Assistant Flight Chief resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Award-winning Assistant Maintenance Director (Assistant Maintenance Flight Chief) with a strong knowledge in studying drawings, wiring diagrams/schematics and technical publications to analyze and repair diesel/turbine generators, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, . Collaborates with [Type] leadership to develop comprehensive and robust maintenance operations. Plans strategies and provides context around deferred maintenance projections and planning, to reach high performance standards. Ability to work quickly and maintain focus while tending to various projects. Ready to apply 22 years of military service to a new Maintenance Operations Manager or Training and Development Manager position.

  • Military
  • Government
  • Air Force
  • Deployment Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Logistics
  • Operations
  • Inspections
  • Maintenance
  • Security
  • Excellent Work Ethic
  • Employee performance assessment
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Aerospace
  • Safety Inspection
  • Strategic Planning
  • Materials requisition
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Hazardous Material Handling
  • Organizational Change
  • Training & Development
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Documentation
  • Safety
  • Readiness
  • Emergency Management
  • Protocol
  • Team Management
  • Agency Training programs
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Database Management
  • Delivery
  • Directing
  • Documentation
  • Innovation
  • Instructor
  • Coach
  • Inventory
  • Team Leader
  • Leadership
  • Logistics
  • Materials
  • Mentor
  • Communicator
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Personnel
  • Problem Solving
  • Quality Inspector
  • Quality Assurance
  • National Security
  • Scheduling
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Project lifecycle management
  • Critical thinking
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Inspection protocols
  • Records and test data auditing
  • Non-Conformance Reporting
Work History
08/2019 to Current Assistant Flight Chief Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation | Fort Jackson, SC,
  • Leads an 18 personnel maintenance flight, 8 Air Force Specialty Codes, ensuring quality maintenance on 230 equipment items, 8 MQ-9 aircraft, and 8 Ground Control Stations valued at $139,000,000.
  • Awarded Maintenance Group Support Professional of the Year Tracks and documents training and task certification for skill level progression.
  • Instills safety discipline, organizational competencies, and technical order compliance Advised agency on emergency management.
  • Created control process for 55 personnel, directing Heath Protection Conditions; assuring zero COVID-19 cases throughout agency.
  • Key to Operations Group Small Team of the Quarter award.
  • Organized a 21 personnel team, 88 volunteer hours, restoring static aircraft and providing security detail at National Air Museum.
  • Volunteer coach, 24 members, Chaparral High School Mountain Bike Team.
12/2017 to 07/2019 Maintenance Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge Ducommun Incorporated | Huntsville, , Germany
  • Managed team of 27 employees at a maintenance and delivery section, overseeing daily operations, training and professional gorwth of personnel.
  • Directed 8,800 inspection and maintenance actions and coordinated delivery for 413 equipment assets valued at $24M supporting 28 F-16s, Air Mobility Command aircraft, Transit Alert aircraft & Poland Aviation Detachment missions.
  • Powered North Atlantic Treaty Organization multi-aircraft capability training. Mobilized 390 assets to 5 different locations for more than 70 days. Enabled 15 pilot Suppression of Enemy Air Defense and Combat Air Support upgrades.
  • Initiated and directed, 7 supervisors and 14 subordinates, inspection team. Advised inspectors on operations, program and training requirements. Inspected 864 equipment assets, identified and repaired 270 discrepancies. Increased quality assurance pass rate from 87% to 94%; and solidified squadrons 93% quality assurance pass rate, #1 for entire Group.
  • Managed repair of deployed aircraft/equipment wash rack. Cut 6 month downtime issue with innovative idea; saved 300 equipment towing hours per quarter; Aerospace Ground Equipment flight awarded Group Innovation Team of the Quarter.
08/2015 to 11/2017 Unit Deployment Manager US Air Force | City, STATE, Germany
  • Directed readiness and mobility for 807 MXG personnel and $1.2B equipment to fulfill North Atlantic Treaty Organization & United States Air Force in Europe deployment tasking’s.
