Deck Officer with more than seven years of sea time, and proven ability to perform successfully in a seagoing career, interested in a position ashore that relates to my maritime familiarity.
Deck Officer Alaska Tanker Company, LLC Beaverton, OR.
• Chief Mate on one vessel while preparing it for a shipyard, supervised crew during the clean-up April 1999 –Present
operations. Set the crew work schedule to keep everyone within OPA and the Manila amendment
• Second Mate on five vessels. Responsible for updating charts and publications, voyage planning, and
overall maintenance of the bridge of equipment. Recently received a letter from the Port Captain recognizing
my leadership ability.
• Third Mate on eight vessels, including the maiden voyage of the Alaskan Navigator where I researched CFR
and SOLAS regulations to ensure vessel’s lifesaving and firefighting equipment were in compliance.
• Led daily safety meetings, discussing tasks of the day and presented safety topics.
• Managed and worked with unionized personal delegating tasks to them during routine shipboard operations.
• With the company from start-up, witnessed the establishment of a strong Quality Safety Management System,
and other regulatory requirements including; ISO 9001, 14001, NPDES, and ECOPRO (Washington State)
this helped achieve over 17 million man hours without a Lost Time Injury, and zero spills to sea.
• Actively involved in the company’s safety and continual improvement programs, including:
Job Hazard Analysis, Near Miss Reporting, Safety Audits, and Requests for change.
• Solid understanding of cargo operations, including topped, stripping, and COW operations.
• Officer responsible for maintaining a safe navigation and cargo watch while transporting
crude oil from Valdez, Alaska to ports along the U.S. West Coast and Far East.
Deck Officer Keystone Shipping Company Bala Cynwyd, PA.
• Third Mate on three vessels including two product tankers and one crude oil tanker July 1998 – April 1999
• Responsible for the maintenance of safety, lifesaving and firefighting equipment.
• Maintained a safe navigation and cargo watch while transporting the cargo to ports along the U.S. West Coast and Far East.
Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduates Studies Linthicum, MD.
Chief Mate / Master Program 2007
State University of New York Maritime College Bronx, NY.
B.S. Meteorology and Oceanography with concentration in Environment Sciences Aug. 1994 – May 1998
Archbishop Molloy High School Briarwood, NY.
Sept. 1990 – May 1994
Alaska Tanker Company Extended Leadership Conference Annually
MoveSmart® Trainer Beaverton, OR May 2009
Basic and Advanced Marine Firefighting TEEX, College Station, TX Dec. 2008
Advanced Shiphandling (Manned Model) Mass. Maritime, Buzzard Bay, MA June 2007
Alaska Tanker Company Shiphandling Course MSI, San Diego, CA Sept. 2005
(ATC) Advanced Bridge Resource Management Star Center, Diana Beach, FL. Mar. 2012
Navigational Skills Assessment Program Pacific Maritime Institute Aug. 2010
• United States Coast Guard Chief Mate any gross tons upon any Ocean
• Master 1600 gross tons (Domestic), 3000 Gross Tons (ITC Tonnage)
• Radar Endorsement oceans unlimited
• Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)
• Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW)
• Tankerman – Person in Charge
• Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Radio Operator’s License
• Medical Care Person in Charge and Medical Provider Certificates
• Fast Rescue Boat certificate
• Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Certificate
• Vessel Security Officer
• First Class Pilotage Inland Waters of Prince William Sound from Seal Rocks to Bligh Reef, Alaska