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Objective


I am seeking a position as an Able Seaman or Bosun, preferably on a deep draft vessel or ocean tug. I have twenty years of combined marine experience as a Bridge Watch Stander and as a Deck Worker. Also, I am an experienced Quarter Master and have a wide spectrum of experience working with various deck equipment and machinery. I possess a current STCW, MMD, valid passport, shot card and driver's license. I am currently seeking either a permanent assignment or contract position.


Experience


Premier Pacific Seafood

10/2007 to 3/2008 Contract; Able Seaman Unlimited

-Bridge Navigation Watch Stander on fishing factory vessel

-Operating deck machinery; winch, crane, forklift

-Deck maintenance



Sterling Casino Lines

5/2007 to 9/2007 Contract; Bosun

-Management of deck crew, daily task assignments

-Maintain safety equipment including life boats and safety drills

-Coordinate watch schedules, ordering supplies and equipment



TECO Ocean Shipping

1999 – 2007 Able Seaman Unlimited

-Bridge Navigation Watch Stander on bulk carrier

-In training as 3rd Officer, Navigation, Plotting and radar observation

-Ballasting operations and gauging tanks

-Radar Observer, not certified

-Crane Operator, certified

-Advanced Fire Fighting, certified

-Launch experience

-Operation and Servicing of deck machinery

-Cargo loading and discharging, also towing experience on wire boats and ITB



Stolt Comex Seaway

1998 – 1999 Able Seaman Unlimited/Deck hand

-General deck worker on dive boat

-Operation of deck machinery

-Relieved Captain or Mate at wheel



Candy Fleet

1996 – 1998 Able Seaman Unlimited

-Deck hand on oil field supply boat

-Duties include; tying up to oil rigs, handling deck cargo, mooring operations -Relieving Captain or Mate on Bridge Duty

Victor Mikkelsen Resume pg 2.



National Maritime Union

1994 – 1996 Able Seaman Unlimited

-Bridge Watch Stander on tankers, product and crude carriers

-General deck worker, operation of deck machinery

-Oil tanker cargo operations, assist pump man



Seafarers International Union

1990 – 1994 Able Seaman Unlimited

-Bridge Watch Stander on product tankers and crude carriers

-General deck worker

-Operation of deck machinery


Education


1979 – 1983 United States Navy E4 – Honorably Discharged

Rate: Electronics Warfare Technician/Operator

Schools: Electronics Warfare A,B and C school



Education



1988 Certified Able Seaman Unlimited



1978 Manitou High School – High School Diploma in Academics



2000 Certification in Advanced Fire Fighting, First Aid and CPR

Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA



1998 Certification in Crane Operation, Class A, Stolt Yard New Iberia, LA


Certification


1979 – 1983 United States Navy E4 – Honorably Discharged

Rate: Electronics Warfare Technician/Operator

Schools: Electronics Warfare A,B and C school



Education



1988 Certified Able Seaman Unlimited



1978 Manitou High School – High School Diploma in Academics



2000 Certification in Advanced Fire Fighting, First Aid and CPR

Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA



1998 Certification in Crane Operation, Class A, Stolt Yard New Iberia, LA


Skils


-Bridge Watch Stander/ Lookout

-Quarter Master, Navigation and Plotting Skills

-Experience in Steering in all types of traffic and weather conditions

-Ballasting operations and gauging

-Crane Operator, Certified

-Proficient in all types of deck machinery

-Valid STCW, MMD, passport, shot record, Colorado driver's license

-Experienced Bosun with management skills

-GPS systems and Basic computer skills

-Operations on oil field vessels; supply and anchor boats

-Experience on Research Vessels, Seismic survey

-Cargo loading and discharge, also towing experience on wire boat and ITB

-Certified in Advanced fire fighting

-Certified Basic First Aid and CPR


 


Experienced in a wide spectrum of vessels, including bulk carriers, barges, tugs and oil field supply. Certified crane operator. Current MMD, STCW, passport and driver's license. Available immediately.

Manitou Springs, CO,
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