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United States Air Force aircraft mechanic retired. Twenty-year career maintaining, servicing, documenting aircraft maintenance. Airframe licensed, Powerplant pending September 13, 2018. Attending Metro-Technical Aviation Graduate September 12, 2018.


Hydraulic back shop section chiefAircraft Qualified/Worked 737 (Alaska Airline)C130H's and E's, 707 (E3B AWACS), 739 RC135, F16Security Clearance (expired- Mar 1, 2016)Ability to learn new tasks

Materials handling training

Produced aircraft daily status 

Composite Tool room/ bench stock qualified



Adaptive to change

On-call 24/7 (Military)

Records management (primary)

Excel, Powerpoint, Word


Maintenance Professional of the Quarter x2 (Aircraft Maintenance Production Team) 

Maintenance Professional of the Month x3 (Aircraft Maintenance Section Team Lead)

Maintenance Operations Center Deployed Team of the Month

Safety Award "Chain-Breaker Award" (Aircraft Maintenance Section Team)

Deployed Safety Award Recipient

Hand selected for Maintenance Production Superintendent 

Hand selected for Avionics back shop section team lead

Top Wrench award

Volunteered 300 hours, mentoring, teaching English and cooking lessons to Japanese Nationals

Volunteered 40 hours Aerospace club

Coached 42 youth football players 

A&P Mechanic
March 2018 to April 2018
AAR Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

A&P mechanic 

Alaska Airline 737-900

Aircraft Maintenance Production Superintendent / Aircraft Hydraulic section lead
March 2014 to March 2016
United States Air Force Holloman Afb, New Mexico

Acquired $250,000 AVITECH hydraulic test stand 

Initiated bench stock ordering and parts for a new hydraulic shop

Received new cabinets and racks for bench stock and parts

Created records management account

Produced daily status power-point slides

Attended production meetings   

Directed personnel on shift, for the efforts of producing flyable aircraft ie; Parts removal, parts ordering, parts resembling, parts install. 

Provided technical experience in the form of researching technical data, researching schematics and navigating through automation.

Up-channeled aircraft status on 56 aircraft to the Maintenance Operation Center and group executive officers. 

Directed/coordinated five individual sections, ie; Electricians, Hydraulics, Fuels, Egress and Avionics, to aid in the efforts of maintaining and repairing airplanes.

Hand-picked by division head to be an aircraft impound official, to investigate, control access and collect data, to present back to the division head with findings. 

Hand-picked by division head to investigate and gather official statements, concerning a Communication Security Incident.

Created aircraft production slides through power-point and excel programs.

Utilized Microsoft Excel, Word, Power-point, Outlook

Supervisor - Lenard Gleesing, Phone ()

Senior Coordinator / Maintenance Operation Center Superintendent
February 2010 to February 2014
United States Air Force Yokota AB, Japan

Directly supervised 15 controller positions, coordinated maintenance efforts between aircraft maintenance units of 500 personnel.

Maintained aircraft status of the day and flying schedule deviations on transient and host aircraft. 

Coordinated maintenance on Maintenance Recovery Teams.

Led 15 controller positions on the duties of coordinating, retrieving, and presenting vital visibility on 20 fleet health indicators in the Pacific region.

Coordinated with Airfield Operations, Fire Department, Security Forces, Command and Control and two maintenance units.

Led the Maintenance Operation Center flawlessly through Japan's 9.0 earthquake and tsunami.

Leaned records management documents with electronic record files, saved $1.5K 

Chief Executive and Quality Assurance go-to-guy for aircraft operations. Provided on the hour, history, statistics, fleet management requirements for 40 aircraft. 

Rewrote 49 Quick Response Checklist, coordinated through 3 maintenance units, approval through Chief Executives. 

Aircraft Maintenance Technician Craftsman
March 2004 to March 2010
United States Air Force Offutt, AFB, NE

Conducted preflights, inspections and preventive maintenance on the pneudraulic systems of the Boeing 739 RC-135 aircraft valued at $325 million each.

