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Mechanical Engineer

El Paso, Texas, 79936, United States
May 25, 2010

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Emmanuel Mendoza

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El Paso, TX 79936


Home: (915) - 4746558

Work Experience

Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (12/09 - Present)

El Paso, Texas

Salary: 22,000 USD Per Year

Hours Per Week: 40-50

General Electronic Assembly Specialist

Perform production assembly operations and inspections, ranging from simple to advanced, on electronic/electrical and mechanical assemblies and subassemblies. Provide periodic maintenance on machines and tooling and machine set up tasks, ranging from simple to advanced, to prepare machines for production activity following machine inspection checklists. Perform a broad range of rework and modification to parts and assemblies per requirements. Assemble and delivers kits. Perform receiving and inspections procedures on incoming materials. Document inspection results in accordance with applicable procedures. Collect and input data for statistical process control analysis.

AAI Corporation(10/2008 - 10/2009)

Hunt Valley, Maryland/ Sierra Vista, Arizona/ Mosul, Iraq

Salary: 60,000 USD Per Year

Hours per week: 40

UAV Operator/ Civilian Contractor

Flight Crewmember for initial Government Owned Contractor Operator (GOCO) team 1. Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom December 2008. Qualified as an Air Vehicle Operator, Payload Operator, and Mission Commander. Conducted twenty-four hour coverage missions seven days a week for six months. Responsible for the planning and successful execution of all missions. Flew over 600 accident free hours.

United States Army Alpha Company STB, 4BCT, 1AD (01/2006 - 10/2008) - Standardization Operator

FT. Bliss/ El Paso, Texas/ Mosul, Iraq

Salary: $36,000.00 per year

Hours per week: 60

Supervised 27 Aircrew members in the progression and sustainment for Readiness Level 1 Shadow 200 TUAV. Maintain 100% accountability of Tactical Unmanned Aerial System equipment worth in excess of $6,000,000. Developed long and short term training calendars which included an Annual medical Flight Physical, Annual Proficiency and Readiness Test (APART), proficiency flights, no notice exams, and simulation training using the Multiple Unified Simulation Environment (MUSE). Enforced all safety regulations resulting in zero injuries and accidents. Responsible for maintaining all Individual flight records which included individual flight hours, medical flight physicals, Annual proficiency test and semi-annual requirements. Chosen among peers and superiors to be the Standardization Operator for the organization. Briefed upper-level management on mission planning and risk assessment. Accountable for platoon Optempo and Perstempo by keeping track of all missions, aircraft flying hours, generator hours, and all mission essential vehicle miles to include scheduled maintenances. Kept track of all individual flight hours for pilots in a daily basis making sure they were not overworked and obtained the required amount of crew rest to operate at a high standard. Substantial amount of manpower deficit experience gained while in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom due to health issues or mid tour leave without compromising 24 hour operations.

Alpha Company 312th M.I Battalion (05/2003 - 12/2005) - TUAV Operator

FT. Hood/ Killeen, Texas United States

Salary: $30,000.00 per year

Hours per week: 60

Duties: Served as a first line supervisor as an air vehicle operator and mission payload operator. Responsible for conducting air reconnaissance missions. Participated in launch and recovery of air vehicles, pre-flight, in flight and post-flight checks and procedures. Used maps, terrain studies, intelligence reports, and radio communications with helicopters to capture the enemy. Operated and performed operator level maintenance on communication equipment, power sources, light and heavy wheeled vehicles and some crane operations.



University of Phoenix (04/28/2008 - Still Attending)

Phoenix, Arizona

United States

Degree: - Major: Criminal Justice

GPA: 3.5 Semester Hours: 15

Additional Information


Experienced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operator with six years of military experience. Able to teach, mentor, and develop subordinates to enhance teams performance. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Excellent performer under stressful situations and not hesitant to make critical decisions. Strong communication and problem-solving skills. Experience in simulation training, payload operations, and mission planning. Developed Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) and Aircrew training program. Active Secret Clearance.


* Army Commendation Medal (4) 2004 - 2008

* Army Achievement Medal 2007

* South West Asia Campaign Medal 2004

* Global War on Terrorism Medal 2004

* Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal 2004


Training - Certificate, Professional Development Course (04/01/2006)


Training for junior level leaders with essential skills in leadership, training, war fighting and administration. Audiovisual materials, practical exercises, discussion, and classroom exercises. Topics include leadership, battle focused training, map reading, and field training.

Training - Certificate, TUAV Trainer Course (05/01/2003)


Training to instruct UAV operators to conduct basic flight operations, to plan and program air vehicle missions, and to operate modular mission payload. This course includes FAA Ground School and also provides UAV operators with the knowledge and skills necessary to resolve UAV emergency situations.

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