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Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Indeed, we were witnessing “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Nevertheless, my maternal grandmother who lived with us and was born in Eastern Europe in 1890, exclaimed, “I don’t believe it and will never believe it.” SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:01:20 +0000
Fifty years after Apollo 11, we are in a far better position, and so much closer, to return to the moon and send humans to Mars than we ever have been in the past. There are still many technical challenges to overcome, but the biggest challenge remains the political will to do so. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:22:00 +0000
Satellite and rocket hardware provider Ruag Space signed a contract with Firefly Aerospace to provide payload adapters for its small launch vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:00:29 +0000
During the decades since the cancellation of the Apollo program, some have used the Chinese treasure fleets of the early 1400s as a cautionary tale. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:31:29 +0000
Rocket Lab passed a milestone in the production of its Electron rocket as the company gears up for its next launch and continues work on a new launch facility. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:23:00 +0000
The Connect Bidco consortium told the British government that for at least three years it would keep Inmarsat’s core network operations center and skilled engineering resources in the country once the merger, expected to close late this year, is complete.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:18:10 +0000
China carried out the controlled deorbiting of its Tiangong-2 space lab into the South Pacific, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Friday. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:36:28 +0000
Kevin O’Connell, director of the Commerce Department’s Office of Space Commerce, said the repository, called the Unified Data Library, is the first step in the transfer of some space situational awareness responsibilities as requested by the White House last year.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:00:53 +0000
The story of the Apollo program, the many heroes in the headlines and those behind-the-scenes, the unprecedented crisis and tragedies that were overcome to fulfill a martyred President’s bold promise, is a story as compelling as any great novel or Greek myth. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:26:17 +0000
NASA has decided to extend the lifetimes of all eight astrophysics missions up for review, from large space telescopes to an instrument on the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:17:32 +0000
The U.K. will invest $34 million in small satellites, will increase support for the Combined Space Operations Center. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:00:44 +0000
History is now repeating itself. President Trump has declared he wants to send astronauts to the moon by 2024 and then Mars by 2033. But, in other words, NASA is saying to Trump the same thing it said to Bush: “You can’t do your program until you do my program.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:49:15 +0000
Virgin Galactic’s merger with a publicly-traded investment company is likely a one-off event based on the company and people involved, and not a sign of more fundamental changes in the industry, investors argue. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:39:00 +0000
A half-century after developing the computers that guided the Apollo missions to the moon, Draper is working on technologies that it says can enable new human and robotic missions to the moon in the near future. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00:47 +0000
Just as we have built on the foundation provided by the Apollo astronauts, the next generation will build on our achievements, and future generations on theirs. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:22 +0000
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first humans to walk on the moon, you might notice we aren’t celebrating it on the moon. Why? SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:44:31 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Senate committee July 17 that a cost estimate for landing humans on the moon by 2024 likely won’t be ready until the administration submits a budget request next February. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:30:08 +0000
A company Cisco is poised to buy for $2.6 billion is required to pay damages to Viasat for failing to pay royalties on a decade-old technology it used from the satellite operator.  SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:52:21 +0000
The anomaly was detected during a routine mission assurance check. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:30:51 +0000
OneWeb says its first six satellites are all healthy and have each demonstrated live video streaming in 1080 resolution from low Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:24-03-2013
     Last Modified:22-07-2013 (09:18)
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     Current job:Program Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:within a month
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     Keywords20 years aerospace experience in operations and production, civilian and USAF.
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    Summary of Qualifications

    Dynamic manager in aerospace industry with a full range of civilian and military experience – from fabric/wood aircraft to state-of-the-art military aircraft; including Peacekeeper nuclear missile systems. Possesses strong management skills, coupled with extensive leadership training and worldwide experience; uses a team-building management style. Communicates clearly with diverse populations in written, verbal, and presentation formats. Exemplifies excellent work ethic and a strong desire to learn  and increase efficiency. Effectively prioritizes multiple simultaneous responsibilities; champions  lean  practices; determined execution of responsibilities. 

     

    • Exceptional Interpersonal and Communication Skills – Excellent communication and organizational skills; accustomed to working in fast-paced environments.
    • Work Ethic and Professionalism – Solid professional standards and an excellent track record of dependability. Maintains focus on achieving bottom-line results while ensuring support for mission critical operations.
    • Resourceful Project Manager – Proven ability to develop both creative and innovative solutions for project challenges. Successfully manages chaos to meet deliverable expectations.

