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Aircraft Maintenance Operation, Aircraft Status Reporting, System Analysis and Production, Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Logistics, Aircraft Supply Systems, Project/Program Management, Workflow Planning, Resource Planning, Project/Status Monitoring, Team Building/Leadership, Performance Evaluation, Coaching/Mentoring, Research and Analysis, Problem Solving, Communications, Presentations, Briefings, Management Reporting, Written Communications, Technical Documentation, Records Management, Cross-Functional Team Collaboration, Root Cause Isolation, Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Repair
11/2002 - Present
Eglin A.F.B., Florida US
Salary: $50.000 USD Per Year
Hours per week: 40 Hrs.
May Contact Employer: Yes
Production Control - Aircraft
Serve as key Technical Advisor in reporting aircraft real and projected status information to senior personnel. Concurrently strategically prioritize, plan and coordinate critical aircraft production projects, with accountability for liaising among aircraft maintenance management as well as providing quality training to associate team members to ensure optimal performance.
Expertly define problems and trends negatively impacting operations/project status and develop and implement solutions-focused corrective actions; adeptly analyze underlying and associate causes and relate histories to make informed recommendations. Efficiently document projected completion date, study actual status and inform senior staff within chain of command on anticipated mission readiness.
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Collaboratively adjust schedules with cross-functional personnel to effectively address unanticipated barriers to on-time completion via radio, telephone, e-mail, and face-to-face contact. Thoroughly review work documents, statistical listings and status with production supervisors and technicians to troubleshoot and resolve status issues.
Effectively compile and prepare quality correspondence, forms, slides, and related documentation supporting critical daily and weekly briefings. Consistently ensure aircraft data integrity and security. Spearhead aircraft secondary debriefings ensuring proper reporting and documentation of malfunctions identified by aircrews. Maintain daily and/or weekly flying schedule deviations in computer systems and promptly report to appropriate work sections; routinely liaise with Maintenance Coordinating Function of Command Post. Proficiently receive and process complex information on operating problems and requests submitted through outside agencies and data including classified/unclassified messages, notifications of prevailing defense posture and weather conditions.
10/2001 - 11/2002
Department of Defense
Eglin Air Force Base, Florida US
Salary: 12.73 USD Per Hour
Hours per week: 40 - 60
May Contact Employer: Yes
Federal Police Officer
As a member of Department of Defense Police Range Patrol attached to the 96th Security Forces Squadron, partnered in providing 24-hour services to Elgin AFB community as well as collaborated with and assisted 5 local civilian police agencies; responsibilities included police, security and/or force protection. Effectively enforced Federal, State and local laws concurrent with outdoor recreation, hunting and freshwater fishing rules/regulations impacting Eglin AFB Reservation. Held full power of detention/arrest within established law, rules and regulations.
1/1981 - 11/2001
United States Air Force
Eglin A.F.B. , Florida US
Grade Level: E-6
Hours per week: 40-60
May Contact Employer: Yes
Tactical Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator
Applied subject matter expertise as well as dynamic leadership skills toward assigning and explaining work requirements and operating instructions, monitoring work in progress and overseeing subordinate and staff member performance in full-scope aircraft maintenance operations. Continually focused on achieving projected timelines as well as responding to unanticipated or emergency requirements for prompt resolution. Assured crucial compliance with policies and procedures and conducted performance appraisals of Airman. Consulted with Airmen in job expectations and provided constructive continuous feedback to boost individual and group performance. Maintained staff relations by thoroughly investigating and proactively resolving grievances and complaints.
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Provided both technical and administrative leadership in directing personnel, tracking projects, reporting progress, maintaining detailed records, and securing authority to adjust worker assignments to achieve schedules. Strategically developed both short and long term plans to optimize use of personnel and resources in meeting goals. Advised and informed senior management and staff organizations on work assignment feasibility, budget estimates and workload data. Independently determined type and extent of repairs required to recover aircraft to flyable condition.
Ensured compliance with health and safety regulatory and internal standards through appropriate use of safety equipment and protective clothing/gear. Promptly reported any conditions potentially compromising safety or health to designated authority for timely resolution.
University of Arkansas
Hurlburt Field Campus, Florida US
Degree: Master of Science in Operation Management
Certification: Master Certification in Human Resources
Semester Hours: 33
GPA: 3.8 out of 4.0
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Eglin Air Force Base, Florida US
Degree: Bachelor in Aeronautical Science
Semester Hours: 144
GPA: 3.6 out of 4.0
Specialized Training/Professional Development
Department of Defense Wilderness Training and Awareness Course; March 2002
United States Air Force H60 Flight Engineer Qualification Course; October 1997
Naval Aviation Water Survival Program; September 1996
Air Force Combat Survival Training Course; 1996
Air Force Water Survival; September 1996
Air Force Task Certifier Course; June 1995
Air Force F-16 Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Technician; August 1991
Force Non Commissioned Officer Leadership School; August 1988
Air Force F-4 Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Jones, B.K., (2008). Sleep Deprivation During Human Operations. Research Report, University of Arkansas.
