CV: Thermal Engineer


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 Date Submitted:28-10-2015
 Last Modified:28-10-2015 (03:06)
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 Current job:Thermal Engineer
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
 KeywordsThermal design architect test analysis requirements ESATAN ESARAD TMS TAK FHTS

- Thermal System Engineer/Architect
- Thermal Sub-System Engineer/Architect

DOB   ~ 16 January 1956   

Nationality   ~ British    

Education ~ Newcastle Poly Tech: HND Mechanical Engineering & Middlesex University : Post Graduate Diploma Heat & Mass Transfer

Availability  ~ Presently working at OHB Bremen until end of November 2015.  

Work Experience Summary

Long experience of the space industry working at the level of thermal architect and consequently good experience of :
•    Thermal design at System, Subsystem and component levels.
•    Working with requirements and their apportionment to thermal control and lower levels.
      o    System, Sub-system, Component.
      o    Test
•    Thermal activities and project planning  
•    Analysis Team leadership ( ~ internal and external )
•    Sub-contractor control and procurement of thermal control hardware & software
      o    Heaters & thermistors
      o    Heat pipes ( ~ VCHP, CCHP, DIODES, & LOOP)
      o    External coatings (~ MLI, OSR, SSM, Paints, Material treatments )
•    Thermal control software & FDIR

Work Experience ( Period    Role and Main Responsibilities )

Oct 2010 - Dec  2015    
Thermal System Engineer (OHB Bremen)

•    System Requirement creation & apportionment (DOORS)
•    Subsystem requirements
•    Thermal hardware requirements
•    Thermal control responsible  
      o    Test & Analysis
      o    Planning
      o    Compliance  
      o    Hardware Procurement
•    Hand Calculations, ESATAN,TAK3  

Apr 2009 - June 2010    
Thermal System Engineer ( Astrium  Friedrichshafen)

•    Prime thermal architect for MTG third generation.
•    Phase A rider and Astrium MTG proposal & project standby
•    Hand Calculations, TAK3
2005 - 2009    
Thermal System Engineer (ASML Veldhoven)

•    System design, calculations, system analysis, thermo-mechanical deformations
•    Hand Calculations, ESATAN , ESARAD , THERMNV, THERMXL, FHTS
•    Main Activities
      o    System Design and concept creation.
      o    Creation of system level budgets and apportionment to sub-systems.
      o    Budget control ( focus & overlay )
      o    Water systems development  +/- 0.005 K
      o    Spectral analysis (1 to 50,000 nm)
      o    Contamination and out gassing
      o    Creation of system specifications and requirements
      o    Subcontractor design requirements verification and performance.
2004 - 2005      
Thermal System Engineer (Alcatel / Alenia Cannes)

•    System design, calculations and analysis
•    Hand Calculations, ESATAN, TAK3
•    Main Activities
     o    Next generation of  RF feed systems
     o    Generic East West Antenna procurement concept
     o    Design, manufacture and test of next generation integrated heat-pipe panel qualification specimen.
1999 - 2004    
Thermal System Engineer (Astrium / SSTL /  RAL)

•    System design, calculations and analysis.
•    Hand Calculations, ESATAN, THERMICA, SINDA, Thermxl
•    Main activities
      o    Thermal concept of Helio explorer
      o    Thermal concept of Venus explorer
      o    E3000 generic propulsion thermal control
      o    Recovery calculations of Anik F1
      o    Thermal architect for Inmarsat 4 (Toulouse) up to PDR
      o    Thermal concept of Mars Rover (RIH)
      o    Thermal concept MIRI James Web and cryo-cooler trade off.
1977- 1999    
Thermal system engineer


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