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Professional Experience Engineer

Dover, Delaware, United States
February 27, 2018

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Physics Engineer

Motivated hardworking leader with exceptional problem solving and communication skills. Shows great attention to detail, and is always looking to improve processes and gain efficiency throughout the scope of work.


Delaware State University, Dover, DE

Fall 2009

Bachelor of Physics with Engineering Emphasis

The concentration of my degree was physics with some of the major course studies being Material Science for engineers, Optics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Atomic and Nuclear physics and Electricity and Magnetism.

Engineering course studies included Engineering Statics and Dynamics, Linear Circuit Theory, Electronic Circuit Analysis, and Microprocessor Based Systems.

Professional Experience

Summit Aviation

Middletown, DE

September 2013 to Present

Special programs manager (March 2017 to present): As the lead of special programs, I manage other employees and contractors along with completing multiple logistics tasks on a daily basis.

Interact with customers to fill orders under the CACI government contract which is primarily for ARMY use of CH-47 parts.

Ensure while working, we are compliant with SAI Ground operating procedures to prevent a corrective action report.

Manage and inventory the government property parts warehouse, along with continuously reorganizing to increase the efficiency of parts acquisition.

Control the special programs task log, which organizes all information pertaining to assignments that are completed, ongoing and also current inquires.

Research all requests using IETM’S, Fed log, Boeing Dispo docs, Boeing drawings and the web.

Create 1149, C8 request forms, shipping memos and other associated documents for the tasks and shipment of parts.

Collaborate with other logistics personnel to assist all Government Department of Army Services programs.

For parts receival, removal and shipping, I maintain excel spreadsheets and hard copies for multiple programs in order to organize and track parts movement.

Notify the customer of the status throughout the project with updates and provide tracking information for shipments when completed.

Flight test mechanic (July 2014 to March 2017): In the flight test mechanic position, I performed maintenance and troubleshooting on CH-47-D and F model Chinook helicopters.

I performed daily maintenance checks on the aircrafts hydraulics, mechanical and avionics systems for general cleanliness and function to ensure it is safe before flight.

When problems arose, I would troubleshoot in conjunction with other co-workers to diagnose the issue and generate a game plan on how to fix the problem.

During the heavy maintenance portions of programs, the blades, rotor heads, swashplates, engines, transmissions and driveshafts are among some of the major dynamic components removed, overhauled, inspected and reinstalled.

Worked on the ATIRCM program performing avionics and mechanical tasks assisting in completing the modification on newly built f-model aircraft from the BOEING plant in Philadelphia, PA.

There have been multiple other flight test programs which I was also a part of including, UK, UAE, APAS; Doing routine maintenance, aftermarket modifications, pre and post flights, hooking up sling load’s, changing ballast load configurations, weighing the aircraft, installing skis, etc.

Induction mechanic (September 2013 to (July 2014): Work in the Induction program and on flight test programs on the CH-47-D model Chinook helicopters

Working as a mechanic in the Induction program, we disassembled the CH-47 D model helicopters down to a bare fuselage salvaging blades, engines, transmissions, pumps, avionics, hydraulics, and other wanted parts for Boeing. We tag and clean the parts in accordance with Boeing’s MES program and scrap the unwanted ones.

For Summit, I also performed AutoCAD tasks; such as updating the Emergency Evacuation drawings

Schmidty’s Contracting

Middletown, DE

January 2010 to Sept. 2013

Owner: Subcontract along with Schmidt and Sons Contracting working for Eastern Home Improvements. Main job responsibilities are identical from Schmidt and Sons Contracting with the addition of the following:

Responsible for business finances and taxes.

From September 2013 to Present, I began doing residential carpentry part time and no longer subcontract for Eastern Home Improvements.

Schmidt and Sons Contracting

Middletown, DE

June 2002 to January 2010

Partner: Subcontract for Eastern Home Improvements. Our two man crew worked with the Four Seasons Franchise to construct Sunrooms, Conservatories, Patio rooms, and Screen rooms.

Our crew was responsible for the complete installation of the sunroom based on the blueprints provided by four seasons. We often made on site necessary changes to the vague blueprints to fit the individual application.

We would build the foundation, prep existing structures for new room, install the room, glass roof structure, tie in to existing roofing, siding, flashing, insulation, caulking, also installed additional decks, stairs, railing, etc. The last thing was the interior finishes such as wood trim on structural beams, drywall, vinyl b-board, wood finishing, etc.

Skill highlights

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.

AutoCAD 2010


NI ELVIS Prototyping

Fortran and C++ programming languages

Self motivated


Team player


Detail oriented

Other Skills

Mechanical – Installed Engines, Transmissions, Torque converters, Rear differentials and Supercharging systems into vehicles.

Electronics – Experienced working with designing and building small electronic circuits.

Carpentry - Experienced in operating power tools, table saw, miter saw, band saw, circular saw, reciprocating saw, sanders, routers, drills, lathes, impact guns, air nailer’s, air tools, and finished woodworking.

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