Operated, troubleshooted, and repaired flap actuators, flight controls, doors, landing gears.

Used technical orders, system schematic diagrams and test equipment to isolate and repair system malfunctions.

Inspected/signed off repair jobs

Package Handler (Part time)
United Parcel Service Anchorage , Alaska

Aircraft package loader

Package sorter

Pneudraulic Craftsman
March 2000 to August 2004
United States Air Force Anchorage , AK

Conducted preflights, inspections and preventive maintenance on the pneudraulic systems of the 707 E-3 aircraft valued at $325 million each.

Operated, troubleshot and repaired flap actuators, flight controls, door and landing gears.

Used technical orders, system schematic diagrams and test equipment to isolate and repair system malfunctions.

Inspected/signed off repair jobs

Tool Room
August 1999 to August 2000
United State Air Force Dyess Afb, Texas

Bench stock monitor (Primary)

Constructed bench stock parts locations and bins

Built shadow board for ease of locating bench stock items                            

Certification : Aviation Maintenance Technology A&P, 2018 Metro-Technology Aviation Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Airframe Certificated

Powerplant -Pending September 13, 2018

Associate of Science : Associate in Maintenance Technology, 2012 Community College of the Air Force Maxwell Afb Gunter Annex, Alabama, USA
Professional Aeronautics Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Unversity Coral Gables, Florida, USA 105 Credit Hours Earned
Additional Information
Non-Commission Officer Academy, 2010
Emergency Management Training, 2010
Basic Soldering Training, 2006
Integrated Maintenance Data Systems for Supervisors, 2006
Integrated Maintenance Data Systems for flight line, 2004
Aircraft Pneudraulics Craftsman Course, 2002
Airman Leadership School, 2001
Air Force train the trainer course, 2001
Aircraft Pneudraulic Field Training Detachment School, 1997
Aircraft Pneudraulic Technical School, 1996
​Forklift qualified
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  • Troubleshooting specialist
  • Project Management
  • Work Rules
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • OSHA / EPA Compliance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Training & Development
  • Baseline Schedules
  • Problem Solving
  • Personnel Management
  • Leadership
  • Supervision
  • Inventory Management
  • Apply lean principles to improve the flow and smoothness of work, reduce waste, and improve quality.
  • Devised a high polished finishing system that saved thousands of hours for a top designer's account.
  • Recipient of the 2012 Toex Award for outstanding achievement.
  • Assemble and lead a synchronized, cohesive team, inspiring confidence and high output.
  • Implement cross training to improve the depth of skill sets within the team.

Project Manager for planning, directing, and maintaining continuous operations in various production departments. Experienced in directing manufacturing employees, ensuring efficient production in accordance with quality standards. Apply creative and analytical approach to operations for continuous process improvement. Skillful in identifying or anticipating problems and providing solutions. Ability to predict project duration, meeting productively and schedule milestones. Mentor, train, and empower the team to excel in their performance.

Consultant Jul 2016 to Jul 2019
Regal Wood Cabinets, LLC Burnsville, MN
  • Rebuilt a failing finishing department from the ground up.
  • Established which team players wanted to be finishers.
  • Empowered and trained them for production.
  • Designed  and  built cart systems.
  • Separated the flow of the work to maximize production. 
  • Did all color matches.
  • Worked along side team members  to teach about variables that effect consistency.

 Other duties as follows   increased consistency and production while training. Increased growth in finishing by meeting deadlines and expectations. Other duties as follows, decorative work,  material ordering, waste handling, equipment management. Lean principles, safety, customer consult, schedule, facilitate work, coordinate with other departments, assist salespeople, interview and hire for all departments.

