Alex Booth


Houston, TX

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James (Alex) Booth
Houston, Texas +1-832-326-6774

Objective: Driven and efficient engineer looking for a challenging field position in the oil & gas industry. Determined to exceed expectations through industry knowledge and a unique entrepreneurial perspective.

The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering August 2013 – May 2017

Work Experience___________________________________________________________________________________

Nido Structures LLC – Chief Operating Officer – Austin, TX September 2016 – July 2018
• Developed efficient sales pipeline to triple revenue from $43,000 in 2017 to $152,000 in 2018 YTD
• Executed accounting, finances, supply chain logistics, daily operations, and current product enhancements
• Coordinated successful Kickstarter marketing campaign raising $70,000 in 35 days
• Negotiated patent licensing agreement with leading company in the outdoor recreation industry
• Streamlined sales and distribution process for top-selling product cutting time by 90% and mfg costs by 50%
• Excelled in Longhorn Startup business accelerator and ranked 3rd in revenue against 14 other startup companies
• Invented and patent filed for Adjustable Footprint Suspension Seat Frame System. Patent Pending

Flow Below Aerodynamics – Mechanical Engineering Intern – Austin, TX April 2017 – August 2017
• Led design of new aerodynamic product for semi-truck trailer
• Worked with engineering team to optimize fastener for new wheel cover project using Solidworks FEA
• Used Solidworks CAD to design and fabricate dealer displays for wheel cover package

S&B Engineers and Constructors LTD – Mechanical Engineering Intern – Houston, TX June 2016 – August 2016
• Modeled and performed FEA using Compress Build on pressure vessel for Phillips 66 refinery project
• Gained working knowledge of HTRI Xchanger suite through various heat exchanger simulations

GE Oil & Gas – Manufacturing Engineering Intern – Lufkin, TX June 2015 – August 2015
• Optimized efficient labor hour usage through operator and supervisor training
• Led project to increase on-time reporting of inspection operation from 10 to 90 percent
• Audited SAP ERP software in conjunction with Timelink clock network and resolved errors

Excelerate Energy LP – Operations Intern – The Woodlands, TX June 2014 – August 2014
• Designed small scale LNG pipeline pivotal for onshore liquefaction facility project
• Coordinated voyages and analyzed fleet statistics for operations team

Leadership and Academic Experience_________________________________________________________________

Team Captain – Longhorn Racing – Formula SAE June 2015 – June 2017
• Led team of 20 student engineers to increase 22 ranks in two years at FSAE Lincoln international competition
• Designed and manufactured critical components for powertrain, suspension, aerodynamic, and ergonomic systems
• Recruited Ford Motor Company and Toyota as sponsors granting a new 2017 F-350 and $25,000 in funding
• Restructured design methodology through organized design reviews and board of advisors meetings
• Orchestrated $7,000 SAE lab restoration project

Achievements and Relevant Skills_____________________________________________________________________
Eagle Scout – BSA Troop 772 (Sam Houston Area Council)
FIRST Robotics Competition 2013 World Champions – Texas Torque FIRST Robotics Team
Proficient in Solidworks CAD, TIG & MIG welding, manual mill, lathe, waterjet and CNC plasma cutting