Dependable, hard-working Engineering Technician with over  years of experience in Air Force testing, Research and Development Results-oriented MIG Welder with a track record of producing quality products while working safely.Focused welder (MIG and TIG) with heavy stainless and carbon experience. Able to read blueprints and prioritize work to meet deadline requirements.Reliable worker with strong mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn. Have fabricated numerous test fixtures from steel,stainless steel,aluminum,and titanium.Experienced in hydraulics and pneumatics. Licensed forklift operator,have confined space training,experienced 25 Ton bridge crane operator/rigger experienced in oxygen acetylene cutting and plasma arc cutting experienced with the use of all shop tools required for heavy fabrication experienced in handling and conditioning large volumes of JP-8 Fuel for the use in testing.Responsible for the general maintenance and inspections of seven TF-33 Pratt-Whitney Turbo Fan engines and Operate these engines for testing. Have experience in handling and filling fire suppressing agents and Liquid oxygen handling experience
Equipment problem resolution Troubleshoot/repair of compression equipment HVAC experience Hydraulic activity skills Production line/assembly line forklift experience Troubleshooting
November 1992 to Current Indyne Inc Wright Patterson Airforce Base, Ohio Engineering Technician 5
Provided outstanding customer service.Accurately read blueprints and repair manuals to identify mechanical problems and fix them.Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.Assisted in implementation of operations, maintenance and capital programs.Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis.Completed all repairs and maintenance work to company standards.Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.Ensured customer satisfaction by providing highest quality of products by ensuring all equipment was properly installed and working correctly.Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.Planned work and determined appropriate tools and equipment.Promoted shop safety by working in a safe manner.Repaired wiring, plumbing, equipment, and machinery.Responsible for promoting safe and clean working environment.Responsible for wide variety of duties including, pipe fitting, painting, carpentry, electrical repair, installation, building repair.Supported technicians in equipment maintenance and repair.Trained with company experts to weld intricate parts.Used hand tools to change worn cutting tools.Used hand tools to mount, install, and secure tools.Used hoists and cranes to lift work pieces to machine.Used measuring instruments to inspect parts.Used precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures to measure dimensions of finished work pieces.Used processes including gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding,Welded metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order.Worked overtime, including evenings and weekends, to respond to emergencies and fix unsafe conditions.Ensured proper installations through accurate reading of blueprints.Led a team of  to perform [second shift operationsInstalled, aligned, and balanced new equipment.Kept supervisor informed of job progress and material requirementsFollowed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.Managed work with little supervision.Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials.Informed supervisors when machines needed major service.Oiled and cleaned machines and added coolant to machine reservoirs.Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, sanders, grinders, cranes drill press, forklift and basic hand tools.Painted building structures.Cut, fit, and welded metal components, including plate, structural shapes, and pipe.].
Education and Training
1990 United States Army Ordinance Center Aberdeen, Maryland Diploma Artillery Repair
1988 Greene County Vocational Xenia, Ohio DIPLOMA HVAC
1988 Fairborn High School Fairborn, Ohio Diploma General