Robert G Rivera

Army 15E E-6, Active Duty

165 Stoney Crossing, Bluffton, SC

Years of Service: 23 years, July 1997 - Present

ETS'd February 2020


Experience

Team Leader Aviation Maintenance Department, U. S. Army,
June 2013 - Present

Team Leader Aviation Operations Department, U. S. Army,
June 2008 - June 2013

Training and Development Facilitator, U. S. Army,
May 2005 - June 2008

Education

High School or GED,
September 1988 - June 1992

Work Experience

Team Leader Aviation Maintenance Department June 2013 - Present

Army | 15E | E-6 | Fort Stewart, GA, USA

  • Planned and controlled aircraft maintenance and acted as the liaison in approving maintenance work on aircraft.
  • Ensured the final quality of all aircraft, engine, and avionics maintenance and repair.
  • Maintained a program of aircraft mechanic proficiency training, reviews, and upgrades in accordance with FAA and company requirement.
  • Ensured technical and regulatory publications necessary to perform maintenance on aircraft were available and were up to date and available to maintenance personnel.
  • Ensured that maintenance personnel performed their duties in the safest manner possible.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Led and directed an aviation maintenance team responsible for managing and directing activities of subordinate team leaders and team members.

Team Leader Aviation Operations Department June 2008 - June 2013

Army | 15E | E-6 | Fort Drum, NY, USA

  • Positioned the team to achieve its goals in support of the larger the vision and mission of aviation operations division.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Training and Development Facilitator May 2005 - June 2008

Army | 15E | E-6 | Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA, USA

  • Ensured learning standards were met and assessed during the course of instruction.
  • Provided opportunities for students to take initiative.
  • Provided students with opportunities to engage in problem-solving activities in the learning environment.
  • Counseled, coached, and mentored participants as appropriate to the learning environment.

Team Leader Aviation Operations Department May 2001 - July 2003

Army | 15T | E-5 | fort stewart

  • Positioned the team to achieve its goals in support of the larger the vision and mission of aviation operations division.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Business Operations Team Member June 1997 - October 2001

Army | 11B | E-4 | Fort Drum, NY, USA

  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Always engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Displayed a deep commitment to the organization, while earning and maintaining the trust of team members.
  • Consistently leveraged technical and equipment knowledge/skills to achieve team and department objectives.
  • Effectively used technology to increase tempo of operations and speed at which information is processed.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

Training and Certifications

A & P license

November 2007

EDUCATION

High School or GED

September 1988 - June 1992 , GPA: 2.5