1. Tim Rankin
4038 Salt Spring Dr
Ferndale, WA 98248
A position that will utilize my previous experience and challenge me to continually improve
Profile 6 years experience as engineering manager.
3 years experience as lead engineer.
10 years experience as a contract design engineer.
Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities.
Organized, highly motivated problem solver.
Proven ability to work within a team in several roles.
Extensive knowledge of aircraft and the requirements within the industry.
2. Employment Engineering Manager, Heath Tecna Jan. 2003 - Present
Managed a group of 35-150 individuals ranging from entry level drafters to lead engineers.
Ensured both non-recurring and recurring budgets were met.
Provided hours estimates for the various jobs being worked by sales.
Developed and executed manpower plans to coincide with the potential sales.
Performed performance reviews for direct employees as well as reviewing the performance of
contract employees and taking appropriate action depending on the results. (Raise – EOA)
Developed skills of direct staff under my supervision.
Hosted design reviews for all projects within my group ranging from partitions to full-up aircraft
Hosted group meetings to ensure all members of my group were informed on company events
and group activities.
Purchased a new CAD and Data Management system to be primarily used for furniture design.
(Closets, partitions, VCC’s etc….)
Oversaw the implementation of the new CAD (Solidworks) and Data Management (PDMWorks)
Improved efficiency within the engineering department by utilizing tools to develop new or
improve existing processes.
Lead Engineer, Heath Tecna Dec. 1999 – Dec. 2002
D Head of various programs ranging from closet designs to cockpit interior design.
H Responsible for running a group ranging from 6-15 engineers and drafters.
R Responsible for developing a design to meet customer expectations.
R Gave presentations of designs to customers at ITCM, PDR, and CDR. (Design Reviews)
G Met regularly with DBT (Design Build Team) to ensure follow on groups needs were met.
M Conducted group meetings to make sure expectations were clear to my group and all members
had an understanding of the program.
Contract Engineer, Heath Tecna Sept. 1998 - Dec. 1999
Responsible for developing designs within tight time constraints to meet both internal and
external customer requirements and specifications.
e Design efforts included components for bins, ceilings, sidewalls as well as support structure for
these items and others.
Contract Engineer, Raytheon Nov. 1997 - Aug. 1998
N Worked interior design of the cockpit for the Hawker Horizon. Responsible for the design of the
window reveals, headliner and sun visor rails.
w Work consisted of surfacing and solid modeling of these components.
Contract Engineer, Boeing April 1997 - Nov. 1997
A Responsible for the design of support structure for an entertainment rack. The design included intercostals,
stanchions, and clips.
s Worked on floor panels and support structure for galleys and lavatories in section 41.
Canadair, Montreal, Quebec Jan. 1997 - March 1997
J Worked preliminary design of the floor structure for the new RJX aircraft giving special attention
to corrosion protection, working to eliminate corrosion problems encountered on previous
a Responsible for layout of longitudinal and transverse floor beams, seat rails, and posts.
Boeing, Wichita, Kansas March 1996 - Jan. 1997
Worked on both the forward and aft bulkheads for the PW Inlet and Fan Cowl.
W Work included solid modeling and detailing of support fittings, stiffeners, and support structure
for a pressure/temperature probe installation.
Flight Structures Inc., Arlington, Washington Jan. 1995 - March 1996
J Worked primarily on floor structure in sections 41 and 42 for a 747 Combi to freighter
3. Additional Skills
CATIA V5 – Basic Training
SolidWorks – 1000 Hours
CATIA V4 – 16000 Hours
MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project