Top Mechanical Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Mechanical Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mechanical Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.3% of Mechanical Engineer resumes contained CAD as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Mechanical Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Mechanical Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided engineering feasibility studies, and implemented DECADE Government configuration management program.
  • Provided CAD design and manufacturing drawings of several satellites and complex experiments.
  • Prepared AutoCAD designs and performed basic calculations.
  • Performed tolerance stack-up analyses and modeled in CAD
  • Integrated electrical components and sub-systems understanding interaction (thermally and electrically), creating virtual models in Solid Works CAD software.
  • Utilized AutoCAD 3D to customize the existing product line of machine components for the semi-conductor industry to meet individual customer requirements.
  • Evaluated various CAD and PDM software to enable files to be shared within Etch and CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition).
  • Updated or redrew drawings for all EAF Field and Lighting equipment using AutoCAD and generated product trees and technical data reviews.
  • Used CAD software to design mechanical structures, mechanisms, electrical enclosures, hydraulic, pneumatic and other fluid system.
  • Graduate studies cultivated an advanced understanding of reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM, and product design and development.
  • Remodel Classic car & truck spindle, steering arms, and all other applicable components with Rapid Works CAD program.
  • Model and build prototype parts and machines with 3D printers and modern 3D modeling software, including SOLIDWORKS and AutoCAD.
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer for Nations Academy project (New York, NY) - designed schematics and mechanical plant.
  • Provided hands-on designer's input to company evaluation of several CADD/CAM systems including direct vendor interface with system testing.
  • Position: Mechanical Engineer (Using NCAD, NCAL NCASA AND CADAM) Crew Station engineering on classified systems.
  • Created 3D CAD models, assemblies, and drawings in NX in support of the Bose Ride mechanical group.
  • Utilized AutoCAD 2004 and became familiar with CAM, PLC programming, motion analysis software and 3D modeling.
  • Designed to ASME B31.1 and B31.3 Power and Process Piping Standards utilizing AutoCAD LT 2008 and SolidWorks 2012.
  • Designed mechanical parts for machines and developed mechanical drawings and plans using computer assisted drafting (CAD).
  • Performed mechanical design (Inventor 11, AutoCAD) of mobile shelter systems in accordance with government contracts.

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2. Solidworks

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Here's how Solidworks is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Utilized skills in three-dimensional computer-aided design software (SolidWorks) to facilitate completion of computer models and drawing packages for manufacture.
  • Validated form fit and function using SolidWorks and tolerance stack-up analysis producing accurate prototype builds requiring no re-work of mechanical parts.
  • Drafted/Modeled detailed components and packaging material contouring to product for shipping and storage using SolidWorks to accomplish jigs/fixture configurations.
  • Established SolidWorks optimization controls to increase engineering efficiency during design and analysis.
  • Provided Mechanical Engineering using SolidWorks to a wide variety of companies.
  • Utilized SolidWorks in manifesting imaginative solutions in mechanical and electrical design.
  • Worked with SolidWorks to independently design specialty machines for various industries.
  • Developed SolidWorks CAD models and produced mechanical drawings of designed components.
  • Conduct FEA analysis using SOLIDWORKS Simulation to ensure mechanical design integrity.
  • Create a manufacturing work instructions using Microsoft Publisher and SolidWorks.
  • Designed and developed pneumatic manifolds and test fixtures using SolidWorks.
  • Designed products to customer specification using SolidWorks and Microsoft Excel.
  • Developed new Raptor Multi-Ply Automated Cutting System using SOLIDWORKS.
  • Designed and developed electrical connectors using SolidWorks.
  • Generated SolidWorks solid models and drawings.
  • Learned SolidWorks for use in the design and editing of mechanical drawings involving SpanDeck's international product line consisting of cranes.
  • Performed finite element analysis (FEA), design optimization, and sensitivity studies using ProEngineer and SolidWorks advanced modeling packages.
  • Generated SolidWorks CAD design concepts to resolve issues and develop new or alternative solutions for walk-in vans (REACH) project.
  • Utilized SolidWorks 3D CAD software to design Automated Special Machines, Equipment, and Plastic Injection Molds for Various Companies.
  • Performed three dimensional finite element analysis of externally loaded single lap bolted joints using SolidWorks Simulation 2014 (COSMOS).

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3. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided HVAC and plumbing design engineering and field construction support for industrial manufacturing facilities additions and renovations both in-house and on-site.
  • Designed major modifications of nuclear power generation plant systems to maintain safe operation and implement plant piping and HVAC improvements.
  • Obtained ACCA residential HVAC design certification, Carrier Properties of Airflow Certification and Carrier Design of Distribution Certification.
  • Performed statistical analysis and used Hourly Analysis Program to select proper HVAC equipment for adequate ventilation of space.
  • Implemented permanent inventory database, operating and maintenance procedures for HVAC systems of Metro facilities.
  • Project responsibilities included HVAC and fire protection engineering task work for Government and military agencies.
  • Calculate HVAC and plumbing requirements for architectural designs -Drafted construction documents for HVAC and plumbing systems
  • Consolidated the original system and equipment design requirements of mechanical fluid and HVAC systems.
  • Developed and initiated installation plans for HVAC systems and ensured proper performance.
  • Provided HVAC systems calculations for HVAC system verification of energy requirements.
  • Calculate and Design HVAC requirements for Residential and Commercial projects
  • Designed HVAC systems for commercial applications and pharmaceutical clients.
  • Coordinated HVAC equipment selection for projects with vendors/manufacturers.
  • Check and repair all HVAC equipment including refrigeration equipment
  • Perform detailed HVAC calculations and equipment selections.
  • Designed HVAC systems for new and renovated manufacturing facilities, hazardous vapor type process facilities, office spaces and warehouse spaces.
  • Installed and repaired HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and commercial appliances for over 20 retirement facilities across 4 separate states.
  • Design HVAC, piping, plumbing and fire protection system for auto plants for Ford, Chrysler and General Motor Corporation.
  • Surveyed Job Corps buildings for HVAC, and plumbing deficiencies, including violations of codes, inadequate capacities, and failure.
  • Designed mechanical systems for shipboard installation of sonar/radar systems, HP/LP air systems, seawater cooling, boilers, and HVAC.

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4. Finite Element Analysis

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Here's how Finite Element Analysis is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Improved calculations of mud pump components by using finite element analysis and performing fatigue analysis to meet new department quality standards.
  • Participated in the development of a blood treatment device including Pro/ENGINEER modeling and finite element analysis simulations in SolidWorks.
  • Led finite element analysis of existing structures under updated loading conditions to determine performance, and prepared reports.
  • Engineered an optimized solution to a failed injection-molded bracket using SolidWorks Simulation finite element analysis (FEA).
  • Performed finite element analysis on floating floor model and incorporated results into design to reduce stress and displacement.
  • Performed finite element analysis and extensive solid modeling to verify the structural integrity of machines prior to manufacture.
  • Performed advanced mechanical analysis, including specialized structural, thermal, seismic, and finite element analysis.
  • Performed finite element analysis on hull structure and equipment foundations while conducting advanced research and prototype development.
  • Performed shock and vibration finite element analysis of Hanger Extension Structure and Component Foundations for Propulsion Plant.
  • Utilized Pro/Engineer to generate models and establish finite element analysis, ensuring all designs were structurally sound.
  • Performed both structural analysis and finite element analysis on various components within the vending machine.
  • Administer Mechanical Design Verification, First Article Inspection, Tolerance Analysis and Finite Element Analysis.
  • Performed finite element analysis on electrical control systems to predict design success and test results.
  • Evaluate electrostatic, thermal, and structural performance using Finite Element Analysis and calculations.
  • Used finite element analysis software to validate design for components to modify rotary aircraft.
  • Designed gun systems capable of 60,000psi operating pressure using large deformation finite element analysis.
  • Introduced finite element analysis software, assuring a qualified design for custom configurations.
  • Completed finite element analysis and testing for a prototype, cost-eliminating, rotor.
  • Developed grid generation software for finite element analysis using transfinite mapping method.
  • Performed stress analyses on 105MM projectiles utilizing NASTRAN finite element analysis program.

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5. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed lithography and bonding process plans for cost analysis, feasibility and system integration considerations to fulfill New Product Development Process.
  • Provided design engineering leadership to new product development and standard product engineering activities in the food & beverage services industry.
  • Developed testing procedures for validating manufacturing processes as well as product design throughout the new product development cycle.
  • Develop and assist in customer presentations related to new product development and/or product modifications and enhancements.
  • Prepared and maintained all production documentation for new product development and transitioned products into production.
  • Managed implementation and transition of new product development to coordinate a foreign division merger.
  • Performed new product development and numerous sustaining engineering activities of varying scope and complexity.
  • Interpreted drawings, schematics and computer generated reports for new product development.
  • Developed and maintained schedules for new product development and sustaining projects.
  • Assisted and analyzed materials in selection for new product development.
  • Provided industrial design and mechanical engineering for new product development.
  • Represented Sustaining Engineering at New Product Development technical reviews.
  • Developed testing protocol for new product development.
  • Streamline new product development initiatives.
  • Worked in New Product Development to develop, test, and analyze oil tools for production and implementation in the field.
  • Managed New Product development functions including design, materials selection, and prototype creation, product testing, and patent applications.
  • Work as part of the new product development team to design custom vacuum and atmospheric industrial furnaces used for thermal processing.
  • Generate new product development requirements, engineering concepts, costing, and documentation following feedback from the sales and marketing teams.
  • Coordinate design requirements with other departments (Electrical, Piping, Structural, Physical Design, and New Product Development).
  • Achieved (8) shared patent awards (5) were pending as a result of new product development efforts.

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6. Mechanical Design

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Here's how Mechanical Design is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed mechanical design and analysis of components for implementation into submarine and surface ship systems and their ancillary equipment.
  • Performed Mechanical Engineering operations in collaboration with senior mechanical design engineers to include slewing boat davit and deck crane.
  • Developed new products, provided mechanical designs for progressively stamped and injection molded components, for micro-miniature connector products.
  • Performed thermal and finite element analyses on new and existing products to determine optimal mechanical design and cooling solution.
  • Complete mechanical design of centralized chiller plant and piping distribution system serving multiple dormitories through existing underground tunnels.
  • Provide project management and mechanical design support on thermal platforms used for the environmental testing of customer products.
  • Worked with third party industrial design consultants to determine mechanical design and manufacturing feasibility of various design proposals.
  • Completed mechanical design of pneumatic chamber automation open/close mechanism to reduce the heat dissipation from the chamber.
  • Provided Mechanical Design engineering support and data review for engineering plans release on Plumbing & Fire fighting projects
  • Support of the Strategic Projects Group performing mechanical design using AutoCad: Structural installations, avionics installations.
  • Detailed mechanical design for new products, also generated all associated solid models, drawings and documentation.
  • Provide mechanical design, verification, and manufacturing bring-up and support for new aerospace communications products.
  • Coordinate with the lead mechanical design engineer and technical project lead to develop engineering evaluation plan.
  • Supervised support staff including mechanical designers, electrical and instrument designers and sub-contract engineering firms.
  • Worked as a mechanical design engineer whose role overlapped into electrical and manufacturing engineering disciplines.
  • Direct mechanical designers and draftsmen to develop and update drawing packages per engineering requirements.
  • Collaborated on mechanical design, rendering and prototype construction projects for various federal customers.
  • Reviewed and evaluated mechanical designs pertaining to the antenna systems and potential design changes.
  • Created and maintained mechanical designs and engineering documents associated with existing and new products.
  • Performed structural and thermal analysis and mechanical design for mobile x-ray system product development.

