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Summary of Expirience

 
  • 2 years as Safety Officer/Able Seaman Catcher/Processor Island Enterprise Trident Seafoods Washington & Bering Sea Alaska.                                       
  • 4 years as Master/DPO with Edison Chouest Offshore on Offshore Support Vessels in Brazil, Caribbean & Gulf of Mexico.                                      
  • 4 years as Captain on 4-Point Dive Support Vessel Premier Explorer for Louisiana Oilfield Divers.                                                          
  • 6 years as 3/2 Mate (OICNW) & Able Seaman on Underway Replenishment & Special Missions Ships for Military Sealift Command worldwide.
  • 12 years as Deckboss/Able Seaman on Catcher Processors for Trident Seafoods & others in Washington & Alaska

Credentials

 
  • USCG LICENCE:  MASTER OF SELF-PROPELED VESSELS LESS THAN 1600 GRT UPON OCEANS; SECOND MATE OF SELF-PROPELED VESSELS OF UNLIMITED TONNAGE UPON OCEANS; RADAR OBSERVER(UNLIMITED); ARPA: GMDSS ABLESEAMAN UNLIMITED; LIFEBOATMAN; TANKERMAN ASSIST.                                                                                                                                           
  • STCW: QUALIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROVISIONS OF REGULATIONS II/1; II/2; II/3; II/4;   II/5; IV/2; V/1-1; VI/1; VI/2; VI/3; VI/4; VI/5; VI/6 MASTER LESS THAN 3000 GROSS TONS (GT). OFFICER IN CHARGE OF A NAVIGATIONAL WATCH (OICNW UNLIMITED TONS). ABLE SEAFARER-DECK; RATING FORMING PART OF A NAVIGATIONAL WATCH (RFPNW); PROFICIENCY IN SURVIVAL CRAFT & RESCUE BOATS; BASIC OIL & CHEMICAL TANKER OPERATION; MEDICAL FIRST-AID PROVIDER; ADVANCED FIREFIGHTING; GMDSS OPERATOR; ARPA; VESSEL SECURITY OFFICER.           
  • DYNAMIC POSITIONING OPERATOR UNLIMITED: Exp. 08 April 2019
  • TWIC: Exp. Jun 16 2018
  •  TOWING OFFICER ASSESMENT RECORD
  • U.S. PASSPORT # 488930397 Exp. 25 Jan 2022
  • TEXAS DRIVERS LICENCE # 34674804 Exp. 27 April 2023

EMPLOYMENT

   
Oct. 2016 to Oct. 2018 Trident Seafoods
SAFETY OFFICER/ ABLE SEAMAN; Catcher/Processor Island Enterprise
  • Responsible for safety equipment, inspections, training & audits in addition to daily AB duties.
 
March 2012 to Sep. 2016 Edison Chouest Offshore
MASTER; C-Express and other Offshore supply & support vessels
  • Responsible & in charge overall for the vessel including, but not limited to all aspects of vessel’s crew, operations, DP operations & equipment, navigation, maneuvering, administration, safety, security, training, and any 3 parties or visitors that may be onboard whatever their function.
 
November 2008 to March 2012:  Louisiana Oilfield Divers
CAPTAIN; 4-Point Dive Support Vessel Premier Explorer
  • Responsible & in charge overall for the vessel including, but not limited to all aspects of vessel’s crew, operations, 4 point anchor operations & equipment, navigation, maneuvering, administration, safety, security, training, and any 3 parties or visitors that may be onboard whatever their function.
 
 
May 19, 2003 to Nov. 28, 2008:  Military Sealift Command-Underway Replenishment operations
 
USNS KANAWHA, USNS KISKA, USNS NIAGARA FALLS                                                                                                                   Third/Second Officer
  • Officer in charge of safe navigation of the vessel. Watch Officer underway, at anchor & in port.
  • Acted as Assistant Cargo 2nd Mate on USNS Kiska (Dec. 07-Feb. 08)
  • Officer in charge of repair locker and emergency response team
  • Conduct weekly Fire, Damage Control & Abandon Ship, MOB, Security, and SOPEP Drills for my designated teams while underway & in port.
  • Responsible for safety of crew and communications with bridge during anchoring and mooring ops.
  • In charge of documentation of SMS (ISM) drills, training and inspections and required logs.
  • Responsible for Notice to Mariners chart & publication corrections
  • Managed and trained unlicensed watch standers
  • Responsible for pre-arrival/departure tests and inspections.
  • Responsible for Bridge watch stander’s payroll.
  • Performed 2 Officers Duties while he was away on leave (60 days)
  • Served as CBRD Officer.
  • Awarded “Outstanding Performance” citation on Niagara Falls.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USNS NIAGARA FALLS, USNS MERCY,USNS ZEUS, USNS ARCTIC                                                                               Able Seaman
  • Bridge Watch stander
  • “Underway replenishment Helmsman”
  • Responsible for daily maintenance on lifeboats & lifeboat davits.
  • Designated crane operator
  • Awarded “Outstanding Performance” citation
  • Responsible for lifeboat & lifeboat davit maintenance
 
CHARTER/ TOUR VESSEL
August 15, 2001 to April 20, 2002:  S/V SOUTHERN CROSS                                    
Vessel Manager
  • Oversaw renovation of vessel, managed daily business and logistics.
  • Responsible for organizing and overseeing vessel charters.

