American citizen seeks a professional environment that allows the utilization of the maritime skills and experience acquired while serving in the United States Army.
21JUL06-Present United States Army (Reserves) Ft. Eustis, VA
Instructor/ Watercraft Operator (88K)
- To provide enlisted personnel with skills and knowledge to perform the duties of a Watercraft Operator (88K) aboard US Army watercraft; and to successfully meet the academic requirements and pass the examination for the US Army Certificate Annotated Seaman (88K).
01MAR06-Present Branscome Incorporated Williamsburg, VA
- As a laborer I work primarily on highway construction projects, assisting in the clearing, transferring of grades, measuring, grade checking, stake hopping, equipment signaling and traffic control, backfill, and compaction.
- Received training on the John Deere 310 backhoe/loader; Ingersoll Rand 100DX roller; Caterpillar D4, D5 and D6 dozers
11APR95 – 24JUN05 United States Army (Active) Ft. Eustis, VA
Watercraft Operator (88K)
- In-charge of a 56ft; 58LTON (light) vessel with a replacement cost of over $850,000; responsible for the underway checks, ensuring vessel operational readiness, vessel restoration, and Primary Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) on all navigational, docking, cargo handling, life saving, and firefighting equipment; assisted in the loading and unloading of cargo, ensuring all safety measures were met, and prevented damage to equipment.
- The Vessel Key Custodian, as well as a Marine Standardization Examiner (MSE).
- Directly supervised, trained, and was accountable for up to 15 personnel.
- Have served as a seaman on 275ft; 4,199LTON (light) vessels, 175ft; 575LTON (light) vessels, and on the Army’s Modular Causeway System; duties included performing line handling, lookout, helm watch, quarterdeck, underway checks, maintaining vessel operational readiness, vessel restoration, and Primary Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) on navigational, docking, cargo handling, life saving, and firefighting equipment; assisted in the loading and unloading of cargo, ensuring all safety measures were met and prevented damage to equipment.
12AUG07-22AUG07 Chesapeake Marine Training Institute Hayes, VA
Certificate of Completion
- Able Seaman Course
27MAY03-26JUN03 Non-Commissioned Officers Academy Ft. Knox, KY
- Primary Leadership Development Course
04JAN99-15JAN99 7th Transportation Group Ft. Eustis, VA
Certificate of Training
- Junior Non-Commissioned Officer Course
13JAN97-20FEB97 U.S. Army Transportation School Ft. Eustis, VA
- Watercraft Operator Certification Course – 88K20
19JUN95-03AUG95 U.S. Army Transportation School Ft. Eustis, VA
- Watercraft Operator Certification Course - 88K10
15APR95-15JUN95 U.S. Army Training Center Ft. Jackson, SC
Certificate of Training
- Basic Combat Training
U.S. Merchant Mariner’s Document:
- Able Seaman (Special)
U.S. Army Licensed:
- Coxswain/Seaman on a 56ft; 58LTON (light) Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM)-8000
- Quartermaster/Leading Seaman on a 273ft; 4,199LTON (light) Logistic Support Vessel (LSV)
- Seaman on a 174ft; 575LTON (light) Landing Craft Utility (LCU)-2000
- Seaman on Modular Causeway System
Virginia Driver’s License (Class C)