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Chief Mate with Environmental and Occupational Health Safety degree


To come shore side in the maritime industry where I can utilize my environmental and health background.


2003-Present American Maritime Officers, USA

Responsibilities: Officer in charge of navigational watch, ship security officer, medical officer, safety officer. Supervision of docking and cargo operations, prepare and update vessel voyage plans. Experience on RO/RO (roll on/roll off), multi-product chemical tankers, grain/bulk freighters, fibre optic cable lay, and military operation vessels.

2001-2003 Entergy Nuclear Northeast Nuclear Power Station, New York USA

Site Plant Industrial Hygienist

Responsibilities: Consult and monitor environmental and occupational health aspects for jobs performed at plant. Ensure federal, state and local regulatory compliance. Job hazard analysis areas include: heat stress, indoor air quality and ventilation, chemical evaluations, noise, asbestos, lead, hazardous materials and waste. Confined space entries, lock out / tag out procedures, proper PPE (personal protective equipment) use, personal monitoring for exposure limits, ergonomics, accident investigation and root cause analysis and all other health and safety issues.

2000-2001 Consolidated Edison, New York USA

Safety Specialist-Facilities Management

Responsibilities: Coordinate with planning and operational departments to ensure environmental and safety compliance. Including: hazardous waste disposal and storage, construction projects, asbestos project monitor, emergency response to environmental releases, health and safety plan approval, chemical use approval, lead abatements, PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) removal, machine-guarding and other safety and health issues.

1999-2000 NYCOSH (NY Committee on Occupational Safety and Health) New York

Safety Specialist

Responsibilities: Conduct training and disseminate occupational health information. Training topics: hazardous waste management, confined space entry, hazard communication and chemical safety, asbestos, chemical safety, blood-borne pathogens and infectious disease, workers’ compensation, health and safety laws and other inclusive topics.

1994-1998 American Maritime Officers


Hunter College, City University of New York, USA, 1998-2000 Master of Science in Environmental and Occupational Health (1999 NIOSH – National Institute Occupational Safety and Health Scholarship recipient)

Maritime College, State University of New York, USA, 1990-1998 Bachelor of Science in Meteorology and Oceanography


Chief Mate unlimited tonnage, 1600 ton master: oceans or near coastal Radar/ ARPA GMDSS (global maritime distress and safety system)

40 hour Medical Person in Charge (First Aid / CPR / AED)

Instructor, Supervisor and Assessor (Train the Trainer) Qualification

Fast Rescue Boat

Ship and Company Security Officer

Small Arms Anti-Terrorism level 1

APEC (afloat environmental protection coordinator)

CBR-D (chemical biological radiological - defense)

Heat Stress and Hearing Conservation Afloat

80-hour tank ship dangerous liquids (tankerman assist)

60-hour LNG PIC (liquefied natural gas - person in charge)

35 hour ECDIS (electronic chart display information systems)

Urinalysis Collector / Breath Alcohol Tester

Crew Endurance Management


Basic Safety Training and Bridge Resource Management

All Deck Upgrade STCW Courses Completed for License


Excellent writing skills, have done policy and training development. I also have very good verbal/communication skills. I am a hard worker and quick learner.


Willing to work abroad. Also will consider part-time or per diem type of work.

Bronx, NY,
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