Glen Preuss

  • Idaho Falls, ID
Glen  Preuss

Manager

About Me

3 years of UAS experience in the USMC. 6 total years with honorable discharge. 

Qualified Internal Pilot for RQ-2B Pioneer UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), and RQ-7B Shadow UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) platforms

Over 1 year of experience as the Irrigation Parts Manager for Golden West Irrigation 

Reputation for integrity, adaptability, sound judgment, and team-building expertise
Versatile, productive and adaptable; quickly master new roles, responsibilities, and environments
Excellent global experience, exposure, knowledge and awareness; adept at steering cohesive and collaborative efforts among cross-functional and cross-cultural teams
Notable experience liaising with representatives of U.S. and foreign government clientele and adjacent entities
Previously Active TOP-SECRET Clearance

Work History

Work History
Sep 2006 - Jan 2009

UAS INTERNAL PILOT (7314)

UNITED STATE MARINE CORPS
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator responsible for planning, integrating, and executing unmanned aircraft system missions in support of the MAGTF. Through crew coordination they provide control of the air vehicle while utilizing on board optical payloads, Laser Marking and Laser Targeting Systems and Communication Systems. They provide control of indirect fires as well as assisting in the preparation of required intelligence and observation reports
  • USMC RQ-2B 4 month enhanced Pioneer operator’s course in Milton, Florida
  • USMC RQ-7B 4 month Shadow operator’s course in Cherry Point, North Carolina
  • Facilitated unit transition from the RQ-2B to the RQ-7B by providing oversight and supervision
Jan 2009 - Aug 2012

MARINE EMBASSY SECURITY GUARD

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
  • Completed three, one year tours. Accra, Ghana; Quito, Ecuador; Istanbul, Turkey 
  • Provided protection to U.S. citizens and Government property located within designated U.S. diplomatic and consular premises
  • Conducted security inspections to prevent compromise of classified information vital to the national security of the United States
  • Partnered with Embassy Regional Security Officers (RSO) to provide armed security and swiftly address potential or existing issues and fortify protection levels
  • Prepared monthly schedules for 10 Marines and eight daily posts while serving as mentor and trainer to Junior Marines in broad-based military and security subjects, responsibilities, policies and procedures
  • Administered state-of-the-art physical security devices to conduct comprehensive surveillance and detection of potential aggression against U.S. personnel and property
  • Demonstrated exemplary attention to detail in thoroughly monitoring embassy grounds and interior to detect possible intelligence gathering, security lapses, and vulnerabilities
  • Diligently maintained administrative documents including classified materials for detachment
  • Supervised daily operations of subcontractor guard force
Mar 2013 - Present

IRRIGATION PARTS MANAGER

GOLDEN WEST IRRIGATION 
  • Designing and planning irrigation systems. 
  • Inventory management: Responsible for managing inventory based on demand and cost targets. Maintain stock at a level that enables internal servicing and repair departments to complete their work without delay
  • Purchasing: Identify and evaluate suppliers who can offer replacement parts that match the quality of the originals.
  •  Responsible for all activities of an irrigation business such as sales, personnel management, product ordering, and business management.
  • Interacts with sales staff, customers, outside sales personnel, counter personnel, delivery personnel, business administrators and business management staff
May 2013 - Present

OWNER/FABRICATOR

BADASS BLOX
  • Hand build engine block coffee tables and automotive furniture
  • www.badassblox.com
  • A hobby that became a successful side business

Education

Education
2007 - 2008

RQ-2B PIONEER INTERNAL PILOT / PAYLOAD OPERATOR

NAS Whiting field

RQ-2B PIONEER FLIGHT / PAYLOAD QUALIFICATION

FLIGHT MISSION PLANNING

2008 - 2009

RQ-7B SHADOW INTERNAL PILOT / PAYLOAD OPERATOR

MCAS CHERRY POINT (VMU-2)

RQ-7B SHADOW FLIGHT / PAYLOAD QUALIFICATION

FLIGHT MISSION PLANNING

Jan 2013 - Present

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY
  • SECOND YEAR MECHANICAL ENGINEER STUDENT

Awards

Iraqi Campaign Medal (1) 2008

Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (1), 2009

Meritorious Mast (1), 2009

Certificates of Appreciation (1), 2008

Superior Fitness Award (1), 2012

Honorable Discharged, 2012