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Marine Engineer ~ New Ship/Tug Projects


A challenging postion with a past faced US operator of either ships and/or tugs with plans for new construction. Not seeking the position of port engineer. The positiion I am seeking will involve taking a project from concept through design and construction. Seeking an opportunity to work with a team that embraces the concept of bringing the best talent both professional (schoolship/college) and practical (hawsepipe/vocational)together to develop, design, build and operate new ships/tugs.


Seasoned professional with strong history of experience and knowledge in operation, maintenance, and safety of maritime vessels. Strong knowledge and onboard experience in deck and engine room operations. USCG licensed Chief Engineer.


• Project Management

• USCG Licensed

• Supervision

• Diesel & Steam Engineering Plants

• Conversion, Repair & Operations

• Teaching & Developing Curriculum

• U.S. Flag Ships

• Tugs & Barges

• Training Materials

Have served at sea in positions up to Chief Engineer. Extensive experience with both slow and medium speed diesel propulsion including heavy fuel operations. Well versed in todays fuel chemistry, testing and applications in regards to environmental regulations. Experience in new vessel concept preparation, construction as well as operations. International experience enabling flexibility in working with diverse project teams.

Extensibve background in maritime training including classroom instruction, vocational labs and simulators.

Currently employed by Det Norske Veritas ~ DNV Petroleum Services as Assistant Technical Advisor.

Most notable position ~ Chief Engineer of dredge Rialto M. Christensen, Panama Canal Commmision, at that time the world's largest diesel electric dipper dredge.

US Navy Veteran (10 years) - Engineman First Class


High School with some college business courses. Extensive technical course background in diesel engines and support systems both foreign and domestic. Most noted, B&W, Sulzer, MaK, CAT, EMD, ALCO, Fuji, AlfaLaval, Westfalia, Nirex, ABB. Industry seminars in fuel management and maritime security.


USCG license ~ Chief Engineer (LTD OCEANS) of Motor and Gas Turbine vessels of any Horsepower, First Assistant Engineer of Motor and Gas Turbine Vessels of any Horsepower. MMD/STCW ~ Lifeboatman, Tankerman Engineer, Any unlicensed rating in the Engine Department. All Certificates Current (Issue 10)

USCG Approved Marintime Instructor and Examiner.


The keen ability to bring together both the best of existing technology and work in the devlopment of new vessel concepts and designs. A vast knowledge of marine propulsion, auxiliary systems and technology worldwide developed over 40 years. A straight forward approach to marine engineering and systems based on the pretext of "keeping it simple" and incorporating in any project, systems and key points that will simplify maintenance and promote plant/vessel longevity. The ability to jump in when "hands on" technical guidance and training when situations dictate.


Seeking a position in the US Northeast, Northwest or Carolinas preferably with a vessel operator. Will consider a position with forward thinking and accomplished NA/ME firm. No interests in shipyard, Navy, USCG or MarAd related projects. Only positions that offer relocation will be considered. Search Groups/Agents must disclose clients, no blind calls or resume requests. Creditable corporate, field and industry references will be made available to interested parties.

Santa Fe, TX,
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