Darwin L. Klontz
Thornton, TX 76687
Position Seeking: Training Specialist V
Locations: Grand Prairie, Texas
Date Available: Two Weeks Notice
Skills and Knowledge
Related Experience: 30 Years OJT trainer and supervisor in the FAA (Air Traffic Control). 2 years Training Specialist at Houston Intercontinental ATC Tower/Tracon. 4 years “Go Fish” contract managing volunteers and training them to provide instruction to youth in fishing. I was responsible for the recruitment of the volunteers while promoting the events on local radio and in the newspaper. I have been employed at Texas State Technical College as and instructor for 4.5 years and currently as the Veterans Program Administrator for 9 months.
Management: I have been hired to manage a wide variety of businesses and government entities. I have risen to the occasion by learning the organization and then managing the resources both fiscal and personnel. I am a fast learner and motivated individual that takes pride in the success of my endeavors. I use sales techniques every day in recruitment and program growth.
Computer and Technology: I am extremely competent using Microsoft software such as EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT and MICROSOFT PUBLISHER. I have extensive experience on the internet and web research and Web Site Building, Facebook and social media. Typing Speed approximately 100 wpm.
Park College Parkville, MO BA Management May 1981
Community College of the Air Force AA Airways Science Oct 1978
Sequoyah High School Claremore, OK Graduated May 1974
Merchant Mariner (50 Tons) No Longer current June 2011-June 2016
Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Waco, TX May 6, 2019-Present
Veterans Program Administrator
Duties: Managing the office that certifies students for their educational benefits from the VA and ensuring compliance with all federal regulations
Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Waco, TX August 4, 2014-May, 3, 2019
Department Chair, Air Traffic Control Associates Degree Program
Duties: Teach classes, provide simulator training, Reports for Department, Supervising other instructors, Administrative duties as well as budgetary control of the department.
Raytheon Corporation, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Tower Domain Lead Supervisor, April 1, 2014 – August 1, 2014
Duties: Second Level Supervisor to Raytheon Remote Pilots and Liaison between the FAA and subcontractor who provided instructors. Interviewing and hiring new personnel for the contractor.
Self-Employed, Co-owner and Office Manager of Aransas Bay Real Estate
June 2011 to 15 March 2014 (Full Time Oct. 2011 through Aug. 2012, Part Time to 15 March 2014)
Marketing and managing my own company
Administrator, Aquarium at Rockport Harbor
October 3, 2012 - April 12, 2013 (Part Time 20 Hrs/week)
Chickasaw Nation Industries, Corpus Christi ATC Tower & WCG Corpus Christi ATCT
Contract Site Supervisor (responsible for contract training team, training of new employees, both classroom and orientation, plus simulations to prepare for On-The-Job Training)
November 10, 2008 to April 22, 2011 Supervisor: Steve Nimmo, 405-***-****.
Harlingen Air Traffic Control Tower
ATC Specialist, June 2006 to April 20, 2008
Federal Aviation Administration (Retired June 30, 2006)
Various locations and Positions from August 29, 1982 to June 30, 2006
Awards: Outstanding Rating 1987, Exceptional Rating 1988, Outstanding Rating 1989
OKC-Air Traffic Control Specialist, 2 years 6 months
IAH- ATC Specialist 2 years 7 months/ Training Specialist 20 months (responsible for classroom training and simulations)
LCH- Air Traffic Supervisor (responsible for daily ATC operations and shift supervision)
CLL- Air Traffic Manager (responsible for Training, Quality Assurance and facility supervision and Budget), 2 years 7 months
AUS- Air Traffic Supervisor, 8 years
DFW ATC Tower- Air Traffic Specialist (3rd busiest in the U.S.) 5 years, 10 months
K-Bob’s Steakhouse, Chickasha, Ok
Manager- October 1981 to August 1982
United States Air Force
Air Traffic Control
September 1975 to September 1981, Honorable Discharge, Staff Sergeant (E5)