A challenging career where I can make a major contribution, and continue to develop and refine my skills.
August 1976 -March 1978: Tools Workshop Foreman, Galati Shipyard, Romania
-Designed and supervised the production of different types of tools like drilling machines, grinding machines, cutting machines (all air-driven types) and other specifically ship tools.
April 1978 – December 1980 and June 1984 – June 2000: Technical Designer in Machinery and Engineering Design Department, Galati Shipyard, Romania
-Worked in designing different types of systems such as: ventilation, foundations, ballast, bilge, fuel, safety and fire fighting systems (water, foam and CO2).
-Designed hoisting devices, piping arrangement in different locations on decks (paint lockers) and in Engine Room (workshops, pump rooms, etc.) for general cargo ships and oil tankers.
-Conducted on-scene technical investigation and troubleshooting of various inadequacies and errors appeared during shipbuilding process.
-Performed process calculations regarding pumps, valves & pipes sizing, isolation, shut-down philosophies, coolers, pumps, etc.
January 1981 - May 1984: Senior Consultant in NAVIMPEX ENTERPRISE, Galati, Romania
-Negotiated ships trading contracts between Romanian shipyards and foreign parties (e.g. regarding 2 vessels built in TURNU-SEVERIN Shipyard, Romania and Republic of Cuba).
1995, Summer: Technical Assistant, Oil Rig “ORIZONT”
-Member of a complex team engaged in major repairs of oil rig “ORIZONT” located in the Black Sea.
July 2000 – December 2007: Technical Officer in DAMEN Shipyard, Galati, Romania
-Performed numerous duties in the Shipyard Administration.
January 2008 – January 2009: Senior Technical Designer in ICEPRONAV Ship Design Center - Galati, Romania
-Conducted computer design projects of various ship installations and piping arrangements.
1973 – 1976 UNIVERSITY of GALATI, Machine building Department
-Main studies related to Naval Architecture and Naval Systems and Equipments.
-Highly proficient in AUTOCAD, TRIBON and PDMS computer ship design software -Proficient in utilizing a variety of software and operating systems:
-Knowledge of Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Outlook, Windows, Internet and E-mail.
-Produced numerous graphics for briefing presentations, produced and maintained administrative files and databases; wrote and produced hundreds of written reports of oral briefings and conversational notes.
-Thorough understanding of the design, selection, application and performance of piping systems.
-Exceptional communication and customer service skills.
-Ability to handle sensitive situations tactfully to the client’s satisfaction.
-Familiarity with diverse cultures and personalities.
-Good coordinator and team player.