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Supervisor Quality Assurance

Callahan, Florida, 32011, United States
December 28, 2017

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Sterling B. Guyton

***** ****** *** ********, ** 32011



Proven Leader & Mentor Project Management Military Operations

Highly experienced and results-oriented Supervisor with a proven ability to lead and manage all aspects of complex maintenance tasks and meet demanding operational schedules. Demonstrated record of success driving the planning and execution of mission-critical services across multi-functional teams, serving as a recognized subject matter expert. Adept at identifying and allocating resources, communicating with stakeholders, optimizing processes, and creating efficiencies that result in time and cost savings. Excellence in troubleshooting problems and creating and implementing solutions, while meeting schedule, cost, and quality goals. Active Listener who posses strong communication skills. Successful at providing specific hands on training at the individual level and providing training at the organizational level. Proven ability to develop subordinates and peers into successful leaders. Maintains a Department of Defense Secret clearance.

Risk Management • Project Management • Root Cause Analysis • Quality Assurance • Program Deployment

Industrial Safety • Scheduling • Organizational Development • Performance Optimization

Technical Assessment • Client Relationship Management • Departmental Collaboration

Professional Experience


Navy Nuclear Power Propulsion Plant Mechanical Supervisor. (E-7/MMNC/NEC 3365)

Leads a diverse workforce of thirteen junior mechanics responsible for the administration, safe operation, and performance of preventative and corrective maintenance for all mechanical systems associated the reactor plant of a Naval Nuclear propulsion plant and its support systems in support of the Strategic Deterrence mission.

Served as Acting Engineering Department Master Chief during a Strategic Deterrent Patrol, Managing a department of 60 nuclear trained enlisted and officer personnel including the development and executing of a continued training program, qualification, and robust drill program.

.His leadership resulted in his team successfully completing an arduous 35 day maintenance refit period ahead of schedule which included the performance of over 5400 man hours of maintenance items allowing for the WYOMING to meet all operational commitments.

Proven ability to plan complex maintenance tasks while working with multiple outside organizations as well as other departments to execute the plan, de-conflict as required, and properly manage assets to ensure success.

A successful mentor that has developed a group of highly motivated junior sailors into the newest leaders onboard WYOMING as well as molding four junior officers into future Department Heads and training and advising two Ship’s Engineer Officers.

UNITED STATES NAVY- Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department, Groton, CT April 2012 – February 2015

Nuclear Support Facilities Supervisor/ Nuclear Operations Supervisor. (E-7/MMNC/NEC 3365)

Directly supervised 5 sailors and 10 civilian personnel in the performance of over 200 nuclear maintenance items and provided radiological support of and including 2 submarine dry docking events in support of 19 tended submarine units aboard Naval ‘Submarine Base New London.

A recognized subject matter expert routinely sought out to train other supervisors in nuclear repair procedures and radiological control practices. Ranked #1 Nuclear Supervisor.

Handpicked to fill an out of rate position as the Radiation Health Leading Chief Petty Officer. Despite not having any formal medical training, was able to successfully manage a program including 489 medical records supporting multiple commands while simultaneously managing a training and qualification program to support Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department’s mission and radiological training for all of Naval Submarine Base-New London. The Naval Bureau of Medicine audit team recognized his program as the strongest on the East Coast if not the Navy.

As the Vice President of the Submarine Birthday Ball Committee, he was instrumental in planning the 113th Submarine Birthday Ball which was the largest ever Submarine Birthday Ball to date in the Navy. He orchestrated six weeks of preparation involving almost every Naval Command in the north east region and managed an operating budget in excess of $125,000 dollars. Instrumental in raising over $15,000 dollars to offset the costs of the event to ensure the 2200 attendees would have an amazing evening.

Professional Experience Cont.

UNITED STATES NAVY- USS SAN JUAN (SSN 751), Groton, CT &Kittery, ME April 2010 – April 2012

Navy Nuclear Power Plant Mechanical Supervisor. (E-7/MMNC/NEC 3365)

Managed 20 junior mechanics and 6 engineering Laboratory Technicians during the 21 month execution of a Depot level Engineered overhaul program conducted at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery ME that included complete refurbishment of the engine room propulsion and support systems, extensive reactor plant maintenance, a non-critical test program, critical steaming test program, and an extensive sea trial period in order to recertify the SAN JUAN to conduct real world missions in support of the National Security of America.