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7. Assembly Drawings

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Here's how Assembly Drawings is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Investigate non-conformance reports on part and assembly drawings and incorporate necessary changes into engineering change orders.
  • Developed layouts, field installation drawings, 3-D assembly drawings to support technical documentation and manufacturing.
  • Created engineering documentation including Bill of Materials, component and assembly drawings and manufacturing specifications.
  • Revised and coordinated technical updates to assembly drawings, document procedures and test requirements.
  • Generated detailed part drawings, assembly drawings and assisted with product development.
  • Prepared detailed parts, assembly drawings and modified existing machinery details.
  • Corresponded with production management to create assembly schedules and assembly drawings.
  • Created assembly drawings/procedures to streamline part manufacturing and decrease production time.
  • Created part/assembly drawings and documentation for manufacturing processes utilizing SolidWorks 2015.
  • Create assembly drawings to convey assembly information for technical assembly staff.
  • Supported manufacturing by creating documents fabrication drawings and assembly drawings.
  • Performed tolerance analysis and detailed component and assembly drawings.
  • Created fabrication and assembly drawings and other documentation.
  • Designed working assembly drawings for military aerospace components.
  • Developed assembly drawings for laser seeker integration.
  • Detailed individual parts and drafted assembly drawings.
  • Developed spreadsheets based hose assembly drawings.
  • Approved assembly drawings for manufacture.
  • Utilized Solid-Works to model parts (3D), edit component and assembly drawings for the plasma kits (plastic).
  • Created assembly drawings, including bill of materials and detail drawings for various parts for the design of the Paragon cutter.

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8. Engineering Support

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Here's how Engineering Support is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided engineering support and coordination of domestic and international projects for company products and services as a project/ liaison engineer.
  • Provided manufacturing engineering support for production line of high pressure gas cylinders, low pressure acetylene cylinders and hydraulic accumulators.
  • Provided on-site engineering support to the Program Management Office by submitting weekly status reports to upper management for corrective action
  • Assisted in capital project designs, including specification writing, site evaluation and engineering support for all boiler modifications.
  • Completed the telescope support structure and thermal blanket insulation designs and provided sustaining engineering support through shipment of the instrument
  • Led multidisciplinary engineering teams to provide engineering support, developed project scopes and provided forecast estimates for plant-wide projects.
  • Provided mechanical and design engineering support to senior mechanical engineers and lead designers in the development of various systems.
  • Provided Engineering support and management for the production of new large magnetic assemblies from biotechnology and semiconductor clients.
  • Plant Project Mechanical Engineer and Maintenance Engineering support of international cellulose (Cellophane) films manufacturing plant.
  • Provided engineering support for the development of an automated machine vision based medical (hematology) analyzer.
  • Provided engineering support for capital projects including Turbine Inlet Chillers, Modular Central plant and power generation.
  • Provide all manufacturing engineering support to assigned load assemble and pack, renovation and demilitarization facilities.
  • Provided engineering support to Assembly Integration Test (AIT) facilities and executed continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Developed and analyzed prototypes and providing engineering support regarding the Root Cause of Equipment Failures.
  • Provided engineering support to customers with product application, design specifications, and technical assistance.
  • Provide required engineering support to sales and customer service departments relating to robotic automation products.
  • Provided engineering support for new composites manufacturing, helicopter repair, and composites tooling departments.
  • Collaborate with Interdepartmental Project Teams to provide mechanical engineering support to produce satellite communication systems.
  • Provided mechanical engineering support for fossil fuel power generation plants in the Southern Company System.
  • Provide in-service engineering support to the Tomahawk Missile program by investigating and analyzing failure events.

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9. Mechanical Equipment

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Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Worked in the maintenance department to provide mechanical engineering support to ensure reliability, capability and maintainability of mechanical equipment.
  • Performed FEA analysis on mechanical equipment to ensure designs maintained a safety factor per required specifications for nuclear handling hardware.
  • Write mechanical equipment specifications based on code and client standards for purchase and construction of new and replacement mechanical equipment.
  • Assisted mechanical equipment operations like industrial process pumps, installing, troubleshooting equipment performances & developing recommended maintenance practices.
  • Prepared technical documents and specifications for mechanical equipment and systems for steam cycle and gas-to-energy power facilities.
  • Tabulated vendor bids for mechanical equipment and provided recommendations considering technical requirements, cost, and delivery.
  • Participated in the procurement of mechanical equipment including: bid clarifications/evaluations, approval documents and drawing reviews.
  • Lead Engineer responsible for specialty mechanical equipment design for several processing areas in the Uranium Processing Facility.
  • Established bench testing procedures and requirements to analyze and predict mechanical equipment failures in product design.
  • Designed new heavy mechanical equipment for upgrading and expanding hydro-power facilities and locks for river navigation.
  • Perused vendor provided documentation for mechanical equipment and piping bulk and developed technical bid evaluation.
  • Reviewed and checked various process mechanical equipment envelope drawings and facility process block flow diagrams.
  • Evaluated mechanical equipment product specifications and technical data sheets, for selection and sizing purposes.
  • Reviewed vendor approval drawings for mechanical equipment and ensured adequate design for the intended process.
  • Prepared Technical bid evaluation for all the Mechanical Equipment and provided recommendations for material requisitions.
  • Reviewed all bids for mechanical equipment and subsequently selected / purchased the appropriate equipment.
  • Supported other engineering disciplines in creating work pack method statements for mechanical equipment installation.
  • Coordinated with internal and external design engineers to effectively size and select mechanical equipment.
  • Generated and maintained data sheets and mechanical equipment lists for static and rotational equipment.
  • Provided preliminary designs for early stage budget estimates on mechanical equipment and piping projects.

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10. BOM

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Here's how BOM is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Created and maintained product BOM configuration system, prepared documents for patent and certificate application.
  • Experienced generating BOM for production assemblies that aided in technical communication.
  • Generated engineering documentation including BOM's and preliminary assembly procedures.
  • Developed and maintained HVAC Bill of Materials (BOM) including component requirements and prepared CTS (component technical specification).
  • Developed and reviewed detailed technical documents such as component drawings, assembly drawings, BOM's and purchased item data sheets.
  • Lead designing meetings and responsible for drawing control management, BOM, GD&T review and customer package preparation.
  • Worked with manufacturing to update BOM's and standardize the drawings resulting in a reduction in errors and increased productivity.
  • Revised Bill of Materials (BOM)s to reflect new changes and make communication with China Factory simpler.
  • Assisted in estimating operation time (routing) and flattening BOM structures in order to promote shorter lead times.
  • Prepared and updated Bills of Material (BOM) for components such as Piping, Valves, and Instrumentation.
  • Generated Assembly Drawings, Fabrication Drawings, BOM, Costing Analysis, Structural Analysis, Engineering and Customer presentations.
  • Prepare BOM & purchasing of standard components for Automation tool components and purchasing knowledge in various kinds of Suppliers.
  • Projected costs and provided bill of materials (BOM) according to specifications derived from analysis of customer requirements.
  • Help create bid offers, PI&D design, BOM's, quality assurance, oversee assembly production.
  • Developed design documentation such as part specifications, BOM's, design calculations, FEA reports and test procedures.
  • Create and maintain related product documentation including product drawings and 3D models, BoMs, Work Instructions, specs.
  • Supported conceptual and detailed design, drawing creation and documentation, BOM management, and design review efforts.
  • Created BOM structures that were used by accountants to facilitate accurate proposals of electronics designs to future customers.
  • Provided support for BOM and Engineering modules and worked with establishing the RICE and GAP components in Oracle.
  • Involved in the creation of detail Bill of Materials (BOM) along with the other team members.

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11. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Obtained CE certification through the development of test procedures, analyzing results and writing technical documentation in accordance with European directives.
  • Designed test procedures and collected, documented and analyzed system performance data to verify that ride equipment met design specifications.
  • Created and updated product documentation including requirements, specifications, design, process specification, test procedures and results.
  • Completed design verification testing, including defining test procedures, and conducting testing for implementation of new retention system.
  • Write weekly activity, generated work instructions, test procedures and other documentations to support factory operations.
  • Prepared engineering change proposals and test procedures to outline new designs, field retrofits and equipment integration/installation.
  • Prepared and executed characterization test procedures necessary to verify the design and performance of the devices.
  • Developed interactive link DOORS module for linking top level requirements to coordinated requirements and test procedures.
  • Developed Test Station Operation and Maintenance Manuals, Self-Test Procedures, and Test Requirement Specifications.
  • Created standard test procedures for technicians to follow when performing environmental and mechanical vibration tests.
  • Designed new static and dynamic test procedures that mimicked operational conditions and required non-routine analysis.
  • Prepare engineering estimates after determining manufacturing processes, test procedures, tooling and personnel requirements
  • Created and performed environmental test procedures for extreme ambient temperatures and water ingress.
  • Authored technical assembly and test procedures, quality control inspection and acceptance documentation.
  • Conducted design verification and created test procedures for engineering prototypes and production parts.
  • Developed test procedures, prototype fabrication and testing, production fabrication and shipment.
  • Developed standard overhaul and test procedures and acceptance criteria for assigned systems.
  • Developed test procedures and documentation for verification and validation of fabricated parts.
  • Developed and implemented documentation including procurement specifications, assembly and test procedures.
  • Developed test procedures for new waterproof cases and provided in-depth failure analysis.

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12. Ansys

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Here's how Ansys is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Perform Thermal and Mechanical Analysis of prototype Smart Monitor design utilizing ANSYS Workbench.
  • Designed precision alignment techniques and validated with structural analysis in ANSYS Workbench.
  • Performed FEA analysis of components and sub-assemblies before fabrication using SolidWorks ANSYS.
  • Utilized AnSys to analyze structural integrity, vibration and thermal characteristics.
  • Simulated the optimum operating current theoretically with ANSYS and SolidWorks.
  • Validated the design by performing thermal-structural analysis with ANSYS.
  • Conducted analyses using simulation in ANSYS and theoretical calculation.
  • Develop structural finite element models for ballistic launches of small caliber ammunition using a combination of Pro Engineer and ANSYS Workbench.
  • Utilized GTSTRUDL and ANSYS in the analysis of all seismic and static loading conditions including plant operating, lifting and transportation.
  • Performed shock and vibration analysis with ANSYS for military grade structures and enclosures to validate the structural integrity of the design.
  • Use the ANSYS family of products to mesh the assemblies, and parts, mentioned above, in preparation for analysis.
  • Designed prototypes for new products using ProE and finite element analysis models in ANSYS to determine proper functionality prior to assembly.
  • Detailed analysis of wiper systems and printed wiring boards, and optical parts using Pro-E/ Windchill-PDM database and ANSYS Workbench.
  • Provide training to Engineers on Technical Aspects of Design and Calculation using Various Tools like ANSYS, HyperMesh and SolidWorks.
  • Air flow analysis and thermal stress in the cabinet and the closed cage were found out using ANSYS & MATLAB.
  • Performed FEA for thermal deformation on machined engine block/head and brake caliper housing, and light assembly using ANSYS.
  • Performed CFD, thermal, impact and vibration analysis of electronic assemblies and robot components using FloTHERM and ANSYS.
  • Performed thermal and flow modeling for MOCVD reactors using commercial finite-element modeling software packages (ANSYS, FLUENT).
  • Utilize ANSYS and other predictive tools for structural, heat transfer, air flow, and fatigue life analyses.
  • Used ANSYS Workbench to analyze components, sub assemblies and entire systems to ensure they would meet environmental requirements.

