aircraft assembler resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Former US Marine Corps and retired US Air Force Master sergeant 33 years. Capable of providing leadership and guidance. Successful at performing both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on various aircraft models. Offering troubleshooting and repair work expertise. will apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Troubleshooting issues
  • Military maintenance standards
  • Safety protocol knowledge
  • Component repair
  • Schematic reading
  • Aircraft fabrication
  • Interpreting technical documentation
  • Identifies, installs and removes common aircraft fasteners
  • Leadership
  • Decision-making
07/2015 to 08/2020
Aircraft Assembler City Of Charleston Charleston, WV,
  • Prepared and assembled materials and set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Used hand and power tools to assemble products.
  • Observed key safety protocols and practices when operating dangerous equipment near team members or expensive systems.
  • Isolated problematic components and initiated troubleshooting techniques to resolve malfunctions, restore functionality and optimize performance.
  • Set up and fabricated complex mechanical assemblies using oral and written instructions from supervisor, reading technical documentation and collaborating with team members.
  • Inspected aircraft using measuring tools and testing equipment to maintain adherence with engineering specifications.
  • Checked assemblies for alignment, symmetry, fit and workmanship quality.
  • Cleaned aircraft structures with aqueous and organic solvent cleaning products to reduce harmful emissions.
  • Captured aluminum swarf, machine cutting fluid and solvents to segregate waste material for environmentally responsible disposal.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
10/2014 to 05/2015
Material Picker Amazon Fulfillment Center City, STATE,
  • Fulfilled orders quickly to accomplish challenging daily objectives.
  • Selected products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
  • Examined final products for conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Verified items correctly matched to sales check for packing and shipment.
  • Operated handheld scanners to track merchandise throughout fulfillment process.
  • Organized and stored items in warehouse using pallet jacks and hand trucks.
  • Promoted workplace safety and smooth production by keeping workspaces clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Coordinated with other associates on day-to-day work activities to drive productivity and achieve operational objectives.
01/2013 to 11/2013
Grounds Maintenance Worker Marion Ashley City, STATE,
  • Kept outdoor spaces looking clean and inviting with regular removal of leaves, sticks and other debris.
  • Pruned trees and bushes regularly for optimal shaping and better growth in upcoming seasons.
  • Added new landscaping plants and grass seed.
  • Enhanced residential properties by repairing fencing, equipment and sidewalks.
  • Installed and maintained automatic irrigation systems for optimal care of lawns and bedding plants.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
02/1984 to 08/2012
Airframe Structural Technician US Air Force City, STATE,
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance on C-141 Starlifter, KC-10 Stratotanker, C-5 Galaxy and C-17 Globemaster aircraft. Repaired or replaced plastic, fiberglass and carbon fiber bonded structures and bonded honeycomb assemblies.
  • Assembled structural parts and components to meet requirements for preserving structural integrity and low observable qualities.
  • Assessed damage to aircraft structural components and low observable coatings.
  • Advised on structural and low observable repair, modification, and corrosion protection treatment with respect to original strength, weight, and contour to maintain structural and low observable integrity. Ensured aircraft component balance is maintained.
  • Assembled repairs using special fasteners and adhesives. Inspected repairs for serviceability according to specifications and technical publications. Manufactures jigs, fixtures, forms, and molds.
  • Painted aircraft and support equipment. Identified removed and treated corrosion using mechanical and chemical procedures. Applied corrosion protective and low observable coatings. Applied aircraft paint schemes and markings.
  • Used metalworking equipment and tools to form, cut, bend, and fasten replacement or repair parts to damaged structures and components.
  • Fabricates, repairs, and assembles tubing and cable assemblies for aerospace systems and support equipment.
  • Maintains and inspects tools and equipment. Performs operator maintenance and service inspections on shop equipment and tools.
  • Ensures lockout and tag out procedures are accomplished prior to performing shop equipment maintenance.
  • Stored handled and disposed of hazardous waste and materials according to environmental standards.
  • Inspected structures and components and determined operational status. Interpreted inspection findings, and determined corrective action adequacy.
  • Posts entries and maintains maintenance and inspection records. Recommended methods to improve equipment performance and maintenance procedures.
  • Used automated maintenance systems. Inputs, validates, and analyzes data processed to automated systems. Cleared and closed out completed maintenance discrepancies in automated maintenance systems.
  • Classified damage to aircraft structures for repair to original strength, weight and contour. Balanced aircraft control surfaces and ensure repairs are pressure, fluid and weather tight.
  • Supervised and completed flight line foreign object prevention walks. Updated maintenance and repair logs according to services performed and submitted reports to supervisors for review.
  • Oversaw inventory usage and executed replenishment duties when needed. Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our mission.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines. Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish mission goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2004 to to
Senior Non Commisioned Officer Course - ,
Expected in 07/1984 to to
: Aircraft Maintenance
Airframe Structural Repair - Chanute Air Force Base ,
Expected in 10/1979 to to
: Basic military training
Marine Corps Recruit Depot - Parris Island, Sc,
Expected in to to
Orange High School - Orange, NJ

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School Attended

  • Senior Non Commisioned Officer Course
  • Airframe Structural Repair
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot
  • Orange High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Aircraft Assembler
  • Material Picker
  • Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • Airframe Structural Technician


  • GED

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