Finishing Specialist/ Supervisor Dec 2013 to Apr 2016
  • Plan, organize, and manage operations from the ordering of materials and supplies to work flow oversight to timely, quality production.
  • Direct key personnel in correct production techniques to achieve required quality.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve quality issues, working with the team to develop, identify, and accomplish assigned goals and objectives.
  • Anticipate and overcome production problems, material shortages, equipment malfunctions, and unavoidable delay.
  • Coordinate company projects and programs that support the manufacturing function of the company.
  • Manage personnel by implementing company policies, procedures, work rules, and disciplinary action.
  • Apply lean practices that change the flow to balance the finishing area, eliminating non-value steps.
  • Contribute to company growth by working with sales teams and providing customer service, building loyalty and retention.
Finishing Supervisor Jun 2011 to Jan 2012
  • Supervised creation of retail fixtures to a high level of quality consistent with the high end branding represented by clients including Louis Vuitton, Victoria's Secret, Tiffany's, and others.
  • Ensured that all aspects of finishing met established standards for color, textures, metallic, exotic woods, and aged finishes.
  • Set up and retooled equipment to work with unique fixtures.
  • Selected project materials required to achieve specific finishes.
  • Applied numerous techniques, including blasting, pre-sand, UV coat, bleaching, wire brushing and other methods to create the look of the product.
  • Overcame obstacles and variables to maintain the required flow and production to consistently meet deadlines and achieve high levels of profitability.
Finishing Supervisor Mar 2008 to Apr 2011
  • Planned labor and materials and established schedule for each project.
  • Sourced materials from multiple suppliers at favorable pricing.
  • Interacted with customers to ensure satisfaction and communicate progress of the project.
  • Scheduled and handled service calls .
  • Monitored production for quality in workmanship and color matching.
Owner Jan 2006 to Current
  • Interior finishes specialist assisting clients in achieving design objectives and aesthetics.
  • Specialize in color design and imagery, suggesting interior colors.
Decorative Finishing Manager Nov 2004 to Jan 2006
  • Operations manager responsible for business development and estimating bids for new contracts.
  • Established work schedules and managed employee activities.
  • Monitored project budgets, purchased materials and supplies allocated staffing, and tracked profit and loss for each project.
  • Implemented quality inspection and quality assurance by aligning work processes with customer goals and expectations.
  • Established and developed relationships with customers to ensure satisfaction and build customer loyalty.
Field Production Feb 2000 to Jan 2001
Brush Masters Prior Lake, MN
  • Provided pre-finishing services on high end residential projects for builders, architects, remodelers, and commercial contractors.
  • Maintained shop and paint equipment to ensure quality.
  • Monitored work load and orders for the day.
  • Trained and developed staff in all aspects of field production including treatment of surfaces for best paint finishes, painting and staining, and observation of safety rules.
General Manager / Owner Mar 1999 to Oct 2004
  • Developed business and marketing plan for the business.
  • Met with prospective clients to provide estimates and executed contracts.
  • Pre-qualified and hired contractors and subcontractors, negotiating favorable pricing.
  • Coordinated and scheduled company projects and allocated staff to each project.
  • Oversaw production in the field, identified project issues and resolved problems to meet the project schedule and budget.
Union Painter Apr 1998 to Nov 2000
  • Performed journey level work in painting, finishing, and maintaining exterior and interior surfaces for commercial and industrial projects.
  • Erected scaffolding, rigging, and ladders consistent with safety codes.
  • Performed lead abatement in accordance with EPA rules.
  • Managed work crews on small jobs and supervised sand blasting, spraying, wall surface repair and preparation.
Owner May 1986 to Mar 1999
  • Estimated jobs and negotiated contracts with clients.
  • Hired crews and supervised work in the field.
  • Inspected work for quality and monitored adherence to schedule.
Small Business Management Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN, USA
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Professional Summary
Military professional with 7 years experience in aviation and quality management, that will add value to your company. Talents include defect tracking, test planning, reporting, and data creation. 
Bachelor of Science: Quality Systems Management, 2017 GPA 3.8
The National Graduate School of Quality Management - Falmouth, MA
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Work History
Weapons Standardization, 05/2017 to Current
Us Air Force Valdosta, GA
  • Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
  • Estimated costs and set quality standards.
  • Monitored product standards and quality-control programs.
  • Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records.
  • Supervised and motivated staff and management.
  • Tested products or subassemblies for functionality or quality.
  • Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
  • Analyzed key aspects of the business to evaluate the factors driving results and summarized results into presentations.
  • Developed methods to establish and clarify customer objectives.
  • Met aggressive production and safety goals while minimizing equipment downtime.
  • Created and updated department work instructions and reports on a regular basis.
  • Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service and cost efficiency.
  • Directed the manufacturing process and operational efficiency procedures to achieve goal of first run capability.
  • Investigated and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.
  • Managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions.
  • Managed product quality to guarantee compliance with quality policies, procedures and systems.
  • Escalated safety and quality issues and initiated remedial actions promptly.
Weapons Load Team Chief, 05/2013 to 05/2017
Us Air Force Valdosta, GA

