CV

Christopher Arntzen
Pismo Beach, California
Education

 

2011 - 2013  Master of Science, Electrical Engineering

    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

 

    Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe Germany

    International Renewable Energy Program 

 

2002 - 2007 Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

 

Experience

 

January 2017 – Present

Power Electronics Design Engineer

Rantec Power Systems

    LV power supplies for military applications

February 2016 – January 2017

Power Electronics Design Engineer

L-3 Communications – Electron Devices Division

    HV power supplies for military applications

 

July 2013 – February 2016

Reliability, Asset, and Planning Engineer

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

    Electric distribution automation (FLISR)

 

July 2012 – August 2012

Electrical Engineer

(Summer Internship Position)​

Meggitt Safety Systems Inc.

    Digitally controlled optical amplifier

 

June 2003 – August 2006​

Electronics Technician / Engineer Assistant​

(Summer Internship Position)​

Line 6 Inc.​

    Soldering, prototyping

Skills

 

Hardware Design:

DC/DC Converters

EMI Filters

Magnetics

Digital & Analog

PCB Layout

 

Software:

LabView

Matlab

Mathcad

LT Spice

KiCad

SketchUp

Access

Programming:

C

Python

Visual Basic

HTML

 

Other Skills:

Test Fixture Design

Database Design

Carpentry

Automotive