starship structures technician resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Industrious Professional, Multi-talented, Quality-driven and Highly-motivated Aerospace production leader with 30+ years experience with desire to take on new challenges. Knowledgeable about equipment operation, quality standards and safety hazards. Steps easily into any production position and works hands-on with team members in need of improvement and solving challenging goals. Versed in documentation and compliance, Resourceful problem-solver with persistent approach to tackling operational concerns. Good decision-making with open and clear communication style and strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Team Management
  • Data Management
  • General Manufacturing Practices
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Production Floor Maintenance
  • Quality Control
  • Problem-Solving
  • Assembly and Production
  • Time Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Precision and Attention to Detail
  • Team Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Compliance Standards
  • Troubleshooting Skills
  • Refinishing Abilities
  • Inspections Proficiency
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Technical Documentation Reading
  • Schematic Reading
  • Component Repair
  • Installation and Modification Strategies
  • Aircraft Wiring Maintenance
  • Diagram Interpretation
  • Problem Resolution
  • Organizational Skills
  • Health and Safety Protocols
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Fluent in Spanish
Starship Structures Technician, 09/2019 - Current
SpaceX City, STATE,
  • Highlights and achievements.
  • Learned SpaceX systems and procedures and applied pass knowledge to produce high quality products in building Flaps, Static Aero, and sub assemblies for the Starship Rocket.
  • Played an important roll in setting up shop and working areas to distribute work for easy production flow and inventory.
  • Leads, trains and motivates 20+ techs in 3 different Laser welding Robots, spot welding machines, spacex methods and diverse tools usage.
  • Lead Technician in charge of K6 Operations in Torrance, CA. Since March 2021 to present.
  • EHS Ambassador.
  • Responsibilities.
  • Operate laser welding machines such as Spot Welding, Handheld laser welding and Robot Wheel Welder to build parts, substructures and weld skins for the Flaps.
  • Read and interprete structures assembly diagrams for accuracy.
  • Check assemblies for alignment, symmetry, fit and workmanship quality.
  • Fastened sheet metal coverings to surface areas of Flaps utilizing welding or riveting.
  • Inspected parts and systems for fit, alignment and compliance with standards by using measuring instruments or test equipment.
  • Used index points and measuring instruments to position and align subassemblies in jigs or fixtures.
  • Observed key safety protocols and practices when operating dangerous equipment near team members or expensive systems.
  • Inspected subassemblies using measuring tools and testing equipment to maintain adherence with engineering specifications.
  • Shipping structures and substructures to Starbase in Texas on a daily or weekly basis.
  • Place purchasing orders for new and replacement tools.
  • EHS Ambassador.
  • Working with Leads and Supervisor to maintain a safety environment in HT-38
  • Captured or segregated waste material for recycling or environmentally responsible disposal.
  • In charge of K6 Operations in Torrance, CA.
  • Operated, troubleshoot and maintained the K6 Stretch Machine.
  • Handled all stretch forming operations and Logistics at K6, Torrance.
  • Handled customer relations with Dasco (Company in charge of milling the form panels) in a daily and weekly basis to supply formed panels to Starbase.
  • Trained 8 technicians on stretch forming and K6 operations.
  • Tech Support
  • Traveled 6 times to Starbase for two weeks each time to help with Flaps and subassemblies installation on Starship and launch tower arms actuators.
  • Traveled to Cape SpaceX for a month to assist with payload Fairings systems integration and mating with Falcon 9 second stage to get it ready for launch.
  • HT-38 Certifications
  • TRUMF Laser Cutting Certificate.
  • Crane Certification.
  • Forklift Certification.
  • Variable reach Forklift Certification.
  • All terrain forklift Certification.
  • Scissor lift Certification.
  • Over 50+ Bridge training courses completed.
Aircraft MRO Technician, 09/2016 - 09/2019
United Aeronautical Corporation. City, STATE,
  • Highlights and Achievements.
  • Worked across four different departments as a manufacturer, repair and overhaul technician and performed Planner and Quality Control duties.
  • Completed special projects for Cal Fire.
  • Electronics Technician.
  • Completed special projects for Cal Fire manufacturing and programming of all electronic components of the Aerial Fire Fighting System including Power/Control Rack, Programmable Logic Controller, Cabin Control Box, Vent Valve Control Box, Nozzle Control, Foam Control Box and Take Off Valve Box.
  • Set up and operated specialized or standard test equipment to diagnose, test or analyze performance of electronic components, assemblies or systems.
  • Tested circuitry and electronic components according to engineering instructions, technical manuals or knowledge of electronics.
  • Worked both independently and with crews to interpret electrical malfunctions and make repairs quickly to minimize downtime for customers.
  • Manufacture, Repair and Overhaul Electromechanics components.
  • Utilized diagnostic techniques and test equipment to assess electromechanical circuits, equipment, processes and systems.
  • Used multimeters, oscilloscopes and other hand tools to test and evaluate components.
  • Operated metalworking machines to fabricate housings, jigs, fittings and fixtures.
  • Used advanced skills to deploy, assemble and disassemble mechanical components.
  • Inspected and tested completed systems for performance and conformance with specifications.
  • Applied troubleshooting techniques to determine cause of malfunctioning systems.
  • Audited, maintained and repaired equipment to achieve operational efficiency.
  • Inspected and verified dimensions and clearances of parts to verify conformance to factory specifications.
  • Completed standard inspections to assess wear and damage to components.
  • Identified and executed equipment-related improvement initiatives based on electromechanical comprehension.
  • Soldered parts and hardware into housings and assemblies based on product schematics or technical diagrams.
  • Perform quality assurance prior to delivery of final work to clients.
  • Collaborated with team members, lending mechanical expertise to meet team goals.
  • Manufacture, Repair and Overhaul of hydraulics and Landing gear components.
  • Operated pressure pumps according to manufacturer specifications and safety rules.
  • Followed safety practices to safeguard against injury and damage to property.
  • Calculated required capacities for equipment of proposed system to obtain specified performance.
  • Assisted engineers to design, develop or manufacture industrial machinery or other equipment.
  • Restored product condition using proven techniques.
  • Manufacture, Repair and Overhaul Aircraft Structures.
  • Performed reverse engineering to Overhaul control surfaces on old Military planes.
  • Researched, read and interpreted technical manuals and guidelines before inspections, installations and repairs.
  • Disassembled and repaired damaged sections and fabricated replacements.
  • Disassembled units and inspected parts for wear with micrometers, calipers and gauges.
  • Used diagnostics and troubleshooting tools to identify failures and equipment issues.
  • Operated various diagnostic tools to determine repair plans.
  • Troubleshot systems to determine appropriate resolution for reported problems with usage.
  • Utilized drawings and schematics to install, remove and modify aircraft structures, systems and components.
  • Inspected completed work to certify that maintenance adhered to standards and procedures.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to locate source of malfunctions.
  • Planner.
  • Responsible for reviewing and interpreting customer requirements. Including Purchase Orders, electronic or hard copy drawings, parts list, bill of materials, process requirements and assembly requirements. Through evaluation of this data and interaction with engineering generate documents and processing plans for the purpose of meeting customer requirements.
  • Create accurate bill of materials (BOM) requirements for assemblies in support of customer requirements.
  • Updated planning as required for all purchase order / customer engineering changes of for all method improvement / correction type changes.
  • Created re-work planning for parts or tools as required.
  • Review customer engineering changes.
  • Review customer purchase order requirements and changes.
  • Coordinate the necessary information with other team to make corrections or improvements to planning, tooling, programs or processes.
  • QA inspector.
