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Qualification Test Engineer

Location:
Orange, California, United States
Posted:
February 15, 2018

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Wm. CHRISTOPHER LANNING

714-***-**** or cell 661-***-**** E-Mail: ac4hnt@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Qualification Test Engineer with experience in setting up, testing, troubleshooting, and minor repair, of systems down to component level. Proficient in testing to RTCA/DO-160, MIL-STD 461, MIL-STD 810, Boeing’s D6, and Airbus’s ABD0100.1.8.1 requirements documentation. PERSONAL:

Thirty plus years’ experience in the Aerospace, Defense, and Commercial Engineering fields.

Thirteen plus years’ experience related to EMI/EMC and Environmental Testing.

Three years’ experience with Antenna Pattern Testing and Antenna Isolation Testing.

Held, Department of Defense (DOD), SECRET and TOP SECRET CLEARANCE, as well as different ‘BLACK’ program clearances. SECRET and TOP SECRET clearances can be reactivated.

Looking for employment with companies that are no farther than 60 miles one-way from 92867

(Orange).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERINCE:

Zodiac In-flight Innovations /Helpmates (Contractor) 10-2016 to 11-2017 Qualification Test Engineer

In support of the RAVE In-flight Entertainment System:

Creating a wide variety of documentation to support Environmental and EMI Engineering Qualification testing to RTCA/DO-160 and Boeing’s D6 specifications. Documents, which included but are not limited to Test Procedures, Redlines, Coordination Memos, as well as Test Reports for different LRU types.

Overseeing Environmental and EMI/Electrical system level testing at local test facilities. This testing is in support of both Airbus and Boeing customers.

Collect, review, analyze and correlate the test data for the process of writing the final test reports for the different Line Replaceable Units that have completed EMI/ENV testing.

Interface with Design Engineering, Software Engineering, Quality, Project Management, and Program Management for the troubleshooting, repair and testing of the LRU’s..

Collect data to create a Failure Reporting Analysis and Correction Action (FRACA) report for failures related to ENV and EMI/Electrical failures interfacing with engineering to resolve issues related to the failure.

Esterline-Mason/Aerotek (Contractor) 10-2015 to 02-2016 EMI Test Engineer

Creating a wide variety of documentation to support Environmental and EMI Engineering Safety of Flight and Qualification testing to RTCA/DO-160 and MIL-STD-810 specifications. Documents which included but are not limited to Test Procedures, Redlines, and Qualification Test Verification Sign off Sheets as well as Test Reports for up to four different LRU types. The testing is to include HASS testing.

Overseeing Environmental system level testing for in-house and at a local test facility. This testing is in support of the Embraer E2 airplane program.

Collect, review, analyze and correlate the test data for the process of writing the final test reports for the different Line Replaceable Units that have completed EMI/ENV testing.

Interface with Design Engineering, Software Engineering, Project Management, and Program Management for the troubleshooting, repair and testing of the LRU’s as well as the Customer. 1

Wm. CHRISTOPHER LANNING

714-***-**** or cell 661-***-**** E-Mail: ac4hnt@r.postjobfree.com Honeywell/Collabera (Contractor) 07-2014 to 08-2015 Principal Engineer

Oversaw customer testing, which at its height had five test engineers, at local test facility for EMI

(Electro-Magnetic Interference) and Environmental testing at system levels for the Inmarsat GX Aviation System.

Created a wide variety of documentation to support Environmental and EMI Engineering Qualification testing to customer or RTCA/DO-160 specifications. Documents which included but are not limited to Test Procedures, Test Plans, Redlines, Qualification Test Verification Sign Off Sheets and Test Reports.

Collected, reviewed, analyzed and correlated the data for the process of writing the final test reports for the LRU units that have completed EMI/ENV testing.

Authored the revised instructions for the checkout of the Verification and Validation test for the Special Test Equipment.

Interfaced with Design Engineering, Software Engineering, Project Management, and Program Management for the troubleshooting, repair and testing of the LRU’s as well as the Designated Engineering Representative (DER) for the FAA.

Teledyne Controls, El Segundo, CA 01-2014 to 03-2014 Environmental/EMI Engineer III

Created a wide variety of documentation to support Environmental and EMI Engineering Test for Qualification and Engineering Evaluation testing to customer or RTCA/DO-160 specifications. Documents which included but are not limited to Test Procedures, Test Plans, Redlines, Qualification Test Sign-off sheets and Test Reports.

