Biomedical Mechanical Engineer

Last Updated: 24th May 2017 (over 5 years ago)




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Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level



Biomedical Mechanical Engineer - Research and Development, Design, Testing, Manufacturing, Standard Operating Procedure Development,

Journeyperson Electrician (Industrial/Commercial/Residential Construction/Renovation, Service and Design)


University of Victoria
Bachelor's of Engineering

   Sep 2013
— Apr 2017

Biomedical Engineering Degree, Mechanical Specialization, Undergraduate.
Technical electives - Robotics, Mechatronics, Finite Element Analysis, Energy Conversion Living Cells, Biophotonics, Biomaterials

University of Alberta
1st Year Engineering

   Sep 2012
— Apr 2013

General undergraduate engineering, 1st year studies


STEMCELL Technologies Inc
Junior Mechanical Design Engineer, Co-op

   Sep 2016
— Apr 2017

Instrumentation, R&D Department, STEMCELL Technologies Inc. – 1618 Station St, Vancouver, BC

• Used risk, cost, fabricability and manufacturability based approaches to design, order, assemble and test mechatronic modules and sub-components utilized by liquid handling robots
• Executed and accelerated in-house product manufacturing by developing and fabricating new tools and jigs, eliminating unecessary steps (reordering as needed), and installing a manual assembly line
• Developed and maintained Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA) sheets, maintained project and parts tracking using Google sheets, developed and implemented test plans using Excel
• Presented weekly project updates to supervisor, presented major design reviews to senior engineering staff, contributed to brainstorming and design review meetings presented by others

Island Health AUthority, BC Health
Biomedical Engineer's Assistant, Co-op

   May 2015
— Aug 2015

BME Department, Island Health Authority, Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals –Victoria, BC

• By interpreting and comparing the IEC’s 60601 and 62353 medical device standards, discerned and summarized the specific requirements to develop a provincial SOP for medical device inspections
• While troubleshooting malfunctioning equip. (Ultrasound, Defib., IV pump, UltraJet thrombectomy catheter), I developed, performed and documented preventative maintenance, physical, electrical, and functional tests to determine a device’s root cause of failure, proper function and safety

BioDev, Biomedical Development Group, UVic

   Jan 2015
— Dec 2015

Elected President of student group - responsibilities included Business and Group Development, weekly meetings and organizing research and development for novel biomedical device development
Won Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship business competition
Collaborated with Science Venture to develop summer camp activities for youth

University of Victoria
Engineering Liaison Officer's Assistant, Co-op

   Sep 2014
— Dec 2014

Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization (RPKM) – UVic, Victoria, BC
• Read pre-publication patents and papers, searched the internet for markets, competitors and collaborators to determined the novelty and viability of multiple technologies’ further mobilization

DeTails Electric
Founder (self employed)

   Mar 2010
— Current

• While maintaining product quality and safety, designing and implementing work plans for lighting and electrical packages using a decade’s experience and the CSA’s Electrical Code

Various Electrical Companies
Electrical Apprentice, Journeyperson, Foreman

   Jul 2004
— Feb 2012

Electrician - Industrial/Commercial/Residential Construction/Renovation, Service, Design

Pro-West Machine Shop
Floor Hand

   Sep 2002
— Dec 2002

Pro-West Machine Shop – Onoway, Alberta
• Operated milling, lathe, press, drill and cutting machines in order to produce and assemble equipment used in civil park development projects