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David A Auterson

2621 W. Canyon Ave. Apt 405

San Diego, CA 92123
Contact Phone: (832) 398 -4221
Email Address:
06/2009 to Present; 40 hours per Week; Electronics Technician III;
permanent employee; not on a temporary promotion; CDI The M&T Company,
Guy Newton, 1-619-545-1902; may contact supervisor.
Maintain all types of Aviation Test Stations including CASS
(Consolidated Automated Support System), RT(Reconfigurable
Transportable)CASS, HTS, RADCOM, IATS and All Ancillary equipment
including TPS'S (Test Program Sets) in the ATE CENTER Bldg 317 NAS
Coronado CA. Provide daily support to the CASS (Fleet Support Team),
F/A-18 FST, E-2C FST, TPS Development, MDL team and all fleet
Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, and engineering
instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of
electronic theory and components.
Test electronics units, using standard test equipment, and analyze
results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and
Assemble, test, and maintain circuitry or electronic components
according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and
knowledge of electronics, using hand and tools.
very skillful in using many type of calibration/measuring equipment
including Power Supplies, Resistance Loads, Resolver/Synchro
Standards, Modulation Analyzers, AC/DC Measurement Standards, Range
Calibrators, Signal Generators, Microwave Converters, Function
Generators, Micro processing Timer/Counters, Capacitor/Inductor
Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Power Meters, Digital
Multi Meters and More.
Confer with engineers, customers and others to discuss existing or
potential projects and products
Performed detailed calculations to compute and establish
manufacturing, construction and installation standards and
Performed numerous software analysis with the VAX/VMS OS
Prepared specifications for purchase of materials and equipment
Estimated budgets, material, construction and labor costs
Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure
conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with
operational and safety standards
Maintained control of project expenditures to avoid cost overruns
Worked with Team Leads to assure work meets business needs, applicable
codes and standards of quality
Adjust and replace defective or improperly functioning circuitry and
electronics components, using hand tools and soldering iron.
Write reports and record data on testing techniques, software,
laboratory equipment, and specifications to assist engineers.
Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with
manufacturers and field representatives as necessary to procure
replacement parts.
Maintain system logs and manuals to document testing and operation of
Provide user applications and engineering support and recommendations
for new and existing equipment with regard to installation, upgrades,
modifications and enhancement.
Troubleshoot and repair electronic components on a day-to-day basis by
use of calibration and measurement equipment.
Perform Micro Miniature repair on circuit boards down to component
level by use of a soldering station.
Provide Assistance to the Navy and Marine Corps on fleet wide
issues.-Planned Maintenance
CASS Repair Of Repairable Support (ROR)
Validate Common ATE for Assets
ATE Center Asset Inventory and Repair Parts Provisioning
Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan
Unplanned Maintenance
Assist in building and testing prototypes to specifications
Collect and compile operational or experimental data and assist in the
preparation of estimates, schedules, budgets, specifications and
Assisted the CASS Install team in making the USS CARL VINSON and the
USS GEORGE H.W.BUSH's AIMD Operational at Newport News, Va.
This included installation, Calibration and Verification of 38 CASS
05/2004 to 06/2009; 55 hours per Week; Production
Supervisor/Technician; last promoted Not Specified; permanent
employee; not on a temporary promotion; USMC, Sean D. Byrd ,
619-991-7316 ; may contact supervisor.
Act as the Quality Assurance Rep (CDI) directing and managing the work
of peer level and subordinate level personnel to ensure quality
production and support of the aircraft. Responsible for the day-to-day
trouble shooting and repair of F18 Radar components including circuit
cards, wiring, and calibration. Assemble and repair cables and support
equipment. Utilize CASS, HTS, IATS and technical publication libraries
to aid in tracking wire paths and trouble shooting down to component
Tested avionics equipment using voltmeters, oscilloscopes and circuit
testers to diagnose faulty circuits
Removed and installed circuit modules, cards, printed circuit boards,
multilayer boards, instruments and cables in accordance with their
perspective service manuals or technical publications
Performed preventative maintenance tasks; cleaning, repairing and
checking equipment to prevent problems and unnecessary cost
Coordinated production and delegated tasks on a daily basis
Performed numerous calibrations and modifications of electronic
Used electronic schematics, blue prints, block diagrams, wiring
diagrams, test diagrams and other technical data to repair faulty
Conducted training for junior technicians to help improve their
skills, resulting in an improvement of maintenance processes
Inspected equipment daily for correct installation/repair to ensure a
quality product
learned characteristics and repair techniques for new electronic
devices as they are procured and upgraded
Able to communicate technical information related to electronic repair
and maintenance
established and maintained effective working relationships with a
diverse organization
Maintained and repaired all types of CASS including Block I, Block II,
Block III, RF, CNI, RT and High Power
Repaired numerous Radar Transmitters, Antennas, Radar Target Data
Processors, Power Supplies, Computer Power Supplies, MIDS Terminals,
CIT's, Receiver Exciters, Radar Receivers, all part of APG-65/73 and
APX 111
Burlington-Edison, Burlington, WA; 2004 High School Diploma
Advanced Training, El Cajon, CA; Information Systems Technology , 2006
Advanced Training, El Cajon, CA; Electronics Repair , 2006
RT CASS School, USMC, 2008
CASS School: Consolidated Automated Support system Operator/
Maintainer USMC/ 2005
Electronics School: Certified Electronics Technician- (Electronics
Certification)- Advanced Training/ 2005
Leading Marines (Non-Resident) Completion
2007-Present Navy Knowledge Online
Six-Sigma Certification (Green Belt in process)
2005-2006 Advanced Training Associates
Fiber Optics Certification
Certified FOA (Fiber Optics Technician) - Completion of Fiber Optic
Installation Technology Training
FCC License
Certificate of Completion of Electronics in Telecommunications
(Radar Endorsement for FCC- Federal Communications Commission)
2004-Present Marine Corps Institute
Courses completed:
Aviation maintenance work center supervisor
Leading marines
Antenna Propagation
Counseling for Marines
Diploma Burlington- Edison High School - Burlington, WA

