Employee of the Quarter
- 3rd Qtr 2017

Richard Rogers - ACTS Electronics Engineer
Aviano AB, Italy


Job Performance

  • Supported over 756 sorties this quarter with an overall success rate of 98%
  • Diligently coordinated with the 510th Fighter Squadron, Supervisor of Production to identify three aircraft rail issues potentially affecting sortie effectiveness
    • Effectively organized and utilized previous maintenance and sortie logs---successfully identified critical links between aircraft, rails and pod numbers to accurately identify aircraft and rail failure---Efforts increase sortie effectiveness by over 5 percent
  • Richard took the initiative to develop a thorough PMI tracking log and ETM spreadsheet to ensure timely periodic maintenance requirement---eliminated last minute MX actions
    • His actions provided a quick-reference maintenance schedule; saved an estimated 15 accumulative man-hours in RAMPOD research for the quarter this quarter alone
  • Lead effort to move over 3 tons of outdated and abandoned, unserviceable URITS equipment and computers from Sierra 65 HAS to DRMO---freed up crucial storage areas
    • Professionally coordinated with the local Defense Logistics Agency for scheduling cargo movement, and acceptance---provided support for all USAFE and UAE ops
    • Arranged All-Terrain forklift and tractor/trailer support with 31 LRS; synchronized tasks with all parties ensuring a smooth and orderly process
  • Responsible for managing the vehicle control program for the pod shop trucks
  • ¬†Accurately reports monthly mileages, maintains maintenance records, schedule oil changes and monitors overall vehicle upkeep to ensure availability operational support
  • Consistently applies skills and talents from his Air Force background in electronics
    • Lead technician for all sophisticated wiring trace and repairs on the P5 pods
  • Responsible for managing entire sites hazardous materials; professionally adapts processes and procedures to changes in local Air Force policy regarding accountability and ordering
    • Self-trained, Richard coordinated with CE HAZMAT personnel to successfully create material requests, secured approval and accountability for all HAZMAT locker items
    • Completed and submitted all EESOH-MIS reports to meet AFOSHI fire safety

Self Improvement

  • Took the initiative to learn RAMPOD, assumed all alternate administrator duties, has ensured critical mission continuity during all TDYs, sick leaves and vacations
    • Captures and maintains daily sortie data and pod maintenance records
    • Identifies and analyzes operational anomalies to ensure an average 98% effective rate
  • Voluntarily observed procedures, and sought instruction from de-briefers on how to set up MLU for live monitoring of daily sorties.