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  • David Taylor

    Paxinos, PA

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.

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EXPERIENCE 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 -Spring 2003 -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. EDUCATION 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. OTHER Universal Forest Products, Inc. -August - October 2003 -Gordon, PA -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 570.486.6050 idwt13@gmail.com Please feel free to ask for more information!!


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Employee of the Quarter -2004 (Universal Forest Products, Inc.)