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Inventor, SolidWorks and Technical Writer: experienced in mechanical
and electromechanical system design, procedural and process writing,
competent and efficient at implementing and managing CAD systems and
teams of designers, with extensive practical experience in Configuration
Management and Change Boards, MRP/ERP systems, budgeting, costout,
standard work, outsourcing, and TRIZ engineering innovation techniques.
Specialized Technical Skills
Autocad, SolidWorks with recent upgrade training in all three CAD systems
ERP/MRP software MasterControl, PRMS, JobScope
Networking and PC
hardware/software configuration, troubleshooting and repair
TRIZ Theory of
Inventive Problem Solving Level , Certified by International TRIZ
to Top Performance, AchieveGlobal Leadership Training
Autodesk Inventor by migrating two major product lines distinct
D components and approximately D documents each from Mechanical
Developed and documented
new comprehensive standard methods for module design including automated
templates, metadata content and integration with ERP/MRP systems.
efficiently structured documentation and assembly configurations for
more efficient production use and for maintenance of technology variants,
simplifying MRP planning and work order entry for units in production.
CAD and IT Management
installations of Inventor and Autocad ~ seats in two facilities;
performed installations, trained users, and deployed three version rollouts/file
migrations for Inventor/Autocad and several other mechanical and mathematical
and wrote computer acquisitions proposals for for the entire Engineering
department for three years, successfully managing a budget of $K+/year
while reporting to department Vice President. These workstation
improvements directly resulted in faster design cycles and reduced overhead
and documentation for four major block change redesigns of two classes
of production fuel cell modules.
managed deadlines, interfaced with project engineers and reviewed documents
to achieve cost reductions of >% per year.
communication from design group to vendors to supply D models in preferred
formats, reducing component fabrication costs, production time and reducing
for implementing ISO/metric designs as part of corporate global outsourcing
for providing overseas vendors with simplified drawings and specifications,
protecting highly proprietary information from unauthorized disclosure
during the quoting process.
and Technical Files for the HelpMate® robot system for European
Community CE registration and usage.
Designed and documented
a wide range of mechanical and electromechanical systems, modules and
components for hightemperature fuel cell modules, battery formation/test
equipment, robotic transport and vision systems, and portable generator
Designed PCB layouts
for system control hardware, telecommunications power supplies and test
FuelCell Energy, Inc. Danbury,
CT Jan – Feb
Module Design Aug – Feb
Designer Consultant and
Direct Jan – Aug
Supervised the Module Design
group designers supporting Module Engineering, using Inventor
for D design for stationary power fuel cell modules KW, .MW.
Provided CAD management, training, and troubleshooting for Autodesk
products and other computational analysis programs within FCE.
Migrated two major product lines to Inventor from Mechanical Desktop,
implementing the systems and standards now used at FCE for module design.
Coordinated and expedited Engineering Change Notices and Change Board
oversight with engineers, designers and Configuration Management staff
for efficient and timely workflow.
Firing Circuits, Inc. Shelton,
CT Nov – Nov
Designed largescale battery
formation and test units including weldments, modules, sheet metal,
cable and harness assemblies, schematics and PCB layout, using Autocad,
Inventor and OrCAD. Designed units sold in the U.S. and the European
Community countries, Asia and South America to UL/NEC and CE standards.
Wrote and implemented documentation control and QC procedures contributing
to the company’s successful ISO registration and certification.
Evaluated and supported corporate transition from existing MRP system
to JobScope; managed configuration / bills of material creation and
changes on JobScope.
Helpmate Robotics, Inc.
/TRC Danbury, CT Oct – Nov
Contract and Direct
Designed and documented using
Autocad, OrCAD integrated components and support systems for commercial
and research robotics including the HelpMate® courier robot,
research vision systems, the LabMate® research robot, floor
care and pharmacy dispensing robotics systems. Wrote the documentation
and Technical Files for HelpMate® European Community CE
compliance with Machinery and EMC directives, for registration of the
HelpMate® robot for European deployment. As part of
planning for ISO corporate certification, created and audited documentation
systems for full compliance. Managed successful submission of
an SBIR government proposal for home care robotics. Managed department
CAD systems. Assisted with industrial and trade show graphic design.
Fermont, Inc. Bridgeport,
CT Jan – Jun
Autocad Design/Drafter Contract
Produced wiring diagrams, schematics
and mechanical designs for U.S. DOD contracts for transportable small
and largescale generator sets Autocad. Assisted with installation,
debug and documentation of customized programs for wire schedule processing,
saving documentation time and automating errorchecking on system wiring
Stone Safety Corporation Wallingford,
CT Nov – Jan ,
Technical Illustrator Contract Mid
Created technical artwork and
illustrations for HVAC technical and maintenance manuals for passenger
rail vehicles for several major US transit districts. Coordinated
data extraction, word processing and proofreading personnel completing
parts and service manuals for the New York City Transit Authority.
TUC Industries Wallingford,
CT Mar – Oct
Circuit Board Designer Contract and Direct
Created PCB designs and enclosures
for OEM telecom power supplies, to UL, CSA and VDE standards.
Implemented first usage of Autocad and the AutoBoard PCB design system
within the company for electromechanical and PCB design. Supervised
engineering documentation control on the corporate MRP system including
bills of material and engineering change notices.
Revere Corporation Wallingford,
CT Nov – Feb
PCB Designer Contract
Documented wiring harnesses,
float and flow switches, and load cells for commercial and military
applications, with conversions to current GD&T standards.
Harmer Simmons Power Supplies,
Inc. Seymour, CT Sep – Nov
PCB Designer Contract
Designed PCBs and packaging
for computercontrolled test fixtures for power supply production.
Image Graphics, Inc. Fairfield,
CT Sep – Sep
detailing for military subcontract for electronbeam recorder including
sheet metal, enclosure, machining, assembly and schematic drawings;
illustrations for technical manuals and proposals.
M.A.D. Design Group West
Haven, CT Dec – Sep ;
Drafter, PCB Designer Aug
Created layout and documentation
of PCBs for communications devices and biomedical equipment, detailing
of sheet metal, silkscreens and graphics for custom touchpads.
Stauffer Chemical Company Dobbs
Ferry, NY and Aug – Dec
Research Technician Farmington, CT
Provided research, corporate
support, and environmental analysis gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer
including electronics maintenance, software programming for laboratory
reports and analysis tracking.
Charter Oak College, Farmington,
CT, B.S. Chemistry
Norwalk State Technical College,
A.S. Chemical Engineering Technology