Tony Cantrell

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Drafting Freelancer

Location:Swansea, South Carolina, United States
Phone: 803-317-3356
2 Skills
Robert (Tony) Cantrell
393 Calmont Drive
Swansea, SC 29160
Home Phone 803-568-6811
Cell Phone 803-317-3356

Summary of qualifications
1973 – 2011
Design & Drafting
Thirty-eight years in design and drafting of mechanical, facilities, product and some civil drawings. Experience includes board drafting, Anvil4000, Helix Design System, AutoCad R14 to 2006, and Solid Works 99 to 2011. Geometric Tolerance & Dimensioning. Hands on experience in machine shop practices, and field construction.
Office Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe.

Work experience
05/2011 – 5/2011 Skylla Engineering North Charleston, S.C.
Principal Engineering Designer
Reverse engineering of military vehicles and training of other draftsman/designers in SolidWorks.
03/2011 – 05/2011 Berchtold (contractor thru Aerotek) Hanahan, S.C.
Sr. Mechanical Designer
Design/Draft/Model Various medical devices. Assist Engineering in design build testing and installation of equipment.
10/2009 – 1/2011 Shaw/Areva MOX project (contractor thru Aerotek) Aiken, S.C.
Sr. Mechanical Designer
Design/Draft/Model Various glove boxes, components and assemblies. Assist Engineering in design build testing and installation of equipment.
12/2000 – 10/2009 Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Company Columbia, S.C.
Product Design Technician
Design/Draft/Model Various product parts. Assist Engineering in design build testing and installation of equipment, fixtures, tooling, gage components and product. Various Analysis of product components. Maintain spreadsheets and update as required. (Held L clearance for DOE)
09/2007 – Present Midlands Technical College Columbia, S.C.
Adjunct Instructor for SolidWorks
Teach SolidWorks classes: SolidWorks The Basics, Engineering Design with SolidWorks and Drawing and Detailing with SolidWorks as requested or scheduled.
4/2000 – 10/2000 Alpha Manufacturing Company Columbia, S.C.
Design Various mechanical, tooling and gage components as requested by vendors.
(Westinghouse, Seimans)
7/99 – 4/2000 Beckett & LaRue INC @SCE&G in Columbia
Senior CADD Operator
Engineer/Draft Various electrical substation construction projects as requested by Engineering (SCE&G and Dan Chaichitatorn w/Beckett & LaRue). Provide AS-BUILT drawings upon completion of projects. Types of drawings are: single line diagrams, switchboard fv, elementary control diagrams, ac/dc distribution panels, miscellaneous connection diagrams, scada rtu wiring diagrams, conduit and cable list, plan/gen arrgt, elevations, foundation plan, grounding plan, conduit plan, switchhouse arrgt plan, misc. steel details and work summaries for project.
7/98 – 7/99 SEEMA INC @Shaw AFB, SC
CADD Operations/Engineering
Engineer/Draft Various construction projects as requested by CE at Shaw AFB. Provide AS-BUILT drawings upon completion of projects. Estimate projects and material take offs.
8/97 – 6/98 Consulting/Contract Design/Drafting FL,NC,SC
Self Employed
Design and draft various jobs/projects as requested. (Tooling, Gages, Machinery, Equipment.

10/96 – 8/97 Indian River Technologies Melbourne, FL
CADD Operations Supervisor
Supervise all CAD/CAM operations, Software integration with MICROCADAM Products. Training for MICROCADAM & HELIX DESIGN SYSTEM. Technical support for customers using any MICROCADAM or Helix products.
1974 - 1996 Westinghouse CNFD Columbia, SC
Asst. CADD Administrator
Process and maintain all drawings. Create and manage groups and users. Instruction on current CAD package, and maintenance of it.
Drafting of manufacturing, facilities, civil, and product drawings.
Machine Operator
Operation of various machine shop cutting machines.
1973 - 1974 Monroe Calculator Lexington, SC
Manage all drawings and engineering documents and the reproduction of all drawings and documents.

1973 Brookland-Cayce High School Cayce, SC
High School Diploma
1973 – 1975 Midlands Technical College Columbia, SC
AS Degree in Industrial Drafting (4.0 GPA)
1979 – Communication Skills Workshop 1980 – Geometric Tolerance Training
1981 – WALKER Purchasing Program Training 1983 – ANVIL4000 2D Design
1985 – ANVIL4000 3D Design 1986 – CADAM Basic I,II and OJT
1987 – CADAM 3D Training 1988 - Safety Observer Training
1994 – Managing Interpersonal Relationships 1995 – Introduction to UNIX Workstations
1996 – Time Base Management 1996 – Aries Solid Modeling

1997 – Dolphin Dynamics Sales Techniques 1997 – Microcadam/Helix technical support training
1997 – Helix modeling 1998 – AutoCAD 14 & AutoCAD Overlay
2000 – AutoCAD 2000 & Mechanical Desktop 4 2000 – Scan 2 cad conversion software
2001 – Solid Works Training (basic & advanced) 2001 – EDMS (electronic data management systems)
2002 – Behavioral Workshop training 2003 – Additional Solid Works training
2003 – Technical Writing Course 2004 – Power User SolidWorks Training
2005 – CSWP (Certified SolidWorks Professional) 2005 – Power User SolidWorks Training
2007 – Adjunct Instructor SolidWorks at MTC 2009 - 1080 EDU Instructor STEM Project
2010 – SWUGN committee member representing the South East
Professional memberships
Patents and publications
Two Patents with Westinghouse CNFD # 5,180,549 and # 5,200,142
Awards received
1983 President’s Quality Achievement Award (Westinghouse CNFD)
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