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Quality Inspector, Quality Analyst, Machinist Supervisor


Obtain career position in the maritime field why my experience as a master craftsman (1st class Machinist, 1st class Welder, 1st class Ship Fitter, 1st class Rigger) or as a Quality inspector, supervisor, or Manager would be useful


Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Pascagoula, MS

Quality Analyst & Inspector May 2008-March 2011

Worked as a Quality Inspector with main responsibility to visually inspect in process & completed machinery installations & then pipe (P1, P2, & P3), hull, sheet metal, insulation, joiner work and paint for acceptance to military & Company standards.

Inspector ID#I408 NAVSEA NBPI Paint ID # 30717

Verified critical tolerances by precision measuring devices like dial calipers, dial indicators, depth gauges, pit gauges, telescoping gauges, fillet weld gauges, bridge cam gauges, and others in both standard & metric. Accepted or rejected verification survey of inspected items including weld sizes, weld defects. Wrote work lists and entered information into computers to track trends and to correct deficiencies. Inspected & verified installations were in accordance with drawings, Navy requirements & ship specifications. Oversaw tests, hydros of piping systems, & preventative maintenance and tests on equipment.

Austal, USA & Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Mobile, AL

Master Craftsman July 2003-May 2008

Outside machinist – First Class since 1994

Ship Fitter – First Class since 2002

Rigger – First Class (Heavy Rigging Specialist) 1997

Welder – First Class (Mild Steel & Aluminum) 1996

Proficient in all aspects of new shipbuilding construction & repair. Cross trained in multiple crafts. Led groups to accomplish various work tasks efficiently.

Atlantic Marine/Alabama Shipyard & Austal USA Mobile,AL Outside Machinist-1st class March 1994 – 2003

Worked in repair for 7 years and new construction for 2 years. Lined up pumps & motors, repaired valves and set ship’s machinery including davits, anchor windlasses etc… with special emphasis on shafts & main engines. Austal hired me from Atlantic Marine for the purpose of lining up the Hamilton Water jets to the ships main engines as well as generators, pumps, motors, valves, etc…Set engines, generators, auxiliary machinery.


EDUCATION:Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

University of South Alabama June 1986

Associate of Arts Economics

Georgia State University June 1976


VT Certified ID # I408

NAVSEA NBPI Paint inspector ID # 30717

ABS Welder since 1996


Quality Assurance Inspector for machinery, pipe, hull, welds, rigging, paint, sheet metal, insulation, radar.

outside machinist 1st class: adept in reading all precision instruments in metric & standard format:micrometers, depth gages, dial calipers,pit gauges,psycrhometers,film thickness gages,etc...

Adept in reverse alignment, laser alignment, lining up pumps and motors.

Experienced with working with Tech reps from Rolls Royce, Brunvol, General Electric, Reliance Electric, Aegis Test teams, etc...


privided upon request

Mobile, AL,
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