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Unread post06 Oct 2005, 14:24

We are hiring again. The specialists we are hiring are:
  • F-16 phase mechanics
  • F-16 Electricians
  • F-16 Aivionics
If you have any questions please send an email directly to:

Jurgen Somers jsomers@daedalus.nl or Lisa Lafountain Dearing lafd@aol.com

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Unread post19 Oct 2005, 08:17

Please let me know when you will need a pilot.

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Unread post24 Oct 2005, 13:23

Daedalus wrote:We are hiring again. The specialists we are hiring are:
  • F-16 phase mechanics
  • F-16 Electricians
  • F-16 Aivionics
If you have any questions please send an email directly to:

Jurgen Somers jsomers@daedalus.nl or Lisa Lafountain Dearing lafd@aol.com

Thanks


Even people who've been out of 'the business' for some time?
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Unread post24 Oct 2005, 13:34

Pimmie wrote:Even people who've been out of 'the business' for some time?


How long is 'some time'?
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Unread post24 Oct 2005, 13:37

ViperKeeper wrote:How long is some time?


8 years, I did 4 years at Gilze-Rijen in Hangar 342 doing phase and normal maintenance. Started the CC stuff at Redskins squadron there.
After that a 2 year period at Volkel where i worked in the engine shop...
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Unread post09 Nov 2005, 19:13

Ah ...8 years ....give it a try Cant hurt.
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Unread post16 Nov 2005, 03:16

F-16 Avionics?

I have been working on the F16 since 1993 ECM, ComNav, AttackAvionics and Flight Control. I'm still working on F16 for the Portuguese Air Force. So i'm almost 13 years of F16.... Since 2000 i've been working with MLUs. I have a certificate from Lockheed Martin for OCUs&MLUs for Avionics. Right now i'm envolved with MLU modification and flight line Op-checks and software loading. Extreme experienced in boresight, MBFI-II matrix fault isolation and EDNA software loading and program, Night vision googles and Helmet Mounting-CS. Data link, EWMS, SMS.... and so on. Right now i'm growing my experience on the newest POD- Pantera.

I'm 36, DO I FIT ?

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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 17:33

I might be interested, what you folks got going there?

Strong leadership ability directing large groups of diverse aviation specialties accomplishing aircraft maintenance modification and maintenance management. Thirty six (36) years of “hands on” experience in flight line operations and flight activities stemming from a twenty six (26) year career in the United States Air Force and nine (9) years in civilian aviation, utilizing command / control and communication skills. Production control expert managing procedures and quality of effort for large organizational processes. Outstanding supervisory personal skills, great depth in handling both managerial and personnel problems in a large organizational setting. Proven track record managing aircraft production involving over 71 aircraft and 400+ personnel.

MAJOR AREAS OF PERFORMANCE:

Foreign Disclosure Officer, Hill AFB (Depot), Ogden, Utah
Quality Assurance Specialist, Hill AFB (Depot), Ogden, Utah
F-15, F-16, A-10 & B1B Aircraft, Program Manager & Senior Member of Technical Staff, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Layton, Utah
F-16 & C-130 Civil Service Production Controller (GS-9) Civil Service, Hill AFB, Ogden, Utah
F-16 Depot Mechanic (WG-10/2) Civil Service, Hill AFB, Ogden, Utah
Aircraft Broker (Cessna Aircraft Research and Sales), Waco, Texas
Pilot (Cessna 172)
Chief of Quality Assurance, U.S. Air Force (F-15E and F-16 Aircraft, USAF Thunderbirds)
Maintenance Superintendent, U.S. Air Force (Chief of the 492nd Fighter Squadron – F-15E’s)
Chief, Sortie Generation, U.S. Air Force, 493rd Fighter Squadron (F-15C/D’s)
Project Director / Manager of the first “NATO Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation Theater” (ACMI) in the United Kingdom, USAFE Liaison with British Aerospace and British Telecom.
Production Superintendent, U.S. Air Force, 492nd Fighter Squadron (F-15E’s and F-111F’s)
Line Chief / Production Superintendent of the United States Air Force “Thunderbirds” (F-16’s)
USAF Maintenance Liaison, Thunderbird / US Navy Blue Angel Exchange Program (F-18’s)
Senior Controller Maintenance Operations / Command Post, United States Air Forces in Europe
Senior Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, USAF, Site Survey, Central and South America, Foreign Military Sales and Flight Demonstrations, 12th Air Force F-16 Demonstration Team.
In-flight “Tow Target Operator” (Two Years Flight Status F-4 Aircraft,) USAF
USAF Aircraft Mechanic, F-4, A-10, F-16, F-111, and F-15 aircraft.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

