AAS Manufacturing Engineering Technology 1974-1978
General Electric Apprentice Program 1974-1977
Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. 1995-Present
General Manager of Manufacturing – responsible for all aspects of design, manufacture, assembly, debug and operation of all company activities. Specific responsibilities include direct supervision of all technical support staff, approval of all design and detail manufacturing drawings, approval of outsource vendors, and operation of laboratory and machine shop. General responsibilities include day-to-day supervision and operation of all laboratory, machine shop and facility activities.
Mechanical Technology, Inc. 1979-1995
Laboratory Supervisor, Core Technology Division – responsible for laboratory support and direct supervision of technician pool of up to 15 employees. Technician, Core Technology Division – responsible for build-up, debug, operation, data acquisition and data reduction of complicated, high tech test rigs in an R&D environment. Specific duties included part manufacture and modification, mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, power and instrumentation wiring, hydraulic and pneumatic plumbing, instrumentation calibration and implementation, data verification and data reduction. Group leader, Instruments Division – supervision design and manufacture of components for non-contact capacitance and fiber optic sensors. Supervisor, Boice Gage Division – lone supervisor for satellite manufacturing facility to support manufacture of coordinate measuring machines and small precision gages. Direct supervision of staff of 28 employees. Machinist, Class A, Turbonetics Division – manufacture precision components for high speed centrifugal compressors and expanders.
General Electric Company 1974-1979
Automation Equipment Operation – journeyman toolmaker, jigs and fixtures. Responsible for manufacture of tooling to produce components of high-speed automated manufacture and assembly equipment using all standard machine tools and processes.