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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Skilled and detail-oriented Sheet Metal Mechanic with strong background fabricating and installing aircraft modifications, components and systems. Aiming to fulfill a role in which to leverage in-depth industry knowledge and a diverse skill set acquired over 8 years of service on multiple platforms in the aviation landscape.

Skills
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Equipment Support
  • Installation and Modification Strategies
  • Component Repair
  • Basic print reading skills and layout skills
  • Strong communication Knowledge of aircraft hardware and materials and processes.
  • Quality control
  • Safety-conscious
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Compassion
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Parts inspection
  • Component examination
Experience
09/2021 to Current
Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Lockheed Martin Corporation Alexandria, VA,
  • Inspected existing systems to identify maintenance needs and plan skilled repairs.
  • Built and installed complete Aircraft modifications according to Airbus standards and customer specifications.
  • Modified the HC-144A to HC-144B to fit customers' unique needs.
  • Fabricated and adjusted mod line components and parts with shop and on-site tools.
  • Troubleshot problems with components to identify root causes of failures.
  • Aligned and balanced overall structures and component parts by using precision instruments.
  • Created subassemblies when fixing prefabricated parts and attached to aircraft.
  • Inspected parts and systems for fit, alignment and compliance with standards by using measuring instruments or test equipment.
  • Used index points and measuring instruments to position and align subassemblies in jigs or fixtures.
  • Inspected aircraft using measuring tools and testing equipment to maintain adherence with engineering specifications.
  • Reviewed specifications and blueprints to understand proper techniques for maintaining aircraft integrity and functionality.
  • Assembled parts and subassemblies on aircraft with bolts, screws and rivets.
  • Cleaned aircraft structures, parts or components with aqueous or semi-aqueous products to reduce carbon or other harmful emissions.
  • Read and interpreted aircraft assembly diagrams for accuracy.
  • Installed mechanical linkages and actuators with tensiometers to verify tension of cables.
  • Cleaned aircraft structures with aqueous and organic solvent cleaning products to reduce harmful emissions.
  • Attached brackets, hinges or clips to secure or support components or subassemblies.
  • Set up and fabricated complex mechanical assemblies using oral and written instructions from supervisor, reading technical documentation and collaborating with team members.
  • Checked assemblies for alignment, symmetry, fit and workmanship quality.
  • Isolated problematic components and initiated troubleshooting techniques to resolve malfunctions, restore functionality and optimize performance.
  • Captured or segregated waste material for recycling or environmentally responsible disposal.
  • Fastened sheet metal coverings to surface areas of aircraft utilizing welding or riveting.
  • Captured aluminum swarf, machine cutting fluid and solvents to segregate waste material for environmentally responsible disposal.
  • Repairing, fabricating and installing simple aircraft metal structures, parts and units.
  • Applied sheet metal and heat treating processes on various types of metals to maintain specific hardness as required by prints and directives.
  • Examined aircraft hulls for obvious defects.
  • Applied when assembling parts, Seaming, Bolting, Screwing, Riveting, Tacking, Spot welding, Soldering.
  • Removing and installing aircraft structures and fittings
  • work with, Ferrous metals, Ferrous alloys, Copper, Nickel, Chromium, Brass, Bronze, Aluminum, Stainless steel.
  • Installing sheet metal parts, items, and assemblies of an irregular nature requiring adaptations of shop practices, methods, and techniques.
04/2020 to 09/2021
Aircraft Flightline Mechanic Vertex Aerospace City, STATE,
  • Performed aircraft structural repairs as related to sheet metal and composite structures.
  • Used technical data to diagnose and solve maintenance problems on aircraft systems.
  • Maintained records of repair work, parts replacement and routine maintenance.
  • Performed ground checks and assisted functional check pilots with in-flight functional check procedures.
  • Disassembled, repaired and replaced components in aircraft's body or engine.
  • Conducted and oversaw safety protocols, including flight line foreign object prevention walks.
  • Assisted with aircraft and equipment transport and movement.
  • Performed flight line functions including preflight and postflight requirements.
  • Maintained orderly and safe work environment by enforcing tool control and FOD awareness, prevention and safety at all times.
  • Fabricated and adjusted component parts with shop and on-site tools.
  • Troubleshot problems with components to identify root causes of failures.
  • Read and interpreted safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals to solve problems.
  • Inspected parts or aircraft to identify defects, proper fluid levels and general wear.
  • Recorded maintenance performance in aircraft logbooks and completed other paperwork requirements.
  • Completed flightline, hangar maintenance and repairs on assigned aircraft.
  • Preserved units or parts during work process, installation and storage.
  • Performed time compliance technical orders and service instructions to install structural components.
  • Briefed and debriefed pilots and crew members performing functional check flights.
  • Operated riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment.
  • Initiated and reviewed deficiency reports and hazardous material reports to verify completeness and accuracy.
  • Reviewed work orders and discussed with supervisors.
  • Executed corrosion control and inspection duties with minimal supervision.
  • Improved function of engines by replacing spark plugs, fuel filters and defective sensors.
  • Supervised and completed flight line foreign object prevention walks.
  • Adjusted and repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