August 2004 until Present
Foreign Disclosure Officer, Hill AFB, OO-ALC, Ogden, Utah:
Technically directs the actions to develop, interpret, implement policies and give procedural guidance as well as exercise staff surveillance in the Foreign Disclosure Policy Office. Foreign Disclosure Manager: Develops, implements the program directives, and provides logistic/technical guidance. Initiates investigations of suspected violations of the National Disclosure Policy. Unauthorized Disclosure Review: Receives reviews, distributes, provides interpretation, and controls the Delegation of Disclosure Authority Letters (DDLs). Reviews all overseas Purchase Requests (PRs) initiated from the ALC. Disclosure Incidents: Identifies and assists the Ogden ALC Investigating Officer (OSI) in the review of unauthorized disclosure of data/items to foreign nationals. Conducts a review of facts leading to incident and recommends corrective action. Visitor Control Officer: Oversees and provides assistance to lower grade personnel in the control and access of foreign visitors to OO-ALC. Liaison/Exchange Officer Program Manager: Monitors the establishment and function of liaison offices. Prepares outline and background data for training technical specialists in disclosure release policies and philosophies. Provides guidance and direction to lower grade employees.


September 2003 to August 2004
Quality Assurance Inspector, Hill AFB, ALC-OO, Ogden, Utah - F16, C-130 and A-10 Aircraft
Evaluates the quality of Depot aircraft maintenance and local training plans both on and off equipment maintenance including spot checks of applicable technical orders (T.O.). Assists in the investigation of analysis referrals, reviews weekly summary inputs from dedicated inspectors, and initiates action reports when required to higher headquarters.

September 1998 to September 2003
Northrop Grumman Information Technology (formally known as TASC), Layton, Utah
F-15 & F-16, A-10, B1B Aircraft, Program Manager & Senior Member of Technical Staff
Program Manager for four (4) US Air Force funded projects. (1) Analytical Condition Inspection (ACI) on USAF F-16 Heavyweight aircraft gear sets including the Time Change Program (Overhaul) on the entire fleet of USAF F-16 Block 40/42 and 50/52 Landing Gear Systems. (2) Coordinated and assisted in the development of the complete landing gear process flow of events surrounding the F-15 aircraft Landing Gear Component ACI and Overhaul (PDM) (Depot-LIL) facility at Hill AFB, Depot. Developed the USAF F-15E Strike Eagle Analytical Condition Inspection (ACI) process. Developed a long-term plan for implementation and management of the Analytical Condition Inspection (ACI) for both programs. Facilitated accomplishment of objectives by mapping out the requirements, recommending tasking and assignments develops points of contact and developing an integrated schedule and strategy. Researched, identified, developed and created the (ACI) inspection criteria, created an (ACI) Inspection Booklet detailing exact measurements/tolerance’s required for detailed accurate documentation tracking and reporting of the (ACI) inspection results.

