SHAFIQUR R. KHAN

B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering; CAPM (PMI)

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Profile

Mechanical Engineer (EIT) with a strong academic background, excellent work ethic, and a knack for IT.

Skills: HVAC sizing and selection, systematic trouble shooting of building and laboratory infrastructure, familiarity with National Building Code of Canada, ASHRAE guidelines, NFPA, Canadian Council on Animal Care, and other laboratory-related Government of Canada regulations, Building Management System

IT Skills: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, C++, PC Hardware/Software torubleshooting

Office Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Visio), SAP

Languages: English (ILR L5), French (ILR L3), Bengali (ILR L3), Hindi/Urdu (ILR L2)

Portfolio

Prototype Manufacturer - 2017-Present
Freelance Contractor, Montreal, Quebec
Founded and operated a micro-manufacturing workshop that provides additive manufacturing (3D printing), CNC, laser cutting, and engraving services. Worked closely with clients from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.

Structural Design & CAD Specialist, CAD Team Lead - 2016-2017
NCADE Capstone Aircraft Design Project, Montreal, Quebec
Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team of 30 members in the first Aerospace Capstone Project at Concordia University. Researched and developed the structural design of the aircraft's wing, fuselage, and empennage. Incorporated work from all teams into a unified CAD model.
* Headed a CAD workshop with 12 members to produce a preliminary model of the aircraft using a total of 96 man-hours
* Developed a Java GUI application to calculate initial weight sizing of the aircraft using a total of 40 man-hours by utilizing fast-learning and creative problem-solving skills
* Implemented parametric modeling in CATIA to automate the CAD process and saved upwards of 50% of the team's time

Engineering Co-op - Projects and Technical Services - 2013-2014
Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta
Assisted Project Managers with the execution of ongoing capital projects by preparing project management plans, holding pre-construction meetings, and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project completion within budget and schedule while maintaining quality.
* Performed IT triage before escalating issues to the corporate help desk
* Conducted regular Risk Management meetings with stakeholders from three separate projects, and maintained corresponding Risk Registers
* Presented project updates to management and team, and extensively utilized Excel and SAP skills to assist Project Controls in the generation of weekly project summaries
* Contributed to engineering documents, such as engineering bid packages

QA/QC Tester - 2011-2012
Babel Media Inc., Montreal, Quebec
Procedurally and systematically detected and reported flaws in pre-release software. Added new business opportunities for the employer by applying expertise in previously unexplored business areas.
* Analyzed software for flaws, defects, and malfunctions
* Administered ‘Test Cases’ on software to ensure quality and standards imposed by the industry
* Trained new co-workers to familiarize them with ongoing projects.

Help Desk Specialist - 2005-2006
Intercultural Neighbourhood Social Services, Mississauga, Ontario
* Maintained resource room computers
* Trained new users on day-to-day operation of computers and use of the internet
* Assisted new immigrants with various resources, such as- job hunting, language learning, etc.

Home Lab - 2018
Personal Project, Montreal, QC
* Setup a local network connecting three personal computers, two Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Octoprint Servers, and various IoT devices
* Setup Windows 7 and Ubuntu environments on VM to train for A+ certification, and test different scenarios in different OS
* Setup a VNC server to remotely control devices
* Updated OS and Python packages over SSH/Putty on the Raspberry Pi servers

Cover Letter and Resume Generator - 2018
Personal Project, Montreal, QC
* Created an interactive cover letter and resume generator in Python
* Utilized general programming knowledge to optimize job search process

3D Printer Calibration and Firmware Modification - 2018
Personal Project, Montreal, QC
* Built a 3D printer from scratch using assembly documentations, mechanical aptitude, and knowledge of electronics
* Used Arduino IDE and knowledge of C++ to perform PID tuning and update the firmware values on the motherboard of the 3D printer

Lead Website Developer - 2007-2011
Engineers Without Borders Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Developed and maintained the chapter website. Made regular updates to the backend to ensure security and functionality. Regularly updated the front-end to keep fellow members apprised of chapter activities. Produced website usage tutorials for future webmasters and members.
* Developed a feasibility plan for a website based on projected funding and goals
* Developed and maintained a website with interactive community features, registration, user feedback, and payment systems
* Implemented a more user-friendly system for users and future administrators by changing the Content Management System from Joomla to Wordpress
* Produced multimedia user manuals for administrative tasks
* Trained members on the use of various administrative tasks. 

Ongoing Training

Completing the courses on W3Schools

Leveraging my beginner French to learn intermediate French

Ongoing Projects

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