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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
:
Skills
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Recruitment Management
  • Strong communication
  • New Hire Onboarding
  • Training Development and Execution
  • Leadership
  • Computer proficiency
  • Team building
  • Data management
  • Customer service
  • Applicant Qualification
  • Candidate Searching
  • Human Resources Management Systems
  • Employee Orientation
Additional Information

- Coined for excellence in managing the fabrication section training program 2021

- Airman of the Quarter in 2016, for excellence in my squadron

- Managing over 40 members

- Recruiting and in-processing all in-coming members

- Fluent in computer systems such as ATAAPS ( Automated Time and Attendance Production System), GO81 ( Mobility Aircraft Data System), FEDLOG (defense logistics information services), TBA( Training Based Area), and Microsoft systems.

- Volunteer with the 109th to help the Salvation Army distribute toys and food.
- Volunteering to have lunch with a veteran, which is a great experience to learn more about our military heritage.
- Had the honor of being a Guardian for the Leatherstocking Honor Flight. An experience that was life changing!

- Assisted with a recruiting program for high school students to learn about the military and maintenance.

Professional Summary

With over seven years of experience in the United States Air Force acquiring a plethora of skills with a wide range of knowledge. Stretching from Aircraft Structural Maintenance to recruiting and in-processing new sheet metal troops. With expertise in team management, and strategy development. Well-versed in developing and strengthening relationships with internal team members, companies and applicants in orders to quickly fill open technical positions with best-fit candidates. Proficient in determining applicant eligibility and performing skill assessments. Managing over six shop programs and over forty members. Supervising the training program for the entire fabrication flight, which is one of the biggest programs in the shop. Accomplished Training Manager well-versed in selecting trainers, curriculum and course plans to achieve demanding training objectives. Effective at leading courses on diverse topics. Prepared to offer over seven years of progressive training experience and take on challenging new role.

