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Kevin J. | Elance
 
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Kevin J.

Dependable Professional Mechanical Engineer
   United States
Omaha
  |  10:57 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

Inventive Engineering Solutions is a mechanical engineering consulting services provider located in Papillion, Nebraska. We are specialists in machine design, hydraulics, and testing. We utilize available and develop exclusive standards, procedures and processes to solve modern engineering problems. Give us an opportunity to help you solve your problem.

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Mar 5, 2009|Contract Manufacturing|Private|Working

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Portfolio

Step designed for forage harvester.
Performed finite element analysis (FEA) of truck chassis rotator.
Test rig designed and built to fatigue test four skids simultaneously.
Designed rail car bogie to move cars around production facility.
Designed truck chassis rotator to rotate partial and completed assemblies for welding...
Designed hydraulic system and controlled it with a and programmed the PLC.
Measured temperature induced stress in composite rods.
Mounted strain gauges on a round vertical pole and monitored wind induced stresses.

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Inventive Engineering Solutions is a mechanical-engineering consulting & services-provider specializing in machine design, hydraulics, and testing. Our skills include drive-systems incorporating single vane, dual vane and helical hydraulic rotary actuators; SAE and involute splines; roller chain, leaf chain, wire rope, sprockets, sheaves and anchors. We design complete hydraulic systems incorporating cylinders, flow controls, valves, pumps and motors. We are experienced designers of torsion bars and maintenance free, load bearing pin and bushing joints. We design specialized testing equipment which is used for customer examination and investigation. We have experience serving as an expert witness within our areas of expertise.

Inventive Engineering Solutions is a small business founded by Mr. Kevin Johnson. Mr. Johnson's industry experience includes over thirteen years working for truck equipment and construction OEM's and four years working for a University in research and development. Mr. Johnson has held positions ranging from Test and Design to Hydraulic Analyst and Chief Engineer. Mr. Johnson worked as a Chief Engineer for over twelve years designing, developing, testing and implementing changes to existing products and developing new products for truck equipment. Mr.Johnson's background includes tractor, engine, alternate fuels, raw emissions and air-flow testing.

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Employment

Woodbine MFG / Tommy Gate Company
Chief Engineer
1996 - 2008
Caterpillar, Inc.
Design Engineer / Hydraulic Analyst
1995 - 1995
Nebraska Power Lab / Center Of Engine Technology
Graduate Research Assistant Engineer
1992 - 1995
Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory
Design / Test Engineer
1992 - 1992

Education

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Master of Science in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering
1993 - 1995
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
1988 - 1992
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