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TALENTED, RESULTS-FOCUSED ENGINEERING DESIGNER & DRAFTSMAN
A results-focused Draftsman, whose experience spans 40+ years within the food manufacturing, steel manufacturing, industrial furnace, pipe manufacturing, mining and heavy engineering industries (amongst others), for typical projects of buildings, warehouses, burners, fire services and foundations (amongst others), valued at up to $32m; focusing on maintaining quality work, accuracy and compliance with standards and regulations. Seeking contracts within organisations that desire a thorough drawing checker and highly experienced designer capable of component selection, and design and detail of a wide variety of plant and equipment; harnessing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to achieve realistic targets and reduce manufacturing costs.
□ Demonstrated success and hands-on involvement in challenging projects, with expertise extending to: checking of drawings; design drafting; proprietary equipment selection; development of Engineering Standards; quality control; report writing; presentations; and design of operations manuals □ Extensive design skills, including the techniques, tools, and principles involved in producing technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models to exacting standards; able to apply critical thinking to conceptualise a design and integrate into desired results - fully understanding the business impact of implemented changes. □ Technically savvy, with skills in AutoCAD (2012, 2011, 2010), AutoCAD Mechanical (2012, 2011, 2010), Autodesk Inventor Professional (2012, 2011, 2010), and MS Office; able to learn new software systems and design techniques within a minimal timeframe. □ Proven ability to rapidly acquire and assimilate information to ensure comprehension of all requirements; demonstrating the capacity to think outside the box, act swiftly and use sound judgement. □ Strong planning and organisational skills; able to coordinate other staff to ensure successful delivery of projects to schedule. □ Highly developed communication skills; able to convey information in layman terms and prepare reports and other documentation in-line with industry standards.
Stainless Projects Pty Ltd
November 2011 to February 2013
DESIGN DRAFTSMAN (contract) □ Collaborated with the Project Engineer to deliver drafting of specialised equipment for upgrades on the production floor at Kraft / Cadbury. All equipment is hygienic and easily cleaned. □ Prepared proposal drawings for the supply and installation of specialised equipment for quoting and presentation for various projects under negotiation. □ Collaborated with the Project Engineer to deliver drafting of specialised equipment for a new food processing plant in Braeside: including, support structure and platform for the cooling tower; plant layout, platform and bin elevator for pouch filling; plant layout and platform for sauce production, standalone Tomato puree system and completion of main pipe bridge drawings commenced by another draftsperson, all in AutoCAD 3D. □ Prepared installation drawings for a new Product Holding Room, including shop detail for valve matrices and associated piping and work platform.
Selected Accomplishments: □ Producing 3D models and 2D drawings for manufacture of all equipment supplied on the Kraft / Cadbury project and 3D modelling of the plant in Braeside, for improved accuracy and understanding.
Nestlé AUSTRALIA (Campbellfield)
January 2011 to July 2011