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Able Bodied Seaman


Seeking a position as an able bodied seaman.



* Senior Supervisor

- Supervised critical and non-critical lifts – small boats, motor and pumps

- Conducted weight testing procedures – Kevlar lifelines, boat slings and collar/web slings

- Responsible for 13 personnel in the operation of two 35 ton mobile cranes

- Recognized for superior crane knowledge and techniques – resulting in effective and superior audits

- Boat Gravity Davit Safety and Rig Captain – rescue boat hoisting and lowering

* Skilled Manager

- Supervised the preservation, maintenance and operation of eight small boats

- Managed and participated in Bridge operations – qualified helmsman and lookout

- Directed 135 person preservation and painting team – interior and exterior of the ship.

- (3M) Maintenance and Material Management Assistant – which led to increased preventive maintenance accomplishment rates

* Exceptional Leader

- Coordinated surface and submarine production for the division – resolved production issues

- Ensured resources (line, wire rope, clips, cranes, riggers….etc) for job completion were readily available

- Tracked discrepancies from Fleet Maintenance Activity Assessment pre-inspections – ensured corrective actions were taken

* Professional

- Extensive knowledge of cargo handling – lead the embark/debark of over 172 tons of equipment

- Worked with the following equipment – diesel hydro blast machines, air/electrical tools, high/low pressure air compressors

- Responsible for Unreplenishment Rigs – ensured stations were setup/tools on station

- Barge Ferry Pilot – roll on roll off of military tanks/equipment from Maritime Preposition Ships for Beach Operations

- Security Guard – maintained assigned sector, qualified in firearms


- Livingstone College: Political Science (BA) Salisbury, N. C. 28144

- Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy, LLC Virginia Beach, VA

Able Seaman Certificate

Proficient in Survival Craft Certificate

Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (lookout) Certificate

- Pamlico Community College: Grantsboro, N. C.

General Practices for Fire and Rescue Certificate

- World Wide Marine Training Inc. Oriental, N. C.

Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Training Certificate

Elementary First Aid Certificate

Personal Survival Techniques Certificate

Personal Safety and Social Responsibility Certificate


- Standard of Training, Certification and Watching for Seafarers (STCW-95)

- United States Merchant Mariners Document (AB-UNL, WIPER, SD (FH))

- Transportation Workers Identification Card


- 2006-2009 (Unemployed)

- 2005-2006 Crane Specialist/Preservaton (United States Navy)

- 2003-2005 Mooring/Small Boat Supervisor (United States Navy)

- 2000-2003 Wire Rope Shop Supervisor (United States Navy)

- 1998-2000 Anchoring and Mooring Leader (United States Navy)


Roper, NC,
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