Benjamin Riggan

  • Elkin North Carolina
  • (336) 469-1711

Over 8 years experience in the U.S. Army, with 5 years of supervisory experience.  Supervised and coordinated the timely maintenance of over 5 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles valued in excess of $ 9 million.  Responsible for the supervision, training, welfare, and mentor ship of 10 subordinates.  Strong ability to communicate with diverse clientele and all levels of management.

Work History
Work History
Jan 2014 - Mar 2016
Unmanned Aerial System Repairer
U.S. Army Fort Hood Texas

Examined and inspected aircraft components, including landing gear and hydraulic systems to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.

Conducted routine and special inspections as required by FAA regulations.

Inspected completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation.

Analyzed and interpreted maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility  and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

Managed repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance. 

Sep 2011 - Jan 2014
Automated Logistical Specialist
U.S. Army Fort Bragg North Carolina

Facilitated  computers and computer systems to set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.

Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

Distributed information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Aug 2008 - Sep 2011
Network and Computer Systems Administrator
U.S. Army fort hood texas

Analyzed blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.

Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers of field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.

Test electronics units, using standard test equipment, and analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.  

Adjust or replace defective or improperly functioning circuity or electronics components, using hand tools or soldering iron.

Assemble, test, or maintain circuitry or electronic components, according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, or knowledge of electronics, using hand or power tools.

Aug 2014 - Aug 2014
Air Assault 

U.S. Army Air Assault School is a 10-day course designed to prepare Soldiers for insertion, evacuation, and pathfinder missions that call for the use of multipurpose transportation and assault helicopters. Air Assault training focuses on the mastery of rappelling techniques and sling load procedures, skills that involve intense concentration and a commitment to safety and preparation.

Oct 2011 - Nov 2011
Combat Life Savers Course

A Combat Lifesaver (CLS) is non-medic soldier with moderate emergency medical training to provide care at the point of wounding. Combat Lifesaver skills are intended for use in combat; however, the skills may be applied to soldiers in non-combat situations. The Combat Lifesaver is instructed in various techniques to treat and stabilize injuries related to combat. To include, but not limited to, blast injury, amputation, severe bleeding, penetrating chest injuries, simple airway management, and evacuation techniques.

Nov 2009 - Dec 2009
WLC Warriors Leaders Course

WLC is a month-long course that teaches Specialists and Corporals the Basic skills to lead small groups of Soldiers.  This course is hard hitting and intensive with emphasis on leadership skills and prepares Soldiers to advance to the rank of Sergeant.

Team work


Chief Warrant Officer 3

Danial J Butler. 151AE

Maintenance Officer

(760) 574-9028

Chief Warrant Officer 2

Moises Cobaindiaz. 151AE

Maintenance Officer

(785) 375-3660

First Sargent 

Micheal J. Adolph