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    Personal information
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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:20-04-2011
     Last Modified:21-04-2011 (09:05)
    Job information
     Current job:Aerospace Technician
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Launch Systems
     KeywordsCryogenic Propulsion, Liquid Hydrogen, Liquid Oxygen, Hypergolic propellants, Hydrazine, SCAPE Certified, AMT Certified, FAA A&P Certificate, Payload, Space Shuttle, Ares 1-X, Ordinance
    CV

    Objective -

    I am looking for a career in the Aerospace Industry to which I can apply my skills and expertise gained while working within the U.S. Space Shuttle and Human Spaceflight programs.

    Professional Highlights -

    Liquid Hydrogen/Liquid Oxygen Cryogenic Systems-
    Responsible for maintenance, repair, and operation of the Liquid Hydrogen (LH2) Storage Systems at LC-39A and B.
    Supported the return of LH2 commodity to Air Products Corporation for emergency deliveries following Hurricane Katrina.
    Cross-trained in and operated the Liquid Oxygen system in support of tanker deliveries and daily operations.
    Operated the LH2 system in support of 22 Space Shuttle launches over 8 years.
    Payloads-
    Functioned regularly within a clean-room environment.
    Operated hydraulic consoles and j-hooks in support of payload installation into the Space Shuttle Orbiter.
    Supported the final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope and missions for the construction of the International Space Station.
    Hypergolic Storage System
    Regularly supported maintenance and operations in the Hypergolic GSE system.
    Supported loading of Hydrazine and Nitrogen Tetroxide into the Orbiter and Solid Rocket Boosters for launch preparations.
    Routinely worked in hazardous environments with toxic propellants using required personal protective equipment.
    Constellation/Ares Program -
    Supported processing and operations of the Ares1-X test launch.
    Worked modifications and testing at LC-39B for the Constellation program.
    Supported shutdown and drainage of the LH2 system at LC-39B in support of the Constellation Program.

    Skills -

    FAA A&P Certificate
    Held a Top Secret/SCI Clearance
    GSE Wire Termination
    Regularly work with lockout/tagout
    SCAPE and SAR/Hardline certified
    Basic knowledge of MAXIMO and Solumina programs
    Knowledgeable in operation and hazards of cryogenic storage systems
    Aerospace Maintenance Technician Certificate
    Torque and Safety Wire Certified
    H2/O2 and hazardous gas detector certified
    Proficient at learning new tasks quickly
    Performs well under pressure
    Proficient in FOD control programs
    Works well without direct supervision
    Safety conscious and pays attention to detail

    Employment History
    Aerospace Technician
    United Space Alliance, Kennedy Space Center, FL
    07/03 – present

    Intelligence Analyst
    U.S. Army Reserve, Orlando Fl
    09/05 – 04/07

    Aircraft Service Technician
    Jet Executive Center, Clearwater, FL
    02/03 – 07/03

    Combat Engineer/ Light Wheeled Mech.
    United States Army, Ft. Bragg, NC/Camp Howze, Korea
    10/97 – 11/01

    Education -

    Associates in Aviation Maintenance/ A&P Certificate
    National Aviation Academy, Clearwater, FL
    07/03

    References -

    References are available on request.

     



     


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