Matthew Power

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Mechanical Engineer

Location:Morton, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Matthew Power
1700 W Hickory Grove Rd, Dunlap, IL 61525


Vatterott College, Quincy, IL
Certification of Computer Aid Graphing, 2003

Use of Auto CAD for Civil/Structural drawings, Commercial Architecture, Mechanical, Residential drawings and Technical Mathematics
Design Engineer, Test Development Innovators 361 Erie Ave, Morton, IL, February 2012to Present
Design fixtures and parts per customer request. Prepared and edited drawings and designs from rough or detailed sketches and notes for manufacturing purposes, according to dimensional specifications. Calculated and laid out dimensions, angles, curvatures of parts, material to be used, relationship of one part to another and relationship of various parts to entire structure or project. Created preliminary and final sketches of proposed drawings, using Computer Aid Drafting and Solidworks. Supervised machines builds and layouts to make sure the product was done in a timely fashion. Designed layout drawings, bill of materials, and assembly drawings for production purposes.
Mill Operator, Harris Broadcast Communications, Quincy, IL June 2011 to February 2012
Operated CNC Fadal mills and manipulated programs to run more effectively and to ensure the parts are ran according to print specifications. Setup tools and calibrated the tooling and machine. Setting the zero point and x,y, and zero axes and setting the tool offsets and machine offsets. Putting the chuck and index in the machine and running parts. Measured parts with calipers, micrometers, depth gauge, and using tap no go and go gauges.

Fabrication Tech, Knapheide Manufacturing Company, Quincy, IL January 2005-October 2009
Operated CNC punches and made sure that the machines ran effectively and the quality of the parts coming off the machine where efficient. Also made sure the machines they were in good working order. Kept track of the punches and dies and made sure we the right tooling to punch the right material. Also broke down and repaired the tooling to reuse. Managed operators and showed them how to run the machines effectively and make sure they ran quality parts. Also showed the how to maintain the machine and how to fix any problems and alarms. Designed tooling and parts for the machines on CAD.Operated the F01 and F1 lasers.Made sure that the laser ran effectively by maintaining the lasers. Also controlled the quality of the cut by checking and changing the different settings of the
Skills (2) Rating
Mechanical Engineering