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Grant Gatland | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 14, 2013

Grant Gatland

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   New Zealand
  |   Pakuranga, Auckland
  |  1:08 am Local Time

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Overview

New to Elance, but a lifetime of experience to contribute from a range skills:

* 15 years of automation and control systems development and the technical writing that comes from that activity.

* 10 years of risk management, business continuity planning, post disaster management, formal report writing of loss incidents, forensic engineering

* 7 years as VP - Engineering (US organization based in NZ) focused on 3D display and BLU design (utilizing LCD technology)
A range of operations and engineering management roles with a raft of related...

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Portfolio

TechLink New Zealand Ltd
Solidworks model of automated sheet metal folding machine. Equipment is to be powered...
Solidworks model showing two stations of automated sheet metal folding machine....
Construction of automated sheet metal folding machine produced from Solidworks CAD...
Managed entire Solidworks design program for new filing cabinet product. New design...
View of plastic component modeled in SolidWorks
Managed the entire product design and prototype build program for a 3D display...
Managed the entire product design and prototype build program for a 3D display...
Exploded view of 3D Display System. Managed the entire product design and prototype...
Managed the entire product design and prototype build program for a 3D display...
Managed the entire product design and prototype build program for a 3D display...
Exploded view of 3D display system. Managed the entire product design and prototype...
CAT Scan equipment is thoroughly contaminated with heavy soot after an air conditioning...
Close up view of heavy soot contamination after an air conditioning system caught fire....
CAT Scan had been thoroughly contaminated with heavy soot after an air conditioning...
CAT Scan Control Console is thoroughly contaminated with heavy soot after an air...
CAT Scan Control Console was thoroughly contaminated with heavy soot after an air...
Control / Interface board from microwave communications system after being submerged in...
Decontaminated and restored control / interface board from microwave communications...
View inside faraday shield sections of microwave communications board after being...
Microwave communications board had been submerged in dirty flood water for several...
View inside faraday shield section of microwave communications board after being...
Microwave communications board after being submerged in dirty flood water for several...
Microwave communications board had been submerged in dirty flood water for several...
TechLink New Zealand Ltd

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Microsoft Excel 2003 Test
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Service Description

Services I can provide:

Project Management
Management of large and complex projects
Detailed focus on:
Achieving deadlines on time
Managing all labour sources
Ensuring project costs are maintained within budget
Identifying, monitoring and managing risks that threaten the successful outcome of a project
Managing communications between project stake-holders
My Project Management capabilities are derived from 7 years of managing product development projects of 3D display products and manufacturing processes, 7 years managing equipment overhaul and restoration projects following fire/flood incidents throughout Asia & USA, 11 years performing within and managing automation and control system assignments with Fisher & Paykel a sophisticated white-ware manufacturer in NZ.


Design
Product design incorporating:
Industrial design considerations
Design For Manufacture (DFM) considerations (to ensure what is designed can be manufactured economically and with ease)
Design For Assembly (DFA) considerations (to ensure what is designed can be assembled economically and with ease)
Design of components fabricated from various materials
Design of sheet metal fabricated components
Design of customized production engineering equipment and tools
Design of control systems for production equipment and process systems
Development of Programmable Logic Control code to automated equipment / processes
Producing, improving, editing of documentation related to any of the above
My design...

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technical writing
forensic engineering
project management
display industry
product design
industrial design
sheetmetal
Solid modelling
CAD
Control Systems
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