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OBJECTIVE

CATIA Designer/Drafter with 14 years CAD experience (10 years CATIA V4 experienc
e, 8 years Bendpart Sheet Metal experience, 2 years VPM experience and Certified
in both CATIA V4 and V5) seeking 3D modeling/Design/Drafting position or relate
d responsibility. Will consider relocating depending on opportunity.
BACKGROUND SUMMARY
Experienced in Press Broken Sheet Metal Part Design, 3D Solid and Surface Modeli
ng as well as 2D Drafting. Trained in manual drafting, GD&T, SPC, Shop Theory a
nd Communications. Trained machinist on lathes, mills, grinders, inspection equ
ipment and in CNC programming.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Designer - 2008 - 2008
Oshkosh Truck Corporation (On Contract through Apex based in Brookfield, WI), Os
hkosh, WI
Catia V5 Sheetmetal Design Support for JLTV and Advanced Products Group.
CAD Support - 2008 - 2008
North American Bus Industries (On Contract through American Contract Group based
in Wakefield, MA), Anniston, AL
General AutoCAD drafting support for the Opus Busline
CATIA Tech Designer - 2006 - 2008
747-8 Cargo Furnishings Group - Boeing (On contract through Volt, based in Feder
al Way, WA), Everett, WA
Performed Main Deck CATIA 3D model and layout ceation/modification of Interier S
ide-wall Panels and related support strips, Item-A, and adjustable bracket confi
gurations for the 747-8 Cargo Frunishings Group.
CATIA Designer/M-Line Walk in Van Group - 2006 - 2006
Freightliner Custom Chassis (On Contract Through CPI based in Solon, OH), Gaffne
y, SC
3D Layout and Design Routing of Charge Air and Radiator Plumbing, Dipstick Tubes
and other Chassis related components as well as Design, Drafting and Applicatio
n of any Sheet Metal Brackets, Fasteners and Installation or Mechanical Drawings
as needed using CATIA V4 and the Smaragd Product Data Management System.
Senior CATIA Designer/Cab New Product Development - 2005 - 2006
Pierce Manufacturing, Appleton, WI
Provide Design support for Cab and related Chassis projects through the creation
/modification of accurate 3D Layouts, Sheet Metal Models, Solid Models, Surface
Models, 2D Diagrams, Drawings and BOM's of body and chassis components, using CA
TIA V4 and VPM, for the Cab New Product Development Group at Pierce Manufacturin
g.
CATIA Designer/Cab New Product Development - 2004 - 2005
Pierce Manufacturing (On Contract Through Aerotek based in Appleton, WI), Applet
on, WI
Design of 3D Sheet Metal Models, Solid Models and Surface Models, 3D Layouts, 2
D Diagrams and Drawings of body and chassis components, using CATIA V4 and VPM,
for the Cab New Product Development Group at Pierce Manufacturing.
Senior CATIA Drafter - 1999 - 2004
Blue Bird Body Co, Fort Valley, GA
Creation of 3D Sheet Metal Models, Solid Models and Surface Models, 3D & 2D Layo
uts, 2D Diagrams and Drawings of chassis, body, and electrical components for th
e School Bus Body Group, Commercial Coach Chassis Group, Manufacturing and Elect
rical Engineering Departments using CATIA V4. General Design Analysis assistanc
e also performed for the Experimental Department on an as needed basis.
CATIA Drafter - 1998 - 1999
Blue Bird Body Co. (On Contract Through CDI based in Roswell, GA), Vort Valley,
GA
Creation of solid models, diagrams and detailed prints of chassis, body, and ele
ctrical components for the commercial Coach Chassis Group and the Manufacturing
Engineering Department on site at Blue Bird Body Co. using Solid-E, Bend Part an
d 2D Drafting on CATIA V4.
Manual Labor - 1998 - 1998
Intech Parmaglass (On Contract Through Associated Temps based in Milledgeville,
GA), Monticello, GA
Aiding in the tarring and rolling of fiberglass paper to make roofing paper.
Roofer - 1998 - 1998
Horton Homes (On Contract Through Initial Staffing based in Eatonton, GA), Eaton
ton, GA
Laying of roofing shingles on mobile homes.
CAD Detail and layout - 1997 - 1998
Roush Industries, Livonia, MI
Creation of surfaces, solids, detailed prints and layouts of manifolds, chassis
and engine parts on CATIA V4 and CV Cadds 5 for Ford, Chrysler and other corpora
tions.
CAD Detail and Layout - 1996 - 1997
Aerotek Design House, Livonia, MI
Creation of surfaces, solids, detailed prints and layouts of tooling fixtures an
d castings on CV Cadds 5, Pro-E 18 and AutoCAD R13 for Ford and other Corporatio
ns.
Engineer Trainee - 1994 - 1996
Center for Advanced Technologies, Detroit, MI
Cad/Design, "Art to Part" Project Concept; Modeling pulleys and fixtures and mak
ing product drawings, operation drawings, assembly drawing and feature identific
ation drawings in Pro-E 13 for the Detroit Diesel Corporation.
Tool Room Machinist - 1994 - 1994
Tech Machining, Detroit, MI
Making parts of fixtures for General Motors Manifold Project and performing rewo
rk on Pulleys for Detroit Diesel Corporation. Use of AutoCAD R12 for assistance
on an as needed basis.
COMPUTER EXPERIENCE
* CATIA V5 (Less Than One Year): 3D Solid Model, surface Model, Generative Sheet
Metal Design, Assembly Model Management (Constraints and Snap), Smarteam PDM Da
tabase Management And 2D Drafting.
* CATIA V4 (10 Years): 3D Wire frame, Surface model, Solid model and Sheet metal
design (2D/3D Wire frame, Sketcher Wire frame, Surf1, Surf2, Solid-E, Bend Part
, VPM and Session model management), 2D Detail and Layout (Auxview 1 & 2).
* Pro-E 13-18 (1.5 Years): 3D Solid model, Assembly and Detail creation
* CV Cadds 5 (.5 Years): 3D Surface model, Solid model and Detail creation.
* AutoCAD R12-13 (2 Years): 3D Wire frame, Solid model and Detail creation.
* Working Knowledge: CATIA V5, Unix,Linux,Windows XP/2000/Me/98/95/DOS, Microsof
t Office and PC Hardware Troubleshooting.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Certificate of Technical Training - 2008
Oshkosh Truck Corporation, Oshkosh, WI
CATIA V5/Smart Team User (Two week course)
Certificate of Technical Training - 2008
Practical CATIA, Warren, MI
CATIA V5 Basic 3D Design/Drafting (One week course)
Certificate of Technical Training, CATIA V4 Basic 3D Design (40 hours of trainin
g) - 1998
Marisa Industries, INC, Rochester Hills, MI
Certificate of Technical Training, Core 2 Machinist (1040 hours of training) - 1
994
Machinist Training Institute (MTI), Detroit, MI
GPA: 3.8. Class: AutoCAD R12 2D/3D Design, Advanced manual drafting, GD&T, Stati
stical Process Control and Precalculus mathematics. Manufacturing Experience:
Lathes, Mills, Grinders, Fully Automatic grinders and Honing machines.
Certificate of Technical Training, Core 1 Machinist (1122 hours of training) - 1
994
Machinist Training Institute (MTI), Detroit, MI
GPA: 4.0. Classes: AutoCAD R12 2D Drafting, Manual drafting, Blueprint reading,
Shop math, Shop theory and Communications.
Shop floor training: Lathes, Mills, CNC mills, Grinders (Surface, OD, Cutter an
d Drill point) and Inspection equipment.