Metrology & Calibration Program Manager
Tracked and accounted for over 1,100 individual items of test equipment valued at over $10,000,000. Inventoried every 6 months.
Managed Tool Control and Metrology and Calibration program. Scheduled and supported periodic calibration for 9 work centers.
Facilitated maintenance by overseeing all shops' calibration requirements. Identified and provided substitute test equipment from another department to support priority maintenance. Reduced maintenance turn-around time by 30 percent.
Teamed with Logistics shop to pick up and deliver Test and Diagnostic Equipment to geographically separated units. Saved the Navy $10,000 in delivery costs.
Led 17 technicians in the calibration of 996 shipboard assets in one of the most technical and diverse workcenters in the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD). She efficiently scheduled and tracked an inventory of 11,100 calibrated items resulting in a 98 percent METCAL readiness rate, the highest of all CVNs, for the duration of USS Carl Vinson's WESTPAC deployment.
His tireless efforts as IMRL/METCAL primary were evident when he received an honorable mention during the 1st Marine Air Wing inspection for tracking and managing $3.5 million worth of assets.
Repaired Submarine Surveillance Equipment Program (SSEP) Arbitrary Waveform Generator after two failed attempts by NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS. His technical expertise with test equipment and small component electronics was a major factor in saving the NAVY over $50,000 in repairs. His efforts led to the successful certification of six Atlantic Fleet submarines and facilitated their continued operations in forward deployed theaters.
She managed 388 support equipment assets valued at over $1,500,000 and meticulously performed three quarterly and one annual "wall-to-wall" inventory resulting in 100% accountability. She identified 113 delinquent or overdue METCAL items, scheduled their calibration, and quickly restored a zero item overdue status. She supervised 11 personnel in the detailed management of 344 IMRL/PME and METCAL items and improved maintenance efficiency by 100%, directly contributing to an "On-Track" during Commander Fleet Logistics Support Wing (CFLSW) and AMI inspections.
As Mechanical Instrument Repair and Calibration Shops (MIRCS) Lab LPO, she supervised a team of four civilians and two Navy personnel and reduced a backlog of over 500 out-of-cal items to less than 200. Worked with Corona MetCal and SUBLANT to certify a program 3 years in the planning which enabled and authorized shipboard calibration teams to utilize PMS and lab standards for Ship's Force accomplishment of torque wrenche calibration.
Served as a Calibration technician at NSSF New London R4 Electronic Repair Division. Calibrated 888 items including 140 mission critical O2/Diving Life Support System (DLSS) guages. Trained and supervised 16 Sailors in calibration techniques previously lost increasing laboratory efficiency and producing a more balanced work force. Set up and certified a new mechanical room resulting in a 100% increase in production and a 90% reduction in a 1,000 item backlog. Reduced man hours and turn-around time for essential equipment for 18 deployable submarines.
Responsible for the timely and efficient receipt, issue, and movement of General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment. He updated 1,335 records helping to stand up a new METBENCH calibration software suite. During a period of heavy work load he ensured the accuracy and brevity of 1,100 material shipments across four separate calibration labs that provided General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment that was readily available to support deploying submarine missions afloat. Petty Officer Sullivan's work ethic was contagious as he performed his duty with enthusiasm despite having no formal calibration training.