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Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
May 16, 2018

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Thennattil House, Parakkadavu PO, Kurumassery via Ernakulam District Kerala-683579, India


Coast Guard with 26 years of maritime experience including strategy development & execution, diving operations, safety & security operations, anti-smuggling operations, maritime law enforcement, inspections, audit, health, safety, aviation safety operations, environment & quality management, training & development, staff management. Presently associated with Cherai Water Sports, Cherai Beach, Kerala as Operations Manager

Energetic Aquatic Manager routinely supervising aquatic staff while ensuring proper operation of water-based systems. Skilled at developing and implementing aquatics programs while staying with available operations budgets. Specialize in ensuring optimal customer service.

Adept in organizing various training programs like survival

& safety at sea, under water escape drill, search and rescue operations, maritime law and operations, general fire fighting/ aircraft fire fighting and first aid, etc.

Expertise in organizing and co-ordinating diving training programs ensuring adherence to set quality norms. Able to command & operate coast guard vessels to provide search, rescue services & maintain control over ships operating in severe conditions. Co-ordinating & supervising a multi- skilled, multinational workforce in various tasks. PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHT

Professional Profile



Accredited with:

o ‘General Indian Coast Guard commendation’ during Independence Day 2010 for displaying whilst performing duties of air crew diver displaying utmost dedication, commitment and professional competency of a very high order. o ‘Commander Coast Guard Region (West) commendation’ during republic day 2014 for displaying outstanding courage while performing duties of Diving/Sports In=charge at Coast Guard Training Centre, Kochi reflecting utmost dedication, commitment and professional competence of a very high order. WORK EXPERIENCE

Since mm`yy: Cherai Water Sports, Cherai Beach, Kochi, Kerala As Operations Manager

Clearly described and assigned responsibility and authority for the operation of the department.

Developed, implemented and monitored schedules for waterpark operation.

Responsible for recruiting, hiring, orientating, and training of employees. Assigned, scheduled, coached, counselled and disciplined employees by communicating job expectations and enforcing policies and procedures.

Planned and reviewed compensation actions, and permits advancement for those qualified and interested in career development.

Strategized and administered a training and development program within the department, which will ensure well-trained employees at all levels. Projected a positive public relations image to staff and guests at all times.

Facilitated obtaining of necessary lifeguard training and certification. Assisted with in-service training throughout the year.

Worked towards maintaining an efficient, cooperative atmosphere among staff members.

Headed the Safety Committee in charge of guest and employee concerns. Maintained a working knowledge of general and departmental safety procedures. Attended safety training programs and in-service education as required.

Maintained a general knowledge of the entire resort operation.

Acquired knowledge regarding all mechanical systems within aquatic facility and demonstrate ability to react as necessary to water conditions. Ensured Aquatics Floor is properly staffed during all peak operating hours. mm`11- mm`15: Intueri Education Group Newzeland, Newzealand School of Commercial Diving Training, Auckland As Trainer

Functioned as part time agent for conducting commercial diving course for the students.

Guided the development of training for the next generation of commercial divers along with training in subsea environment.

Responsible for leading team of skilled and experienced diving experts delivering high quality training.

Ensured that the operational plan and the contingency plan for the diving operation are followed.

Brief the workers and trainees associated with the diving operation on the operational plan, the contingency plan and the procedures to be followed during the diving operation.

Assured that each diver participating in the diving operation is competent and fit to perform the work.

Immediately before each dive, review the nature of the hazards that could be encountered in the underwater work site and brief divers on those hazards.

Ensure that:

o Any diving equipment to be used in the diving operation is examined by a competent person at least once on each day on which it is to be used, before the use, and is tested and repaired as appropriate. o Whenever the diving operation is being carried out, adequate warning devices are displayed to indicate the area around the dive site that is to be kept clear of any equipment other than that associated with the diving operation. o Diver is not permitted to remain at any depth longer than the maximum time planned for the depth of the dive in the case of a health or safety emergency.

o Adequate number of standby divers are present and properly positioned at the dive site so that each submerged diver can be reached as quickly as possible in the event that he or she needs to be rescued;

Supervised decompression & therapeutic recompression in strict accordance with adequate decompression procedures & tables.

