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Christopher Singleton

Bellevue, WA 98005






I'm open to expanding my horizons in taking on new challenges.  Interested in a position in the Aerospace engineering design field using the experience and skills I have. Not interested in wasting time. I believe in focusing on the job while getting things done right.


With over 2 years’ experience in mechanical engineering design using CATIA V5 and over 3 Years mechanical engineering graphics, drawings and layouts, I’m expanding my horizons to use more of my skill sets in engineering design.  I'm very strong with CATIA V5 R21, Solid Works 2011 and AutoCAD 2011.


Have Experience working with Models, Assemblies, Engineering Graphical Drawings and Specifications from Boeing Redars, Bombardier, NORDAM, B/E, Triumph and Green Point Technologies.


Dependable, always on time, efficient with effectiveness in getting the job done right. Well developed, highly skilled in designing using CATIA V5 in Mechanical Engineering and prefer to stay in the Aerospace Industry. Advanced in generative shape design, part design, and assembly product structure with precise value measurement experience.  Drafting to A.S.M.E. and A.N.S.I. Standards with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance.

Honor Student, with over two years Industrial work experience of CATIA V5, geometrical extraction of data for effective production. Well educated, hardworking, focused, honest and straight forward.


I’m a graduate with honors with a Certification in CATIA V5 Engineering Graphics, Structural Engineering Graphics Design and have completed many Mechanical Engineering Graphics Design classes which include CATIA V5, Solid Works 2010 and Auto CAD 2010 skills.  Open to new challenges. 




CATIA V5 Aerospace Technical Designer
* Generative Shape Design (G.S.D.)               *Sheet Metal Design
* Part Design (*.Part)                                     *Tube Design
* Asssembly Design (*.Product)                     *Drafting (views, ortho, A.S.M.E., ISO, Tolerances)
* Knowledgeware (Visual Basic)                    *DMU Kinematics (motion)
Work Experience
L & E Tubing Inc., Lynnwood, WA                                                             July 2011 - Current
CATIA V5 Technical Designer
Aerospace Engineering Design / Manufacturing
Design Tubes, sheet metal Parts, Fixtures and Jigs using CATIA V5 to manufacturing specifications.
Drafting from Models to ANSI and ASME Standards including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerances.
(G.D.&T) Create blocks and BOM's While drafting in CATIA V5.
      Use Generative Shape Design (G.S.D.) to solve engineering problems on drawings with CATIA V5.
      Edit CATIA documents for coordinates of bends and distances for manufacturing. 
Work with Quality Control Management to insure AS9100C manufacturing Quality and A.S.M.E. design
standards while designing with CATIA V5. Created 3D Part Marks and Flow Directions for Assemblies views.
      Manipulate drawings between CAD softwares, import/export file types conversions.
      Convert file types from different design programs to other engineering drawing programs.
Create, maintain master files for engineering drawings, documents and update specifications.
     Document Control: Control documents, part numbering system and revisions using the database and other methods.
Manage ECN process origination, routing and and approval to implementation.        
JARKAR LLC                                                                                          February 2009 - Current
Mechanical Engineering Designer
(Product Manufacturing, Customization)
Mechanical engineering design using Solid Works Premium 2010 for custom products.
Customized USB Pens, Mouse and other devices for clients including logo inscriptions.
Sell USB products and other electronic devices to other businesses. 
Performed data management and pro-active administrative organization.
Document control while continuing on-going projects and revisions to completion.
Costco Wholesale Corporation, Lynnwood, WA                                         March 1999 – April 2010
Computer Sales / Customer Support
Achieved goals in helping customers solve technical computer related issues.
Solved office administrative, sales floor related computer hardware and software technical problems. 
Monitored stock shortages and replenished stock levels in a timely manner.
Generated sales by creating merchandise screen savers and other related advertising materials.
Constructed steel beams to increase storage space and built display units.  
Trained co-workers about the knowledge of electronics and technical information.
Sverdrup & Parcel Engineering Inc., St. Louis, MO                                     September 1997 - December 1997
Civil CAD Designer  
Coordinated the projects with management phase of objectives and goals.
Drafted on Intergraph Main Frame Computer Systems with 4 screen displays to vantage point viewing of line layers and sectional vertices.
Designed and created 2D and 3D modeling of engineered diagrams according to the draft specifications and document control guidelines.
Training including direct command line interface and graphic user interface structures for beams, platforms, retaining walls and roadway civil engineering projects.
 Washington State Dept. of Transportation, Shoreline, WA                        April 1990 – September 1990
 Drafting Revisions / Concrete Inspector 
Completed drawing revisions and administrative tasks under the supervision of a professional engineer for roadway construction at state offices.
Accomplished goals in testing wet concrete to increase quality standards by using air entrainment, slump and the grade of concrete materials.
Calculated concrete, asphalt yields and material consistencies while creating samples.
Delivered assignments with state vehicles to State offices for signature approvals while completing administrative tasks for engineering projects.
Performed all tasks in a timely fashion to meet projected goals.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, WA                                                                                                September 2010 – January 2012
Major: Mechanical Engineering Graphics Design                            (Classes)                           GPA                                       Status
             CATIA V5 R20   I , II & III                                                  (ENGT 222, 223 & 224)              4.00 GPA              Certificate of Completion
             Solidworks 2010  I & II                                                     (ENGT 225, 226)                       3.90 GPA                                      Completed
             Auto CAD II & III 2010 II & III                                         (ENGT 132, 133)                       3.95 GPA                                      Completed
                                                                                                                                                                                  November 1994 - March 1996         
Major: Automotive Technician I & II                                                                                      3.30 GPA                   Certificate of Completion      
                                                                                                                                                                                        February 1993 - July 1993
 Major: Advanced AutoCAD III & IIII                                                                                      4.0 GPA                                       Completed                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                         July 1988 - January 1990
Major: Structural Engineering Graphics Design                                                                       3.45 GPA                Certificate of Completion                           
Griffin Business College, Bellevue, WA                                                                                                                              February 1985 – March 1986  
Major: Computerized Accounting                    
Job Corps, Astoria, OR                                                                                                                                                        July 1981 - February 1983
Major: Electronics Assembly                                                                                                                                   Certificate of Completion
Mechanical Engineering Graphics Design:
CATIA V5 R20, Solidworks 2010 and AutoCAD 2010: Proficient in mechanical drafting and 3D parametric model drawings, advanced surface modeling,
exploded views, section views, auxiliary views, dimensioning, orthographic extraction, assembly drawing, bill of materials and organization.
Strong proactive communication skills, organizing of engineering graphic documents, drawing analysis and problem solving. 
Structural Engineering Graphics Design: 
Mechanical engineering graphics design and civil drafting graphics designs, drawings, tolerance Beam designs for copes and other interconnecting connections
using A.I.S.C. standards for grades of Steel, loads, Beam connections and allowable gauges to determine the structural strengths of designs.   
Electronics Assembly:
Schematic design and interpretation, wire wrapping, soldering, component identification, circuit theory, diagnostics and analysis.   
Engineering Programs:
CATIA V5 R20, Solidworks 2010, AutoCAD 2010, 3D Studio Max, Maya 3D and Bryce 3D.
Scott Acton    Auto CAD Instructor, Engineering Graphics: Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Boeing Engineering Technical Designer - Seattle, WA
Email:  scott.acton@lwtc.edu
Adam Petersen   CATIA V5 Instructor, Engineering Graphics: Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Boeing Engineering Technical Designer - Seattle, WA
Email:  adam.peterson@lwtc.edu
Ken Brown     Solidworks Instructor, Engineering Graphics: Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Email:  ken.brown@lwtc.edu