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13. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted project management * Coordinated purchasing and deliveries with vendors and contractors * Wrote capital appropriation requests * Provided daily production support
  • Provided engineering assistance for Project Management meetings and applicable support in resolving design issues related to Phase 1 design and scope-of-work.
  • Reduced cost and labor of major program s project management documentation by implementing a new computer program to automate procedures.
  • Project Management: responsible for coordinating Product Development activities with Design Centers and Manufacturing Facilities in the USA and Mexico.
  • Provided project management for line of custom automated baling equipment; provided engineering support for other waste management product lines.
  • Project Management: Contracted and managed major purchases and installation of facility and maintenance equipment for proper operation requirements.
  • Worked on numerous highly-successful projects that required extensive coordination between engineering groups, project management, and shop supervisors.
  • Project Management and engineering of instruments designed to assure pipeline metering is measuring the correct amount of product.
  • Supplied project management oversight for assigned reliability projects, with responsibility for quality, cost and schedule.
  • Performed project management for a quick turnaround project improving the reliability and operation of a hydrogen plant.
  • Worked with company wide project management software to facilitate Engineering Change Orders and perform profit margin analysis.
  • Prepared engineering and equipment cost estimate for various process areas and coordinated with project management and client.
  • Provided Forensic engineering, Mechanical engineering, construction inspection and project management services to multiple clients.
  • Service and manufacturing project management and engineering support at ground water characterization and sampling technologies firm.
  • Provided project management support through generation of comprehensive scope documents, estimates and change order justifications.
  • Provide technical leadership in mechanical design and project management for new product development and sustaining engineering.
  • Project Management: Planned and monitored schedule for machinery outfitting process to meet delivery date.
  • Ensured performance consistency and reliability by administering project management of internal/external development and manufacture partners.
  • Maintained project documentation using project management tools including task allotment list and estimated work hours.
  • Performed project level engineering, budget analysis, project management, product design and integration.

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14. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and managed Digital Manufacturing Concepts, specializing in design, CNC programming and manufacturing of aftermarket V-Twin motorcycle components.
  • Designed kinematic precision aluminum and stainless steel dovetail stages, while optimizing the design for maximum CNC production efficiency.
  • Implemented the use of injection molding, rapid prototyping and CNC manufacturing into product development
  • Promote unique manufacturing solutions in CNC environment through strength of conventional machining background.
  • Intimate knowledge of CNC milling operations and capabilities, including operational experience.
  • Learned many manufacturing methods, including CNC machining and composites fabrication.
  • Performed geometric analysis for generating and correcting CNC movement code.
  • Interact with production department for CNC programming and operating requirements.
  • Performed CNC mill/lathe machining to fabricate magnetic flux-return components.
  • Programmed CNC machines for production and manufacturing equipment.
  • Used RADAN CAD/CAM software to Program an Abrasive Jet (CNC profiling machine) and Press Brake for fabricating various components.
  • Designed fixtures, tools, and tool holders for use in six and eight spindle automatic screw machines and CNC machines.
  • Experienced in operating equipment and machines including CNC machines, cutting machines and hydraulic presses for the fabrication of mechanical components.
  • Designed models for direct manufacturing, CNC milling and lathe operations, electroplating, plastic injection/rotational molding, and sheet metal.
  • Design and coordinate fabrication of tools required to support CNC operations and responsible for writing operator documentation for CNC program.
  • Received hands-on machining- equipment experience - mills, drills, lathes, spot welding, and a three-axis CNC machine.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in operating equipment and machines including CNC machines, cutting machines and the fabrication of mechanical components.
  • Experience in design and development of precision CNC, sheet metal and plastic injection molded and vacuum formed parts.
  • Produced - 3D printed parts & one day CNC parts through one day manufacturers to meet customer's needs.
  • Key Processes: CNC Machining, Plastic Injection Molding, Stamping, Die Casting, and Assembly & Testing.

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15. GD

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Here's how GD is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Overhauled department-wide engineering procedures and specifications including modernizing drawing templates, drawing creation, and adopting latest GD&T specifications.
  • Used GDT for manufacturing principles in 2D drawings and considerations taken for military implementations.
  • Planned and implemented the company's first generic shop-drawing using GD&T and specific tolerances that replaced outdated repetitive drawings.
  • Completed 3D solid models, assemblies, tolerance analysis (GD&T) and BOM's of all new product.
  • Designed 26MGD Peak Flow vertical turbine pump station and positive displacement blowers for backwash water and air for gravity sand filters.
  • Redesigned the enclosure of an IGS (Image Guided System) through application of GD&T and Statistical Analysis methods.
  • Used SolidWorks and ME10 to update, change, or create engineering drawings following ASME Y14.5 GD&T guidelines.
  • Performed construction administration tasks by processing RFI, deficiency notices and directives for Disney at Animal Kingdom during construction phase.
  • Trained new hired on use of precision measurement tools such as CMM, blueprint reading and GD&T.
  • Modified design of boom structures from the functionality viewpoint using DFMA, GD&T and tolerance stack-up analysis.
  • Performed hydraulic analysis, design drawings, and specification to increase their capacity up to 27MGD utilizing submersible pumps.
  • Well versed in GD&T, sheet metal manufacturing, welding, machining and hydraulic / component design.
  • Created engineering drawings in SolidWorks using GD&T and tolerances per ASME Y14.5 as necessary for fabrication.
  • Created and modified drawings to improve on DFM by modifying features, tolerances, and GD&T.
  • Designed testing tool and fixtures applied by Pro/Engineer, AutoCAD, ASTM specification and GD&T principle.
  • Utilize EPDM to generate Bill of Materials, and review drawings for proper use of GD&T.
  • Designed 7.5MGD Average, 13MGD Peak Flow, vertical turbine pump station to convey effluent to cooling ponds.
  • Created drawings of products highlighting overall dimensions using principles of GD&T and assembly for product manuals.
  • Experience with GD&T and measuring devices such as; micrometer, calipers, microscopes, etc.
  • Created and Interpreted Blueprint drawings, GD&T and Bill of Materials of the Rescue Robot.

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16. R

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Here's how R is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted design and feasibility analysis activity, performed technical calculations, determined material selection and setting specifications for new designs.
  • Updated engineering and manufacturing standards to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning per specifications.
  • Performed post processing, data analysis and engineering calculations on data collected during testing procedures.
  • Reported to President, supervised contractors and performed site inspections of proper engineering design.
  • Constructed an autonomous robot that is capable of navigating an obstacle course independently.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD and SolidWorks in designing and improving existing machine layouts.
  • Led an internal research project pertaining to the advancement of additive manufacturing practices.
  • Worked within an interdisciplinary team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers.
  • Assisted customers with minor mechanical work when requested through automobile insurance agencies.
  • Performed structural and thermal analysis and documented findings in a report.
  • Provide engineering design and consulting support for various renewable energy projects.
  • Assessed process ventilation equipment for improvement recommendations and cost evaluation.
  • Created and reviewed specification and data sheets for pharmaceutical equipment.
  • Performed EtO Sterilization & materials compatibility research for Surgical Packs.
  • Created vendor document data requirement schedule for purchased equipment.
  • Offered solutions to the top management regarding project-related queries.
  • Perform root cause analysis on manufacturing and engineering issues.
  • Conducted air conditioning studies comparing alternative refrigerants.
  • Reported to Director of Mechanical Engineering Department.
  • Designed and manufactured fixtures per customer specifications.

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17. Fmea

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Here's how Fmea is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Generated equipment mechanical design FMEA and helped develop test specifications based on identified equipment failure modes.
  • Minimized product quality risk and failures by executing FMEA throughout product development and manufacturing stages.
  • Investigated mechanical failures, unexpected maintenance problems, and practiced PFMEA and tolerance analysis.
  • Facilitated DFMEA reviews and tested key manufacturing, durability and customer-identified issues.
  • Implemented and maintained PFMEA documents to insure customer quality assurance.
  • Performed commissioning and optimization of vehicle based equipment with FMEA.
  • Conducted failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) to determine the cause of a critical failure through comprehensive hands-on testing.
  • Root cause/FMEA analysis of multiple high cost parts to identify part and assembly process control improvements for CMOS cameras and systems.
  • Utilized Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and robustness assessments to improve product reliability and reduce field returns.
  • Use of typical engineering development tools including Brainstorming, Prototype Testing, DFMEA, DFM etc to ensure robust product design.
  • Used engineering tools such as FMEA and DMAIC to analyze current processing techniques, and recommended process improvements based off findings.
  • Apply SAE USCAR mechanical testing, as well as DFMEA and GD&T on prototype and production wire harness connectors.
  • Utilized six sigma practices for design evaluation and project review, including DFMEA, Risk Assessments, and data analysis techniques.
  • Utilize error budget analysis, FEA, FMEA, DFM, and cost engineering to analyze designs prior to release.
  • Complete DFMEA's for low pressure fuel system groups as per emissions requirements to drive validation activities in the lab.
  • Optimized processes using FMEA, DOE & SPC to improve uniformity, throughput & enhance yield of PVD thin films.
  • Create 3D models, 2D drawings, manufacture, review, present and defend final design with FEA and DFMEA.
  • Implemented FMEA strategy to make the entire process (design to build) as risk free and robust as possible.
  • Conducted software validation analysis, V&V, FMEA, HFE, and other quality system regulation tasks.
  • Followed Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) methodology to improve product quality, processes, and safety.

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18. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Reported results to supervisor and discussed countermeasures before executing them to ensure high level of accuracy and efficiency.
  • Work independently with minimal supervisor input, communicate and discuss technical issues and significant findings of evaluations performed.
  • Recognized leader in the development of advanced electronics thermal management and environmental isolation products for the military.
  • Act as liaison between contractor and engineering to support construction and installation of systems in demonstration facility.
  • Liaised with internal and external Operators, Field Supervisor and Technical Professionals on problem management and resolution.
  • Authored numerous computer programs for automated data analysis and report generation to meet ISO 9000 requirements.
  • Created prototype samples for customers and communicated closely with client liaison to develop finished product specifications.
  • Reviewed and assisted field supervisors' procedures for optimal compliance with Federal and State pipeline regulations.
  • Conduct fault analysis to isolate returned products and perform statistical analysis to determine failure trends.
  • Provided engineering liaison support for 747 aircraft production and coordinated disposition of non-conformance sub-assemblies structures.
  • Key advisory role in support of remote China facility engineers for certification and agency knowledge.
  • Performed bid comparisons in order to find technical compliance to specifications and recommend purchases.
  • Performed mechanical tests on vibration sensitive oscillators and designed isolation systems for such devices.
  • Prepared independent government estimates; reviews and made comparisons to Contractor price proposals.
  • Documented processes, trained operators, and acted as supervisor for production operators.
  • Conducted analysis of performance measurements and comparisons to the engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Implemented quality control techniques for ISO certification and to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Encouraged interaction between manufacturing assembly line and engineering department as manufacturing liaison.
  • Performed Thermal Isolation analysis, reduced propagation of heat via an insulator.
  • Supervised maintenance department and interviewed candidates for maintenance and supervisory roles.

