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Anthony W.

21052 Calle Matorral
Lake Forest, California 92630
Mobile: (801) 462-6004
Home: (949) 215-6011

Engineering professional seeking technical leadership position associated with e
ngineering design and development of complex systems and equipment on commercial
and military aerospace flight control programs.

Control Systems Division
March 2003 - Present
Irvine, California
Systems Engineering Manager - Technology Team Leader
Responsible for systems engineering team leadership and management on commercial
and military aerospace flight control programs. Team consists of 40+ systems e
ngineers located globally at multiple divisions and OEM customer sites.
Extensive knowledge of mechanical, electronic, and software designs of hydromech
anical, electrohydraulic, and electromechanical fly-by-wire flight control actua
tion systems.
Extensive experience with interpersonal effectiveness, motivation, team building
, employee development, process development and implementation.
Strong leadership for end-to-end system engineering lifecycle from proposal deve
lopment through contract award with responsibilities for requirements generation
, detailed design, integration, verification, validation and certification.
Responsible for specification definition, requirements allocation/validation, sy
stem analysis, and system design for primary and secondary flight control progra
Expertise for developing detailed program plans and schedules, determining proje
ct responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning approp
riate resources with the required skill set and establishing metrics to ensure o
n-time success per schedule.
Extensive domestic and international travel, direct interface with all major OEM
and Tier-1 customers and suppliers.
Successfully negotiated out-of-scope requirement changes with customers and work
scope changes with suppliers resulting in recovery of NRE costs and increased r
ecurring unit prices worth millions of dollars.
Led large-scale, integrated system proposal efforts and wrote technical sections
to win new commercial and military programs, including program wins for:
COMAC C919 Regional Jet
Bombardier C Series Regional Jet
Embraer MSJ/MLJ Business Jets
Cessna Columbus Business Jet
Embraer VLJ Business Jet
Gulfstream G650 Business Jet
Embraer LJ Business Jet
Gulfstream Advanced Flight Control System (AFCS) Experimental Jet
AVIC ARJ 21 Regional Jet
Coordinated efforts to successfully qualify/certify the full fly-by-wire primary
and secondary flight control systems on the Embraer regional 170/190 jets, fly-
by-wire rudder system on the Raytheon Hawker Horizon business jet, pitch and rol
l trim systems on the Embraer VLJ business jet, secondary flight controls and tr
im systems on the Embraer LJ business jet and the spoiler and elevator systems o
n the Gulfstream AFCS program.


August 1998 - March 2003
Salt Lake City, Utah
Senior Project Engineer
Responsible for leadership and project management of specialized engineering tea
ms working on the Raytheon Premier 1 and Hawker Horizon business jet flight cont
rol programs (successfully achieved FAA certification of the spoiler system soft
ware on the Premier 1 aircraft). Responsibilities include thorough system knowl
edge of Spoiler, Flap, and Horizontal Pitch Trim flight control fly-by-wire syst
Successfully negotiated compensation for out-of-scope work on several flight tes
t programs.
Expert knowledge of the following FAA guidelines:
DO-160E - Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment
DO-178B - Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certificatio
n Requirements
DO-254 - Design Assurance Guideline for Airborne Electronic Hardware
ARP4754 - Certification Consideration for Highly-Integrated or Complex Aircraft
ARP4761 - Guidelines and Methods for Conducting the Safety Assessment Process on
Civil Airborne Systems and Equipment
Provided leadership, engineering analysis, comprehensive qualification documenta
tion, scheduling, and client interface associated with FAA certification of Hawk
er Horizon primary and secondary fly-by-wire flight controls.
Responsible for systems design and management of military flight controls on the
TOW, Havelite, and AGM-142 missile programs.
Extensive knowledge of military standards MIL-STD-2167A and MIL-STD-498.

1988 - 1998
Salt Lake City, Utah
Systems Engineer
Responsible for computerized data acquisition system design and development and
integration testing related with geotechnical drilling research.
Provided systems engineering oversight on extensive system development and integ
ration testing programs.
Aided in the development of company wide use of PC-based computerized data acqui
sition for testing developed and performed in the Drilling Research Laboratory.
Performed extensive computer aided analysis of test data for customers in the oi
l and gas industry.
Generated acceptance test procedures and detailed documentation associated with
data acquisition systems.
Performed field service assignments and developed good relations with customers
that fostered trust for the company and ensured repeat business.


1986 - 1988
Salt Lake City, Utah
Senior Engineering Team
Responsible for developing, maintaining, and troubleshooting complex electro-mec
hanical production systems.
Accountable for developing and writing comprehensive protocols and procedures de
tailing the system maintenance and safe operation of specialized computerized pr
oduction equipment.
Provided documentation and implemented QA standards utilized in the production a
Trained incoming personnel on the use of computer aided analysis and software.


1984 - 1986
Salt Lake City, Utah
Senior Engineering Technician
Responsible for design, manufacture, calibration, and qualification testing of e
lectronic controllers and electro-mechanical servo actuators.
Responsible for setting up highly technical testing routines for flight control
actuators, servo modules, and DC motors.
Met deadlines on schedule and under budget with accurate and comprehensive repor


1980 - 1984
Salt Lake City, Utah
Field Service Representative
Responsible for service and repair of complex computerized blood analysis system
s at various hospitals in the United States.
Trained incoming technicians on troubleshooting and repair of computerized syste
Provided detailed procedures for system integration of complex electronic/softwa
re based hospital equipment at the customer's location.
Awarded Becton Dickinson "Employee of the Month."

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering (Math Minor)
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah - Graduated with Honors
Graduate Studies in Electrical Engineering
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah - Graduate coursework, 3.7 GPA
Associates in Electronic Technology
Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, Utah - Academic Scholarship
Marketing/Business Classes
Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, Utah

References will be furnished upon request