purposes. Inducted aircraft into off-site paint and modification centers, tracking progress and quality control.
Senior Design Completions Engineer III /Senior CAD Designer
Member of 3 person sales teams for on and offsite formal sales presentations to prospective buyers.
Created, managed and marketed design concepts of corporate business aircraft interiors including Challenger CL600, CL601, CL604 and Regional Jets, Gulfstream GII, GIII, GIV and GV, Hawker BA800 and Falcon F50.
Worked closely with customer to customize aircraft interiors and provided CAD drawings incorporating FAA regulations and engineering data to obtain efficient and accurate completion of interior components per schedule and customer expectation.
Interacted with shops regarding fabricating processes, machining techniques, materials, hardware, finish and overall assembly to ensure quality, installation while achieving aesthetic, function and maintenance requirement of design concept and intent.
Developed system of AutoCAD file creation, archival and procedure to ensure accurate data for accessibility, retrieval and revision to increased production while minimizing drawing time for projects.
Created AutoCAD blocks library and menus with current equipment and hardware used to construct drawing files.
Gained working knowledge of avionic, audio, video, consumer products and other equipment used in completion, as well as avionics diagrams, cockpit layouts, electrical layouts, material callouts and creation of custom paint schemes.
VERTICAL MARKET ASSOCIATES, INC., Waco, Texas 1987 1988
Project Engineer, CAD Technician
Managed drafting and drawing conversion projects, converting hardcopy drawing into CAD format utilizing Optical Scanning technology and manual digitizing or reproduction.
Evaluated and bid contracts, setting schedules and procedures for CAD Operators to follow, with support programs and AutoCAD command menu and macro for special applications to increase production.
Performed Civil Mapping, Architectural, Facility Management, Piping Diagrams, Mechanical Details and Assemblies, Schematic, P.C. Boards, with special interest and abilities in drawing Isometrics, 3-d Modeling, Graphic Illustrations, Presentations, Logos and Labels, Software Publishing, Show Partner and other third party programs.
Traveled to client locations for consultations and advice regarding projects, demonstrated software packages and different conversion methods, knowledge with hardware interfacing and software applications, technical writing and advertising, light sales experience.
DSC COMMUNICATION CORPORATION, Plano, Texas 1985 1987
Gained AutoCAD experience with programming LISP command macros, configuration and set-up hardware and AutoCAD files manager.
Authored symbol libraries, illustrations, manuals, graphs, presentations, artworks and silk-screens generated with AutoCAD.
Trained manual draftsmen to operate AutoCAD, print circuit board and backplane outlines and masters, cable assemblies, detail drafting and mechanical design.