I am looking for a Wheel House position on a Towing Vessel, Work Boat or small Cruise Ship.
May 2011- September 2011 (a short Alaska river season).
Captain on 1200 HP Tow Boat Warhorse
Faulkner Walsh Constructors, Bethel AK
2004 to 2010,
7 YEARS WORKING FOR CRUISE WEST Inc.
Captain “Spirit of 98” & "Spirit of Alaska. Running week long trips through SE Alaska and on the Columbia & Snake Rivers fron Astoria OR to Lewiston ID, plus Shipyard & Crew training.
10 YEARS WORKING FOR DUTRA CONSTRUCTION CO, INC.
(Dutra Group Inc)
My time with Dutra was very diverse and revolved primarily around Tow Boat operation in Heavy Marine Construction, it included among other things everything listed below.
(6 years) CAPTAIN ON TWO TOW BOATS “SARAH REED” & “HARRY B”
Involved in marine construction, bridge repair, levee repair, pile driving, dredging and the pushing of 1 to 6 barge combination tows from San Francisco Bay to as far inland as Sacramento, Stockton and Napa.
Operated numerous workboats including crew boats, dredge tenders, a 127 ft. landing craft and numerous other support boats.
( 2 Years) Safety Director: For two years I was solely responsible for creating, implementing, training and enforcing of all Dutra’s safety programs and working with their Insurance Company’s Loss Prevention Department to turn around Dutra’s accident expenses. Dutra had close to 1,000 employees at that time.
Graduated 12 years of High School.
Graduated Aviation Ordinance school in the Navy.
Graduated A long list of ongoing Maritime certification schools for needed certifications over 27 years.
Captain Peter Kay
License and certificates
USCG 500 Ton Ocean Master, also Master of Towing upon Oceans and Western Rivers.
S.N. # 1528795, Issue # 6, Expiration Date: March 2, 2014
USCG letter as Designated TOAR Examiner 10-2011
Basic Safety Training Renew 2-2009
U.S. MMD Card AB LMT 3-2-09
STCW 95 W / VSO 3-2-09
TWIC Card 9-3-08
Radar Observer Unlimited (renewal) 2-26-09
Marine Radio Operator Permit 3-14-08
Advanced Shipboard Firefighting (renew) 2-8-09
First Aid & CPR 3-14-09
Urine Drug Screen Collection 3-27-10
Medical Care Provider 3-05-2010
STCW Train the Trainer 2-25-2007
Ship and port security officer 1-12-05
7 Hr. STCW Heartsaver Course 3-13-07
Bridge Resource Management 9-25-02
Intermixed with vessel operations I have conducted a lot of training both for boat handling and wheelhouse skills and classroom for subjects like Shipboard Security, Crowd control, Forklift operator certification, lots of safety subjects and more.
I have also operated Motor Yachts for about 7 years up to 88 feet.
And spent about 8 years as a Marine Mechanic, mostly self employed.
I also have a Honorable Discharge from the US Navy.