CAD Drafter

Name : mkaluski
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Clayton,CA
Job Title CAD Drafter
Relocation Preferences : None
Objective : A highly motivated CAD Drafter with 17 years of knowledge and experience within various disciplines of engineering. Seeking to accelerate my career by providing my CAD drafting expertise and skills to service engineers and adding value to the growth of the company.
Resume :  
OBJECTIVE:
A highly motivated CAD Drafter with 17 years of knowledge and experience within various disciplines of engineering. Seeking to accelerate my career by providing my CAD drafting expertise and skills to service engineers and adding value to the growth of the company.

SKILLS:
Drafting: Mechanical, Architectural, Electrical
GD&T ASME Y14.5M-1994
Detail-oriented, Consistent
Agile
AVANTE
Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio
AutoCAD Release 11 through 2011 (Autodesk Certified)
Revit Architecture 2010
Inventor
SolidWorks 2008
AutoCADs AME 3D Modeling
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat 9 Pro, LiveCycle Designer ES

EMPLOYMENT:
Mechanical Designer/Drafter, CAD Drafter, CAD Coordinator, Estimator
Various Engineering outfits, San Francisco Bay Area, CA - May 2001 to Present
Supported Audio/Video/Data, Civil, Architectural, Mechanical, Environmental, Electrical, Structural, Refinery, Precast, Solar, Interior design and other disciplines by creating and modifying different stages of construction documents; Design-Build and As-Build. (Consultant & Direct)
Designed carts, frames, doors, panels, enclosures, brackets and miscellaneous components per customer requirements using Inventor and AutoCAD. (Consultant & Direct)
Produced and managed extensive multiple page vacuum schematics, P&IDs and flow charts for an upcoming solar panel fabricator. (Direct)
Created documents of existing gas lines by producing numerous isometric P&ID drawings for the Tesoro refinery. (Contractor)
Successfully maintained various cable drawings, harness assemblies, fabrication drawings, Electro-Mechanical assembly drawings, Bill of Materials, and 3D models. (Contractor)
Solely supported lead architect of a nationally famous ice-cream parlor by re-creating architectural design build documents. (Consultant)
Met with customers to help design their custom entertainment centers, china cabinets, mantels, and kitchen cabinets for residential homes. (Direct)

Mechanical Designer/Drafter
Kinetics Fluid Systems, Milpitas, CA June 1999 to April 2001
Collaborated with mechanical engineers regarding design parameters for design functionalities.
Designed and drafted various tube weldments, sheet metal enclosures, panels and aluminum brackets to comply with OEM products.
Configured and designed matrices of gas panels from existing customer schematics and specifications.
Took responsibility for creating and maintaining complex to simple fabrication drawings, weldment drawings, assembly drawings, P&ID drawings, commercial specification drawings, up-revs of existing drawings, schematics, Bill of Materials, and 3D models for gas delivery systems of numerous Applied Materials concepts.
Interacted with vendors, sales reps, and machine shops for aid in project achievement.
Coordinated with clean room technicians to verify form, fit and function of pneumatic gas flow designs.
Setup, reviewed and processed ECOs for production release.
Acted as safety coordinator for the R&D engineering department.

Mechanical Designer/Drafter
Alzeta Corp., Santa Clara, CA - August 1998 to November 1998
Designed sheet metal, piping and ducting components.
Took responsibility for creating and maintaining fabrication drawings, P&ID drawings, and assembly drawings of Alzeta products.
Prepared sheet metal fabrication drawings, modifications, and commercial specification drawings in compliance with Alzeta drafting standards.
Setup, reviewed and processed ECOs for production release.

Mechanical Designer/Drafter
Applied Materials Corp., Santa Clara, CA - October 1996 to December 1996, November 1997 to July 1998
Took responsibility for designing and maintaining complex to simple sheet metal and aluminum fabrication drawings, assembly drawings, and 3D models of Applied Materials components for the PCVD division utilizing AutoCADs AME 3D modeling.
Prepared sheet metal fabrication drawings, modifications, and commercial specification drawings in compliance with Applied Materials drafting standards.
Took measurements of existing hardware/assemblies to facilitate documentation.
Interacted with vendors and machine shops for aid in project achievement.
Setup, reviewed and processed ECOs for production release.

Mechanical Designer/Drafter
Centigram Communications Corp., San Jose, CA - December 1996 to October 1997
Designed and drafted cables, harness assemblies, and sheet metal components utilizing AutoCADs AME 3D modeling.
Took responsibility for maintaining fabrication drawings, specification drawings, assembly drawings, and 3D models of Centigram products.
Prepared sheet metal fabrication drawings, modifications, and commercial specification drawings in compliance with Centigram drafting standards.
Took measurements of existing hardware/assemblies to facilitate documentation.
Setup, reviewed and processed ECOs for production release.

Mechanical Drafter
Lam Research Corp., Fremont, CA - October 1994 to August 1996
Created and maintained complex to simple fabrication drawings, assembly drawings, and 3D models of various Lam Research components for the MCVD division.
Drafted schematics, cable drawings, harness assemblies, fabrication drawings, modifications, weldment drawings, P&ID drawings, flow charts and commercial specification drawings in compliance with Lam Research drafting standards.
Took measurements of existing hardware/assemblies in clean rooms to facilitate documentation.

EDUCATION:
1993 Graduated from Masters Institute, San Jose, CA
Associate of Science Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Design & Drafting

1988 Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
Music Major
CERTIFICATION:
2009 AutoCAD 2009 Certified Associate

ACCREDITATION:
2010 Better Business Bureau


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