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Machinist Supervisor / Quality Inspector


Work in the Mobile, AL area


EXPERIENCE: C & G Boat Works, Mobile, AL Machinist Foreman since 2011

Working as the head of the machinist crew in new construction building new boats, namely, tug boats, push boats (200 feet), and ferry boats. Responsible for planning work, budgeting department work hours and material, ordering required fasteners, reading blue prints, and aligning engines, reduction gears, pouring Chock fast, installing rudders and steering components, and miscellaneous deck machinery while following ship contract specifications, ABS and U. S. Coast Guard rules and regulations.

Northrop Grumman Ship, Pascagoula, MS Quality Analyst & Inspector 2008-2011 Worked as a Quality Inspector with main responsibility to visually inspect in process & completed machinery installations & then pipe (P1, P2, & P3), hull, sheet metal, insulation, joiner work and paint for acceptance to military & company standards.

Inspector ID #I408 NAVSEA NBPI Paint #30717.

Verified critical tolerances by precision measuring devices like dial calipers, dial indicators, depth gauges, pit gauges, telescoping gauges, fillet weld gauges, bridge cam gauges, and others in both standard & metric. Accepted or rejected verification survey of inspected items including weld sizes, weld defects. Wrote work lists and entered information into computers to track trends and to correct deficiencies. Inspected & verified installations were in accordance with drawings, Navy requirements & ship specifications. Oversaw tests, hydros of piping systems, & preventative maintenance and tests on equipment.

As a Quality Analyst I, I researched documents, wrote textbooks and course outlines for improving Quality Inspections for all crafts in the shipyard and coordinated classes. Put together Power Point presentations for various craft classes. Assisted top Quality management in accomplishing important objectives.

Austal, USA/Bender Shipbuilding & Repair, Mobile, AL Master Craftsman 2003-8

Outside machinist – First class since 1994

Ship Fitter - First class since 2002

Rigger – First Class (Heavy Rigging Specialist) since 1997

Welder – First Class (Mild Steel, Stainless & Aluminum) since 1996

Proficient in all aspects of new shipbuilding construction & repair. Cross trained in multiple crafts. Led craft work groups to accomplish various work tasks efficiently. Built new ships and repaired old ships, barges, oil rigs & ships, cruise ships, tugs, and tankers. Worked with ABS, Coast Guard, & Lloyds of London Inspectors as well as manufacturing representatives like GE, Rolls Royce, Caterpillar, Brunvol, etc… Operated pendant, overhead, and trolley cranes as well as forklifts, man lifts, welding machines, burning torches, hydraulic equipment, magnetic drills, roto-broaches, grinders, drills and various other hand tools to perform assigned jobs.

Atlantic Marine/Alabama Shipyard / BAE Ship Systems, Mobile, AL

Outside Machinist-1st class March 1994 – 2003

Worked in repair for 7 years and new construction for 2 years. Lined up pumps & motors, repaired valves and set ship’s machinery including davits, anchor windlasses etc… with special emphasis on shafts and main engines. Utilized laser alignment and reverse alignment to line up engines with reduction gears, shafts, and pedestal bearings.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

University of South Alabama June 1986

Associate of Arts Economics

Georgia State University June 1976




Mobile, AL,
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