Steven Taylor

Steven Taylor

Mechanical Engineer 3 at Insitu, Inc.
Location: Hood River OR
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* Highly skilled and experienced engineering professional with a solid background in development and manufacturing of complex products and assemblies for a wide range of industries and a variety of markets and volumes. * Played key roles in every aspect of the product lifecycle - successfully! From initial concept and prototype to sustaining for manufacturing, this experience gives me a unique comprehension of the product lifecycle, fostering the objective decision-making required in a successful project.* Superior documentation skills: over 20,000 hours of 3D modeling experience utilizing SolidWorks, CATIA, and other CAD packages; expert level in complex surface development; formal training in Tool, Jig, and Fixture Methods of Design, as well as the application of GD&T and ASME Y14.5-2009; fluency in PC technical and management tools; excellent technical writing abilities.* Accomplished in the design, analysis, and testing of tools used in the production of everything from small precision components to assemblies five stories high and over half the length of a football field. Trained in the use of laser trackers for tooling setup, maintenance, and inspection. My experience provides a firm foundation on proven method, and my knowledge and creativity fuel my ability to expand and innovate.* Experienced in the use of FEA methods and software to predict physical behaviors and safety factors/failure loads as well as determination of wind loading on complex surfaces, and the application of particle studies as flow visualization aids.* Hands-on skills in machine shop and electronics, fabrication of prototype parts, assembly process development, and system troubleshooting.* Knowledge of product, process, and tooling validations; experience with FAA certifications and aircraft configuration control; intimate familiarity with hardware standards and military specifications; experience with medical device tooling and validations.

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INTERESTS
  • Technology
  • Landscape Architecture
  • 4WD/Offroad
SPORTS
  • Sailboarding
  • Outdoor
GROUPS
  • ASME
  • AUVSI
  • Turbo Diesel Register

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