Director of Supportability; Principal/Systems ILS & RMS Engineer; Sr Reliability, Maintainability, Safety (RMS), Logistics, and Testability Engineer, or Program Manager.
Over 36 years of aerospace experience in military and commercial environments, with applications in both electronics and mechanical systems. Experience with space station, satellites and ground stations, jet aircraft, helicopters, aircraft engines & controls, marine & industrial, landing gear systems, flight management/control systems, munitions fuses, missiles & launchers, lasers, radar and C3 systems, cabin environmental, communication, avionics, shipboard systems, ASW, submarine, torpedo, and sonar systems.
Configuration, Quality, and Manufacturing Experience: Manufacturing & Technical Readiness Levels/Assessments (MRL's & TRL's), production fixtures, jigs, dyes, etc, knowledgeable in design and fabrication objectives, integration of factory floor data into the design process, determination of suitability (stability and capability) of existing and proposed manufacturing processes for application, design and variation reduction in manufacturing and assembly operations; producibility, quality engineering, Integrated Product and Process Design (IPPD), variability reduction, affordability, and reliability.
Standards and Specifications: (Core Processes are mentioned here)
Reliability: Predictions, Allocations, Assessments, FRACAS per MIL-STD-785, MIL-HDBK-217, MIL-HDBK-338. FMECA per MIL-STD-1629 & ARP-5580; MIL-STD-2155 FRACAS, and advanced analyses using Weibull, Duane Growth, Crow-AMSAA, Poisson Distribution, Monte Carlo, and Markov Analysis; GEIA STD-0009.
Maintainability: Predications, Allocations, Maintenance Plans, checklists per MIL-STD-470; RCM (MSG3 & IRCMS's); Testability (MIL-STD-2165).
Human Factors Engineering: Analyses and checklists per MIL-STD-1472.
Safety Analysis: Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System/Sub-System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), Common Cause Analysis (Particular Risk Analysis (PRA) and Zonal Analysis), and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) NUREG-0492, Support System Hazard Analysis, per MIL-STD-882, ARP […] Fire/Hazard Analysis.
Logistics/Provisioning: per […] 2A/-2B, LMI […] GEIA STD-0007; Acquisition Logistics per MIL-HDBK - 502. LORA, RLA (ERLA/NRLA),
LCC (EDCAS) per MIL-STD-1390;
President and Principal Engineer
July 1987 to Present
in charge of business development and operations; providing engineering and computer management and technical services.
Providing, work as a Director of Supportability, Reliability or ILS Manager, Principal/Systems Engineer providing Reliability, Maintainability, and Safety (RMS) Logistics, and Testability. Also additional efforts like Human Factors Engineering (HFE) Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and economic analyses (LCC, NERLA, and LORA), and developing reliability services and capabilities.
Work efforts include assisting with system design and flow down of rqmts, developing and reviewing Fault Tree Analysis (FTA's), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Failure Modes Effects, and Criticality Analyses (FMECA's), to high level Supportability Plans or ILS/RMS Program Plans. Provided liaison activities between manufacturer, and with vendors and suppliers.
Experience and skills include a variety of aircraft, vehicles, systems and subsystems, and facilities; building upon RMS and Logistics analyses, progressing to systems analyses, testing and integration, training, to a blend of these analyses, to Reliability Growth & Testability, Human Factors; looking at large groups of fleet or part data, to root causes of failures, relationships of failure modes and associated LRU's, etc.
Progressive approach to engineering, and career levels across different systems, technologies and applications (eg electronic and mechanical systems, etc), from tanks, missiles, vehicles, aircraft, aircraft engines and drive systems, to avionic systems, hydraulic, fuel systems, and to landing gear and power systems, etc.
This included management and senior roles reviewing systems, WRA's and SRA's, and components for manufacturing, configuration control, processes, software, repair capabilities, depot facilities and support equipment, and ATE, cost analyses and estimates, etc.
