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     Date Submitted:15-09-2013
     Last Modified:15-09-2013 (05:20)
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     Current job:Rocket engine technician / Ground support mechanic
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Launch Systems
     KeywordsRocket engine technician, Facillity mechanic, Ground support mechanic, Hydraulic and Pneumatic system troubleshooter and mechanic.
    CV

    SUMMARY

     

    Accomplished; detail-oriented Professional with over 30 years’ experience in the Aerospace  industry.

    Dynamic Leader with an exceptional ability to supervise and motivate others. Expertise in performing major inspections and troubleshooting problems on propulsion systems. Highly regarded as a creative problem solver ; able to assess operational needs and innovative strategies that increase productivity.

    Instrumental in maintaining a vast range of quality concepts, principles, and manufacturing methods that are applied to complex and critical applications. Worked with multi-billion dollar hardware and assembly to assure safety and quality requirements are being meet.  Excellent customer service skills with an in-depth knowledge of government operations and contracts. Experienced in production, scheduling and management techniques and currently possess an active PRP (Personnel Reliability Program) clearance.

     
    • Security Clearance (NACI)

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    Inquires

    • OSHA 10 hour construction and

    Health class

    • ISO 9001 trained
    • Six Sigma trained
    • (LOTO) Lock out tag out energy

    Control program authorized user/instructor

    • Permit required confined space entry
    • Hazardous waste and accumulation monitor training
    • Pendant controlled overhead crane/ Hoist operator 
    • 2-20 ton forklift operator
    • Mobile aerial work  platform operator
    • Fall protection authorized user
    • Torque and safety wire
    • Electrical connector mate and demate
    • (ESD) Electrostatic discharge prevention
    • Mass spectrometer leak check operator
    • Task team leader critical lifts
    • Lead test operator
    • Heavy equipment operator
    • Fabricator
    • Preventative maintenance
    • Hydraulics


     

       


    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     

    WDW; ORLANDO. FL.

    Attractions Mechanic

    March 2013 – Present

    Responsible for mechanical and electrical operations of  rides and facility operations. Perform gearbox rebuilds, bearing replacement and bearing preload values. Troubleshoot and repair mechanical assemblies, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Read and understand mechanical assembly drawings and work to manufacturers requirements and specifications. Troubleshoot Show and ride mechanical elements with ability to interface with electronic controls.

     

    Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne; Kennedy Space Center, FL.

    Senior Technical Operations Lead

    August 2005 – September 2012

    Task Team Leader, Critical lift and move coordinator, Final flight readiness test lead.

    Insure all safety requirements were met. And comply with all government rules regulations and company policies and procedures.

     

     

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    Boeing North American Rocketdyne Division; Kennedy Space Center, FL.

    Senior Technician Lead man

    December 1996 - August 2005

    Responsible for Engine removal and installation on orbiter, coordinate integrated operations during hazardous operations. Schedule and assign technical operations. Worked two years as heavy structures mechanic and modal test mechanic on the U.S. Space Station

     

     

    Rockwell International Rocketdyne Division; Kennedy Space Center, FL.

    Technician Rocket Engine

    March 1989 – December 1996

    Technician supporting testing of space shuttle main engines, Troubleshooting Hydraulics, mechanical, pneumatic and electrical systems. Perform preventative maintenance on ground support equipment.

     

    Rockwell International Rocketdyne Division; Canoga Park CA.

    Metal Fitter/Mechanic

    July 1982 – March 1989

    Metal fitter in weld shop responsible for manufacturing and fabricating main combustion chamber and thrust nozzles for space shuttle main engines. Was promoted to rocket engine mechanic July 1988

     

    • Supervise 28 technicians and performed numerous manned flight processes
    • Handle cryogenic propellants (LOX,LH2) ordinance and pyrophoric associated with rocket engine testing (connect/disconnect cryogenic transport vessels)Supervise and  coordinate tasks; leadership has established a flawless safety record.
    • Service, modify, maintain, repair and test on and off vehicle installed propulsion systems utilizing blueprints, schematics and written procedures.
    • Comply with company and customer requirements in the course of resolving hardware installation, removal, and testing problems within the scope of written procedures under minimal supervision Assimilated data in diagnosing, locating, and correcting malfunction in main engine components and operations
    • Manufactured combustion components to include main combustion chamber, nozzles, and power heads.
    • Metals Tech: to include welding ( Electron-beam, and Thermal Protection certified) and metal fitting/bending
    • Assimilate data and assist engineering in diagnosing, locating and correcting malfunctions in hardware and associated ground support equipment as directed by work authorization documents.
    • Assemble, repair, modify, fabricate, inspect, maintain and install equipment such as mechanical, electrical, vacuum, hydraulic, and pneumatic fixtures, components, plumbing, and high pressure gas systems in specific clean systems to support rocket engine hot-fire testing for the purpose of gathering data on NASA’s Space Shuttle Main Engine.
    • Maintain critical tolerances using mechanical and electrical test equipment.
    • Structure assembly mechanic on United States Space station components, Truss assemblies and

    Electrical housings.

                                                                         

       CREDENTIALS AND TRAINING

    NASA Certificates: Permit Required Confined; Electrical Connector Mate/De-mate; Hydra-Set Operator; Inficon/Alcatel MSLD Prod; Pendant-Controlled Crane Operator; Scissor Lift Operator; Torque & Safety Wiring; Ultrasonic Extensometer; Anti-seize Lubricant; Torque Lock & Adhesive Bonding; Rotating Sling Operator; Electrostatic Discharge; Air Purifying Respirator; Work at Heights/Fall Protection; Lockout/Tag out-Authorized; Hearing Conservation; Orbiter AFT Access.

    Industry-Sponsored Trainings and Certifications (KSC, NASA, Pratt & Whitney) including, but not limited to, Confidential Information, Safety Compliance, Hazardous Waste Control, PPE, Rigid and Flex borescope certification, Microsoft computer courses, High pressure pneumatic safety and flex hose handling, Dye pent certified: IIA, IVC, and IIIB.  126 hrs. Structures mechanic training.

    ACE Operating System, Six Sigma Programs, First Aid, Foreign Object Debris Control(F.O.D.)


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