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Inspector

                                   

 

Professional Experience                  

 
Auditor, Regulatory, Safety & Vessel Security   Consultant                                  2013-Present   Owner/Inspector
WDS Marine Consulting
 
  • ·          Conducted   Security Audits, Port State Control (PSC) and Certificate of                Compliance (COC) examinations   on foreign merchant vessels for compliance with all U.S. laws, shipping and   pollution regulations, international treaties,   locally mandated marine safety and security   issues all over U.S.
 
  • ·        Supervise Cargo Discharge Operations of   Oil Products
  • ·     Minimize and Identify Cargo Loss
 
 
Cargo Expeditor & Loss Control
Colonial Marine Industries, Inc.                                                                       2006-2012
 
  • ·        Supervise Cargo Discharge Operations of   Oil Products
  • ·     Minimize and Identify Cargo Loss
 
Regulatory, Safety & Vessel Security Consultant                                              2004-2006                                       
Compliance Systems, Inc.
Savannah, Georgia
 
  • ·          Conducted   Port State Control (PSC) and Certificate of Compliance (COC) examinations on   foreign merchant vessels for compliance with all U.S. laws, shipping and   pollution regulations, international treaties, locally mandated marine safety   and security issues all over U.S.
 
 
 
United States Coast Guard,                                                                                1981-2004        
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • ·         Responsible for screening all foreign merchant vessels for crew discrepancies and certain dangerous cargoes bound for the Ports of Galveston, Texas City, and Freeport, TX.
  • ·         Conducted Port State Control examinations on foreign merchant vessels for compliance with all U.S. laws, shipping and pollution regulations, international treaties, locally mandated marine safety and security issues in the largest petrochemical port complex in the U.S.
  • ·         Provided marine safety technical expertise during numerous high profile multi agency boardings assisting USCGIS, INS, USCS and FBI on foreign merchant vessels in the Port of Houston -Galveston, TX.
  • ·         Expert in determining compliance with the International Safety Management Code mandated by congress; assisted third party auditors and foreign governments to bring merchant vessels into compliance.
  • ·         Served as lead training Petty Officer for the Port State Control Branch. Trained Eight members in Foreign Freight Vessel Exams and High Risk Vessel Boardings, which significally increased productivity and effectiveness of the branch.
  • ·         Unit liaison for the Galveston County Narcotics and Antiterrorism Task Force, FBI, and CGIS.
  • ·         Engineering Petty Officer Supervised 4 Petty officer and 2 non-rates and was responsible for all maintenance on the boats and the facility.
  • ·         Boat crewmen for search and rescue missions.        
  • ·         Conducted USCG 4100 boarding’s on recreational boats.
  • ·         Conducted Investigation on Marine Casualties incidents and completed all casework.
  • ·         Conducted Investigations on Coast Guard Licensed Mariners on Suspension & Revocation cases.
  • ·        Pollution Investigation Petty Officer.
  • ·        Waterfront Facility Inspector.
  • ·       Engineering Department.
  • ·       USCGC 210 MMA Project supervised 15 non-rated personnel
  • ·       Engineering Department on the Tug Massager.  Vessel was used for fire response on the Yard and to assist other Vessels in and out of dry dock.
  • ·         Engineering Department.

 

EDUCATION

ISM / ISPS Auditor Class                                                                                                 2014

Diploma-Greensburg Salem

Greensburg, Pennsylvania                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1980

Training

Marine Firefighting Training                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tactical Search And Clearing Techniques (Pasadena Police Dept.)     

United States Coast Guard Incident Command System National Training, Modulars I-100 through I-400.                                                                       

                                                                                                                                   

Marine Safety Petty Officer Course

Machinery Technician “A” School

Confined Space Entry Gas Free

Hazardous Material Incident Response (HMI)

Hydraulic System and Equipment (MK-06)

Leadership & Management Road show

QUALIFICATIONS

ISM / ISPS Safety and Security Audits 

Foreign Freight Examiner (FV)

Boarding of Special Interest Vessels (EJ)

Boarding Officer (EI)

Ballast Water Inspector

Sea Marshall Certified

Boarding Team Member Certified

Pistol Qualification

Rifle Qualification

Shotgun Qualification

Facility Inspector (FF)

Pollution Investigator (PO)

AWARDS

National Defense Service Medal (2)

Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal (7)

Coast Guard Special Ops Service Ribbon

Coast Guard Merit Team Commendation

Coast Guard Merit Unit Commendation (4)

Coast Guard Achievement Medal 

COMDT’s Letter Of Commendation (2)

Secretary’s Outstanding Unit

Coast Guard Unit Commendation Award

Humanitarian Service Medal (2)

Bicentennial Unit Commendation

Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon (2)

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