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Air Force Commendation Medal (2x)
Air Force Achievement Medal (3x)
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (6x)
Air Force Good Conduct Medal (5x)
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon - Short Tour
Air Force Overseas Ribbon - Long Tour
Air Force Longevity Service C Four devices
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (2x)
Air Force Longevity Award (6x)
Veterans of Foreign Wars
American Management Association
National Aeronautical Association (NAA)
University of Arkansas Alumni
Community Volunteer Activities
Area Beach and Restoration Projects
Informal Local Firearms Education
Local Dog Training
Job Type: Permanent
Work Schedule: Full Time
Location: Mobile/Available for Travel
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1. Knowledge of aircraft (i.e. fighters, fixed wing, rotary aircraft) maintenance operations, management practice, and procedures, operating programs, , aircraft maintenance, aircraft maintenance repair process including repair ability of components, abilities, systems and sub-systems.
With numerous years of experience as a U.S. Air Force (USAF) Tactical Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator and more recently as Aircraft Production Control specialist at Eglin AFB working through government/military contractor, DynCorp International, I offer you comprehensive knowledge of broad-scope aircraft maintenance operations. This includes extensive experience spanning management practices and procedures, operating programs and full-range maintenance/repair processes at component, system and sub-system levels.
As an example of my broad aircraft maintenance knowledge, during my service with the USAF, 1981-2001, I rapidly advanced to assume increasing responsibilities based on my expertise in supporting and driving maintenance programs. In the capacity of Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator, I was responsible for both technical and administrative leadership of maintenance programs/projects, including training, coordinating and directing personnel in full-scope aircraft maintenance operations. This of course demanded an extensive knowledge of all aspects of maintenance and repair across a wide range of aircraft. Further illustrating my expertise, I was entrusted with independently evaluating aircraft and determining the type and extent of repairs required to bring aircraft to critical operational/mission readiness.
Complementing my vast practical experience, I earned a Bachelor in Aeronautical Science in 2006, with a minor in Management/Logistics. Additionally, during my military service I took advantage of their extensive professional development opportunities, with studies including an USAF H60 Flight Engineer Qualification Course as well as Air Force F-16 and Air Force F-4 Tactical Aircraft Maintenance trainings.
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2. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.
In my current position, one of my responsibilities is to ensure crucial compliance with safety and security regulations, practices and procedures in continually monitoring maintenance programs/ projects from inception through completion. Similarly, with the USAF it was my responsibility to oversee aircraft maintenance programs to assure we were continually working within health and safety regulatory as well as internal standards. This included both FAA and OSHA standards compliance. In reviewing jobsites and projects for regulatory compliance, I was also accountable for promptly reporting any real deviances from or potential compromises of safety or security standards, regulations, practices, and procedures to designated authorities.
Academically, my Bachelor in Aeronautical Science as well as extensive military training covered key components of safety and security regulations, practices and procedures.
3. Ability to plan, organizes, and direct the functions and mentor, motivate and apprise the staff through subordinate staff supervisors.
Having routinely taken on a leadership role in steering aircraft maintenance programs, I offer extensive experience in strategically planning, coordinating and managing human resources as well as spearheading personnel training and providing ongoing guidance, mentorship and motivation both directly and indirectly through subordinate supervisory personnel. For instance, in my current position with DynCorp International at Eglin AFB, I routinely liaise with and guide aircraft maintenance management team members throughout the maintenance process. I also review work documents, statistical listings and project status with production supervisors and their technicians in order to troubleshoot and resolve any project issues impeding on-time completion.
While with the USAF, I provided both technical and administrative leadership to supervisory and support personnel. These leadership responsibilities ranged from explaining work requirements and monitoring work in progress to consulting with personnel in job expectations, evaluating individual performance and maintaining staff relations.
support my practical experience, in 2008 I earned a Master of Science in
Operation Management, with an additional Master Certification in Human
Resources. This degree along with military leadership training programs
which included an Air Force Task Certifier Course and Air Force Non
Commissioned Officer Leadership School, enhance my qualifications to
successfully plan, organize and direct program functions as well as mentor,
motivate and lead staff through subordinate staff supervisors as a member of
4. Ability to analyze, plan and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet program requirements and objectives within available resources.
