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Education: BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona 12/86
Professional Registration: Professional Engineer, AZ License #35957
Experienced in the Following: ·
Design and analysis of steel and metal structures.
Management of engineering design teams
Designed and managed installation of equipment for high speed metal tubing manufacturing.
Design of custom mechanical and electrical machinery
A good understanding of materials (metal and non-metal) particularly for chemical applications.
Design of gaseous distribution systems (e.g. natural gas and propane)
Design of fluid distribution systems including pumps and automatic controls
Design of HVAC systems for use in commercial and residential projects
Design and manufacture of automated plating lines.
Design of clean rooms and associated climate control and ventilation.
Specification and implementation of mechanical and thermal software packages
Management of industrial projects for mining, wet process, and electrical power generation
Design and analysis of reinforced concrete for heavy industrial and commercial applications
Land development including grading and drainage
Additional Education, Training and Professional Membership:
GeometricTolerancing and Specifications, FEA, AutoCAD, Solidworks 2010, Autodesk Building Systems, Member: NSPE
Design Engineer and Manager: AZEVAP, Phoenix, AZ: October 2009-Present. Design and production of large volume evaporative cooling systems for industrial and commercial use. Utilized Solidworks sheet metal design to a large extent
Engineering Director: Stirling Energy Systems, Phoenix, AZ: July 2008-Sep 2009
Design/Analysis/Fabrication of a 38' diameter concentrated solar dish structure for high-volume production/power plant level application. Power transmission and drive system design and development. Design, analysis, and test of steel dish structure/mirror assembly and metal pipe foundations for seismic and wind loading.
Engineering Manager: Allied Tube & Conduit, Tyco, Phoenix, AZ 2006-Present
Formed an Engineering group that provided best facility and equipment upgrades and construction. Managed a staff of 30 maintenance employees to effectively maintain both the plant equipment and facilities. Managed machine shop and tool room of 17 employees. Phoenix plant grossed $170+ mil and was top ATC production facility for 2006 & 2007.
Engineering Manager: Copperstate Companies, Mesa, AZ 2005-06
Implemented advanced engineering strategies in the design and evaluation of reinforced concrete and steel structures. Designed HVAC and plumbing systems for large commercial buildings and office sites. Designing and specifying gas pipe systems and fresh water and waste water systems. Currently overseeing the integration of ACAD 2006, Inventor, and ACAD Electrical into the department. Managing industrial and commercial projects ranging from $50K to $10 mil.
Mechanical and Building Engineer: Rogers and Kunnen Inc., Phoenix, AZ, 2003-2005
Performed structural, mechanical, and electrical evaluation of commercial properties. Cost studies, equipment maintenance, building and equipment design, and code compliance investigations were performed as well. Formed Structural and Mechanical Engineering (HVAC) group to evaluate and recommend changes per stamped P.E. reports.
Engineering Program and Design Manager: Stewart Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, 1996-1997 & 2000-2003
Designed and oversaw the manufacture of fully automated plating machines. Designed and analyzed fully- automated material handling equipment, pumping, tanks, and framework. Designed liquid process chiller systems and heating systems. Manufacturing cost targets and customer requirements were met on all projects.
Program Manager and Engineer: Cerprobe Corp., Gilbert, Arizona, 1997-2000
Primary focus was on the design and development of facilities and equipment that would produced semiconductor test devices. Designed a Class 10 and 100 clean room with +/- 2 degree F and 2% humidity capability. The faciility included an integrated plating line and photolithography equipment. Several types of technologies were designed and developed that were capable of producing circuitry of 10 micron line widths with superior electrical capability.
Project Engineer: Stewart Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, 1996-1997 (See Stewart Technologies above)
Project Engineer: A.O. Smith Corporation,Tipp City, Ohio 1995
Designed AC induction motors and associated mechanical components. Performed component stack-ups and established design tolerances which allowed manufacturing to produce components that would assemble without interference and ensure smooth motor shaft rotation.
Test & Evaluation Engineer: Caterpillar Corporation, Peoria, Illinois: 1987-1994
Specialized in design/construction of custom mechanical testing systems for earthmoving equipment development. Designed new products and modified existing products to meet the demands of the environment. Use of Catia and stress analysis packages to optimize design. Study of heat rejection and liquid thermal cooling mechanisms.