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Mackenzie Hoover

mackenziehoover@gmail.com

Education
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Overall GPA - 3.6/4.0
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering May 2014

Relevant Experience
AHA Consulting Engineers June 2016 – Present
Mechanical Design Engineer Arlington, VA
 Working with senior engineers to design mechanical systems for new construction and retrofits
 Surveying existing buildings, sizing and scheduling equipment, drafting with AutoCAD and Revit
 Working with building types prevalent in DC metro area, including schools, mixed use/multi-family, and hotels
 Coordinating expectations and issues with architects and building owners
 Working with senior engineers to further drawing standards and smooth internal practices

Schneider Electric June 2014 – June 2016
Systems Application Engineer Austin, TX
 Designed and installed HVAC automation systems
 Designed and installed access control and CCTV systems
 Integrated third party hardware and software where specified
 Furthered understanding of controls, serial communications protocols, and networking

Exelon Corporation – Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station May 2013 – August 2013
Mechanical Engineering Intern Delta, PA
 Performed minimum allowable wall thickness evaluations on piping sections throughout the plant
 Determined the change in discharge temperature due to installed components for environmental reporting
 Worked with senior operators to revise procedural documents for emergency situations
 Reported findings and made recommendations to senior leadership

Additional Experience
Formula SAE Spring 2012-May 2014
Drivetrain Team Leader
 Designed a small-scale open wheel race car for competition at Michigan International Speedway in 2014
 Developed the braking and pedal box package on the car, and oversaw the powertrain implementation as a whole
 Worked with peers to develop a method of building corporate knowledge and mitigate year-to-year skill and
knowledge losses
 Balanced budget, time, and manufacturing constraints to stay competitive with international teams with large
sponsorship backgrounds

Skills
Software Familiarity: Carrier HAP, AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office, Windows/Linux

Societies
ASHRAE National Capital Chapter, Member June 2016 - Present
Washington Building Congress, Member July 2016 - Present