Stanley M Kaguima

University Place, WA

Army 15R E-6

6 years, December 2013 - Present

ETS'd December 2019


Production/Quality Assurance Tester, U. S. Army,
December 2018 - Present

Team Leader Aviation Maintenance Department, U. S. Army,
May 2017 - October 2018

Lead Aviation Maintenance Technician, U. S. Army,
December 2013 - April 2017


Associates of Science, Owens Community College,
January 2009 - December 2012

Work Experience

Production/Quality Assurance Tester December 2018 - Present

Army | 15R | E-6 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Ensured quality of aircraft through inspection and analysis of data for the organization while understanding the effect of external influences on the mission and organization.
  • Maintained a network system for the electronic aircraft maintenance logbook records database providing a prompt and easy access to aircraft flight and maintenance data to users.
  • Troubleshot and fixed technical errors on electronic logbook computers and facilitated integration of aircraft maintenance data between the stand-alone stations and the entire organization network for back up and storage.
  • Implemented policies and codes in the manufacturing process and safety standards.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and enhanced the standard of inspections to achieve team results.
  • Inspected and ensured that performed maintenance procedures complied with technical manuals and applicable references.
  • Consistently leveraged technical and equipment knowledge/skills to achieve team and department objectives.
  • Skillfully applied technology capabilities to obtain a competitive advantage.
  • Maintained the distribution log for all controlled documents sent to vendor or distributed in-house.
  • Conducted inspections on 16 new aircraft to ensure their airworthiness before they were procured saving the organization over $1 M in repair and alterations costs.
  • Maintained minimum equipment list (MEL) maintenance procedures for 24 aircraft.

Team Leader Aviation Maintenance Department May 2017 - October 2018

Army | 15R | E-5 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Led and managed a team of 12 aircraft maintenance team members and technicians to maintain and modify aircraft and ground service equipment, for all aspects of aircraft maintenance.
  • Ensured technical and regulatory publications necessary to perform maintenance on aircraft were available and were up to date and available to maintenance personnel.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Supervised maintenance team members to include interviewing and hiring, managing performance, and conducting performance appraisals.
  • Conducted conflict resolution for both personal and work related issues to enhance teamwork and productivity.
  • Compiled reports on aircraft maintenance status and major issues, and briefed senior leadership at the daily production control meetings enabling the organization to plan for major training events and missions effectively.

Lead Aviation Maintenance Technician December 2013 - April 2017

Army | 15R | E-4 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Performed tests, inspections, repairs, and operational checks on all types of controls or instruments which adjust, measure, or indicate certain scientific variables or qualities such as heat, pressure, voltage, amperage, etc.
  • Troubleshot and repaired complex faults on aircraft resulting in an average aircraft ready rate of 90% of the fleet at all time.
  • Ensured that all personnel were thoroughly familiar with company policies, Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), pertinent manuals, practices and publications.
  • Assisted the team leader in supervising 12 maintenance team members to include managing performance and conducting performance appraisals.

Accounting Assistant April 2011 - August 2012

CMC Group Bowling Green, OH, USA

  • Processed payments for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable, and adjusted balance sheets.
  • Conducted material estimates for different orders reducing material wastage by over 90%.
  • Performed filing and record keeping responsibilities.
  • Adjusted costs and liaised with customers for discounts including tax exempt customers.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost


Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

October 2018

Army Commendation Medal

September 2017

Army Achievement Medal

September 2017

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

September 2017

Army Good Conduct Medal

December 2016

Training and Certifications

Aircraft and Component Inspection

October 2018

Weight and Balance Technician

October 2018

Universal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigerant Processing Certification

June 2014


Associates of Science, Engineering Concentration

Owens Community College, Toledo, OH, USA

January 2009 - December 2012 , GPA: 3.3

High School or GED

February 2002 - November 2005 , GPA: 3.3