Motivated Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic with more than 10 years in the aeronautical industry. Skilled Technician with superb problem solving and multi-tasking skills. Self-directed and motivated worker who requires little to no supervision. Mechanic well-versed in troubleshooting equipment and resolving problems. Analytical thinker who quickly and accurately diagnoses and repairs technical issues. Troubleshoots difficult issues with speed and accuracy.
Willing to travel.
Motivated team player.
Excellent communication skills.
Able to learn quickly.
CPR/First Aid certified.
Industrial equipment operation experience.
Quality/Safety Assurance experience.
Written and oral communication skills.
Heavy equipment operation.
Air conditioning systems.
Budgeting and finance.
Complex problem solving.
Power and hand tools.
Safety procedures knowledge.
Works well independently.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Capable of heavy lifting.
Dependable and reliable.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Works well in a team environment.
Painting and repair specialist.
Document retrieval systems.
Certified Maintenance Technician.
Competent with power tools.
CNC machine operation.
Adept in precision and measuring tools.
Tool repair and maintenance.
12/2002 to 11/2012
Aircraft TechnicianHill Air Force Base – Layton, UT
Alternate supervisor for over two plus years.
Performed and displayed supervisory skills each and every day throughout my Air Force career.
Removed, repaired, installed, rigged and performed operational checks on all flight control systems.
Removed, repaired, installed, rigged and performed operational checks on landing gear systems.
Removed, repaired, installed, and performed operational checks on air conditioning, bleed air, anti ice and cabin pressure systems.
Removed, repaired, installed, rigged and preformed operational checks on engine systems.
Removed, repaired and installed all major aircraft components such as wings, horizontal stabs, vertical stabs, engines, APU's, GTC's, and crew doors.
Troubleshot, diagnosed and repaired systems in accordance with technical manuals.
Implemented and complied with all safety standards.
Researched, ordered and followed up on parts to complete task for maintenance deadlines.
Safely used all hand and power tools.
Upheld top-quality workmanship.
Replaced drive and hydraulic systems.
Supervised over 30 employees in the repair shop.
Worked extended hours on weekdays and weekends.
Interpreted drawings, wiring diagrams and flow charts.
Maintained a working area that was clean and safe.
Maintained and serviced hydraulic systems.
Proficient in electrical wiring.
Removed dents, replaced panels and filled in cracks and painted exterior surfaces to restore original appearance.
Certified in Crane hoisting all major structural components.
02/2000 to 12/2003
MachinistDiversitech – Willard, UT
Operated forklifts, hoists and other material handling equipment.
Operated heavy duty lathes, boring machines, mills, planers, shapers and grinders.
Worked directly from blueprints, patterns, sketches and specifications.
Overhauled heavy machinery such as pumps, fans, governors and gear reducers.
Adhered to all safety protocols and safe work practices to reduce likelihood of injury.
Studied blueprints, work instruction, sketches, drawings and manuals to determine dimensions and tolerances.
Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining.
Assembled and set various boring, slotting and turning heads.
02/2000 to 12/2000
Maintenance TechnicianCraker & Sons Construction Inc. – Ogden, UT
Removed, installed and repaired construction equipment.
Diagnosed problems and proposed solutions for longer equipment life.
Accurately estimated time and materials costs for projects.
Provided accurate measurements and estimates for all projects.
Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
Proficient on gas, diesel and electrical motors.
Produced forms using accurate geometry for successful implementation on job site.
02/1999 to 05/2000
Ranch Hand/FarmerLarkin Cattle Co. – Willard, UT
Installed vegetation and erosion control devices.
Removed, repaired and installed mechanical components on heavy equipment.
Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
Operated hoists, cranes and power tools to dismantle equipment to find and remove defective parts.
Operated heavy equipment.
03/1997 to 02/1999
Maintenance TechnicianThompson Associates Corporation – Holladay, UT
Maintained numerous hotel properties.
Removed, repaired, replaced and installed mechanical and plumbing components.
Implemented testing on PH levels.
Trained fellow employees for success.
High School Diploma: Box Elder High School - Brigham City, UT
Member of National Honor society.
Aircraft Davis Applied Technology College - Kaysville, UT
Minor in Aircraft Technology.
Aeronautical Safety Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Hill Air Force Base, UT