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Eli Meyer - Engineering Resume

Eli A Meyer


 

Over seven years experience as an engineer, manager, consultant and entrepreneur.  Through an interdisciplinary background in engineering, business, Internet technologies, and photography, I have developed the following skills:

·        Thinking “outside-of-the-box”, incorporating technical, financial, environmental, and aesthetic factors in the decision making process.

·        Designing and developing products under strict cost, performance, and time constraints

·        Presenting and reviewing designs and business concepts with both technical and non-technical audiences.

·        Providing leadership and training in small team environments.

·        Researching and analyzing new markets.
 


Experience

All Mountain Civil Engineering

Truckee, CA

Designer/Drafter 4/03-present

·         Perform structural analysis of new and remodeled residential construction.

·         Design structures to accommodate for heavy snow loads, earthquakes, and mountain winds. 

·         Using AutoCAD to draft floor plans, framing plans, electrical, foundations, and exterior elevation views. 

Sharpshooter-Spectrum Imaging

Oregon, Colorado
and California

Location Manager 1/99-2/03

·         Site operations supervisor

·         Managed team of 8-12 salespeople, photographers and lab technicians.

·         Hired and trained photographer/sales team.

·         Customer service and quality manager.

Vertec Design Group

Troy, NY

Project Manager 1/98-6/98

·         Directed nine engineering students in developing a first-place winning design for the American Helicopter Society student design contest.

·         Edited and finalized technical content of design team reports.

·         Researched and created FAA certification plan, manufacturing plan, market research, and cost analysis.

·         Presented team design at the 1999 AHS Forum in Montreal attracting inquiries from several industry leaders.

Jaran Aerospace Corporation

Ballston Spa, NY

Chief Design Engineer 5/95 - 5/98

·         Directed the design of a new FAA certified single-engine airplane.

·         Created master computer models in ProEngineer and AutoCAD.

·         Designed tooling and manufacturing processes for both composite, and aluminum components.

·         Coordinated design, fabrication, and engineering projects with sub-contractors.

·         Developed engineering and drafting protocols.

·        Rendered photo-quality CAD images for publication in leading aviation journals.

Cirrus Design Corporation

Duluth, MN

Engineering Internship 5/93-8/93

·         Manufactured composite airframe parts, assemblies and tooling.

·         Increased production efficiency with improved process documentation and drawings.

Freelance Experience

E-Commerce and Computer Consulting

3/01-4/01

Wrote and presented a proposal to custom design, build and install a comprehensive photo proofing, production and point-of-sales system for Sharpshooter-Spectrum Imaging.

1/01-3/01

Provided system maintenance, new systems research, training, and improved communications between sales and shipping for World Cycling Productions.

11/00-3/01

Designed and scratch-built a prototype system for sharing and selling photos online.

11/00

Provided a computer-training seminar to teach an office of people with varied computer experience a range of skills from basic file management to web hosting and databases.

1/98

Researched interactive learning software patents to verify if client’s product could be patented.

Photography

1/01-3/01

Photojournalist for City Pages

5/99-10/99

Founded and operated a photography business shooting and selling photos of white-water rafting trips.

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1998

Troy, NY

B.S. Aeronautical Engineering

Skills

Computer

CAD: ProEngineer, AutoCAD

Database integrated web programming: HTML, ASP/VBscript

Desktop publishing: Word, PageMaker, Quark Express

Multimedia: PhotoShop, 3D Studio Max, Sound Forge

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/NT/2000, MS-DOS, MacOS, UNIX

Mechanical

Automotive Repair/Maintenance, Basic metal machining and welding, Woodworking and finishing.

Communications

Technical Writing, Sales, Training/Teaching, team/office dynamics, cost-benefit analysis of new technologies, strong written, verbal, and graphical communication skills.

Photography

Nikon 35mm AF systems, Portraiture, Travel, Landscape, Sports/Action, Photojournalism, Commercial, Underwater (Nikonos), Aerial, Video

Outdoors/Survival

Wilderness emergency first responder, Certified SCUBA ice diver, Avalanche safety, Backcountry/Telemark skiing

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