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Air Force Service

Melbourne, Florida, United States
November 13, 2018

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KARL OWENS • 321-***-*****49 Palm Tree Court, Melbourne, FL 32940


Key strengths:

Circuit Analysis • Avionics • Electromechanical


Embraer Executive Aircraft, Melbourne, FL 2018 to 2018

Avionics Technician Level II

Install Avionics equipment on Phenom 300E and Phenom 100 Executive Jets.Install Wi-Fi, Broadband radio, VHF, UHF radios and fuel critical components. Install Fiber Optic cables and temperature overheat components. Perform operational checks on overheat sensors, install safety/outflow valves and participate in wing mates and empennage installation.Place work accomplished on call boards to be inspected by quality personnel for final FAA approval. Utilized engineer drawings and work orders as well as state of the art computer based instructions. Installed FADEC harnesses, LRU racks, NACA panels, AHRS systems, and aft baggage avionics, electrical and environmental systems Utilized milliohm meters, fluke meters, oscilloscopes, and time domain reflectometers for installation and troubleshooting purposes.

Home Depot Merchandise Execution Team Associate

2013 to 2018

USAF Civil Service, Patrick AFB, FL US

1995 to 2013

TAM/AGE Systems Technician Supervisor

•Plans, develops, organizes, administers, evaluates, and coordinates a comprehensive training program to ensure quality maintenance is performed on several aerospace vehicles to include DOD, NASA, and contract aircraft as well as aerospace ground equipment (AGE) both powered and nonpowered.

•Renders advice and assistance to troubleshoot and correct technical problems. Recommends methods and test procedures to quickly and timely repair discrepancies on assigned aerospace vehicles and equipment.

•Inspects and approves corrective actions on any and all discrepancies deemed critical to safe operation and flight of aerospace vehicles.

•Provides technical guidance and instruction as required to resolve operating issues related to the airworthiness of assigned military fixed wing and rotary winged aircraft.

•Reviews technical publications and documents pertaining to the latest upgrades and time compliant modifications of assigned aerospace vehicles.

•Participates in the development of local operating procedures essential in the timely repair and troubleshooting of aerospace vehicles and equipment.

•Qualified to perform inspections on aerospace electrical, environmental, hydraulic, avionics and jet engine as well as turboprop systems and subsystems.

•Monitors the maintenance of test equipment, test facility, and aerospace ground equipment and assures that all work is properly complied with in accordance with technical orders and turn around fault isolation guides.

•Presents findings and recommends quality repairs on complex issues impacting flight operations supporting DOD, NASA, and Civilian Agencies.

•Verified that precision measurement and test equipment is calibrated to DOD and NASA standards by utilizing technical orders and calibration manuals.

•Gathers, interprets, and analyzes technical data to ensure special projects, modifications and time compliance technical orders (T.C.T.O) are completed well within specified job standards.

•Inspect, repair, troubleshoot, and overhaul aircraft electrical and environmental systems and subsystems. Integrate safety procedures used to maintain AC/DC principles, circuit analysis, electrical and pneumatic functions used to repair HH60G model and C130N/P model rescue helicopters and aerial tankers.

•Integrate plans and documentation used to inspect and assist hydraulic, avionics, engine-driven, and aerospace ground equipment personnel in timely repairs of aircraft subsystems.

•Inspect Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) as well as One Time Inspections (OTI) on 20 assigned aircraft. Ensure proper documentation is complied with to assure a zero defect quality assurance rating is attained.

•Perform inspections on critical aircraft flight control systems to include wing flaps, aileron, horizontal stabilator and rudder systems. Also fully qualified to inspect landing gear, warning and bleed air and pressurization systems.

USAF Civil Service, McGuire AFB, NJ US 1989 to 1995

TAM/AGE Technician Supervisor

•Dispatch personnel and perform maintenance over the quality of subordinates performing work such as troubleshooting, inspection, and repairing of electro-mechanical, hydraulic, avionics, and engine related discrepancies on 60 assigned C141B model and KC10A model aircraft.

•Supervised and performed mandatory inspections and periodic maintenance inspection on all systems of C141B, KC10, C130, and F16 model aircraft. Also inspected and maintained powered and non-powered aerospace ground equipment.

