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Project / Field Engineer


Engineer with extensive practical experience in project planning and offshore/field operations. Served industries including: subsea construction, ocean surveying and coastal structure engineering. Always available for travel.

Interested in applying technical skills toward coastal/offshore construction and/or survey projects.



March 2008 – March 2009

Field Engineer

Role: Plan and execute seafloor survey operations, tests and mobilizations for AUV & towed-sonar systems.

Responsibilities: Write operational and equipment-test procedures. Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical & hydraulic equipment. Perform field ops including tow-fish / AUV launch & recovery. Plan and monitor AUV missions. Drive tow-fish & control data acquisition.

Survey equipment used: Multibeam, side-scan & sub-bottom profile sonars. Sediment Coring. Magnetometer.

Equipment / PC Use: Bluefin AUV operation & control software, Sonar data interface software, tow-fish sonar controls, electrical diagnostic meters, hydraulic cranes & machinery, Zodiac boat.

Vessel Experience: M/V Fugro Gauss (226’). Defender IV (48’). Golden Dolphin (75’).

Travel: Djibouti and Egypt.


June 2007 – March 2008

Project Management and Engineering Consultant

Role: Provide On/Offshore services to Offshore Construction companies including: Vessel Management, Operation Management, Project/Field Engineering and Logistics.

Project Experience: Vessel Supt. /Project Mgr. for an ROV/Survey Vessel on the “Energy Bridge – Northeast Gateway” Pipelay / Burial Project; contracted by Horizon Offshore Inc.

Vessel Experience: S/V Sun New York.

Travel: Boston, MA.


August 2006 – March 2007

Coastal Engineer

Role: Analyze data and design solutions for coastal projects including marina construction, shoreline erosion, sediment scour/transport and other client-oriented coastal projects. Perform construction site inspections for the City of Bellevue. Perform land surveys.

Equipment / PC Use: AutoCAD (Map & Land), Surfer 8, SMS, MS Project. Land Survey rod & laser.


August 2004 – June 2006

Installation Engineer

Role: Plan, design and implement large-scale offshore, subsea construction projects.

Responsibilities: Write operational procedures & analysis reports. Interface with client. Oversee subcontractors. Design seafastening/deck plans. Design/select project equipment & rigging. Schedule project phases. Perform risk assessments.

Offshore: Implement installation plans. Mobilize vessels. Maintain project records. Perform safety briefings. Devise contingency technical solutions. Provide engineering support for all vessel crews.

Project Experience: DP construction vessels with WROV & Diver capabilities. Installing an offshore LNG terminal (180-ton buoy, mooring system & flexible riser). On/Offshore execution of 36” pipeline project.

PC Use: MS Project, AutoCAD.

Vessel Experience: Seaway Eagle, Seaway Kestrel and Seaway Hawk.

Major Projects: APL GoM Energy Bridge, NGC-Trinidad BUD Pipeline, Total Matterhorn.

Travel: Gulf of Mexico facilities & ports, France, Norway, Sweden, Scotland, and Trinidad.

SUBSEA 7 – Houston, TX

June 2002-August 2004

Subsea Project Engineer

Role: Plan, design and implement large-scale offshore, subsea construction projects.

Responsibilities: (see above)

Project Experience: DP construction/pipelay vessels with WROV capabilities. Installation of subsea oilfield control systems, pipe structures, and other equipment/structures. Subsea intervention on oilfield systems.

PC Use: MS Project, AutoCAD.

Other Experience: Market analysis, project tendering (engineering), marketing analysis, recruitment/induction.

Vessel Experience: Subsea Viking, Toisa Perseus and Scandi Navica.

Major Projects: Shell Na’Kika Umbilicals/Flying-Leads, BP Pompano Umbilical, BP Aspen Riser/Jumpers.

Travel: Gulf of Mexico facilities & ports, Norway, and Angola.


Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering, May 2002 at Texas A&M University – College Station, TX

Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination, October 2001.

Received the Presidential Achievement Award Scholarship, Texas A&M University.


Fugro Starfix / Multibeam Training, 1-week (Dec 2008).

Fugro Hybrid Survey / Equipment Training, 1-week (Dec 2008).

WISHA/OSHA Fork-truck Certified (Nov 2008).

Party Chief Leadership Training: Personality evaluation & interaction development (Jul 2008).

46CFR STCW Safety Training Program: CPR/First Aid, Sea Survival & Firefighting (May 2008)

North Sea – Sea Survival Training (OLF/OPITO): First Aid Response, Helicopter Egress, Firefighting (Aug 2004)

Graduate Engineering Development Scheme (GEDS) enrollee while at Acergy

Red Cross Training: First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, CPR

Quality Awareness, Emergency Response, Business Management Training (Sep-Oct 2002)

Safety Management, LOLER, PUWER, Environmental Safety (July 2003)

Gulf of Mexico – Sea Survival, Helicopter Safety & Egress (July 2002)



Project Planning, Operational Procedure Writing, Small structure design, CAD drafting, 3rd Party Oversight, Equipment Sourcing, Specialized Software Operation.


Vessel management, HSEQ Implementation, Vessel mobilization / installation, Daily Operation Reports, Task Plans, Hydraulics Operation (e.g. small cranes), OSHA Forklift Certified, Electric & Hydraulic Equipment maintenance.



Marine Technology Society: Active Member – Puget Sound Chapter.

Sierra Club: Seattle Political Committee Chair for WA Congress, Mayor, City Council & Referendum elections.

People for Puget Sound: Sound Steward restoring riparian and inter-tidal habitats for fish and wildlife.

Ocean Inquiry Project: Onboard Instructor & Instrument Operator.

Seattle, WA,
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