aircraft maintenance superintendent resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

Operations Manager and Air Force Veteran leveraging 30 years of proven experience in leading highly successful organizations and dynamic teams. Possesses comprehensive background in strategic planning, program and personnel management, performance monitoring, quality assurance, safety and compliance. Extensive experience in advanced aerospace systems and world-wide aircraft maintenance operations with multiple assignments in the United States, Europe, the Pacific, and the Middle East.

  • Cross-Functional Leadership
  • Program Management
  • Public Speaking and Instruction
  • Quality Assurance/Safety
  • Cross-Functional Leadership
  • Resource Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Improvement
  • Team Building/Conflict Resolution
07/2011 to Current
Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent Smithfield Foods, Inc. Greenville, SC,
  • Managed large dynamic teams; led operations of 6 aircraft and communications organizations and 17 distinct career fields to repair, maintain and safely generate F-16, F-35, and RQ-4 military aircraft in support of pilot training, combat and reconnaissance operations.
  • Analyzed system failures and corrective actions to pinpoint trends and direct resources to increase efficiency and improve reliability.
  • Evaluated personnel performance and technical skills to identify deficiencies and implement training adjustments.
  • Processed performance reports, oversaw incentive programs and oversaw administrative actions for 630 people.
  • Assigned personnel to positions; oversaw safety, security, and training; mentored personnel and advocated for employees to higher management.
  • Piloted leadership training program; built curriculum, coordinated lessons and instructed classes for 65 officers and senior enlisted managers.
  • Established Air Force's first RQ-4B Global Hawk maintenance unit to support world-wide reconnaissance and $248 million weapons system.
  • Investigated engine damage incident; wrote and submitted 12-page analysis and 2 technical updates for enterprise-wide safety/procedural correction.
06/2012 to 05/2017
Board President, Grand Forks District 140 North Dakota School Board Association City, STATE,
  • Chaired board meetings and multiple sub-committees; enacted district policy for 2 schools; set agendas and schedules; mentored new members.
  • Worked directly with Superintendent of Schools on all matters related to district facilities, budget, student education, teachers, and parent concerns.
  • Administered $4.8 million budget; vetted and selected architectural and contracting firms for new school construction projects.
  • Represented district board at city functions, high school graduations and State conventions to include speaking engagements and media interactions.
09/2009 to 07/2011
Wing Avionics Manager USAF City, STATE,
  • Served as avionics subject matter expert; advised senior leadership on all programs and systems supporting $970 million aircraft fleet.
  • Assessed contracted depot field team operations and provided logistics support to meet strict timelines to include $11 million F-16 embedded GPS/inertial navigation/satellite communications modification.
  • Headed electronic warfare program, through threat tracking, personnel training, testing and evaluating security and capability.
  • Oversaw modification supply chain to include ordering, inventory, movement and inspection of all components and consumables used in aircraft and equipment modifications.
  • Controlled repair, sustainment, distribution, and testing of 152 targeting and electronic warfare pods worth $300 million, supporting 3 fighter squadrons and world-wide RAMPOD distribution system.
05/2007 to 09/2009
Production Superintendent USAF City, STATE,
  • Planned, organized and directed maintenance workflow of 230 technicians to support flying operations of 25 combat F-16 aircraft worth $615 million
  • Ensured aircraft flight worthiness for daily flying schedule; coordinated fleet health management plans; maintained zero mishaps.
  • Led on-board oxygen generating system modification; first unit in European theater to employ new system; eliminated liquid oxygen reliance.
  • Oversaw advanced targeting pod inception; attended diagnostics and repair course; trained technicians on new weapon system.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2024 to to
No Degree: Professional Aeronautics
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Earned 91 college credits
  • Aviation/Aerospace Safety Minor
Expected in 08/2004 to to
Associate of Science: Avionics Systems Technology
Community College of The Air Force - Montgomery, AL

Professional Management Certification (PMC) 2013


Leadership Training

Arbinger Leadership Course

Chief Leadership Course
Joint Senior NCO Military Education Course
USAF Senior NCO Academy

Technical Training

Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School
Production Superintendent Course

Radiation Assessment Training

Aircraft Weight and Balance School

Quality Assurance Inspector Course

F-16 Avionics Craftsman Course

F-16 Aircraft Boresight Training

F-16 Engine Run Certification

F-16 Common Configuration Course

Instrument/Flight Control Course

Integrated Attack Systems Course

Security Clearance: Secret, Tier 3, CE 2021 02 03

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School Attended

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
  • Community College of The Air Force

Job Titles Held:

  • Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent
  • Board President, Grand Forks District 140
  • Wing Avionics Manager
  • Production Superintendent


  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science

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