Analyst - Camp Pendleton

Douglas M. Kenner

228 Shetland Way,
Fallbrook, CA.  92028

(H) (760) 723-3177     (C) (760) 583-3335    


SecurityClearance: Secret

Summary: Experienced
test and evaluation, validation and verification and maintenance professional with over 28 years of experience, excellent customer relations, and superior technical writing skills.

Test Plan Development, coordination and execution.  Conducting technical reliability studies, validation and verification and the evaluation of engineering design and proof of concepts.                

System and Sub-system Level Testing

  • Test Log and Test Report writing and submission

  • Research and Development

  • ISO 9000 procedures

  • Customer support / Consultant / Technical

  • Performed duties as a technical writer for IETM,
    to include modification instructions, technical instructions and technical manuals

  • Maintenance / Maintenance Administration /

    • System Integration / Configuration Management

    • Use of Oracle, DMIS, PLC’s, IETM’s, and other
      diagnostic equipment

    • Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel,
      PowerPoint, Word), Doors, Remedy AR, Windchill, LMI Switchboard TIP QA,
      Carnivore,  CM Data Viewer, ZyLab
      (archive data base), JPAS (Clearance database), NCMIS (TA data base), Windows
      and UNIX operating systems

    • Scheduling and execution of all maintenance
      related task to include preventive and corrective maintenance

    • Engineering change proposals and modification
      installation and tracking 


Senior Test Engineer, General Dynamics Amphibious Systems, August
2005 – October 2012, Amphibian Vehicle Test Branch, Camp Pendleton, CA. 92028

  • Selected by upper Management for management skills, maturity and
    attention to detail, for the Operational Assessment Senior Test Engineer.

  • Senior Test Engineer for one to five EFVs during Gunnery Phase, Hot
    Weather Phase, Amphibious Operations Phase and Cold Weather Operations Phase of
    the Operational Assessment and Reliability Growth Testing of the EFV.

  • Selected by upper Management as the Senior Test Engineer position for
    Alaska Cold Weather Operational Assessment Testing (approximately 5 months at
    remote/distant test site).

  • Continuously provides guidance to crews, Mechanics, Logistics Support
    Technicians, Field Service Representatives and Design Engineers on deferred
    maintenance items, Modification Instructions, as well as, troubleshooting
    systems, and repair of those systems.

  • Performed system and sub-system level testing of
    all EFV variants to include water, gunnery, land and vibration testing.

  • Performed Configuration, Data Management and
    Archives duties for the AVTB Test Site.

Tool Room Manager 2nd Shift, Driver/Mechanic, Hazardous
Material Representative, and Ramp Safety Representative
, General
Dynamics Amphibious Systems (EFV Program), August 2005 to October 2005, Amphibian Vehicle Test Branch, Camp
Pendleton, CA. 92055   

  • Selected by upper Management for maturity and
    attention to detail, to rectify adverse conditions of accountability for over
    90 thousand dollars in calibrated/non-calibrated tools, and equipment.

  • 100% accountability on all
    calibrated/non-calibrated tools and equipment on Tool room account.

  • Achieved “NO FINDINGS” on areas of
    responsibility, (Tool Room Manager 2nd Shift, Driver/Mechanic, Hazardous
    Material Representative, and Ramp Safety Representative) during internal ISO
    9001 Inspection and recertification inspections.

  • Accomplished Driver/Mechanic, land/water
    driving, power up/down procedures and emergency instructions.

  • Experienced in tube bending (utilizing Titanium
    -2, to -20 lines with ratings of over 37,000 PSI). 

  • Cable, electrical and tube lay out and routing
    as well as isolation and vibration prevention.

  • Experienced performing assembly of system and
    subsystems in a clean room environment.

  • Continuously provides guidance to crews,
    Mechanics, Field Service Representatives, and Design Engineers on deferred
    maintenance items, Modification Instructions, as well as, troubleshooting
    problems, systems, and repair of those items.

Data Management/Collector/Test Specialists/Crew Chief/Section Leader, Amphibian
Vehicle Test Branch, United States Marine Corps, August 1983 to August 2005 and
June 1987 to January 1992, Amphibian Vehicle Test Branch, Camp Pendleton, CA.

  • Instrumental in the testing and fielding of
    several key components and “kits” for the AAV P7A1 and RAM/RS.

  • Tested, logged, and collected data for the Bow
    Plane, “I-Trans” transmission, the Enhanced Appliqué Armor Kit (EAAK), the 1st,
    2nd, 3rd generations of the Up Gunned Weapon Station (UGWS), and the MK-154
    Linear Mine Clearance System (LMC) kit, as well as the High Speed Land/Water
    Demonstrator, Band Track, High Surf testing, composite sprocket carrier, and
    composite road wheels.

  • Deployed to the First Gulf War as a Section
    Leader (Sergeant) of 3 LMC vehicles, crews and mechanics (maintained 100%
    combat readiness of crews and vehicles).

  • Unit Archives Assistant as well as the Assistant
    Configuration and Data Management Specialist.

Platoon Sergeant, 26/13 Assault Amphibian Vehicles, October
1998 to October 2003, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, Camp
Pendleton, CA. 92055  

  • Forward deployed to Bahn Chon Krem, Thailand to
    instruct the Thai Marines (1833’s and 2141’s), in proper maintenance, upkeep,
    and employment of the Up Gunned Weapon Station in both fire and maneuver,
    achieving 100% success rate.

  • Platoon Sergeant/Commander; General Support
    Platoon, 26 AAV’s and instituted the current configuration for both the “Alpha
    Command Section” and the “Mobile” “Bravo Command Section” the largest Platoon
    in 3rd AABN.

  • Platoon Sergeant for 13 AAV’s and 42 personnel,
    logistical, administrative, training and maintenance needs of both the platoon
    as well as the 13 AAV’s.

  • Instrumental in maintaining 100% combat power,
    ensuring the operational status of the vehicles, logging of over 1,000 miles
    per vehicle from the beginning of the war (Operation Iraqi Freedom) to the
    return of the equipment to the MPS pre-position ships.

  • Responsible for reporting and evacuating over 18
    medical evacuations for Marines wounded in action, enemy wounded in action, and
    wounded Iraqi civilians.

  • Chosen by Company Commander to record the official
    Combat Command Chronology for A Company, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, for
    Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Education and Training 

  • 2012, Bachelor Degrees in Human Resources,
    Management and Business Management, Park University, Magna Cum Laude.

  • 2004, AA Degree in General Studies, Central
    Texas College, Dean’s List.

    • Assault Amphibian Crewman (1983), NCO School
      (1989), Army Airborne School (1991), Southwest Asia Training (1991), Assault
      Amphibian Vehicle Unit Leader (1992), Recruiters School (1993), Warfighting
      Skills Program (1997), SNCO Advanced Course (1998), Navy Electronic Key
      Management System, Navy Security Managers Course (2003).

    • General Dynamics Training; Bloodborne Awareness, Code of Ethics and
      Business Conduct, Counterintelligence Awareness Training, Fire/Extinguisher Safety, Principles of HAZCOM - Identifying the
      Dangers, Hazmat Awareness, Hazwoper Awareness,  Hearing Protection, Principles of Indoor Cranes,  Information Security, Principles of Lockout/Tagout, Mandatory Disclosure, Principles of Optional Ergonomics, Principles of Optional Military Vehicle Safe Work Requirements, PPE Eyes/Feet/Hands/Head, Principles of Respiratory Protection, Forklift, Crane  and Boom Truck Principles.

  • ID#: 66168
  • Location: Fallbrook, CA , 92028

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