Work History
USAF - Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technician
City, STATE, 12/2018 - Current
  • Manage over forty members.
  • Onboarded new hires and set up training.
  • Set up computer systems for new airman coming in
  • Shrunk knowledge gaps with ongoing training and close employee mentoring for new and less experienced team members.
  • Researched and obtained relevant course materials to achieve training objectives.
  • Conducted orientation sessions and organized on-the-job training for new hires.
  • Alternated training methods to diversify instruction, strengthen learning opportunities and enhance program success.
  • Trained new hires to perform cross-training exercises with experienced workers.
  • Implemented new learning strategies depending upon employees' skill levels.
  • Organized and edited training manuals, multimedia visual aids and other educational materials.
  • Prepared effective training plans to maximize Reserve training.
  • Complied with required instruction, guidance and/or training and provides instruction, guidance and training to others.
  • Utilized safety practices, Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and AF Environmental Compliance Assessment Management Program (ECAMP) environmental protection practices and procedures and complies with security regulations, directives and policies.
  • Fluent in computer systems such as ATAAPS ( Automated Time and Attendance Production System), GO81 ( Mobility Aircraft Data System), FEDLOG (defense logistics information services), TBA( Training Based Area), and Microsoft systems.
  • Complete ACA (airman Comprehensive assessments) on new airman coming in.
  • Using specific computer systems such as, Go81 to track time and aircraft jobs.
  • Responsible for subordinates’ development and effective accomplishment of all assigned tasks.
  • Managing and assisting six programs such as, Bench Stock, Data Integrity, Hazardous Communications, PMEL, Safety, and Training.
  • Created binders/help guides for each program, this allows co-workers to easily understand other programs along with new trainees being trained.
  • Monthly briefings on highlights and improvements of all programs
  • Performed scheduled and unscheduled inspections to check flight readiness of aircraft.
  • Collaborated with multiple maintenance shops such as, Fuels, Hydro, Jets, and Age, to coordinate fitting and alignment of heavy parts.
  • Monitored equipment, tools and system upgrades to compile data into detailed reports for upper management.
  • Enhanced customer satisfaction ratings by motivating team members to strengthen quality and increase productivity.
USAF - Aircraft Structural Maintenance Reservist
City, STATE, 12/2018 - Current
  • Rebuilt aircraft structures and functional components in accordance with maintenance manual Technical Data , regulations and aviation services policies and procedures.
  • Performed routine equipment inspections and maintained and completed corrective actions by referring to workbooks and technical publications to determine specifications.
  • Recorded inspection and maintenance actions using maintenance forms, computer terminals and other technical applications.
  • Updated forms and filled out maintenance reports with high accuracy and efficiency.
  • Utilized hand tools such as scales, metal sheers, radius gauges, breakers and rollers to fabricate sheet metal parts, panels and skins as required.
  • Fabricated, located and installed pressurized fuselage doublers, skins and panels by laying out fastener patterns IAW engineering drawings.
  • Exhibited clear understanding of actions required during exercises and meeting day-to-day security responsibilities on a consistent basis.
  • Immediately reported accidents, incidents and/or injuries to the supervisor.
  • Attended and successfully completed OJT and/or classroom training to be qualified and/or certified on assigned tasks.
  • Contouring doublers, skins and panels to original design, drilled and dimpled using pneumatic drills and drill guides, along with breaking all sharp edges using deburring tools.
  • In depth fiberglass and composite repair experience.
  • Fixed dents, cracks, and delaminate fiberglass structures.
  • Mixed chemicals such as 9319, 9309, 963, 1751, along with stripping agents and paint coatings.
  • Masked areas and applied paint coating using spray guns.
  • Used, maintained, and stored personal protective equipment.
  • Complied with all appropriate safety, EPA, health directives and bio environmental program requirements.
  • Ability to troubleshoot difficult metal machine designs and fabrication problems while following detailed instructions that cover all procedures.
  • Utilized safety practices, Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and AF Environmental Compliance Assessment Management Program (ECAMP) environmental protection practices and procedures and complies with security regulations, directives and policies.
  • Used, maintained, and stored personal protective equipment.
  • Complied with all appropriate safety, EPA, health directives and bio 8/2/2021 Print Resume https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Document/Resumes 2/4 environmental program requirements.
  • Proper handling, disposal, documentation of hazardous waste materials and by products.
  • Analyzed, evaluated, and classified structural sheet metal or composite damage when planning repair and modification projects.
  • Determined appropriate repair or modification procedures or protective coatings.
  • Selected, cut, bent, and installed complex hardware on all types of assemblies as determined by pattern and layout.
  • Fabricated templates for aircraft and equipment structural components.
  • Utilized non-destructive means to ascertain size/extent of damage to composite/metal bonded structures.
  • Local manufacture aircraft/support equipment tubing and cable assemblies per drawings or prints.
  • Must ensure proper and effective use of all resources.
  • Documented all inspection and maintenance actions in aircraft forms, IMDS and FERMS.
  • Monitored parts department and placed orders for maintenance supplies on consistent basis.
USAF 1 Air National Guard Road - Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technician
City, STATE, 10/2015 - 09/2018
  • Assisted with recruiting program for high school students to learn about military processes and maintenance.
  • Reviewed work order requirements reflecting sheet metal articles, composite components, parts, and assemblies to be constructed, altered, painted or repaired.
  • Developed patterns, molds, cuts, forms, joins, assembled, and installed items and systems which have combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves, angles, and planes.
  • Coordinated with program office engineers to design and produce local manufactured items.
  • Reviewed, maintained, and documented actions on aircraft and/or associated applicable forms and/or electronic documentation.
  • Used complex shop mathematics to calculate irregular curves, angles, and pitches.
  • Determined material, tools, and equipment needed for projects. Along with how or what repairs need to be made.
  • Used complex/precision measuring instruments such as protractors; calipers; snap ring, height, depth, dial, and screw pitch gauges; and other hand-measuring devices to measure plans and projects.
  • Applied principles of radial-line development combined with parallel-line development to devise and calculate patterns.
  • Set up, adjusted, and operated power and non-powered tools and forming equipment to form sheet metal into cylindrical, tapered, conical, and irregular shapes.
