Stress is huge in this line of work. A wrong turn of a screw might be life or death. Your integrity, your name and your FAA [Federal Aviation Administration] license are on the line every time you perform maintenance on an aircraft.
Most people when they have a bad day can go home and sleep, but I'm often lying there in bed thinking 'Did I forget something? A tool, a fastener, a missed panel or did I make the right decision?' On the TV news -- [when there's] a crash. [I think:] 'Did I work on that aircraft?'