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     Date Submitted:28-07-2022
     Last Modified:28-07-2022 (05:07)
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     Current job:Systems Safety Engineer
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, , , Launch Systems




    -Former business owner providing prototype welding, machining, and related engineering support services

    -Engineering alumni of the NASA Space Shuttle Program, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Space Station Freedom

    -More than twenty years experience in metallurgical engineering, industrial engineering, and metalworking  technology 

    -First female production supervisor for LTV Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation Aliquippa Works




    Mercury Electronics, Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania (2021)


    Full time position concerning the inspection of inprocess and finished electrical and electronic wiring harnesses for commercial and military application in compliance with IPC 610 class 3 requirements.


    Strasburg Railroad Mechanical Services, Strasburg, Pennsylvania (2021)

    Manual Machinist/Inventory Control Specialist

    Part time position concerning manual machining, receiving Inspection, inventory control, and shipping. 


    Ruchaven Welding & Fabrication, Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania (2004 - 2011)

    Business Creator and Owner

    Prototype fabrication, welding, weld repair, machining, and inspection per AWS D1.1, manufacture associated fixtures, provide  drawing packages as a independent sub contractor to various manufacturing and agricultural businesses in the greater York, Pennsylvania area.


    Hernandez Engineering,  Greenbelt, Maryland (2000 - 2001) 

    Senior Systems Safety Engineer

    Onsite contract with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center providing engineering support services to the  Code 302 Office of Mission Assurance regarding the approval of electronic parts and materials per MIL-STD-785; reviewed and approved all work, processing, and testing instructions;  performed  inprocess visual inspection per NASA NHB 5300.4 (1C); witness functional test of subassemblies; witnessed  and verified full systems functional testing - thermo vac, vibration, acoustic -  to be in compliance with NASA HDBK 5300.4 (1F) for both flight and ground support equipment; lead forensic failure investigations and lessons learned; provide weekly status reports to the project program manager and project principal scientist; presented reports at all major milestone reviews;   conducted risk analysis throughout the  design,  development, and test of the spacecraft and related ground support equipment per MIL-STD-882.


    General Motors Corporation Powertrain Division, Warren, Michigan (2000)

    Design for Manufacturing & Assembly Engineer

    Team leader of engineers conducting data analytics concerning manufacturability of electrical and mechanical automotive components and sub assemblies.  Established statistical failure parameters of components and sub assemblies with regard to potential safety issues in accordance with the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board requirements. Provided input into General Motors  warranty terms and conditions.


    Intertek Technical Services Agency, Centreville, Virginia  (1991 - 1997)

    Field Quality Analyst

    Representative of U.S. based and Canadian aerospace  clients (Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman, Allied Signal Canada, General Electric) at multiple supplier sites in western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, and eastern Ohio. Established supplier relations with regard to new purchase orders, performed  first article, inprocess, final inspections and test witnessing on wiring harnesses;  performed AWS D1.1 visual  and NDT inspections on welded aluminum enclosures for U.S. Navy electronic shipboard equipment;  conducted assessments for manufacturing capability prior to issue of request for purchase.

    Grumman Space Station Freedom Support Program, Reston, Virginia (1990 - 1991)

    Senior Reliability Engineer

    define program requirements, identify potential risks, develop Critical Items Lists to identify reliability, maintainability, and availability issues relating to the build and maintenance of the proposed space station.  Program aborted by NASA over contract dispute with Grumman -  replaced by the International Space Station program.  


    Unisys Corporation, Lanham, Maryland (1988 - 1990)

    Systems Engineer

    Onsite contract with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center providing engineering support services the Code 303 Office of Flight Assurance regarding the maintenance, weld repair, and refurbishment of Space Shuttle attached payload canisters, brackets, clamps, and supports; reviewed and authorized visual inspection and repair documentation handed to five welders and three machinists to do the work in the Engineering Services Division , approved NDT methods and test results,  and determined repair or replacement of components based on testing results; on the team to diagnose and repair the Hubble Space Telescope after launch; represented the GSFC OFA during the  NASA Flight Readiness Review of the STS-34 mission with the SSBUV spacecraft initial launch and subsequent refurbishment of the SSBUV spacecraft.    


