1990-1994 | Metal Fabricator/Machinist
Helped supervise 2-3 employees Trained 4-5 employees. Welding, machining, and sheet metal fabrication.
1994-1996 | Machinist
Mazak CNC lathe set up/operation. Eazy Trac CNC mill set up/operation. Manual mill and lathe set up/operation.
1996-1997 | Technology Education Teacher Internship
Taught high school Applied Technology. Created curriculum for other technology-related courses. Taught middle school technology courses.
1997-2001 | Machinist
Mazak CNC lathe and mill set up/operation. Eazy Trac CNC lathe set up/operation. ISO 9000 inspection.
2001-2008 | Design and Systems Engineer/CAD Designer/QA Lead/QA Inspector/Metal Shop Supervisor/Manufacturing Technician
Quickly promoted to Metal Shop Supervisor after starting off with Adam Aircraft as Manufacturing Technician. From there I progressively moved up to the Engineering Department finishing up as a Design and Systems Engineer. My opportunities with Adam Aircraft/AAI included the following: Utilized Solid Edge 2D and 3D to put 100+ aircraft designs and systems on paper and on aircraft. Worked with 200+ vendors collecting data for aircraft designs and systems. Worked closely with the Manufacturing Department implementing new designs and systems. Inspected receivables and various disciplines on aircraft per FAA requirements. Trained and lead four employees for QA Department. Supervised five employees in the Machine, Sheet Metal, and Weld Shops. Ordered machining, sheet metal fabrication, welding, and QA tools and supplies. Consulted with our Engineering Department about designs and systems. As Manufacturing Tech, I was a Composites Tech, Machinist, Sheet Metal Fabricator, and Welder.
2009-2013 | Design and Systems Engineer/CAD Designer/QA Manager/Procurer/Administrator
Reported directly to the President though a variety of positions performing the following: Utilized Auto CAD 2D and Solid Edge 3D to support and implement design for system integrations/ drawing packages for local, national, and international airframes. Assisted with the creation, implementation, and control of our QA system. Procured and managed $25,000 worth of parts and systems for our manufacturing department. Managed our operating needs with 120 vendor accounts and 80 customer accounts.
1990-1992 | Associates Degree
Degrees: One and Two-Year Diplomas. Major: Machine Tool Operation and Machine Tooling Technics
1992-1996 | Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude
Major: Technology Education