January 2011 to November 2011
C-130 LAIRCM Program/Sr Acquisition Mgr for, Survivability/Defensive Weapon Systems (ACAT 1) Program. In charge of C-130 LAIRCM Mod Lines (Integration and Installs, providing direction for acquisition, plans, schedules, funding, logistics, Tech Pub's, etc). Participated in JPMR's and Tech Manual Reviews. Staff member LAIRCM and Platform Strategic and Tactical Planning (LAIRCM Mission Statement, ORD, Expectation Management Agreement (EMA/PMA); LCMP; NexGen Acquisition Contract; Transition Plan; Planning for Reuse/Acq of Retired Fleet Hardware, etc). Cognizant of program LCSP, KPP's (KSA's/KPI's).
Directed/worked with Contracting and issues. Coordinated Mod Line Installs with PDM, and reconciliation with PEO's/DAO's, PEM, SAF/AQ, A4, A5, and Pentagon support.
In charge/coordination of LAIRCM acft development contracts/programs, special efforts (eg AOB's, CCB's, etc.), and program execution; FMS side efforts.
Provided direction and management to aircraft OEM Prime contractor for Group A/B, planning aircraft swaps, field Installs, and special activities.
Involved with engineering, design, issues and problems, PDR's/CDR's, Reliability & Safety, etc. Cognizant of LAIRCM and C-130 configurations, fleet mods, initiatives, retrofits, and Depot/manufacturer repair efforts, and DMS issues. This included review and coordination of DR's and ECDR's. Familiar with LAIRCM NexGen, and C-130 Development Programs (Operational Testing (DVT/OT&E).
Worked with Contracting, related efforts and development of SOO's/SOW's, RFP's and WBS'. Planned/coordinated with prime/sub contractors for Mod Line work efforts and changes, costs and schedules, including Over & Above efforts (O&A).
Reviewed/planned for program office estimates (POE's), POM, annual funding, obligations & authorizations, CARD, and acquisition (purchases/buys). Reviewed/developed DO's for hardware purchases. Review of planning and rqmts documents (eg ORD, APB, EMA/PMA, LCMP). Provided direction to Logistics (eg spares, support eqpt, TCTO's/Tech Manuals, Training, and Group A/B spares, and shipping). Coordinated with Depot for Spares, & Repairs/Retrofits concerning inductions and completed mods IAW schedule and resources.
DRC/HJ Ford contractor
July 2009 to November 2010
Supported B-1B (ACAT II) and C-17 (ACAT I) Program as PMO Sr Logistics Manager and Sr Logistics Engineer respectively, including familiarity with program LCSP, KPP's (KSA's/KPI's), especially. Reliability support (metrics, assessments, and Reliability Growth. Increased R&M and Logistics presents with engineering (eg JRMET, dwg's schematics, MTBF), including Base Oper Sppt.
Provided leadership in several logistics areas, increased cognizance and links between LSA, SERDs, and SORAP's. Identified and re-worked sppt eqpt/SERD identification and waivers, saving over $1 million. Worked special high level efforts on SORAP's and problems with there assignment.
Participated in Milestone C logistics efforts and helped resolve key MS C issues. Identified two related problems, B-1B LRU and Mission Sppt Eqpt (recommended over $2M Acq govt cost avoidance and identified needed $4M O&S planning & investment
Worked multiple C-17 Post Production, Logistics efforts, and ensuring manufacturing capability/resources, data & information, and eqpt are preserved.
Provided R&M assistance and emphasis, assessments & reviews (metrics, reliability growth), for logistics and supportability.
October 2008 to November 2008
Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Radioactive (CBRN) Systems Reliability Manager for Joint Mission Decontamination System (JMDS) Program. Developed Supportability and Reliability Program Plans, budgets and estimates, review of SOW and Specs, RAM Predictions and Allocations, FMECA, FRACAS, Safety Analyses and Logistics Management Information (LMI). Developed Engineering & Reliability Testing, and Life Testing. Acquisition management, CSSR EVMS, Business Case Analysis, PBL, CLS, Provisioning/Spares & replenishment, Sppt Eqpt, Training.
