Quality-focused certified Airframe and Powerplant mechanic with 8 years of experience in both the military and private sector. Proven ability to operate in small and large environments. Multilingual Army veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, receiving several awards, is seeking a professional career to continue utilizing the skills gained in aircraft maintenance and to expand knowledge in the area of aviation. Skills A&P certification Quick learner Organized Adept multi-tasker Safety oriented Diagnostics knowledge Troubleshooting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
Strong Troubleshooting skills
Strong mechanical aptitude
Familiar with Rotorcraft
Calm under pressure
Strong team player
Good communication skills
Aircraft Mechanic, 10/2011 to 12/2012 URS Federal Services – Fort Carson, CO
Wealthy knowledge of the functions and performance limits of the aircraft.
Extensive knowledge of the logbook and all related technical manuals.
Very familiar with all special tools used on the aircraft, including the required tools for the task at hand.
Work in close relations with Government Officials during any major maintenance events.
Performed and installed aircraft subsystems such as engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and related components.
Experience ranging from RESET to PMI-1 all to daily PMD inspections.
Performed maintenance on several aircraft including UH60 models A, L, M, and other modified aircraft such as the Firehawk.
Other aircraft AH-64, OH-58, and UH-1.
Trained in the use of all support equipment used to perform required tasks.
Operated in a neat and organized environment to keep FOD away from aircraft.
Transferred tools, parts, equipment and supplies to and from work stations.
Lubricated shafts, bearings and machinery gears.
Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
Office IT & Network Support Specialist, 08/2008 to 10/2009 Herber & Nash, P.C – Longmont, CO
Created network of 15+ computers and 1 server to host as a file and data management facilitator.
Managed various areas including broadband connectivity, email (Outlook, Outlook Express, Mobile Me), and several Windows installations.
Sole network/technical support specialist for 11 firm employees.
Served as custodian of client documents.
Prepared documents for destruction.
Operated and maintained communications equipment.
Wrote office job descriptions and directives.
Maintained and repaired tools, equipment and machines.
Operated precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
Recorded type and cost of maintenance and repair work.
Completed and mailed bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
Resolved computer hardware and software, printing, installation, word processing, email and operating systems issues.
Reviewed and updated client correspondence files and scheduling database.
Assisted with receptionist duties, file organization and research and development.
UH-60 Mechanic & Crew Chief, 02/2005 to 05/2013 Colorado Army National Guard – Buckley, CO
Install aircraft subsystem assemblies including engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and components.
Primary inventory specialist for aircraft instruments.
Service and lubricate aircraft and subsystems.
Perform operator maintenance on tools, special tools, and aircraft ground support equipment
Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft subsystems
Responsible for maintenance and repair of entire aircraft
Provide technical guidance to five personnel
Perform multitude of inspections and safety checks
Prepare aircraft maintenance records for leadership.
Tracked personnel and supplies within the company.
Maintained 100% accountability of all assigned equipment.
Referred to blueprints, repair manuals and parts catalogs to diagnose and repair equipment.
Followed a routine maintenance checklist.
Bachelor of Science: Computer Science/Engineering Engineering Compute, Aug 2009 to Dec 2010 Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
High School Diploma: May 2005 Skyline High School - Longmont, CO
Associate of Science: Engineering, May 2008 to May 2009 Front Range Community College - Longmont, CO
Airframe and Powerplant, certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)