About Me

As an Air-to-Air Refuelling Engineer, I perform various functions in support of Northrop Grumman Part M and Part 21 organisations for the RAAF KC-30A MRTT.

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Education

Certificate IV Aeroskills Avionics

Aug 2012 - Aug 2014 Aviation Australia

Southern Hemisphere Summer Space Program

Jan 2012 - Feb 2012 International Space University / University of South Australia

Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace)

Feb 2006 - Dec 2011 RMIT University

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Experience

Avionics / Mechanical Engineer

Aug 2017 - Current Northrop Grumman Australia Technology Services

As an Air-to-Air Refuelling Engineer, I carry out various functions of DASR Part M and Part 21 Northrop Grumman organisations in support of the RAAF KC-30A MRTT.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Apprentice (Avionics)

Feb 2014 - Aug 2017 Qantas Airways Ltd.

Carry out on-the-job training to complete competencies associated with Certificate IV Aeroskills (Avionics), including removal and installation of aircraft components, incorporation of Service Bulletins, carry out modifications and upgrades, as well as inspection, test and troubleshooting of avionic systems on the aircraft types B737-800, B747-400, A330-200, A330-300, RAAF BBJ, RAAF KC-30A.

Airline Service Trainee

Sep 2013 - Jan 2014 Aero-Care Flight Support Pty Ltd.

Performing AAA baggage matching, aircraft cleaning, aircraft loading/unloading, aircraft marshalling, aircraft push back and towing, aircraft receipt, aircraft toilet servicing, baggage handling/make-up/break down, baggage loading/unloading, baggage re-location, cargo handling (receipt, packaging, load/unload), ground service equipment maintenance and potable water servicing for Tiger Airways and Virgin Australia.

Research Assistant

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013 QUT Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation

Research carried out on a component of the Detect, Sense, and Act project, where the aim was to produce a vision-based system, incorporated into an unmanned platform, which can perform avoidance manoeuvres autonomously. A literature review was performed of image stabilization techniques and analysis of the various techniques according to performance metrics. A final report was produced, with recommendations carried forward into the project.

ProfessionalMemberships

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Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division (2013 – 2020)
Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division (2013 – 2020)
Engineering Community
AYAF (2014 – 2016)
AYAF (2014 – 2016)
Engineering Community, Outreach
Tele-reach for the Global South (2012)
Tele-reach for the Global South (2012)
Space
Orbital Debris Removal System (2011)
Orbital Debris Removal System (2011)
Space
UAV Real-Time Collision Avoidance with Path Planning in Restricted Airspace with Uncertainties (2011)
UAV Real-Time Collision Avoidance with Path Planning in Restricted Airspace with Uncertainties (2011)
Unmanned Systems
Electric Powered UAV (2009)
Electric Powered UAV (2009)
Unmanned Systems