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Engineer Assistant

Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
November 07, 2018

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Matthew Sargent

LT US Navy Reserve

First Assistant Engineer Diesel/Steam

Second Assistant Engineer Gas Turbine

Home Address:

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Marlborough, MA 01752 Cell Phone: 757-***-****


Graduated 2009 from Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a bachelor of science in marine engineering

Work Experience

Military Sealift Command (August 2009 – May 2013)

USNS Arctic

USS Mount Whitney

o Managed day to day operations of main propulsion and auxiliary systems onboard vessels including sanitary, heating ventilation and air conditioning, fire detection and suppression, and electrical distribution.

o Oversaw engineering department of between 15-35 personnel in all aspects of daily work assignments, maintenance, major shipboard evolutions, and emergency drills.

o Managed inspection, cleaning and welding repairs to over 80 tanks, voids and cofferdams during USS Mount Whitney 2011 dry dock, requiring coordination between contractors, shipyard officials, U.S. Military representatives and ship’s crew.

American Overseas Marine (August 2013 – Present)

USNS Mendonca

USNS Pililaau

USNS Bob Hope


o Managed day to day operations of vessels main propulsion and auxiliary systems in a safe efficient and cost-effective manner including implementation of energy saving programs aboard KOCAK and BOB HOPE Class vessels.

o Oversaw major maintenance projects to include scheduled and repair overhauls of diesel generators, fork trucks, major hydraulic systems and ventilation fans, working hand in hand with contractors and regulatory body representatives.

o Coordinated requirements with vessel Port Engineer to ensure timely work packages were in place for contractor support of routine and emergent repairs.

United States Naval Reserve (June 2009 – Present)

o Oversaw maintenance repair and overhaul of numerous engineering projects on multiple classes of vessels in ports around the world including main engine overhaul on USNS CATAWBA, Boiler inspections onboard USS MOUNT WHITNEY, Sea trials aboard USNS JOHN ERICSON, and light off assessment aboard USS INDEPENDENCE o Led team of 60 reservists during military exercise on the Korean Peninsula in 2015 working with representatives from all branches of the US Armed Forces and personnel from the Korean Army and Navy. Awards

o Awarded $2,100 cash reward for management of all tank cleanings during 2011 Viktor Lenac dry dock period for USS MOUNT WHITNEY (managed over 80 separate tanks and voids)

o Navy Commendation Medal (2 Awards)

o Army Achievement Medal


o First Assistant Engineer Steam/Diesel USCG Merchant Mariners Credential o Second Assistant Engineer Gas Turbine USCG Merchant Mariners Credential o Universal Refrigeration License

o Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW) US Navy designation o US Government Secret Clearance

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