Sr. RMS and Testability Engineer on ARH-70A Helicopter. Rel Pred
August 2008 to October 2008
FMECA, RBD's and interfaces, on helicopter/avionics and COTS systems (Comm, NAV, Mission, Weapons, etc and data/signal busses), with emphasis on ARC-231 UHF/VHF Radio and ARC-201 VHF Radios, etc. Special project/effort to dvlp and reverse engineer software for troubleshooting, analyzing aircraft FMECA and Testability Analyses for CAAS system; looking/deciphering, pilot and maintenance BIT (Warning, Caution, Alert) Words as sentences/messages. Utilized Rel s/w, Raptor, ARMOIRE Rel database
Sr. RMS Engineer
April 2008 to May 2008
supporting HondaJet and early MRJ aircraft programs. Supported HondaJet Landing Gear Systems development program. Developed Reliability & Maintainability organization, provided early Supportability, and Maintenance planning, risk management of program schedule, costs, with an emphasis on improved and innovative, new procedures. Provided comprehensive Reliability and Safety efforts. Assisted with FMECA and FTA efforts, provided FHA, PSSA, Common Cause Analysis (Zonal Analysis and Common Mode Analysis), and Latent Failures Analysis.
Sr RMS Engineer
January 2008 to February 2008
for Dept of Homeland Defense (DHS). Providing System R&M Management and Supportability Planning, Continuous improvement of planning, costs, and key metrics. Reviewed sub-contractor and vendor system and RMS data, metrics and objectives. Reviewed and selected FRACAS software, and provided RMS training, to new graduates. Developed RMS technical library.
Sr RMS Engineer
October 2007 to December 2007
provided Supportability and Maintenance Planning on A400M Cargo Aircraft. Updated Maintainability and Maintenance Evaluation (MME's) for On/Off Aircraft Maintenance, system and LRU metrics and requirements on Computer Maintenance System and fixed and portable terminals.
Provided Testability analysis and reviewed FMEA's, and Rel Predictions. Provided action items list to coordinate MME and Safety Analyses.
Sr Systems Engineer
June 2007 to September 2007
assigned to A400M Cargo Aircraft developmental phases. Developed Support Equipment Specifications (SES's). Reviewed and updated System Requirements Design documents (SRD's). Provided flow down of system reliability and safety requirements. Provided initial reviews of system and LRU life cycle testing for reliability. Provided validation matrix and supporting safety documents for reliability and safety requirements for Doors database.
This included providing Rel Predictions/Allocations, FMEA's, Safety Analyses, FTA's. Participated and led vendor IPT's to review hardware and reliability data.
Standardized and set-up Reliability processes and procedures. Developed Rel Libraries and initiated Customer Support Program, including facilitating liaison with Airbus for A400M Program and Reliability efforts. Provided product improvement and safety initiatives with engineering and vendors.
Participated in CCB's, MRB's, Quality review of parts, specs, & processes, etc.
Sr. RMS/Logistics Engineer for SOFSA Life Cycle Sustainment Management
August 2005 to June 2007
LCSM) Joint Operations Group (JOG). Provided LCSM Strategic Planning, development of R&M and Logistics Processes, and RMS and Logistics leadership to the MH-60M Helicopter Program. Familiar with TAMMS and ULLS-A.
LCSM core tasks and duties included developing LCSM, processes, procedures and flow charts; familiar with DOD 5000 (.01 and .02 Directives and Instruction); development of SOW's/SOO's, ILSP, RMS Plans and Analyses; Management and program functions, proposal estimating, and reviewing program requirements; and developing and assessing Key Performance Parameters (KPP's), providing oversight, and liaison, defining System Life Cycle characteristics through program milestones (eg B, C, & D). This included Supportability Planning, PBL, ICS and CLS, to requirements development, and review of program risks towards cost, schedule, and performance (CSSR, EVMS).
MH-60M Primary duties include advisor and liaison as Principal ILS/Systems Engineer; reviewing requirements, CDRL's, and DID's, and developing RMS and ILS plans. Participated in PDR, CDR, SRR, DRR. Emphasized Reliability and Safety efforts for aircraft airworthiness and certification per MIL-HDBK-516; coordination with aircraft System and Sub-System OEM's, and coordination with Army government organizations like TAPO and AMRDEC.
Reviewed ILS & RMS analyses for compatibility with new and legacy systems, and government provided information (GFI) for adequacy.
Additional duties included Warehousing/Supply & Transportation assistance, Auto-Logistics, and metrics; and GEIA-927/0007 Logistics Support formats.
Other projects and activities assigned to include Total Asset Visibility (TAV), UID/RFID, UAV's, and Supply Chain Management (SCM), and Parts Management Process (PMP).
