experienced multi trained professional

Posting ID : A1068460224
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Resumes Job Wanted

Billy Joe Claggett
6080 Cumberland Highway Mobile:
Chambersburg. Pa 17202Email:

Results-focused, driven professional offering tremendous leadership and technical skills gained during a 20 year Avenger/Patriot Air Defense career in the U.S. Army retiring as a ten point veteran. Solid track record as a leader of managing all aspects of organizational operations, including, staffing, resource allocation, equipment maintenance, technology integration, and worldwide mission/logistics planning. Well versed in managing, prioritizing, and de-conflicting competing operations and issues. Analyzed programs, identified improvement opportunities, and implemented changes to improve efficiency. Ensured proper implementation of government policies and procedures to ensure regulation compliance. Excellent strategist and administrator, able to lead staff to achieve challenging short- and long-term goals in arduous situations.
Core competencies include:

?Operational Management
?Logistical Controls
?Change Management
?Regulatory Compliance
?Calibrations Management
?Training & Supervision
?Cost Control
?Teambuilding & Leadership
?Human Resources & Labor Relations

Current Secret Security Clearance


Associates in Business Management Supervision (Anticipated 12/2015)
Coastline Community College, Fountain Valley, California

Advanced Leadership Course, (Graduated, 2011)
Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas

Warrior Leadership Course, (Graduated, 1999)
Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas

Patriot Missile Advanced Operator/Maintainer Course, (Graduated, 1998)
Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas

Avenger Missile System Repairman Course, (Graduated, 1994)
Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama

Basic Combat Training Course, (Graduated, 1994)
Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina

Certificate of Automotive Technologies, (Graduated, 1991)
Lincoln Technical Institute, Baltimore Maryland

General Studies Diploma, (Graduated, 1983)
Damascus High School, Damascus, Maryland



Directed technical guidance to up to forty lower grade personnel in "Phased Array Tracking Radar Intercept of Target" (PATRIOT) tactical operational firing battery.
Supervised and performs organizational level system maintenance and preventive maintenance checks and services on fire control section equipment worth over $500,000,000.
Supervised march order and emplacement of fire control section and associated equipment to provide Air Defense Coverage of critical assets.
Trained and Knowledgeable in the operation, sustainment and troubleshooting procedures of the Patriot System.
Isolated malfunctions of the Patriot Missile System Configuration III, with the use of test equipment.
Analyzed failures and develop solutions when fault isolation is not accomplished with built-in-test equipment (BITE) and other on board diagnostics.
Supported and assisted the installation of authorized Depot Level equipment Modification Work Orders (MWOs) and Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs).

Key Accomplishment

Deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF), ensuring mission sucess of the PATRIOT system with operational readiness percentage of over 95%.
Ensured the safety of all personal under my control for a period of 12 months in an austere work environment with temperatures well above 100 degrees.


Culpable of researching subject-specific data, including engineering data, design specifications, Software Investigation Reports and Missile Command Continuation Group reports.
Performed relevant actions to prepare the data for input to lesson plans, and rewrites the lesson plans for later instruction.
Interacted with Raytheon engineers and customer representatives to apply appropriate instructional design principles.
Responsible for the conduct of the course, including examinations for over 260 tactically proficient soldiers over the course of my tenure.

Key Accomplishment

Passed all critical instructor evaluations first time go over a 3 yr period of instruction. Ensured safety of over 240 soldiers with 100% accident free rating during time of instruction.
Achieved over 95% graduation rate under my direction of implementation of the PATRIOT phased array radar operation, troubleshooting and maintenance.

PATRIOT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, Fort Bliss, TX and Korea06/2007 - 02/2009

Acted as the Maintenance section chief with a crew of 6-8 maintenance personnel for a PATRIOT missile firing battery.
Directed preventive maintenance schedule and services, repair operations, parts ordering, parts tracking, daily reports, troubleshooting and repair with an operational status above 90 percent.
Orchestrated calibration program with over 200 calibration sensitive items with none overdue in a 12 month period.
Controlled all logistical parts ordering, tracking and fault verification for fifty-two Army tactical prime movers tracked at pentagon level

Key Accomplishment

Was hand receipt holder of over 100 million dollars worth of security sensitive parts and repair equipment with no loss of control over 24 month period across 2 countries.

Chief supervisor in a US Army Medical holding company.
Charged with daily administrative operations such as personnel accountability of up to 100 soldiers in various stages of medical procedures and recovery.
Maintenance manager responsible for all maintenance operations of 120 room Army Barracks to include inspections, small repairs, work ordering, tracking and closeout to correct standards.


Performed as a Section chief for an EPP III (Electrical Power Plant, 3rd generation).
Responsible for the safe operation, maintenance, and services to ensure operation readiness.
Personnel manager for 3 to 6 soldiers, ensuring adequate scheduling, evaluations and human resource actions.
ASSITANT SECURITY MANAGER, Fort Bliss, TX 12/1998-06/1999

Assistant Security Manager for an Army Advanced Individual Training Battalion (AIT) for over 600 students.
Performed over 300 monthly in-processing briefings
In and out processed up to 100 student personnel weekly with a 100% accuracy rate.
Controlled process of student clearance applications for over 600 AIT students in a database application.
Interacted directly with Ft Bliss post security office to provide seamless integration of security clearance process.
Key Accomplishment
Received a Letter of Commendation from installation Security Manager for streamlining security processing.

AVENGER MISSILE SYSTEM REPAIRMEN, Schofield Barracks, HI 12/1994-06/1998
Maintained 8 fire units and all associated Equipment with no critical failures over a 3 year period
AVENGER repair trained at Redstone arsenal, AL
Determines shortcomings and malfunctions in electronic, electrical and cryogenic assemblies, modules and circuit elements using system associated equipment.
Removes and replaces defective line replaceable units, including interconnecting cables. Determines serviceability and disposition of assemblies, subassemblies and parts. Removes and installs servomotor/Azimuth Gear Assembly

Key Acomplishment
. Performed all unit operational maintenance and repair functions on the AVENGER weapons system with an operational rate of over 90%


Primary Leadership Development
Commanders Safety Course
Computer Users Security Course
First Aid Course
Master Driver Certification
Army Basic Instructors Course
CPR Course
Microsoft Office 2007
ASSIST Certified
Home Inspection Texas State Certified
Patriot Advanced Capabilities 3 (PAC 3) Certified
Environmental Compliance Certified


Army Commendation Medal (3)
Army Achievement Medal (3)
Army Good Conduct Medal (6)
National Defense Service Medal (2)
Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (2)
Korean Defense Service Medal (2)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2)
Armed Forces Service Medal (2)
Overseas Service Ribbon (2)
Non-Commission Officer School Ribbon (2)

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