With any project, there can be unforeseen issues impacting one or more components of a high-volume, time-sensitive aircraft maintenance program. My ability to effectively analyze, plan and adjust work operations has consistently proven instrumental in achieving end objectives. As an example, in my present position, I am responsible for prioritizing, planning and coordinating projects.
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Beyond this, I am also relied upon to expertly identify problems and trends leading to inefficiencies and delays and determining and executing corrective actions. This includes analyzing underlying root causes as well as evaluating histories to devise informed recommendations, which will often include adjustments, revisions or enhancements to existing practices and processes across the program.
In particular, I often collaborate with cross-functional personnel in adjusting schedules to re-align resources in order to effectively address unanticipated issues compromising on-time completion of projects. I also maintain both weekly and daily flying schedule deviations in computer systems and report these deviations to work sections so that they can adapt their operations accordingly.
As Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator with the USAF, I was accountable for tracking projects and reporting on progress. While monitoring progress, I would often identify situations requiring adjustments to plans, and would request and acquire authority to adjust worker assignments to optimize use of resources in achieving timelines.
5. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, with the ability to respond in positive manner on controversial subjects, to answer questions under pressure, and to conduct meetings or hearings in a formal setting.
Throughout my career, dynamic oral and written communication skills have been vital to my success within broad environments including challenging and stressful informal as well as formal settings.
As a key Technical Advisor to senior personnel in my current position, I routinely report aircraft status and anticipated mission readiness information in both verbal and written format. I also apply my strong communication skills toward liaising among aircraft maintenance management and with Maintenance Coordination Function of Command Post as well as delivering staff training. In this position, I further demonstrate strong written communication skills in compiling and producing a wide range of correspondence forms, slides, and supporting documentation used during daily and weekly briefings.
During my military service, effective oral communication skills were crucial to productively explaining work requirements and operating instructions as well as communicating job expectations and providing continual feedback on performance during daily interactions with Airmen. I was also highly successful during this time in negotiating and resolving personnel grievances and complaints. Additionally, I routinely advised and informed senior management and staff organizations on work assignment feasibility, budget estimates, workload data, and related issues associated with aircraft maintenance operations.
my Masters and Undergraduate academic pursuits, I also exhibited strong written
communication skills in drafting and preparing quality research papers.
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6. Ability to interpret aircraft maintenance and maintenance terminology and instruction, and relate them properly to the particular problem solving project and maintenance effective follow-up.
With decades of experience as a Tactical Aircraft Mechanic and Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator as well as more recent background in Aircraft Production Control, I am well-versed in interpreting and applying complex maintenance terminology, instructions and specifications in order to facilitate, monitor, evaluate, and follow up on projects as well as troubleshoot and resolve any problems that might arise.
Currently I serve as key Technical Advisor in reporting aircraft real and projected status information to senior personnel. This requires the ability to expertly interpret detailed maintenance data and apply it toward identifying problems and trends negatively impacting our operations or project status as well as then using my findings to develop and implement solutions-focused corrective actions and provide informed recommendations to senior personnel. I also proficiently review and interpret detailed work documents, statistical listings and project status information with production supervisors as well as technicians to address critical status issues. Further, I effectively compile and prepare quality written materials often comprised of a high volume of aircraft maintenance-related terminology in order to deliver effective daily and weekly briefings on identified problems within projects as well as recommended corrective strategies. This position also requires that I receive, interpret, disseminate, and process complex aircraft-related information on operating issues and requests submitted by outside agencies.
In order to effectively assign and explain work requirements and operating instructions to personnel during my service with the USAF, it was of course critical that I possess a comprehensive knowledge of complex aircraft maintenance terminology as well as the ability to present that information in a manner that was easily understood by personnel. Additionally, I needed to be able to interpret this highly technical data and present in a non-technical manner to senior management. My ability to analyze, interpret and apply detailed aircraft mechanics data and terminology was also crucial in independently determining the type and extent of repairs required to recover aircraft to flyable condition in support of vital military missions.
Supporting this practical experience, with a Bachelor in Aeronautical Science as well as extensive military training as a Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Technician, I have acquired comprehensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance terminology.
7. Knowledge of the aircraft maintenance work centers compositions, work methods and process and functions of base-level maintenance programs, which is sufficient to enable the incumbent to determine how to support activities such as base supply, civil engineering, contracting, EEO, Union and civilian personnel interact with an aircraft maintenance function.
