• 504 7th St., Colona, IL

Brian Tate

Electrical Engineer

Work History

Work History

Electrical Engineer

Jun 2014 - Present

Performing the technical tasks required to process new elevator orders. These tasks include interpreting customer and code requirements, providing approval documents, providing detail drawings for modified design requirements, generating bill of material requirements, manufacturing support, and branch office support. Working in a team environment to provide a quality product and continually improving the process. Interface with Customer Service, Quality Assurance, Product Improvement, Manufacturing, Sales, Construction, and Purchasing personnel. 

  • Perform technical reviews of elevator orders to ensure equipment estimated is compliant with equipment outlined in project scope documents. Gather information required to clarify ambiguous points and coordinate all activity associated with (internal and external) customer driven changes.
  • Use computer aided drafting software to generate drawings for customer approval. Upon approval, or as changes to the project scope or job site conditions warrant, revise these drawings
  • Create modified or custom designs, interface circuitry, and software routines of moderate complexity to satisfy customer requirements. Perform and document calculations required for modified or customs designs. Complete drawings used by manufacturing and construction personnel to build and assemble components.
  • Assist designers and drafters with design modification as required
  • Provide compatibility checks to ensure that components (i.e., cabs, entrances, and fixtures) will interface correctly. Provide supporting drawings as required.

Slot Technician

Oct 2013 - May 2014
Rhythm City Casino
  • Further improving customer communication skills
  • Further improving troubleshooting skills and methods
  • Developing creative solutions to problems
  • Working with electronic hand tools and test equipment
  • Developing a further understanding for how things work
  • Also worked on various other electronic devices within the Casino such as printers, plotters, and computers

Specimen Processor

Sep 2010 - Oct 2013
Metropolitan Medical Laboratory
  • Overseeing and ensuring that all specimens go from patient to appropriate testing area.
  • Worked and properly used a large array of procedures to appropriately handle each specimen for various testing



Bachelor's Degree of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology

Aug 2011 - Mar 2014
Hamilton Technical College
  • Minor in Business Management and Communications
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.78

High School Diploma

2006 - 2008
United Township High School

2004 - 2006
Sycamore Christian School


  • Proficient in Microsoft¬†Office
    • Helped developed Excel programs to automate and speed up processes
  • Familiar with crucial communication in major projects
  • Frequently taking the initiative to get projects done in an efficient and high quality manner
  • Developed key communication skills such as writing professional letters, memos, and reports
  • Technical Writing/Reports and Reviews
  • Worked with AutoCAD
  • Familiar with C++
  • Reading schematics and layouts
  • Lead and organized several team projects for school:
    • Designed, built and lead a team to develop a scaled down model of a heat treat furnace building it from the ground up
    • Researched and organized all of the details (IE: Pricing, production times, when returns will be seen, and all technical aspects) for a group mock sales project presentation to present to investors
    • Lead a team of people where our goal was to present to an employer our HR company that we developed addressing concerns such as recruitment, policies, hiring process, and training
    • Worked as an HR consultant firm developing solutions to an arising issue that was at a mock law firm
  • Worked with various PLCs in both programming and operations
  • Worked with various industrial electronics and motors in class
  • Enjoy identifying problems and developing solutions
  • Worked with CNC/Lath Mill
  • Use of electronic hand tools and soldering PCBs