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     Date Submitted:11-02-2013
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     Current job:Aerospace Technician Sr.
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     KeywordsExperienced leader in the Human Space Flight Industry.
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    Senior Aerospace Technician with over 10 years  of Assembly, Disassembly, Industrial Maintenance and Operational experience for Kennedy Space Center

                   

     

    Core Professional Strengths

    • Maintaining and repairing Ground Support Equipment and industrial facilities including hydraulic, pneumatic, and fluid systems
    • Directing work assignments, establishing priorities, and tracking work progression to meet established schedules
    • Training and certifying technicians on man lifts and mobile and overhead cranes
    • Operating power and hand tools including volt meters and atmospheric monitoring equipment
    • Performing supervisory, administrative, and organizational duties

    ·Providing technical direction to operations personnel assigned to the functional groups of flight and ground systems, power systems, flight controls, instrumentation, and range safety systems

    ·Maintaining support schedules to ensure compliance while contending with unplanned work constraints

    ·Conducting pre-task reviews and briefings

    ·Operating most Microsoft applications and Maximo software

     

    Professional Experience

     

    UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE, Kennedy Space Center, Florida                                        

    Senior Aerospace Lead Technician                                                             November 2000– January 2013

    Led a diverse team of 12+ aerospace mechanical and electrical technicians responsible for the safe and timely disassembly of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters (SRB) down to component level and verifying no anomalies occurred during flight.  Collaborated with engineering, planning, quality control, and customer representatives to develop and improve the performance, quality, and reliability of systems and components.

     

    ·         Researched, tested, and installed a new high pressure Hydrolasing system designed to improve environmental and ergonomic concerns

    ·         Helped develop, install, and operate the department’s Ammonium Perchlorate waste water disposal system to remove contaminants prior to sending water to sewer plant, thus saving money and the environment

    ·         Trained technicians on Disassembly procedures for “Return To Flight” after the Columbia accident

    ·         Developed shop aids for photo mapping of the Solid Rocket Boosters contributing to in-depth analysis for launch anomalies

    ·         Streamlined documentation for maintenance and operational procedures reducing redundancy of paper and time

    UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE, Kennedy Space Center, Florida                                              

    Ordinary Seaman/Cook                                                             November 1996– November 2000

    Maintain high cleanliness standards for galley, mess decks, dry stores, and walk-in freezer/chill box.

    Create a menu for 1-4 weeks and purchase all provisions for 12+ people while keeping with the budget.

    Operate, maintain, or repair ship equipment, such as winches, cranes, and derricks. Stand shipboard watches underway and import. Maintain U.S. Coast Guard License. Handle lines to moor vessels to wharfs, to tie up vessels to other vessels, or to rig towing lines.

     

    ·         Saved the company money by changing where and how  provisions were purchased

    ·         Installed new tow winches on both Retrieval Ships so they could tow the External Tank  Barge, which saved money for NASA and United Space Alliance

    ·         Created a computer based way to follow inventory and cost, saving time and money doing the monthly inventory report

     

    Honors

     

    Voted Honor man by peers in U.S. Navy Boot Camp

    Qualified Submarines

    National Defense Medal

    United Space Alliance Employee of the Month (community service)

    United Space Alliance Employee of the Month (Team)


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