FITTER CV

Carrickfergus, Belfast


  • FITTER

    AIRCRAFT ASSEMBLY



    Personal Details
    Telephone Number:   View Contact Details
    City:   Carrickfergus
    County:   Belfast
    Desired job title:   Aircraft Quality Assurance
    Salary:   £30001 - £40000
    Location:   Carrickfergus Belfast
    Education Level:   Some College
    Last Login:   about 8 months ago

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    Job Titles

    Other Electronic & Manufacturing Accounts Assistant Graphic Web Designer Travel Sales Advisor Automotive Technician Aerospace Aircraft Maintenance Botanist QUALITY ASSURANCE INSPECTOR FITTER

    Skills

    Autoclaves

    Qualifications

    O Levels/Grades Education CSE Qualifications Physics Bachelor of Technology

    Employment History

    FITTER

    1997 - Present

    PANEL BEATER ------- FABRICATOR LEADHAND QUALITY ASSURANCE INSPECTOR BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE, * AIRCRAFT ASSY FITTER Production of aircraft parts using Dry-Fit before Cold Bond in Autoclave on the Alloy


    SHEET METAL WORKER

    1994 - 1997

    Duties include all Sheet Metal requirements from design to the finished article. Leading a team of 15 SMWs, apprentices, welder/ fabricators, fitters and semi-skilled. Problem solving, working with drawing office, management and other departments including stores and transport. Operating Laser Cutting machine, Break presses, Guillotine and punching machines, Fly wheel press (300 ton) Materials used include Stainless Steel, Mild Steel, Cast Iron, Brass, Copper, Aluminum, Zinc, and Tin. Working in foundry maintenance, textile machinery production and environmental change projects Working under the principles of KAIZEN Represented the company in a private meeting with Bill and Hilary Clinton during their State Visit to Belfast


    FITTER

    1991 - 1994

    Duties include Production and Maintenance of LIVE Aircraft for `D' checks. These included Shorts Belfast (Major panel change below Icing Guard, Port side Fwd. of wing), Heavylift, Southend England and MODs on Boeing 747s at Lufthansa Repair Hamburg. Production of Helicopter sand filters for Operation Desert Storm


    FITTER

    1989 - 1991

    Production of aircraft panels and frames/bulkheads for production aircraft. These include SD3 330, SD3 360 and the Bombardier Regional Jet (now known as RJ200) Duties included using jig/tools and reading drawings to an Engineering Process for drilling, riveting, hand routering, applying hi-shear bolts for stress related areas.


    TRADESMAN SHEET METAL WORKER

    1984 - 1989

    APPRENTICE/TRADESMAN SHEET METAL WORKER, ------- JAMES MACKIE & SONS BELFAST Apprenticeship in the fabrication of sheet metal components for the textile trade from Engineering Drawings and foundry maintenance involving taking measurements, producing engineering sketches and making required fabrications. Also in the use of making jigs, tools and shop aids. Experience in the use a wide range of metals and alloys and methods of joining together including MIG/TIG/MMA/Oxy-Acetylene welding, soft soldering, riveting and lock forming. This also included the use of many machines associated within the trade including a Trump Laser Cutter, Break presses, Rolls, Punching and Guillotine and other forming/cutting tools.


    Education History

    Name of Institution: CAIRNMARTIN SECONDARY SCHOOL

    Institute Location: , BELFAST, , UK

    Education Title: O Levels/Grades

    Major: Education, English Language, Maths, Physics, History, Computer Science

    Description: O level Education with passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, History and Computer Science CSE pass in Physics RSA dist. Arithmetic


    Name of Institution: BELFAST COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION

    Education Title: Bachelor of Technology



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    Experience

    Dates From 1984– To 1989

    Apprentice/tradesman sheet metal worker,

    james mackie & Sons belfast

    Apprenticeship in the fabrication of sheet metal components for the textile trade and foundry maintenance involving in taking measurements, producing engineering sketches and making required fabrications. Making jigs, tools and shop aids.

    Experience in a range of metals and alloys with methods of joining together including MIG/TIG/MMA/Oxy-Accet welding, soldering, riveting and lock forming.

    This also included the use of many machines associated within the trade including a Trump Laser Cutter, Break presses, Rolls, Punching and Guillotine

     

    Dates From 1989– To 1991

    Aircraft Assembly Fitter,

    Production of aircraft panels and frames/bulkheads for production aircraft.

    These include SD3 330, SD3 360 and Bombardier Regional Jet

    Duties included using jig/tools and reading drawings to an Engineering Process for drilling, riveting, hand routering, applying hi-shear bolts for stress related areas.

     

     

    Dates From 1991– To 1994

    Aircraft Assembly Fitter/ sheet metal worker,

    self employed sub contract

    Duties include Production and Maintenance of LIVE Aircraft for ‘D’ checks. These included Shorts Belfast (Major panel change below Icing Guard)

    MODs on Boeing 747s at Lufthansa Repair Hamburg.

