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Engineer Power Plant

United States
115,000 + annual
March 29, 2019

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To obtain employment with a professional company offering growth within the company and myself; allowing me the opportunity to use my experience and education to assist the company in the achievement of its goals, with the ambition of securing a position which will be mutually beneficial to my employer and myself.


BS in Engineering Management graduated (Cum Laude and on Dean List every year in attendance) 2011 - Grantham University

Honorably discharged VFW (USN 93-97/ 97-01; Active/Reservist).

Twenty six years’ experience in Power Plant operation, seventeen of those years in a management position as Chief Engineer

Licensed Chief Engineer (limited-Oceans).

oChief Engineer OSV 10,000 ITC

o1st Assistant Engineer unlimited turbine and motor.

Highly motivated, dependable, well organized diversified professional in Engineering, Program Management, and Power Plant Management

Certified and experienced in advanced plant firefighting, emergency first response, hazardous and explosive material handling (see other certification upon request)

Experienced in replacement of gas turbines and other fossil fuel powered plant systems and the implementation of the maintenance programs associated with these power plants and subsystems

Federally certified Electro-technical officer and security officer

Experienced in using logic and analysis to troubleshoot complex problems

Experienced in determining the cause of operating errors and deciding

the type of tools, equipment, and time necessary to complete a job. As well as communication with equipment vendors to reduce cost of repairs in regards to time and parts acquisitions ultimately saving money and time for my company

Skilled at monitoring gauges, dials and other indicators to assure

equipment’s long-term usage and safe operation in integrated automation systems, thus preventing costly repairs by being proactive.

Excellent communication skills in writing work related documents

oExperience in writing engineering operating procedures for new systems and new platforms

Positively adjusts to changes in the work environment

Experience in ISO 9000-9001 and ISM Program Management

Supervised and assessed job performance of 6-10 engineers ranging from other chiefs to 3rd assistants from 2001-present

Regularly volunteer myself to work in my community through church

oor lodge related charities

Active Member of SAE international

Held secret security clearance during active wartime and for military contracting

Small business owner; 2011-Present (Research and development LLC)

oCompany holds Utility Grade patent in Emergency Fuel Distribution.

oCo-wrote a whitepaper on alternative energy sources


2011- Present - Chief Engineer Otto Candies L.L.C.

Manage the engineering day to day operations, developed a comprehensive maintenance program, critical equipment program and assisted in developing customer relationships that lead to vessels 10 years on contact with major oil producer Shell oil

oAwarded Shell’s “5 Year Goal Zero Award”

oAwarded Shell’s “Goal Zero Hero Award” responding to a S.O.S call, boarding vessels while out to sea, Co- leading the team that extinguished a major shipboard fire and lead the repair efforts that allowed the vessel to be safely towed to port for repairs

Managing and making critical repairs of diesel electric power plant in dynamic environments

Assisting in the training and grooming of cadets and newly hired 3rd assistants engineers

Planed with Project Manager and Board of Directors, 4 multimillion dollar shipyard/dry docking periods, resulting in zero down time while on contract keeping the plant running in some of the world’s most dynamic environments

2009-2011 - Chief Engineer Laborde Marine.

Assisted Project Manager in end-construction management and sea trials of three new vessels

Wrote and established Engineering Transfer procedures for all vessel systems

Presented M/V Genie Lab at 2009 work boat show in New Orleans La. as Chief Engineer

oMeet with several State and local leaders supply information on industry standards.

Followed through from commissioning to contract two vessels on multimillion dollar contracts, with major oil companies

Assisted in the investigation of the Deepwater Horizon incident as the

Chief Engineer of the vessel holding the Federal warrant

oDuring investigation held several technical interviews with Chief Forensic officer of the DOI (Department of the Interior) on the recovery of the data AKA (dinner plates) from hardware in 5000 foot of seawater

Assisted in the firefighting and cleanup efforts of the deep water horizon as a Chief Engineer

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2003-2009 - Chief Engineer Harvey Gulf Int.

Assisted Project Manager in shipboard alteration to include 6 coastal reels, 4 hydraulic units,

and matching shark jaws additions

Supervise and/or perform maintenance of all shipboard equipment, resulting in

less down time for the vessel. As well as dozens of successful USCG and

ABS inspections saving the company thousands in readiness preparedness

Implement and maintain ISO, IMO, ISM and SIP programs for the vessel,

which allowed better coordinated vessel maintenance

Coordinate with vendors for all warranty repairs, as well as coordinating work

schedule for subordinates, resulting in a higher level of training and moral

Rewrote and established transfer procedures for hazardous material, resulting

in more coordinated safety measures for products such as: Barite, Fuel oil,

Lube oil, Liquid Mud, Cement, Calcium Bromide, and Methanol

2001-2003 - Chief Engineer Seabulk Offshore, LTD

Established a troubleshooting and repair maintenance program that

allowed for the vessel to be eligible for a long-term contracts

Expanded my experience as a licensed Chief Engineer

1998-2001 - First Assistant Engineer, MAR, INC. (held secret security clearance)

As First Asst. Engineer onboard Research Vessel Lauren, Worked closely with Project Manager, was responsible for finding JOAP program that allowed company to procure a Jet engine at no cost and was responsible for successfully changing out a said jet engine from a retired military aircraft to an L/M 1500 series gas turbine marine engine saving my company large momentary values

Developed and implemented an oil analysis program saving the company approximately $25,000 a year, in the analysis of wear and internal parts breakdown

1993-1997 - Gas Turbine Technician, United States Navy (held secret security clearance)

Severed onboard USS Barry during wartime missions in South West Asian War

oWorked closely with Special Forces during refueling of helicopters and fast boats

Maintained, collected, prepared, and supervised Navy Oil Analysis Programs. Performed viscosity tests on oils, centrifugal and flash point test on fuel oils for large LM gas turbines, air compressors, reduction gears and other axillary systems

Successfully determining preventative maintenance required for equipment longevity.

Received the “Navy’s Admirals letter” for the successful completion of this

maintenance program

Learned basic leadership and management skills

Was offered a full ride scholarship at the Navy Academy Annapolis


BS in General Engineering Management (Cum laude/ Deans List)

“A+” student while at University of North Dakota

1993 Graduate of Rutherford High School, Panama City, FL

Gas Turbine System Mechanical A School, US Navy

Gas Turbine Hot Plant, US Navy

Fuel Testing School, US Navy

Delaval Valve Fuel Purifier School, US Navy

STCW 95 (Louisiana Technical College)

Advanced Shipboard Firefighting (Delego Community College)

Engineering leadership Training (Maine Maritime Academy)

Electro-technical officer – ETO (Maine Maritime Academy)

oMEEC – Training


Vessel Security Office/ Ships Security Office

DOT HM-126F (hazmat and explosives transport)

Tanker man, PIC (Person In Charge)

Valid US Passport

OMI Competent Person/ Confined Space Entry

Medical Care Provider (First responder)

Rigger (API-RP 2D)

TWIC Card (Transport Worker Identification Card)

ETO (Electro-technical officer)

Current STCW (Standard Training Certified Watch-keeping)

Professional License:

Journeyman license in Power Plant Operation (6000 Hrs) through the U.S. Dept. of Labor

USCG (United States Coast Guard) License Chief Engineer (limited-Oceans)

Chief Engineer OSV 10,000 ITC

1st (AE) Assistant Engineer Unlimited, Turbine and Motor

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