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Air Force Manager

Glendale, Arizona, 85308, United States
February 27, 2018

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Steven Arnold

** ****** ****** • Sumter, South Carolina • 29153

(623) ***-**** •

Objective: Seeking position as Metrology Technician.

Professional Summary

Experienced Metrology technician able to work hard, lead, troubleshoot, repair and perform calibration in accordance with maintenance manuals. Competent at working with others or alone as needed. Qualifications include:

Secret Security Clearance Troubleshoot/Repair Electronic M&TE Training Experience as PMEL/TMDE technician

Able to Administer Programs Supervisory/Repair of Electronic M&TE Experienced with Work Documentation

Management Skills Adaptable to Change Knowledge of Electronic/Metrology Theory

Technical Expertise

Inspects, aligns, troubleshoots, and repairs PMEL standards, common and weapon system peculiar TMDE.

Inspects TMDE for preventive maintenance, cleanliness, and safety requirements

Performs maintenance using theories of operation, block diagrams, schematics, logic trees, and software diagnostics.

Uses continuous improvement functions (Lean initiatives), which increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality

Performs advanced troubleshooting to determine root cause for equipment malfunctions and provides recommendation for corrective action(s)

Performs modifications, improvements and recommendations to existing systems

Illustrates expertise in troubleshooting and repairing a faulty component in a spectrum analyzer; resulting in returning equipment fully functional to customer.

Demonstrates hard work ethic by aligning customer’s only measurement receiver to within manufacturer specifications; thus increasing customer’s frequency calibration capabilities to 50GHz.

Skilled in Measurement and Test Equipment Metrology theory; key trainer for Waveform Analysis equipment. Trained personal on Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Phase Noise Systems, Generators, Oscillators, and Counters.


Supervises United States Air Force PMEL of 33 employees with a calibration inventory of 9,800 assets; increased productivity while still maintaining 97% Quality Assurance Rate.

Managed Quality Assurance Program which resulted in new processes to resolve process non-conformities and providing reliable, measurable, and traceable products to the customers.

Oversees work performed by team members to ensure proper execution, resource allocation and complete, accurate and timely documentation

Skilled in concepts of human behavior, standards of discipline, effective counseling techniques, motivating individuals within groups, evolution of management theory, personnel management skills and applied problem-solving techniques.

Employment History

Personnel Office Manager, USAF, 2017-Present

PMEL Quality Assurance Manager, USAF, 2008

Unit Resource Advisor, USAF, 2014-2017

PMEL Quality Evaluator, USAF, 2005-2008

TMDE Laboratory Manager, USAF, 2012-2014

Remote PMEL Manager, USAF, 2004-2005

Quality Assurance Senior Evaluator, USAF, 2011-2012

PMEL Technician, USAF, 1998-2004

TMDE Supervisor, USAF, 2009-2011

PMEL Apprentice, USAF, 1995-1998

Production Manager, USAF, 2008-2009


Senior Level Leadership Course, January-March 2012

Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Apprentice Training, March 1995-September 1995

Junior Leadership Course, April-May 2010

Electronic Principles Course, January 1995-March 1995

Advanced Electrical Principles Course, July-August 2009

United Stated Air Force Basic Training Course, July-September 1994

Community College of the Air Force - ASSOCIATE DEGREE – Electronic System Technology Feb 2006

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