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Marine Engineer and Program Manager

Location:
Glen Burnie, MD
Posted:
March 13, 2019

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Michael M. Kovacevich

**** ********* **., ********, ** 21122

516-***-****

ac8rsk@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science, Marine Engineering, US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY 2008 CERTIFICATIONS:

USCG License: Chief Engineer of Motor Vessels of Any Horsepower Third Assistant Engineer of Steam Vessels of Any Horsepower Third Assistant Engineer of Gas Turbine Vessels of Any Horsepower Commission: Lieutenant Commander, US Navy Reserve

Certifications: Vessel Security Officer; TWIC; Universal HVACR Technician Computer Skills: Kongsberg, Alstom, and Beier power management systems (PMS) Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) – NS5, RigMS Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Deltek, Costpoint PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Deputy Program Manager, Cherokee Nation Technologies (Sep ’18 – Current)

-Provide centralized management of the processes, methods, and technologies used to analyze current or proposed projects based on numerous key characteristics.

-Manage assigned projects to completion, ensuring that all activities are coordinated and completed on time and within budget.

-Manage vendors for sub-contracting tasks as well as facility development

-Develop accurate project plans and budgets for all assigned projects, modify as needed and direct close-out of completed jobs including the receipt of all required documentation.

-Lead meetings with team members to review the status of each job and implement changes as necessary to ensure timely project completion.

-Attend customer meetings to provide the customer with comprehensive job status reports and resolve any conflicts or issues that arise.

-Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate close-out documents are distributed in a timely manner in accordance with corporate and customer standards.

-Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with complete accuracy.

-Develop a technical understanding of federal contract work.

-Conduct candidate interviews and actively work to bring new employees onboard. Marine Engineer, Marine Spill Response Corp (Sep 2015 – Jul 2018)

-Responsible for all necessary administrative and technical actions to initiate and execute major maintenance and repair of MSRC’s fleet of 14 Responder Class Oil Spill Response Vessels, 16 Ocean Tank Barges, miscellaneous smaller vessels, and equipment. This includes: develop specifications for drydocking and other maintenance and repair activities; perform market research to obtain necessary pricing information; and on-site management of contract performance which consists of: negotiation of changes, quality assurance of contract performance, management of costs, and coordinating regulatory approval of inspections and repairs.

-Manage and maintain the company’s preventative maintenance system including development of maintenance procedures for new equipment and technical review of existing standards and procedures to achieve optimum use of available resources.

-Conduct internal audits for regulatory and company policy compliance.

-Provide advanced engineering analysis of repairs, modifications, failures, and maintenance practices in order to recommend changes to increase reliability.

-Serve as a primary contact for engineering guidance which is to provide feedback and process guidance to operators, engineers, vendors, and marine inspectors.

-Conduct research and development for future vessel acquisitions of equipment and vessels to ensure compliance with current as well as developing requirements. ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2018 - Overhauled the company's hydraulic hose replacement program and reduced cost by 33% by switching to Condition-Based-Maintenance.

2017 - Managed the most expensive drydocking in the company's history at $2,200,000 which was kept in budget and on schedule.

2016 - Arranged and supervised the proper repair of a vessel's diesel generator which had ongoing problems due to previous misdiagnosis.

Senior First Assistant Engineer, Diamond Offshore, 60,321 horsepower, 754 ft ultra-deepwater, dynamic positioning drillship (Jan 2014 – Aug 2015)

-Work intimately with builders, designers, and project engineers through the final building as well as commissioning stages of the newly constructed ship to perform closeout functions as well as update ship maintenance records.

-Conduct annual Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) trials.

-Identifies, delegates, and ensures the safe execution of all operations and maintenance related to propulsion of the six 5000 kW Thrustmaster azimuth thrusters, power generation by the eight HiMSEN diesel generators totaling 45 MW, and hotel equipment onboard the ship with a department of 16 crew members

-Develop then provide daily quality assurance of routine and on-demand deliverables.

-Interface with the USCG and class societies regarding compliance with rules and regulations.

-Understand – and pass on - company and industry standards, policies, and procedures.

-Responsible for ordering supplies and spare parts for all machinery via the Orion inventory management system

-Apply knowledge of the principles, practices, and theories of engineering fundamentals to develop work plans as well as provide training to junior department members. Second Assistant Engineer, Diamond Offshore, DP2 Class, diesel-electric vessels,

(Aug 2011 – Dec 2013)

-Cultivates a safe, productive and efficient watch of all machinery spaces.

-Complete maintenance and repairs with little to no supervision.

- Update records in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

-Interface with the USCG and class societies regarding compliance with rules and regulations.

-Follows all lawful orders of the captain, chief engineer, and 1st assistant engineer. ACCOMPLISHMENT: Promoted to First Assistant Engineer on a “new construction” flagship. Chief Engineer, Gulfmark Americas, DP2 Class, diesel-electric vessels,

(Jan 2010 – Apr 2011)

-Manages and oversees the safe operation of all machinery including the Rolls-Royce azimuth thrusters and Cummins engines.

-Develop routine and on-demand deliverables include weekly progress reports and maintaining the Oil Record Book.

-Conduct annual Dynamic Positioning Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) trials.

-Determine cost drivers and operational degraders using fleetwide logistics data to optimize life cycle management.

-Interface with the USCG and class societies regarding compliance with rules and regulations.

-Responsible for maintaining and ordering both consumable supplies and spare parts for all machinery through the order management system

-Maintains accurate and clear records of systems’ status and levels of consumables ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Selected as one of the four chief engineers to work internationally then successfully brought the vessel into compliance with foreign regulatory bodies. Relief Chief Engineer, Gulfmark Americas, DP2 Class, diesel-electric vessels

(Feb 2009 – Jan 2010)

-Manages and oversees the safe operation of all machinery onboard the 210 ft Offshore Supply Vessel including the Rolls-Royce azimuth thrusters and Cummins engines.

-Serve as the chief engineer for two out of the four week hitch.

-Serve as the assistant engineer for two out of the four week hitch. ACCOMPLISHMENT: Promoted to Lead Chief Engineer in less than a year. Assistant Engineer, Gulfmark Americas, DP2 Class, diesel-electric vessels

(Aug 2008 – Feb 2009)

-Manage the safe operation of all machinery including the Rolls-Royce azimuth thrusters and Cummins engines during my watch.

-Assist in the completion of annual Dynamic Positioning Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

(FMEA) trials.

-Responsible for maintaining and ordering both consumable supplies and spare parts for all machinery through the order management system

-Complete maintenance and repairs with little to no supervision.

-Update maintenance records on the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

-Follows all lawful orders of the captain and chief engineer. ACOMPLISHMENT: Promoted from this position in less than a year. Lieutenant Commander (O-4), U.S. Navy Reserve

-Strategic Sealift Officer who is trained to operate ships as naval auxiliaries, and with skills necessary to support shore side strategic sealift readiness.

-Provide subject matter expertise in maritime operations and logistics.



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