My involvement in the training and development of 50 plus engineering department personnel resulted in several significant accomplishments including the on time undocking and the ahead of schedule completion of the overhaul. These accomplishments were described by VADM McCoy as the best overhaul “end game” to date. This resulted in USS SAN JUAN’s selection as the Commander Naval Submarine Developmental Squadron Twelve’s 2011 Engineering “E” award which is unprecedented for a non-operational command.

UNITED STATES NAVY- USS MIAMI (SSN 755), Groton, CT June 2008 – Febuary2010

Navy Nuclear Power Propulsion Plant Mechanical Supervisor (E-7/MMNC/NEC 3365)

Natural leadership ability and problem solving skills allowed Machinery division to maintain the engine room at full capability during an arduous eight month deployment to Northern Atlantic and Arctic oceans allowing MIAMI to complete Missions vital to the National Security of America.

Personally driven to develop subordinates which resulted 100% of Machinery division in obtaining qualification in Submarines, Senior-in-Rate watch stations, and Quality Assurance program.

Managed 12 junior mechanics and 5 engineering Laboratory technicians in the proper operation, administration, and maintenance of a Naval Nuclear Propulsion Plant.

UNITED STATES NAVY- Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department, Groton, CT January 2006– June 2008

Production Radiological Controls Supervisor / Nuclear Operations Supervisor (E-6/MMN1/NEC 3365)

#1 Rated Nuclear Supervisor and Ranked #1 of 53 First Class Petty Officers.

Flawlessly coordinated 50 personnel (sailor and civilian) spread across 6 separate organizations to complete complex nuclear related maintenance tasks, 2 submarine dry docking events, and radiological control operations overseas for forward deployed units at Naval Submarine Base New London in support of 16 tended Submarine Units.

Contributed to the mission success by creating highly efficient teams of sailors and civilians that completed 6 primary relief valve test procedures on tended units. His efforts reduce work stoppages by 90% and streamlined the process reducing the overall timeline by 25%.

Additional Navy leadership experience extends from 1996 to 2018, including positions that included Nuclear Repair Outside Machine Shop (38N) Supervisor, Logicistial Support Technician, Departmental Career Counselor, and Command Manage Equal Oppurtunity Program Manager.

Education & Professional Development/QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology in Nuclear Engineering Technology - Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ.

Qualified Engineering Department Master Chief (NEC 3302)

Operational Risk Management - Time-Critical Risk Management- US Navy

Operational Risk Management- US Navy

Command Management Equal Opportunity Program Manager (40 hours)- US Navy

Supervisor - Managing Your Team's Risk- US Navy

Nuclear Trained Leading/Plant Chief Petty Officer Course (4 weeks)- US Navy

Sight Conservation Training- US Navy

Hearing Conservation Training- US Navy

Hazcom Initial Training- US Navy

Safety Orientation For Top Managers - US Navy

Coaching For Results - US Navy

Qualified Production Radiological Controls Supervisor-US Navy

Education & Professional Development/QUALIFICATIONS CONT.

Qualified forklift operator (20 tons)- US Navy

Qualified Aerial Platform Operator-US Navy

Qualified Fall Prevention-US Navy

Qualified 5 Ton Truck Operator- US Navy

Qualified Nuclear Rigging Supervisor-US Navy

Qualified Engineering Watch Supervisor- US Navy

Qualified Nuclear Supervisor (NEC 3365)-US Navy

Submarine Force Quality Assurance Inspector (80 hours) - US Navy r

Primary Leadership Development Program (40 hours)- US Navy

Machine Tool Operator (A-702-0028) (2 weeks) - US Navy

Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operator Mechanical (A-661-0014) (26 weeks)- US Navy

Nuclear Power School (A-661-0010) - US Navy (26 weeks)

Nuclear Field Class A School Machinist Mate (A-661-0103) (13 weeks) - US Navy

Awards & Recognition

Navy Commendation Medal (2 Awards)

Navy Achievement Medal (6 Awards)

Good Conduct Award (8 Awards)

National Defense Medal (2 Awards)

Navy Expeditionary Medal

Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War On Terrorism Service Medal

Navy Unit Commendation Medal

Merritorious Unit Commendation Medal

Expert Pistol Marksmanship Medal

Expert Rifle Marksmanship Medal

Sea Service Ribbon (8 Awards)

Overseas Service Ribbon

Arctic Service Ribbon

Battle “E” Efficiency Ribbon (6 Awards)

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