  • Audited and recommended changes to Air Force programs, systems and functions to meet regulatory compliance.
  • Presented clear, organized data in graphs, charts, tables and written reports.
  • Recorded defects and coordinated issue resolution with development team and functional leads.
  • Addressed all personnel issues promptly and professionally.
  • Met aggressive production and safety goals while minimizing equipment downtime.
  • Created and updated department work instructions and reports on a regular basis.
  • Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service and cost efficiency.
  • Investigated and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.
  • Tracked and filed administrative paperwork and personnel folders.
  • Aided superiors in the planning, resourcing and execution of more than 20 mounted and dismounted operations.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of all assigned equipment worth more than $1 billion.
  • Tracked personnel and supplies within the company.
  • Sorted and routed incoming correspondence and messages.
Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist, 06/2011 to 05/2013
Us Air Force Ellsworth, SD

  • Responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment.
  • Set and monitored product standards, examining samples of raw products and processing tests, to ensure the quality of all finished products.
  • Set up and verified the functionality of safety equipment.
  • Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
  • Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records.
  • Tested products or subassemblies for functionality or quality.
  • Monitored product standards and quality-control programs.
  • Collated components for assembly.
  • Project management
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Saftey management
  • Multitasking skills
  • Quality assurance
  • Account management
  • Process improvement
  • MS Excel/Word expert
  • Trained in Six Sigma methodologies
  • Root cause analysis
  • Identifying best practices
  • Team leadership
  • Policy and procedure modification
  • Database administration
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Costing and integration planning
  • Test case scenarios
  • OSHA regulations
  • Strong leadership abilities
American Society of Quality
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  • Active listening skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Energetic work attitude
  • Adaptive team player
  • Inventory control familiarity
  • Store maintenance ability
  • Courteous demeanor
  • Seasoned in conflict resolution
  • Sharp problem solver
  • Active listening skills
Interior/Exterior Painter, 01/2004 to 06/2007 WEBBER CONTRACTORS PHILADELPHIA, PA Completed an average of [Number] painting jobs per [Time period].
Inspected work sites to measure dimensions, lay out work and estimate materials for each job.
Recommended options to customers for blending, harmonizing and contrasting colors.
Prepared sheetrock, metal and wood surfaces for painting.
Mixed paints and solutions and monitored temperatures.
Operated airless spray equipment and motorized lifts.
Operated compressors, striping machines, sandblasters and spray equipment.
Completed and updated all work orders, records of service calls and work logs.
Covered floors before prepping, priming and painting all surfaces.
Determined appropriate color for new and replacement applications during consultation with customers.
Education and Training
GED: BUISNESS, 1997 FURNESS HIGH PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA Coursework in Business and Management
Coursework in Faux and Decorative Painting
Drywall and Interior Finishes coursework