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Gus BacquƩ

2025 Tunis Cir., Fort Collins, CO 80526

Professional Summary

Designer with fifteen years' experience in 3D CAD modeling and product development. A collaborative team player with a track record of delivering multiple, concurrent projects in fast-paced environments. Seeking an opportunity to drive production efficiency through qualitative analysis and process re-design.


  • SolidWorks
  • AutoCAD
  • 3D Studio Max
  • CADman
  • MasterCAM
  • PDM
  • Adobe Collection
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Team

Work History - SolidWorks Manufacturing Designer (2005-2020)

Sand Creek Energy - Fort Collins, CO
Design Engineer
Water mitigation pump skids, Meter skids for oil & gas and custom design and fabrication.
Gallery Carts of Colorado - Wheatridge, CO
Production Engineer
Hand carts, food kiosk, and various portable equipment for professional sports stadiums.
Elite Technologies Inc. - Brighton, CO
Drafting & Design
Gas lift skids, meter tubes and prefab buildings for oil & gas industry.
ServTech Inc. - Louisville, CO
Engineering Designer
LACT stations for Oil & Gas.
Scientific Systems Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
SolidWorks Specialist & Trainer
Air handling equipment and refrigeration for petrol-chemical industry.
Cospolich Inc. - Norco, LA
Lead Designer
Custom stainless-steel industrial refrigerators for marine applications, and private labeling.
Wet Dog Glass - New Orleans, LA
Lead Designer
Glass Blowing Furnaces, equipment and specialized tools for art glass.


  • Developed from scratch; part libraries and configured legacy 3D models that allowed for rapid development of custom units of similar design.
  • Standardized design protocols; drawing templates, sheet metal bend tables, toolbox libraries to suit tooling, and trained engineers in their application.
  • Conversion from 2D to 3D, from P&ID's, 2D CAD drawings and rough sketches.
  • Decreased lead time and errors; Detailed departmental drawings derived from a central 3D model.
  • Developed a collaborative environment; set up and managing workgroup vault allowing multiple designers to work on the same project.

Notable Design projects

  • Fountain CO, water mitigation 1,500gpm pump skids.
  • CVN 78 air craft carrier all modular walk-in-coolers.
  • 49ers Football Stadium vendor booths, portable carts and kiosks.
  • Goggle Works, complete art glass hot shop with hot and cold working tools.
  • Whiting gas lift skids, large portable buildings housing gas lift and proofing operations.
  • Kroger Quick Chill Cooler, High production run for Kroger grocery stores.
  • Carnival Cruise line refer. units, seamless stainless-steel refrigeration units.
  • Carnival Cruise line salad bar;, centerpiece salad bar of refrigerated granite.


BA - Multimedia Arts and Animation
Art Institute of Colorado - Denver, CO
Two Years - Architecture
University of Southwestern Louisiana - Lafayette, LA