SENIOR DESIGN/BUILD PROJECT August 2012 - May 2013 Team leader: Guided efforts through design and fabrication of an ergonomic, hydraulically adjustable maintenance stand for a major chemical company headquartered in east Tennessee.
Developed scope and budget; Designed in SolidWorks; Procured materials through vendor bidding; Assembled stand and performed acceptance test; Delivered to site and presented to upper management SKILLS/HONORS/ACTIVITIES Successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, May 2013 SolidWorks, AutoCAD Mechanical, Autodesk Inventor, Maximo, ReliaSoft, MS Excel Member, Pi Tau Sigma, Mechanical Engineering Honor Society Appalachian Trail thru-hike, 2185.9 miles, May - September 2013.
BS: Mechanical Engineering Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, May 2013 University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN Mechanical Engineering magna cum laude Reliability and Maintainability Engineering 3.63/4.0
Mechanical Engineer Intern, 05/2012 to 08/2012 The Timken Company Mike Merland – Mascot, TN
Assisted Engineering Department with safety and quality concerns, machine modifications and machine drawing revisions.
Participated in assembly line process FMEAs to evaluate potential safety and reliability risks and implemented corrective actions to mitigate associated consequences.
Supported plant layout modifications.
Utilized CAD to analyze and design machine safeguard
Mechanical Engineer, 05/2010 to 08/2011 DENSO Manufacturing, Inc Joel Creel – Maryville, TN
one year co-op program) Responsible for design of industrial production equipment Worked with Mechanical Engineer to develop machine concept Assisted in generating machine quotation, including specifying purchased components Designed overall machine and mechanisms using SolidWorks Provided support in resolving problems related to machine assembly Assisted with process control specification development for new machines Developed, tested and managed machine inspection project.