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Maintenance Technician Electrical

El Cajon, California, United States
February 01, 2017

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San Diego, CA



SUMMARY: Twenty years military experience of increasing responsibility involving management, maintenance, repair, and operational testing of computer controlled electronic and pneumatic systems, AC/DC drives and servo-motor systems, radar systems, navigation and environmental control systems.


EXPERTISE: Secret Clearance Radar Principles 3000 PSI Hydraulic systems.

Training/Leadership Schematics Gyro Stabilization (INU and rate Gyros)

Testing/Troubleshooting Environmental Control Pitot / Static Instrumentation

AC/DC Circuits AC/DC Motors/Controllers Technical Manuals

115 VAC, 3 phase Electromechanical Devices RF Communications

Pneumatic Systems Electrical Safety Aerospace Ground Support Equipment


Adept at diagnosing and isolating a variety of malfunctions to a component level in electrical instrumentation systems, Digital/Analog, engine and flight control electrical systems, and control systems using appropriate test equipment including but not limited to:

During normal ground operations, observed abnormal indications of GE 400 and 402 engines, troubleshot to discover an open or short of internal coils, switches, transducers or wiring .Then replace component or repair broken wiring.

Upon running daily instrument system operational tests, observed faulty system indications. Using electronic schematics and troubleshooting techniques using air data test set,to isolated the fault y instruments such as Standby compass, standby altimeter,Vertical speed indicators,Rate of climb,Attitude reference indicator(aka .meatball) and remove and replace with new parts.

Run up preform built in tests, rigging tests, of flight control and back up mechanical controls with use of memory inspects and rigging pin sets. Remove and replace flight control computers, sensors, trim motors and wing fold motors.

Conduct compass calibration of magnetic azimuth detector, backup standby compass on compass rose and perform ground alignment of inertial navigation system.


2005 to Present - Avionics System Technician / 1996-2004 USMC (6337)

PKL Services VMFA ( AT) 101 Miramar San Diego, CA

Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of FA-18 ABCD Hornet aircraft..

Supervised and trained over 100 technicians on the proper maintenance and operation of mission essential equipment in the Avionics Division.

As CDQAR collateral duty inspector, closely managed up to 10 technicians daily in the Avionics Division Work Center, directing diagnoses and repair of non-routine malfunctions, inspecting completed work assignments / work orders (MAFs) of workers, and screen shop workload reports.

Performed preventive and corrective maintenance on all 50 F-18 Avionics Systems to include rate integrated gyros, hydraulic/electrical flight control components, pneumatic systems, ac/dc motors, navigational aids, environmental control systems, interior/exterior lighting, engine electrical systems, and electrical distribution equipment.

2004 to 2005 - Avionics System Technician CH 46 Helicopter Mod Team

L3- Communications Miramar San Diego, CA

Responsible for the maintenance, and repair of CH46 aircraft..

Responsible for removal and installation of aircraft Panels and Engines.

Responsible for removal and installation and repair of aircraft wires and aircraft wiring harnesses as per pubs and technical directives.

1988 to 1992 – Missile Maintenance Technician USAF (41151A)

USAF Malmstrom AFB Great Falls, MT

Responsible for selecting and loading and unloading of appropriate ground support equipment and tools.

Loading and transporting payload,navigation and third stage sections of Minuteman III missiles

(Opening and penetrating) and (closing and securing) silos and weapon sites.

Installation of payload. navigation and third stage Minuteman III Missiles


2013 to 2016 – ITT-Technical Institution

Electrical Engineering Technology, Associates Degree AS EET ITT-Tech National City, CA

AS -Problem solving, Advanced Strategies,Computer structure and logic, DC/AC,Integrated circuits, Networking, Digital fundamentals, Electronic Communications, PLCs,Solid State Devices, Automatic Industrial Controls

BS- Electrical Machines, Power Electronics, Circuit Analysis Circuit Design, Environmental Science, Telecommunications, Power Systems, Fiber Optic Communications, C++ Programing,Green Technologies.

1996 to 1997 – Aviation Electrician Basic Electricity and Electronics School, Avionics Warfare Apprentice Training.

Aviation Maintenance School (A) School, NAS Millington, TENN / Pensacola, FL

Studied basic electricity and electronics and corrosion control to include: AC/DC circuits and laboratory, communication receivers and laboratory, logic circuits and laboratory, schematic analysis and laboratory, pneumatics and hydraulics, microcomputer systems troubleshooting and repair, radar systems, and maintenance management.

Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, NAS Cecil field, FL

Aircraft Communication, Navigation, Electrical, Weapon System (C) School .Studied and trained in the AE F-18 Avionics Technician Course to include: performing preventative and corrective maintenance at the organizational equipment publications, circuit diagrams, and other appropriate documentation. Performing casualty analysis and fault isolation; operate, test, align and repair individual equipment, system and associated interfaces.

1994 to 1995 – Computer Programing

Belmont Technical College, Belmont, OH

Studied Basic General Education classes.

1989 to 1990 – Missile Maintenance Technician School

Community Collage of the Air Force, Chanute AFB, IL

Studied Missile Maintenance Specialty, Publications and forms, Missile Electrical Principals, Hydraulics and Pneumatics Principals, Handling Vehicle/Auxiliary Equipment, Security and Access Systems, Suspension / Test equip, Equipment Operation Lab, Missile Familiarization.


Received 2 Certificate of Commendation for providing exceptional leadership in the Division

Received 2 Meritorious Masts for performing critical repairs to avionics systems

Received 2 Letter of Appreciations for volunteer work

Awarded 3 Good Conduct Medals for outstanding behavior on and off work

Awarded 1 Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Awarded 1 Perfect Attendance (ITT-Tech)

Awarded 1 Directors List with Honors(ITT-Tech)

Awarded 4 Deans List (Belmont Tech)

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