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Eddie Ochoa, Jr.

Eddie Ochoa, Jr.

Rosemead, CA, US

 

About 

SUMMARY:
I am seeking a challenging and responsible position within as a Project Engineering/CAD Technician, where my abilities will be effectively utilized for further development.

STRENGTHS:
• Effectively manage multiple projects and work within deadlines and budgets.
• Sharp, innovative, detail-oriented and continually looking for better ways to accomplish tasks.
• Able to quickly learn, work in a fast-paced environment and self-motivated.
• Effectively train Drafters/Project Engineers.
• Able to work in a team environment or independently.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
AutoCAD2010, Solid Works, Inventor, MS-Excel, MS-Word and MS-Office, California State Real Estate License

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
• Bilingual English/Spanish – Written and Verbal translation experience.
• Strong and effective, oral and written communications skills.
• Coordinate with outside vendors for supplies and system maintenance.
• Communicate and respond in a timely manner to any contractor questions
• Administer workload and manage and train drafting team.
• Prepare requisitions and bill of materials for manufacturing department

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Over 22 years of Architectural, civil and mechanical design, drafting and manufacturing experience using AutoCAD, Solid Works and Inventor. 
 

Employment 

Ceilings Plus, Commerce, CA, US, Project Engineer

• Manage day-to-day client interaction
• Schedule and manage client project expectations
• Develop lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.
• Remain flexible and manage several projects simultaneously with changing priorities,
• Assist accounting in preparing monthly project billings and the collection thereof
• Manage project budget
• Minimize material waste
• Initiate change orders when necessary
• Proactively communicate with customers to ensure project success
• Effectively communicate relevant project information to management
• Resolve issues in a timely fashion
• Design ceiling systems based on customer specifications and requirements.
• Creation of shop drawings from architectural drawings, PDF files, TIF files or faxed rcp’s. Revise and resubmit shop drawings as necessary
• Prepare material Take off and pre-release through purchasing
• Creating and generate fabrication drawings and DXF’s for manufacturing
• Create Bills of Material and shop routers using Made2Manage software
• Provide necessary support to manufacturing.
• Create final set of shop drawings for installation to be supplied to customer at time of shipment.
• Customer installation support as requested

Oct 2011 - current
 

Weiss Sheet Metal, Gardena, CA, US, Architectural Project Engineer/Engineering Administrator

• Supervise and train the Project Engineering staff.
• Estimate length of manned hour per project.
• Draw all drawings per contract agreement and SMACNA specification for submittal.(including roof plans, elevation, details and product data).
• Review and analyze various correspondences for revisions, analysis, reports and field notes.
• Monitor and supervise all revisions for completion.
• Monitor all project requests for information (RFI’s).
• Create Purchase Orders (PO’s) for projects (for example, roof hatches, skylights and expansion joints).
• Supplied warranty letters and lead reports to contractors.
• I Interface directly with architects and contractors at job sites to obtain clarification of project.
• Managed an average of 75 projects simultaneously.
• Maintain project folders and architectural drawings in office.
• I assisted P.M. with any special projects.
• Assisted fabrication with laying out compound radius on cad and then plotting a sample.

Mar 2003 - Jan 2011
 

Lawrence Equipment, South El Monte, CA, US, Design Research & Development/Project Manager

• Meet with customers to discuss what kind of product they want to produce and what it’s going to take to get started.
• Design, layout and draft prototype components for food processing machinery by utilizing theories and principles of engineering, geometric tolerance, electrical and mechanical materials and other physical sciences to complete design tasks.
• Administer workload and manage and train drafting team.
• Review reports and other materials prepared by drafting team for accuracy and completeness.
• Monitor and supervise the manufacturing components.
• Supervise assembly of the machine and run tests to fit needs of clients.

Jan 1992 - Jan 2003
 

Education 

Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA, US, BArch, Solid Works 2012

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
 

B&K Electric, Anaheim, CA, US, Motor Controls

Jan 1993 - Jan 2000
 

Balin Institute of Technology, Anaheim, CA, US, Design, Drafting & AutoCAD Drafting

Design Drafting & AutoCAD Drafting

Aug 1989 - May 1990
 

Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA, US, General Education

Aug 1987 - May 1989
 

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA, US, Architectural/Mechanical Drafting

Architectural/Medichanical Drafting

Aug 1984 - May 1987
 

Areas of Specialization 



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