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As the National Space Council prepares for its third public meeting, its activities to date have won widespread praise in the space community, even as there is some skepticism about the effectiveness of the council’s advisory group that will soon meet for the first time. SpaceNews.com
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A House hearing on the reasons for cost and schedule problems with major NASA programs pointed blame at a wide variety of sources, from the tools used to track programs to the agency’s mindset to Congress itself. SpaceNews.com
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The relay satellite which will facilitate China’s Chang’e-4 lunar far side landing mission late in 2018 has entered its intended halo orbit around Earth-Moon Lagrange point 2. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:14:11 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine used a recent speech to lay out not just the recent space policy changes that directly affect NASA activities but other administration efforts that focus more on commercial space. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:57:00 +0000
Both chambers want legislation that strengthens the U.S. military space posture, said Thornberry. The House and Senate are “not going to let up in our push to do better in space.” SpaceNews.com
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Despite conditions that have deprived the Opportunity Mars rover of solar power, NASA officials said June 13 that they expected the long-lived spacecraft to survive an intense ongoing dust storm. SpaceNews.com
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters the Pentagon appreciates the congressional focus on space issues and is not being passive about space reforms, although he would like to see further debate on the pros and cons of reorganizing the military. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 03:28:58 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says he’s pushing to have a current NASA center director and former astronaut be nominated to be his deputy. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:39:06 +0000
While Angola’s first telecom satellite, Angosat-1, failed not long after reaching orbit late last year, the sub-Saharan African nation will get a second shot at satellite ownership with the planned 2020 launch of Angosat-2. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:21:38 +0000
A fiscal year 2019 spending bill approved by a Senate appropriations subcommittee June 12 offers $21.3 billion for NASA, including funding for several missions slated for cancellation in the administration’s budget request. SpaceNews.com
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As the Federal Communications Commission nears a decision on the use of C-band satellite spectrum, it and several other U.S. agencies are weighing a broader strategy for the nation’s spectrum. SpaceNews.com
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Sen. David Perdue: China has spent a lot of time and money developing capabilities to attack GPS satellites, jam them or take them off orbit. SpaceNews.com
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NASA doesn’t expect to make decisions on how it will carry out a Mars sample return effort until late next year despite recent discoveries that have offered additional evidence that the planet was once, and may still be, habitable. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:08-12-2013
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     Current job:Avionics and Instrumentation Technician
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsAvionics systems expert with 8 years of F-16 and F-35 electronic systems experience. Analytical, logical and resourceful troubleshooting and fault isolation with the ability to mentor and instruct technicians in the installation, repair and maintenance o
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    Avionics systems expert with 8 years of F-16 and F-35 electronic systems experience.  Analytical, logical and resourceful troubleshooting and fault isolation with the ability to mentor and instruct technicians in the installation, repair and maintenance of avionics systems.  Patient, thorough and accurate instructor who leads by example.  Flexible communication skills with the ability to professionally and effectively interact at all levels and with foreign nationals.  Operate effectively in fast-paced, dynamic environments while ensuring quality.  Current, active Secret Security clearance.  Open to international or national relocation and/or travel.

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Lockheed Martin Aeronautics                        Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland United States

    F-35 Avionics & Instrument Tech                           7/2011 to present

    • Completed F-35 Maintainer Cadre Course; August 3, 2011
    • Qualified and skilled in MATRIX use on STOVL and CV aircraft for door operations, electrical/avionic systems regression checks, servicing/ Health Status checks and assisting engineering in systems troubleshooting.
    • Adept in use of specialized support equipment such as PMA, MVI, Matrix, JDL, CGAC, GENI and PAO cart.
    • Communicate in a multi-discipline team environment to maintain, repair, and modify test aircraft.
    • Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering blueprints and instructions to modify complex aircraft components and systems.
    • Experience in Bonding, repairing, and finishing Low Observable (LO) composite structures.
    • Assists in launch, recovery, preflight, post-flight, and walk around inspections of test aircraft.
    • Service hydraulic, pneumatic, and fuel systems; performs routine replacement of wearable components such as wheel and tire assemblies, brakes, and system filters.
    • Proficient in the use of Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) and Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to research aircraft status, job data and complete maintenance tasks.
    • Skilled in wire/connector repair, electronic test equipment, fiber optic lines, and electrical sealing/bonding.
    • Work ethic and dedication to a quality product lead workplace recognitions of ITF Beast Squad, Tail Team of the Year, and ITF Parking Spot Award.

     

    United States Air Force, last rank: Staff Sergeant, 01/2005 to 01/2011

    F-16 Avionics Craftsman                          01/2005 to 01/2011

    • Troubleshoot, install, repair and maintain Block 40/42 F-16 avionics systems including UHF/ VHF communications, navigation aids, flight controls, radar systems, SNIPER XR and LANTIRN targeting pods including changing Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) as well as associated electronic components.
    • Oversee 13 to 15 avionics technicians, conduct over-the-shoulder inspections, provide mentoring, guidance, training and assist in troubleshooting.
    • Isolate faults, interpret system failures and repair wire harnesses using schematics, wiring diagrams, troubleshooting trees, blueprints and technical data.
    • Utilize test equipment such as fluke meters, watt meters, volt meters, flight control test stands, hydraulic test equipment and navigation test equipment to diagnose issues.
    • Coordinate with engineering department and Lockheed Martin representatives to conduct in-depth troubleshooting or elusive fault isolation as needed.
    • Perform quality assurance checks to verify maintenance performed daily; verify safety, accuracy and compliance with technical specifications and clear aircraft for return to service.
    • Balance sense of urgency with dedication to quality to achieve 87% equipment availability – well above 83% standard – and manage time effectively to achieve 85.7% 8-hour fix rate.
    • Document all maintenance and repair actions in computerized database and digital log books for entry into aircraft’s historical data.
    • Maintain safety-conscious environment with 0 career safety incidents; comply with OSHA, personal protective equipment (PPE) and all FOD regulations.

     

     

    EDUCATION

    Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics,Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, projected completion date of March 2014

    Associate of Applied Science, Avionics Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force


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