Gerry O'Boyle

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Engineer

Location:Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 Skills

• Solidworks (Licensed Software Owner).
• ProgeCAD (Licensed Software Owner).
• Unigraphics
• AutoCAD 2012.
• Freeform surfacing.
• Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
• Mechanical Design of assemblies and parts to customers specifications.
• BS8888.
• Stress Strain calculations.
• Microsoft Office.

July 2008 to Present.
Sole trader

Established Customers.
Imperial College London, Geneticrobotics, Pharmatroniks
CVI Laser, Umicore, Span Access Solutions Ltd.

Working from home on various engineering projects.
Sub-Con 3D Modelling, 2D Drafting, FEA, and Rendering on Solidworks.
Designing Optical Tooling systems.
Optical assemblies, injection mouldings.
Range of work from Queen Elisabeth Aircraft Carrier to
an 8mm dia tool changer.
I also operate a small machine shop. For prototypes and tooling.

Modelling/detailing Contract/Freelance Draughtsman at the following.

Mar 2007 to July 2008 Assystem Wolverhampton.
Modelling gas turbine blades for RR engines using NX2. detailing Gas turbine components. Instrumentation and tooling design.

Feb 2007 to Mar 2007 Lotus Norfolk.
Modelling/Detailing parts for a Deisel engine using NX3.

Feb. 2006 to Feb 2007, XTRAC Thatcham.
Modelling/detailing Gearboxes, Differentials, etc for racing cars, F1 grand prix, Indi etc using NX2 and NX4.

Nov. 2005 to Feb. 2006, Assystem (INBIS) Engineering Consultants Bristol.
Modelling/detailing gas turbine components and assemblies to BS8888 and Rolls Royce standards, using UG NX2.
Modelling/detailing engine tooling and instrumentation.

July. 2005 to Oct. 2005,
East Kilbride Engineering Services Ltd East Kilbride
Modelling/detailing gas turbine components and assemblies to BS8888, and Rolls Royce standards.

Permanent Positions.

Sept. 2001-March.2005 CAMODELS Stirling

CAD/CAM Engineer
Camodels are a rapid prototyping company.

Mechanical Design of assemblies and parts to customers’ specifications, including freeform surfacing.

5th axis Part programming to customer’s 3D models and drawings. Using Unigraphics manufacturing package, for Mori Seiki MT1000 and Hicell 250 mill turn machines.

Oct. 1990-aug. 2001 OCLI Optical Coatings Ltd. Dalgety Bay

Technical Engineer

Responsible for the design of tooling and mechanical/optical assemblies from customer specifications for both commercial and defence projects.

Sept 1972-Oct. 1990 GEC Ferranti Edinburgh

Part programmer.
Programming CNC machines including 5th axis machining.

Planning Engineer.
Served Apprenticeship as a Mechanical Engineering Technician.

1993 The Open University
Bsc Open Science.
Subject course included:
• Science
• Maths
• Electronics
• Digital Computers

1981 Napier College of Further Education. Edinburgh
HNC in Numerical Control.

1977 Napier College of Further Education. Edinburgh
HNC in Manufacturing.

2001 - Lebold High Vacuum Technology.
1994 - Quality Function Deployment
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