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Interest

Arts, Outdoors, Latin Dance, Theology, Travel, Languages

Summary

I am primarily a Design Draftsman with varied experience in Concept Design and Drawing through to Manufacture and Production. With a balanced Technical and Practical ability I apply myself confidently to tasks and challenges. Strong Computer skills with multi-platform  knowledge balanced with practical skills including Engineering, Prototyping, and Landscaping.

I am currently contracting in the Auckland area.

References

Lindsay Dalziel

Design Engineer

Mark Hildesley

Materials Expert

Mike Issac

Solar professional

Josie Wall

Life childcare Centre Manager

Mike Austin

Lighting professional

Alistair Cran

Project Manager

Work experience

2014Present

Solar Logistics Manager

Contracting to Solari Austrailia

Storage, logistics, and  liaison with installers for Vector Solar division.

Oct 2014Present

Facilities Manager

Life Childcare Centre ( South)

Currently applying my wide range of repair and maintenance skills that assist with the day to day running of the centre.

Oct 2011Present

Design Draftsman

Self Employed

Currently producing designs and drawings for various clientele. 

Jun 20112015

CAD Designer- casual contract

Home Lighting Ltd

Currently Producing models and drawings using Solidworks CAD to incorporate new componentry, upgrades to existing components for current Home Lighting residential recessed down-lights range through to the creation of full product solutions for new products introduced into the range. This includes providing drawings / specifications suitable for rapid production of SLA models through to full tooling and complete component manufacture. Liaison with key suppliers both locally and internationally to achieve the above. All product components reviewed and updated to meet the requirements of AS/NZS 60598.1.2 Amendment A introduced April 2012.

Sep 2011Jun 2012

Logistics

Sunz ltd

Involved with the design, application, and installation of solar hot water systems for the domestic and commercial market.

Aug 2007Oct 2008

Design / Testing Engineer

SwashPump Technologies Ltd

Operated in a dual role consisting of R&D with CAD design and the relevant practical system testing. This role required me to to work within a business model aimed on licensing the SwashPump™ technology to major OEM manufacturers in Europe & North America. Essentially this was a Product Development business that provided clients with professional services as part of an engagement with them. Engagement was through an Application Improvement Program. This offered a structured method to product design, development, and testing from the product inception to full "go to market" status.

Mar 2005Mar 2007

Contract Designer

Design Smart Ltd

Worked alongside Lindsay Dalziel producing designs and drawings with Solidworks™  for various clientele.

Nov 1998Mar 2001

Design Draughtsperson

Oscmar International (formerly)

Produced designs and drawings for the manufacture of Tailored Simulation Systems for Military, Law Enforcement Organizations and Police Worldwide. Now known as Cubic Defence NZ Ltd.

Jun 1997Sep 1998

Draughtsperson

Tru-Test Ltd

Produced designs and drawings for the manufacture of agricultural products.

Jan 1997Apr 1997

EDS

Employed as part of the operations team supplying secure data management services for various banks and government  departments.        - Electronic Data Systems Ltd (Now owned by HP)

19952000

Landscaper

Manna Gardens Ltd

Family Owned

Jan 1995Jan 1997

Casual Part-Time Storehand

NZ Gourmet Ltd

Formerly was Turners & Growers Export Ltd

Skills

Solidworks TM Software
I have Used the Solidworks Application extensively since it emerged on the market.
Landscaping
Worked casualy for Manna Gardens Ltd and Cr8 Landscapes over several years.

Portfolio

Certifications

Sixth Form Certificate

Mangere College
Mar 1999Present

Solidworks Level 2

Intercad
Jan 1996Dec 1996

CIM Certificate

Manukau Technology Institute