A tech savvy gadget lover and entrepreneur at heart. Loves to share ideas, create exciting things and make people think about their everyday world in a different light.
Metso: Mechanical Drafter
-March 2005 - Present
-Danville, PA - Pyro Processing Division – http://www.metsominerals.com
-Mechanical design and drafting of large mining and mineral processing equipment.
-Uses AutoCAD 2008 for daily job functions.
-Acts as SAP ‘super’ user who provides help and troubleshooting to peers within the office.
-Wrote VB .Net and VB Script programs to help others with their day-to-day operations.
-Fluent in the Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes applications.
-Advisor for the Computer Aided Drafting Advisory Committees at Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center.
-Acting chair of the office Employee Activities Committee.
Meadowview Christian Academy: Technology Consultant/Computing Support and Repair
-September 2006 - Present
-Paxinos, PA – http://www.meadowviewchristian.org
-Consultant for all technology related content and repair of computer systems and hardware.
Shamokin Filler Co., Inc.: Designer and Drafter
-January 2008 - December 2008
-Shamokin, PA - http://www.shamokinfiller.com
-Design and drafting of a new industrial drying plant for processing coal and graphite materials.
Universal Forest Products, Inc.: Industrial Designer
-August 2003 – March 2005
-Gordon, PA – http://www.ufpi.com
-Used 3-D modeling (Rhino 3D) and CAD (AutoCAD) for most design functions.
-Made prototypes and tested designs at Universal’s plants for modular, site built, and industrial applications.
-Also worked as graphic designer to produce posters, flyers, and maps with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
-Employee of the Quarter – Fourth quarter of 2004.
Interdepartmental Charrette: Philadelphia University: Group Leader/Design Consultant/Industrial Designer
-Worked in a group of four and acted as group leader/design consultant to others.
-Dealt with researching and developing new ideas of human locomotion or assisting or creating transportation.
-Developed CAD renderings and models of products.
Franklin Institute: Industrial Designer
-Spring 2002, Philadelphia, PA
-Worked to develop a new exhibit for the Aeronautics wing in the Institute.
-Problem Solved with a group to create a brand new concept of teaching youngsters about flight.
-Modeled CAD renderings, constructed and tested actual working prototype of exhibit.
Occupational Therapy Collaboration: Philadelphia University: Industrial Designer, Ergonomic Designer
-Spring 2002, Philadelphia, PA
-Worked in conjunction with an occupational therapist to develop the main product.
-Made prototype of a computer keyboard for a young boy with Cerebral Palsy.
-Keyboard was researched and tested with client during and after design.
2007, 2008, 2010: Autodesk University - Las Vegas, NV - http://au.autodesk.com/
-Completed several courses on VBScript writing, CAD Leadership, and aspects of AutoCAD Mechanical and AutoCAD 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
-Gained Associate and Professional level certification in AutoCAD 2011.
2006, 2009: Autodesk Update Certification: Danville, PA
-Certificate of Completion of AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD 2008 Update.
1999- 2003: Philadelphia University - Philadelphia, PA - http://www.philau.edu
-Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from the School of Architecture and Design at Philadelphia University.
Universal Forest Products, Inc.
-August - October 2003
-Stacker/ Quality Control.
Sigma Nu National Fraternity
Fall 1999 - Spring 2003: Philadelphia University
-Served as Recorder and Chaplain on executive board.
-Participated in Sigma Nu’s L.E.A.D. (Leadership Ethics Achievement Development) program.
February 2008 - Present: Pennsylvania College of Technology
-Currently serving as Risk Reduction Advisor on Alumni Advisory Board.
David W. Taylor
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