Updated ACI Inspection Booklet results into an Excel database, this existing Excel database stored, identified and sorted all (ACI) inspection results obtained from both USAF field units and the Depot. Both program results were analyzed and formatted into a detailed report delivered to the USAF Program Managers resulting in the overhauling frequency being extended on the F-16 aircraft fleet from the existing 1200 hours (airframe time) to 1600 hours (airframe time). Provided consulting services to the USAF, Landing Gear Program Manager and Landing Gear Repair/Overhaul Organization (LIO) assisting in the Implementation and Planning of the F-16 Heavyweight Landing Gear Time Change/Overhaul program. Identified all known F-16 aircraft Heavyweight Nose and Main Landing Gear Overhaul maintenance procedures to include utilization of all applicable USAF technical data required to completely assemble and perform follow-on operational checks of the Heavyweight Nose and Main Gear assemblies. Developed forecasting program (Time Change Management System) modified in FoxPro Software for the USAF is available on the F-16 System Program Office - World Wide Web (www).

(3) USAF F-16 Fuels System Project consisted of Researching and Identification of all known Fuel System related problems on the USAF F-16 aircraft fleet within the last ten years. Failures categorize by Subsystem and Sub-Subsystem components, total breakdown, and maintenance man-hours including the number of events throughout that period utilizing DR’s, Technical Data Deficiencies and Engineering Studies including Site visits. (4) FMS F-16 aircraft Landing Gear Regeneration (overhauls) for the governments of Thailand and Italy. Provided the necessary planning and program oversight required to ensure successful regeneration of fifty-six (56) F-16 aircraft landing gear sets (18 Thailand, and 38 Italy aircraft). Monitored the production management and parts schedules on a weekly basis, provide support to the Italy F-16 Security Assistance Program Manager (SAPM), OO-ALC/YPXB-IT, to map regeneration requirements, recommend tasks/assignments to the SAPM as well as OO-ALC production management personnel, establish points of contact, ensure applicable TCTO/TO incorporation by the LGRC, assist the SAPM and the LGRC in beyond economical repair decisions, and update and track the aircraft landing gear set shipments.

Provided the SAPM with technical services to assist in the planning and implementation of the F-16 Landing Gear Regeneration Program. Technical service areas include F-16 landing gear system operation, troubleshooting and fault isolation, USAF technical data usage, technical drawings and blueprint interpretation to include understanding and use of USAF computer database systems and their operations. Provided the SAPM analysis, options, and recommendations for the appropriate course of action for those instances when a Beyond Economical Repair (BER) condition exists on the regeneration maintenance contract.

Coordinated landing gear movement (shipping and handling) activities, activities included: packaging oversight, shipping configuration oversight, funding, shipping, licensing, insuring, tracking and reporting of all shipping and handling actions from the OO-ALC to the overhauling facility, and return receipt of the packaged landing gear. In coordination with the SAPM, updated the schedule monthly to reflect the exact number of landing gear sets to be removed, shipped, regenerated and returned by month and tail number (included as part of the monthly report). This schedule included expected shipping and handling times and required time to reinstall each gear set on the assigned aircraft. Also provide the actual timeframes to the regeneration facility ten (10) days prior to the removal of the landing gear for shipment.

June 1997 to June 1998
Department of the Air Force (Civil Service) Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah
Aircraft Production Controller
Handpicked as the maintenance single point of contact at LAO Division to represent one thousand eight hundred (1,800) F-16 and C-130 maintenance technicians on the Air Force Material Commands (AFMC) directed project called Aircraft Repair Enhancement Program (AREP). AREP (Process Development Enhancements) was designed to provide a roadmap for the USAF Material Commands implementations of aircraft repair improvement initiatives executed into the day-to-day business processes of the both aircraft production lines at Hill AFB. This program when concluded resulted in improved support to both USAF and Foreign Military Aircraft Sale customers with reduced cost and improved manpower utilization, cutting the production process by thirty (30) percent which collectively added up to twenty five days.

November 1996 to June 1997
Department of the Air Force (Civil Service) Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah
F-16 Depot Mechanic
Independently diagnoses or corrects malfunctions of major aircraft (F-16A/B/C/D) systems in accordance with USAF applicable technical data. Removes and replaces components of major flight control, linkages and actuating cylinders. Removes and reinstalls aircraft engines, fuel, hydraulic/oil lines and tubing. Removes and reinstalls all landing gear components and performs operational check out of those systems. Performs all cockpit operation checks and ensures all systems are functional and in proper working order. Makes modifications to aircraft electrical systems and sub-systems. Researches and orders aircraft components, performs aircraft records documentation’s, and all required aircraft servicing and handling.

