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  1. 1. D O N A L D M A R K S T E P P 8 2 0 1 P R E S T O N C R E E K D R . P L A N O , T X . 7 5 0 2 4 520-971-6069 CELL DONALD.MARK.STEPP@GMAIL.COM CAREER FOCUS Aircraft Structures Mechanic with experience working on large and small aircraft both fixed and rotary wing. My focus is increasing my knowledge, skills and abilities in the aircraft industry. WORK OF EXPERIENCE 06/2014-03/2015: Al Salam Aircraft Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia -Boeing Aircraft program contracted through Al Salam Aircraft Company. -Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic working in the Pylon and Adapter program performing new component production of munitions pylons and adapters for Saudi Air Force F-15 aircraft. -As one of the first employees assigned to this new program I, along with other team members, was responsible for developing work instructions, tool lists and coordinating with Boeing Aircraft Company to ensure all engineering, technical data, tooling and assembly fixtures were in place for production. -Ensured the on time start and completion of the First Article (FAI) of both pylon and adapter with approval from Al Salam Aircraft co. quality control, Boeing Supplier Quality and Defense Contracts Management Agency (DCMA). -As a member of the FAI team I was responsible to maintain the highest quality and FOD control standards on every assembly. -Very skilled in the use of all necessary hand and power tools, installation of Hi-lok, Hi-teague, solid and blind fasteners. Very qualified in the use of hole and fastener Go/No Go gauges, countersink gauges, calipers and micrometers. -Selected to perform duties as shop OJT trainer. Train the Trainer course certified. 05/2013-12/2013: Finley Distributing, 2104 S, Euclid Av., Tucson Arizona 85713 -On Premise Route Manager, overseeing distributing to 86 different accounts with a product portfolio of over 100 different brands. -Responsible for sales, product presentation, client training and market growth focusing on on- premise and off premise distribution of wine, beer and spirits. -Expanded territory an average of 20% by gaining 70% of wine & spirits lists in independent accounts. Territory growth attributed to strong customer relationships, consistent and frequent product presentation, and extensive supplier and product knowledge. -Active in team building with other members of the on-premise division to execute focus brands and achieving quarterly quotas. -Worked closely with Director of On-premise accounts and Programming Manager to improve monthly deals to target specific customers while increasing or maintaining consistent profit margins. -Manage the following portfolios: Miller-Coors, New Belgium, CCM & Negro Modelo, Oscar Blues, and many local and regional craft beer brands.
  2. 2. 11/2012-05/2013: RJ’s Replays, 5769 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson Arizona 85711. -A results oriented Bar/Restaurant Manager offering focused leadership to drive sales and profitability in a highly competitive market. Consistently achieve performance goals through enthusiasm, tenacity and initiative which compliment knowledge/expertise in; -Team building -Customer relations/Guest relations -Purchasing/Inventory Management -Cost containment and Control -Quality assurance and Control -Policies and Procedures -Facilities/Safety Management -Communication skills -I take pride in improving my knowledge of ever changing product inventory. -Noted for being able to resolve various problems quickly and equitably to ensure happy customers and happy employees. 11/15/2008-11/09/2012: United States Air Force, (Civil Service), Davis Monthan Air Force Base Tucson Az. Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic, Civil service employee for the U.S. Air Force. WG-3806-10 Secret Security Clearance. -Most recently worked on the C-130, Programmed Depot Maintenance, (PDM) line, performing major and minor aircraft sheet metal repairs. Examine and inspect aircraft sheet metal structures to locate cracks, breaks, holes, bulges, dents and loose or missing rivets. -Experienced in the use of all basic hand, power and shop tools. Utilize safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times. -Perform major depot level inspection, repair and modification of military C-130, A-10 and F-4 aircraft. Perform repairs and modifications per aircraft blueprints, engineering orders and Technical Orders. Inspect aircraft to determine the cause and extent of structural damage. Perform sealing of both wet and dry fuel cells. Perform various tasks to facilitate Non Destructive Inspection (NDI) functions. -Conduct "SLEP" Service Life Extension Program inspections on Air Force A-10 aircraft. Inspect aircraft to determine the cause and extent of structural damage. Dismantle, repair and/or replace any and all parts of the aircraft. -Inspect and repair various airframe structures on F-4 aircraft. Retired aircraft, removed from the desert were reconditioned to restore air-worthiness and put back into service for a drone training program. Perform Sheet metal modifications and repairs on UH-1, UH-60 and CH-53 helicopters to restore air-worthiness and prepare them for sale to allied nations. -Administrative and interpersonal duties included but were not limited to communicating effectively (orally and in writing) with individuals and groups from a variety of backgrounds. Appropriately, professionally and courteously relate to internal and external customers. Budget time to ensure strict job completion guidelines for both individual jobs as well as full aircraft delivery. Developed the ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize time, resources and personnel. Other military aircraft experience includes T-37, T-38 and T-43 (737), while on active duty in the U.S. Air Force. I also have depot level maintenance experience on KC-135 and AWACS aircraft while working for Lear Siegler Services Inc. at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City. 06/2008-11/2008: L3 Communications, Davis Monthan Air Force Base Tucson, Az. Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic, Contract employee for the U.S. Air Force. Perform depot level maintenance on military A-10 aircraft. Worked on the Service Life Extension Program (S.L.E.P) line. Performed both major and minor sheet metal repairs and modifications to all areas of the aircraft. Experienced in the use of Air Force Technical Orders, engineering orders
  3. 3. and blueprints. Adhere to strict F.O.D. control standards. Performed duties as fall protection program/equipment manager. 09/07-06/08: Bombardier Aerospace/Aerotek Aviation 1255 E. Aeropark Blvd. Tucson, Az. 85702 Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic. Performed heavy C level checks on CRJ models 200, 700 and 900 commercial passenger aircraft. Tasked to perform maintenance and completion of Canada Air, Challenger 604. Performed depot level modification of the engine support beam, as well as primary and secondary cabin floor support structures. Other duties included a variety of structural repairs as well as assisting with various system function checks to ensure flight safety. Fabricate parts as necessary, in accordance with engineering orders. Experienced with Canadair Regional Jet Structural Repair Manuals (SRM), Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM), Illustrated Parts Catalogue (IPC) and engineering orders. 02/07-09/07: Eclipse Aviation, 2503 Clark Carr Loop SE. Albuquerque Nm. 87106. Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic. Performed many functions in the manufacturing of new personal aircraft, to include fabricating and locating external fuselage skins and various internal structures. Involved in detailed modifications of cockpit instrument panels and other interior structures. Perform body panel, empennage and wing mate functions. Assisted with the rigging and functional testing of flight controls. Assisted with functional testing of engines, landing gear and avionics components. 04/06-02/07: Evergreen Air Center, Pinal Air Park Rd., Marana, Az. Aircraft Structures Mechanic Involved in B, C, and D, level checks on 747, 757, 727, 737, DC10, and DC 9 commercial and cargo aircraft. 747 Supertanker conversion team member. Participated in the conversion of a 747 cargo aircraft to a supertanker used by the U.S. Forestry Service for wildland fire fighting. Performed a variety of repairs and modifications to aircraft in accordance with Boeing SRMs, and engineering orders. 11/04-04/06: Defense Support Services LLC (DS2)105 Edinburgh Ct., Greenville, Sc. 29607 at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Az. 85707 Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic. Perform major depot level inspection, repair and modification on military A-10 aircraft. Perform repairs and modifications per aircraft blueprints, engineering orders, TO’s and TCTO’s. Inspect aircraft to determine the cause and extent of structural damage. Perform sealing of both wet and dry fuel cells. Perform various tasks to facilitate NDI functions. 04/1990-08/1997: Proud member of the United States Air Force. Honorable Discharged. Formal Education: Pima Community College, E.M.T certificate program, Tucson, Az. Jan 2004 Conflict Resolution, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Co. 1994 Education and Training Manager, Sheppard Air Force Base, Tx. 1994 U.S. Air Force, Aircraft Structural Maintenance Specialist, Sheppard Air Force Base, Tx. 1990 High School Diploma, General Studies, Gateway High School, Aurora, Co. Jun 1989 Licenses/Certificates: State and Nationally Registered, Emergency Medical Technician. (Expired) Licensed to operate scissor lifts, boom lifts (cherry pickers) and aircraft tow vehicles.