- Shoreside Operations
Marine Engineer and Marine Surveyor
- Extensive background in the maritime industry, including vessel operations, maintenance programs, budget execution, equipment troubleshooting/repairs, and shipyard activities.
- USCG Licensed as Chief Engineer Steam/Motor Unlimited Horsepower and United States Maritime Administration Marine Surveyor, Port Engineer/Vessel Supervisor.
Marine Engineer and Marine SurveyorSkills
- Project Management
- Motor Plant Operations
- Steam Plant Operations
- Auxiliary Equipment Operations
- Vessel Maintenance
- Vessel Safety Awareness
- Vessel Security Awareness
- Risk Management
- Budget Planning
- Budget Execution
- Specification Development
- Dock Trial/Sea Trial Attendance
- Shipyard Attendance
- Regulatory Compliance
- Quality Assurance
- Troubleshooting and Solutions
- Crisis Management
- Root Cause Analysis
- Integrity and Work Ethic
- Positive Demeanor
- Results Orientated
PORT ENGINEER/VESSEL SUPERVISOR
Crowley Maritime/Crowley Petroleum Services
April 2015 - Present
BOUCHARD TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.
October 2014 – March 2015
- Responsible for the repair, maintenance, and oversight of safe engineering practices of ATB’s assigned primarily in the Gulf of Mexico and East Coast Region.
- Develops and monitors budgets and schedules, contractor selection, and vendor contract management.
- Responsible for compliance with regulatory rules and regulations and liaison to USCG and ABS agencies.
- Complete dry-dock and project management as well as the development of specifications and bid packages, contract negotiations, and quality assurance.
- Manages vessels’ daily maintenance and repair as well as all expenditure controls utilizing ABS NS5.
- Conducts and directs periodic inspections of vessels for evaluation of operating performance and conformity per internal SMS protocol.
- Ensures that system audits are performed consistent with quality and environmental requirements.
Marine Surveyor/Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)
United states Maritime Administration - Division of Gulf Operations
July 2011 – October 2014
- Provides guidance to the contracted Ship Manager/Port Engineer on maintenance and repair functions for the lifecycle of assigned vessels; regularly attending planned and emergent maintenance events, dry dockings, sea trials and dock trials.
- Demonstrates subject matter expertise and oversight of the contracted Port Engineer concerning the technical and administrative requirements to maintain activation readiness for assigned vessels.
- Evaluates the contracted Port Engineer’s project specifications and estimates for accuracy and applicability.
- Monitors the compliance of all regulatory requirements to include Classification Society surveys, vessel-specific documentation and certifications.
- Prepares, justifies, defends, allocates and administers the budget and funds for all assigned vessel operations and maintenance programs; directing the most efficient and cost effective expenditure of funds assuring that all projects are completed on time and within budget.
- Analyzes all submitted technical procedures such as de/activation, dock trial, mooring, hurricane and operational plans.
- Reviews invoiced expenses and makes recommendations to the contracting officer for full, partial or denied payment.
- Serves as the COR for Ship Manager Contracts and General Agency Agreements in accordance with the terms and conditions delegated by the Primary and Area Contracting Officers in a Letter of Assignment.
- Proficient in ABS Nautical Systems (NS5), ABS SafeNet, Ship Manager Performance and Appraisal System (SM-PEAS), Electronic Invoicing System (EIS), and Virtual Office of Acquisitions (VOA).
chief engineer/assistant engineer – June 2000 – April 2011
interocean american shipping Company
Keystone Shipping Company
american heavylift Shipping Company
- Managed vessel, fleet and shipyard operations, appraisal of repair programs, cost estimation, and various contractors and their procedures.
- Monitored plant performance and operation, general conditions, and maintenance of records, logs and files in accordance with the company Safety Management System and the International Safety Management Code.
- Controlled all machinery and systems involving propulsion, cargo operations, electrical generation and its service steering, deck machinery and various safety, lifesaving and fire-fighting equipment.
- Managed all hazardous material disposal and documentation, operations, maintenance, and repair projects during shipyard periods.
- Directed all preventative maintenance and repairs keeping within budget and ensuring logistic support and personnel/contractor oversight.
- Led and performed vessel operations from startup to shutdown of plant and auxiliary systems.
- Planned, assigned and supervised work of engine department personnel in the proper marine engineering and operating techniques, methods and practices.
- Implemented an inventory and requisitioning system for engineering supplies and consumables.
QMED/junior engineer/Electrician/pumpman - July 1990 – June 2000
United States Navy
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Equipment (E1-E5)
USS Enterprise (CVN-65) – January 1986 – January 1990
Training and Certifications for Professional Development
- 40 Hour Contracting Officer Representation (COR) Certification, HAZWOPER Certification, Information System Security, Basic Measurements of Six Sigma; United States Maritime Administration
- TapRoot Training
- ISM Code Internal Auditor; ABS Consulting
- Quality Assurance Auditing; Defense Acquisition University
- United States Coast Guard approved 160 Hour Diesel Course; American Maritime Officer Union STAR Center
- Tankership – Dangerous Liquids (Person in Charge), Tankership- Dangerous Liquids Tankerman Engineer; Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
- National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Certification Course; MARPOL Training Institute
- Basic Safety Training, Advanced Firefighting, Lifeboatman, Hazardous Materials and 24 Hour HAZWOPER Certification Course; Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
- Enlisted Basic Aviation Training, Naval Aircrew Candidate School, ABE “A” School, EBATS School, Quality Assurance School, Arresting Gear Aire School; United States Navy
- United States Coast Guard licensed Chief Engineer Motor/Steam Vessels of Any Horsepower
- Third Assistant Engineer Gas Turbine Vessels of Any Horsepower
- Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) Steam/Motor/Gas Turbine Vessels of Any Horsepower
- Tankerman PIC – Dangerous Liquid Cargoes
- STCW – III/1; III/2; III/4; VI/1; VI/2; VI/3; VI/4
- Transportation Worker’s Identification Card (TWIC)
- Proficient with Microsoft Office and SharePoint
- Battle “E” Ribbon
- Joint Meritorious Unit Award
- Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal – Persian Gulf 1988
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