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David Ketcham | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 7, 2014

David Ketcham

Mechanical & Product Design Engineer
   United States
  |   Chattanooga, TN
  |  10:42 pm Local Time

Overview

20 years of direct experience successfully fulfilling the duties of a Design Engineer in a heavy manufacturing and assembly facility. My experience includes Mechanical, Civil, Structural and Manufacturing Engineering. I also have extensive experience in welding, fabrication, machining and electrical controls.

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Product Design
Autocad Inventor
Marketing Graphics

Service Description

• 20 yrs. Developing, designing and building complex mechanical machinery.
• 4 yrs. Analyzing and Designing aluminum and carbon fiber sailing spars.
• 6 yrs. Fabricating, welding, and machining marine products.
• 6 yrs. Welding, nuclear & high pressure piping systems.
• 6 yrs. Military service
• 5 patents in the nuclear service industry
• Proven Leadership
• Keen sense for problem solving
• Product analysis. Develop/design and implement product improvements.
• Six Sigma Training
• Lean Training
• Produce electronic models using Pro-E, Solidworks, Mechanical Desktop and Inventor.
• Create 2-D drawings using Pro-E, Solidworks, Mechanical desktop Autocad and Inventor.
• Create detailed part and assembly drawings using Pro-E, Solidworks & Mechanical Desktop and Inventor.
• Develop and improve product assembly lines
• Fabricate and assemble prototype parts and assemblies.
• Perform structural analysis.
• Create bills of materials, and bills of operations.
• Develop quality procedures, use procedures, maintenance manuals
• Cost study
• Cost reduction
• Track and initiate ECR’s and ECN’s
• Design and develop tooling for assembly lines.
• Time studies


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Employment

Westinghouse Electric Co
Design Engineer
2008 - Present
General Electric Co.
Design Engineer
2002 - 2008
Agie-Elox
Design Engineer
1996 - 2002
Manufacturers of EDM Machines

Education

Central Piedmont Community College
Civil Engineering - Architecture
1989 - 1992
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Mechanical Design
Product design
Robotics Design
Designer
3D
Drafting
Modeling
Solid works
Manufacturing
prototype
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