A&P Technician with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in maintenance supervision and aviation training. Desires a challenging role as a aircraft technician or in an area of aviation support.
Over 18 years maintaining, diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing military and commercial aircraft at the organizational level, safely supporting production expectation rates.
Accomplished maintainer in areas of flight control rigging, engine rigging, vibration analysis, component overhaul, major component R&R, servicing, scheduled and unscheduled inspections Dependable maintainer and supervisor of rotary-wing maintenance operations in a dynamic, fast-paced environment under adverse conditions. Veteran of Special Operations deployments.
Over 2000 field and classroom hours providing theory and hands on RW maintenance training to Latin American military service members and government agencies using technical Spanish.
Provided training and assessment throughout Latin America in the RW specialty, recommended improved practices and set precedence in management, maintenance, and on the job training.
Diversified leadership experience; have held positions as Technical Adviser and Team Leader in Mexico, Colombia and Bolivia; USAF Line Supervisor and Chief of ACFT Maintenance Training.
Skilled directing and overseeing subordinates reach mission and company goals.
Computer: Daily use of MS programs to include aviation maintenance management data bases.
Aviation Maintenance & Training
RW Maintenance Team Lead- Colombia
FW Maintenance Team Lead- Mexico
RW Technical Adviser - Bolivia
USAF Certified RW Instructor/Trainer
Ground Support Equipment Manager
Production Control/File Records
Line Supervision/Support Management
MOCC Superintendent USAF
USAF Rotary Wing Maintenance Retired
Initiated maintenance support as part of a CLS team assigned under contract by the U.S. Embassy to assist the Mexican Air Force with 4 assigned C26 Metroliner aircraft used for air vigilance.
Integrated a team of specialist to provide technical support in all areas of maintenance to include avionics, engines, structural repair and logistics. Supervised letter check inspections.
Promoted to Team Lead, took charge, Maintained interface with host nation command and U.S. agencies on all aspects of aircraft status, maintenance activity and resource availability
Upon program termination prepared aircraft for return ferry flight to U.S. performed engine conditioning and structural inspections, meeting U.S. governments schedule as projected.
Selected by site program manger to return to Bolivia from AFG as a Technical Adviser to the BAF Red Devil Task Force helicopter squadron to oversee maintenance efforts, assist and train.
Led major phase inspections; supervised team efforts and ensured quality of maintenance. Reviewed and provided error free documentation ensuring on-time inspection completion.
Conducted monthly rotations to FOL responsible for maintaining 100% ACFT availability ensuring available resources and quick turnover of AOG ACFT in support of anti-narcotic mission.
Managed over 400 ground support equipment items to include parts warehouse and scheduled inspection data base, increased equipment availability rate by 20% after first month assigned.
Hired to initialize training program for Red Devil Task Force, Bolivian Air Force as per U.S. State Department policy. Implemented and managed qualification process of maintenance personnel.
Transferred to Afghanistan as Training Coordinator for Kabul and Kandahar operating locations, ensured training and qualification of assigned maintenance personnel & maintained records.
Upon program closure transferred to Saudi Arabia; assigned to RSAF as an Aircrew Training Specialist for KC-135 Tanker pilots, ensuring qualification, currency and scheduling training.
First choice instructor providing classroom theory and practical hands on aircraft maintenance training in Spanish to 17 Latin American nations. Instructed on basic and advanced RW systems.
Developed and implemented basic and advanced RW maintenance courses. Managed and maintained 4 ground trainer aircraft instilling documentation relevance and safety awareness to attending students.
Selected by command as a key member of a Subject Matter Expert Exchange to Colombia and Peru providing sound improvement advice on safety, management, training and maintenance policies.
Established maintenance program and initialized work efforts from the ground up for COLAR RW initial entry flight training increasing aircraft availability by 30% within the first month assigned.
Interviewed and hired fifteen local nationals assuring a well qualified team in place to assume all responsibility on 14 assigned DoD helicopters meeting contract deadlines ahead of schedule.
Coordinated efforts for all phase inspections. Never missed a beat, one-in, one-out within the 10 day projected schedule. Maintained a zero mishap record throughout assigned period.
Over 2000 hours conducting field and classroom training in RW and aviation management to Latin American students. Researched and implemented training to include testing and evaluation.
Participated in over twenty Subject Matter Expert Exchange visits to 12 Latin American nations, setting precedence in areas of aviation maintenance, training, management and safety.
Provided theory and hands-on training in areas of component overhaul, flight control rigging, major component removal, ground servicing and aircraft support. Emphasizing safety above all.
Managed twelve aircraft maintenance courses administered to 17 Latin American countries. Planned and executed a 300K fiscal year budget in support of training to foreign nationals.
Diversified leadership experience; USAF manager, supervisor, classroom and field instructor. Held positions as USAF Maintenance Control Center Superintendent and Chief of Aircraft Maintenance Training. Lead Maintenance Adviser in Mexico with C26 Metroliner and Team Leader in Colombia supervising 15 local national technicians. Extensive use of maintenance manuals, technical orders, safety bulletins, aircraft records and pubs to include managing updates and revisions. Use of MS Office programs and aircraft maintenance data bases for reporting and managing resources. Logistics knowledgeable, research/order parts, maintaining stock levels and inventory. Resourceful and safety in all we do attitude, managed HAZMAT, FOD program and tool control programs.
Willing to travel
Willing to relocate, will start at hiring company's convenience
Previous held secret clearance; recently held a Moderate Risk Public Trust security clearance
Have a current and valid U.S. passport with an expiration date of 29 Dec 2018
General Weight & Balance Course
Bell 206/OH-58 Basic Airframe & Engine course
Honeywell VXP vibration analysis field training
Goodrich Rescue Hoist factory trained
AETC Technical Instructor Course
AETC Training Supervisor Course
AETC Quality Assurance Evaluator
AETC Maintenance Management Systems Course
Tactical Air Command Noncommissioned Officer Leadership School
Air University USAF Noncommissioned Officer Academy
USAF Teaching Internship Practicum
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