BERING SEA INDUSTRIAL TRAWLERS
August 1991 to July 2000 & January 2003 to May 2003: 
Trident Seafoods F/T SEATTLE ENTERPRISE, F/T KODIAK ENTERPRISE, F/T ISLAND Deck Boss; Night Deck Boss; Able Seaman
June 2002 to October 2002: Arctic Storm  
July, 2000 to August, 2001:  Aleutian Spray Fisheries
 

EDUCATION, LANGUAGE & COMPUTER SKILLS

 
  • PACIFIC MARITIME INSTITUTE (PMI 6/04 – 11/04):
Completed AB to mate program in preparation for 3 Mate’s license clearance 
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SONOMA 1987:
Bachelor of Arts degree; major: Biology, minor: Chemistry
  • FLUENT IN ENGLISH & PORTUGUESE:
English being my native tongue and Portuguese as a mastered second language I also am able to read and understand Spanish.
PROFICIENT IN MICROSOFT WORD, EXCELL, OUTLOOK, POWER POINT


 

CERTFICATIONS & TRAINING

 
 
  • Human Element Leadership& Management; Management level STCW gap closure (MPT2016)
  • Electronic Chart Display Integrated Systems, ECDIS gap closure (MPT 2019)
  • Company & Vessel Security Officer (MARSEC 2009)
  • SafeGulf (ECO 2012)
  • Environmental Awareness (ECO2012)
  • Terrestrial & Coastal Navigation (PMI 6/04)
  • Celestial Navigation (PMI 7/04)
  • Electronic Navigation (PMI 7/04)
  • Watchkeeping (PMI 10/04)
  • Meteorology for Mariners (PMI 8/04)
  • Gyro and Magnetic Compass (PMI 6/04)
  • Bridge Resource Management (PMI 10/04 – MPT 5/02)
  • Automatic Radar Plotting Aids-ARPA (PMI 07/04)
  • Advanced Shipboard Fire Fighting (MPT 5/02)
  • Basic Shipboard Firefighting (India-Tango 8/94, WA State FF Academy 5/98 & 4/02)
  • 8-hour HAZMAT (Tyson Seafood 5/98)
  • Medical Care Provider (PMI 9/04)
  • Search and Rescue (PMI 9/04)
  • 70 hr Global Maritime Distress & Safety Systems-GMDSS (PMI 10/04)
  • Emergency Procedures (PMI 9/04)
    • Cold Water Survival (Sand Pt USCG Sta. Seattle 1991)
    • 30 hr Survival Craft (Seattle Maritime Academy 5/02)
    • 40 hr Basic Safety Training (Compass Courses 5/02, MSC 3/07)
    • Helicopter Firefighting & Damage Control (MSC 6/03, 3/07)
    • Anti-Terrorism Level 1 (MSC 6/03, 9/05, 8/06, 4/07)
    • Drill Instructor – Train the Trainer. (Tyson Seafood 6/98)
    • Basic & Advanced Dynamic Positioning System. (ECO 2012)
    • Ordnance Hazard Awareness (MSC 6/03)
    • NAVOSH (MSC 6/03)
    • CBR-D Orientation (MSC 6/03)
    • 40 hr Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids (PMI 11/04)
    • Basic Stability and Ships Construction Course (PMI 8/04)
    • Cargo Handling and Stowage Course (PMI 8/04)
 
  • Explosive Cargo Handling & Stowage (PMI 5/03
 
  • Explosive MHE Operator (MSC 6/03)
 
  • Small Arms Qualification (MSC 6/03, 8/05, 8/06, 4/07)
 
  • Defense Logistics Agency Map Catalog Training (DLISD learning center 12/05)
 
  • DOD Information Assurance Awareness (MSC 2/06, 9/06)
 
  • Equal Opportunity Awareness & Prevention of Sexual Harassment (MSC 1/06)
 
  • Marine Environmental Programs (MSC 6/03, 3/07)
                                                                                                       
ALL DOCUMENTS, CERTIFICATES & REFERENCES FURNISHED UPON REQUEST
 

Waterways and Oceans navigated worldwide:

Mississippi SW Pass to Harvey, Venice Jump-Tiger Pass, Bayou Lafourche, Fourchon, LaRose, Houma Nav Channel, Intracoastal Waterway LA & TX, Atchafalaya Rive & Bayou Schaffer, Calcasieu Pass-Cameron, Port O'Conner, Biloxi Bay & Bayou Bernard, Tampa Bay & SE coast of Florida. Itajai River Brazil, Bahia de Guanabara Brazil, Rio Capibaribe Brazil, Coast of South America Itajai to Venezuela, Bocas del Dragon T&T, Gulf of Paria Trinidad &Tobago, Chaguaramas T&T, Columbus Channel T&T, Caribbean Sea T&T to Gulf of Mexico, Puget Sound, Columbia River, Dutch Harbor & Aleutian Passes, Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Atlantic N&S, Pacific N&S, Indian, Mediterranean, Arabian, Red, Persian Gulf & Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden, Horn of Africa, Malacca Strait, Java Sea, Timor Sea, Arafura Sea, Philippine Sea,

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