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Michael Rother

Michael Rother

Project Engineer

Peoria, IL, US

status: Michael is looking for a mechanical CAD designer position

About Me
Seeking a Product Designer position where I can use my experience as a mechanical designer and expertise in 3D CAD modeling techniques. • More than twenty years experience designing and drafting mechanical systems, structures and mechanisms from clean sheet and conception through fabrication, delivery and installation. • Created 3D CAD models for machined parts, sheet metal parts & weldments, plastic parts, carbon composite parts and tooling, complex assemblies and complete systems. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment or independently. Have communicated with a wide range of individuals including non-engineers and suppliers. • Apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing techniques (GD&T) ANSI or ASME Y14.5M 1994. • Experience with UG NX5, Solid Edge, Catia, SolidWorks, SDRC Ideas, Pro/Engineer, and AutoCAD.

Number of years experience : 20

Salary preference : $80,000 - $90,000

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Military experience : Yes

Languages : German, Standard

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Work History
Daxcon Engineering

Job Title: Project Engineer

Time Frame: Apr 2008 To present

Job Description: Project Engineer; Aerospace Division
CAD Systems: UniGraphics NX 4 & 5, Catia V5, SolidWorks
• Converted suppler drawings to 3D CAD models of complex sheet metal and machined parts for military aircraft.
• Worked with customer engineers and Daxcon on-site engineers, through Web based meetings, to resolve drawing interpretation issues to accurately model parts.
• Checked 3D models from other Project Engineers for accuracy and compliance.
• Wrote UG NX5 CAD best practices and training requirements.

AeroTEK @ Sierra Nevada Corp.

Job Title: Mechanial Designer/Drafter

Time Frame: Feb 2008 To Apr 2008

Job Description: CAD Designer/Drafter; Aircraft Systems
CAD Systems: SolidWorks
• Checked and corrected design and drafting errors for electronic enclosures and mounting racks.
• Worked with shop floor technicians and engineers to resolve issues within drawings and models to accurately reflect "as built" condition.

Adam Aircraft

Job Title: CAD Designer/Drafter

Time Frame: Aug 2001 To Jan 2008

Job Description: CAD Designer/Drafter; Aircraft Systems
CAD Systems: Solid Edge V18, UG NX4 & AutoCAD
• Designed, developed & drafted flight control system, main cabin door and landing gear door mechanisms, ECS, defog and air-conditioning systems and hydraulic systems from concept through manufacturing and installation.
• Designed and drafted sheet metal parts & weldments, machined parts, carbon composite parts and tooling.
• Installed the prototype flight control system on A500 SN0001 in time for first flight and flight to 2002 EAA AirVenture air show.
• Retrofitted A500 cockpit interior panels for the A700 AdamJet in time for flight to 2003 NBAA trade show.
• Assisted marketing department in booth layouts for several aviation trade shows.
• Made improvements to carbon composite layup shop, perfecting carbon ply shapes, installing laser ply placement projectors and streamlining product flow.

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