Talented assembly mechanic with 14+ years of experience and expertise in aircraft structural assemblies, subassemblies, and structures on aircraft components. Efficiently completes assignments and supports production requirements. Flexible in applying technical knowledge to meet diverse maintenance needs.
•Effective Team Building Workshop
•Thought Patterns for High Performance Training
•Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
•Supervised team of 5-30 staff members.
•Documented and resolved Quality and Delivery issues which led to exceptional results.
•Exceptional communication skills, able to effectively convey information verbally and in writing.
•Ability to work any shift as required by business need.
•Sequence and layout work and perform any bench work necessary to finish parts to quality specifications.
•Computer-literate with extensive software proficiency covering a wide variety of applications.
•Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport within a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.
•Highly analytical thinker with proven talent for identifying, improving, and streamlining complex processes.
KUKA and ELECTRO-IMPACT equipment
Spar Assembly Tool Operator, 01/2013 to Current Boeing – Everett, WA
Followed technical documentation, including tooling instructions and product specifications to determine and implement operational sequences.
Used work instructions and measuring tools to check specifications of finished items.
Dismantled machinery to access, remove and replace worn components and keep production within optimal tolerances.
Supervised and adjusted machinery when necessary, reducing downtime.
Monitored machine settings and adjusted to correct malfunctions or errors.
Updated daily production logs with timely and accurate information, regularly informing management of special incidents or non-conformance issues.
Assembly of aircraft structures or aircraft support equipment with or without the aid of JDT's, jigs, and fixtures by drilling, filling, reaming, countersinking, debarring, and using various hand tools aswell as electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
Shim, fit, trim, and align structural assemblies and sub-assemblies that vary considerably.
Assembly of aircraft parts with fairing and the mating of major assembly callouts, butt.
Stations, and water lines.
Study blueprints of work pieces to determine sequence of operations, and finished dimensions of work piece.
Sequence and layout work and perform any bench work necessary to finish parts to quality specifications.
Ensure all assemblies and detail parts are free of foreign object debris (FOD), and nonconformance issues.
Check aircraft parts for compliance using hand held precision measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, height gages, fed-max gages, truelok gages scales, and feeler gages.
Assembled, installed, reworked, repaired, and modified aircraft structural, mechanical, electrical, and sub-assembly components.
Machinist/Metal Fabricator, 05/2011 to 01/2013 Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC – Kent, WA
Identified equipment and production non-compliance issues and notified foreman to facilitate resolution.
Followed Operational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations to promote safe equipment operation and workplace safety.
Prepared HAAS and OKUMA machinery for use and verified presence of sufficient parts to complete operations.
Inspected all welded projects to verify alignment with blueprint specifications.
Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
Smoothed burred surfaces of joints and seams to minimize damage to other metal components.
Interpreted blueprints, schematics and technical documentation to obtain project instructions and completion requirements.
Learned to form sheet metal parts such as sleeves, collars and pressed elbows from different materials.
Fastened joints and seams together to assemble components into sheet metal products.
Selected gauges and types of sheet metal or non-metallic material to meet product specifications.
Fabricator /Production Line Assembler, 08/2007 to 05/2011 Swing Away Co – Enumclaw, WA
Inspected and tested components, assemblies and power tools for proper functionality.
Received and processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
Correctly and safely used variety of hand tools, saws and cutting equipment to carry out job duties.
Recognized and reported defective material and equipment to shift supervisor.
Verified part Numbers and placed parts in appropriate shipping containers.
Executed entire assembly process by accurately interpreting set-up sheets, work orders, drawings or blueprints.
Set up and tested monitors and calculators and recorded test data per engineering and quality specifications.
Repainted and precisely touched-up components and assemblies.
Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
High School DiplomaRenton Tech College High School Completion - Renton, WA
Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center, Composites Fabrication and Assembly Program - Everett, WA
Methylene Chloride Hazard Awareness (1S00123)
•BOND AND GROUND RESISTANCE MESAURMENTS
•Quality Tool Certification
•Sealing Application, Floor Crane, Powered Platform, Hexavalent Chromium, LOTTO, ISO 14001, FOD Prevention, ITAR/MIL, REDARS, Precision Measuring Tool, and Drilling for Quality Certified