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Senior Cad Design Engineer Resume

Henderson, NV

PROFILE:

  • Twenty plus years of accumulated experience in teh field of Electronic Engineering, Project Management and Coordination
  • Printed Circuit Board design and fabrication, troubleshooting, materials acquisition, product coordination, systems installation, and personnel . Particular expertise and experience in
  • CAD Design and Prototype Fabrication: Using a variety of Computer Aided Drafting packages to design circuitry schematics, Erasable Programmable Logic Devices(EPLDs), Application
  • Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC), and Printed Circuit boards. Layout and wire wrapping prototype circuits. CAD packages used: Altium Designer 15, OrCAD, P - CAD, TANGO, ACCEL
  • Mentor Graphics/Specctra, RE Aurotouter, Valor, CAM 350, AUTOCAD V14.
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures to meet FDA requirements.
  • Purchasing and Negotiation of pricing for components and equipment.
  • Coordination of product flow for on-time delivery to customers.
  • Cable Harnessing and Enclosures: Design and layout of custom and standard PC board enclosures. Power/interconnect cable routing and lacing.
  • Trouble shooting, Repair, and Maintenance of personal computers and communications equipment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Henderson, NV

Senior CAD Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and Layout of high density, high speed, commercial/custom, mixed signal, mixed technology (SMT/Through-hole) printed circuit boards. Extensive use of differential matched length/matched impedance routing.
  • Creation of Cad Library parts as required. Creation of detailed Fabrication, Assembly and hardware drawings (created using Autocad) for project completion. All PCB design layouts using P-CAD 2004.

Confidential, Tucson, AZ

Printed Circuit Board Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and layout of military printed circuit boards using Unix based Mentor Graphics tools and PC based OrCad Design tools.
  • Research component data and create component packages and component libraries as needed. Update and maintain component libraries in support of teh Engineering staff.
  • Create complete electrical and mechanical drawing packages in accordance with government standards and IPC 2221/IPC2222. Support multiple Engineers and projects.

Confidential, Tucson, AZ

Design Engineer/Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with in-house Engineering staff to define all product design parameters. Managed work flow and resources to ensure that R&D as well as production deadlines were met.
  • Create formalized schematics of all products. Layout printed circuit boards utilizing OrCad Design Tools. Define component packaging.
  • Create Bills of Materials for all current designs. Coordinate contract manufacturing of PCBs and finished products. Write technical documentation on current products.
  • Edit and formalize technical documentation generated by other departments. Assist with contracted radio field studies and product installation as needed.

Confidential, Tucson, AZ

ASSOCIATE ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Worked directly with client engineers to define, design and fabricate custom printed circuit boards.
  • Managed work flow and resources to ensure that R&D as well as production deadlines were met.
  • dis process includes extensive design review phases to ensure that any last minute design changes has been implemented.
  • Estimate fabrication costs and worked with PCB manufacturers to ensure teh lowest possible cost and highest quality. Followed multiple projects from conception through completion.
  • Surface mount and through-hole design Mixed signal PCB design Cost analysis - size/layer count vs. signal critical path and component placement
  • Designate components, cabling, unit configuration, etc. for projects involving PCBs Research multiple vendors to determine costs and availability of required components and maintain a steady on hand supply.

Confidential, Tucson, AZ

LEAD ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN / HEAD/QUALITY CONTROL AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

Responsibilities:

  • Served as an engineering technician in both teh analog and digital realms of product development. Provided electronic, electrical, and mechanical expertise to teh engineering staff. Worked with outside contract engineers on prototype fabrication, testing and analysis.
  • Established and headed up teh Quality Control and Quality Assurance Departments to meet
  • FDA requirements for non-invasive medical devices. Coordinated teh manufacture of printed circuit boards with out side board houses.
  • Built teh first and second generation Ultra-sonic portable hearing aid units for clinical testing. Built, tested, and documented teh first digital hearing aid and was put in charge of teh project's continuing development.
  • Designed and implemented PCB’s to replace prototypes. These were mixed signal boards utilizing both surface mount and through-hole design. Trained individuals in both through hole and surface mount soldering.
  • Tested and verified Ultra-sonic transducer units for use with teh hearing aid electronics. Established Quality Control and Quality Assurance Departments to meet FDA requirements

Confidential

SENIOR STAFF TECHNOLOGIST

Responsibilities:

  • Served as an engineering technician for teh Technology Implementation wing of teh Radio Research Department. Provided component determinations, product vendors, and purchasing assistance as well as electronic, electrical, and mechanical expertise to teh project team and owner/clients.
  • Developed CAD database of circuitry for Personal Communications System (PCS) utilizing TDM/TDMA architecture and a 2 millisecond frame structure.
  • Designed databases for teh implementation of Erasable Programmable Logic Devices (EPLDs) and duplicated teh PCS system using these devices. Designed database and test vectors for a custom Application Specific Integrated Circuit
  • (ASIC) to be used for size and power consumption reduction in teh system.
  • Built and maintained Prototype PCS system. Designed PCB’s using Mentor Graphics and ASIC’s using Compass/VLSI tools on Mentor workstations.

Confidential, Holmdel, N.J

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Responsibilities:

  • Served as teh sole digital engineering technician for teh hardware development division. Established and maintained professional relations with vendors, suppliers, and clients. Performed field installation, testing, and maintenance of custom equipment.
  • Specified components and devices required in teh development of custom systems.
  • Established, organized, and maintained teh digital hardware fabrication department. Designed, built, and programmed a variety of microprocessor based systems to customer specifications. Most of these systems required built-in user interfaces while others where designed to be controlled by Personal Computers.

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