Highly skilled and excellent problem solver, self motivated, and constantly strive to be the best at what I do. I consistently look for and find more efficient methods of accomplishing work. Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Access, Visual Studio, Visual Basic, C#, and HTML.

2011 -          Design Engineer: Will-Burt Advanced Composites Group

Responsible for the design, detail, and work instructions for EMI/RFI proof ISO-Certified military shelters. Developed and documented methods of testing advanced adhesive systems to overcome the thermal expansion differentials between aluminum shielding and carbon fiber panels. Developed custom tooling for the manufacture of carbon fiber panels and components.

2011 - 2011   Maintenance Technician : Fresh Mark

Troubleshooting and repair of industrial food processing equipment. Responsibilities included tear down and rebuild of material handling equipment. Trouble shooting and fine tuning packaging equipment. Identifying and replacing faulty PLC's.

2009 - 2011   Student : Stark State College of Technology

Full Time Student

Associate Degree:
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
(Double Degree)

See Also: Education

2008 - 2009   Design Engineer : Steel Equipment Systems (SES)

Designed and detailed specialized equipment for the steel industry. Projects included rail cars, quenching equipment, degassing tanks, and steel pipe forming equipment. Designs generally encompassed weldments, hydraulics, electrical, and chain drive systems. We used Autodesk Inventor and AutoCad for drawings and bills of materials. Other responsibilities included print checking, database management, and sectioning equipment for shipping.

2005 - 2008  Design Engineer : JLG Industries (Gradall)

TelehandlerDesigned and detailed Telehandler prints for the European division. Main duties included the redesign of the operator cab with cost reduction as the main focus. Also worked on telescopic boom, frame, and hydraulic systems. We used Pro-Engineer Wildfire2 for the design work and Intralink as our product data management (PDM) software. Extensive solid modeling for assemblies and pro-surfacing for the complex vacuum molded interior trim panels. JLG is ISO 9001 compliant.

2003 - 2005   HVAC Engineer : Air Enterprises Inc.

Responsible for detailed assembly drawings of custom air handlers. Duties included raw material cut sheets, liquid foam shot times, component placement within unit, routing electrical conduit and steam pipes. Served as engineering/shop liaison to improve efficiencies of both departments. Helped develop company intranet by combining web technology and engineering databases.

1993 - 2003   Production Engineer : Kidron Inc.

Designed and detailed drawings for custom refrigerated truck bodies and trailers. Generated bills of materials for purchasing and production purposes. Created detailed instructions for installing electrical and hydraulic systems. Wrote LISP programs to generate sheet metal flat patterns. Also did estimating and quoting.

1990 - 1993   Line Cook / Chef : Buehler's Town Market Cafe

Discovered and enjoyed the finer aspects of the culinary arts.
Trained under certified chef.

1992 - 1993   Line Cook : The Barn Restaurant - II

As a short order chef I learned to cook the perfect medium rare steak. BBQ pit master for a high volume restaurant.

1991 - 1992   Foreman 3rd Shift : Poly Grind

Responsible for smooth operation of plastic pellet grinding machines for both virgin and post consumer plastics. Duties included anti-contamination measures, meeting customer spec requirements, warehousing, and shipping of product. Also responsible for machine maintenance and repairs.

1989 - 1991   Line Cook : The Barn Restaurant - I

As a short order chef I learned to cook the perfect medium rare steak. BBQ pit master for a high volume restaurant.