Knowledgeable Bonding Mechanicwith nine years experience and a solid work history with proven ability to perform well in a team and as an individual.
Certified Forklift Operator
Initiative to work independently
Reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams and drawings
Fabricating and assembling structural metal products, including frameworks or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks and metal parts for the aerospace industry
Quality inspection professional
Production scheduling familiarity
Mathematical reasoning aptitude
Quality assurance authority
09/2007 to Current
Bonding MechanicGKN Aerospace St Louis － Hazelwood, MOSets up and operates autoclaves and auxiliary equipment to cure and bond metallic and nonmetallic aircraft parts and assemblies according to specifications. Reads and interprets shop orders and authorization documents to determine bonding process specifications. Selects parts and assemblies for simultaneous bonding, based on similarity of processing requirements and autoclave capacity. Arranges jigs and fixtures containing parts and assemblies on bonding racks and positions racks in autoclave, manually or using equipment, such as hoist, forklift, or tow. Inspects general condition of parts and assemblies, examines positioning of parts and assemblies in jigs and fixtures, and verifies that vacuum bag installation conforms to specifications prior to bonding. Connects thermocouples and vacuum lines to fittings on jigs and fixtures and inside autoclave. Adjusts manual controls or enters commands in computerized control panel to regulate and activate autoclave power supply, cooling system, vacuum, heat, and pressure gauges and recorders, and to close interlocking autoclave doors. Monitors instruments, switches, and recorders and listens for warning signals during autoclave operation to ensure conformance to specifications, and modifies or aborts process as required. Maintains manual or computerized autoclave processing records. Operates curing ovens and presses with heated platens to cure and bond parts. Suggests methods or procedures for improved operations to supervision or liaison personnel. Discusses loading, unloading, and operation of autoclaves and auxiliary equipment with other operators and workers to ensure safety of individuals working in and around high-pressure autoclaves.
12/2001 to 09/2007
Mirror/shower door installerSuperior Home Products － Wentzville, MOContinually cleaned work areas and equipment. Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and tile cutters. Transported materials, tools and machines to installation sites. Cleaned all construction areas to avoid hazards. Installed products as per orders.
High School Diploma: GeneralFrancis Howell High School － St. Charles, MO, USA