JAMES DENNO CONSULTING
James S. Denno
12 Calle Larspur
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
To solve challenging problems that will effectively utilize my acquired training, experience and abilities.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Superior leadership, technical, problem solving, oral/written communication, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills. Thrive in both independent and collaborative work environments.
Highly skilled in engineering designs/specifications, CAD design, strategic planning, program development/implementation, data/systems analysis, feasibility studies, change order processing, administration, production control, troubleshooting, and conflict resolution.
Expertise in various technical environments requiring a thorough understanding of multiple computer platforms, data management processes, design/engineering processes, and product testing/evaluation.
Proactive leader with a refined technical acumen and exemplary people skills. Facilitate a team approach to achieve organizational objectives, increase productivity and enhance employee morale.
Reputation for achieving goals using a professional yet personable approach. At ease in high stress and fast-paced situations with emerging and changing responsibilities.
Quick study with an ability to easily grasp and put into application new ideas, concepts, methods and technologies. Dedicated, innovative and self-motivated team player/builder.
Innovative Professional with a diverse background and comprehensive experience in project management, product design, mechanical engineering within the manufacturing industry.
Windows 2000 / XT/XP MS Word Bentley Microstation v8 APEX Medina
Windows Explorer MS Excel Bentley RouteBuilder
Novell GroupWise 5 Pro-E AutoCAD v.12
ESRI Arcmap Bentley IRAS Bentley Inroads
EDUCATION / TRAINING
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN Brown Institute - Minneapolis, MN
B.S., Mechanical Engineering 1981 Management Program 1989
**Also completed training courses in Pro-E and AutoCAD version 12.
Orange County Assessors Office Santa Ana, CA
Cadastral Tech. July 2004-Present
Research and revise Orange County Assessors maps, locating real estate property within the county, from real property legal descriptions. Utilize the Bentley Microstation v8 computer aided design (CAD) and IRAS raster manipulation program to revise maps and show new plat map subdivisions.
Los Angeles County Assessors Office Los Angeles, CA
Engineering Tech. Jan. 2003-July 2004
Research and revise Los Angeles County Assessors maps, locating real estate property within the county. Utilize ESRI Arcmap computer GIS program to revise maps and show new plat map subdivisions, and condominium air space plans.
Minnesota Department of Transportation Roseville, MN
Senior Transportation Generalist 1997-Aug. 2002
Utilize the Bentley Microstation version J computer aided design (CAD) program to analyze and map right-of-way requirements for state highway construction projects. Produce CAD drawings using survey data; recommend acquisition of various properties; prepare and submit right-of-way parcel packages to MNDOT realtors for purchasing of real estate.
Dayton-Hudson Company Minneapolis, MN
Collection Agent 1996-1997
Contacted department store customers with past due accounts in an effort to recoup delinquent payments and bad debts; authorized and coordinated special repayment arrangements with customers and implemented progressive collection procedures. Evaluated credit card applications for data accuracy and completeness; researched and obtained necessary backup information and documentation to facilitate credit authorization process.
Prostaff Services Minneapolis, MN
Worked at temporary job assignments as telemarketer; initiated telephone calls using automatic dialing programs to follow up on service requests from customers, conduct market research surveys and telemarketing of various products/services. Compiled survey responses and entered customer/order information onto computer database. Provided excellent customer service and maintained daily logs to report call volume, productivity, telephone coverage and service levels.
Independent contractor Minneapolis, MN
Assembly Line Worker 1988-1992
Fulfilled a variety of temporary job assignments working in assembly line and light industrial manufacturing environments such as aluminum/plastic casting, cutting and machine tooling, food item packaging, graphics/publishing, and the manufacture of printed circuit boards. Learned and adhered to all plant operations, assembly processes, and safety procedures. Prioritized personal duties and assisted other workers who were falling behind to complete the orders on time and meet production quotas.
Westinghouse Marine Division Sunnyvale, CA
Mechanical Engineer 1984-1987
Designed equipment components used to test mechanical properties of Trident and MX Missiles. Produced mechanical designs/drawings, communicated project scope/details to production teams, processed change orders/revisions and resolved various production engineering problems. Modified closure load analysis program for Trident Missile closure and analyzed energy absorption systems subroutine using the Cray Supercomputer. Developed launch criteria, databases, test plans, quick look priority list and data review summary for MX missile. Conducted performance evaluations of upper silo gas flow and revised procedures for testing friction and performance capabilities of lateral support pads.
Westinghouse DESC Baltimore, MD
Mechanical Engineer 1981-1984
Produced engineering designs and modifications of radar system hardware components used on F16 aircraft. Redesigned a complex aluminum casting to eliminate clearance and dimensioning problems; reorganized a radar rack vibration testing project, and analyzed data for a statistical study of corrosion factors. Designed a guidepin orientation coupling mechanism for a double-board mounting printed circuit tester board.
PAST BOARD POSITIONS
N. St. Paul Solid Waste Commission - N. St. Paul, MN: Chairman
School District #622 - N. St. Paul, MN: Comparative Worth Committee
Heritage Theater Company - N. St. Paul, MN: Board of Directors
Suburban Community Channels - Minneapolis, MN: President / Vice President -Board of Directors
Minnesota Association of Cable TV Administrators - Minneapolis, MN: Legislative Committee