Dedicated and self-motivated mechanical design engineer with over 9 years experience in the unique and challenging oilfield industry & over 6 years experience with the Department of Defense. Expertise in developing innovative designs to meet customer requirements. Highly diverse experience in the design of
oilfield equipment including 3-D CAD modeling, finite element analysis, product drawings, structural
design & analysis, hydraulic & pneumatic design, electrical design
& product assembly & testing. A collaborative team player with a track record of delivering multiple, concurrent projects in fast-paced environments.
3D CAD Design
ANSYS FEA for Structural analysis
Autodesk Inventor software
Hydraulic & Pneumatic design
Qualitative problem solving
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, 01/2008 to Current Loadmaster Industries – Broussard, LA
Over 9 years of experience in the design of mechanical systems
and components including but not limited to drill pipe handling systems, system structural supports, various mast and offshore derrick
accessory systems, control systems for drill pipe handling components and
miscellaneous accessories. Includes design of all hydraulic, pneumatic and
Design process includes initial concept and
analysis, coordination with drafting department to produce drawings, writing
technical design reports, assisting shop department with initial product
assembly, product testing, final field assembly, commissioning and
turnover to customer.
Assists engineering manager in the last 3 years by assuming various managerial roles including overseeing specific
projects and managing the duties of other structural and mechanical engineers.
As Senior Design Engineer, works between the
engineering/drafting department and management in order to assist employer in
meeting company goals and support the future growth of the company.
Provides technical support to the shop and field
personnel, participates in the quotation process assisting company sales
department, reviews field inspection and survey reports and closely works with clients to address miscellaneous requests
Mechanical Design Engineer, 07/2007 to 01/2008 Naval Surface Warfare Center – Dahlgren, VA
Analyzed design of missile transport stand. Created computer model and performed finite
element analysis using LS-DYNA to evaluate integrity of stand during transport
on US Naval ships.
Created Solidworks model of conceptual missile
Investigated feasibility of increased cell weight
limit for the Mark 41 VLS. Determined
the effects of the increased weight on displacement and center of gravity
limits for various vessels.
Analyzed the use of composite missile
canisters. Verified that canisters could
withstand forces imposed on missile launch and could also be integrated with
current missile modules.
Utilized Solidworks to design mounting components
and brackets to integrate several components for the Scan Eagle UAV.
Mechanical Design Engineer, 11/2001 to 07/2007 Joint Warfare Analysis Center – Dahlgren, VA
Lead analyst of infrastructure analysis group. Responsible for organization and delegation
of all aspects of products generated to meet customer requirements.
Provided planners with full spectrum analytical
products while giving synergistic, effects-based targeting options for select
infrastructure networks to support planning and execution of military options.
Functioned as group representative within
organization as well as to outside groups and agencies. Operated as lead analyst for crisis action
Developed, tested and implemented proprietary
software, which reduced production time by 50 percent. Additionally trained analysts in the use of
Sought outside information and collaborated with
various external agencies to enhance current capabilities as well as develop
new product development processes.Performed quality assurance process to ensure
products met required standards set forth.
Responsible for training and mentoring analysts on
use of software tools and product generation.
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, 2001 University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Lafayette, LA
Recipient of full Academic Scholarship
President of Pi Tau Sigma Engineering Society
Cumulative GPA of 3.43 (4.0 scale)
Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer, State of Louisiana (2010)