•Accomplish total overhauls and rebuilds of over 100 aircraft components to include rotary actuators, constant speed drives, interior and exterior light and A/C generators.

•Process and inspect aircraft parts for proper disposition and/or disposal in accordance with technical manuals and publications.

•Ensure hazardous chemicals were properly and safely handled, stored, and disposed of in accordance with hazmat procedures. Also inspected and shipped hazardous materials such as lox, fuel, hydrobenzine, and depleted uranium.

•Inspected and supervised job performance and maintenance techniques used to interpret, operate, troubleshoot, remove, repair, service, overhaul, and install components.

•Inspected equipment and tools as well as technical data used to ensure maintenance was performed as prescribed on all assigned and transient aircraft.

•Inquire and report on material deficiencies involved with aerospace components and coordinated with manufacturer to implement a quality assurance program to ensure compliance with all aviation requirements.

•Performed as aircraft crew chief to accomplish pre-flight and post-flight as well as through-flight inspections to determine that safety of flight was not compromised.

USAF/Active Duty, Charleston AFB, SC US 1985 to 1989

Aircraft Electrician

•Flight Line Expediter. Responsible for assigning work to personnel, dispatching specialists to job sites in a timely manner as well as ensuring Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance System (CAMS) was inspected and updated on a daily basis.

•Flight line Electrician. Ensured that aircraft maintenance was performed on 50 C141B model aircraft as well as 10 alert aircraft.

•In-Shop Battery Technician: Inspected and overhauled over 120 nickel cadmium and 60 sealed lead acid batteries to technical data standards.

•Supervised and trained lesser qualified personnel in troubleshooting and repair on C141B model aircraft. Inspected, removed, replaced, modified, and overhauled aircraft electrical system components. Performed off equipment and in shop repair of electrical equipment.

•Inspected, repaired, and troubleshot aircraft electrical systems and subsystems. Used test equipment based on AC/DC principles, circuit analysis, electrical functions to troubleshoot military aircraft. Used and maintained wiring diagrams, technical publications and safety publications to inspect and repair military aircraft.

USAF/Active Duty, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC US 1979 to 1985


•Disseminated surface weather observations as well as prepare and issue short range terminal aerodrome forecast and weather warnings. Presented weather briefings based on centrally prepared weather charts such as local area work charts, skew T diagrams, and winds aloft charts. Prepared and presented weather briefings required for operating base weather station and 21st Air Force Weather Support Unit. (WSU)

•Prepared and launched pilot balloons (PIBAL) to inspect and study upper level wind and tropopause data.

•Awarded Air Weather Service Moorman Award. Annually awarded to Military Airlift Commands premier weather units.


Studies, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (2012)Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University PAFB, FL US

Some College Coursework Completed - 06/2012

Studies, Community College of the Air Force, Wrightstown, NJ (1985)Community College of the Air Force Wrightstown, NJ US

Professional - 04/1985

Studies, Northern Burlington County Regional High School, Columbus, NJ (1978)Northern Burlington County

Regional High School

Columbus, NJ US

High School or equivalent - 06/1978


American Heart Association


Awarded Air Weather Service Moorman Award. Annually awarded to Military Airlift Commands premier weather units

Performance Award, 1992 - 2013

Notable Achievement Award, 2006 - 2013

Time-Off Incentive Award, 2004 - 2005; 2007-2010

Civilian of the Quarter Award, 1993, 1997, 2004, 2012

AF Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster

AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device and Eight Oak Leaf Clusters

Performance Award, 1992 - 2013

•Notable Achievement Award, 2006 - 2013

•Time-Off Incentive Award, 2004 - 2005; 2007-2010

•Civilian of the Quarter Award, 1993, 1997, 2004, 2012

•920th MXS Save of the Month, October 2007, October 2008, August 2010

•AF Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster

•AF Achievement Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters

•Gallant Unit Citation

•AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device and Eight Oak Leaf Clusters

•Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with Seven Oak Leaf Clusters

•National Defense Service Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster

•AF Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border and One Oak Leaf Cluster

•Kuwait Liberation Medal with Valor Device

•Afghanistan Campaign Medal

•Iraqi Service Medal

•Global War on Terrorism Service Medal with M Device

•AF Good Conduct Ribbon with Six Oak Leaf Clusters

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