David Smith

Freelance CAD Freelancer, Engineer, & More

Location:Florida, United States
3 Skills
David M. Smith

5+ years Solidworks design experience, and 2D CAD including IMSI TurboCAD, AutoCAD, & DraftSight
CamWorks Programming Experience
5+ years machine design an engineering team environment
CAM Programming, machining strategy and fixture design
Computer skills, including MS Office, Oracle, and DOS
Process efficiency, analysis and improvement
Excellent communication skills

3/2008-06/2010 Associates Degree-Mechanical Engineering Technology Columbus State Community College
Received AutoCAD Technician Certificate Autumn of 2009
Deans list: Spring 2008 & Winter 2009
Scholarships Received: NASA Consortium Scholarship 4/09 & 4/10, Frank B. Kroeger Scholarship 03/09


9/2010-Present Columbus State Community College Columbus OH
Adjunct Instructor
-Teach classes on engineering topics such as, Autodesk Inventor (3D Solid Modeling), Mechanical Drawing, Introduction to Engineering, etc.

/2014-Present Boss Display Columbus OH
Project Manager/ Design Engineer
-Engineer exhibits for fabrication, using Solidworks
-Implementing Solidworks Workgroup PDM (CAD File management software)
-Manage projects from design to installation, including testing, purchasing and budgets from $15K – $250K

11/2013-7/2014 MPW Industrial Services-Water Management Division Hebron OH
Mechanical Engineer for Water Systems
-Industrial Water Purification System Design, using Solidworks
-Implementing Solidworks Workgroup PDM (CAD File management software)
-Support Purchasing and Production during the build process

6/2012-10/2013 Sutphen Corporation Dublin OH
Mechanical Design Engineer
-Compiled Build Packages for Aerial Towers, and base model Pumpers
-Design machined parts, sheet metal parts, and weldments for use on fire trucks -Support Purchasing and Production during the build process
-Researched new products, methods, and production processes, working toward continuous improvement

9/2010-05/2012 Columbus Machine Works Columbus OH
Machine Design/CAM Programmer
-Machine design and fabrication using Solidworks, and 2D AutoCAD
-Fully deployed Solidworks and CAMWorks software for use in the company
-Re-commissioned older CNC Machine into working order
-Wrote in-house user manuals and procedures for CNC programming

4/2010-7/2011 DariFill Inc. Westerville OH
Intern-Design Engineering
-Assist senior engineers with machine designing and fabrication in a team environment
-Research purchase parts, download CAD models
-Use CAD software including 2D (TurboCAD) & 3D (Solidworks) to create parts and assemblies; edit drawings and schematics
- Programmed touch screen displays for operator interface panels
- Compiled machinery manuals for customers

10/2009-4/2010 Columbus Steel Castings Columbus OH
Intern-Quality Engineering Department
-Wrote detailed work instructions including layout schematics, for processes in the plant
-Troubleshoot quality control issues
- Assist with product certification process

01/2009-6/2009 Honda of America Manufacturing Inc. Marysville OH
Machine Maintenance Student Co-op
-Contributed to two large-scale, long-term machine disassembly projects
-Programmed PLCs (programmable logic controllers)
- Assisted on routine maintenance calls