    Production of Helicopter sand filters for Operation Desert Storm

     

     

    Dates From 1994– To 1997

    sheet metal worker,

    mackie International, Belfast

    Duties include all Sheet Metal requirements from design to the finished article.

    Leading a team of 15 SMWs, apprentices, welder/ fabricators, fitters and semi-skilled.

    Problem solving, working with drawing office, management and other departments including stores and transport.

    Materials used include Stainless Steel, Mild Steel, Cast Iron, Brass, Copper, Aluminum, Zinc, and Tin.

    Working under the principles of KAIZEN

    Represented the company in a private meeting with Bill and Hilary Clinton during their State Visit to Belfast

     

     

    Dates From 1997– To Present

    Aircraft Assembly Fitter

    Panel beater

    fabricator

    leadhand

    quality assurance inspector

    bombardier aerospace, BELFAST (Short Bros.)

    (1)                Aircraft assy fitter

    Production of aircraft parts using Dry-Fit before Cold Bond in Autoclave on the Alloy Laminate built-up process.Making adjustments to Cleanroom parts to meet jig/tool requirements. Building nacelles for various contracts within Bombardier range RJ200/900 and 3rd party ie. Rolls Royce      

     

    (2)                PANEL BEATER

    Production of sheet metal detail parts using jigs/tools, engineering drawings complying with an Engineers Process Reports, meeting specs required. Adjusting post Chemi-milled fuselage and panels to re-align into spec. Forming material to meet profile by using machinery such as an Englishman’s Wheel and Crimping heads.Rolling and pressing fuselage panels including leading edges on Farnham Rolls.Materials include Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Titanium

     

     

    (3)                 FABRICATOR

    Formation of parts in relation to systems within nacelles to welding stage then adjusting and preparing for final inspection. Materials used Inconel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum (from ‘0’ condition to T6) Titanium

    MRO fabrications in Customer Support area. Stripping, cleaning ready for assessments for Damage Repair Reports.Preparing and Repair/Replace 3rd Party parts of Live Aircraft.FWD Nacelle and Thrust Reversers experience.

    Held Part 145 Human Factors & Fuel Tank.Represented the Company at Black-tie event Business Awards at Belfast City Hall.

     

    (4)                 LEADHAND (FABRICATOR)

    As above (3) carrying out daily fabrication duties. Accessing manpower capabilities and using strengths and weaknesses to administer work.Morning meetings on Achieving Excellence Systems in Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost and Performance with Problem solving with Natural teams.Meeting targets with Just In Time and Right First Time strategies. Worked within Lean and Six Sigma leading to AES which is still in operation.

    Took lead Focal on assessment to Gold Standard

     

    (5)                 Quality Assurance Inspector

    Recording and monitoring the movement of parts from raw material to the customer. This could be from checking the right material is being used and is within life by checking material data sheets etc. Using detailed Engineering drawings checking dimensions and quality of part to meet specifications. This being carried out by at several stages in the build.Recording non conformities and with using detailed sketches/ photographs sent to Design Liaison for repair procedures. Arranging presentations on non-conformances to create Continuous Improvement

    Recording data for First/ Last Article Inspection, Audits/ pre Audits for Governing bodies, F.O.D. Checks and P.P.E./ Health and Safety.

    Areas covered Machine shop, Fabrications/ Welding shop, Paint & Treatments, Clean Air Room, Carbon Fiber Composites, Hot/Cold Bond repair, Breakers, Goods-In and Final Inspection with Roaming Inspection.

     

    In life 12 months Part 145 MRO Human Factors and Fuel Tank

    Under Composites working the Pre Preg process from raw material to finished part.

    Research and Development involvement Quality Focal in Daily meetings for Natural Team

    Good understanding of areas employedGood Commutator

    Good relations with management, Natural Teams and Shop Floor

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Education

    June 1984 Cairnmartin Secondary School, Belfast

    O level Education with passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, History and Computer Science

    CSE pass in Physics

    RSA dist. Arithmetic

    june 1987 BELFAST College of further education

    Btec. ONC  Welding and Fabrication Engineering Science

    JUNE 2020  OPEN UNIVERSITY

    Management and Leadership; Leading  A Team

    JUNE 2020 CIPD

    People Management Skills

    JUNE 2020 Coventry University

    Foundations of Project Management

    Skills

                    I am not afraid of a challenge and believe that if a job is worth doing it is worth doing right

                    In Aircraft I was told something that has stuck by me for 30 years: would you let your CHILDREN fly in it?

                    Computer literate

     

                    I have been a IRFU (Ulster Branch) qualified Rugby Coach who has experienced the challenge of coaching Youth Rugby.

                    I have been able to adapt my skills gained into aiding myself and others on other tasks

                    Good orator

     

    Activities

    As stated earlier I have been a Senior Rugby Coach developing skills for both Adults and children. This includes dealing with parents, arranging transport to/from matches, preparing the team for games and setting out training tasks for other coaching staff to accommodate those who arrive for training, their positions on the pitch, the weather conditions and the standard of skill base those attending have.

     

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