James B

Air Force


Air Force

Education Level:

Trade School

Will Relocate:



Summary Detailed oriented, with 27 years Military experience, 13 years as an Aerospace Ground Equipment 7 level, appointed Red X Discrepancy Buyer, Technician, with extensive knowledge on maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing and inspecting Aerospace Ground Equipment used on Military Aircraft. Supporting Military Air Control Squadron with air conditioning, 60 and 400hz 3kw to 30kw generator power. Volunteering and helping develop power, lighting, air conditioning/ heating, fuel and personnel requirements needed for State Emergencies (Greensburg Tornado KS., Hurricane Katrina, LA.) and State Exercises (Riding for a Cure, KS. and Susan B. Kohen Race Against Cancer, KS.). Jadwalean/ManTech International Aerospace Powered Support Systems Controller RSAF F-15SA Technical Support Program/ Jun 21, 2016 to Present Plan and organize Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) maintenance activities by establishing production controls and standards. Perform delivery, acceptance and operational inspections on F-15SA specific AGE such as diesel generators, diesel/electric 45 ton high pressure air conditioner, diesel environmental control air conditioner, diesel and electric hydraulic test stands, diesel liquid cooling cart and self generating nitrogen cart. Advise Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) Senior Management and perform troubleshooting training with RSAF AGE Personnel on malfunctioning AGE before assigning and performing corrective actions. Inspect, perform operational inspection and approve completed maintenance actions. Solve repair problems by studying drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and technical order publications. Use automated maintenance system to monitor maintenance trends, analyze equipment requirements, maintain equipment records, and document maintenance actions. Analyze and repair ground support equipment using conventional and digital multi-meters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency counters, oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor testers, and hand tools. Store, handle, use, and dispose of hazardous and waste material according to environmental standards. Interpret and implement policy directives and instructions pertaining to maintenance, to include environmentally safe maintenance practices. Kansas Air National Guard Munitions Inspector Technician/ Sept. 2007 to Oct. 2015 Receive, unpack, identify, inspect and judge the physical condition of containers and munitions received. Determine proper storage and safety requirements as to quantity distance, compatibility, pilfer-ability and applicable stacking regulations. Operate Combat Ammunition System (CAS-B) to maintain document files, accountable records and determine the status of munitions serviceability, unserviceable, restricted or suspended, with the help of related AMMO web-sites, to provide immediate oral and written notice to all users of affected items. Perform periodic, special, pre-use and returned inspections to insure containers are in shipping configuration and munitions are in operating condition in accordance with applicable Technical Order and Manuals. Input all data of inspections and actions required to include Time Compliance Technical Orders into Combat Ammunition System (CAS-B) in accordance with applicable regulations and manuals. Use forklifts, special handling and lifting equipment peculiar to munitions operations. Conduct periodic inventories and rotate munitions in storage based on shelf life, priority issue and condition code. Perform all duties in compliance with established safety, security and housekeeping regulations. Prepared and instructed proper use of Air Force Inter-Service Manual (AFMAN) 24-204 Preparing Hazardous Materials for Military Air Shipments and AMMO related web-sites for Joint Hazard Classification System (JHCS) and Conventional Munitions Restricted or Suspended (CMRS) to fill out the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods Certifications for 6 years. Kansas Air National Guard Aerospace Ground Equipment Technician/ 05/1995 to 09/2007 Perform Daily, 180 Day, Annual and Special Inspections, preventive maintenance, servicing, repair on equipment to include EPU-5/6 Frequency Converters, AC and DC, diesel and gasoline generators, Self Generating Nitrogen Cart (SGNC), high and low pressure compressors, heating and air conditioning units, hydraulic test stands, liquid cooling cart and various non-powered maintenance stands. Responsible for accurate interpretation of numerous Manufactures manuals and Technical Order schematics, diagrams, operating instructions and test procedures, to trouble shoot, calibrate, align and repair an variety of complex systems of powered support equipment. Input all data in the computer and on equipment forms, to include Equipment Historical Records. As a 7 level appointed red X buyer, responsible for inspecting other mechanics inspections, repairs and adjustments to ensure Manuals and Technical Orders were followed and equipment operating properly. Developed training activities and scheduled annual training for Traditional Guardsman to be perform on assigned drill weekends, to include troubleshooting diesel and electric air conditioning units, hydraulic test stands and diesel generators. Prepared for and participated in various types of readiness evaluations, mobility and command support exercises. Hazardous Waste Monitor, Hazardous Cargo Certifier and Tool Control Monitor.