Nearly 24 years of experience in Army fleet management, logistics management, personnel management, team development, maintenance program development, procurement forecasting and purchasing, analyzing work requirements and establishing procedures and methods for maintenance processes and excellence in customer service. Establishing shop safety programs, leading team members to work towards and participate in developing maintenance excellence programs supporting the customer and organizational goals. Provided program management and support to as many as 2600 pieces of equipment spanning organizations containing over 115 personnel. Innovative leader, high emotional intelligence, creative thinking with excellent interpersonal skills. Self-motivated, organized, and eager to embrace change and exploit technology for continuous system process improvement. Demonstrates high standards of professional conduct and proven skills in collaboration, team building, communication, problem solving, conflict resolution, and staff training.
Diagnostic Test Equipment
Training Program Development
Hazardous Material Handling
Records and Program Management
Written and Oral Communication
Policy and Procedure Development
Tool Use and Accountability
Quality Customer Service
Senior Automotive Maintenance Officer Advance Course 05/2012
Maintenance Management/Supervision, Leadership, and Logistical planning at the support level for supply and equipment maintenance.
Fundamentals of leadership as related to accomplishing assigned tasks in the work place.
Applying leadership traits to a diverse group of people in order to accomplish a desired outcome.
Supervisory skill set designed to polish existing techniques to enhance production and employee feedback.
Automotive Maintenance Officer Basic Course: 05/2008
Supervise all aspects of equipment troubleshooting and repair, service management, logistic systems management and process execution, provide maintenance support to wheeled, track, power generation, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment; electrical systems, engines, hydraulics, brake systems, and power trains.
Certification in the operation diagnostic test equipment (timing light, dwell meter, vacuum gauge, voltage and regulator tester), specialty shop tools (wheel balancer, drill press, wheel pullers, bead breaker, grinders, air tools, jacks, arc welder, oxy/acyl welding and cutting, wire feed welders, plasma cutters and oxy torch).
Advance equipment recovery to include: rollovers, lift/swing, incline recovery, mire factors, mechanical advantages and self-recovery.
Support Operations Maintenance Supervisor01/2017 to CurrentWA
Senior Maintenance Program Manager08/2011 to 12/2016U.S. Army
Responsible for all logistical planning, coordination, and execution of maintenance, supplies and distribution for a 1000-person organization.
Led team responsible for providing quality maintenance on 640 pieces of automotive, material handling, and power generation equipment.
Responsibilities encompassed the organization's logistical footprint, including the equipment readiness, safety, quality assurance, and technician training.
Supervised team leaders and mechanics to ensure equipment is resourced and repaired in a timely manner; implemented and enforced preventive maintenance measures reducing overall repair times and expenditures.
Managed all commodities of maintenance including Automotive, Prime Power Generation, HVAC, and Heavy Weapon systems; assigned and managed all unscheduled repairs and scheduled services.
Serve as the Master trainer for soldiers in techniques to diagnose and repair equipment deficiencies in accordance with applicable technical manuals, diagnostic tool sets, electrical schematics, and years of maintenance experience; trained soldiers in the use and care of special tools associated with repair and diagnosis.
Provided technical guidance and direction for personnel in the form of diagnostic, troubleshooting and repair techniques for all automotive, transport, material handling, and power generation equipment; concentrating on brake, fuel, electrical, pneumatic, steering, transmission, hydraulics, and suspension systems.
Managed 6 automated logistics information data systems used for tracking equipment service intervals, reporting readiness posture, and ordering repair parts.
Provided technical training in the use of CAT ET Reader and Allison DOC diagnostic programs associated with Caterpillar Engines and Allison Transmissions.
Automotive Maintenance Supervisor01/2008 to 08/2011497th Transportation CompanyWA
Responsibilities included planning, coordinating and supervising the inspection, diagnosing, and repair of heavy transport, material handling, and power generation equipment; prepared, implemented and maintained procedures for management of maintenance activities.
Directly responsible for the health, welfare, training, discipline, and performance of 42 employees.
Implemented a company-wide Quality Assurance/Quality Control process to ensure repairs were completed correctly and all repair standards were met by technicians.
Planned and conducted safety training to ensure shop standards, OSHA, and EPA hazards were met.
Led a 41 person maintenance support team in Iraq providing maintenance and repair for transportation equipment hauling supplies through the theater of operations.
Utilized repair part cataloging service to reduce repair cost by $40K annually.
responsible for readiness support of more than 900 pieces of diesel powered equipment; Develops support policy and procedures that affects six maintenance activities in Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii.
Collaborates with external agencies for maintenance and supply applicability and resource priority.
Performs logistics trend analysis, enforces regulatory guidance, and liaison with the Pacific Region Command and higher headquarters.
Provides readiness data and cost analysis, evaluates programs and develops methods for improving efficiency and logistical support across the Pacific Region.
Led 41 member team in establishing equipment readiness, maintenance data tracking and analysis procedures using information technology systems; provided executive leadership weekly readiness updates and recommendations; established repair parts policy and cost savings procedures; worked with local vendors for the purchase of specialized tools, repair components, and supplies to increase equipment readiness; monitored data collection system processes for data capture and analysis.
Managed and inspected battery maintenance programs, reducing costs by $115,000; managed life-cycle replacement programs; managed equipment warranty repair processes and programs; coordinated new equipment fielding and training programs; developed, managed, and executed equipment accountability, replacement and excess disposal.
Developed, reviewed, and recommended changes to maintenance programs, policy, and performance standards.
Education and Training
Associates Degree: Automotive Technology10/ 1999North Central InstituteClarksville, TNAutomotive Technology
High School Diploma06/1994
608-609 Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Recycling and Recovery-04/2012
Hazardous Material Handling02/2012
Automotive, commodities, Oral Communication, cost analysis, Customer Service, data collection, diagnosis, direction, electrical schematics, HVAC, hydraulics, information technology, inspection, leadership, logistics, Microsoft Office, personnel, Power Generation, Prime, Procedure Development, processes, Program Development, Program Management, Quality, quality assurance, Quality Control, repairs, reporting, Safety, supervising, technical training, technical manuals, technician, Test Equipment, trainer, training programs, transmission, transportation, trend, troubleshooting, Written