Entry level A&P Mechanic in San Diego, CA or Puerto Rico

by Antonio Soto
(San Diego, CA)

486 Almond Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078

(619)218-3021, asoto76@hotmail.com

April 30, 2011

Airplane-and-Aircraft.com

This letter is to express my interest in an entry level A&P Mechanic position in San Diego. As the first to graduate from my class at Miramar College, I believe that my education and professionalism in the workplace will make me a competitive candidate for this position.

As part of my education I acquired the skills and knowledge to troubleshoot and perform both airframe and powerplant maintenance in accordance with approved data. Some of these include, skin repairs, propeller tracking, NDI, compression test, control surface balancing, magneto timing, servicing of oleo struts, engine overhaul, servicing of batteries, research of AD?s, SB?s, STC?s, TCDS?s, FAR?s, and proper documentation of the work performed. I also worked as a part time tool crib attendant at Miramar College while attending school.

The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include, but are not limited to the following:
? Strong mechanical skills.
? I am a self-starter and eager to learn new things.
? Obtained my airframe and powerplant license.

For your convenience, I have attached my resume for your review. I can be reached anytime at the above phone number or e-mail address. Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,
Antonio Soto


ANTONIO SOTO
486 Almond Rd San Marcos, Ca 92078
(619)218-3021, asoto76@hotmail.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a challenging position with an ambitious company which allows for personal growth.

EDUCATION

Miramar College San Diego, CA
Aviation Maintenance Technology(A&P) 2009-2010

University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, PR
Bachelor of Science in Geology 1994-1999

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gemological Institute of America Carlsbad, CA
Diamond Grader 02/2004-04/2008

?Responsible for the initial examination of diamonds, assigning polish, symmetry, clarity and color grades within the GIA Diamond Grading System.
?Identify and document clarity characteristics.

Terra Pacific Inc. San Diego, CA
Soil Laboratory Manager 09/2002-10/2003

?Maintain and run laboratory tests such as Expansion Index Test, Proctor Density Test, Moisture Density Test, Sieve Analysis, Hydrometer Test, Swell Test, Collapse Test, and Albert Limits Test required for proper soil description and geotechnical interpretation of problems in the field.

Weston Solutions Inc. Phoenix, AZ
Assistant Geologist I 08/2001-05/2002

?Assist Senior Geologist with drilling and well installation, groundwater sampling for VOC?s using Grundfos pump (low-flow purge & 3 well volume methods used) and passive diffusion bags, soil gas extraction using semilprobe system.
?Assist the United States Air Force in the remediation of an A-10 crash site at Douglas, AZ as part of a quick response program.

Dewberry & Davis LLC Fairfax, VA
Map Specialist 08/2000-07/2001

?Assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency, community officials, engineers and the general public with flood plain determinations, technical questions and concerns with the use of Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Flood Insurance Studies and Topographic Maps.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Volunteer Work: San Diego Air & Space Museum, Wings Over Gillespie.

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