Rocketdyne division North American Aviation, Canoga Park, CA
Mechanical assembler, master welder, lead welder, manufacturing manager
Brian McManus was a manager in manufacturing at Rocketdyne division of North American Aviation. He started as a mechanical assembler, became an expert welder on TIG, MIG and arc and was promoted to lead and then manager. Because of his skill, he was sent to KSC several times when critical on launch stand weld repairs had to be made to the Space Shuttle Main Engines.