Garth Sloan

10334 Sagerock DR
Houston, Texas 77089

Personal Summary

Consistently delivers collaborative management in a diverse group setting. Excels at managing shop operations, solving complex electrical issues, multi-level logistical coordination, and safety operations in a full spectrum of work environments for over 8 years. Avionic and Electrical Maintenance professional with over 11 years of demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in electrical diagnosis, aircraft armament, fire control systems, and aviation repair facility maintenance.

Professional Skills

  • Management
  • Electrical Theory
  • Troubleshooting/Diagnostics
  • Logistics/Operations
  • Risk Management
  • Security Clearance
  • Blue prints/Schematics
  • Scheduling/Planning
  • Technical Manuals
  • Inventory Control
  • Quality Control (Safety)
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Records Management
  • Navigation/Data buses
  • Microsoft Application

Managerial Experience

Third Detachment, Bravo Company, 449th ASB Army National Guard, Houston TX Detachment Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge

09/2012 to Present Hours Vary

  • Continuously strive to improve work processes, boost morale, and create an environment supportive of professional development.
  • Conduct regular production control and command meetings
  • Plan, supervise, and track mandatory safety training for 58 personnel.
  • Enforce Command, safety, and attendance policies.
  • Coordinate with multiple organizations to achieve mission success.
  • Facilitate maintenance through acquisition of special tools/parts

Delta Company, 149th ARB Army National Guard, Houston TX Assistant Platoon Sergeant

09/2009 to 08/2012 Hours Vary

  • Supervise maintenance tasks and plan maintenance around scheduled flight times to minimize aircraft downtime.
  • Coordinate with other Non-Commissioned Officers to achieve training and maintenance goals.
  • Formulate, conduct, and track safety and job proficiency training for 34 personnel.
  • Assist junior workers and peers with mechanical and electrical troubleshooting problems.
  • Streamline processes to improve time management and work efficiency.
  • Maintain open lines of communication to enhance team cohesion.

Third Detachment, Bravo Company, 449th ASB Army National Guard, Houston TX Squad Leader

09/2006 to 08/2009 Hours Vary

  • Lead safe, proper maintenance practices for squad of 5 personnel
  • Listen to the needs of squad members and help solve their problems.
  • Carry out the maintenance plan delegated to me by my Shift Supervisor
  • Ensure all team members were present for required training events.
  • Conduct inventories of tools, special tools, and test equipment

Technician Experience

Houston Army Aviation Support Facility Federal Technician Program, Houston TX Integrated Systems Mechanic-AH-64D APACHE Longbow Helicopter

05/2002 to Present 40+ hours weekly

  • Direct, train, and monitor aircraft armament, fire control, electrical, and avionics systems personnel.
  • Determine man hours, personnel, parts and facility requirements to repair aircraft armament, electrical, avionics systems and associated components.
  • Ensure maintenance tasks are completed and documented in accordance with Technical Manuals, Standard Operating Procedures and OSHA regulations.
  • Perform complex diagnostic checks, Fluke Multi-meter, Captive Bore sight and Harmonization Kit, specialized system test equipment, and system software diagnostics.
  • Conduct and maintain records for operation hour and calendar based periodic maintenance.

Mustang Caterpillar, Channelview TX Heavy Wheel and Track Vehicle Maintainer

10/2007 to 03/2008 50-60 hours weekly

  • Responsible for electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, component repair/replacement, body repair, and equipment servicing for bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, mixers, and other construction equipment.
  • Conducted and maintained records for operation hour and calendar based periodic maintenance events.

L-3 Communications, Waco TX Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic-P-3 Orion

08/2007 to 09/2007 50-60 hours weekly

  • Conducted mechanical troubleshooting, corrosion removal and prevention, application of treatments to aircraft parts.
  • Worked frequently in confined spaces.

Education & Certifications

  • Senior Leadership Course (SLC) –Fort Rucker,AL - Certificate - December 2014
  • Advanced Leadership Course (BNCOC) – WAATS, Marana, AZ - Certificate - June 2010
  • Warrior Leader Course (WLC) – Ashland, NE - Certificate - October 2008
  • Armament/Electric/Avionic Repairer Course – Fort Eustis, VA - Certificate - August 2005
  • Westwood Aviation Institute- Houston, Texas - A & P Licenses - January 2005
  • Pearland High School – Pearland, Texas - Diploma - February 1997


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