Resume for RICHARD J GASKIN
DOB 12 February 1956
In good health, good eyesight and an eye for detail.
Sight reader of blue prints.
Married with 2 adult children.
Experienced on a wide variety of aircraft.
Own and am proficient in the use of precision measuring tools.
Own all my own A/C tools.
Graduated from Mackenzie High School, Deep River, Ont. in Arts and Sciences 1975
Completed Aircraft Maintenance course at Centennial College 1980.
Successfully passed relevant DOT exams, did not write Air Regs, 1980
Aero-North Aviation, Stony Rapids, Sask.
Responsible for maintenance, DI’s, repairs and mods on 4 A/C: DHC 2 Beaver, Cessna C185 amphib., Cessna U206, and Beech 88 Queen Air. AME apprentice.
UTDC/ Venture Trans.
Manufacture Light Rapid transit vehicles for Scarborough, Vancouver and Detroit.
Position: Mechanical Fitter Level 1.
Was selected for Vancouver on-site work party for 8 mnths. Duties include Mods, reworks, customer snags and functional testing.
Bombardier Aerospace, Toronto, Ont.
Started as a Bench and Structural Assembler on wing ass’y, then fuselage and entire A/C.
Have also worked as Airframe Assembler and Airframe Mechanic. Duties include: assembly, rigging, systems troubleshooting, testing and functional test procedures on all mechanical systems. Have also worked as a Sheet Metal Mechanic manufacturing and forming complex parts with the use of jigs, fixtures and tooling. I also have experience as a Bench Fitter Mechanic in the fab/press shops.
I spent several yrs as an Engineering Development Mechanic. Duties include: Assisting with testing of major Dash 8 and Global Express components in Static and Fatigue rigs to achieve certification
I also manufactured one of a kind non-conformance parts, one-of-a-kinds according to Engineering instructions and dwgs., also replacement parts when they were damaged in the build process. Was taught some panel-beating to rectify damaged skins and avoid having to replace them.
I was recently accepted as an Aircraft Inspector but declined and retired early this year.