Transitioning veteran with 20 plus years of aircraft sustainment and logistics support experience with a reputation for solving the most challenging operational problems. Proven leader with an established record of success in production management, logistics support, and quality assurance.
Bachelors in Professional Aeronautics w/minors in Logistics and Management with certification as DAWIA Level 2 Life Cycle Logistician.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
M.S. (Master of Science) Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- May 2017
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
B.S. (Bachelor of Science) Professional Aeronautics w/Minors in Management and Logistics
- February 2011
Thomas Edison State University
A.A.S. (Associate of Applied Science) Applied Electronics
- October 2008
Aviation Ship Integration Analyst
NAVAIR , Patuxent River, MD
- July 2015
Demonstrated the 100% feasibility of embarking an operational air component on board Aircraft Carriers, identifying logistical support requirements that lead to the development of contingency solutions for space requirement shortfalls.
Streamlined Integrated Logistics Assessment of Next Generation Jammer by providing technical support to Airborne Electronic Attack System’s Ship Integration engineers developing real-time logistics support footprint for the legacy system through collaboration program management activity and actual end-users.
Reduced learning curve of new personnel by drafting Standard Operating Procedures for the management of the allowance listings for required non-consumable materials to support aviation operations.
Conducted market research, to satisfy unplanned requirement shift, accounting for emerging aviation capabilities aboard naval vessels, identifying and sponsoring over 8000 tooling modifications for established allowance lists.
Senior Aviation Maintenance Manager
Strike Fighter Squadron 83 , Virginia Beach, VA
- December 2013
Managed the aircraft upgrade from Lot 13 to Lot 18 F/A-18, which entailed the tracking and time-critical replacement of 30 F404 engines and 215 components in the preparation for an extended deployment.
Led department of 186 maintenance technicians to balance competing demands of high tempo combat operations with the long-term sustainment of 11 aircraft.
Developed training track, recognized as the “Flight Line Standard”, to certify production managers in the readiness day-to-day evaluation of the aircraft, engines, associated systems, and support equipment for the operational sustainment of F/A-18.
Provided oversight on the planning and implementation of over 630 technical directives, derived from ECPs, for a myriad of F/A-18 and F404 hardware and software changes.
Recognized by the Association of Naval Aviation for outstanding achievements for leadership efforts.
Maintenance Manager/Quality Assurance Supervisor
Strike Fighter Squadron 106 and 15 , Virginia Beach, VA
- December 2011
Coordinated and monitored the production and supply chain performance efforts of 550 technicians working on 56 F/A-18 against targets, benchmarks and service agreements to uncover logistics support deficiencies that impacted sustainment effort.
Supervised diverse team of technical artisans providing administrative surveillance over 42 aircraft maintenance programs, the team’s contribution led to successful external audits in both organization’s Maintenance Departments after previous failures.
Planned the logistics support requirements for over 30 routine or on-the-fly detachments conducting operational or emergency operations, to include the movement of maintenance personnel, material, and support equipment.
Aircraft Electrical Advisor/ Squadron Expeditor
Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic Fleet , Virginia Beach, VA
- September 2005
Provided technical guidance and logistical assistance to 16 F/A-18 operational squadrons developing an understanding of customers' needs to take actions to ensure that material requirements were met to meet rigid deployment schedules.
Managed the software upgrade of 624 Flight Control System components, developing an aggressive implementation and turnaround plan for over 120 aircraft that eliminated aircraft downtime.
Researched alternate suppliers for the procurement of obsolete, expired and otherwise difficult to acquire material enabling forward deploying military units to adhere to stringent availability standards.
Saved $26K in repairable cost per squadron by coordinating the technical evaluation of a polyurethane conductive gasket that virtually eliminates antenna corrosion discrepancies.
Aircraft Electrician/Flight Line Supervisor
Various Squadrons and Back Shop Depts. , FL and MD
- August 2002
An astute technician with strong grasp of technical schematics, drawings, and manuals.
Attended several service schools for F/A-18 and F-14 organizational and intermediate maintenance, specializing in electronic flight controls, fuel systems, and fault reporting.
Diagnoses non-routine malfunctions and not covered in standard service manuals utilizing oscilloscope, signal generators, frequency counters, and personal computer.
Coordinates work of engineers, technicians, and other aircraft maintenance personnel, while maintaining records of maintenance and repair work.
Work from home
$70,000 - $110,000