Duke J. Ledbetter*** ********* *****
Greenville, SC 29611
HOME # (864) ***-****
/ CELL # (336) ***-****
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY** ***** ********** ** ***
aviation maintenance industry including inspection and repair of aircraft structures, and pneumatic and hydraulic systems. 3 years experience in the supervision and training of personnel. 3 years experience in electrical troubleshooting and repair of power generation equipment. 2 years experience in the installation, inspection and repair of conveyor systems and industrial wiring. 2 years experience in the inspection and repair of forklifts, aerial-lift platforms, construction and ground support equipment.
DEFENSE SUPPORT SYSTEMS – AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL REPAIR (5/09-1/10)
Performed structural overhaul of P-3 aircraft wings. Overhaul included rear wing spar, aft web, and multiple wing plank replacement.
INSTALLATION SOLUTIONS, INC. – INDUST. ELECTRICIAN (6/08-3/09)
Performed electrician’s duties at the FED-EX Hub in GSO, NC. Duties included conduit installation, AC and DC wire pulls, and wiring termination of panels and devices.
BATTLEGROUND KIA – AUTOMOTIVE SVC TECHNICIAN (2/08 –6/08)
Perform service, troubleshooting and repair of all automotive systems to include tire mounting and balancing, oil changes, brake service and alignments. Additional duties include new vehicle dealer preparation, and used car inspection and repairs.
TIMCO AVN. SVC’S – AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL REPAIR (8/07–12/07)
Performed structural repairs, inspection, and corrosion control on commercial aircraft at an FAA approved repair station. Fabricated/formed parts as required using materials such as aluminum, titanium, and stainless steel. Experience on B727, B737, B757, B767, DC-8, and DC-10 aircraft. Modification experience includes winglet modification and installation on B737 and B757 aircraft, DC-8 and DC-9 9G bulkhead modification, and B767 passenger to cargo conversion modification.
K-MART DIST. CENTER – MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (12/06-8/07)
Maintenance responsibilities included preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of AC and DC electrical systems on powered conveyor systems. Additional duties included forklift preventative maintenance and repair.
Duke J. Ledbetter WORK HISTORY (cont.)
TRI-LIFT, NC - FORKLIFT REPAIR TECHNICIAN (9/06–12/06)
Responsibilities included dealer prep, rental truck reconditioning (to include paint and repairs), troubleshooting, and performance of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
TIMCO AVN. SVC’S - AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL REPAIR (9/03–8/06)
TIMCO direct employee – (1/04-8/06)
Contract through Sharp AVN. SVC’S – (9/03-1/04)
UNITED RENTALS - CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT SERVICE (6/02-9/03)
Duties included pre-rental inspections, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and job site service and repairs. Experienced on boom-lifts, scissor-lifts, backhoes, skid-steer loaders and forklifts.
GEARBUCK AVN. SVC’S - A&P MECHANIC / LINE MAINT. (9/01-6/02)
Duties included aircraft servicing, cargo conversion modifications, routine and non-routine maintenance, engine changes, fuel control, anti-ice, and environmental control component replacement. Additional duties included maintenance and service on all types of GSE equipment to include: forklifts, light towers, tugs, scissor-lifts, boom-lifts, and compressors.
TIMCO AVN. SVC’S – AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL REPAIR (4/97-9/01)
Contract through Phillips Tech. Staffing – (11/98-9/01)
Contract through McDonnell-Douglas Tech. Staffing – (4/97-11/98)
LOCKHEED-MARTIN – UH-60 HELICOPTER MAINTENANCE (8/96-4/97)
Performed scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on a fleet of 33 U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters. Removed, inspected, repaired, and reinstalled airframe components to include hydraulic, pneumatic, flight control, and electrical systems. Performed structural repairs and modification, rotor system rigging, rotor system track and balancing, extended stores support systems (ESSS) troubleshooting and repair, and post-phase inspections and torque checks.
U.S. ARMY (1/88-6/96)
AVIATION MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (UH-60) (1994-1996)
UH-60 BLACKHAWK HELICOPTER CREWCHIEF (1991-1993)
POWER GENERATION EQUIPMENT REPAIR (1988-1991)