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Shoreside tankerman


To secure a position with a company which, through hard work, ability, integrity, and loyalty, will reward appropriately.


Experience 05/99 – 12/05 Olympic Tug & Barge Seattle, WA

Shore-side Tankerman (PIC)

Transferred literally tens of millions of barrels of petroleum cargo with no mistakes. No drop spilled, always safe, paperwork correct.

Demonstrated an ability to multi-task without dividing attention, to be detail orientated while preserving the larger picture, to think clearly and quickly on my feet, to be fast and efficient without compromising necessary steps, and to work well under pressure.

Established a reputation as one of the premier transfer specialists from southern California to the Canadian coast while earning the respect and friendship of co-workers, managers, and customer representatives.

Became a leader in the effort to create a safer workplace by changing policies and promoting education and awareness.

09/91 – 04/99 Cascade Fishing,Inc. Seattle,WA

Commercial Fisherman

Served in a variety of positions such as AB deckhand, asst. Bosun, Bosun, and asst. factory manager, supervising up to thirty employees aboard Bering sea fishing vessel.

At all times performed admirably under intense work conditions where the environment and fatigue conspire, and a person’s sole worth is their ability to work incredibly hard.

04/89 – 09/89 Exxon Valdez oil spill Valdez,AK

Oil recovery technician

Worked on tug escorting Exxon floating command center serving as on-site headquarters to co-ordinate response.

Served aboard scientific research station collecting and cleaning dead kelp to re-introduce into the ecosystem.

Became learned in the various methods of containment and recovery in the water or on the shore.


Education 1985 - 1990 University of Oregon Eugene,OR

B.A., Anthropology

3.2 GPA


U.S.M.M.D. Tankerman (P.I.C.) DL

marine firefighting



Expert in oil transfers and transfer equipment. Extremely knowledgeable in environmental and safety issues. Management experience.


Willing to relocate for the right position. Prefer shoreside positions which offer management potential.

Kent, WA,
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