Model maker, Machinist, CNC Programmer
Feb 2018 - Present (3 years 7 months)
Lead Model Maker/Shop Manager
• Create, Set up, and run all CNC and traditional machining
• Assembly and finishing of all models
• Maintainance and calibration of all shop tools and equipment
• Ordering and management of all materials and consumables
Oct 2010 - Present (10 years 11 months)
I was lead on all projects where machined, mechanical, and robotic results are needed. I supervise the other model makers and maintain the machining equipment.
Mar 2000 - Jul 2009 (9 years 4 months)
I designed and built parts and accessories for toys and collectibles. I also aided in finalizing designs, working closely with other designers.
I predominantly work by hand also using lathes, mills, and other assorted shop equipment.
Operational managers Assistant
Aug 1999 - Mar 2000 (7 months)
I was a freelance worker at this time. I was a Jack of all trades. I set up work stations, worked on showrooms, general maintenance, Light construction, pattern finishing, some model building.
Assistant sign designer and installer, Cashier, Large format printer repair technician
Dupont Graphic Arts Inc.
1998 - 1999 (1 year)
I worked retail here, learning how to take stock, do pricing, and run a computer register.
I also worked in the sign shop where I designed, cut, applied and installed posters, signs, stickers, and many other types of graphics and signage. I worked with a variety of programs and hardware including high end large format inkjet printers.
I was also trained and hired out on commission to repair large format inkjet printers/cutters for Roland DGA.
I had also done some framing and matting there.