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Wayne D. Grant | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 19, 2014

Wayne D. Grant

CAD 3D Modeler and Drafter
   United States
  |   Detroit, MI
  |  4:45 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $19

I have over 10 years experience in 3D Modeling, Drafting and Light Design of mostly Press Broken Sheet Metal Parts and Assemblies for the Heavy Trucking Industry. I am skilled at Designing parts to be cut out on a Turret or Laser and formed on a Brake Press or machined on a Lathe or Mill. I also understand GD&T, weld and surface finish callouts.

In the Industry, I have mostley used CATIA V4/V5 and have used Pro-E and AutoCAD also.

I bought the full version of Alibre Design Expert to use here on Elance.

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Alibre CAD

Service Description

Will provide CAD 3D Modeling, 2D Drafting and light Design of parts and assemblies. Design abilities are for parts that are manufactured using Lathes, Mills or Brake Presses.

Capable of stardard drafting practices including GD&T, Welding and Surface Finishing Symbols.

Currently Own Fully Licensed Copy of Alibre Design Expert.

3D Import Abilities Include:
Inventor, Pro/E, SolidEdge, Catia, Parasolid, SolidWorks, STEP, IGES, SAT, 3DM (Rhino)

3D Export Abilities Include:
SolidWorks, Parasolid, STEP, IGES, SAT, STL, 3D Pdf

2D Import/Export Abilities Include:

See Alibre Product information here:

In addition to Alibre, I Own Fully Licensed Copies of:
Microsoft Office 2007 Ultmate
PDF Create Professional 5
OmniPage Professional 16 for OCR Capabilities

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Oshkosh Truck Corporation
CATIA Designer
2008 - 2008
Catia V5 Sheetmetal Design Support for Joint Lightweight Terrain Vehicle and Advanced Products Group for the Oshkosh Truck Corporation in Oshkosh Wisconsin (On Contract Through Apex Systems...
North American Bus Industries
AutoCAD Drafter
2008 - 2008
General AutoCAD Drafting support for the Opus Bus line (On Contract Through American Contract Group).
CATIA Tech Designer
2006 - 2008
Performed Main Deck CATIA 3D model and layout ceation/modification of Interier Side-wall Panels and related support strips, Item-A, and adjustable bracket configurations for the 747-8 Cargo...
CATIA Designer
2006 - 2006
3D Layout and Design Routing of Charge Air and Radiator Plumbing, Dipstick Tubes and other Chassis related components as well as Design, Drafting and Application of any Sheet Metal Brackets,...
Pierce Manufacturing
CATIA Designer for Cab New Product Development
2004 - 2006
Provide Design support for Cab and related Chassis projects through the creation/modification of accurate 3D Layouts, Sheet Metal Models, Solid Models, Surface Models, 2D Diagrams, Drawings and...
Blue Bird Body Company
Senior CATIA Drafter
1998 - 2004
Creation of 3D Sheet Metal Models, Solid Models and Surface Models, 3D & 2D Layouts, 2D Diagrams and Drawings of chassis, body, and electrical components for the School Bus Body Group, Commercial...
Horton Homes
1998 - 1998
Laying of roofing shingles on mobile homes (On Contract Through Initial Staffing).
Intech Parmaglass
Manual Labor
1998 - 1998
Aiding in the tarring and rolling of fiberglass paper to make roofing paper (On Contract Through Associated Temps).
Roush Industries
CAD Detail and layout
1997 - 1998
Creation of surfaces, solids, detailed prints and layouts of manifolds, chassis and engine parts on CATIA and CV Cadds 5 for Ford, Chrysler and other corporations.
CAD Detail and Layout
1996 - 1997
Creation of surfaces, solids, detailed prints and layouts of tooling fixtures and castings on CV Cadds 5, Pro-E 18 and AutoCAD R13 for Ford and other Corporations.
Sales Floor
1996 - 1996
Center For Advanced Technologies
Design Engineer Trainee
1994 - 1996
Cad/Design, "Art to Part" Project Concept; Modeling pulleys and fixtures and making product drawings, operation drawings, assembly drawing and feature identification drawings in Pro-E 13 for the...
Tech Machining
Tool Room Machinist
1994 - 1994
Making parts of fixtures for General Motors Manifold Project and performing rework on Pulleys for Detroit Diesel Corporation. Use of AutoCAD R12 for assistance on an as needed basis.
Grill team
1991 - 1994


Practical CATIA
Certificate of Technical Training
- 2008
Rand Corporation (on site at Oshkosh Truck)
Certificate of Technical Training
- 2008
Marisa Industries Incorporated
Certificate of Technical Training
- 1997
Machinist Training Institute
Certificate of Technical Training
- 1994
Machinist Training Institute
Certificate of Technical Training
- 1994
Central High School
High School Deploma
- 1993
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