  • Attached test instruments to equipment, reading dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Repaired and serviced air conditioning, heating and electrical systems.
  • Disassembled and overhauled internal combustion engines, pumps and generators.
  • Inspected and verified dimensions and clearances of parts to verify conformance to factory specifications.
  • Maintained aircraft environmental systems, oxygen systems, fire extinguishing systems and utility systems.
03/2015 to 06/2020
Flight Line Mechanic United States Marine Corps City, STATE,
  • Recorded maintenance performance in aircraft logbooks and completed other paperwork requirements.
  • Read and interpreted safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals to solve problems.
  • Inspected parts or aircraft to identify defects, proper fluid levels and general wear.
  • Completed flightline, hangar maintenance and repairs on assigned aircraft.
  • Serviced and lubricated aircraft and subsystems as directed.
  • Trained 300 plus new employees on company policies and protocols.
  • Cultivated safe and organized work area by maintaining active control over tools and equipment and retaining FOD awareness at all times.
  • Preserved units or parts during work process, installation and storage.
  • Used current data and proper tools to perform maintenance.
  • Performed time compliance technical orders and service instructions to install structural components.
  • Transported vehicles for repair by driving, towing or pushing into service bay.
  • Briefed and debriefed pilots and crew members performing functional check flights.
  • Operated riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment.
  • Compiled data and generated weekly and monthly maintenance reports, and spearheaded weekly and monthly squadron maintenance meetings.
  • Initiated and reviewed deficiency reports and hazardous material reports to verify completeness and accuracy.
  • Directed activities to manage and maintain 14 US Marine Corps helicopters multi million dollar assets to achieve readiness and mission standards.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to locate source of malfunctions.
  • Used diagnostics and troubleshooting tools to identify failures and equipment issues.
  • Updated maintenance and repair logs according to services performed and submitted reports to supervisors for review.
  • Completed standard inspections to assess wear and damage to vehicles.
  • Reviewed work orders and discussed with supervisors.
  • Executed corrosion control and inspection duties with minimal supervision.
  • Utilized hand and power tools to detect and repair aircraft malfunctions and damages.
  • Improved function of engines by replacing spark plugs, fuel filters and defective sensors.
  • Adjusted and repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
  • Supervised and completed flight line foreign object prevention walks.
  • Attached test instruments to equipment, reading dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Planned work procedures using charts, technical manuals and experience.
  • Disassembled units and inspected parts for wear with micrometers, calipers and gauges.
  • Examined and adjusted protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices.
  • Repaired and serviced air conditioning, heating and electrical systems.
  • Utilized electronic testing equipment to troubleshoot fuel, ignition and emissions control systems.
  • Disassembled and overhauled internal combustion engines, pumps and generators.
  • Tested components and systems using infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges and computerized diagnostic devices.
  • Inspected and verified dimensions and clearances of parts to verify conformance to factory specifications.
  • Maintained aircraft environmental systems, oxygen systems, fire extinguishing systems and utility systems.
  • Quarantined chemicals and followed company guidelines, Environmental Protection Agency rules, Department of Transportation regulations and disposal site protocols.
  • Performed ventilation and entry operations to secure hazardous environment.
  • Analyzed factors affecting emergency response operations and emergency hazard mitigation to develop safety prevention plan.
  • Tracked chemical inventories and environmental sampling.
  • Protected emergency response forces, responding to calls and hazardous material incidents.
  • Inspected commercial and public buildings to comply with fire codes and inspection standards.
  • Developed clean-up and removal strategy for each individual case based on materials in question and available resources.
  • Built structures to contain spills or hazardous areas prior to clean-up and removal.
  • Achieved cost-savings by developing functional solutions to problems.
  • examine aircraft hulls and metal structures to assure proper repairs and maintenance.
  • evaluating structural and composite damage to sheet metal and composite systems or items in order to plan and lay out repair and modification projects.
  • planning and laying out complex sheet metal components and parts (such as stainless steel, honeycomb material, and various alloys).
  • determining the proper techniques and materials to use from specifications or blueprints.
  • interpreting drawings, sketches, blueprints and verbal instructions.
  • operated and maintained Hand or power crimping, Burring, Turning, Beading machines, Soldering and welding equipment.
  • Measuring instruments such as Pocket rules, Hook rules, Compasses, Flexible and semi-flexible steel rules, Protractors, Calipers, Various types of gauges, Hardness Testing Equipment and Laser Temperature Guns
  • Set up and maintaining fixtures used in the alignment of aircraft and aircraft parts.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2023 to to
Associate of Science:
Coastal Carolina Community College - Jacksonville, NC
GPA:
Certifications
  • CH-53E organizational maintenance C-602-4452
  • Corrosion Control (basic) C-600-3180
  • Aircraft Corrosion Control FRC N-701-0013
  • Aircraft Paint and Touch up and Markings N-701-0014

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Coastal Carolina Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic
  • Aircraft Flightline Mechanic
  • Flight Line Mechanic

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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