  • Inspect assemblies / detail parts for compliance to applicable drawings, specifications and contractual requirements.
  • Document discrepancies per applicable procedures.
  • Work form Engineering drawings, blueprints, quality procedures and instructions, manufacturing specifications and procedures, operations and work sheets, electronic data and verbal instructions.
  • Used precision measuring instruments in performing assigned quality tasks.
  • Check repairs for serviceability according to specifications and technical publications.
  • Maintain necessary documentation and records.
  • Certifications.
  • FARO Arm Certified.
Lead Aircraft Mechanic/Supervisor, 11/2006 - 01/2016
Worldwide Aeros Corporation City, STATE,
  • Highlights and achievements.
  • Played a major role in the historic build and successful flight of an experimental aircraft known as The Aeroscraft.
  • Participated in the conceptual design, completion, test flight and delivery of multiple Aerostats and Airships.
  • Travel frequently to domestic and international destinations as part of an assembly, test and training technical support group for customers.
  • Trained new techs in Manufacturing, Airship Theory, Ground Operations, and handling of power and non power ground support equipment.
  • Responsibilities.
  • As part of the Advanced Concepts Division provided rapid prototype solutions for customers implementing testing under strict FAA guidelines to ensure safety and quality in each product or prototipe produced.
  • Manufacturing products such as The Aeroscraft, Airships, Aerostats and Tactical towers.
  • Maintenance Controller.
  • Provided technical support and Mission Success on each maintenance contract overseas.
  • Maintain logs from pilot reports.
  • Completed Aircraft Discrepancy Sheets.
  • Created work crew schedules and delegated assignments to keep systems running at peak levels.
  • Updated Operation Control Center.
  • Assist mechanics in troubleshooting Aircraft discrepancies and provide current technical data.
  • Inspected repairs and created logbook entries.
  • Create daily reports of flying time, envelope pressure watch, EQ, ballast, weather and maintenance.
  • Lead Aircraft Mechanic/ Supervisor.
  • Supervise Manufacture, test, and systems integration for each Aeros Aircraft such as Engines, Fuel, Oil, Electrical, Pneumatic, Pressure Control Systems, Landing Gear and Control Surfaces.
  • Supervise aircraft structural fabrication, repair and modification.
  • Supervise all stages of Manufacture, Installation, align and rigging of all control surfaces for The Aeroscraft and Sky Dragon Aeros 40 D Airship.
  • Performed Quality Assurance duties such as Inspecting and Calibrating diverse equipment, completed Line Checks and comparing results to product specification, documenting and reporting on production and defects, maintaining and updating Raw Material Specifications.
  • Perform Quality Control inspections in accordance with company technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations.
  • Inspect & check components for clearances, tolerances, proper installation & operation.
  • Interpret inspection findings & determine adequacy of corrective actions.
  • Maintain FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms.
  • Perform Electromechanical, Hydraulics, and Pneumatic systems Test, evaluation, repair & Overhaul, as well as set ups and demonstrations.
  • Assist Mechanical and Electrical Engineers with R & D.
  • Inspect and operate Airships power and non power ground equipment.
  • Assist other leads and functional team members with any associated aircraft maintenance actions and other duties as assigned by the Production Manager as necessary to ensure mission success.
Education and Training
FAA Certification: FAA Licence Airframe & Power Plant Mechanic., Expected in 1996
N.V.O.C. Aviation Center. - Van Nuys, CA,
Status -
: Business Administration, Expected in 07/1992
C.O.B.A.C.H - Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.,
Status -
: Electronics Technology, Expected in
Pierce College - Woodland Hills, CA,
Status -
  • Extra curricular classes to add knowledge and value to my Aircraft Mechanic career.
Spanish :
Native/ Bilingual:
Negotiated :
  • FAA Private Pilot Multi-engine License
  • FAA A&P Mechanic License.

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School Attended

  • N.V.O.C. Aviation Center.
  • C.O.B.A.C.H
  • Pierce College

Job Titles Held:

  • Starship Structures Technician
  • Aircraft MRO Technician
  • Lead Aircraft Mechanic/Supervisor


  • FAA Certification
  • Some College (No Degree)

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