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1. Adam McCall IEng Written Experience Report Page | 1 WRITTEN EXPERIENCE REPORT Adam McCall BEng (Hons), IEng, MSOE Overview A Royal Air Force trained Engineering Technician with seventeen years experience in the aerospace field; responsible for the scheduled maintenance and repair of military aircraft, systems and components; both in the United Kingdom and on operations worldwide. Serving a full-time RAF apprenticeship as an Airframe Mechanic; the candidate has continually expanded his skills and responsibilities to broader, more technical tasks and has progressed to the rank of Senior Non Commissioned Officer. An experienced Senior Supervisor, adept at motivating and leading a team to successfully achieve maintenance tasks. Ensures the team is given clearly defined objectives and comprehensive feedback in order to operate within strict deadlines and regulatory requirements. Accomplished in an Engineering Management role; currently holding a Bay Lead position within a large defence contractor (BAE Systems PLC); responsible for strict compliance with Military Aviation Authority (MAA) regulations within the Military Approved Organisation Scheme (MAOS) framework. A Continuous Improvement champion; bringing his proven ability to lead and successfully deliver change to his area of responsibility. Responsible for the production of and adherence to; processes in the facility to ensure strict compliance with Health & Safety (SHE) and Quality regulations by all staff. 2. Adam McCall IEng Written Experience Report Page | 2 Career Nov 97 Dec 97 RAF Basic Training RAF Halton Eight weeks at Recruit Training Squadron (RTS) conducting an introduction to military life, discipline, fitness and teamwork. Jan 98 Oct 98 RAF Airframe Mechanic Training RAF Cosford Activities RAF Aircraft Airframe Mechanic (AAM) technical training at Airframe Training Squadron (AFTS) RAF Cosford. Full time, immersed trade training in mixed classroom and practical environment with consolidation on live aircraft. Training / Education / Personal Development City & Guilds - Engineering Craft Studies Part 1 Qualification. Achievements Received the Top Trainee award for the best overall performance during the course. Received the Robbie House Salver award for the most outstanding results during the basic engineering and hand skills elements of the course. Promotion to Leading Aircraftsman (LAC). Nov 98 May 00 No. 17(F) Squadron RAF Bruggen Activities Employed as an Airframe Mechanic on front line Tornado GR1 strike squadron at RAF Bruggen in Germany. Responsibilities Flight line maintenance including ground handling, replenishment, weapon loading, aircraft marshalling, aircraft despatch/receipt and in-use trouble shooting. 3. Tornado airframe maintenance as an operator mechanic; including scheduled and unscheduled activities. Responsibilities included preventative maintenance, rectification, component replacement and functional testing as part of the Airframe trade team. Training / Education / Personal Development RAF - Trade Ability Tests (TATs) - Consolidation of Airframe trade training. RAF - Composite Flight Servicing Training Course. Achievements Participated in first Operational Campaign Op Engadine NATO actions in the former Yugoslavia state of Kosovo. Promoted to Senior Aircraftsman (SAC) and selected for further training course. Jun 00 Apr 01 RAF Airframe Fitter Training RAF Cosford Activities Further training on Airframe Fitters course to complete RAF apprenticeship. Training / Education / Personal Development BTEC - National Certificate Engineering (Merit) - Qualification Achievements Awarded a Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement. Promoted to Junior Technician May 01 Mar 04 Tornado Aircraft Servicing Flight RAF Marham Activities Scheduled depth maintenance activities on Tornado GR4 aircraft. Responsibilities Operator/Technician on aircraft maintenance team responsible for the scheduled maintenance and structural repair of Tornado aircraft. Activities include: fault diagnosis, 4. inspection, structural repair, component and structural replacement, functional testing, flight testing and modification. Training / Education / Personal Development RAF - Tornado Skill of Hand - Training Course Authorised to carry out fabrication and repair of Tornado airframe primary structure. RAF - Tornado Airframe on Aircraft Maintenance Training Course In depth training on Tornado hydraulic, landing gear, environmental control and flying control systems. RAF - Aircraft Battle Damage Repair - Training Course Structural repair course delivering contingency repair techniques for use in operations. City & Guilds Engineering Craft Studies Part 3 Qualification. Achievements Participated in Operation Telic Gulf War 2. Apr 04 Dec 05 Fast Jet & Weapons OEU RAF Coningsby Activities Employed on the RAF Operational Evaluation Unit (OEU) operating four types of military fast jet aircraft. Responsibilities Responsible for the first line maintenance, testing and evaluation of RAF fast jet aircraft, weapons and in-service modifications, including the design and implementation of structural and airframe aspects of these modifications. Training / Education / Personal Development City & Guilds - NVQ level 3 - Aircraft/Component Maintenance Qualification. RAF - Multi-Skill Assimilation Training Course Responsibilities expanded to include propulsion maintenance activities. RAF - Harrier Airframe on Aircraft - Training Course - In depth training on Harrier hydraulic, landing gear, environmental control and flying control systems. 