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Decorated Military Veteran with 18 years of experience in leading Aviation Maintenance and Repair initiatives for the US Army. Extensive, hands-on expertise in providing quality control, aviation support, and advanced diagnostics on H-64A Apache Helicopters. In-depth understanding of aircraft airframe, armament, electrical, avionics, engine, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Core competencies include:
Superior Mechanical Aptitude
Structural Repair and Detailed Inspections
Excel, Word, Power point, SPSS
Hazardous Materials Management
Staff Development and Training
Airport #2, West Jordan, UT 1996 to 2007
Helicopter Crew Chief
Maintained complete oversight for ensuring operational readiness of multi-million dollar aircraft; managed maintenance program, forecasted maintenance requirements, monitored servicing, inspections, and accurate documentation of all services performed.
Provided hands on maintenance and repair of complex components; adhered to strict timelines and emergency requests, and expedited equipment reconfigurations and refueling requests as needed.
Personally performed extensive pre-flight, flight and post-flight inspections; provided absolute technical guidance for airframe, mechanical, electrical, environment, avionics, engines, and pneudraulic repairs.
Collaborated with maintenance supervisor and production personnel to maintain aircraft status; oversaw ground movement of aircraft, diagnosed and resolved malfunctions, and leveraged extensive knowledge of computerized equipment to perform complex diagnostics.
Complied with all aircraft documentation requirements; informed flight crews of discrepancies, and contributed toward aircrew debriefing sessions.
Barefoot Grass Tree and Shrub Care, Salt Lake City, UT 1995 to 1996
Tree and Shrub Manager
Provided leadership and oversight for day to day business operations; managed and monitored operations budget, prepared invoices, schedule projects and maintained equipment.
Secured licenses for the use of pesticides and chemical compounds; diagnosed and treated tree and shrubbery diseases, and developed annual plan to implement chemical treatments to optimize growth.
Ensured compliance with all EPA Regulations for safety, and maintained current Materials Safety Data Sheets.
Swanson Building Materials, Salt Lake City, UT 1995
Performed general delivery for building materials to construction and business sites; operated forklift, flatbed trucks and delivery equipment.
Leveraged knowledge of weight limits to safely manage delivery schedules, and contributed toward the training and development of new staff members.
Texas Department of Corrections, Beeville TX 1994
Patrolled perimeter and units to monitor activities of 144 inmates per shift; conducted count procedures, restrained disorderly inmates, and diffused tense situations in a maximum security prison.
Contributed toward the training and supervision of Officers I and II; gained proficiency in the use the AR-15 rifle, 870P shotgun, 357 magnum revolver and tear gas launcher.
1/149th Aviation Battalion, Texas National guard, Ellington AFB 1992 to 1993
Maintenance Crew Chief
Troubleshoot aircraft systems, subsystems and components; performed inspections, preventative maintenance, and full repairs and modifications.
Conducted extensive functional testing, diagnostic analyses and flight testing to ensure safety and functionality of all aircraft.
Performed all tasks in a safe and effective manner; received training to assist in the maintenance and repair of UH-1, UH-60, and OH-58 Helicopters.
D co. 1/211th Aviation Battalion, Quality Control Inspector 2007
Kandahar, Afghanistan - Technical Inspector, Operation Enduring Freedom 2004 to 2005
1/211th Aviation Battalion - Technical Inspector/Kuwait, Operation Desert Spring 2001 to 2002
7th/6-CAV. REGT Group, Conroe, Texas - 67R Helicopter Mechanic 1993 to 1994
1/149th Aviation Battalion, Texas National Guard - 67R Helicopter Mechanic 1992 to 1993
1/211th Aviation Battalion, Xxxxxx National Guard - 67R Helicopter Mechanic 1989 to 1992
Education and Training
2010: College Name, City, State - Bachelors Degree, Sociology
2002: Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department Foam Firefighting Course
2000: Engine School - G.E. 701 Helicopter Engines, Cincinnati, OH
1994: Correctional Officer Academy
1991: University of Xxxxxx, Salt Lake City - Criminal Justice & Military Science Courses
1991: Field Sanitation Team Training Course
1990: Army Aviation Maintenance & Logistics School, Ft. Eustis, VA
Awards and Recognition
Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service during Operation Enduing Freedom, Afghanistan
Army Commendation Medal for outstanding qualities of leadership, enthusiasm, and devotion to duty
Army Achievement Medal during 1st BN 211th Aviation Regiment mobilization.
Award of Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal on 4 occasions
Award of the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal in support of Operation Desert Spring
Award of the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device in support of Operation Desert Spring
Award of the Xxxxxx National Guard Achievement Ribbon for outstanding performance of duty
Certificate of Achievement for 100% proficiency in soldierly skills during end of course Common Task Test Army Aviation Award of Safety, outstanding performance in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Top Gun Award and Certificate of Achievement from Xxxxxx House of Representatives
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City, State, Zip
Dear Hiring Manager,
I have enclosed my resume for your review. I am a highly experienced Mechanical Repair and Maintenance Technician with a reputation for delivering superior service in a high pressure environment. I can offer you expertise in assembly and reassembly of critical components, a dedication to safety and quality control, and a progressive, forward thinking attitude. I am a decorated Military Veteran offering over 18+ years of hands on testing, diagnostics, management and repair expertise.
I am familiar with all types of military helicopters and aircraft, and have been instrumental in streamlining and standardizing aggressive maintenance programs to optimize functionality and reliability. According to your job description you are seeking someone with the ability to <something from the job description here>, and I have the ability to <draw the correlation here> . This along with my ability to provide project management direction and staff supervision makes me the ideal candidate for this position.
I am anxious to speak with you further regarding your needs. Please contact me at your earliest convenience to further discuss how my qualifications are a fit for this position.
Thank you for your time and I will look for your call.
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