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19. Stress Analysis

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Here's how Stress Analysis is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Resolved structural problems utilizing Pro-Mechanica stress analysis software
  • Developed specifications and conducted stress analysis and structural performance tests on flight hardware, ensuring compliance with industry and NASA requirements.
  • Work closely with stress analysis engineers when analyzing designs of more complex geometry where finite element analysis is required.
  • Designed dredging equipment; performed hydraulic and stress analysis; inspected installation and resolved equipment problems in field.
  • Coordinate with tooling engineering, stress analysis, manufacturing, and production to ensure designs meet company/customer requirements.
  • Conducted static analysis on mechanical members to determine unknown forces in order effectively complete stress analysis.
  • Performed structural and stress analysis, researched and interfaced with vendors for development of prototypes.
  • Conducted structural stress analysis of mechanical members in order to determine factor of safety.
  • Performed stress analysis of critical components of the machinery to assure safety of operation.
  • Used strong engineering analysis skills to develop piping flexibility and stress analysis training material.
  • Performed detailed finite element stress analysis, stress corrosion cracking and flaw tolerance assessments.
  • Conducted stress analysis through road tests and accelerated bench testing which measured harmonic distortions.
  • Performed stress analysis for medium caliber projectiles to determine the structural integrity using ANSYS.
  • Performed stress analysis on equipment towards qualification for flight on military aircraft.
  • Performed engineering calculations and stress analysis to size major components and systems.
  • Performed stress analysis of various components including forward engine mount fitting.
  • Perform engineering calculations with emphasis on structural loading and stress analysis.
  • Calculated stress analysis for seismic enhanced piping for office buildings.
  • Validated component design through stress analysis simulations in ANSYS.
  • Performed structural stress analysis and provided structural repair instructions.

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20. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical support to field installers relating to the installation and operation of various office storage products and their associated components.
  • Support the sales organization as necessary, participate in new product development, and interface extensively with customers seeking technical support.
  • Performed as a mechanical specialist within refining and petrochemicals, focused on planning for technical support of operations and detailed design.
  • Provided successful hands on technical support from prototype development through Qualification Test evaluation periods to product delivery for military avionics.
  • Provide technical support and documentation to perform assembly on all product lines using knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication methods.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and process engineers in all facilities involved with manufacturing commercial carpet and tile.
  • Implemented root cause/failure analysis, technical support and corrective solutions to frequent fixed/rotating equipment failure for reliability improvement.
  • Provided technical support, engineering assistance, and guidance in manufacturing techniques, equipment design and operation.
  • Provided technical support and documentation for system installation, manufacturing second sourcing, and corporate investment presentations.
  • Organized, and provide technical support for all electronically stored drawings, specifications and other engineering documents.
  • Complete accountability from project launch to delivery to client on time including providing technical support during operations.
  • Produce engineering solution reports for engineering change proposals, modification work orders, and technical support requests.
  • Collaborated with mechanical, electrical, and process engineers concurrently providing technical support to multiple projects.
  • Provide mechanical engineering and technical support of products introduced into both the domestic and international markets.
  • General office duties including coordination of inspection schedule and responsibility for customer service technical support.
  • Solved engineering problems and provide technical support to a nuclear facility performing waste management operations.
  • Provided technical support to correct calibration errors in a mass simulator for vibration testing.
  • Identify and interface with preferred equipment manufacturers, specialists, and technical support consultants.
  • Provided technical support to Data Center operations while supporting critical missions for space exploration.
  • Provide technical support for internal and external customers relating to industrial equipment product lines.

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21. Design Reviews

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Here's how Design Reviews is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical support and interface for reporting requirements, associated documentation, design reviews, engineering schedules and general business objectives.
  • Led across department design reviews to resolve technical problems and conflicting requirements and to comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Interfaced with key stakeholders and supported engineering/design reviews, unit testing, hazard analysis and specification deactivation efforts.
  • Performed design reviews and acceptance criteria of customer requirements before, during, and after manufacturing of fasteners.
  • Direct successful product design reviews while ensuring compliance with engineering principles, company standards and customer requirements.
  • Performed design reviews in accordance with internal instructions and ensuring design intent is per latest design practices
  • Prepared reports on topics including design feasibility, existing technologies, preliminary and critical design reviews.
  • Brainstormed engineering solutions and examined resolution feasibility through cross functional design reviews (DFMEA).
  • Prepare and support internal and external Design Reviews according to internal and customer requirements.
  • Organized and presented PowerPoint presentations for customer meetings including preliminary and critical design reviews.
  • Attended design reviews to receive feedback from manufacturing and electrical engineers regarding constraints.
  • Presented design material to customers and colleagues during preliminary and critical design reviews.
  • Created presentations of proposed designs and presented at customer critical design reviews.
  • Participated in design reviews with program manager, materials and safety engineers.
  • Prepared technical documentation, including final product validation reports and design reviews.
  • Experience with validating customer requirements through design reviews and requirements verification matrices.
  • Prepared presentations for design reviews; presented material to stakeholders for buy-in.
  • Created presentations for customer and internal design reviews in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Provided technical documentation review, equipment design reviews and engineering recommendations.
  • Created presentations, technical documents and data analysis for design reviews.

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22. System Design

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Here's how System Design is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Generated system design requirements, design specifications, and interface control documents and supported failure modes and effects analysis efforts.
  • Developed many technical proposals for custom HVAC equipment which included system design, component selection and budget development.
  • Developed material handling system designs and specifications, generated bid and contract documentation, organized construction installation efforts.
  • Analyzed and interpreted calculation results to ensure that the system design complies with naval shipbuilding specifications and requirements.
  • Developed designs and supporting engineering calculations from concept stage into prototype in support of proprietary system design.
  • Develop project criteria/scope and direct facility mechanical system design activities on major engineering and construction projects.
  • Prepare documentations, engineering specifications, reports and product manuals associated with the system design.
  • Participated in several HVAC system design for commercial, educational, industrial and government facilities.
  • Standardized design methodology and processes which reduced engineering time and produced more consistent system designs.
  • Developed system design descriptions for circulating water, closed cooling and boiler make-up water systems.
  • Maintained control units and power distribution module wiring schematics ensuring the most accurate system designs.
  • Performed thermal and stress finite element analysis and integrated results into system design.
  • Analyzed the laser power generating capacity and corrected a critical system design error.
  • Created and used system design calculations for proper equipment selections and specifications.
  • Generated equipment feasibility studies, functional requirements, and system design descriptions.
  • Performed engineering tasks related to loudspeaker design and audio system design.
  • Led the mechanical process engineering system design for Waste-to-energy power plants.
  • Advanced military engine technology studies including design integration and system design.
  • Generated detailed subsystem design from high level customer system requirements.
  • Developed thermal and fluid system design analysis utilizing Microsoft Excel.

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23. Heat Exchangers

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Here's how Heat Exchangers is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Created thermal management diagrams and selected plate-frame and tube-fin heat exchangers for deployment of MR-based electronics cooling in harsh environments.
  • Developed software to design and draft heat exchangers for energy production, resulting in increased accuracy and productivity.
  • Designed and specified thermal conditioning equipment for processing systems including selection of heat exchangers and condensers.
  • Performed detailed calculations, including wall thickness calculations for high-pressure vessels, heat exchangers.
  • Performed mechanical design calculations for pressure vessels and shell-and-tube heat exchangers.
  • Developed expertise in heat exchangers and distilling units.
  • Applied piping design related to piping connected to pumps, heat exchangers, vessels, compressors, coolers, and ventilators.
  • Updated drawings to replace hot water storage tanks with more energy efficient instantaneous heat exchangers, as well as associated equipment.
  • Produce calculation reports for equipment sizing and specification (heat exchangers, mist eliminators, piping, and specialty equipment).
  • Included specification, purchase and installation supervision of pumps, piping, pressure vessels, heat exchangers and other mechanical equipment.
  • Evaluated technical bids for air cooled, hairpin, shell and tube and serpentine coil heat exchangers and acid gas burner.
  • Prepared construction specifications, for pumps, tanks, heat exchangers and vacuum breaker, with involvement of other disciplines.
  • General mechanical design projects involving pumps, heat exchangers, piping, and instrumentation at HECO steam power plants.
  • Calculate heat transfer performance for counter/parallel system, heat load, flow rates, pressure drops across heat exchangers.
  • Assist vendors with technical issues with procured non-nuclear propulsion components (valves, centrifugal pumps and heat exchangers).
  • Prepared Material requisitions for Shell and tube, Air coolers, Spiral Welded plate and Hairpin heat exchangers.
  • Evaluate and checked documentation and Bill of Materials of Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, and Package equipment.
  • Design of vegetable oil extraction equipment, heat exchangers, and vessels according to ASME and TEMA codes.
  • Perform QA review of fixed equipment (pressure vessels/heat exchangers) to ensure equipment is fit for service.
  • Performed review of calculations on design of columns, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, pumps and ejectors.

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24. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Key player in supplier assessments including development plans, supplier evaluation processes, and identifying/implementing supplier process improvements and cost savings.
  • Developed programs for training of technician-inspectors, evaluation of cost savings accrual and overall reliability-based maintenance program effectiveness
  • Developed window lift actuator product matrix to identify standardization possibilities for cost savings and reduced development time.
  • Compare proposed and baseline building models to quantify energy and cost savings and discover potentials for improvement.
  • Performed energy audits for municipalities and private organizations to target opportunities for cost savings reduced power consumption.
  • Modified existing designs for functional improvements, cost savings and/or production process improvements.
  • Identified, evaluated, and implemented cost savings opportunities on medical diagnostic instruments.
  • Spearheaded manufacturing cost savings analysis through diminishing returns exploration of design optimization.
  • Executed cost savings procurement strategies to meet multiple projects budget requirements.
  • Evaluate process equipment requirements and possible applications for cost savings.
  • Determined potential cost savings for future lighting components.
  • Analyzed cost savings opportunities throughout various departments.
  • Identified and initiated a cost savings opportunity of $23k per each EOS Silicon Wafer Clean tool, saving $460,000/yr.
  • Improved the mechanical design of various dental imaging machines and revised all documentation for compliance, accuracy, and cost savings.
  • Investigated alternatives to typical wind turbine nacelle design for cost savings, easier transport, efficient installation and improved performance.
  • Reduced the creation time of cost savings metrics for teams by developing flexible Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and standardized PowerPoint templates.
  • Improved the efficiency of testing procedures and processes by 15%, which resulted in $200k annual cost savings.
  • Specified alternative air compressors for locomotive air brake systems which provided a significant cost savings & reduction in lead time.
  • Collected data for cost savings in operations, PM implementation, and tested the efficiency of key mining equipment.
  • Conceptualized design change which addressed field warranty issues, resulting in a $3.5M cost savings after product implementation.

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25. Design Changes

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Here's how Design Changes is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted studies around fume hood performance uncovering parameters affecting fume hood performance resulting in design changes for fume hood manufacturers.
  • Led project design changes made to existing machinery Read and produced mechanical drawings Collaborated with co-workers to get projects done efficiently
  • Implemented design changes into existing products to improve current product specifications, production problems, performance and overall quality.
  • Worked directly with manufacturing plant to identify and implement design changes to minimize fabrication and assembly time.
  • Provided engineering support by developing Technical Data Packages and Engineering Orders to correctly reflect design changes.
  • Implemented new technology, supported design verification and validation, assisted in design changes and revisions.
  • Monitored the assembly of hot-air-blowers and recommended design changes for easier installation and overall product improvement.
  • Investigated hardware related issues and product failures and incorporated design changes into the technical data package
  • Documented Engineering design changes, drafted design proposal, developed qualification plans and progress reports.
  • Served as department liaison for coordinating projects and communicating design changes with various departments.
  • Worked alongside Electrical Engineers to more efficiently make design changes that incorporate electrical standards.
  • Championed and implemented design changes to improve overall performance and meet functional specifications.
  • Prepared engineering design changes and revised specifications for Silo and Missile support systems.
  • Presented weekly reviews through teleconference Provided design changes through the Honolulu based architect.
  • Make various design changes and modifications to meet requirement for unhindered production.
  • Provided engineering input to customers to determine product specifications and design changes.
  • Lead design changes to aid in manufacture-ability to support product delivery schedule.
  • Initiated trouble-shooting installation problems and design changes with other design departments.
  • Worked directly with suppliers and manufacturers in implementing design changes.
  • Documented design changes and served on cross-functional performance development teams.

