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     Date Submitted:07-12-2012
     Last Modified:07-12-2012 (09:17)
    Job information
     Current job:Materials and Aerospace Engineer
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     Keywords•Advanced degrees including a Master’s in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering. • 10+ years experience in equipment design, including: machine testing, prototype fabrication, production implementation, and tool automation. • Talented pro

    Key Qualifications:

    ·  Advanced degrees including a Master’s in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering.

    ·  10+ years experience in equipment design, including: machine testing, prototype fabrication, production implementation, and tool automation.

    ·   Talented project manager with a unique ability to bring together small teams and coordinate different groups to function synergistically.

    ·   Experienced with advanced materials applications and processing in alternative energy technologies such as: photovoltaic, thermophotovoltaic, thermoelectric, and advanced combustion.

    ·   10+ years of technical experience paired with proven leadership and intrapersonal skills.

    ·   Strong hands-on mechanical and fabrication capabilities.

    ·   Substantial CAD and computer experience including data collection and analysis.

    ·   Proven ability to interface well with existing teams and deliver thorough, well-documented work in a timely manner.


    Relevant Work Experience:


        Owner                            July 2011- Present

        Motoza Performance                 719-685-8102 


    ·   Created Motoza Performance, a company specializing in vehicle dynamics and software development for high-performance automobiles.

    ·   Developed proprietary software to alter Bosch engine control units found in Volkswagen Audi Group vehicles.

    ·   Achieved substantial increases in efficiency and performance in modern computer controlled FSI, TFSI, and TDI engines.

    ·   Currently market and sell a unique USB device and software kit, which allows individual enthusiasts to have custom control of their projects worldwide.


        Lead Scientific Engineer                    December 2006 – July 2011

        Global Near Space Services                719-685-8102 

        Supervisor: John Gorman, VP of Research & Development

    ·   Promoted from within the company twice due to outstanding performance and ability.

    ·   Current project engineering duties include conceptual review, product development, prototype production, testing and qualification.

    ·   Successful execution of several projects involving development of complex systems within rigorous time and budgetary constraints.

    ·   Data collection and Finite Element Analysis of isotropic and anisotropic materials for both structural and thermal performance

    ·   Focus on high performance power transmission, energy storage, aerodynamics, high efficiency electric motor drives, and high performance composites and adhesives.

    ·   Instrumental for creative input during the early stages of the project’s development, with specific attention to scope, capabilities, and requirements.

    ·   Development of Systems Requirement Documents focusing on production drawings, bill of materials, component specifications, and vendor selection.

    ·   Design of lighter than air flight & energy systems, aerostats, and high altitude balloons, as well as ground and launch support equipment.


        Project Engineer                            January 2005-May 2006

        FSAE International Racecar Design                          505-277-1345

        Supervisor: Dr. John J. Russell, Coordinator

    ·   Efficiently utilized a team of 12 people to finish multi-system projects on- time and under budget.

    ·   Responsible for the integration of several subsystems into a complex and dynamic structure, combining multiple smaller teams to efficiently develop a winning performance vehicle.

    ·   Performed testing and quantification of system performance using an advanced 24 channel data acquisition and analysis system.

    ·   Responsible for the in-house completion of all components of the design, analysis, manufacture, assembly, testing, and development.


    Fabricator, Designer, Draftsman                           2000-2004

    Aerobox Composite Structures                          505-867-0098

    Supervisor: Pat Padilla, Operations Manager

    ·   Designed and built custom machinery to manufacture and assemble in-house components.

    ·   Formulated manufacturing methods, custom built jigs, fixtures, and ultimately, participated in the qualification of a novel manufacturing process.

    ·   Creation and revision of an intricate drawing packet on file with the FAA for a composite unit load device (ULD), which received a TSO-90C certification.

    ·   Important contributor to the development of a unique forming process in the design and construction of aerospace panels used in the ULD.

    ·   Evaluated the mechanical properties of thermoplastic composite materials and conducted field testing of finished products.


    Internship                                      1999-2000

    Training Research Institute of Plastics                             505-836-0985

    Mentor: Armand Winfield, President

    ·  Sampling and cataloging of properties for resin/cloth combinations.

    ·  Prototyping, mold making and one-off production of a wide range of both plastic and composite projects.



        Master’s Degree: Mechanical Engineering and Material’s Science

    ·  Colorado State University: December  2009

    ·  Dean’s List

        Bachelor of Science Degree: Mechanical Engineering

    ·  University of New Mexico: May 2006

    ·  Dean’s List


    Relevant Information and Skills:

       Areas of Interest:

    ·  The application of advanced engineering in the field of energy production and alternative energy development.

    ·  The chance to utilize acquired skills working with a reputable company interested in advancing the fields of solar and alternative energies.

         Computer Skills:

    ·  Solidworks, ProEngineer, Solid Edge, Autocad, Matlab, FEA

    ·  Microsoft office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite

         Mechanical Skills:

    ·  Master welder and fabricator

    ·  Master CAM X, Lathe and Mill operations

    ·  Skilled in mold making and composite prototyping

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