• Analyzed existing commercial aircraft components in order to reverse engineer them and develop equivalent parts with improved performance and cost savings.
  • Developed CAD models and drawings using GD&T and tolerance analysis in support of component design specification definition and interpretation. Worked with in-house engineers in material analysis and quality control inspectors to complete FAI reports.
  • Established Gantt charts to plan the development of PMA aircraft parts to ensure tasks are completed on schedule.
  • Conducted weekly supplier meetings and visited supplier facilities to discuss component part development issues and produce corrective task actions to resolve the issues.

May 2016 - Present


Project Engineer

  • Managed a team of engineers to provide aircraft component repairs and develop repair specifications to ensure on time return to schedule of transport category aircraft.
  • Communicated in a professional manner with customers, OEMs, and FAA DERs to promote and support Aviation Technical Services technical & commercial interests.

Jan 2006 - Aug 2012

multi parts supply

Product Qualification Engineer

My Skills


  • Product Support
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Aircraft Structural Repair
  • CAD Modeling & FEA
  • Report Writing & Presentations
  • Team Leader & Trainer

My Experience

aviation technical services

Design and Component Repair Engineer

Sept 2012 - April 2016

  • Managed the testing and inspecting activities of product quality control lab including direct supervision of domestic technicians and an international satellite lab.
  • Developed inspection and test plans for product qualification and also responsible for determination of root cause of in service product failures.
  • Visited domestic customers to resolve product quality issues and travelled internationally to work with suppliers to enforce corrective actions.

aerospace engineer with a&p license

Andrew powell