OBJECTIVE: Seeking a challenging career that will allow me to utilize my variety of skills in the aerospace industry. My skills include knowledge and experience in rocket/satellite propulsion, satellite mechanical/electrical and numerous airframe aviation electronics systems.
11/2015-Present Parker Hannifin Aerospace Irvine, CA Senior Engineering Lab Technician Dedicated engineering technician that supports research and development of new high tech aerospace components for multiple aerospace applications. - Set up and run thermal/vacuum chambers to perform qualification testing. - Uses lab view to analyze and collect test data for further evaluation. - Set up test units and calibrated instrumentation as required per procedure. - Installs units on vibration tables and installed accelerometers as required. - Support engineering with design and software updates for various testing applications.
3/2007-6/2015 Space Systems Loral (SSL/MDA) Palo Alto, CA Senior Propulsion Engineering Assistant/ Lead Technician Experienced propulsion technician with knowledge of manufacturing and testing bi-propellant/electrical satellite propulsion components. Qualified in all phases of satellite launch base operations including hazardous propellant loading. - Perform as a Test Conductor during propulsion component, subsystem and spacecraft level testing. - Team leader during spacecraft propellant loading SCAPE operations with over 30 successful campaigns. - Experience in clean room operations and ISO9001 practices. - Certified orbital welder and x-ray technician. - Experience with numerous precision measuring equipment to test flight reliability hardware. - Experience with handling and operating high/low pressure systems. - Assist engineering department on reviewing schematics, drawings and manufacturing process plans before publication release. - Quality assurance delegate for all phases of satellite integration and manufacturing. - Knowledge of both standard bi-propellant components and xenon driven electric platform propulsion systems.
2/2001 – 3/2007 Space Systems Loral (SSL/MDA) Palo Alto, CA Senior Lead Mechanical/Electrical Technician Certified and extremely proficient in all satellite manufacturing and testing phases. This includes interpreting engineering assembly drawings and following test procedures while following standard work practices. - Utilizes technical skill to inspect troubleshoot, and install various electronic/mechanical components. - Uses various test equipment and specializes tools to adjust, align, and perform operational test. - As a Quality Delegate, responsible for ensuring all electrical/mechanical components are installed and operating properly. - Trained and supervised new employees to meet the challenges of company training and team goals. - Uses engineering schematics and drawings to build satellite to customers specifications. - Head of implementing 5s practices into workshop.
5/1999 - 2/2001 Goodyear Aviation Services Phoenix / Bombardier Aerospace Tucson, AZ Certified Licensed FCC Avionics Specialist Highly skilled and certified avionics technician/installer on various airframes. - Utilizes technical skill to inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and install avionic or electrical components on major airframes including 737, 747, 757, A-320, A-340 and MD-80. - Worked with research and development engineers to install newly developed aircraft avionics systems for testing and customer requirements. - Proficient in using drawings, procedures and schematics. - Removed and replaced electrical components and performed operational checks on all aircraft electrical systems.
9/1992 – 4/1999 United States Air Force Hurburt Field, FL/ RAF Mildenhall, UK Aviation Technician/Satellite Communications Tech Skilled avionics technician on various military and civilian aircraft. - Uses test equipment and various other methods to troubleshoot and repair avionics equipment on numerous military/civilian airframes. - As the Quality Assurance Representative, qualified to inspect and sign off aircraft nonconformance write ups after repair. - Repaired, inspected and tested all avionics systems on aircraft systems such as AC generators, DC power, lighting systems, landing gear, flight controls, and engine operation and monitoring.
- 1992-1993 Keesler AFB, MS Avionics/Electronics School
- 1994 Hurburt Fld, FL Satellite Communications Training
- 1997-1999 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University FCC Training
- 1999-2000 Various Airframe Avionics Maintaining Courses
CERTIFICATIONS - Crane Certified - Scape Certified Category 1 and 4 -Soldering - Forklift Certified - Clean Room (All Classes) -Harness - Orbital Welding - Man-lift Certified
COMPUTER SKILLS -Unix -Excel applications -Pro Engineering -Lab view -PowerPoint -Microsoft Applications
PRIOR MILITARY SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE (WILLING TO RELOCATE)
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