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26. Machine Shop

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Here's how Machine Shop is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Initiated and led development of in-house rapid prototyping and machine shop facilities, and prepared and instituted associated training.
  • Communicated with machine shop workers to ensure that assembly and machining is plausible and accurately administered.
  • Managed in-house production team to streamline internal machine shop while scheduling and awarding out-sourced part fabrication.
  • Provided leadership to maintenance and machine shop personnel, evaluated work schedules and materials requirements.
  • Collaborated with local machine shops in the manufacture of mechanical components from SolidWorks drawings.
  • Coordinated mechanical designs with electrical engineers, manufacturing teams and in-house machine shop.
  • Interfaced with internal machine shop to determine cost effective manufactured components.
  • Coordinated part production directly with machine shops and other fabrication services.
  • Worked directly with machine shop specialists on optimization of part fabrication.
  • Fabricated repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Conducted feasibility study for acquisition of heavy duty machine shop.
  • Designed layout of machine shops for maximum utilization and productivity.
  • Assist assembly department and machine shop with engineering related information.
  • Interfaced to multiple machine shops and other manufacturing facilities.
  • Managed OEM machine shop vendors producing precision mechanical components.
  • Coordinated manufacturing projects with machine shops and other vendors.
  • Generated manufacturing drawings and specifications for machine shops.
  • Interfaced comprehensively with machine shop vendors and others.
  • Modified existing equipment to accept new case and worked with local machine shops to create interface components between CNC pallet and case
  • Created many 2D/3D models of blanks, final fastener products, and measure frames for the engineering team and machine shop.

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27. Customer Requirements

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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Review company design/drawings of pressure vessels for accuracy against customer requirements and worked through drawing revisions on their way to fabrication.
  • Performed functional analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocations and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into equipment specifications.
  • Identify existing designs to meet product requirements and make design modifications and improvements to existing products to meet customer requirements.
  • Developed and implemented component Item Unique Identification (IUID) drawing modifications based on customer requirements and statement of work.
  • Entrusted to research, define, analyze and modify customer requirements, control engineering modifications and develop marketing strategies.
  • Performed and documented fluid dynamics and strengths of materials analyses to meet customer requirements and company margins of safety.
  • Led engineering sub-system design teams to ensure product designs met all customer requirements and integrated properly with external systems.
  • Developed procedures for manufacturing processes and equipment testing based on customer requirements, and industry codes and standards.
  • Boosted company reputation and expanded customer base by developing customized component and system designs based on customer requirements.
  • Studied welding parameters on resistance and projection welders to achieve desired results from destruction testing and customer requirements.
  • Work closely with manufacturing and other sectors of the company to understand and implement marketing and customer requirements.
  • Directed activities to ensure that manufacturing, installation and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.
  • Coordinated manufacturing, construction, installation and maintenance projects for engineering team to complete per customer requirements.
  • Collect and summarize customer requirements and specifications for mechanical, electrical and network communication (CAN).
  • Developed mechanical products by studying customer requirements, researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
  • Implemented DMAIC methodology to successfully improve process capabilities to achieve customer requirements of an automated assembly process.
  • Verified results, produced presentations of results and made recommendations to demonstrate compliance with customer requirements.
  • Designed and supervised installation of manufacturing equipment that insured proper glass processing, per customer requirements.
  • Developed and implemented manufacturing processes through analysis and interpretation of blueprints, customer requirements and specifications.
  • Analyze sales orders and customer requirements to evaluate feasibility of design and adherence to quality requirements.

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28. Cost Estimates

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Here's how Cost Estimates is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Lead Discipline/Project Engineer for various preliminary design and cost estimates for infrastructure up-grade projects in support of newly installed process systems.
  • Formulated cost estimates, procured equipment, created schedule, inspected construction, created necessary safety or operating documentation.
  • Generated feasibility studies, cost estimates, construction documents and specifications for both remodel and new construction projects.
  • Assist with business development proposal work by providing technical solutions as well as equipment and engineering cost estimates.
  • Developed and monitored prototype designs and outlined manufacturing requirements, cost estimates, and quality control protocol.
  • Developed equipment selection criteria, equipment modifications, troubleshooting and preparing material cost estimates for projects.
  • Determined vendor equivalents along with suggesting improvements to the current seal and bearings with cost estimates
  • Conducted engineering feasibility studies, impact assessments, and cost estimates during concept development phase.
  • Evaluated quality assurance findings for consistency with contractual provisions, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Developed design specifications, material purchase requisitions, and cost estimates for plant expansion.
  • Prepared construction/repair design documents, drawings, specifications, design analysis and cost estimates.
  • Provided cost estimates, materials sourcing, supplier qualification and vendor management.
  • Developed program of options and associated cost estimates for sector decision-making process.
  • Provide manufacturing cost estimates and analysis for most efficient part production.
  • Developed cost estimates for construction of mechanical systems and Commissioning services.
  • Provided independent cost estimates for government contracts as requested.
  • Developed template for engineering cost estimates and proposal letters.
  • Prepared materials take-off and cost estimates for equipment installations.
  • Prepared material specifications, cost estimates and purchase order.
  • Produced engineering cost estimates to interdepartmental team members.

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29. API

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Here's how API is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Created a synchronized screw jack system for rapidly opening fiber finish treatment ovens that facilitated faster re-threading and increased production.
  • Executed several continuous improvements and provided capital project scopes of work to facilitate production equipment and system modifications.
  • Participated in successful customer design review using mock-ups personally assembled with parts made from metals and rapid prototypes.
  • Developed and implemented capital/non-capital projects for EDU concept tooling, fixtures/equipment as required to support EDU needs.
  • Participated in the identification of capital projects to improve plant safety, environmental compliance, and reliability.
  • Conceptualized, engineered, and designed automated wafer cassette handlers for wet-clean semiconductor capital equipment.
  • Assisted in developing detailed specifications and mathematical calculations as needed for potential Capital Improvement Projects.
  • Presented concepts to upper management for consideration regarding repair, replacement, and capital projects.
  • Supported critical manufacturing functions including quality control, capital equipment, and continuous improvement.
  • Manage overseas business development, procurement, contracts, sub-contracts, and expense\capital projects.
  • Managed project capital improvement infrastructure upgrade, renovation, expansion, and new construction.
  • Created full scale capital and operating cost estimating model for algal-derived JP-8 fuel facility.
  • Organized rapid response team and delivered redesigned units for management approval within four days.
  • Created drawings, specifications and bid packages for capital equipment and machinery component purchases.
  • Reviewed Construction Documents submitted by outside Engineering Consultants for all Capital Improvement Projects.
  • Utilized high-speed video and bio-mechanical crash test data for rapid product development.
  • Participated in a rapid development team to improve customer support and satisfaction.
  • Conduct in-depth cost analysis on each separate project to justify capital expenditures.
  • Functioned as a mechanical engineer/designer for multiple rapid development and prototyping projects.
  • Provided technical review for Capital Improvement Projects prepared by outside Architectural/Engineering Consultants.

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30. Pressure Vessels

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Here's how Pressure Vessels is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Authored approximately seventy five operations and maintenance procedures for piping and pressure vessels systems at SLC-37.
  • Prepared ASME Code calculations for steam-jacketed pressure vessels operating under a vacuum.
  • Utilized conservation of energy principles for thermal analysis on pressure vessels.
  • Designed custom pressure vessels and mechanical closures for custom projects where size, pressure or temperature were outside of standard equipment.
  • Maintained ASME 'U' Stamp by completing necessary calculations, weld procedures and ASME audits on all fabricated pressure vessels.
  • Provide bid packages and RFQ's for Build-to-order custom products, manifolds, pressure vessels, filter housings and skid systems.
  • Designed high-pressure vessels, custom inspection equipment, and industrial cameras for the oil, gas, and nuclear industries.
  • Provide a structured and comprehensive means for selecting and implementing risk reduction activities for Pressure Vessels and its platform Structure.
  • Use knowledge of pumps, compressors, pressure vessels, and piping systems to achieve optimal performance of freeze dryers.
  • Assist Principal Engineer in performing ASME code calculations for design of pressure vessels using COMPRESS Pressure Vessel Design Software.
  • Contributed as responsible engineer for review and construction of 4 large, ASME Pressure Vessels and multiple API tanks.
  • Included PED compliance, which entailed knowing regulations of pressure vessels and working with compliance agency (TUV).
  • Worked as quality engineer to under see the 'CE' certification for pressure vessels as per Directive 2009/105/EC.
  • Performed and reviewed code calculations associated with pressure vessels and process piping design/analysis per ASME Section VIII Div.
  • Designed pressure vessels, strainers/valves/manifolds, in accordance with ASME Section VIII, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.
  • Analyzed pressure vessels, piping, components, system operating procedures and conditions and provided system risk assessments.
  • Functioned as an equipment engineer responsible for fin-fan coolers and other pressure vessels for PETROBRAS RLAM FCC Project.
  • Prepared RFQ (Request For Quotation) with EPC quality /PO (Purchase Order) for pressure vessels.
  • Designed pressure vessels using PV-Elite and Compress software for technical clarifications and thickness calculations of the vessels.
  • Coordinate with contractor for piping repairs, modification, NDT and PWHT of piping and pressure vessels.

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31. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Support industry-wide and training facility troubleshooting and malfunction resolution as a tooling subject matter expert for several tools in time-sensitive situations.
  • Machine Builder (Prior to undergraduate degree completion) Mechanical and electrical construction and troubleshooting of complex automation machines.
  • Combined practical experience with strong fundamental knowledge of engineering practices, resulting in above average design and troubleshooting.
  • Repaired hydraulic systems and troubleshooting electrical systems and re-engineered specific parts to work in climate controlled room.
  • Supported routine troubleshooting, repair and improvements to seals and improved process performance and equipment diagnostics.
  • Coordinated system/equipment installations and analyzed and interpreted equipment performance data and provided problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Standardized diagnostic approaches used for common maintenance routines, including daily preventative maintenance and system troubleshooting.
  • Define, generate and present troubleshooting and testing reports to internal senior management and external customers.
  • Provided engineering assistance in troubleshooting, resolving equipment design, operation, and maintenance problems.
  • Created test procedures and conducted testing of designed mechanisms then performed troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Co-managed troubleshooting effort of product prototype (injection molded disposable and prototype capital equipment).
  • Traveled to troubleshoot existing machines and maintain positive relations with customers nationally and internationally.
  • Improved product design, troubleshoot production problems and provided technical information to customers.
  • Commission new equipment in paper/tissue mills by utilizing troubleshooting and improvising as necessary.
  • Perform Failure Mode Analysis and troubleshooting of Refueling and Servicing Facility equipment.
  • Assist division engineering and maintenance with troubleshooting of manufacturing and process equipment.
  • Performed troubleshooting and evaluation of larger repair needs for customer drop-off referral.
  • Provide engineering support to assist maintenance personnel in troubleshooting of equipment failures.
  • Created maintenance engineering manual to assist maintenance in equipment installation and troubleshooting.
  • Worked in parallel with operators to more efficiently troubleshoot and repair equipment.

