Cesar Cantu


Biomedical Technician

Corpus Christi, TX

Cesar Cantu

Experienced Avionic Technician/First Line Supervisor with five years experience in the Instrument and Flight Controls Field. Exceptional skills in avionic systems maintenance, system troubleshooting, and maintenance supervision. Also knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, aircraft maintenance documentation, and flight line safety practices.

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Electrical Team Lead (UH-1 KY58 Modification) Cygnus Aerospace Inc. Andrews AFB, MD
April 2015 to Present
• Provide assignments showing scope and objectives to be achieved and ensure employee completes work within established procedures.
• Operate a variety of Test Equipment to test, troubleshoot, and diagnose aircraft electrical, avionics, and armament system’s malfunctions.
• Interpret and analyze computer printouts indicating program failures such as resistance and diode failures, leakages, and continuity and identifies deficient connections, opens, shorts, and improper grounds.
• Perform acceptance tests requiring extensive troubleshooting and power-up procedures to energize relay systems and complete functional check of the aircraft systems and components.
• Confer with personnel, such as management, engineering, quality control ,and customer, to coordinate work activities, resolve employee grievances, and identify and review resource needs.
• Manufacture/repair existing harnesses, and construct harnesses as required by technical specifications.

Avionics Technician/Installer (105mm Weapon Install Program) Cygnus Aerospace Inc. Clovis, NM
February 2015 to Present
• Remove, install, and modify wiring and electrical components, fixtures, and associated equipment in accordance with blueprints, worksheets, engineering drawings.
• Read and interpret electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings for the layout, assembly and routing of cables and wiring harnesses.
• Using test equipment and instruction manuals, complete operational checks of newly installed systems after aircraft modification has been completed, and troubleshoot and correct any discrepancies found.
• Ensure that work accomplished meets applicable regulatory requirements and customer specifications.

Biomedical Technician DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. Corpus Christi, TX
May 2014 to Present
•Oversee, perform preventative maintenance, repair, and inspect dialysis machines, reuse equipment, reverse osmosis water treatment equipment, infusion pumps and centrifuges.
•Perform all repair and maintenance activities according to company and department standard operating procedures and in compliance with local, state and federal regulatory requirements.
•Document maintenance actions, preventative maintenance procedures, and inspection records.
•Collect water samples for AAMI analysis according to company, state, and federal regulations and document as appropriate. Notify the appropriate personnel if results are outside the required/standard parameters.
•Responsible for cost containment with regard to equipment maintenance and repair.

Production Equipment Maintenance Technician Mission Solar Energy, LLC San Antonio, TX
January 2014 to May 2014
Repair and maintain solar cell and solar module production line equipment, to include preventative maintenance, in accordance with company and factory policies and procedures.
• Generate preventative and corrective maintenance procedures and troubleshooting guides for all processes and production line equipment.
• Drive over all cost of equipment ownership down through the improvement of maintenance methods.
• Establish and report on equipment performance metrics, spares and consumable usage, and component lifetimes on assigned tools.
• Work with tool supplier on maintenance training and certification procedures or specifications.
• Maintain accurate records and logs on all equipment maintenance activities.
• Ensure good communication between and across all maintenance departments, and shifts throughout each day of the week.

Instrument and Flight Control Systems Instructor United States Air Force Sheppard AFB, TX
August 2012 to December 2013
Educated/trained an average of 200 maintenance apprentices in instrument and flight control systems per year.
• Instruct system theory of operation, system tie-in integration, and signal data flow on 16 distinct heavy/bomber aircraft.
• Demonstrated operational checks, wire maintenance, troubleshooting, and maintenance procedures on training aircraft valued over $100M.
• Evaluated, counseled, and advised students on academic and military performance and their role in the career instrument and flight control systems field.
• Planned, developed, designed, and provided training for staff development programs.
• Developed training programs or helped modify and improve existing programs.
• Applied instructional design to pertinent course content and presented information using a variety of instructional techniques and formats.

Instrument and Flight Control Systems Craftsman United States Air Force Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan
December 2008 to August 2012
• Performed maintenance of installed instrument indicating systems and flight control systems on nine MC-130H/P aircraft worth $990M.
• Troubleshot wiring and components in pressure, temperature, fuel flow, oil quantity, fuel quantity, torque, and position indicating systems, and removed and replaced faulty components.
• Diagnosed maintenance malfunctions with technical orders, schematics, built-in test, wiring diagrams, and test equipment.
• Removed, replaced, and repaired faulty aircraft system wiring, electrical connectors, and multi-conductor cables.
• Performed aircraft servicing to include refueling, defueling, jacking, towing, chaff and flare loading/unloading, and launch and recovery operations.
• Maintained and updated inspection records, training records, aircraft forms, and integrated maintenance data systems.
• Planned, organized, and directed aircraft maintenance while reviewing maintenance data collection summaries to determine trends and production effectiveness.

B.S. Operations Management Southwestern College of Professional Studies
Winfield, KS

A.A.S. Instructor of Technology and Military Science

A.A.S. Technology Community College of the Air Force

Certificate Lean Six Sigma €“ Green Belt Southwestern College
Winfield, KS

FCC License Radio Operator/Radar Maintenance Federal Communications Commission
Washington, DC

US United States Air Force Staff Sergeant
December 2008 to December 2013


•FCC License
•Secret Security Clearance
•Honorable Discharge
•Wire Maintenance
•Soft Soldering
•System Schematics/Diagrams
•Bilingual €“ English/Spanish
•Operational Inspections
•Technical Orders & Manuals
•Instrument and Avionic Systems
•Aircraft Maintenance Documentation
•General Shop Practices/Safety

  • Updated 7 years ago

To contact this candidate email ccantu04@yahoo.com

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