  • Analyzed, evaluated, and classified structural sheet metal or composite damage when planning repair and modification projects.
  • Determined appropriate repair or modification procedures or protective coatings.
  • Selected, cut, bent, and installed complex hardware on all types of assemblies as determined by pattern and layout.
  • Fabricated templates for aircraft and equipment structural components.
  • Utilized non-destructive means to ascertain size/extent of damage to composite/metal bonded structures.
  • Local manufacture aircraft/support equipment tubing and cable assemblies per drawings or prints.
  • Produced finished products according to specifications, within established time frames, and meet customer requirements.
  • Operated, cleaned, maintained and account for all hand, power tools and equipment, such as slip roll forming machines, box and pan brakes, beading and tubing machines to fabricate and repair items.
  • Assembled and fabricated components of various metal alloys, plastics, advanced composite materials and honeycomb material.
  • Applied complex riveting and spot-welding techniques for appearance, durability, and structural soundness.
  • Work with a variety of assembly joints, hems, and edges.
  • Used and maintained a variety of other tools such as drill presses, rivet guns, punches, metal saws, shears, power hand saw, power band saw, universal grinder, electric sander, production/programmable CNC tube benders, swedgers, cable swedging and testing equipment, and other tools of the trade.
  • Maintained all types of composite working equipment such as programmable temperature controlled units with heat blanket.
  • Maintained, weld and inspect thermocouples.
  • Secured consolidated tool kits, report missing or broken tools and equipment in accordance with prescribed directives.
  • Maintained records and documents action IAW AFI’s and applicable guidance.
  • Thoroughly prepared surfaces for the application of protective coatings, e.g., paint, primer, RAM, rain erosion and alodine.
  • Identified/removed corrosion and other materials in accordance with accepted standards.
  • Combined agents, e.g., catalysts, drying agents, and retardants, with coating materials in the appropriate proportions and in accordance with technical orders and other instructions.
  • Used various computer systems such as GO81( and ATTAPS(Automated Time, attendance, and production system), to track jobs and take time.
  • Provided for servicing, maintenance and protection of aircraft at all times while away from home station.
USAF 1 Air National Guard Road - Aircraft Structural Maintenance Guardsman
City, STATE, 02/2014 - 11/2018
  • Used, maintained, and stored personal protective equipment.
  • Complied with all appropriate safety, EPA, health directives and bio environmental program requirements.
  • Proper handling, disposal, documentation of hazardous waste materials and by products.
  • Maintained awareness of shop safety procedures and identified/corrected any unsafe practices and/or procedures.
  • Kept work area free of foreign object debris.
  • Exhibited clear understanding of actions required during exercises and meeting day-to-day security responsibilities on a consistent basis.
  • Immediately reported accidents, incidents and/or injuries to the supervisor.
  • Complied with required instruction, guidance and/or training and provides instruction, guidance and training to others.
  • Completes personal training requirements on time and maintains pertinent qualifications to ensure continual ability to provide training and mentoring to others.
  • Examined work performed by trainee to ensure compliance with appropriate procedures and applicable technical orders.
  • Provided accurate feedback on training progress and recommended to proper authority and readiness of the trainee to assume more complex work.
  • Provided clear and accurate guidance and on the- job training to others.
  • Must document entries into automated training record.
  • Consistently reviewed, maintained, and documented actions on aircraft and/or associated required shop forms, following record action requirements completely, and assuring accurate and timely record action completion, whether by computer- or paper-based data methods.
  • Adhered to applicable corrosion control program procedures and processes.
  • Inspected, prepared aircraft and support equipment surfaces and applies a variety of chemical compounds, protective and specialized coatings to a plethora of materials, such as sheet metal, radomes and composites then correctly disposes of hazardous waste products.
  • Responsible for effectively planning work to be accomplished, selecting methods, tools and techniques best suited for tasking and assuring conformance with accepted trade practices and standards.
  • Identified and took appropriate action to resolve problems associated with components which are damaged or weakened.
  • Prepared protective coatings by thinning, mixing, and blending primers, paints and other materials to meet proper flow, consistency, and other requirements.
  • Planned and laid out work from engineering data, blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications, and work orders on repairs, coating or manufacture of aircraft structural components and support equipment.
  • Reviewed work order requirements reflecting sheet metal articles, composite components, parts, and assemblies to be constructed, altered, painted or repaired.
  • Developed patterns, molds, cuts, forms, joins, assembled, and installed items and systems which have combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves, angles, and planes.
  • Coordinated with program office engineers to design and produce local manufactured items.
  • Reviewed, maintained, and documented actions on aircraft and/or associated applicable forms and/or electronic documentation.
  • Used complex shop mathematics to calculate irregular curves, angles, and pitches.
  • Determined material, tools, and equipment needed for project and how or what repairs need to be made.
  • Used complex/precision measuring instruments such as protractors; calipers; snap ring, height, depth, dial, and screw pitch gauges; and other hand- measuring devices to measure plans and projects.
  • Applied principles of radial-line development combined with parallel-line development to devise and calculate patterns.
  • Set up, adjusted, and operated power and non-powered tools and forming equipment to form sheet metal into cylindrical, tapered, conical, and irregular shapes.
  • Analyzed, evaluated, and classified structural sheet metal or composite damage when planning repair and modification projects.
  • Determined appropriate repair or modification procedures or protective coatings.
  • Selected, cut, bent, and installed complex hardware on all types of assemblies as determined by pattern and layout.
  • Fabricated templates for aircraft and equipment structural components.
  • Utilized non-destructive means to ascertain size/extent of damage to composite/metal bonded structures.
  • Local manufacture aircraft/support equipment tubing and cable assemblies per drawings or prints.
  • Responsible for subordinates’ development and effective accomplishment of all assigned tasks.
  • Must ensure proper and effective use of all resources.
  • Provided for servicing, maintenance and protection of aircraft at all times while away from home station.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Coordinated parts and material requisitions to expedite aircraft maintenance and repairs.
Education
Airman Leadership School Louisville, TN Expected in 11/2017 Technical or occupational certificate : - GPA :