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32. Structural Analysis

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Here's how Structural Analysis is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed structural analysis on radio frequency equipment to minimize weight of housings while meeting extreme shock and vibration requirements.
  • Designed, performed thermal/structural analysis, provided production support, and conducted qualification testing of military communications radios.
  • Conducted thermal and structural analysis to verify communications equipment would survive rugged environments in accordance with MIL-STD-810.
  • Utilized conservative structural analysis techniques and finite element modeling to provide structural substantiation reports for flight clearance.
  • Used finite element software to perform structural analysis to verify integrity of various pipe support components.
  • Performed structural analysis and model integration with large size finite element models and super element models.
  • Utilized Structural (FEA) analysis to determine functional flywheel design involving modal and structural analysis.
  • Coordinated structural analysis, fabrication, qualification, and mounting requirements for new hardware designs.
  • Performed thermal analysis of cooling platen, as well as structural analysis of large cantilevered loads
  • Specified and performed structural analysis and design validation testing of products utilizing FEA software.
  • Performed structural analysis and reviewed analysis submitted by subcontractors to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Determined optimized locations for mechanical components based on system integration and structural analysis requirements.
  • Performed structural analysis and engineering calculations for customers utilizing Pro-E Wildfire and Pro-Mechanica.
  • Assisted in structural analysis and reviewed stress calculations used to develop designs.
  • Performed structural analysis and material selection for standard and modified products.
  • Conducted linear and nonlinear structural analysis of aerospace components and assemblies.
  • Stress and structural analysis of mechanical components to assure proper sizing.
  • Utilized SolidWorks to perform engineering structural analysis on parts being designed.
  • Conducted minor structural analysis to support production and vendor liaison duties.
  • Performed structural analysis of aluminum splice gusset and wrote formal report.

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33. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Earned Six Sigma Specialist certification by developing and documenting a method of strain relieving micro-D style connector cables.
  • Arranged monthly training programs to enhance productivity using improvement techniques such as Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing.
  • Completed Six Sigma Specialist certification (setup time reductions, program optimization, and sustainability).
  • Spearheaded implementation of Six Sigma initiatives to optimize business / project efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Increased production efficiency by continuous improvement and support lean manufacturing and six sigma initiatives.
  • Demonstrated company savings and improved quality for Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
  • Implement lean manufacturing and six sigma methodologies to lead continuous improvement activities.
  • Developed and validated new processes using statistical Six Sigma techniques.
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing Concepts with 6-Sigma.
  • Gained Six Sigma Certification upon completion.
  • Performed using Lean Six Sigma Methodology.
  • Utilize Six-Sigma tools and principles to reduce costs, increase productivity, and improve processes throughout the Air Cooled Value Stream.
  • Practiced Six Sigma SPC methodologies by measuring and analyzing data with custom designed and built test fixtures from written test protocols.
  • Worked as a Quality Engineer, executing the Six Sigma and 5S method while supervising two production lines performance and production.
  • Obtained Six Sigma Green Belt (DFSS hardware); completed Six Sigma project on acoustic testing as lead engineer.
  • Obtained 5 weeks of training on Lean Sigma and Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt level tools and methodologies.
  • Utilized Six Sigma tools including but not limited to, Design of Experiments, Failure Mode Effects Analysis and Pareto Analysis
  • Investigate and solve systemic design issues using root cause analysis, standard problem solving techniques and Lean Six Sigma principles.
  • Conducted time studies supporting six sigma projects, quality improvements, process changes, work instruction, and rate incentives.
  • Applied TQM, Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma methodologies to increase quality and reduce manufacturing costs for medical devices.

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34. Creo

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Here's how Creo is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Designed test fixtures using CREO for component-level experimental testing and assembly-level validation testing.
  • Attained SolidWorks CSWP certification and maintaining proficiency within CREO & AutoCad
  • Created new assemblies in CreO, published to the company product database and obtained approval for inclusion into the product catalog.
  • Design models and draft engineering drawings verifying fit, form and function of mechanical designs in PRO-E/CREO using WINDCHILL environment.
  • Experience with CREO/Pro-Cabling module to model Ordinance hardware, flight cables, and harness models for integration into flight vehicles.
  • Provide mechanical design solutions for missile test systems, utilizing CREO Parametric 2.0 modeling software as a design tool.
  • Experience using CREO/Pro-Cabling module to create 2D harness layout drawings (HARLO's) for use in harness manufacturing.
  • Used CREO 2.0 for the design and development of manual/automated gauges for components like cylinder block and connecting rods.
  • Played a key role in correcting deficiencies in sub performing airline seat actuators, Pro/E: CREO/WINDCHILL.
  • Designed, revised, and drafted new and existing components and large assemblies using CREO Parametric.
  • Design various mechanical printer parts and mechanisms using ProEngineer Wildfire 3.0, 5.0, and CREO.
  • Experience with solid Modeling & mechanical drawing creation using CREO, Pro/Engineer, and SolidWorks.
  • Design studies; GD&T; hand calculations; CREO animation for presentation purposes.
  • Generated envelope CAD models of spacecraft components and mechanisms using PTC Creo2 software.
  • Modeled from 2D drawings a Spacecraft Shelter utilizing CREO 2.
  • Designed mechanisms for the Automated Transfer Switch (CREO).
  • Generate and update BOM and drawings packages with CREO/Pro/E.
  • Trained younger engineers on CREO best practices.
  • Designed line junctions using PTC-CREO.
  • Created 3D CAD designs using Pro-E Wildfire 2.0 - CREO, NX Ideas of piece parts to full up assemblies.

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35. Matlab

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Here's how Matlab is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Verified and documented calculations on ISS thermodynamics and orbital mechanics using MATLAB.
  • Simulated numerically the calibration process in MATLAB and conducted error analysis.
  • Analyzed vibration data collected on locomotive trains using MatLab.
  • Programmed an artificially intelligent Tic-Tac-Toe game using MATLAB.
  • Performed kinematic analysis using MATLAB.
  • Develop a mathematical model using MATLAB for testing jointly the parameters for PV modules and for solar thermal systems.
  • Conducted quantitative analysis by creating numerical methods and algorithms for engineering problems using tools such as Python and MATLAB.
  • Validated the concept using math based modeling in MATLAB in concert with the design and execution of experimental processes.
  • Developed a real-time algorithm using MATLAB programming for motion analysis of sports activities such as Karate and animal motion.
  • Constructed a reliability model in MATLAB based on established theories for complex reparable systems to better create maintenance schedules.
  • Conducted system identification for the DC motors in MATLAB to analyze the friction in the motor/gearbox.
  • Programmed and automated the data acquisition process for wear resistance testing system using LabVIEW and MATLAB.
  • Perform data analysis using programs written in MATLAB and equivalent thermal networks using circuit schematics.
  • Organized amplitude & phase data graphs by executing script codes generated from MATLAB & Excel.
  • Created MATLAB scripts to simulate realistic golf swing data to validate all analysis algorithms.
  • Analyzed fuel vapor temperature data from a fuel tank on a locomotive using MatLab.
  • Established system parameters using 6 DOF model of system in MATLAB/SIMULINKTM or MSC NASTRAN.
  • Developed mechanisms, writing MATLAB code to optimize linkages for motion and force application.
  • Developed a MATLAB based program during this project to reduce data mining efforts.
  • Tested algorithms to estimate the coefficients of the state space model in MATLAB.

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36. Autodesk

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Here's how Autodesk is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provide mechanical analysis of micro optic device components including failure mode analysis using AutoDesk FEA Simulation software.
  • Generated 3d layouts and provide alternative arrangements using AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Contracted by Nelson Global Products to implement AutoDesk Vault Professional as the central Change Order and Parts Data Management system.
  • Created 3-D modeling using AutoDesk Inventor replacing hand drawn prints and allowing for electronic mock-ups and quick changes.
  • Utilize AutoDesk Inventor to build 3D models and assemblies and perform FEA when necessary.
  • Used AutoDesk Inventor Solid Modeling to design and detail components for heavy steel mill equipment
  • Use AutoDesk Inventor 3D modeling software to create models of parts and assemblies.
  • Design work was primarily completed in SolidWorks but did include AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Operate 3d modelers AutoDesk Inventor and Solid Works and 2d AutoCAD.
  • Performed Extensive CAD responsibilities using AutoDesk Inventor and some AutoCAD.
  • Produced 3-D models and drawings for manufacturing using Autodesk Inventor Accomplishments Re-designed base, changed mobility configuration of such.
  • Created and implemented company specific design tools using Excel spreadsheets and custom-built macros that integrated with Autodesk Mechanical Desktop.
  • Used Autodesk Inventor to determine physical properties of inventory components allowing in-house costing for sheet metal raw materials.
  • Performed engineering and design of energy efficient waste water evaporation equipment using sound engineering principles and Autodesk Inventor.
  • Draft two-dimensional and three-dimensional computer-aided-design (CAD) drawings of packaging machinery using Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD.
  • Used Autodesk Inventor extensively to design complex mechanical assemblies and create drawings for machining.
  • Detailed analysis of mechanical components to ensure satisfactory performance Three dimensional modeling utilizing AutoDesk Inventor
  • Designed of various flight simulator components and complex system assemblies utilizing Autodesk Inventor.
  • Created improved designs for mechanical production equipment using Autodesk Inventor and CAD software.
  • Designed a variety of fixtures for assembly and welding utilizing Autodesk Inventor.

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37. Failure Analysis

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Here's how Failure Analysis is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed testing procedures and methodology for coordinated premature failure analysis and root cause determination study with vendor's technical experts.
  • Collected, analyzed and reported monthly vibration data for predictive failure analysis on several hundred pieces of rotating equipment.
  • Evaluated and validated magnetic disk drives and completed mechanical testing, modal analysis, and customer failure analysis.
  • Designed and performed failure analysis tests on prototypes and current products and submitted results to management.
  • Participated in failure analysis and coordinated corrective actions, as required, of field-reported defective material.
  • Performed machining bearing failure analysis and life prediction using pattern recognition from vibration data.
  • Inspected and tested returned merchandise from customers and provided inspection reports with failure analysis.
  • Used root cause failure analysis and critical failure modes to identify process improvement opportunities.
  • Present failure analysis findings as well as propose process improvements for future mitigation.
  • Provided support for projects, failure analysis and assisted in development procedures.
  • Perform failure analysis on failed products from internal customers and external customers.
  • Participated in the investigation of plant trips and equipment failure analysis.
  • Performed single point failure analysis of complete military aircraft systems.
  • Performed failure analysis on product designs for consulting engineering firm.
  • Performed root cause failure analysis on rotating equipment machinery.
  • Utilized a scanning electron microscope to perform failure analysis.
  • Utilized various tools across the failure analysis spectrum proficiently.
  • Participated in various power plant inspections and failure analysis.
  • Experienced in failure analysis and supply chain management.
  • Performed failure analysis of Electro-Mechanical products.

