As a Logistic Technician working under Soldier Protection Individual Equipment (SPIE) duties include directing, developing and performing logistics management operations that involve planning, coordinating and evaluating logistic actions required to support the Rapid Fielding Initiative (RFI) Mission. This work involves identifying manpower, material, facilities and services needed to support the mission. Correlating those requirements with the RFI schedule assures that the needed support is provided at the right time and place. Evaluate functional specialists to identify specific requirements and to develop and adjust plans and schedules for the actions needed to meet each requirement on time. Each mission I utilized skills learned or acquired through training on examining or studying work processes, and devising methods, procedures, organizational arrangements, and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and economy of the RFI process Identify all activities involved in the RFI process Integrate actions as required for each activity into a comprehensive logistics plan for team lead. Streamlined the chain of command and internal structural roles, relationships and responsibilities pertaining to the rapid fielding initiative. Provided base level IT support to company personnel. Displayed courtesy and strong interpersonal skills with all customer interactions. Maintained composure and patience in face of difficult customer situations. Trained new employees and explained protocols clearly and efficiently. Referred difficult issues to upper management while maintaining positive rapport with customer.
I devised, created, and publish student lesson plans, from vehicle technical manuals. Coordinate with research and development organization to assure that training supports need are provided for NET courses. I organized and executed advanced training for 20-40 Service Members on a weekly basis in a professional manner. I always ensured all safety regulations and hazmat codes were observed, understood, and followed. Overall after a total year of training I successfully trained approximately 1000 soldiers over multiple variants of the MRAP family of vehicle. I diagnosed and repaired military vehicles primary vehicles being MRAP vehicles daily as part of my day to day activities. I reviewed Technical Manual (TM's) verification of MRAP vehicles to find any inaccuracies and to check for effectiveness. Personnel trained include Air Force, Navy, Army, and Marine Forces. I worked with BAE and Navistar engineers who were located CONUS on issue that arrived. TO insure maintainability and reliability standards were achieved. I was Deployed OCONUS to Iraq and Afghanistan and successfully completed my 15 month tour. Developed training packages for new equipment training to include OPNET and FLM-NET POI , Lesson Plans and SOP. Established scope of class and instruction and prerequisites of the course.TO insure maintainability and reliability standards were achieved. Trained and instructed subordinates and supported units on MRAP of training. Effective decision-maker in high-pressure environments. Coordinated training schedules and filed crucial administrative paperwork.
I worked in the production of Mine Resistance Ambush
Protected Vehicles MRAP. Managed engine modification of Cummins ISLe 400 and
450 engines and Caterpillar C7 engines. I Assembled and installed components
such as axles, transfer cases, brake components, HVAC units, transmissions,
engines, radiators, and ballistic steel. I performed technician level
troubleshooting of engine, transmission, braking systems, HVAC and electrical
systems. Through the use of skills obtained through hands on training and
classroom instruction, I prepared hulls verifying doors operated properly and
latch hatches are aligned pass through plates are correct size. When hulls were
missing components or needed modification I utilized cutting equipment such as
a plasma torch and cutting disk to modify hulls I verified mounts are correct
and can fit components being installed to them. I worked with engineers on
design issues that were found on the assembly line, resulting in resolution of
early design flaws; saving the company time and money. Operated a crew of 6
civilians who worked through 3 stations. While working as Engine Modification
Lead I would train personnel on each individual task. Training included engine
verification, taking the serial of the engine and transmission and marrying
them, then assigning them to a truck. Engine accessories: basic installation of
A.C, oil coolers, and clutch fan. Engine electrical and oil line installation.
Engine radiator installation and mounting. I then inspected the engines to
insure quality before final power pack installation. Once the assembly line was
at maximum operation I was transferred to a Field Service Rep. to travel CONUS
locations repairing and modifying vehicles to be prepared to ship overseas with
little or no supervision. Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and
precision measuring instruments. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of
metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work. Precision
cutting with power saws, hand shears and chipping knives. Laid out, positioned,
aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination
square sand calipers. Adjusted functional parts of equipment and control
instruments. Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart
specifications and type. Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders. Positioned
and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled them in jigs and fixtures.
Inspected chains, hammers and other tools for damage or wear to prevent
injuries and accidents.
Companies Worked For:
Job Titles Held: