To secure a position that will present the opportunity to gain further experience and knowledge in the Transportation industry and lead to a management position.
February 2001 – Present American Commercial Barge Line Jeffersonville, IN
Liquid Tank Barge Dispatcher January 2003-Present
Gather and provide tank barge activity and schedule information from docks, vendors, internal and external customers.
Coordinate shifting, fleeting and repairs for tank barge(s) within the Intracoastal Waterway.
Houston Barge Fleet Manager May 2004-January 2005
Planned and coordinated harbor activity to ensure timely delivery of barge(s) to discharge and/or load.
Coordinated fleet boat and barge movements in a manner that maximizes boat utilization and minimize external or buy-in fleet boat cost.
Management Trainee January 2002-December 2002
Series of rotations through departments within the Corporate Headquarters and its subsidiaries.
i. River Operations-Participated and assisted in the revision of the Vessel Management Guide Book.
ii. Two-weeks aboard the M/V Arnold Sobel, working on deck and in the wheelhouse.
iii. Houston Liquid Sales- Dispatched unit tows and assisted in daily customer updates.
iv. Liquids Tank Barge Department- Revised and updated the format of daily customer reports according to our customer specifications.
Barge Dispatcher February 2001-August 2001
Planned, implemented and coordinated boat and barge deployment decisions within the St. Louis and Cairo areas to meet customer requirements, reduce cost, and maximize asset utilization.
Proactively and routinely contacted internal and external parties to gather and communicate information about the status of boats, barges and other equipment operating within and destined to the assigned dispatch areas.
Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and Business Administration from the State University of New York Maritime College. (January 2002)
Currently enrolled at Indiana State University-Southeast to acquire my MBA.
United States Coast Guard Third Officer’s Deck License, Ocean Steam and Motor Vessels, Unlimited Tonnage
Windows NT, Internet, MS Word 2002, MS Excel 2002, MS Outlook 2002,
Proficient in the Spanish language