    Tracor Applied Sciences, Inc.,  US Navy Electronic Systems Engineering Activity, St. Inigoes, Maryland (1987 - 1988)

    Quality Manager

    Supervisor of a team of quality engineers and inspectors located at five U.S. Navy installations ( Maine, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Mississippi) responsible for the maintenance and modifications of the U.S. Navy Aegis weapons system.  Oversee incoming material inspection, configuration management of US Navy approved drawings and documentation, administration of  training schools for technician certification, review of all purchase requests for compliance to specifications submitted to vendors, witness testing and inspection at various US Navy sites, resolve US Navy  issues regarding budget management. Provide weekly status and monthly financial reports to the U.S. Navy COTR


    Fairchild Communications & Electronics Company, Germantown, Maryland  (1985 - 1987)

    Supplier Quality Engineer

     perform purchase request, drawing reviews, conducted supplier capability studies, audited welding, machining, and plating shops per Mil-I-45208A(precedes ISO-9001), develop receipt inspection procedures for mechanical parts, conduct failure analysis, disposition of discrepant material, co-chair material review board, resolve DCAS/DCMA issues in a MIL-Q-9858A (precedes ISO-9001) quality program environment.


    Hall Industries, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  (1984 - 1985)

    Quality Engineer

    One year contract to provide engineering support the manufacture, assembly, and test per Association of American Railroad (AAR) specifications of undercarriages and axle assemblies for electric trolley cars for public transportation in Pittsburgh; performed  other engineering duties as assigned. Major job shop environment - welding, machining, plating, coating


    Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation,  Aliquippa, PA  (1981- 1983)

    Production Supervisor, Welded Tube Department

    led a staff of fifty men (loaders and crane operators) shipping  API drill pipe and ASTM A53 and A120 continuous welded (CW) and electro resistance welded (ERW) oil coated pipe from 3/4" to 4" diameter by barge, railroad car, and flatbed truck in a facility 1/2mi. in size.  Maintained inventory for production planning purposes and shipping orders. Graduate of J & L Steel operations management training program


    Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Specialty Metals Division, Blairsville, Pennsylvania  (1978 - 1981)

    Tube Finisher Operator

     on the shop floor, IBEW union steward, safety committee, quality circles. Operated all overhead and gantry cranes, high precision cold draw machines, rotary straighteners, swagers, nitric acid cleaning tanks, precision tube bending machines, nitrogen atmosphere and vacuum annealing furnaces, hardness testers, hydrostatic and eddy current testers, assisted in  laboratory testing per 10CFR50, Appendix B (nuclear quality program requirements) in the manufacture of zirconium alloy metal fuel rods for nuclear reactors and Inconel stainless steel seamless tubing for nuclear power plant heat exchangers. First corporate winner of the Baldridge Award for Quality sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce




    Central Westmoreland Career & Technology Center, New Stanton, Pennsylvania  (1997)

    National Tooling and Machining Association  Apprenticeship Program


    University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland (1986- 1987)

    Post graduate courses in Program Management, Quality Assurance emphasis 


    Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1984- 1985)

    Courses in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Cost Accounting, Process Analysis, Employee Relations, Production Control, Plant Layout & Design

    Pittsburgh Section 802, American Society for Quality Control (1984 - 1985)

    Courses in statistics and the application of statistical methods leading to ASQC Quality Engineer and ASQC Reliability Engineer certification 


    Community College of Beaver County, Monaca, PA (1983 - 1984)

    Nuclear Quality Assurance Technology - courses for nuclear powerplant operators and inspectors by the Bettis Atomic Laboratory, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania 


    LTV Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation,  Aliquippa, PA (1980)

    Corporate management training program in ferrous metallurgy;  blueprint reading and drafting; industrial electricity, crane rigging, loads, safety; maintenance of electric motors and compressors, setting pumps, hydraulic and pneumatic line repair; completed  internship in Blast Furnace and 30" Round Mill Departments


    Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA (1980)

    Bachelors  of Arts

    American History,  minor in Military Science 




    American Society for Quality Control (ASQC)

    Certification, Mechanical Inspection (1984)

    Certification, Quality Technician (1985)

    Certification, Quality Engineer (1986)

    American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)

    Eddy Current, Level I (1979)

    Ultrasonic, Level I (1978)

    Magnetic Particle, Level II (1981)

    Dye-Penetrant, Level II (1985)

    X-Ray, Level I (1984)


    American Welding Society

    Weld Inspection per AWS D1.1


    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

    Inspector, Wiring Harness (1988)

    Inspector, Printed Circuit Boards (1988)

    Laser Safety Technology (2000)

    Safety Hazard Analysis (2000)


    National Tooling and Machining Association (1997)

    Kennametal Metalcutting Application Course

    Machinist Apprenticeship


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