Looking to gain a position within the oil industry where I can utilize my knowledge and experiences performing maintenance on refinery machinery. Veteran with more than 20 years as a leader and instructor in the maintenance field on the Abrams family of vehicles with experience developing and delivering training in multiple environments to both civilians and US Army military personnel. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: More than 19 years working in a fast paced, ever changing environment in DOD contracting Over 8 years experience as a Maintenance Instructor on the US Army Abrams family of vehicles Skilled at learning new concepts quickly while working well under pressure Work well without supervision Ability to prioritize and remain focused on task at hand CORE COMPETENCIES: Instructor Facilitator Technical advisor Knowledge of M1series Tanks
Retrofit Technician, 06/2012
to 12/2013 Aerotek/General Dynamics Land Systems – FT Hood,
SEPv2 Abrams Tank Performed Modification Work Order (MWO) for the US Army, tasks for Wolverine Heavy Assault Bridge (HAB) and Abrams Tanks and other tracked/wheeled vehicles to include wiring, installation of new computerized components, testing system checkout for proper system operation at Fort Hood and other military installations continental United States as directed.
Provided input to program planning, schedules, and maintenance techniques for the tanks and other tracked or wheeled vehicles.
Collaborated with the Field Service Representatives to perform maintenance of the tanks and other tracked or wheeled vehicles.
Identified and advised Supervisor/Management regarding problems within technical areas as required.
Performed other duties assigned by Leadership responsible for maintenance.
Worked effectively as a team oriented structure to include field, office and shop environment, both on and off of military installations.
Troubleshoot electrical system malfunctions and performed repairs as needed.
Maintenance Technician, 06/2010
to 07/2011 Aerotek/General Dynamics Land Systems – FT Hood,
Worked on a maintenance team to assist the 3rd Armed Combat Regiment in preparation of the turn in of the M1A2 SEPv2 Abrams Tank.
Performed duties within the scope of Organizational/Direct Support maintenance operations on the M1A2SEPv2 Abrams Tank to include automotive, fire control, turret armament, lubrication, and chemical protection systems.
Performed troubleshooting and repairs procedures on the electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical vehicle system malfunctions on the M1A2SEPv2 Abrams Tank using technical manuals and wiring schematics and hydraulic system flow charts.
Performed onboard system testing, Built In Test (BIT), Fault Isolation Test (FIT).
Ordered requisition parts based on troubleshooting.
Installed replacement parts, rechecked vehicle system for operational readiness.
Ensured all paperwork was updated, and closed all vehicle work requisitions for final inspection.
Field Maintenance Instructor, 03/2003
to 04/2010 General Dynamics Land Systems – Ft Hood,
Served as a team member of the Abrams Field Maintenance New Equipment Training (FMNET) team to the U.S.
Army. Conducted training, Instructed Organizational and Direct Support maintenance and troubleshooting on the US Army's Abrams family of vehicles, to include M1A1 SA, M1A1 AIM, M1A2, M1A2 SEP, M1A2 SEPv2 tanks, and the M104 Wolverine (HAB) Heavy Assault Bridge.
Subject Matter Expert on all variants of the M1 Abrams family vehicles and tank unique equipment.
Presented classroom instruction and hands on training that encompasses electrical power distribution, digital data bus communication systems, air conditioning system operation, fire control system operation and vehicle over pressurization system.
Instructed Direct Support Plus (DS+) tasks on the AGT1500 turbine engine, tracked vehicle suspension and hydraulic system operations and repairs.
Revised, updated and validated training material and examinations as requirements and technology changed.
Supported and assisted newly hired instructors assigned to the FMNET team Supervised and assisted students performing maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on the M1A2 SEPv2 SEP Abrams Tank, and M104 Heavy Assault Bridge (HAB).
Senior M1A1 Abrams Tank Mechanic, 08/1984
to 03/1995 U.S. Army – Ft Hood,
Supervised the daily operations and maintenance of 14 shop mechanics as the M1A1 Abrams tank mechanic shop foreman supporting a tank company with 28 tanks.
Updated daily maintenance status reports as needed on all the assigned unit equipment.
Provided technical assistance and on-the-job training as needed to new personnel.
Worked as III Corp.
Maintenance Supervisor and shipment coordinator for the M1A1/A2 Abrams Tank.
Processed and issued new M1A1/A2 SEP Abrams tanks to armor units in the 1st Cav.
Division and the 2nd Armor Division.
High School Diploma: 1981 Emil G. Hirsch High School - Chicago,
AGT/1500 DS Engine Maintenance course
Certificate, M104 Wolverine Heavy Assault Bridge, Fort Hood, TX
Certificate, M1A2 SEP Unit Maintenance Technical Training Course: Fort Hood,
Certificate, M88A2 Hercules Heavy Recovery Vehicle, Instructor Course, Kuwait
Certificate, Warrant Officers Quality Control Inspector (915) Course: Fort Knox,