Benjamin Miller


A PCB designer with eight years experience using Mentor Graphics’ PADS suite of tools for layout of analog and high speed digital circuits with a high level of understanding in PCB layout, schematic symbol creation and PCB and schematic library part creation. Well versed in using CAM 350 Gerber tools for design verification and the manufacturing interface for DFM. Additional experience with data sheet collection, processing and implementing ECNs and BOM creation. Able to work independently, or as part of a team and able to move complex designs from concept to printed circuit design efficiently following written or oral instructions with minimal supervision.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2006 - Feb 2009

Electrical Drafter

CH2M Hill

As part of a contract engineering team, was responsible for the development of Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls drawings for Pharma/Biotech, Manufacturing, Upstream Oil/Gas, Refining, Pipelines and Power projects based on customer descriptions and parameters using AutoCAD 2008.

  • Created all electrical drawings and necessary details for the Opal project in Wyoming for Williams Energy.

  • Produced all drawings for PLC panels and electrical distribution panels on a variety of projects for for Resolute-Natural Resources.

  • Modified release drawings to as-built drawings for archiving as needed in support of completed customer projects.

Apr 2005 - Jun 2006

PCB Designer

Advantage Electronic Product Development

As part of a design team, was responsible for the design of PCBs of varying complexity based on customer descriptions and parameters using primarily PADS Layout, with some use of Cadence Allegro and Altium’s P-CAD software.

  • Developed the layout for a 16 layer matched length, impedance controlled backplane.

  • Designed a 14 layer impedance controlled main board for use in Agilent's automated test equipment.

  • Created and maintained company and customer specific libraries.

  • Assisted engineering staff with schematic capture as needed.

Aug 1997 - Nov 2004

PCB Designer

GE Security

Primarily responsible for all PCB layout, PCB library creation and maintenance and all mechanical drawings related to PCB layout and fabrication. Assisted electrical engineers as needed with schematics capture, sourcing components and correcting red-lined schematics.

  • Created PCB layout, Gerber files and panelization drawings for the “Hawkeye” project’s main video processing board, a twelve-layer board utilizing fine pitch and BGA components.

  • Developed layouts for multi-layer backplane cards for digital video multiplexer units.

  • Adapted thru-hole designs to surface mount technology resulting in lower manufacturing costs and simplified assembly.

  • Updated and revised schematics and PCB layout drawings originally developed with AutoCAD.

  • Assisted mechanical engineers as needed, developing 3D models, creating detail drawings, handling engineering change orders and correcting and dimensioning existing drawings.

  • Developed flex and rigid-flex circuits for use in security camera enclosures.


Mar 1992 - Sep 1993


ITT Technical Institute