Leadership Position 20+ Years of Progressively Responsible Experience with Emphases on Excellent Team Building, Personnel Leadership, and Training/Mentoring Skills Quality-driven leader able to lead cross-functional teams in aircraft operations, maintenance, repair, and optimization activities. History of using innovative approaches to production efficiency, accuracy, including training programs and resource allocation. Skilled in directing complex, multimillion-dollar projects to successful completion. Quality Assurance Standards; Maintenance Control; Logistics Management; Performance Evaluations; Technical Training Programs; Diverse Aircraft Experience; Time & Resource Management served over 20 years in the military beginning my career as a helicopter mechanic for the Marine Corps. I served 5 years as a 46E helicopter repairer and crew chief. Which gained me extensive knowledge of mobile equipment, tugs (aircraft towing vehicles), mobile generators, cranes, and trailers. As a helicopter mechanic I learned to use numerous types of calibration tools, hand tools, computer diagnostic equipment, torque multipliers, power tools and specialty tools. I performed inspections and maintenance the fuel, flight controls, rotors, utility (hydraulic system), power plant, airframe, checked cockpit Controls, switches and safety equipment and devices. Performed engine starting, tune up procedures and removed and replaced components and parts as needed. Applied corrective treatment or preventive maintenance on the airframe and components as needed.
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Aircraft Mechanic, 02/2011 to 04/2014 Federal Government/Military – Bowling Green, VA
Currently designated as the Maintenance Chief; I conduct inspections and evaluations of UAS maintenance and repair in support of organizational and intermediate maintenance on the entire RQ-7B.
Shadow" equipment and all support equipment that pertains to the RQ-7B Shadow.
Inspect all phases of maintenance including organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance assigned to the unit.
Inspections are conducted throughout all stages of work in progress.
Conduct inspections on contracted work that is performed on the systems including the aircraft and the supporting systems of the UAV.
All inspections are done in accordance with the statement of work and workload agreement in support of the Quality Assurance Surveillance Program Perform preflight and post flight inspections of the aircraft fuselage, airframes, landing gears, tires, power trains, drive trains, fuel, electrical, hydraulic, flight controls, rotor, transmission, instruments, armaments (when equipped), and all systems that make the aircraft mission capable including; the launcher, tactical automated landing system, ground control stations, tactical vehicles, generators, environmental control units, and all other ground support equipment that pertains to the UAS system.
Perform AOP samples on all the tactical vehicles quarterly to help maintain the health of the vehicles.
Keep maintenance records and record what progress of maintenance that has been performed on all support equipment to keep the equipment in good running order.
I keep up with all the semi and annual inspections of the vehicles and equipment to get them to the FMS shops as needed.
Maintain all support equipment and UAS systems to mission capable status.
Review all work orders and inspect for correctness and proper format to ensure the completeness of the work order.
Ensure all work that is done on the aircraft and the supporting equipment is done by the reference applications on the Maintenance Allocation Charts and Technical Manuals of Quality Control and QA.
Serve as a primary point of contact for notification, reporting, and implementation of all aviation and ground safety messages that pertain to our unit.
Responsible for providing accurate maintenance requirements of upcoming inspections, time between overhaul's, and parts acquisition.
Function as the primary UAS maintenance liaison between the State Army Aviation officials and personnel that pertain to the UAS maintenance parts, repairs and documentation issues.
Perform and conduct inspections of the UAS maintenance forms and records.
Periodically check for updated contractor's publications and technical libraries to ensure proper administrative reviews and timely updates are incorporated.
Responsible for verifying that correct methods, techniques, and procedures are used and that work is in accordance with Government publications and specifications.
I make sure all Government property is being taken care of and being controlled.
Periodic checks of all equipment and Government property including; test equipment, calibration tools, tool boxes, and authorized tools to be used on the aircraft.
Make sure the test and calibrated tools/equipment are up to date on calibration and get them turned in when they are due for calibration or they were dropped or damaged in any way.
Provide assistance to all UAS maintenance matters to UAS operators, UAS maintenance crews, and contractor's/support personnel.
Coordinate and recommend solutions to any questions that may come about involving, maintenance techniques, work accomplished, technical directives and compliance, or any other support elements that are needed.
SR Correctional Officer, 01/2005 to 02/2011 Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women – Troy, VA
Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
Detected suspicious activities and watched for criminal acts and rule infractions.
Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees and visitors.
Circulated among visitors, patrons and employees to preserve order and protect prop Monitored and reported suspicious activities to local authorities.
Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
Warned offenders about rule infractions and violations and verbally evicted violators from premises.
Secured all doors in the office and main building after hours.
Inspected equipment, structures and materials to identify the cause of errors and defects.
Performed surveillance of suspects using binoculars, cameras and camcorders.
Indirect Fire Infantry Soldier, 01/2001 to 02/2011 Federal Government/VANG Military – Charlottesville, VA
Developed and led training programs in preparation for combat.
Trained in the use of tear gas and explosives.
Employed, fired and recovered anti-personnel and anti-tank mines.
Served as custodian of classified documents.
Prepared documents for destruction.
Operated and maintained communications equipment.
Performed as a fire team member during situational training exercises and all infantry dismounted battle drills.
Expert in tactical and technical guidance.
Surveyed and analyzed terrain to determine optimum equipment placement and use.
Documented and processed classified materials.
Led fire team during infantry dismounted battle drills and situational training exercises.
Tracked personnel and supplies within the company.
Maintained 100% accountability of all assigned equipment worth more than $13 million Dollars.
Service Technician, 02/2000 to 02/2005 CENTRAL COCA COLA – Charlottesville, VA
Provided outstanding customer service.
Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.
Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis.
Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
Prepared and administered preventative maintenance work orders.
Read work orders to prepare for machine setup.
Repaired wiring, plumbing, equipment, and machinery.
Supported technicians in equipment maintenance and repair.
Unpacked and assembled all new merchandise using variety of power tools.
Used hand tools to change worn cutting tools.
Used hoists and cranes to lift work pieces to machine.
Used precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures to measure dimensions of finished work pieces.
Accurately completed service reports and warranty forms.
Aircraft Mechanic/Crew chief, 03/1995 to 03/2000 UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS – Jacksonville, NC
Performed inspection and maintenance duties on the various systems of the aircraft including fuel, flight controls, rotor, utility, and power plant systems; checks cockpit controls, switches, and safety devices; performs engine starting, tune-up procedures, and taxiing of aircraft; removes and installs equipment, components, and parts as required; recognizes corrosion and applies corrective treatment or preventive maintenance; performs duties as section or crew leader or quality assurance Inspector; conducts informal technical training programs; assists in the supervision and administration of aircraft maintenance operations.
Announced and demonstrated safety and emergency procedures.
Assisted with the Safety Risk Management (SRM) process.
Calculated the aircraft weight and balance, performance and fuel requirements.
Maintained air-to-ground and point-to-point radio contact with aircraft commanders.
Monitored aircraft using radar, computer equipment or visual references.
Monitored gauges, warning devices and control panels to verify aircraft performance and to regulate engine speed.
Performed and supervised airfield management activities.
Coordinated communication between air traffic control and maintenance personnel.
Ensured that all crewmembers were fully qualified, properly rested, prepared for flight, had all required licenses and certificates in their possession and were briefed on all specific requirements of the trip.
Worked within flight operations to maintain a culture of safety with efficient procedures.
Provided for the servicing, maintenance and protection of the aircraft at all times while away from home station.
Remained current and qualified in assigned aircraft.
Started engines, operated controls and piloted airplanes to transport passengers, mail or freight, adhering to flight plans, regulations and procedures.
Utilized communications systems to direct the movement of pilots and ground personnel.
UAS Repairer Course (15-E): Unmanned Aircraft Systems 2012
UAV Maintenance Technician: Fort Huachuca, AZ. 2013
UAV Mechanical Technician: 1 2013 Fort Huachuca, AZ.
Bachelor of Science: General Studies, 1 2011 Ashford University - Clinton, Iowa General Studies
Adult Development and Life AssessmentEnglish CompositionComputer Literacy: Personal Dimensions of Education -
High School Diploma: 1 1992 Albemarle High School - Charlottesville, VA
UAS Repairer Course (15-E): Unmanned Aircraft Systems 2012
UAV Maintenance Technician: Fort Huachuca, AZ. 2013
UAV Mechanical Technician : 1 2013 Bachelor of Science : General Studies , 1 2011 Adult Development and Life AssessmentEnglish CompositionComputer Literacy : High School Diploma : 1 1992
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