Senior Professional Engineer Military
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
SENIOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER
Highly motivated and results driven professional engineer with more than 20 years of continuous experience in both civilian and military aerospace / mechanical / welding fields. Aggressive at identifying and resolving inefficient procedures, processes and resources. Adept at completing demanding projects within crucial timelines. Thorough; detail and process oriented; strong follow-through skills. Highly articulate, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills across all levels. including the effective exchange of complex technical / manufacturing / industrial data. Designated security clearance: Top Secret. Achieved rank of Major. Committed to organizational success. Core competencies include:
• Program & Project Leadership • Engineering/Technical Training & Writing
• Problem Resolution • Confidentiality Assurance
• Team Building & Leadership • Personnel & Logistics Management
• Non-Destructive Evaluation • Aerospace Maintenance Engineering
• Life Cycle Material Management • Aircraft Accident Technical Investigation
• Propulsion Systems Condition Monitoring • Industrial Gas Turbine Engineering
Aerospace Engineering & Technical Training
1999 - Present
• Earned this senior portfolio due to comprehensive aerospace industry and strong managerial capability. Direct all personnel and resources providing aerospace engineer and technical training for all Canadian Air Force aerospace engineers. (2001-Present)
• Guiding Section Head of Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering. Accountable for leading this specialized national technical training facility with 100 professionals. Write and deliver the most technically proficient training curriculum for aircraft airframe maintenance, jet engines, avionics, aircraft structures, aircrew escape and safety support systems. (2000-2001)
• As Instructor for Officer Aerospace Engineering Certification, administered personnel management, leadership, administration, logistics and technical training. (1999-2000)
Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome NY
1995 - 1999
United States Air Force
• Selected to lead the Advanced Radar Systems Enhancements for U.S. Navy Counter Drug Surveillance Radar. Spearheaded 4 complete major radar technology enhancement initiatives within a tight 36 month window. Granted budget in excess of $4M (US).
Quality Engineering Test Establishment, Hull Quebec
1993 - 1995
PROJECT ENGINEER - Condition Monitoring Systems
• Provided engineering/technical expertise for condition monitoring of wetted lubrication system components on aerospace/aircraft propulsion systems. Utilized spectrometric oil analysis (SOAP), ferrographic analysis and filter debris analysis (FDA). Conducted investigations of lubrication related failures.
Aerospace Maintenance Development Unit, Trenton Ontario
1989 - 1992
DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER- Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Branch
• Skill set relied upon to direct and co-ordinate technician teams; testing and evaluation of emerging composite material NDT technologies. Scrutinized aircraft structural inspection programs identifying shortfalls; initiating process reviews and revisions. Sourced and acquired updated Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic testing equipment.
National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa
1985 - 1987
Project Manager: (ABDR), Aircraft Salvage& Maintenance Tool Control Programs
• Hand picked to revamp program by establishing initial funding, resource baseline and policy foundations. Attention to detail and safety specifications were paramount. Efforts migrated to form a centralized training facility providing personnel and resources to ensure combat damaged aircraft were repaired and completely operational, saving millions of dollars.
National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa
1984 - 1985
Life Cycle Material Manager: Aircraft Maintenance Support Equipment (AMSE)
• Supervised Life Cycle Material measures for aircraft maintenance support equipment.
Canadian Forces Base, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
1980 - 1984
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE OFFICER (after completing basic training)
• Accountable for managing 73-person team charged with daily operations of CT114 Tutor Jets. Scope of activities included overseeing non-destructive and engine test cell facilities, aircraft safety and life support systems maintenance; hydraulics, and all structural fabrication and refinishing rectifications. Strong team management skills consistently ensured minimum of 72 aircraft were on the flight line and ready to fly, 5 days per week with short notice for the advanced flight training for all Air Force Pilots.
Westinghouse Canada Inc., Hamilton, Ontario
1977 - 1980
STAFF ENGINEER- Gas Turbine & Generator Division
• Resolved operational problems occurring in customer Gas Turbine units.
EDUCATION & SPECIALIZED TRAINING
• Aircraft Maintenance Engineering • NDT Ferrography
• Aircraft Structures and Materials • Fracture Mechanics
• PG Non-Destructive Testing • Air Worthiness Management
• Air Command Unit Flight Safety • Aviation Fluid Services Officer
• CT 114 - Maintenance Management • Avionics Systems - Engineering
• Gas Turbine Engineering • Senior Management Training & Development
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
M.S., Welding Engineering: Non-Destructive Evaluation
Ryerson Polytechnical University, Toronto, Ontario
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering