Motivated, self-starter seeking employment in a challenging environment that will utilize their technical, organizational, and analytical skills.
Summary of Qualifications
Team player with 26 years of experience in the military and aerospace community. Have provided advisory support for critical research and development operations related to Space Shuttle and Crew Launch Vehicle.
Provided training to constituents in several different laboratory operations. Produce planning to accomplish necessary bonding operations. Efficient user of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Power Point, and Microsoft Office Access.
Experienced in Laboratory Management. Responsible for Material Requisition and Property Management. Have been involved in Statistical Process Control in the military and aerospace environments.
ATK Quality Inspector 09 2011-2012 * Inspect coupons that are used for critical test data for Airbus and Spirit Airlines. Experienced user of a multitude of test equipment to include micrometers, calipers, and height gauges.
NASA/ATK Launch Systems Engineering Tech 09 / Property & Calibration / Material Requisition 2007-2010 * As of May 2008, tracking over 500 calibration items and approximately 500 property items valued at approximately 2.0 million dollars. * Since 2000, have interfaced with Account Executives and Vendor Representatives to order several hundred thousand dollars of expendable and non-expendable supplies, tools, and equipment. * Provide advisory support in utilization of proper adhesives and bond systems for bonding of motor components.
NASA/ATK Launch Systems Engineering Technician 09 / Materials Engineer 2005-2007 * Responsible for producing planning used for adhesive bonding and rubber vulcanization studies. * Maintained a robust Statistical Process Control Program with complete statistical data packages delivered to NASA Bond Lab Engineer. * Responsible for quantitative and qualitative proof of proper Bond Lab operation verification through results of SPC program. * Had dies fabricated that have resulted in increased production and safety while decreasing man-hours expended cutting rubber and insulation.
NASA/Thiokol 1995-2005 Bond Lab Lead Engineering Technician * Contracted to NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center Materials and Processes Laboratory. Conducting research and development work on elimination of ozone depleting chemicals and materials such as carbon and glass phenolic, alloys, steel, adhesives, and rubber for the Redesigned Solid Rocket Motor Program. Managed the day to day operations of an adhesive bonding lab. * Experienced in bonding preparation, aqueous cleaning, and adhesive bonding operations.
U.S.M.C. 1991-1994 Aircraft Maintenance Data Analyst * Collected, screened and keypunched in excess of 1,500 source documents per month pertaining to the FA-18 aircraft. Compiled statistical data related to 12 FA-18 aircraft. * During my tenure, VMFA-212 Squadron was chosen to compete for highest maintenance readiness related award, The Phoenix Award, which is based on statistical data compiled by the analyst. * Nominated out of over 150 Marines for the highest peacetime award. * Honorable Discharge May 8, 1994
U.S.M.C. 1988-1991 MIMMS Clerk * Managed the operation of a Ground Maintenance Shop. * Responsible for assigning work responsibilities to over 50 Marines. * Ordered and tracked progress of incoming repair parts sent from Civilian and Military vendors. * Familiar with the use of microfiche as this was a daily part of the Clerk's responsibilities. * Implemented a program and coordinated the pick-up and delivery of laundry service between Saudi's and other Third World nationalities and all branches of the military that passed through Jubail, Saudi Arabia. * Awarded Navy Achievement Medal for Organizational, Logistical, and Diplomatic Skills during Operation Desert Shield/Storm.
U.S.M.C. 1986-1988 Tool Room Manager/Stock Clerk * Managed, stocked, and controlled the operations of tool room that served over 100 Marines.
Education Colorado Technical University 2012 * Bachelors of Science in Project Management * Dean's List (GPA: 3.91)
Colorado Technical University 2010 * Associates of Science in General Studies * Dean's List (3.96 GPA) * Basics of Accounting Undergraduate Level Certificate - December 2010
NASA Group Achievement Award 2009 * Calibration Facility Lean Six Sigma Kaizen Team
Fred Pryor Seminars 2009 * Managing Multiple Priorities, Projects, and Deadlines
Fred Pryor Seminars 2008 * Microsoft Excel and Advanced Microsoft Excel
UAH 2008 * DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (DOT and IATA)
Tech-Training 2005 * Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing