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2A6X4 Aircraft Fuel Systems EPR Bullets

- Troubleshot quantity malfunction; swapped faulty fuel tank probes--nullified wing wire harness change/action request
- Responded to leaking refuel receptacle; discovered/adjusted crooked poppet--avoided aircraft defuel/next sortie met
- Managed section benchstock program; reexamined resources/added 25 items; prevented A/C MICAPs/NMCBA status
- Led 3 person crew fuel leak evaluation; torqued eight loose fasteners--negated aircraft panel replacement/80 man hrs
- Assisted with air refueling fault isolation; identified defective signal amplifier--saved $87K/next higher assembly cost
- Detected F-22 boost pump failure; replaced pump/shaved 2 hrs off 6 hr standard--ensured A/C ready for deployment

- Relayed to F-15 red-ball; chk'd sys/MC acft <30 mins/svd'd srt--keyed 44 AMU 1.5K fly-hr, 3Q15/Qtrly best

- Evaluated C-17 fuel imbalance; changed boost pump/beat task estimate by 5 hrs--facilitated Army jump qual sortie

- Troubleshot boost pump press light; ID'd faulty circuit breaker--svd 24 hrs add'l mx/$18K in replacement costs

- Led CV-22 breakaway valve insp; completed 10 hrs ahead of schedule--high demand aircraft fuel sys restored
- Responded to AC-130H IFE; diagnosed/replaced leaking fuel valve--returned LD/HD aircraft to FMC status
- Keen sys knowledge; isolated elusive aux tank leak to defective seal--saved $36K cell change/96 hrs downtime
- Dispatched to air refuel receptacle door malfunction; adjusted latch switch--thwarted $24K part replacement

- After replacing four SPR adapters on four different airframes on the same shift the craftsman found all four aircraft were refueled by the same truck further checking found a defective nozzle on the refuel truck

- Diagnosed C-17 quantity fault; isolated/replaced probe--completed in 4 versus 6 hr std; acft Code-1 next flight

- Solved C-17 fuel qty anomaly; ID'd 3 chaffed power wires--saved 8 hours down-time/negated in-tank mx delay
- T/S elusive forward tank A/R pump disc; ID'd faulty wiring--acft FMC in 6 vs 24 hrs/saved $1.4K supply asset
- Repaired 8 KC-10 delayed discrepancies; replaced 6 float switches/4 panel o-rings--ensured system reliability
- Replaced inop KC-10 fill vlv controller; acft FMC 2 hrs ahead of std--efforts led to 92% 4 hr fix rate
- Key mbr of KC-10 cell change team; R2'd 3 cells in 114 hrs/crushed std by 54 hrs--leak check good/acft FMC
- Expedited C-17 un-commanded refuel repair; replaced 2 inop surge relief vlvs--crucial AOR deployer on time
- Deployed CTK monitor; maintained/insp'd $550K test eqpmt acct--aced 3 inspections/led to 98% QA pass rate
- Led multi-shop repair of KC-10 aft iso vlv disc; ID'd inop circuit breaker--averted tail swap...promote to TSgt!


- Facilitated repairs for three C-130 splice panel leaks; Identified incorrect harware--costly mx trend down 50%

- Replaced faulty engine fuel vlv; c/w 5 hrs < std--enabled sched'd ISR trng/qual sortie for 24 intel operators

- Organized PACAF '09 Air Show security team; provided safe/secure environment--event enjoyed by 5K+ prsnl

- Superb shift leader; led 12 prsnl/orchestrated completions of 600+ mx actions--instrumental to 9K+ wg sorties

- Troubleshot transient C-130J right armpit panel fuel leak; identified/replaced cut o-ring--averted ground abort

- Led Fuels' home station support of two cmbt-coded sqs--enabled 915 OEF/OIF sorties--up 101 from yr prior

- Scrutinized KC-135 aft body fuel leak; removed/replaced bad cell; beat 60-hour job std by 18%--first time fix

- Coordinated with Fire Dept; inspected 22 sq facilities--ensuring 100% compliancy with Fire Code Standards

- Set 20 Airmen up for success; submitted 15 monthly, two quarterly and three annual awards--esprit de corps

- Reorganized $800K/15K item Consolidated Tool Kit prgm; no lost tools noted--achieved 100% QA pass rate

- Troubleshot fuel quantity malfunction; replaced faulty tank compensator probes--powered on time FOL launch

- Isolated aerial refuel failure; exchanged signal amplifier--prevented $53K in higher assembly replacement

- Responded to cooling light red ball; replaced defective return actuator in 45 minutes--local mission achieved

- Replaced leaking weapons bay tank flex line seal; bested shop standard by 2 hrs--a/c made critical deployment

- Executed fuel tank confined spaces extraction exer; vital to fuel sys mx/repair--enforced 12 members tng/safety

- Pinpointed B-1 aerial refueling comm failure; replaced faulty induction coil--avoided $53K receptacle change

- Engineered support equipment tracker; verified 184 account line items/records--zero findings '09 LSET noted

- Responded to fuel leak red ball; replaced dump valve 2 hrs vs 4-hr standard--on-time FOL launch achieved

- Troubleshot air refueling malfunction to an amplifier; replaced component--prevented $53K receptacle change

- Resolved a/c fuel transfer malfunction; replaced faulty isolation valve--contributed to wing's 3,789.8 flying hrs

- Monitored $500K item Consolidated Tool Kit prgm; corrected 25 discrepancies--achieved 90% QA pass rate

- Performed eight pre-deployment air refueling receptacle operational checks--verified 100% system integrity

- Directed repair of engine feed line coupling; replaced seal in under 2 hours--surpassed 6-hour shop standard

- Oversaw section technical order program; posted 25 changes--zero findings during quality assurance inspection

- Responded to aerial refueling malfunction; discovered defective signal amplifier--averted $36K part purchase

- Conducted five weapons bay tank 18-month inspections; verified tank integrity--enabled 97% msn capable rate

- Repaired fuel leak utilizing new rapid cure device; completed repair in 12 hrs--prevented 24 hrs a/c downtime

- Troubleshot fuel transfer sys fault; discovered/replaced $18K+ fuel boost pump in 2 hrs--slashed ETIC by 50%

- Conducted 75 annual TO inspections; posted 43 changes in 118 TO libraries--zero findings during '09 LSET

- Motivated NCO; troubleshot/repaired 69 on/off-equipment discrepancies--ensured 95% first-time fix rate

- Coordinated with flight line specialists; removed vent line; enabled access for TCTO--saved 150 man hours

- Managed element Guardianship program; identified high risk personnel--education reduced mishaps by 9%

- Supervised fuel phase cards on three a/c; fulfilled inspections requirements--ensured on-time phase back-lines

- Led crew of three on fuel leak red ball; repaired sealant on tank fasteners--sniper pod sortie launched on-time

- Managed $.5M CTK prgm; restored corrupted database; readied for inspection--achieved '09 LSET honor roll

- Repaired tank fuel leak utilizing new rapid cure device; completed repair in 12 hrs--saved 24 hrs a/c downtime

- Conducted five weapons' bay tank 18-month inspections; verified tank integrity--drove 97% msn capable rate

- Led crew of three on fuel leak red ball; repaired sealant on tank fasteners--sniper pod sortie launched on-time

- Managed $.5M CTK prgm; restored corrupted database; readied for inspection--achieved '09 LSET honor roll

- Repaired tank fuel leak utilizing new rapid cure device; completed repair in 12 hrs--saved 24 hrs a/c downtime

- Conducted five weapons' bay tank 18-month inspections; verified tank integrity--drove 97% msn capable rate


Key Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities

- Supervises scheduled and unscheduled on/off-equipment fuel systems maintenance on 28 B-1s valued at $7.9B

- Leads confined space entry procedures to accomplish component replacement and fuel leak isolation and repair

- Troubleshoots systems using TOs and analytical techniques to identify cause of defect and resolve malfunctions

- Handles, labels and disposes of hazardous materials and waste according to federal environmental standards


Performance Assessment

- Spearheaded elusive refueling malfunction investigation; found fuel panel short--averted $35K parts purchase

- Orchestrated 100 sqdn/flt GPC purchases; sourced/utilized alternate vendors--saved $7K in expenditures

- Identified faulty heat exchanger; led removal/replacement in record time--a/c met essential GWOT mission

- Team leader; isolated/repaired faulty right dump valve body seal leak--a/c mission capable 18 hrs ahead of sch

- Executed 24 inspections for ORI; removed 50+ foreign objects from a/c--wg received an excellent for '08 ORI

- Led five simultaneous red ball fuel leak repairs on two a/c; complet in 1-hr--primary a/c flew, spare a/c FMC

- Rebuilt fuel tank tool cart; designed as mobile tool kit; decreased set up time for repairs--improved tool control

- Executed 121 Quality Assurance inspections; 92.6% pass rate--safe guarded 500+ personnel and 1,100 sorties

- Team leader; isolated aerial refueling communication failure; replaced control device--averted $36K purchase

- Investigated center-of-gravity light defect; traced to uncoupled plug on weapons bay tank--trng sortie executed

- Spearheaded investigation into elusive refueling defect; found short in panel--saved $5K in parts procurement

- Fuel sys expertise key in troubleshooting fuel quantity light; replaced faulty probe--slashed task by 12 hours

- Proven mechanical skills; replaced aerial refueling receptacle; cut 5 hours off ETIC--a/c returned to service

- Investigated fuel transfer problem; swapped out bad pump in under 2 hours--a/c met scheduled deployment

- First responder to ground emergency; contained dangerous fuel spill--averted major environmental impact

- Responded to sump drain fuel leak red ball; replaced deteriorated seal without error--prevented ground abort

- Obliterated six weapons bay tank inspections; replaced three transfer manifolds--upheld tank spare levels 91%

- Troubleshot/replaced fuel cooling filter; bench marked 1-hr repair standards--slashed completion time by 75%

- Responded to a/c fuel spill grnd emergency; controlled/repaired wing leak--avoided grnd water contamination

- Identified faulty aerial refuel adapter; replaced part 2 hrs ahead of 6-hr standard--guaranteed OEF surge msn

- Responded to grounding fuel leak; restored system integrity in 15 minutes--assured critical FOL launch window

- Impeccable work ethic; revamped HAZMAT turn in procedures--zero defects noted during base safety SAV

- Spearheaded weapon bay tank prgm updates; fabricated status board--improved oversight/FMC rate by 40%

- Accomplished eight isochronal work card inspections; averaged 4-hr turn around--backlines completed on time

- Responded to boost pump red ball; identified faulty relay & assisted w/repair--6-hr trng msn achieved on time

- Structured digital AF Form 55 transition--accomplished 39 forms--ensured HAZCOM compliance for '09 UCI

- Conducted airfield security; protected $845K reconstruction project--Ali AB OIF support capability doubled

- Spearheaded four bonding spring TCTO's; verified system integrity--all a/c complete 7 days ahead of schedule

- Replaced leaking storage bay tank flex line seal; beat shop std by 2 hrs--a/c bumped to primary FOL deployer

- Troubleshot/isolated aerial refuel contact light malfunction; replaced faulty signal amplifier--repaired w/in std

- Repaired fuel leak in 15 mins during 5-day surge ops; B-1 met critical tng flt--BW executed 64 of 64 tng sorties

- Led team on elusive fuel quantity malfunction; isolated/replaced quantity transmitter--reduced repair time 25%

- Isolated aerial refuel(AR) communication failure; replaced signal amplifier--averted $53K component change

- Go-to Airman for difficult tasks; applied sealant repair to tank 3 fuel leak --enabled sniper pod training sortie

- Problem solver; diagnosed intermittent fuel light; replaced cooling system actuator--beat 6-hr standard by 2 hrs

- Standout performer; isolated/replaced boost pump 1 hr ahead of job standard--on-time sortie dropped 8 GBUs

- Inspected and certified two weapon bay tanks; accomplished 18 month inspections--serviceability rate up 20%

- Finished isochronal inspections on three a/c; inspected fuel vent system--critical component integrity ensured

- Diagnosed intermittent fuel light; troubleshot to cooling system actuator--averted $25K fuel pump replacement

- Dispatched for a/c boost pump malfunction; removed and replaced defective part--slashed repair time 2 hours

- Hand selected for EAFB fuel system specialist position during Red Flag deployment--sustained 91% FMC rate

- Proven performer; discovered/remedied faulty fuel tank scavenge pump--actions succeeded crucial FOL launch

- Aided in aerial refuel receptacle fuel leak; changed poppet--returned to service in 1 hour/slashed task by 50%

- Dispatched for fuel tank transfer pump malfunction--promptly removed/replaced defective part--saved sortie

- Responded to wing fuel leak; devised repair; replaced sealant--a/c msn ready in four hrs--five bombs on target

- Monitored FOL respirator prgm; revised prgm book/maintained 61 respirators--zero findings during wing SAV

- Identified cracked fuel manifold during tank inspection; replaced part in 2 hrs--12-hr OEF msn launch on time

- Isolated fuel leak red ball malfunction; injected two leaking wave guides--powered punctual trng launch/sortie

- Oversaw relocation of CTK; $400K+ worth of equipment moved--guaranteed seamless maintenance support

- Responded to cooling loop fuel pump failure; quickly isolated/replaced defective pump--saved sortie no recurs

- Troubleshot/repaired hot fuel malfunction; replaced valve in under four hours--smashed 8-hour ETIC by 50%

- Discovered broken flange during in-tank inspection; replaced part--averted catastrophic fuel system failure

- Nailed B-1 fuel transfer blockage at FOL w/FOD in fill valve; TCTO published--100% of CAF fleet inspected

- Tackled caution light failure; identified/replaced cooling loop pump--FOL a/c brought iron rain to adversaries

- Spearheaded refueling malfunction; astutely discovered/replaced fuel mgt panel--primed a/c for 6 mo deplymt

- Ramrodded a/c fuel boost pump red ball; replaced in just 1 hr of 3 hr mx std--20 GBUs dropped on combatants

- Isolated scavenge pump discrepancy to faulty relay; coordinated part repair--saved $32K in pump replacement

- Troubleshot refuel receptacle leak; replaced poppet--a/c mission capable in two hrs/slashed repair time 50%

- Responded to red ball; replaced transfer pump in under two hrs--OEF launch achieved/three weapons dropped

- Led team troubleshooting fuel #2 tank leak; isolated/replaced drain seal in 10 minutes--prevented ground abort

- Revamped CTK/HAZMAT prgms; validated 1.8K tools/140 chemicals--zero findings by ACC IG UCI team

- Guided section through ESOHCAMP; inspected/managed HAZMAT prgms--cemented "Outstanding" rating

- Led repair on cooling sys malfunction; identified/replaced cracked check valve--next sortie dominated range

- Oversaw six bonding spring TCTO's; discovered/replaced two failed springs--22 a/c completed in 2 mos time

- Responded to fuel leak during 5-day surge wk; isolated/swapped burst valve--helped wg fly 64 of 64 sorties

- Eval'd refuel fault during quick-turn mx; diagnosed to truck/procured backup--6 hrs sniper pod sortie launched

- Physical Training Leader; organized/conducted 42 annual evaluations--sustained 28 MXS 99.6% currency rate

- Investigated B-1 fuel qty reading anomaly; located/replaced burnt wires--Red Flag sortie dominated airspace

- Universal Mx Stand/Flightline Drivers certifier; trained eight/re-certified 20 personnel--zero overdue's FY '09

- Pinpointed leaking flow meter coupling; replaced seal in 4 hrs vs 8 hr std--zero findings during QA evaluation

- Supervised five technicians; completed 68 fuel maintenance actions--120K lbs munitions employed for OEF

- HAZMAT program manager; Maintained 42 items/coordinated refills--100% compliance for ESOH inspection

- Sustained E-8/KC/RC-135/C-17 with 350 maintenance actions--ensured 520 OEF/OIF sorties/6K flying hours

- Troubleshot fuel quantity system malfunction; replaced faulty quantity probe--cut 4 hours from 12 hour ETIC

- Coordinated B-1 repair down-time w/37 AMU; replaced faulty shutoff valve--next trng sortie dominated range

- Resolved B-1 refuel malfunction; troubleshot/replaced fuel fill valve in 27 min--smashed 3 hr ETIC/jet FMC

- Augmented 317 AS C-130 mx repair team; isolated fuel leak to cracked conduit--stranded a/c returned to base

- Troubleshot fuel qty malfunction during 5-day surge wk; replaced faulty probe--helped wg fly 64 of 64 sorties

- Led crew on leaking dump valve red ball; replaced valve in 1 hr--1-hr ahead of ETIC--local sortie achieved

- Oversaw five weapons' bay tank 18-month inspections; verified tank integrity--drove 97% msn capable rate

- Led respiratory program; coordinated install of new breathing air system--safeguarded health of 33 personnel

- Isolated aerial refuel communication failure; replaced induction coil--aided sniper pod sortie early launch

- Discovered KC-135 fuel cell pinhole leak; applied patch-prevented depot-level repair, saved $10K in repair cycle costs

- Troubleshot elusive number 2 cell leak on transient KC-135R-identified compromised seal, repacked, ops checked good-prevented extensive depot-level repair and costly cell change

- Responded to emergency Class 3 fuel spill by ruptured C-130 ground refuel line-supervised crew in stopping leak, minimized effects on environment

- Identified broken pin on a KC-135 main tank boost pump cannon plug-expert repair saved more than $5,000 for unnecessary boost pump replacement

- Key member of Benson fuel tank TCTO project; installed 11 fuel-disconnects-180-day TCTO slashed to 60 days!

- Led tank reseal team-reduced fuel leak delayed discrepancies to 0.5 per aircraft-exceeded MAJCOM goal by 50%

- Accomplished 223 of 317 upgrade/qualification tasks; 75% completed on three airframes-ahead of peers

- Effected over 600 KC-135 fuel system repairs-enabled over 7K Wing flying hours-mission success!

- Responded to Red Streak leaking Benson tank connections during preflight. Closed, secured manual valves, isolated leak, allowed immediate launch

- Responded to ground emergency Class 3 fuel spill-coordinated defuel of affected tank-prevented damage to $7M worth of equipment

- Removed, replaced and resealed leaking Benson tank lines-restored aircraft to fully mission capable in half normal time

- Expertly performed a chemical test on a new C-130 cell-identified a missing mounting point on a outboard auxillary bladder-prevented installation of a defective cell-saved over 40 man-hours/$12K in repair cost

- Replaced, resealed nutplates in the number two main tank. Repacked number four engine kneecap coupling

- Troubleshot failure of aircraft's number 4 aft boost pump to put out low pressure light-traced to bad pump-replaced and deployed immediately

- Completed TCTO 1C-130-1828 on all aircraft-completed in less than half allotted time

- Completed ISO on aircraft, completed water screen inspections and replaced number three engine feed line due to dents beyond acceptable limits

- Identified fault of transient C-130 to left External fuel level control valve-replaced, record turn-around

- Troubleshot transient KC-135RA number 3 reserve fuel tank problem to gravity transfer valve-prevented inflight emergency

- Identified right Benson tank sump leaking before apparent to crew-repaired, resealed sump from inside tank-enhanced air safety

- Troubleshot an uncommanded crossfeed pressure loss-found no defects--prevented launch delay

- Debriefed aircraft number 2 aft boost pump popped all three phases in-flight-found no defect, signed off

- Identified two leaking nutplates on an outboard main top panel after flight-applied temporary repair-restored for flight until permanent fix can be made

- Replaced number 4 main tank compensator probe-restored aircraft to fully mission capable

- Responded to a Red Streak on aircraft 6510-crew chief could not transfer fuel to right external tank and the crossfeed for that tank would not function-traced to circuit breaker trip and restored

- Quickly replaced a defective RC-135 engine feed manifold valve-installed new component in 5 hours-ahead of schedule!

- Resolved MH-53 fuel low level indication-adjusted the in-tank level sensor to insure accuracy of fuel quantity readings-enabled aircraft deployment for operations

- Expertly troubleshot a KC-135 with a faulty #1 main tank to a broken ground wire-saved over $8K on unnecessary valve replacement, launched on schedule!




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