Akhtar Basit



Results driven mechanical engineer with more than 7 year’s expertise of components/ assemblies design in automotive (transit buses with hybrid propulsion) design and manufacturing environment, seeking a challenging role in mechanical engineering design. Detail oriented professional experienced in managing deadline driven projects. Gifted with analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, communication and report writing skills. Advanced technical knowledge of pertinent 3D CAD applications. Eligible for P. Eng, with specialized knowledge of heavy duty transit bus technology and in- depth knowledge of current automotive (passenger cars) technology.


• AIOLOS ENGINEERING (Toronto, Ontario), Feb – Oct 2014
Mechanical Designer
• DAIMLER BUSES NORTH AMERICA (Mississauga, Ontario), 2003- 2012
Engineering Designer
• BEVERAGE ENGINEERING INC. (Concord, Ontario), 2000-2003
Mechanical Designer/ Drafter
• ELECTRICITY SUPPLY BOARD of Ireland, (SIEMENS Co-Gen power plant, Pakistan), 1997-2000
Trainee Plant Maintenance (Mechanical) Engineer, Trainee Production Engineer

Education, Training/ Certification:

• Bachelor of Engineering (Mech.)
Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Cranfield University, England, U.K
• Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)
National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan
• 3D CAD Modeling Specialist Program,
George Brown College, Toronto
• Power Production Engineer Development Program, conducted by ESB International, in Dublin, Ireland
Numerous CCPP operation and maintenance training courses. Courses run by trainers from Germany and Netherlands (Note: CCPP stands for Combined Cycle Power Plant)