  • Named UDM Expert! Led Maintenance Group’s Global Response Force preparation (Required to move 300 personnel and 230 tons of cargo within 4 days).
  • Managed and readied 324 combat ready personnel for no-notice deployment in less than 2 months.
  • Networked with Installation Deployment Readiness Center; guided 3 Temporary Duty Locations movements, 3 Maintenance Recovery Team movements, 1 Air Expeditionary Force deployment in less than 6 months.
  • Enabled team award for United States Air Force in Europe – Air Force Africa Deployment & Distribution Flight of the Year, and Maintenance Group Maintenance Support Professional of the Quarter.
  • Authored Maintenance Group’s two-front posture capabilities.
  • Identified equipment and manning shortfalls/overagesenabled CC to request manning increase Pursued increased responsibilities and signed up for additional leadership courses.
  • Completed 1st Sargent Symposium.
  • Volunteered for and performed 1st Sargent duties 3 months for 87 employees’ health and welfare.
02/2012 to 03/2014 Quality Assurance Inspector US Air Force Davis-Monthan AFB | City, STATE,
  • Inspects documentation, facilities/equipment supporting maintenance/operations on 82 A-10 aircraft, 13 C-130 aircraft. Created and deployed best practices to improve efficiency and reduce deficiencie.
  • Baselined new tool control program.
  • Completed 6 day instructor course for new Tool/Parts accountablilty program. Introduced and trained 58 additional quality inspection team members to speed up processes and increase productivity. Eliminated negative trends/increased positive tool control procedures.
  • Conducted 107 Personal Evaluation and validated maintenance proficiency, training programs, and positive/negative trends. Ensured safe completion of 29.7K sorties/77.4K flying hours.
  • Performed 732 inspections/9 STVs; Documented and tracked negative trends and provided critical training. Reported repeated issues to supervisors and other departments, collaborating to identify issue roots and rectify problems.
  • Led Activity Inspection team; discovered/corrected 230 discrepancies in EMSreduced sq's QA fails by 25% Formed DM Air Force Cycling Team; 30 mbr team raised $3.6K for El Tour de Tucsonpromotion warranted; DM air show booth vol; raised $32K for MWR resourceskey to 355 FW's CINC Installation Excellence Awd; Devoted member; coached soccer/driver for MWR trips/raised $1K for Tu Niditoenriched local youth's lives.
Expected in No Degree | Leadership And Management Course II, Ramstein, Germany, GPA:
  • Major studies include Human Resources Management, Managerial Communications II, World Affairs, Leadership and Management II, Total Quality Management II.
  • Professional development course completed May 2015.
Expected in No Degree | Leadership And Management Course I, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, GPA:
  • Major studies include Leadership and Management; Managerial Communications; Total Quality Management
  • Professional development course completed June 2005.
Expected in No Degree | Mobility And Readiness Reporting, Spangdahlem AB, Germany, GPA:
  • Coursework in Readiness Reporting (DRRS applications, ESORTS, AF-I, and preparing a unit METL), Designed Operational Capabilities, TPFDD, War and Mobilization Plan, WRM ,Base Support Planning Actions, Deployment Management, Logistics Command and Control, Contingency Operation / Mobility Planning and Execution.
Expected in No Degree | Quality Assurance Course, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, GPA:
  • Coursework in Maintenance Standardization and Evaluation Program, Air Force Repair Enhancement Program, Quality Assurance concepts and Publications Systems.
Expected in 03/2017 Associate of Applied Science | Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology Community College Of The Air Force, Montgomery, AL GPA:
  • Certified Universal HVAC Technician - 28 Feb 2000
  • Qualified Forklift operator: 2K, 4K, 6K, 10K, 10K All Terrain
  • Qualified Heavy Truck operator: 6x4 55K Truck, 20ton/40ft Trailer

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School Attended

  • Leadership And Management Course II
  • Leadership And Management Course I
  • Mobility And Readiness Reporting
  • Quality Assurance Course
  • Community College Of The Air Force

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  • Assistant Flight Chief
  • Maintenance Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge
  • Unit Deployment Manager
  • Quality Assurance Inspector


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  • Associate of Applied Science

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