Summary

CAD Designer/Operator with 11 years of drafting experience at leading design firms in the Energy and Civil Engineering industry. Expertise in developing drafting and work flow standards and increasing profitability by reducing design times. I have this great desire to do things no one has done before, to excel and do extraordinary things, what I love to do is solve a problem, work it through, and create some excellence for our company and our customers. So for me it’s the excitement of creating something bigger and better than everyone else, to become the employee that other people benchmark against.

Skills

Skills

Hardware and Imaging Equipment

    Maintained hardware, software, plotting and imaging equipment, including troubleshooting and training new users.    

Out-Sourcing Protocols

Coordinated designs with an overseas office that increased the profitability of the plan check process by over 400%.  

Sheet Set Production

Set up new jobs with a standard folder and file structure, utilizing Sheet Set Manager. Employed advanced CAD techniques and knowledge of practical and cost effective design methods. Produced 3D conceptual designs for job bidding and per client request. Managed title blocks, blocks, details, and symbols for each job per the company standards and/or the client standard.

Standards Creation and Administration

    Developed successful standards and practices for drafting and procedures that improved production performance. Trained users to become more efficient with the tools and standards within the company, with classes and one-on-one training. Addressed and resolved user technical issues on a daily basis to increase work flow. Published a newsletter for the group to keep members informed and updated on standards, policies and procedures.    

Mechanical and Electrical Design

    Detailed functional knowledge of Single Line Diagrams and Photo-Voltaic field design. Steel rule die design. Rubber molded product and mold design.    

Pipeline and Terminal Design

Piping design experience with plant, refinery, liquid & gas pipeline alignments, terminals, PFD, P&ID, and isometrics. Designed tank farms for efficient use of the design space while producing the maximum amount of barrels for the site.

Civil Design

    Creation of base maps from city and customer blue prints. Creation of topographic surfaces and maps from surveyor’s raw data. Detailed functional knowledge of Precise, and Rough Grading, Storm Water, PM-10, Fire, Street, Sewer, and Water Improvement Plans. Utilization of Google Earth for topographic data and as a proposal tool, by creating 3D conceptual designs.    

Work History

Work History
Apr 2007 - Oct 2009

CAD Administrator; Pipeline Designer

TRC Solutions Inc

  • Developed successful standards practices for drafting and procedures that improved production performance.
  • Trained users to become more efficient with the tools and standards within the company.
  • Daily addressed and resolved user technical issues to increase work flow.
  • Produced 3D conceptual designs for job bidding and per clients' request.
  • Maintained hardware, software, plotting and imaging equipment.
  • Published a newsletter for the group to keep members informed and updated on standards, policies and procedures.
  • Promoted from: CAD Technician > CAD Designer > CAD Manager.
Mar 2004 - Apr 2007

CAD Designer, Plan Checker

Saxon Engineering Services, Inc
  • Creation of base maps from city and customer blue prints.
  • Creation of topographic maps from surveyor's raw data.
  • Plan checker for the City of La Quinta.
  • Developed a process for checking plans that increased the profitability by over 400%.
  • Knowledge of Precise Grading, Rough Grading, Storm Water, PM-10, Fire, Street, Sewer, and Water Improvement Plans.
Feb 2003 - Mar 2004

CAD Designer, Artist

Nelson Nameplate
Jul 2002 - Mar 2004

CAD Civil Designer, Product Designer

Barry Design & Consulting
Jun 2002 - Jul 2002

CAD Technician

Cherry-Textron Aerospace
Jan 2001 - Jun 2002

Product Designer

Shercon Inc
Mar 2000 - Jun 2001

Design Supervisor

Pacpro LP
Sep 1999 - Mar 2000

CAD Technician

Compu-Aire

Education

Education

Associate of Science

Rio Hondo College

Certifications

Certifications

Microsoft Office Certification

Regional Occupational Program, Whittier, CA

Autocad Civil 3D 2006 (U.S.) Certification

LACAD Autodesk Authorized Training Center, Costa Mesa,CA

AutoCAD 2000 (U.S.) Certification

LACAD Autodesk Authorized Training Center, Costa Mesa, CA

CADD & 3D Graphics Certification

Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA

Revit MEP 2010 (U.S.) Certification

MicroDesk Autodesk Authorized Training Center, Irvine, CA

Inventor 2010 (U.S.) Certification

KETIV Autodesk Authorized Training Center, Fullerton, CA