5. Achievements Participated in the successful trial, evaluation and delivery into service of the Brimstone anti-armour and Storm Shadow cruise missiles. Selected for promotion to Cpl/Junior Supervisor level. Jan 06 Dec 12 No. II (AC) Squadron RAF Marham Activities Employed on No. II (AC) Sqn. One of the RAF front Line Tornado GR4 units. Responsibilities Responsible to the Senior Engineering Officer (SEngO), via the Rectification Controller for the timely diagnosis and recovery of aircraft in-flight faults. Lead a team of Engineering Technicians to deliver this aim via the use of test equipment, detailed debriefing of pilots, maintenance documentation and electronic logistics information systems to return the aircraft to the flying program with the minimum of delay. Required to co-ordinate the activities of engineering tradesmen, logistics organisation and outside agencies, whilst accurately compiling maintenance records to ensure air-worthiness is maintained. Responsible for carrying out scheduled maintenance and depth repair of Tornado aircraft; filling the role of maintenance controller for this activity. Ensuring that complex maintenance activities are planned and co-ordinated so that processes do not conflict and the aircraft ultimately returns to service in the minimum times scale. Training / Education / Personal Development RAF - Tornado Propulsion on Aircraft - Training Course RAF - Vibration Monitoring Equipment for Aero Engines - Training Course RAF - Junior Management and Leadership - Training Course Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Certificate in Team Leading Qualification. EMTA Certificate for Domestic Electrical Installers Qualification. ECS Health & Safety Assessment Qualification. City & Guilds Domestic Electrical Installation Qualification. City & Guilds Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations Level 3 Qualification. 6. City & Guilds Certificate of Management of Electrical Equipment Maintenance Level 3 Qualification. City & Guilds Certificate for the Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment Level 3 Qualification. City & Guilds Certificate in Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations Level 3 Qualification. RAF - Aircraft Technician Supervisor Management and Supervision of Engineering Tradesmen Training Course. Engineering Council UK Engineering Technician Professional Registration through Society of Operations Engineers (SOE). City & Guilds Licentiateship Award In Engineering Level 4 Qualification. Higher National Certificate (HNC) Mechanical Engineering De Montfort University Level 4 Qualification. Higher National Diploma (HND) with Distinction Mechanical Engineering De Montfort University Level 5 Qualification. Achievements Designed and produced a pioneering repair to a Tornado canopy assembly that prevented the item needing to be returned to the sub-contractor for an expensive repair and was subsequently adopted by the Design Authority (BAE Systems PLC) as an approved repair method. Represented the Sqn at the annual RB199 Trade Managers meeting hosted by Rolls Royce PLC at their Filton military facility in Bristol. This would normally be attended by Chief Technician rank and above. Commander-in-Chiefs Commendation Air Chief Marshal Sir Simon Bryant Awarded for acting in the role of Mechanical Trade Manager on the Storm Shadow Contingency Flight during Operation Ellamy. This role is normally held at Chief Technician level and in this role was responsible to the Tornado Force commander for all Propulsion and Airframe maintenance on a fleet of twenty Tornado aircraft delivering UK launched offensive strikes in Libya. Selected for promotion to Sgt/Senior Supervisor level. 7. Adam McCall IEng Written Experience Report Page | 7 Jan 13 Typhoon Maintenance Support Flight RAF Coningsby Activities Aircraft Component Repair Facility Manager in the Typhoon Availability Service (TAS), BAE Systems at RAF Coningsby; an industry led contract to provide full depth maintenance support to the RAF fleet of Typhoon aircraft. Responsibilities Filling the BAE Systems role of Senior Supervisor - Typhoon Wheel, Tyre & Tank Bay, TAS, RAF Coningsby. Responsible to the Off Aircraft Bays Manager (Mr Phil Wallis BAE System