FAA certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician with a work ethic of honesty, integrity and a devotion to duty, is seeking an aviation maintenance position or similar skilled trade with a highly reputable company offering career growth.
Ability to read and interpret manuals, service bulletins and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing defective components.
Maintain and repair aircraft structures, functional components such as wings and fuselage, engines, rigging, hydraulics, oxygen, fuel, electrical systems, gaskets and seals.
Trained in the use of aircraft's maintenance management systems in routine and non-routine maintenance.
Skilled in operating mechanical and electrical power lifts, over head hoists and job related equipment.
Thorough knowledge of aviation safety procedures, systems and structures.
Trained in performing complex aircraft inspections, repairs and modifications.
Have skills in composite lay-up techniques from prior training in Prosthetics and Orthotics.
Skilled in identifying problems, analyzing information and creating solutions.
Proficiency at reading blueprints.
Volunteer for road trips to remote airports to troubleshoot aircraft and repair if needed.
Maintain aircraft with extensive "preventive- maintenance" procedures.
Aviation Maintenance Technician (A&P)., 07/2012 to Current Envoy Air (originally American Eagle). – Port of Columbus Airport (CMH), Ohio and prior to this I worked at Chicago O-Hare Airport (ORD)
Performed line maintenance in Chicago and now hanger maintenance in Columbus, Ohio on ERJ-140s,145s and CRJ-700 regional jets.
Conduct periodic service checks (PS-1and PS-2) and some phase checks on a continuous basis.
Use laptop computers to upload and download flight data and various troubleshooting codes.
Accurately read, understand, and carry out written instructions in aircraft maintenance manuals, service bulletins, workcards and engineering technical notices etc...
Communicate operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis.
In training to perform engine runs and taxiing aircraft to and from hanger.
Cook, 06/2011 to 07/2012 Tony's restaurant – M-52 & Main Street, St. Charles, MI 48655
Responsible for preparation of deep-fried and oven-baked goods.
Operated slicing machine for cutting meats and vegetables.
Prepared food items for next day and cleaned store at closing.
Worked here while finishing up my airframe and powerplant training to obtain my A&P license.
Security Officer, 04/2009 to 05/2010 Trinity Executive Services – 56th Street and Shadeland Ave; Indianapolis, Indiana.
Performed security duties patrolling stores, work sites and directing traffic.
Did this job while going to school full-time at Vincennes University Aviation Training Center, Indianapolis.
Direct Care, 10/2002 to 11/2007 Community mental health – Owosso, MI 48867
Provided direct-care to mentally challenged recipients in their homes.
Administered medications to patients at proper times.
Transported recipients to appointments and events in the community.
Involved recipients in comunity Special Olympics events.
Sold hunting and fishing licenses and sporting goods to customers.
Stocked shelves and completed inventory.
Worked here while going to school full-time to get a degree.
Provided outstanding customer service.
Petty Officer 2nd class (Machinery Technician), 01/1990 to 10/1999 U.S. Coast guard – Nationwide
Peformed maintenance on various shipboard machinery including hydraulics, diesels HVAC systems, pumps, valves and plumbing etc...
Refueld Dolphin helicopter on board ship when underway on patrol.
Trained in shipboard fire-fighting drills and damage-control techniques.
Attended numerous training classes in safety and environmental awareness.
Accurately read, understood, and carried out written and verbal instructions.
Sergeant (E-4) Aircraft Pneudraulic Repair Technician. , 01/1982 to 01/1988 U.S. Airforce – Nationwide
Performed hydraulic systems repairs, component removal and replacement. (Phase checks and off-line maintenance).
Removed and replaced hydraulic lines and conducted leak-checks with a hydraulic test-stand (Mule).
Conducted end -of- runway inspections prior to aircraft departure.
Worked in brake shop rebuilding F-15 brakes for several weeks training.
Sergeant (E-4) Hydraulic Mechanic on F-4 Phantom and hydraulic shop., 01/1988 to 12/1989 Michigan Air National Guard – Selfridge Air Natl Guard Base, MI.
National Guard monthly drills and training.
worked in hydraulic shop when needed.
Associate of Applied Science: Aviation maintenance technology (A&P)., 2011 Lansing Community College (aviation school). - Lansing, MI airport (now in Mason, MI). Certificate of completion in generals, airframe and powerplant technology. Trained In:
Aircraft systems I, II, III
Aircrafts electrical I, II
Reciprocating engine system
Turbine engines I, II and systems.
Associate of Applied Science: Prosthetics and Orthotics technology (composite lay-up techniques)., 2004 Baker College - Flint, MI