CV, Graduate Mechanical Engineer Seeking Energy Job in Germany

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 21093

Skills keywords: communication, engineering, hands-on/practical, project management, team work
Short Bio:

Recent Mechanical Engineering MEng graduate from the University of Bristol.
Seeking to attain a challenging graduate role in the energy sector.
Gained a keen interest in sustainability issues through studying power generation and renewable energy technologies.
Completed 3 engineering internships working for Siemens, Petrex (Eni) and most recently solar energy start-up BuffaloGrid.
Looking to build on my professional and academic experience to start my career in a multinational energy company.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations
Spoken languages: english, German (Beginner), Spanish (intermediate)
Location I am interested in working: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, switzerland
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Belgium, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom


2010 – 2014
University of Bristol MEng Mechanical Engineering 2:1

Relevant Modules: Engineering Mathematics, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Material Science, Product Design and Power Generation.

Thesis: Research, design and manufacture of an ultrasonic fluid levitator. Successful outcome sparking media coverage through Channel 4’s television show, Gadget Man. Achieved 1st class grade of 77%.


English – Native
Spanish – Intermediate
German – Beginner


Career Summary

Jan 2015 – Present
Engineering Intern

BuffaloGrid, InnovationRCA, Royal College of Art, London

• Managing logistics and deployment of an innovative solar energy solution for the developing world.

• Initiated negotiations for the purchase of solar PV cells and solar batteries in remote areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.

• Established ongoing relationships with potential UK manufacturers and lead regular meetings to discuss workflow and pricing.

• Provided detailed product design improvements for the development of new product iterations in preparation for mass production.

July 2013 – September 2013
Student Process Engineer

Siemens Magnet Technology, Eynsham, Oxfordshire, UK

• Managed a number of hands on projects to research, design and build testing equipment for magnets used in MRI technology.

• Led regular project meetings to discuss progress and plan future actions.

• Initiated contact with internal and external customers and suppliers.

• Wrote reports detailing my project results and recommendations to implement process changes representing significant cost and time savings.

• Presented my report to senior colleagues at the Business Unit Review.

July 2012 – August 2012
Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Petrex S.A. Saipem, Eni, Ecuador

• IAESTE internship with drilling services company in Ecuador.

• Performed assembly and maintenance work on drilling equipment on a new rig.

• Gained technical knowledge of drilling processes and oil well classification.

• Greatly improved my Spanish language skills working with native speakers.


Voluntary Work

• Sunday Centre, Sheffield. Food and drink service at homeless shelter (2014)

• Bristol University open day ( 2011).

• Snowsport junior world championships in Cardrona, NZ. Promotions team (2010).


Achievements & Skills

• EWB Wooden Bike Project. Successfully led a student team to build a bamboo bike. Aimed to provide a practical, affordable and easily manufactured bicycle designed for rural farming communities in Africa.

• Instrument Manufacture. Design and make acoustic snare drums and electric guitars.

• Selected to attend Careers International Top Engineers conferences in Frankfurt 2014 and Brussels 2014.

• Proficient word processing and database skills.

• Good knowledge of CAD, FEA and mathematical modelling packages.