Certified Electronics Technician. (ETA International)

Certified Fiber Optics Tech. (Fiber Optics Association)
Achievement Medal Awarded - Performed more than 720 man hours
repairing 15 radar antennas which were not normally repaired during I
level; Resulting in savings of more than $750, 000 in support of
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Achievement Medal Awarded - Assisted in the repair of an operational
test set which increased readiness for an item that was
non-operational for more than six months
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2)
IRAQ Campaign Medal
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Awarded during IRAQ tour)
Letter of Appreciation - Toys for Tots (3yrs in a row)
Current Secret Security Clearance
Self-motivated, confident in making significant decisions, and able to
meet deadlines in a timely manner
Skillful with computer software such as Windows, NT, XP, Vista, Excel,
PowerPoint, Word, adobe and many more
Proficient in the VAX/VMS operating system
Received Letters of recommendation and certificates for outstanding
Performed numerous computations without the aid of automated equipment
Very skillful in building and or repairing cables
Proficient in Soldering different types of equipment and circuit cards
Identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop
and evaluate options and implement solutions
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing
machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis
of electrical or electronic principles
Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best
solution and solve problems
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information
in written or electronic/magnetic form
Active Duty: 07/2004 to 07/2009 - U.S. Marine Corps
Campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received: IRAQ tour:
Operation IRAQI Freedom 2006-2007
Japan tour 2007-2008
Additional Data Sheet:
Honorable Discharge
1. Appointment Eligibility:
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act Eligible

2. US Citizenship: Yes
4. Willing to Travel: Yes
5. Vet Preference: 5-Point Preference
6. Qualified Typist: Yes
7. SEX: Male
References available upon request;
Letters or Recommendation available upon request;