28640 Wales Drive

Chesterfield, MI 48047

Phone:  (586) 822-0223

E-mail:  ryand2@hotmail.com

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Ryan M. Davidson


Personal Profile:

Passionate about electronic and mechanical technologies, with a background in engineering.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Highly proficient in the troubleshooting of complex systems.  Experienced in leadership, teamwork, public relations, implementation of new technologies, marketing, and the repair of complex machinery.


Career Objective:

To secure a position as an Aviation Maintenance Technician with a company that will challenge me personally and allow the opportunity for growth, continued education, and utilization of my technical training and skills.




Position Experience:

Formal training on Learjet 24, Piper Cherokee, AeroCommander 520, and Cessna 310 Airframe and Powerplant systems.

General:  Performed Inspections, troubleshooting, and airworthiness determinations made on aircraft utilizing technical publications, FAR’s, manufacturer maintenance manuals, part catalogs and schematics.  Completed logbook and paperwork documentation.

Powerplant: Performed inspection, repair, installation and troubleshooting on turbine, turboshaft, reciprocating engines, and systems therein including: Induction, Exhaust, Fuel, Ignition, Electrical, Communication/Navigation, Ice and Rain, Instruments and APU.

Airframe: Performed maintenance and inspections on Hydraulic/Pneumatic systems, Electrical, Fire protection, Flight controls, and Interiors. Fabricated airfoils (sheet metal and composite) from blueprint drawings.  Performed registration marking and painting of aircraft surfaces.



            -  FAA Airframe Mechanic Certification                                                                                         A3175147         

-  FAA Powerplant Mechanic Certification                                                                                     P3175147         



            National Aviation Academy                                                                                                     Clearwater, FL

            (Graduation Date January 31, 2007)

            Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance – 99.59% (December 2006)

            -  High GPA awards received for all terms.

            -  Perfect attendance awards received for all terms.

            -  Team Leader – Assigns tasks for team members and supervises the successful completion of projects.


            Wayne State University                                                                                                           Detroit, MI

            (Attended Classes 2000-2004)

            Mechanical Engineering Major  - GPA 3.2 (April 2004)

            Course Highlights:  Humanities; Chemistry; Biology; Computers in Engineering; Business Ethics; AutoCAD; Microeconomics; Calculus I, II; Physics


            Roseville High School                                                                                                             Roseville, MI

            (Graduated 2000)

            -  4.0 Cumulative G.P.A.

            -  Graduated with Honors

            -  Received Roseville High School Scholarship Award



Work History:

          Self Employed                                                                                                                         2004-2006


            -  Performed various automotive related repairs which included complex electrical and mechanical systems troubleshooting

            -  Painted various vehicles and vehicle components

            -  Serviced air conditioning systems (under EPA section 609 certification)

            -  Rebuilt engines

            -  Rebuilt transmissions

            -  Assisted in multiple show vehicle projects

            -  Designed and built automotive engine management systems including the development of complex electrical circuitry, and visual basic reprogramming to support the hardware

            -  Installed and tuned engine management systems

            -  Traveled nationwide for automotive related consulting

            -  Moderated online Engine Electronics forum


            (Audio/Video and Computers)

            -  Designed, built and installed custom home theater systems

            -  Designed, built and administrated home and business computer networks, including wired and secured wireless networking, as well as home integration systems

            -  Repaired Windows based computer systems

            -  Performed computer system upgrades

            -  Managed and moderated multiple websites


            Precision Cutter Grinding Co.                                                                                                  2003-2005

            -  Managed shipping and receiving

            -  Delivered tooling to customers

            -  Operated multiple types of manual grinding machines

            -  Represented the company in customer relations

            -  Oversaw final stage quality control

            -  Trained new employees on the use of machinery

            -  Operated “Anca” CNC cutter grinding machines, including rudimentary reprogramming and tooling changes

            -  Maintained Company Vehicles


            Amtex Engineering                                                                                                                  2000-2001

            -  Created inventory storage system

            -  Assembled wiring harnesses, and pneumatic valve assemblies

            -  Wired control panels involving complex electronic substructures

            -  Designed, built and administrated the computer systems network within the company

            -  Traveled to perform on-site repair and reprogramming tasks on automated electronic control systems


            General Motors Explorers Group                                                                                             1997-2000

            -  Worked on show vehicle projects, including custom fabrication of parts, welding, body work and painting, engine and transmission rebuilds, wiring, custom automotive interior design, suspension, and exhaust work

            -  Ran dynamometer test cells

            -  Performed new engine run-in and test procedures

            -  Trained persons on use of equipment and safe practices

            -  Represented the Explorers Group at events



            Available Upon Request