Obtain employment which enables me to provide strong technical skills and attributes within the shipping industry on private yachts or commercial vessels.
2007, Nootka Sound Services Ltd. Gold River, BC.
Mate, Responsibilities:Navigation of two vessels,136 Ft
passenger/coastal freighter, and 138 Ft motorized
landing barge;Cargo handling;Docking procedures.
2003-2004, Contract Positions
1. North Arm Transport Ltd. Vancouver, BC.
Deckhand, Responsibilities:Line handling;Winch
operation;Assisting with fuel deliveries;Galley duties
on a tug/barge serving the BC coast.
2. Hornblower Yacht Charters Ltd. Vancouver, BC.
Mate, Responsibilities:Navigation of 75 Ft passenger
vessel,Safety checks,Docking procedures.
3. Ocean Construction Marine Ltd. Vancouver, BC.
Deckhand, Responsibilities:Line handling,Winch
operation,Galley duties on three tug/barges.
4. Accent Cruises Ltd. Vancouver, BC.
Mate, Responsibilities:Navigation of three company
passenger vessels,Safety checks,Docking procedures.
5. Lever Diving Ltd. Vancouver, BC.
procedures,Safety checks,Cargo handling,Engine room
maintenance,Divetender operator on a 272 Ton expedition
yacht in southern Alaska.
2001-2003, Princess Cruise Lines, Santa Clarita, Calif.US.
AB Seaman, Responsibilities:Winch/windlass operator,
Tender operator,Deployed gangways,Embarked pilots,
Fire party member,Safety rounds on three cruise ships
Prior, Dept. of Fisheries & Oceans/Canadian Coast Guard,
Deckhand, Responsibilities:Operator of all deck
machinery and tender,Rigging gear,Deployed gangway,
Line handling,Fire party member,Safety rounds,Look-out
2003,North Island College, Campbell River, BC.
Restricted Radio Operator,Maritime Commercial Cert.
2001,Pacific Marine Training College,Vancouver,BC
MED C & D.
2000,St.John's Ambulance, North Vancouver,BC.
Marine Advanced First aid training.
2003,GMDSS,Restricted Operator's Certificate.
2001-2002,Princess Cruise Lines, Training Certificates.
1.Passenger Safety on Passenger Ships.
2.Ship's Lifting Plant Operator.
3.Fire Party Training.
MED C & D.
In addition to the skills normally associated with the above employment positions, I am also skilled in diving instruction,divemastering and light commercial diving; painting and brightwork; inflateable repairs.
I truly believe that there doesn't exist a better, more rewarding occupation than working at sea. It affords a seafarer endless opportunities to learn new skills and experiences.The few hardships related to the occupation can be easily overcome with determination,committment,team work and a positive attitude.