CATIA V5 projects and 3D Models:
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Generative Shape Design:
Dune Buggy CATIA V5 Model
Dune Buggie Tire (GSD Surfaces)

Dune Buggy (Automobile Surface Model Rendered)



Water Picture (GSD Surfaces)      Tennis Racket (GSD Surfaces)     Hair Dryer (GSD Surfaces)


Curved Intersects (GSD Surfaces)    Soap Dish (GSD Surfaces)      Elevating Cam (GSD Surfaces)



Sheet Metal (GSD Surfaces)   Keyhole Plate (GSD Surfaces)
PowerPump (Rendered)       PowerPump2 (Assembly)         SpurGear (Multi-Solid)                 Bearing (Nested Parts)                       
Pulley                                Butterfly Valve (Explode)          Plumber Block (Explode)              Double Bearing (Explode)
3D Parts
Anchor Bracket                   Angle Bearing                          Angle Guide                                Bar Hold
Bed Plate                            Bracket                                  Cam                                           Chuck Jaw
Chuck Jaw2                        Clamp Slide                             Control Bracket                           Cross Feed Stop
Door Bearing                       DustCap                                Elbow Flange                              Finger Guide
Frame Guide                        Guide Bracket                         Hinge Block                                Holder Clip
Index Arm                           Index Feed                              Rod Guide                                  Roller Stud
Safety Key                           Slide Index                             Tail Stock Clamp                         Tool Holder
Solidworks 2010 Projects and 3D Models:
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 Sheet Metal Parts:
Cover (Sheet Metal Part)   Cover (Sheet Metal Drawing)     Box (Sheet Metal Part)     Box (Sheet Metal Drawing)
 Loft, Flex Techniques:
Reverse Lever (Loft, Flex Ogee Cuves)            Reverse Lever Rectangle (Improved Version)        Hammer (Loft, Flex)
Metal Screw Wheel (Loft Spokes)
Grinder Vise (Assembly)           Grinder Vise (Drawing)
Mechanical (Assembly)             Brace Anchor (Drawing)