Mechanical Designer Design Associate in San Francisco Bay Area Northern California Resume Stephan Davies by StephanDavies

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Stephan Davies is known for possessing expertise in mechanical design, meeting budgetary expectations and targets including product delivery for R & D development thru all phases of design up to testing and installation.

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									                                           STEPHAN DAVIES
                                             San Jose, Ca. 95117-2310
                                               ( 408 ) 386-9596 - cell
                                            srdavies9@gmail.com
                                   http://www.linkedin.com/in/stephandavies

                                MECHANICAL DESIGNER
Summary of Experience:
Known for expertise in mechanical design, meeting budgetary expectations and targets including product delivery for
R & D development thru all phases of design up to testing and installation.

Strengths & Skills:

        CAD Software: Creo Elements Direct ( CoCreate / OneSpace ), Solid Works, Solid Edge, AutoCad.
        PDM Interfaces: CoCreate Model Manager, Solid Works Enterprise. M/S Office bundled software.
        Precise application of current ASME Y14.5 – 1994 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, welding,
        manufacturing and ISO standards.
        Successful application of Fit, Form Function design and checking procedures.
        An informed application of Conceptual Designs & Prototype Development, including HV and UHV design
        protocols of in vacuum devices, design & detailing of vacuum chambers, beamline diagnostic equipment,
        precision tolerancing of hydrogen brazed UHV components, permanent and electro magnet design, potting of
        electro magnets and mechanical support assemblies.
        Experience in production component design, microwave feed system design and support structure detailing,
        large mechanical and structural steel layout/design/detailing, sheet metal layout & detailing, architectural
        2D layouts for large precast & GFRC fabrication & building erection.
        Intimate knowledge of machine shop manufacturing processes.
        Experience in digital measuring equipment, and familiarity with QC / QA shop procedures.
        Project management, RFQ to vendors and suppliers, schedule and installation coordination.

Employment History:

KLA – Tencor, Surfscan Group, Milpitas, Ca. ( Contract )                                             2012
    Mechanical Designer
        Design and detailing of sheet metal and opto - mechanical components for the latest product release
        of the Optical Wafer Defect Inspection System for the Surfscan Group. Applications of
        ASME Y14.5-2009 and ISO standards for fabrication in Singapore. Work output successfully met
        pre-production schedule expectations.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Magnetics Group - Advanced Light Source                       2009 – 2011
    Senior Mechanical Design Associate ( Direct Term )
        Successfully met design, assembly & installation of complex assemblies based on aggressive schedule
        requirements of: Elliptical Polarizing Undulators, vacuum chamber design / support & installation
        ( IDQ & IDR Undulators ); field measurements, design & detailing of precision laser encoder assys
        ( RFS Electronics / Heidenhain ) for the IDA Undulator, Klystron related components design ( 2011
        ALS Klystron Upgrade ); field measurement, design, detailing of structural platforms ( ALS Storage Ring );
        special projects R&D Magnetic Undulator Assembly for the Linac Coherent Light Source @ SLAC
        ( ECHO Undulator ), 80/20 enclosures ( Merlin Monochromator, IDQ EPU ); fabrication & assembly
        coordination with shop foremen, machinists, assembly technicians and field installation personnel.

MiaSole, Santa Clara, Ca. ( Contract )                                                               2008
    Mechanical Designer
        Met aggressive schedule requirements for mechanical design and detailing of CIGS sputtering and
        magnetic process equipment of the Roll Coater Sputtering system. Assembly design and
        detailing of the motor drive system, high voltage sheet metal enclosures & magnetic array assemblies.

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Affymetrix, Inc., Santa Clara, Ca. ( Contract )                                                         2008
     Mechanical Designer
        Redesign of fit/form/function tolerancing successfully improving high tolerance product repeatability,
        reliability and accuracy to FDA machining standardization for the APIS silicon chip robotic packaging
        machine adapted for the Gene Chip industry. Sophisticated and proprietary micro array mechanical
        support assemblies interfacing with pneumatic & belt driven robotics and Luxeon Star LED Mounting
        systems required an elevated level of detail to design, functionality, application of advanced GD&T
        standards to accomplish the success of the project. This was accomplished on schedule.

Walters & Wolf, Precast Div., Fremont, Ca. ( Direct )                                                   2007 - 2008
     Architectural Detailer
        Pre-cast / GFRC construction detailing of wall panels. Daily Interfacing with architectural, steel & civil
        contract drawings, engineers, coordinators & plant operations in mold and steel truss design detailing.
        A high degree of exposure and interaction with field construction personnel was to my learning benefit.

Los Gatos Electric ( 6 Mos. ), American Electrical ( 6 Mos. )                                           2005 – 2006
     Residential Contract Electrician
        Field wiring of residential & multifamily dwellings per the NEC standards. Electrical layouts as necessary.

Stanford Linear Acceler. Center, Menlo Park, Ca.( Direct and Contract )                                  1990 – 2004
     Mechanical Designer
        Successful design & installation of all projects, including the application of all design skills, scheduling
        and installation requirements. A focus on detailed design reviews, interactions with engineering physicists,
        design teams and field technicians yielded a wide exposure to HV & UHV vacuum chambers and vac
        chamber support systems, state of the art UHV diagnostic equipment, photo injector / klystron / waveguide
        brazements and component design, electro magnet design ( large & small ), high tolerance hydrogen brazing
        of copper, aluminum, SST of accelerator diagnostic instrumentation. Lead designer on injected epoxy
        electro-kicker magnets under vacuum staging conditions. Steel structure detailing and associated field
        measurements. Prototype laser system design. Sheet metal design, post machine shop sheet metal surface
        treatments. Verification of design functionality. Interfacing with vendors & machine shop personnel.

Education:

    Mechanical Design Drafting, A.A. Degree: De Anza College, Cupertino, Ca.
    CNC / Research & Development Machinist, A.S. Degree - Attending: De Anza College, Cupertino, Ca
    Solid Works 2007 Level 1: De Anza College, Cupertino, Ca.
    Solid Works 2007 Level 2: De Anza College, Cupertino, Ca.
    AutoCad 2007 ( Beginning and Advanced ): MVROP, Fremont, Ca.
    Scientific/Technical Program, Internship: NASA/AMES Research Center , Mt. View, Ca.
    ( Calspan Corp. at the 6’ X 6’ Supersonic Wind Tunnel ).

Additional Professional Courses:

    Ultra High Vacuum Technology Training, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
    Vacuum Technology Training, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
    G D & T ASME Y14.5M - 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
    G D & T ASME Y14.5M - 1994, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Honors:

    Certificate of Exemplary Work, E–158 Project, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
    Letter(s) of Recommendation Available Upon Request




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