Developed Logistics and RMS software tools, like Drawing Review Process & Criteria, RMS Checklist/Criteria; LSA tasks, and applications for decoding and reviewing Army 2410 and ULLS-A Maintenance Information; selection of vendor software for ILS & RMS, Training, RCM.
Sr. Reliability Engineer
April 2005 to August 2005
Future Combat System (FCS) Non-Line of Sight Canon (NLOS-C). Developed Life Cycle Supportability and Maintenance Planning improvements. Provided reliability improvements with prognostics, derating, and benchmarking analyses, new techniques/technologies, assessed Technology Readiness Level (TRL). Including eliminating design failure modes, estimating remaining life, prognostic solutions with trending and thresholds, testing, algorithm development; sensor/monitoring techniques. Program management (CSSR, EVMS). Excel, Express software.
Sr. RMS Engineer
March 2005 to April 2005
Mission Systems engineer assigned to Star Tracker Probe and Cassini Spacecraft/Orbiter (Kepler Telescope, optical controls and subsystems) for NASA and JPL space exploration and star mapping (ATK/Ball/JPL team). Reviewed reliability and redundancy, derating and stress analyses per MIL-STD-217 and MIL-STD-975M. Relex, and spreadsheet modeling. Familiar with Northrop Grumman Saphire tool, and efforts with Risk Assessments, launch and deceleration shock, crack growth also due to cold/env over long/short time. (High Reliability parts, worst case analysis, radiation environment, cost vs redundancy and weight, crack growth).
Sr RMS Engineer -Precision Resources Tech Services
May 2004 to February 2005
Supported AMRDEC/AED (Redstone Arsenal) Helicopter PMO's Acquisition Management and improvements, with Propulsion Engineering and Air Worthiness emphasis. Provided Supportability Planning, Risk Mitigation of maintenance & schedules, and assets and costs. Analyzed/data mined (UH/AH-1, UH-60, AH-64, CH-47, OH-58) reliability and safety on aircraft, engines, accessories, drive systems.
Reviewed fleet maintenance data, maintenance events and trends to OEM FMECA's and R&M metrics; Reviewed Safety Center, Flight Safety, and SYSWG Data for Category I & II incidents and Class A-D events. Statistical Analyses (Weibull, Duane Growth, and Crow AMSAA models); and Crack Growth modeling.
July 2003 to April 2004
JSF (F-35) Program Reliability, Safety, Maintainability, and Testability/PHM engineer preparing functional FMECA & BIT/PHM analyses, Rel predictions, Safety Hazard Analysis (SHA), Software SHA (SSHA), for Communication, Navigation, and Identification (CNI) Sub-Systems. Human Factors, Testability, Safety, and Maintainability checklists. Participated in CCB's and Quality reviews etc.
February 2002 to March 2003
Provided Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), F-35 LiftFan Supportability Planning and metrics, System RMS Flow Down Requirements, FMECA's, R&M predictions, Safety analyses& Operational Support Hazard Analyses (Lube System, Clutch, and Gearbox). Logistics Software training, SLIC (Admin & User)
Maintainability/Safety Engineer - Contractor
November 2000 to February 2002
Prepared rel predictions for F-16, C-130 and other aircraft defensive systems. Provided extensive rel modeling & predictions and comparisons, FMECA and BIT analyses (MIL-STD-785, MIL-HDBK-217, MIL-HDBK-338, MIL-STD-1629) for radar jammers, laser detectors and protective systems.
October 2000 to November 2000
Provided Supportability and Reliability Planning. Prepared reliability predictions and updates for Satellites and internal systems. Performed MIL-HDBK-217 and Markov analyses using spreadsheet models. Provided Supportability and Reliability Planning. Satellites and internal systems reliability, redundancy, and fault tolerance. Selection radiation protection & components.
Design Assurance Engineer
June 2000 to September 2000
Sr, Design Assurance Engineer performing reliability, safety, maintainability, and logistics on several programs (Nimrod, NATO, etc). Additional duties include components engineering, FRACAS, and LSA - SLIC. Applications primarily in UHF/VHF radio & SATCOM communications.