     

    Professional Experience

    LifePort, Inc. (Division of Sikorsky Helicopters), Woodland, WA  

    Program Manager   2011 - 2013 

    Profit and loss responsibility for multiple VIP aircraft interior installation projects, ranging from VIP S-76 to Head of State VIP 747-8i projects. Ensured consistent, on-time execution of project work across all disciplines, orchestrated workflow and resources and ensured integrated use of client assets, within cost, scope and schedule contract constraints.

    • Lauded with perfect project delivery for interior restoration of Egypt Prime Minister’s VIP S-70, end user requested that LifePort be offered follow-on restoration contracts for VIP S-70 fleet

      • Diligent application of earned value for a fixed-cost contract earned an EBIT of 50%

     

    Sikorsky Global Helicopters, Coatesville, PA

    Aircraft Manager                                                                               2009 - 2011

    Managed completions delivery for S-92 Offshore Utility and Search and Rescue helicopters. Utilized earned value to monitor project progress, briefed status to program manager and stakeholders 

    • Dedication to execution of constrained schedule resulted in on-time delivery of three Royal Thai S-92 VIP helicopters to the King of Thailand; closely managed completions schedule risk 

     

    Avionics Lead/Shift Supervisor 2007 – 2009

    • Accelerated electrical and avionics modifications for multiple aircraft for VIP foreign customer,  reduced touch-labour hours from 18k to 9k from first to second aircraft, saving $225,000

      • Authored in-house harness assembly blue-prints to facilitate aircraft wiring installations 
    • Liaison with engineering department to troubleshoot modification drawings design flaws, minimized aircraft delivery delays due to drawings showing incorrect avionics install locations

     

    Lear Siegler Inc., Groton, CT

    Lead Avionics Technician 2006 –2007

    • Participated in US Army National Guard RESET program, 1109th AVCRAD, Groton, CT, quick-turned depot-level repairs for combat-worn helicopters returning from the Middle-East
    • Repaired 1-150th Aviation UH-60, had been grounded for six months due to electrical failure,inspection resulted in quick repair, helicopter returned to flight status within two weeks

     

    United States Air Force (Stationed Worldwide)

    Peacekeeper Nuclear Missile Combat Crew Officer 2002 – 2005

    • Commanded alert combat crews and a flight of ICBMs, with additional duty of commanding the 400th Missile Squadron Alternate Command Post, totaling $10.5B in weapon system assets
    • Orchestrated removal of $50M re-entry systems in accordance with Presidential directives, ensured compliance with $585M Peacekeeper Deactivation Program per START II treaty
    • Accomplished crew member, earned Highly Qualified ratings on evaluations, USAF highest score 
    • Decisive, ran emergency procedures for temporary loss of ICBM status, maintained nuclear surety

     

    F-15C/E Tactical Aircraft Maintainer 1993 – 2002

    • Volunteered to deploy for four combat and humanitarian missions to the Middle-East and Bosnia, maintained region stability while also delivering supplies to beleaguered foreign nationals
    • Superlative efforts contributed to squadron meeting all key maintenance indicators in 2000, a feat never before achieved by an F-15E squadron to-date, United States Air Force wide
    • Selected as Kadena AB’s 18th Operations Group Phase Airman Professional of the year 1997,General Hall 5th US Air Force Commander recognized efforts as a “Outstanding Performer”
    • Displayed expertise, repaired damaged engine mount in austere conditions while in Tunisia

     

    Education

    Boston University

    Graduate Certificate in Project Management 2013

    Harvard Business School Executive Education 

    Strategic Negotiations: Deal Making for the Long Term 2013

    Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage 2012

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Masters of Science in Aeronautical Science 2012

    Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics 2002

    USAF Community College of Air Force              

    A.A.S in Aircraft Maintenance Systems 1999

    ITT Technical Institute

    Associate of Science Electronics Engineering Technology 1993

     

    Certifications

    Sikorsky - Program Management Academy 2012

    Novations - Estimating and Risk Management 2012

    Novations - Quality for Project Management 2011

    United Technologies - Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Certification 2010

    Novations - Tools and Techniques of Project Management 2010

    Novations - Scope, Schedule, and Cost Management 2010

    United Technologies – Bottom-Line Project Management Foundations 2010

    GROL with Ship Radar Endorsement – FCC License: 0003672581 2008

    Lake County Vocational Center 498 Hours of Instruction in Electronic Equipment Repair 1991

    Volunteer Work

    Weeting Primary School Weeting, UK

    Constructed School Playground 1999

    Duxford Imperial War Museum Duxford, UK

    Aviation Restoration Volunteer 2001

    Boy Scouts of America Milwaukie, OR

    Assistant Troop Leader, Troop 322 2011-Present

    Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum Hillsboro, OR

    Applied for Volunteer 2013


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