SKILLS SUMMARY: Detailed, dedicated professional with extensive experience in aviation maintenance and
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  • 1. SKILLS SUMMARY: Detailed, dedicated professional with extensive experience in aviation maintenance and industrial safety. Strong attention to detail, investigation, trend analysis and human factors. Proven record of outstanding work performance across multiple environments. Consistently recognized as an outstanding performer that enforces standards. 20+ years of service with the United States Air Force. Retired with numerous accolades. AIR FORCE CAREER PROGRESSION Contracting Officer Representative—Lakenheath, UK November 2014 – Present  Oversee complex government contracts worth $30 million  Inspect parts installation and aircraft forms to provide Quality Assurance oversight  Create and enforce surveillance plan for assigned contracts and create feedback reports to higher headquarters  Coordinate maintenance support between the Air Force and three companies and 26 contractors Product Improvement Manager—Lakenheath, UK July 2013 - November 2014  Advised leadership on engine and aircraft maintenance process improvement recommendations led to decrease in aviation mishaps 11% in >15,000 flying hours  Provided improvement recommendations to regional leadership to prepare for higher headquarter inspection, unit received a 94% pass rate and the region received highest rating Air Force wide in three years  Oversaw Technical Order Distribution Office responsible for distributing 2,000+ technical orders changes and amendments for 75 aircraft and 189 engines annually  Directed Process Improvement initiatives to make 41 technical order changes and 175 process improvements implemented Air Force wide with less than 3% reject rate, beat Air Force 10% Standard and recouped $31 million in Department of Defense funds  Processed deficiency reports for defective or failed components received from vendors and overhauled facilities both for normal production and safety investigations  Analyzed regional aircraft impound program completed a review of 2013 incidents with ground safety focus identified four missed events Engine Test Facility Section Chief—Lakenheath, UK August 2012 - July 2013  Led 17 personnel in performance of testing, troubleshooting and maintenance on 76 assigned aircraft  Oversaw scheduled inspections and maintenance on three noise suppressor engine and aircraft test facilities  Analyzed engine performance data to ensure required spare engine levels were maintained  Provided support for the European Centralized Repair Facility, delivering engines to austere locations in support of overseas contingency operations Quality Assurance Chief Inspector—Osan, Republic of Korea July 2011 - July 2012  Supervised 33 Quality Assurance inspectors for 11 career fields; key advisor to division and regional directors on all maintenance activity  Military Training & Experience  Certified aircraft engine run supervisor /certifier  Safety Investigation & Evaluation  Investigation Trend Analysis & Human Factors  Management  Conflict Resolution  Training  Leadership NATHAN BURLESON  (281) 360-5810   3330 Sycamore Springs Dr. Kingwood, TX 77339 LinkedIn:
  • 2.  Managed evaluations for four subordinate activities consisting of 1,300 personnel, 51 aircraft worth $1.4 billion and support equipment worth $710 million  Led divisional technical order distribution, product improvement and repair enhancement program  Initiated cross tell, engineering disposition requests, field service and one-time maintenance inspection, as well as regional headquarter reports  Facilitated monthly presentations to division and regional leadership on trends affecting maintenance Aviation Safety Program Manager—Mildenhall, UK May 2008 - June 2011  Investigated aviation mishaps to determine cause, identify corrective actions and make recommendations to improve safety  Coordinated with division, regional and corporate leadership, Headquarters AF Safety Center & UK Ministry of Defense (MOD) to gather & analyze critical safety data  Managed wildlife strike hazard, aviation safety annual/spot inspection and Headquarters AF Safety Center formal training programs  Integral to a $38 million military contract project, coordinated with the Army Corp of Engineers and contractors to increase aircraft parking by 13 spots in a deployed location  Coordinated 22 airfield construction projects annually to ensure continued safe flight operations  Conducted quarterly meeting with headquarters staff to advise on trending safety items Specialists Section Chief—Mildenhall, UK June 2007 - May 2008  Directed maintenance activities for division’s largest section with 106 assigned in five different career fields  Enforced upgrade training for all assigned personnel; updated/verified special certifications roster for accuracy and identified need for additional training  Established/coordinated 24/7 organizational-maintenance work schedules, supporting 15 assigned aircraft ensuring the correct balance of personnel at home and on the road  Managed Refueling Pod System program valued over $18.9M and unit Communication Security program Engine Lead Technician—Mildenhall, UK August 2006 - June 2007  Supervised 15 personnel ensured strict adherence of established maintenance and safety standards  Maintained records and oversaw the upgrade and qualification training for all assigned personnel  Attained certification as aircraft engine run supervisor and certifier Shift Supervisor/Account Manager—Mildenhall, UK May 2004 – August 2006  Directly responsible for management/control of Technical Order (T.O.) Distribution Account (TODA); coordinated with Quality Assurance (QA) as lead inspector/technical advisor for squadron for accounts; provide training and technical support for account administrators  Provided accurate and up-to-date T.O. job guides (JGs) for direct support of 180 aircraft mechanics and the daily flight line sortie production on 15 assigned aircraft.  Inspected, distributed, verified and reviewed all T.O. changes, revisions, and supplements to validate 25 sub- accounts consisting of over 1,500 T.O.s and JGs  Maintained, inventoried and issued tools and equipment valued at $5M.  Issued and received a 586 line item bench stock of expendable parts valued at $624K EDUCATION Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, FL—Masters in Aeronautics Science in Human Factors/Safety Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, FL—Bachelors of Science in Professional Aeronautics (Cum Laude) Community College of the Air Force, AL—Associates in Aircraft Maintenance Technology Community College of the Air Force, AL— Professional Management Certificate

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