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Electrical Power Aircraft Mechanic

Location:
Burton, MI
Posted:
April 19, 2022

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BARON COLLINS

**** ********* ****** · Burton, MI 48509 · 804-***-****

adqtpw@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

Results-driven professional with 20+ years of fixed and rotary wing aviation expertise. Knowledgeable and innovative approach to maintenance, project/program management, and safety, coupled with first-hand experience in research, testing, and development (RDT&E), process improvement, and quality assurance. In a previous role, helped author a modification of the F/A-18 electrical power generation manual that led to a 45% increase in accurate diagnosis of generator discrepancies, saving the US Navy over $700K. Flexible and dedicated to team-oriented triumphs, organizational goals, and personal growth. Eager to offer superb analytical and computer skills to help increase effectiveness and decrease man/hours.

EXPERIENCE

Electrical/Avionics Aircraft Mechanic I, AECOM(07/16-04/18), KAY & ASSOCIATES(05/18-02/20, 05/20-05/21), VSECORP (06/21-02/22)

Performed scheduled and unscheduled general, electrical/avionics, structural, hydraulic, and propulsion systems maintenance tasks including, assembly/disassembly, modification of aircraft and aerospace vehicle components to correct failures or implement changes.

Utilized superior technical knowledge of aircraft systems to determine equipment malfunctions and restored aircraft and equipment to operational condition with minimal rework.

Interpreted technical documentation, blueprints, schematics, flowcharts, and/or manufactures’ manuals.

Produced quality results using specialized tools and test equipment.

Documented procedures and established processes to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance utilizing Microsoft Office Suite and windows-based maintenance management software.

Inspected components and verified quality of repair work for flight worthiness.

Provided and oversaw new employee training for electrical/electronic systems safety, identification, and operation, leading to over 51k mishap-free man-hours of ground maintenance evolutions.

02/2020 –04/2020

Electrical/Avionics Aircraft Mechanic 3, Kay & Associates

Led a cross-functional team performing aircraft overhaul functions to facilitate Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) on B-52H aircraft, including inventory of kit inventories, and installation and testing of TCTO utilizing applicable publications, technical directives, instructions, and procedures.

Provided technical support to structural/mechanical/electrical engineers and the Air Force Global Strike Command, 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, while prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.

Performed diagnosis and corrective actions, disassembly, inspection, evaluation, and necessary repairs.

Used a variety of hand/power tools, machines, specific and general aviation test measurement, and diagnostic equipment to inspect, repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft components/subcomponents.

Read and interpreted manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

08/2011 - 09/2014

Avionics/Electrical Programs Advisor/Support Equipment Manager, US Navy

•Inspected the material condition of aircraft and equipment, monitored processes and safety practices, and evaluated the programs and policies of 16 organizations leading to the safe and effective utilization of over 150 aircraft and $10B in assets.

•Employed a multi-disciplinary technical approach to assist regional technicians in the rapid, and accurate repair of aircraft electrical power generation and other systems, resulting in a 45% increase in accurate diagnosis and restoration of aircraft to operational status.

•Primary on-site liaison between regional program managers of various technical disciplines and NAVAIR, resulting in 40% reduction in program failures, and an overall 85% rating of “On Track” during periodic operational audits.

Managed the support equipment budget allocation, transport, technical updates, and policy implementation for regional aircraft squadrons, while maintaining a 90% asset availability rate for deploying units by soliciting both Field Service Representatives, and local repair facilities.

Led a training task analysis team of 12 personnel in the restructuring of aircraft maintenance support training curriculum, resulting in timely, career-milestone appropriate training and reduced loss production days by 14%.

Overcame significant support equipment rework budget shortfalls by aligning available assets by priority and unit operational schedules, maximizing the available repair budget, and reducing equipment shortages by 25% over a 3-year period.

Interviewed beneficiaries to obtain information necessary to make eligibility determinations, notification, funeral arrangements, benefits, entitlements, application assistance, counseling, and reporting requirements. Provided referral services in support of grief and trauma awareness, rights and responsibilities, points of contact for support from the Navy, Department of Defense, and various other organizations. Authorized immediate aid on an emergency basis when warranted to obtain shelter, transportation, and medical care for disadvantaged recipients as Casualty Assistance Calls Program Officer.

10/2007 – 07/2011

Maintenance Manager/Quality Inspector/Workcenter Supervisor, US Navy

Coordinated and organized the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance efforts of 183 personnel resulting in the safe execution of over 1270 flights and 3340 mishap-free flight hours.

Monitored employees' work levels and reviewed work performance as they tested and restored various aircraft systems.

Planned and conducted quality program audits of systems, programs, processes and conducted procedural evaluations and demonstrations for compliance and program operation adequacy.

Prepared written reports, memos, and correspondence detailing results of audits.

Analyzed and developed budget exhibits and budget justifications, including developing reclaims/issue papers to program budget marks.

Conducted root-cause analysis on squadron and fleet data and evaluated trends, and develops corrective, proactive action plans to mitigate procedural, human factor, and administrative failures.

7/2005 – 10/2006

Avionics Technician, Dyncorp

•Performed troubleshooting and inspection of the H-60F/H/R/S and H-3 electrical, electronic, aircraft structures, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, engine, auxiliary power units, pneumatics, hydraulics, ventilation and heating systems.

•Repaired, replaced, and rebuilt aircraft structures at the field level to include blades and fuselage components.

•Assisted with flight surface rigging, electrohydraulic surface controls, and hydraulic/pneumatic plumbing using hand/power tools, machines, and equipment.

•Read and interpreted manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

•Disassembled and inspected parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective parts and reassembles.

•Adjusted, repaired, replaced aircraft accessories, and performed isochronal maintenance inspections.

•Maintained accurate maintenance records, ensuring both quality communication between maintenance crews and managers, and detailed documentation of actions performed.

EDUCATION

06/2016

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, ECPI University

02/2014

Associates of Applied Science in Electronics Technology, Excelsior College

SKILLS/TRAINING

20+ years fixed/rotary wing maintenance experience

15+ years Quality Assurance expertise

Naval Aviation Maintenance Control Management course (C-555-0053)

ISO 9001:2000 Trained

FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL)

ACTIVE Secret Security Clearance

Phase Maintenance Supervisor MH-60S, F/A-18A-D, and F/A-18E-G

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) through PMI

Certified Journeyman Aircraft Electrician (U.S. DOL)



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