January 1996 – September 1996
TexStar Air Group
Aircraft Researcher / Aircraft Broker / Salesman’s / Ferry Pilot
Located aircraft for sale and purchase for customers, negotiation of sales and purchase contracts conducted a detailed historical review of aircraft records with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Arranged test flight and conducted inspection of aircraft for prospected customers and assisted in transporting/delivering of aircraft throughout locations across the United States.

January 1970 to February 1996
United States Air Force
Maintenance Superintendent, Fighter Aircraft – F-15E Strike Eagle Squadron
Managed / Directed and Supervised 425 personnel in 15 diverse maintenance / administrative specialties for 26 F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft to include 13 hardened aircraft shelters, valued over $800 million. Managed resources necessary to accomplish the Air Force mission. Ensured qualified personnel accomplished scheduled and un-scheduled maintenance, monitored assigned workforce and their availability ensuring flight schedules, maintenance repair, support equipment availability, deployment plans and programs for both peacetime and war. Controlled and provided local manufacture capability, ensuring control of all aircraft parts and managed the entire squadron and was the “senior enlisted advisor” to the squadron commander dealing with all enlisted matters and training issues.

January 1995 to Jan 1996
United States Air Force
Chief, Quality Assurance, 48th Operations Group, RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk, England
Responsible to the Operations Group Commander for all quality production programs affecting 71 assigned F-15 aircraft valued in excess of $3 billion. Develops and establishes quality inspection standards for the wing and supervises Quality Assurance Program inspection requirements. Directs the production of 17 assigned inspectors and manages and directs the rewrite of wing maintenance instructions and operating instructions. The primary authoritative reference to the Operations Group Commander, fighter squadron commanders and maintenance supervisors concerning F-15 maintenance programs. Operations Group Exercise Evaluation Team Chief. Researches and develops an inspection criterion which prepares the wing for local and higher headquarters’ inspection. Director of RAF Honington deployment (62 aircraft).

July 1988 to July 1991
Maintenance Superintendent (Line Chief), Aircraft Maintenance, USAF Air Demonstration Squadron, Thunderbirds - 57th Fighter Weapons Wing Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada
The single point of contact for all F-16 aircraft decisions relating to maintenance in the Thunderbird maintenance organization. Responsible to the Maintenance supervisor and Maintenance Superintendent for all maintenance production. Coordinates with operations and maintenance in developing weekly and daily flying schedules. Lead and directed 90 assigned technicians to accomplish the requirements of the flying and maintenance schedules. I traveled approximately 225 days annually in support of Air Force recruiting and retention efforts, community relations and people-to-people programs. The team demonstrated to the public the professional competence of US Air Force personnel.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science, Aviation Management, Smith University, June 1996
Associate in Occupational Studies, Aviation Management, May 1994, Smith University
Community College of the Air Force, European Division, Applied Technologies (86 Hours)
Aerospace Management Certificate, University of Maryland, European Division, Dec 1993
Private Pilot / Ground School (Cessna 172) Brazos Air Inc. McGregor Regional Airport, Texas 1996,
USAF Senior Leadership Quality Air Force School, RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk, England 1995
Leadership, Natural Working Groups, Quality in Daily Operations, Improvement Processes, Management Philosophy, Supply Discipline and Demand Processing
USAF Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Gunter AFB, Alabama, December 1990
Supply Systems USAF, International Relations, Management Communications, Personnel Management, Material Resource Management, Time Accountability
USAF Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Kapone Air Base, Germany, December 1994
Leadership Management, Managerial Communications, Military Studies, Drill and Ceremony, Time Management and Communication Processes
USAF Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership School, Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nev., Feb 1981, World Affairs
Military Doctrine, Human Resource Management, Management Communication and Military Studies, Command and Control
USAF Supervisors School, RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk, England, Feb 1977
Leadership, Time Management, Communication Techniques, Long Term Planning
USAF Quality Assurance Aircraft Quality Control, Luke AFB, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 1990
Data Processing and Retrieval, Inspection Techniques and Report Writing
Physiological Training (Flight Status) Williams AFB, Feb 1987, Edwards AFB, Calif., Mar 1976
Engine Run Instructor Course, F-4, F-16 and F-15 Aircraft, Nellis AFB, Nevada, March 1982
USAF Aircraft Maintenance Technical Schools, F-4, A-10, F-16, F-111F and F-15 Aircraft
Jet Engines I and II, Technical Manuals, Aircraft Servicing, Inspections and Reports
Troubleshooting and Repair, Electrical Systems, Structures, Maintenance Management, Airframe System Appliances, Fuel / Oil and Hydraulic Systems, Egress and Escape Systems, Radar and Avionics Systems.