Having been in a leadership position in my current position at Eglin AFB as well as previously with the USAF, I offer you many years of experience translating to an extensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance work center compositions, methodologies, processes, and functions of base-level maintenance programs that is more than sufficient to enable me to continue to
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effectively determine how to support activities ranging from base supply, civil engineering and contracting to EEO, Union and civilian personnel as they relate to aircraft maintenance functions.
My extensive background in broad areas of human resources, from training, assignment and leadership to performance evaluations, counseling and employee relations, strongly supports my qualifications for working with both military and civilian personnel. In both military and civilian settings, I have routinely interfaced and partnered with cross-functional departments, personnel and key stakeholders to coordinate programs and projects and achieve common aircraft maintenance goals. I have also been actively involved in wide areas of program operations, from short-term and long-range program/operational planning, program/project administration and resource planning/management to budgeting, documentation and health/safety regulatory compliance.
Combining this vast experience with a Master of Science in Operation Management, Master Certification in Human Resources and a Bachelor in Aeronautical Science with a minor in Management/Logistics, I offer you comprehensive professional and academic credentials supporting my ability to excel in driving full-scope aircraft maintenance operations.
8. Ability to correlate and analyze a variety of aircraft maintenance data, draw conclusions and devise solutions to complex aircraft maintenance support systems.
Because a key responsibility both in my present position in Aircraft Production Control as well as prior positions as Tactical Aircraft Mechanic and Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator with the USAF has been to manage projects from inception through completion, I have developed and applied advanced skills in correlating and analyzing diverse complex aircraft maintenance data and using my findings to design and implement innovative solutions vital to optimizing aircraft maintenance performance.
In my current position, I expertly analyze underlying and associate causes as well as historical and statistical aircraft maintenance data in order to address and resolve problems and trends which are having a negative impact on our operations. Through additional assessments of aircraft maintenance project status, I am also able to correlate findings to define solutions-driven corrective actions and provide expert recommendations to senior personnel on strategies for boosting our performance across aircraft maintenance systems. Further, I comprehensively evaluate complex work documents and statistical listings in order to correlate findings and collaborate with production supervisors and technicians in defining and executing targeted solutions to system-wide issues.
Based on extensive analysis and correlation of data, I excelled in strategically developing short and long term plans to maximize use of time and resources in meeting critical aircraft maintenance goals as an Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator with the USAF. I also conducted comprehensive analysis of data on work assignment feasibility, budget estimates and workloads in order to advise senior management and staff organizations on strategies for enhanced performance of our aircraft maintenance programs. Additionally, through complex analysis of data, I was able to independently determine optimal type and extent of repairs required to expediently recover our aircraft to flyable condition.
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I am extremely interested in being considered for the Maintenance Operations Flight Superintendent/Supervisory Aircraft Maintenance Specialist position currently available, and am submitting my resume for review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As demonstrated, I offer 20 years with the United States Air Force as a Tactical Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft Maintenance Coordinator as well as more recent experience in Aircraft Production Control at Eglin AFB through DynCorp International. Over the span of my career, I have not only developed proficiencies in full-scope aircraft mechanics, but have cultivated dynamic leadership and supervisory skills in management-level positions. I excel in strategically planning, coordinating and managing workflow/projects and overall operations to optimize use of time and resources while ensuring achievement of critical timelines, budgets and quality standards. My ability to train, develop, evaluate, and motivate top-performing teams as well as strong administrative, communication and cross-functional collaboration skills have consistently proven instrumental in attaining and surpassing goals as a key staff member.
To complement this background, I offer a Bachelor Degree in Aeronautical Science as well as a Master of Science in Operations Management with Masters Certification in Human Resources. I have also routinely participated in ongoing professional development through diverse trainings in aircraft maintenance/management and leadership.
As an employee, you will find me to be a performance-driven leader positioned to deliver immediate and long-term results and committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to your team, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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Dear (INSERT NAME/NAMES of PERSON/PERSONS YOU INTERVIEWED WITH):
I would like to thank you for providing me the opportunity to interview with you and discuss the
Maintenance Operations Flight Superintendent/Supervisory Aircraft Maintenance Specialist position. Having gained a deeper insight into the job requirements and your objectives, I am confident you will find me a valuable asset in achieving your goals.
As discussed, I offer you extensive management-level background in Aircraft Maintenance Operations both with the military and more recently at Eglin AFB through a contract with DynCorp International. I believe you will find my dynamic (LIST A FEW SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS RELEVANT TO THE POSITION WHICH WERE DISCUSSED DURING THE INTERVIEW) skills/qualities vital to your operations and look forward to contributing to your success.
Should you have any additional questions, or to further discuss this or similar employment opportunities, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. Again, thank you for the enlightening interview. I look forward to your response.
Brian K. Jones
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