Air Force trained Avionics Specialist
with active Secret Security Clearance thru 2019
Licensed Airframe Mechanic #3746894, March 2014
in use of aircraft radar, embedded GPS/INS, weapons guidance, navigation,
flight control, integrated avionics, AC/DC circuitry, soldering techniques for
coaxial, triax, and quadrax type wiring.
in use of APU's, hydraulic mules, power carts, tugs, multi-meter, pilot static,
radio, digital/analog test equipment as well as use of technical manuals, IETMS
and Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS)
Communication, Navigation, Attack Control, and Avionic Guidance & Control Systems training on F-15, A-10, and U-2 aircraft (Sheppard AFB, TX 2009-2010)
- Electronic Principles training including AC/DC Circuitry, precision soldering, and use of oscilloscopes, schematics, and wiring diagrams (Keesler AFB, MS 2009)
- Multi-meter usage
- Advanced soldering techniques
- Embedded GPS/INS
- Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin weapons guidance systems
- Rockwell Collins UHF/VHF radios
- Honeywell fuel quantity indication systems
- Raytheon satellite (SATCOM) radios
- Aeroflex Test Equipment
- Environmental Management Systems
- AC/DC circuitry and troubleshooting including 3-phase 115v 400Hz AC and 28VDC
- Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Certified.
Contractor)05/2014 to 10/2014Hawker Beechcraft Repair StationTampa, FL
Airframe and powerplant mechanic and electrician skilled and knowledgeable in completion of scheduled maintenance per aircraft such as tire, oil, hydraulic, and landing gear strut servicing.
Skilled in pre-flight and post-flight inspections and maintaining of flight controls, cockpit gauges and displays, turbine engines, turbo prop, landing gear, exterior and interior lighting and fixtures, and emergency oxygen systems including proper mask deployment using altitude simulator test set.
Experienced in troubleshooting flight critical electronic sensors such as engine bay fire extinguisher temperature probes and engine thrust reversal systems requiring new sensors and exact adjustment.
Aircraft performed work on include Hawker 400, 800XP, 900XP, 4000 and Beechcraft 90, 200, 300, 350 and 1900D
- All maintenance performed in accordance with all FAA FAR standard.
03/2011 to 12/2013
74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit
Moody AFB, GA
- Responsible for the maintenance, inspection, repair, troubleshooting, and modification of 24 A-10C aircraft valued at over $315M.
Transitioned from the F-15 and became fully proficient in A-10 mechanics and avionics systems in under 5 months - beating section average by 33%.
Attacked flight control anomaly: re-soldered faulty connector-key to 9.8% break rate/ 2.2% below ACC standard
- Found and replaced 11 faulty oil pressure transmitters within the GE TF-34 turbine which contributed to numerous sporadic oil pressure readings in the cockpit.
Assisted electricians with cabin pressure fail; replaced cabin pressure filter--aided 83.3% 8-hr fix rate
- Downloading and analyzing Turbine Engine Management System (TEMS) data from aircraft to PC to check status and health of TF-34 turbine engines
- Assisted with persistent engine anomaly: completed arduous TEMS rewire
- Experienced with Rockwell Collins AN/ARC-186(V) VHF AM (116-151.975MHz)/FM (30-87.975MHz) radio and AN/ARC-164 (225-399.975MHz) UHF radio communication troubleshooting antennas and/or LRU's for weak radio frequency signal or volume, electrostatic interference, garbled voice/side tone, or channel loss using approved Aeroflex test sets.
Identified corrupt navigation crypto keys; isolated/replaced codes same day in order to restore secure GPS signal on all aircraft
- Diagnosed plagued Heads Up Display (HUD) malfunction; repaired faulty in-flight fire control computer connector
- AN/ALR-69 radar warning system troubleshooting utilizing PLM-4 and JSECTS automated test sets.
AN/AAR-47 missile warning system troubleshooting and repair.
Lockheed Martin Sniper targeting pods and Northrop Grumman Litening targeting pods circuit card/LRU troubleshooting, replacement, and repair.
Knowledge of AN/ALQ-131 Northrop Grumman electronic countermeasures pods.
Building and repairing of wiring harnesses, video cables, coax, triax, and specialized connectors on any comm./nav./weapon systems.
Skilled in soldering of electrical components and connectors.
Knowledgeable with 3000psi hydraulics systems and using MULE carts.
All work is professionally documented into the Integrated Maintenance Data System.
Promoted to Senior Airman below the zone (BTZ) 6 months ahead of peers because of recognized leadership, responsibility, and mechanical skills.
Chosen for the Air Force Achievement Medal awarded on 19th of June 2012.
Deployed overseas to Bagram, Afghanistan in March 2013 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
02/2010 to 03/2011Tyndall AFB, FL
Responsible for the maintenance, inspection, repair, troubleshooting, and modification of avionics systems on 22 F-15 aircraft valued at over $750M.
Corrected over 100 discrepancies; prompting 1.4k sorties, FY-10-2.
facilitated graduation of 13 F-15 pilots to Combat Air Forces (CAF)
- Analyzes system performance, aligns systems, isolates/repairs pilot reported discrepancies, and replaces Line Replaceable Units (LRU's)
- Diagnosed radio reception anomaly; isolated/repaired shorted connector.
locked 75.3% 8hr fix rate in FY10-2
- Isolated radar warning receiver fault; replaced faulty receiver; bolstered 97% flying schedule effectiveness, FY10-4
- Troubleshot and maintained Raytheon AN/APG-63 radar systems
- Maintained AN-ALR-56C radar warning receiver systems using PLM-4 and JSECTS automated test equipment
- Experienced with Rockwell Collins AN/ARC-190 HF(2-30MHz) 300+ watt radio communication troubleshooting and repair using approved Aeroflex test sets
- Concise documentation into the integrated maintenance data system (IMDS) after each task performed.
Team bridged sister shop manning deficit by assisting in engine removal and installation which lead to 91.4% aircraft availability in FY10-4.
Identification of defective AN/ALR-56C radar receivers from supply leading to $75K recouping of costs.
Earned Avionics Technician of the Quarter in June 2010.
Education and Training
B.S: ManagementPresentUniversity of South Florida Muma College of BusinessManagement