A highly motivated and accomplished Welding Engineer with experience across a diverse field of products and industries, primarily using Laser and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processes. A team player with a progressive track record that includes research and development, conducting public speaking and lectures on welding, improving Customer satisfaction and a wide variety of product/process improvements. Credited for contribution to 8 U.S. patents involving various Laser and GTAW process applications. Developed and teaches a one-day laser training course.
Ran research and development projects for customers in the area of laser processing and provide daily technical assistance to customers as needed. Operatedpulsed and/or continuous wave Nd:YAG, disk and fiber lasers, Q-switched Nd:YAG and fiber lasers, fiber and direct-beam-delivered diode lasers, green (532-nm) Nd:YAG,and carbon dioxide. Other activities include the following:
Laser Safety Officer: Jay is the laser safety officer at EWI. Jay has also taught the "Laser Principles" portion of the multi-day Rockwell Laser Safety Officer Training Course
Laser Training: Jay teaches a one-day class called "Laser Welding and Equipment Fundamentals" that can be taught at EWI or on-site.
Served as the single-point-of-contact for EWI members and non-members seeking technical solutions.
Managed technology transfer between EWI and manufacturing extension centers across 5 states that were part of the National Excellence in Materials Joining (NEMJ) outreach program.
Provided assistance and oversight to the manufacturing of carbon steel and aluminum cylinders in facilities in three states and Canada.
Conducted research on orbital Gas Tungsten Arc Welds (GTAW) used in an extensive product line of stainless steel valves and fittings for small tubes.
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