Eddie Ochoa, Jr.

Eddie Ochoa, Jr.

Rosemead, CA, US



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.

• 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.

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

• 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

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


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.

Feb 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


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