Experienced technician offering more than twenty five years of hands on experience maintaining electrical, electronics, instrumentation, and mechanical systems seeking to move into a field service engineer role
Avionics Technician January 2015 to CurrentAAR Aircraft Services － Indianapolis, IN
Worked with single and three phase 120/240 VAC and DC voltage control inputs/outputs, motor drives, generators, and distribution systems.
Proficient at interpreting wiring diagrams and schematics, ladder logic diagrams, and blue prints.
Diagnosed and repaired complex AC/DC relay logic control circuits to component and wiring levels.
Maintained, troubleshot, and replaced AC/DC motor drives and clutch assemblies.
Worked with 0-5VDC, 0-10VDC, 0-28VDC and 4-20mA input/output devices.
Experience with conveyor systems, cargo loading systems, electrical generation/distribution, hydraulic controls, engine controls, and instrumentation.
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) and Automated Assembly Line.
Experience with installing, wiring, and troubleshooting Allen Bradley PLC-5 and PLC-500 controlled systems.
Performed setup of Foundation Fieldbus devices for the Emerson Delta V.
Wrote and modified programming for Allen Bradley PLC-5 and PLC-500 controllers.
Interacted with proprietary computer software programs used in connection with automated test stands.
Experience with various types of input sensors, e.g.: bar card readers, optical, noise (dB), humidity, pressure, vibration, and temperature (RTD and thermistor) sensors.
Installed, setup, maintained, troubleshot, repaired, and qualified vibration parts sorter, six-position rotating automated test station, labelers, pneumatic assisted parts mover, and conveyor belts.
Performed testing, repair, and modifications to communication and navigation radios, electro-mechanical indicators, control panels, electronics racks/panels, and accessory electronics found on board aircraft.
Completed modifications, repairs, and testing to medical diagnostic equipment used for detection of cardio vascular blockage.
Experience on both digital and analog types of electronics.
Performed troubleshooting and repair to both component and board levels.
Able to solder both through hole and surface mount (SMT) components.
Proficient with test equipment: multimeters, micro-ohmmeter, megohmmeter, oscilloscope, time domain reflectometer, wire tracer, data down loaders/readers, function generator, and frequency generator.
Installed, debugged, calibrated, and maintained data acquisition systems for both flight data and medical recording purposes.
Familiar with both digital and analog recording formats.
Installed, setup, and calibrated Honeywell chart recorders used to plot out ramp cycles of environmental test.
Worked with 0-5VDC, 0-10VDC, and 4-20mA input sensors.
Background interpreting readouts to determine if problems exist with external sensors and then performing necessary testing to confirm and repair problem.
Worked with 4-20mA, HART, Profibus, and Foundation Fieldbus communication systems.
Experience calibrating and diagnosing problems on instrumentation used in engines controls and support systems.
Worked with temperature, pressure, inductance, and capacitance transducers used in position, fuel, hydraulic, environmental, and pneumatic systems.
Troubleshot and repaired problems, such as bad components (sensors, computers, and indicators), bad wiring, and interference caused by external sources.
Evaluation and diagnosis of web based telemetry systems that use DataOnline equipment and include the use of cellular and satellite technology.
Troubleshot and repaired hydraulic systems to both component level (valves, pumps, and actuators) and plumbing/lines.
Worked with systems used to actuate doors, flight control surfaces, and landing gear on commercial aircraft.
Able to diagnose and repair pneumatic actuated machinery and indication systems.
Performed setup and maintenance of pneumatic assisted parts movers, labelers, and testing equipment used in the manufacturing of medical devices.
Assembled, tested, and debugged semi-automatic testers used in the manufacturing process of medical devices.
Designed and constructed test fixtures and panels used in the repair of audio systems and accessory electronics.
Performed prototype and reliability testing on newly designed medical devices.
Fabricated and modified instrument panels and electronics racks/panels used on commercial aircraft.
Designed, prototype tested, and implemented modifications to weather radar and emergency light systems to increase reliability.
Planned and prioritized workloads for maintenance to allow for proper coverage and repair times.
Provided technical support to project management.
Communicated with management and team members to resolve reliability and operational issues.
Provided phone support to outstation maintenance, maintenance control, and flight crews in diagnosing system failures.
Drafted and implemented maintenance, inspection, installation, and IQ/PQ procedures.
Completed necessary repair work orders and documentation to company standards.
Experience working with OSHA regulations and HAZMAT materials.
Performed new and recurrent employee training.
Depot/Service Center Manager
Product Support Manager
Product Support Engineer January 2003 to January 2015Endress +Hauser － Greenwood, IN
Manufacturing Maintenance Technician January 2002 to January 2002UMM Electronics － Indianapolis, IN
Six month contract position through Onsite Commercial staffing.
Avionics Technician January 1999 to January 2001United Airlines － Indianapolis, IN
Avionics Technician January 1990 to January 1999Allegheny Airlines/USAirways Express － Harrisburg, PA
Avionics Technician January 1989 to January 1990Pan American World Airways － Jamaica, NY
Education and Training
Industrial Maintenance Technology Courses
Technical Writing Course : 2006Ivy Tech State College － Indianapolis, IN
Associates DegreePittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics － Pittsburgh, PA