Delivering high quality test equipment on schedule and on or under budget
Extremely versatile, enthusiastic and goal-oriented Engineer with extensive experience in troubleshooting, designing, repairing, procuring, building, and integrating ATE for high-profile and cutting edge projects. Known for accepting and performing well on all projects and challenges assigned. Positive and professional at all times and thrive on pressure.
Testing | Manufacturing | Electronics Engineering
Languages Atlas, Pascal, Hp-Basic, Assembly, C and Fortran
Computer / ATE Systems VAX / VMS, HTS, ATS (V)I & (V) II, CAT-IIID, HP-3065, RADCOM, DLATS, CASS Hybrid / RF, GenRad 2570, Sun, AS/USM-472, Custom Orbital Test Stations, Rocket Engines & Missile Automatic Test Systems and the B2 Bomber FACTS station.
Engineering Software MS Office Access, Word, Power Point, Excel; LCTI, Saber, LabView, Windows, PSpice, Circuit Maker, Unix, SAP, ORCAD, FTM/300, Genesis and LASAR Leadership Design, test readiness and peer reviews, team leader, proposals, presentations, customer satisfaction
Electronics Research, collect, and evaluate engineering data, test equipment design, system integration, prototyping, Field Service, regression testing, troubleshooting, Validation, Verification, Acceptance Testing
Manufacturing Process flow, schematics, drawing redlines, inspection
Training / Certifications Electrostatic discharge, CPR, hazardous waste, lab safety, high voltage, ethics, ITAR, government regulations, security, and safeguarding
Lead Engineer January 2012 to January 2014AEROJET ROCKETDYNE - Chatsworth, CA
Led a group of 4 Engineers and 2 Technicians in designing upgrades, which included: adding data acquisition features(hardware & software), updating obsolete issues such as VXI boards no longer available, and also strengthened known issues of old design to four existing automatic validation test consoles for the RS-68 rocket engine.
Installed and integrated new computer systems that required updated software, such as Windows 7 and LabView 2014.
Verified, delivered and provided field support of assets in El Paso, TX.
Achieved 100% success track record for RS-68 rocket engine program by revealing many manufacturing errors.
Test consoles played important role in determining flight readiness of all manufactured Engine Control Units (ECU's).
Provided Manufacturing leadership between union and non-union personnel, in order to maintain a working harmony.
This leadership prevented costly union grievances and kept both sides on track by coordinating and overseeing all the Dept.'s test hardware manufacturing.
Contributed to the success of the J-2X and RS-25 rocket engine programs utilizing skills in manufacturing and electronics engineering.
Electronics Engineer January 2007 to January 2012PRATT & WHITNEY ROCKETDYNE PWR - Canoga Park, CA
Supported Navy Contract, which included manufacturing / delivery of automatic test stations, cabling, self-test equipment, upgrades, and documentation for ballistic missile interceptor called Multi-Kill Vehicle (MKV).
Upgraded automatic test stations for RS-68 rocket Engine Control Unit (ECU) by assisting Lead Engineer.
Worked with Metrology Dept.
developing calibration procedures for system Verification & Acceptance.
Quality Engineer January 2006 to January 2007BOEING CORP - Anaheim, CA
Provided Quality Assurance for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program.
Worked alongside Test Engineering and formally wrote Non-Conformance's (NCs) for necessary corrective actions, developing QA data packages for each unit, which included all test data, configuration control, work orders, inspections, and government approvals.
Ensured adherence to overall program quality established in initial contract and overall requirements by performing objective evaluation audits on many of Boeing's processes and procedures.
Electronics & Environmental Engineer January 1997 to January 2006PRATT & WHITNEY ROCKETDYNE - Canoga Park, CA
Supported missile defense system Navy Contract, which included delivery of RF automatic test stations, cabling, self-test equipment, upgrades, and documentation for ballistic interceptor missile called SM-3.
Involved in the test system Design for complete checkout of Space Shuttle main engine controller assembly.
Kept stations operational, increasing mission success by leading electronics troubleshooting and repair engineering for automatic validating test equipment, vacuum chambers, and ancillary equipment such as Interface Test Adapters (ITAs), thermal chamber cabling and self-test boxes on International Space Station (ISS) program.
Prevented miscommunication and resolved issues quickly, achieving customer satisfaction by overseeing and working closely with test operations personnel for ISS Flight Hardware testing.
Avoided hiring additional personnel by working weekends or odd shifts to Test Operations group, which included: thermal cycling, vacuum, and vibration testing 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Test / Integration Engineer January 1993 to January 1997NORTHROP-GRUMMAN CORPORATION - Palmdale, CA
Developed and integrated automatic tests programs and hardware for B-2 stealth bomber electronic avionics systems and subsystems.
Recognized as first Engineer to successfully sell-off a Test Program Set (TPS) (Interface Box, Cabling, & automatic test software) to Air Force, then completing 2 other successful TPS sell-offs.
Bachelor of Technology Degree : Mechanical, Computer & Electrical EngineeringNew York Institute of Technology (NYIT) - Westbury, NYMechanical, Computer & Electrical Engineering
Air Force, Basic, C, Cabling, calibration, Hardware, controller, CPR, customer satisfaction, data acquisition, delivery, designing, documentation, Electronics, Engineer, features, Fortran, government, government regulations, drawing, hazardous waste, HP, hiring, inspection, LabView, Leadership, team leader, Manufacturing Process, Access, Excel, MS Office, Power Point, Windows 7, Windows, Word, NCs, Navy, ORCAD, Pascal, personnel, presentations, processes, Procurement, proposals, prototyping, PSpice, quality, QA, Quality Assurance, Radio, receiving, Research, safety, SAP, schematics, shipping, test software, spreadsheet, Sun, system Design, system integration, test equipment, TPS, troubleshooting, Unix, upgrades, Validation, VAX / VMS
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PRATT & WHITNEY ROCKETDYNE PWR
PRATT & WHITNEY ROCKETDYNE
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)
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Bachelor of Technology Degree : Mechanical, Computer & Electrical Engineering
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