Terminated or interrupted the diving operation if, in the diving supervisor’s opinion, continuance of the operation is likely to endanger the health or safety of any worker.

mm`yy - mm`yy: Indian Navy

As Chief Instructor

Functioned in variety of roles with most prestigious organization of India i.e. Indian Navy viz. Chief Instructor, Assistant to Staff Officer In-charge, Assistant to Staff Officer Operations, Subordinate Officer and Instructor.

Integral role in monitoring, control and surveillance of over 2.01 million square kilometre of India’s Exclusive Economic Zone.

Spearheaded complete operations for Diver’s training as Chief Instructor at Indian Coast Guard Training Centre for time span of 5 years.

Possess total of 4530 hours of Supervisory experience in various diving operations like salvage operations, hull cleaning of Indian Coast Guard & Indian Naval ships, propeller cleaning and polishing. Scientific data collection from oceans and recovery of satellite modules from sea for ISRO.

Acted as Assistant to Staff Officer Operations for successful management of Coast Guard work at Visakhapatnam.

Lead diving operations at Coast Guard District Headquarters Kochi, Mumbai, Chennai and Visakhapatnam as Subordinate Officer.

Directed Coast Guard training Centre Kochi for survival & safety at sea, under water escape drill, search and rescue operations, maritime law and operations, general fire fighting/ aircraft fire fighting and first aid as Instructor.

Successfully completed total of 2670 hours of flying experience in search and rescue Wing of Indian Coast Guard Aviation and also with total of 487 Helicopter Jumps and 565 winch operations. Directed and oversaw loading and unloading of cargo.

Involved in maintenance of vessels' navigational instruments & equipment.

Planned and executed safe navigational passage using navigational aids, determine geographical position using navigational instruments/charts & guide vessels in severe conditions, rivers, canals, and other confined or hazardous waters and waterways.

Ensuring safe and efficient day-to-day operation of the vessel.

Complied with the laws of navigation and the entire body of statutes that regulate ships and seagoing matters.

Supervised and coordinated activities of deck crews, and record vessels' progress, crews' activities, and weather and sea conditions in ship's log. Operating and maintaining engines, winches, navigational systems, fire extinguishers, and life preservers.

Oversaw the routine and ad hoc maintenance duties plus the smooth, efficient running of the engine room and deck machinery.

Carried out various inspections such as the upkeep of engine room log and efficient handovers.

Assured safe fuel transfers. Loading of bunkers and bulk oil. Overseeing testing and maintenance of safety equipment.

Responsible for ships emergency parties and fire fighting teams including onboard training of ships staff.

Ensured the effective management of health, safety, environment and quality to secure the safe operation of the vessel including safety for all workers & visitors. Responsible for ensuring machinery has been tested prior to sailing.

Established quality standards and overseeing compliance with company policy & government legislation to manage hazards, and emissions in the workplace. Responsible for safe and efficient operation of prime movers and ancillary equipment.

Adopted pro-active measures to raise awareness and heighten understanding of established standards, industry best practice as well as lessons learnt for continuous improvement of HSEQ-related performance in the vessel. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

2013 BSc (Marine Communication) from CUSAT

Training Programs/Courses

Diving and Air Diving from Indian Navy (1996)

Leadership Development Programme from Centre for Research & Industrial Staff Performance, Bhopal (2003)

Qualified Maritime Law and Operations from Indian Coast Guard Training Centre, Kochi (2010) PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth : 2nd May, 1973

Nationality : Indian

Marital Status : Married

Passport No. : K4276917

Linguistic Ability : English, Hindi, Malayalam & Tamil

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