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38. Catia

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Here's how Catia is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed Knowledge Engineering Rules for CATIA by converting selected corporate standards to logical statements.
  • Supported multiple departments with CATIA documentation review.
  • Designed and developed using CATIA V5 tool to remove torque converter without disturbing other pumps and engine components in CIL.
  • Utilized CATIA V6 2011 and 2013x to performed assembly and detail composite and various other model conversions for V5 users.
  • Lead workshops to teach colleagues parametric modeling techniques for CATIA V5, for which lesson plans and content was self-created.
  • Utilized Bravo NCG and CATIA V5 to generate CNC programs needed to fabricate aircraft landing gear and hydraulic component.
  • Produced new detail, assembly, and installation drawings for electrical installation group using CATIA V5 and CATIA V4.
  • Designed automotive structural parts and assemblies using CATIA V4, specializing in parcel shelves, trunks and rear panels.
  • Gear design and modification (CATIA V5, SolidWorks), Plastic Injection Molds, CAM, CNC programming.
  • Worked on document concepts, design (CATIA-V5, AUTOCAD) processes, generate written protocols and report.
  • Integrated Major Vendor system designs and associated AutoCad drawing with Northrop Grumman system designs and associated CATIA drawings.
  • Prepared system layout, detail drawings, data sets, parts lists and schematics using CATIA V5.
  • Transition from manual initial specification drawings to Auto-Cad Mock up followed by CATIA V5 full system design.
  • Utilized CATIA V5 to generate 3D drawing models of refrigeration equipment as requested by project lead engineers.
  • Design of specific parts using PRO E Wildfire 3.0, CATIA and FEA analysis using ANSYS.
  • Designed and detailed mechanical parts and assemblies using CATIA V5 while focusing on GD&T.
  • Designed low and high pressure turbine rotor blade and developed NC part programming using CATIA V4.
  • Engaged in 3D modeling tools like CATIA V5 and Pro-E for designing and developing new products.
  • Incorporated C-130 fuel system design changes using CCD drafting software and CATIA V4/V5 solid modeling and drafting
  • Design and analysis of Universal Joint Perform modeling and analysis of Universal Joint using CATIA V5.

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39. Engineering Department

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Here's how Engineering Department is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided previously unattainable engineering solutions to engineering department through the introduction of Finite Element Analysis and Computational Flow Dynamics.
  • Collaborate with factory and engineering department in order to make products and productivity more efficient and higher quality.
  • Planned and directed the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department in providing maintenance installation services to the institution.
  • Introduce Standard Operation Procedures for the Mechanical Engineering Department which is used for accountability and quality management.
  • Managed Mechanical Engineering Department through many successful projects, maintaining both engineering and overall project budgets.
  • Cross-trained in reliability engineering department to obtain new engineering skills and broaden product development knowledge.
  • Rotated between multiple engineering departments and a variety of businesses assuming an engineering leadership role.
  • Led Plant Engineering Department Safety Team and coordinated Process Safety Management training for division.
  • Promoted to engineering department representative and in charge of developing and maintaining standards.
  • Facilitated the engineering department with dimensional reports of all damaged components requiring rework.
  • Provided mechanical engineering and project engineering support in the Engineering department.
  • Assigned to General Electric Transportation Systems Division - Plant Engineering Department.
  • Eliminated paper drawings by introducing CAD technology to the Engineering department.
  • Established and managed 100+ graduate-student database in the Mechanical-Engineering Department.
  • Provided new idea conceptions for the engineering department and proposal department
  • Created and updated engineering department's standard operating procedures manual.
  • Provide mechanical engineering support for our product design engineering department.
  • Analyzed and designed manufacturing process with the engineering department.
  • Developed lean methodologies for processes within the engineering department.
  • Lead Hitachi Steam Turbine/Generator product line in engineering department.

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40. Technical Drawings

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Here's how Technical Drawings is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Produced detailed technical drawings and documentation of systems, components and interfaces of mechanical assemblies for installation, repair and troubleshooting.
  • Coordinate with Senior Mechanical Engineer and Project Engineer to ensure all contractor information requests have been incorporated into technical drawings.
  • Completed engineering design & development of mechanical systems, including heat transfer, fluid dynamic calculations and technical drawings.
  • Analyzed all technical drawings and identified inconsistencies among designs as well as conformity to regulatory agency codes and standards.
  • Created detailed technical drawings of structural designs according to specifications for residential, retail, commercial and industrial projects.
  • Created and revised technical drawings in Pro/Engineer; prepared documentation for assembly procedures and inventory control processes.
  • Assisted senior engineers with design and development of mechanical products and generated technical drawings.
  • Generated detailed technical drawings of components for production support in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Reviewed construction documents and markup technical drawings for drafters to amend as necessary.
  • Conducted experiments and updated technical drawings to conform to product & design specifications.
  • Analyzed Technical Drawings, worked on proposition of Marketing strategy and technical Costing.
  • Performed alterations according to technical drawings provided by the design department.
  • Prepared and reviewed engineering calculations and technical drawings to support design.
  • Provided guidance and supervision on technical drawings prepared by drafters.
  • Design fixtures/tooling and create technical drawings for various fabrication projects.
  • Interpret Japanese technical drawings into US standard manufacturing prints.
  • Reviewed technical drawings completed by others for approval.
  • Updated system/technical drawings through design and drafting department.
  • Generated technical drawings for electrical cable towers.
  • Created and maintained technical drawings and specifications.

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41. CFD

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Here's how CFD is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Created innovative CFD/Motion analysis program for projectile flight within high pressure vessel of gas generator from subsonic to high-supersonic velocity.
  • Designed thermal management for Computed Tomography detector circuitry and conducted experiments to validate design empirically, and using CFD.
  • Conducted CFD particle tracing experiments to improve particle delivery to detection system for airline explosive/narcotics passenger inspection equipment.
  • Redesigned electronics enclosure to improve airflow around heat producing components using CFD analysis.
  • Design, optimization, structural verification and CFD analysis of hydro generators.
  • Perform calculations and CFD analysis to ensure that the enclosure will operate thermally within specifications prior to ordering prototype or tooling.
  • Supported a study on the optimal thermal analysis tool (CFD) for C4S and wrote the final summary white paper.
  • Set up, run, and analyze FEA and CFD simulations to determine both physical and flow characteristics of AUV.
  • Compiled Finite Element Analysis (FEA)/Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) results and provided recommendations to senior management.
  • Reviewed CFD results on intake in order to make update intake design for optimum pressures and fluid flow rate.
  • Used CFD tools to design conceptual cooling methods and improvements in ducting for optimized flow within high powered electronics.
  • Designed test fixture to verify CFD results then wrote thermal reports based off ARINC 600 design criteria.
  • Optimized hydraulic force and reduced erosion during early concept design by performing CFD analysis on reversing valve.
  • Engineered all thermal issues, including all computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and physical testing.
  • Used CFD tools to evaluate thermal performance of heat sinks under high thermal loads and temperatures.
  • Test Rig design, lab Instrumentation, CFD and gas dynamics analysis in high-speed wind tunnels
  • Gained a working knowledge of Fluent while performing rudimentary CFD analyses on submarine hull sections.
  • Performed CFD analysis to determine reduction of bow wave resistance on serially linked naval hauls.
  • Analyzed and tested product using FEA and CFD analysis with tools like Pro-e and SolidWorks.
  • Work with pressure drop, collapse pressure, FEA/CFD, Hydraulic and flow rate calculations.

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42. Load Calculations

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Here's how Load Calculations is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared project budgets and estimates, energy analysis, cooling and heating load calculations, systems design and associates construction administration.
  • Performed engineering analysis and building energy load calculations to determine relevant fluid and thermal properties and aid mechanical equipment selection.
  • Perform load calculations, equipment selection, energy analysis, cost estimating, specifications and construction administration.
  • Design duties included performing detailed load calculations, selecting air-conditioning equipment, and sizing/routing duct and pipe.
  • Project work included heating and cooling load calculations and technical investigations for exhaust systems.
  • Determined sustainable residential, commercial and industrial building design through performing load calculations.
  • Perform site specific electrical load calculations to determine power generation needs.
  • Performed building load calculations to determine mechanical equipment size requirements.
  • Perform electrical and mechanical load calculations to meet Title-24 requirements.
  • Performed load calculations to size commercial air conditioning units.
  • Performed Building Thermal Load Calculations and Energy Modeling.
  • Provided building load calculations for equipment sizing.
  • Performed Mechanical / electromagnetic load calculations.
  • Provided Energy Analysis and Load Calculations.
  • Provided assistance on heating/cooling load calculations.
  • Estimated ventilation and heat load calculations.
  • Prepared detailed HVAC load calculations and energy compliance reports for various projects as required by the client and/or Authority Having Jurisdiction.
  • Conduct load calculations for design of HVAC systems and verify wall materials, lighting, orientation and placement of rooms.
  • Developed pump-head, fan-static, and heating/cooling load calculations by way of many various vendor and company provided software applications.
  • Release to bidding Air Conditioning Equipment and running load calculations for offshore Drilling Platforms in Brazil and around the World.

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43. PCB

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Here's how PCB is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted beam analysis on connector EMI fingers to determine PCB locations thereby optimizing EMI containment and manufacturing ergonomics.
  • Designed vibration testing fixtures; designed electronic packaging for PCB airborne electronics used in commercial aviation using Pro/E.
  • Verified mechanical and PCB stack-ups using statistical tolerance studies.
  • Documented PCB manufacturing process from fabrication to final packaging.
  • Created detailed PCB design specification documents.
  • Designed mounting hardware, face plates for PCB boards within VME's, and researched other solutions in formulation other designs.
  • Machined and modify parts, design plastic injection molded, sheet metal, die cast, extrusion, PCB envelope.
  • Created PCB outlines and critical component placement for board layout, wiring diagrams, cable assemblies for production department.
  • Worked closely with the firmware group to obtain accurate and updated PCBA models via ECAD download and SAP database.
  • Designed PCB board outlines and connector placement, custom sheet metal housings, custom plastic bezels for manufacturing.
  • Created in house design for replacement components including sheet metal, injection molded plastic, and PCBA's.
  • Work closely with EE and PCB for design of microprocessor board and sensor boards integrated into SM.
  • Designed mechanical packaging of O2 Amplifier (enclosure, panel, PCB layout and silkscreen).
  • Facilitated in PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design and RF (Radio Frequency) applications.
  • Worked with hardware engineers with component placements, mounting holes, and outlines of PCB's.
  • Design of the PCB board and cage, mounting bracket was done using sheet metal module.
  • Determined PCB board shape, layer stack-up, dielectric material, plating, and copper weight.
  • Operate UV-Laser machine for designing/building piezoelectric transducers and printed-circuited boards (PCB) for quick prototyping.
  • Defined and specified PCB and Surface Mount Technology; outlines, envelopes, and footprints.
  • Leverage vendors to fabricate prototype for mechanisms, PCB stiffeners, heat sinks, etc.

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44. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Support Validation and Verification efforts participating in System Test Cases development and testing data post-processing for reporting purposes.
  • Prepared test plans and procedures, monitored and reported test schedules, wrote test cases and discrepancy reports.
  • Designed and assisted in hundreds of system-level test cases in support of Pressurized Rescue Module (PRM) CO2 scrubber testlab.
  • Test Case Documents-Wrote test cases used for government acceptance testing of the eTWD software.
  • Developed Test Plan and Test Cases Presented the software to the management
  • Developed and refined test cases implemented globally via internal Standard Product Requirements.

