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Deck operations supervisor for geochemical/oceanographic survey


To bring my experience, ability to learn and excellent work ethic to bear in a continuing

domestic and international survey and oceanographic



TDI Brooks International 2001- Present

Party Chief / Shift Supervisor Overseas/Domestic

• Party chief responsible for coordination and management of a diverse workforce including research vessel deck crew and science crew comprised of governmental, contractor and company representatives

• Completed and conducted training for company employees on equipment operation, field work and standard operating procedures to ensure adherence to quality, health, safety and environmental policies

• Shift Supervisor and Research Assistant responsible for multiple tasks ranging from navigation, field laboratory analysis, deployment and retrieval of survey equipment, logistics and security

• Communicated with oil company representatives to ensure high customer satisfaction and quality product delivery

• Screened, interviewed and selected deck crew team members during overseas asignments

• Location of project assignments included: West Africa, South America,

Australia, South East Asia, Newfoundland and the Gulf of Mexico Geochemical Environmental Research Group 1984 - 1991

Research Crew Leader and Equipment Operator College Station, Texas

• Coordinated and supervised crews in task execution for commercial oceanography and environmental survey projects

• Exercised resourcefulness in areas of logistics, security and operations in overseas settings (Africa, Latin America and South America)

• Operated hydraulic and diesel winches, hydraulic cranes, sides can sonar, bottom profiler, net trawl, underwater camera cage, rosette (water column sampling), on shore triangulation equipment for magnetometer survey, piston and vibra core equipment

• Demonstrated “hands-on” leadership to create a team environment comprised of individuals from diverse cultural, economic and social backgrounds


Some college


• Instrument Rated Pilot

• Advanced Aviation Ground Instructor

• Sea Survival Training Certification

• Canadian MSDS and HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials Handling)

• STCW 95 Certification

• Experience with UPS in ground shipment and logistics

• Computer proficiency- Experience including Microsoft Word, Excel, email and Internet functionality



• Experienced team oriented leader

• Effective communicator (written and verbal)

• Experienced in regulatory and HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) compliance procedures and documentation

• Bilingual (English and Spanish)

• Adaptive, comparative and objective thinker

• Strong background in creation and execution of standard operating procedures

• PC literate (word, excel, email, internet, proprietary applications for CRM and inventory management)


Hammond, LA,
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