Over 40 years experience in the design, checking and detail of mechanical and electro-mechanical devices for commercial and military applications. Including 23 years in the design of antenna systems and hardware for satellite assemblies and 10 years in the design of RF housings and Printed Circuit Boards. Designs included:
Feed Horns Diplexers Beam Forming Networks Reflectors Waveguide
Composite Tower Structures Aluminum Die Castings Aluminum Investment Castings
RF Printed Circuit Boards Analog & Digital Printed Circuit Boards
7 Years = Prime Medusa Cad Software on a Prime Medusa Workstation.
14 Years = SDRC IDEAS Version 12 Software on a HP Terminal using UNIX
2 Years = Pro-E Wildfire Mechanical 3D modeling with Interlink on a Dell Computer
7 Years = Windows 2003, and Windows XP on a IBM and Dell Computer
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Scheduler, Visio, MS Project)
11 Years = PDM System (Parts Lists and releasable documents)
Harris Corporation- Melbourne, Fl 2007 – 2009
Designer and Design / Drafting Checker,
Designed and Detailed vibration fixtures for multiple programs, consisting of
Welded and machined assemblies and restraints for reflectors. Checked other Designer Drawings for form, fit and function, ASME Y.14 and MIL-STD-100.
Coordinated with procurement for the purchase of parts and hardware. Interfaced with Machine Shops in the manufacturing process. All using Harris Drafting and Design Standards, ASME Y14.5 and MIL-STD-100.
Lockheed Martin Commercial Space –Newtown, Pa
(Formerly Martin Marietta, GE, RCA) 1983 – 2006
Senior Design Engineer and Checker of Antenna Payload for Satellite Systems.
Duties included design and checking of feed networks, various microwave components, tower structures, and reflectors for Form, Fit and Function ASME Y.14 and MIL-STD-100.
Tower and reflectors—designed using composite materials, such as Kevlar and Graphite bonded to a honeycomb structure.
Feed Networks—Consisting of various types of aluminum waveguide components designed with formed and or cast bends, and machined flanges.
Microwave components—Power Divider Networks, Beam forming networks, feed horns, diplexer, and various other components for K-Band, C-Band applications. All of which where manufactured using CNC , EDM, or electro-formed manufacturing processes.
Supervisor of Design Engineers—for 10 years of my employment where spent in the supervisory role. My duties included, scheduling projects, Manpower Reports, Oversee Design development, and detail drawing supervision. Development of time saving and cost cutting procedures. Writing of personnel revues and creating a matrix for raise considerations. Also in charge of hiring direct or sub-contractor personnel when needed
Direct or Sub-Contract for the following Corporations
-ITT Nesbitt Corp.
-Jerrolds Electronics Corp.
-General Electric Corp.
-Fairchilds Space and Defense Corp.
-General Atronics Corp. (Div. Of Magnavox)
-Commadore Computers Corp.
Range of Duties performed included:
-Design of Electrical/Mechanical Packaging of Military Communication Equipment.
-Consisting of Die Castings, Investment Castings, and R.F. Printed Circuit Boards.
-Design Layout of Micro-Circuits, and aluminum housings used for Missile Guidance Systems.
-Design of CATV Equipment including Die Cast Housings, RF Printed Circuit Boards.
-Design of Rack and Panel Equipment including P.C. Boards layed out from logic diagrams.
-Design of Air Conditioning Equipment including sheet medal housings, electrical controls, and refrigeration piping.
-Design electrical package for laser scanner and receiving equipment.
-Design of plastic housing manufactured for injection molding process used for the manufacture of the Commadore 64 Computer System.
-Liaison between Manufacturing and Design Engineering Department for equipment manufactures in the United States, Japan, China, and Germany.
Frankford High School, Major: Mechanical Drawing Graduated 1968
Army National Guard….Army Corp of Engineers….Honorable Discharge. 1970 - 1976