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I have 15 years of experience in the aeronautical business. I began my career at an Air Taxi Company (Morro Vermelho Taxi Aereo) that, besides owning some executive aircraft , was a repair shop for third parties' aircraft. Then I went to Embraer, currently the third larger aircraft industry in the world, to work on the technical support. At ELEB (a joint venture between Embraer and Liebherr) I worked on a parts & components repair shop (landing gears, actuators, valves, release units, bomb racks, etc.) and also on technical support. I've been Maintenance Director at Platinum Air Linhas Aereas during its certification process, Maintenance Manager at Air Minas Linhas Aereas and Quality and Reliability Manager at BRA Transportes Aereos.

Currently I work as a consultant for aviation business and industry.

Work experience

Nov 2010Present

Maintenance Manager

Rio Linhas Aéreas

I entered the company as Planning Engineer, then I helped to certify the Boeing 767 to be included in our fleet and went to Quallity department. Soon I was named Chief Inspector and now I am Maintenance Manager, responsible for CTM, Quality, Maintenance Supervision, Technical Supplies, Tooling, Technical Library and Stations Coordination departments.

Sep 2009Sep 2010

Aeronautical Engineer


I work as a consultant for the aviation business and industry, on areas like: MRO, engineering, quality and reliability, technical publications, business, leasing, planning or training.

Apr 2009Aug 2009

Quality & Reliability Manager

BRA Transportes Aéreos S.A.

As Quality and Reliability Manager at BRA, I have been responsible for the quality procedures at the company's maintenance, including all regulations requirements attendance, maintenance accomplishments, flight dispatch, internal and external auditings, monthly reliability reports, quality and reliability manuals. I was also the head of quality (maintenance inspectors) and reliability (reliability engineering) areas.

Sep 2007May 2008

Maintenance Manager

Air Minas Linhas Aéreas Ltda. (Braspress Group)

As Maintenance Manager I was responsible for Engineering and MRO, Technical Publications, Technical Support, contact with manufacturers, pre-buy evaluation and much more.

Jan 2006Jun 2007

Maintenance Director

Platinum Air Linhas Aereas Ltda.

I was responsible for all repair shop related areas, including engineering, services quality, technical publications and maintenance.

Sep 2003Nov 2005

Technical Support Engineer

ELEB - Embraer Liebherr Equipamentos do Brasil SA

On Technical Support I was responsible for providing technical solutions for customers such as non documented repairs, manual interpretations and revisions, reliability analysis, among other things.

Apr 2002Sep 2003

Maintenance Engineer

ELEB - Embraer Liebherr Equipamentos do Brasil SA

I was responsible for the quality of services at the ELEB's Service Center, having under my supervision the Lead Inspector. On this position I was also involved in quality systems certification, aviation authorities certifications, capability list management, technician qualifications management, technical contact with manufacturers among other things.

May 2001Oct 2001

Internet Business Supervisor

Embraer - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica SA

During design and development of AEROChain business site, Embraer's internet business and customer relationship on line services, I was the leader of technical support and communities team.

Nov 1998May 2001

Technical Support Engineer

Embraer - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica SA

I entered Embraer as a member of Mechanical Systems technical support team, but soon I was invited to join EMB 120 technical support program group. On this position I was responsible to coordinate and manage technical requests for every technology team related to EMB 120 program. I was also responsible for preparing international technical meetings with customers. On December 2001 I traveled to Australia where I did the technical support presentation at Second Australia Operators Conference.

Dec 1995Nov 1998

Maintenance Engineer

Morro Vermelho Taxi Aereo Ltda

I was responsible for the quality of the services, maintenance technical control of company's fleet among other things. In this position I was certified by DAC (brazilian authorities) for the first time as qualified engineer for aeronautical maintenance.


Universidade de São Paulo - PECE

I attended two courses at PECE, each one 6 months long:

  • “Quality Systems / ISO 9000” – Prof. Adherbal Caminada Neto
  • “Total Quality Management” – Prof. Álvaro de Almeida Calegari


Reliability Engineering, including basic training in softwares Weibull and Block Sim, from Reliasoft.

English and French

Language proficiency

My native language is portuguese, but I am fluent in English (American) and I am in advanced level at French course.

Jan 2003Dec 2004


Universidade de São Paulo

At Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos - Universidade de São Paulo (EESC-USP) I finished the Engineering Course I started at ITA - Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica and graduated as Mechanical Engineer with Enphasis in Aircraft.

Jan 1998Jun 2002

Not achieved

ITA - Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica

ITA is one of the best Engineering schools in Brazil. It was inspired in MIT and is under Brazil Aeronautical Ministry responsibility. It's a public college, and offers free accomodation and restaurant to all students.

Jan 1998Jun 2001

Business Specialist

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Fundacao Getulio Vargas is one of the best Business schools in Brazil ans its post-graduation courses (CEAG, MBA, CEAHS and others) are globally recognized. There is a web site for CEAG:


Information Technology
I am very experienced in Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Publisher), Open Office (Writer, Calc, Impress, Base, Draw), Windows Live (Mail, Messenger) and many other productivity tools like WinZip (and other similar), Adobe Acrobat (and free PDF tools), Corel Draw and others.