Over 30 years combined experience as an architectural and mechanical draftsman, working directly with design engineers on various projects for military, defense, space and civilian. Also experienced in building construction, interior, exterior, and structural detailing.
November 2010 to Present
Duties: Design drafter for Power Substation Company. Supply drawing and submittals for surrounding cities for power substation panels, equipment placement, wiring diagrams and Bill of Materials, redlined drawings returned to and from the city for corrections, and maintaining drawing files.
June 2008 to October 2010
Duties: Design drafter and assistant for telecommunication relay company manufacturing ultra-miniature Electromechanical and Solid State and RF switching products. Included AutoCad drafting, for current, new designs, measuring for tool fixtures, assemblies, and drawing revisions.
September 2007 to June 2008
Duties: Design drafter for heavy steel fixture company. Duties included AutoCad 2007 drafting projects for clients, both heavy and light projects such as, transportation dollies, cranes, skids, speedwalks, speedramps, billboard signs, catwalks, structural and steel detailing. Experience includes bill of materials and drawing revisions.
July 2007 to September 2007
Duties: Design drafter for HVAC company, drawing plans x-referencing from electronic drawings and PDF files for clients to be submitted for new and existing store designs, includes equipment placement, electrical, and redlined drawings using AutoCad 2007
October 2005 to July 2007
Duties: Design drafter for Structural Precast company, drawing plans for clients to be submitted to the building department for construction, including column and beam placement, spandrels and all details included for single and multi-level precast parking structures.
April 2004 to October 2005
Duties: AutoCad drafter for store equipment co., using AutoCad 2005 3D, for design of store equipment, taking measurements from samples, sketches, and verbally, to create designs to convert to working drawings according to customer specifications for production. Also experience, with wood, , sheet metal, and wire design products.
September 2001 to August 2003
Duties: AutoCad drafter for store and video equipment co., using AutoCad 2004 3D, for design of various projects for customers including custom designs from scratch and existing designs, also interfacing with customers and making revisions to keep all drawings current for store displays, exhibits, and shows.
November 1999 to August 2001
Duties: AutoCad drafter for store equipment co., using AutoCad 2002 3D, for design of various projects for customers including custom designs from scratch and existing designs, for wire, sheet metal, and wood designs, also interfacing with customers and making revisions to keep all drawings current.
January 1991 to November 1999
Duties: Completed drafting assignments on drafting board for small business and residential housing, including floor plans, elevations, sections, electrical and some plumbing.
CAD Drafter/ Engineer
October 1982 to December 1989
Duties: Assigned to Space Shuttle program., responsible for completion and design of mechanical drawings for separation and escape systems, using CADAM, Anvil 5000, and Vector from drawing board layouts, also Engineering Order writing and material dispositions.
July 1979 to October 1982
Duties: Drafter for custom furniture co. for hotel and commercial projects. Board drafting which was taken from wood and metal designs new and existing, to be put into production and manufactured right on site including all steps from start to finish.
Certificate of Completion
AA in supervision
Skills: AutoCad operator, 2D and 3D, board drafting, blueprint reading, dimensioning and tolerancing, material dispositions, engineering order writing, measuring tools, cut sheets, Excel, and MS word/office experience and some Adobe.