COMPUTER COURSES:

PowerPoint 2000, GroupWise 95, Microsoft Excel 2000, Microsoft Word 2000, Equipment Management School, Government Contracting Course, Hill AFB, Ogden, Utah 1997/98, Litton / TASC-Project Management Fundamentals Course Layton, Utah (March13, 1999) MS Project Course, Layton, Utah (March 2000) Northrop Grumman, Project Management, Financial Management Course, Layton, Utah, Jan 2002

HONORS/AWARDS:

2002, June, 2001, July, 200 June, Northrop Grumman, Special Achievement Award,

1998 - Letter of Commendation from General Roeling, Hill AFB Commander, assisting in the Development of the Company Grade Officer Course

1994 - General Lew Allen Award Jr. Award for Aerospace Management, United States Air Forces in Europe
1994 - Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter, 493rd Fighter Squadron, 48th Fighter Wing, Europe

1991 – Line Chief/Production Superintendent of the USAF Thunderbirds, Air Demonstration Squadron

1990 – Selected for the US Navy Blue Angel / USAF Thunderbird Maintenance Liaison Exchange Program
1990 – Distinguished Graduate Award, Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Academy

1987 – One of the Twelve Outstanding Airmen of the United States Air Force,
(Presented personally by President Ronald Reagan at the White House, Oval Office)

1987 – Senior NCO of the Year, Tactical Air Command
1987 – Senior NCO of the Year, 12th Air Force
1987 – Senior NCO of the Year, 832nd Air Division, Luke AFB
1987 – Phoenix, Arizona, “Military Man of the Year”, Presented by the City Of Phoenix, Chamber of Commerce

1986 – Cash Award for USAF Suggestion Program, Effecting Landing Gears on F-16’s Worldwide
1986 – One of the Twelve Outstanding Airmen of Twelfth Air Force
1986 – Senior NCO of the Year, 50th Fighter Wing, Luke AFB
1986 – Senior NCO of the Year, 50th Aircraft Generation Squadron, Luke AFB
1986 – Senior NCO of the Year 832nd Air Division, Luke AFB

1985 – Tactical Air Commands Ground Safety Award of the Year, Presented by General Robert Russ
1985 – NATO Evaluation Management Effectiveness Award (USAFE)

1984 – Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Speech Award
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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 18:57

So which of the following would you you be applying for?

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The specialists we are hiring are:
F-16 phase mechanics

F-16 Electricians

F-16 Aivionics


and what no A&P??????? ;)
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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 19:02

Thanks for the response, but I do not wish to "turn wrenches" again, gone too far past that (not that it is a bad thing) just dont wish to revert back to the tool box....got any Program or Production Super positions?

Thanks for the interest...
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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 19:04

I was just kinding......you can email them...although I dont know of any other then slave type positions.
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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 19:04

I decided to fly for awhile (as you read), flying was great, contracts that go sour...well, that is another issue :-)

I manage programs and projects more now then anything else.

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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 19:06

Have a great weekend...........remember...from the trenches of the tool box, come "leaders" that have been there and done that :-)
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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 19:09

Have a good weekend ....
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Unread post03 Feb 2006, 19:10

Ah..Roger that! :-)
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