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Maintenance Training

Saudi Arabia
March 25, 2018

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Matthew Troy Levenson Military Maintenance/Maintenance Supervisor 966-1-053-807-5882 APO, AE 09803

Detail-oriented and analytical professional with prior military service as a Noncommissioned Officer. Possesses extensive experience in maintenance and repair of military Light Armored Vehicles and Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Fire Control systems/subsystems. Works well under pressure and establishes an environment conducive for learning. Exceptional trainer with ability to provide complex information in comprehensible language. Capacity to build strong relationships and coach and mentor staff for optimal performance and career growth. Areas of Expertise include:

Control Systems

Equipment Maintenance

Teaching & Training

Operations Management

Quality Assurance & Control

SME, Fire Control-Related Systems

Field Systems

Security Solutions

Maintenance, Light Armored Vehicles

Professional Experience

VINNELL ARABIA Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 1/2012 - Present

A leader in U.S. military training, logistics, and support services within Saudi Arabia.

Armament technical Inspector (9/2012 – Present)

Conduct Quality Control inspections for Light Armored Vehicle AT and A1, 25 mm Legacy A1 & A2 Fire Control systems and subsystems, and LAV-AG Fire Control systems and subsystems. Perform maintenance inspections, utilize skills, experience, advanced diagnostics, and troubleshooting techniques, to identify cause of malfunctions, and repair, accordingly. Execute Quality Control programs in compliance with all plans, policies, procedures, and standards.

Key Accomplishments:

Assist in de-processing and maintenance training for Armament systems purchased by Ministry of the National Guard and maintained by contractor.

Perform as SME and technical advisor to shop personnel for the diagnosis and repair of Fire Control-related systems.

Provide Light Armored Vehicle New Equipment Maintenance training for contractor.

Senior Trainer Maintenance, Prince Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Brigade – Training Sustaining team (1/2012 – 9/2015)

Performed maintenance management and equipment maintenance training and supported battalion staff, company leaders, and other designated personnel. Conducted follow-up inspections and required retraining in maintenance and repair parts operations to comply with Saudi National Guard regulations and unit standard operating procedures (SOPs). Supervised one interpreter/translator.

Key Accomplishments:

Directed maintenance of Light Armored Vehicles in battalion during sustainment training.

Inspected Turret and Hull before LAV gunnery to ensure Weapon and Fire Control systems and subsystems were mission-capable.

Trained company officers to plan, prepare, execute, and assess unit maintenance.

During sustainment training, coached and mentored battalion maintenance officer and maintenance platoon personnel on planning and executing garrison and field maintenance operations.

Coached unit leaders on planning/executing company PMCS training in battalion.

Principal Trainer Maintenance, Prince Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Brigade, 43rd MIB (5/2009 – 12/2011)

Conducted maintenance management training and supported Battalion staff, company leaders, and other designated personnel. Served as maintenance advisor to Company Commander, maintenance officer for 43rd MIB, and liaison between 4th LSB Maintenance Branch and LAV-25 A1 Net Team. Supervised one interpreter/translator.

Key Accomplishments:

Trained company and maintenance officer in the planning process and execution of garrison and field maintenance operations.

Coached and mentored maintenance personnel on proper repair of LAV-25 A1 Turret Fire Control systems and subsystems.

EASY AND FUN ENGLISH Uijung Bu, South Korea 8/2007 – 4/2009

A School dedicated to teaching English as a second-language.

English teacher

Developed weekly lesson plans to comply with curriculum. Taught and reviewed assigned homework. Conducted oral and written language tests monthly and evaluated student progress.

Additional work experience as Noncommissioned Officer in various roles for the United States Army, U.S. and Overseas.

Education & Training

Bachelor’s Degree, Aviation Maintenance


Associate’s Degree, Auto Maintenance



LAV-AT A1 De-Processing Course LAV-AG A1 De-Processing Course LAV 25 Hull and Turret Org/GS Maintenance Course

Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic Course Motor Pool Operations Management Course EUSA Driver's Training Course Petroleum Supply Specialists Course 92A10 Supply Course Master Driver's Course Primarily Leadership Development Course Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course Unit Safety Officer and NCO Course

Conventional Physical Security/Crime Prevention Class Unit Level Logistics System Ground Supervisor's Course Hazardous Materials and Waste Spill Response Training

Special Skills

ULLS - G Certified Microsoft Windows Suite

Army ILAP, FEDLOG and Parts Tracker

Knowledgeable in use of ETM’s and IETM’s

Electrical, Plumbing and Carpentry Experience

Welding and Machinist Training and Experience (Not Certified)


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