JOSHUA BENAVENTE 4748 Princess Ln Del City, OK 73115 (559) 230-7225 joshuabenavente@gmail.com / joshua.benavente@tinker.af.

mil VETERAN TEAM LEADER AND PROJECT MANAGER A U.S. Air Force leader with 6 years in a fast-paced, teamwork-focused organization. Specialized in project development, mission execution, logistical operations, and employee mentorship. Willing to travel. Willing to relocate. References, letters of recommendation, and previous performance reports available on request. QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY •Professional, results-oriented, U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant with six years of experience and success in team leadership, individual supervision, project management, and operations execution •Proven ability to profitably meet all operational deadlines in high-stress, high-tempo environments requiring specialized knowledge, initiative, and flexibility •Experience spearheading, coordinating, and executing interorganizational affairs requiring the management and application of valuable government personnel and resources •Self-starter; often required to work on projects independently or with minimal supervision •Passion for video games and in-depth knowledge of history and current trends in the industry SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS •Current U.S. Government Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance •Certified Project Management Professional through PMI •Air Force Instructor Certification •Trained in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE United States Air Force (April 2006-Present) Non-Commissioned Officer (February 2010-Present) Oklahoma City, OK; Kandahar, Afghanistan •Leads a team of schedulers responsible for the management of 50 Air Force personnel ▪▪Orchestrated the scheduling of over 500 missions, 1,200 training events, and 3 major deployments ▪▪Accountable for schedule generation, schedule deconfliction, and long/short term schedule planning ▪▪Commonly required to brief organization leadership on current scheduling/training statuses •Personal supervisor of 15 subordinate Airmen ▪▪Charged with duties including: disciplinary actions, safety training, HR training, quarterly performance reports, and ensuring all required training tasks are met by subordinates ▪▪Actively committed to: mentorship, education, regulation enforcement, and advocating/implementing the decisions of higher-level leadership •Outperformed 1,500 peers to be selected first for highly competitive promotion to Staff Sergeant •Trained 300 employees and supervisors annually on critical safety actions/regulations; zero safety mishaps •Honored with “Distinguished Graduate” for excellence in leadership during Airman Leadership School ▪▪Highest accolade presented to a graduate of Air Force Enlisted Professional Military Education ▪▪Provided leadership/guidance to 53 students during intense 6 week course; 100% class achievement rate
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2009 and 2012 ▪ Air Force Expeditionary Service Medal.. leadership. 2010 ▪ U. optimized squadron performance levels •Successfully executed joint work with international task force which resulted in confiscation of 200 metric tons or $1. enhanced joint operational/enforcement capability •Managed accountability for 60 unclassified/35 classified devices. 2009 ▪ Airborne Mission Systems Specialist Trainer Course. MS. awarded twice in 2008 ▪ Air Force Achievement Medal. documented discrepancies as Unit Safety Representative ▪▪ Ensured compliance of 300 personnel and 10 offices with 750 federal safety instructions in 10 categories Airborne Mission Systems Specialist (April 2006-October 2009) Oklahoma City. awarded five times in 2010 ▪ Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal. quality training of 30 new sensor operators over 6 months in deployed location ▪▪Implemented new mission transition program. 2008 ▪ U. Air Force Instructor Course. 2011 Joshua Benavente Page 2 of 2 . Kandahar.S. Parkville.exceptional performance of duties above current rank” •Directed maintenance/operation of vital $12 million radar system for 4 years. 2008 ▪ Airborne Battle Management Systems Specialist Trainer Course. Air Force Basic Training.500 Operation Enduring Freedom missions. 2007 and 2009 ▪ Air Force Good Conduct Medal. Manta. Ecuador •Awarded prestigious “Below The Zone” promotion to Senior Airman 6 months ahead of peers for “. Oklahoma City. required highest levels of discretion •Engaged in the coordination of over 120 joint agency combat operations ▪▪Co-facilitated the capture or killing of 10 high-level insurgent commanders in only 6 months ▪▪Frequently negotiated coordination between 2 or more agencies. Afghanistan •Expertly managed multiple new training and operations processes for new Air Force aircraft and mission ▪▪Formulated new curriculum and materials for ensuring rapid.S. 2012 ▪ Joint Service Achievement Medal. reduced training time for new crew members by 3 weeks ▪▪Entrusted with control of several Top Secret projects. unit mission success rate of 95% •Headlined 3 OSHA Unit Compliance Inspections.S. 99% radar coverage rate ▪▪Instructed/evaluated 150 junior radar technicians over 2 years. education/experience in advanced management. AL • Associate of Science in Information Systems Technology Park University. 2006 AWARDS Air Force Air Medal. OK • Distinguished graduate. Air Force Flying Instructor Course. MI • Bachelors of Science coursework with a concentration in Management/Computer Information Systems Airman Leadership School.. critical program for $30 million aircraft and $290 million Air Force project •Co-managed scheduling for 2.S. 2010 ▪Air Force Meritorious Unit Award. Montgomery. OK. $125k in government assets safeguarded EDUCATION & TRAINING U. often from different countries •Supervised quality assurance for the release of multiple versions of TORCH® software ▪▪Led a team of 10 operators responsible for bug logging/optimization. 2006 ▪ U.5 billion in illegal narcotics in over 180 day period ▪▪Supervised/conducted 55 counter-drug operations. Air Force Air University. Air Force Survival School.S. and supervision skills ADDITIONAL TRAINING U. 2008 and 2010 ▪ Air Force Longevity Service Award. 2010 ▪ Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon.Airborne Battle Management Systems Specialist (October 2009-November 2010) Meridian.