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Chief Engineer

Vessel Operations

Objective: I am pursing a position to utilize my unlimited mariners’ Licenses as 2nd Assistant Engineer or Chief Engineer Unlimited OSV. My goal is to continue my professional path with a position of integrity, successful company to utilize my skills as an engineering officer.

Professional experience: Merchant Marine Officer with over 30 years of experience in the maritime industry. I’m a result-focused person and have proven abilities in operations, repair and complete vessel maintenance. I also have exceptionally strong organizational, planning and communication skills.

In Addition, I am also proficient in and/ or have been accountable for:

  • Safety Management Systems, (SMS);
  • Vessel Operations; Budgeting; Vendor Management
  • Preventive Maintenance; Troubleshooting
  • USCG and ABS regulatory organization

My experience is with Diesel Electric (Kvar) systems. Pumps, Power grids and all vessel associated machinery. I am proficient at facilitating the every day operations of bulk cargo, products and supplies. I have worked aboard many hours with diesel electric vessels classified SOLAS, DPI DPII, as well as conventional shaft vessels during my many endeavors. I am very familiar with Programmable Logic Control of several software arrangements. I have experience with MAN 8L 32/40 and 9L 32/40, Cummins, Caterpillar, EMD, along with hydraulic Z-Drives and L-Drives, Asynchronous, and Direct Current arrangements; I have accomplished proficient troubleshooting and repairs on many shipboard systems. I also have experience with LPG storage; namely Butadiene1010 and 1075 Propylene/Propane mixture. Loading / Unloading Hazardous Material handling and Training Experience.

Employment History 

02/20/2017 to Current; Chief Engineer ,OSV, Gulf Mark Americas, 6002 Rogerdale Road, Suite 600, Houston, Texas 77072. Phone 713-470-5300. DPS Class vessels. Reason for leaving company merger with Tidewater has decreased work availability.

12/18/2014 to 10/28/2016; Second Assistant Engineer Unlimited/ Chief Engineer, OSV, Otto Candies, LLC, 17271 Hwy 90, PO Box 25, Des Allemands, La. 70030-0025, Ph. 504 469 7700, DP2 Offshore Supply Vessel and Dive Support Vessel, Reason for Leaving: Layoffs due to workforce reduction caused from loss contracts of working vessels through out the company, I was one of the last chief engineers hired.

05/25/2012- 12/25/2014; Second Assistant Engineer Unlimited, Technip TMOS, 11720 Katy Freeway, Suite 110 Houston, Texas 77079 USA; DP2 vessel, Heavy Lift Pipe laying / Derrick Ship, Reason for leaving: Salary/Benefits cut on American marines.

03/07/2012- 5/23/12; Chief Engineer 1600grt; Montco Offshore, LLC, 17751 Hwy 3235, Galliano, La. 70354 USA

DP1 vessel, Officer in Charge of a Watch (OICW); Reason for Leaving: To work onboard the global 1200 and sail on my Second Assistant Unlimited license for time to advance in my profession.


08/03/2011- 03/21/2012; Chief Engineer 1600grt; Caesars Entertainment, Inc. Harrah’s Horseshoe Casino;

711 Horseshoe Blvd. Bossier City, La. 71111-4417: Engine Room Ph. 318-741-7853;

HR1-877-511-4748 …Reason for Leaving: Resigned for Future Retirement Saving and Family wellbeing

03/10/2011- 06/16/2011 Chief Engineer 1600grt

L&M BoTruc Rental, Inc. Cheramie BOTRUC#41 18692 West Main St. Galliano LA. 70354; Ph. 985-475-5733

SOLAS DP2, Officer in charge of a watch (OICW)

…Reason for Leaving: Resigned to except land base job for Family reasons.

08/23/2005 – 02/16/2011 Chief Engineer 1600grt

Gulfmark Americas, formally Rigdon Marine; 100 James Dr. Ste.250 St. Rose, La. 70087

DP2 class vessels Officer in Charge of a Watch (OICW)

HR contact: David Darling Ph 713-775-2118… Reason for leaving: Laid off due to slow down in the Gulf of Mexico.

05/10/2005 – 08/18/2005 Chief Engineer 1600grt

Minnie Falgout, LLC/ Falgout Brothers, 344 Buchanan St. Larose, LA. 70373; Ph. 985-632-6244

DP1 vessel stood watch as lead officer in charge of a watch.

Reason for Leaving: Opportunity to advance my experience working with new Diesel Electric PSVs outfitted with PLC Automation in the petroleum industry

12/15/2003 – 04/26/2005 Chief Engineer 1600grt;

Edison Chouest Offshore, LLC. 16201 East Main, Galliano La. 70354

DP1 and DP2 vessel stood watch as officer in charge of the watch, Human Recourses Ph. 985-601-425.  Reason for leaving: Leave of absents to support my father due to a Family fatality,

Education:     09/1993 – 12/1994   Louisiana State University     Baton Rouge, La.

I have completed four semesters with a 3.3 overall point average; emphasis in chemistry and mathematics.

Summary of qualifications: As a Merchant Marine Officer I deem myself as a vital link in the chain of success and personnel safety. I understand I am responsible for operating and maintaining the integrity of the main machinery room and other mechanical systems and equipment aboard the vessel. I am confident in my abilities and would be honored the opportunity to demonstrate them with in you organization.

U.S. Navy – June 1985 thru November 29 1992 RE-1-Honorable Discharge


Mariner No. 2276556

USCG Engineer Officer- Chief Engineer of Offshore Supply Vessels, also Second Assistant Engineer of Steam, Motor, or Gas Turbine

III/1, III/2, III/3, III/4, III/5, VI/1, VI/2, VI/3, VI/4








USCG MMD                                           



U.S. Passport

I have many required course completed with in our industry. I will provide all certificates at your request.

Thank you for your consideration.

References upon request

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