Drill Instructor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Highly motivated professional looking to transition from the United States Marine Corps after 16 years of faithful service to the civilian workforce in a management or maintenance position.  Personally driven to implement process improvement and staff development with exceptional problem solving skills.
  • Documenting/Record Keeping
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Laboratory Tests and Examinations
  • Process Analysis and Improvement
  • Risk Managment
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Monitoring
  • Coordination
  • Decision Making
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
Work History
06/2012 to 02/2013 Drill Instructor Leidos Holdings Inc. | Hurlburt Field, FL, -Instructed core values, general military subjects, basic individual skills, and small unit leadership to new recruits.
-Effectively counseled recruits on performance, team work, confidence, and self discipline.
-Served as an effective role model for recruits by maintaining high standards of professional and personal conduct.
03/2013 to Current Operations Watch Officer Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd | Mobile, AL, -Enforce Depot Range Control Operations and Training evaluations by ensuring all orders,policies, and safety regulations are properly employed and enforced on eight active shooting ranges.
-Coordinated and ensured the availability of all operations at the battalion to ensure recruits were trained to Marine Corps standards.
-Coordinated with visiting personnel and ensured the availability and preparedness of assigned personnel and equipment for demonstration and practical application of training events.
-Validated and coordinated the ordering and delivery of ammunition, armorers, corpsman, and personnel to effectively complete required training for over 13,000 recruits.
03/2009 to 05/2012 Quality Assurance Joe's Auto Parks | Orlando, FL, -Inspected new, repaired, or modified support equipment to identify damaged or defects and to assess conformance to standards using checklists, hand tools, and test instruments.
-Performed Naval Aviation Program Inspections on the Support Equipment Planned Maintenance Systems, Support Equipment Training and Licensing, Maintenance Mobile Facilities, Aircraft Maintenance Material Lists and Naval Aviation Maintenance Discrepancy Reporting Programs for eight operational aircraft squadrons.
-Ensured all maintenance actions were performed correctly by researching all OSHA regulations, Naval Aviation Maintenance Program procedures, safety procedures,directives, and all manufacturing specifications.
-Identified and advised corrective actions for over 621 maintenance/record keeping discrepancies resulting in a "on-track" grade for eight subordinate squadrons inspected by higher commands.
-Reviewed qualifications and issued written/visual practical exams for over 300 personnel to perform various maintenance tasks requiring certification/licensing.
-Performed safety violations/accidents investigations and wrote detailed incident  reports with recommendations to prevent future recurrence. 
2008 to 2009 Production Controler United States Marine Corps | , STATE, -Planned, coordinated, and directed overall maintenance efforts for six maintenance divisions ensuring quality materials and timely delivery to three operational squadrons by utilizing the Naval Aviation Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS).
-Ensured all maintenance efforts and capabilities were performed at the lowest practical resources expenditures by analyzing all possible repair capabilities. 
-Ensured effective use of personnel, equipment, and facilities by continuously reviewing analyzing the Buffer Management Tool (Contingency Processing) and Nalcomis reports and inquires.
-Prepared and maintained detailed maintenance, repair, inspection and investigation records for 193 pieces of support equipment on a daily basis.
07/2003 to 2008 Aviation Ground Support Equipment Diesel/Pneumatic/Structure Instructor United States Marine Corps | City, STATE, -Instructed 800 students the principles of operation, maintenance and repair of diesel engines, rear axle, brake, and transmission assemblies.
-Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
-Prepare materials and classroom for course requirements.
-Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by Department of the Navy regulations and policy.
-Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
-Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
-Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
-Instruct students in the knowledge and skills required using a systematic plan of lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations, and laboratory, shop and field studies.
-Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
-Plan and conduct a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
02/2002 to 05/2003 Supervisor United States Marine Corps | City, STATE, -Forecasted, planned and directed all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance increasing asset availability from 70% to 90%.
-Performed quality assurance inspections of maintenance, modification, and repair or overhaul  of support equipment increasing reliability 20%.
-Responsible for ordering, tracking and receiving parts for maintenance actions within the work center.
01/2000 to 01/2002 Aircraft Support Equipment Mechanic/Pneumatic/Structure Mechanic United States Marine Corps | City, STATE, - Performed routine scheduled maintenance on mobile diesel, pneumatic and hydraulic mechanical systems ie: tow tractors, cranes, forklifts, and hydraulic/electric/turbine power supplies.
-Diagnoses, adjust, repair and overhaul maintenance on mobile diesel, pneumatic, and hydraulic mechanical systems.
Expected in Associate of Arts | University of Phoniex, Online, GPA:
Expected in Current Bachelor of Science | Business Managment Park University, Online, GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of Phoniex
  • Park University

Job Titles Held:

  • Drill Instructor
  • Operations Watch Officer
  • Quality Assurance
  • Production Controler
  • Aviation Ground Support Equipment Diesel/Pneumatic/Structure Instructor
  • Supervisor
  • Aircraft Support Equipment Mechanic/Pneumatic/Structure Mechanic


  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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