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Abigail Matthews (She/her)

Resumé

Currently living in

Palm Bay, Florida, US

Work Preferences

In-PersonHybrid

Open to roles

Long Term EmployeeShort Term ContractCo-opInternship

I am an innovative problem solver with strong STEM skills, practical lab and machinery experience, and a passion for astronomy and space sciences. I am willing to learn and grow in a position that utilizes my strong technical, creative design, materials, analytical, and hands-on abilities. I have a BS degree in planetary sciences.

Ideal Workplace Values

Science related; diverse; flexible; supportive.


Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

I pay attention to detail. I am very creative. I have strong logical skills. I am an excellent problem solver.

Top 5 Soft Skills

ConsistencyCreativityLogical ReasoningProblem SolvingAttention To Detail

Inclusion Essentials

Accommodations

Job coaching

Environments I'm comfortable with

Working with animals
Driving a vehicle
Working with food
Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Standing for long periods
Variable temperatures
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)

Experience

Check out my work

Worked for 8 months from Jan 2022 to Aug 2022

Machine Technician - Weber Manufacturing AND Supplies

* Operate and monitor Swiss-type automatic screw machines to produce precision parts * Program and run Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines * Read specifications to determine dimensions, tolerances, and quantity of parts required * Monitor machine operation and verify conformance of work piece to specifications, utilizing measuring instruments, including micrometers, calipers, and go/no-go gauges * Determine and make adjustments to tool and toolholders, stock and guide tensions, operating speed, and lubricant flow to maintain machine setup, using hand tools * Operate bench grinder to reshape and sharpen tools

Knowledge of GrindingProgrammable Logic ControllersCalipersMachine SetupMicrometerConstruction Toolkits
Worked for 8 months from Jan 2022 to Aug 2022

Machine Technician - Weber Manufacturing AND Supplies

* Operate and monitor Swiss-type automatic screw machines to produce precision parts * Program and run Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines * Read specifications to determine dimensions, tolerances, and quantity of parts required * Monitor machine operation and verify conformance of work piece to specifications, utilizing measuring instruments, including micrometers, calipers, and go/no-go gauges * Determine and make adjustments to tool and toolholders, stock and guide tensions, operating speed, and lubricant flow to maintain machine setup, using hand tools * Operate bench grinder to reshape and sharpen tools

Knowledge of GrindingProgrammable Logic ControllersCalipersMachine SetupMicrometerConstruction Toolkits
Worked for 1 years, 0 months from Jan 2021 to Dec 2021

Business Entrepreneur - Collectibles Market

* Following graduation during the COVID pandemic, successfully took on business of selling collectable LEGOs via the internet * Researched online marketplaces to understand customer needs and economical distribution points * Separated, inventoried, and catalogued thousands of LEGO parts to create complete sets * Monitored online sales, obtaining highest customer satisfaction scores

SalesCustomer SatisfactionCustomer Demand PlanningE-Commerce
Worked for 1 years, 0 months from Jan 2021 to Dec 2021

Business Entrepreneur - Collectibles Market

* Following graduation during the COVID pandemic, successfully took on business of selling collectable LEGOs via the internet * Researched online marketplaces to understand customer needs and economical distribution points * Separated, inventoried, and catalogued thousands of LEGO parts to create complete sets * Monitored online sales, obtaining highest customer satisfaction scores

SalesCustomer SatisfactionCustomer Demand PlanningE-Commerce
Worked for 2 months from May 2019 to Jul 2019

Research Assistant - Florida Institute of Technology College

* Edited and compiled NASA photos from the Juno probe for Planetary Science department studies of cloud structures on Jupiter for further research and examination * Manipulated photographs from the NASA Juno Mission web site using photo editing software for analysis * Collected data and prepared images for research of cloud structures from Jupiter's upper atmosphere

Image ProcessingKnowledge of EngineeringPhotography Skills
Worked for 2 months from May 2019 to Jul 2019

Research Assistant - Florida Institute of Technology College

* Edited and compiled NASA photos from the Juno probe for Planetary Science department studies of cloud structures on Jupiter for further research and examination * Manipulated photographs from the NASA Juno Mission web site using photo editing software for analysis * Collected data and prepared images for research of cloud structures from Jupiter's upper atmosphere

Image ProcessingKnowledge of EngineeringPhotography Skills
Worked for 2 months from Jun 2017 to Aug 2017

Intern - Suncoast Science Center Faulhaber FAB LAB

* Uploaded files and ran computer programs to control two dozen machines, utilizing Computer Aided Design (CAD) X7 and Cubify * Programmed, supervised, and operated machines including 3D Printer, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill, CNC Router, Circular Saw, Belt Sander, Bench Grinder, MiniCut 2D, Planer, Table Saw, Vertical Bandsaw, Vinyl Cutter, power tools, and sewing / embroidery machines * Designed and assembled projects and taught STEM students attending summer camps

Knowledge of GrindingProgrammable Logic ControllersComputer-Aided DesignTooling Assembly and DismantlingCNC RouterKnowledge of SawingEmbroiderySewing SkillsAbrasive BlastingSix Sigma Methodology3D Printing
Worked for 2 months from Jun 2017 to Aug 2017

Intern - Suncoast Science Center Faulhaber FAB LAB

* Uploaded files and ran computer programs to control two dozen machines, utilizing Computer Aided Design (CAD) X7 and Cubify * Programmed, supervised, and operated machines including 3D Printer, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill, CNC Router, Circular Saw, Belt Sander, Bench Grinder, MiniCut 2D, Planer, Table Saw, Vertical Bandsaw, Vinyl Cutter, power tools, and sewing / embroidery machines * Designed and assembled projects and taught STEM students attending summer camps

Knowledge of GrindingProgrammable Logic ControllersComputer-Aided DesignTooling Assembly and DismantlingCNC RouterKnowledge of SawingEmbroiderySewing SkillsAbrasive BlastingSix Sigma Methodology3D Printing
Worked for 8 years, 1 months from Jan 2009 to Dec 2016

Certified Stage Technician - Venice Theatre

* Costumer / Summer Stock Assistant Stage Manager / Lighting Technician * Achieved professional Journeyman Apprentice certification as Stage Technician for technical theatre * Experienced in lighting, stage management, costuming, and set design and construction * Worked 10-15 professional stage productions/year over seven years part-time and summers while full-time student

ConstructionKnowledge of LightingCostumesTechnical Theatre
Worked for 8 years, 1 months from Jan 2009 to Dec 2016

Certified Stage Technician - Venice Theatre

* Costumer / Summer Stock Assistant Stage Manager / Lighting Technician * Achieved professional Journeyman Apprentice certification as Stage Technician for technical theatre * Experienced in lighting, stage management, costuming, and set design and construction * Worked 10-15 professional stage productions/year over seven years part-time and summers while full-time student

ConstructionKnowledge of LightingCostumesTechnical Theatre

Education and Credentials

Attended for 4 years from 2016 to 2020

Florida Institute of Technology

Bachelor's degree - Planetary science

Attended for 4 years from 2016 to 2020

Florida Institute of Technology

Bachelor's degree - Planetary science

Attended for 4 years from 2013 to 2017

University of South Florida

Some college, no degree obtained - Physics

Attended for 4 years from 2013 to 2017

University of South Florida

Some college, no degree obtained - Physics