Perform maintenance,troubleshooting and repair on US Army training devices to include mechanical, hydraulic system,component and line repair, airframe, electrical and air conditioning repair.
03/2008 to Current
Aircraft MechanicEustis, VA
Supply and logistics planning Performed aircraft structural repair on all U.S.
As the lead structural repairman, I was responsible for Avum, Avim, Depot level repairs at Felker Army Airfield at Ft.
Performed aircraft modifications in accordance with engineering drawings and blueprints.
Troubleshoot, maintain and repair aircraft environmental systems, computer cabinet and portable air conditioning systems.
Repair or replace computer components used in aircraft simulation.
Upload software and update programs as necessary.
Perform hydraulic system line fabrication and repair.
Overhaul hydraulic system components to include servos, actuators and cylinders.
CFC/HCFC-Universal refrigerant certified.
Initiate work orders then record work performed in Maximo.
Excellent communication and human relations skills.
Perform maintenance,troubleshooting and repair on US Army training devices to include mechanical, hydraulic system component and line repair, airframe, electrical and air conditioning repair.
Pressure test air conditioning systems and service struts using nitrogen.Knowledge of the laws, regulations, and safety procedures pertaining to air-conditioning equipment.
Operate forklift to move, load and unload equipment.
02/1985 to 03/2008
Aircraft Structural MechanicNorthrop Grumman Ft - Eustis, VA
Recorded and maintained material cost involved with the Airframe Shop.
Reviewed task and performed cost analysis to ensure efficient shop operation.
Performed aircraft structural repair on U.S.
Army helicopters which include the UH-1, AH-1, OH-58, AH-64, UH-60 and CH-47.
As the lead Structural Repairman, I was responsible for Avum, Avim, Depot level repairs at Felker Army Airfield at Ft.
Skilled in the operation of all sheet metal shop procedures and tools and equipment associated with aircraft structural repair.
Performed layout, bending, rolling,hand forming, stretching and shrinking to fabricate structural repair parts.
This includes the fabrication of forming blocks which are used to form curved sheet metal parts.
Experienced in the heat treating procedures of metal after repair parts are fabricated.
Perform a variety of structural repairs which include the removal of a damaged area, fabrication and installation of repair parts using proper rivet layout and installation procedures in accordance with technical manuals.
Experienced in dimpling, countersinking and rivet procedures to include removal and installation of solid, blind and high shear rivets.
Perform honeycomb panel repair and fabrication to include main and tail rotor blade repair.
Skilled in the repair of fiberglass and kevlar components.
Experienced in component replacement which includes main and tail rotor,engine,transmission, apu and landing gear.
07/1977 to 08/1982
Aircraft Structural MechanicUS Navy - VA
Supervised and assisted mechanics in the inspection, troubleshooting and repair of aircraft structures and hydraulic systems on the E2-C and TA-4J aircraft.
Replaced and repaired structural components as needed in accordance with maintenance manuals.
Involved the knowledge of sheet metal shop practices requiring the layout and fabrication of sheet metal components.
Qualified in the use of all sheet metal tools and equipment.
Hydraulic systems experience includes troubleshooting, servicing and replacement of system components.
Qualified quality assurance inspector.
Tidewater Community College - VA
Credits Earned: 17 Semester hours
Thomas Nelson Community College - Hampton, VASelect One Business Administration
Credits Earned: 63 Semester hours
Certification Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning/Refrigeration CertificationNew Horizions Regional Center - Hampton, VA