Resume Templates: Airplane Mechanic


Oliver Queen
Professional Summary
14 Fourteen Street, Town, CA 99999 Cell: 000.000.0000 –

Results driven professional with over 25 years’ comprehensive experience in the production assembly and quality control of commercial and military aircraft. Expertise in utilizing diverse tools and processes combined with the exceptional ability to complete structural integrity testing to drive quality control standards. Highly skilled in developing processes to optimize production, mitigate assembly issues, and maintain project goals and deliverable schedules. Seeking to leverage background and experience to take next career step with a respected organization that rewards proven track record of success.

Core Qualifications
Aircraft Fabrication and Assembly Quality Assurance Project Management Cost Control Schematic Interpretation Process Improvement

2002 – Current Lockheed Martin Corporation Grand Prairie, TX F-35 Lightning II Mechanic (2009 ­ Current) Direct cross-functional teams through the production and assembly of aircraft for military applications. Manage manufacturing and assembly procedures such as drilling aluminum, composite, and titanium materials; applying IFR skins to brackets and subassemblies, and installing seal frames, gun pans, and other structures. Assemble, install, and test key components, including actuators, hydraulic lines, IFRR doors and blocker doors, HT, VT, and electrical connections to ensure system and aircraft integrity. Repair, rebuild, or replace parts that fail to meet quality tests. Adjust aircraft systems to ensure proper calibration and quality. Inspect aircraft assemblies to identify malfunctions and implement corrective plans to improve manufacturing quality and maintain production standards. Notable Achievements Designed tools to effectively reduce downtime from 2 hours to 20 minutes. Created jig for CNC machine to facilitate supplier part modification resulting in optimization of production and thousands of dollars in savings. Received recognition from immediate supervisor for identifying multiple issues with F-35 electrical harness and weapons bays malfunctions in 2013; given on the spot award for quality assurance contributions. Drove installation of aircraft AF53 Integrated Power Plant op cards to complete work order on time; reduced op car installation from 45 hours to 7.87 hours and helped to maintain multi-million-dollar project deliverable schedule. Developed and proposed torque stripe and timing mark procedure to minimize installation and rig anomalies and resolve issues with problematic weapons bay door drive systems; collaborated with Northrop Grumman Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp. engineering and quality assurance teams to implement corporation-wide change in production.