Performed EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interference) and Environmental testing at system levels for electronic Commercial Data Acquisition and Transfer Systems to RTCA/DO-160 standards.

Collected, reviewed, analyzed and correlated the data for the process of writing the final test reports for the LRU units that have completed EMI/ENV testing,. Spiral Technology, Edwards Air Force Base, CA 10-2009 to 05-2013 Senior Principal Investigator

Directed and/or conducted tests (at times leading up to four engineers).in accordance with written test plans, collected and analyze test results and write the final comprehensive test report.

Supported testing, analysis and performed evaluation of various signal types, including radar and communication systems and their associated equipment.

Performed Antenna Isolation testing on different types of aircraft, also performed Antenna Pattern testing on aircraft as well as in free space.

Supported repair and maintenance of the Antenna Pattern test equipment comprising of three antenna positioners and their controllers, and the Orbit/FR 959 Spectrum test software.

Worked with Ku-Satcom communication equipment for UAVs to satellite communications.

Conducted signal research using established Intelligence databases and products.

Interfaced with other engineering disciplines, operations personnel, customer representative, technicians and other internal/external organizations to satisfy customer test requirements.

Responsible for the calibration, maintenance and accountability of all EMI test equipment and company property.

Authored the instruction manuals for the operation of the three antenna positioners that were used for Antenna Pattern and Antenna Isolation testing. 2

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714-***-**** or cell 661-***-**** E-Mail: ac4hnt@r.postjobfree.com Meggitt Safety System, Simi Valley CA (Contractor) 03-2009 to 10-2009 Qualification Test Engineer

Created documentation utilizing Military Standards (MIL-STD 461) and IEC test procedures to support Qualification testing for the DDG-1000 program. Documents which including but are not limited to Qualification Test Procedures, Engineering Request documents and Operating Instruction.

Performed EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interference) and Environmental testing at system and subsystem levels for the Fire Detection System for the DDG-1000 class Navy Destroyer.

Collected, reviewed, analyzed and correlated the data for the process of writing the final test reports for the LRU units that have completed EMI and Environmental testing. Crane Aerospace and Electronics, Burbank CA 03-2007 to 01-2009 Test Engineer II

Created a wide variety of documentation to support Engineering Test for Safety of Flight (SOF) and Qualification Testing. Documents which including but are not limited to Test Procedures, Operating Instruction, Software Version Description Documents (VDD) and Acceptance Test Procedures

(ATP.)

Performed EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interference) and Environmental testing at system and subsystem levels for the new electronic Braking System for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane.

Supervised a crew of three for the creation of the Labview software to support EMI/EMV testing of the braking system.(This included two contractors).

Created multiple databases for integration into CAN BUS Analyzer Software (written in LabVIEW) and CAN Bus Message to Analog Voltage Converters.

Collected, reviewed, analyzed and correlated the data for the process of writing the final test reports for the LRU units that have completed EMI testing. Raytheon, El Segundo CA 09-2003 to 03-2007

Senior Technical Support Engineer

Performed EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interference) testing at system and subsystem levels to Mil-STD 461(B and C) and Mil-STD 462 standards.

Supervised other engineers during the performance of EMI/EMC testing on customer hardware when required. Responsible for project and staff from beginning to end of testing. Kept track of employee time and costs during testing.

Six Sigma Certified for process improvement.

Interfaced with engineering disciplines, operations personnel, customer representative, technicians and other internal/external organizations to satisfy customer test requirements.

Supported hardware testing in the many Environmental Chambers located within the lab.

Operated TILE and HP automated testing software.

Responsible for the calibration, maintenance and accountability of the test equipment and company property associated within two EMI labs.

Collected, reviewed, analyzed and correlated the data for the process of writing the final test reports for the LRU units that have completed EMI testing. 3

Wm. CHRISTOPHER LANNING

714-***-**** or cell 661-***-**** E-Mail: ac4hnt@r.postjobfree.com EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES

Degrees: Two Associates Degrees in two different disciplines. Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA

Associates of Science Degree (AS) in Computer Technology Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

Associates of Arts Degree (AA) in Electronics Technology

Test and Troubleshooting upgrade Certificate

Microcomputer upgrade Certificate

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