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45. PLC

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Here's how PLC is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Automatize an explosive re-safer machinery with pneumatic components controlled by a PLC in collaboration with electrical engineering staff.
  • Refined international PLC procedures and tools for Huntsville sight satisfying Capability Maturity Model Integration certification requirements.
  • Designed bulk materials handling equipment and PLC controlled systems for industrial applications.
  • Analyzed PLC based equipment performance and identified inefficiencies.
  • Implemented wireless capability in PLC equipment.
  • Added software routines to PLC programs to alert when sensors failed on automatic processes, reduced bad parts and machine jams.
  • Worked with the PLC systems that were being designed and installed to help streamline the control of the distillation process.
  • Choose motor, controller, actuators (Solenoid, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic), switches, PLC.
  • Design, piping, electrical power & control wiring, PLC programming (Westinghouse & Allen Bradley).
  • Developed boiler PLC control logic and ceramic coating & metallurgical material specs for high temperature coal muzzle component.
  • Program C-More touch screens and Automation Direct PLC s using appropriate software (C-More & Ladder Logic).
  • Read circuit diagram, verification test, set up PLC and sensor systems for product line equipment.
  • Installed PLC and HMI to control batch centrifugal process resulting in reduced maintenance costs and improved reliability.
  • Served as impromptu product manager for the development of PLC code for a power distribution system.
  • Performed PLC programming (PLC2, PLC5, SLC500) for automation projects or equipment troubleshooting.
  • Integrate pump control and PLC based electronic safety interlock systems with OEM truck chassis systems.
  • Tutored undergraduate student to do experiments related to PLC, automation, and hydraulic systems
  • Utilized PLC controllers to control multiple independent systems for in-house automation lines and prototypes.
  • Experienced in controls PLC inputs and outputs, installation, performance, qualification testing.
  • Participate in parts manufacturing, milling machine, CNC machine, PLC and others.

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46. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Directed and designed process improvements, which involved new equipment purchases/installations automation, retrofits, and machine layouts to increase productivity.
  • Selected reliable machine components, developed machine concepts, conducted feasibility studies, performed technical analysis on new equipment designs.
  • Design of new equipment platform to accommodate existing platform as well as new monorail installation to facilitate equipment placement.
  • Translate concepts into design criteria for consideration as projects to effect system improvements and to develop new equipment.
  • Worked closely with consulting engineers and contractors to design building additions and modifications to house new equipment.
  • Created designs and project managed contractors during the implementation of new equipment and modifications to existing equipment.
  • Tasked with writing Component Failure Analyses, indexing new equipment, documenting and implementing monitoring software.
  • Manage construction, coordinate procurement, and installation of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment.
  • Formulated structure modifications to naval training facilities to allow for smooth installation of new equipment.
  • Developed improved designs for both new equipment and for retrofit onto existing equipment.
  • Developed systematic plan of demolition of old equipment and installation of new equipment.
  • Studied and evaluated new equipment and makes recommendations to Design Division.
  • Co-developed specifications for new equipment in collaboration with vendors.
  • Manage capital projects and develop specifications for new equipment.
  • Developed and performed commissioning procedures for new equipment.
  • Researched and evaluated new equipment and technologies.
  • Developed and created safety guard for new equipment
  • Conducted build-versus-buy analysis for new equipment.
  • Managed capital installations of new equipment.
  • Calibrated new equipment for proper operation.

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47. ECO

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Here's how ECO is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Participated in failure analysis team recommending design improvements and manufacturing process changes resulting in higher yield and better performing 120MM ammo.
  • Assimilated and presented this new information to management and users along with recommendations for additional training and software updates.
  • Worked alongside knowledgeable mechanical engineers to better improve the products at BAE Systems, specifically recovery vehicle suspension systems.
  • Completed a feasibility study of resource recovery steam systems, which included reviewing a number of installations.
  • Delivered presentations of computational and laboratory results in the form of realistic and practical engineering recommendations.
  • Guided system-level mechanical design of USAFA FalconLAUNCH-8 sounding rocket avionics, recovery and payload subsystems.
  • Assessed the feasibility of installing mine counter measure equipment in specified locations and provided recommendations.
  • Served as engineering lead for all Recovery Furnace outages including emergency Cascade Evaporator ESP Repairs.
  • Provide primary, secondary, and tertiary confinement facility design for E-Area Box Remediation Facility.
  • Provide product design and development teams with timely conclusions and best actionable recommendations and solutions.
  • Reviewed quotations, performed bid tab evaluation and made technical recommendation for purchase orders.
  • Analyze manufacturing data, process flow, and material routing to develop improvement recommendations.
  • Communicate with Heat Recovery Steam Generator vendor in order to resolve field installation requests/problems.
  • Performed field engineering duties, reconciling as-built conditions with design drawings and specifications.
  • Performed cost analysis studies using automated test equipment and presented recommendation to management.
  • Maintain Comprehensive Knowledge of Operations Necessary to Provide Recommendations on the Total Job.
  • Performed economic evaluations and feasibility studies, and preparing request for budgetary approvals.
  • Recommended most economical way to design improvements as suggested by dealers and customers.
  • Initiated statistical analysis project that resulted in sound recommendations adopted by entire department.
  • Make recommendations to applicants and businesses regarding patent applications and patent content.

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48. IDS

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Here's how IDS is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Investigated, Documented, and made suggestions for improvement for Harley Davidson ordering and manufacturing processes for manufacturing facilities worldwide.
  • Project scope included installation of abrasion resistant baffles to promote solids suspension and make design modifications.
  • Reviewed and developed technical data and determined its acceptability prior to the government soliciting industry bids.
  • Developed estimates and obtained bids for construction, formulating project cost estimates for funding approval.
  • Applied mechanical engineering incidental to ground communications equipment, meteorological systems and navigational aids.
  • Coordinated vendors, evaluated bids, and completed materials requisitions for procurement of equipment.
  • Contributed to improvement of newly developed device to detect lipids in human coronary artery.
  • Provided structural, thermal and fluids solutions for engineering applications and scientific research.
  • Developed detailed scope-of-work statements that were subsequently delivered to contractors for bids.
  • Prepare requisitions and technical evaluation of bids for material and equipment sourcing.
  • Determined support services, developing specifications and obtaining bids for equipment.
  • Modeled various vapor recovery unit skids containing interdependent systems, e.g.
  • Determined specifications, evaluated bids and proposals, managed project budgets.
  • Perform technical evaluations of bids and provide technical recommendation for purchase.
  • Designed custom solenoids with reduced power consumption and heat dissipation.
  • Evaluate turbine-generator equipment bids and participate in contract negotiations.
  • Prepared process specifications and bids; reviewed equipment drawings.
  • Reviewed vendor bids and performed technical bid evaluation.
  • Provide RFQ packages to the purchasing department, evaluate vendor bids, and make recommendations to the project manager for approval.
  • Contacted, interviewed and requested bids from vendors, suppliers, engineering consultants, contractors and other outside resources as needed.

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49. Shop Drawings

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Here's how Shop Drawings is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Produced shop drawings using AutoCAD to facilitate component installation and coordinated test vessel assembly with machinist and welders.
  • Reviewed and evaluated mechanical features of engineering designs, contractor and manufacturer shop drawings for adequacy and practicability.
  • Reviewed shop drawings and specification for several telecommunications projects which where under budget and delivered on schedule.
  • Develop documentation including purchase specifications, shop drawings, operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Supervised detailing process and submitted coordinated shop drawings for approval.
  • Reviewed shop drawings and provided design assistance during project construction.
  • Generated shop drawings for fabrication and quality control.
  • Design of structural steel modules/assemblies, creation of all RigFab design drawings, shop drawings, and estimating/quoting of new work.
  • Work with Project Managers and the Factory to complete template, assembly, and shop drawings for jobs in production.
  • Reviewed contractor shop drawings, and performed site visits to verify that work was done according to plans and specifications.
  • Modified the shop drawings for mechanical (Water supply-Drainage-Fire fighting system-HVAC) according to the comments of the consultant.
  • Worked on construction of a new 400 bed hospital with responsibilities of preparing shop drawings required for mechanical works.
  • Reviewed system support design by others and hanger shop drawings to ensure appropriate design per company and industry standards.
  • Reviewed studies, designs, plans, specifications and shop drawings prepared by A/E and contractors for construction projects.
  • Follow up application and execution of shop drawings and ensured compliance with space, standards and HVAC requirements.
  • Assist with the interpretation of contract and construction documents, designs and shop drawings and materials technical specifications.
  • Assist in review and processing of construction shop drawings, and periodic field observation visits during construction period.
  • Perform construction administration support by reviewing shop drawings, responding to RFI's, and conducting field inspections.
  • Supervised CAD designers (Auto CAD R-12) for General Motors Assembly Lines & Body Shop drawings.
  • Create and review shop drawings for completeness and accuracy and provide assistance as necessary to manufacturing floor.

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50. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed all aspects of servicing, improving, and developing specialized heavy equipment, from customer specifications to finished product.
  • Developed and designed gas delivery systems for semiconductor equipment makers interpreting and implementing customer specifications, and documentation requirements.
  • Performed product design, prototype development and evaluation, and engineering change review for products based on customer specifications.
  • Review customer specifications and requirements to create detailed design proposal packages with sales, including engineering drawings for quote.
  • Project lead focusing on customer specifications and company standards utilizing cross-functional teams to implement changes to meet production deadlines.
  • Identify electrical and mechanical characteristics for interconnect solutions per customer specifications and provide solutions to meet their needs.
  • Coordinated fabrication activities with manufacturing department to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications.
  • Worked on the design and development of custom semi-automated welding systems to meet stringent customer specifications and requirements.
  • Maintained methods and process specifications working with quality engineers to ensure the production of parts meet customer specifications.
  • Performed fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and thermodynamic analysis to validate design conformance to customer specifications.
  • Created Planning Sheets to outline requirements for awarded contracts based on customer specifications and industry standards.
  • Verified product designs to meet customer specifications through extensive testing, data collection and analysis.
  • Managed project budgets to ensure products were delivered on schedule and satisfied all customer specifications.
  • Modified OEM diaphragm and piston pumps with customized components per application to achieve customer specifications.
  • Collaborated with molding and manufacturing companies to produce reverse engineered parts to meet customer specifications.
  • Perform solid modeling layout, and interpretation, and implementation customer specifications and documentation requirements.
  • Interpret customer specifications and modify standard design of Package to meet customer project specific requirements.
  • Designed new products and improved present products in accordance with military and/or customer specifications.
  • Developed rigorous mechanical tests that ensure quality of the design and exceed customer specifications.
  • Design of various commercial and industrial temperature sensing probes, working from customer specifications.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Mechanical Engineer

CAD16.9%
Solidworks10.4%
Hvac7.3%
Finite Element Analysis7.2%
New Product Development6.5%
Mechanical Design6.3%
Assembly Drawings5.1%
Engineering Support4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Mechanical Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
CAD
CAD
12.3%
12.3%
2
2
Solidworks
Solidworks
7.6%
7.6%
3
3
Hvac
Hvac
5.3%
5.3%
4
4
Finite Element Analysis
Finite Element Analysis
5.2%
5.2%
5
5
New Product Development
New Product Development
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Mechanical Design
Mechanical Design
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Assembly Drawings
Assembly Drawings
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
BOM
BOM
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Ansys
Ansys
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Project Management
Project Management
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
CNC
CNC
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
GD
GD
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
R
R
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Fmea
Fmea
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
ISO
ISO
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Stress Analysis
Stress Analysis
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Design Reviews
Design Reviews
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
System Design
System Design
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Heat Exchangers
Heat Exchangers
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Design Changes
Design Changes
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Machine Shop
Machine Shop
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
1%
1%
28
28
Cost Estimates
Cost Estimates
1%
1%
29
29
API
API
1%
1%
30
30
Pressure Vessels
Pressure Vessels
1%
1%
31
31
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1%
1%
32
32
Structural Analysis
Structural Analysis
1%
1%
33
33
Sigma
Sigma
1%
1%
34
34
Creo
Creo
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Matlab
Matlab
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Autodesk
Autodesk
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Catia
Catia
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Engineering Department
Engineering Department
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Technical Drawings
Technical Drawings
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
CFD
CFD
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Load Calculations
Load Calculations
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
PCB
PCB
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
PLC
PLC
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
ECO
ECO
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
IDS
IDS
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Shop Drawings
Shop Drawings
0.7%
0.7%
50
50
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.7%
0.7%

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