Project Specialist Aerospace
Over 15 years of leading mission-critical projects to successful completion within limited budgets and constrained timelines.
Project Management -Operational Streamlining -Lean Six Sigma/5S Principles -Systems Engineering & Testing
Flight/Ground Component Testing -Alpha/Beta Testing -Test Requirements Planning/Scheduling -Imagery Analysis
HAZMAT Management -Risk Identification/Mitigation -Subcontractor & Vendor Management -DOD Contracting
Offsite/Offshore Logistics Support -Logistics Coordination -SCAPE Operations -Cleanroom Operations -GHe/GN2
Electro-static Safety -Ordnance Safety -Cryogenic Systems Safety -High Pressure Gas Systems Safety -ICD Compliance -Hypergol-Propellants-Management -Critical-Path -development -KHB-Processes -Personnel Management/Mentoring
United Space Alliance / Kennedy Space Center– Cape Canaveral, FL July 1995 – July 2011
Technical Operations Project Lead – External Tank Mechanical wJanuary 2006 – July 2011
Led timely processing of external tank from shipment via New Orleans to Kennedy Space Center through successful launch to return of vehicle. Documented daily processing activities, generated reports and presentations, and developed work procedures for technicians, inspectors, and customer inspectors. Interfaced with NASA and primary vendors, verified technical requirements, and maintained associated database. Scheduled test activities, delegated assignments, coordinated training, and evaluated staff performance.
Orchestrated four-/five-day imagery analysis entailing review with systems specialized engineering organization of 135+ ground camera locations and film consisting of infrared, photogrammetry, HD regular and high speed, long range telescopic camera system, and on orbit camera assets from shuttle and ISS crews.
Technical Operations Project Lead – Hypergol Propulsion Systems wAugust 1997 – January 2006
Processed orbital maneuvering system during routine maintenance and expedited repairs to support launch schedule. Maintained daily logs of processing activities. Served as primary point of contact with NASA and vendors. Scheduled test activities, verified technical requirements, and maintained database. Coordinated staff training, delegated assignments, and evaluated employee performance. Console test engineer hazardous propellants, hypergols. Scheduled facility maintenance and reviewed results. Orbital tube welding techniques, high/low pressure GN2/GHe systems test/maintenance
Mechanical Technician – SRB (Solid Rocket Booster) Retrieval Operations wJuly 1995 – August 1997
Retrieved, disassembled, and returned flown solid rocket boosters to ATK Utah for refurbishment and reuse.
Mechanical Technician – External Tank with Morton/Thiokol/ATK Corporation in Titusville, FL 1989-1995
Mechanical Technician – Missile Systems with Lockheed Martin Corporation in Orlando, FL 1986-1989
University of Central Florida– Orlando, FL
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Expected Graduation Fall 2012
Brevard Community College– Cocoa, FL
Associate of Arts in Business Administration – 2009
United States Air Force – Logistics / Contractor Liaison; Honorable Discharge
Credentials and Systems Proficiencies
HAZMAT Certification -SCAPE Certification -Certified Firing Room Engineer -Aerospace Vehicle Move Director
NASA/NACI (National Agency Check with Inquiries) Background Checks – Equivalent to Confidential Clearance
Microsoft Office Suite -PeopleSoft -Maximo/MS-Project
Passage of A&P General Written Exam
Affiliations and Activities
Space Coast Project Management Association
Volunteer for Light the Night for Diabetes and Breast Cancer Awareness
Member of Alex Job Racing Crew – American Lemans Series
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