Raymond A. Smith Jr.
Metairie, La. 70006
* ***** ** ********* ******** mechanic and quality assurance experience serving as an FA-18 and H-60R power plant mechanic, plant captain, collateral duty inspector and GSE operator. Successfully assisted in over 40,000 mishap-free flight hours and have obtained training in Lean Six Sigma strategies to ensure and reinforce efficient work habits. 6 years of team management experience, Experienced at reading gauges, confined space entry, gas free engineering, hazmat disposal and use, adjusting valves, taking hazmat samples, working with jet and turbine propulsion systems and maintaining accurately written records. TWIC card holder. Adhered to all safety regulation and policies. Material services operator within the Fortier plant.
Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron and HSM -71 (2006-2014)Cornerstone Chemical Company (2017-present)
•Responsible for the assembly and disassembly of engine components of the FA-18 aircraft.
•Inspected components to ensure integrity
•Responsible for inventory and the ordering of consumable and repairable parts
•Designed a tool to reduce variation of the measurement of wear on repairable parts
•Operated equipment to effectively move engine components from designated platforms to working area
•Implemented Air speed (a variation of 5S) within the work center through the usage of Six Sigma and Lean
•Planned and supervised Turnarounds to ensure effective communication and safe work practices
•Managed tool control program
•Read pressure gauges, adjusted valves to and monitored fluid and pressure levels.
•Trained in LEAN SIX SIGMA to ensure efficient work habits
•Monitored process variables and made proper adjustments to ensure no excess consumption.
•Responsible for the operation of various GSE
•Performed final inspections of aircraft before flight
•Trained personnel on inspection criteria and requirements of the H-60R aircraft
•Managed and updated all applicable MRC cards in association with specified job requirements
•Ensured quality of GSE for use in accordance with applicable MRC requirements
•Directed aircraft movement and personnel associated
•Responsible for replenishment of fluid expended through flight
•Performed Daily inspection of equipment required for upkeep and preservation of aircraft components
•Ensure integrity of engine, fuel, and rotary components for H-60R
•Performed assembly and disassembly of Power plant related components.
•Inspected power plant components for degradation or wear in accordance with applicable MRC cards
•Ensured Hazmat requirements were adhered to as well as updating personnel of changes made to location, instruction of MSDS
•Material Services operator/ Loader/ Engineer within the Cornerstone Fortier plant
•Safe movement and planning of movement of rail cars for loading
•Performed yard checks to ensure rail cars reflected the inventory
•Understanding of the methods and needs of each plant within the Cornerstone plant
•Make rounds to ensure adequate measurements of tools/equipment
•Load chemical into railcars, tank trucks and iso containers
•Monitor level, pressure and liquid gauges to ensure safe working environment
•Problem solving techniques and math computations to load within allowable limits
•Troubleshooting equipment within the chemical loading process
Ground Service Equipment Licenses
•145 Tow Tractor
•108 Electric Cart
•Overhead Cat Crane
Delgado Community College
Radiation therapy program (in progress) (3 semesters completed)
Nunez Technical College
PTEC Program (industrial engineer) Associates Graduate 2017