March 2000 to June 2000
Space Station Logistics Engineer (Space Lab and Airlock) provided Supportability and Maintenance Planning, Risk Analysis and Improvements, and LSA on Electrical Power System (EPS), ECLSS, Air Revitalization System (ARS) (sampling and distribution valves/sensors); and Communication and Tracking System (video, intercom, UHF/VHF radios). Cross referenced tech pubs with LSA.
October 1999 to November 1999
Reliability Engineer performing RDGT, FMEA, reliability scorecard/predictions, Duane Curves & Crow plots on refrigerators. Accelerated testing and RDGT lab testing, test plans, and FRACAS. Emphasis on Warranty and cost savings.
November 1998 to May 1999
Space Station Sr Reliability/Safety Engineer, provided Space Lab and Airlock Supportability Planning, Risk Mitigation and improvements, FMECA/PRACA safety. Emphasis on Electronic Power System (EPS), and Cabin and Emergency Lighting.
March 1998 to October 1998
Provided Supportability and Reliability Planning, Risk Reduction and Improvements, rel predictions and FMECA on 767 aircraft Electrical Power and Flight Control Systems (slat/flaps). Analyzed CPU, FPGA's, DSP's, encapsulated devices, and software reliability. Spreadsheet/Macros & database development. Participated in CCB's and Quality reviews etc.
Logistics Engineer at Tad Technical
June 1997 to March 1998
Logistics Engineer performing LSA Analysis on Ground Support Equipment for F 22. Analysis on A/C and Power Cart, diesel & electric versions.
November 1995 to February 1996
SBIR's Program Sr Logistics Engineer. Performed Trade Studies, Front end analysis, and LSA for spaced based ground control systems. Provided liaison with Contractor Team, Supportability Planning and proposals. Provided Training Plans, Course Curriculums, Training Manuals, specified O&M Manuals, etc.
Engineer at PCS Technical Services
July 1994 to September 1995
Provided Supportability and Logistics Planning on commercial and military programs. Provided R&M predictions, FMEA, and Fault Tree Analyses (FTA's) on Canadair Global Express & Challenger Brake and Wheels System, and Gulfstream Global Voyager Exterior Lighting & Anti-Collision Systems.
Provided F 18E/F Electrical Generator FMEA and Global Express Safety Analyses (SSHA and Fire/Hazard) for FAA/CAA.
Rel./Maint. & Logistics Engineer
May 1993 to October 1993
V-22 Tiltrotor Aircraft LSA and R&M Engineer. Provided Program Management Support, Supportability and Maintenance Planning, Risk Management and improvements. Provided De Icing/Ice Protection, Nacelle Blower, and IR Suppressor Rel Predictions and FMECA's, LSA 200/400 Tasks (Supportability Analysis, Evaluation of Alternatives, etc. Aerostructures Group liaison for empennage and composites. Statistical Analyses using Duane Growth, Weibull Analysis, Bearing Life (B10) and Gear Life (B1).
December 1992 to February 1993
Provided FMECA and Safety Analysis, reliability modeling and predictions on F 18E/F Variable Speed Constant Frequency Electrical Power Generator System.
Logistics Engineer/Technical Writer
October 1989 to December 1992
Provided Supportability and ILS/Maintenance Planning, Risk Management and improvements on military and commercial aircraft engines (F110, F400).Provided O/I/D Level LSA analysis, Tech Pubs (IPB, maintenance and overhaul, repair, cleaning, support equipment), RCM (MSG-3), LORA, LCC, Facility Plans on bearings, front frame, rotors, compressors, turbine, accessories, gearbox, FADEC's, etc). Participated in CCB's and Quality reviews etc, Mfg Dvlpt & prod.
Logistics Engineer - Jacyszyn Electronic/Allied Signal
July 1987 to December 1992
Provided R&M and logistics analyses for Cabin Pressure Systems, Aircraft engine Controllers (eg DEC's, MCU's, FADEC's), WRA's, SRU's, component's)
Air Traffic Controller
October 1976 to October 1982
Air Traffic Controller Pope AFB - UH-60 Helicopter, C-130 traffic, etc.,
Spvr Base CCTV Systems & Base UHF/VHF Radio Communications. -
ASEMT in Electro-mechanical Systems, Major Lasers
2012 to 2012
1985 to 2012
1984 to 1985
1975 to 1976
AAS in Science/Electrical Technology