Licenses and Certifications: Leadership and training skills giving me knowledge to be a superior leader and trainer. Professional military education school transitioning me into a supervisor roll.

Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technical School Pensacola, FL, Expected in 10/2015 Technical or occupational certificate : Aircraft Structural Maintenance - GPA :
  • Class Leader. Included reporting in and managing my class. Accounting for all personnel and leading my class.
Basic Military Training San Antonio, TX, Expected in 09/2014 Licenses and Certifications: Completed BMT with self aid buddy care knowledge. Learned how to react in stressful situations, along with diffusing situations, and being able to think on my feet. : - GPA :
Adirondack Community College Queensbury, NY Expected in 05/2014 Associate's degree : Humanities and Social Science - GPA :

Honors: Cum Laude

  • Awarded Cum Laude
  • Dean's List [ 1st Semester and 2013]
  • Microsoft Office Computer class, Business Class, and communication classes
King University Bristol, TN Expected in : Psychology - GPA :

Credits Earned: 64 Continuing Education Unit

  • Received Athletic Scholarship for wrestling and partial Academic.
  • Member of King University Women's Wrestling Team

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School Attended
  • Airman Leadership School
  • Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technical School
  • Basic Military Training
  • Adirondack Community College
  • King University
Job Titles Held:
  • Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technician
  • Aircraft Structural Maintenance Reservist
  • Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technician
  • Aircraft Structural Maintenance Guardsman
Degrees
  • Technical or occupational certificate
  • Technical or occupational certificate
  • Licenses and Certifications: Completed BMT with self aid buddy care knowledge. Learned how to react in stressful situations, along with diffusing situations, and being able to think on my feet.
  • Associate's degree