practicing mechanical engineer qa inspector resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Twenty six years working on ships and shipboard installations. Also, fifteen years testing, instrumentation and supervision. Numerous years in mechanical related employment, including rebuilding antenna systems on board Navy ships.

  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Inspection Procedures
  • Production Experience
  • Decision Making
  • Inspection Documentation
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Quality Control
  • Inspection and Testing Reports
  • Quantity Verification
  • Corrective Action Recommendations
  • Sound Judgment
  • Mathematical Calculation
  • Raw Materials Inspection and Testing
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Parts Installation
  • Color Comparison
  • Manufacturing Enhancement
  • Specifications Conformance
  • Schematic Understanding
  • Component Fabrication
  • Manual and Finger Dexterity
2000 to Current Practicing Mechanical Engineer/ QA Inspector Tech Data Corporation | Miami, FL,
  • Used specialized tools to take precise measurements of various aspects of samples.
  • Identified production concerns and worked with supervisors to understand and remedy situations.
  • Read blueprints and manuals to determine test procedures or adjustment methods.
  • Trained newly hired employees by explaining company procedures, job duties and performance expectations.
  • Wrote detailed reports outlining performance, quality and defect rates.
  • Completed non-destructive tests and conducted continuous inspections.
  • Inspected and repaired products to meet project expectations.
  • Documented nonconformities and recommended techniques for prompt resolution.
  • Consulted with engineers to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems.
  • Oversaw proper tagging and identification of parts and components, enabling rejected or non-repairable parts to be properly marked, quarantined and rendered unusable.
  • Recommended improvement measures to production process to meet quality control standards.
  • Reviewed drawings and blueprints to complete inspection at appropriate levels.
  • Developed and implemented strategies for defect prevention and process efficiency.
  • Examined products and materials for defects or deviations to remove or discard non-conforming items.
  • Analyzed plans, specifications and blueprints to understand product requirements.
  • Inspected, tested and measured materials for conformance to specifications and regulatory requirements.
  • Matched arriving materials with purchase orders, submitted discrepancy forms as necessary.
  • Recommended essential corrective actions based on test results.
  • Cleaned and calibrated dial indicators, fixed gauges, or height gauges prior to tests.
  • Marked materials with grade or acceptance status.
  • Made adjustments to equipment or calibrated instruments to required tolerances.
  • Notified supervisors or other relevant personnel of test or production issues.
  • Produced official reports of findings to meet regulatory standards and assist senior leadership with improving operations.
  • Repaired malfunctions, reassembled items and performed final tests.
  • Compared product and materials colors, shapes, textures and grades with predetermined templates.
  • Noted changes during testing in project documentation.
  • Assessed materials, parts and products for conformance with quality control requirements and production specifications.
  • Involved in CANES, CANES-subs and CUE systems.
1996 to 2000 Field Engineer Agilent Technologies, Inc. | Cedar Creek, TX,
  • Responsible for rebuilding Antenna Tilt Groups (ATGS) for the U.S. Navy sponsored by SPAWAR, San Diego.
1993 to 1996 Service Technician C.C.A | City, STATE,
  • Worked on liquid oxygen systems performing troubleshooting, repairs and installations.
  • Provided support services on a variety of mechanical projects.
  • Received certification for liquid oxygen repair.
1986 to 1993 Mock Up Mechanic Rohr Industries | City, STATE,
  • Built and installed one-of-a-kind wiring harnesses and instrumentation systems as part of a prototyping effort for NASA, and numerous other customers.
  • Concurrent with instrumentation duties, installed pressure taps, strains gauges and other specialized sensors.
  • Involved with the full-scale design effort from concept to drawing to installation and flight tests.
  • Worked on jet engines of various models, GE CFM-56-C2 AND E1, Pratt & Whitney 4000 JT-8, P-3, Rolls Royce, Allison and V-2500 and other prototypes.
1982 to 1986 Missile Mechanic General Dynamics Space Systems | City, STATE,
  • Involved in every aspect of the assembly for the Atlas Centaur Rockets (AC59-63).
  • Duties included mechanical, electrical, wiring harnesses, liquid oxygen and ducting systems.
  • Effort required custom engineering, single unit fabrication and an open minded attitude toward the uniqueness
  • Worked on Ground Launch Cruise Missile program building Launch Control Centers (LCC) for the USAF.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1973 to to High School Diploma | Helix High School, La Mesa, CA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Helix High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Practicing Mechanical Engineer/ QA Inspector
  • Field Engineer
  • Service Technician
  • Mock Up Mechanic
  • Missile Mechanic


  • High School Diploma

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