To expand my maritime horizon and knowledge while contributing to the betterment of my employer through quality, dedication and dependability.
23 years of maritime experience. Present employment is as a 500 ton Master/Oceans For Harris Marine, Inc. of Southport, Fl.; a private maritime company that is primarily dedicated to U.S. Government contracts (i.e. U.S. Navy, U.S. State Dept).
Previous experience includes: Master/Mate of 125’ OSV for
Petrotrin Gas of Trinidad; Quartermaster (navigator) and
qualified underway OOD in the US Coast Guard; yacht owner;
crew member of a sailboat for a circumnavigation; a Master/Co-owner of a charter sailing yacht in the Bahamas and Caribbean Sea.
USCG/USN Navigation School
USCG/USN Signalman School
USCG/USN Rules of the Road School
USCG/USN Firefighting School
USCG/USN Damage Control School
USCG/USN Radar Plotting School
USCG/USN Ship Handling/Docking Training
USCG Search and Rescue Training
Certified Conn Watch (u/w OOD)
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Southern Institute of Technology, Marietta, Ga.
Berry Academy (H.S.) Rome, Ga.
500 ton Masters/Oceans License & Z-Card (AB Unlimited)
PADI Dive Master Scuba Diver and Master Diver
Oceans and Great Circle Navigation
Radar Observer (unlimited)
STCW-95 Basic (Fire, 1st Aid, Personal Survivor, Lifeboat Proficiency)
Medical 1st Responder
Vessel/Facility Security Officer
Voyage planning; wheel house watch; direct/participate drills;create and assign watch station bill positions; set standards for watch standing and implementation of Rules of the Road protocol; ensure compliance with all STCW/IMO, USCG and company regulations; maintain all vessel documents; ensure that charts, navigational aids, manuals, vessel operations plans and documents are on board readily available and up-to-date; create/maintain vessel maintenance and repair lists (deck and engineering);
maintain crew training regimen (OTJ, licensing and STCW); assist other departments and crew as needed; diver
I am in complance with all STCW requirements as well as to maintain the B.M.I. requirements required by the new policies taking place Januar 1, 2012.
I am well traveled, a reputable boat handler and scuba diver