Looking for sea side experience as chief mate. I have been working 5 years for a US coastwise tanker company, and looking to use that experience to further my career with another company, or take those skills/experience shore side if the job is right.
US Shipping Partners LP- from April 2003 to present. With US SHipping I have started with them as third mate, and promoted to second mate, which I have been working since December 2004. As second mate, I am primarily responisble as the navigational officer, making voyage plans, maintaining charts and nav. equipment. Collalateral duties include maintenance on the vessels Tank Level Indicators, valve indicators, and assisting chief mate in prepping tanks and segregations for cargo operations. The vessel is a 691ft, 7 segregation product tanker.
Port Jefferson Ferry, winter 2001 to april 2003 fulltime, to summer 2005 partime. I started at the Port Jefferson Ferry while I was still a cadet (attending SUNY Maritime College, NY) where I worked as an Ordinary Seaman,onboard their three vessels, all approxametely 300ft loa, with capactiy of 80-110 cars, as well as dock staff. After graduating and earning a third mate license I was promoted to permanent AB, and relief mate. As first mate onboard the vessel, my primary job was to safely load cars and passengers onboard, as well as maintaining a safe environment for passengers.
US Navy Reserve- I am currently a Leiutenant in the US Navy Reserve. While working on reserve duties from California to Washington, and Norfolk Virginia, I gained a lot of shoreside expierence working with Military Sealift Command and the US Maritime Administration. I've worked on projects involved with Operation Eduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom with MARAD, and with the T-AKE new build program for MSC, as well as work on many National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) vessels and Ready Reserve Force (RRF) Ships, notably SS Cape Gireadeau, and SS Flickertail State.
SUNY Maritime College, Bronx, NY- Bachelor of Science in Marine Environmental Science, "with distinction"
RTM Star Center- Dania Beach, Florida- The school for members of American Maritime Officers Union, which I am currently a member I have taken numerous classes to further my knowledge for my career. Many of these classes were for the STCW requirements for upgrading to Chief Mate/ Master upper management positions, while others were for my own knowledge, such as ECDIS, small arms, vessel secuirtiy officer, etc.
Chief Mate Unlimited Tonnage upon Oceans
Master up to 1600 tons upon Oceans
Radar Observer Unlimited
Tankerman PIC (DL)
Vessel Secuirtiy officer
Security clearance (secret)
Small Arms Qualified
Profficient with Windows XP / NT and Microsoft Office
Profficient with Mac OSX
Able to commuicate well and relate with all types of people
Able to analyze situations well, and keep big picture
able to make up reports