A Desert Storm veteran seeking to transition from the U.S. Air Force to civil aviation and to obtain an A&P mechanic position that will allow me the opportunity to utilize my education, skill, and years of experience towards the growth of your company.
Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Montgomery, Alabama Received training in counseling, management, team building, problem solving, and diversity of the work place. Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), Montgomery, Alabama Associate in Applied Science, Aircraft Electrical System Technology.
1988-2014: U.S. Air Force (Active) and Air Force (Reserves), Dover AFB, Delaware C-5 Aircraft Flight Engineer Flight Examiner Administer qualification flights to personnel engaged in flight engineer activities within flight test and operations organizations. Directs standardization of flight engineer performance in conjunction with aircraft performance engineering, engine conditioning, and preventive maintenance programs. Resolve technical problems encountered by operating units. Advises organizational commanders or staff agencies on the status of flight engineer activities and adequacy of equipment. Perform aircrew visual inspection, non-scheduled aircraft maintenance, preflight, through-flight, and post flight inspections of aircraft away from home station. Assists the pilot to perform engine start and monitor engine run-up, flight operations, and engine shutdown. Operate and monitor engine and aircraft systems, controls, and indicators. Act as safety inspector during unscheduled aircraft maintenance. 2008-2011: C-5 Flight Engineer Training Supervisors for Acceptance Check Flight (ACF) Responsible for training experienced, handpicked flight engineers in the duties associated with ground and flight testing of non-airworthy aircraftthat have been modified with modern avionics and electrical components. Instruct engineers on how to visually inspect and flight test flight controls, manual extension of landing gear, auxiliary power units, navigation controls and other associated systems. Fly with an especially skilled aircrew to fly various stalls, climbing, and diving configurations in an effort to properly test newly installed equipment. (Glass cockpit) 2006-2008: Focus Air Cargo, LLC, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida B747-200/300 Flight Engineer Operate and monitor essential aircraft systems. Performs preflight, through-flight, and post flight inspections. Accomplish aircraft performance and weight and balance to ensure safe aircraft operation. Assist the pilot during abnormal and emergency malfunctions. Perform ground servicing, minor repairs to clear DMIs, and act as safety supervisor and aircraft security while on the ground as required by FAA directives. 1982-1988: U.S. Air Force (Active), Avionics and Component Repair Squadron Dover AFB, Delaware and Nellis AFB, Nevada Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician Inspects, troubleshoots, and maintains aircraft electrical and environmental systems, subsystems, components, and associated test equipment. Troubleshoot and repair faulty electrical wiring and electrical and mechanical components. Determines the operational status of assigned assets and coordinate with maintenance supervisors on the proper repair procedure in accordance with proper technical data. Assisted engine mechanics during engine runs where electrical components such as generators, generator control units, bus tie relays, and DC transformers needed functional check. Performed periodic maintenance on various lead-acid and NiCad batteries. Ensures compliance with technical publications and other maintenance directives. Assisted with OJT instruction with newly assigned personnel.
FAA Airframe and Powerplant
FAA Flight Engeneer Turbojet
Maintenance Technician,C-5 Aircrew Flight Test, Aircraft Systems Inspections, Aircraft Maintenance, Inspection and Operations, Troubleshooting, Preventive Maintenance, Visual Inspection, Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Electrical Wiring, Generators, Mechanical Components, Technical Publications, Wiring, Training, Avionics, Flight Controls, Glass Cockpit, Landing Gear Testing, APU Operation and Maintenance, Airframe, Problem Solving, Team Building Problem Solving, Team Building, Aircraft and Flight Line Security.
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