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     Date Submitted:21-04-2014
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     Current job:Mechanical Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsMechanical, structural, stress, thermal, aerospace engineering
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    Mechanical Engineer - Masters of Aerospace Engineering Candidate

    SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

    - High level of interest in gaining experience and persuing a career in the Aerospace industry

    - Distinguished time management and problem solving skills developed through managing multiple engineering projects and deadlines

    - Excellent oral and written communication skills enhanced through numerous work presentations and engineering reports

    - Fluent in French

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    CAD programs : AutoCAD, SolidWorks, SolidEdge;

    (Formal training with Solidworks 2010, by Javelin Technologies)

    Analysis software : Siemens NX 8 Nastran, Thermal Desktop, SolidWorks Simulation, ANSYS

    Other : Microsoft Office, MATLAB

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Spacecraft Mechanical Subsystem Engineer Sept 2013 » Current

    Space Flight Laboratory ‐ University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

    - Serve as the mechanical design lead for the Norwegian Space Angency's NORSAT-1 16kg Microsatellite

    - Developed the full detailed design of the satellite structure, internal and external layout, mechanical ground support equipment, and two honeycomb composite solar arrays

    - Performed a spacecraft level structural and modal analysis using Siemens NX 8 Nastran

    - Designed, through prototyping and testing, two deployable tape spring antennas held down at a common point

    - In charge of the spacecraft level dirty and clean Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) to be completed by the summer of 2015

     

    Mechanical Systems Designer Sept 2012 » December 2012

    Christie Digital Systems ‐ Entertainment Solutions, Kitchener, ON

    - Worked in a team environment performing design at the system and component levels of digital cinema projectors

    - Hands‐on experience creating and testing prototypes to optimize mechanical designs in order to generate cost effective solutions to meet our customer requirements

    - Designed and optimised an air flow system out of sheet metal to solve an overheating issue of a critical formatter board

    - Executed accurate optical mirror testing and generated various test plans

     

    Lunar Rover Engineering May 2011 » August 2011

    Neptec Design Group, Ottawa, ON

    - Aided the design of multiple lunar rover prototypes by completing sub‐ system analysis as part of the Rover Mobility team

    - Preformed part selection and design analysis of rover components such as a brake analysis report sent directly to the Canadian Space Agency

    - Executed a preliminary thermal analysis on a prospective lunar drill using Thermal Desktop

    - Assisted in the installation and assembly of rover sub‐assemblies and planned, prepared, and executed mobility test cases

     

    Mechanical Engineering Co‐op January 2010 » May 2010 & September 2010 » December 2010

    NCR Canada Ltd, Waterloo, ON

     

    - Applied problem solving skills while tending to daily continuation engineering tasks involving precision mechanical design of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) components

    - Designed and implemented a new stacking bin system to production as part of a cost reduction initiative

    - Preformed failure analysis using Solidworks Simulation and physical life‐ cycle testing of prototype designs

    - Developed a sound understanding of plastic part design and design for assembly/manufacturability

     

    INTERESTS / VOLUNTEER

    Marketing Representative May 2012 » April 2012

    Waterloo/Laurier Ismaili Student Association, Waterloo, ON

    - Work with an executive team in organizing numerous social events

    - Promote events through social media networks, managing the club website, and creating posters

     

    Promotional Representative July 2008 » August 2008

    Inventa (Nintendo promotion), Calgary, AB

    - Responsible for promoting and teaching consumers about the Nintendo Wii during the Calgary Stampede

    - Developed multitasking and communication skills from tending to large population flow

     

    Vice Chairperson of Sport Logistics September 2010 » May 2011

    Waterloo/Laurier Ismaili Student Association, Waterloo, ON

    - Organized numerous sporting events, including a national sports tournament hosted at the University of Waterloo

    - Coordinated all scheduling, rules, facilities/equipment, teams and referees

    - Proved leadership qualities while managing a group of volunteers

     

    Team Member

    University of Toronto Intramurals, Toronto, ON

    September 2013 » Present

     

    - Member of competitive ice hockey, softball and volleyball teams

    University of Waterloo Intramurals, Waterloo, ON

    September 2008 » April 2013

    - Member of competitive ice hockey, ball hockey, and soccer teams Zealous tourist, gizmo geek, golfer‐in‐progress, passionate parallel parker

     

    EDUCATION

    Masters of Applied Science September 2013 » June 2015 (Expected)

     

    Aerospace Engineering - University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), Toronto, ON

    - Currently pursuing a full-time, 2-year Masters of Applied Science (MASc) degree at the Space Flight Laboratory.

    Bachelor of Applied Science September 2008 » June 2013

    Honours Mechanical Engineering Co‐op - University of Waterloo, ON

    Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering

    Exchange Program September 2011 » February 2012 

    TU Delft, Netherlands

     

     


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