USAF veteran and aircraft engine mechanic that considers working on aircraft as a passion and hobby. Background in military aircraft engines, Customs Border Clearance Agent, Hurlburt Field AFB Honor Guard. I would like to put my experience to very good use and hopefully show what it is that I am capable of.
Aircraft engine experience
Quality Assurance Inspector
Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS)
FOD (Foreign Object Damage)
Aircraft Maintenance Superisor
Integrated Maintenance Information System (IMIS)
F-135 / UCAS Engine Technician September 2014 to December 2015Pratt & Whitney － NAS Patuxent River, MD
Maintain engines installed in the F-35
Aircraft as well as uninstalled engines in the back shop environment.
Build, tear down, intrument, flight test, modify, retrofit, ground run Pratt and Whitney F135
gas turbine engines.
Successfully returned F-35 engine back to serviceable status in under 2 hours after EIPS failed to register on several vanes during flight test.
Supported several carrier flight tests of F-35 VTOL, Catapult test and Climate Control tests.
Conducted over 2000 inspections on F-35 engines during Flight Test on and off wing.
One of very few engine mechanics to rebuild entire F-135 engine at Pratt & Whitney facility in West Palm Beach, FL
Lead and trained 5 mechanics from different F-35 sites on entire tear down and build of engine.
JEIM Dock Chief/Maintenance Supervisor April 2011 to August 2013USAF － Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Supervising the teardown, inspection, and buildup
of F100-PW-200 Jet Engines.
Perform complete engine overhaul maintenance
including tear down, inspection and buildup in accordance with applicable TO's "technical
Inspect and maintain F100-PW-220 turbofan
Certified to perform all borescoping (rigid
borescope, 4/6/8 millimeter flexible borescope and digital display borescope)
on F100-PW-220 engines.
Oversee all maintenance of dock over 11 craftsman
and journeyman mechanics 100% of the time.
Implement safety procedures on working around heavy
machinery during the operation of torn down engines.
Assist in test cell operational check out,
adjustment of engine components, and preserved engines for storage and shipment.
A-10/F-16 Phase Engine Mechanic May 2010 to May 2011USAF － Osan AB, Republic of South Korea
Performed TF-34-GE-100A and F110-GE-100/F100-PW-229 Phase/Isochronical Dock
Inspection on A-10 Thunderbolt II and F-16 C/D model aircraft, valued over $575
Inspected and repaired engines, components,
sub assemblies, and quick engine change kit parts.
Prepared engines for functional testing and
assisted test cell personnel with loading, kitting, ground observation duties,
and unloading the engine after testing was accomplished.
Selected and cared for special tooling, hand tools,
and test equipment valued over $750,000.
Perform corrosion control inspections, lubrication
and maintenance of assigned support equipment.
Prepare repairable parts for supply turn in, and routing
to the appropriate backshops.
Only engine mechanic to date to successfully accomplish 11 consecutive Zero Defect Quality Verification Inspections on A-10 engines.
Inspected A-10/F-16 Engines for phase and isochronical inspections while being the only engine mechanic assigned to hangar.
FlightLine/Backshop Mechanic November 2005 to May 2010USAF － Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
Perform field level maintenance on T56-A-17 Rolls Royce Turboprop engines and GTC85- 180L/APU.
Disassemble engines as necessary for repair and replacement of engine components and driven accessories.
Prepares engines for removal, installation, storage, and transportation.
Assist with operation of engines performing leak and operational checks.
Identified and replaced damaged GTC/APU starter electrical wires in under 1 hour to prepare aircraft for real world mission
Accomplishes all engine related time compliance technical orders.
Troubleshoot problems using diagrams and engine knowledge.
Returned AC-130H Spectre Gunship back to Full Mission Capable status after identifying sheared starter/starter control valve for rela world mission in under 4 hours.
Control ancillary and mission support equipment for assigned aircraft.
Maintain hazardous materials storage area and processes hazardous waste for proper disposal.
Assist in requisitioning aircraft parts using the standard base supply system computer, Core Automated Maintenance System, and post methods.
Process repair cycle assets to the appropriate repair shop and monitors tail number bin and facilitate other maintenance parts.
Update the cannibalization log and priority status boards for mission-capable requisitions.
Aviation, 2016Embry Riddle Aeronautical University － Seymour Johnson AFB, NC, USA