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Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:13:06 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission pressed forward with plans to firm up its rules about space safety and orbital debris Nov. 15 while at the same time questioning whether it is the right agency to do so. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:23:24 +0000
NASA’s plans to return humans to the surface of the moon within 10 years got a chilly reception from an advisory group Nov. 15, who called on the agency to accelerate that timeframe and reconsider development of the Gateway facility in lunar orbit. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:22:49 +0000
The round brings NorthStar E&S’s total funding to 83 million Canadian dollars and ends a funding drought from when the company announced its plans three years ago. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:17:38 +0000
Spacety is one of China’s first commercial and private satellite companies in China, established in January 2016, following new government policies introduced in 2014 and 2015 to deregulate the nation’s space sector. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:22:08 +0000
AST&Science announced plans Nov. 15 to begin building extremely satellites in 2019 at its new North American manufacturing plant in Midland, Texas. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:41:59 +0000
SpaceX matched its personal best with its 18th launch this year, delivering the Es’hail-2 communications satellite to geostationary transfer orbit for Qatari operator Es’hailSat. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:37:38 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Nov. 15 that the reelection defeat of a key appropriator, and the potential for budget cuts next year, is a cause for concern for him as he tries to balance the agency’s priorities. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:42:59 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Nov. 15 to approve four proposed satellite constellations, authorizing nearly 8,000 small telecom satellites to serve U.S. entities from low Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:22:05 +0000
NASA’s top official came to Canada to make his pitch for the country to become involved in a U.S.-lead lunar space mission but that direct appeal didn’t budge Canadian government officials, at least for now. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:50:59 +0000
Shanahan on the Space Force legislation: “What I feel confident about is that the proposal that we are going to carry forward makes sense.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:33:38 +0000
Solstar Space, the New Mexico startup planning to offer WiFi to people and machines in orbit, is looking for a strategic investor. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:30:42 +0000
Rocket Lab, the small launch vehicle developer that recently performed its first commercial launch, has raised an additional $140 million to fund expansion of its launch activities and research projects. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:03:25 +0000
Leaps in capabilities of commercial constellations of small Earth-observation satellites and the decreasing cost of their services were at the center of a debate about the future of publicly funded Earth-observation missions after Spire CEO Peter Platzer introduced the company’s ambition to become “the Amazon” of space. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:06:23 +0000
While everybody is rightly celebrating recent successes in commercial space, some long-term trends are just beginning. It is still early days, and significant growth and new opportunities are just around the corner. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:36:09 +0000
It’s no secret the megaconstellations will have a dramatic impact on space traffic. Experts now are turning their attention to ensuring they don’t also create a dangerous spike in orbital debris. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:00:52 +0000
Space Tango, a Kentucky startup that develops microgravity research platforms, announced plans Nov. 15 to launch in the mid-2020s an autonomous in-orbit manufacturing facility. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:36:34 +0000
With NASA committed to a human return to the moon, Mars exploration advocates say those lunar missions can be useful to achieve their long-term goals, if designed properly. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:15:39 +0000
WASHINGTON — Air Force buyers of space systems are cutting red tape and removing layers of oversight to expedite programs, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson said on Wednesday. Wilson said the reorganization of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center and the establishment of a rapid procurement office […] SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:12:03 +0000
Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) wrote to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai saying the agency “must consider whether sufficient spectrum will remain available to accommodate today's C-band services,” among other issues. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:00:40 +0000
One take-away from last week’s Global MilSatcom conference in London is that the satellite communications industry is giving government buyers more choices than they can handle. 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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