Frank D

cnc machinist


Aircraft Rigging Assembler


Livonia, MI

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FRANK A. DANKO 20044 Mayfield Livonia, MI 48152 248-474-6813 Hello; I am a CNC Lathe Machinist with many years of experience in multiple industries. My years of machining experience include: manual lathe, CNC lathe and manual mills. Also, I have taken college courses in Robotics, CNC Programming, Machining, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, AC DC Motors, and math courses through advanced trigonometry. Additionally I am a licensed Airframe and Powerplant mechanic. I have successful experience working with a variety of materials and working in various industries including manufacturing, race cars, airplanes and the oil field industry. I specialize in working with prototype parts and can create parts without drawings or plans. I have a great work ethic, am self motivated and have a strong mechanical aptitude. I would enjoy talking with you about a machinist position. I can be reached after 3 pm., at: 248-474-6813. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for your time. Sincerely, FRANK A. DANKO 20044 Mayfield, Livonia, MI 48152 248-474-6813 OBJECTIVE To utilize my many years of high quality experience as a CNC Lathe Machinist with a growing company with opportunity for advancement. EXPERIENCE NLB Corp. Wixom, MI Jan. 2013-Present CNC Lathe Machinist  Program, setup, and operate CNC lathe.  Hass Lathe TL2  Detail work consisting of short run jobs using tough materials such as: 17-4SS, 01 Hallite Inc. Wixom, MI Sept. 2010-Sept. 2012 CNC Lathe Setup Man  Setup CNC Automated lathe. Newcraft Tool and Die Livonia, MI May 1994-March 2008 CNC Lathe Programmer  Setup, program and operated CNC lathes.  Manufactured and designed specialty tooling (boring bars, grooving bars) for hot projects.  Sharpening and replacing tools.  Detail work consisting of short run jobs using tough material such as M2, M4, CPM4, D2, 01, and H13. Hart Precision Redford, MI April 1993-Feb. 1994 CNC Mill and Lathe Operator  Operated CNC lathes and mills. American International Airways, Inc Ypsilanti, MI Nov. 1987-Dec 1992 Chief machinist  Documented (drawings) and built specialty tools for aircraft parts.  Custom manufactured parts for Sprint, Midget, and Top Fuel Dragsters including miscellaneous machine parts.  Founded and administered the machine department. Welker Engineering Sugarland, TX Mar. 1982-Mar. 1987 CNC Lathe Operator  Setup man, and operated CNC lathes.  Operated manual lathes and sharpened tools. ADDITIONAL SKILLS  Able to conceptualize and create without aid of prints in bringing concepts to reality; such as fixtures, tooling and finished products.  Precision machining and knowledge of all manual tool room equipment.  Understanding and selecting proper tool geometry.  Problem solving skills with feeds and speeds.  Repairing tooling, making and repairing jigs, free hand grinding of drills and flat bottom drills, sharpening of tools, and grinding.  Excellent mechanical ability, good math skills, and blueprint reading skills.  Able to operate a forklift. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Controls  Fanuc 5T – 6T – Fap – 6M  Yasnac  OITB  Hass Machines  Mori Seiki SL-3, TL-3, SL-3H, LS-43T  Okuma LC10  Hardinage Manual & DSMA  Hardinage 8/52  Carlton Radial Drill Press  Reid Surface Grinder Blanchard 20”  Hatichi Seiki Lathe 20 SH  Hass SL 30, TL2 Materials  Stainless 440c, 316, 304, 303, 174  Chrome Moly and Leaded Steel  Carbons 1018, H13, S5, M4, CPM4, S7, M2-S5-D2-01  Nitronic 60  Titanium  Copper, Brass  Aluminum 6016, 7075, 2024  PVC, Kelf, Teflon, Delrin  Divar EDUCATION Schoolcraft Community College, Livonia, MI, 1989-2010  Job related courses: 5 semesters of CNC Programming & Operations, Blueprint Reading, Math through Advanced Trigonometry, Shop Mathematics, Machine courses, Introduction to Robotics, Fundamentals of AC/DC, Filters and Solid State Devices, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and AC/DC Motors. Detroit Institute of Aeronautics, Ypsilanti, MI Graduated 1988  Airframe and Power Plant license. Stevenson High School, Livonia, MI, Graduated-Curriculum courses