Adept in aircraft maintenance including assisting in troubleshooting, fault finding, repair, and assisting in testing of electrical systems and components.
Excel at interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics to perform and expedite installations, electrical bonding, repairs, inspections and preventative maintenance.
Strong leadership, training, team-building and supervisory talents; skilled at delegating assignments, promoting team cohesiveness, enforcing quality assurance, and motivating personnel to display productivity excellence.
Extremely detail-focused with proven capabilities in planning, report writing, cultural diversity, risk management and continuous improvement including lean manufacturing.
Proficiency in IPI (in-progress inspections), Mil-spec soldering and assisting in the operation of sophisticated electronic test equipment.
Possess advanced mechanical aptitude and sharp problem solving abilities.
Seamlessly coordinate efforts with all trades to complete projects efficiently and accurately.
Proficient at splicing, joining and connecting wire, helping to test circuits to ensure integrity and safety, and steering stringent compliance with occupational health and safety requirements.
Aircraft Electrical Mechanic Aerospace Electrician January 1997 to January 2015The Boeing Company － Long Beach, CA
Contributed to multiple programs including C-17 Globemaster III, KC 10 Extender, DC 10/MD 10/DC 10 Air Tanker, MD 80/90/11, and T 45 Goshawk Navy Trainer.
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Professional Experience continued.
Safely and efficiently complete installations on cargo areas, cabins, cockpits, crew rest area, landing gear, ramps, stabilizers and more.
Direct, mentor, motivate and supervise team of five in electrical work, structure mechanics and hydraulic mechanics.
Helping to troubleshoot electrical lighting, anti-collision lights, wing and nose landing lights, in-trail and side formation lights, vertical elevator lights, navigation lights, and AC/DC outlets.
Investigate and remedy wire damage, leaks, communication system problems, coaxial cable damage, galley and lavatory electrical functions, and radio communication systems on military and commercial airplanes.
Install major parts of information and communications computers, LRUs, engine batteries, communication controllers, military satellite communication antennas, avionics components, multi-function displays, throttle modules, relays and more.
Foster, nurture and maintain highly cooperative relationships with foreign customers spanning Qatar, U K, Canada, UAE, Kuwait, India, etc.
and domestic customers such as USAF, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Nations and US Navy.
Instrumental in capturing $750K in annual savings and accelerating the load plus transport process by nine hours per ship through new method of loading the major wire assembly from the blue line to the transport loading apparatus.
Education and Training
Electronic Certification, McDonnell Douglas Vocational Trade School
Completed extensive and ongoing professional development throughout career including:
Foreign Object Damage/ Debris Prevention
Shop Floor Ergonomics
PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
Team-Based Employee Involvement
ISO 14001 & ISO 9000 certified
General Wire Installation
Aircraft Sealing Materials & Methods
Electrostatic Discharge Certification
Safety Awareness Electrical
ETP Team Building
Hazardous Materials Handling
Lockout / Tag-out
High Reach Equipment Operation
Jacking and Marshaling Certification
FEDS (Aircraft Explosive Systems)
Employee Fall Protection
Powered Platform Operations
Scissor Lift Operations
Aircraft Confined Space Certification
Blueprint Reading, C, cable, DC, electrical work, Equipment Operation, Ergonomics, Information Security, ISO, ISO 9000, Team Building, Lean Manufacturing, lighting, Materials, mentor, Navy, navigation, Quality, radio, Safety, Trainer, troubleshoot
*Chosen as one of two electrical mechanics to participate in the complete redesign of the landing gear pod section of the C-17 Globemaster III; significantly enhanced efficiency of the build process and slashed overall cost by several million dollars.
*Played a key role in Boeing earning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for performance excellence.
*Consistently demonstrated outstanding initiative and dedication throughout career by winning awards such as Team-Based Business Initiative Award, Doing Something Right Award, Exceptional Performance Award, Employee Involvement Award and Safety First Award.