Michael Herrera

Army 15N E-4, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 6 years, June 1994 - June 2000


Electronics Technician, Boeing Aerospace,
June 2000 - Present

Lead Avionics Technician, U. S. Army,
June 1994 - June 2000


St. Philip's College,
June 2002 - December 2006

Work Experience

Electronics Technician June 2000 - Present

Boeing Aerospace San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Experience in Flight Line and Depot level maintenance on Electrical /Avionics /Armament systems and equipment on the following airframes: Fighter: QF-16 FSAT Drone and F-18 Hornet Heavy: KC-135 aerial refueler, C-17 cargo, and Boeing’s 747 and 787 commercial aircrafts
  • Technical Leader for several process improvement initiatives that resulted in significant Return On Investment for the company.
  • Served as a multi-discipline team lead across multiple Teams with 8-20 members by keeping the Teams focused on best practices and methodologies to further Customer and Stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with a strong commitment to continuous improvement and goal sustainment.
  • Use any and all precision measuring instruments, gauges, tools, etc., necessary to check dimensions and conformance to quality requirements.
  • Diagnose and correct malfunctions occurring in assembly processes.
  • Interpret standard work instructions, charts, tables, blueprints, wire diagrams, formulas, sketches, verbal and electronic orders, job layouts, etc. to accomplish assigned work.
  • Assist in the performance of aircraft bench and/or flight line operational testing and troubleshooting in accordance with DOD, manufacturer, company, supplier and other directives.
  • Familiar with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence, in selecting tools, testing instruments, and in reviewing for compliance with accepted practices.
  • Applied advanced technical knowledge to solve routine problems by interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents.

Lead Avionics Technician June 1994 - June 2000

Army | 15N | E-4 | Fort Campbell, KY, USA

  • Supervised hardware work, including computing, signal conditioning and data acquisition, actuator control, RF communication, electrical and hydraulic power, and wire harness elements.
  • A junior leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Guided team members in the detailed repair and maintenance of production and facility equipment worth several million dollars.
  • Maintenance experience also includes hydraulic and pneumatic system repairs, as well as, aircraft air conditioning and cabin pressurization systems.
  • Experience in Flight Line and Depot level maintenance on Electrical /Avionics /Armament systems and equipment on the following airframes: Helicopters: AH-64 Apache, AH-1 Cobra, OH-58 Kiowa, UH-60 Blackhawk, UH-1 Huey, and CH-47 Chinook. Turboprop: RC-12 Huron (KING AIR)

Top Skills

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Army Commendation Medal

April 1999

Army Achievement Medal

January 1998

Training and Certifications

Certificate in Applied Project Management from Villanova University

March 2019

Certificate in Mastering Agile Application in Planning from Villanova University

December 2017

Executive Certificate in Leadership from University of Notre Dame

May 2017

Certificate in Strategic Organizational Leadership from Villanova University

October 2016

Certificate in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University

August 2016

Certified Microsoft Office Expert: Word

December 2006

Certified Microsoft Office Expert: Excel

July 2006

Certified Microsoft Office Specialist: PowerPoint

May 2006


November 2000


Computer Information Systems

St. Philip's College, San Antonio, TX, USA

June 2002 - December 2006

High School or GED

August 1990 - June 1994