Auto CAD Technican

Name : Todd Lindstrom
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Akron,OH
Job Title Auto CAD Technican
Relocation Preferences :
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Resume :  
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1153 Dayton Street
Akron, OHIO 44310
Phone : 330-920-4206
E-mail : lindstrom_todd[at]yahoo.com

EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVE:
Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Documentation Management Supervisor, Project Manager, Documentation
Checker, Civil Documentation, Product Designer (Mechanical / Electronic), Auto CAD Designer, Curtain
Wall and Panel Systems Designer, Hearing Aids Designer, Micro Circuits Designer, Hoist and Derrick
Designer, Architectural and Structural Engineering, Auto CAD Technician

SUMMARY:
Skilled Auto CAD Technician with extensive experience in all disciplines of engineering complete high quality
documentation, drafting, design and engineering of new products which includes assembly drawings, part
drawings, lists of materials, fabrication drawings, specifications, manufacturing, and test procedures.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
UNION METAL CORPORATION, Canton, Ohio
One of Americas leading streetscape lighting manufacturers. Products: traffic control poles, street lighting
poles, architectural area lighting, high mast lighting, sports lighting, stadium lighting, cellular tower poles,
telecommunication poles, custom structures, catenarys light rail poles and distribution poles.

Auto CAD Detail Technician 2003 to 2008
* Created all documentation for the manufacturing of poles in the shop, assembly drawings parts lists
and part drawings
* 15% higher quality, 10% faster manufacturing, by having coached fellow and new employees
* 20% higher quality, 15% faster manufacturing, by working in a team
* Winner of engineering department awards for Work Output and Teamwork (2005)

WHEATON AND SPRAGUE ENGINEERING, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Structural engineering, shop drawings, and fabrication drawings for curtain wall systems, skylights, metal panel
systems, stone systems, canopies and embeds. Wheaton & Sprague is an international curtain wall design
engineering consultant.

Auto CAD Detail Technician 1999 to 2002
* 3 years Curtain wall Project Technician providing all types of needed documentation
* Created all documentation for shop drawings of curtain wall, metal panels, and stone wall systems
* Created all fabrication drawings for curtain wall, metal panels and stone wall systems
* Project list available upon request

MICHEAL BENZA AND ASSOCIATES, Brecksville, Ohio
Civil, structural and architectural engineering, consulting contracts included sanitary, water, land, roads and
ridges, both commercial and residential projects.

Auto CAD Department Assistant Supervisor / Softdesk Operator 1998 to 1999
* Created all documentation necessary for road development
* Generated profile & section documentation of roads using Auto CAD Softdesk civil engineering programs

AUDIO-TECHNICA U.S., Stow, Ohio
Manufacturer of professional wired and wireless microphones, mixers, stereo head phones, Multi-media
speakers, loudspeakers, phonographic magnetic cartridges and (formerly) In-the-ear hearing aids.

Mechanical Engineer / Auto CAD Technician 1988 to 1997
* Founded and developed engineering records department
* Created ECR / ECOs, deviations, parts lists, assemblies, schematics, wiring diagrams, plastic and
metal parts, design and documentation of all products

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* Implemented use of Auto CAD software
* Designed plastic grille frames for loudspeaker product line to improve product appearance

TELEX COMMUNICATIONS INCOPERATED, Bloomington, Minnesota
Manufacturer of radio and TV communications equipment, broadcast/studio equipment, hearing aids and
related equipment.

Mechanical Designer Hearing Aids
* Designed plastic housing, flex circuits, printed circuit boards, amplifiers, and bill of materials
* Also product improvement and design problem solving
* Designed and built prototypes of hearing aids to confirm new design concepts
* Redesigned housing for behind-the-ear hearing aid, improving quality and production time
* Created smaller amplifier design for in-the-ear hearing aids allowing the production of smaller product

Engineering Documentation Checker
* Checked all engineering documentation for all company manufactured products

DAHLBERG ELECTRONICS INCORPERATED, Golden Valley, Minnesota
Manufacturer of hearing aid products and related equipment for over fifty years.

Mechanical Design Draftsperson
* Design updating and improvement of plastic housings, flex circuits, printed circuit boards, bills of
materials, manufacturing procedures.
* 25% higher quality, 15% faster manufacturing, by writing manufacturing procedures
* 15% increases in sales, 30% higher quality, 15% faster manufacturing, by Mechanical design
of new behind-the-ear hearing aids product line
* Mechanical design of new amplifier assembly for in-the-ear hearing aid product line to improve
quality of product and production time

GEORGE KONIK ASSOCIATES, INCORPERATED, Edina, Minnesota
Contract drafting work for American Hoist and Derrick Company Detail drafting
CONTROL DATA CORPORATION, Edina, Minnesota
Micro Circuit Department Detail drafting
MAGNETIC PERIPHERAL INCORPERATED, Edina, Minnesota
Instrumentation Department Detail drafting

EDUCATION:
Associates of Arts Degree in Drafting Technology, Normandale Community College,
Bloomington, Minnesota * Won New Product Design Award and Scholarship
Jefferson Senior High School,
Bloomington, Minnesota * Won Best Drafting Student Award, Senior Year

AUTO CAD / COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:
* Presently using Auto CAD 2007
* Auto CAD Soft Desk Civil Engineering Programs Operation (1 & 1/2 years)
* Auto CAD operator since 1990
* General computer skills above average can maintain, trouble shoot, and upgrade personal computer
* Software Programs used: Word, Explorer, Outlook, Norton Antivirus

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
People say I am very loyal, honest, faithful, logical, sensible, dependable, realist, organizer, task oriented
person, a man of integrity, superdependable (ISTJ). Work Hard, Then Play, Plan Your Work, Work
Your Plan, Take Your Time To Do It Right.

* Note: My family is willing to relocate and be creative with the process.

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