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JS > James G Short Jr • BSE CRE EIT • Experience • Resumé

Relevant Reliability Engineering Improvement Skills and Capabilities

Reliability Maintainability Program Planning Organization and Management,

Reliability Data Acquisition, Analysis, Product, Process Development, Problem Solving,

Technical Writing for Reports, Training, Proposals and Presentations,

Knowledgeable in Bayesian Probability, Weibull Distribution Analysis

Skilled in Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Modeling, Logistics, Root Cause Analysis

Computer Hardware, Software, and Electrical Engineering Tools Skills

PTC Windchill (FRACAS, Quality Solutions, Relex), ReliaSoft, Item Software, Microsoft (Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Basic), Apple (iWork, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Photos, iTunes, iMovie, GarageBand, Logic, FileMaker Relational Database Development and Management, Xcode Objective-C Development for OS-X, IOS, Web Apps, XML MYSQL, PHP, Java, NI LabVIEW. HP 64000 Electronic Control Development.

Certifications and Association Memberships

Engineer-in-Training, State of Washington (EIT)

American Society for Quality, Senior Member, Certified Reliability Engineer (ASQ CRE)

Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers, Senior Member (IEEE)

Toastmasters International, ATM-Silver


Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
Walla Walla University, E.F. Cross School of Engineering - College Place, WA - 1981

Work Experience

ABS Consulting Inc. (American Bureau of Shipbuilders) - Knoxville, TN - 4/29/15  to 5/20/15

Received US Military CAC Security Card Clearance, Reviewed critical reliability and maintainability specifications documents for classified US Coast Guard shipbuilding project utilizing a telecommuting process.

Badger Technical Services - San Antonio, TX - 1/14/13  to 3/15/13

Analyzed critical reliability and maintainability for classified major defense/commercial aerospace project utilizing a telecommuting process.

Engineer IV Reliability; Senior Staff Reliability Engineer
BAE Systems GTS (Stewart and Stevenson TVS; Armor Holdings) - Sealy, TX - 1/5/04 to 12/31/10

Created and published a proactive reliability program plan to more accurately define best design and test practices and procedures. Performed, documented, and published reliability, maintainability, logistics, safety analyses to evaluate existing and proposed product engineering design and process changes.
Military Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV).

Senior Reliability Engineer
BAE Systems, L&A Division (FMC; United Defense LP) - Minneapolis, MN - 2/17/97 to 7/26/02

Spearheaded reliability, maintainability, and safety engineering team analysis efforts (included Prediction, Failure Mode Effects, Criticality Analysis, and Fault Tree). Supported the reliability of US Army Crusader Self-Propelled Howitzer System and US Navy Enhanced Sea Sparrow Missile Vertical Launch System Canister.

Reliability Engineer
Vickers (McDonnell Douglas Electronics) - Grand Rapids, MI - 5/26/87 to 1/10/97

Created, documented, and implemented a formal proactive reliability program. Performed critical analysis for electro-mechanical actuation systems for commercial and military aircraft and missile systems including A-12, C-17, F-22, YF-23, T-45, 737, 747, 767, 777 and Tomahawk Cruise Missile

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San Antonio, TX - 1/26/81 to Present    

Developed website, PRAISES Project Improvement Program, and Ytilibailer Reliability Tools, Resources and Services as parts of Professional Career Portfolio package.    

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