Seeking a position with long term opportunities in simulation support.
· Extensive experience supporting FFS, OFT, and WST simulator operations. Support includes military aircraft avionics and flight management systems. Real-time support of main frame, mini, and pc network computers, including LAN, WAN, HLA network servers/routers. Experience includes hardware and software engineering support, for hydraulic and visual systems.
· Supervisory roles include managing staffs of 14 to 25 Technicians or Engineers. Responsibilities include NAVAIR device acceptance, FAA device certifications and product development for milestone completion. Skill set includes facility management, supply chain supervision, vendor contract management, vendor qualification and ISO 9001 implementation.
· Program management roles supporting product development, design integration, certification, and regulatory agency liaison.
· Strong ability to achieve customer satisfaction, and regulatory approval.
2008-2009 L-3 Communications Link Simulation & Training Arlington Tx.
Field Services – P3 Orion and EA18 Growler.
Support of in plant, field development, and government acceptance for both devices. Experience includes knowledge of ASW/ASUW, underwater acoustics and AEA operations. Active clearance - Secret.
2006 - 2007 Sagem Avionics Inc. Puyallup, Wa.
Avionics Field Support - Technical Coordinator
Avionics display systems development and technical support. Strong knowledge of aircraft display systems. Support of certification process for several avionics systems including, DO160, DO178B, DO254, TSO & STC application. Responsibilities include field coordination with FAA. Aircraft include AS350B3, C340, B407, R44, M9, C180, Gulf Stream G-ll. Tasks include: technical definition and planning of the certification process with FAA representatives and Sr. management. Modification or creation of new products; coordination with engineering team for certification documents, submission and approval; Technical field support of the certification process, includes system ground and flight tests. Serve as International Customer liaison and provide technical support for engineering staff or coordination with regulatory agency.
1998-2006 Flight Safety International Sea-Tac Learning Center Seattle, Wa.
Supervisor of Flight Training Devices -
Coordinate all activities in support of the Flight Simulator Maintenance Department. Supervise Technicians and Engineering support staff for Level "D" flight simulators, regulatory certification and business development needs. Management duties: facility operations, vendor coordination, network administration and LAN support. Completed more than 100,000 hrs. of Pilot flight training with 99.4% reliability for United, Delta, American, Boeing, JAL, FAA, JAC, Frontier, and Horizon.Completed over 70 Regulatory reviews with FAA, JCAB, STK, CAA, with no failures. Aircraft Simulators include Bombardier Dash 8 100 - 200 - 300 - 400, Metro SA227, Jet-Stream 31-3200. Boeing 777, 767, 757, 737, Equipment supported: Universal FMS, Rockwell Collins Flight Dynamics EFIS and HUD, Boeing AIMS, Sperry SPZ auto-pilot, ARINC 429/629, Smith FMS. Computers included Harris Night Hawk w/ Unix-LAN. Additional duties include implementation of ISO 9001 and program management for product development.
1994-1998 Flight Safety Texas - Bell Helicopter Training Center Hurst, TX.
Swing Shift Supervisor - FAA Approved Devices, Level “C” & "D"
Real time mission support for Level “C” and “D” full flight simulators. Technical support for Bell helicopter simulator models 430, 412, 212, 222, CH146, duties include FAA certification and annual testing. Computer systems include, Harris Nighthawk, DEC PDP 11/55, Osprey J11,Vital 8, VME, Bit3, Mil STD 1553,ARINC 429 / 629 data bus, SCSI, Ethernet, EFIS, IIDS, GPS, Bendix Weather Radar, Marconi FMS
1987-1992 Martin Sprocket & Gear Arlington, TX.
Computer Numerical Control Machinist / Programmer .001-.0001 Tol. CNC
Experienced Warner & Swasey Universal operator 1SC, 2SC, 3SC. Open CNC software controlling a broad range of machine tools, including machining centers, lathes, grinders, and gear hobs.
1983-1986 AAI /ESI Baltimore, Md.
Field Service Engineer - Mid Shift Supervisor - Site Manager
Provide technical real-time mission support for Full Flight Simulators of, Grumman A6 Weapons Systems Trainer, and night carrier landing trainer, with SEL Main Frame Computer. Supported Beechcraft King Air C90 Operational Flight Trainer, with SEL Main Frame Computer. Completed the installation and Air Force acceptance of the Electronic Warfare Station for Boeing B-52 Weapon Systems Trainer. Supported Technical Operations of the Perkin Elmer 8/32 main frame computer systems. Supervised 7 – 14 Technicians, Coordinated classified software operations and update. Held DOD Security Clearance: Secret
1978-1983 U.S. Navy Kingsville, TX.
Tradevesman Rate – Petty Officer E4
Completed Tradevesman rate “A” schools. Received U.S. Navy certification for Flight Instructor Advanced Under-Graduate Pilot Training supporting Flight Training Squadrons VT21, VT22,VT23. Completed technical training programs for McDonald Douglas TA4J Skyhawk and T2c Buckeye 3 & 6 degree of freedom full flight simulators. Completed Digital Equipment Corp. PDP 11/45 school. Held position as Training Department Standardization Petty officer. Provide real-time mission support as well as flight training. Assigned Depot Level repair (Instrumentation, Power Supplies, PCB)
1982-1983 Georgia Military College - Political Science Kingsville, TX.
Active member of the National Ski Patrol since 2003
Hold current certification as Professional Rescuer / CPR.
Certified Alpine Patroller – Snoqualmie Pass Ski Patrol