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Stephen Chavez

As an IPC Designer Master Instructor, Stephen has been involved with the PCB design industry, both locally and internationally, for many years as a Technical Engineer, a Design Engineer and now as a Lead Electrical Designer.

  • More than twenty-one years’ PCB Design experience
  • IPC Designer Master Instructor
  • UTAS Global PCB Steering Committee Member
  • Member IPC Designer Council Executive Board
  • Recipient of UTAS Operating Principles Award

Industry Experience
Lead Electrical Designer, CID+, UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS)

  • Manager and Leader of Global PCB Team for US and India
  • Co-Leader Mentor Graphics Group company wide
  • Designer and manager of PCB schedules for projects varying in levels of complexity
  • Responsible for training, support of all design and engineering staff

Senior Design Engineer, CID, Integrity Engineering & Design Solutions

  • Design high level, complex/mixed signal analog, digital and RF printed circuit boards
  • Validate with vendors that all products are designed for manufacturing (DFM)
  • Interface with clients to manage production timelines and deliverables
  • Responsible for training and support of PCB staff

Senior PCB Designer, Vista Systems

  • Design high level, complex analog and digital printed circuit boards (up to 3Gig Hz)
  • Implement transfer of engineering prototypes to manufacturing/production
  • Incoming material inspection and final product shipments

CAD Design Engineer, EnCamera Sciences

  • Design, prototype and manufacture complex analog and digital PCB systems.
  • Developed and maintained PCB databases and libraries
  • Debugged analog and digital prototype circuits

Educational Experience

  • Veteran – United States Marine Corps
  • AS Degree – Mathematics
  • IPC CID Designer Certification
  • IPC CID+ Advanced Designer Certification