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Ordinary Seaman or Deckhand


To obtain a full time, deckhand/ordinary seaman entry level position with a maritime company where I can learn and grow within the industry. I am a hard worker and am ready to prove myself in this industry.


Perrigo Heating and Air, Mt. Holly, NC November, 2014 – Present


Working full time. Install and service HVAC equipment for commercial and residential, carried materials, cut flex and glued duct, clean/stocked warehouse. Hourly wage: 12.00 hour. Office Manager: Cheri Murphy 704-827-6918.

Absolute Fire Control, Charlotte, NC September, 2011 – July, 2014

Fire Protection System Inspector/Fitter

Working full time inspecting sprinkler systems, running back flow test, and installing fire protection systems. Absolute Fire Control does quality estimating, design, fabrication, installation, inspections, and 24-hour emergency service. Interested in a more challenging career with a maritime company. Resigned to pursue my career in the Maritime Industry.

Da Bears Den, Charlotte, NC April, 2010 – August, 2011

General/Maintenance Helper

Worked part time while attending CPCC college full time. Responsible for cleaning bar, restrooms, floors, coolers, etc. daily. Also maintained equipment to make sure everything was running properly. Helped in kitchen with cooking, cleaning and taking orders from customers. Reason for leaving: Bar was sold in August and need full time job with more hours. Supervisor/owner: Vicki Jeffreys 704-953-3908.

Quality Sprinkler Company, Charlotte, NC April, 2009 – April, 2010

Pipe Fitter Helper

Worked full time. Installation of fire equipment. Help cut pipe, carry materials, fire protection equipment helper. Reason for leaving: Work was slow and started college full time. Supervisor: Rick Phifer, Foreman 704-699-3747.


October, 2014, Bluewater Maritime School, Jacksonville, FL

May, 2009 - 2011. Attended Central Piedmont Community College, full time, while working.

June, 2008 Graduated from Hopewell High School, Huntersville, NC.


Transportation Worker’s Identification Card (TWIC) expires 7-26-2018; Merchant Marine Credential (MMC), expires 5-16-2019; US Passport expires 4-8-2018; Attended Bluewater Maritime School, Jacksonville, Florida and received the following endorsements: BST-STCW-95 certificate, RFPNW and VPDSD. Completed the following courses at Bluewater Maritime School, Jacksonville, Florida: Ordinary Seaman with BST/RFPNW, Vessel Personnel with Designated security Duties (BLUEMS-747); Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (Lookout Duties Only) (BLUEMS-409); Basic Safety Training (BLUEMS-65) In Accordance with International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping for Seafarers.


Excellent communication and problem solving skills. Detail oriented, Strong commitment to teamwork and also able to work well independently. Fast learner…Highly self-motivated, production and accuracy driven…Organized and strong on follow-through. Dependable with excellent attendance… … Loves a challenge…Always receptive to change. Interests include: Marine life, boating, jet skiing. I love the water and have since I was a young boy. I worked on our 18 ft. Eptide, 4 cylinder inboard motor with my father.


I have wanted to be in the merchant marines since I was a teenager. I will work hard, be dedicated and ready to prove myself to any company willing to give me the opportunity to do so.

Charlotte, NC,
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