Naval architect, avid boating and marine enthusiast. Will add value and advance the state of the art through design, engineering and electrical construction experience and industry exposure.
Gibbs & Cox, Inc, New York, NY - June 2006 – June 2007; also 1985 – 2001
Naval architecture and engineering services since 1929. ISO 9001:2000 compliant.
Engineer, Naval Architect. Cited as “effective member of the Naval Architecture Group” (1998), expanding design portfolio, product range, regional, national and global exposure.
- Ensured timely mass properties accuracy for hull structure, propulsion and auxiliary systems with multinational team on 137-meter concept and preliminary design.
- Achieved specified characteristics with maximum precision for new hull designs with 3D modeling software under strict deadlines of 1 – 2 weeks or less.
- Prepared lines, arrangements and stability studies for design concepts with rapid turnaround.
- Wrote clear, concise loading/operating instructions and emergency procedures for crew use.
- Maximized hull form power efficiency for tanker contract design by investigating and refining fore body characteristics.
- Developed a streamlined software process for publishing operating and damage control books, calculations and charts.
- Resolved stability and trim issues by optimizing fuel consumption and ballast plans.
- “Resident stability expert” reviewing and verifying intact and damage stability and reserve buoyancy for numerous naval and commercial ships, boats and barges.
- Contacted equipment suppliers to verify dimensions and performance specifications.
- Ensured satisfaction of hull strength requirements. Developed section modulus and longitudinal strength calculations and drawings.
- Ensured rough-weather operability and crew comfort with seakeeping and motion evaluations.
- Satisfied weight control requirements through all phases of design.
- Communicated with Atlantic and Gulf Coast shipyards to assure producibility and deliverability of a floating ferry terminal for World Financial Center in New York City.
- Ensured habitability and space requirements for new designs with compartment area and volume comparisons.
AMSEC LLC – M. Rosenblatt & Son, New York, NY - April 2003 – May 2006
Engineering, design and life cycle support to the marine industry. ISO 9001:2000 compliant.
Senior Naval Architect. Prepared hull forms, weight, strength, speed/power calculations, reports, proposals, loading, trim and stability documents. Developed transportation analysis supporting a team effort that earned consistently “Excellent” marks for a New York City design contract.
- Conducted stability test to earn Certificate of Inspection for amphibious tour boat operator.
- Developed hull form, propulsion system, trim, stability and weights for 40-meter New York City Fire Dept. fireboat preliminary design to win Homeland Security funding grant.
- Determined propeller modifications for re-powering 55-meter Sandy Hook pilot boat.
- Conducted weight review to assure competitive construction bid proposal.
- Developed weights, stresses and bending moments for deadline-driven vessel upgrades.
- Prepared loading, trim and stability documents for National Cargo Board approval and issue.
- Met with clients, contacted vendors, verified and edited equipment specifications.
Electric Gale Corporation, Brewster, NY, 1977 – 1985
Electrical Construction Engineering Contractor.
Assistant Office Manager. Managed office operations, customer relations, dispatched journeymen and performed numerous field electrical tasks. Assisted job pricing and estimation. Ordered and procured electrical fixtures, appliances, service cable and construction materials.
Bachelor of Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1984
Concentration in Ocean Engineering.
Currently enrolled in The MacNaughton Group Yacht Design School program, Eastport, ME:
- Advance focus on yacht and pleasure craft design.
- Rhino 3D modeling skills.
- Flexible, efficient team worker, multi-task manager. Dedicated, focused, stable, responsible.
- Current East Coast Editor, The Ballast, newsletter for Society of Boat and Yacht Designers.
- Strong eye for detail; superior spatial visualization, design memory, drawing abilities.
- Proficient with FastShip 3D surface modeling, HydroComp NavCad, AutoCAD 2004, training with Rhino 3.0 surface modeling software.
- Microsoft Windows/Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access.
- Skilled oral and written communicator who “has contributed ideas resulting in improved methods of presentation and technical quality [,] …reflected in the delivered product” (Supervisor’s performance review comment, 1992)
Proteus Engineering, Division of Anteon Corp. – FastShip 3D Surface Modeling Software, 1997.
Gibbs & Cox, Inc. – Computervision CADDS, Versions 4X and 5, 1998.
IBEX Seminar Series 2004, 2005, 2006
American Boat and Yacht Council
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
Society of Boat and Yacht Designers
International Superyacht Society