Planet Earth • August 1987 - present
In summary; Apprentice trained machinist [1987-1997] (milling, turning, grinding, horizontal and vertical boring. Conventional and CNC). Aerospace, Nuclear, Power-Gen and Petro-Chemical industries. Other training; welding, fabrication, fitting and inspection techniques. University level education (mechanical and manufacturing engineering) thanks to several years of day release from work. Highly CAD enabled manufacturing engineer [1997 to present]. CAD / CAM / CNC / CMM. Jig and fixture design. Composite tooling. Foundry patterns. From shop floor to MD. Currently a professional free-lancer.