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Air Force Electrical

Garland, Texas, United States
September 19, 2018

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Cecil Futch

Garland, TX



Four years experience designing and building platforms and devises used for medical research and animal testing. Four years experience teaching college level hydraulic/pneumatic systems. 24 years of military leadership, professionalism, punctuality and maintenance experience.


Computer Aided Design and Solidworks

Manual Milling

Manual Lathe

Software: Microsoft Word / PowerPoint / Excel

Hydraulic / Pneumatic Systems

Fork lift qualified 2K, 5K, 10K and 20K Electric and diesel powered

20K military crane qualified

3D Printing


Created custom Focused Ultrasound fixtures for five different medical research facilities.

Designed and built a 32 coil Alternating Magnetic Frequency(AMF) system capable of performing simultaneous bio-film induction heating tests on stainless steel rings.

Developed a five coil system for bio-film testing on live mice using AMF induction heating

Designed and created a custom flow cell for observing real time induction heating effects on bio-films by microscope

Built aluminum frames for a 3D motion device to be used in precision medical ultrasound

Organized over 10K laboratory items by drawer, shelf and cabinet and entered them into a searchable Excel data base


University of Texas Southwestern

Research Assistant/Machinist • Dallas, TX 2/14 – Current

Create fixtures and prototypes for Induction Heating, MRI, and ultrasound testing using machine shop equipment and 3D printing. Incorporate feedback from scientific staff to improve these fixtures/devices. Develop systems and checklists to ensure efficient setup of experiments. Assist in the setup of experiments at the MRI, and in the Alternating Magnetic Frequency lab. Develop setups, fixtures, and devices to facilitate scientific experiments for preclinical studies.Develop and execute service schedules for equipment in the lab (degasser, hydrophone tank, motion stage, small animal ultrasound system), and organize and maintain a system for tracking electronic and mechanical supplies in the lab

Personally acknowledged in 2 technical journals and 2 medical journals for creating research test fixtures

Personally designed and created over 100 different fixtures and devices used in thousands of repeatable experiments

Richland College DCCCD

Adjunct Professor • Dallas, TX 02/14 – Current

Teaching Basic Manufacturing, drill press, knee mill, lathe, drill/tap and Pneumatic/Hydraulics. I also maintain and service all the electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic test equipment for Richland College

National Institute for Metalworking Skills certified instructor

Securitas Security

Security officer • Dallas, TX 09/10 – 01/14

Provided physical security and safety checks for numerous high profile companies to include Sprint, Halliburton, Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group

Selected as Securitas Security Guard of the quarter Mar-May 2011 for hard work and diligence at the job

Worked part time while attending college full time.

US Air Force

Missile Maintenance Analysis Supervisor • Barksdale AFB, LA 11/06 – 07/10

Supervised the Cruise Missile Maintenance Analysis shop. Tracked all maintenance, parts and testing for 800+ AMG-86 Cruise Missiles. Provided real time testing analysis and research data for electronic test faults. Provided real time updates for maintenance and personnel scheduling.

Supervised the conversion of 30 years of paper records to a searchable digital database

Scheduled and supervised the safe shipment of over 600 nuclear warheads and cruise missiles

Elect/mech Maintenance Team Chief • BarksdaleAFB, LA 08/00 – 11/06

Supervised and led Electrical/Mechanical Technicians as a team performing electrical testing and component replacement on AGM-86 and AGM-129 Cruise Missiles. Led teams in explosive ordinance replacement, missile fuel/defueling, JP-8 fuel set maintenance, and Technical Instruction verification. Supervised and performed forklift and hoist hazardous operations.

Maintained nuclear certifications on over 300 maintenance tasks

Personally chosen to lead $6 million dollar fuel set replacement and upgrade


Richland College DCCCD

Associates Degree Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering December 2013

Graduated with a 3.7 GPA

Community College of the Air Force

Electrical Mechanical Technician Minuteman Missile Electrical Cert

USAF Senior NCO Academy

Senior NCO Leadership certificate Leadership skills


National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Measurement, Materials & Safety

National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Drill Press Skills

National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Milling 1

National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Job Planning Benchwork & Layout

National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Lathe 1

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